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1 , In•England,+ under-Fast's Banking Act o'f
t 1826, the Bank of England was prohibited froth
• issuing notes for A less amount than $25, and
i it wall proposed that this restriction should ex
tend toScotiand as well tulle England.' Main
1 ly through the strong representatlons'of Sir
, who published o,•TheL ette r
t t of Malachi Malagrowtherl , in. defence, of the
,-, ,Bcottiah small-note system, the measure was
dropped as regarded Scotland, where (as also
in Ireland) bank notes Attr as low a sum as $6
', • contlram tote issued. :;" r- i ' ''. .
Palo accident.—Last evening, a man named
William Mooney, wee thrown ' from a cart, and run
r - ,
,over, Twentieth and Spade streets.' He was
killed. He resided in Jones street,
i stboys, ]Eighteenth, and leaves a wife and family.
ar Delavait held an inquest in the ease. ,
J:% l l"hei financial embarrassments of Turkey in
wirease:- To moot its more pressing wants; the
wenmeat has resolved en anew creation of paper
+money to the'extent of 100,000,00 e of piastres, and
Ar6ool l oo have been batted.
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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1857.,
ON Tun FINST PAG—Editorial, Ll -
Prospaetti, Magatineti for Norenihei;
‘." - E ' DivierMort a's 'Hattilet;" Sabbatirßeati
lug; heligious, Intelligence; A:ddithnial Fo
reign' Newts General News; Oar rut Penni*
PAGE—The Pulpit, sketch of 'a Sermon by
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OV"lfotwithstanding the pressure; there are
: still many solvent merchants in Fbiladelphia—
: boned, public-spirited men, perfectly able to
• pay all their debts, and entirely resolved to do
"so. While this is so, there are• reports daily
set afloat to the effect that such merchants
have suspended, when the feats are forcibly the
reverse. In one case, very lately, a report was
circulated that a well-know-I:rand long-estab
lislied firm in the neighborhood of Fourth : and
Yitika ,streets bad stopped paynient. Knowing
well the, soundness of that firm, we took the
liberty"of asking one of the prominent part
,neks for the facts of the case. His answer was
'alike satisfactory and indignant. He said, posi-
: .thi,ros', - ,that on the very day the injurious report
was circulated, they had not one cent to pay,and
'liatthey could , then show, and . dan now 'show,
•Oneilud a half millions of dollars, after,paying
,itilthey owed. *bile, in molls, state, of fabrics
' ted panic 'as that which oppresses ir portion of
our clty;'reports like these may 'obtain mo
mentary credence among the best men; it is
tint too true that they are sometimes, though
yerirarely, started by,those who; desire to see
.out-best houses go down, so as to have a
pretext for their own' failure. But such men
are fori and lar between in Philadelphia. ,
BRIGHT HEARTS MAKE BRIGHT SKIES.
,-Too true benefactor of society at this me=
itientis,prObably the man who takei the most
. ..cheerful and hopeful view of the present emer
gency. When the ship.is lurching heavily in
the very teeth of the storm, the best way to
save it from destruction is unity and heartiness
among the crew, and confidence among the
passengers. A panic in money matters is pre
cisely likes panic in, estorM—a lire in a the
. ntisf—tm alarm that a building is falling in upon
its crowded , occupants—one or ,two brave,
prompt men, May save thousands of lives by
-taking that course best ealeilated to arrest the
stampede. Panic-Makers, are plenty in these
days;' some of them, the most sincere in their
siggreliensiona, disseminate alarm, and hence
danger, . wherever they wailer others, like
wreekets on a reek-bound' coast, seem to de
., lightin watching the gallant vessel as it dashes
on to certain destruction, in the hope (let us
believe this example to ,be confined to a very
limitod number); that they may reap advanta
ges from the distresses of their fellow-crea
tures. 'That there is anguish in many &house : .
bold this' day is true enough; 'that thousands
of basest men have been thrown out of ern:
ployment by the hard times is also true that
many, an ancient mercantile house , has gone
dein in the tempest we know; but; , with all
this, are we not yielding to a spirit of esigge
-ration, and, to use a honiely phrase; borrowing
trouble fromall quarters?
Let ns bethink ourselves that many thou-
Sands of men and women have been dis Charged
at this season before, in the best ()Nimes, and
that winter is always a trial to the really poor.
We Mint take Comfort froin the bountiful gifts
that nature healthy atmos
phere, and a genial• climate—from our equal
-laws,'' and from all those abundant blessings
which aided Providence sheds down upon us
in summer and winter—alike upon the lowly
and the wealthy. Surely these should be con:
nolstions and stays to us in the hour'of ex : -
tremity.= There are vast unoccupied ileldsstill
open to labor and enterprise in the West, and
thousands and tens of thousands ofstrohgmen
ready to enter upon them. Grant that we have
in all, the great cities many suffering families,
surely we have, at the same time; hearts re open
as day, to melting charity;'.' all the rich have
net been ruined; the generous have not all left
The country; the patriotic have not all died.
Thera is still a stupendous amount of good left
' to us and to our Children's children, if,we only
improve upon , the knowledge of and fee
present calamity with a. bold 'and cheerful
ifront 'and, if, we do, there Will be many -you&
40t timidness in store for us re at the out,
comer! '; '
TAXING PAPER MONEY
It has been recommended by the Cincinnati
:Enquirer, (88 our readers would see yesterday,
that, Congress sbotild impose a graduated tax
'npon 'aU paper money, indisputably having thn
right to do so, there having been a direct
tax of one centperdellar, from 1818'01817, on
the` ankathemselves,ln all their deposit and
exchange. The ides is to make the tea
heaviest, is proportion, upon the' lowest del
ihiudtiations of bank notes, ne' a 9 to' impel thn
haidcs, to the -issue of, notes for the larger
amounts. Independent of the above-men;
tioned home-preeedent; it ilia); be Wen to twilit
lion that, 185.6, (February 23,) Mr. Exarrol;
then intember of the House of Represental
three, asked and obtained leave to introduce a
NU 10 Impose stamp duty'on bank-notes and
paper currency of small : denominations;
- "The Bill was read a first and second time;
by 'lts title, and referred to the Committee
.of the ,Whole on the fitate of. , the ITnioni
and ordered to be printed.' We do not
Dad any thither action upon it, but its int
`traria:ll6olmA caption indicate the
the pro Position. , .„ . . I
It may huther be stated that'the course thuS
suggested has tong and advantageously been
*dad upon in Great Britain. and Ireland:
- - There; Where the making of Metallid Money is
'strictly held as a 'great prerogative, of the
Crown,lf.the bankers want permission to man.
..ufacture paper money, they must pay for it.
Every bank of issue in the United Kingdom in
COmpolled to have a GOverainent 'stamp im
pressed upon each note it issues, and th low
.er thedenomination or nominal value 1:11' the
note, the greater, in proportion, is tile tax.
If we recollect rightly, the `price of a stamp
upon each $6 note, in Scotlandand Ireland is
eight cents.. ,Upon $26 notes, issued by Eng
lish' privatojoint stock banks; the stamp (or
tax) is twenty:font' cents, orthereabiauts. Cu.
slowly enough, it has been ascertained that
the annual gain accruing to the banks from the
loss oe' notes issued by them, considerably
wore than covers what they are compelled to
disburse for the stamp or tat upon their whole
The Bank of England; which has an average
circulation at ail times, pays an annual BUM, in
a lump, in commutation of the tax upon its
notes. Thus, not oda bask-note is issued in
Great Britain or Ireland without paying some
thing to the national revenue.
Ammo. ELECTION REV:MM.- 7 1U official
retorns of Lycoraing county show a majority
of 1,171 for Gen. PACKER.
The official returns of Wyoming county give
Oen. PAozmi a majority of !2,21.,
DEATH or Mits. DE. Rem—This lady, so Wall
known in Philadelphia, it will be perceived by a
telegraphic despatch, died at Saratoga, yesterday,
aftir a Lingering illness. This 11 . 13 DOUDCOIDOIA will
be • received• with much regret in many circles,
where the deceased wee widely known and es•
-P9sTrometo SALE:—Residence and Furniture .
Tbd elegant Walnnt-street residence will bo sold,
at the Xxehange, on Tuesday evening; 27th inst. ;
the furniture, on Friday morning. Bee advertise-
Inent, under ¬ion head. .
Gronad Rents, Real Estate, 4-c .—A large sale
at the Entails on Tuesday next. , Soo Thomas
tic;i'ti advertisements, and pamphlet eatalogue,
'laded today. - A large porteon of, it peremptory
DisOROANIZIND AND DEVoLUTIoNiziNo
When, during the New 'York calamity, of
1837, a misguided publit sentiment, excited
by the appeals of a reckless press, was roused
to a resort to igolenceragainat the factors in
dour, the voice that was raised first, and
raised loudest, against these demonstrations,
was that of W►Ltn.M LEGGETT, then, and for
years before, the great opponent of monopoly
and incorporations. We copy part of one of
his finest articles, alike as an admonition and
[prom Oho N. Y. Plaindealer, March 4, 183T.3
The late disgraceful riot in this city, has been
followed by Its natural consequence: impaired
confidence in the security of private right In this
community. Persons at a- distance, having com
mercial relations with us, are fearful of trusting
their property within the reach of men who have
shown themselves so regardless of the first princi
ples of moist order, and so little apprehensive or
municipal opposition. The owners of flour and
grain, in particular, and of other articles of such
universal daily consumption as to be Massed among
the necessaries of life, hes:tate to send those to
a city where they may be seised, on their arri
val, by an - Infuriated mob, and scattered to the
winds of heaven. The result of this must Inevita
bly be au exacerbation of the misery which the
poor now experience. Prices, exorbitant as they
'are, must rise to a still higher pitch, as the supply.
receiving miaugmentatione from abroad, becomes
less and leas adequate to the demand. And those
miserable creatures, Vilo, in their delusion,
thought to overthrow the immutable laws of trade,
and effect, by a sudden outbreak of tumultuary
violence, what no force of compulsion, however
organized and obstinate, could possibly accomplish,
will be among the vary first to reap the fruit of
their. folly; for, as they aro among the very poorest
members of the community, any additional ad
vance in tho'prtce of flour must put it wholly be
yond their means. Thus oven-handed justice com
mends to their own lips the chalice they had
drugged for others.
Ono of the evidences of the consternation which
the recent tumult has occasioned In the minds of
persons having commercial dealings with this city,
particularly in articles of accessary food, is shown
in the terms of a memorial which the manufac
turers or flour in Rochester have addressed to the
Legislature, praying for the enactment of a hill
to protect their. property in New York from the
destroying fury of mobs.
It is signed by - eighteen floor manufacturing
firms'of Itoohestor. The trepidation and anxiety
which it betrays on the part of all concerned in the
flour trade of that oily, may serve to show what
must be the general feeling throughout the country,
and what must be - its necessary' consequence in
withholding froin us'a further supply of flour, thus
inevitably increasing the burden of which wo now
complain. But while we copy this memorial, for
the lesson it furnishes to those who seek to 'reform
legislative abuses, or to relieve themselves from op.
pressive burdens, by tumultuary violence, we insist
not suffer it to be inferred that wo approve the ob.
joct of its prayer.
The power which'the Legislature is asked to
'exercise seems tons to lie beyond the proper pro
vines of Government. • The legitimate functions of
aDemooratio Goiarnteeneare simply to protect the
citizens in life and property, 'and not to provide
indemnification for the loss of either. The Govern
ment is the more representative or agent of the
community, appointed to guard the rights of each
individual, by protecting him from the aggressions
of others: This duty
. includes the defending of
him from aggression, in the first place, and the
nunishisig of those who commit it, in the second.
But it does not extend to the punishment of an en
tire community for the offenses committed by an
inconsiderable portion, which Is the IN 4 itiON as
sumed by the Rochester petitioners. It is ono of
the first and most obvious duties of society, in the
outset of its political organisation, to make pro
vision for the defence of the rights of its members,
in whatever form of violence they may be assailed.
The legislative agents of each community, in the
discharge of this duty, make such provisions, so the
general circumstances of' the times, and the par
ticular circumstances which lie within their owe
jurisdidtion; may seem to' require. Thus, while
in thinly inhabited townships a few guardians of
the peace,clothed with the simplest powers, are
sufficientin cities an extensive and complicated
system of defence is found to be necessary. Guart
diane of the night, and guardians of the day, nu
organized force to protect property from manta.
lion, and an armed force to protect both life and
property from riot and insurnation, are nooses try
in every populous town, requiring to bo extended
and modltisid, 817 cording to the increase of numbers:
or the deterioration of morals. The principle of
aelf-preiervation gives rise to these precautionary
and defensive measures, in the first place, and the
same principle, *wet active, demands that they
shall be enlarged and improved, from time to time,
as new exigencies arise. If anything occur to
show that the municipal authorities of any commu
nity aro deficient in oninisite vigilance, energy, or
power, their deficiency is a proper subject of coal: ,
plaint; and all who are aggrieved, whose rights
aro in any way invaded or jeeparded through
such remissness, have unquestionable ground
of petition or remonstrance to a higher login.
Wive, tribunal. But no tribunal in this min
try, under the maxims which wo acknowledge as
the foundation of our political edifice,
power to inflict the penalties incurred by a few
,ruffians, concerned in a violation of private right,
and those who not only had no share In the offence,
but who perhaps exerted themselves to the utemsl
to prevent it. This would be in dereliction of eh,
plainest principles of natural justice.
We aro impelled to lay this extract hefer4
the readers of Tux Pins, because we noticet
with grief and surprise, that in the same city
of New York a new attempt is made to array
classes 'against each other, and, by exciting
the animosity of one part of the community
agitinartim other, - to' proper° the way for ne
scenes of violeUca. It is a Very bad indiac
Lion, and deserves the severest reprobation.
One writer launches out into predictions of
approaching riots for bread, and brings in th
volunteers to put them down, at the cost o •
much bloodshed. He warns the corporate our
thorities 'of New York not to diminish theit
expenditures, but to increase them, and ran
into, debt for the sake of employing the poor'.
He Mildly suggests a twenty-five million dollar
loan, to. Mr. Secretary Conn,, as much bate!.
policy than retrenchment within income. The
object of the loan Is, of course, to employ
mechanics, , especially. on Manhattan island,
- which is considerably larger than the conUnenl
of North and South America. To cap the cli
wax, ho lauds the policy of LouraNaeommx„
who distributes labor and broad among the
mechanics of Paris, because they aro dangerl r
ous classes. We must do the same thing, says
the man of leading articles.
" Now, if ho were well informed about the pd.
Hilton of things in France, be would know that
this system of LOUIS NAPOLEON is on its last
legs. Paris has been thoroughly embellished,
and its population has been fearfully increase
by carrying on that work of embellishment'.
Every ddapscrons" man in France naturalli ,
•directs his footstep* towards the groat capital,
where the Government employs and feeds ail
who must be kept quiet. That forced employ
ment and that politic feeding of a multitude ip
Paris must, in some way, be paid for; and the
deplorable gate of agricultural investments
throughout Franco shows that she is burdened
beyond measure, and beyond long endurancq.
The Emperor is already at his wits' end to find
the means of paying the expenses of his Pari
sian mob, in addition to The cap : anises of the
army, which is kept partly to overawe that
mob, and partly to make Franee the first mili
tary power of Europe.
Let the Emperor of the French work out
his own problems ; and let us in a land of free
institutions calmly and wisely consider our
present positioh. It is not our policy to have
in our cities a redundant population. We will
'submit to no such curse. Least of all will we
borrow from despotic GoVernmenta ephemeral
financial schemes of running the General Gov
ernment or the eity'corporations • into debt, to
employ and keep where they 'are not wanted,
people who should go where tboy aro wanted.
What (16 our railroad companies want ? In
come,.*of course. Where are men wanted
at good wages, even now, es laborers? and
where are women wanted, at one dollar and a
half to two dollars per week for domestic
service In the West. Where is food cheap
and, abundant Beyond Power of consumption?
Also in the West. At Galena thousands 'of
iden are advertiaed for, and in the grain-grow
ing-regions thousands of acres of wheat re
main ungathered, because the farmers have
not hands enough for harvesting. At Evans.
vine, Indiana, there is a great demand for
women as female servants, and this want is
common all over the western country, There
fore, instead of forced employment, that re.
dundant laborers may remain in the cities of
the seaboard, let us talk of voluntary riot
.gration to the. West for those who ap
pear as paupers in Our eastern' cities. In
the present times of distrust anti scarcity
of money, it is hard to get means to transport
produce from the West to the East fast enough
to feed our population. It is more expeditious,
and less costly in the end, to carry people to
the West for food, than to bring food from the
West for the people.
Let anyone consider how many people ono
million of dollars would transport to the West
under some well organized public system, and
he will soon be convinced that change .of place
for a redundant eastern population is what
alone will avert distress of tout -rending
Ile who prophecies riots, and so frightens
away` supplies of food, must be a man whose
lied in a large city has destroyed his apprecia
tion of the foundations of. public peace and
order, which Our people are determined, God
willing, to maintain under any supposable cir
He who counsels unhealthy expansion by
the General Government, bycity corporations,
or by any public institution, has a poor finan
cial knotvledge, and an equally poOr moral
standard.' :We have al,l lived apd. built, and
talked beyond our means long enough. Let
us now retrench and reform.
THE PRESS.-PHELADELPMA, SATURDAY, DCTORER 24, ISSI.
[For The Press.jJ
You are aware, of (lents°, that' the editor of the
New York Tribune has in his holy keeping the
political affairs of aimed's, all the Stites in the
Union; ho was busy enough with Pennsylvania
I during our recent canvass. The Malt was, per
haps, not as satisfactory to him as he desired ; but
neither you nor I will complain of that. There is
an election at hand in Massachusetts, and the at
tontion of the Tribune is turned thitherward.
The Mon. N. P. Banks is the Bleak Republican
candidate With a few streaks of light from the
dark-lantern party,, and the editor of the'Tribune,
forgetting the latter-nannid heresy, says in his
paper of the 19th:
" As for the anti-slavery opinions of Mr. Banks,
we cannot see why they should not be satisfactory
to the Republicans o? Massachusetts Whatever
may have been the ambiguity of hie speeches,
there has been none in his notions. Ho opposed
the Nebraska bill to the end, !winger the proffered
bribes and menaces of the White House, and when
almost any price, however high, would have been
thought a moderate ono to pay for hie veto and in
fluence. And dime that time he has been a lead
ing man in the Republican ranks; and while we
have not always approved of his notions of party
management, we have regarded him as ono of the
ornaments and bulwarks of our organisation."
Now, Mr. Editor, nothing is plainer upon the re
cords of the Congress that passed the Nebraska bill,
than that Mr. Banks, while ho opposed the bill at
first, shrunk away front the opposition, and, by his
vote, allowed the bill to come up out of its course,
and then to be passed. I cannot say, as the editor
of the Tribune asserts, that there Was any money
offered for such votes ; but it strikes me that it is
rather strange that the' Tribune editor should
make such an assertion relative to the offer of a
price for a vote in favor of the bill, when it is pa
tent that the vote of Mr. Banks and a few others
was the cause of the passage of the terrible Ne
Now, will the editor of the Tribune withdraw
his charge of bribery against the Administration of
Gen. Pierce, or will he remove his friend and par.
Isan from the charge of accepting it? Certain
ly Mr. Banks did not oppose the Nebraska bill to
the end; but I do not say that be was induced by
bribes and menaces to leave his party. R.
THE IMPORTANCE OF PAYING , OUR
(For The Press.] ,
There aro now hundreds in this community who
owe bills, largo and small, that aro shielding them
solves behind the crisis, and who, when they are
approached for settlement, aro just as sure to answer
"you must lot mo off, I can't pay now," as if it
were a phrase stereotyped upon the end of their
tongue, as a sort of abort metro, come-off in all such
emergencies. There is reason to believe that the
presentstringency is being frightfully aggravated
by this species of delinquency; and the interests
of everybody urgently demand an immediate
change in this respect. There are doubtless many
who aro now thus augmenting this lightening pro
cess, from motives not entirely censurable; yet,
upon the whole, this kind of hoarding for a rainy
day just now, will ultimately be found to have been
the most ruinous policy for all.
Hard times in money matters are upon us, and it
is the duty of every good man in the community to
pay his debts as far as his abilities enable him,
without any delay. Do not argue with yourself
that your little bill of Ave, ten, or twenty dollars,
as the ease may ho, could affect no relief in a storm
like this, for you must recollect that Niagara is
made up of drops. The mighty wheels of our great
financial engines have become dry, still, and para
lyzed in their furious career, and you may depend
upon it, that nothing will sooner resuscitate their
motion than those drops of oil, contained in the
prompt settlement of small bills, and larger ones
in proportion; but in any event ; pay them. Pay
your neighbor that he may pay his, and remember
that every dollar due that is withheld is unrighte
ously damming up a stream, which, if honestly
discharged, might blow; thousands iu its onward
passage. A million of dollars,,paid into the market
now, would pay twenty millions of debts in less
than a fortnight. A, would pay B, B would pay,
C, and soon to the end of the chapter, and confi
dence would speedily t.a restored. Just think of
it ! But don't fail to sot. GRAYBEARD.
For The Prase.]
The publio mind is now fully awakened to the
fact that there will be great distress among the la
boring poor during the coming winter. Various
means have been suggested to afford relief to the
deserving needy, and some active steps have been
taken. Whatever boatmen done lain a good cause
and is very well.
This winter there will be a number of balls given.
In the midst of the direst distress gaiety prevails;
France never was so jocund as during the neigh of
Terror. Some of these balls are very profitable.
They also furnish amusement, and serve to relieve
the monotonous routine of daily labor. Now, if.
the profit derived front these harmless amusementi
Jotild be applied to the relief of tbo deserVinii
poor, instead of being expended for the immediate
luxury of thee. who give them, bow much good
would. be done. Let the not proceeds be given to
the poor. , "Charity eovoroth a multitude of sins.l
W. E L.
BY MIDNIGHT MAIL.
FROM WASH( NGTON.
Ex-President Pierce and Lady going Abroad—
Mr. Buchanan lenders them Passage in the
Powhatan—Catifornta. Land Titles—Appoint-
men's—Surveys of POW Lands In Kansas
stud Nebraska—X. S. Treqsarer"s Weekly
Statement—lnteresting Intelligence trent the
Utah Expedition—Qua Statement al
Post Office Accounts, Ike.
Correepondence of The Press.]
WASIMWTON, Oat. 21, 1857
Mr. Buchanan, learning that Mr. and Mrs:
Pierce were going to Madeira, to remain there
doting the winter, in the hope of restoring the
health of,the latter, which has failed very mu*
bee very gracefully tendered them passage in the
steamer Powhatan, to leave on or abodi the 20th
of, November , , " -
The mineral wealth and extraordinary growl!!
of California, four times greater in territorial ex
taut than the State of Pennsylvania, give an;
wend interest to all matters affecting her general
prosperity. ' Among the most prominent o r
these is the sppgrity of laud titles, lame!
diately after the admission of California as a
Slate into the Confederacy, Congress ma4o pro=
vision by law for the adjudication of bar land
titles derived from Spain and Mexico: These
have passed through Boards of Land Comtnission..
ers, District Courts, and, in many cases, tho Su,
prone Court of the fJnlte4l States. In a large
number of eases the late Attorney Hornet dis,
missed tho appeals which tuns been token to the
Supreme Court from the dooms' rendered in fever
of land claims by the courts below, and snob do;
cress have consequently become final This work
or the survey of those Ranchos has been going oe
rapidly, and now, toe they are returned to Wash.
ington city, the General Land Office is prepared to
issue the patents on demand when the proceedings
are found regular.
The President has opnhitto! Samuel Ryan, of
Wisconsin, to be receiver of public ompeys
Menasha, Wisconsin, in place of Benjamin 11;
Meows, resigned; and Charles W. Hobbs, o r
lowa, to be receiver of public moneys at Osage,
lowa, In place. or 4. K. Bilt4o, resigned.
The following approved township plate have
been received at the (funeral Land 011ie°, from the
surveyor-general of Kansas and Nebraska, via :
Nebraska Surveys.—Plato of townships 1,2,
3, and 4, of range 3 ; townships 1,2, 3, and 4;
of range 4 ; townships 5,6, 7, and 8, of range
7; And townships 5,6, 7, and 8, of range 8, all
north of the base line, and oast of the 6th prince
Kasai t Surveys.—Plate of township 19, of
ranges 7, B,•Q, 19,' ft; au# 113, south of the base
line and cad of tbp Rib pripnipitt meridian.
The eastern bait of township one, north, end tiqj
sixth southeastern odious of township two, north
of range four east, In liebrsslra, as eoyere4 by
tho Ottoo reserve.
The towns of Emporia and Columbia are sites,
tod in township nineteen, south of rango eleven
east, in Kansas Territory.
The Treasurer's statement for the' week ending
Oot. 19th exhibits those fads
Amount of receipts $143,380 34
Drafts retgrus4 paid 1,604,022.05
Drafts Issuer ' rr . 2,009,310 40
Amount subject to draft Oct 19' ' 10,032,856.89
~, of deposit, Treasurer 1.1, o ,l ol l l' -
1114 ton, D. 0., 17th Oct. 38,0,889 63
o " Asst.: Treagurer,BostoU,
bless , 17th Oct 888,60103
.., " Asst. Treas., New York,
d. Y., 17th Oct 900,108 17
‘c " AsAt. Trna., ykilad . a.,
Pa., J 7 th.oct ' H 9,420 34
It " Asst.Tfese ,Oharlesf on,
B. 0., 10th Oct 0,113! 38
" " Asst. Treati., N .94eaus,
pp., iott. fleet 409,333 09
1( I I
9 *74. 'PPP, S. 141013 ' 7,430,873 23
The receipts lute the TreasnrY, se for, during the
present week, have been, from all contact', oni,V
The following is an extract from an interesting
despatch, dated "Near Fort Laramie, N. T., Sept
:id," this morning received at the War Deport
ment, from Lieutenant, E. 11. Alexander, com
mending tbp blith regiment, of inantry:
" I respectful/3, onbvit the following remarks
upon the march of ihe eight companies of the Wit
infantry under my command, from Fort pavan
worth to this place, a distance of 625 Miles. The
battalion started from Fort Leavenworth July 18,
and, being composed mainlyof recruits, the length
of the marches for the brit four or five days was in
considerable, not exceeding 10 or 12 mites. The men,
however t became accustomed to marching very
soon, and, unless the heat was powerful, very few
foil out. The march across the prairie country
from Fort Leavenworth to the Platte river was
made within the time allowed by Gen. l
orders, and was, perhaps, the most exempt from
loss and accident ever known.
" With a train of ninety-seven wagons, and over
six hundred animals, but five mules have been lost
—one by straying, and four by death—and not a
wagon has been broken. The Journey along the
Platte was one of great ease, as the road is good,
and grass abundant' everywhere. The men and
animals improved in strength remarkably.
" The side report has never exceeded twenty, and
has ace, aged heel% o. This, in a cotumand of live
hundred, is very email. No serious eieknoss has
prevailed, though four oases of billows fever,
produced by groat alterations of temperature,
and miasma of the Platte bottom, have occurred.
These oases the assistant surgeon has recom
mended to be loft at this post. Col. Hoffman hay
ing kindly consented, I hare determined to leave
them until the two companion under the command
of Col. Smith come up, when they can bo brought
"The order of march has been strictly preserved,
and the column marched by platoon pouts,with
regular intervals, at the rate of 90 to 100 slope per
minute. The camping arrangements have also
been as regular as the ground wet:tic/admit, hatitid
In view The proper guard over the mules and
,wagons.. I have adopted the , plan of datailing.&
company for guard, and posting it in the most con
venient place, by which the commander is enabled
to post pickets and sentinels, so as to guard every
approach. This plan saves many details, lessens
labor, and excites a spirit of emulation which in•
cures great vigilance.
"The officers of the command have attended
faithfully to their several duties, and many have
shown great powers of enduring fatigue, being on
'foot all the time.. On the sth the march to Utah
will be resumed, and although the accounts of
the road, as regards grass, will make it more diffi
cult than anything wo base yet experienced, I
hope to give u favorable report upon my arrival at
Salt Lake city. I may be exeueed in expressing
the pride I feel in the successful accomplishment
by my regiment of so much of Its first arduous
duty, and I confidently express the belief, that
unless some very unforeseen accident occurs, it
will roach the Territory of Utah in a coalition of
pot feet efficiency and discipline."
The following statement shows the raven us of
the Post Moe Department from postage collected
during the quarter ending Juno 30, 1857, at 25,481
post offices, the quarterly accounts having boon
examined, analyzed, audited, and registered in
the office of the Auditor of the Treasury for the
Post Office Department:
Lotter pristago $246,275.18
Newspaper and pamphlet postage 147,200.01
Registered letter postage . 8,117 09
Postage stamps and stamped envelopes sold. 1,420,187.20
Emoluments from box rents . 20,328 40
Fines for violation of post office laws 200
Deduct expenditures (exclusive of transportation of the
mails) In collecting the above, via: ,
Compensation allowed postmasters $593,077.61
Incidental expenses of past races 212,221,62
Bhip, steamer, and way letters 4,917 93
Showing a net 2017.11.10 of $1190,1115.37.
THE LATEST NEWS
Virginia New-School Presbyterian Synod.
IV.tentnorox, Oct. O.—The Now•8chool Presbyterian
Splint of Virginia, now in session in thin city, exercises
jurisdiction over the greater part of that Mate, the
western shore of Maryland, and the District of Cohan.
Too:lair the Rev Mr. Danforth, from the committee on
the minutes of the General Assembly, held in Cleveland
In May last, reported that It was impossible for them to
concur in the views thereto expressed Therefore, the
Synod of Virginia is loft the alternative of dissolving
its connection with the General Assembly, and accord.
ingly make this recommendation. The committee say
that in suggesting this coerce, they believe they are ex.
pressing the sentiment of the great majority of the
churches, deliberately formed after the most ample dia.
cession, and ghee all the means of reconciliation, and
all the efforts for united action, had been exhausted.
Several resolutions deprecatory of the agitation at
the slavery question wore laid on the table.
The Der. Mr. Newlin, President of Delaware
logo, offered a substitute for the report, which gave rise
to a more than ordinary spirited discussion. It was, in
substance, that the committee be excused from report.
Ing on the minutes of the General Aesembly, and that
the Synod reserve definitive action on the resolution it,
sustains thoreto until the next synodical meeting. .
A warm debate ensued, Involving the merits of the
slavery question, and was continued ,until a late hour
Dr. Sunderland, of this city, opposed the agitation of
the subject, but, tmtween liberty and bondage, he em.
vhatically preferred the former in Deaf considered.
If this was abolitionism, let the Synod make the meet
Dr, Boyd Joined Imo with Dr. Sunderland, end
earnestly advocated a withdrawal from the Gown!
The United States Treasury.
Wasnotares. October 23.—Accordiug to the Treasu
rer's statement, by returns received to the 19th lust.,
the amount In the different depositories Is over
$13,900,000. The amount subject to draft Is $10,64655.
The amount or receipts for the week ending on that day
was only $443,380.
WASIIIHOTON, Oct. 23.—Tho papers south of Mobile
have been received by the Southern mail of to-day.
FROM SALT LAKE
Defiant Position of Brigham Young—llls Hal
Sr. Loose, October 23.--The correspondent of the Re
publican mentions having recently seen Capt. Van To
ilet, confidential agent of the Government at Palmet
to, Kansas, ou his return from Salt Lake. Ito reports
that the Mormons will refuse to allow the United Shawl
troops to enter the city. 'Brigham Young publicly de
clares that he will burn the prairie, and thus deprive
the animals accompanying the expedition, of subsist
ence and oven burn his own city, if necessary, before
ho will submit to the demands of the tioverament. The
forte along the route are in bad repair, and do not af
ford sufficient protection for the troop'.
Financial Affairs la New York•-Specie Ex.
peeled by the Persia.
New Yoee, Oct. 23.—The Metropolitan Bank Is raid,
to IMO discounted today all the, paper that - was of/
fined. As a general Wog, money 'was as tighten any
time during the week.
It Is stated by the Express, on the authority of pri
vate &deices, that the English underwriters had declined
to insure any more specie on board the steamer Persia,
It is also stated that the Venda and the steamer najl
tug on the 24th of October would hays on boast one
mAllon Sterling Th• molt: ...thorny states that the
flank of England lone notified the hill-brokers that they
should discount nothing baring over thirty days to rub,
Vulture at New York.
New YORK, Oct. 23.—Heaara. Robb, nallet,& Co , of
his city, barn emended. This failure will not affect
he bank of Janice Robb & Co., of New Orleans.
The Secretary of War at New York
New Yong, Oct. 23—The Secretary et War, cc
compaoled by General Scott and others wore conned
today 022 a visit of inspection to the yttrium torts In the
Charge D'Affaires from Denmark. '
New Yottic, Oct. 23.-41 do "'tausloff bas beer appoint.,
ed Merge d'A ff aires from Denmark to the Tinned
Death of mrs. Dr. Rush.
9.111AT001, Oct. 23.-Bfro. Dr. Rush, of Philadelphia,
died here this roreatiou, after a iingeri og llt ness.
The Democracy and the Currency.
Damn, Oct. 23 —The Democrats, at a meeting held
this evening, tamed reeolutious laying the blame on the
books, eondeututug paper currency altogether. The
resoluDona advocate tba gradual abolition of all bills
under tau dollar,.
The New England Dank;
BOSTON, Oct. 23.—A circular, signed by many of the
leading ruercbitste of this city, has been published,' en.
doreing the good standing of the New England banks:
The circular has Gwen caused by the difficulty of passing
Itassachusolis money West.
Earthquake la New York
BUFFALO, Oot. 23.—The shock of an earthquake was
elt here, at Forrestrillo, and at Dayton, in fins State,
The Luther Wright Dunk
, Oawsco, Oct. 2.0.—1 t Is rumored that the Luther ,
Wright Bank will go out of existence. The Lake On.
tarlo Bank In the stock at Ocor figure, end paying off
Ortiusgo, Oct 23.—Roturns from tifty.ait counties of
tie plate givo a Ilepubilo.n majority of over 2,400. The
li.oNtairons pave oleo porrlp4 bopit branches of the Le
WroOk Pt 140 Prppelor oelivierf
CIIIOAOO, October 23 —The propeller liein4per, run •
rang between Ws port and Montreal, went to pieces on
Point Mumble, ou Monday. All bands were loot except
For Mayor 01 Detroit
DEITROIT, Oct 22 —,Tohu Patteu, Esq., was to-datt
nominated for Mayor of this city, by the Democretil
The Norrieglau Dar94e IPPep.
NORFOLE s Oct. 2i.—The lyorwegian barque F.Hen
one today. She waa fitted out and repaired at the
,e;poone of her corners ootirely. Captain Johinion had
not received one dollar of the nobbcriptione rideed at
- Norio* and port/ mouth.
Vire lu the Obto StAte prism
Clittointikri, Oct. qB.—A fire °Mired tP - deY in the
State Prison at Columbus, Which destroyed the shops at
the northern end or the yard Pert time it threatened
the entire destruction of the building*. The lam 14
about $24,000 The tire originated In au art or Wen.
OINCINICATI, Oct. 23.—The steam ferryboat Newport
Belle, plying betikeu tido city and Newport, PM burned
to the water's edge title morning one o'clock. The
lore =!o,ooo—partially Wend.
'Debtructive Fire In Cincinnati
Cisorseissl, Oct. 9.3.-4. fire broke out at I o'clock
MO spilling in rho of Lewis° auger rqlpery or Venn.
itllbree.l4, Mc eels •!4, which. Rau Willy de
stroyed T lon la los estimsts4 $BO,OO, !ditch is
fully covered by insuracce.
Monetary 'Affairs at New Prtepao
New Oromina, Oct. 2.9 —Money matters are still un
settled, and it is impossible to report auythine detinito-
Iv There are conflicting street report ore very gloomy
character, 'while the newspepers report nothing.
Suspension ni tit. Louis.
Sr. Louis, Oct. 23—Messrs. Remick & Peterson,
boohoo', have enepooded. Their senate are swills to
itilayeacre by the 10111RUS Contradicted. '
Sr. Lopie , pet: '23..—J. O. Black, U. S. surveyor, con
tradicts the report recently poblished In the New York
une, that several compaples or Juirveyors had poen
mardered by the Ohoyerines an Siouxlimp', in the
northwest corner or Nebraska. ' " "
Tke /intiongt LloniattntlosW Correol94.
ST. Loup, Qct. '23.—The Kaninto Qouslitytiono Con
yention in to aqtl IT .
Oct 23.—The markets are generally ori
pnotmicoron, Oct 23 —Cotteu.—The repel pr pt the
past week. 'token nted An 2,521. hp.leo, and the see 50072.
flood Middling Is quoted at 104 c., and fair to
fair, at 12a,
OBAKI.IIBTON, Oct. 2.2.-44 a sirge# pf corn to -day
were 377 bales. The extreme rates for mid lings being
SAVANtton, Oct. 22 —The Wee of cotton to-day were
1000 bales at 12c for middliugs
MOBILE, Oct. 22.—Middlings sold to-day at 102elOge
AUCittoto, Oct. 23.—The general tales of cotton to-day
yere made at 11%0120.
inqptirs,'Oet._V—P. Pd.—The cotton market closed
Raw Otil.estle 00,Ft —Tin Sales' of sepals 'lo4lay
have 'been kw ales, a IQo for middlings. The sales
for the week foot up 21',500. Tito rece ipts for the week
were 27.000 baled, against 03 1 000 Wes for the cores
aponding week of lest,year. The receipts eo far allow a
decrease, compared with last year, of 89,000 bales. 40
all Beau:leen porta the deereaso now rescheel4B, 6oo bales.
The stook ice port/a 7.11,090 bales.
The receipts of new sugar leave beep *mall. Bales
have been made at 100110. In molassee the receipts
have also been small, with sales at 40¢0450.
Whiskey agile at 15017 e.
The sales of coffee for the week have been 1,600 bags.
The stock in port is 127,000 bags. Bales of prime Rio
Provisions are very dull.
Flour sells at $5.
Reeling lading° le quoted at 00005, and Mils on
Myra at 0002005. Domestic exchange on Clew York
sells at 220 per sent. discount.
AMUSEMENTS THIS EVENING.
AOADNINT ON MUM, B. W. COBNNR Or BROAD AND Lo-
OUST evki),/1816:,-" /Merest., Borgia'—"LaEonnam.
WALNUT' Brauer TIMM', N. N. coma or Niiry
AND WALNUT lITIMITS. Macbeth" Domeatio
WIINATLNT'S Anon STNINT TDVATAN, ARCH arena:,
ANOYN 01T11IZAtIOD"—" Paul Pry."
NATIONAL TINNATIIN.—WALNUT SWIM ANOVA . EIGHTH
Sian t r -d I Unolo Tom's Cabin."
8ANN0S1) 1 8 OPNNA MUNN ELNTINTH SUTiI
OgNsipsoT..—EthlOplan Lifo'M M
Itlastrsted, concluding with
TIDMINDIt'S VARIETINFL FII/TII AND 011NOTNUT
The Death at the Mayor's Wisc.—Re-4r
rest of Zahry, hi,s WVe, and the Bartender.—
yestevitisy, Eigh Constable Watt arrested Michael
Lamy and his wife, and John McLaughlin, on the
charge of ateault and battery, with intent to kill
Patrick Devlin. A bearing of the parties was had
before Alderman Been yesterday afternoon.. Jos
hi. Doran, Esq., appeared for the Commonwealth,
and David Paul Brown, Esq., represented the de
Before the case was opened, Mr. Brown inquired
wbo the prosecutor in the case was, as his clients
had already boon arrested on the same charge
onoo before, and diaskarged by another alderman.
Mr, Doran said that Mrs. Patrick Devlin was tho
Mrk. Devlin was sworn, and testified that oho
was boarding at Lahoy's, in Front street, between
Dock aid Walnut streets on Saturday night last
her husband went into tho bar-room, and while
lighting his_pipo got into a difficulty with a news
boy when Lobe) , struck him and knocked him
down; my husband paid 25 cents for lodgings,
which we paid every night, and wont to bed; liir.
and Mrs. Lahey afterwards swore that he should
not sleep in the house, and Mr. /gamy ordered his
bar-tender, John McLaughlin, to put him out; my
hug - Sand was afterwards brought down stairs; after
McLaughlin went up I beard a noise as if some
one was thrown down on the Soot; he was but par
tially dressed when be cams down stairs; I started
to go up stairs, when Mrs. Lahoy struck me with
her fist; Mr. and Mrs. Lahoy pitched my hue
band's coat, vest, and hat out into the street, and
ordered McLaughlin to pitch my husband out, and
he did to; when I want out he was lying on the
pavement, gave a groan, and said be was mur
dered; Mr. and Mrs. Lahey ordered McLaughlin
to pitch me out, and I was thrown oat, receiving
some bruises on my knees.
John Colligan, the proprietor of a boarding
bAstremposite, was next examined, and stated that
he saw a woman outside of Lahey's door with two
ran,lrt ii about 10 or 11 o'clock at night; S Ma-
La lin at the door, saying something; think his
connk ation was addressed to the woman; hoard
MOM Alin say, "she began it, and I will finish
it if she comes in here again."
Daniel Harkins testified that he was passing
Labe 'e at 101 o'clock, and saw a woman crying;
asked her Ufa's MIS put out or desolate, and she
reidiedno; heard the bar-tender say, " you shan't
stay here;' Lahoy said to a man,' go and get the
children and husband, and pu t them out ;-'-' after
the man went up stairs, I beard a noise as if sows
one was pulled down on the floor; Mrs. Devlin
wont up stairs, when a woman mane out of the back
room and followed her; I then left tbu house.
Oross•oxaminod—Mrs. Dovlin was not drunk,
ahe may have taken a glass; ahe appeared much
Oilleer Bryan Feeley testified to hearing a noise
in front of Lahey's, and went there, whore ho
found a woman and two children, and saw a
man lying in the middle of the pavement; the
man raised up, made two or three staggers, and
fell; I tried to raise him, but lie had no use of
Ida limbs; the woman was nursing the barten
der; Labey came to the door and said they
.Were kicking up a fuss in his house, and be put
UM out; I raised the man and placed him against
a door; the children were barefooted, and I took
them-and their mother out of the cold to tho sta
tion house: afterwards went back and found the
man in the same condition I loft him; I was under
the impression that ho was drunk ; believer spoke,
and died early on Sunday mornin.
John Fitzpatrick and Adam MoiSt, who were
subpcenned, both swore they were not at Laboy's
house during the disturbance.
Mrs. Devlin was recalled, and stated that the
her-tender struck her in the face, causing her nose
to bleed freely. She also told that Fitzpatrick
and Moifit were present.
Messrs. Doran and Brown addressed the alder
man at groat length, and while the 'former was
reviewing the testimony, Labey arose, and in a
violent manner said, "ttis a damnable lie." Al
derman Eneu directed the officers to take him
down stairs, and ho was placed in a cell to cool off.
The trio were hold in $l,OOO each to answer the
charge at court.
Rural Scenery .ground Philadelphia.—No
city in the Union is more favored than our own
for fine scenery adjacent, for the enjoyment of its
citizens. Many of these locations, particularly
east of the Schuylkill, are well known; but of late
years a fine country, abounding id pure waterand
healthful places , has bean epemug to our citizens,
and promises to give increased health and enjoy
ment, without extravagant expenditure, or the
necessity of going to distant watering places. It is
that part of the Tweety.fourth ward lying north
of the Pennsylvania Railroad, and of Lower
Marion township, adjacent to it. During the fine
autumnal days which we may expoot at this
season of the year, a drive or ride of an afternoon,
in this direction, is one of the boat invigorators of
the mind and body, and only attended with tri
fling expense. The following lea new route lately
opened: Passing over Market street bridge, or the
Wire bridge, In view of the Water Works, take
the Lancaster pike, past the Cathedral cemetery,
to llostonville, there take to the sight on the
Lower Merino plank road, iu view of the country
seats of B. Berbera, and Isaac Ifaslehurst, Esqrs. ;
the fine places of Win. F. Potts, McClure's,
ideorge's ' and other beautiful settlements, to the
General Wayne hotel, an old established retreat;
continue past the Wayne to Fairview road, which
leads to Fairview Summit, the country seat of W:
uubt:ea, Esq., anti the Reading Railroad Flati
Rock Tunnel, the greatest work and curiosity of
the kind near the city. From Fairview Summit a
view is , Qblained of the valley of the Schuylkill,
north and aouth,,extending to the mountains near
Reeding; and across the Delaware to Mount Holly,
New Jemlay.' The view includes Manayunk, Rex
borough. Germantown, Montt Airy, Chestnut Mil,
Barron Bill, Merlon Square, Villeneva, Academy.
rifle, Falls Village, and all the surrounding coun
try; at the (peter this bill Is the groat tunnel end
the second falls of the Schuylkill. Descending
from this by anew road, the -Manayunk Bridge is
reached, from which by turnpike. In view of the
Wissahickon. Palls of Schuylkill, Laurel Hill, and
Girard College, you can return, forming a circuit
ous drive of fifteen miles, and presenting a variety
of mimicry of, which Philadelphia can boast as one
of this towed luxuries with which she is sur
Education Or the Mmes.—There Is a cata
logue before us, of an institution in our city,
which, perhaps, contributes more to the real,
!practical, and useful every-day knowledge need
ful at the present time among business men, than
any sir:Ml.lr ..ono in this country. We allude to
The Crittenden Philadelphia Commercial Cal
lers. This institution is now in the fourteenth
year of its •'oxisfonee, and, among its graduates,
aro numbered hundreds of mintiest widely-known
and respected business men.. The leading feature
of this institution, and that, in, particular, which
distinunfshei it from °them is that, the instruction
given is eintliently practical in its character. The
students ttfo' not confined to a routine of instruct
lion which e though good so Al. as it goes, still only
gives the outline,of business knowledge, but have
all the advantages, afforded by reel business life,
for the purpose of dequiring that knowledge which
they need to qualify Thai for PoSitions of respon
sibility. Each student has a separate desk in
counting-house style, provided with every neces
sary, and receives tirrly individual instructions.
As the students 'Wynne°, they are often critically
examined by the Principal, and none aro permitted
to go on, until thoroughly •' posted up" in what
they have pasted over. The work used as a basis
the " - ( l nirraquart's
of instruction in
BOWE'rEPPINO,' Mintingdmuse edition, a book
now mote widely 'circulated and used, than any
other similar Work published in the United States.
Within' the last year, this book has bean revised,
and considerably enlarged, by the principal of the
college, rendering It still more complete and use
Soetcitti Gathering.—Tho f i otilson House,
at the southwest corner of Eighth and Locust
streets, was formally opened on Thursday evening,
in the presence of a number of invited guests, in
cluding auroral representatives of the prom from
this and other cities., This establishment hes boon
lilted up in a very superior and handsome manner
as a restaurant, under the superintendence of Mr.
John J. Poulson,' well known to our citisens as a
enterer of uneurpassed excellence. ,Tho locality ie
one myth frequented and as the Musical Fund
1411, Immediately adjoining it, is alive, during the
entire *liter season, With the sohnde of tpirth, we
tract that those who visit %to " trip the light fan
teeth, to:1' 1 mill remember 'that all their physioel
wants elan , lie 'promptly suppliml.by lifr Popham,
who starts out In business with a epeeist elm to,
retdor universal satisfaatioo. If this new enter
prise 6flifr.-F. ii attended with all the success it
deserves, he will hive cause to congratulate him
self on the speedy acquisition of a lucrative busi
,,pr.S. The opening was made the occasion of a
,sociable gathering A liberal collation was pre
pared, aid discussed at length, and in the most in
teresting manner A number of excellent compli
mentary eentiments were given, and eloquent
(speeches , ha response.„
Reinqual of the Dead.—Worhmen have late-
Itepri pngaged.,in toying water.pipes through
Franklin street, hetwoen Vanish and ?oplar
etteets:' rn digging the emelt for the pipes th@
old grave-yard, which was so long an obstacle to
the opening. of this portion of Franklin street, was
cut Orange, and spvoral bodies Were thrown qut of
their grayes. Among the cows was one which was
in a sound eonaltion. 4 silver plate upon the lid
bore the tame, ago, ace., of the occupant or the
epein. The friends of the diseased took charge of
the body. The uncovering of tbeeo grave relics
of mortality sauced quite a sensation in the neigh
1/tempted Suicide.—Betwoon nine and ton
o'clock on Thursday evening, a young woman was
observed acting in estrange manner upon the 11; ar
/cat Iltrest bridge. She took Of hor bonnet and shawl
and was about leaping into the river, vition atm
web seised and prevented froth accomplishing her
ohjeof ' The unfortunate Tottiglo wan taken to the
Ninth Ward Billiton hohse wpm she still remains.
SIM is evidently under the influence of 'religious
eseitement, and says that father is in heaven
and that mho, was to meet hips there at twelve
&aloof( on Thursday. Tim young worpanwears a
dark plaid dress, whitp crane bonnet and light,
Accident.—geprge ppllaye'n, aged twelve
years, a son of Mr. Jacob Malayan, of the vigil
watt? yard, iblio flying a kite from the goof of a
home adjointrei thp dwelling or hie father, on
Manover atreat, holey the Frankfoa t q ad, on
Thuriday afternoon, fell to the ground, a distanoe
of three stories, bioakllig Beyond of his ribs and
fracturing his skull. The reooyery of the unfor
tunoto boy is very doubtful.
North East Night School.—Tbis school, ro
;nag/table for the large number of Germans in it
learning Fpglisb, was (moiled loet Monday evening,
with tilo iiris attentive'e of three hundred pu
Seyed.--SMO Wflhiatn Clummiuge, (JaptAlp
Johot:for 00104 loft
. 4lmolutetrpot wharf yes
terde7 at qno o'clock In tow of otoemor Itobert
Moms, Oept. linty Schellinger, taking gut 1,250
ions of 001, •
The Weather yesterday was cool and brae.
lug. Tho,prlnelptd thorougfares were crowded by
proulnaders, and the appearance of everything
¬ a'genuine ()claim. day.
Dretbarif.—Last evening, a Garman, whose
Diane Weivorinnable to ascertain, was drowned in
the Schuylkill, near the Fairmount dam. The
body was not recovered.
Robbery of a Slore.—A respectable and in
tellectual-looking German, a manufacturer of su
gar toys, in Market street, above Sixth, was be
fore Alderman linen yesterday afternoon, oa the
charge of stealing a barrel of sugar from hie next
door neighbor, Mr. George Ashmead, a groom
Mr. A. has missed goods lately. and yesterday
morning he saw some suspicious-looking marks
upon the sill of a back window in the fourth story
of his store. The services of special officer Calla
non wore obtained, and upon searching the apart
ment on the fourth floor of the adjoining store,
Mr. Aebmead found a human skull which had
bean stolen from his establishment. After further
scarab, a barrel of sugar, bearing the private mark
of Mr. Ashamed, was discovered, and the German
was arrested. The latter was committed to
answer. It seems that the sugar was conveyed
from one store to the other by means of a plank
laid from one window to another opposite! Rather
a hazardous operation at a height of four stories.
[Reported for The Prue ]
U. 8. CIRCUIT CotißT—Jtidges Griot and 'Kane
This court was in session, but transacted no busi
ness of importance.
U. S. DISTRICT COURT—Judge Kane.—John
Mayer, for making counterfeit money, was sen
tenced to two years and six months in the Eastern
DISTRICT COURT—Judge Bare.—Leslie& Brydon
vs. Heald. Woodward, & Co. Before reported.
Verdict for plaintiffs for $1,006.61.
QUARTER SESSIONS, No. I—Judgo Thompson.—
William Dunn, James Portescue, and John O'Hara
wore charged with an assault and battery upon
William Bates, and William Bates was charged
with au llinUlt and battery upon Bentsen°. Ver.
diet not guilty as to all, but ordered to pay the
James McKenna waa charged with the larceny
of a pair of gaiters.
QUARTER Sessions, No. 2—Judge Conrad.—
This branch of the court was in session for hear
ing desertion Oases.
City vs. Green. The defendant, Stephen Green,
was charged with deserting hie wife; but the lat
ter, in her statement, said her only object in
making this complaint was to provide for the sup
port of her child, which is three years old. The
mother of the defendant then offered to take
charge of the ohild, and with the consent of the
oomplainant the judge made an order giving the
child to the grandmother, and the ease was dis
missed. Greenbank for the city; small for de.
City vs. Robert Wiley—Desertion. After hear
ing the complainant and a statement by the de
fendant, the judge dismissed the case, stating that
he was Battened the parties would be better apart,
and that no desertion by the husband had been
City vs. John Hinkle. This was also a desertion
case. The wife testified that the defendant bad
deserted and abused her. The details of the evi
donee are not fit for publication. The parties
have had five children, the oldest of which is
twenty-eight yearsof age, the youngest eight years.
The case was not concluded. It will be resumed
neat Friday. Oreenbank and J.P. O'Neill for the
city: Pettit and J.S. Brewster for the defence.
Michael Vallee, Henry Vallee, Sophia Vallee,
and Annie Vallee, were charged with an assault
and battery on Alice McCarty. On trial. Robert
Alsop, Esq., for the Commonwealth; Daniel
Dougherty, Esq., for the defendants.
Judge Thompson announced to the gentlemen of
the bar in the Quarter Sessions, that a new order
of business would be observed hereafter. That
twenty oases, arranged numerically, as found by
the Grand Jury, would be taken up daily, and
that thesis-eases would positively be tried, unless
a legal excuse could bo given, the same as in the
Mr. Daniel Dougherty inquired of the court,
how about the balance of cases for this term 7
The District Attorney said that all cases up to
number 183 of the present term were liable to be
called on Monday.
Mr. Dougherty inquired if the same rule was
intended to apply to the Commonwealth's wit
Judge Thompson Intimated that the rule was in
ended to apply to all.
THE MONEY MARKET.
PIIILADMLYBIA, October 23, 1857
The sales at the stock board obow • steady, but
gradual decline, in prim', the number of those whose
necessities require them to sell exceeding the buyers.
May who have the disposition, and the present means
to purchase, fear to do so, not knowing what their
future requirements for cash nay be.
No' paper can be sold on the street, with ordinary
business endorsements. The ascruse of parties known to
be largo owners of real estate, affixed to mercantile
paper, make it more saleable, however, and for such se
curities the retell range from 1) to 2 per cent. per
The offerings In bank are becoming more limited,
owing to the scarcity of real business paper within bank
time, and with names that are not discredited.
The Yartners , Bank of Lancaster, wo are glad to
learn, ban regained the confidence of its brethren, who
have reamed the reception of Its notes at par. This
has, in times poet, been a well•cooducted and reliable
We have many miggestions made for organized relief
to the many who have been thrown out of employment
Every consideration that can appeal to the human heart
urges to prompt action in this great cause, remembering
always that it Is not charity that le demanded by the
sufferers, but work. The food of pauperism they abhor,
and thousands would gladly go to any part of the coun
try for employment, if they knew where to direct their
course, and could find the mean. of trausporttng their
families. It Is suggested that there are at least a thou
sand in each ward of the city who can give a small nom
weekly from thin time until next April, and save It from
their usual expenditure without serious inconvenience.
Two millions of dollar', Is not a large estimate of the
amount that may be reined In Thin manner in our city to
further the great end In view. A meeting Is already
rolled for the benevolent of the Twenty-fourth ward,
fur Monday evening, and similar gatherings will at once
follow There aro among to a host of noble spirits who
will apply themselves faithfully and zealously to this
work, and the deserving and Industrious will be cared
Wo quote from the Independent the following able
and just summary of the prospects of our various rail
These natienal Interests are likely to be among the
first to rise again,lui they were the first to give way
Railway credits are temporarily depressed, but it has
been found in this instance that any systematic attack
on one species of credited industry is In reality an attack
on all credits. Credit Is a subtle thing. All credits per
meate one another. Railroad credit' had become inter
woven with trading, banking, and all Interests. Railroad
Investments wore popular, almost as much no as rallr,ad
Cutting and backing these investments by the press;
as way done, and which proved successful, WO also de
stroying all other credits, whose destruction is now
complete. Railroad companies, in common with other
companies, and with all closes of private traders, feel
the contracted state of the money market, and the col
lapsed state of the exchanges. But though some have
suspended payments of floating debts, we bear of none
having suspended working as much as usual, or even of
any one engaged In Constructing additional portions of
line suepending inch work. A suspended railroad, in
common parlance, means suspended works. Such in not
the cue. All the great linen aro doing good service to
the community as carriers.
The RHO Is not slow to perform di work over five hun
dred and sixty miles of road. The Illinois Central road
don its duty well, but cannot get its receipts from
Chicago. The much-abused Michigan Southern earns
more than its salt along Its great length of line. The
Chicago and Fond *du Lao not only earns Burping cash
on the finished portion of Its line, but is busy adding to
it, pushing toward the copper and iron regions of Lake
Superior. The Michigan Central earns daily large sums
which now Into the city of Poston...
The Delaware, Lackawanna and Western la bringing
its own coal to market at a moat, and evert the Cleve
land and Pittsburgh does well, though its stock suffered
from the failure or the Ohio Life and Trust Company,
with which its affairs are somewhat involved; but
neither tho Cleveland and Toledo Company nor the
Cleveland and Pittsburgh Company, has made assign
ments, and both pay their notee, using their roceipta
for that purpose, for which they are adequate.
The President of the Erie Railroad Company Is still
following up the matter of the proposed loan, and feels
confident Mt shall succeed. Ile offers additional advan
tages to subscribers, by Wowing them to pay in as part
of tho aobscrlption money the coupons (Me on the unse
cured bonds fur the nest year.
The notes of the Farmers' Bank of Lancaster are re
aired on deposit by all the banks of this city
The return from the bank of itogland for the week
ending the 3d of October gives the following mulls,
whoa compered with the previous week:
Publle depoalta... f8,243,217„D5crea5e... ... 1221,776
Other &Toile.. 10,002,282—Increase 811,592
Beat 9,ol3,929—lncrease 19,405
Oq the other side of the account ;
Oocm'l securities Li 0,583,607 .. Decrease
Other securities.. 21,8a5,1148..Increase
Notesuoemployed 4,600,0:1. ,DeereSSo
Tae 11010 Wat of note' la circulation la £19,017,257,
being ate Increase of 1805,166, and the stock of bullion
lu both departments is 110,882,092, showing a decrease
of .£010,1196, when compared with the preeediug return.
The following are to day's quotations for specie, by
Orrinlee $. Co., bullion and specie broken, 40 Scull'
Third street, payable lo bankable foods :
Amer. }j Dollar. old ..1 07 Am. Cold, old coloage.l 08
it ..1 01 Sovereigns 4 95
Mexican Dollars 109 Napoleon e2oYraucs)..3 90
South Am. " 1 08 Ten (Wilder' 406
Spanish Pillar Dollars.l 10 Ten Thelers 8 00
Vice Smote 99 Spanish Doubloone...lB 00
florouto Crowns 1 09 Patriot do ..16 80
trench " 111 (locate 225
wreA to t e;l.l )ii)
Puicauer.pui• AND RDADIN9 RAILROAD.—Amouagof
Coal tranaported on the Philadelphla and Reading Rail
road for the week ending Thursday, Oct 22, 1867:
From Port curling
" Schuylkill Haven
Total for Nieek
Tots t l (or year.. ... 1 420,751 10
To 'awe time kat year —.1,801,675 15
80110TLIIti. liareapoh OA!. TRADR.—Tie fol
lowing fire the reeeildil of POO fotae %relic ending
TUurfolay, OctOcr 22, 1557.
From tort 1Arb0q.....
" Schuylkill HAVOO
" Port Cliutou
Totla for week
Prpyloviely Oils year.
TO Mle tints last gear 940,680 01
B t s t erne Pt Pr the tannage (tom the Lehigh and Sehyyl
litileegione, ter the last week and the seasew
1,11110 N. floeuvw
Weak. Beason. Week. Season.
....18,409 765,167 81,646 1,020,369
0,387 808,090 24,803 1;620,742
TO%l 24,789 1,121,847 60,448 2,841,110
SAIOG TTM LAST louit
Week. Seamen. Week. Fleason.
82,952 991,847 32.795 940,630
6,545 127,763 62,131 1,861,676
T0ta1...-99,895 1,119,630 85,036
RgOAPITOLITION 08 T*l E 111•601 1,
Lehigh Can a 1... •.. 991,847 766,167 Dec.. 236.690
Railroad.... 127,783 366,003 1nc.,238,907
Schuylkill Canal... ato,eao 1,0'20,359 Inc.. 76,729
Railroad. 1,861,670 1,620,731 Dec.. 740,925
Total 3,921,930 3,062,957 N 5-258,979
Repotted by R. Minty,
1000 N Penns It 6'e, 4.1
25.30 Penns S's 8134
coo 6 , t11
6011 w liming It Di—,So
200 " SU
1 Minrhill It 54
4 l'unrutli. 33
Vo Retina R
4 ,4 ..
13 , ..
8 it ..
13 , t ..
6000 Read RG' '7O
300 City O'A... cash _Bl
6000 Penns Vs S 1
1 Harrisburg R.... 46
7 " 2 dy5..46
30 Peoria R 32 -
Bid. Asked. I
Ph I lade 18'e....81 82
Rft....81 . 82 1
" " New.... 00 91
Perindylv 6'.....801( 81
Reeding 11. 13 131(
do Bonds '7O 021( 65
do 116'.,'418 70 80
Peon* RR 32 MX
Hurtle Canl Con 30 3i
Bchu Nee 82....60X 61 It
‘, stock 7g Rs
26 Coo Morrill 32
100Reo4 og l 12%
WEEKLY REVIEW OF THE PIIILADEL.
PHILADELPHIA, OCt. M, 1&57
The want of tome definite action on the part of the
banks in regard to the currency, and the auspensioce
daily occurring of old established bull:len firms, have
operated unfavorably on the trade of the week moot
Breathitt& are unsettled. Flour and Meal are lower;
but Wheat and Corn were bringing better prices, Hark
has declined. Coal is dull, the demand being mostly
for home consumption. For Iron the market to at a
Mond. Groceries are attracting more attention, and
holdereef Sugan are asking higher prices. Provisions—
nothing doing to establish quotations. Rides and Lea
ther are dolt. Naval Stores very little doing. Oils are
without much change Seeds remain quiet, and prices
unsettled. Teas and Tobacco are quiet, and the focuser
are held firmly. Wool is without demand, and Whiskey
has been selling to s moderate extent at former quota
tions In the Dry Goods trade there is very little
movement in soy department. Some of the commission
houses are selling a few goods, and there in still some
little Pennsylvania business doing among the Third
street jobbers ; but generally speaking, the trade is al
most at a stand still, and there le very little doing
among the Auction houses; the scarcity of money, the
want of confidence, and diffeulty of making collections
almost entirely suspendieg operations Goods of all
kinds are nominally bald at previous quotations, but to
effect sales far crib, much lower rates have to be sub.
BREADSTUFFS.—The demand for most kinds contin
nos limited, but with light receipts and stocks. The
prices of Floor are barely maintained, and only about
1500 bbls have found buyer/ for shipment in lots at
$5 25.45.60 for common and choice superfine, and $5 60
opt for extras, according to quality, the latter for good
Western extra family, the market closing with snore
sellers than buyers at these figures. The home trade
has also been quite moderate at from $5 25 up to 56 50
and $7 4pbbl for good retailing brands and extras, Mau
ding fancy family Flour ; at the highest figures. Corn Meat
if metal/eel and lower, with Weser about 500 bbl. Penn-
Iylvania at $3 62).53.75 ap bbl, closing dull at the for
mer figures, Rye Flour Is wanted, but there is lithe or
none here, and small sales only are making at $4 250
$1 60 4 , bbl Wheat has been in request, and ecaree
within the last few days, the receipts haring fallen ell,
and prices are fully 6 cents tv bushel better; about
20,000 brahels have been taken, mostly foe milling, at
11501125 cents for fats to prime reds, and 125.135 centt
for white, the market at the close being nearly bare of
prime lots. Dye bee been taken on arrival at 73 cents
for Delaware, and 75 cents for Pennsylvania. Corn is
in moderate request, but owing to scarcity prices
are bettor, with miles of 10,000 to 12,006 bushels
old yellow at 76.78 cents, and new at Fr.ISoGS cents,
closing dull at the former rates. Oats are lower, and
about 23,000 bushels Southern have been sold at 3203.5
cants, closing at 33 cents afloat Pennsylvania are
selling at 34030 cents as to quality.
PROVISIONS—The markets is without animation, and
the stock of all kinds neatly exhausted. Mesa Pork Is
selling in a small way for atilp.stores at 5^...3.1124, and
lieu Beef at slllosls Sir bbl., the demand is limited. Of
Bacon a few smell sales are reported at 1430u18e for'
liana, the latter for bagged, 150155 e for Sides, and
12) ol3c for Shoulders, chiefly to go South.
LAItD is scarce, and a limited business doing at lie for
bids and tierces, and 16.16) for kegs.
DO TTDR sells slowly at 12013 c for solid packed, and
16017 c for roll.
'CUEDSD is quiet.
}OOB are selling at 11lalbc per dozen.
iiiROCERIES —Raiders of Sugars are firmer, bat the
demand to mostly limited to the wants of the trade,
a ho buy with caution, and prices are about stationary;
the males reach '250 Mule Cuba in small lota, at from 7 to
hi( cents, on the salmi terms; some 600 hbds. arm going
out of the market. The market for coffee is inactive,
and the transaations of the past week only reach about
GOO bags Rio at 10X callN c, on the moat terms; holders
at the clove were Omer to their Views.
MOLASSES continues dull and neglected, and the
Quotations of all kinds are merely nominal. Small salea
are reported at 40c for New Orleans, mud 35a40c for
METALS.—The Iron market generally continues at a
stand. Anthracite No. lis held at $26, N 0.2 at $24,
and No. 3 at kin 4' ton on time, but much lower figures
would be accepted if rub bilyere could be found. Scotch
Pig is quoted at $27 X cot.l, 6 mos, In manufacture, Imo
there Is nothing doing. Lead Is also very quiet, and
prices rule about the same as last quoted. Copper as
so about alteration, but we hear of no MICA. Yellow
Metal Is dolling, as wanted, at 2 2 e, 6 mos.
ABIIES.—Both Pots and Peula are In moderate re
quest at about previous quotation..
BARR—The price of Quercltron haring further de.
clued, about 150 hhds let No. I found buyers at $3O, at
which rate the market closed quiet.
lIRESWAX is scarce, and buyers and sellers apart in
their views, Ito only being offered for good yellow.
DREAD.—The demand for shipment continues
limited, and the market Is doll at the decline.
COAL—Prices are unsettled, and the receipts and
clocks light, but the difference in the views of buyers
and sellers in regard to terms, most holders demanding
cash, limits the operations for shipment, and the market
continues at a stand.
COTTON.—BIoat of the mills having stopped opera
tion+, the demand for this staple continues limited.
spinners only buying to supply their Immediate wants,
at lower prices The stock, however, is light, and 1500
0 bales only have been disposed of, in small lots, at
very Irregular rates, ranging at from 12 to 15c for both
Uplands and Gulfs, mob and abort time.
PlihallEll.2.—Good Western move slowly et 60051 e.
as to lots.
PlBll Are very dull, and the price of Mackerel un
settled and drooping, sales ranging at 8,13a114 for rs,
$12a512.60 for tl's, and $9m89.60 Mr bbl for l's, mostly
at the latter rotes from store. Of pickled Herring
sales of 800 bias are repotted, on terms not made pub
lic , we quote them at Stott 23 Vis bbl from story Dry
Cod cell as wanted at 14834.25 the 100 tbs.
FREIGHTS —There is vary little movement in the
market, and vessels are plenty. The asking rates
to Liverpool are Ss Oil for Flour, ed for Gram,
250305 for Weights; and 1:50309 to London. A
ship has been chartered to load Coal for Callao at $3,
and from thence to Cronstedt with merchandise at .£5
47 ton. A vessel has also been taken up to carry Coal
to the Cape of OOM Hope at $lO 47 ton Coastwise
rates are unchanged. We quote to California at 511.025 c
40 foot, and to New Orleans at 6c for measurement
goods Colliers are plenty and rates are unsettled.
The following engagements have been made : To Provi
dence, $1.15; Charlestown, Mass., $1.10; Georgetown,
D. 0., $l. ; Boston, $1 1001.15 ; Washington, D C., 51 ;
New Haven, $1.25; Ilyannia, $1.12; Stoney Point, N
Y , $l. Rwres—Fredericbaarg, Virginia, $1 30; Wash
ington, D. 0., $1; Providence, $1 10 to $1.15; Boston:
Blass ; 91 to $1.15; New York, 95e to $1; Marlborough,
N. V.,51.10. IP ton. Vessels at Richmond, Monday, 65;
boats 30; Tuesday, 65, 31; Wednesday, 59, 35; Thurs
day, 61, 34; Friday, 65, 34.
PRILIT.—The market Is bare at foreign fault, Lap
there Is nothing doing. Domestic fruit is selling to •
moderate extent at about previous prices.
110111 are unsettled and lower, with mall sales at 90
120 40 To, as in quality.
LEATHER—Dry hide leather is scarce, and good
quality, If here, would bring full prices, but other kinds
are neglected and dull
LOGITOOD —Two cargoes of Jamaica have been sold
on terms kept private.
NAVAL STORES.—There is a small buidneu only to
cafe.) In Spirits of Turpentine at 44845 e 4aw gallon. In
Rosin, Pitch, and Tar we hear of no sales.
OILS —Linseed Is selling, as wanted, at 138 c. Lard oil
is held at 61.15, 4 months, but there la very little doing.
Nothing new in Sperm and Whale, and the sale' are
mostly limited to the wants of the trade at steady prices.
PLASTER is dull, but a further cargo sale la re
ported, at V 60 '' ton.
RICE.—The sales are only in a retail way, at ase, as
. 4,791 07
SEEDS.--The receipt and sales of Cloverseed have
been light this week. The dealer are buying in smell
lots, from wagons, at F 4 60.04 76 tir bushel Fome SOO
bushel. are being shipped to Liverpool. Timothy is un
saleable and very dull, • few mall sales only having
been made, at 1216 er bushel. Flaxseed is also lower,
and we quota domestic at about $1.70 bushel.
SPIRITB.—Pricee of foreign are nominal and un
changed, but there is very little Brandy or Gin selling.
Now England RUM le dull, and quoted at 48050 e -
lou Whiskey In more active, the week's tales meetly
ranging at 2lx 022,4 c for barrels, 21c for hogtheads, sad
•Nc for Drudita.
TALLOW le dull and lower, and In the aLwenee of sales
we quote city rendered nominally at Ogoloc 4' b.
TEAS remain very quiet, but holders are firm in their
demands, and a small business only to note.
TOBACCO continues very dull, and vices without
any material change.
~ 9,078 10
.. 31,614 13
WOOL —Business is at a staam;salsa being cosigns.]
to a few malt lots, meetly for cash, At irregular prices.
BRIGUTON CATTLE MARKET, Thursday, C:t• 22.
—At market, 640 Beeves, SOO Stares, 9,003 Sheep 1.4
Lambs, and 976 Swine.
Beef Cattle—priers, extra, SSesB. so ; first quality,
S 7 74; second gnality, N. 001416; jUit'l goa l t y,45•
Working Oxen—sl62, $145, $11565 1110 .
Mitch Cove-AC. 4, Ste, Waite. Common do., 919
Veal Calves—s 3, $3 50654.
Stores—Yearlings, sl2xsl6; two years old, g19r421 ;
three years old, s2Boslo.
llides-4 grebe 4fr lb.
ttalf Sklus-12e130 41P lb.
Tallow—Sales at Op IP lb.
Sheep and Lambs—Extra T6elB; by lots, $1 600
Swine—Wholesale, 7) i e 4P tb; retell 709 c.
Peeves are sold here by the head, at prices per pound
equal to the estimated weight of beef la the quarter.
together with the fifth quarter, or the hide and tallow,at
the same price, et s. shrinkage from live weight agreed
on by the puttee, varying from 23 to at, per cent.
Outobor =. 1857
~ ,Stort BroGr, No
100 Reading It
LO I.oog H R 1500 7).
2 Schu N prefcn,6 73
200111000 C. ..3s
10 Uiruro 1330 k.
1110 8.. dyi..115;
looa ?‘tyv...11 , 4
60 Long I%tau3 R.... 7 t,
5 0 ,s
60 " 7
611inebi11 R 631,
60 Reading R 73
IBe N pref 13N 14
W =ion & Eton R 9 11
do le t mort l'a 59); VON
do do 2dm 49N 50
Long bland .... 7% 7I;
Vlekeborg 6 7
rleard 1tank.....6% 7
Lehigh Zinc..... N 1
Union Canal 3N 3N
New Creek hi .
IC:Lumina 16...6 911
I Heeding closes— 13013%
BY THE PILOT LINE.
LETTER. FROM NEW YORE
[Correspondence of The Preu ]
Sites Twit, Oct. 23. ISST-4.2) P. DI
There is not much atirin the street to-day. Th e
state of the money market is unchanged, and the
banks are .to ',forum of their promises. atel as rdow
to fulfil them, as ever. We are told, for oar Coax.
lai ion. that they are t• strengthening themselves in
geld, - ae,d secemidati og country hilts, and that it
1.1 very prublble that at this moment the unem
d not is eeated by eertifiestes, belonging
the tie mil,: house. amount to close on two and
a quarter million dalliers. and the bullion reserve
ta i.fillion dollars It is exceedingly gratify
ing t.limur that th e b inks lre so safe, whenruinis
tallier, al uto3t every where else. and when we know
that .t eery few of these - unemployed" millions
wouldotto our cow nierce.ctedit. and fortunes, it is a
comfort to knees that the notes are in the vaults of
the Metrep titan Rink, and that the gold is some
where else equally safe and noreeomeeatible. The
creat banking-110nm of Hebb k Hallett, of New
Orleans, New Twit, and Liverpool, is reported
failed. The Liverpool branch, it is said, will
stated. The precise causes which led to this ea
laud ty aro not made known, but 'it is believed that
it will press heavily on many. Gold is selling at
the brokers at per cent. madam, and they
are paying ;al Ter cent. Domestic ezcbangeis still
very high. Philadelphia .555 l per cent., Rich
mond 10a12,and Baltimore 8. Discounts at the note
brokers are q te as di ffieult eve r,24 . per cent.. being
a minimum, and from that up to GO per cent- The
demand is quite active to-day, and eery far in ex
cess' of the supply. Importers and dry goods job
bers can get no accommodation from the banks.
They must apparently fall. Produce bills, at short
dates, drawn from the West on good men here,
were done to-day in very limited number ' bet
nothing to give the least sensation of relief. As I
before said. we are required to be comforted by
the knowledge that vast amounts are being daily
sealed up, ' and stowed away, and thee with
drawn from circulation. When everybody know'
that the two and a quarter millions thos sealed.
up are absolutely wanted to rescue our commer
cial community from ruin and to save the credit of
the Union; when we know that every cent of
them could be safely lent to good men of the highest
standing, glad and anxious to get them at any rata
lea than those exacted by the profess:mull shaver',
it is fearful to see the means of safety refused, and
placed where they are utterly valueless, so far an
the public arc concerned. I remarked: to-day, to
a friend of mine, a private banker. " Why do the
banks not expand a little ? If they do net, every
one must be ruined who has liabilities to meet."
They will never expand." he replied, " until
they resume specie payments- They do not
trust each other. They never will agree,
as each is trying to do the other " "Bat,"
I continued, "are they ,going soon to resente
specie payments ? " "Oh! no," he said, "I
see no prospect of any such event for a .lono time
to come . "My friend is not an anti - hang man,
that is, not partisan. Ilis opinion is usually geed
and reliable, and he is obliged to confess that nine
tenths of the present rain spread over the country,
front Maine to Texas, is due to the culpable igno
rance, or more Culpable selfishness. of the bank
managers of New York city. Foreign exchange
is very irregular ; rates vary from WO to 101 for
sterling. Uhree days eight drafts have been sold 213
high as 107. The clearing house settlement was as
Balances m cote
The cash tratometions at the Bah-Treasury were
(Inc1%11;1.111,000 from castom 3.1
payments 1411,997 06
Balance 5,910,106 52
The enstom house receipts fur duties sere
$40,241 90. -
The stock market is lower again to-day on almost
the entire list. The transactions were net nearly
large as in the beginning of the week At the
first Ward Reading declined 1} per cent. ; Erie
4ained 1 and last it again; Panama fell or 1i ;
Michigan Southern, old stack, 11; do preferred 1;
Illinois Central 1 ; and New York Central 11.
Virginia (vs declined 2 per cent. At the second
beard prices fell much lower Beading closed at
24 •, Panama at 641; Illinois Central 11 761; Fie
.st. 9 ; New York Central at 1.9); Chicago and Reek
Island at 59. Viiginia 6's went down to 71, and
all other stocks fell somewhat, as you will see by a
comparison of the bulletins.
The stockholders of the Erie Railroad Company
bad another meeting last night_ Urgent appeals
were made to the capitalists (where us they!) to
support the company, and relieve them from their
trouble; and promises were made by tome friends
to try to press the loan. I eery much fear the
effort will not be successful, although there is no
doubt the Erie is not the worst of the railroad
companies or the least deserving of support.
Mr Adrian 11. Muller told to-day at the Mer
chants' Exchange, for account of whom it may con
cern, $5,01/0 St. Louis county, Missouri, 6 per cent.
bonds. payable January I, 1919, 33.
Messrs. Ezra Ludlow, Jr. A Co., sold to-day at
the Merchants' Exchange. for account of whore it
may concern, 6.3.000 Michigan Southern Ist mort
gage 7 per cent. bits, due 1560,60; vi.otto Milwaa
tie city 7 per rent. bits, 521; 100 them Camden
and Ambny Railroad stock, 89.1; 5 do Peter Cos
ier Fire insurance Co., 99; 10 do Atlantic Bank,
NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE SALES,
WOO N Y Stater). X 2102 5lll. Y Cen R63,ii
2500 Si Y State Wm '73 102 30 do c SIX
•00 NY State 51 - 56 95 50 do blO 64
.:000 do 941i:i 50 do c 02. V
/WO Et Sitio (Si 93 150 do 62X
1000 Virginia 6'. 14 300 Erie B 10%
1000 do 781 150 do 10
0000 do e 77 WI do 9%
3200) Mo State 64 85 10 Hodson Riser K 1)
5000 do t...V (Si 50 Gal .t Chic K C 2
5000 Cal State 7.13 63 60 10 0 Reading R •":'
1300 N V Ceti P. 6. 76 I ly 5O do 110 26 %
1000 Erie R 2.1 Mt Rt. :5 MO do 31%%
1000 Erie Cons Brisll 72 100 do .10 t 5
5000 111 Preel'd Rd. c 59 450 do .3 26
1060 do 69 100 Wen 3c.981 Dag Sy
1000Hatiem R. Id Mt 631 40 do 961 Stock 14
3100 11l Ceu RMs e 6154 ( Iss do IS
1000 do c 628 10 Mich Ceo II 34
sBank of America 79 ISO Panants It 67
22 Am Ei Bank 73 160 11l Cen R e 73%
350 Cum Coal Co 5,4 5 do ' 16
10 Paola. M 8 Co 67 850 Clay & Pitts Re ES
50 N Y Central Re 64 300 do e 2.0%
85 do cel 150 Chien RIsR GO 63,15
50 do 10. 63 150 do c sag
we do 63,n' 100 La Cr & Mil R rl%
30N Cen 440 33
100 do 39%
Ifni River R 14
10 Mich:F. & N Ia
pretd Stock IT
100 Erie R 9
520 Reading R 244'
157 Puts= R. Ea
50 do ao 64,4 i
106 Clac & Pitts It 5
1 I 6 Cana. aUR
40 Chic & llt 59X,
100 do al5 59
13 La Cr & Mil 6 6
1000 110 State es
t5lOOO do 61
131100 Y Y State N'74100
5000 N Y State 6s'6o SS
MOO Virginia Ga
4500111 Cen B Ma 63
1000 Erie ILC,t LIM 21
3000 do ro
10 Penns Coal CO 51
1000 La Crowe & Uil
DM Grant Ms 19
Union Bank SO
50 N Y Cen 11 CO
^AO do 591,
50 do tao cox
115 do 59
TILE MARKETS—dsuss—are firmer with sales of 4$
bblr at S 5 75 for puts sad sts for pearls.
nal AD6TUrrs—The market for Skate and Western Bon:
is 5 cents better on superfine grades, which are relatively
scarce. sod the medium and better grades of extra are m
good demand at steady prices; the sales axe 11.003 bldg
at 151.7Dni4 80 for common to good State, tdas3.ls
for extra State, )4 70054 SO for common to Food Richt
on°, I Deism. Ohio, lova, & ,and )4 900)11.45 far extra
do; extra round hoop Ohio shipping brands an Itnn and
in demand at $5 30015.60.
Southern dour is in air request, chiefly medium
qualities, with tales of 2.500 bible $5.40855.50 for
mixed tonal brands of Baltimore, Alexandria, George
town, Frederick /burr. &e., and $6 65:Y37 00 for favor
ite, fancy and stirs brae& ditto.
Canadian flour is dull, but held firmly, with sales of
600 tbls at55.•33816 75 for the. nitre of extra brands.
Rye Flour is in demand, with sales of 250 Ws at $.3.Z
af-1 CO for the range of fine and superfse.
Corn Meal is drill and heavy. We quote Jersey at
33 25, Brandywine $3.75 $3.55.
Wheat is dull, and although there was only a email
offering on 'Chtuse, the market declined 2 tents ir
baihel on all descriptions except choice Southern. The
sales are 2,000 bushels red Southern at flltSitsl 30;
2 500 white Southern at id 25:41.60; 6.000 Chiesso
spring II W, mid 7.500 iblersukee club at 61.07061 WS
Rye is scarce and firm, with saes or SOO barbels at SO
Barley it iv fair request. with sales 6.000 'bushels
California at 5.04 S 5 cents. We also notate sales of 1;205
bushels barley roan at $1 05.
Oats are unchanged; we quote Southern at 23.140,
Jersey W.t 45; State 18 iris. and ICeitern 48a Ea.
Corn is 2 cents lower, with sales of 22,500 bushels
wiled western at &Sallie, rimier at the in.ida price,
and 3,500 white Southern at 82e
Come —The market vs quiet and nominal.
PaoviSiOse—Pork has declined 51les0$1 on mesa, and
25 cents on prime, the market cluiat very heavy,
with only a retail demand at the concession; the sales
are 150 bbls at 120 50 for wee,. and 116 50e/116.73 for
prime, riming at the lower rate. Bruised bogs are in
good demand at 70716 for corn fed. and 6065 for mast
fed Beef is lower and irregular. with Wes oftoo tibia at
112 250112.75 fur new COUntry mess. 19.Z019.15 for new
country prime, and $l2 500513 50 for repacked Western.
Prime mesa Beef is entirely nominal at Meta Beef
llama are filling in mall lota at $l6 for kitate. Bacon is
dull and noml Cal at 125 013 c for West's smoked, and 05
all Nu for sides Cut Meats are retailing at about 101,e
for hurls, and 916 c for shoulder.. Lard is irregular and
heavy; common qualities are selling at 10S erl - 2e,
end good to choice at 12.N014,ye; the sales are 150
tierces and bbls. Better and cheese are in fair demand
at steady rates
WHISEZT.—The market is hardly as firm; we notice
rater of 250 bblo at 21021 g , Chiefly at the lower rate.
James 'McHenry A-. C..'• Circular.
(Per Europa j
PlOTiliall9 —There is nothing new to advise in St
con—the consumption IA g,sel for the season, and the
stock in mrslerste rantass Fine Cheese sells freely,
but anything else is toured with difficulty_ Some sales
of Prime Mess Beef are reported at abut 1013 e—a seri
ous decline. In Pork nothing has beep done.
Bacon—Long middles, rib In, fileas2.l cot, bone
less more, short middles, rib in, .51sa53s 4 3 ' rot.
bootless 2s; c cut, rib in, 4 , ssan' ewt
Cheese—Fine, Ms aLoii ordinary to fan., 3053
403 sr cot.
Beef—New, prime met% 10090120 i 4P' verce: indli3
Pork—New, prime mess, 90s rl92s 6.1 V bbl.
Lard is dull, and is a good deal press.' on the mar
ket The sales dollot reach .50 tons at dilattiOts.
Tallow to steady at 571d691.
Breadstufts —Flour is stares and wanted at full rates
Wheats of all descriptions are 2d to 31 lower, and the
markets badly attended by country dealers—lndian
Corn is is fair testuest at preTiosti prices
Wheat --Wh.te Canadmo, 90 094 341 4 , * 70 ;
white Southern, 9s arts est 419 1, 70 ft; red Western. 7s
6149 s 70 ; red Southero, Ss 6det9s 70 8.
Plour —Western Coral. siserKs , 45' 196>D; Phila
delphia, Sc , alsoWs tr 196 lb ; Ohio, Ilsite3Sa tIY 196
lb; St. LOILiA, Stsa36a kifs 196 lb
tudi to Corn —Yellow, 375.:37s 01 45' 490 m ; mired,
Ses 6,14 . 37* 6d fie' 490 lb; white, Siissulas 40 , 00
Brown, Shipley, k Co.'s (Arc'slar.
LlraltroOL, October 9th. 1857.—The Co:ton market
opened with great animation in the early part e 1 the
neck, at an &trance of fully ty lb in American de
scriptions This was fully maintained up to ) esterday,
when the Bank of England raised her rate of discount
4 tent. and immediately checked the demand. 'To
day the market has relapsed into a dull and quiet state,
the business being 8,000 bales, with a slight reaction in
favor of buyers, thouak not mull to a quotation.
The sales for the week, ending last evening. are esti
mated at 69,120 bales; speculators taking 13,200 and
exporters 2,790 bales.
Pair Orleans, 9%; do middling, 9 9-16 ; Pair Mobiles,
99.16, do middling, 9X; Fair Uplands, 91j, do Mid
Total stock in this port, 302,090 bales; same time
last year, 590,000. American, 169,000 bales; same time
last year, 481,000 Wes.
The corn market is very inactive, and wheat has
dined 203 d ifv• 70 lb. Pinar Weis kfr bbl. Indian
corn a turn dearer, and In more demand. White wheat
9 . ed ; red y a Mos s 4,1 ta• 70 lbs. Western canal Hour
28030 s; Philadelphia and Baltimore 29ei31a ; Qlllo3o*
325; C ana d a wens gp' bbl. Mixed and yellow Indian
corn 37ser37s Li; whits 40042 s gnarlier.
Rosin in less demand at as Id fP cwt. for common
quality. Quercitron bark in fair demand it'll, 6d, wills
a few retell sales at 12s Sl' cwt.
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