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get their boats off. The officers and men having already undergone much fatigue and exposure in their endeavors to extricate themselves from their perilous situation, a further prosecution of the expedition was deemed useless. Religious Confirmations in New York. From the New York correspondence of the Baltimore Sun we clip the following paragraph: Some four hundred persons were confirmed in St. Stephen's Roman Catholic church, Rev. Dr. Cummings, pastor, on Tuesday last, Archbishop Hughes officiating, assisted by Rev. Dr. Cummings, Rev. Mr. McNierney, Rev. Mr. Doyle, and Rev. Mr. Osenigo. The altar was decorated with natural flowers, and with numberless lights. The Archbishop sat upon his episcopal Throne in front of the altar, dressed in full pontificals, and delivered a short address to the candidates, after which he administered confirmation, still sitting; the recipients kneeling before him, while the choir sang hymns composed for the occasion by the Rev. Dr. Cumm