Newspaper of The New York Herald, September 13, 1846, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated September 13, 1846 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. New York, Sunday, September l.i, 1846. Slate or AOTalin In Canada In the interval to an overture of peace to Santa Anna, through the commander of our Gulf Squadron, in pursuance of the preliminaries suggested by the President in his appeal for the two millions for the purchase of Paredes, and while we are awaiting the announcement and the result of an offer to the modern Jugurtha of Mexice, it muy not be unprofitable to pass to a cursory examination of the present aspect of affairs in the IJritish dominions, along our frontiers, to the northward. A trm/pllHr ulnm? t)i?k whole* PXtPllt Ol OUT WOT them boundary, will be struck with the apparent % good feeling and hunnouy of intercommunication among the people on both sides of the line?at the universal satisfaction which prevails especially among business men of the American States and her Majesty's provinces at the settlement of the Oregon question, and the concurrent sentiment regarding the unrighteous provocations to "the existing war with Mexico." But while he Is grati- 1 tied at these moral evidences of the harmonious i intercourse of the people of two distinct governments in immediate contiguity, a countervailing curiosity will be excited at the ominous warlike indications on tho northern side of the boundary, fie sees fortresses erected or erecting, and British troops located at every town, nnd while he ad- , mires the neatness and the excellent fit of their fatigue dress and their regular uniform, he reasons "upon the following syllogism:? That John Bull never does any thing without an object?that these belligerent demonstrations are by John Bull, and that therefore, they must have an < bject. irtrmir^F frtllniira urlmt id tKii nViiaofl I nt ns attempt to explain. The Oregon controversy threatened to drive us j headlong into war?a war, which like a great ! Mae!stroom would have extended its suction to j the extremes of the earth?Canada presented it- j self as a vulnerable line for offensive operations j against the formidable enemy of our unconquera- I b'e people. Great Britain, equally cognizant of the importance of this basis of operations, offensive and defensive, while the issue was yet uncertain, j and promptly acting upon the instruction, "In j peace, prepare for war," undertook at once the completion of the extensive line of military establishments, which are now such objects of curiosity to the stranger from the interior of the States. Having commenced them, though the immediate alternative of these defences, has happily been evaded?the sacrifice in suffering the works to go to decay, would be greater than the means required and the prospective advantages of their completion. Hence the repairs at Maiden?the Martello towers at Kingston, and the improvements at Quebec, are steadily progressing. Aux- j diary to these positive warlike constructions, are i the ship canals, beginning at Montreal, and as" cending the tit. Lawrence, surmounting the La- ' ohiue rapids, the cascades, the cedars, the Long j tiault, the Gallop Rapids, and the Fall of Niag- I ara?opening an unbroken, ascending nat ration j under British jurisdiction >m Halifax up the tit Lawrence, through Lak ario and into Lake Erie, the key of inter luuncation with the whole western country. The prospective milit. vantages of this line of commercial itnprovei. as scarce need a demonstration. In the event ol war, Great Britain will at once be enabled to throw an overwhelming tleet into the lakes, entirely interdicting the ingress and egress of American vessels. The solid and durable character of these works, and the heavy expenditures of money upon them, indicate a purpose looking beyond the calculation of ' diverting the Western trade through the channel I of the tit. Lawrence. But are not all causes for even the remotest ap- j prehension of n war with Great Britain now re- j moved 1 Apparently they are, but we cannot de- I finitively answer the question. From the tone of ! the public press of Canada, and from other j sources of information, leaving entirely out of view the controversy on the question of the prospective annexation of Canada, between the French papers of this city, we arrive at the following conclusions:? That the public works of Great Britain, along the Canadian frontiers, military and commercial, are designed? 1. For military defences, and as means of military com- I municatinnin the event of war. 3. That the connected line of navigation from the : mouth of the St. Lawrence to the lakes, is with the view 1 of sharing largely in the Western transport trade, and of | profits from the tolls. 3. That the Urge expenditures of money upon all these woiks are calculated to give employment to the people, and thus divert their attention from political mischief. Reverting, however, to the incidental question of annexation, it cannot well be disguised that the popular sentiment of Canada is tending in that direction. The tendency of the age to republicanism, though not uniform is universal. The French Canadian population cannot be assimilated with the loyal and self-complacent Scotch and English descended subjects of the pro vince. Their wrongs are rather abstract than i practical?their sufferings are more in the theory than in the practice of the Government, but their ; discontent is even the greater that the provoca- ! tion is under a domino. The announcement of Lord Elgin as the snccessor of Earl Cathcart, was received with grateful satisfaction by the British population, while the Gauls regard it with an assumed or real inditference?as something to be borne for the present, that the appointment of their chief executive officer should come from an authority disassociated from, and having no im- j mediate interest in, their local affairs. They passively endure what they know not how to resist. They look forward to a vague and indefinite do- | liverance?they hope for it, and are only waiting for the sign. Another element of discord is diffusing itself among them, co-operate, and more ' active in expressions against the royal govern- I ntent,?and this is to be found in the Irish population. Distinct as Turks from Jews in every thing ( else, the French and Irish of Canada have ' an eqnal bill of credit of revenge ngninst the Bri- | tish crown. It is a revenge unliquidated of 500 I years of accumulated interest. It is more their hatred of Britain, than their love of the (Tinted \ States, that would excite them to annexation. Few of them have any ties of local sympathy with the republic, hut they have no political prejudices agamst us. The war upon the Catholics in Mexico has operated to eur disadvantage in their esti- I mation, but if thoir vengeance against their rulers might be appeased, they would accept a coalition for a dissolution without conditions. In one word, the disaffected of Canada, though numerous, are weak, ignorant, and ineflicient to an Independent movement. They await a movement from the United States ; but the settlement of the Oregon question has thrown them and the Irish repealers upon an indefinite hope ; a hope, which, unless Mr. Bancroft is instructed to submit overtures to the British government lor the purchase of the Canadas, must rest for its fulfilment upon''some propitious but undefined and nvisible contingency of the future. They look now to the death of Louis Philippe, but how that is to nvail them, the event itself must determine, for the present, the fangs of their government are insupportable; their only hope is to grapple with the lion, and choke him off. Dumouisitao Movbmkts.?His Excellency, <iov. Wright, accompanied by the Hon. A. C. Tlagg, State Comptroller, and their families, arrived at the City Hotel, yesterday, from Albany, and proceeded on a visit to the hospitable and splendid mansion of the Hon. John Hunter, Hun* t er's Island, New Hocheile. Steam Boiler Explosions ?While the recent steam boiler explosion on the North river is fresh in the memory of our citizens, and the cries of the wounded and the lamentations of the friends of those who lost their lives on that occasion are ringing on our ears, we think the present an appropriate time to enquire whether or not greater safeguards cannot be thrown around the lives ol our citizens in this respect, than what already exist. Within a lew years a number of boiler explosions have occurred in our immediate vicinity, which were attended with more or less destruction of life, and the probability is that more will occur which will be attended with the same disastrous consequences. Owing to the frequent disasters on the western waters, a law was passed by Congress which made it incumbent on the masters and owners of , all vessels, propelled wholly or in part by steam, to have the boilers and machinery of their boats examined at least once a year by inspectors appointed by the general government, whose duty it is to give a certificate under their hands stating whether, in their opinion, they arc safe and fit for use, as well as a description of the materials of which the boilers are composed, as also as their age.? There is no doubt that this law operated very beneficially as long as its requirements were faithfully carried out, and honest and capable inspectors appointed. We are, however, disposed to believe that the law is, at present, vir- 1 tually a nullity, although the certificates which are hung up in the cabins of steamboats would imply that the form of inspection is at least carried out, but these certificates are looked upon as so much blank paper, and inspire no more confidence in the strength of the boilers than if no such certifi- ! cate was placed there. The inspectors are probably well enough, so far as they go, but we believe that they have not sufficient power. The general impression is that the law is not sufficient to reach the end for which it was framed, and mat the public must look to the owners of steam vessels employing none but careful, experienced and temperate engineers and firemen, for safety in travelling. We do not mean to say that the firemen and engineers of our steamboats generally are not of this description, but it cannot be disputed that I there are exceptions to thi9 as well as other general rules. Neither do we mean to say that the captains and officers of these vessels are not generally all that can be desired. But it is a lamentable fact that thjre are captains to whose rash con- ; duct in racing their respective boats, in order to reach their point of destination ahead of competitors, is much to be deprecated, and from which explosions and loss of life are likely to occur. We were on board a North river boat last summer, where every expedient for raising steam was put in requisition, in order to secure the passengers at the several landing places before another boat, about a mile astern, should overtake them. Although the weather was chilly,we preferred remaining on deck all night to sleeping in the cabin, where, in case of accident, we were certain of I meeting death. If public opinion were brought to j bear on this, as it is on other matters, it would I soon suppress all racing, and inspire passengers with a degree of confidence and safety that they do not now have. While on this subject, we may observe that we j think itwould be very judicious for our State Legislature to pass a law compelling the owners of locomotives, and steam boilers of every description, in printing offices, workshops and manufactories, where steam power is used, to have them inspected every few months, and located in such places where, if they burst, no injury could happen to any but persons in the building. There are many steam boilers under the sidewalks of our most frequented streets which would cause a great sacrifice of life if an explosion took place. American Yachting.?We rejoice to find that this tine sport is becoming more and more popuular. During the past season there have been some good matches made, and from present indications, it would seem that the sport is not over. Mr. Perkins, a Boston gentleman of fortune, has challenged my boat, belonging to the New York squadron, to sail ugainst his yacht, the Coquette, and the challenge has been accepted by Commodore John C. Stevens, the owner of the Maria, and Mr. Win. E. Miller, the owner of the Siren. It is probable that Col. Winchester, the owner of the Northern Light, will join in to see the sport. ; This will be a fine lace, and well contested.? ' Mr. Stevens has not yet had a fair opportunity of testing the sailing qualities of the Maria, but he has unbounded conlidence in her powers. She is a boat of 150 tons burthen, built on n new principle ; and although the Coquette has a formidable lame, still Mr. Stevens is a practiced connoisseur of boats, and there is no doubt that any craft he sails against the Coquette, will give a good account of herself. Mr. Stevens is the commodore of the New York Yacht Squadron. He was the tirst, we believe, to introduce yachting in this country, lie j has built several boats, with which he became | dissatisfied after a time, and which he sold to the i government. One of these, the On-ka-hy-e, cost ! him fifty thousand dollars, and was sold by him at half what it cost him. The Gimcrack, lie now oilers for sale, as will be seen by an advertisement in another column. He has introduced , anew principle in the construction of the Maria, which he believes to be the fastest boat ever yet pat upon our waters. The Coquette is a boat of 1 excellent sailing qualities, and the race between these two, not to mention the Siren, and Northern Light, will bo of the most exciting character.? The boats are to start from Sandy Hook, and to sail twenty-five miles to sea, and back. After this race, there will be a regatta open to all boats of the yacht squadron, to be manned and sailed by the owners, and not by hired hands, i This is a capital move, as the captains and owners will have an opportunity of exhibiting their skill, tact, and seamanship. The gentlemen of Boston, we understand, are determined to organize a squadron independent of the New York Squadron, which is the only one at present in the country. We learn that there i are already several sums subscribed lor this pur- | pose. The festering of this interesting and exciting j sport will bo ol great advantage tons in a na- i tional point of view. It tends to rear a race of hardy, skilful pilots and seamen, whose expe- J ricnce and knowledge of the coast could bo turn- . ed to good account in case of a war. Moreover, | the boats themselves would render effectual scr- | vice in time of war, by reason of their lightness, I and swittness, and the knowledge of the bays and harbors on onr coast, attained by constant explorations in pleasure and racing excursions, by their commanders. The sport is healthful and invigorating, and it tends to give employment to a number of men who, alterwards, in many instances, become skilful and experienced ! pilots. We hojie to see yatching become a national sport with us. No inhumanity attends its pursuit i as in the case of horse-racing, nor does it give rise to those scenes ol thimble-rigging and gambling that are to he witnessed on the race-course. It is a comparatively innocent and healthful | amusement, and we trust that it may prosper. Cmaslr.tos, Sept. 9th, 184A. The City Election. The vote at our city election has just been declared? ' and F. Leger Hntchinton, Kiq. it declared elected mayor ) hy fifty-one majority over Schneirle, the old hunker-, candidate Thi. piece of intelligence will .tartle thounandi in your city and elsewhere. I cannot write of anything el?e, though the iteamere news lias just reached us. wuperlor Cowrt. 1 Thi? court sits on Monday to try rtcords. The caienl dar will be called m far sa 99. I ~ "i \m Theatrical. Pabb Thcatbb.?Mr. and Mr?. Charles Kean cone In (lad their engagement at thia theatre hut evening, before a very large and discriminating audience. The tragedy of "Richard HI." was solectedfor the occasion, Mr. Kean taking the part of Duko of Gloucester, and Mrs. Kean Khzabetli, queen of king Kdward 4th. It would be superfluous for us to state that these distinguished artists performed their parts in the most perfect manner ; suffice to say that they acted their parts in their own unapproachable style. With se poworful a cast it would be invidious to praise the acting of any particular individual, and wo must content ourselves by saying that we never witnessed this great historical tragedy carried out in all its parts in a more perfect manner than it was last evening We regret very much, as we doubt not all lovers of the productions of the immortal bard do, that it ' will not be repeated. a owkht ihkaikk?i u-uiorruw evening ,vi J-a uean will apjwar at Lady Macbeth, Mr. NeaAe taking the part \ of Macbeth. Thia la a play that will fully teat the [lowers of Miaa Dean, and as she has (never before appeared in the part in thia city, there is every rcaaon to believe that a full house will attend her first appearance in the character. It ia likowiae Mr. NeaAe's first appearance in Macbeth, and he will no doubt acquit himself creditably. The other parts are cast to the strcugth of the company. Tbo nautical drama of "Lafltte,"in which Mr. Nestle, for tho tirst time, will take the part of LaAtte, will close the performances. Between the pieces the Misses Vallee will dance a "Pas de Forges." OaaiawicH Thkatre.?Mrs. George Jones, a great favorite with tho New York public, takes herbeneAtat the Greenwich Theatre to-morrow evening. She presents a bill of no'ordinary strength. Talfourd's tragedy of " Ion" will be performed, Mrs. Jones taking the part of Ion, and Mr. Freer that of Adraetus. This will be followed by the comedy of " Sweethearts and Wives," in which Mrs. Jones takes the part of Eugenia, and in which Mr. Stevens, Mr. Chapman, and Miss Julia Drake, sustain the other principal parts. The performances will coucludo with the "Dumb Belle." In addition to this, there will bo dancing by Miss ('ray, and a ballad by Mr. O. I-ee. This is a strong bill, and we frust to see the houso crowded. Castle Garden ? Messrs. French k Heiser, proprietors of this cool and romantic resort, hove sent us the programme of a sacred concert which will be performed there this evening, under the direction of C. W. Meyrer, Kiq., one oi our eminent musicians, me following selections are iucluded in it, viz :? Fast I. Grand Overture from the Oratorio of St. Paul, Mendelssohn, 3. The Last Trumpet, M. Luther. 3. Mes siah. Handel. 4. Grand Choral from the Oratorio of SL . Paul, Mendelssohn. D. Sinfouiu, Haydn. 6. Grand Quintette, Mozart. Part II. 7. Overture to Redemption, Handel, B. Old Hundred, M. Luther. 9. Dying Christian, Rev. Dr. Hawes. 10. Andante Molerato, from the Love Feast, Mendelssohn ll Ad%iolrom Norma, Bellini. Id. Finale Allegro, Kuffner. The orchestra belonging to this establishment, comprises many of the best musicians in the country, and in performing saered music probably have no superiors. What a splendid treat therefore our citizens have before them this evening at Castle Garden. What more appropriate way can there be to finish the devotions ot the Sabbath, than by listening to the beautiful overtures, selected from the choicest oratorios, performed by an orchestra of rare and acknowledged merit 1 We would remind strangers temporarily sojourning in the city, that a visit to Castle Garden is indispensably necessary, if , they wish to see one of the greatest features of the metropolis. Without the musical attractions, the gorgeous- | ly fitted up and stupendously large and airy saloon, is alone sufficient to attract all who ! ake an interest in the fine arts, and the beauties of nature. The price of admission to the concert this evening is only one shilling?low enough surely to ensure the atteadance of as many persons as the place will contain, and the number is beyond computation. Boweitr Amphitheatrk.?'This highly entertaining and popular place of amusement will open to-morrow evening, under the management of Mr. Tryon. The company comprises the names of Messrs. J. McFarland, Thrift, Lipraan, Donaldson, Miller, G. Sweet, Mestayer, De Camp, Lmmet, Adams, Rosseter and Mra. Gullen.? The entertainments to be presented to-morrow evening are of most varied and interesting description, consisting of feats of horsemanship, balancing on the slack rope, posturinH. tumbling, gymnastics, vaulting, legerdemain, comic singing, 6cc., lie. It is a great bill, and will draw a crowded house, Native Talent.?We hear that Barney Williams, the popular representative of Irish characters, is going South, previous to which he takes u benefit at the Chatham Theatre. Success attemLhim. Closing ok the Hollidat Street Theatre bt In.innotion.?On Thursday evening this establishment >vas closed by an injunction granted by the Chancellor of the State, on application of Meuzies J. Cohen, Ksq., one of the original stockholders. It appears that the theatre was built originally by subscription, 126 shares having been sold at $100 each, but which were not sufficient to complete the building, aud consequently liens were held against it for work done. Two several tim?s it was offered for sole to satisfy these liens, and at the last time offered, was purchased by James V. Wagner, Esq., for $13,000, it being the only bid offered. Mr. Cohen imtnemediatelv took exception to the sale, on the grounds of , there being but one bid for the building, and of the sale I having taken placo on Saturday, which,Being a Jew, and ] bis Sabbath, he conld not attend the aeie. The Chancel- | lor was applied to yesterday, to raioo the injunction, but has refused, and has set down the 33d inst for a hearing of the case, when it will be decided; in the meantime, unless an arrangement can be made, the theatre will remain closed. Mr. Cohen holds fifty shares of the stock, and formerly each ahare of atocfc was entitled to a ticket of admission, and siace the last sale, Mr. C. has sold all his stockholder's tickets, which were refused admission, and hence the suit A large audience had assembled lost night, who were sadly disappointed, and much confusion ensued in leturning the money at the box office, but Mr. 1 Marshall promptly returned every cent, and satisfied every nereon. It is a pity that this occurrence took place, as Mr. Marshall had made extensive arrangements for a brilliant season, which bid fair to be very successful.? ! Baltimore Clipper. Police Intelligence* Sr.rT. 12.? Charge of Grand Larceny.?Officer Barnes of the ftth wanl arrested yesterday a young man by the name of Daniel Ideson, on a charge of stealing a gold watch, on the 80th of August, 1S45 from the person of James King, of Goorgia. while in a grocery store on the corner of Tnomas and Church streets, iieing at the time somrwhat in liquor. The accused has netn absent from the city ever since, and only returned on Tuesday last, when this lynx eyed officer spied him out, and brought him in. Committed for examination by Justice Drinker. jirrest on Suspicion ?That excellent officer, Neven, of the -Jd ward, arrested yesterday a woman by the name of Sarnh Austin, on suspicion of stealing jewelry and other valuable articles belonging to the Kxcelsior Lodge, 1. O. ef O F., Situated in Clinton Hall. Locked up Tor examination. Playing Officer.?A fellow called John Desmond, was brought in and locked up by officer Mead, of the 2nd Ward, lor personating a policeman, and could'nt show his "star;" consequently he was taken to the station house to be enrolled for dutyHoggiek Thief ? Officer t'ronin, of the 14th Ward, arrested last night night an ugly lookiug fellow called Patrick Wells, charged with stealing hogs bolonging to Mr. .McKenna Locked up for examination Heavy Burmese ?Justice Drinker finished his week's work last night, concluding six davs, wherein he has locked up and committed lor trial .'IG.'t individuals, embiacirg the following crimes Murder, arson, grand larcenies, petit larcenies, misdemeanors, libels, disorderly houses, bastardies, iusanity, nuisances, assaults and batteries, Teter Funks and rum heads. One one day (last Tuesday) the Justice committed to prison 6'J persons. Therefore the reader may form some little judgement as regards the eitcnt of business done up by the magistrates stationed at the Tembs, being at times consid erablv more than all the other officers put together. .1 hard Character.?Officers Styles and Crittenden of the 11th ward, arrested yesterday a very disorderly man by the name of John Wilson, and while conveying him towards the police office he positively refused to go any fnrther when on tho corner of Pitt and Stanton street. whereupon a scuffle ensaed, and officer Stilea waa badly bit on the hand by the prisoner. A cartman wai called upon to aaaiit the offlcera, and aid in bringing tkia ugly chap to the police, but he absolutely refused to render any aaiiatance to the offlcera, and drove oil' The No., Jfl 1?6, of his cart waa luckily taken, through which hia name will be obtained at the Mayor'a office, and a warrant issued for his arrest, it being a misdemeanor to refuse to aid an officer in the discharge of his duty, when called upon. Jirrttt onSutpicion ? A? officers Parmerlee and O'Brien of the 14th ward were yesterday in the pawn shop of Mr. Simpson, No. 26 Chatham street, their attention was drawn to a Woman called Catharine Boyle, who was endeavoring to sell a silver watch worth about 48. Tiie officers immediately took her into custody, and on "frisking" her person a? pawn ticket was found, showing where she had pawned a similar watch, both of which are evidently stolen, for which an owner is wanted. Apply to the above officer*. Locked up by Justice Taylor. Naval Intelligence. U. 8. Smr KsaiTsrr, \ OR' Pensacola, Sept. 1st, 1844. j| Wc have just bent sail and will leave, in a day or two, for our old berth, olTVera t'ru/. Wc shall not get home for some months, unless the difficulty between the two nations is settled in a short time. No one can tell when the old Karitan will turn homewards ; some of the old crew seem to fond of the fun that they are willing to ship for three years more. This does not look much like the bad treatment reported to have been received on board this ship, by some of the newspapers. Tell father, when he reads anything in the papers about the bad treatment in the Rnritan. uot to believe one word of it. mid tell nil his frisnd* to do the same; it is wll l.,lse ; no ship in the navjr.hee.liad better usage than tho lUriten?at least all the old eailon eay *o. These complaints, going the rounds in the public paper*, have been got up by a lew who thought to do as they pleased, paying no regard to either rules or regulations. All I have to say, is this, I want no bettar,manager; if 1 get aa goed care taken of me for the rest of the cruise as I have had, I shall have no cause to complain, and in my opinion no one else can have. The scurvy has been in the ships, but that is, as far as I can learn, but a common thing among all ships that have been any time at tea. The fault cannot ha laid to any one in particular. It ia a complaint that sailors sre subject to, and 1 do not see why Captain Gregory should hear the Memo of having aicknoas In the ship ? These men are so soft as to think to injure Captain Gregory, but they are on the wrong tack All tney could write in six months would hut raise instead of lowering him in the opinion of the American people. The .'ilrrnnrlria Outfit* aayaW# were in error in stating that Commodore Jones had boen appointed Inspector of Ordnance in the place of Commodore Wadswoith We are informed that Commodore Jones has been appointed Inspector of Ordnance in addition to Com mo<lore Wadsworth, who still retains his post, although tcmpoiauly niMtde to attend to active duty in conse(juance of a slight attack of paralysis. The PhiCOsovmv and Pitn ok Demoi racy.? One of oar buiy devils, in hi* perambulations through the Custom House vaults, yestefsUy, picked up a pretty little brackurr in politics, which We present, with all its imperfections, in order that oitf Whig friends need not flatter themselves that there istc fce any scarcity of candidates, for Tammany Hall, at UwWoming primary elections?and to convince all oturfaMew citizens, that " this is," as his honor Mayor Wltttt- would say, "a great i country." hist of Candidates. FUR CONOREKS. kirit district. Namtt. Qualification!. Jiidae Nelson J. Waterbury,* Ilia alimneas. (indorsed by Belemore, the Barber. Oliver Char'ick, Native Killer. Henry Nicoll. Size. Aid U. H. Purser, Religious notions. Aid. K. B. Hart. Proscribed. Iiou. Airxtuaer ? ens, war speech in the far*, haIuac V. Fowler, Bubbles or notliiug. SECOND DISTglOT. tl Patrick Moor, Eloquence. Bartly Smith, Finance. Coruslius Reilly. Esculents and liquids. Hou. Wm. B. Nlaclay, Lara 0| poor relations. Eugene A Caaserly, BmiH and tirrek Chat. H- Dogherty, Law pees: Ami Jersey Pilots. William Blialer, Holding over and feeding K#00 poor democrat! in office, I three months. Alex. F. "scrip,* Coal fon'racts. Quarantine Bernard J. Mesaarole, Short horns. Durham. Darnel D. Briggs, Fat Offices. THIUD DISTBICT. David C. Broderick, Fire Engines. Michael Burk,* Mixed Matches. Lawrence l.augton, Repeal Hint " Wm. F. Havemeyer. " Beware of Mock Auctions." J. Birerman Browuell, " One of the B'hoya " FOURTH DIIThU-T Hon. John McKeou, PiLti, Pitchers, nud no Party David 8. Jackson^ Corporation Tea Watar. Hon. Charles O. bcrrii, Mosphaua Miinuisn. Sam I. J. Tildeii, Gnneruamrial Aspirations. Patrick Dogherty, Sewers and Water lota. Andrew < arrigan, Wha-fR ta. Charles O'Coner, 'Couvenieut Politica. Lorenzo B Shepherd, Precocity. John E Devlin,* Sta'esm mship. Lathrop 8 Eddy, Polk'a Baltimore Tioncer. FOR COUNTY CLERK. James Conner, " Ch wner'' and typea ; an r reel lent ca didate Richard B. Connolly, Services to the whole coun- I try Win. II. Bonn, llasiy turtle aoup. Henry C. At wood, Independent R. A. (J. M. John Murphy, Cheroots and cognacDaniel C. Pectz, Hhhda. a"d cooperage; endorsed by the Bungstarters' Club. FOR CORONER. Tighe Davy, Widows and orphan*. Dr. Wm A. Water*, Fashion* and medicine. Dr Jaine* B Johnaou, Do do. Dr. C. B. Archer. New fashion*. Dr. C. A. Vanzant, Do. do. FOR SH EH IFF. J. J. V. We?tervelt, Sheriff's inques's. A. M. C. Smith, Backstairs influence. FOR SENATOR. John L. O'Sulliran, Anti-hanging and dog law*. I'anl Grout, Pipes, 8tc. Thomas D. English, i'ertry. FOR MEMBERS OF ASSEMBLY. 783 candidates, (103 John Bmiths, Morality, chastity, vir- 1 89 John Browns, and one Mi- tue and disinterested chsel K Burls,) patriotism. All the candidate!marked thus * hare the tallest chance of being elected. Thc Esflodkd SrcamosT.?The coroner. Dr. Rawson, and hie excellent deputy Wm. Ceckefair, are very busily engaged in obtaining and taking testimony in re- i lation to the cause of the explosion of the steamboat Excelsior, in order to lay the whole matter before the Grand Jury?when toe matter will be investigated according to law. shsmxri'l Neglect.?On Thursday evening last, a | woman in a feeble state of health, named Catharine Simmons, called upon a family* occupying a single apartment in premiaes No 34 Mulberry street, where she died the following morning, and the coroner held an inquest upon tha body during the course of the day, not, however, until It was too late to call at the Alms House for the purpose of requesting the commissioner, or his subordinate officers, to send a coffin for the reception of the deceased, end cause the body to be removed. This was, ' therefore, necessarily deferred until yesterday morning, when they were duly notified about 9 o'clock; but instead of re mo vine the body, at 8 o'clock last evening it was left exposed, without a cottin, in the small apartment in which the humble occupant was compelled to cook, eat, ait and sleep. Some time ago great complaints were made about bodies being permitted to lie in the dead house, in the park, day after day ; and when the subject was referred to, persons connected with the alms hou^e department, whsse duty it was to see them promptly removed, intimated that the coroner alone was to blame in the matter, but as we hare before stated, others than the coroner are responsible for this shameful neglect Straisgi'latior ok Slamm, Bako & Co.?One of the morning papers of this city, hitherto especially under , the control of Slamm, Bang U Co., yesterday pronounced against the leadership of that respectable firm, uud declared itself henceforth and forever free and independent. This is the second upheaving of the democracy of this 1 city within the Inst week First, the Afurning Newt, the I organ of the silk stocking portion of the democracy, Sive up the ghost?and now the organ of the huge ]?wi rows ort its allegiance to its avowed head, and gives ! several successive crows upon the attainment of its self- I declared independence. What next 1 Jersey City Ferry.?A little article appeared in Thursday's paper, stating that a woman had stepped overboard from one of the Jersey City ferry boats, in consequence of thero not being light sufficient for tbo pastengr.s to sec when the boat was made fast to the 1 dock This was incorrect?the woman voluntarily left the boat, before the bar, which i.i placed across the bow, to prevent persons from leaving the boat before it is made last, was taken down. She crept under it, and slipped into the river. It passengers will leave the boat betora the bar is taken down, they alone aie to blame for the consequences. This cempany undoubtedly charge too much ferriage, but when they receive the "sixpence," senger. Si;dur.> Death.?The coronor aUo held an inquest yesterday, at Walker's hotel, No. 31 Park Row, on the body of Gen. Joseph Chan tier, a native of Augusta, Maine, about 73 years of age, who came to his death by bursting a blood vessel in the chest. The deceased was found on the door early yesterday morning quite dead, where he evidently fell, upon retiring to bed, from the above cause and expired. Dr. Holms made a post mortem examination of the body, and the jury rendered a verdict according to the above facts. The body was conveyed home by the eastern boat, in charge of Mr Walker, the son of the proprietor of the hotel. CoaoriKn's Orrisi, 8icpt. 13.?Suicide by cutting bit Throat.?The coronor held an inquest yesterday, at No 186 Kim street, on the body of Dr Thomas 8. Roycrolt, about 3.i years of age. a native of Ireland, who, it appears cut his throat from ear to oar with a razor. It appears this unfortunate man took board at the above house about 3 weeks ago, and was noticed during that time by the inmates to be somewhat laboring under an aberration of mind, and yesterday morning about 6 o'clock, a noise was heard in his room, resembling a heavy fall; when on going to see the eause, the deceased was tound lying on the floor partly dressed, weltering in his blood. From the position he was found 1 >ying, it is supposed that ho stood before the looking glass to commit ine deed. The coroner found on his person $110 in money, and various papers, evidently showing that he owned the ptemises i No. 30 Oliver street. No cause can be ns.igncd for the i rash act, except temporary insanity. A verdict was ren! dered according to toe uhove facts. Movements of Travellers. | The arrivals, yesterday, at tho following principal hoi tels, were still as numerous as at any period we have re| corded them during the past week. We found at the Aston.? Dr. Fulton, N. C.; F. George, Kingston, Caj nada; W.King, New Orleans; H. Ccbia, Charleston; A. Hill, St. Croix; A. Fuller, Penn.; B. Stickney, St. Louis; | W. Smith, Va.; J. Wharton, do ; G. Plowden, Mass.; J. I Cousin, do ; G. Morgan, do ; W. Young, England; T. Morley, Mass.: W. Wbitridge, Baltimore; J. Jackson, Albany; A. Tompkins, Bostou; C. F. F.aton do., Robert Rantoul, Mass ; H.Missouri, Charleston; T. Richmond, Providence; J. Clarke, Palmyra; W. Henderson, Pa.; n ?s 12 ill. IT (I Mower. U U/alnn Pk.l?,Ul..k;n . r\ omiwi ^/ i " *? ?iuo, i uuiiuvijiuiii; wvii. Cunningham, Mais.; F. Grund, do.; H. Hopkins, Catskill. Citt.?Geo. Cummingi, Lexington; J. Shield, Richmond: E. Gameston, Philadelphia; C. Livingston, Va.; A. Me William, Charleston: P. Uaylcy. Richmond: T. Farias, do ; Capt. Monroe. U. 8. Army: George Russell, Middleton; J. f ass, Westfield; R. Savage, U. 8. Navy; Hon. A. C. Flagg, Albany; Gov. Silas Wright, do .; H Smith, Troy; C. Foster, Worcester; W. Berry, Nashville; J Garwood, Richmond; J. Anderson, Louisville; R. Naff, Philadelphia; J. Folsom, U. 8. A.; G. Uillet, Kingston; H. Richards, Boston; H. Andrews, Florida; D. Marsh, N. O. Fr\xklix.?N. Teft, N. H; W Whitney, Phils , .J. Blnsdell, N. O.; J. Henderson Pa.; J. Mason, Boston; M. Worthington, Ohio; C. Delano, Rochester; H. Devereux. Ontario co ; A.Arnold, N. Y.: D. Hane, Ohio; J. Ilenshaw, Georgia; G. Brent. Mobile; Major Taylor, Florida; > Wares, Alabama; R. Ensign, Sheffield; C. Wuuuh, Philadelphia; Thomas Lee, Albany. Howaao.? R. Sbaw, N. C.; T. Knox, England; A. Clayton, Georgin; L. Danna, Vtica. J. Foster, Michigan; i E. Wiles, Boston: Dr. Burgen, Philadelphia; O. W. Oliver, de.; E. Smith, do ; M. Wilkina, N. C.; E. W. Ban' | croft, N. C.. J. Campbell, Philadelphia; R. George, do ; K. Garsed, do.; /. Davis, Geo.; T. Burskell, Toronto; II. Curtis, Conn.; W. Farrall, Montreal; H. Foster, Mobile; J. McLane, Kentucky, M. Bissell, Ohio; J. Cooke, Virginia; C. Meredith, do ; J, Wright, Philadelphia; A- Osborne, do.; T. Allaop, Illinois; Rev. T. Beech, England. Jroaots's.?C. Wingato, Philadelphia, T. Davey, Boston: O. Telley, do.; W. Telley, do ; E. Arnold. Providence; H. Berize, Norwich; J. Seymour, Ogdensburgh; H. Cook, Boiton; II. Dunham, Hartford, W. Berry, Tennmee, W. Howling, Pa; M. Chamberlin, do.; 8. Perkioi, Philadelphia; U. Lowe, do.; K. Smith, do ; O. W Ivei, do.; D. Buih, Hartford; M. Stone, do.; J. Krost, Springfield. United Htatei Olotrlct Court. Before Judge BetU. The grand jury came into 1 ourt yesterday and handed up true billi agalnit Henry C. Webb, Albert Cook and "rtioi. Stephen*, after which. Stephen* wai put on hi* trial for an aiianlt on Joaepli Scott, (colorod.) with a dangerou* weapon. The teitimony taken before the Comraiuienen ha* been already reported in the Herald. On the cronexamination Scott and two other witneuei broke down. Stephen! wan acquitted, and Scott with hi* companion wero committed for perjury. Henry Wil.on, Alfred McCorjr. Charles Squire*. Thoa Crockett, and two other*, indicted far an attempt to create a revolt on board an American *bip, were arraigned, guilty, and wore remanded for aentance. Briee McKenny, who wa* arraigned on Kriday, and pleaded guilty to an indictment for an attempt at revolt, withdrew hi* plea of guilty, and put in a plea of not guilty. He i* to be tried on Monday -could not agree. In the ca*e of John Itohinsoo, indicted for an endeavor to |m*ke a revolt on board the Queen of the Waet, the Jury were out all night on kriday, but could not agree, i They were djachargod yeaterday morning. Trial of Spencer for the Murder of hie Wlft In Jersey City. court or over amd terminer, hudson co., r. j. Before Chief Juitice Hornblower, and Justices John Tonnellc, junr, James M'Donnell, Johu Urirtith, John U. Speer, C. Van Winkle,and (?eo C. DoKay. fltth dat. The Court met at iu|o'clock. The prisoner took bit usual ?eat near hit counsel: his i father sat near him, and in the course of tho day so did his sister. The Court at its opening cited from the books authority in support of its rulingtof yesterday. The Drraiscc briefly replied Justus L. Dobbin was recalled to the stand and crossexamined by the defence Q From the conduct of prisoner on various occasions, what did you believe the state of hia mind to have been I Did you believe he was of sane or insane mind! Do you j now believe be was of sane or insane mind ? The State objected. Decision reserved. 4. The night of the 14th, when you went for the watchman, did you state to the watchman that the prisoner was craxy f The State objected. o llnth. av.nin* nf ih. lal nf jnlv. did vou not tell M'Donnell, the watchman, that the prisoner was insane ' A. 1 did not. (4. ^><1 you not tell Jones that the prisoner was insane ? A. 1 did not. Mrs. Hi-san Doshii. mother to the deceased, was here called to the stand. She was dressed injdeep-mourning, and appeared to be in a delicate state of health, much worn, and about 60 years of age. Examined by the Attorney General. 1 reside in Montgomery street, Jersey City : I removed there on 1st last May ; I knew Adeline Mary Spencer: she was my daughter; she was shot by her husbanu about half-past twelve o'clock on the morning of the 16th July; 1 recollect Officer Footo coining to arrest the prisoner on the mortung of the 16th July; Justus L Dobbin, my son, was with him; Spencer, his wife, and Mary Fleming, my son and myself,were these; Richardson was not there on that night; the bell rang auJ I went to the door and opened it; my son and the officer came in; 1 went back and sat in my rocking-chair; the officer went up to Mr. Spencer, who was sitting in the back part of the room on the lounger; Spencer rose up, and the officer . said he had come for him again; Mr. Spencer I wanted to know of him if he could get bail, and j I could not hear what the answer was ; Mr. Spencer remarked that "he wanted to see his wife ;" I don't know ! that I can tell whut the officer said to him;"Just wait one 1 moment " said Mr. Spencer," I want to a?k her ifsho will f;o to jail with me. it 1 shall be obliged to go ;" Spencer eft the room, and weut to his wife's door, and returned ; I ] did not hear what they said ; ho said to my son, "Louis, | won't you go and speak to Mary, and see xf she will see me; you have always beeu my friend;'' my son made 1 some remark to Mr. Spencer, what, I can't tell; hut imoic- ; diatcly stepped towards Adeline's bed room,and Mr. Spen- . cer right behind him : the next moment I heard the re port of a pistol ; it did not appear to be more than a mi- | nute or two ; as the report went olf, the oflicer sprang from where tie stood ; I sprang after him, and heard 1 another report, all in a minute seemingly ; the first report, 1 heard her scream ; 1 thought that he must have shot my son ; J sprang to the front door, and turned and opened it ; as I opened the door, two or thr-e men rushed in ; 1 turned to go in the room and saw the men in the middle of the parlor, bringing Mr. Spencer out: I did not know one from the other, and just upon that heard my son say "she is shotI stood until they passed me ; I then ran it^to see where she was and saw her near the lounger with her hands moving, and the blood gushing out of ner mouth ; I said, "Oh ! Adeline, dear, can't you speak one word to me 7" Her hands were going, and she appeared as if inclined to say?"I cannot," but she could not articulate ; I can't remember whether i stood up or sat by her ; I don't think she lived over sis or eight minutes after this ; the two reports were in quick succession ; when I heard the second report 1 thought that my son was'shot too ; the men who rushed in, went right by me ; on the 1st July Mr. Spencer and his wife were quaralling all the time?very bad indeed ; in that quarrel Spencer usod bad language?very bad indeed?profaning his Maker : I told him that 1 would not have this quarrelling, and that every day it was worse and worse ;(he gave out that he considered the house his as well as any body's ; and by O?, that nobody should rule him?nobody should master him ; I said, "that nobody wanted to ; I told him that he should be peaceable, and that when Justus come, Justus should get an oflicer to see if he could not make him peaceable he said, "bv O?. it would.not be well for an oflicer to como here ; you would see some blood spilled before he would ' take me ;" he then went on abusing his wife, and told her "that she had had four husbands, and that he supposed she wanted some more ; but, by O?, she should ne- I ver have any more ;" I heard him make that remark to her before ; he called his wife a strumpet often in my : hearing ; he told her that she was a w e : she said, , "once 1 would not have borne this ;" I told him he should , not act so ; and he called me a damned old hog ; he told me that he believed 1 was trying to separate him and his wife ; and that, by G?d, if I aid, he would shoot me ; I that his pistol was loaded; he crossed the room and went to the back door; he was very angry at the time; I think 1 j had never seen him so angry; 1 did not sec any thing of the pistol that day; as be crossed the room, his wife said, "now he will shoot you;" I said, "no, he dursfnt shoot me; he knows the consequences ;|he said, "you will | see what I will do," addressing me; I said, in reply, "I I am not afraid of you nor your pistol," and yet I was afraid : all the time, (laughter); this wasjsome time in the afternoon, not a great time before tea time; after candlelight, i Mrs. Spencer (the deceased) came down to the kitctien j with a pistol; Mr. Spencer was not there; she put the pistol in a little closet place under the stairs: it was a sixbarrel pistol; I believe the pistol belongca to Spencer; (pistol here produced:) I said to her,,"now, if he misses i that pistol it will make him in a rage, und I will put back that pistol again: I took up the pistol and carried it up stairs; and nobody knew it but myself: 1 laid it in Mr. Spencer's bedroom, so that it could be seen on the top of the bed, and knowing that my daughter was afraid of the 1 weapon, I kept a little watch upon it myself; I sat down ' in the parlor when I left the bedroom, and Spencer was w riting by the bureau in the parlor , I had not sat down but a few minutes, when Mrs Spencer took a light and went into her bedroom; she came back in a moment and sat down; I kept a watch upon her, and again left the ronm- took mv liirht and went to the bedroom door to see if the pistol was there on the bed as I placed it; it was ly- , iug there; in a few miuutes Mr Spencer rose up and went to the bedroom; 1 then walked out to the back i steps; and when I heard him start to come out, I came | up again; and as he was moving along, I discovered that | the pistol was removed; there was no other disturbance that evening; my boarder was there; and there was no disturbance while he was there; Mr Pattee was the name of my boarder; I then heard Mr. Spencer say, "Come Mary, are you going to bed;'' she said, "I will lay here awhile, I have taken some medicine;" I then wont to bed; 1 dont know how long I bad been in bed; but some time; after my daughter came up stairs; | and she had not been long up before Mr Spencer came 1 up and said, "Mary says she won't go to bed; she says < she is afraid to sleep with me; she says she will lay on the lounger;" I said, "very well, let her lie on the j lounger," he made the same remark as before, that I : wanted to separate them; I then called Justus, and called my servant; I said I wanted my son to come there a mi- ! nutc; he said he was undressed; 1 said, "no mstter.come to me;" he came into the room, but while he was dressing, Spencer went down stairs; Adeline than came into the room; my son went down stairs and was gone a little while; my son returned, and then Adeline went down at his request; my son came up again, and sat there and waited we heard a noise down stairs as of the rattling of chairs: my son went down, and in a few minutes Adeline came up. and was with me during the remainder of the night; I believe that it was Snencer that came to my room door alter that and asked Alts. Spencer to go down; I said I did not want to be disturbed; I heard somo noise down stairs, and I went out to the lobby to hear if there was any killing going on; I went to Mr. Patteo's room and asked him te get up; he got up and went down stairs; Spencer came into my room about twice and I said to Dim I did not want to have him coming into my room; that I wanted to sleep; 1 made a complaint before the justice the following day; mv son went to the justice's office with me: 1 think he returned home with me; I was present when the officer made the arrest. Croii-txaminrd.?On the night of the 14th July when my son left for the police office for a was about i UH o'clock: when my son left, Richardson was in the house; we all understood where he was going: I dont know who asked him to go; but my son told Spencer if he did not behave himself he would have him sent to jail: Richardson was there at Spencer's request in order to bail Spencer; Richardson was there from an early part of the evening, since 8 o'clock; my daughter, my son, my servant and myself were there; Spencer brought Richardson there that night, and 1 did not know that he was coming; I knew of no appointment between them; I was not at New Vock the day before: when Spencer and Richardson came in, ffigencer said that he came across Richardson at the ferrytad that he brought him in to see if there could be any reconciliation between them The Court here took a arccss, and again met at o'clock, when it was agreed that in consequence of its being Saturday,the court should ad journ at 4>s o'clock, P M Crou-ixamin*lion resumed ?Mr. Richardson came to our house in the early part of the evening of the 14th July; when Richardson came in the first time on the day ofthel4thJuly,it was about 3 o'clock; he did not remaio there long: they had a conversation! I believe an appointment was made; I can't say what it was about. ,The State oDjecteii to idii line 01 examination. WiTHia-When Richardson came I was not aware that there was an appointment; when Richardson came, he said be would do every thing in hit power to make them agree; he said to Mrs. Spencer "can't you, if Mr. Spencer says he will do as be says he will do, treat you kindly; he says he wants to travel; won't you go with him?" she replied "I cant, 1 hare travelled with him for the last ten months, and he hat constantly been quarrelling with me, and abusing me;'' she also said she had had a pain in her side for several months, and had to lay by in day time oflen while travelling with him, and if she had taken some medicine it wouid .have cured her; that it would cost a great deal for her travelling, and she thought it prudent to stay at home; she also said she thought the cost oi her travelling would lay up as much money as would support herself and her mother, and something more. Mr. Spencer made a reply, "Mary, you feel afraid your mother will come to want, and il you do, I will pledge myself, my word and honor that your mother shall have enough to get along;" RichRrdson replied that he thought it was fsdr, and he thought she ought accept that offer; I don't know what reply she made use of, but I remarked that I would not take Mr. Hpencer'a word for my living, according to his actions ; Mr. Hnencer said. " well. wiD you take Mr. Richardson a word r I replied that I wm willing to take Mr Richard.on', word ; then ha a.ked Mr. Richardson if he would go hi. security ; Mr. Richerd?on Mid that he would, and was willing to do any thin* in hi. power to make him and hi.'wife agree;" during this conreraation my .on Jn.tu. and my.elf were In the room ; Mr.. Spencer would not consent to go with bim ; after thi. I heard some difficulty between them, and a .cream ; Spencer a.ked my sou la ga and a.k her to go with him : when I heard the .cream I knew it wumy daughter; I did not go at thi. time, because I was her mother, and I did not express it; a. she came into the room with her brother, I said, " Adeline, why did ton sctoam 7" .he did not answer me, or if she did I did not hear it; Mr. Spencer answered ma, and .aid .he muat hare been dosing and he scared hor; .he sat down and hurst out crying; .he Mid "no, I wa. not asleep; you know what made me .cream;" when Spencer wanted her to go with him she said she would not go?that she would not depend on Spencer; he then rose up from hi. seat and cried out, "war is declared;" (laughter,) aha than want to her room; he said ha had consulted a I f . 1 lawyer, and would make her do aa he pleased; ihe then went to her room, end after thil Mid ihe would go to the 'Squire's, and asked her brother to go with her; Spencer said she should'nt go out of the houM; I said, if you want tosee the "Squire we can send far hiss; Mr. Richardson then said to Spencer, wont you ge home with me to-aight, ay son; said he should go out of the house that night as he was breeding disturbance in the family; I said that as he and Marr could not live together without quarrelling it was better he should go, he said he would not go; that he could not get in again; I aid 1 would let him in again as early in the morniug as he pleased; Justus then went after the othcer; there was some dispute between them at this time, also, about the furniture; Spencer claimed some of the furniture; the carpets belonged to Mrs. Spencer before her marriage; in this conversation Richardson said he had helped my son and could not retain the property; my son said he did not care a cent about the property; 1 will break up house sooner than live a quarrelling; Richardson said it that was the case be would do what he could and get the property; I will sand over to-morrow and get the property, and save what property I can; some time alter Mr Richardson said to Adeline that Mr. Spencer wanted her to wear her jewelry; she ?aid ahe had the jewelry and would not wear it; ahe said ahe had buried it; something was ? aid nbout $>100 which he bad given to her to buy a wedding dreas for her sister in Michigan. The Court here adjourned at 4o clock until 10 o'clock to-morrow (Monday) forenoon. Speedy Justice on Long Island. Qcckks Co. Sept II, 1046. During the session of the Oyer and Terminer of Queens county, information was received by Mr. Camherson. District Attorney, of the commia>um of a burglary in and upon the premises of Geo B. Fisk, Esq , at Rockaway, during the night of the ?th inat , and that two men suspected of the olfence were on their way to the court house in custody of an officer. A preliminary examination was immediately held before Justice llnshmore?the Grand Jury haying been discharged. The court issued a precept under the provisions ot the statute for a special Grand Jury, which assembled on Wednesday, the 5>th, previous to which tine three person* had been arrested An indictment was drawn and found against William Hussel, William Ray and Krancia Johnson, charging them with burglary in the first degree.? The prisoners wore immediately arraigned and pleaded not guilty. They all stated they had friends and witnesses residing in the city of N. Vork. Subpo'tin* were furnished and letters written, and olficors despatched by a special train (politely furnished by Tresident Kisk for the purpose) to deliver and serve them. The prisoners were told to be ready for trial on Friday morning, the 11th iu*t. The prisoners desiring separate trials. Russell, against whom was the least evidence, (none of the stolen property having been found upon him) was first brought to the bar. The circumstances of tho burglary and arrest, so far as had heeu discovered, were theu briefly stated by the District Attorney, and Geo, B. Fisk was culled as a whness for the prosecution. Mr. Fisk testified that he went to bed on Monday eve ning about 9 o'clock, leaving several members of hie family up. At 13 o'clock, he saw his own and his wife'* watch on the table by the head of his bed. At 3 o'clock, he was awakened by the screams of his daughter, who slept below stairs. He started to go down, and as he reached the top of tho stairs, he heard a noise like footsteps of two persons hurrying over the oil cloth in the lower hall ; came down stairs and found the front door standing open: he missed the two watches and pocket book ; the pocket book was found in the door yard, but no money in it?that had been abstracted, and the other papers left ; his pockot book was in his pantaloons pocket when he went to bed ; he recognizea the watch produced, and also a knife, the watch as belonging to his wife, and the knife to his son, a young lad. Miss Louisa Kiss, daughter of the witness, was then called, and testifled to fastening the lower part o( the house before going to bed, and that about 3 in the morning, she heard footsteps coming softly down stairs , the expected to sec her mother, but, upon looking up, saw one of the prisoners. Johnson, on the sill of her bedroom door; she screamed, and Johnson ran out of the house; she heard others in the hall moving towards the door; she also recognised the watch and knife, and described the marks about the lock and key, which indicated the manner of opening, which was by turning the key left in the lock over night, by means of an instrument called " nipper?," from the outside. Mr Fisk also testified to the same indications about the lock. Several witnesses were called and proved that the prisoner with the others went down to Rockaway on Monday evening with the stage, and were left in front of the Pavilion at Rockaway. Kdwii M. Strong, Magi it ate of East New York, testified, that on the morning of tho 8th, about 8 o'clock, he saw three suspicious looking individuals coming toward* his house, on the Jamaica and Brooklyn turnpike. He had been informed of the robbery, and wus on the alert. i lie uiree men tvupjwu uv uin uuu?e unu muc i iui iuiuu* tiling to drink, they were aupplied with cider,(the strongcft liquor kept >y witness;) alter the three had drank, witness informed them of his intention to arrest them, when they rushed for the door; Johnson was immediately secured by persons in attendance at the door, and the prisoner and lCay rushed out of the back door ; the witness pursued prisoner, who struck him, witness, twioe as they were going through the hall to the back door, but alter a foot race of three quarters rf i mile the witness feeling injured by one of the blows in his chest. gave up the chase. On his return to the house, he found ay and Johnson secured, and examined them. He found upon Johnson the watch, and upon Hay the knife, just identified. This is a short summary of the testimony ; the prisoner called no witnesses. The jury rendered a verdict of guilty. The same evidence was given in the case of Ray, with the addition of Michael Ruler, who pursued and overtook the prisoner; and a like verdict was rendered. Johnson tendered a plea of guilty of burglary in the 3d degree, which was accepted They will be sentenced in a few momenta. 3 P. M., Saturday, 13th. We understand that Russell and Ray who were convicted by the jury, have been sentenced to 14 years each to the Htato prison at Sing Sing, and Johnson who pleaded guilty, was sentenced to 6 years. One of the prisoners after his conviction, inlormed the Sheriff where he * could procure the other missing watch, consequently a special locomotive was put in motion, and the goid watch recovered from under a bush, near East New Yerk, where it had boen concealed by the accused in his flight towards New York. Too much praise cannot he awarded to J. P. Lamberson, Esq the efficient district attorney, and likewise the sheriff of Queen's county, for the perseverance and ability displayed by them in arresting and convicting the thieves, all within four days, and thus ridding the community of three desperate midnight robbers. We are indebted for the above report to officer James H- Welsh, of this city, and the sheriir of Queen's county Common Plena* Full Bench. Ssrpt 12.?Decisions?The People vt. Henry Jenkim ?Judgment for defendant on demurrer, I'lainiiff may amend on payment of costs. The earner? Robert Steventon ?Judgment for defendant on demurrer. Plaiatiff may amend on payment of costs. Burnap vt. Piercy ?Balliu te tame.?Order modified *0 as to require the plaintiffs to file nunc pro tunc the adminions of serving narr and enter the defendant's appearance thereon, and pay the costs of the motion in the esse. Berjaminvt. Frazer, adminietrator.?New trial grant ed ; costs to abide the event Tuia is vacation week in the Court of Common Pleas. Circuit Court Before Judge Edwards. StrT. 12.?In re John Cook.?This motion is further adjourned. _ Foreign Manners In Americas. "Trollope." English travellers in this country are very lavish in their strict'ires on the uncouth manners and offensive habits which they attribute to Americans, without offering one word in extenuation of native rudeness and ill breeding, which we most devoutly wish might bo " relorined altogether " It is impossible 10 avoid noticing the fre- ' quent breaches of decorum of which strangers are guilty. What can be thought of a man, who, in a public reading room, the resort of our most respectable citizens and strangers of distinction, introduced by them, is seen with his boots in a luxuriously cushioned chair, or thrown over the corner ofoa tabid Does a monarchical education justify its possessor in indulging in such a place in a nap, while he accompanies himself with a voluntary on the nasal organt We ask lorinformation. The Jersey City Ferry. I Mr. Editor?I was very nighty gratified with ! your manly txpo?( of some ot the proceedings of that odious monopoly, " ihe Jersey City Furry Co." 1 fully agree with you that the Council should renew the charter with different conditions than those which it is now held. My business calls tne to Jersey City every day, nnd occasionally 'wice ; and forsooth, because 1 live in New York, I ntust pay a sixpence each time. To my mind it is preposterously ab surd, and odiously unjust, not to allow New Yorkers to commute on the same terms as persons tesiding in New Jersey. The man who has charge of the Ferry at this end, frequently detains the boat five minutes after the tune. Thes? abuses should nor exist, and the Council should grant no charter to a Ferry Company which oppresses the people. Pao Bono Publico. fftan Trap*. Dear Sir?The area in l'ront of the " Racket Court," whprn one week since poor Waters met an untimely death, is at present, as has been rightlv terrHed in one. of the papers, a " man trap." Why not have it covered with iron grating T A deep gulf of twenty feet and upwards, certainly ought not to he ro exposed. I was passing the above building Inst evening about halt past 7, and saw a man sitting on the stone aside of the steps: he seemed to be somewhat intoxicated. 1 should not have taken notice ol him had nottnv attention been arrested by the fact that thero is'no ratling wriatevcr on eiuier suio 01 tlio stop*. ii this is not altered, mark my words, poor Wntera was the first, but will not he the only victim to such wani ton carelessness and disregard of Public S*?rrr. The Appoloneona* To this KniTOn or this IIi:?*ld. s*ir,?It is really surprising, that we hare In otir city children of the most eatinortlinary musical genius, natives of Utica, and yet find that their second Concert in I this city has merely paid expense*. If some person nni known ennonnced under the of European character. appeared here, the room would he crowded ; hut when native talent, marked hy the approbation of Ole Bull himself, and several other eminent professors, announce a concert, their merits are not appreciated. I trust, air, that the citizens of New York .vill rally, on Friday evening next, to hear the dulcet sounds and sweet intonations o( these extraordinary, highly gifted children, and that they will receive a test of the admiration of the | f litr of this city, for the musical abilities which they posies*, and which are calculated to refine the taste end imj prove and encourage the cultivation of muakal genius. , I VSSAZ.

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