Newspaper of Evening Star, July 11, 1860, Page 3

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 11, 1860 Page 3
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1 I.OCAL NEWS. Hpbbcmbs or thk Hon Jeff. Davis and thb H?i> liowicLt Cobb, on Monday Evbning.? Wr publish below the speeches of the Hon Jeff Davis, of Miss., and the Hon. Howell Cobb, of tia .delivered on the occasion of the Breckinridge * .tnd Lane ratification demonstration on last Monday evening, which, from a desire to give them in full, were necessarily crowded oat of our report of the procwdlngs yesterday: ?r*ECH OF THB HON JEFFIKSON DAVIS. Happy am I to greet this vast multitude, assembled 1 n the cause of oar common country. 1 deeply regret that my physical inability to address you ?* my brart prompts, requires me to be exceedingly brief. Here for many years it has been mv fortune to spend a portion of my time For four \ears I was connected with you continually: learned to know your moral attributes; learned toknowvour peculiar characteristics. I knew how to labor tor your natnral Interests 1 trust, therefore. I may be allowed to speak to vou of the people of Washington. 5ome entertain the foolish i rtofl that hpr?n?o win 41 * jv;m ua?c Hu fow, mprfiore you have no r5gb* Interfere in the national politics of the day But vou have the deepest interest; that htgh intelligence which sends forth its promptings to every portion of the country Why then should not you assemble ? W hy should you not apeak to your fellow-citizens of every portion t>f the country ? Who else so deeply interested in th? affairs of the Federal Government? Who else an dependent upon just administration of federal affairs ? Who else so deeply interested in having the government administered with full and equal vistice to all; and that it should be preserved in those vital energies which give protection whenever legislation exists? But we Lave beard it said that the democratic party is dead. Dead ! Hear 1 Jsvniy band upon its heart, and in its quick pol?ations feel that vitality that sends it to victory No, it is not dead Born of the oppression of the mother country, when democracy arose to assert t-qual rights; baptised in the blood of the Revolution. rrx-krd in the cradle of civil and religious r ? ? - loerxy since l-w, it nas lived. and lives to-day. with all its vital energies to fulfil the duties of this government, and meet the requirements of ! "*>. [Applause ] The sneaker then proceeded briefly to contrast all the otner parties in the country with the democratic. First. h? said, came that spurious and decayed off-shoot of democracy, which, claiming that this Federal Government lias no power, leaves the people our next greatest evil, aespotism; and denies protection to our Constitutional rights Next comes the party that proclaims the Union and the Constitution, but that dares not tell what the Constitution is?a mere catchword, sounding, but meaning nothing. Then, my friends, there is the "rail-splitter, ' aptly selected for the pu:pose, first proclaiming there was au "irrepressible conflict" between the sections; and having proved himself able to rend the yoke, who so fit as hfe. with such a theory as that, to be selected for the accursed performance of rending the Union' Then, my friends, comes the true de ?pocracy, proclaiming the Constitution and the I'nlon, and what that Constitution is; writing your opinion* on your banner, throwing it to the winds, and inviting all who believe to come and worship at the altar of truth. [Applause ] This banner proclaims the futility of Abe. Lincoln's effort* to rend the l"nion. Though he did rend the yoke, he will tind the Constitution and the I'uion worse than any black yum in the forest. Our cause is onward. Our car is the Constitution; our fire* are up; let all who would ride into the haven of a peaceful conntry come oil board, and those who will not, 1 warn that the cowcatcher '.sdown?let (tragylers beware! [Cheer* ] We have before us In this canvass the highest duty which can prompt the devoted patriot. ??ur country is in danger Our Constitution is assailed by those who would cscape from declaring their opinions? by those who seek to torture its meaning, and by those who would train} le upon Its obligations. What is our I'nion? A bond of fraternitv. by the mutual ai7r?*>m?nt nt sort-reign Statesit is to be preserved by good faith?by strictly adhering to the obligations whi< h exist between its friendly and confederate Mates Otherwise we saould transmit to our children the very evil under which our fathers groaned?a government hostile to the rights of the people, not resting upon their consent, trampling upon taeir privileges, and calling for their resisC nnce. But I place my trust in democracy?in that democracy which tias borne this country on from Its commencement, which has Illustrated all its bright passage* of history, which has contributed to it all which is grand and manly, ail which has elevated and contributed to its progress?the democracy of Washington, of Jefferson, of Jackson, and of Buchanan [great applause] shall be the democracy of the next four years. (Renewed applause.] uurlng th?? entire period of my intercourse with the people of Washington, I do not recollect of ever baring ncen such a multitude of citizens as those assembUd here this evening. But more than that?daring the tiine 1 have been speaking, is my eye runs over the vast throng before me, I ran say never have i seen so quiet, so orderly, no patriot'c a concourse of people (judging front the expression of their countenances) as is assembled here to-night. [Applause] The national democracy present a ticket to the country which may well inspire the most lofty pi rot ism The nam.? of Breckinridge comes down by lineal descent from one who asserted the great principle* of 179?". as reatlirmed at Baltimore; and as for Lane. he is too modest to ijoast ?>r the deeds or his younger davs No doubt he bu split a hundred rail* to Lincoln's on''! [I*aiighter and cbeers.l Let us then be encouragcd to go into tlie conftir.t. determined to succeed, and transmit to our children the rirb inheritance wp hnve received from our fathers unimpaind [Applause ] The vast assemblage having left the City Hall, and called at the Executive .Mansion to pay their respects to the President, alter an address from His Kxcellt-ncy, (publisLed by us yesterday.) the Hon llowell Cobb being present at the Mansion, and being loudly called for. appeared on the bulcouy and said: SPKECH or THE HON HOWSH COBB Fellow-citiieiiS : It Is entirely too late to make a speech, although 1 respond to your call with a f?W U'Ar^a Km u-'?w "f 1 ??-? I * * ? ? -- VI ?? J nuf (/< ?,"IIi,iU3iUII . I a 111 IJ VI C Ml unite my voice with your# in the patriotic respond which yon have this evening made to the nomination of our democratic candidates for Preaideut and Vice President. [Cheers ] I do so because I like the men that are nominated I think I know them well, to be good and true men They have been tried In the field and in the cabinet' and wherever tried they have proved themselves faithful to every trust reposed in them 1 d? so because 1 approve of the principles upon whi> h they have been nominated The principles whi? h they have avowed to the country will ne carried out in the administration of the government if, by the voice of the American peopio, tbey are < boaen to these high and responsible oftl' es And now permit me to sav to you that 1 do not doubt tbe result ["Good""] It is true that the democratic petty have a few little family d; Acuities to settle between now and the day of flection whlrh IJ Ira* tK?.? ? - i i mK> v-w" * i. m ii ui ?c ^"?uerni around the old democracy, and which I trust will be brushed away and scattered long be/ore the day and hoar of trial shall comex Wben the ides ol Novemlier shall roll round you will find a united democracy, grappling hand to hand witb tbe black-republican party of the Ngrtb; aud if tbey do not send back Abe Lincoln to Illinois to split rails, or do whatever else he pleases, 1 am no prophet [Great laughter and applause J Talk about Abe l.mcolo for President of tbe United i?tat?s' Tell me that Washington fought for his ? "untry, aud the revolutionary hero?s bled for their country, mid Jetterson and Madison formed toe Constitution, and all this has been done that Aftyr Lincoln should attempt to administer such a government! [Great laughter.] The man who ran believe that has not got faith enough to save an inifdl. mtM*ik 1ms a falUn linnor I *rr??? mw I ? ' J""i "'7 friends. have faith! Faith is everything, and faith will carry ua triumphantly through tblaconteat; and wh?n November ahall cozne, and these pure-hearted patriot* uround roe shall gather again here in Wasbiugton to send up their voices of rejolciug that democracy is a^aln triumphant, that toe Constitution is safe, and the Union preserved, the Lord willing ana the weather permitting, 1 will be here to unite with you [Applause ] A* Interesting Appeal.?We were waited upon this morning by Mr Kemble and his wife, who arrived in this city yesterday morning from Waahington Territory, baring walked all the way r? route to Bristol In Tennessee, and from th#? litter nlars* throuirh th* rharltahlo i J ? ? ...? v a>?v?TT imv.1 ?c?|tlon of railroad officers, they were transported on the cars to this city. They brought to u a note. In the forui of a pe titiou to tue charitable, written by a worthy and l>?-nevoleut gentleman.Charles K Mix, Ksq., who solicits in their bebalf such aid and assistance, aa thnae benevolently disputed, way feel it their plesure to extend to them. The thrilling narrat.ve of their captivity by the hnake or Shoshonee Indiana, when they were >w>th too young to realiz* tbe terrible massacre of tmir parents; their residence, until eighteen m nths since, with these Indians, partaking to s.i? h an extent of the Indian nature and customs, as to prevent the wife at this moment from speaking any other than the Snake language- While the biishind was employed In tbe capacity of missionary interpreter, by reason of his more frequent contacts with the whites, and their unpretandiug sud eventful history, will atupiy repay the time pent in listening to the interesting recital. As U.tDCTifCL Sxir-So!*.?Charles l> Coatiu, colored, was arrested this morning by ottleer Ydtoiin for assault and battery on bi* at?|>motbrr From her statement it appeared that early la the morning, while sitting at the la hie. be took a bowl of coffee and ihrcw it tn ber tn return for wblcb she smashed a bowl against LU head, cutting tb? akin a little HU father couttrmed bla ttep-mother a statement Ju-tice iiono ordered htm to give security for bis better conduct. His father refuted to become bis security, alleging u a feasju that he would itot listen to his nd vie*. but was self-willed and headstrong J'MllCS Donii decided '? commit hina to jail In deft ilt of security. I CsiMiNAX Cou*t ?Yesterday, tbe court met at the usual hour, and after soinc delay proceeded ! with the trial of Wm Cullom, late Clerk of the House of Representatives. Mr. Ould, for the i United States, opened tbe case to tbe jury; stated th? charge to be embezzlement Tbe first count charges an embezzlement of #7,000; the s-cond with 932.H50, and the third charges false receipts Mr. O. then proceeded to read the law of Congress relating to the charges pending In 1656 and '7, Mr. Cullom was Clerk of the House of Representatives under the laws of the I'nited States, and empowered to discharge such duties as came under bis ojfice L'udtr a resolution pissed by tbe House of Representatives, the Clerk was authorized to purchase certain books for the new members, similar to those purchased for the members of the preceding Congress Gales & Beaton were the publishers of three of the works ordered to be purchased under this resolution It was natural that they, as the publishers, should supply them. The evidence would show that the defendant called on these gentlemen and had conversation with them in respect to the purchase nf Ihm hn?k> U-JU * * ??x . in uiu nut tiiuw 10 wuai extent he should order books from tkem, but informed tbein that Mr Huch Tyler would call upon them in relation to it In a few di\s Mr. T\ler called on them, and told them that he would buy 90 seta of these books if they would give him ?13,(NO They thought it a piece of great extortion, and finally concluded not to accept the offer. After that Tyler called again, and offered to purchase sets of the books If Mr. 5eaton would give hi in ?7,U0U. Mr. 9 was then in debt to parties who were clamorous; the books were already pub1 shed, and under that pressure he concluded to accept the proposition On thp iSth of March, lS5?,a check was drawn by Mr. C. on theTreasury for ?3*J 350, and with it a receipt from Gales & Seaton fur that amount On the 2d day of April the draft was presented to the bank of Suter, Lea Sl Co , by Tyler, for the $33,850, and with it a check from Gales St Sea ton for #7.WW. It would be necessary for the jury to determine whether that ?7,000 was converted by Mr. Cullom to his own use or not Mr. Chilton followed with the opening of the defense After recapitulating the manner in which the defendant had transacted the duties of his charge. Mr. C. went on to state that Mr. Culhim fpil iinrlor tKo rl \ -0 ir ** 1 ?... .uv u?p>miu>c ui nit-Mrs riives and Mayo, two publishers. When this displeasure became known, Mr Culloin went to Congress and asked that a committee should be appointed to inquire into his whole otiicial conduct. That committee was appointed, and were engaged for nearly two sessions of Congress in the investigation. and that committee reported that they found no charge against the defendant. Those interested in pursuing this matter?no doubt for th? public good and for the preservation of the public moral*?went to the Grand Jury. Three successive terms of the Grand Jury was this matter pursued,and three grand iuries ignored these charges, until a fourth Grand Jury finally succeeded iu finding the four indictments, the flrstone of whioh the jury were now empanelled to try. Upon the conclusion of Mr. Chilton's remarks, the Histrirt A tfnnirif ?. **- - -* 1 ...?/ uv J V.1UICU ?u IUC 9U1I1U Coi IV W geaton, junior editor of the National Intelligencer, testified that the tirm of Gales & Seaton publish the Annals of Congress, the Register of Debates,and the Public hand l.awi. After the passage of the art of Congress of March 3, 1S57, authorizing the purchase of certain books by the Clerk of the House of Representatives for new members The tirm of Gales \ Seaton. as tbe publishers of certain works thus authorized to >>e published, sent to Mr Cullom in relation to the order for siid books, which the tirm exptcted he would give them for the books required. The witness afterward called on Mr. Cullom at his lodgings; this was in the following Decemlx-r Stut to him tlrst by Mr. Detbie or Mr Moore, or perhaps by iHitb those *entlcinen 111 answer to the message Kent by tht tlrm to him. Mr. C said that he would call on the witness, and he did rail after a few day#. It was alter the adjournuieiit of Congress. Mr. Cullom called and i>t relation to these hooks above mentioned.said that he could not <jive an order for the books himself, as he did not know how many would be wanted He said he would send Mr. Hugh Tyler to witness, and that as many books as Mr. Tyler should think proper to take he would order He gave witness to understand that he had placed the whole matter in the hands of Mr. Tyler Mr. Tyler did "all i a few days after this, and when he iid come he IT1HfiP a ? 1 IMrfi o. * -W?A ? ?nu,uw ao a ptri UCUUl^t* Oil 'JW sets of books, which he Mid were wanted He *tited that he would procure an order for 90s t? of books if we would give him 2l> per cent. V\ itnesa at once decided not to consent to any s.icti extortion, but not wishing to state so to him In so many words, he told Tyler that he would consult with Mr Gales upon it. A day or two nflerward witness wrote to Mr Tyler that he could not accept his proposition In a few days Tyler called again and proposed his ultimatum, which was that he would procure the order for the !<0 set* of books if we would give Li in 87,000; nor would lie give any order at all without the |>ayinent of that sum ax per centage An necessity knows no law, this proposition was accepted and submitted to The rh?<*k pvtnrU<4 Ku Ti'l*-* w?- *1 *' ' www ?< ' ? a J ?? a? uiumi tliai I'll / j 1-.37. On the 2d a<ty of April tbe treasury warrant for #:i2,dSU was isstnd and deposited in tbe baniofSuter, l.ea Sc Co.. and on the samed.ty $7,000 of it went to pay this chetk of Tyler's Tbe remainder of the wa.> at the use of ( ales iV Beaton in that liank The receipt of the tirm for the sirW.^Jli was sent to the clerk of tbe House of Representatives (Mr. Cnllom ) Mr .t B t'la.rton, clerk ill the Treasury Department, was placed on the stand, mid exhibited the original requisition of the Clerk of the Houston the I ni ted states l'retsurer for the *{-?,VKl At the request of routisel he read the requisition The re< eipt of .Messrs. (J.ilrs A. Seaton was retiirncfi t?i Ur >?'?* - 4?> v ?????? #??% ?? 4 iirw uau a rupy Ui it which he read to the jury, anil then stated the manner in which the transactions of the department are ett'ected. The requisition was received and referred to a clerk in the Secretary's otHce by Culloin. The warrant was drawn, which went through the usual forms till it reached the Treasurer, who drew the draft f.?r the amount required, and had it sent to .Mr. Culloin. Mr Ingram, former chief Clerk of the House of Representatives, under Mr Cullom, testiti-d that he had seen the draft alluded to. that he had signed it and submitted it to Mr. Cullom After he endorsed It, he placed it to the credit of Mr. Cullom, inaccourit with the Treasurer of the United States. The amount of it was drawn out . .,.^,1, Km, tK. fl-.k ?/ I... II J ? uu uj uici? ?1 lac Ijuast", ur.iwil i>y witness, who gave it to tbe party wbo presented the voucher. \Vitness doa't remember who th.it party was, but thinks it was Tyler Doa't think it was Mr. Beaton. Witness has not that check in his possession, but thinks be can find it It was drawn on the Treasiver of the United States, and made payable to tiales & Seaton. Witness knows there was a contract in writing l>etween Messrs Cullom and Tyler, in which power of attorney was given to Tyler to purchase the books required under tve act of Congress. Witness don't know what became of it \\ ltness saw Mr. Cullom produce It in the presence of the House Committee and give it to them, and on tbe same dav, after tbe committee adjourned, witness had occasion to jjo into tbe committee room to write a letter, and saw this contract lying by itself on a desk Witness took It and gave it to Mr. Cullom. be thinks. Has not sten it since. Has looked 1 r it diligently since, at the request of Mr. Cullom. but was unable to find it Mr Bradley, for defense, here proposed to exit mine (Jen Cullom, for the purpose of showing that such a written contract was made and executed between Mr Cullciii and Mr Tyler, and that Mr Cullom had given it to tbe House Committee, and that It had been mislaid, and he was unable to ttud it, though anxious inquiry had been made for it, both by the defendant and Mr. Ingram. To this the District Attorney made no objection. and Mr. C. stated to the Court and jury that such a contract had been made between himself and Tyler; that be produced it to the House Investigating Committee for the purpose of haviug it spread upon the record; ifna that he left 11 in the custody of the clerk of that committee; and that he had never seen it since, though he had made every ettbrt to tlnd it The court then adjourned. To-day.?The court met at the usual hour, and the case of the United States ri. William Culloin was continued Mr. Ould, for the United States, called Mr Ingram, who continued his testimony of vesterday, by stating that, he was appointed dv Mr. Cullom soon after that gentleman was elected The contract between Cullom and Tyler witness saw after the adjournment of the :iIth Congress The committee begun their labors in December, 1857, and s^t till March, 185M. Witness was appointed in Iw6<>. soon after Cullom was elected. Never heard or the contract in question before witnes* saw it In the committee. Tyler bad been furnishing book* prior to witness seeing the contract. Don't know whether the contract was placed on tile iu the Clerk's office or not. There was a hie clerk, Mr. Buck. All witness knows about Mr. Tyler is, that be bad something to do about the furnishing of books Got that Information before witness knew of the existence of the contract. It was at witness's own instance that witness drew up the cluck for the payment of the money to Gales A. Beaton. The voucher came in the name of Galea it Seaton, and of course the check was drawn in their favor No order for books passed through the hands of witness. Witness understood the contract to be an authority to Tyler to "furnish books for the House of Representatives under the law of Congress. W itu< ss was more of a disbursing clerk tuan anything else. There was many otber matters connected with the office with which witness had nothiug whatever to do. Tyler was not an employee of the Clerk of the House, aild drew nn ninrv frnm th? I'Urlr 1! By Mr. Hradley.?W heu wltoees drew any chnrka for the payment of money, he always drew iLeui in favor of the person in whose name tU? voucher wai presented These accounts were j I ways pild to other parties than those named In llie vou. b?*rs. in the cast* of lialea * Sea ton Mr SbUllnjztou furnished books then, and tbe i-bet'kN were always made out In hts favor directly. \\ hen this money w?a paid to Gales * Seaton, Mr. Culloin was out of town, and was absent for some time. On bis return he heard complalnta aa to tbe transaction between Tyler and Galea A r*eiton, and Immediately took the matter out of * J ? . Tyler i handa, and gave the authority to Taylor A Maury and Shillington to furnlah the t>ooka. W itneas heard a great deal of conversation about thia matter of Galea A Seaton. and Mr Cullom t>ok away the authority to fnrnlsh books from Tyler, and that gentleman famished no more book* Mr C was very indignant with Tvler on account of his cours- with r-yard tf> his action about the matter. After that Shiili'igton and Taylor A Maury were authorized to f irnish the books, and their accounts were furn>hed, and they were paid in the same manner as all others who had accounts at the Clerk's oth'-e Tyler was never In the Clerk's otflre after his authority ceased Don't know whether Tyler surrendered the contract to ullom or not Witness knows that the gentlemen before alluded to furnished me oooka arter Tyler * authority to furnish them was taken away. Witness is less inclined this morninjt to think he furnished the check for AJ.S50 in favor of Gales & Beaton to Tyler, than he was yesterday. Mr Suter, of the. lirm of Snter, Lea & Co.. sworn.?Testified that he never saw the chec k for the S3*2.650 in question that he knows of. There was a deposit or a large amount In favor of Gales Ac Sen ton at the bank of Suter, I ,ta A Co. Thinks It came from Gales & Seaton's bouse. The chec k in question (which was here given to th^wltness for identification) witness don't think be ever saw before. Witness has a receiving teller. Witness thinks the deposit was made ov some one connected with the house of GaUs A Seaton. Col Seaton, recalled, was desired to look at the check in question. Examined it, and stated that he had no recollection now of having seen it before. Don't think be deposited it Don't know who deposited It. Maybe Mr. Donoho, or maybe Mr. Coyle. Maybe the check went Into U- J 0 ??- r* - ? " - ~ tuc uaiius vi mr uaies filter, I.ea dt Co , were expecting this cheek there. It was to be deposited there to satisfy certain things due them, among which was this check of Tyler's for #7,0<>U. The written order for the books came from Mr. Cullom. Jt was sent by his messenger, probably. Witness d d not see Mr. C. after he turned witness over to Tyler The order in question was given after the check for #7,000 was given to Tyler. The publisher's price of the l?ooks is $5 per volume Never sold them for less; never before this sold them to agents, but directly to the principals. Witness mentioned the extortion of the $7,000 by Tyler snortly after the transaction, but never to (Jen. Cullom. Witness explained here that he never went before any grand jury in this matter of his own instance, but only after repeated summons and peremptory orders from the officers; and that in the other caaes pending /-..ll 1 u^umot *?cn vuiiuiu lic wflB noi & wiiiifss, nor did be testify before any grand jury in relation to them. The witness stated this to show that be had not acted officiously In this matter. Mr. Carlisle to the Court ?The witness is speakina of the three other iudictments against Gen Cullom on which hia name is endorsed as a witness Mr. Rmriy, late M.C. from Tennessee?Knows Gen Cnlloin; has known him many years Had a conversation with hiin about the book matters a few days before the adjournment of the last sts'sion of the Thirty-fourth Congress The conversation was in relation to the law of 3d March, :57, called the book resolution. General Cullom sal down by witness desk, and h.-ivin.* hfxrA thing about the profits of hit office, witness ask< d him what the profit* of his office was He replied that he bad made ?3u,<HH), and that if the book resolution should pass he would make ?50,t*Ht. He also spoke of speculations that he had made in storks, etc. Witness has known him ever since he came to the bar. J n a subsequent conversation with witness. Gen Cullom stated more fully what he had stated in the former conversation about his investments In stocks, etc He also stated that he had made nothing by the book resolution. Mr DftbU testified that he knows Gen. Cullom by sight Had a conversation with him about v!t>th July, 1856. in reference to furnishing books under th* resolution of July, 1-t.Wi Called on him to get an ordtr for the delivery of the book* the House had ordered under the resolution. ---1 1 1 * * V>>*1 wovw *uo UU31IICN) UII Willi' Li W 11 Itf S8 riita called, and he replied that he had not given it a thought, as yet. nor would he give it a thought till the appropriation should be made That he would take no responsibility till the appropriation was made That there were preliminaries to be made before the appropriation would be made, and that after that he would ord^r as many books as should be required Onj the 9th April. 18.57, witne+s called at the Clerk's office to examine some hooks which the Clerk bad ordered. and at that time Mr Kmrich, a clerk, said that there bad been no hooks received at the office save those fH) sets which Gales & Seaton had furnished. The testimony for the United States closed here; and our report clo>ed. Thr Cask of Oporgk Armstrong.?We mentlwnt-d a few days a^o the arrest of a white and a colored man on suspicion of playing a Solomon Nortbrup game in the country, near this city. The Albany Journal of the Ttli inst has the following on the subject: "We learn that one George Armstrong, a free colored man. born in Jefferson county, in this State, left Watertown some three weeks since, in company with a man by the na(jie of Kenjam'n. who is a ilsh dealer. Nothing more was heard from George until the 5th inst . when his sister received a letter from the linn of Carusi & Miller, lawyers, of Washington citv, who say tint George is in jail there on the charge of being a fugitive slave. What hi* fortunes have been since leaving home, or how hegot into his present dilemma, is unknown to his friends; though they conjecture that Benjamin may possibly havtr had something to do with it On these facts ar.d others of a satisfaf tory nature being made known to Gov. Morgan, he at once caused to be made out the necessar, papers and credentials, to authorize a'id ?rn?nur<<r VI * 11 * ,,, i vw'i'wnd . uauuutA. oi ? ilieriOWll, TO proceed to Washington to procure the liberation of tbis free colored man, imprisoned for no otlier crime, it would appear, than that of being black." This colored individual, whose arrest, in company with a white man named Fred- rick Ackse, by Air J. B. Frizzle, a few miles above Georgetown, was noticed in the Stir some days a.'o, was brought out for a hearing before Justice 1 l>onn this morning, lie was .trr>st? d uml? r suspicions circumstances, having |>ass-d himself ; s the slave of a man named Benjamin, who managed to esccpe, and who ottv-red Armstrong for sale, knowing him to be a free negro Messrs Carusi & Miller appeared for Annstrong and askfd his discharge Mr. John Haddock, of Watertown, N. Y , editor of a paper there, called the "Reformer," we believe, appeared as a witness to identify Armstrong es a free man He tpcf i H oA tn Ha V r-? ? ' ->-* - ? - * 11 * v* ut* ?uu?tn iiiin ior nwen years, and that he passed as a free man Justice I)onn, at the request of Mr Haddock. committed Armstrong to jail to await his order for a r lease, in order to take him home. Mr Haddock staled that be hop?d that the authorities would have the man Benjamin indicted, as it was an offense that ou^ht to be promptly and properly punished, and said that he thought the identical person could be obtained by requisition upon th*? Governor of New York without the least difficulty ns '< he had no doubt that he knew the individual and wher? he resides Ackse, who only fell in company with Kenjamin ana Armstrong on the road, was discharged. Opining of thk Agricultural Fair Geodndr at Alexandria.? Trial of Moic,r$.?TheGazette of this morning says: "The Potomac, Piedmont, and Valley Agricultural Society inaugurated its pra<ucai operations yesterday by a trial of mowers on the grass , rnP grown upon the ground* of the 1 Society, between Poor's House and Mush Pot j lanes. Arrangements for opening the trial having j been made, the following gentlemen were named as judges: John A. Washington, Ksq , of Fauquier county; J.G. Lane. Ksq , of Rappahannock j county, Va.; and Dr J H Bavne, of Prince ! George's county, Md. The following entries were inadeforthetrial: TheMcCormlck Mower?Addi- | ton,Wallace& Co.; Wood'sSingle Mower?Meade A Marye; Klrby's American Harvester?Knox A Brother; The Buckeye Mower? W H May. Tbe Wood machine was first started, cut a clean swarth, and was much admired Then foltbwed, in turn, the American Harvester, the McCormick machine, and the Buckeye, the second of which j cut a very wide swarth, and the latter worked wuu grrai ease. i nen xoiiowed several trials with each of the machine* in reference to the various qualities of the harvester* The judges followed the machines on horseback, and quite a number on foot. The whole appearance of the j party as th# harvesters moved about the field, laying the grass on heaps as they passed, and cutting a clean path for those who followed behind, was novel in this section of the country, and very interesting The trial began about half past ten o'clock, and continued until the afternoon The decision of the judges is withheld until the annual fair of the Society. Alexandria Trade with China ?These who are skeptical of the enterprise of our Alexandria houses?if any such there be?says the Gazette, will be surprised to learn that some of our businrss houses have already opened trade with the Auti pours, ana are now milng orders for the Oriental market. We noticed in the establishment of Bsyne k. Co. an Invoice of boots, hats and trunks, packed and ready for shipment to Hong Kon*;, China. The same firm are jn dally expectation of another order from Asia, and expect to ship 15 (MX) pairs of shoes to Hong Kong in the course of a few weeks. Brxckinkidgk and Lank Mkkting in Alexandria.?The friends of Breckinridge and Lane are to hold a ratification meeting to-morrow (Thursday) night in front of the Lyceum Hall, Alexandria. Hons. Jefferson !> *< r. t wi... 7 ?* * " ft" fall, A. 8 Meek, I. I. Stevens, and other*, are eipectrd to address the meeting. The uaion Exgih* Co*past. No 2, announce their grand annual excursion toGlymont on Monday next. For particulars see advertisement CtURLKY Ahdosom's bookstore, on Seventh street, near F, is a good place at which to buy periodicals, papers, prints, &.c., k.c. 8ll tbi advketi?*mxmt ?f Wb.N. Young, writing matter, In another column. 0 Seniors Chabqx ? On Monday afternoon, th? rase of the United r*tat?s agt Patrick Martin who stood charged with burglariously entering the premises of David W. Hat**, and with an attempt at mpe upon Mary Jane Bate*. w>i taken up for trial before Justice Johnson. It appeared from , the testimony that the Mi?s Batrs were intimate with the accused, and th?t recently they h%d a slight difficulty. The parties reside in the Fifth Ward, within about three minutes1 walk of each others' dwellings On the morning of the ! 28th June, between two and three o'clock, the two sisters were In bed sleeping together The window was up. and there w * no curtain, it be'ng a back chamber One of the sisters was ' restless, being unwell, and about one o'clock went into her mother's room to get some matches. J*hr 1 id down and fell into a doze. About two [ she was awakened by a heavy pressure iidob her person, and on coming to herself she fount! a man in bed. and almost in flagranti deHnu. with tier. She screamed, and awakened her sister, and thev lx)th aaw th? man distinctly, at the moon shone full into the room: they saw hia size, form, and features, and were positive that the prisoner was the identical person. The defense endeavored to prove an alibi, the mother of Martin testifying that her son was in the house from twelve till half past four that morning. She bad two sick infants, which required her attention every half hour, and parsing through bis room often, she knew ber son was in bed and asleep, and could not have got out without ber notice. The stepfather of Martin testified to bis coming in at * U..4 J ' 1 * * ' uuiuia not see aim again t; 11 half past four o'clock. wh?n he saw hiin In bed asltep. The ladder with which he is said to have obtain* d ingress and by which he escaped belonged to a near neighbor, who could not account for the use of it by anybody that night. Other witnesses testified that one of the Miss Bates, on tbe day succeeding the affair, was uncertain as to the Identity of the person, saying sue thought it was a thick-set Dutchman, and had nodrsire to implicate Martin on account of bis mother Martin Is a young man, apparently twentv-two or twentythree years of age, and quite intelligent, and tbe principal witnesses are quite young and good looking, as well as lnt?lllo?ni Tk? ?? - m. uc rAouiiiIttHUII was conducted by Mr Ut'ermehle for the Government and \Y barton for defense. Justice Johnson held hit decision under advisement until ten o'clock yesterday morning. He then decided, in view of the conflicting natureof the testimony, to dismiss the rase A large number of witnesses were examined on both sides. Almost a Fatal Mistake ? Last Monday night. Mr. W. Evans, who, with tils family, is boarding at the corner of F and Ninth streets, had occasion to administer to a sirk child twenty drops of paregoric upon a physician's direction. Obtaining the medicine as tie thought from an apothecary, the dose was duly administered, and aiKitit 12 o'clock he was awakened by the hard breathing of the child, and he found it apparently A "ru- -? * ' uymg. ut pnysician was sent for, and the alarm of the family and the physician. of course, was very >rreat The suddenness of this result was unaccountable. The doctor decided that the child could not live much longer, and a minister wat, sent for to baptize it The pbysirian taking up a phial a*ked if the dose had been administer<-d from that. On IxMne answered In the affirmative, heat once exclaimed, " It Is laudanum !" The agony of the part nts was now Intense The father stirted for the apothecary, whose distress was only equalled by that of the parents wheu he diS' over'-d and explained the accident. The physician immediately made use of restoreti ves, and we are glad to learn that yesterday afternoon the child was much better, the effects of the dose having mostly disappeared. Too much caution cannot bo used mi administering nicdicliies ??ith^r .-km dreu or adult*. To thk Kkskvolknt?Townaend Creinp, (coloi>d,) well known to many of our fellow-citizen*" a* tlie civil and obliging driver of tbe huge rtasjgage wagon of the Orange and Alexsndr.a Railroad Company, (l>etweeii tbe Washington and Alexandria depots,) is tnnking an efl'ort to purchase bis freedom. His mistress, appreciating bis excellent character, has agreed to take about half his value?as such servants now sell?fur hiiii: and a kind gentleman has generously advanced him that sum to enable him to obtain time in which to raise it We know Townsend well, and take pleasure in vouching for his honesty, industry and many other excellent traits of cbaractcr; and baying no doubt whatever that be will worthily Improve every advantage which obtaining his freedom will give him, we will be happy to receive for him at tbe Star otllce such sums as the benevolently Inclined may see tit to s^nd or leave mere. u> i>e appropriated toward* making up the balance of the sum?above and beyond what he has already saved from hi* own hard earnings? necessary to receive his freedom. Sf.riocr Accidknt to a I.adt.? Yesterday morning, as Mrs Gunnell. wif? of Mr Henry I). Gunnell. wood and coal dealer in this city, was crossing Pennsylvania avenue, she came in conflict with one of Adams7 express wagons and one of the Georgetown omnibuses. In trying to avoid the express wagon, she was knocked down by the omnibus and run over, the wheels passing directly over her breast It is feared that she is very badly hurt, although the extent of her injuries are not yet known. The driver of the omnibus, John Whaley, was taken before Justice Donn and held for trial a* soon as Mrs Gunnell is able to appear against him. We are glad to learn to day that Mrs. Gunnell is better, and is expected to recover n... " . 1* - - uuiiiju. uvuku nwuu ?rue cases this morning we re disponed of by Justice Donn, who resumes the magisterial chair at the Guardhouse. Kobert Auter was arrested by oilicer Gill upon a charge of stealing wood. The felonious act was regarded by the justice as an act of vagrancy which, because of Its inconsiderable character, would not receive from the Criminal Court a punishment as likely to eftVct a reformation as ti.it of the municipal ??ar. The prisoner was therefore held for service at the city farm. John Kemp was found sleeping in the street, contrary to law as well as to good taste, for which he was ordered to pay a tine and costs, amounting to $2 lo. A dear night s lodging, considering the accommodation Thk I'REDC.ixg of the western channel of the I'otomac river above the Long Bridge is progressing to completion In a most satisfactory manner A second cut has been made att'ording additional \i--rlt V. anil J* n/?nth ? ?' **" * ' .. k?v. ogumii iCT-i. v?n i uursday, the birkantine Ephraim Williams, Captain Johnson, a vessel of 1 arjze dimensions, and drawing fourteen and a half feet, with 600 tons of Cumberland coal on board, taken in at Ih* Georgetown coal and shipping dork, and mammoth cannon east at Pittsburgh for delivery at Old Point Coinfort. pasmd down, with two feet of water to spare. Itusiness at the western wharves and at Georgetown in shipping coal is quite brisk Coc.ntkrfkit.?A few days ago a man sold a row to a butcher for twenty dollars, and received in payment, among other nionev. a ten-dollar note of the Northwestern Bank or Virginia. He afterwards discovered that tbe note was a counterfeit, and demanded of the butcher to make it good. The latter required the proof that he paid the note, which was given before Justice Donn. The note was taken back, the but/*her still . lng that he wait the person that purchased the cow. The Special Family Pic-Nic of the Washington Howard Associate, at Arlington Springs to-morrow, promise* to be a very pUasant affair, and will no doubt be very numerously attended. W ithers' full brass and string band his been engaged for the occasion, and a splendid dinner will be furnished by the proprietor of tne !*prin;>s For further particulars see advertisement In another column. The Catholic Total Abstinence Socieiy attar tied to the Parish of St. Patricks, held their regular meeting on last Sunday evening, when a letter was received from Rev. Father O'Toole. late pastor of that parish, resiuninv hi? of the Association* The resignation was accepted, with many expressions of deep regret on the part cf members, and Rev. Father Walter was elected President of the Association In his place. New Whkat.?The Hr?icar^o of new wheat at Alexandria was r reived on Saturday last by Mr. Ueo H Robinson. It was red and or tine auality, and grown on the farm of Mr. John Keid, of Westmoreland county. tu? v . - r< _ o nn iiAUU^AL UU?U DATTALI05 >11110111)06 8 grand pic-nic at Arlington Springs on Monday, the iJd inst. Ke?p a look out for the progr?m!nc in a future advertisement Obituary?A friend who ha* known the l*te r-eti inable John Van Ness Throop as a citizen of , Washi ngton for thirty years past, takes occasion to pay a brief passing tribute to his memory. Born at Chnthaui, in tne State of New York, on the 15th April, 1791. he was the son of Major Daniel Throop. a brave officer and soldier of the revolution, and the grandson of Col Benjamin Throop, who served Lis country with ureal pal lantrv and renown to hlnaelf'throughout that eventful struggl-1. He (Col. B Throop) led a bund red Mohican warriora into Canada in behalf of tbe Colonies; wai by Montgomery's aide at bia death; and participated in tbe memorable battlts of Long island. vVbite Plains, Saratoga, ai d Monmouth, at tbe latter of which be waa WOinded. Hiagrandson. tbe immediate subject 1 of tbta notice, waa endowed witb more tban an ordinary abare of honorable revolutionary sentiments, wbicb. tbua inherited. gave tone to bia sentiments and character through life. Kndowed with keen perceptions, be waa remarkable in early life, not only for tbe geniality of hia disro.,i.?. ??. -JR-l-.i? 11 ' uiik iui icinai knuic rcwiur? ui HI I riU. rfli* daring him the life and soul of the so i?l circle at home or abroad High spirited, proverbially, he wa? equally kind hearted, loving tQoae connected with him by the ties of relatioualil n or friendship, with no ordinary r.ffection. \\ hen it the prime of life, he had n? pr frtniunul ?nperior, < ? an engraver. In the unutrj: and at a man he waa honest and ingennouf in bis nature, to a fanit. His death, which took place In tuts city on the 3d of July inst., leaves a vacuum ia many hearts?of wife,children, and fhemda?tb*t never will be All ad on this *ide of the jfrave. ? GEORGETOWN. Ce*'tspo*d*?t* of Tk* Stmr GscmcxTowN. July II, 1H?. The commencement exerciara at (leof-jjetown Collect yesterday drew together one of the moat refined and intelligent auditories ever wmblrd within the walls of that venerable and claaaic inat'.tution. I( waa truly a gala day. and one to be long remembered by the atudenta and tbeir friend*. inrl?t<l*uif their kind and dignified preceptor* The youthful era ton were cheered In their efforts by the approving amile of beauty?a decided majority of ttie andlence being of the Centlersex. .Msiny fair fares were recognized aa Dfloi)i?illlf to belies wl.u vrarni t>.? r^?? ?. in the Pedcral MetropoTi* !a*t winter Among the dignitari?-* present we noticed Bishop Mc<>lll. of Richmond; Senator Brown, of Mis* , Rev Father McCaffrey. 1* real dent of Mount M Mary* College, and other gentlemen of note The following wa* the order of exerci*e?. the music being furnshed by Wither*'* band ? Music; St Hugh of Lincoln?lienrv L McCuilough; Rl*e of F.nglt*h Power?P Warlield Semrnes; Influence of Woman?Aipbonae Roa', music; Council of Cleremont?RobertC McCree, Liberty of the I'rea*?Heurv W Ciagett, i>anger* of Political Agitation?Robert Y Brown; mu*.< . Joan of Arc?Joaepb P Orme; Influence of Religion in Society?James H Doolej, Constant! ne* Vision?Talimadge A Lambert, music; F.ierution of Loui* \VI?John F Marlon; The Coiir?< of F.mpire?Jam*-* F Hoban. music; Valedictory?Augustine W Neale; mu<'> . Annual AH. drefcg of tbe Phi lodemlt Society?Barvey Bawtree. Esq : music. After which the graduation and dstribution of medal* and premiums The exercises were of a most interesting character, tbe subjects being happily cboaen. and treated with marked ability As oratorical effurts tbev were far above the average; an evidence of which ia that the audience listened delightedly through four long bours. regardless of the lapse of time Tbe valedictory, bv Augustine \V Neale, seeming to come, as It did, right from the heart, artdspoktn with evidences of deep feeling, touched the souls of some among tbe audience, who recalled their own school days, and moved many of his fellow students to tears Tbe annual address of the Pliilodemit' Society. by Harvey Bawtree. Ksq . a talented young gentleman, who graduated here a year or two since, was one of the finest efforts we have listened to f<ir a longtime past, lilt subject ws --The High tee nth Century as compared with the Preceding Centuries of Modern History " He treated it In a masterly manner, his address being replete with historical remi"licences and allusions, clothed in most beautiful imagery, and delivered In bis own peculiar, but ornate and finished style. The students received their diplomas, medals, and premiums from the bauds of liistiop McGtll The degree of A M was conferred on Rev AIphonsus Heimler.O. J* B . Pa , Entile R<?st. [.a ; Edmund F Zane. Va , Willi.1111 A Choice. C.; James 1) Dougherty, Pa ; James M McLeod, l>. C ; Michael W. Itaby, Canada; Jf-reiiiiati Cleveland. S. C ; Thomas B King, D C ; l>r Reuben Clearv. DC: Charles A. Hoyt. N Y ; Nicholas fl. Ilili. Md ; William 1 Hill. Md , and William Duncan, Ala The degree ol A H was conferred on James I! Dooley. Va , Robert V Brown. Miss . John Kidweli. 1) C ; Alfhonse Host, La . Augustine W Neale, Md .; Jam?? F llnlnn. 1> C ; J Escobar, Mexico; Michael R. Strong, Pa.; Augustus Wilson. Md ; Anatoie Landry, La. Henrv VV Clagett, Md ; Louis A Uuard.' La ; Plicide Mossier. I.a ; Paul Bossier. La ; James .MrLau^h lin. L). O., and P. Warfield Semrnes. D C. The degree of A.B was also conferred on the following st-.idnits of the College of the Holy Cross near \S or osier, Mawarhu-Mtts: Kavmond J Hill, California; Lawrence Kenny, Mass . and William A M Walker, t? C It will be seen that there are s:*teen recipient* of tlie degree of A B. this year, a greater nuinl?er of gra<liMtes than we remember to have se? n on anv similar a?srfns hw a. m-ui ?v.? , t~ ? ... *. * award of medals, premiums, Ate , to-morrow ] 44 Mercury" t)>:s morninu notU-rs ,la dialogue"' among the exercises which did uot come ofi The students laat nigbt. with Withers' band, waited iijtoti and serenaded their friends in our city. discoursing sweet music until a law- hour. A small cbiltf only two or tbree years old. was badly torn by a large and savage dog near the Twenty Buildings yesterday evening. The face of the little one was dreadfully mutiUud, and it was taken to Dr. Snyder for surgtral aid It is a great pity that the owners of such animals cannot be reached by the law 1 O ? 'ON * t'MPTT VBSQ*erv'* Cod I.irer Oil J lly. This greni specific for Consumption in fast sapercea*;* fill others iu it? curative I'ffwU upon t khk* atflicted witn tubercular diM.a?es. Prepared upon highly scientific principled ?>(' tue pure oil, and robbed at the nauxnouR taste of the plain article. it is received into the nto.nach in its jeltiied lum. without ma*Ucation, ami in sraduatiy dissolve.! and digested. pacing into th? small mtfitii.e* drop by drop, supplying tTie wa*J s <>| the body liy its nutricious properties, and tl.us n-sit-ting and sa* taii.iut nature in overcoming the disease Ap proved by the New York Academy ol Medicine, and recommended by the faculty everywhere, this preparation is confidently offered as a remedy for Consumption and ail Scrofulous affections Sold by Charles Stott. Washington. and by a!! respectable drngif'stR. Price $1 per bottle PKuroLD, Parker a Mow**, No. 15 Beekman street, New York, mar 16 3m Wholesale Agents. u>. - i-. O.-. TT I ii-tliU w , 01; cipn iouwu OUrse iHQ JCm&.C physician. ii&s & soothvn* Syrup far Cktld'n Ttttktnr, which greatly facilitates the process ofteething by *oilening the rum*, reducing a,i inflammation? will a .ay all pa.n, and m sure to regulate the bowel*. Depend upon it, mothers, it will five re?t t?> yourselves, and relief and health to your infant*. Perfectly safe in ail oasea. See advertisement "n another ooluinn. ocll-ly tcvkrt scm-wer the demand for Hostetter'* Cele brated Moma :li Bitter* increase It i* louud to be the only ceitain preservation of bodily strength dllting a p>>rio;| when the atmosphere is calcula <d to injure a leeling of lassitude and icdigeatior. The worst caaes of Diarrhma anil Dy**ttery give wav to its potent itilinei.ee. Innumerable peraocs, who are now alive and well, must thank th? discovert r of this preparation that they have no' been swept away in her harvest of death The Bitt ts is reciiun-ndi-d by tiie l?*!>t physicians in the land. This is the tiest evidaace of it* r?ai va ue, b -caiise, as a general thing, the* will not*p> att a word in favor ??f a vertised prepa ation*. They have been comp lied to seki owledge the claims of this Bitter* upon the community. So d by al! y?mfcl a Wild Chkbry Balsa*. The following is worthy the attention ol all who are uitere&ted-for themselves or friend*: Lir>Tmi. Ind .July 3I.-I8S4. Dfir Sir: I was attacked. ahout five months aco, with a m-vere cold. which set led ou my hint*, ami doctors (th-> most ret>pectal>l<*iu lira city) said that I "i I inflammation or consumption <.'f the lunch, and, after exhaustnit their skill without rrliei t<> DM), pionouuc"d mt case mcuralile. 1 commented taking Ln. irtxar Halsam of WtM Ckrry aliont 8ix wor ks sr<>. and in four day m I wa< aide to walk ail over the house, and am now a well man. Yours reap-HStfully, GkiiRgi Hooves. Al'Ove I haud y<>u a plain statement front tieorce Hoovr, of this city, who if w*ll known, having lived h?re some twenty tears. The doctors att^nd-Hi him soui? thre?- mouths, and gave htm up to die; hut nr - u- -_aa? v? iMBr b r>?i?siii rurwi nun. D. R. W. Wilstack, Druggist, l.ala> ette, lnrl. None genuine unless signed 1. Bitts onthe wrapper. Prepared by S. W. Fowle A Co., Boston, and for ?!" I'* D. Giiman, S. C. Ford, j . S. B Waite, (?. Stott. John r?' '.warze, Nairn it i'aliner. Wash infton; and by dealers everywhere. je *7-lw,r Homkopathic Kkkxtlbs All of Dr. Humphreys A Co."? specific Homeopathic Remedies put up expressly for family use, in boxes, at 2d and cents each. Also, in canes, containing 20 vials, from $4 to | each, with book of full dimtHM. For sale by Z. L?. Gilman, 360 Ta. avenue, wholesale and j retail ag<-nt: \\ . A Fitzgerald, 363 north F street: also by F. ft. Winter, north corner of K street ana Vermo'.t avenue. Also, Pond'* Extract of Wtteh Haz'l, for luternal and external inflammations of all kinds. Sold a* above. ma 9 ty The.bksom op destecctio* is the ffctality among our young and middle-aged to indulge, in excess and debasing 1iabiU. Those who are yearning for some iiiuumicr- ui aiepei mr (trowing evil, should reful "Human Pra Ity,or Physiological Retfrchts." It delineatee in vivid colors (for it is beautiful!* illustrated) the cause* and effect* ol local aud vital disease and decay, pointing out the only aure >af.ty ra/ftf? real the advertisement of Trtottmar, in another nolunin. Sold bv Dr. Barrow. 194 Bleeoher street, N. V. Price 25 cents. Sent free everywhere. Sold also by S. Calvert Ford, jr., Washington, 0. C. ina7-lm i Harry's Tricophkrocs is the best an-1 cheapest article for Dressing, Beaaif ing, Cleansing. Curling, Preserving and Ra? storing the Hair. Ladise, Uy it. So'd by a.l Drugfirta and Perf im?rs. mar l2-6m Ltox's Mwxrric Insect Powdii Exterminates Bed Bugs, Roaches, Ticks, Ants, Garden Insects, Ao. It t o n t a'i n s no Poison I,Yo*'g Mag Kmc Pills Are Certain Death to Rati and Mioe. Sold everywhere. ap 9 Sni Meter's Ml?ACCLOCB VlRMI* DltTlOTU. the oldert and beat remedy known for *xtorminat ui(C R?t* and Mic*. Cockroach^, Bur*. Ant?, Mutquitoen, Fleaa, Mot hi. Grain -W or ma and bar den Inaect*. e-Principal D-pot, Broadway, N. Y. d by all Drugfiata everywhere. uia 18 Srn PxTtifiu.?Peraona aeeinuc fennies will a'wa?a 4n<1 tS?m fnr xnhAm* at tk* RUr (IB** wtintar SELLING OFF ?G CLOSK BI'SIXFSS.JOHN K. MORGAN Would rrfpoct-^^,) fully inform hi* cuHtoinera,at.d ttie cominu- IH I nity generally, that he ha* concluded tow Hi clo ehii buaineaa, and in order to do ao aa f on &< IMWttl Klff Will ?.*e a?/wtkr ?.? . - own make BOOTS ami SHOPS at cost lor c4hn and hi* other roods at almost any o ice. To t-iom ? ant ot reliable fo d? foi wear, I would **. . tv? ine a call and you will uot t>e disappointed. An I am about to duw mi taiMtiMs, all a*counti oa m? book* will be r*uit?r?d ou or t.?>(M-e the i * 1 hofSi?*-v w?'l b? na?a to prompt W,that I may meet with p;<.ii,plne?? t?? obiia "ZTN?. THE LATEST NEWS TELEGKATH IC^ Arrival ?f the Orrrli>4 Will, Mo .July i#.?Tbe New MmI run mail arrived b*r?- vrctrrdar on > bulule ttme Tkr mall tb?t arrived here t*rft>re tills and left, went tbrouifh n fv>urwa d>v* The roada may now be eonai?1ered ?pea. and hereafter will he run thro in* h on tim* ??-? " **" arrive tome ten d*va sooner than by the overland California raatl rout* The cropo in New Meiiro were rerlvinn under recent rail * A Are bad ra^ed around S.mta Ie for three w?ek?. but was ijueii- ?-<l i>v tb? rm? r ?po bod '* were recovered ?>f peraons burnt to de it'i ard tvv. more were m Ml g IMacovefle? of gold at the upper mine* bad rauaed greet e*r<t?>ment .it Santa Fe and otber place*, and many w?re leaving for them Capt J?turgts. with six ronripan.es of cavalrv. vra* t n smped on the Arkana** river Can? l,ed wt x. with foil' i-on i pan lea of cavalry and two of dragoon* would jotn htm in a few dava. when they would at*rt for tbe neighborhood of Denver City lo bint the Kiowa Indiana Aneipree* iii>-aseuger was met by this mat) with ordrr* for ('mi i .-iu-1 #? ? rreek, wbeff the hoattle Indian* bad made tbatr appearance. Paltttral lirat Niwtu. July 10 ? A Dou^Ua club wni fo-med here Uat utgbt The attendance wm large. Rea olutioua wtre offered tudoratng the action of tb? r*Ute Committee for a union electoral ticket, h. after a warm and eicltlng dtaruaalon, were loat. by ouly four a yea agatnat over Ifty nay*. The meeting adjourned at a late bour The Douglaa men reaol*-ed on no rotnnromlae or fiiaion. and there will probably be twodemocratl-? le- toral t . kt-U run I'l.K VV Am A I??v? "-* ? nljjbt and made arrangerrenta for an raruraton to Hartford on th?! !??tb Two hundred mft and a wnd are to gr> Thev are to turr a reception tberr and will atay two dava Rrmaral t( the Haatan P?il Utllrr. Bo*to*. July 9 ? At a meeting of tbr Mftrhanta" Kit ham: e Company to-diy, notice wm rccftyrd from Ptiatinaater Capen that be abould rrmiivf the pout office to Summer atrert on tbe lat of October next Tbe Company unanimously P&aaed a vnte. empowering tbe Director* to ten der the Poatinaater General the free iiae of the apartment* now occupied in tbe Kxchange, from October to 15th March neat. Fatal Accldrat CmcmxATi, Jnlr It' ? At Georgetown. Brown county. Ohio, on the 4th instant, Homer Higgina and Roltert Glare were aeverely wounded by tbe preu.ature dix barge of a cannon On the 7th. at a large Uougls* meeting at the aame place, the simf cannou prematurely dia> harmed. instantly killing W J Ctureler. and aeverely wounding A.J Haley. Horse Knee N|?- York. July 10 ?The trot iietweeu Flora Temple ;ind Patchen (2 milea waa won by Flora, Patchen being withdrawn after the second beat Time. . first b#at won by Pateben.) 4 51 The cond heat wou by Flora in 5 1 Tbe conduct of the spectator* waa very disorderly, cluba. bat* etc . being thrown at Pate hen on tbe burnt itnteb of tbe aecond heat Brrcki?r(d(r find l.mw Buffalo. July 9 ?Th?re wu a large inrflinc here to night of the friends of Hn < kl nridge and Ima, who are making an eitended organization for the ratnpai^n in all the wards ?f the city. re solving a^ain?t all *quatt?-r sovereignty, and all coalitions, and on:y in favor of a union upon principle. tire Prr?*n? Drtward Chicago, July 10.?The wife and child of Re* Mr Nlcboia. of Minneapolis, bis brother-in-law, nam?d Cleveland, and two daughters, were drowned on tbe 5tb fnst . while battling in the Calhoun lake. Mr Nichols and the infant of Mrs Cleveland were aaved Tka l?,i? ?f?i>.JU ? Boktos. July 1(1?I>r William l4n|>tbi? . of K^it Camliridi'f. jolnfdtbr Arctic fboouer lulu d !*tatr? last nij;bt as surgeon and naturalist to tb? expedition. Tbe schooner remained below waiting for him. RMMBIMMM. !*t l?orts. Jnltr ? ?Tbe Hon Francis P B'sir was to-day nominated bv acclamation of the Republlrsai of tbe First District f^r Representative to Congren Afriian Slaves Landed la Mobile Bar. Nitw Oiiux*, July 10.?Tbe ncbooner Clotilda. with l.'l Africans, arrived in Mobile Bay today. and a *t?amboat immediately took tbe nei>rne* nn the riv#-r Virginia nrmtcttic ( TfiliH Richmond July II ? Hie Democratic K.iwutive Committee hdTr called a convention to meet at Charlottesville. on the 15th of August .Maval latrlli|ricr Portsmouth, N H., July 11 ?Tne sloop-ofwar Macedonian. (8 guns,) from the Mediterranean. Las arrived here Visitors t? the Great taiim. NrV York. July 1" ?Over six thousand persons visited the Great Hactern to-day The crowd is daily increasing The Prime of Wales. Boston. July 10 ?The Board of Aldermen have a'thonzed Mayor Lincoln to invite thr i'rince of Wales to visit Boston. Kir* is New Orleans Nkw Orleans, July 9,?A block of twentyone bouses, of four stories each, la tbe fourth district, was burnt on Saturday. Loss SjO,(KU. HuliiMsre Markets. lisi-TiMoks July li ?Flour closed very dull aud heavy. Wheal cluaed with a declining tendency. and is 5ahr lower; red SI *Ual.?>, white SI :*tal j> Corn cloa d sinadv. vellow .. jirhite "5a?fii' Provision < lusrd active and buoyant Whisky closed dull at 'JO^e. New Vfr\ Markets Nkw Vobk. Julyl II ?Flour is heav,', State ?.*> I'2a6.\t5, Obio *.'> -*?; Southern *j SOah 90 o?ii is nrin i.orn it. nrm; mixed flitter Pork tlriu Lard i> firm Whlakyis heavy * . tliiiyc. ' Finsarinl. New Yo?e, July 11 ?The money market It eaav, and money it plenty. Loans on cailSaO p*r cent, stocks are firm; Chicago and Rock laUad Cumberland Coal Co 13. Ill Central ihirra tv><*. do bond* 91, Micmgan Southern 3">k, New York Central 83 %, Reading 41%; Mil ai.d Ml** ?*; Va.??8lfc Mo A NewSe!?*atioii.?FVoth the Gallmwt to m Fo?Iimi?? Henry Jumpertz ketr to IVtaltk ?The Chicago Herald of July 4th aaya : ' We saw veaur day a letter from the Pruvian Couaulote resident in New York, addreaaed to Greenbaum Brother*, making inquiries us to the whereabouts of Heir, rich Jumpertx station that a ludv residing near the place ol bit nativity had d;?-j recently, leaving Henry. hta brother Franz, and one or tan others, lietr* to a vaat estite. c.maiating of lands, atocka. and money, and reqoeating the Meaar* Ureeubaum. bankers. to mnke uui auch document* aa were nrreaaary to secure In Henry hia bare in the legacy The letter stated several circumstances which leave no doubt that Henry Jumpertz. ao well known to the citizens of Chicago, in connection with the Sophia Werner tragedy, or "barrel mystery," aa it haa been termed, la the fortunate legat** . Hon ia given ? hia birth-place, 1834 aa the year ?f h:s birth; it la suited that be came to thli couutry with h a brother Franz, from whom be parted in New York city, aud that be uad been tried and acquitted on a charge, the nature of which waa suted, and other circumstances were menUomd which leave the Identification complete. A romance, which haa almoat been a tragedy, haa thia young man's hiatory been Saved from fat* urtiirK fit nn# tiiri#* l n?vi t^hla Kir the eloquence. eameatueaa. and Mlllai of hi* counsel, thrown out upon the world agair,, bit little all exhausted in the long trials through which he-tad pnsaed; willing to earn a support, hut denied the opport units. for suspicion and distrust met hlin at every itep?until, time and again, he looked back with re^rwt to the long days of suspeuse, but klndut* and pirstt, n~ had spent In jail, and alm<*t repinod at tbe fortune *hicb saved him from tb? gallows, but bad given iits'ead hunger and cold, and contuwol y A few friends, wbo still bi llen bin tun ?c*nt, iaaie u? bis assistance Funds were supplied liim, and abandoning bta original intention t.> live dt-wu the oppro>?rlu u. whick tbe tr~at?" |?rt of tbe community heaped upon h ii> be went to St l.ouis ruder an assumed nw?e? f.?r th? pre* had made tbe uaie of Jumper's a .torioua?be followed his trade; and afterwards, w? believe, was employed aa a barber on on*- of tbe river steamboats Where be is now we do not know. There are friends In tue city, uowevt-r. who. we believe, are a q tainted with bis wber< alwtiite: nil w? Laua ?-< dk. -kd ? ?J ? "V ? ?> ?' UU U1 >IUI BIS K 14" It will Hud bim out It li to be uvpnl I hat tbrbittcr leooou* of tbe |?aa( wilt mrtv urn. in b-ad la tff future-t? ariuh b?- i? ' ilinal. Tbe t'ruMUu CmmI In N?-?r York. In ? ? * to tbe hrminv Pim' l uulruit Iv *bu*i mciit, u rr^vdi tb* r 1^*OR HALE?Two)?>u?ctroiuaM* " 16 and 7 j" ?r? oil. m> U In. C\ iurthn im tor lUeiu.h* obaa??o4 bu*?>< ? The (tone. ?) bo JOMk nUoffmatl*.. * * had. by apriyio* Id ?7* CLAftk. **' tW-a.-jia ball at. i??IW

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