THE CITIZEN, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1854. I -- i -
Counterfeit five dollar bills on the Union Bank of Albany are in
circulation in this city. these bills was passed at a
2 store in Sixth avenue, on Satu , by a woman. .
are badly executed, have a rcd brick, and the name of the cashier
is wrongly spelled. ‘
A Court oflnquiry, called by .1... President of the United States
' for the investigation ofthe circumstances attending the loss of the
steamship San Francisco, convened in this city on Mom ay.
Another rmicli newspaper has just been started in this city.
It: “ mission" is sufficiently understood by its title,-the “ Ann’-
A gmi: cxhibitio ' of poultry is now going onward in this city
There are some 4.00 birds, whose iinitcil voices make ertraord.i--
nary discord. .
The small x is prevalent in certain parts of the city, and last
week 38 death: occurrrd from the disease.
Disastrous Condsgratiou at Now Orleans. Many Lives Lost.
slew omixa, February 4, 'lS.'>.t.
Another disastrous conllagration has visited this place. A hre
brolrc out on board the steamboat Charles Belcher, lying at the le-
vee, and the Iiumel soon spread to the steamers Natchez, Liah,
Luna, Mohegan, Saxon, Grand Turk and others, and also a barge,
which were all destroyed. i inense amount of produce. lying
on the whnrves, to ether with all the freight on board the boats,
was consumed, ‘rt -two negroes and on whites perished.
The loss is estimated at over one million of dollars. The damcs
The Sultana, with Madame Soot. , r era, but the
tlarries wereertiriguished with in ifoing material damage M
mo live posedt Iiav b t and at be last accounts,
have giveniim ssiblc.
z . 5.-There was another lira in Chartres street, this morning.
It destroyed two valuable stores, and a y injured two others.
The whole loss is estimated at $100,000. . .
DISTIDCTIDN or Piulivsxr House AT ccssc.-On the
lat instant, the Parliament House at Quebec, with the adjoining
uildings, was destroy by fire. It was formerly the Bishops
Palace, and was built on a projecting rock, overhanging the St.
Lawrence at a height of 300 feet. fhe cundzigrntioii must have
Will that of the burning of the
greater on of the legislative library, an rary and museum
of tlle listorii:-il Society, as also the public records, are greatly
amnged. The lihrziry cost ($60,000, and in 1849 was boasted to
be the best in North America. The insurance on it was only
55,000. ' surance on the building was .f2S,000. The re-
pairs and furniture lately cost .E2vl,207. .k i ,
Fla: iso Loss or LIflfHaRlllLl Scene.--On Monday loom-
’ ing, at Toledo Ohio, a boarding house was discovered to be on hre,
the inmates of escape y the rway. pic en-
sued. 1 o fm tic inmates were seen at the indows, surrounded
by domes, and I4 riclslng for help. our children w thrown int
the streets, and were followed by their rcnts. Four were unable
to escape, and perishe in Miss hadgnianaged
to esaupe at the ommenceui ri e re, iit asccrtaininn that
the child was still in the burning building she rushed back, deter-
mined to save it, and was not seen afterward. ll r. and Mrs. Mur-
phy, the kecpers of the house, together with a four year old child,
were badly burnc .
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Tn: Tciirsiuscs Blu. IN ‘me New You Lsarsinuac.-On
Monday the Senate of the New York Legislature, in committee of
the whole, passed upon all the sections of the Temperance hill,
adopting but few amendments to be last revcnteen sections. It
has yet to through the ordeal of the call for “Amendments gen-
erall ," andzhen must be reported from the committee. The tinal
rcsu t is in some doubt, depending in a measure upon Ihe mod‘ ca-
tions of the original bill which may he agreed to by its decided
friends to meet the objcctims ofwiivering voters. ‘ ,
The St. Joseph Cycle states
that Col. Gatewood, an agent with
orders from bvushinzton, 'ni, t
reached that. city from St. Loin o
"'3 ' . h .
their half-breeds, including tho ‘
purchase from them one-half of tlw referred lands includcd within
the Nebraska territory,
, THE SENATE.
7.1. cniu (rm soil). of o
bI'.1!kl bill by striking on! on words which .1
Mm ed -
I5! , it w I ma
3;: pIl’:Ym1iI;:IllIOd that they were I repeal, dironily or indirectly, ortlie lvlis-uni-l
It was moved that the Home Adjourn rill Monday. The rnotlou was lost.
‘X D I‘ h Ptbrlmry
< 1- "ox - isi.nrxy..m.rl...pmnln favororihc Nebraska hill ‘in
ht! mzudnie it v t"“
W" row"; ,1. Jgggymtfgg ‘zvfggfprplum slnvehulderlyllnd others on the
F om. ‘
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iii. in: onfTInd)oe"AI‘e“od,auIsl1l‘en5 awe‘: TlE.tlI:‘I‘l:he whim" M‘
ylewllllvksn -n i airivlidmont or Mr. Chloe, which was
7 Mr. sign, who v
V aged in the llhrmnllre, ma
Lomprnmine uuan-uiniloml, Ind mm M might
not or conams. and not superseded indirectly.
-rn. Senate then Ilijollfllttl. .
he considered me mmuri
lo be mailed time, by In
nousz or RE1’R2SE.V‘TATlVEs
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' ixnrusa loslfh cine. '
ln mnplnm win. . renolullnn of ihe llause. doeu ‘
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il.i.arl ivlnso lln .- yWtIVu ‘
Lrllilevl in custody. "' ""“’ ‘"4 "9'
‘Kill Ill]. lflhlvtld.‘
in, 01.05 (.nm.), of all reported I bill Innullinz the mil“... mm B’ K
I.nlIlnn' ma Grvrcc Law‘! lnlll ii:-mm, um! nnmrm-lnr lhn PIWIMIIIW:
Meeting to try Bellini-The Verdict of Italians and Others.
On Monday evening there was an enthusiastic uicetinw held at
the Stuyvesant Institute. There were about four hundredperwns
present, among w om were several ladies. Profcssor Faresli was
called to the cluiir. He proposed for Vice-President, the Advocate
Gajarii, and for Sccretary, Mr. Marietta, who were received by ac-
clamlitioii.’ The Vice-President read a letter from Genvml Aves-
zano, in which the general excusrd himself for not being
etter was read with loud applause.
sympathizing dcputatiou of seven mem-
bers of the Mountain Section (French) of lhc Society of Universal
Republicans, wearingr a ges, entered t e room and were re-
ceived with loud applause and a compliment from the President.
rofessor Foresti then addressed the meeting, cxpl.-iinins the
object for which it was called, and denounced Bediiii and certain
Protestant editor-s, during which he was frequently and enthu-
.The ice-President read a lath-r from Colonel Hugh Forbes,
accounting for’ his absence by severe illness, an '
the fullest approval of the motive of the meeting,
the protest published 31st January in The r: .
‘ or Gajani spoke’ to this etfect :-My brothers, it would not
be worth our while to come here to show so well-known ii fact as
ope is bud and lihidinons; but. when
ren has received
w From the magistrates of a
should speak. The American people are
Ila min was made to feel the indigriation of the
here Bedinhi movements were tel(-graphed,
nd the American people docked to see him, as they would :i ferl>
c 'ni was made a priest because he was fit to be
nothing else. v (Applause.) In Sr-negallia he behaved so badly
that tho archbishop frowrie upon him; but one must live; so he
RDITIC. There he began in the honorable othca of ii train-
ave see im myself carrying the long train of
'. (Laughton) For good services, no doubt,
he was made a secretary; and t 9
2d. a ' him a secretary whom -flan Tintori.
He should have staid three cars, but he so behaved that he was
recalled in th 9 months. Rome be next played the. spy; I
was an advocate there, and I know it, and, therefore, say it open-
ly. e Governor of Bologna wrote that he was a spy there.
He stopped in the house of the Swiss General Torre, to whom he
presented a letter’from the Pope, commending him, as did that to
the President of the United States. Tlle Swiss General refused to
be corrupte ; the Governor wished to unish Bed’ i ; but the
Swiss, tenacious oflios italit , protected ‘in. ‘ , ,
In the Senate of the nitc States the descendants ofthose who
executed Andre called this spy, worthy of death, their friend I
when Bassi was slaughtered, I was only a few miles distant. He
was taken y the Austrians, but was not a. prisoner of General
Gan who could not speak Italian, who was a Protestant,
who knew nndcould know nothinir about Bassl, an humble ‘
edlm who rushed 'iuto"ilie council-chamber, and cried
this tedious examination! ' irnlf’, Bassi's mother,
half distracted, run through the city, seeking some way of saving
her beloved son ; she cnga ed the good otliccs of Cardinal Op
zoni-to whose solicitations, Bedini, he who now says he knew
nothing of the matter, replied, “It is the order of the Pope‘he
must din !" ll’ ht months ago Gavani accused him ; has he not
had time to I of innoci-rice from Bologna‘! All that
I have said can prove. I cannot detain you with other crimes of
'I man. You know them; an thinking on them, let us cry
that Plus will be last of the Popes. Grcat applause.) There is ll
‘c wages incessant war against us; it is o perpe-
r; it was lately fined 810,000 for calumny. ‘Vhy
does it malign us. ecause we are r u edirii was rich;
he had golden vcstments and ruby rings, colored with the blood of
our slouuhtered brothers [Great spplausc.] But who is this
vrrctch who am. tocalumniate in as assassins ! A man infamous
-steeped in disgrace. . iru onre, and to see him once
is to see him enough for ever! [Applause and Laughton] “’c
criminals ; the statistics of punishment
that Italians aro moral. This Herold cries out with the fo-
Out with Kosauth and Gavazzi!" ' '
he can never be an American; but w
ca merican, for we came here to live by our labor, honestly,
like republicans and Americans, he to subslston intiim , which an
American never can 5 [Great applause]. He calls us the pest of
society; who is the pestl e who insults the unfortunate, and
thrives on shame ! [Tremendous a .]
Signori Mai-iettci, Bisco, Mr. Maggi, and Mr. Brooks of the N. Y.
Erpren, then addressed the meetin . . , V ,
Mr. Miilaspiria, one of the French deputation, spolio in that Ian-
guagr, expnwsing the most cordial sympathy with the object oflhe
meeting. He was lou a Vice-President then
read the following resolution in Italian, and Mr. T. Dwight, in
ng lo . , ,
‘ “'iizr:ris-This mci-ting was called before it was known that
Bodini would run liway clandestinely to avoid meeting our accu-
sations, Which he knew would be made against hi
1. Resolved-That we are equally called upon, in
proceed with his trial, and to his condemnation.
' 2. Rrsolnnl-Tliat this meeting echoes the unanimous sentiment
of the Italian people in dcnouncirlg to the American people Bcdini
as the spy of the Pope in Bologna, as the implacable, cruel, yin-
dictive enemy of all republicans and asihe person most responsible,
after the Pope, for the butchcries perpetrated in Bologna. -
2. Resolved-That the various nationalities who have so gene-
rously demonstrated their sympathy for the oppressed Italians
and their horror for the Butcher of Bologna are entitled to our
warm thanks. g ‘ ' , '
4. Ruallled-That we olfer our thanks to the Editors of the
N. Y. Erpnu, and to the other journals which have expressed a
regarrlfor the cause of our country. - .' ‘ ' “
ii. Resolved-That a copy of these ltesolutlons be forwarded to
Bcdini and another to the ope. ‘ I
rliey were received with loud cheers and passed by -crtama!-on.
whr-relrpon the meeting disperse . '
his absence, to
Tin: Nuwno Bsmsi-I-Iis DEPARTUIE rolz Epaorp.-On Satur-
day last Bcdini, the Po ‘s Nuncio, left the United States for Eu-
‘ ' tantic.' Fearin some disturbance if the
at the wharf nfthu steamer, Monsignor B2-
dini, attended by a committee of Catholic clergyman. wan received
on boardvthe Atlantic at Clifton, Staten Island. I ‘ ,
Al. Bath, Maine, 8 boot of thirty ship-. averaging about 1:900
tom each, are now either in moons of construction or contraetfd
for, which, at that estimate wdlmake a total of? .900 tans-witllin
about 10,000 tons of the build of the whole district the 314 year.
It in thou ht that the build ofBath, for 1851, Will be at cant dou-
Tris Bizlocs ar Niacin.--‘Vs learn from a visitor that an ice
brid we is thrown across the river just below the American Fall, and
heaped up together in every possible shape, and rises some twen
feet nbmo the water. t is already used as a highway for foot pas-
sengers between the States and Cantu] In front of the American
t is the creation
of Winter, and with the first breath of warm air, it will pass away
' is the time to see it. It will be necessary to go to
entirel . dhow
the Falls without delay, for no one can tell what changes the
weather may make in 3 single day.-Rochester. Anlrrzcmi.
The papers of Alabama, Tennessee and Florida are discussing
tivo proposed changes of state limits, one in the annexation of ‘Vest
' ' ’ n of North ‘
to be dismembered will give their consent to t eproyectcd change.
Those who are unacquainted with the criminal laws of the state i
of New York, and believe that it is a criminal otlbnco to run away,
with another man's wife, entertain, says the Albany Evening Jour-
nal, zi wrong opinion. In Massachusetts, and some other states,
it is a criminal otfence, punishable with fine and imprisonment ;
but in our own state it is no crime, either under the statute or com-
mon law. Seduction of an unmarried woman previously chaste, is
a statntable criminal oH'ence, . - '
‘ The Montreal Transcript states, that the 25th of January, was
the coldest dayof this winter. At 8;, A.M., the thermometer was
at 20“ below zero; and that ' ‘ u
some five degrees lower. A geutlcin rwich Vt
that Sunday, the 29th January, was the coldest day of the
at that place, indeed the coldest for several years. The the
star at 7 in the rooming stood 30“ below zero ; at noon St“ below,
and at 9 in the evenin 16;? below. At Montpelier, Vt., it was
32“ below. Concord, . H., 28‘ below, and even in Massachu-
setts l6“ below. In New York City, on the coldest day, it has
been a long way above zero. ' . - rj . A
lllnluiciz on i lhruzoio.-A few moments utter the express
train from Boston to Albany crossed the State line on Thursda af-
ternoon, the passengers were ' '
Mary Brazen. The ceremony, 1': y
ed by the Rev. Mr. Shaw, and the passengers presented
the groom for the purchase of a piece of plate for the bri e.
, and returned in the next train, wit many wishes for a happy
termination of their journey.‘ ,
three days‘ meeting of tho Anti-Slavery Society, which has just
came old’ at Boston, and the opening of which was attended oidy by
twenty-hvo persons, the three resolutions presented for considera-
' ' i n were :- irst,t at Slavery is a denial of the‘
self evident act of human existence; second, denying the authori.
2 ‘s, crccds, institutions and laws that sustain or autho-
rize Slavery: and third, denying the existence of any Being or God
that justihes Slavery. . '
absence of an audience seemed rather to dampen the ardor
I..a'rr:li ixo IMFDIITANI‘ raolti -rim PLAINS-TIIE INDIAN Tiroin.
nizs.-By .-i dispatch from Independence, M0,, to the St. Louis
Republican, date Jan. 31,
was much annoyed In tho Cheycune Indians on the way; they
took all the bedding and provisions belongingto the nisilcompany
The Sioux gave them provision were very friendl .
The Cheyennes and Sioux are coining out to make war on the
Puwnecs; several skiriiig-hes have taken place. and a number of '
Paw ilces have been kill
On Sunday allemoon, the street
who have made such unoisc lately in cw or preached in a
vacant lot in Fourteenth street, and denounced Bedini, the Pops
and the Catholic Church, ‘in the most violent Ianguang, The "
were interru ted by some imprudent persons in the clfowd
were assaulted by an organised band, and dragged away. '
Twenty-one guns were fired in Pliiladclphiaili honor of consoli-i 0
dating that rity and its suburbs. Great preparations arc makinn
for celebrating the event by I great illumination, processions, inf.
&,c on the anniversary of 'ashington'I birth-day, -'1'hg ‘
ded state of the city of “ Brotherly Love" was the ,g.,,..
- of the riots bctween the firemen of different sections which so long
disgraced it. , ,
A Viv.uasLs Ciueo.-The clipper ship Chariot of Fame, of
Trail-i‘s line, sailed from Liverpool for Boston, on the 11:]; of Jan.
uary, with a cargo of three thousand tons weight, valued at $100 -
ooo. It is uni to he the most valuable cargo that has ever l,..’..
taken from Liverpool to the United States.-Boslon Jour. '
The Bcullm Transcript say! that the Atl2nl' I .
pany, of New York, gave Capt’. McKay a check lfiwr c-i!g‘llrtayntcl:ouCg?:ld
dollars, on account of the great Republic. It was the laraest sum
ever paid for a loss by the company. - " ,
' Three gentlemen of ram In re t 13M’ 1.
American plan, huge dlmenlil0El,l:Iid 0 ch " ham’ "" "“
tions, with an eye to the influx
of less. The have purchase
Fanbourg St. onorc. -
f strangers in the Great Exhibition
one site on the entrance to the
The Indiana Scnfntlsa ’ th t l ,, ’ . ‘
of Indiana rnerohanls WIIIZIHI wdulif olli:i-vfilii!oll]$(.M,)og:;.:I].':,?E;;:i ‘
:=‘::.’:il::‘L::.“f.:=l':i‘. 21.5%" W " Hm
city of Brotherly Love. n man“ they ha" “awed rmm ma
' The Hartford Column!
.‘IilSl,, may be estimated
common of twenty-live
thirty-five dollars per
$3.600 per acre. ‘
by the fact that a lot of land near the
“"9. which was sold ten years ago for
891'“, cannot now be bought for less than
Hrivr Ssow Sraiuii-4'1-ur Bin 0 sum] ' h ' '
. . . .- y m I about six
MA [I'll in the locality of Blliaton, ins Eng much.
Ucrzrral Ia udvrrllse [in mm HVI1
blo that o the preceding year.
iliailr‘ .1 r ' - . 4 - .
‘ O, aagzkua ram haw 1 ork it 3 0 clocli .M. did not arrive on
happy couple took leave of their fellow- assengers at the next sta- ,
Now Exoiisn Ann-Sl..ivl:li.lr Socicrr.-At the annual i
preachers “'est and Parsons, '
of the speakers, and the proceedings were mostly of a business na- . ‘
. ' a
complete in all accoinmoda. - ' ’
"F9: the rise of real estate in “Icstcrni “
9 mvming trains of lllonda were delays . The Vi