Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 22, 1855, Page 4

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 22, 1855 Page 4
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Owing to the want of time, we are cim poBec to limit oar extra eta from onr European files te the official despatches of the Allied and Russian oommanders, describing the bard tought actions of 1M 23d and 23d of May before Sabastopol, and an article relating to the demands and expectations of tin Western Powers in view of the final dissolution of the Vienna conference. Gen. Peliasitr'a despatch will be found Interesting, more particularly es it is the first received from that offioer. The Commissioners of the Canal Fund yesterday opened the bids for the million and a qncrter loan. Tht various bids are given in another cultimo. It appears that Mr. John Thompson pat in a bid for fee whole amonnt at the rate of 118.Sr, and it **? accepted, as it will met the State a larger anm than t re aggregate of the higheit b ds, which ?to frem 119 to 119.67. The whole amount offered io between seven and eight million dollars. The premiums on the two lt>ans-|2,760,000?will net the State about half a Bul lion dolla-a. This shows the credit of the State to be in a very satisfactory condition, notwithstanding the loose manner in which its tin an ial affairs are managed. The Xnow Nothings of Washington held a mass ^??*ting last evening, a report of which we publish elsewhere. The Philadelphia platfo-m was folly OBdersed. 8pe*ch??, were rnads by Hun. Jacjb ?room, Kenneth Rayne., Mr. PiLe, and others. The remarks o' Mr. Pike are executively fancy, and hilly sustain his reputation as a poetaster, for a df fi u it ion cf which see Cibb's edition of Walker's dictionary. A mass meeting of the Prohibitionists was fifed laet evening ii Jackson square, at the junction of O'senwlcb and Eiarhth av^nnoa Frnon mpori, wi.ich we give elsewhere, it will be seen that the ?City Temperance Alliarce is making egtecsive pre ;stations and large promises for tho Fourth of July The tone of some of the speakers, it will also be pereelved, is of a rather belligerent character. The 81 ate Temperance Bo iety commenced its semiannual setsloa at Albany, yesterday. The Fmeidont, Mr. Dclavan, made an address, in which he eaforcad the duty of permitting no infrac'ion of the Prohibitory law, aad rocomm-nded a movement lor a law to prohibit the importation of intoxicitlcg drake. Mr. Delavan tendered his resignation of tho effi e of P resident of the society. Theresolu ticne adopt- d, among other absurdities, endor <s the conduct of Neil P-.-w, At the Portland riot. A p;o. petition to call a contention to nominate Judges one'other f fibers, ts be chosen at the November election, was debated, and finally laid on the table. The proceedings, we'infer, were exceedingly tarn | Tke Democratic State Convention of Mtins yet* tord&y licm-raVd Judge Wells, of, can didste lor Governor. Favorable accounts continue to reach us In re. gare to the growing and ripening crops. In Geor Alabama, the Carolinas, Florida, Tennessee, Indiana, and even ia sumv sections of Vi'ginia, the harvesting has already ommanced, and from all those htaws, with the exception of Virginia, we have reports that the yield Is unprecedented. In Vi gitia, the wheat crop was somswaat injared by tan fly aad the army worm, bat as tho nnmbw of arras put under cultivation In that 8t*te this year, for exceeds auy previous s:aaon, there is no doubt bnt the yield will surpass the average. In Ohio, Hew York and &1'< the Northern and Eastern Staves, tho coldness of the season has tavedthe wheat from the ravages of the fly, and now, as it isabrnteu teiipg inu) the ripening stago, It has nothing but mat to fear. The ides of July will settle all ques tions in regard to the wheat crop of the oouo'ry, and If tl ia season does not outstrip any prsvioas year in the number of bushels produ ed, there is no tenth in favorebie reports of crops. We hear no esmnlotat in regard to rye, oats or potaoes, from a*> section; bat corn is repreionttd as being rather batik ward, in consequence of the cold weather. Own does best undershot run, but there is yet plenty cf time fur it to mature and produce as aban dan"y as the fa mer could desire. The cotton market was quiet yesterday, as detlera were wafting the receipt of private letters due by the Asia. The transactions were oonflaed to 400 a 600 bales, and the prices of whlib gave no standard for quotations. Inferior and common grades of ?cur were easier, while other descriptions were un charged- Wr-eat was comparatively quiet Indian eon closed firm, with toe sale of a cargo of prime mixed at $1 04. The chief sales were made at II 01J a II 03. There was an active aad specula tive movement in pork, with sales of between j 1,600 a 3 000 bb s. on the spot and to arrive, at an | advasoe of 60o. a 75c. per bbl.?new mess having touched ?r 119 to arrive, and was held at the close at the have money on the spot. Beef and cat meats were ako In good demand at fall pri cs. The spocalative movement in sogers continued, and the sales em braced about 3,000 a 3,600 hbds. Cuba muscovados, ??d 400 boxes, at fn 1 prices. About 1,600 a 1,800 hales of cotton were engaged for Liverpool at 6 32d. a 3-l6d. (compressed,) closing at the latter figure. In a leaning article on Mr. Lwsep's project of a caral ac oes the Istumns of Sues, in which It enn mtrates the vast advantages whloh It would secure to French a? d Er. gliah commerce, tho Paris Payt of 'b? 2d of Jone, has the following rema ks in re ference to this country:?"Ono nation only would he forced to menace tHe preponderan re?the United wiahs. Tney hsvs already compelled the opening <-1 '1-e .rede <f Japan, they have cons-.rncted a rail way ietora Pj.Dama to connect the two ooeans; ttey voted another in their last session of Cotgresi, w^lch is to trr.verse tkelr whole hemisphere in a augth of twelve hundred leagues, and to bring Ceil a within nn rteen dn> ^ v ? . within nit eteen days distance o* New York On this aide the competition beoomss i-erim*; it Is on -be -ami gu ms, the activi'y. and laa sjirt (conomlcAl on. ^ ti n. . ? . , economical ooad tiens, and on a colreciioi ptXitxlwi a' a a; K u, 3jU/ swans that England poweeaee to conquer, or at least to v un n/btlatioe it, constats pre 'isely In hw ientpf the opertrg of tbe B sphorueof fines. Tie con BiMCiet struggle m a rtroggie ot speed. Supre mi cy in the Indies ii attacatd perhaps to a Otf ftreno- of a few days between the coa aoni At!in f on loud on sod tt ?t fr >? N?. w York to Bombay." Our con* apt ndeiit at U'o J?u iro, writing on May 1, informs us that th9 difficulties hitherto existing between the it-public of Paraguay an! the em die of Brxzil had Ik on tmicAbly adjusted. It hid boa .fficially announcd it Ro that the Paraguay tm authoiiieB were ready to rercw a dipiosttlo tnup coureewth the B ?K'tisns, urd hi?o saiuiel taeir flag. The qutstit>b of the nnviga'-iim ef the Ama zon by the peep e of t> tii countries wou'd be also arranged. The Brszi;ias ?squ?d on was still in the waters of Paraguay. From Buenos Ay res, April 16, we l*ain that the Indians had been committing siaie'rloleai outrages in tbe interior. Advices frcm Browraviile, on the Bio Oraide, to June 5, BLiicm ce the almost universal spread of a well organized rebellion agvnst Santa Anna's authority in that quarter. Toe city of Mom terey bad mm ordered to tha iDsargente, and General Gardens, its oomsander, with his men, weie taken priscners of war. Geaaral Antonio J an regal a was war invested with chief power by the victors, and be Immediately maoiied on Saltiilo. the whole of Coabuila was enwrapped in tie flame ot insnrrec:kin,?nd toe troops stati rued at Tamau lipas bud revolted. Santa nana'a fores* were baiog concentrated aC Canrarga, on tbe Rio Grande, ia ordrrio keep the o- mmaeicattoa with Mstamoras open, but hie power waa evidently in tbe decline. Metemoraa and ail the cecntry of TsmaupHaa were declared in a state of setge. Tbe crops on tbe Rio Grande looked well. An American citizen at Viotoria, Hong Kong( (China,) writing on April 14th, complains ef the a.tlon cf the ULited States naval authorities near Wbampoa,-with regtrd to the refusing him permis sion to heut oar flag en a Chinese lorcha which he bad lately purchased. The telegraph informs ns chat tbe recent Demo cratic State Convention in Louisiana nominated ?? W. Moise candidate fcr Attorney-General of the State. This gentleman recently filled the post ef United States District Attorney at Hew Orleans, and when the alleged peculations of Postmaster Kendall were brought to light it became his dnty to conduct the prosecution- But the administrati ia at Washington, tone to their lestinotlve meanness, in sulted their attorney by engaging other oonosel to conduct the case. Mr. Moise immediately resigned bis officer, and the State Convention, in making their nomination, bare at the same tim9 Indicated tbe ability ?f tbeir candidate and administered a just rebuke to the bungling administration with which thecauntry is saddled. Under the appropriate head will be fonnd tko report of the great pacing match at the Union Course yi-etarday, between Pooahontas and Hero, for $2,000, mile heats, best three in fire, to wagons, which resulted in Pccabenias distancing Hero in tbe first heat, in the unprecedented time of two minutes and -seventeen and a half seooads, bring the fastest time in pacing -over mads. Also, the trctoirg match on Wednesday, for $1,000, between Lady Franklin and Lantern. Tbe vote of Ail the oounties on the prohibitoiy liquor law of Illinois, has been received, and shows a majority against the law of. 14,060 votes. The Fire Marshal's investigation into the origin of the recent calamitous fire in Maiden lane, where by Mr. Jeanneret lost bis life, exhibits some very curious facts in referenoe to the propriety of storing fireworks in stores, and their danger of spontaneous combustion. Tbe evidence will befjund elsewhere i nt ?-rmoencf?Tt)r Tlirec Leading Camli (1 itfi Already In the Field. The wcrk for the next Presidential election has seriously commenced. The political events of the last six weeks have sharply defined the three great parties of the campaigu, and the ebb nip ion of each lor the succession. These th'ee parties are?the American party, the Seward anti-slavery coalition party, and the democratic party ; and the candidate of each, ss broadly foreshadowed by these late events, Of the American party?George Law, of New York. Of the Seward coalition party?W. H. Sew ard, of New York. Of the democratic party?Henry A Wise, of Virginia. Beginning with Mr. Wise, we find him brought forward as the forlorn hope ftf the democracy in the late Virginia election. It was the last chance. Everywhere else the party, with their old fogy or administration |ead"rs. had been borne down and utterly routed and d'sp^rsed In New York, they hud split aud foundered up on Marcy; in Pennsylvania,th ?y had beeu pros trated in spite of the ancient prcst'ge of Ba chanan; in Michigan, Gen. Cass had been a stumbling block; in Ililuois, Douglas had brought about a democratic defeat; iu Indiana, Bright nDd Pettit had been repudiated; in Missouri, Atchison bod failed; in Califor nia, Gwin had fallen through; in Mai snchusetts, Cashing had been scornfully overlooked; in N*w Hampshire. Mr. Pierce himself bad been publicly condemned and re morselessly trodden under foot; aud even in Old Virginia the integrity of the democracy had been shaken upon the White ll>use preten sions of Mr. Senator Hunter. At such a crisis, and in the face of such dis asters and drawbacks, Mr Wise was nominated as the Virginia democratic candidate for Gov ernor. and the life or death of the party was thus placed in his hands. He accepted the trust?he fought the battle as never apolitical battle was fought before. Had the fate of this Union de pended upon the result?had the question been its preservation or immediate dissolution?he could not have exercised more energy, activity, zeal, courage, talent aud perseverance than be did exercise. He carried the day; it was his victory, against all disasters, ail drawbacks, all defections. He Ignored the administration, and made the issue between the principles of the democracy and the practices of the Know Nothings, and gained the day. The democracy of New York, appreciating this victory upon its real merits, as a victory with which the administration and the old de mocratic fogies had nothing to do, but as a triumph achieved by Mr. Wise in spite of all such obstructions, promptly met in Tammany Hall, and expressed themselves accordingly. The very fact that none of our old fogy democratic leaders were present, such as George Bancroft, Lorenzo B. Sbepard. Au gustus Schell, John McKeon, Charles O'Conor, Francis B. Cutting, James T. Brady, and such, was tantamount to a confession that the victory of Mr. Wise was an affair ia which they had no interest. But the young, progressive and living democracy, headed by Captain Rynders and other bold and fear less spirits, felt that they bad an Inte rest in the result; and it afforded the mediam for the practical reconstruction of the demo cratic party here and throughout the country. Thos cur hard shells and soft shells, for the first time since 1852, were brought enthusiastically t gather j aud from this Tux ma Henry A. Wise was distinctly Indicated as the tifmtcratic champion for I860. We have thought, too, >bat the cour-tge and consistency of Captain Rynnere entitled him to tbc seco/id | lace on the ticket; but however that amy be, the only " live candidate" of thed* m^craey at tb's day- a candidate witb a backbone that is not broken?is Henry A. Wise. IV e next come to VAe champion of the Ku w Nothings "Live 0,k George Law" is evi dently the man ^iththe rapid progress and multiplication ot 'he Know Nothings during the past year, -^uite a number of old fogy aspirants bav<s offered them their services lor the tuccesiion? Millard Fillmore, General Sbiu Honstqfe, Garrett DaviB of Kentucky, Commodore Stockton, Kenneth Rayner and ctlierft B at hero, also, late events have over ruled all the old fogy estimates, and brought a new mun, with a sound backbone, into the front. 'sLive Oak George Law" is that man. Since the first movement of the Pennsylvania ^Legislature down to the adjournment of the late National Council at Philadelphia, he has b. en gathering strength on every side. Two thirds ot the delegates of this late Council were in hiB favor, representing all sections of the Union. Since the adjournment of this Council, the ' numbers of intelligent men of this new Ameri can party, from the North, So?*h Eos', and West, that have thronged the parlors of " Live Oak George" from day to day, rain or shine, at hiB comfortable residence in the Fifth avenue, have been perfectly surprising. Aud they all say that he is the man?that his general intelli gence and administrative talents cannot be ques tioned that he has more of the solid good sense, pluck, independence, and nerve of Old Hickory than almost any ether man they have ever seen tbat he .Is "%e very man for a new ad ministration, and ah id, straightforward, honest and fearless America^ policy; and that he must and shall be the national American nominee in I806. They say that it li due to the conser vatives of New York?due to our substantial Aincricbn interests?due to the Mechanics aud working men of the Union, and u.\ to the peace of the country, that "Live Oak George" should have the American nomination. # These visitors at Mr. Law'B residence;also say that it is a great mistake to suppostf that because he has become rich from his falents and industry, his mind is of the contracted, money grasping calibre of that of the late John Jacob Astor or the late Stephen Girurd. He is, they declare, altogether a different sort of a man?a man of liberal sentiments, enlarged ideas, and conversant, to a most extraordinary extent, with the politicians and politios of the last twenty yearB; that his perceptions of the merits and peculiar qualities of other men are wonderfully quick and accurate; and that just such a man is wanted to fill correotly the thirty thousand offices of the federal govern ment. Concluding, then, that "Live Oak George" is the inevitable nominee of tbe Ame rican party, we pass next to" the great North ern Holy Auti-Slavery Alliance. Here, from the pressure of these recent ?everts, W. H. Seward, as tbe champion of ins party, comes into the same bold relief as Henry A. Wiee and "T.iv* Oak George." His party is a mixed commission of all the odds and ends of tbe ar>ti-slavery agitation, and all the isms and heresies of the North. Last fall, upon the basis of the Nebraska bill, a deliberate attempt was m?de to fuse the people of all parties opposed to that measure In a great Seward or ganization, to be called the republican party. But, from the poweiful diversiou of the new American party in a more con tervative direction, this seditious Seward move ment of last September was a failure. Since bis re-election to the Senate, however, and since tbe Virginia election and the late Philadelphia Council, a new impulse has been given to the Seward programme. That curious Know Some thing anti-slavery gathering at Cleveland, upon the heels of tbe Philadelphia Council, particu larly warns us that Seward is the anti-slavery favorite. They did not nominate him at Cleve land?the time had not yet come for that; but they dearly Indicated their first choice to be oar cunning and active arch-agitator. And wby Dot? He is a man of some learning, of great experience as a political sche.mer, and with the prestige of a certain sort of populari ty among hiB followers, which scarcely any other man of tbe gang could command Sew ard. ilnn, will be tbeir man, and Wil-on of Massachusetts, or Chase of Ohio, or Hale of New Hampshire, will probably be bis second on the ticket Such are tbe tisclosures of ths events of the last, six woks. We are to Have three gnat parties in the field in 1856, aud a friangu'ar fight of the most violent ch.. racier, on all sides, between these three candidates. These candidates, we under take to pay, are also clearly indicated; end all their conventions or ooaucils from this time henceforward to a positive nomina tion for 1856. respectively, by these three par ties. will result in placing definitely before the people these three aforesaid m?-u for the honors and the rpoils of tbe succession Let our read ers, then, of all sections, and of a'I parties, pre pare to make up the r minds for a choice in 1856 between Henry A. Wise as the democratic candidate. George Law ai the Amerioan caudi date, and W. II. Seward as the candidate of the nnti slavery holy alliance. In drawing our horoscope of recent events, snch are the ai?ns o' tbe times. From the facte before us, aud the movements srouDd us, nothing in the future seems to us to stand out in bolder relief. W ho is for Wise? who for Sewaro? and who for "Live Oak George?" The Depression in Newspaper Property. ?We understand that the depression in t^e circulation of our city newspapers, to which we alluded a short time since, still continues, and that without any prospect of relief Lart month one of our Wall street cotempo'arles, the Courier and Enquirer, reduced i's size four inches, which is equivalent to a dollar in the ream, or a saving in its circulation of ten dollars a day, sixty dollars a week, or three thousand dollars a year. It will be recollected ihi.t most of our cotemporaries. such as the Ttmct, the Tribune, and the Journal of Com merce, bad previously curtailed their size from one to two, three, and four incheB. During all this process of curtailment, we are hippy to say that the prosperity, as well as the size of the IIerald, has continued undiminished. Da ring the last twelve months, our business, both as regards circulation and advertisements, has been greater than it ever was at any previous period. This fact shown conclusively that the management oi tho IIerald has secured, a?d will continue to secure, the approval and pi | ,?r?M III III llTlP' A OrgulMim of Uk? *?trPMutki. A number of delegate* from various sor.ieMes organized throughout the State for the purpose of opposing the Prohibitory lav, assembled at Aihany on the 19th inst. to form a State or >arization. The prospect is, that they will organise a powerful aid united body. Toe liquor deoleis may be we k la the Interior, but the interests they control in the large ctttes are qnite irop< rtant enough to give to any party v bich they lead a pr?pooderauce o*er a m-re KCarirn faction. In New York, Albaoy, Troy, licflulo, and the other imoortant cities, th-y will constitute a majority of the voters. A id it is a'mort certain, as there wi 1 be three p*r tias in the field this fall, tba the balance of power wll rest with tbem. At tlie sumo time we notice a meeting called by cundry peri-ots for the purpose of takiag meat-urea to enforce the Prohibitory taw. This, it must be confessed, is at least a very singular proceeding. The people of this State have se veral officers of various autborhy aud designat ion whoee sole or special business it is to see that the laws are executed. Have these officers abdicated? Have tbey declined to perform their functions? Have they a'ked for the posse comitutus 1 Nothing of the kind Oil the contrary, from the Mayor down to the lw>t policeman, everybody pretends to be desirous of doing his duty. The Mayor says ha will ex ecute the law so far as his legal advisers coun sel bim. Not an offioer of the executive has expressed either unwillingness or ina bility to carry out the law. Whence, then, the interference of these people In a ma tier sp> cially delegated by the citizens of this State to officers who are paid fov doing it ? What if they take it into their Heads to see to the ex cution of other laws, to institute prosecutions right and left against xhis or that man, wnona they choose to consider an offender against the laws? We should be in a pretty state of con tusion before they had goue far; and as to the District Attorney and Attorney General, their vocation would be gone. Put if they were half a million instead of half a dozen mischievous busy bodies, the law would none the less be nullified. It is perfectly amaz ir g to think that in the middle of the nineteenth century, people bo intelligent as the Legisla ture of New York should need to be told that a large city like New York cannot be governed by the same rule as a country village. They seem never to have perceived that in the vil lage there is but one grogshop or perhaps two, and halt a dozen topers at most, whom every one knows, and whom it is easy to watch : whereas in a city like New York, it would be easier for the moderate drinkers to keep watch over the teetotallers than the latter over them. An army of detectives would not bring to light all the quiet tippling in this city. All the spies the Carson League could hire?even if twice the forty thousand dollars it asks for were paid into its chest?would not answer the pur pose. And at this moment, when the Liquor law is to go into effect in a fortnight, there is not a householder who entertains the sural test fear of being able to recruit his cellar a* formerly. Excessive drinking la bad, unquestionably: and we must prevent it if we oan: but we eau no more attain that ead by a prohibitory law than we could obeek the growth of infidelity by reviving the InquiHition, or destroy the passions of humaD nature by laying a fin on anger or deceit. Lies are a great source of crime. Save crimes of violence, almost all crimes resolve themselves at bottom into a lie; and it would bean unparalleled blessing if we could get rid of lying. Yet should we gain auything by making a law agaiuBt lying? We have tried the .experiment in one or two timilar cases, and know what fruit it has borne. We have made taws against disorderly houses, aud year by year they increase on our hands We have made laws against lottery offices and gambliug , house?, yet no one is ever at a loss to find a ticket for a lottery, or a table of faro or brag We have laid the heaviest penalties on seduc tion and adultery ?are we auy the more virtu ons in consequence? Let him who doubts real history. There can be little question but the most strait-laced communities have bceu these where sin has flourished the most vigorously; audbyood a doubt it is, accord ing to the unmistakable verdict of experi ence. that though the severities of the law may in some lew couutries operate to restrain certain crimes, there never was a law yet in any conn try opposed to the gen us and wishes of the people which attained its object. Grc gorovius in his book on Corsica, laments eloquently that notwithstanding the severity of the French laws, it has been found impossi ble to check the vendtita; because it was of the nature of Corsicaus to kii each other. Just in the same way, the Lquor law aud others which are intended to put down prac tices which arc in our-natore, will fail, aad the quieter the failure is the better it will be for The Silly Know Nothing Editor at "Wash ington.?The Know Nothing newspaper at Wash ington, conducted by Vespasian Ellis, has for some time past exhibited increasing sy mptoms of progressive folly and imbecility, until at length his unhappy state of mind calls for the speedy action of the proprietors of the journal in ques tion. in order to save it from bankruptcy and the party from public ridicule. It was a vuy unfortunate thing that this man Ellis had the management of this Wash ington organ during the late Virginia canvass. Bis lack of ordinary sagacity, and his abounding crciMBy, contributed largely not only to the defeat of the Know Nothings, but to the most extravagant betting on their part, and the loss of immeuse sums of money from a loolish confidence in the boastings and estimates of this unfortunate prophet. He de ceived himself, he betrayed his friends; and the only excuse for him is that he and they lost tbeir reason and their money together. We cannot mend the matter, but we do say that the frame of mind into which this disastrous Virginia election and the late Philadelphia Council have thrown this unlucky man Ellis, call for his speedy removal from the editorial chair of the American Organ. and the sub stitution in his place of some rational man who has lost neither bis money nor his wits in a reckless political gambling speculation. Since his return to Washington from the late PhiladelphiaCouucil, thisnnhappy man Ellis has betrayed a state of mental aberration strongly suggesting to his friends the expediency of his timely removal to some safe place, liis bead is ail wrong, bis nerves are unhinged, and there is danger that if not soon restrained from the excitements of composition, he may hurt him telf, or jump off fh bridge. 8ametoing terri dons of the Philadelphia Council?something which preys upon his mind, and demands a Tent, f< r never before have we seen the editor of ar.y organ at Washington, good luck or >hw1 husk, full pockets or empty pockets, stamp his ieet, blaspheme, and t? ar hiahai r at such an awf ul rate cs this wretched man Ellis. Ia a late jere iniad, ot? rflowiug with wrath and froth, ho g~ts oil the following among other frightful and desperate expletives :?" Prince of pbti'ioal hucksters;" ??black mail m< rcenary"worther cock;" " incarnate fiend;'' " caae.i and cow hides ;" "malicious slanders;" "splenetic ex crescence of humanity;" (what's that ?) "money king;" "hero of the Dry Dock Bauk;" -Presi dency at public auction;" "purcha-e presses;" "New Yi rk, Albany, Pittsburg, New Orleans manufacture public opinion;" "newspaper scrib blers ;" "political hirelings;" "disgraceful schemes;-' "bags of gold." And yet this unfor tunate lunatic is not provided with r. strait jacket. There is, however, sopac method in this mad* ness. Like Ham'ct, Master Ellis " can tell a hawk from a handsaw when the wind is Nor' Nor'-EaeV" Like some other political backs ? and party organ grimlcrs, this amiable and pleasant fellow at Washington has a crow to pick with "Live Oak George." It appears that the indignation of the Washington Sentinel, the Albany Atlas, and the New York Evening Post, at the bare ioea of naming George Law for the Presidency, may be traced to certain loans of hard cash a.-ked of Mr. Law in behalf of these journals and their respective Presidential schemes, and which loans, for reasons best known to himself, Mr. Law declined to make. We understand that the bland, high-toned, patriotic, aad disinterest-d Vespasian Ellis belongs to this list. Some years ago, on his return from South America, he came upon "Live Oak George" with a splendid scheme for a mighty speculation? being nothing more nor less than the establish ment of a line of steamers to run upon the great river Oronoco. Ellis applied to Law for a good stiff subscription to the stock in this en terprise. With Law's name, and cash to back it, there was " no such word as fail." But being a practical man, "Live Oak George" had no money for the Orouoco. He could make better investments nearer home. To be sure, there was a great demand for sarsaparilla in the United States, and large supplies on the Oronoco; but " Live Oak George" thought it would hardly justify a line of steam ers, and so the project of Ellis fell through. How, then, could Ellis be expected to second the Domination of " Live Oak George " for the Presidency, after refusing this proffered part nership in the sarsaparilla business of the Oronoco ? The fact is that all these " venal politicians" of the Albany Atlas, New York Evening Post, and the Washington Sentinel,' and the Kaow Nothing organ there, are opposed to George Law from the same great fundamental princi ple?"he bad money and they had none." But be bad none to lend them. In contrast with these men, the case of Thurlow Weed ex hibits him as a man of extraordinary magnani mity and honor. For the sake of the American cause, it is to be hoptd that the Know Nothing proprietors of their organ at Washington will transfer Vespa sian Ellis to Kansas, or Bome other frontier place, where his belligerent propensities may have full vent among the balf-breeds and " border ruffians;" and that some new and rational editor may be provided in bis place. Otherwise, from the jnggling game of Ellis with Wilson and Seward, the Kuow Nothing party will be inevitably swamped in the South. Women Doctors.? We have received the eixth annual announcement of the Female Medical College of Pennsylvania for the sec tion of 1855-'6. Most of our readers may be aware that this is an institution for the instruc tion of young ladies in the higher branches of medicine and surgery; that it coolers degrees, and sends forth its lady students into the world with the title of M D., and the right, as Moliere says, of Conptndi, tei'landi, purgandi, Et oocideuc i per totam terrain. We notice that at the last session, thirty five ladies registered their names as students, and that greater facilities still are about to be extended to those who will study this coming year. Thr re can be no question ba. women were intended by their Creator to be nnrses. They BTe better adapted for it than men Tney suf fer ir es when tbey watch; are more patient and gentler; understand a thousand things which the rougher sex do not. It is also clear that women are naturally adapted for the office of midlives; and nothing appears to be wanting that they should exclude the accoucheur alto gether but a sufficient knowledge of the busi ness. It is likewise obvious that all women require to be acquainted with the diseases of children. In so far, therefore, as this Pennsyl vania college or any other institntiou of the like nature proposes to teach women to be nnrses, mothers and midwives, it deserves to be commetded. But the idea of teaching women the general practice of surgery and medicine, of placing them in a position where tbey most acquaint themselves with all the diseases of loathsome humanity, and may be called upon to tend them, is equally destructive of their modesty, and in jurious to the science of medicine. Newspaper Conventions.?We notice that the editors and proprietors of newspapers in several adjacent States are holding conven tions. There are some two hundred newspapers published in New York. Why do they not hold a convention ? Marine Affairs. Tnt Washington and Ericsson Ssen Again. ?Captain Mrniron, of ship Irene, from 1.1 tot poo!, roporls 17th lost., lat 40 40, loof. 68 26, saw stoamship Ericsson, henos for Bevro; sime time saw steamer Waehington, heocc for Bremen?tbo latter fifteen miles ahead, both having left New York same time. Captain Robinson, of ehip R. Ro binson, who reported seeing 'hem at the some time, gave the W. bat eight miles the advantage, as stated ysaterday; and Captain Guptie, of brig Eranoes Jane, reported her but two miles ahead on the 18th. The Hon. JRr. Stanton, of Tennessee. Washington, .moe 20, 1865. TO TOE IDITOR OF THE HERALD. 7n jour report of the proceedings or the American or Know Nothing meeting, took place night before last In the Park of jour city, I am reprsaented m having >e<n one of the speakers, and my sspposed remarks are given at length. I beg to inform you that I wae not In New York at the time of that meeting, end f wholly disclaim tho senti ments of the speech attributed to me. Moreover, I am not no*, and never have been, a member of the Know Nothing or American party: nor hava I aver participated in any of thvir inovemi ula, secret or open, private or m l.ttcil Ihe puhHeatkm of this bnef no's w<U serve to correo' the error tnt" wbioh year respof'rv. n*> .> IfcUea THJf- LA T?,8T NEWS, BV MAGNETIC AND ^RlNTlNix TELEGRAPHS. Ki?m YVufctiington. Rl*?fcT Ot S*JOh : i .?. .coVo I'AH" it*?OU?. M l IK'- l.VIiiKVifcW WlIU l'HX PRRluDltNT ?KNOW I NOIlllMll.-JH ;N ill? i/.lalSll, ?r<'. WAMiiifnro.M, June 21, 185J. T' e cjx?rti of Fajor Poo, sou. which appii^e! in thi, ciMto grot eons(ria%iton in Gnbiuel courted^ ur.d it wa? t.n*Mj agreed >? council that Marajr sho.i if wr'tr an article for the " M|" organ, and Cu h^g oaa for the ' little" or,mi. Cue1 lag's wee to ap;>?ir MxKy, ant i'orci'.. U> morrow; to i<w"h of which Major DoiM son we, to be completely atoib Uted Ihe ijfii list iem 'or nr. uak on his turitsl, rah I tried to olstuacia tie fioin >11 uinhing his book ; "For,' ?eld Mr. Pierce, '? if }iiu p b'l'ih it, my thueti for t'lg succeuiru <* .aiBea." lie informed Mr. lltrre tu.k the metinneript ?n? ready for the f rm, end it was im possible to sunpi'nii lti punlicetion now. I wee into-n.ed this evxiog that some ebarp wo~de bed passed between e member of Congress fram Virgin''* ! end the Secretary of ibe Tieenary. Considezebie exc.tement ptevails in the Cebiaet to .'ay, wirg to another meinner ol the Cabinet btu.3 enspoct < d of Know Ne'hn ginn BE HT'SBIAN UIKUTfiR 8 OPINION OP THE WAR NEW if ? OBN. UADbDKN IN TltOl'BLE?THE KINMKV kdtPRe I)IT10N?ADDITIONAL FROM FORT LARANIK. Washington, Jane 21, 1855. Ihe Russian Minister laughs heartily, with hie friend, peer whet he regarde exaggerated accounts from tbe ?eat of war, saying that the people of England and Frincu required tbe manufacture of victories to satisfy their clamors. As to tbe reported number of vessels destroy ed in the (fee of Aioff,be remarks that it far surpasses alj that the Russians ever bed there. Private and reliable accounts represent Mr. Gadsden, our Minister to Mexico, in bad odor with the Mexican government, it regarding him as tbe nucleus around which gather the revolutionists of thnt country. It wl'J not ho surprising if Mexico shall refuse to have diplo matic relations with him, as complaints of him have been made to onr state Department. it is ascertained that Consul Fabens and Fiatcher Webster's business hero is to get the Treasury depart ment to give a clearance issue to Kinney's veeoei, de tained at Mew Yor* by the federal authorities. Ttu order will piobably be obtained to day. The Star of this svsaing publishes a letter from Lara mie, which was brought by the sams express rider to whom was attributed the report of the capture of the foit The letter is dated on the 8th of May, and reports a large number of Indians about, but intimates no fears for tbe safety of tbe fort. The Bids for the Canal Loan of $1,'4.V),(MKX. 1 Albany, Jum 21, 18t>6. Tbe bids for tie canal loan to-day ranged from $109 to $110 61, and amounted In tbe aggregate to $7.6(1, 060. The entire loan wae awarded to John Thompson, 1 of New York, under the following bid: " John Thompson, $1,2(0,000 or none, at $116 78," that bid reahslng the State some hundreds of dollara more than those above hie, and the balance to he given to him nnder hta bid at $118 42. Th following ia a Hat ef the onaneoeeiful hid* Commercial Bank Albany.. ..$(60,000 118.02 a 119.0i> I.E. Keu< iluk, Albany 1(6 000 fiamilto* Hank 35,000 118.27 a 110.67 Jobn Buell, Iroy 30,000 117.(0 a 119.60 Iiasc Towum-nfl, Albany 75,000 117 43 a 170.00 W.-WntHcu & Co., " 16,000 117.34 a 118.60 Jobn Sill, " 200,000 117 06 a 118.7$ Chae A Mary, '< 30,000 118:00 a Jamva M. Noyea, Hatlabarg... (0,000 118 03 a 118.21 P Jours, Albany 30 000 116 60 a Bank oi Pitt Jervia 80,000 117 61 a?- ? J. A. Btone, Troy 10,000 117.77 a 118 10 J M. Lovett, Albany.... .. 50,000 117 28 a 118.30 Cuba Back 60,000 1121 a 116.00 H. H But n, Alb-ny 3(0,000 117.67 a 118.68 J. V Batebi-lder, Albany 26,000 118.30 a U8.7? Atlantic Bank, New York 40,600 114.00 a 116.75 Wyoming County Bank 10,000 114.00 a 66,00 Bank of Ktahklll 16,000 111,60 a 119 05 C. B Richards, Troy 270,000 116.51 a 118 03 W. B. Douglore, Mew York.... 80,000 117.04a 117.86 S. Van Druser 200,000 116.61 a 117.23 Buffalo City Bank 30,000 113 00 a 116.25 Bank ot Bawling 10.000 118.28 a ? ? J. IbutnpM n, New York 1,260,000 118 46 a ? ? J. B. Plumb 260,000 117 43 a 118.04 Oeean Bank, New York 40,600 113 60a 115.26 A J. Rich, Buffalo 11 000 116.95all70t C R Gswon 8,000 116.97 a ? 16,COO 116.76 a 117 05 Williamsburg City Bank 10.000 116.40 a 116.64 tnte Bank, Troy 40,100 116 21 a 116.29 C.L Mtecb, Wet deport 30,000 117 60 a 117.07 tjawega'oble Bank 26,000 117.56 a 117.64 Bank of Canaudalgua 36.i00 116A0 a 16J.15 Merchants- Bank. Pougbkrepsie 65,GOO 116.01 a ? Farm n> Bank. Troy 115,000 H4 M a liv.ei P. Welle, Troy 16,000 117.* a 119.50 OiientaJBank, New York 16,000 113.10a 113 50 A. A F'T7i\ Bath 50,000 109.00 a 110.10 R H Pruyn 600.000 118.51 a 118.71 Hhraan Be.* 26.000 113.07 a CrntralBas*, Brooklyn 25,000 118.31 a 119.03 Rr me karlicnge Base 16,COO 115.87 a 110 04 Cbarlee Cook 60,000 118.40 a 119.10 ? \CWr WOO 117.61 a 118.45 March. L Krmerr' B?., Ithica. 5,000 115 60a ? J. B. Williams. Itbica 16 000 116 60 a 117 5* J. J. Palmer, Naw York 100,000 118 06 a 118 05 Ceirmann & Co., New York.... 200,000 117 36 a 118.26 B. H King. Albany.... 760,000 117 31*118 26 Unties Valley Bank 10.600 118.33 a 114.84 J J Olcott 200,000 117.33 a 117 93. wm Allen Auburn 60,000 116 06 a 118.92 J. J. Sparrow. 65,000 117.51 a 118.92 C H Bkrrimaa 130,000 118.61 a 119.47 H. J. Miner 6,000 113 03 a 8tml-Ariinal Meeting of the Maw York State Temperance Society. Albany, Jnne 21, 1855. At tbe semi-annual meeting of the New Yeik S.ato TemperanceSociety, he'd in thta eity today, thwPro eideot, B. C. Dtlavan, tendered hta reaigaatton, to take effect neat Jaunary. Resolutions were adopted, taking etrang groneda in favor of a rigid enforcement of tbe prohibitory law-, recommending a world's convention at aeins future, day, and approving the course of Mayer Dow at Port land. A resolntion recommending a nominating temperance convention in Augnat, waa, after a long debate, laid on tba table. A resolution recommending the Cerion league to tbe State, was also tooled. A Kuutnoe Com mittee of bve waa appointed. Thia evening Grrnt Smith addressed the eociety upon two of bis resolutions, adopted during the aftornoou aeaaion Malm Democratic State Convention. Auouota, Maine, Jnne 21, 1865. A Democratic State Convention, to nomtcato Candi da tea Iot State offieere, waa beld hare to-day. Tha dele gations were fall, and much enthusiasm was exhibited. Speerbee ware made by ex-Governor Hubbard, Hon. George J. Bbepley, and others, whose remarks were ge nerally denunciatory of tbe Know Nothings and tbe vindictive feature* of the Maine law. Judge Wells, Portland, receivad th# nomination for' Governor, getting 499 votes; scattering, 11. The Attorney-Generalship of Louisiana. Naw Orleans, June 19, 1855. Among th* nominations made at the Democratic State Convention ia that of E. W. Moiae for Attorney General of the State 51 r Moiae recently resigned the offlis of Cnited Statei District Attorney, on account of tbe alight caat upon him by the government in the matter ef Pest master Kendall. Defeat of the Prohibitory Liquor Law In Illi nois. Chicago, III , June 21, 1855. The election returns from all the oounties in the State are now received, end show ? majority of 14,060 aga'nat th*Prohibitory Liquor law. Th* total vote was 167,336? the largest vote ever polled in the State. Tbe official re turns will probably vary three figures somewhat. The Boston Appealed Liquor Caaea. Boston, June 21, 1865. In tbe Municipal Court this morning, Judge Hoar pre aiding, the trial of the appealed ltqnor cases from tbe police court waa commenced Th* cases In stale tb?e of quit* a number of the leading dea'ers In tbe city. Tbe first caie wae that of Lewis Rice, landlord of th* American Ilone*. He was defended by Charles B Goot rlch and Sidney Bartlett, eminent lawyera, aad they contested every Inch of ground. The case was finally postponed n ntil the July term of the Court. \ Later from Ilav Nsw Orlxanb, Jans 19, 15: 3. Tbe WwHBshlp Wack Warrior has arrived at ibis port, with Havana dates to tbe I6th Inst.; bnt the news Isi wholly unimportant. Prom Mexico. N*W OkUANS, June 59, lCCIi. A letter from Mexico, of the 6tb inat., says that Santa Am* ?acountered Comon'ort at Aria on the Wh alt., and tba' he was defeated and driven hack to Morelia. The New York Cify ( Birds nt Button.

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