Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 24, 1855, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 24, 1855 Page 2
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TOTML_ - ---ML The efUblit-bment of a coui. Investigation of olaims again* *? Unitea StoteB. whilst it will not, in any inrtance, advance the course of justice in the ?et tkmont of debta due by the faderal govern ocot, either in law or equity, will hare the ?Act, bo far M the poor claimant is concerned, of practically defeating his pnrsu t altogether. According to the rules of the court, just pro mulged, the expenses of prosecuting a claim will be very large; even greater than in an or dinary court of justice; whilst the decision of the eourt, when arrived at, amounts to nothing more than a mere report to Congress, either fa vorable or otherwise, to be acted upon y a body afterwards, precisely as the reports of the on Claims have been heretofore But there is this difference between the newly established court and the former Committee on Claims? th*t now a vast deal of formality has to be gone through with, a large expenee has to be incurred, and evidence has to be produced ac cording to law, or it will be rejected Heretofore, the object of an Investigation by committee was to obtain all the information of any character which could be procured; and this was done without cost to the claimant, it being the duty of the departments to furnish ?ll the facts in their possession, and of the members of the committee to procure such facte and report npon them. By the rules ot the " Court of Claims.' the applicant will be compelled to pay the commis sioner before whom he must appear, five dollars ? day as his fees, and twenty cents for every hundred words contained in the depositions. He must also p*y the fees of witnesses for toavel and attendance ? the fees for serving emmmonses, and all the incidental expenses at teadant upon courts. After having gona tbrenth these proceedings, his case is sent to Washington, whither the claimant must also r.i ?air, either by counsel or In person, and a*r%it the pleasure of the Judges. Wo do not think the rubs ot tbe Court have exceeded the pow ers conferred by the act establishing it. Tin defects are in the act itself, which is as ?rude a piece of legislation as ever occupied a ?or it ion on the statute books. It does not reach the evils existing iu the way of the claimants apainst toe government while it ren ders tbe prosecution of such claimB m >rc dif ficult and expensive than heretofore. Congress has t-till fiially to act upon all claims not al lowed by the departments, and whatever cor ruption or abuse existed previous to the pa nose of this act, in the legislation of either branch, remains intact. The only benefit arising will be in the increase of federal patron age, already too large, and in the quantity of printing which will be required, aud which will fall of course to the support of some pap-fed organ io Washington. There is but one method by which Congress can remedy the abuses which now exist in the prosecution of claims against the United States, ?nd at the same time afford a pro ner and just relief to claimants. As the U alt ed States have no existence as a political idea) being, except under the organiz ation of tbe constitution and federal laws, it is assumed as a principle flowing irom the sove reignty of the United States, that the offbers of the government are not subject to suits for acts in the regular discharge of their official duties. A person, therefore, having a claim against the government cannot bring a heau 01 department or any otlier federal _ officer m?o court in case of the refusal to settle the claim. Under the existing laws, no satisfaction cau be had except hy recourse to Congress, in the #hap? of ape'ition lor relief, and in this state of facts lies all the difficulty. A large majority of claims are such a? would be allowed at once, could recourse be bad to the courts of law A direct suit against tbe United States cannot bo maintained without the authority of an ac . of Congress; but by tbe passage of an act givin? eucb power, all difficulty would be obviaJrt^ True, there are cases which could not be cstab liated in a court of justice, being more m the natnre of gilts th..n indebtedness, strictlv raeakiag; but they are not numerous, and might be deposed of by Congress wuhoat im neding their legitima'e duties, nu examination of the records of Coagress will show that hundreds of claims have been reported upon favorably hy committees of both houses, placed upon the private calendar, and Allowed to sleep in quiet, whilst the cUimw , worn out by anxiety , hop"* deferred, and, n natty instances. poverty, sleeps no |e?R q'uetly In the grave. Who has visited Washmgtou and not seen, even in the briefest experience, poor claimants hanging about the halls ofOon ire-B with tiirearl *>are garments, pallid faces, ard lu-treless eyes, in the vain expectation tiat their caseB would bo reached, till nature a? length releases ?hem from their suffwngv and their dr? ary prospects are ended ? What relief is afforded to soch people by the gramlilo quently styled " Court of Claims ? _ And yet It is a rem. dy for cases like these which is most needed. and appeals moet touchingly to the "S'Si r.?c tM.te.eD if Oonprofls were to pass an act authorizing claimants to s-ue the Uaited State?? and it wo-ild be nothing mire than the right the Uni'ed Spates now possess in suing individuals? that the cia^s of cases we have ju-t alluded to m'ght not be reiched. But by withdrawing from Congress the s^at ma jority of cases which dow encu nber the cob mit?ee rooms, and yearly fill the c^eudar, would leave compa'-atively little work in the matter of claims to be disposed of ^ jj}e *w0 hou eo, anrt that little would be ?tte^edJ?V The prospect, of such a modificatlonof the laws as will take from Congress the ' of claims, is uot, hiwever, brilliant lluman nature is wehk. and (according to the charges made by members themselves, and the investi eating committees they deemed it necessary to appoint to Bit upon their own characters.) tho, ofmembers of Congress presents no exception to Se general 'railty. It is not probably itn m ben will consent to give up the J; 1 dow possess in being the great arbitrators in ftem?tt?rof claims on the Treasury. opinion must be r-roughtto bear on the *ul>jict, ard not till then need we hope for any substan tial and effective reliof. Aa for the " Court o. Claims." it may serve to call attention to the injustice of th? existing productive of no other good. Hov ng fulfilled its mission, the sooner Coo gress abolishes It the better, and substitutes in its place a wholesome enactment by which justice will be dispensed at a more reasonable rate and in a more speo y and efficient manner. A Poor Claimant. The Worth and the Month. A BOUTHTON ABGimitNT FOK A SBCTIOWtL COXTBr. [From the CtarMaton Merr.iry, M?y 19.1 ThabUtory of party it the hiatnry of o^olon*: an ' forth* U? t twenty yeir* in the Unite 1 8tate?, it hn? to*>n ?c?rc?ly more th?n the hiatory of abolition. t'ron the ?riftn of the government to the present tl??, th MtacoaUm between the North end the ^onti ha* bwi ?totally developing ttnelf In all th? department* of foe 1?K and of thought? in madortn* r*l>q.oa? a*?ojUtio?t, controlling \it?-r?ture. and embittering *eetion acalnit M?tl*n To enanteract ?bi* AnUtgonUa, All a>rt? of ex pedi*nta have been trltvl Party organization*, p\t '.he I ? p trace*. And (tallow roa>protni>ea, have aII bad tltef - day, And data All fal'en ben<ath the violent of %n In hero. Incurable, hopola** m*l?dy fhe North an J tb-i tfnuth wtre new ??? people, *nl nothlnj can of?r ?take tb?n eo The earlier n?anif?*tatfon* of ft>l? aotagoofam toik a ?am* what different form from that wn-h u no?a? snmaa. Bounce*, tariff* And diar rlmlnatloa* i a favor "f the North, and agaln?t the Soa'h. w -re but it?- U.ilta of tba *?m* g*rm ? laetlontllai^? aad fhaif t?n on-* wai, by robbing tba *onth of tie Jn?* reward* of he r'l i ar, 1* l*po?eri?h an' weaken her and tbu* p"etnre th? war for abolition Itaelf. Hirli tartf* tnd C I wra bat parte of fbe **me poller. H-n-" the wbfg T?arty, which Wfr*n wflh the pr!neli>lo of protect on, ?or>a ke ?am?atth* Vor?h t*? nvtn of antl ?1* very, ard run tion?4 to rink d^epar aad d> eper fofo ft, ti??if that w n< ?bantoMd tta own r.aMoaal rd*UOTro, and went over, "horaa. foot and draff""?*," to the ?,V?litfonf?t* It ta erfrtMa, too. to remark. that a* th' nr.icl plee o* fro*?e'ten grow w>ilf?? btj'H In 1^53 fte whig convention pructioallv ignored ft in It* platform, that of aboMtfon wai *t**dily in 'he a?:*n lan*. Henry flay, Ite renown* 1 leader wa* tven Wretched npoq hi* , gflof bad, and Webiter'n wawnrAttfaa w?? f?it tot- i tertrg > ?cn??th tlw totelwe* lewwew *reww more And more new-* H ?ndu&llf kann mi ?Ad weaker at the Son in ' ^ a ??,tionai f-*.h? North after hmru g?*hauiiw>d evar, ?xpedlaat to preserve IV existence It fjiU bNtuM aati a*Tery at lbs North ia strosger than wb ggery? bfuwi it cva no longer eoatroi tb? latent antagonism hetwuen tb? no? ^ c0utn The democratic party, too, at the North rut. ?,.<? jl self the rine element of dissolution It jieldedto vu? same sectional lnat when it pa?aed the tari.T of 1828, the force b'll, enacted the tariff eompraaiaa of VJ, aol vio lated it in '42 It bad alw aya a ureater aupport In the Sooth, because it avoweo the immortal doctrine of Stata right* and free trade. Ia 183?, before abo ition had jet acquired full force, it paasod In the Seaate tae atherton resolution, denyu ? tne right of Cec green to interfere with slavery; ana a few yearn after, when aboli tioa sen t meats had mere entirely seised upon tbe North, it threw opoo the doors of "ongreet, by the repeal of the twenty -first rule, to petition a sggreasive ana ioiultiog to til Scuth. The poison of Northern seet'onaliam was gradually working its way. In 1846 the tariff waa modi fied; the antagmiem ?t> this point had grown weaaer, and tbe a'avery issue loomed up mow fiercely than ever. Slavery vu exclu-.e 1 from Oregon by a democratic ad mtBiatration. and Wilmot, a Peunsylvarra democrat, In troduced hi? famous proviso. It w?s the firht attempt to exclude the louth from tbe c-mm"n terr tiry. It laid bore the designs of the> North, and the moat UalJB loving men in the South felt that th're was danger ahead from their Northern alliance. When the nex'. Presidential canvass opened, ooth whig and democratic parties at tempted to cent out tb>a element of sectional dUoonl ac 1 reetore their loat * atiooality. The slavery <ju>)i>ttoa watt imouthed over in their pisiform* anvl pledge* of pesoe given <n exchange tor tbe support of the rfoath. Tfcwy were sccepted. and wbtggery, everywhere strengthened by Peuiherners' confidence ia a Bonthern man, e'ected General Taylor to tbe Pieridency He proved fftlne to his pledges, false to his constitutional oath, and false to the Couth, when bo erected California, by military usur pation, into a fr?e Kate. The disposal of the territories acquired from Mexico text brought up tbe issue. The Compromise followed, in which the stlempt was again made to stifle tbe antagbnlsri and s?v? tbe Union. Pledged to its support, both parties went into the last election for President. The democrats carr el the day, and President Pierce was elected. With the hope of driving abolition forever from the floors of Congress, the Northern democrats bnaght forward the Nebraska bill. The Missouri Compromise line, which the South had re peatedly ten/ ered to the North aa a settlement of the queMion, but which they iteidily lejer.ted, was repealed, and the landed Cnion stviag principles of tht Compro mice ot 1*60 re-enacted in the Nebraska bill But anti slavery, which in 1820 eagerly acceded to the Missouri line, and in I860 robbed toe South, by this same com- i promii e, of all her territories, had grown too insolent end powerful now to listen to aay further compromises. Squatter sovereignty was good doctrine whereby to ex clude the South, but a fnul wrong when by it she might colonize Ksnsa?. And what h?4 been the rer uitV The democratic party, vb ch, like the whig, hid been strug gling to preserve tbe nationality, finds itself at last overwhelmed by tbe sectional issue, and utterly broken u j by abolition. There remvns no common platform upon which either the democratic or tbe whig ptrty can unite their Northern and Southern wings. All hopes ot national crgani/atkns on tie basis of either is shown to be hopeless by the listory of tbe North during tne past year. The antagonism nas triumphed. Such was tbe state of the old parties. when, about a year ago, the Know Nothing order first made iU m*rl< in the politics of the country. It pronounced the old parties etto'e and rotten. It proposed to bury the old issues whleh had divided the North and the South, and to erect upon their grave a grand compmbensive na tional idea, which would ovorride all sectional differ ences, and give peace and security to tbe Union. Sick as men were of tbe old patties, disgusted with tboir vain expedients, and lured by its peculiar principles, the new part; gathered t > its fold many adherents. We do not care now to question the juit<ce of the an tagonism which this part? assumes to exist between the Da'ive and foreign born, and which constitutes the ehiaf basis of its organization. We are willing to ac cept it as a fact. let, wbat do we see? It exclude! the foreign element, because It is supposed to be radi cal, disturbing and antagonistic to a a cable nationahty, and asserts that tbe native horn are the only true friends of order, conservatism and the Union- We have the history of the past six months be' ore us to test these principles. Tbe elections at the North came on, and everywhere the 1 fusion" between abolition and the new order carried the day. The faith of Southern men began to tremble- What hopes could be had of a mtiosal party at all acceptable to the South, which signalized its first triumph* in alliance with free soilere? But still the cry was kept np We still beam of the great Am-ricuu natlnn?l organization, in which the slavery question was to be buried forever. The aflliialion with free toilers was only a loeal affair, and ail would be put right in time ! Events rolled on. The Massachusetts Legislature, in which the lvuow No things were omnipotent, met, and in a few short weees has given to the world a record of fan&tieicm, of dis gusting rowdyism aud snanie, which the moat degeue rate posterity will biuth to psruse In tbe frenzy of abolition, tliev have attempted to m%ke tha jitdicUry. that great stronghold "f liberty, tbe vassal and tool of mob lacatkitm, aud they are aiiout to ndiify tbe Fu gitive Slave law. The i ame ouncil for the State of New York hive turned their backs upon an effort ma4e by Mr Fillmore and his friends to stiCe tiu sUvery Issiin in this org in: - zation- Wo m'ght pilo proof upon pr<>of to tie same fcf feet. Antl- slavery " wtll not go down" a* the Norih. A 8 arty, organized to put down aa influenoe, said to be ostile to the Union, baa itael' fallen a prey t<> tha same evil. A party wklch w?s to kill s?ctvon\l oitI-r?*',es aud consoHoato tbe Union, has in its first victorioj stcicken down reilglcus free om, Imleren^ence of th?i jtidio.ary, tfnd raised a fiercer w?r agalast the South thin ever be fore. Tlere remains vo hope o' a nat'onal Know No thing organization. That p?rty ha- gone the way of tbe democratic and whig p.irt*n. What is the lesson ia igit f The North will not aban don tbe ecb-mis of abolition Fanaticism is s rong-r than parties, and national org^mzatiups are itnpossi .le which refuse to bow before it. 'i -.?r num wui-h m n for fchl'iy years hare been throwing over the hideoas forms of *nti slavery has l'a''en off, and, nnappeased and urappensable, it presents itself for deadlj combat with tbe South, l'hat Ifco South can touch a nUiontl organi zation wbish strikes at slavery, Is not to bo thought of. Ihe day of national partlea is therefore at an end. Ant' klavery and aggression upon the South control the North. Must they not destroy the Union ? The Doj Pound Controversy. To Aldebiuk Bkigus, Chai uhas ok tuz Poucb Itmsti (utim; Comhittek:? 1>k>k Bib ? As the immaculate Mr Mickellar ha* pre tended to give a full account of hi* connection with the fog pound, end has endeavored in that statement to pre judice tbe Couit againat th e committee bj false ininu ation*, and as I shall jrove, by false statement* of facta, 1 comber it my duty, as well &i my right to cxpo-e this honest chief clerk in a manner mure ?' pleasing" to me, perhaps, than to blm. Falsehood No 1. Mr Mackellar says that I received all the cog redemption mocey for the years 195' and 1852, with the exception of about six days. Tain i i not true. Henry Biihop had charge of tbe pound io 1861 for tbe first wee* or ton days, and received the money. Captain Wi^ham, of the Eighteenth ward police, was text put in charge. Then I auceee led him as Kund lueper, and rtm line: until Ihs class of the seaion. iring all ihirf time, Mr. MaekeUar came up very fre quently, and while there, received money from parties who riin? to redeem their dogs. II* toot In, htmiilf, that jear, about on? taLrd of the whole amount. Now put down wbat he say* I received 9300 And one-third, that he rev.eived 100 I t-upjoie BUhop and Wigham received 200 Total *flo0 I ee ving a balance of 9300 to be accounted for by Mr.Mac kellar. So mu:h for falsehood No 1. FaUehocd No. 2. In 1802 James Clark was pound keeper, at a salary of 92 p?r day. Bat 1 was placed there to have a general supervision of the pound and to re ceive the money. And, a* in 1861, Mr. Maakeliar was in tbe habit of eomiog up every few day*, and took in the money. Whin 1 wa* away to dinner, or otherwise, Clark wonkl receive the money I auppoee in this year, (lt-62) he took In about one quarter of the whole amount. Now wbat Mr. Mackellar say* I received 9300 And one quarter he received 76 1 suppose t'lari received 75 Total 9iM> leaving a btlsnce oi 9160 to beaooounted for by tbe vir tuou* Mackellar, who oevar seduced a wonua. In lt-bS, Mr. toackellarsa;* that a man "whomha kne* to be honest from principle" wa* faced at the pound to wateh me. This man wa* his brother in law, Allen Mc Kechioe, appointed at a (alary of 93 per day. He was aick nearly nix week*, and all this time, although so "bone*t from principle," drew hie 93 per day from the city treasury through Ma-keilar, while I performed all tbe work and got nothing but my salary as a policeman (about 91 01 per day.) And it alio seems very strange that be being tick- to long Mr. Mackellar could not Bod some other honest hub to watch me. But it may te that he had no other boacst relatives to receive 98 per day, without he appointed another bro ther- in law. In thi* year, 1863, Mackellar, as la '61 and '62, came up frequently and took in the mtney himself. Hu son and MsKrchlne alto reeeiv*d the money. Now put down what be ?ajs I received 9300 00 Mckt llai took in about one quarter 07 51 McKellar's *on took In 10 00 McKechine, nay 100 00 Total 9o#7 60 I-eeetng a balance tor onr honest MncknlUr, o'..ti01 60 Mr. Mackellar Li a'so very careful not to mention the fact tba: he, a* well as the chief, sent me aumsroat or der* to <ehr?r dog* to hu frienla free of chnr<e. Theae dogs coat the ct> lift? cent* each, i'erhap* this iinpi clmen of wlint Mr. Mae) t'liar considers " h jtesty trom prfn. lple." Onr calculation now stand*:? Balance to be ae:ounted for oy Mackellar, 1851. .9300 0 ) r?o. to. do. 1852 , . . 150 00 1)0. do. do. 186 J... 207 60 9657 60 Add to this. a*y,J0O deg* delivered to MackellUr'* friend* by hi* order*, free of charge, costing the city fifty cent* each r>0 00 Tc'?l 9707 *0 Prrhsp* the n<>w brown sione house Waikellar ha* just flu a> ' 1 may ?? throw aoino ligbt on the subject " I th nV the Aoor* is nofli :ieot for the present, and I **?J prepare* to * abfltantiat* all I have written. I hope j en will pernerere in tbe 1 goo! work," an I am v*ry rtSMetfaii/ foura. W M. H BID&CL. j Ml.w loai, May SI, 18M. A T* port baa ju't b?en p'ibltshed of the R>i**ian . ' Je>,r H. nn tlieepeTa*. cms of (lit flotilla of lie Mamie at Mie .- irmeeiem at of the tear. It solely lor W?jest te Metro* the Tarklsh bank of tin* TuleL*. It Wrojed two military poatr e.tibilshel n?*r tbat rleer, ti e rer-or* t<i'/s, aupjorlad tho exp? rtition, of General I ot'lmkoff, and then reared t* Iti nsw drstlnatlon hi tl>9 I'rutfi. To 4*7 |N*t . organization ud tho aMOoemtlo porty, with ?Bry A. WIm m It* ?bo??.nt, will take pl^ UUoOM Do^ I minion. Both rife. ha*. bo.* ?1 ? ******* ?ar.hallod ud drilled, ud tk. cmtW thromgfcout th? 8t?U,from {- msUio ahore of Aooobm to tho Ptt Handle, ?v <*? OB, p?ti?'?iy o. tho do?c?tio lite. BOr? -,t ?*?e" baa boon ?aalfe*tod *ioce tho day* of "ifpjweoaoo and Tyler too." In tho eltioo W.4WW-.., u tiiv BJlUlM ^ ^ Yolloy*, on the shorea of tho Atlantic . v- - . inrt Hong tie bonk* of tho Ohio, both partiie have been a training erery nerrt, in order to exhibit to-day to tie people of other Statoi their re'ative itrongth, and tho raeult of tbelr combined efforts will, no doubt, b? to brin? oat a larger *oto tban waa evor before polled. The folio wing are ti* candidates on the State tickets ? Avurrimn. Democrat*' . Governor Thomas ti. Hournoy Henry A. Wine Litut. Gmerror J M. H. Brale fclinUa W. Uc Jomu. Alt' y General, . john M. Patton Willi* P. Boco:k. OONOKXM. I) is. American. 1 llobtrt Anderson. '2 hamuel Waits. 8 Woa. C S.-ott. 4 1.11 1 If ton Tazewell. b N C. Claiborne. Dtmoeralie. Thomas H. Bayly. John 8. Million. John 8. Caoile. Wm O. Goode. Thomas S Boeojk. 6 Uttleberry N.Ligon. Panlus Powell. 7 B. J. Barbour. 9 Alex. R. Bar boar. 9 ? 1 0 Wm. K. Pendleton. 1 1 John 8. Carlisle, 1 2 Walter R staples. 18 ? Tie following table exhibit* the rote In each county for Governor, in 1861, and for President, in 1852:? VOTE FOR GOV'XOR. VOX* FOR pbkrid't. , 1861 , 1852 Wm Smith. Cha* J Faulkner. B'y A. Edmondeon. Sherar J Clemens. 7. Sid well Cbas. 8. Lewie. I*afayette tf'Mallen. I)tm. Johnson. Aecomac 461 Albemarle 1,(80 Alexandria 456 Amelia 270 Amherst 649 A ppomattox .... 498 Aogueto 1,303 Alleghany 210 Batb 884 Barbour 841 Bed fore 1,008 Berkeley 9(0 Boore 177 Botetourt 603 Braxton 161 Frock*. 404 Biunawiek 590 tlurkir gham . . .. 442 Cabell 377 Campbell 938 Craig 1?' Cat oils 291 Carrcll 318 tharlea City.... ? Charlotte 372 Chester held 666 Clarke ? Culpepper 614 267 Finwiddte 428 Dcdflrdge 270 Elizabeth City.. 100 Estex 208 Fairfax 644 Fauquier. 944 Fayette 178 Ftoyd 3{? Kmvanna 411 Fianklln 823 Frederick 1,S79 Giles 368 Gilmer 397 Gloucester 380 CoocHand 335 Grajfoo ? Gre? nbrier 290 Greene 414 Greer evllie 103 Halifax ......... 756 Hxmprhiie 973 Hanover........ Haidy 423 Htrnscn 893 Henrico 518 Benry 396 H<ghUud 416 Hancock 209 Woof Wight.... 602 888 .If llerpon 868 Junes Ciiy 46 Kacawba 373 Kirk George '224 K it g Willam.... 263 King ami Queen. 878 1 anc aster ? Lee 607 IewU 4?* Loeo" J?' louiee 61" Loudon 642 Lunenburg 307 Madicon 822 Marion 736 Marshall 674 Masor 347 Matthew* 18? Middlerex 165 Mecklenburg.... 614 Mercer 240 Mcnongaiia 1,0.16 kocroo 619 MootrimcTy.... 646 Merman 2F8 NsLter&jnd 4.j9 Nelson 444 Norte lk city 737 Norfolk county. .1.176 > ortbempton.. . 117 Nottoway 216 Northumberland 275 Nicholas 129 ^wKent 131 P6? Oraige 315 Page 6f6 Patrick..# 872 Pendleton 484 Peteribtirg '07 Pittsylvania .... 821 Pleasants ? Pocahontas 260 Preston 681 I'lince Kdward.. 279 Trince George... 249 Princen Ante.. 403 Prince William. . 4'1 Pulaski 281 Putnam 268 Powhatan 254 Ratdolph 398 Rappahannock. . 637 R'clmond City. 916 Richmond Co. . . . 313 Roanoke 393 Fockbrii'ge ViViL Rockingham.. ..2,492 R??| oil ~ Ritchie 345 Ralngh J1 Scott 449 Shenandoah ....1>867 667 410 628 98 242 Fmjth. Southampton. F jot hy Ivan ia.. Hurry Sussex. Stafford 414 Taj lor 318 Tazewell 629 Ttler 816 I'pehur 818 Warren ? Warwick 1(1 WpMiington ....1,000 Wayne 250 Westmoreland.. 119 Wetzel 494 Williamsburg. , Wirt Wood Wjthe *06 Wyoming 48 Voik..." 83 68 SCO 511 Whig Summer!. S91 1,176 728 191 490 ? S33 2,016 179 196 336 960 667 264 466 366 280 136 462 4*i 9 . 1,306 96 249 249 381 212 464 282 365 124 152 269 668 ?07 366 477 469 622 1,116 618 136 Sift 167 *2 74 39 382 788 664 811 688 587 296 188 215 96 363 045 89 1,686 147 101 226 373 264 ?49 287 1,726 218 69 328 646 683 97 105 277 435 494 711 613 288 600 626 830 928 178 175 168 342 167 1,4*4 207 78 664 378 686 987 133 463 203 ' 87 406 216 266 340 182 338 438 *?? 275 1,124 474 153 286 212 246 618 474 620 82 ?0 291 864 404 290 302 70 764 285 383 84 44 202 647 444 144 183 Item. Pierct. 664 1,106 677 237 862 1,388 206 179 592 966 924 212 738 290 4C0 462 630 424 819 238 621 488 8l> 3ri9 864 386 461 252 304 286 211 233 60A 1,046 243 301 378 802 1,421 350 324 372 396 267 498 416 168 1,096 1,115 554 5.')2 992 548 332 431 349 645 459 898 45 776 ies 246 349 122 773 564 308 6(3 788 374 646 721 476 255 167 680 1,308 409 490 269 402 444 791 1,224 141 186 277 167 148 1,186 343 870 S99 381 759 877 23T 240 923 302 282 342 6L'4 223 370 243 837 1,012 191 384 1,084 2,473 276 881 677 2,094 479 466 5fi6 201 323 447 3tl f 12 MA 439 520 14 924 206 83 488 C9 288 607 616 29 90 ToaJ 65,527 57,040 70,851 53,025 57,040 59,025 Majority.,.. 8,487 14,820 lb* fire eountie* unofficially beard from gare tbe fol lowing vote, acsordlag to the return*, received unofR eiallj ? ? PUrct. Scolt. Amhfrnt 85 majority. ? Cumpbell ? 221 majority kmrlon 1,497 660 Mercer 280 268 Ktlcigb ? 5S majority 1.56J! 1,107 1,107 465 With the official return* the?e unofficial figure* make Piaice'* majority In 1862, 15,281. Tbfatrtl and EiblMttoni, Acadvht or Mietr. ? V*rdl'? gr??t, op-ira, anl oui which coota ins m>ny muetcal R* ns, I* anuium-ei lor Fricvy pv^oiDg? Madame M|;r.>i|i? at Eirira; Ernioi the bandit, Signer Mlrat?. D?a C-rloT, King i >r Sptfo Mfnor Morrill; Don Buy uonwi dw MIv*, s^aor Htrlni *nd Ten Rlcarrio, 8 goor Aroftldi. Thit 1? ? flati ca?t, cod no doubt will dixw a large ant fash cna'jk anuiu blag*. t Niblo'r G-akdkx -?The Kn/rlUh open* troupe ap?*,\r ?gain o-nlgbt, in DoBtzeMt'a niu-b atmirrd coral* oj*r* of " The l>augbt,?r of the Reg.ment " tin. I, -'jneiA piobably mix of tbe brsi hngli"i> vnjaiiit* at i r? ?en on thextige, and frrm li?r great an?saen in thi< oltr It I* guite c'*ar tbat Abe i* a favorite' with tbe tnuai :al dii?t tante. Ibe ca*t i* goo', and tee caorm and orchestra* at pertinent tu)l ?n ' ?fli :ient. Hi?o>nwAY Twkatm ? In oonAeqnenae of aereraJ aptlli cation*, a* al?o tbe ent1iu*ia*m with whiab Mr. Darin pert'* reprAKAstati >n of Kfhard Iff. wai rece'vAd oti a prrviou* oceaAion, it fa eono-inced agtln fir tbf* ereo 11,5 ? Mr. PtTAnport a* tbe fluke of ttloeter, (!r%c? a* I Rtdbmond, and UfiUme Petni ?? Queen Klir.abe'h. Tne f jti e of "Tbe Good for .Vothlng " conclude* a*l. Bowiry TitFATM ? The Dumb Man of Miaeheiter." wltb Meatm Cot>y and *^?bb in the priori; U parti, wla coniDAace tbe tmucfiMnto, after wbich the saw piece, wblch h*a be* flayed f? W wwK jM "Tbe Mm lemp*Btie?a,'' wil dj?tk? ments. AO the dramatic talent ei WaktmP. cMtpaay appear in this place. Bteton'b Thht*x.? The ifpMriiw ef Mr. Q. Hal la?d of tbe old 01} mpio theatre, hu been ft aaareeof utat p'Hinrt !? tM frequenters of this theatre. Th* comic piece by Buckatone, called " The Thimb'e Rig.' Uurtou and Holland appearing, la tbe first font art. ? next ib 41 Take Tnat Gfrl Away," Burtoa aa Poddle, aaJ the extravaganta, "Out far a l*j" conclude- the amusements. %aixaCK'8 Thutu ?The benefit of ?u of the beet comedians in the country, Mr. Blake, oomee eff to night Holerott'e fine ?*u4t ol the "Road to Ratn" la the first piece? Messrs. Blake, loiter. Brougham. Miaa Ro<a Bennett, Mrs Blake and Mrs. Stevens in the tolling cbaracterH. b'bakspear?'s tragedy of "Richard 1(1.,' a itli Blake as Rlcliaid and Brougham aa Richmond, eon cludta all. Umtiu i-OjrTAK. ? "Ls Pari," a grand ballet, will be prestnlea ?. ..euk rv. .*? ? ? i * ?u? racter ot Mcurmalia'., the favorite Sultana, by Had. Bo to; La Peri by Mile. Duey Barre. and Aehmet by Mont. Carette. A aha wl dance, Spanish dance, Pas de Fascination, Ms/urka and Pas ce Deux will be intro duced. The "Captain of the Watch" concludes all. Ahtjucan Mrasm.? The drama entitled the ?'Oil Oiateau," it selected for the afternoon a muse meat, anl in the evening the admired drama called tbe "Sons of ibe Republic/' will be plate.). In the carta appear the names of 0. W Clarke, Halaway, Monroe, Bndgman, and Mis* Mettayer. Mood's Mixsihelp. ? The aame programme as lest vening ? various negro melodies, the " Mln trel," and aConeert a la Julllen. Bccaurr'a Skee.vai>kh The new burlasque on the p?ra of ' Norma," with white faces, to night Several melcdiee snd mstruaaental p'eces, with dancing, form aiao a part of the amusements Puhlam'u Minhtrkls? A bill of great variety? negro minttrelsy. Irish rongs, hornpipe, and the amusing and )an(hable burleque baby ahow, for to-night. Welcb'8 Natiohal Cutcus will give an exhibition ef their rur prising feats at Harlem, near the River House, en Saturday. The programme contains many of the moat interesting feuta of the ring. TBS OFBBA IN BOSTON. The artists from the Academy opened at the Boston theatre on Monday, in " William Tell," with the old caat. Hie heuep, it aeema, waa not full, which may be accounted (er by the fact that the prices in the npper tiers were donbl? the New York rates. The TrantcrijX of Tuesday, sajH Ibe audience at tbe Boston theatre last evening wte quite large and very enthusiastic. The artists, as they made their appearance, were welcomed with much oor diaUty and waim applauae. There was, as will almost invariably happen on a first reprecentation, soma little jarring in time and tune between the orchestra and the vocal department, but upon the whole, the entertain ment paiaed off in a very satisfactory manaer. 8>elTe none performed her role very well indeed, in some por tions of it exhibiting a good deal of dramatic power. It Is net, however, one of the most prominent parta in the opera, and affords bat a limited scope for the develope ment t>f passion. Tbe two principal r&lu to which everything ehe In tho opera ia subordinate, are those of Wm Tell, tbe hero, and Arnold the son of the old pastor; the former or which was sustained by Baciali, and tbe Inter by the new t?nor Btlcionl. Badiall needs no tribute at our hands. He played Tell, as he plays everythivg he under takes, with his whole souL Boloioni has a clear voice, net so mellow and sympathetic as aome taat we have beard, but he sings in good tune and with rare? two very commendable features in these days when tbe great a m aeema to be to make the moat noise In the grand trio at the end of the aecond act he sustained himself very well against the powerful tonca of Badiall, and Co letti, who per'ormed ilie part of Walter. t ignore Bertncca Ma'eUek has gained strength in her voice since her last appearance here, and went through b?r rdie very acceptably indeed. U will be repeated on Wednesday evenirg. On Friday evening, "l.uerezta Borgia" will be perlormed, in which Vestvall will appear. "William Tell" ia to be repeated on Saturday after noon. The Evening Trandbr aaya , The first performance of Rossini's last opera, " Wll l om Tell, " drew a Urge audience to the Boston tbeatre last evening, but by no means a house full. Although this opera can with no justice be called Roasim's chef d'auvre, (the "Barber" ia certainly his frvsheet and most perfect in spiral inn,) it if still remarkable aa the tint and last attempt ot It* author in a new phase ot dramatic ait. "William Tell" waa, upon the wools, well produced list evening, and found an attentive and enthusiastic audience. The orchestra waa not to good a 4 it will be on a repetition, when relieved of some of its boiattroueneas, acd a little inor? under its control The chins was very good also, although such a ami 1 num ber of voices must always fail to give the proper effect ; for example, to tbe final choruses, the gathering of the Cantons, in the second act. As for the solo rWet, it is much to te able tj say that none were positively man gled, In an opera which requires three good tenors, three 6 cod bastes, and two sopranos. Messrs. Qulnto and sutler, two German tenors, with a thorough German method of delivery, or ra'hor non-deltvery, yet filled their part very acceptably. The three basses? Ro^co, Coiletti and Muler? were about alike, and deserve neither censure nor maikcd commendation. The prima donn is, Mcsdames'Eertucci and Steffenone, were both very good. Wo io not remember to have Uktened to the toriner when ibe (ileHted us more. It is veiy pleasant to listen again to Signsr Bat'ieli's w?ll-sret?rveO. roond and full tones, even when, aa in "William Tell," ro little mere singing is required. 8i< ior Badlali stems not at hirne in the French declaim, lory style, use was not the William Tell of our imagl La1 ion j but bo was still an excellent singer, and wua tntbuslaatically listened to and applauded. Upon Sig ner L'olcioni (Arnoiooj rests the real crown of tbe evening. Bclctoni cannot te called a great singer, nir a great dramatic artist, but is evidently a well- willing, iealons man. and his voice, although nut possessing th? ro mneh talked of chest C, nor munh pjfr, has its vaatlcnes on 0, A and B, and he, con'Aqa?ntIy, at .tin irg the B fla', which transposition had substitute! for tbe C, with ease, be waa very effective in the luo of the first set and the trio of the second. Although the opera was much "cut," almost all tbe delicious ballet being omitted, it waa still very long, and it waa nearly midnight when the curtain fell. The Morning Journal of Tuesday says:? "WiUiam Tell" waa performed last evening at the Boston theatre, before a fashionable andcritisal audi ence The company <a composed of Signoraa Wteffenonc, Bertncea Maret?cK and Hlgnors Badiali, Roseo and Col letti who are well known to our opera goers, with the addition of several new names, an orchestra of 48 pieces, and a large and tfiicient chorus, in all numbering some ISO persona, snd is by far the Uig-st, and In m jst re SDecta the best Italmn troupe that we litre had the plea as re of bearing in thia city. Frcm tbe wrll known ability of the author, the com mendntory nottcea of thepreasin New York (where the oiitra has been performed to overflowing houses for a fortnight past), and the novelty of new voices and a new work, we went to tbe tbeatre with high expects, tions of a rare treat, and although aoms of our f?r?aoie rone nsione bad to b'ar air>*n<?m?nt. yet we received im prerriona of excellence in tbe whole repiesentatfon. Therfife of "Willl*m Tell," bj Badiall, we expected would be ably repreeen'ed, and were not ? Isappoints i. Hie nob'e voice and easy action makes him % host in whatever part he undertakes Alwaya prompt and re Babie, and singing invariably in tune, ttiere is no won d?-r ho bus become such a general favorite lie receiv il freqnent and merited applause throughout his arduous part. Tbe other principals sustained their parts quite accep tably, and we would notice especially the new tenor, Bolcioni, who poramcs a voice of nueb aiveetnees amd ctmpass, executing bis entire part with his chest voice A change in tbe price of ticaets to tbe opera is aa nounced by the manngt rs Tne parquetteanl first cir cle icmt>n at 91 bO tud $1, wh>le the second circle and amphitheatre are reluced to i>0 and 26 senta This is a judicious ebnege, and will aiTord all classes an opportu nity to patromsa this elegant entertainment. It slioul I be borne in mind that " W'lUam Tell" la promised but once more ? to morrow night ? for which perfcrm tnce tie tlcketa are now telling quite briakiy at Wade'a musie atore. llnrtllaiifaiu Forrlfpi It< m?. 7be King of Prusna hti presented to the library ef Trinity College, Dublin, the splendid araoiteetural work*: ? Denkmaler ??> .ACgypteti und .?th<open, by Pro Mifor Lepsius, with beautiful plates ? 7 relume*, large 'olio; Alt Cbriatlicbe Bsulankmale too Constantinople vom V bla XII Jahrhundert, by Professor ri*lzenbo,?? I volumes, folio. Vieomte d 'Uruguay. fornerly Minister of Foreign At fair* of tbe Emperor >.f Bra7.ll. arrived in Paria on the 26tb ult, on a special mutton to th* French govern ment. Trie Chevalier Marquee Ltsboa, Minister of Bra zil In Paria, and all the pr.rionnel of the legatioa, went to tba station of the Northern railway to res- ire hi* Ex oellescy. The alli.d Western Power* hare taken the question of tbe succession to Uie Dai Uh Ibrone into nerious oansid ?ration. According to tbe protocol of London of May8. ISM!, Prince Cliriatian of Glucksburg ia to succeed tha prrsent monarch, Frederick VII But tbe agnatic line of Prince Cbrtatlan orly romprites two aona, botn in their minority, a ad if tbey happened to die th? Emperor o would stfceced to Denmark anl to the Uachies of Fcileswig and Holsttin, and beaome thereby a member of tbe Germanio Confederation. Tbe following Incident exhibit* the executive caution of tbe Czar Alexander. lately at 8t Petersburg a man of large property, (Mr. G w), having Mid at a pri ?ate party: " I would willingly give 10 COO roubles (tie rouble ia somewhat o?er 4?r ) for the war, if I knew wb?n we were to have reace," im summoned tha next day before the military governor, who revived him iu prt fnre of m vi r*t p rs. n? of distiboMm tnl said: '?8(j if jou ple< me your word to p?y this day tbe ?nn of 10,t.t>0 roubl'l, I am sutbnrlieJ to gratify your m t lot ity on that point to <rbich joa alluded Uat evm irg." ?' I piotnlv to p:>y that Bum," repbel toe oilier " \\ ell. then,'' sill tbe govertor. "! tjarn to io'or-n you tba'. we sr? to have pe-.ce when jou eorae back from ihe Caucasus, where .vou are ti procwl thi.* after n<-or> ? f'er having paid the sua agreed 01. God be ' with jou I" P.e rt = of the late Hunlnri nUh'. sortie* at ?VVislopol m* (' frequent mention of warrior* in Gr?^k cutnmi tiubt ng on tbe ku*?ian aide. Ihe leader of tb>ie toeu wbo form a frra corp* I* Ar'Stiles Uhr<atoveri, a natfr* ef Meisemt'ria, or?tbe Black 8?a coast 'Then a boy hi * fsken to 1 tries** and edaoa'^d at ton commsrci >1 ? hool there When a young man lie foraooi comme 'lal (trtnlti to take p?rt in the w?r of Or>i( indepra fence, and from tb*t tlx# sertel in Greece unt?l fnrrmer, wheo it beceme piatn tsat the atlle* would l t allf.w Grecce to l># made tha basis of clunie* tine operations assiust Turk?y, Cbr stovuri witt? m?-ny otfcert.rtek* m*de 'or Bf**araoia He wns de.orated by tbe lata Ctar with tbe order of 8t. Anne. Grueial AnnenkofT ha* been appointed Governor-G >n ? ral of New Kntsla and Basaarabift Tba Uencral lix charged the Jaties of tha post nnUi lotely under Prince Woroti/^ff. FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL. ????T lAlKITf W*u.-?*dat, May 2*-6 r. M. ?toek markot vpintd dull this morning. Quota tions do not vary much, and the decline is attributed more to th? dilMN of businees than to a ay actual eaaae ia the poaitira of stocks. At tho tret board to day Mlitonri 6's declined par oont; Camberianl Naw York Coatial Railroad, X ; Er a Railroad, Read ing Railroad Cleveland and Tolado Railroad, 1. 1 iliac ia Central bond* advanced % par eent; Shoe and Leather Bank, X ; Harlem, 3*. Priooa are settling do* a ?imply for tho want of buyers. There ia no actual da maad for itoeks. Those who have the means to carry stocks are filled up and want no more. The brokers are 10 m>ii, out having no cash stooka, cannot carry on baa' operations with effect. They eeU short on time, hoping to mak* interest, if nothing more. It ia, how ever, so difficult to get hold of stocka for delivery, that the brokers a?e afraid to tell short. Ho'dera of stosV. have no influence in putting np prices. They can elea: ? he market, but do not understand cornering operations, fortunately, most of the stocka pay good dividends, and are therefore good inventmenU. Of the twenty-five to thirty atooka on the market daily, only about four or five can be oenaideivd f Ancle*. All but that s-nall number ,w bona fidely productive, and it therefore costs nothing to carry them. Thure is nothing now running np In the shape of interest against holders, and speculation ia car ried on now very difljientJy to what it was a lew years laeo. Then nearly all the atoaka operated in were ancles of the most worthless description. Stocka which never had, and probably never would pay a dividend, were carried at aeventy, eighty and ninety per cent, being no^nore than so much dead weight in the handa I of holders, with an iatereat account running rapidly up 1 ?gainst them. The movement in Cumberland daring the past few days has been in view of the election, wbieh cornea off in n few days. The hooka close on the 28t? Inst., and open again on the 2d of Jane. The eles tlon will be holly contested, anl we ahould not be sur prised to see great changes In the hoard. The Harlem Company are still after a President and Vice-President. They have one in view, hat whether they will catch him or not ia a question. Mr. Hard, formerly of the Hudson Biver road, ia talked of, and will make a good offlosr; bat snch men have no desire to connect themselves with a broken down concern like the Harlem. The company laber under great disadvantages, and will find It difficult to get hold of the right kind of a ? it After tho adjournment of the board, the following sales of bonds and stocks were made by A. H. Mailer vTWa ",l ChI<*?0 R- * 10s.... 26 8,100 Columbus, Piqua anl Indiana R. It. 7'a ... 60 910 shares Governor's Creek Steam Nav ration ana Mining Company 11 C ?2no 3(0 do Bowery Bank . . .VoV'Va 105 20 do Bank of Commonwealth 97 40 do Chatham Bank 92'* b<! ?LV York Creek Coal Co. ..." ! |>er share 1\i 4 do Third Avenue R. R 25 Mr. Albert H. Nicolay's regular send- weekly aubtion sale of stocks and bonds will take place to morrow, at 12^ o'clock, at the Merchants' Exchange. At the sesond board higher prices prevailed, bat the market wan not buoyant. Cumberland advanced per cent; New York Central Railroad *?'; Brie Railroad ?? Rending Railroad % . Illinois Central Railroad Har lem X. Canton Company fell off X per eent. Theio was no activity in any stock, and the improvement was the result undoubtedly of the limited amount of stock offer ing, The temporary character of any depreciation in prices must soon satisfy sellers for a fall that there ia not in the market generally actually any margin for a decline ; and that stocks rest upon their real merits. The transactions at the Assistant Treasurer's offiea to-<ay, were as follows :? T?nrr ?woiint 11,050,725 20 'T!d 10^,879 83 do. 1 419 4QA or. P?.a for Assay office ...'..V 18904 47 Paid for disbursing checks 15*036 49 The steamship Asia, from Boston for Liverpool to-day, carried out $038,571 in specie. The bids for the $1,0?0,000 of the bonda of the Virgi nia and Tennessee Railroad Company will be opened at ihe office of Mr. A. H. Muiler, 88 Wall atreet, to morrow (Thursday) at 3 o'clock P. M. The President of the company, John R. McDaniel, Esq., ia in town, andean be seen at Mr. Muller'a office. The receipta of the Montgomery and West Point (Ala.) Railroad Company for the fiscal year ending Marett 1, were $249,628 69, and the operating expenses, including interest paid on loana, #168,667 56? leaving for net profits, 980,977 14, equal to 8 per cent on the capital stock. The Michigan Central Railroad Company have made a connection at Joliet IUinota, with the Chicago and Mis sissippi railroad, by constructing a road from Uke Sta- ' tion, thirty six miles east of Chicago, to Joliet, a dis taiceof forty-four miles. As the gauges of the three roads between Detroit and Alton are the aame, a train may be loaded in Detroit and run through to Alton with out changing. The annexed statement exhibits the value of mersaan disc warehoused in the district of Boston and Chirles' t?*n for tho week ending May 18, 1866:? ?F B08*0*? Goo? Imported a*d Warehocsbd. ,1/8'?" *2,084 00 All other merchandise 130,886 00 Warehoused for Canada ?$132,919 00 ????? $2,792 00 All olhtr iMrcbindise 3,418 00 0,210 00 Total value . $139,129 00 Statement of the value of the imports of foreign goods into the port of Boston laat week ? ??? K?."?,""'"*1 :::::::::::::: MolftSAf.8 \ i,D.e#d 17, 643 Gunn, cloths and 'bags'.'.'.'. 22 949 Whale oil ........ m Raw Hies i. .. Other articles . . .V .' .' .' 261*645 Total $713,876 Tlie Ann Arbor Whig it;i : The Ann Arbor Bank bu given notice to the depoeitora that after the 0rst of Jane, they will pay them aa folio w ? All sum* of $100 or lesa, cash down; and all aums orer that amount, twenty fir* per oent instalment* every ninety dajs till paid. the receipts of produce at St. Louis during the month of April in each of the paat three ye&ra, were aa annex, ed : ? COMMKKCK OF 8T. LOCIR.? RfcKIPTS OF PRODUCT. 1863. 1854. 1856. Wheat, rack* 71,748 93,866 188,670 Wheat, bble 1,017 3,904 2,85o Kjour, bt>la 12,819 1H,??4 '26,331 Com, racks 65,032 86,229 268,030 Pork, bbla 11,178 14,763 20,700 Pork, tea 981 ? 533 Btef, pkgs ? 1.306 493 Lard, bbla 5,392 8,20? 18,705 Lard, tea 2.168 2,304 7,038 Lard, ksga 1,997 1,401 2,8?W Bacon, pkga 1.328 2,020 5,uu; Bulk meats, pkg* 1,436 2,311 2,224 Bulk meats, pot 89,109 m,739 276,141 Bulk Meats, tons 46 826 ? It appeara that the arrival* thta jeer exoaeOei either of the previous two, bat this must bo attribute! to the limited suppliea on hand at that point for consumption, and not to the large surplus forwarded to market for sale. The Board of Directors of the Northern Osntral Rail read have isaued an addresa t) the stockholders, giving a hlatotj of intereatlsg and important facta euoMstod with the consolidation of the aevsral eompaniee consti tuting the prssent organization. The necessity of an early extension of the road from BtlJgeport, opposi ? Haitisbarg, to Snnbury, Pa , and from the pr< ent southern terminus to Canton, ia ably sat forth, and the cost estimated at $1,(00,000, exclusive of 1 .00/00 for additional machinery which will be required by tbe en larged sphere of operationa. This aum, added to th* present permanent debt of the oompaoy, stated at $2,660,000, and to tbe atoak, valued at $1,860, COO, would give as tbe total cost of the road complete to Sunburv, and equipped Tor business, $0,il0,0 O. In Older to raise the funds D?c?'serj to e float the proposed exts-jsiom. the company will have to rely upon It* o?n edit, and lCfort to an icsue of bonds. An arrangement ia on foot, as we lsarn from the -.v re cuse Journal, between the 8} recuse and Uinghamt >n nnd the Syracuse and Oswego railroads, by vrhioh these two corporations will be virtually consolidated, and tiuir roade brought under a uniform geupe, from Btng tnmton, on the Krie mad, to Oswego, on Like OnUrio 'fce Hjraeuae end Bln(hamtoo company propose t<> Isare the tiswrgo rred :rr a term of four fen or twon'.y jeiiTS, and substitute the wide for the present utnoir ?auge. Stock Rnhange. 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BOARD. 10 aha Erie RR .... 100 do a 30 100 do a3 60 do ISO 60 do b3 40Roadiag RR..... 60 Hnd RRR. . .b80 100 111 Cea RH a3 60 Panama KR. . M0 10 Mieh?ofcN la RB 101 100 Harlem RR 28 1 100 do bW 98 Ti art? of the Canals. Statement showing the a u an tit; of th? several nrtlcll firat cleared on the cmnaia at and the quantity left Mew York daring the third week in May, 1856: ? XKRCHAXDUB CUURKD. Articles. 0a Erit Can Sugar, at 1 n>Qla, Iba 1 969, fl Molastes ?o9,6 Cofle; 33*, 7 Nails 47,8 boa 308,0 .All other merchandise at 4 mill* 4,760,2 Total. MhEQIAMlIPK RKCEVKD. I Alt from J Aft from Erir. Canal. CAamp'a C%'t. 1,424 , 7,983,2 Artules. Flour, hb!a 14.930 Wheat, bushels '22; 000 Con 12,624 480 Barley 600 ? Rye too ? ? Oata 00,1.00 2,700 63,6 Bran aaaabip stuff, lba.. 026.800 ? Ashes, bbla 1,040 10 ? 1,? Beef.. 247 ? Port 1,068 ? Bacon, lb? 14 600 ? Butter 6 900 600 Lard 10,500 ? Ofae?M> 7,900 8,800 D( meatic ipirita, gallons 63,900 ? I caxtify the above to be correct. RICfl'D H. WOODS, Collect** Canal tolla third week in May, $8,378 46. Real Kauto. Very few lota of ?ity property were offered yea tarda: One undivided half of 170 building lota at MeDoaeb daai. inciuding Florence's 8otel, being between 161i and lt>4th s'.reets, and Eighth avenue and Harlei river. ?as bracing nearly tea acres, and seataiaiag ha a million cubic feet of atone 9i3,0t Three atory fraa.e bouse aad lot north aide of Tburti fifth street No. 246, lot 25 by 68 $2,0* One let north aide of 108th street IK LOTS AT T0NKKR8. Thii tale braught down a largo number of the villi gera of Yonkera; but the largeat number of them aj peared to have been attracted to the aale in order to ai ce> tain hew the property would go off. The blddiag wt not very spirited, and the pricea which the village lol broogbt waa considerably under the estimate. The vill plots, however, stld for better prie?s. One lot on John street, raaning to the creek, 2 by 80 $25 Two lot# on Kepptihan street, running to the water, 2 by (6, each.. 975 Two lota on Nepperban btrett, opposite the above, 25 b 78, eacb 940 Two lota on Mill street, running thiough from the above game tlv 9400 aad 941 One lot corner Lepot and Mill streets, 25 by 60 966 One adjoining, ou Mill street, saatA size 40 Two aojoimng, saa:e as above, each 37 Iwo lota tn Hudson atreet, between Griaaoliaad Depc atreet*, V6 by 1' 0, each 966 One lot on Vaahford a-reet, between Dock sareet an Well* avenue, 25 by 100 940 Four lot* <n Warburtnn avenue, between Locust a tree and Wella xvtDue, 26 by 100, 0'ich 960 Two lota arijeinmK, ?aai? e)za, each 948 One lot corner Warbutton and Wells avenues, 26 b 100 968 One adj?in<Bg, on Wella avetae, same size 40 Two adjoining, earn* as e.bcve, each 35 One villa plot on Riverdulo avenue, containing 80-100 o an acre 969 One co. on same avenne, lOOby 200 990 One do in n-ar oi abovo, asms sice 60 Two on River dale avenue. 100 by 4(0, together.... 1,01' Two on do , tame size, togethor 1,40< Four in do . 20b by 400, toAether 2,26' One on do , 100 by 200 C.2> One tear of above, same lira 60< One ta Rivrdale avenue, same size 62< ' One on do., lib float by 200 deep 52> Ore in rear ol above, gore 50t;! BROOKLYN. Ihree lots on south aide o< Brooklyn and Jamaica plank load, betw?<n Smith ana Vanslcklen are- h sues. 26x110. each |23(H Fcur lots on Pmtth aveaae, 120 fleet south of Brooklyn and Jamaica plank road. 2.'xl00, each One lot on neitbweeteomtr ot Anita and Divisioa avenuea, 25x100 ^ One lot adjoining, 2bxl00 1J Two do do. do. eacb 18< Thiee atory and bacemrnt brick house and lot ea Clermont av<nne, one coor north of Greea ave nue, lot 21x72, bouae 21x44 4.20CH T wo lota rn north aide of Carlton avenue, 100 feet -I west of Atlantic awnue, 20x97 3,50cH III) UPON CITY, N. J. Ktidpon City Bonse, en Organ Hill, near the Court Houte, lot 26x100, house 26x100 l,500f JKRSZY CITY. Two three ptory frame houses and 1 lot on south side Seutb 5-evrntb street, 100 feet from Newark avenue, lot 26x100 1 950 J CIIY TRADE RISPOftT. Wed.niwday. M*y 23? fl P. M. Abhks.? 76 bbla. were sold, at $5 75 a *5 81 for pot*, and $r> 1 2 a 16 18 for prarlt. Flour? ihe market for eomao* to ?ceci brai da again advanced l'^S'c. a 19\e. par bbl. be *a ?? for Ue <)av fcot<d np about 6,000 bbla,, iaalud ei> in which w> re common to gocd State, at 910 18 a ?10.60; common to good Weaiern branda Ohio, Michi gan, Indiana and Witr.ooaln, at 910 26 a t 1 0 'i0; Canadian a a ngome lees active, l>- t better, with **le? of 800 bbla. at $10 37 a All: Southern w:n in good demand, with ?aim at til 87 a $12; common to good Howard street ccmmsa.'ed 911 76. an'i extra Georgetown. >12; extra Gene?ee wan at 918. Wheat more active. About 11, ((0 huehels Canadian wb t? were told at 92 60 a 92 57, witb Mich gan white at 9'i 56 Corn waa easier. Sales about l'.ti 0 butdiels, including Southern m xed, at 91 13 a 91 14. *bi*e do. 91 14 a 91 16, and yellow 9110 a 91 17; a )ot of Western mixed, on the spot, sold at 91 16, and 3,< 00 dt . to arr ve, at 91 16. The market cluse> at intiije figures. Bye waa quiet Oata were fnmir, w tb rales at 71c a 7Go far Southern and West ern Rje floor- Avail sales at ?7 a 98 60. Meal waa firmer: ltd bbls Jersey stld at 96 18 a 95 26. C'OFFca? ^slen 8(0 bags Java were made at 14!{e.; 500 do. K.o, Kt al0>tc About 600 do. Lagayara, at IC'jc a 10>^o.; and 300 do on private term*. Sale* of ?,0<0 t.agt hio were made by auotion, at8,',c. a lO.Ho ; average, 9 08 lOOe. Tbe atttnlance was good, and the sale was ronilrercd a fair one CerroM- T eiUra waiting for later foreign news, sales wtre confined to about 1,500 bales, with market closing firm Fii-n? Dry rod eella moderately, at 93 75 a 93 87 for Grand Bant; 94 12 a 94 20 for Uoorges Maoteiel were km him, and rarg*d at 920 a 921 for No. 1; Maisa ctnsetta Mo. J, at 97 60 a 910: ho. 3 Halifax, 99 60! herring, pickled, 63 26 a 94 26; sealed, 37t;e. a 40e., aid Nc, 1 fo , at 3<>c a 32} jc FanoHTh? Bates were 6 nil and ecgagflmeats light, as shippers were waiting for later foreign new*. Some 300 a 4(h? bale* O' eottoa were reported for Liverpool, at 5 82d. for comvreebed, and 3,1'00 bushe's of corn, to Oil np, at 3d. m b?gn, and 30 tone map'e wood, at 10s. To London ?Ihir y toa* maple wood were engaged at lit. There was not! ng new to tie Continent To Califarnia, rates were at 30c a 35c To Ans*ralta? The Crystal i'alase was loa'ing at 4l>c. per foot meaaurem-nt Oil* ? W bale and sperm were more firmly held, with moderate transaction*. Linseed was heavier sine* the late news, though hokers stood out for 92e. a UJc. for large lots, with sale* frcm store at 95?. a 97c. 300 bas ket* oliv? oil (qnertt) were (old at 93 50. Pnovinow.? Pork? The market was trmar though not i o active. About 400 a 600 bbls. old met* were sold at ? 18 6* a 91(1 76, and new at 917 76 a 917 87, with new i rime at 914 60 Ihe A, (00 bbla pork aold ye? terdiy on 1 reach accooni, at 917, was prime mess. Beef was la s'eacy demand, at full prices. Hales at about 300 bbls. wrrr ma<*e at 910 a 912 50 for oount>y mesa, and 98 61 a 19 ib H't do. pr'me. Cot meats ? Sales of 240 hhds. l'outftr* and hams were made at 7'4'o a 7, Sc. for the oimer ana at P >4c. a PJje. for the latter. Bacon? Aboot 120,(00 lbs rough aides were sold at 9Ke., lonr nd short. Clear and lib in were soaree and Arm, at >if. a PJ<c Lard? Market Arm and active, with 800 I bl* at It H" a 1< \o. Pick we* dull, ana sale* unimportant Pf.? ph were dull and ncminal at l(c it 10,'fc. for elovar. t I be market was easier, and aalss limited. A "out iJOO a 410 hhds. Cuba were eold, part at 6J%?- a TAtLOW.-Abotrt 10, (K 0 IN. of tal'.ow, Philadelphia I reoCered, weie add at 12c. I Ovinia tit nsrketa. N?.w Bi:nmni> Oil MtkKiT, May 21.? 8(>ira- We hive bait do change to notice in the mariet for sperm, which rtntiruett in good demand at lNOe., and at whloh price 1 f>9f> hr l* have ehsn/ed hands since oor l?*t. IVhalo ?1 he n-arl at for n hade ii looking np. The tmneaations f< r the aiek inhi 'n aalers of 3.820 bbls. at 08? , and l,4( 0 <?o. at *3c. also 40o bbla. Pouth Pea at and v-14 in i#<mor upen private terma W- al->o note a ?ale ot 1,?0 0 bbla. to arrive, at a prtca not transpired in FVihavm, 1,"'0 bbla. ww solo <t ?8c , and In n*g Hircor ih?* >mfrsld'a cargo of 2,5^0 bMi. n pntj nr vate tnt'?. Vbsl' boce has fieen qnlet the .last wrek, hold eia cot b?irg dl?pofed to opera'e. The cilytranaA). rione e?m<i>g to ear knoeledge are sale? of 10,6vM) Ibi 0< botfk at ?!<?., 16 000 do. do. at 40c., nndSO'iOlb* Ponth .:ea atCHc. '

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