The press. (Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1857-1880, August 24, 1857, Image 2

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■ - C£?"on our first page will be found an article
SpinS lntetest on the IslhndofFormoaa,
/]' .which bssubeen lately spoken .pf »s> likely to
' ‘ be occupied by an American force. ;
' J 1 On our fourth page is the commencement of
.iq '‘ Familiar Life of Pennsylvania,” by an au
■ ... v£tiior of high literacy reputation; ' well qualified,
, knowiefigh, to present lively,
'' V truthful, and interestingaccouutsqf ceiebrities
dead, with, sketche? pf tbe. iiabita,
interestiuglocslities Of
'.. . the Keystone State; derived flrom acthal
"'.St‘ during'nearly thirty yeaM* B»i
' ;i tfks&lsw as we aye to mt have the appearance
j thing 'in our own journal,
' that our readers will,thank pa
; for such an article as this—flesh, racy, ohar
heteristie, andihlthful. ,
. u»c jfcwrwp^,.
if To-day Wepomrnence’the gratuitous puMl
■ : oation of the weekly list of uncalled-for letters
‘•‘"ifp.dur Poaf-offlce, apdintend publishing it
. V sp at some sacrifice Of space
■- ;■ Sand wnyonieacej but it ls tono
■ , ph/diciqund vi-e,'supply it as .au lmporhuit, and.,
iVeyeh viniercating, portion' ofgeneralinfonns
" lit order that it may really be as dseftil
- should beiwe. print,;’it in
s?Clear and.legible type, “whloh he Who runs
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j V'Skls 11 *Che 'dnglo-Saxon,! which left Liverpool on
y 'jbejith instant/asd arrlved at Quebec ycßtcr
dayj has brought fow days later news. -'No
.f intelligence.fto.ih 'lndia bad been
o/itiedykd, but Consols had declined one-quarter
v per cent.,. being quoted at fiOJ. Thevisit of
'‘’..NAPOUcps.tb Queen VieroaiA had resulted in
}. between France and England to
callbri the Porto to annul the recent Moldavian
' , ISWbtibns.... Lord John Russell’s Committee
.i’f fcai reported ‘that, imder the Oaths Act, passed
reign of Wilma* IT,, the Jews could
tesoi sit in Parliament without taking the usnal
■ uathai
t 'V! O.wing to Borne trivial accident, the, actual
commencement of laying down the sub-Atlau
}'tia Cable did not, commence from Talontia un
f ~ tinbe 7th Inst., The latest account Was to the
i- iotbdnst, at which time three hundred miles
"’ bad' actually buen laid, part of it at the
~ ; of,two miles. No difficulty whatever bad pre
'i; sentod Itself, nor was anticipated, 1 The regii
bit rate ofllayingdown the. cable was five miles
■ ah hpiur. Constant communication, by the te
;‘;)egraph Itself, was being made from the steam
jbsquadrouto Valentia. i
The usual . summary of news will be found
* "iisdei' our telegraphic head. , j
Within; the iast .two years'sVgreat change
has come over the face of the political waters;
»r The death of the idolized chieftains of the old
•'Whig party has' left a fairer add freer play to
grpat principles, which are too often subordi
; natsd before attachment to men and expe
’.'-'dients. This. addod to the settlement of certain
J, excStihg questions of a local or pecuiuary
bas served to clear away the mists
wbich bave ‘surrounded these primary, duties
incumbent upon ali the citizens of a oonstitu-
tional Government. It has left upon the arena
of politics but one great party. ’Although rye
sympathise with the regret entertained
i,-byT many at the progress, of these events,
y^We : foUyshare the gratification which them
: v u cithten» |niuBt baTe felt that ihedoor of this
.oae„greftt party stood- wide open for their
J'itodEsion, and ' that they are welcomed into
■ '’iWrahkyiiii taken by the tandwith iamuch
;• 1 confidence as if they had grown up ip support
~, -of its pephllar principles. Therehave notbeen
dj»g ®^yV.hPwevef, ,
' impreasive exodus into the Democratic
fveiljw of bitter imUgnatlisS, and
crindnations, ‘ which.'hjaye
indoubtleas served to keep others from perform
ing the act <>( duty which they will at .ttst he
•Wheh aaold-lihe Whig
:under the Dem»cratlo Bag lie
/;fomfoit;hiuhted tritb having“deserted” his
we inquire-into the sincerity el
i . this casutstry, wc shall be alike instructed and
_ -amused. ■
-;' , :''.There arb 'two opposition organisations hi
this country. iiowhere dowebehold theHssnx
CtAV orDaniEL Wnnsraa standards flying; hO
• where Is the time-honored and glorious name hf
antagonisms to the constitutional party are tbit
; which'chUs' itsolf ‘‘ ATneriean,’’ and that which
li.calls itself “ Republicanthe first a.conglo
‘ lneiutecompound which is constantly changing
; ! its firm—and frankness compels ua to add, al
*' -j inoat:.constantly changing its.mime t the se|-
5-ond,ah aggregate of Abolition hatreds and fo
c natlcismS. .Is there anything in either of these
: i,-.t<>* eotnmaud the respecter arpnae the enthusl
asm Of an old-line Whlg J ; If we separate the
.’'elements of which each is composed, and apply
the testiUruished in the iife-timu of Cn r and
iVsnsrua, we shall find that the lustre which
- 1 the patrioticservices of these two men has shed
larOhnd their respective names Bowed chiefly
tifromthelr high and courageous opposition to
“these very elements. If, therefore, the old
*'Une.TChlg becomesa Kepubllcan, or an Amcrl
. can, or a Democrat, his motives should not
be challenged in cither' event for. inconsis
; .tency or. insincerity, and least of all/cab
.•ir'the -Whig who has become an American, or
-tbo Whig who has become a Kepubllcan, up
•' brgid him Wlio haabecome a Democrat. There
* has been a ebango in every instance, and we
aim quite certain a conversion in the latter.
' Let us be content with things as they stand.
unserupuious inquiry into motives
m uijlyiproduces bad blood. Thousands and tens
of thousands of men wlto hare attached them
'. selvca to the Democratic party can find their
- warrant for such an act of patriotism in the
reeord of their supportof Ccav end of Wes
"srih. These leaders were In their day and
jtiipe the, very heroes in the struggle for the
:ohion, and,let us not bo ashamed to say it,
' .tho sfout pillars upon which, In great part, the
itself reposed. If thoy were
. diving now, they, would be where the most of
- followers are. They would be against
; proscription of tho foreign-born Cathollc clti
sen. .They would be against sectionalism h*
every form. They would be against secession,
■/-'the worst shape of disunion after Abolitionism
-aiqne. They would be for allowing the people
/ of Kansas to vote upon their own locaUnsti
tutions,, and for asserting In distinct and
'positive terms foat ran vriw. or tiiejiajoritt
v'shounn iltisrnox,. They would he against the :
Sftvasionof Kansas by. hordes from Missouri |
and Massachusetts. They would be for this
Administration—for its calm, conservative and
. constitutional policy. Looking forward to
’•'the future; and beholding all good omens
clustering arpunlour example, they would not
' hesitate to. say, as .they have not hesitated to
tsay-before, in order to secure to that
foiture and to their children and children's
the blemlngs oftheegovernment to
/.the remotest ages, they would repudiate old
• -party nahses and remember 1 only their duties
’ first, last, and oil the time, to tho Constitution
;; , and to thtjTJnioh. .
, , .y . Ttiera ia thls yearto lie nominated a candl
; ■; idatefor the Seltete, in the place of 0. B. Pek
• R OSE, deceased. The nomination Will be made
■jjytbe delegates'of the Fifth, Sixth, Seventh,
> v Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth Wards, on Tuesday
-, evening after, their election, which takes place
on the 7th of September;
/: ( 'Thc delogates of thebtheiwatds of the old
-jfsjj^ffi&et ; <in .i^hwatUy, 1 Septemfcof, • JO, at
■'•4 &m#3kki ■*’s» cotat‘hoi»ef;io
:-i for, the St^.'Senate^ln.
.Mrfgttf for reboetbißftott?. -■ j ; ;/
* rccov«ed of the opcrsUtni, end
U rist'iwireialngbsr'hMlth. The operation wM
, j*ifoTi»ed>y,P?.WalWt B«rahiu> l ef how*ll,fcaW,
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The didactic essayist in Harptr's Magazine,
I who declared, in Aligns},- that AmeWcan gen
tlemen generally W'ero.dii-bred. end impolite,
and that “our countryman la too oltea known
abroad by. his high pretcnslonaapd low breed
ing”—-drops down on thoA tnericak ladies in'
the September number, (just issued;) and visits
them with his censure and displeasure. Heda
clarea that “society generally has a right to
more than it gets from our American woman,
| and especially ' On the score of courtesy;”
i that “to be seed of ail men is the highest dm
bition Of oUr beauties, and they take care to
spread ;their plumage before every eye;”
that “our women, cunning as they may be In
most arts, want the art of pleasing that
(■they not only have it not, but seem uhwllling
to acquire it; ’’ that it shows Itself “even in
their chance Intercourse with strangers, in a
characteristic deficiency of gracloushesp of
tanner—that small return which every Ameri
can gentleman has a right to expect for the gal
lantry lie is so ready to profferand that they
! “never give a smile of acknowledgment, or utter
a simple thank-you; for the thousand favors”
[the best seat and the first place] which they
i are « daily receiving from their gallant conn*
1 toymen.” He adds, «If what Livy says of
I woman be true—that she ,is more, amiable
abroad ' than at home—we should fear that
American husbands have not a very pleatnnt
tifHoof it et their own firesides*” '
This is a pretty strong indictment. But this
is not all. The essayist—who performs ■ for
tfarper what «the heavy ffther” does for, a
lively comedy, relieving the gaiety by a little
: gentle dplness—actually says /
•‘iTWs-Wttdof gracious acknowledgment of fa*
! von received .in the ordinary intercourse of out*
door lifecsn not'be. excused on the so ore of
modest reserve; for where does woman carry
a bolder air, in' public than with us? Where
does she flaunt her charm* so freely? Where
does her ejo look with a steadier gaze on man ?
Where does her voice sound louder, and her
laugh ring more sonorously? There is nothing,
in fact, which bur women are so deficient In os
reserve. Thereia a publicity >of bearing-flbojit
them more Of die hotel then of
home.. Ton gee that they are veterans in courage,
however young in years, and'can stand steadily
the fire of a huudred/eyes. Where a more timid
bashfaln.ess would, not dare to show its face, they
are as unmoved as bronze. If courage to face an
enemy was all that was required, thero wonld be
no„ difficulty. r we should thinks In recruiting an
army of boul-eyed Amasons among oar beauties,
ready to return look for look with the most formi
dable gallants that wore over marshaled for rob*
chief.’” .
. Then follow diatribes touching the "character
istic daring of ourwtonen;” their “certain self
assurance," and their "prominence of manner."
Bard words, but not the worst; for this cruel
Minor norum takes care to add:.« Whatever
may be the cause, there is no doubt of the
fact, that our female youth ore more in the
public eye, have a bolder face, a. looser tongue,
and. afreet, air, than used to be considered
consistent with the character of a young gen
The essayist, who evidently is a bachelor
soured by a score of refusals, daintily reproves
our belles for having beaux, at an earlier age
than young ladies in the Old World think of
such things.- "Long,” says ho, “beforea
girl in England or France dares to raise her
eyes to the face of a newly-made acquaintance,
In America, so rapid is her progress, that she
probably will have secured him for an acknow
ledged lover.” Think, lie. says, of the con
sequences to female virtue of such freedom of
wilt on the part of our young ladies. “We
may. state, however, that the experience of
the Old World is against its safety; and it is
only in our own country where a girl is allowed
to form intimacies with a score of ardent beaux
who are not even speaking acquaintances with
•her parents.”.
Dangerous they, may not bo to female mo
rals, lie says, but injurious this youthful free
dom certainly is to female manners. « Yes,”
says he, “ it emboldens iht front, it opens wide
the'eye; raises loud the voice, and gives an air
of reckless daring to our youthfhl beauties, in
whom ever)’ man—not excepting the rake—
who has taste enough to admire the semblance,
even if he care not for the reality, of virtue,
wonld.wisb to find the blush, the gentle look,
the soft speech, and the retired bearing of
.' The moralsof our females, be says, may be
good, but their manners .ate bad. Their con
versation, he,assures us, ia “nothingbut goi
sip and the commonplaces of female fashion,'’
. with which a mania “ boted to death.’’ 1 Why
.splenetic, self-sufficient cynic, should haVc
written all these libels—for such they are—may
be easily enough aeponnted for-' But we are
utterly at a loss to know on what grounds
Harper’s Hagasixie has adopted them- If our
y opag ladies were only a quarter as bold-faced,
loose-foßgued, daring, ungracious, flaunting,
loud-voiced, bronzed, bold-eyed, Amazonian,
•a* the msgazinist declares them to be, they
would rise en masse, rush to Franklin square
bit the impulse of the moment, bear away with
them, from Harper’s stately, edifice,: tlieir
doomed assailant, and, giving him anewholi
day.suit of Ur and feathers, .turn him adrift
with a contemptuous smile. But as they are
not what their assailant calls them, they will bo
content to smile at him, and dispense with any
fhrther vengeance.
. ' In the two articles oh the question “Are wc a
polite people ?” the writer has repeatedly re
ferred to his Old World experience and predic
tions. What a pity, if the women of England
and France so greatly deserves his greatest eulo
gies, that hedldnotromainwith them. Inthoso
countries, old bachelorship is more kindly
entreated than In this,—we assume, Dorn in.
tomal evidence, the condition of the man.
Had he remained abroad, his absence would
scarcely have been missed or lamented.
We.bave token the trouble of giving a sum
mary of his charges sgainßt the American
ladies. On their part, we deny them. The
proof now rests with Harper• We calmly,
await it on the part of our fair clients. Let it
The distinguishing trait of ail Governments,
not-deriving their powers directly from the
people, is to be found in the fact that they
seem to exist for the purpose, not merely of
maintaining the few at the expense of the
many, but for the purpose of quartering upon
the public revenues and the public efflees cer
tain titled families, who claim to bo honored
and ennobled by tbeir ancestors or their mon
arebs. The list of these aristocratic paupers
and stipendiaries for each of the leading powers
of Europe would startle our uninitiated sim
plicity, and suggest to more than one mind a
doubt as to the sanity of those who submit to
suchthings without taking the law into their own
strong hands. Nepotism, as popularly under
stood, is'imdue attachments relations by those
in power i technically the word means fondness
for'nephews, or; as Wbbsteb expresses it,
favoritism shown to nephews and other rela
tions. Adbisox tells us that it was to this humor
of nepotism that Rome owed its splendor and
magnificence, for it would have been impossi
ble to have furnished out so many glorious
palaces with such a profusion of pictures,
statues, and the like ornaments, had not the
riches of the people; at several times, fallen
into the .hands of mapy different families and
particular persons.
’ In this country, whore every man can aspire
to position, there is a natural Jealousy of this
evil of nepotism, and nothing goes so tar to
damage a public man in the estimation of his
constituents as the fact that lie concentrates
upon his own relatives and connexions the
patronage in hiil gilt. And it is by this jealousy
thst we are protected from the abuse of the
confidence reposed in our representatives and
executives, and that by this time the practice
hM not extended farther. There are, indeed,
many cases which could bo pointed ont in
which nepotism has been allowed to prevail
over distinguished merit and recognised
ability. So many expedients can be resorted
to at our great Federal and State capitals, that
it would bo expecting miracles if they did hot
sometimes succeed. The present Chief Magis
trate of the United States has always been
hostile to the encouragement of this habit, as
indeed has nearly every one - of his illustrious
predecessors.' Regarding themselves as trus
tees'of the whale people,,they have, It is pro
bable, carried opposition -to family favoritism
sofaras, in some cases, to do injustice to those
who have deserved consideration, not because
Of their relationship, but on account of their
Sacrifices'<u>d servlces to the cotintry in time
of peace and war.
; It ls cnrions to ‘ observe how- the people, 1 In
Certain cases’/ unwittingly encourage some of
the very practlces against which they would be
the firjjt to pretest if fityered by thelrdelegatcs
et nfreemtathes. In the very las* Congress
then were ho less thanthreo bfothers (the
‘ sitting in'the Housoof
Representatives, from the respective States of
Maine, Illinois, and Wisconsin, and those geng
tloipen, Republicans as they were, seemed to
be so much attached to the example sot by
the voters, that they succeeded in securing an
office for a 'rourtit brother., It is only a few
years ago that this Hon. Henry Dodoe and
his son sat side by side in.the Senate of the
United-States, the one as a representative of
Wisconsin, and tho other as the representa-
tive of lowa. Not long ago the two dis
tinguished brothers Inoersoii, one a demo
crat and the other a whig, were members at
the same time of the House of Representatives,
chosen ftom the city and county of Philadel
phia. In all theso casus, however, the parties
honored by the popular confidence were emi
nently deserving oflt.
An objection to an evil may sometimes
be carried to ridiculous extremes. Thus,
let us suppose that six brothers, each emi
nenfc in his own vocation, the one a leading
inventor or mechanic, the other a great soldier,
the third a distinguished lawyer, the fourth a
profound statesman, the fifth an eminent
artist, and so on, should aspire to office at the
hands of the people!, or to appointment at tho
hands of the Executive ; it would assuredly
be most unjust if any one should snfl’er be
cause of his relation to tho others, inasmuch
as all would be eagerly sought for if they
were strangers instead of relatives. Nepo
tism, as we understahd it, is the appointment
of persons to office only because they are
members of certain families or Connected with
certain leading men. A custom equally per-,
nicious is the fastening upon the body politic
the unworthy descendants of worthy ancestors
—brokers upon the glories of heroic fathers
or grandfathers—men who, in their own per
sons, have neither the ability nor the character
to make them acceptable or qualified foreleyated
position. In a country like ours there is always
a large class of men disappointed because
they cannot obtain office, themselves, and
otbers independent enough to do without office,
but who are disposed to criticize and condemn
somewhat too freely, perhaps, the doings of
the men they assist to elect, and hence it is
right and proper that the utmost care should
be taken to leave no door open for the encour
agement of thoso examples which reflect so
much discredit upon Governments in which
great families wield tho whole vast power of
the throne, and farm away millions and millions
of money which should be dispensed among the
masses to promote their comfort, or distributed
so as to keep the peace with other nations.
Fortunately for us and for our posterity, pubi
lie office in this country is not paid at the ex
travagant ratos it commauds in tho Old World.
Ambition can bo gratified only by the oxhibi
tion of rare personal gifts or uncommon intel
lectual advantages, and lie who roaches the
dazzling heights of fame often finds that the
fulfilment of Ills dreams leaves him loaded
down witli a weight of public duties, and often
with a burden of private debts. It is this which
so elevates al! the branches of labor and o
trade. It is this which promotes disinterested
ness among the great body of our cltizons, so
far as public station is concerned; and it is this,
wo regret to say, that sometimes retains in the
ranks of active professional and commercial
life great intellects which, if properly compen
sated, might bo transferred to the halls of leg
islation and to the executlvo department of
the Government.
Warmnoton, August 19,1857.
I learn from a gentleman juat from Tennessee,
that Governor Johnson will be one of the United
States Senators to be elected by the next Legisla
ture of that State, and that the other will be either
Governor J. C. Jones, Hon. Geo. W. Jones, General
Pillow, Mr. Ewing, or Mr. Nicholson. Both will
be Democrats and supportersof the Administration.
It is not true that General Walker, of Nicaragua,
was in this city as stated in tho despatch of the
Associated Press. At the time mentioned he left
Augusta, Georgia, for his home in Nashville. Look
ridge and others aro in western Texas, where, it is
said, they are collecting men and money for another
invasion of Central America.
Spruce M. Beard, nominated by tho Democracy
of New Mexico as delegate to Congress, is the
same gentleman who was sent by the Bepublio of
Texas to Santa Fe as judge of that distriot, and
who went there in the face of many threatening
Next Monday is the limit of the time within
which proposals may be received for the construc
tion of the sloop of war authorised by the lost
Congress. As yet, the board to examine the
models end offers has not been selected, nor has it
been .fixed by tho Department by what rale it*
members shall be guided in their choice. There is
competition amongst the ship-building cities for
the work; I hope it will go to Philadelphia.
The name of Mr. Rfggs, of Connecticut, was
sent In to the President to-day to fill 'the
vacant tteutenantcy in the marine corps. This
young man deserves the place because of hfs gal
lantry as a private soldier daring tho war with
Washington, August 22,1857.
For the last few days there has been an unusual
number of visiters in Washington city. The hotels
present the same lively excitement that is to be
witnessed during the week immediately previous
to tbo commencement of a new Congress. The in
quiry naturally suggests Itself, why are so many of
our honorables now in the Federal Metropolis?
We should judge from thoregularity with which they
visit the White House, and tbo Departments, that
they had business of pressing importance, and which
would admit of no delay. Of the members of Con
gress a larger portion arc from Now York.
Your editorial on Mr. Keitt’s recent Sulphur
Spring letter baa created quite a sensation here,
and is universally approved by all whom I have
heard speak on th? subject. There was great de
mand for the paper in which it was, after the sup
ply hod,been exhausted. Mr. Keltt has donehhn
sclf no credit, but the Administration much good,
by this demonstration. Ho h>is allowed his pas
sions and his prejudices, to 'say nothing of bis
anxiety to bo the Senator from South Carolina, so
completely to get the better of his judgment, that
all his rhetorical Culminations rebound upon him
solf, and in looking over the list of killed and
wounded we find the record to consist of the name
of the Hon. Mr. Keltt alone.
X hear from the best authority that tho Secretory
of War will, this evening, despatch a special mes
senger to tho army for Utah* I have good
reason to beliove that this messenger is sent
thither to seo that the mails for the officers and
men are regularly delivered, os it is well known
that Drjgbam Young and his confederates are in
the habit of interfering and tampering with the
United States malls, and making postal arrange
ments to suit themselves. X. Y.
Academy of Music.—ln a very few nights the
promenade concerts here will terminate. Far
greater novelties, of a wholly different character,
will take their place. The attendance continues
large and fashionable, and as tho vocalists are
first-class, we dare say that the popularity of tho
concerts will continue unabated to tho close.
Arch Street Theatre.—To an immensely
crowded house, on Saturday eveniug, Mr. Daven
port played tho character of Richard 111. , well
supported by Mr. Wheatley and a capital cast.
Mr. Davenport was most successful, and the last
act was particularly effective. This evening,
“ The Lady of Lyons” will bo performed, Mr. and
Mrs. Davenport taking the leading characters,
with Mr. Thayer as Colonel Duma*. The farce
of “ P. P,” In which Mr. Wheatley will appear as
Mr. Splasher, will also bo played.
Walnut Street Theatre.—Tho juvenile come
dians prolong their stay for three nights longer.
To-night they perform “ Bon Bolt,” and the faroe
of “Our Mary Ann.”
Sandpord’s Opera House.—The great feature
of this evening will he a travestJe of tho opera of
“ La Tr&yiita,” expressly written for this house,
by Mr. Harrington, ana reported to be highly
amusing. Various other attractions are also an
Christie & Woods.—This effective company
took the city by storm, and have continued in pos
session. They fully merit their reputation, and
continue to draw large houses. This evening the
able manager (Mr. Olwyn) presents an entirely new
series of performances.
Another Shocking Tragedy.
[From the Albany Knickerbocker of 21st last,]
Portage City was tho scene of a bloody tragedy
a few evenings since. A man, named Wm Rey
nolds, formerly of Albany, was ono of a firm who
lately purchased the lands and water-power for
merly owned by Nelson McNeil. The land was a
tract of thirty-three acres on the Military Reser
vation. which was bought by MoNeJI a few years
age, when the reservation was sold by the Govern
The same tract was claimed by John Dußay,
under some dubious or extlnot Indian title. Lately
Mr. Reynolds has been building a house on the
tract, to be occupied by the head man in the mill.
The frame was erected but not covered. Within
a few hours Doßay went to the frame, which is a
small one, and eut it down. About sundown the
next evening Reynolds went there and commenced
putting up the frame again. Dußay came out acd
ordered him off. Some loud words passed between
them, Reynolds oeasing .work and standing by a
pile of logs near the frame. Doßay then went to
Us house, about ten rods distant, and got his gun—
nfeavy double-barreled fowling piece, loaded with
lie returned *# the frame, recommenced the con
versation, and highly exoltedj deliberately raised
Mi gna, end took aim* two or three times, before
firing: and then ihotftey&olds.througb the heart!
Reynolds fell and expired Instantly. . Dußay then
coolly Returned to his bouse and commenced eating
supper. The assassin was arrested and taken to
jau. Reynolds left Albany In 1850. He onoe kept
a grocery in the vicinity of the DUtie Rwto.
COTTON firm—bra:adstuffs quikt.
CONSOLS SO l-3a90 1-4.
Qcrbec, August 22.—The Csubdlta screw-steamship
Anglo-Saxon arrived at this port this (Sunday) mom
lag. She left Liverpool at about 2 o’clock P, yr on
Wednesday, the 12th last.
The route of the Anglo S&xon wm too far north of
the line selected for the Atlantic cable to lead to any
expectation of her falling in with the telegraph cable
fleet. Her officers report much thick weather, and con*
stant head-winds through the whole passage.
Owing to an accident on shore, connected with the
landing of the cable, the telegraph expedition did not
finally sail from Valenti*, Ireland,, until the evening of
Friday, the *th Inst. The latest report from Valentia
is dated August 10, 4 o’clock p. M., as follows:
The work of laying downiho Atlantic cable Is going
on as satisfactorily as .the best friends of the great'
terpriso could desire. Vp to the present time about
three hundred miles of the cabin hare been laid. iThe
depth of the water lntowhich it is now being submerged
is nearly two miles. The laying of the cable from*the
shallow to the deep water was effected without diffi*
culty. The signals from on board the steamer Niagara
are everything that an electrician could desire. "The
steamers are heading west, with A moderately fitlr
breeze, and the cable is being run out from on hoard the
Niagara, at the rate of about five ralles.per hour, and
messages are being constantly received on shore?'.The
following la the latest flash from on board the Niagara i
All well on board , moderate westerly wind. AH
more and mote trustful of complete saocess. >
Tho steamship Vanderbilt, fromlfew York on SofuhJay,
August Ist, arrived off Southampton on Tuesday, the
11th, but our despatch does not state the exact hour.
Her passage, however, is called nine days and thirteen
hours, mean time. 1 . .
The OolHns steamer Atlantic; which sailed from New
York at the same time as the Vanderbilt, (12 o’clock M.,
Aug. Ist,) ahHVed at Liverpool at 12 o’clock, midnight,
on the 11th. t
The steamship City of Washington sailed from Liter
pool for New York at noon on the 13th inst.j afaCt the
steamer General Williams, in place of the screw-steamer
Khorsoneso, (taken up by the Government for India,)
was advertised to leave on the same afternoon for gt.
Johns, N. F., and Halifax and Portland.
The steamship North Star, froip Havre via Southamp
ton, was also appointed to sail for New York on the af
ternoon of the 12th lost.
The Ounard mail steamship Amtrlca arrived at Liver,
pop! on the 10th Inst.
'Lord John Russell had reported from the Parliamen
tary Select Committeo, that the Jews could not be ad
mitted as members of Parliament, undertho existing act
for the modification of oaths.
Lord Palmerston explained to tho IToaso bf Commons
the difficulties with France, with regard to the Molda
vian elections, and stated that it bad boon decided in
conference at Osborn to recommend the Sultan to annul
the late elections.
Lord PAlmerston also stated that there had been djff<>:
ronces between the English and French Governments
relative to the Principalities—wrfas to their union, but
simply as to the regularity of the elections. There was
good reason to believe that Austria would concur with
the decision arrived at between the French and English
Governments, and that the Sultan, seeing that there was
nothing in the measures recommended that would com
promise bis dignity or independence, would adopt their
views, and declare the elections void.
Lord Palmerston said there was no ground to appre
hend any estrangement between France and England
on account of the Moldavian difficulties.
A spirited debate had taken place in Parliament In
regard to affairs in India. Lord Palmerston stated that
thirty thousand troops had been sont out, and that active
recruiting was going on. Mr. D’lsraell expressed tho
opinion that the campaign for this year was lost.
The Emporor and Empress of France had returned
safely to Paris.
John Bright had been returned to Parliament from
Birmingham without opposition.
The continental news Is generally devoid of in.
The trial of Spollen for the murder of Mr. Little, of
Dublin, resulted in his acquital.
The French news fa of little Interest. The journals
unanimously support the attitude assumed by the
French Ambassador at Constantinople.
A despatch from Vienna states that the representa
tives of France, Russia, Prussia, and Sardinia ham
announced, in notes couched in precisely similar terms,
the cessation of diplomatic relations with the Porte,
and the approaching departure from Constantinople.
The Russian Ambassador struck his flag on the Oth lost.
The Paris correspondent of the London Time* says
that the pending difficulties in regard to Moldavia will
be submitted for solution to a conference of the repre
sentatives of the various Powers interested.
The News from India.
Later Indian news was momentarily expected when the
Anglo-Saxon sailed.
The schooner Jupiter, under American colors, was
seised lit the Bight of Realm, Africa, oathelsthv>f Jute,
and condemned. She had seventy slaves on board/and
there were many more awaltlngeblpsient on tile fce&h.
The captain threw the Jupiter’s papers overboard.
1 Late Madrid journals state that tho Government are
informed that certain Inhabitants of Cuba have framed
a project for assisting theMlibusterslnacoap de-main,
but that no anxiety was felt as to the result.
. The rumored suspension of aegodatiosa UtweeaSpaiu
and Mexico still lacked confirmation.
Canunerclal Intelligence*
livßßPooi., Tuesday, August 21.— Cottom—Tkenbt*
been a firmer reeling In the market for the last three
days, but without any material change in priced.
sales on Saturday, Monday, and totday, aggregate W,OOO
bales, of which 1,000 were takes' by speculators, and
about the same quantity for export. Tbemarket closed
with an upward tendency.
Brbaustosvs—The market for Breadstuff* closed dull,
the previous quotations being barely maintained. For
Flour there was little inquiry, and the market closed
weak. The quotations are—Western Canal, Sfisff 80s 6d;
Philadelphia ondßaUimore.aOewSls; Ohio, 31i«32h.
Wheat has experienced a decline on the inferior quali
ties of ldoSd. Bed is quoted at B*oBs 4d; White,
Os 3d®9s Pd—closing with a tendency downward.
Corn closed dull and weak, the previous quotations
being barely maintained. Yellow and mixed are each
quoted at Stis oda>37s; white ii nominally 455.
The weather is unsettled
Provisioss.—’The market for Provisions shows no
decided change in any article. Pork is steady at for
mer priceß. Beef firm. Lard firm at previous quota
tions, Retail sales were made at 70071*. Tallow has
advanced a trifio on all qualities. Butchers sells at fife.
Bacon steady.
Coffee firm in price. Sugar quiet and unchanged, Blco
dull. Ashes—Pot and Pearl Ashes quiet at unchanged
prices, Rosin firm, no Turpentine reported.
LokdOX, August 11.—Breadstuff*, steady, but quiet.
Sugar heavy. Coffee quiet. Tea slow of sale, a? un
altered prices. Tallow firm.
Wool..—The auction sales of this article are progress
ing with spirit, at firm prices, and with a strong export
competition. .
Moxet Market very active at full rates. Consols
closed to-day at 89#«s00 for money, and 90k for ac
Liverpool. Wednesday, August 12—1 o’clock, P ,M.~
Richardson, Bpence & Co. report cotton, breadstuff* and
provisions very quiet and unchanged In price.
The departuro of steamship General Williams for fit.
Johns and Portland has been postponed until to-mor
tOHDOV, Wednesday noon, August 22.—(8y telegraph
to Liverpool)—Consols are at 80# toDOJ£.
Three M«a Killed, and others Seriously Injured
'Wie.uincton, August 23.—About flvo o’clock yeiter
day afternoon a terrible explosion occurred atDupont’a
powder mills, on the Brandywine. Mr. Alexis I. Du*
pont, assisted by seven workmen, was removing a large
and heavy box from & building which had been used since
the year 1812 as a powder-house ; the box accidentally
came in contact with the wall, and fire was produced by
the friction.
An explosion Immediately followed, burning all
hands in a shocking manner. Mr. Dupont leapod into
the race, and the others made every effort to extinguish
the fire on their clothes, which they succeeded in doing
with the assistance of Mr. Jlupont.
Mr. Dupont then hastened to see if the press roof had
caught fire, and as he approached a terrible explosion -
took place, shattering the to atoms. By the
flying fragments Mr. Dupont had his right thigh frac
tured and three of his ribs broken, while one of his
lungs was perforated, lie was found among the ruins,
and when taken up, gavo directions to the persons
present to hasten and extluguiah the flames.
Bcndat, 6 o’clock V, M.—Mr. Dupont, Anthony
Daugherty, and Edward Hurst, the foreman, are dead;
Louis Vache is mortally wounded, dob a McOlWforty and
George Fisher are injured, but not fatally. Tbo rest
escaped unhurt.
Battte between the Apache Indians and the
13* 8. Troops.
Bt. Loots, August 22.—00 i. Roberts, who has just ar
rived from New Mexico, reports that a battle had boon
fought between the Apache Indiana and the United
States troops, under the command of Colonel Miles, on
Gila River. Twenty-five of the Indians were killed,
and upwards of thirty wounded. Lieutenants Stein and
Davis and nine privates were wounded. Colonel Wiios
recovered a large amount of property from the Indians,
which they had stolen from settlors.
lowa Republican Convention-Nomination of
Chicago, August 22.—The lowa Republican State
Convention met at lowa City on the 20th Inst., and
nominated General R. P. Lowe for Governor, and Oran
Faville, for Lieutenant-Governor.
The Reported Failure of Blanchard, Sherman,
A Co., of Boston.
Boston, August 22.—The reported failure of Messrs.
Blanchard, Sherman, A Co., in consequence of the sui«
pension of another firm, has proven unfounded.
The Sub-Marine Telegraph,
St. Johns, Newfoundland, Aug. 22.—. The weather is
pleasant with light westerly winds.
The Submarine Telegraph fleet is confidently expected
to arrive at Trinity Day as early as Tuesday next, if the
undertaking be euoeesiful.
Terrible Hurricane at Woodland, Wisconsin-
Destruction of Property *ud Lets qt
Onioaoo, Aug. 22.—A terrible hurricane passed over
Woodland, Wisconsin, last evening, destroying every
Bouse in the place Mr. Fox, station agent, eras no over
and instantly killed, while endeavoring to stop a train of
freight ears which the wind bad set In motion.. The tele
graph Does were prostrated, and the railroad track con.
alderthiy damaged. .
NbwYorx, August 23.—The recent report that the
United States frigate Roanoke will be cot in two Is un
true. No opinion has yet been given by the Board oi
Constructors, either Individually or collectively.
Naval Intelligence*
Funttal of a Fireman. —Mr. William C.
Wilkinson, one of tho oldest and most not lye mem
bers of the Firo Department, wo* interred yester
day, the Vigilant Engino Company, Franklin Lodge
of Odd Fellows, and the Washington JJlue3, follow
ing his remains to (ho grave. Mr. W, was well
known as the nrchltoct of tho Firemen’s Block In
the Washington Monument, ns welt as of the
monumentof the Northern Liberty Hose Company,
which is to be dedicated to-day. Personally and
professionally he was highly esteemed.
Serious Charge . —On Saturday afternoon,
before Alderman Enuo, complaint was made against
Randall H. Borden and Jane Borden, on tho oath
of Anna Hinkle, who charges them with keeping
a disorderly bawdy house at the southeast corner
of Ninth and Willow streets. The complainant i*
quite a respectable young female, and was engaged
•at the house of tho accused as a doraestio. She
had not been on the premises more than tbreo
days, she alleges, before tho most infamous course
of conduct was manifested towards hor. Tho
prisoners were committed, in default of $BOO bail
each, to answer at court.
The Agricultural Exhibition. —Powelton is
now nearly enclosed, and the arrangements for the
Annual Fair of the Agricultural Boeiety are being
consummated rapidly.
The Oldest Printer. —On Saturday the re
mains of Henry Cooper,who died in this city, in the
92d year of bis age, were consigned to the tomb. Air.
Cooper was in all probability the oldest printer in
the city. His death was hastened by a fall, the
effects of which he did not recover from. Nearly
forty.years ago he was poisoned by eating a plate
of oysters in which there was an infusion of arsenio.
Mr. Cooper was a pressman, in the days in which
he performed the manual labor. He was a man of
*msU stature and delicate constitution, but of
strictly temperate habits, and we do not think he
ever used tobacco. Although not much known,
and in humble life, he was highly respected by all
who knew him.
Arrest of Disorderly Women. —The residents
and frequenters of the vicinity of Washington
Square have frequently been annoyed by the loose
characters who from time to time resort thither,
nsto| indecent language and behaving otherwise
in suoh a manner as to render it extremely disa
greeable for one topassthore. The authorities,
(however, have determined to abate tho nuisanoe,
and on Saturday afternoon commenced the good
work by arresting about a dozen lewd women who
were loitering about and behaving in the manner
spoken of. Alderman Emm committed tho party
to Moyainensing for thirty days as vagrants.
Military Funeral . —Tho National Guards,
Captain Lyld, paraded yesterday afternoon to pay
tho last sail tribute to the memory of Air. Oharlos
G. AUou, ono of their oldest members. Tho United
States Cornet Band aocompaniod tho corps, and
along tho route performed a numbor of impressive
airs in an artistic mauuor. Tho intorment took
place at tho Mechanics’ Comotcry. Tho Diiigont
Hose Company also attended Mr. Allen’s funeral
in oitizens’ dress.
Dedication of a Monument . —Tho bcautifu
monument designed for tho lot of tho Northorn
Liberty Hose Company, in tho Odd Fellows’ Ceme
tery, will bo dedicated this afternoon, in an ap
propriate and interesting manner. Tho occasion
will bo marked by a general parade of the depart
ment, for which the best bunds in the city have
been engaged. The display promises to be both
brilliant and imposing. The following has been
determined upon as tho order of tho procession,
The companies will meet on the aouth side of
Aroh street, at IJ o’clock, as follows:
First Division, —George Murgi troy, Marshal.—
Northern Liberty Hose, Hibernia Engine, Perso-
Yerauoo Hose, Rescue Hook and Laddor, Northorn
Liberty Engmo, Southwark Hose, Afantua Hook
and Ladden between Third and Fifth streets.
Second Division.-^ Thomas Dallas, Marshal.—
Vigilant Engine Company, Washington Hose,
liand-ln-Jiftna Engine, united States Hose, Assist
awe Engine, William Penn Hose, Eiligent En
gine, Pennsylvania Hose, between Fifth and So
vonth streets.
Third Division,-— Andrew J. Bakor, Marshal.
--Washington Engine, Lafayette Hoso, Friond
flttip Engine, Marion Hose, Columbia Engine,
Schuylkill Hose, Philadelphia Engine, Franklin
Hose, between Seventh and Ninth streets.
Fourth Division—John Webb, Marshal.—Woe*
oflooe Engine, Vigilant Hose, Good Will Engine,
Bpring Garden Hose, Decatur Engine, West Pnila
delptua Hoso, Union Engine, Cohookslnk Hose,
betweoaNinth and Eleventh streets.
Fifth Division—Charles F. Crap, Marshal.—
Globe Engine, Fairmoant Eugino, West Philadel
phia Engine, Aleohanio Engine, Liberty Engine,
Independence Engine. Bpring Garden Eugino, be
tween Eleventh and Thirteenth streets.
The Chief Marshal has power to place companies
in a position in this line that have not been re
ported to the Secretary of Committee of Arrange
ments of Northern Liberty Hose Company.
After the Uuo is formed the route adopted by
the Convention will be adopted. Countermarch in
Aroh street, up Aroh to Tenth, down Tenth to
Chestnut, down Chestnut to Third, down Third to
Walnut, down Walnut to Second, up Second to
'Coates, out Coates to Ridge avenue, out Ridge
avenue to Islington lane, thenoe to Odd Fellows’
Cemetery. After the ceremony take up line of
maroh through Islington iano to Ridge avenue,
down Ridge avenue to Vine, down Vine to Frank
lin Square, and there dismiss.
The dedicatory address will be delivered by
Charles sf* Nfial, Esq., .and will, no doubt, prove
an eloquent effort. The other exerolsos will be not
leas entertaining.
Hospital Cases. —On Saturday, a man, named
WiUiam James, aged sixty-three years, was ad
mitted to tho Pennsylvania Hospital, in conse
quence of injuries received by being j&mzued by a
cart at Twenty-first and Viue streets.
Wm. Donlin, aged thirty-one years, was also ad
mitted into the same institution, he having boon
badly burned by the premature discharge of a
blast of powder, on Friday, near Norristown.
A young man named Wm J. MoFee fell from
the third-story window of bis residence, in a small
street between Fifteenth and Sixteenth, below Fits
water, about threo o’clock yesterday morning,
wbilo walking in bis sleep, causing a compound
fracture of bis ankle. Ho was taken to the Penn
sylvania Hospital.
Suicide. Yesterday afternoon, between
three and four o’clock, a man named James Mona
her jumped into tho Delaware from the second
wharf above Vine street, and was drowned before
any assistance could bo rouderod.
.Drowned.—-A, boy named James Alexan
der, was accidentally drowned yostorday after
noon in the Delaware, at tho foot of Bcaoh street.
Tho body was recovered, and Coroner Delavau held
an inquest.
. Thomas Golden, aged 22, was admitted into tho
same institution, yesterday, with hU right armfrae*
turod, caused by boing caught between two ears at
the Bouding Railroad Depot.
For Tho Prosß.)
James Logan.—Your reporter of the account
of tho old Ponn House, corner of Seoond and Nor
ris alloy, Intended to state that James Logan,
Secretary to William Penn, had resided in this
house in 1701; but tho printer has misspelled the
same, and makes it James “Lager” in one place
and James “Lagar m in another. Tho name of
the person is James Logan, and ho Is the ancestor
of the person who left the Loganian Library, now
united to the Philadelphia Library, .Fifth street,
below Chestnut, founded by Benjamin Franklin.
Logan Square is also called after Mr. Logan. He
was bom in Scotland, and when he first camo to
Auorlca was a sohoolmaster. You will please
make tho oorrection.
the elections.'
Getting Vert Close.—The Sfc. Louis Repub
lican of Friday last says that the official returns
make the eleotUn for Governor so dose that only
when the last county is hoard from can tho result
be announced. We publish this morning official
returns from ninety-eight couuties, and unofficial
reports from nine other counties, In all of which
Steward’s majority foots up three, with Ripley
and Dunklin to hear from. Those two counties
gave Buchanan 453 votes, and Fiilrooro 142. In
the eleotion for Governor last yeur tbev gave Polk
485, Benton 142, and Ewing 122—0 r 201 majority
for Polk over both of his competitors.”
Texas.—The Democratic minority for Governor
in seventy counties is 5,100, a gain of 84 votes on
the last Governor’s eleotion. The Legislature is
largely Democratic. So far, the Houbu stands 57
Democrats, ©opposition; and the Senate 27 Demo
crats, 6 opi>oaiHoo. Reagan, Dem., is elected to
Congress, over Evans, Amer., by about 4,000 ma
jority. Bryan, Dom., is the other Congressman
Destructive Fire at Lexington, Missouri—
Hrmp Factory and Mill Burned.—A tele
graphic despatch from Lexington, Missouri, was re
ceived ofc tho St. Louis Democrat office, on Thurs
day, conveying intelligence of a fire in that place,
whloh destroyed the extensive hemp factory of
MoGrow A Bro., and a flouring mill adjoining it,
o*ned and operated by the same firm. A
seoond despatch to John 11. Fisher, earner of Vine
and Second street*, informed him that a ware
house. of whioh he is ownor, and that formed part
of the same block, was on fire and could not he
saved from tho flames. The block consumed was
of brick, three stories high, slate roofed, and one
of the most substantial structures in Lexington.
Messrs. MoGrew, besides owning the factory and
mill, used the upper portion of the warehouse for
storing hemp, tho lower story being appropriated
to another tenant doing a business in boat stores
and {other things of that description. They, of
oourse, inout heavy losses bv tho disaster, bat are
fortunately nearly covered bynsurance, thegreat
or portion of whioh is In tbU olty. Yeatman,
RoWnson, & Co., to whom McGrow 4 Co., havo
beretotore consigned tho product of their factory,
furnish us with the following particulars regarding
their iusnrsuoe policies:
Aoerioan Insurenoo Company - • *2,500
MonidWy. (Story Md mill) - - IjhOOO
What their loss is, with the ejoeption of this
amount, cannot y«t he determined. The faetonr
wa« one of large capacity, and yielded, when in
foil operation, nve hundred (soils of rope per week,
all ©/which came forward to tills market The
mill 13 »'os* of less oonaeviouoe to the community
* j*£gs Sr Sy o&es-th. Bt. Louis-had
a rtdt for *5,000 upon the stock stored in the ware
h°On ihe building itself Mr. Fisher hid insurimie
to tho amount of 54,0 DD to °®« M -
• [From the New York papers of Saturday,]
Between 12 and 1 o’olock this morning a terrible
murder was committed at a drinking «uoon called
the Phaw Houso, No. 480 Broadway, between
Grand and Broome street*. The parties to the
affray wero an actor named Theodore Nimms,
lately engaged at Wallnck’s Theatre, and a Tombs
lawyer named Wagstaff. Thoy mot in the bar
room and quarrelled, and after many hard epi
thets, WagfitfltF struck Nimms a powerful blow.
Nimms recovering in a moment. dr«w n revolver
and fired twioo m quick succession at Wagstaff.
Tbo first ball hit Wftgstaff’s arm, and passed into
fne breast, injuring the lungs. The second bail
passed through the mouth and upwards through
"J bead, aj>art of whioh was shot off. Wagstaff
Sllit .“°° r A corpse. Nimms retreated im
mediately into the street. The news soon spread,
arm sroa fc excitement prevailed among a largo
crowd whioh gathered immediately. The police
arriving, conveyed the body of tne man to the
Fourteenth Ward station-house, in Spring street.
They ulso arrested a boy who was behind the bar
when the Killing was done. Nimms is about fcwen
ty-fivo years of age. Wag,toff is a few year, older.
Immediately after the fatal shot Nimms walked out,
sayma ho would go to the station-house and give
himself up; but a few block, off ho met Mr. John
E. King, an intimate friend, who asked what was
the matter. Nimms said he had shot a man or
killed h man, and was going to give himself up
He then briefly related the circumstances, and Mr
King advised him to go home, as his wife was in
feeble health. After some demur Nimmsfcoasent
ed, and Mr. King walked with him to his houso,
No. fis2lloufdon street. OnthewuyMr. King told
Mm that possibly tho man was not killed, and he
had better say nothing about it to alarm his wife.
They wont in, and immediately despatched a mes
senger to ascertain tho extent of WagstaiFs inju
ries, and then seated themselves on the sofa to
await his return. In the meantime a large crowd
collected in Broadway.
The police were soon on the ground, and officers
were despatched in various directions to arrest
Nimms, who was supposed to have fled. Ser
geont Williamson and Officer Williams, of the
74th precinct, proceeded at once to Nimms’ bouse
and rang the bell. Mrs. Nimms came to the
door, ana Mr. King came immediately behind her,
thinking it was their messenger returning. The
officers entered immediately and arrested King,
supposing him to bo Nimma. Mrs. Nimms imme
diately tainted, and went into a succession of hys
teria fits. Mr. Nimms went with the officers
willingly, saying that he had done nothing ex
cept in defence- During the night bis wife and
sister visited him at the station-house. He is a
young man of respectable appearance and well
connected. He has been assistant librarian of
the City Library, and has heretofore borne an
excellent character. He is an amateur actor of
considerable ability, but does not rely upon that
profession for a livelihood. The body of Wagstaff
was removod to the Fourteenth precinct station
house, where it still remains. He has a wife re
siding in Eighth avenue. He was a strong athletic
man, somewnat given to strong drink, and not of a
verv peaceable disposition. His ostensible means
ofltvelihood was practising as a lawyer about tho
Tombs and inferior courts.
About ton o’clock this morning tho coroner em
pannclled » jury, and after a patient investigation
it was shown that Nimns had aotod in self-defonco.
The testimony boing clo3Cd, tho jury, after an ab
sence of an hour and a half, returned the follow
ing verdict:
ft‘'sVe find that tho decoded camo to bis doath by
a pistol shot, firod by Theodore S. Nunns, on the
night of tho 2lst inat., at 480 Broadway.”
Tho jury wore then discharged, with tho thanks
of tho coroner.
Tho prisoner was nost brought into tho room,
and addressed by the coroner as follows:
“ Tho jury in this case have rendered tho follow
ing verdict." (Reads it and continues.) “From
the testimony which is given in this case, it leaves
the matter opon, and I shall, therefore, discharge
you upon my own responsibility. The case is not
one, in my opinion, which could warrant me to hold
you—lt Is clearly a case of self-dcfonce. I shall,
however, hand the paper over to the Grand Jury,
for their future action. You are discharged, sir."
Several of Mr. Nimns’ friends now gathered
around him, and Bhook him warmly by tne hand;
bo seemed much gratified by bis release, and came
forward and shook bands with tho coroner, thank
ing him at the same time for the patience whiob ho
and the jury had evinced in the investigation.
This morning, about nine o’clook, a terrible affair
occurred between James Began and Peter Vieto,
partners in tho boot and shoo trade, doing business
under the Howard Hotel, corner of Maiden lane
and Broadway. It appears that Vieto, wbo is a
Frenchman, lived with bis family in tbo premises
aforesaid, and that for some time past Began has
suspected that bis partner was appropriating to his
own use more than his share of the proceeds of the
business. No open outbreak between them, how
ever, took place till this morning, when a man
named Cose brought in some work which be had
been finishing. They wero indebted to him in the
sum of eight dollars, and Vieto paid him three dol
lars on account, and g&ve him some more work for
him to do. To this Began objeoted, and said that no
more work should be made up till they should get
out of debt. A controversy then ensned between tne
partners, which soon merged into an angry alter
cation, during which Regan, as obargea, seised a
heavy shoe hammer and dealt Vieto a powerful
blow on the head with it. Tho viotim fell insensi
ble to the floor, from whiob he was soon taken up
and conveyed to the New York Hospital. The
doctor, under whose charge he was placed, pro
nounced his skull to have received a compound
fracture, and thought it impossible for Vieto to
recover. Began, the assailant, was arrested and
conveyed to the Tombs, where he was locked up to
await the result of the injuries he had inflicted.
About six weeks ago, the proprietors of the St.
Nioholas hotel, in oxamlning uieir books, discovered
a deficit in the accounts, and that money to a con
siderable amount was missing. The books were
thoroughly examined, when the extent of the de
falcation at every step became more apparent.
Suspicion at once .rested upon John M. Lawler,
wbo has been for a number of roars connected with
the house as bookkeeper, and a close watch was
set upon his movements.
Mr. John P. Treadwell, ono of tho proprietors
of tho hotel, having bocomo satisfied that the
embezzlement bad been committed by Lawler, re
paired to the Jefferson Market polloe coart, and
there made affidavit sotting forth that Lawler,
during the months of June and July,, last past,
feloniously stole, embezzled, and carried away
from the possession of said Treadwell ’ and bis
copartners, Virgil, Whitcomb and Oheater Lamb,
about one thousand two. hundred and eighty
three dollars and twelvooents—and,further, that
since his engagement in the house four or five years
ago, the said Lawler had stolen and embezzled
$5,000 and upward. Upon the affidavit of Mr.
Treadwell ana others, Justico Flandreau Issued a
warrant for tho arrest of tho accused, and a war
rant to search his promises. Lawler was arrested
by Officers Elder and McCord, threo days ago, and
for some reason or other has been kept prisoner at
the hotel sinoe that time.
It Is estimated that the embezzlement will not fall
far sbortof $lO,OOO, and itmay possibly exceed that
sum. Tho accused is a young man, and very modest
and quiet in his behavior, since his arrest we un
derstand that ho has confessed his guilt in tho
matter, and statodthathc has taken over $5OOO
shoo the Ist of January, 1857. With the moneys
thus embezzled, it appears, Lawler has purchased
property in or about the city of Albany, whiob pro
perty he now bolds in his own name. Several
months ago bo became quite attached to a lady of
wealth from California, and has interested himsolf
greatly in her business affairs. It is said that be
has a large omoun t of this lady’s money in his hands,
but declines at present to givo it up.
It appears that for the last four years Lawler
has been employod at the hotel as entry-clerk, and
was always very regular in tho disonarge of his
duties, so much so that he won the entire con
fidence of Mr. Treadwell, until about three weeks
ago, when ho observed something in his actions
rather peculiar, and on Thursday last the sus
picions entertained of bis dishonesty were oloarly
founded, as the above faots fully show.
Last ovening Mr. Treadwell called upon hiia, p and
conversed for somo time about the matter, and
finally askod him to divulge tbo amount which he
had taken. Aftor some little hesitation, he said
that it was about $B,OOO. Ho, however, informed
Mr, Troudwoll that ho was roady at any moment
to make a restitution, and urged upon Mr. Tread*
woll to aocopt. Ho was, bowevor, informed by that
gentleman that tbo matter must be adjudicated
before the propor authorities. Lawler, U is under-,
stood, is very' respectably connected. His mother
resides in Albany, and on looming tho condition
of her son took on quite freoly. He will have a
hearing on Monday.
There were seven hundred deaths in the city for
tho week ending to-day, being an Inoreaso of sixty
our over last week.
Puiladblpbia, August 22,1857.
TbU has been another heavy day la Stocks. At the
first board Reading Railroad fell to 33but rallied
again to 33#. Camden and Amboy R. R. declined X,
and Schuylkill Navigation preferred %. The bonks are
discounting less freely, and the prices of stock are de
pressed, but no material change is noticeable inthe rates
for money on the street. Nothing is done for less thou
s©lo, and good builnasa paper sells at 10 to 13 cent.
The public attention continues to be directed to the
unusual and continued low prlcoofrailroadsecurities, and
Opinions entertained show the widest differenced. A. few
are found who are disposed to follow the counsels of the
New York J/traid, and count almost all railroad stocks
as entirely worthless, and the bonds as far from being
secure, while others, in a painful state of uncertainty'
watch the markets for a favorable opportunity of rcaU
zing, even at the prevailing depressed prices. The
daily accounts of this Presidont, or that railroad com
piny proposing a plan by which to escapo from the
dilemmas in which bad management has placed their
corporations, does not tend at all to improve mat
ters. Disinterested parties read over their schemes with
ch the some feeling that the hackm&n regarded that
bellicose and deformed poet, Pop{* He generally used,
by way of oath, the expletive, “God mend me!” He
used this expression one day in a dispute about a coach
fare, when the hackman, looking upon his shoulders,
exclaimed, “Mend you! ItwouMnotbeh&lf the trouble
to make a new one!”
But the case of the railroad companies is only like'
that of tho rhymer in this, that it would seem that th.'y
sadly need mending. We, oursolvea, believe that a new
era of railroad management is near at hand, under
which their earnings will not only suffice to pay the in
tercut on their bonds, but also to return a remuneration
to the holdersof the stock. We would earnestly advise the
holders of railroad stocks and bonds not to he frightened
by the panic-makers Into heavy sacrifices of their property
by sales at current prices. They certainly cannot fall
much lower, and as fhero ia a fair promise of the intro
duction of ft littlo good business sense Into the future
management of railroads, it may reasonably bo ex
pected that tbelr Stocks will appreciate in price
The following is a statement of tho earnings of the
New York Central Railroad for the month of July, 1857,
compared with its earnings for the corresponding month
of tho preceding year:
Decrease.. .. 58,985 52
Coraparatiye statement of earnings for freight for.
warded Eastward from Buffalo and Suspension Bridge in
July, 3856 and 1857
Decrease 567»141 90
The following are the receipts of the Morris Canal
Compear for the past week end season, m compered
with the receipts to corresponding time lest year :
Total to August 9, 18 M 5®
Week ending. Aug. It) 1856 11,714 31
Total to Ang. 8,1887. 168,831 44
Week ending Aug. 15,1867..,.. 10,234 09
5168,656 42
Decrease in 1857,
W an n px the following statistics of the Maryland
Coal * ade. for the week ending Saturday 16 August,
the Command lron Company's Railroad
brought iawa 4,t87.01 tom of coal, and too Cumberland
and Pennsysvaaia Railroad 3,068.15 toga, making a total
from, the FrWburg region for the work 0f7,80516 tons,
nod for the year 187,1974® "tons.
During tho spine period there were shipped over the
George's Creek Coal dad Iron Company's Railroad
6.418.08 tone, 1 and orer the road of tlj* Hampshire Coal
and Iron Company 2.179. W tone, making a total for thf*
W©?k from the George'* Creek region of 8,59741 ton*,
and the year 200,029.16 tons.
Total from the entire coal field for tho week 16,403 07
ton*, and since January Ist, 387,187.13 tom
The falling off la the shipments, « compared with
last week, i5‘2,738,13 tons, which la owing to the fact
that the boats detained at the Georgetown Division
hare not yet returned for their cargoes.
The shipments from the coal region for this season
up to the present time falls behind that of last year to
August 20,23,855,18. Since the completion of the canal*
however, the shipments hare increased largely orer
those of the same periods last year, and in a abort time
he amount of eosl transported will far surpass that pf.
Tha Lynchburg Virginian states that bonds of the
Bast Tennessee and Virginia Railroad Company, to the
amount of 8100,000, wore sold In that city last week,
and that more could hareheeu disposed of readily.
The following 1* the statement of the baldness at the
New York Sub-TrtMury, on the 21st Inst.:
Total Receipts 5333.755 05
!! |vnwn*a , 263.760 61
‘‘ Balsuce 12,355,968 54
Receipts at the Custom H0u5e—5195,254 75.
According to the Treasurer’s weekly statement, the
‘““UM credited to th. Treamrjr of tbs United Stitt,.
a of assistant treasurers and designated
, ?*’ tu *l to the mint and branches, by retnroa
rewind to tho 17th Inutaut, nd tho Mount at that
flat* oubjoct to, lo w follow, ;
Amount to ittodiiToreut dopoottaMo, 428,154,858 45
Draft, draws bstaot paid 2 757 2o? 0?
Amount subject to draft “i
Reduction from lart weak 'u’T% Si
Amount of receipts.... * i
Drafts returned paid 1’,425jt79 m
Drafts issued 1,568,323 oi
Comparative statement of the Imports Foreign Dry
Goods at New York for the wreck, and since Jan/lst:
For the week. 1855. 1856. 1857.
Entered at the p0rt..,82,115,041 $4,227,806 $2,519,736
Thrown on market.... 2,225,229 4,051,477 2,643,545
Since Jan. Ist; • , J
Entered at the port. $38,984,871 $67,068,554 $72,555,010
Thrown on market... 40,722,441 68,691® «,673,892
The following is a recapitulation of the imports of
dry goods for the week ending August 20:
Pkga- Y&lne.
...2790 t 1,040.347
•..1494 828,850
... 805 551,049
... m 183,883
...484 162,339
Man. of W 001...
Do. Cotton,
Do. 8i1k...
Do. Flax...
■6,099 $3,215,841
witnoßiiry rnoit wabbhqms.
Pkgs. Value, j ptm v*du#
Man. of Wool. 657 $180,1021 Man. of Pl&x. 214 $38,770
Do. Cotton. 229 45,286 I Miscellaneous 113 171339
Do. Silk.... 140 146,1981 _■»
Tot »* 1,354 j42r.eS!
Fkgs. Value. | Fkgs. Value
Man. of Wool. 4931172,1911 Man of Flax. 53 $11,913
Do.Ootton.. 144 28,123 I Miscellaneous 185 25311
D0,5i1k...114 58,3421 ■
Tota l 934 303,885
The directors of the Reading (Pa.) cotton mill deter,
mined, at their meeting on Tuesday last, to eloso their
mill as soon u tho yarn now on hand is exhausted, which
will be iu the course of two or three weeks. The great
increase in the cost of cotton makes It impossible to keep
tho mill in operation except at a lose. This company
employs about three hundred operatives, who will of
course bo thrown out of work by the stoppage of the
The Louisville Btate Bank has declared a
d ividend of 5 cent. This makes 12 4P cent, for the
last year, and the sixty-stxth dividend declared and
paid by this institution since the year 1810. The Clti
sens’ Bank of New Orleans has declared a dividend of 9
V cent. The Bank of Louisiana has declared a divi
dend of cent.
22, 1857.
Reported by R. Jr., Stock Broker, No. 8034
Walnut Strut.
200 City 6’s 89 V
100 do 89 X
100 do 89V
600 do New 95)4
300 do New 95)4
100 do New 96V
1000 Oat&wlßsa R 7 ’a 52 V
2300 Petrna s’a 84V
1000 0 A A R 6’s'B3 71
1260 City 5k ’6O SfV
600 City R 6’s 89V
200 do 89V
590 N Penaa R 6*s 69
20 MinehlU B 69 V
35 do 69V
10 do 50 V
100 Reading R b6wn 83V
100 do bswn 33V
100 do 33V
100 do bswn 33)4
100 do 33V
100 do 33)4
SO Penna R 48* l
50 Reading R 2days 33* |
Readlug closes
Bid. Afked.
U S 6’s, ’6B 116 V
Philada 6s 89*890
do RR 89)4090
do New 96)4 ©os*
Penna 61, let off 84*084*
Reading R div off 33*033*
. do Bonds ’7O 73 V 079
’44, int, off 87 038
Penna RR 48*048*
Morris Canl Con 50 0&2 '
Schyl Nar 69 ’B2 64 ©65
do Stock 12 014
Aoqdst 22—Evening.
The market for Breadstuff*generally continues languid
and there, is little or no, demand for Flour other than the
regular home trade; parties buy as wanted at from $6.60
to $0.76 for aoond old stock,\'s7®7,6Q fa* new wheat su
perfine, $7.7608.2$ for eaten qualities, aad $8.6009 V
I bbl. for fancy family brands, the latter for premium
flour. Shippers are not In the market at the present
prices, as the export trade is at a stand still. Heal is
quiet, and holders of Rye Heal ask hbl. Com Meal
is scarce at $4, there being little or no stock here to
operate in. If heats are not plenty except poor parcels,
which rule rery dull, and also 9000 bus. have been sold at
105c.©167c. for good dry white, and 160c.©164c. for good
and prime red. Corn is only in moderate request, and
about 2400 bus. Pa. YellowbroughtB7e. Instore and 1200
to Delaware 88 cents afloat. Oats are selling with toler
able freedom at 40042 cents for good southern, and
28036 cents for inferior to fair kinds. Bye is dull at
90 cents for Southern and 95 cents for Pennsylvania and
buyers holding off. Barley—The trade is about opening;
Pennsylvania is selling at 85 cents and Western New
York at $1 35 bushel. Bark is lower and small sales
of Quercitron have been made at $1 49 for Ist quality.
Cotton meets with a limited demand from spinners at
the stringent rates now current, and the transactions
are light. Groceries move off only in small lots for the
supply of the trade at present quotations. Sugar and
Molasses are dull, but Coffeo firmly held, and sales of
Bio in lots are reported at 11X©12X oents on time.
Provision*—Very little doing in any kind aud the stock
quite light. Whiskey is unsettled; a sale 0f450 barrels
prime Ohio was made 29 cents, common do 28 cents, and
hhda at the same price.
NEW YORK TEA MAJtXET—The advices from
China are of a character to strengthen the views of
holders, inasmuch as the arrivals at the Chinese ship
ping ports were small, and the markets had opened at
unusually high prices; but the trade here hold off, and
our market, though very firm, is equally quiet. The
following are the exports from all ports in China to
the United States, from July 1 to June 8:
1856*57. 1865-6. 1854-5.
Youngnyson, 1b5....11,552.184 10,215,025 12.816,452
Hyson 1,238,878 887,247 850,920
Hyson Skin 330,091 1,061,189 493.893
Twsnkay 1,114,450 1,606,910 2,313,590
Qunp0wder.......... 1,622,244 2,078,178 1,896,228
Imperial 1,629,373 1,765,251 1,529,274
Total Greens, 1b5..17,388,721 83,714,951 19,900,357
Congou, Soafhon*,»fl. 1,869,826 4,786,995 9,485,963
V0uch0ng............. W,4OQ 281,595 190,000
Pekoe amiOrangedo.. 29,066 'lJ9B
Oolong wxdliingyong.. 5,919,959 9,465,437 4,815,672
Total Blacks, 1b5....7,913,5T5 14,694,140 7.483,451
bacco was in brisk demand this week. with ft better in
quiry on the part of shippers, and sales hare been made
at the advance noted last week. We however continue
to quote a« follows, via:— Maryland brown leaf Toboceo
at s9<rslo. a* to quality; inferior abort seconds {7.50a
$8 50; browoleafysloasU,andextr»atsn»sl6. Bay
Tobacco comes in slowly, and prices bare rather a droop
ing tendency, but we still continue previous figures .vii:
Tlpsats9asll: seconds $l3*Sl5; yellow spangled BOa
$35, and fine yellow at $35a545. The reoeJpt* ot Ohio
Tobacco were rather better tbia week, and we bare to
note a fair demand for it, with sales of some 180 hhds.
at tijo quotations, vis: Inferior to good common brown
at 58.60459.60; middling to good red good to
One reds and spangled good to fine yellow $l7
<rs3o; and some sold as high as $35; fine red segar
wrappers may be quoted atsl4oslB. Kentucky Tobacco
is in fair demand, though by no means active. We
quote *, Kentucky Tobacco at $9e59.50 for common logs;
good lugs at sll©sl3; medium leaf at sl3usls; fair $l5
asl6; one at $17o$18; and select do. at slBes3o. The
inspections for the week wore 801 hhds. Maryland, and
of other kinds 19 hhds.—total, 990 hhds.
[From White Je Elder's Circular.]
change to note In the Coffee market. The only sale re
ported to-day la 200 bags Rio at 12 cents. We quote
Kin Coffee to-day at ll#c.o!2c. for fair to prime, and
12#c. for choice; Laguayra do. at 13#c., and Java do.
atl6c.«l7#c. The stock of Coffee here Is 46,000 bags.
We give below the weekly circular of Messrs. Lockwood
Sc Co. f
Stock of Rio Coffee August 15 ,47,600 bags.
Received since none “
Sales for consumption amount to about... 2,600 “
Stock of Rio Coffee oa hand to-day. 45,500 ‘ ‘
Other descriptions... ..... 600 “
I.2sobegs Rio
1,150 “
2 00 “
The market continues steady, without change in
prices. The late advices from Rio, though very favor
able to holders, have not produced any movement of
consequence. Since our last there have been no sales
from first hands. We quote prime Rio at 12 to 12 Vc.;
fair to good 11# toll&c.; Laguayra 13#c.; JavalfiU to
17#c. White Sc. Elder, Coffee Brokers.
THE PORK MARKET.-[From the Cincinnati Price
Current.}—During the last two months a good deal has
been done in the way of contracts for Hogs for Novem
ber delivery.
In the early part of June, when it vu thought quite
doubtful that even a moderate Corn crop would be made,
the disposition to make these contracts wss strong and
very general throughout the West, and within the last
month, when it became apparent that the markets would
be entirely cleared of the old stocks of Provisions before
the new would come in, the demand, which had subsided
some during the fere part of July, again became more
aC J)uring , Jum and the fore part of July
$O.» V cut. seemeSto be the MevaUlag rate,wd at
which we heard of contracts to the extent of TOOO head.
During the latter part or July $0 75 was paid for 4000
headTfor Novlmbcrdellvery. ana S6.M for the fore part
of December. Within the last two weeks about 9000
head were sold, for November delivery, at $7 ¥ cwt.
M The Impression l* pretty generally entertained, that
the Pork brought into market tariff will command high
Pr AMc*ltne to our advices from Illinois, there is an ac
tive demand for Hogs in that State, at sonet, with more
buyers than sellers,
.$555,619 57
. 024,605 09
.$149,055 20
. 91,913 39
f Correspondence of The Frees.)
Knr Yok, Aug. 22,114 W » ?• M
Tlffi fftTßOfflitedil' choose to lotice in die Moo
market to-day. The demand for money continue eu
actire at full rates of interest, with a slightly upwar
tendency for street loan.*, aod strictly first-claas paper i
scarcer than it was. Exchange is firm at former rate,
but eery little done lie Pulton took out to-day
{587,000 in specie. Tie total exports of specie lor tin
Week ending August 22 were J 2,650,007 26. Tie receipt#
at the Custom-boos* during the day for duties wero
The Slock market opened this morning at a farther
general decline, bat closed with greater steadiness, and
price; were firmly maintained at the second hoard. Brieß
declined 1#; Pena. Coal Co., 2#;' Reading. 1#; Mi
chigan Central. 2; panama, 1; La Gross* and Muwmskia
veot down at toe first board to 2#, and closed at the
, second hoard at 22, end Michigan Southern advanced #
on yesterday’s closing price. Th* Potsdam
and Watertown R. R. Co. hare gone to protest, and it la
said that the creditors hare a blank iook-oat for re
covering their debt* without legal process.
1 luloeme d yon yesterday of the failure of E. Estes &
Co,, of Boston; another ullate is announced tr day
that of BUnehand, Sherman 4 Co.—ctid to be eotut
qnent on Bates’ failure, with liabilities of 5500,000.
While the market for railroad stocks still continues so
fluctuating and irregular, owing to the universal di*.
trust in this etasa of-eerurittes, from groa mis
management which has been discovered in thadirection
of some companies, St is cheering to see that tfcf rr»eee
of shares of good reliable companies are’firmly main
tained, and that they are steadily sought for invest
ment. It Is confidently expected that much per.
nunent good will res alt from the present panic
in railroad slocks. A general exposure of the affaire of
the different companies must be made before public coo.
fidence can be restored, and, a* a necessary consequence
radical reforms must be made in the financial manage
ment, rates of speed pf trains, passenger and freight
fares, and last though sot least, in the character sad
Integrity of the officers employed, before railroad stocks
will be freely takes for investment.
Asbss—Are steady at 67.87# e{S for Pots, and ft 3k V
for Peris, felt) 100 MU.
Bbiadstci’Ts.—The floor market is irregular. ffb*
arrirtl* are moderate, and hoidere who are aoxtau
to realise, are obliged to take lower prices. The salsa
4,700 bbla at the following rate*;
Common to good State..,., * §3 25e56 49
Fancy and extra State 8 COc 8 7s
Common to good Tfettern $ 30* 8 48
oiu> ' *'•'■ J • g
l^s 0 , »SS|®
-ill St. ~
The market for goathem floor is depressed; 1400 bbla.
Tero sold at sG.sotts7 for good grades of Baltimore.
Alexandria. Ac.; and from $5.25«53.40 for extra Peters,
bare and Ktabmond. Canadian floor was dnll at a slight
decline, and 450 bbla.were sold at58.35«t6.40 forroaer.
and f10.?50f8.30 for extra. Bn floor unchanged. a£
nominal prlees. Corn meal doll at $4.39 for Jersey, and
$4.40 forßrandywine. Sales 200 His.
Cor fes. —There is hot little doing. A few baa Bio
were sold at 11#, " *"
m^ 3o n?**T* b * Market is firm at yesterday’* prices.
The following are the rates:
Upland. Florida. Mobile. N.O. * Tex.
Ordinary 13# 13# 13# i3«i
Middling 15# 15# 15# 16
Middling Fair...l6# 13# 17* 17
fair .-T....16# 16# nom. non.
; FftciT.—The advices from Malaga with regard to the
Baista crop are very promising, and the market ia eon
seouestly quiet.
Gaits,—The Wheat market is ossteadr For all
qualities not strictly first class, the demand 1* «e«d.
keaTy. About 16,000 bushels were sold at $1 4B®
™*fm Bed Soathern, 51.10w1.7t for White d5!,1u5
i $1.48 for Bed Illinois. Oats are dell at 40c.«54s for
Jersey, 58c.660. for State, and 62c.c63c. for Western.
, Bye Is in very moderate demand at 62e.
! The Cora market was slightly mere active at 84s85o»
i for mixed Western, and 99c. tor Southern yellow
I Harris in fair request for shipping at 80095 c.
j Utnss—Are still exceedingly doll, with a tendency to
1 decline. Small sales were made at the following rates:
Salted Maracaibo, 23c., six months; dry do. 23# e. six
mouths; Vera Crus,‘l9c.: Port an Platte, 2&e.
laos.—There Is very little doing. Scotch Pig is firm
at farmer quotations, and English Bar* at $54 6 mouths
Lk4Teeb.—Tho demand is more active, but as buyer*
would not give the high rates asked by the holders
very little business was done. The priees asked were
aa follows : Orinoco 26e27c., Buenos Ayres, 28eSfc
The following is tho statement in Hull’s circulars:
Hemlock. Oat.
Receipts .....65,800 7,000
Sales 89,800 5,700
5t0ck........ 05,600 20,900
Rim. Storks.—Spirits of Turpentine are firmly
hcldat4B*»43#c. The transactions were small owing
to the smallness of the stock. There is no change la
Crude Turpentine. Common Rosin lain demand sif].9s
3lO lbs. Fine Rosin is also in actlre demand at
280 lbs. Tar and Pitch are In demand at former quota
o\ls—Crude Whale and Spenn Oils are unchanged
Lard Oil is in request at fil J 5 for good. Linseed Oil i»
firm at 80c. OUre Oil $3.25 for quarts, and SL2S for
Protisioxs—The Pork market firm, with an opnrd
tendency from yesterday's price* both for prime and
Sales of 725 *«5.75e*2fl fbr mece.aod
50fi^/?J or prims. Beef Is. firm at yesterday's
price. 450 bhla. were sold at H7oslB for repeated
Western, and $18.50 for extra. Bacon quiet at 15e Cat
Meats improved at lljf a!2e for Shoulder*, and 12¥«13
for Hams. Lard active at Butter and Cheese
are unchanged.
Spirits ayo Wtjrra.—There is little change from yes
terday’s prices. There is not much doing. The unfa
vorable news from the vineyards has given an upward
tendency to the market, and choice brands arcfeejd
800 sb.—The market for raw was heavy at Baloe for
Cuba,- for Havana, and 8c for Porto Rico. Re
fined sugars are lower.
Tss is firmly held; but little doing.
Tobacco U in Mr reqoMtmt B*elBfor K.ntocl,:
23A42 for seed leaf.
WmsKETislowerat 28c for Ohio and Prison- Salt*
509 bhla. v-
Wool.—Domestic fleece wool is la good deeandat
from 45a52#e, 6 mos.
Frriohts—Are dull and unchanged.'
Sicosn BoiSd.—Kentucky Statens, SOxTcumber
land Coal Company. 15 ,* Pennsylvania 003 Company.
s6O, 69; New Yorit Central Baiuoad, b 3,77 v, eQQ^Tfi.
MO, nx, at, 00; Kri. B»n J «ui,sok >
So 4 H Icdisn* RB, .00.86, hlO, JjflO, 2T: lOckla
tS Mu jmf rtotk 63 X ■ Illinois Cwtnd Asflroid,
SO Cleveland ft Toledo Railroad. 43K> s®, 43. *OO. «fi.
s3o\44j La Croat* ft Hill
tax, *», toy, boo, or *, so*.
100 Reading A s 5 33#
100 do sswn 33 W
I'o do bsvs 33V
60 do sswa Sjv
60 do «S 8S V
3 do ' 33V
100 do »Swd& int 33V
JOOCaUwiseaß Jf
10 Cam & Amb & 107
3 do , loj
10 Bear Meadow K &jv
100 BcM Nav pf iswn 45
10 Lehigh Nar 6$
6 Morris Canal pfd 93V
10 Norristown K tx>
52 Lehigh Scrip town 41V
13 do 43
6 N Bk Kentucky . 11? Y
10 do u? 3
1 do 117 V
3 Farm & Mech Bk 34 V
10 Phila Bank Mwo 123 #
6 BesvT Meidow B 53 ft
Bid. Aiktd
Schyl Nav Pr«f slk*2tX
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do do 2d m &S#ads#
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Vicksburg 7 a 8
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RlCHMOND—Steamship PeuaaylvaoJa, Teat-400 bza
15 cases tobacco Buckoor, MeCammoa ft Co: 56 do 128
<to „ **“ *> M ' re * r * *»•
t»!o; 19 do SS boxu do Do&w * lilt: 85 do Slilor 4.
Ssnt; 86 Ww donmtlca JS Woodwtd 4 goo; 71 Osld-
Jsnd; 66 fcSff! gtxsord MHIm 4 Bro; 33 tnntr eada
do lAg* aandriM order.
.omvS ll>l^ TC I , L' , KC ~ Sclir Sow Bepablie, Bs3ar—
-1291 bblfl rosin J Baker. 1
JACKSONVILLE.—Schr Colorado, Sheldon—
fegtjeUow pine Inmberßolton, Tandamet A Co.'
HIGH WATER .......7...“.
Ship Margaret, Merrmao, 57 days from Liverpool,
with mdse to Dawson & Has cock. ’
Steamship Kennebec, Hand, 24 boors from N York,
rfa Capa May, with mdse and passengers to JAUderdfee!
R®po£« having passed In the Bight of N«r Castle the
ship Margaret, from Liverpool, heating ap.
Stemship Pennsylvania, Teal, from Richmond, via
Norfolk, SO hours, with mdse and passengers to Thomas
Webster. Jr. *
Brig Bolus, ifstthesa, 7 isjs from Portsmouth, HE
in ballast to captain.
Brig Marcus, Nickerson, from Providence.
Brig N Stowers, Stowers, from Boston.
Brig Com Stewart, Bishop, U days from PortlaaAwith
plaster to Jairus Baker.
Sehr Sally Gay, Peckham, 6 days from Norwich, -with
mdse to captain.
Wctartwo, 4 4»j» from Hnrtown,
Md, with wht.t to J H HcCollef.
Schr Two Brothers, Celhoon, 3 dare from Indian
Hirer, Del, with com to J H McColley.
Schr Parmer, Depot/, 2 days from Milford, Del, with
bark to J H McColley.
Schr Hope, Morris, 3 days from Indian Direr, with
corn to J W Bacon A Co.
Schr E Herbert, Johnson, 19 Am from Calais, with
440,000 laths to Twells, GaakJll AGalvta.
Schr C SI Wilson, Camp, 7 days from Boston, in ballast
to Hayes, Smith A Co. .
Schr Woodruff Sima, Mason, from Boston
Schr Young America, Tuft, 1 day from Port Deposit
with oats to Bewley, Wilson A Co.
Sehr Mjrr GnlW., J dMT from Sajni», Del. with
wheat to Bewley, Wilson A Co.
Bchr John W Hall, Hollingsworth, 1 day from Little
Creek Landing, Del, with grain to Bewley, Wilson A 00.
Schr Mail, Crowell, 1 days from Providence, with
mdse to J M Kennedy A Co.
Schr Henry Hill, Layton, 1 day from Milford, Del.
with cats to Jas Barratt A Son.
Schr Sarah Warren, Beattie, 1 day from Little Creek
Landing, with wheat to Jaa Barratt A Son.
Schr New Republic, Baker, 5 daya from WQmingtda.
NC, with naral store* to J Baker.
Sehr Colorado, Sheldon, 15 days from Jacksonville,
Fla, with lumber to Bolton, Yaadervecr A Co.
Schr Hornet, Upton, 0 days from Portland, with mdse
to J MiUlken,
Sehr Putnam, Canfield,3days from Albany, with mdse
to White A Bon.
Schr Martha Jane, Pierce, S daya from Portsmouth,
in tod Miller i Co.
Schr J 0 Runyan, Rndicott, from Fall Hirer.
Sehr CAT Creamer, Huntley, from Providence.
Schr C Smith, Smith, from Pawtucket.
Sehr Franklin Bell, Robinson, from QhJncr Point.
Sehr W L Dayton, Babcock, from Boston.
Schr J Ireland, Qteelman, from Cazchridgeport.
Schr Wiasahlckon, Leet, from Pawtucket!
Schr J L Redner, Kndieott, from Bootes.
Schr J B Dlckineon, Wheaton, from Roxbary.
Schr Fannie, Spence, from Boston.
Schr Stranger, Blackwell, from Providence.
Sehr David Smith, Douglass, from Salem
Sehr E A EUiott. Kelsey, from Nantucket.
Schr L H Eodlcott, Yankfrk, from Newport.
Sehr Treasurer, Fisher, from Boston.
Schr Lewis Clark, Sooer, from Hingha®.
Sehr P Armstrong, Dili, from New York.
Sehr Ontario. Yangttder, from S Greenwich.
Pot Back.—The Z A Paine, Folsom, hence for East
port, loaded with corn and flour, while lying at anchor
on Saturday morning at 2 o’clock, off Chester, was run
into by the schr Bobbie W Dillon, from *a Eastern port
in ballast, carrying away the 2 A P>a jibboom bow
sprit, flying jib, and all the rigging attached thereto.
She was towed up Saturday forenoon for repairs The
RffL lost her main shrouds and railing
Steamship Delaware, Shaw, New York. J AlMeniiee.
Steamship P Sprague, (new) Matthews, Boston, Henry
U 8 Mall steamship Keystone State, Hanhman, Sa~
vannab, A Heron, Sr.
Barque Conrad, Safrbury. Richmond, T A Newhall
A Co.
Brig Julia Ford. Turner, Boston, N Sturtevant A Co.
Brig Eaglet, Dunham, Boston C Miller A Co.
Brig David g Brown, Baker, Charleston, Jalrus Baker.
SchrW A Newell, Bennett, Wilmington, NC. &>
Schr J C Brooks, Graffin, Portland, do
Schr Friend, Biwell, Salem, L Audenreid A Co.
Schr Rockingham, Talpey, Boston, C A Hecksher
A Co.
Schr Jacob White, Carlisle, Baltimore, 8 J Christian
Schr 0 M Wilson, Camp, Providence, Hayes, Smith
A ~
.at ll*«12c.
...11 oll#c.
. Co.
gchr Elisabeth, Parsons, do do
Schr Maria J Carlton, Shaler, do do
Schr Win Hone, Scott, do do
Schr M&ttha Jane, Pierce, Boston, C Miller A Co.
Schr M Taylor, Chase, Boston, J R White.
Schr A Whitman, Clifford, Boston. Repplier A Brt>.
Schr Elate, Pacmlre, Richmond, T Webster, Jr.
Schr S O King, Andrews, Alexandria. do
Schr Putnam, Canfield. Hodsos. Peaalee &. Co;
Bchr Ellen, Lather, Albany. Noble, Hammett k Cald
Schr W R Galt, Lather, do do
Schr Saliie Ann, Joelin, Baltimore, do
Behr Henry James, AUricb, Proridence, do
Bbhr A H Brows, Sndlcott, do do
Schr Clotilda, Edwards, Crotoa, NT, do
Schr New World, Argw, Troy, do
Schr ConsUtitioa, Scodeld, Brooklyn, do
Schr T GaUaxher, Gallagher, Newxork, do
Bcbt ißlarw&nt, w?ann*.NY t do
Barge Shat*, EobUloa, N York, W M Baird & Co.
{CorTWyadenoe cf TktTrtfß.)
Bostox, Aug 2*
Arrived BhipSeaKing,from ttwpooi} taa^uU*.
coin, from A&tTttp.
ship NytafPlsh, from ManlH*.
H*w Toby, A’BfiTJrt 35.
Arrived* ship Thornton, from Liverpool; Vsrqsd P|.
lerno, from Fsltnoo.
Baltixom. Aog 8.
Arrived, seta floritU, Edmonson, from BUiUdd&hU,
with fttsas. 7
Marine Intelligence.