The first column of this intended edifice was raised on Saturday the 30th ult, in the presence of Governor Hunt, Mayor Kingsland, Archbishop Hughes, Senator Beekman, and other distinguished individuals. The pillar was raised into its place at 124'o'clock by a derrick amid the enthusiastic shouts of the spectators and firing of cannon. At the conclusion of the ceremonies, Mr. H. Meggs called for " Three cheers for the Crystal Palace," which was loudly responded to, and immediately afterwards the assemblage separated.