Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 21, 1855, Page 7

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 21, 1855 Page 7
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NEW YORK HERALD. JAM BR CORDON lEISItT, PROPRIETOR AND EDITOR. arnci x. w. course op kaisau aeb mm #r. IKK MM, tath m mJftmnr* fUK VAIL Y HERALD, S cent* per ropy?J7 per annum. THE H'EEKL Y HERALD ever] Saturday, at b'? rent* p*r *opy, or%Hper annum; the European edition, W per an num, te any part of Great Britain, and $6 to a*v pout of the tontinent. both to imltule pottage. ALL LETTERS by Mail for Subtcriptioai or with AJver tweaiepte to be pott paid, or the pottage will bo deducted from the money remitted. Vilaw XX No. 171 AMUSEMENTS THIS EVENING. ACADEMY OF MUSIC, FouUtttb itr?et-SosMA. ?OVERT THEATER. BowMP-Club of Twblfb-The Dumb Qibl of Fortioi?Two B'hoy*. WIBLO'8 GARDEN, Bro?dw?j-Dhohtir or Saint ?All. ttnoN t THEATRE Chrobrr* rtr*?t -Paint Hcabt NbfkB Won Paiu Lady?Pabenti and Guardian* ? i? Bait I.ios?Koby O'Mobb. METROPOLITAN THEATRE. Btoa4wat-Money?Tub Maniao-Lo Studio?Sbokbt -Nix the Cabman. WOOD S M1NSTRRLS?McekABiot' HAll?471 Rim4*I| BUCKLEY'S OPREA HOUSE, US BiOAdNAj?Bucb Ba? s Rtmjofiab Ofbba Tboufb. CHINES I ASS SMELT ROOMS, ISS BrcA4n?j?Pan* Iua ?* Eubofb and Si bob of Sbba*tofoi? PRRHAM'S BURLESQUE OPERA HOUSE, MB BfoaA Wo Ethiofian Ofbba Teocii. New York, Tbonday, Jane 541, 1883. The News. The steamship Asia, from Liverpool, arrived at early yesterday mornlag. Her advioas are to toe 9th Inet., three days later taaa those re eived hythe ft. Louis at this port. The war news is tolersstinf. The bombardment of Bebsstopoi was ?eeommenced on the 6th instant, and on the Mh Lord Raglan telegraphed to London thit toe French had attacked and carried the Mamelon and the White Tower, after des perate fighting and very great loss on both ?ides. Further details of the operations in the Sea if Ancff are given, but they develope no new fe iture of positive importance. Admiral Dundas has re ?oanoitered Cronitadt, and found it more strongly fortified than last year. The condnot of the Aus trian military authorities in the Principalities is mealing considerable attention and may lead to aesione results. It is sthied by Prussian correspon dents that Austria considers hertelf released from eil engagements to the Western Povers, the latter having refused to conclude a peace on reasonable terms. There are all eorts of absurd rumors respect tog the prospective diplomatic movements ot the Gamin Powers. From Bpainvre learn that the Carlist insurrection was quelled ; but the fact that Catalonia has been de toi^i a state of Biege, and also that troops were ntfll leaving Madrid, indicates the contrary. Taere had been another reconstruction of the ministry, and a forced loan of 200,000,000 reals had been im posed. The revolt in Cracow had not b.en entirely sup pressed. The popular feeling was mainly directed against the priests. The war news had caused a rise in consols, whieh closed at 92. Cotton was steady, at pre vious quotations; corn showed an advance; other bmdstnfb without change; provisions firm. We publish elsewhere a brief account of the pro ceedings of an anti Maine law meeting in Albany, to which attention is directed. There was a fair after dasoe of delegates from various parts of the Btate. Resolutions appointing a State Central Committee, directed to make a thorough canvass of the Btate, with power to call a convention, if cir cumstances ahou.d justify such a course, were adopted. The proposals for the new Slate loan of one m>' Hon and a half of dollar?, for the canal enlarge ment, were opened at Albany yesterday. The ag. gngate bids reached $10,912,000, at a premium ranging from 112 t> 117.5.9 John Tnompaon, of New York, bid for the entire loan, 117.26. Ruras H. King, of Albany, Wd for $100,000, 117.28, and $100,000,117.56. Jar. T. Scuter, of See Yorlr, bid tor $200,000,117.27. Camman & Co., of Ne ir York, $60,000,117 59- The bidders were very numerous. The loan was awarded to the parties above named? $1,050,000 going to Mr. Thompson. The Know Nothing demonstration at Baltimore last evening was an immensely successful affair. Resolutions fully endorsing the Philadelphia plat form were adopted. Tte Copenhagen correspondent of the Paris Prtsse states that fresh demands have been pre sented by the Western Powers?" demands which may change completely the tace of affairs. Amongst athtit matters, the suppression of the Sound does is talked of." He adds, that in threatening to ra> port the reclamations of the Unite! States aid Prussia against an impost affecting the o rmmerce ?fan nations, and which constitutes one of the most important brunches of the Danish revenue, the Western Powers are iikely to influence tbs resolu tions of the oabiaet of Copenhagen on that subset. After the news by the St. Lonis was kaown ia the forenoon, yesterday, about 2,000 bales of citton were sold, at fall prices. Sub??qn3nt to the receipt cf the Asia's advices, the market was unsettled, and no traaaasttons were reported. Floor exhibited a better feeling, without any change of moment ia prices. Canadian white wheat arid at $2 25, and a tot of inferior Western red at a low figure. Corn wae about one cent per bushel higher for Western mixed, with sales ot 60,000 bnshels; Southern white ?old at $1 20. Pork was higher, with free sales. There was more activity and firmness in the sugar market, and the sales reached about 2,.">00 hbds. and 500 boxee. To Liverpool about 30,000 bushels cam were engaged, in bags and in bulk, at 5d.a 6id., and 400 bales cotton at 3-lGd., and a small lot ?f 100 bales, to fill up, at 5 32d. The following tv bie gives the movements in the prices of bread itaflb and provisions, within the period named:? Flour. June 4. ? June 20. Common to good State briada...910(0 a $10 12 $8 75 a $9 2.1 Favonto Btate do. 10 25 a 10 31,'* 9 00 a 9 31 Extra State do... 10 37X a 10 60 9 1?X * U 37 Oammos to good ladies*. Ohio aad Michigan .. 10 CO a 10 25 9 00 a 10 00 fixtra Indiana, Mi chigan sad St. Inni* 10 50 a 12 76 10 CO a 12 25 Extra Genesee... 11 00 n 13 CO 10 75 a 13 00 Pronittont. Mm, eld 16 50 n 17 00 17 52 a 17 76 ??tr, sew 17 37 a 17 60 18 25 a ? Prime, nnw 14 62 a ? 15 25 a ? Prime meet, Weet ?rn 15 76 a IE 50 16 00 a 10 50 Bsnf, ce'trj meat. 10 25 a 12 50 10 50 a 12 50 ??prim* 9 00 a 9 75 9 50 a 10 00 Bopank'd Chicago. 16 26 a 15 76 16 25 a 16 00 Banf haau 16 00 a 20 00 15 00 a 20 09 Beam, yisklad,.9>4a 9S? 9,S a 10 Shonlder* 7* a 7,'< 7?i a 2% ?otter. Ohio 10 a 20 16 a 19 Stat* dairy 18 a 24 18 a 23 Orange eosnty . 25 a ? 23 a 25 Che* en 7 a 10 6 a 8 Lard M??a 10^ 10# a It# We b*v? new* from the Plains that Port Laramie bed fallen into the hands of the Indians. No par ticulars of the captor* are given, but there can be little doubt ae to the truthfulness of the report, our prurient accounts from that region having state! that the savages were assembled around the fort in great lumbers, determined upon making a hostile demonstration. The fate of the garrison at the fort may be easily conjectured. They have undoubtedly perished miserably: snd the sianty reinforcement despatched some time since to their relief, but which could not have reached the fort before its cap ture, baa in all probability shared the same fate, as toe boatile Indiana nnmbccd two thousand war. rtors. The Indians bad likewise committed dre lations upon emigrant trains, one of which was robbed of ever four hundred head of cattle, sixteen horses, wagons, Ac , and the parties owning tbem f eft destltnti in the wilderoeee. It Is evident that a oomblsed movement of the savaje tribes Is cn foot to acalh'Jate the whites on the frontier; and if the general g .virnment does not act promptly, It will in all probability succeed. Tie new Naval Examining Board coscmsnctd at Washington yesterday, bat owing to the absence cf Com. Bacoanan no business was trausacled. The qneetion as to the propriety of keeping Its proceed lrga secret bad not bsan decided. Very strennons opposition is being made by the property owners in Greenwich and Washington streets,?against the construction of the Ninth Ave nue Railroad. An epitope of the proceedings be fore Judge Co wits will be found in the law reports. Considerable interest in the result seems to be mani fested by those doing business around Washington Market, and we are intcrmed that the case is pres ented by a voluntary subscription of ihe whole cf that crowded neighooihocd. Tbe Chicago Couiitr of the 16th lost., comes oat with a long article recommending Fernando Wood, chief magistrate of this city, for the JPresi lency in 1866. Judge Hall, at the opening of the United 9tates Circuit Court at Cansndcigua, on the 19;h inst,in bis remarks to tbe Grand Inquest, alluded to the practice of opening letters while in the coBtody of the Pott Office Department, and charged that no man, whether in the employ of the Post Office D> paitment or not, was authorized, except In the case of dead letters, for any reason or aider any pretence, to open a letter satrus'ed to the mail, or even to detain such letter; and his pernor charged tbe inquest to present any cases to the contrary which should come to their knowledge. Judge Hall, it vtill be recollected, was at the head of the Post Office Department during tbe administration of President Fillmore, which seems to give bis charge a peculiar fitness. ? Tlie War H?m, Accordingto the newspapers and telegraphic accounts we receive from the other side of the water, it wonld appear that the tide of fortune has changed and that success after success iB attending the arms of the Allies. By late mails we bad accounts of the capture of Kertch and Yenikale, of the entrance into to Sea of Azoff, and as a matter of course of the capture or des truction of every floating thing thereon; the St Louis brought advices of the capture of Genitchi, the northernmost point of the road across the Sirwash shallows and the mouth by which the Putrid Sea and the Sea of Azoff communicate?a place, as can be seen by a glance at the map, of great military impor tance both as a granary for the produce of the banks of the Don, and as the key in some sort to Perekop; and the Asia announces that the Mamelon and White Tower at Sebastopol have been taken by the Allied forces after a heavy slaughter. Blow after blow seems to fall with power and rapidity. Pelissier is showing his mettle, and is an obvious improvement on Can robert. Lord Raglan, to whom the Kertch expedition is attributed, dP gaining vigor, and the armies and nations generally are in better | temper. Even in England the cry for reform has grown dull. It remains to be seen whether this is one of the usual fluctuations of war, natural after so long a period of discouragement on the part of the Allies, or the beginning of a series of solid and enduring triumphs. The object of the Allies being, as they say, not to rob Russia of territory, but to weaken her naval power in the Black Sea, that object is of course neared by the occupation of the Sea of I Azoff. It does not seem likely, not withstand- | ing all the brilliant accounts given in the Brit ish paptrB, that either Kertch or Yenikale were storehouses used to any great extent by the army of Sebastopol. The state of the roads be', tween Ar&bat, Kaffa and Sebastopol?as de scribtd by Demidoff who rode over them a few yearB ago?forbids tbe belief that any conside rable quantity of provisions could have come by that route. But it Is quite possible, as the Ecglish say, that the reeources of the valley of the Don have been laid under contribution as well as those of the valley of the Doieper, and that large supplies have Eailed through the Sea of Azoff to Genitchi, or even found their way to rerekop. This would acoount for the seizure of the 0,000,000 rations, obviously at the for mer place. The object of the Allies is to lock the Russians in the Crimea. The only door now left open is rerekop. Perekop was to have bi en attacked and seized in a few days. Whether it can be held or not in the months of June and July appears doubtful. The Rus Mans used to shrink, in their old wars, from leaving soldiers in the " vale of death," where a single night's dew o.ten swept off whole regi ments ; Pelissier, who thought nothing of roast ing Aians, may not bo so squeamish. On the whole, there is decided and solid pr gross on the part of the Allies. It is not probable that any General ever undertook so magnificent a military tisk ae the one which Pelissier and Raglan are now attempting to perform. Their aim is to cut off from Russia, like a wart, tbe Crimean peuin 6ula, with all its forts and Its granaries and its cspifalp. Only about a thousand years ago that peninsula nourished a people who could call 200,GOO fightlDg men into battle?who set up an Emperor in Byzantium in play, and kept tho Czar of Russia in a sort of semi-servitude, he paying a tribute to the Khan of the Crimea! Now a couple of hundred thousand, or perhaps a quarter 01 a mi lion English, French and Italians seek to overrun it, and wrest it out of the hands of the Czar, who has a million of men to defend it. And we are bound to admit that they arc prosecuting their task and ad vancing step by step, with a regularity, an energy and a perseverance which we recognise at ODce as Anglo Saxon. For their sakes it weie a pity if at the most critical moment a treacherous move of AustrU, set free the corps d'arrnfc on the Gallician frontier to move down like a cloud of locusts on tbe ill defended frontier posts on the Crimea. Know Nothing One* Councils.?The decree of tho Philadelphia National Know Nothing Council, opening, to a great extent, the subor dinate Councils of the Order and their proceed ings to tho public, has already given a new im pulse to the party. Their late open srtr meet ings in Philadelphia and In this city have fairly I inaugurated this new order of the day. In | Massachusetts they are about to call an open State Convention. In other States they will, doubtless, do tbe same thing. Let not the Or der in New York fall behind. They hold the vantage ground, now, over any other party in the State. Let them prepare to maintain it by nn early S ate Council, and an open one, for the discussion of their policy fh our next No ITZZT?*' TbClatC PhiladeJphla Council rend red a reconstruction of thfDgs necos Eaiy in every State In the Union as to tbe State action of the Order in ,he apprJJtog e^ , ' T;me enough for to Presidency a year hence. Let our New York Know proceed, then, to take th^irsounding, and be? ings for November. An early ar 1 aa 0Drtn State Crmnell !b the thing. Ctuan Affairs? Letter from the Secre tary of the Junta ?We have received the fol low ng let'er from the present Secretary of the Cuban Junta of this city >rvr Yoxx, Jane '.9,1835. Jams Q. Bumm, EfQ ? iMJt?In jour ecusable p?p?r of the 17th inst.,?o article appeared Leaded "Cunvue Facte of the lata Cu ban Ooetplrarj?Exploded upon the Slavery Queetion," a bun contain* error* of tuca Importance ana traoeeen derce that they ahcuid not be pa^ed over without refu tation. Rnc in ensver folly intia'aatory would be the hiitxry of event* that would bring npua our revolution, in the prcecnt circunvtan-ea, nioet injurious evila if thiy were pre?nted to tire public In general. 1'he day will cane?and it ii not far oil?when everything will bs pabl-elied. Facta atated in the article alluded to are not exact; tbey are not founded on historical truth; aad otbere are omitted of the higheit value to history. Were the Cuban Junta moved by the personal inte.-eatx of Ita memtere, in preference to the miction tney are efcurget with, it would have epoken long ago, and pab liebcd tie wbole trntb. Bat tbe trne interest* of the cauee I* tbe Nonh Star of the Junta. The cauee of Cuba, *ir, le rtill alive. It ?* sueta ned by reason and juatice; it i* written in every Cu*iaoheart, and nourish ed with the noblest paaeiona, whiihtce SpanUu govern ment is contributing to kindle and excite by it* tyranny and oppression. At a moment, then, when effort* are being made to cocqner our indepenotnee, and to recover the rights of a civilized people wantonly oppressed and robbed, pru dence and policy dictate that w* should keep silent, and t>ear and forbear with patriotic tirmness and resignation every calumny or imputation which miegoi lad or misin formed rrisnds or foes are pleased to bring about against the Junta, or any of its members. We owe this prudent receive to the very tuccesa of our future measure a and labors; we ewe it to tbe perioral safety aad tranquillity of patriots and families, who, under the grarp or in tbe reach of the tyrant, would suffer the consequence# of in discreet snd unneceisary developemente. l'tte past be k?Dgs to h-ttory, end the historian will have hi# proper time to serve tbe truth and civilization. Our fnture is full of hope, which should not be sacrificed and frus trated merely to satisfy personal views or iblt callosity, or a blind impatisnt anxiety. Cnba and her indepen dence before all. P. V ALIEN TE, Secretary ef the Cuban Junta. Here it will be perceived that while the Se cretary pleads that in our historical sketch of the late Cuban conspiracy and the causes of its explosion, we did not give the exact facts in the matter, he refrains himself from disclosiog them from considerations of prudence for "the cauee." We are thus admonished that "the cauee" is not yet abandoned, but that the time is near at hand when all the facts concerning all these conspiracies for the liberation of Cuba may be safely published to the world. From the general tone of this letter, in fact, it would appear that the Junta is still in a hopeful and flourishing condition, and very industriously employed in concocting another scheme for a Cuban revolution in conjunction with a fili bustering invasion from our shores. M Will be recollected that the Cabinet at Washington, upon certain intimations received of the ripeness of the late conspiracy, sent out a secret diplomatic agent last summer to Ha vana, with instructions to worm himself into the confidence of the leading conspirators in the island, and to worm their secrets out of them in the treacherous disguise of friend* ship, and that having thus accomplished his work, he was to return and report pro gress to Messrs. Pierce and Marcy. It is known that this spy did his work very suc cessfully, and that upon his information Marcy exposed the whole plot to the Spanish Minister at Washington. Hence the barbarous execution of Pinto, Estrampes and others, and the im prisonments, banishments, confiscations and terrorism with which the poor Creoles of Cuba were visited by General Concha. Our treache rous administration is responsible for them all. Its blocdy duplicity in this business, black as it may appear, caDnot be denied. Copies of the coirespondecce which passed between Marcy's ?py and Manuel Pinto and others, are, we un derstand, in possession of ihe Junta of this city; and we are luithfr informed that at the pr Jper lime they will be published. They will form an nteresting supplement to Mr. Sou16'b book on his mission to Spain. All iren will agree that it is the duty of the administration to see that the laws, including our neutrality luws, are faithfully executed; hut we suspect that this duty does not compre hend the policy of sending a spy to a foreign country to betray the patriots there to the despotism against which they are conspiring. In the eyes of the Spanish government Pinto, Estrampes and their associates were traitors; but who shall say that their motives ai d objects were not as pure and patriotic as were those of the self-sacrificing patriots of our Revolutionary war; for they, too, were denounced as rebels and traitors ? At all evenis, the administration has gone beyond its jurisdiction in sending out a spy upon tbe patriots of Cuba, to do the dirty work of an in toimer against them, at the expense of the United S'ates treasury. In thus going into the Spanish service in Spanish territory, our Cabi net should at least have drawn the costs from tbe Spanish Minister. We trust that among the firii acts of the next Congress will be one appointing a committee of investigation into this bloody Inuiners, with power to send for persons and papers. Govebkor Reiser and His Halk-Breed Kashas Lass Speculations.?Oar readers will remember that we hare repeatedly charged that the land specalations of Governor Reeder have had a great deal to do with the late squatter trouble* in the Territory of Kansas, and that all the tine he has been held np by the Wash ington Union as a perfect model of democratic parity and excellence. Bat the truth is official ly crming out at last. " A very pretty quarrel as it stands," between the Com missioner of Indian Affairs, Mr. Manypenny, and Governor Reeder, is bringing it all oat. Manypenny arraigns Reeder as soiling his offi cial robes with his dirty speculations in the rich lands of the simple half-breeds of Kansas, who ore under the especial care of Manyponny. Indeed, this guardian of the said half-breeds pretty broadly insinuates that the Governor has been taking advantage of their simplicity to cheat them out of their property. The Go vernor confesses that in certain joint stock ope rations with some other federal officers of Kan sas, including the two Judges, (Heaven pre serve as!) he did buy up several large tracts of land from the said half breeds; but he argues that they are intelligent half-breeds, can speak French and English, and can't be cheated as easily as the Commissioner might suppose. The upshot of the whole matter Is that the Governor, Judges and Attorney are required to make out their defence and lay it before the government, their retention in or dismissal from office depending upon the restrft. The Governor has accordingly gone out to Kansas to hunt up his evidence, and very likely to sell out, bis lands for what they will fetch, or to hoy more. We must await the denouement. Such are the Kansas spoilsmen of this glorious administration. Sent out to execute the laws, and to see justice administered, thoy turn to speculating upon the property of the poor half brccd Indians, to the monopolizing of ail the nice localities they can lay their hands on, and to such a scurvy free sail policy In general as to bring the arm< d Missourians into the Terri tory at the hazard of a civil war. We shall see how Mr. Rocder ana Mr. Pierce will shuffle out of tho difficulty. Mator Wood and the Liquor Law.?The Major, it se-mp, has determined to take it on his owe reFpoosibili y sot to execute the Pro hibitory Liquor law oa the Fourth of July. Whatever evil purpose or mischance induced the Legislature to select that day to inaugurate the new Blue Law, it i9 quite cieu that nothing could be more shocking to the feelings of Am> ricuis'hcn the di&turban;e of the celebration o! the national anniversary by riots oa that day. AcJ that any rash attempts to enforce tie Liquor law on the Fourth would le *d to riots, and bloody ones, the most perverse sup porter of the law will hardly venture to deoy. Hence the Mayor viewing the omission of a day as of little consequence and reviewing the means at ids power to carry out the law at a time when countless thousands will be in the streets, quite ready for a row, has come *o the conclusion that under any circumstances the better course foi him to pursue will be to let the law lie over till the fifth. But it is said that Governor Myron Clark of Conandaigua will not have it so. It is loudly rumored that, if the Mayor will not execute the law, be, Governor Clark, is reidy to take his place at the head of the militia of the State and see it done. We were well aware that the Prohibitory law was a favorite of Mr. Clark's ; that he drew it; was elected on the strength of it; has done little since he took office but get it passed ; and now it appears he wanta to exe cute it in person at the head of a regiment with leaded muskets and fixed bayonetB. Tnis may be going too far. The constitution of the State does certainly declare that the Governor shallexpedite all such measures as may be resolved upon by the Legislature, and shall take care that the laws are faithfully executed." But the Mayor also is directed by law to " be vigilant and active in causing the laws and ordinances of the go vernment of the city to be duly executed and enforced;" and this clause obviously includes legislative acts as well as municipal ordinances. When two men appear, according to the words of a law, to be set to perform the same duty, it iB generally understood that he on wh(>3e shoulders the performance of the law would most naturally fall?who is nearest the spot ?ie most familiar with the nature of the busi ness? and would travel least out of the way to perform the required duty?is the man who is meant. Under this rule of interpretation, the execution of the Liquor law in the city b.-ing clearly " a law for its government" devolves upon the Mayor. Acoording to the common law, the Mayor is paramount in his mayoralty. The political power, say all the old writers, is subservient to the municipal authority in the municipality. And most assuredly, according to the rules of common sense, it devolves rather upon the bead of the city than the State go vernment to carry out a law, which at best is only a mere measure of police. We can quite understand therefore that Mayor Wood should have written to the Go vernor, remonstrating with him against his al leged intention. It is not possible, however, to foresee the result of his message. It may bo that Mr. Clark is one of those men like Neal Dow, who think everything should be sacrificed to his pet theory. He may come here with a thousand men or so to back him to stop the tale of liquor on the Fourth. We cannot un dertake to say what legal measures the muni cipal authorities might take to prevent so un necessary and unwarrantable a piece of med dling. nor whether with common seme to back thtm, they would be certain to defeat the Go vernor. But one thing is quite certain. If Myron Clark comes here in search of a riot, and has it in bis heart to play the Neal Dow, he may rest quite satisfied that he will attain his purpose by trying to enforce the Liquor law on the Fourth. The only difference between the two cases will be that where Dow had sol diers Clark will need regiments; where Dow fired a shot, Clark will need a volley; and for ore man wounded in Portland there will be a score killed here. Mayor Wood has not, since the message which appeared some weeks back, made any puhr lie avowal of his intentions. But we have the best ground for believing that with reference to the ulterior bearings of the Liquor law, he in tends to guide himself by the advice of the legal counsellors to whom the law directBhim to refer in case of difficulty, and that he will not in any case direct the police to interfere with import ed liquors. According to the best light which be can procure, the Prohibitory law does not apply to such. It prohibits the sale of intoxi cating liquors, in general, but excepts those which are foreign grown and imported from abroad. This may not have been the intention of the framers at the law, but it is, aocording to the best advice and the judgment of the Mayor, the actual effect of the law as they passed it, and at the Mayor, of course, and all executive offloexs are bound to carry it out Those therefore who apprehend that after the Fornth of July it will be impossible to prooure liquor, will be agreeably disappointed. Of French brandies, clarets, burgundies, sherry, Madeira, Port wine, champagne, Scotch whis key, Jamaica nun, and British ales, there is no reason in life why the sale should be diminish ed so much as a glassful. The only effect of the Prohibitory law may be to destroy th<? growing wine and brandy interest of Ohio, and to put a check on the manufacture of native whiskey and rum. But it would not make much difference to this city if ail the Catawba and all the Monongahela now drunk were kppt at home. The growers might leel it, the consu mers would not. Tm> Thxatmb ? By reference to our adrartlaiag co. Inmna. our reader* wlil And a treat hu been pr Jvided for bam at aU the place* of amnsemeat Marine Affair a. Tnr Sttamkr Star or run Softh Cap*.. Marks, ? ailed for Liverpool yesterday afternoon, with sixty passenger*. She bed no rpocle or cargo. Pvtartcr* or Camforxi a Straw km ?The mail at earner llHnolx, for Aepinwall, and the steamer Northern Light, for flan Jnan, sailed yesterday afternoon. Tmt WAMUNfiTojr asd Knicemw.?The steamer Wash ington, for Bremen, and the new steamer Ericsson, for I Havre, both of which left this port at the same hoar on the 18th inst.. have been seen several times since their departure. Gapt. Robinson, of tlio ship R. Robinson, from IJverpoot, reports seeing them on the 17th, Nan tucket Shcal bearing N, N. It., 35 milea distant, at 0 A. M.?the Washington about eight miles ahead, weather moderate. Capt. tiuptte, of brig Frances Jano, reports rasing them on the 18th, at 8 A. If., in lat 40 85, Ion. 70 l'i, both nnder ateam only: weather very moderate; wind from eastward. The Waebington about two mtiee ahead. TnxPrwn. At.niRT M.imvr, ('apt Smith, bas proved herself to be one of the fastert, if not the fastest craft of ber sire phicg between this port and Charleston, ha dog made eight trips from dock to dock in thirty four days, running time. She made one rnn in slaty seven hours, reporting the stcani?blp which sailed {be same tiray. Ths Albert Mason wss built at I'atchogue, I., I., and icghtr srs 150 tons. Naval Intelligence. Tn* Etfam FnifUTsSrRANAC arrived ?t Gibraltar Msy 31. from (itaoa, and the frigate Cumberland on lb# 211, from a*er?.la, boi.nd home, and both sailed again on the 2Mb. THE LATEST SEWS. EY MAGNETIC AND PRINTING TELEGRAPHS. Know Nothing DrmomtraUm in Baltimore. Bauimobb, Jam 20, 1855. The viet ijsrtt'lg to ratify the deitgt of the National CenvenUCB'ef Know No'.Unge, 41 Philadelphia, come off this treei?p. Ibe vaet square was dense)/ crow-led. The meet-Bp wan called to orler by John Dukebar', Chairman cf th? Committee of Arujeetnti, who male a brief address? tpe king of tha firat appearance ef the great pari/ in public to openly ratify and coulrro '.ho g:?at lepnblican pr-nciple, that Americans shall rale io'ilei. The foTowing officer* wer-i then elected:? PnvpiorNT. ANT nosy KENNEDY, e*q. Vies PKSSrlir.NTH. I>. K. Younger, cel. P.. France, Tboe. Creamer, Vm 0. We lab, Ibos. Trettcn, Wm T ValUn-., Geo. W. Hnr.if, Ol'e ^pr*r, Jaa. Mntgrava, Wm. adreoe, L. D Taj'or, W. E Ra. le'.t, J.-, R 8. Bpicer, Win. Pyle. H. J. C. Tarr, Claa G. Griffith, Co'. Iboa Piadt '1, J. T. Uitehell, Tlics. W. Ball, J ts. Barnea. SicrKTaaiiH Abraham Kequa, W. D. Rhodes, W. J. Samiil, l)r J. E. Boulden, C. Bout, R M J. Barter. The following reflations were thea read and adopted by acclamation:? Whereas, The American Ceaveniion aeeembled at Phi ladelphia baring laid down pr:n*iplee for the guiilan :e of the American party so purely national, Anierictn and patriotic in tone; so congenial with the spirit of those republican institutions under which we bare oeen nur tured, and the perpetuity of which we heliera to be essential to the pr?serration of thoee cherished bless ing* and liberties for which cur torefithsm battle land bled, so peculiarly adapted to the exigences of the timee, designed ss they are to thwart the intrigues ?nd machinations of foreigners, and exorcise that demon of sectionalism which has threatened the rery integrity of cur hallowed Helen, therefore, be it Resolved. That tbe prfnc'ples and sentiments enun ciated by the American Conrention be, an i they are hereby, cordially approredof by the Americana of Balti more, and that we wifl ever endeavor to maintain them in all their purity and strength. Resolred, That the American party fully recognizee the righte of the eever.1 States, as expressed and re served In the constitution of tbe United States; that Congrese, under that constitution, possesses no power to legislate upon tbe subject of slarery, and that aiy agl tatien of that question, whether within or without Con greee, I* violative of that spirit of compromise in whish the lonndat'on of oor aorernment was laid, and should be condemned by erery true lover of his country. KesolTed, "bat the American party unqualifiedly son de ran*, and will ever endeavcr to counteract, all efforts, by "jfsect or party, to bring about a uulonjof church and crate; that it pledges Itself to protect erery man in the full and fair enjoyment of his religious rights; and that, regarding es we do the Bible as the basis of all truth and good government, wo esteem it as our highest duty ee patriots and good oitizena to oppose its exclu sion from our public schools. Resolred, Ibat as tbe naturalization laws hare been ?o long perverted to the bieeit purposes, by corrupt po litical demagogues, as to cause tbe foreign elements to grow op to be a danger->us power in our midst, deciding our political contests as it pleases, that there exists an imperative necessity for their radical mi iifi ration and stricter enforcemezt. Resolved, 1 hat''none but Americans shall rule Ame rica. " Resolved, That It is tbe sense of this meeting that the honest and industrious imm'grani who seeks an aiy'un in our lend from the tyranny of tbe Old World ehonld be welcomed to onr rbores, but that such restrict,on should be placed upon immigration as will exclude the foreign paupers and felons whom the lazar houies and penitentiaries of Europe are daily emptying into our midst. Resolred, That our wannest thanks be accorded those distinguished members of the conrention to whose ta lents, patriotism and Indefatigable labors wo are in debted for the glorious and brilliant results we this night celebrate. Tbe meeting is doubtless the largest political gather ing ever held in this quarter; there cannot be lese than twenty thousand people in the square, all wild with en thusiasm. Ibe ground presents an animated spectacle, with Its gay tanners, transparencies snd brilliant fire works. Some of the wards were preceded by a cannro, and a salute was Orel as they entered the square. Among the mettos on the banners, we noticed the fol lowing?"Union and Nothing but the Union," "Sam is in town, and will defend the firesides of the sires of '7fi ' "No foreign dictation;" "Charity begins at home " "Sam is coming," &o. ' Speeches were made by Rayner, of North Carolina. Broom, of Philadelphia, Boteler, Albert Pike and others from the various stands. Br Pike made a telling and popular speech. He ad vocated the great duty of cultivating a hearty national 2'rit. He believed, and so did the great body of the nerican people, that tboee who were citizens were better republicans and better qualified to ad minister tbe affairs of goverameit than those born in other lands. This might be sailed prejudice, but if *o it was the palladium of onr liberty. The vital es isnce of the American icntiment was found upon the monuments of the Revolution, and was nurtured by the wis* precepts and admonitions of the fathers of the re p?bHc ?It rM OD# of tho,? instincts of nationality which God had Implanted in the human heart, ia the of masses needed no Instruction. Mr. Pike next spoke of the rise of the party la Arkan 0AS, which wis first bi&rd of thsro in November lut snd now bad a majority of 10.C#0. As it was in Arkan sas, m> it was everywhere in the West. The meeting adjourned at a late hour, and dispersed In good order, every one apparently well pleased with the demonstration. The Naval Examining Board. Washington, Jane 20, 1955. The new Naval Examining Board on venal to day in Winder's Building, hot no business was transacted, ow irg to the absence of Commander Buchanan. The ques tion of eccrety In its proceeding* la still undetermined President Pierce favoie sesxeey, but Attorney General Curbing advise* against it. Uldi Ant the C?ml Lou, Aliuny, June 'JO, 1803. The Coaamiasitasra of the Ouil Fund to day opened the bids for the loon of $1,500,000. The bids range frjm one hundred and twiln to oae hunlred and seventten, the oSerines still going on. The tanas, making s total of $1,600,000, wai awarded as fallows J. Thompson, Nsw York $1,060,000 at 117 26 J T. foult?r, ?? 200,000 ? 117 27 Rnfns H. King. Albany 100,000 ?< 117 28 Eo. do 100,000 ?? 117 56 Cammsnn & Co., New York 10,000 " 117 50 The names of the uasaoeessfnl bidders are lesion. John Thompson, who is hern, asks one hundred an! eighteen end a half for his stock. A flew K a owr^ Nothing Paper. PiTMBuna, Jane 19, 1855. A nsw paper, called the Time*, devoted to the Ameri can Interests, edited by Edward McPherson, formerly of the Haniiburg American, has just been iaaued here, ft be* commenced under very favorable auspices. Storm at Dayton. Datto.v, (0,) Jung 25, 1S63. Oar city wae visited by a furtoua norm of wind and rain last evening. The lightning atruok the Had River bridge, and injured it (lightly. The Miami and Still water rivera rose rapidly, but no damage to the m'lla ie yet reported. The Dayton and Xenla Railroad has baen much injured by culverts being washed away. Trains have been delayed. It ia thought the damage will be repaired by to morrow. The Ohio River. PrrrBsrao, June 20, 1855. It commenced raining very heavily here last night and continued tin this morning. There ia now nine feet r tven inches of water in the channel of the river. Cimcihnati, June 20, 1855. The river Is falling, bat there still contlnaes a good stage of water. The weather ia warm and shawsry. Affairs at Cincinnati. Cixcikxati, June 20, 1855. Judge Storsr, of the Superior Court, issued an attach ment to-day against County Commissioners Messrs. Pat ton and MlUer, for proceeding with the work on the Luna tie Asylum after the Court had allowed an injunction. Extensive arrangement! have been made for the cele bration of the Fourth of July. Notice has been given that no Catholic or foreign military companies will be allowed to join In the procession. All the foreign Protestant associations will units in the proceedings. The steam fire engine built for the city of New Orleans was tried this afternoon. It threw a stream of water 252 feet through an Inch and a half noaxle, when the hose buret, and the force of water escaping broke a boy's >?f. Railroad Accident ?Cars off the Track. Bootoji, June 20,1856. The steamboat train from Nsw York and Norwich rau over an ox near Pomfret this morning. Some of the cars were thrown off the track, and a considerable portion of It was torn up, but fortunately ne one was injured. Departure of the Africa. Bosto*, June 20, 1836. The royal mail steamship Africa sailed from here at ioon today, for Liverpool via Halifax, wKh 210 pas lingers and $811,000 in specie. Bnyou Sara, La., Nearly Destroyed. Nrw OaiSA.ei, .Tuns 18, 1855. 7he town of Payon Svra has hsen nearly das'royed by fre. Less, half a million of dtdlare, Washington. TEE NAVAL BOAUP?80BTB?UN MAIL AP.lllXGr mom. ETC.. ETC. Wawhtnciton, Job* 20, Ihto. Ths N?vy Retiring Board a-??mbWd to-day. Uaw dor* Bhubrick, PrveMent Instructions from ho Scro ti ry of tbs Navy. prescnbl-g the mo<l? of sxamlaatiow, wore received and read. Tea proceeding* ware con ducted with closed door*. Tee iioard will bo in tessloa six work* by limitation. CcdfuI Fabens is be-o, at WiP .rd's Hotel By a recent arrangement of the Post Oflij* Depart ment, the tracsportation of the Southern mt'.l, vi* Potessae liwr to Aqni* creek, wiil be abandoned af?*r the 1st Ju'y. On tbo let Heptfuther the-V - iegten scd Alexandria Kodroad will bo completed, wain tbo ?kail will be conveyed from this o.ty by th it route, thai guarding against the interruptions by isa in the winter. The navy department received this morning a hex of piratical flags, captured by Lieut. Preble, from pints junk? runk by bim at tbe Ehi t Indie*. hideay Webster, thePremdtut's private secretary, baa returned, after a long absence. An unusually large number of naval offisirsar* ia tho City at present. Pruhlbltoiy Liquor Law In New Uam|?lilr?* Concord, N H., June 2', 185V it i* said tbat tbe Commit** on ths Maine law, io toe Legislator*, have related instructions from the -tat* Temperance Association as to the adoption of the Prohi bitory Liquor law approved by that body, and al l re port a bill Use stringent and more in accord.n-? rUia public fueling. Connecticut newspaper Aaaoclatlon. IflDDLKTON, Ct., Juno 20. The Connecticut Newspaper Association convened at tbe McDonough House, at 13 o'clock this mc.'a ng, Tbe president, E B. Cooke, of the Waterbury A arrt' an,. presided. About 20 members were present. Tne an nual election resulted a* fallow*: E. B Cooke, president; Mr. Newton, of the Middleton Cviuli'uiion, and Alfred E. Burr, of tbe Hartford Units, vice-president!; J M. WoodwarJ, of the New Haven Journal, secretary and treasurer; James F. Babcoek, of the New Haven Palla dium-, P. 8. Ruddock, of tbe Mv London 8!tir\sua 8d gsr Hoyt, of tbe Stam'oid Advocate, a* executive com mittee. ?arketl. Nkw Oklkax.9, Juna 18, 1&53. Cotton?Market nncbangod; sales, 860 hale*. M >l*ssa? -Sales at 29)4c. Corn?Yellow Western, 66e.; white. 90c. Buffalo, June 20?0 30 P. M. Flour U still ia moderate requtat. Salsa of liOO bbl*. at $9 26 a $9 7b for common to fancy upp-r lake. Wheat ia in bettor demand. Sale* of 80,000 bus'ool-s upper lake spiing, on private terms, and 2,503 bushel* white Uilwaukle at $2 00. Cera?Considerable mani fested, and the market ha* advanced. Salts of 21,000 bushels at 84c ; 10,009 do. at 84340.; 42,000 do. at 86c.; 8,000 do. at 86c., and 12,000 do to arrive, aad now afloat, at 85c., closing firm at the outside figure?. Oats in fair demand, but a shade easier. Sale* Of 18,000 buthtls at 47c. a 48e , market tending dovn ward*. Whiskey firmer. Sales of 26 bhls. at 35o. Cawal freightn very active, at 12o. for oorn to Albany and Tray, and 14c. to New York. Receipt* for the twenty-four hours ending noon to-day Flour, 4 884 b'da.; wheat, 3,874 bushels; corn, 22,668 do ; oats, 83,113 do. Onr Washington Correspondence. Washington, June 20,1865. Governor Reeder Again?The Pretident Set of Defiwe? IFJkof the Correspondence Shows?WtMt will Secretary Marcy do I?An Autograph Letter f nm Gen Wi,king ton?The New Naval Board. When I wrote you that the President had c tiled a council of wer upon Gov. Render's case, and that it had been reiolved tbat he should resign, together with his associates, or bo removed, I bad every oonflden re in my source of information, and believed I could not be mittak en in the facta I stated; but when I noticed in tbe Hksald a statement that Gov. H?sd?r and hi* private secretary were in New York, en route tot Kansas, I was puzzloi at the contradiction, but still believed my information to be well founded. Tbe publication of a correspondence in tbe Union of yesterday furnishes a solution to tho difficulty, and prove* my information correct ia every particular. Secretary Maroy finding that Governor Reeder was about leaving for Kane**, served a writ of ne exeat upon bim, in tho shape of a letter, ia which he informs sin- Governor that ??the President, consistently with In* c. eviction of duty could not allow his present official relat.on to the Territory to coat nus:" yet, in total disregard of this intimation of dissa'lefac tion and distrust from the executive, Governor K., promising to attend to Mr. Marcy's note at a more con venient sear on, iota out for the Far Wast. The correipon dence not only abows that 1 was right as regards tho action of the administration towards Raodsr, bat also toward! Judges ghnore and Johnson, and Mr. District Attorney Isaaes. They, too, ar* "potiflea to quit" units* they can explain away what Governor Reeder, hn bis letter to Commissioner Man-v' -ny, states to bw facts. The correspondence rvli uu ml btedly appear IM the columns of tho Hhulw, [pohULti yesterday.] and will be found to corroborat ? pr-cply my statesamt to the Hfrald, that it had beer c-?ve in us J by the Preel dent tbat Governor Reeder should not return to Ksmas. and that hit associates ia tho Indian land speculation# would be temovsd If they did not resign on notice to do so. Mr. Marry, aa well might be ex pec tel. is provoked be yond en durance nt th* sang froid exhibited by the de termined Governor in filing away Lis note of th* lltte of Juno, to he answered after he had reached Kansas and it la now rumored that a successor to Reeder will be appointed forthwith, with instructions to rwaoh Kan sas by tbe shortest and moat expeditious route, aad de liver to Reeder his card of dUmfsiaL The Secretary to the Governor of Maryland has just found amerg the old archives at Annapolis an auto graph ist'er of General Washington's, has never vet been published, end which shows that while tho Fath>rcf his Country was exact In hi* demands upon, tbe federal treasury, he "wanted no other meaesre than what was given to others." As everything emanating from Mount Vernon is interesting to the American peo ple, I copy the letter entire:? Mount Vernon, April C. 17SJ. Sib?By the last post Major Jene'er iransm'tted mo mi account of my continental ccrtiflcates as they bad been audited in yonroflec; by which there is a difference ol" ?64 14s. 7>4d. short of my estimation of their value. This (for I did not go into an examination of figures) ap pears to have arlflnated from times of cilculatiag the de preciation. I have always ULdcritood tbat depreciation ??? tbe ssui* throrgh tbe month, and if 1 did not misappre hend the lntsndsnt his ideas accorded therewith. However 1 only ask for information, and because I hag calculated myself in this manner, for I want no other measure than what is given to other* I am, air, your moeb obcdi-nt servant. G. WASHINGTON. C. Richmond Esq. The members of the new Naval Board era a!l h?rs, ami tbe board organ, xea to day, when tbs ral-s prtucrlbsd by the Secretary of the Navy will b? sent in It is still uncerta n whether the proceeding* of the board will bo recrst or open. F? City Politics. VOUNO MIN'8 DKMOOBlTIC CNION CIXB. A special meeting of the mem ban of this cia'o woo held lest night, at the rooms of the club, at 630 Broad way. There was not a eery Urge attendaics of tho members. The object of the meeting was to complete the arrangements for celebrating the third anniversary of the Young Men's Democratic Union Club, in the Me tropolitan theatre, on tee evening of the 30th of June, instant. Reports from the various committees were pre rented last night, and from the reports we learn that Dcdworth's brass band is to furnish the musie upon thin occasion, and ez Governor Horatio Seymour, Hon. R. M. T. Hunter, of Virginia, and Hon. Henry A. Wise, from tame State, will be among the speakers. The Com mittee on Invitations reported that lettnra had been re eeivtd from each of the ahoee gentlemen, pledging them selves to be present. Mr. Wise promised to corns If his hselth would permit, No further business of import ance was performed, when the meeting adjourned. F.spencheld Invites Attention to his lew and elegant style of extra light gray beaver hat for summer wear, maauiaotnred from a rare aad boeatllM selection of fur, of exceeding riohneee of color nadfineneeeef texture. Also the pure Rooky Mountain silvery heaves bats, together wish several choice styles of straw. Feaam* as d sennet*, adapted to the season. Gentlemen desirous of a fine article In the hat way, should call at ESPRNCHEiD'S. lib Nassau street. lh the Hatters in the City and Country, A. Inland A Co., 171 Pearl (treat, beg leave to ea'l the at* MMlea of th* trade to several new styles of mea's straw Rate Just tabbed, ameag which are the "Tseng Amerteaa" aad tan white Japan bass, both of uncommon beast* at wall aadurability: together with-ear usual large variety of men's, beys' aad euldrea'e straw bate, all of oar owa maasiaotare, atqt lowest market prion, by ths case or doten. A. LM LAND A CO., 171 Pearl street. Albert H. Iflrolay'a Regular Semi- Vmkly aaetioa sale of stock* and bond* will take place th s day, at. IJJ* o'clock, at the Merchants' Exchange. For fn?be- par ttenia:t see liia advertisement in another column. Cata logue* can be obtained at the offlce, 11 Droad street. One Onllar Photographs and 9n. Daguerreo type*, are tho works of art tho people go in for cn lb# principle of progress and economy, a, otUred by to* New ' York rioter* company, 260 Broadway. Seven yeses es tablished. * * llrandvrUi Home, Corner of Broadway, Canal aad Li-petard streets. Tils new sad elegant hotel, conducted on the Ecrrreaa plan, is now la th* fall tide of suec->s,havlag become a p> pslsr etorp'ng place for Eastern and Southern travel on lie way to tb* laslilcnable watering places aad spriurs of me North, Its light cud airy npurtme-its, and admfrrMv con ducted eating at rani thusfnr to tho travef amount of patronage. la th* refectory attached, evrrv delicsrv *7 the seaiow may be bad at th* eborteet nonce, and at all boursofthe the day and mlgh*.; and few piae-? In ths city o*n onp'y a cheaper or better dinner. Tne atteation of tb* travel .ng pnhlio is respectfully called to these fa-is, au<l < very as surance is sIvan by the managements. Urns tbslr star at the Brand:*th Ifctiso will bersndurs-1 both piearint at j agree able. Bay aid e Turtle Sswip-On hsnd m fttte l-rt ?f young green tattle soup and steaks, at all noon as tha dsv ansfevening. PBTtR M. W ATAflD V?. "S ' > ?'r-?t. N. M ?Soup laji'llcta sent to any part ot v fori, and neighboring oitlee, to order. Ph.lograiiblc Inntltiitr. .111 Ug.satiw.ty, i ,td doors a>ovn 1 aj tor's sa'eon. PDo'ogrxphs n-J d. 0. type*, in every sifle, Uttv per seat lower ihau ltaa qaality e*n ha nbf a'no J a)J-? 'z. f ver 1 m, if . log th* latest iwprovemea-s. MAT! ?*<. ,t c?J. ducted eating at raaxemente have given great sai.sisotioo (lung public, nnd Invited a ecrrsspcndteg

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