Newspaper of Evening Star, July 28, 1857, Page 2

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 28, 1857 Page 2
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. EVENING STAR. WASHINGTON CITY; TUESDAY J?ly 2*, 1MT. SPIRIT OF TIIE MORNING PRESS. The Union is to-day devoted, for the most pert, to tho Kansas question. The editor re joices to find that nine-tenths of those who originally cvinced a disposition to break with the Administration upon it. on better informa tion than they then possessed are now earnestly rupporting its policy in the Territory against the assault* of the regular opposition press. The JuteJli^enctr moralises over ' the spread of lawlessness." and urges the propriety of com bination and concerted action on the part of the conservative, law-abiding and thoughtful to eradicate from the popular mind the bad influ ences which it so earnestly deprecates in tho course of itf article, to which we refer WASHINGTON NEWS AND GOSSIP Thk Cask or Ltcirgls and Lkonihas Pitchltnn.?At the November (lSoti) term of the U. S. Circuit Court for the western district of Arkansas thc.se young men, sons of Col Pitchlynn. the well known agent and represen tative of his tribe (the Choctaw Indians) in it* business with the ??eneral Government, were convicted of an assault with intent to kill, and were accordingly sentenced to three years' im prisonment in the penitentiary. With the con currence of the District Attorney, the com mencement of tho execution of their sentence was deferred for six months, to allow time for a representation to the President of the facts in the case. It turns out. on thorough investigation, that the testimony against them embraced no alle gation of malice aforethought, and that they were universally esteemed peaceable, orderly and good citizens; and, further, that the main witness fur the prosecution had offered to be bought off by the friends of the accused. Under these circumstances, barked by the recommend ations to that end of Indian Agent Cooper (for the tribe).) the Commissioner of Indian Afl.iir? and the Secretary of the Interior, the Presi dent. with the advice of the Attorney General, has exercised the authority vested in him by law, to order them to be set at liberty. We are extremely gratified at being able to state this fact, being persuaded that the sen tence. under which they would otherwise have suffered was exceedingly hard and undeserved, and that the effect on the tribe of carrying it into execution would have been unfortunate for the future of the Government J iutcreL-t among them The Fort Kearney and Sot thPa&s Wagon Road Paftt ?AVehave private advices from the division of this party of I" S road-makers, (Mr Magruth. Superintendent.) which started cut in advance of the main h>dy. under the command of Mr Lauder, the Engineer of the Expedition On the Sth of July they were some distance beyond Fort Laraiuic making their way towards the South Pass at the rate of 40 miles a day. All of this advance party were then well and in tine spirits. They were sent out in advance of the main party iu order b make certain scientific investigations in the vicinity of the South Pass, necessary to be made before the main expedition can get profitably at work. Tijk Rescued Filibi sters, Ac.?Advices received at the Navy Department this morning, date 1 the l?th instant, say that the U. S. steam ship Roanoke was to have sailed on the 21 st in stant for New York, with of the filibusters. Their general health was improving; their sick list had been reduced from 120 to v!?. Francis Brenan. a fireman, and John Smith and Charles Stribeniski (filibusters) were dead. All was peaceable on the Isthmus, and the latest in formation from Rogota indicated the return of entire good feeling there towards the United States ?? A Captive.?Yesterday. Mrs. Marble, late a prisoner to Ink-pih-du-tah's band of hostile Sioux Indians in Minnesota, who is now in this city, bad a long interview with the Commis sioner of Indian Affairs, wherein she described her trials and sufferings at the hands of the savages, who. it will be remembered, murdered her husband before her eyes. The object of her visit to AN ashington is to obtain indemnity from the Government lor property destroyed by the Indians in their foray. She has been de scribed to us as being young, -handsome, and intelligent. Through the instrumentality of Judge Flanureau, late l\ S. Agent for" the Sionx, the was ransomed. Land Fi nds Arcot nt? with States.?An account has been adjusted by the Commissioner of the General Land Office between the United States anil the State of Florida, for the five per cent, fund accruing to the latter during the years l*6i anil ItvS. under the provisions of the act of Congress approved March. 3d, l H.?j. and a balance of lb found to be due the State of Florida. And. also, between the United States and the i*tate of Illinois for the-three per cent, fund ac cruing to the lattcrduring the year LS36, under the provisions of the wt of Congress approved April IX. 1*!H and a balance of $13,7Dl.ttf found to be due the State of Illinois. The Nebraska Wagon Road Party ?The agf n Road Rureau ha.-< advices to the loth of July, in.-t . from the Nebra.-ka wagon road p?rt_% wh #e intended liue of operations is from the Mouth of the Platte D, the Vrau Conrs They were then at Daoiah city, up to which point they had made satisfactory reeonnob aances Their main taok will be to construct bridge* over the various tributaries of the Mio souri tiver on tnc iir.e of their oj>erations Oregon a shim, ton Territories' In dia* Affairs. The Indian Rureau in this city thn iu?.ruing received accounts from Oregon and A\ a-hington Territories, (coming by the arrival of yesterday at New York.) which state that the Indians about the Dalles and in the Southern part of Oregon were exhibiting signs of hostility Those about the Dalles had fired several times on the whites of late Paralyzed ? Wc regret to state that at 3p. n< thi < afternoon. Commodore John Newton. I resident of Naval Court ^o ?> in se^sion in this city, was seised with paralysis at the Meade ll<?u.-e. where tb*?se courts are now in session lli? left side is seriou?ly affected by the at tack He is not s|?et'hlcss and the physicians and friends by whom he is now surrounded tber* hoye that the usual remedies in such ca ses may soou afford him relief. A New Post Established.?Advices re ceived at the War Department from Fort Read ing. Cal.of tho 2oth June ult , state that Capt J W. T Gardiner was to move on that day. with his company of dragoons to establish a new United States military post on Pitt River; the post office address of which is 44 American Ranclie. Shasta county. Cal." The United Stateh Ships Independence and John Adams were struck by lightning on the 5th instant, in the harbor of Panama. The rigging of the former was damaged No injury was sustained by the latter. The health of the officers and crews of the Roanoke. Independ ence and John Adams was excellent The Stamied Envelopes*.?The AtsUtant Pcetmliters General are understood to have re turned their sjaopeis of the bids for thu im portant contract this morning, to the Postmaster General, who we presume, will render his de cision upon it this evening or to-morrow morn ing A Navy Officer Dead.?Capt. llenry Hen ry. I*. S. N , (furloughed by the late Naval Retiring Board.) died at York, Pa., on the 26th instant. ? Appointed.?Gen. J. C. O'Neal, of Pa . ha* been appointed Superintendent of Indian Af fairs for the Territory of Utah. Appointed.?G. W. Belden. Esq., has l>een appointed I*. S. Attorney for the Northern Dis trict of Ohio vice II. P. Runney. E.?q., resigned The Weather.?The following report of the weather for this morning is made from the Mo.se Telegraph line to the Smithsoniaa Institution, The time of observation is about 7 o'clock a. m.: JtTLT 28, 1857. New York, N. Y clear. Philadelphia, Pa clear. Washington, D. C........cloudy, pleasant. Richmond, Va cloudy, pleasant. Petersburg, Va clear. Columbia, S. C. clear. Charleston. S. C clear, very warm. Au^nsta. Ga cloudy, warm. Savannah, Ga cloudy, close. Macon, Ga cloudy, warm. Mobile. Ala warm, pleasant. Fro* the West. Th<- following reports have been furnished by the National Telegraph line: Frederick, Md clear, pleasant. Cumberland. Md cloudy, warm. H?.ger?town. Md clear, warm. Wheeling. Va ...cloudy, warm. Grafton. Va cloudy, warm. At Washington, yesterday at 9 p. m . the barom eter was :30 24t>; thermometer 77". This morn ing at 7 o'clock the barometer was 3D. lftl; ther mometer 74?. PERSONAL. .... Coiniiid'rs Nicholson, \V. XV. Low. J Dp Camp. William Radford, A. L. Case, Captains l,owndes. .md J. Wilkinson, all of 1" S. Navy, also Gov. Win Biiiler, of Pennsvlvauia, arc at Willards'. ....All New York rushed to the wharves on the arrival of 'he Asia, to see Miss Madeleine Smith, the Glasgow murderess, who was rejiortcd to l>e among the passengers; but, alas,for the lion hun ters. the supposed seducer-killer turned out to be a perfectly correct lierinan ladv named Schmidt! A Card. Drs. Ilunter A- Williams. P Hy*i' inns for of thf Lunsf, 5Ult North Charles street, Baltimore. The practice of t!ie above-named physiomns ik de voted cxclusiv ely to treating Diseases of the Throat ami l.ungsbv Medicated Inhalation. The success winch has attended their mods of 'rentinent since its introduction into the I nited States, has bean gratiftiug in the extreme. It has denoustrated, thai ii"t onlj can Catarrh, Bronchitis. Asthma,and Granular Sore Throat, he permanent)* cured by tins means, hut that Consumption in all its stages, is per fectly amenable to treatment. By Inhalation the remedies are brought indirect Contact with the diseased organ, and the stomach (always over taxed in these diseas? si is spared tlio .ntliction of being drugged, without any carthl.v benefit arising froin such useless practice. This mode of treatment is so rational, so simple, so sci entific. and at thr ~amc time, so efhuacjous, that the da* cannot be far distant when it will l>e universally adopted by the Medicai Profession, as the only an chor of safety inrtelassof maladies which have lulli erto set at nought human means. That the old practice docs nothing for Consump tion, is well known. Th:s has been proved by its universal failure ; and, while its a fvocates cannot p.'ir.t to a studio a^o of recovery under its hi tin enee. every town, every village, where the practice ? >f Inhalation has been used, bears testimony to its inestimable value n: restoring the most desperate cases to perfect health. Nor is there any thins sur prising in this. Why should Consumption l>e an in curnb.e disease when the natural tendency of tuber cle is towards health.' 'Die simple reason is. that heretofore there has l?ecn no method devised of reaching the seat of the disease ; hut this difficulty ik now overcome, and Consumption becomes no more fatal than other serious maladies. Parties unable tw visit the city may he treated by correspondence. For sucli. a form of questions has l>een prepared?which will be forwarded on applica tion. Alter reccivinga full statement of a patient's case, the necessary instruments, rnedicincs, Ac., can l>e forwarded I>> Express. Dr. Williams visits Washington on the 12th anil 23th of each month, where he majr he consulted at 2W> Pennsylvania avenue, over Mrs. Voss's Jewelry Store. jyj?}-25&28^ fY -*7?NOTICE.?All persons arc forewarned from I < trespassing on Dot No. No. 2K2, situated on the west side of High street, near the Georgetown I'oor-house. as the law will lie enforced ngaiust all persons taking either saud or gravel from the said lot. KB N G. BROWN, jy 23-3* Corner frl aril Market sts.. Georgetown. ~Y ?y" N OT1CK.?I do hereby forewarn all persons not to trust mv wife. Mrs. Kelly, on my ac count's I shall pay no debts contracted by her. from tnis date. jy 27-2t' JOHN KELLY. rvy-BALTIMORE ICE CRKAM DEPOT J_5 AND CONFECTIONERY. a?Kth street, lietween li and II.?The very l?est ICE CREAM and WATKK ICES at $ I. V? per gallon, delivered to any part ofehe city. Also,on hand 68different kinds of Cakes.and finest in the city, which I will sell 8 for 5 cents. Come one, come a II and give me a call. Furnishes Parties, Weddings, Excursions, Ac. JOSEPH SI1AFFIELD, Date Foreman at Weaver's, jy 27-3j_* Opposite Browns'* Hotel. Y~~T* OFR AGENT, Mr. JOHN PORTER, Kjj visits the City of Washington, for the pur pose of exhibiting to the [.adies of this vicinity, the justlv celebrated WatsoVs Family Sewing Mamunf. and also make *ale for Territorial right for the Dis trict of Columbia. Machine will be on exhibition at the Capitol Hotel, where he would invite ail persons interested to witness its operation. jyfl-lw' BOBBINS A CO. (V NOTICE. ? This is to caution the public against the announcement of Yondlehean A Co.. as no such hi in exists. Neither George nor Jacob Vonderlehr are doing business with or for any <?ther person, and neither of them will be responsi ble for *n* debts contracted bv any such hrm. h gV GEORGE VONDERLEHR. vPPER WILL BE GIVEN AT ST. I Doimmck's Church, on THURSDAY, July Until, at" o'clock, for the benefit of the schools at tached to the Church. The members of the congre gation, and friends generaIIv.are respectfully invited to lie present. A Baud of Music will lie attendance. T;<!kets can le- had at the Pastor's residence,and of the Dady managers. Adults '?> eer.ts ; Children If cents. jy25-3t* -v^=? A SI'ECIAI. COM M I'M' I the M. W. Grand Dodge of Fi ed "Mason* of the District of Coluinl < >!\l M FN IC ATI ON OF " Free and Aec?p* _ .. ^.^.uinlna, wi'l be held a' Masonic Hall, comer of D and 9th streets, on Tl KSDAY EYENl.NG next, the2Hth uist., at'.)* o"i 'oek. Punctual attendance is requested. Bv order of M. W. Grand Master: A. SCHWAR'/MAN. j\ 2S-lt (Irand Secretary. vWKNTIAL ICE CREAM SALOON.?At I th" Philadelphia Ice Cream Depot, corner of i2th and F streets, the best in the city, at !<? cents pe' plate. Ice Cream delivered to families at $1.50 per gallon, je 30-lm* ' H ANO. bl ANO FOR SALE. . iiiftm o| niii nniM m rAflliliUO ly ou liand, f>y the t?c <>r ton. Pric*. No. I, oxc-. iinvn tt'l'i No. 2, ?13 do do. For sale bv RICHARD RYON, j* Jt? e?diu corner flth and D sis. EXCUKSIONS&c. /. (K O. K ? RANI) EXCURSION AND PIC NIC or Columbia Lodge, No. 10, I. 0. 0. F., TO THE WHITE HOUSE PAVILION. On I'l KSDAY, August Itk, IRW. Having chartered tiic Steamer GuoR' K Wa?iun<. ton, and iniule every arrangement it . neoeshiir* for the comfert and pleas ure of al' who may participate in 11>hb mob enjoyments of the 'rip, the Committee of Arrange meiiis respectfully luinounce to the fue.ids of tlie order and the public, that the Excursion and Pic Nieof Columbia l.odgc wi'l take place as aliove. The Steamer will make two tripntothe Pav il ion?leaving her wnarf at 7>j o'clock a. m., precisely. and at 2'? p. m. Relurning. the first boat will leave at and the second at o'clock p. in. The latter affording a delightful trip up b* the " silvery light of the moon." The steamer will touch at Alexandria, going anil returning. Withers' Brass aRd String Baud has been en gaged. Dinner and Supper will U- furnished by t hat prince of ?aterera?Mr. B. Schadd. and Refreshments,at city prices, by an c.x perienccd confectioner. No LlMiior of any kind will lie allowed to be sold either t>ii th Boat or at the Pavilion: consequently tiie best of decorum will b?- preserved. Tickets ON F DOI.l.A R; admitting a Geuticnuin and 1 jwlie>. and children under years ol age?to be had of an* ol tlie Committee, or at the boat on the da> of (he Excursion. Omni I'use < wi 1 leave tin* corner of Seventh and I. streets,t Northern I.liberties,> Twentieth street and I'eim. avenue.) First Ward. I and opp .?itc Odd Fellows' llall. i Navy Yard.) at 1 a. m. and 2 p. rn., connecting with the tioaf; also, at the wharf on the return of each trip, to convey passengers to the place of starting. Comwittre of Arrangernfnt*. W. R. McLean, S.J. Thompsou. J. B. Williamson. Sam'l Wise, D.H.Henry, ??. Miller. ??.W Calvert, R. W. Barker, R. B.J. Maimum, ? 'has. Kinse*, J. A. Moulden, S. C. Mi Ms, W. D. Stwwnrt, W. II. Naily, J .T. Mcintosh, David Fowble. F. P?aster. J.Wimer. U.S. Howen. J. P. Headiey, Win. bond, P. J. Collison, C.C.Martin, XV. H. Smoell. I>. \V . Swam, jv 2S-eo4Mr M Tllh I NIO.\ i,| AKDS TAKE PI.EASI HE 1 in aiiiii.iiiiciiiic to their 11 ie in I s fl""1 and pti rocs, iiu,t. at Die Holicitation of a iiiimlier of ladies ami geiitjemen who .*i<'e<iiiipanird u< on our last Excusion, that we 'he conclusion to ti\e another ou Fl KSDAY, August lltn.tuthe White House I'a villion. Particular! u> future kdvtrtiaemest. jy 21 ?o6t Alienor BALKS. IS? firH pate for other " Auction Sale.*."1 By <VW. BOTELER, Auctioneer. Peremptory sale of *. large stock SI'Mkn Aitt Boys' Clothing.?On THURS uaV FA KNINg, July Tih, at 'M o'clock, (and continuing every evening thereafter until the vikofe ?took.iadiapoa^d of > | shsll sell, af the extensive nothing House. No. 322 Penn. avenue, IwtwantMh and loth streets, one door east of Iron Hall, a large Jtock of Men ami Boys' Summer, Fall, and Winter Clothing and Furnishing Goods generally. Sale positive. Terms cash. jy 28-tf C. W. BOTELER. Aoet. By BONTZ A COOMBS. Auctioneers. TRUSTEE'S SALE OF THE EFFECTS or Ft.-RNiTWUt Stork.?By virtue of a deed of trust duly executed. Ac.. I shall sell on THURS DAY, the 3"th instant, at 9 o'clock a. m.,all the en tire sto^k in trade of Ezra Lease. No. 5049th street, near Pennsylvania aveuue. consisting in part of? Mahorany and Spring-seat Chair* and Sofas Bureaus, Wardrobes, Wash stents i Bedsteads, Mattresses, Tables, Looking Glasses Toilet Sets, Divans, Lounges, AarHi-otwiirs Cane ami wood-seat Chairs, Plated Forks Pillows and Bolsters, China, Glass, and Crockery Ware Together with every article 111 the store, too numer ous to mention. Terms: All sums of nnder cash ; over that amovnt, a credit of and en days, secured by notes tatisfhotorily endorsed, tearing interest. R. P. J ACKSON, Trustee. BONTZ tc COOMBS, iy 28 Auctioneers. By A. GREEN Auctioneer. EXECUTOR'S SALE OF FRAME HOUSE a*d Lot at AtCTio*.?On MONDAY, thedd day of August, we shall sell, in front of the premi ses, at 6 o'clock p. ni., a good two-story and cellar Frame House and Lot, belonging to the estate of the late Christian H. Weber, deceased, being the west half of l,ot No. 4, in square 874,fronting 25feet on the north side of south G. between 6th and 7tli streets east, next to the residence of the Rev. S. A. H. Marks, running hack 1(12 feet 4>? inches to a wide alley, with the improvements, which area good two story house, attic and cellar, with passage, cellar, and back building. Terms: One-third cash; l?lance in 6 and 12 months: the purchaser to give notes for the defer red payments, bearing interest from day of sale. A deed given and a deed of trust taken. All con veyance at the cost of the purchaser. ANTONIA FONTS, I Trillitpp, PHILLIP ARTI!, < 1 r,,B,ees. _jy 2nd A. GREEN?. A net. By C. R. L.CROWN A CO.. Auctioneers. ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, the 2Sth instant, at 6,'i o'clock, wc shall sell, in front id th?* promises, the following property : I'art of Lot No. 1 of the (sutxiivision of Square 5ftJ. beginning on the nortliea&t corner of said lot No. I. at the intersection of 1st street, with an alley mil ium; at the rear of said lot, thence wr>st with the line of said alley 55 feet, theuco with and pare Held with said 1st street west .*U feet, ther.ee east to said 1st street west 5i feet, and thence with the line of said street 34 feet to the place ol beginning. Improve ments?two Frame Houses. Sale positive. Terms: One-half, uash: balance in six and twelve months. C. R. L. CROWN A CO., jy 27- Auctioneers. By JAMES C. MrGUIRE, Auctioneer" ^MALLANI)DESIRABLE MARKET FARM TII K (MTV AT PcBLIf AtfCTloJT?On WED NESDA\ , .Inly 29th, at 4 o'clock, at the Auction Rooms. I shall sell a small and desirable Farm on the Marllsirough roa<l, distant alsiut. three miles from the citv. It contains '27 acres of good land, part in wood and part cleared, and iinderan excellent crop of vegetables. The uuproveincot consists of a small dwelling house; a variety of young fruit trees, and an abund anco of water on the place* It also possesses some beautiful buildijig sites which overlook the city. Persons desirous of examining the faruican l>? di rected by inquiring ol Mr. Brown, at the Anacostia Bridge. Terms : One half cash. the residue in one and two rears with interest secured by a deed of trust on the premises. J AS. C. McGUIRE, jy 27?3t Auctioneer. By A. GREEN. Auctioneer. Vr EG ETA BLE STANDS IN THE NEW Marrkt House at Auction,?On THURS DA V. the 3th instant. I shall sell, commencing at 12 o'clock in., all the Stands in the new Market house, in the citv of Washington, erected south of the old Centre Market. Persons from the country and dealers in produce are respectfully invited to tlio sale. Terms cash. By order of the Mayor. A. GREEN, jy 11 - d Auctioneer. FOR RENT AND SALEr For otKtfr" For Rent ami Sale" notice* see, 1 if p"g?. |7()U RENT?A throe story BR ICK IIO USE OB I X. between 12th i:id l^th street*. jy 2R-3t* IARIiE AND PLEASANT ROOMS FOR j RENT.?MRS. JAM' TAYLOR, No.411 3d street, twr. doors north of Penn. avenue, has seve ral pleasant ROOMS, Riiituable for families or sin gle gentlemen, which she will rent on moderate terms if appiied for by 1st August. jy 27-eo3t* SEVERAL PLEASANT ROOMS, suitable for gentlemen and famines, with or without Board, furnished or unfurnished.pleasantly .ocatedon Penn. avenue. No. 391. Also, a lew single gentleman can lieaccommodated with BOARD, rerins modeiate. jy V7-eo3t * FOR R EN'T?The two comfortable and conveni ent BKK'K HOUSES on Fayette street, ad joining the Convent,are now undergoing complete re pair, and will Ix* for rent on the 4th of August. The Houses are very desirable, paiticularly to parents having children to educate. Apply to JOHN L. KIDWELL. High street. Georgetown. iy 27 LMiR SALE.?A very comfortable three-story a BRICK DWELLING, situated on the west side ofnth street west, between G and II north. Price #2(<": half in cash. I*!aiice in 6, 12. and 18 months; or if all should !>e paid in cash, a deduction will l>? made hi the price, \pply r.t No.512(2d story > 7th street. jy 23 POLLARD WEBB, Agent. WANTS. IUANTKD.-A good CC>OK.?Apply at the Phil ?? adelphia Ice Cream Depot, corner 12th and F | streets. ft* WANTED IMMEDIATELY.?A nud e.\pe rienced WOMAN, to Cook, Wash, and Iron for a private family. Ib*st of wages given; ami good recommendations required. Apply to JAMES W. G A R N E It, N o. ;iJ3 9t h s t rcet, bet ween L and M. i j) 28-3t* UrANTED.?About9good, stoat, COLORED MEN to work by the day. Wages good, aad constant employment. Apply personally and imme diately to II. Ml LLA R, at Sarony A Co.'s, Union Buildings. It* WANTED TO PURCHASE?A neat COT ? ? TAGE or D W EL LI Mi HOUSE, for a sma I family,or a large 111 ll.DING LOT in the city or suburbs of Washington city. A site or Dwelling in the suburbs, or within a mile or two of the city, would be preferred. Apply loPOLLARD WEBB, N o. 512 (2d story) 7t h street. jy 23 BOARD WANTED?By a Gentleman and his Wife, betweentitli and 12th streets west, and I) and K stieetc north, with dinner at l?Ja or 1 o'clock, either in a private family where there are few or no children, or in a Boarding House. Please address A. S.. City Post Office. jy 27-3t* AN \ GENTLEMAN alsjut leaving theOty for the season, who owns a good saddle HORSE, hi d would save Ins livery, may have hnn well kept bv a gentleman in office, who desires to l>o*rd for that time some two miles ont of town. Is accus tomed t<> home*, and will treat one well. ?'an give tiMitl references. Address A. G. H.,City Pout Of hee. jy 25-3t* WANTED TO RENT FOR A TERM OF ?? YEARS?A FARM containing from sn to inn acres, with improvements suitable foradairr Farm, and situated within 1 to5 miles of Washington citv. One with the privilege of buving it will he pr -fer red. A pply to POLL A R D WEBB. Agent, No. 5i9 7th street. jyitt-iw* Wr A N TS T(7~E X C H A NG E-Im provedT: I TV PROPER TY fora FARM within 14 miles of this Cit). The Farm must be improved. Address A. ??., City Post Oilice. jy 24 4t DmFTKEN <>R TWENTY GOOD HANDS I Wanted to Work on a Telegraph Line. .For inrtlier information inquire of G. W. DURITv , Magnetic Telegraph Oilice, corner of lith street and Penn. avenue. j> 24 It WANTED?In the family ofa gentleman residing two miles from the city. a good plain COOK. (>i;e who i;nn bring recommendations for skill, hon esty, and cleanliness will find a good sitiiat ion and regular wages. Apply to J. 1*. Cit UTCHETT, cor ner of fith and 1) streets. jy 15 tf \V" ANTED? Between 15th and 7th streets, north of K street, a small neatly furnished COT TAfiE or HOUSE, with yard and shade trees, or pait ol a House with use of Kitchen. Reference given. Address Box 184 City Post Office stating terms and location. je 29-tf LOST AND FOUND. STRAYED AWAY?Oa the 24th of Julv. a small red BUFFALO COW. wtha, slit and two pieces cut out of her left ear, with a stripe on her back extending t<> llii'in.. tail,and legs white. A suitable reward will lie paid for her return to JOHN CON'TEE,No.844 1 street, between 14th aad 15th streets. It* IOST? On Saturday, between 12and 1 o'clock, in i an Oirindnis from the Capitol to4); street,a pair of (told EYE GLASSES attached to a chain. The finder will be rewarded 111 ?e ra 11 y if left at tho office of I'rovest. Winter A Company ,'Capitol Hill. j> 27-3t " R EWARD.?Strayed, on the 21si i f July white COW, four j ears _ old,? with browu spots on Iter Side*, dark legs; has horns, ami a round hole in each car; ;unl.hn? also, a IIEIFER.'one year old, dark le^s, sumll horns, and dark about the neck,and black ears; very over grown for her ago. 1 will give the above reward if delivered at the corner of I and 24th streets. First Ward. JOSEPH WILLIAMSON. je'27-3t* 0 *r R E \\ A R D. ? Lost, on Saturday afternoon, O*' somewhere between the Savings Bank and lirover's Rest, near Georgetown, a pocket MEM ORANDUM BOOK, containing accounts of sales 01 Cattle, Ac., of no value to any one but th? owner. The above reward will l?e paid if left with HEN R Y WEA VER. Butcher, at ihe Centre Market, or with myself st the Drover's Rest. iy /7-3t* ^)UIS I). MEANS. l* 111 R E W A R I).?Strayed or stolen from the I "r subscriber on the 'Jlet instant, two BAY HORSES.oneal??ut lithai.dn high,and r the other almiit 15 ; no marks recollected on"^-* them, except a white ?p<it in the forehead of the itmallesl, ami the other has while loud fttet. The aliove rewaril wil. In; paid to any person bringing them tome, a' No. im Ceutie Market, or at my residence corner of 41 h and I. streets, Navy Yard. jy ..vat' JOS. L. HFISE. fjutfOSATlOW LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. City Cocmcil. ? Board of Aldttmtn ?The Board met at the City Hall pursuant to adjourn ment, W F. Ba\ly, president, in the chair. A coflunuoteation was received fpai the Mayor, transmitting the following nomination*- for officer* of the Corporation : Commi-slonersof the Asylum?&eo. Mattingly, George W. Emerson, and Jacob tildenn Commissioners of th* Centre Market?Stephen P Franklin, Hudson Taylor, and Wm Orme. Commissioners of the Eastern Market?Francis Jenkins and George W. Johnston. Commissioners of the Western Market?Wm. A. Walker and Solomon Stover. Commissioners of the Northern Market?Geo H. Jones and James F Devine. Commissioners of the Western Burial Ground Joseph Burrows and William Wilson Sexton of the Western Burial Ground?August Miller. Commissioners of the Eastern Burial Ground? George D. Brandt and George W. Oyster. Sexton of the Eastern Burial Ground?John O'Neale. Police Magistrates?First district, SanTl Drurv; Third district, Daniel Smith; Fourth district, John H. Uoddard; Fifth district. Patrick Mc Kenna; Sixth district, James Cull; Seventh dis trict. Daniel Rowland Chief of Police?F. A. Klopfer, in place of Jas W Baggott, who declines to be reappointed. Police Constables?First district,VY m. Daw and

John T. May; Second district, Wm. H. Fanning and Joseph Williamson; Third district, Ja*.ill Suit and Wm L. Ross; Fourth district, Edward M. Henry, Henry Yeatinan. and B. T. Watson; Fifth district, George F. Barret and R. Collins; Sixth district. Thomas II Robinson and Francis S. Edelin; Seventh district. John M. Lloyd and Joseph II. GUI. Inspectors and Measurers of Lumber?Peter Gallant, Wm. Douglass, Samuel B. Beyer, and Wm. Duncanson. For Members of the Board of Health.?First Ward?Phillip C. Davis, M D-, and J. B. H. Smith; Second Ward?Robert K Stone. M D, and Charles L. Colt man; Third Ward?William H. Berry, M. D , and Joseph Bryan: Fourth Ward?Wm. P. Johnston, M. D., and Jas. Law renson; Fifth Ward?J B. Gardiner. M. D , and J. P. Ingle; Sixth Ward? F. S. Walsb. M D., and John D. Brandt; Seventh Ward?James E. Morgan. M D , and <?eorge Mattingly Oil motion of Mr. Miller, the above nominations were laid over for the time being, to make room for in^re important business. The Chair read a communication from the Mayor, enclosing the account of the Corporation witb the Bank of Washington up to the 27th in stant; referred to finance committee. Also, cue enclosing a printed invitation to the Board from the Corj>orate authorities of Knox ! ville. Tenii., to visit that city on the 10th of Au gust next; laid on the table. Also, a communication from the City Surveyor in relation to sewers ; referred to improvements committee. Mr Rutt presented the petition of Wm P. Cam-' eron, asking for the remission of a tine; referred to claims committee. Mr. Smith presented the petition of Samuel H. Birch, asking the remission of a fine, same refer ence Also, one of James H. Birch, asking certain privileges, referred to police committee. Mr. Donobo, from public schools committee, to whom had been referied the petition of the mem bers of the Columbian Institution, reported a bill making an appropriation in aid of the Institution for the edm ation of the deaf, the dumb, and the blind, and asked that thecommitteebe discharg ed from further consideration of the same; dis charged Mr. Moore, from the asylum committee, to whom had l?een referred the'report of tbe Intend ant of the Asylum for the month of June, made the following report, vix : "The number of persons in the Infirmary on the 31st of May was forty-five; and the number received during the month of June was twenty making a total of sixty-five During the month of June twelve were divharged, and one died ? leaving fifty-two in the house up to the :{oth of June. Of the twenty persons received in the In firmary, dining the month of J uiie, only two were natives of the District of Columbia. The num ber of disorderly and vagrant persons in the workhouse on the 31st of May, was forty-six, and the number committed during the month of June was eighty-two, (fifty white and thirty-two col ored)?making a total of one hundred arid twenty eight. During the month of J line, sixty weredis cbarged, and seven eloped?leaving sixty-one persons in the workhouse on the 30th of June. Of the one hundred and twenty-eight persons committed to the workhouse during the month, but thirty (ten white and twenty colored) were natives of the District of Columbia." In consequence of the matter which was land ing Ix-fore the Board, no order was taken on the above report. Mr. Moore, from the elections committee, to whom bad b^en referred the protest of John II <i?ddard against the right of Mathew G. Emery to a seat as a memlter of the Board of Aldermen from tbe Fourth Ward, submitted the following report: ? MAJORITY REPORT. The committee on elections, to which was re ferred the case of contested election from the Fourth Ward, respectfully submit the following report: The jH-tition of John II. Goddard, protesting against the right of Matthew G. Emery to a seat in this Board, as an Alderman from the Fourth Ward, represents that the said John II. Goddard was a candidate for the office of Alderman from the Fourth Ward, at the election held on the 1st day of June last, and that at the first precinct of the said ward he received IS*] votes, and Mr. Emery received 2U5 votes; and at the second pre cinct he received 220 (should be 221) votes, and Mr Emery 128 votes. These figures would give the election to Mr. Emery by a majority of ten (nine) votes, and he has been returned as Alderman by the commis sioners of election. But Mr. Goddard protests against Mr. Emery's right to the seat,and claims it for himself, on the ground that the elec tion in the first precinct was not held according to law, and that, therefore, the returns made by the com missioners of said precinct should not be received and counted as a paitof the itoil of the Fourth Ward. And the reasons submitted and urged bv Mr. Goddard in support and justification of th'o exclusion of the return from the said precinct are substantially as follows ; 1st. That many of the friends of the said John II. G< ddard were driven from the polls of the said first precinct, and prevented from voting for him. by an armed mob. 2d. That the Commissioners of Election at the said precinct, all of them lieing political friends of Mr. Emery, did not keep the polls open from seven o'clock in the morning till seven o'clock in the evening, as requited by art of Congress, but, on the contrary, that the said Commissioners closed the polls and igain opened them without any notice whatever, md again closed and opened the said polls at tueir pleasure without notice to the voters. 3d. That the Commissioners having closed the said polls, as was then believed finally for tbe day. a large number of the friends or Mr God dard went to their respective homes, thus being denied the privilege of voting'. 1th That a number of naturalized citizens, who were legal voters and intended to vote for Mr. Goddaid, were denied the privilege of voting be cause their naturalization ? ertificates were issued from courts of recoid in the several States, and not by I'nited States courts. .r?th. That at the intervals when the said polls weie open a number of the friends of Mr. tiod dard approached said polls for the purpose of voting for him. and were driven and beaten away by the political friends of Mr. Emery, and only a particular class of voters wer? permitted to cast their vo es. I u reference to the foregoing allegations of irr? g ularities and violence, your committee has ob tained a mass of evidence, all of which is here with submitted for the inspection and considera tion of the Board. This testimony shows, that on the first day of June last, the day fixed by law for holding the annual municipal election, ourcity was disgraced by the irruption, from Baltimore, of a band of lawless men, armed with pistols, knives, and other dangerous weapons, whose purpose ap |>eaied to l>e to assail with demoniac violence the voters of one of the political parties, and espe cially that class of them lecognized a* naturalized citizens. These intruders came by the railroad, inthe ear liest train of cars, on the morning of the election, arriving here about au hour before the opening of the polls. Their number, your committee feel justified in inferring, could' not have been less than forty?an inference which is based upon the fact that the Mayor has since received authentic information from Baltimore that forty "round-trip tickets," allowing the holders of them to visit Washington and return to Baltimore the same day, were obtained from tbe ticket otflceat Balti more. and paid for by two individuals pers nally unknown to the agents, who were in company with the forty persons whose fare was thus paid for. These men. on arriving here, appear to have separated. A portion of them entered the city from the front of the railroad depot, proceedin,r westwardlv by way of Indiana avenue, whilsiau^ other portion emerged from the cars in the rear of the depot and proceeded in a more northwe.-te'iv di.ection, which would lead more directly tr the northern precinct of the Fourth Ward. The'atter gang appear soon to have been lost sight of by the |>oliceomcerK, (who had other duties to perform.) and their movements at that time cau l?e traced only a short distance from the cars. But theother gang, numbering between twenty and thirty, which proceeded along Indiana avenue, have been traced to two of our public houses in search vf breakfast and other refreshments. They first went, it seems, to the restaurant of Mr. Allen, at the corner of Seventh and Kstreets, and. not find ing accommodations at that plu-e, they then pro ceeded to the Franklin House, kept by Mr Cyrus Martin, wheiethey met with better success, and their breakfast was paid for by a person who was unknown to the keeper of the house. Your committee have been enabled to obtain but little information as to Um persona immedi- j atelv responsible for tbe presence In our city of these desperado** Tbe evidence discloses tbe name* of only two of our eltlzens who came oft the cars with them One of these was Mr Wil liam l\ Martin, one of the American candidates for the Board of ComaHNl Council in the Fourth Ward, who. it AppMTs. interested himaelf in pro curing entertainment for them after their arrival here. The other wa* Mr John Fran*, also a member of the American party, who I* stated to have accompanied Mr Martin some distance from tbe railroad depot, but it is not shown that he Kve the strangers any substantial comfort after ey reached the citv He was unable to appear l>efore your committee, but has solemnly affirmed that his arrival with the party was merely acci dental; and that he had 110 knowledge what* ver of their employers at Baltimore, or of their busi ness here. From Mr. Martin the committee ob tained no evident e. The chairman called once at his office to learn whether be would answer a summons, but not finding him there, he did not call again. That the visit of these men was preconcerted, and that it was not designed to be of an orderly and peaceful character, is clearly evidenced by the earliness of the hour at which they left Balti more. (four o'clock in the morning.) and from the offensive nature of their equipments boon after breakfasting they seem to have con gregated at and about the polls of the first, or northern precinct of the Fourth Ward, where, being reinforced by a portion of the most disso lute of our own population, the combination Jiroved to be much too formidable to be restrained rom acts of violence bv our limited police force, which?if all its members, including the night watch?could have been embodied at a single precinct, instead of being distributed, as they were, amongst the fourteen precincts eml>raced within the extensive area of our city, would not have amounted to one half, and probably uot to one-third of the number of the rioters who were thus arrayed against the public peace, and whom it was rendered the more difficult either to de serve or to arrest, because of their intermingling with the crowds of spectators assembled in the vicinity of the polls, and whose presence had the effect of enabling the rioters with the greater im punity to accomplish in the early part of the day their nefarious purpose of deterrfng a large l>ody of our citizens from their rightful exercise of the elective franchise. The northern precinct of the Fourth Ward, whose polls became the site of this violence, con tains a larger number of naturalized citizens than any other precinct ofthe city; and, unfortunately, the difficulty of preserving order at these polls, even under ordinary circumstances, had been greatly increased by the act of the commissioners of election, all of them supporters of the candi dates of the ** American party,"'in placing the polls at an inappropriate locality. Rejecting other and more eligible positions, the commissioners established these polls on the east side of Seventh street, at the northwest corner of the precinct, almost within a stone's throw of the polls of the northern precinct of the Third Ward, which wvre located on the same side of Seventh street, with the Northern Liberties market-house run ning in a transverse position, its eastern end lie ing nearly equidistant between the two |?olls Remonstrances with the commissioners against placing the polls of the Fourth Ward precinct in this objectionable position proved of no avail In vain was urged the inconvenience of the lo cality to the voters generally, some of whom re sided more than a mile distant; in vain was urged the interruption which must ensue to business on that portion of one of our narrowest streets, which, at all times a principal thoroughfare, was on that morning the busiest part of the city, on account of its being a regular market day. and in vain was it urged that the placing together of these two polls, at both of which lerge numbers of natuiahzed citizens were entitled to vote, would inevitably increasethe hazard tothepuh- I lie peace be enabling a single gang of disorderly persons to disturb the quiet of l>otb precincts The commissioners were immovable In adhering to the place of their choice. It ap|>ears that the rioters took possesion of these polls at about half past nine o clock in tbe morning. I'p to near that time the voting had l>een proceeding regularly, though there was oc casional excitement, caused by efforts of the riot ers to get up a row, which seems to have l?een felt to a greater degree amongst the spectators than at the window where the ballots were de posited But at the ht?ur just mentioned, a vio lent and unprovoked attack was made upon the line of voters, with pistols, stones, and other wea[?ons. by which the entire body of voters were dispersed, many having to escape f.om their as sailants through the tenement occupied by the commissioners of election, who, leaving their room open, al"o tied from the scene of this mur derous assault, which was continued by the hurl ing of stones and the discharge of pistols toward the window where the votes were received, until two well-known and active members of the Ame rican party (one of them being its candidate ff*r the office of assessor and the other one of its chal lengers at those polls) called upo ; the aggressors to desist from their ferocious work, in language implying that their political opponents had been vanquished and their shots were imperilling the lives of their own friends. The firing then ceas ed; but the wrath of the rioters not having yet been appeased, they proceeded to demolish the fence or barricade which, to protect voter* from the outside pressure when in tbeact of depositing their ballots, had l*eeu erected immediately in i front of the polls. 1 The rioters were thus in complete possession of the place. It does uot appear that their assault I was met by any resistance, except such as was interposed by tne police officers, who. proving unable to protect themselves, shared the fate of the voters in being driven from the ground During the onslaught, four or five persons were shot?fortunately none of them mortally ? and some others were cruelly beaten or otherwise in- I jured. The voting was of course suspended, and the! election for the time lieing completely broken up The length of time the commissioners of election absented themselves from the |>olU. appears to I have been alxtut half an hour. I'pon this and other points there is some discrepancy in their I own testimony. But, when the polls were re- I opened, they still remained under tiie surveillance and control of the mob, whose continued threats against naturalized citizens, in connection with their antecedent outrages, deterred from the exer cise of their elective privilege not only citizens | of the denounced class, but also intimidated many i native citizens who were opposed to the caudi- I dates of the so-called American party. This clearly appears from the list of voters returned by J ttie commissioners of election, as your committee will presently demonstrate. I But. after these polls had l>een opened a second I time, they were destined again to lie closed in the I brief space of two or three hours; for, by one I o'clock, what previously might have been re- I garded as merely a riot, tuougu one of a most des- I perate character, had assumed the more serious I aspect of an actual insurrection, from the course which was deliberately taken by the mob to resist I the public authorities in their efi'ort.s to restore and I maintain the |>eace of the city. I'pon hearing of the outbreak in the morning. J the Mayor had, with commendable alacrity, in voked the aid of the President of the I'tuted States, as the civil governor of the District of Co lumbia, to protect froin further threatened vio- J lence the lives and property of our citizens. The I emergency was pressing The freedom of the elec- 1 tive franchise had l?ecii audaciously invaded; one I portion of the voters had been driven by violence I rom the polls, the |?oli< e force was found to be ut terly insufficient to preservethe peace; some of its members had been wounded in the discharge of theirduty, and e,ven the commissioners of election themselves had deemed it necessary to abandon the polls, lu this emergency ihe marines at the Navy Yard composed the only effective force that could with promptitude he brought into service, I and they were at once ordered to the assistance of the civil authority, and directed to repoit to the Mayor, at tbe City llall. distant about naif a inile I from the scene of these disturbances. These troops, however, had not taken up the line of march l>efore the abettors of the mob, hav ing heard of the proposed movement, devised measures to obtain from the engine-house near the Navy Yard a large, mounted swivel, or can non, which, with tbieatsof destruction to all who should oppose them, and especially against for eign-born citizens and the marines, they dragged a distance of two miles through the public streets, and planted in a position to command the polls of the Fourth Ward precinct, already in j?osses sion of their friends This daring act of a triumphant mob, whose cries and violence of manner inspired terror as it pas>ed alou^ the streets, and whose confidence in its own power had increased with each new suc ccss, and which must have become more and more daugerous In the absence of effective opposition to its menaced atrocities, imposed upon tbe Mayor the necessity of moving the trooj?s from the City Hall to check the insolence which, during the previous three or four hours, had set at defiance every semblance of law and authority. If at such a crisis the Mayor had shruuk fioin this duty, when the fort e at his disposal had been so aug mented as to be adequate to sustain the power with which he was invested as the chief executive magistrate of the city- he would have incurred the universal censure of the community, instead of receiving the general approl>ation which he ho well merited by the discreet and fearless manner in which he met the |Munful lesponsibillties of his i {losition To him. therefore, as well as to the j ?resident of the I nited States, the Secreiary of the Navy, and to the gallant officers, and the troops under their command, are justly due the thanks of tbe order-loving portion of our people, for the timely precaution and unfiiuching thinness by which the bad and reckless men. who had so im pudently arrayed themselves against tbe peace of our city, were finally overawed and put to flight. The collision, which resulted in the complete discomfiture of the mob, occurred soon after the Mayor ind troops had reached the beleagured polls Upon arriving at that place the oolis we e found to be closed; in vain did the Mayor de mand that they should lie opened. The mob re ceived hiin Willi contumely and reproaches His Well-meant efforts at expostulation were met with scorn and derision. The troops were iusu 1 ted with taunts and jeers, and threatened, unless they should be immediately withdrawn, with a dis charge fiom tbe cannon, loaded almost to Ibe muzzle with death-dealing ini??iles; the can non was thereupon captured by the troops with out U? firing of ? gun. The mob then scattered Mnonfst tb? spec ? tators andt around and abciitthe marcel-house eomnifnrod m a?a alt noon the troop* bv stones ?Ad pistol-shots, two of tbe 1st tor ttkU rff^t on the troop. ; and (hi. provokedTflre from ? portionof the troops, by vbieh many wrtoim killed and wounded, ii> "lading. unfortu nately. tanr of the spectators The r totem then fled, and about thirty of the intruder* from Halt, more escaped in tbe earliest afternoon tram of. a.? for thai city, whirb departed hence at ttarr. o dork. brief narrative here Riven of the oceur. J** ?' the poll* of the first prec'n*1 of the Fourth Ward has been deemed uecrssnry by y<* ? committee in order to enatOe the Board the better J th* n*tor* ???<* extent of the violent ? nd of tbe attendant irregularities of the commts. ?toner* of ela tion at that precinct Tbe evident /!??..? ob^*r*rd, Implicates in the crime ..f fomenting and participating in thesedlsTurUsnre.. member* of only one or the political parties Your committee, however, are unwilling to believe, nor do Ihey mean to convey the inference, that there ?pertahle portion of that partv are te,p??,sjhle for the outbreak or for it? initiation. Hold citizens jealousof their own rlghla, can desire nothing but a fall, fair, and fire exere i?r of tbe election franchise There is not a word of testimony ?bowing that any member of tbe American nartv was host ileiv assailed by it* political adversaries and your committee Ua? nought testimony mdi-' crimlnately from members of both parties They had no power to compel the disclosure of ev dence, except from persons holding office under rfhe corporation, and consequently some of those who were invited to appeal before the committor or to favor it with depositions, have declined tr? do from apprehension, as thev alleged, of injury to their person* or business. In no rase, however, where such persons have informally disclosed to the chairman stu b information as they possess has it been inconsistent with that whie b has been obtained from other source*. and is herewith sub niitted for your examination W ith an earnest desire to obtain the evidence of some of the persons who have given curiencv to denials that any serious riot took place or that any lawless intruders from Baltimore wer* pres ent, your committee invited and were favored with the presence of tbe aide rman from the Third Hard, who. on the i!d of June, offered for the consideration of this Boatd a series of resolutions denunciatory of the measures adopted for th* restoration and preservation of the pea* e. on tli? ground that there really existed no riot, and that the suggestion of the presence of armed intruder* was a mere pretext for inviting the Intervention of military furc*. Hut thf* rrntlfinan. If will u seen, unequivocally lest i tied that be was not pre. ent at tbe polls of the d;st..rlied prerinrt and that lie knew nothing of what escti led there ex eept on the information of others, whose nam* tie declined to give to vow committee although he -.as inform*d tliat the oiijrrt in seeking "to learj thein was with the view of obtaining test; mony in support of the counter-statement* which by way of intiendo or otherwise, have b?.n so freely circulated throughout the country on anon ymous authority None of these persons have made themselves known to your committer and judging of the results arrived at by the braid ; Jury, who state in their presentment that they ? bave examined, in connection with this sublet ' one hundred and twenty-live witnesses, it may I* safely inferred that none ol the persousproteinic to have knowledge which would exhibit the fa. t in a different liglit have ventured to appear I* fore the Grand Jury, as they might *af-ly and voluntarily have done if they had deemed their statements e**eutial to the e]iiuinalion of tiuth and the administration of lustice It is not iiu probable, therefore, that the evidence, obtained by vonr committee justly and truly exhibits the facts of the case, except so far as it j* deficient in the important particular of not disclosing who originated this conspiracy against the i-ubh. peace and good character. r?n* of the ar*1 pretinrl of the Fourth Ward, It will be observed, were closed on two occMjons daring tbe election?the first time for ball^ hour, and the second time for an bout and a half, during all of which tune the commission ers were absent from the place of voting, and a part of the time separated from each ether \V hatever might be urged in justifl, at ion of the act of the commissioners in closing the i?.ll* *.n the fl st occasion, there is nothing of which yom committee can couceivethaf win tustify thv dos ing of them iu the second ease. when, according to their own testimony, quietude prevailed all around and aliout tbein, except st> far as that quiet was disturbed by the clamors of the mob in urging the commissioners lo this unlawful act Two of the commissioners and the assessor testi fy that they were dosed agreeably to an under s'.inding with the mob ; but this is not admitted by the other commissioner. According to his testimony tbe pretext for the ad seem?B|o have ?>ecn the application toour municipal election at the instance of the English-liorn citizen who was acting as one of the commissioners, of a law en acted by the Parliament of Great Britain for tbe regulation of elections in that Kingdom, and which was wholly inappropriate to an election in this country, for the reason that in Kn.-land an election is continued for more than one day. and if at any time it be interrupted by a iiiob'it i an be adjourned to the next day, so long as it shall be so interrupted, until the entire length of time presented by law for the holding of an election ?.hall have been consumed in th?- actual busi ness of an election free from riots or other violent interruption ; whereas in this cilv, where the law requires the election lo be ??egun and completed on the same day ifthe public authorities may not interfere bv force, military or otnerwise to secure the voters free access to the polls, a' small portion of any j>arty might arm themselves put in their own votes. Uke and keep possession of the polls until the hour arrived for closing them, and thus make a mockeiy of the inestima ble franchise on the freedom and purity of which depend the safety and theliiiertiesof ourcountry Besides, the emergency which the public author ities of this city were required to m?<eton theday of the last election, is, so far as your committer are informed, without a parallel in this or any other country. There is not of record, w ithin the knowledge of your committee, any examples of armed invasions bv inhabitants of a distant and foreign municipality with a view to control the elections of another municipality, iu which, as electors, the intruders had no interest wbatevei Such was the Invasion of this city on the IM < f June last. It was literally an invasion of a hos tile nature, and the authorities were iu*(iti*d in defeating and expelling tbe intruders' by the em ployment of any amount or description of for. e which they deemed necessary to ensure their de feat and expulsion. The commissioners erred, therefore, in closing the polls and iu applyiug this KngIishenactment t j an American election. The commissioners fniher erred in making a defective return; for, although they had twice closed the polls during the dav, they state. U?th in the return which thev made'to the Mayor and in that which thev made to the Register, that in obedience to law, ?? ire 4<d. on Monday, tiie |U?t of June. rp?itv*? ovry'm at the hoti*e of G \V Appleby, iu said wa:d. and tlun and there, hav iii? severally taken" tbe oath pres. nUd by law. n''* ?* flecttomfrom th< Acvr t>f stern o'c/#.t morning *err* o'rlork tn the et-enmr, ' ic These returns are contrary to the fads, and are impeached by the evidence of all the commis sioners whose signatures tli"V liear. Another irregularity roust's! in the return of a larger numWof ballots than there are names of voters recorded The number of voles return. I is lyfi. whilst the names recorded amount to im? 4#1- The difference is not very ^reat. to lie sur. but it amounts to one-half of the majority r? turned for tbe sitting tneml<er. and mdn ates tha' some votes at least got iuto the ballot box in a.i inr^roper manner. Tl?e commissioners ar? also chargeable wi?h irregularity iu not having duly certifr.d and NtJb scriV.l their names to the list of nam*s of t?ei sons whom they have returned as having voted on tbe day aforesaid. The returns are consequently unperfee-t iu all of the important particulars mcntione-d, involving violations of law upe>n which arises grave que-,*' tioks as to the legality of the elec tiou at this p-c ci act. r But thev are not the only irregularities requir ing serious consideration It plainly appears, by comparing the returns of the comniis?iouers w.;h the evidence obtaiiie-d by your e ouimittee, that the riot, togetli.-r with the ? losing of the polls, had the effect of breaking up the el-ctiou. From the time of the riot in the morning no op[>ortuujt y I was aftorded tor a fair expression of opinion by the voters of the precinct. When, between th* | hours of ten and eleve-ii o\ lo> k, the poles we,, re-opened, they were in the undisputed posse s. sion of the mob, whose lawless conduct not onl^ prrve-uted naturalized citizens front voting. biK alst? intimidated many native riti?n? who fa vored the election of Mr. Goddard Asrvielence of this it is sufficient to state thai amongst the Oist forty votes tee orded on the poll li*t after the re-opening of the polls, only four e>f them were given by the political friends of Mr tioddard. and that aniougst the first eighty vote* so ree-ord ed only ten of them were given by his politi. ai friends. A portion of his friends, however, com prising native citizens, we re In-ginning to rally between one and two o'ele^ k, (a time at whic h many laboring and business men. in g*>!ng lo or returning from dinner, are in the hai.it of casting their votes.) when, hearing e.f tl.e approae h o7 the Mayor and soldiers, the commissioners of election again assumed the responsibility Pf closing the |>olls. They had for three hours previously been re ceiving votes in the presence of armed men. who within half an hour had !>ceu reinforced by a can non, placed in a position to ake the poll* With this condition of things the iti tb aid *he coimnis sionersseem to have lieen content. There was no clamor far the withdrawal of the cannon, or of the excited men who had it in charge, nor any apprehension exhibited for the freedom of elec tion But when the chief civil mai'istraae of th? ci.y approached with a body of disciplined sol diers, under the command of accomplished and responsible officers, the commissioners as well as the mob Wauie terribly alarmed for the f:e?-d..in o e leii .nui, and unwilling to couiitena.iee at:y condition of things which might have the ?em blame of overawing the (wople, (that i? th" aforesaid mob.) they indignantly closed the It uever occurred to them that protection might necensary to eoable the piotcnbed voters 10 e*?rcl?e tbelr rights; or, if ?ucli an id* did occur