Newspaper of The New York Herald, January 21, 1842, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated January 21, 1842 Page 2
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? , mi pii?Tkafi? i. air By Whitish?When I got my ear to tbe folding door*, I thought I beard a noise like a foot on the floor?that's my impression ot that noitc n.iiv ? 1 dont t think I heard any thing like a groan. / might have worked my imagination up to U'.a:, though- When 1 saw Wheeler was alarmed j wa? not ularrued. I heard no noise alter the fa I?no sound of a human voice. After 1 heard tbe ti re(tcratrhing it was one or two second* before I heard the lallBy m Lot s ? Mr. Wheeler's alarm was so strongly marked on liis face that I observed it. By When Morrill and Em matt were in Colt's room, [ vat in Wheeler's room; they t'kril me in.and u.kediue allubont the noite 1 heard and I told th?.ni about it; when I went into the street that night to look ut Colt'* room, I taw the two upper . nai.lo aKiiftnfd nlna?<i Wllfi the lower western shutter oli? cd, and a dark curtain drawn aver the other quarter of ihe window By a JuKon?The -hutters and curtain were in the isnie condition when i ??? in 'he room with Mr- Emraett that they were whan I looked up there that night, (Sept. 17th ) Jon a, lit), a book-peeper, and reside at 135) Broadway ; in September 1mt 1 resided on IStat.-n Island: ?a? "> '#*? every day ; at that Iptrtly uiade an arrangement to have that room of Wheeler's (Colt hud) it Colt lett, and had slept in Wheeler's room when 1 was left hy the Stuteu Island boat on that Friday, September 17, 1 went to Wheeler's about four o'clock: when he iheu told me what lu uad beard, and though 1 laughed at e idea, and wouldn't believe it ; till 1 saw him oo and look thiou she key-hole of Colt's door: 1 then got on the uesk and listened at the folding doors, the key-hole of that door being stopped : 1 li.teued and heard no noint whatever; everything was perfectly silcut; don't know what transpired t ill Mr Vv heeler asked me if I would go for an efliter ; I proceeded to the Halls of Justice in Centre street, and asked for Mr. Boyer: was told he'd be in in a few minutes ; I wailed a few moments, having a young man in his charge, an 1 nodded to him and told hiin 1 wished to see him ; he returned in a few m nates, and 1 told him what had occurred at the Grauile Building ; be said he'd *o iu a few minutes. He stepped to a room and asked if any one there would go to the Granite Buildings ; lie said he would go. 1 returned to Wheeler's ollice, told him oue would bn there in half an hour; I staid a little while, then went to tea; this was a little after six; we had tea then at half-past six; 1 then went back to Wheeler's ollice; I staid; he left about After he left, 1 remained very still for half an hour sitting in a chair. 1 h'-ai d some one Iroin the inside of Mr. Colt's room put a key into the door and unlock it; then come thn.lnnr and ivent out. The lierion returned in > or minutes, unlocked the door, went in anil locked it again. In about 5 minutes after thai 1 heard some one from the inside of Colt's room it ar something resembling the sound of cotton cloth. The next sound or noise I heard was the rattling of water. Alter that I heard ?ome person scrubbing the floor very near the folding doors in Coil's room; 1 heaid them con./ii tally put the cloth in the water and wringing it; I heard the water fall in the vessel distinctly; this cointoued about hall an hour; the ne\tnoi3e 1 heard was about six iu the morning, as of some one nailing np a box that wns full; 1 pre.-uroc 1 fell asleep between ten at night, when 1 heard the wasoing, and six in the morning; 1 can't say whether the noise of Hailing awakened me, or 1 woke before; it was like nailing a box that was full; 1 can compare it to nothing; a few minutes after, 1 beard a noise as of some one suwing a bcx; J heard no other noise then; about seven 1 went oat to my breakfast; iu that hour, irom six to seven, 1 beard no one go in or out that room, and if they bad 1 mutt have heard the door open; when 1 went to breakfast 1 left no one in- Wheeler'e <oom; put the key in my pocket; was gone about an hour and returnad. On my re. turn 1 saw no person; as 1 returned, 1 saw a box at the foot of the stairs, [marked to some one iu St. Louii-, by way of New < ?rlean->; it was about afoot inside of the stairs; it was in the entry between the druggist's door and the stair railing; it is boarded up under the stairs; the characters were marked intbeurual cnaraeters, plain bold hand, covered the top of the box; the top of the box was smooth and placed ; the letters looked like ink; eould'r* ay if it was paint, or if newly dene, the box wa? three feet Ion", two and a hall feet wide and the same deep, or three feet deep; when 1 went to breakfast there was no such box there; I saw no one there then; met no one on going to Wheeler' room: 1 had seen Colt to know him two or three timet: 1 once went to his room to ask about the key of the folding doors; 1 asked it the former tenant left it with him; be said he knew nothing about it; hut, said he, "there it is in the folding doors," and 1 went away; 1 ?bad not seen Colt on that Friday or the Saturday. That box was removed during the day; it might have been after dinner, can't say what time it went; did not see Colt till Friday, the 24th. On that morning, about 8 o'clock, he came to Wheeler's room, and asked me to give him a match to light his Cigar; he asktd me if 1 was preparing to be a writing master; 1 said "no." He spoke of book-keeping; told ine how his system was superior to others, and of the lectures he had givrii in New Orleans, Cincinnati, and elsewhere; that's all that passed; cant see Mr. Colt now. Judge?You are very near-sighted, are yen not? Witsess?Yes, sirCross Kxamititd by Selde.n?\\*e dined at 2; and it was abou I when 1 went to Wheeler's. In about an hour, about o, 1 went to the police; 1 returned r .1 /..II .I.- ,.f ?? K?i,r. /. lit. tie before six.) Wheal first went I o WheelerV, I saw him. Wheeler, Mr. 8eiguette, audiVlr. Riley. Wood might have been there; don't recollect. I>on't recollect teeing any other person there that evening. i here might have been a dozen there? if, I've forgotten it: let it go for what it a worth. There nu no< n el?e there to imjt knowledge. 1 was not absent from the time I went there till I went to the police. 1 afterwards went te tea. Thus were he only absences that evening after I returned frt>m the police ; within quarter or half an hovf I 1 went to tea. 1 was three quarters of an k^urfnbscnt at tee That was a full allowance of time. When 1 returned from the tea lights were lit. There never was any candles there. They were spirit lamps On my return from tea, I found Whcler there alone. On returning from the police 1 found Wheeler and Seignette there. Between returning from the police and going to tea 1 can't recoilt ct seeing any one else there. My improsston i* there were not. Relieve Seigrsctte, Ri ey and Wheeler remained there from four till 1 went to the police. After 1 returned from ton, 1 don't reculK ct seeing any other person there but Wheeler Returned froa tea about quarter past even. It was raining The lamps were lit. It was as dark as it is now. (Five minutes to eight.) Jl'BHt HIl.lut.ij >.A.. Withess?Vet it wat night. 1 got on the desk Wi h one knee ; to listen at the folding doort ; this was quarler or ha|f an h?ur alter 1 first went to fVbeelcrs's?half past four. Never went to Colt's door to look through (he key hole. After I returned from tea, Wheeler went once to Ool?'- div?r and knocked?staid a minute or two and come away. This was 10 minutes after 1 returned from lea. During that time 1 heard no noise in Colt's room. 1 heard the tearing of cloth about 3 minutes past half past nine o'clock, or about 20 minutes to 10 o'clock. It was immediately after the penen who had gone out had returned; 1 think in the month ol September, while the omnibus-es are riintunr, and the windows are open, a person ,a Colt's r >. ii might speak as loud as I do now, and not b? heard in W heelcr'a room. After 1 rej turned tri m tea Wheeler sat with his chair up again?t tne desk on Chamber street, facing his door, but in tha' oo;ition h- cnuld not sea any body come ont of Colt's room. The angle of Mght is very small, and a person to sea any body come oat of Colt's roo n must came almost out of Wheeler's room I lou id Mr. NV heeler that evening was a little agitated Sat.or *? But you could not see his face to tel unless you were very close to him. Wi vsr ?s?Then ihc question had better not been aakrd. Sri ncx?ilut you can't dittingnnh perauu* unleaa eloa*. an't tell you at that dutance from aay oneeUe. 1 could if the ?un ahoue strongly on your t cr. Hut 1 can tell a white man from a Mack .Sxt.oi *?Not know a white man from a black, Wirsta*?Yai, 1 can tell yuu are white, noi Mack WiT\r?? ?1 have no recollection of speaking t< Vr. W.iod that evening ahout thia I heard m aoiaeibut those I taid: went to bed at 10 o'clock my chair wa? a*ain*t the ile?k by tne folding d?or?; my bed wa? mad* on the chair* with Comforter; 1 had alept four or live time* there be fore within a month; It waa Mr. Wheeler'* pla to harp hi* room lighted un of a night; I never too oec.nien to examine the folding door, except to ae the kerho.e was stopped w hen 1 got ou the dc-k I didn t look to are w h*th> r it wa* atopped wit paint ar the drop down Whan the priaoner wer >- tb. ilooi >qi ma rfuirwa <dct u.? ? 1 don't recollect e oiiig to Colt's door that CTenin/ By Wiiitiro?Os returning from tea I saw tbei w?i no light in Colt's room; couldn't see about 11 shutters; d n't remember who the last person thi l> ft mf with Mr.; when Wheeler left m I locked the door iuimediately, -o as to sound as ha had lo It id it himself; I then sat still till tl person leu Colt's rooiu; while he was gone, I pi four chairs together and spread the comforter an laid dow n, 11 before the parson returned; I wi \ so still 1 could hear every thing; I heard the do< ualock bftorethe person want out; I heard his fori steps go towards the stairs; when he returned dd not hear him set down a pallor anything tl OrtOae on that box of the person at ft l,nni? 1 dm reiiiembr The name of the parson at |Nea Or e was Gray, with some letters before the name U UjSeldkx?1 thiuk 1 could hoar footstep* go from or to Colt's door, near the door, although the omnibuses might be running at the time rJudge Ke nt?Do yoa recolieet meeting Mr. 8eignetteorany person ouyour return from the police or from teaWitkkssb Saw no person at either time. I Icre the Ceurt adjourned at 21) minute* pa?t 8 to ball past 10 o'clock, on Friday, NK'tV YORK HKRALL)" New York, Friday, January 41, 1H44. GO* The New Yohe Lancet, No- 4, containing notes of I ?r. Mutt's Lectures on Surgery, >Scc , will be published to-morrow at 21 Ann street?price ti4 cents per copy, or fci per annum. The first three numbers to be procured at the same place. Another Public Meeting against the Repeal of the Bankrupt Law. Another meeting of the friends of the present Bankrupt Law, and against its repeal, is called for, to meet at Lafayette* Hall, in Broadway, on Friday (this) evening, at 7 o'clock. It is signed by a number of highly respectable names?but not more so than those who signed the Repeal meeting in the Exchange. This is all right and proper- The more of public discussion that there is, the better for the principles of justice and mercy. Get good speakers to represent your views, disavowing all the insinuations against the purity of Congress, made through the " Courier and Enquirer." Nothing can be gained for your cause by impeaching the motives of Committee men, even if they have changed their opinions. One thing depend upon?we shall send to the meeting our invaluable corps of Reporters, and give a better and more accurate report than any other paper in the United States can give. Importuiit from Washington?Union of the Whigs and the President?A New Bankrupt Law. We have private information from Washington of a very important nature?and from the sources from which it emanates, we have very good reason to put confidence in its accuracy. It is now believed that the great body ol the whig party, fatigued and chagrined at the consequences of disunion among themselves, and estrangement from the patriotic Chief,Magistrate, have come to the resolution to unite with the Executive and the Cabinet, in all, or in the most of the public measures now-pending before Congress. For this purpose it is intended to introduce a new Bankrupt Law into the House of Representatives, and already the Committee on [the Judiciary have been instructed on that point This law will embrace banks and corporations?modify the compulsory restrospective operation of the existing law? and avoid the principle of rtpxulialitm, by a just but merciful adherance to the "sacred obligation of contracts." It is expected that this "uniform law on the subject of bankruptcies" will pass the House while the repeal of the present law will pass the Senate. The President, in suck a contingency, will then sign the repeal of the present law, aB soon as, or about the time, the new law shall have passed both I houses of Congress, which is intended to go into j operation next August. By this measure,all parties ] will be"satisfied?the honret debtors and the merci- , ful creditors? the mercantile as well as the agricultural classes. ' In connection with this healing measure, there ? are also hopes that a national system ot currency t will be established, which, in conjunction with the i remaining sound and solvent State banks, and the t suppression of all broken and auspended ones under the operation ol the Bankrupt Law, will be the J mean* of restoring order to the present derangement , of public and private affairs, thnt will cause joy to spread throughout the land. j These important aud cheering views are founded i I an,! entli. i? nf reason*?and if thev snctuld be carried intrv effect, it is highly probable that the . whig party,united with the President, will yet main* tain their ascendancy in Congress, and regain it in he States, at the neit elections, on a better and firmer ground than ever. Let as watch each day's proceeding at Washington,, and see whether the whigs have sense enough, moderation enough, patriotism enough to accomplish this desirable union. Tus Cot ruck and Lnijuiheh on Bribery and Corruption.?" Col. Webb of the regular army" i? perfectly frantic. Fearful that the Bankrupt Law will be repealed, and that lie will not have a chance of taking the benefit of the act, he flies into a towering passion?accuses ue of all sorts of falsehood?call* us" the wretch who controls the Herald"?denounces this paper as " that infamous sheet"?" the New York Herald, John Tyler's special organ in New York " We are not surprised that the Colonel should apr.1., ik.^. otaaair-al piiiihets to uh. so characteristic of the well-bred gentleman and scholar, " as he understands them." He hAs exhausted the same vocabulary upon the Chief Magistrate of his native country, calling him " a wretch," " a traitor," " a knave," "a fool," " no gentleman," icc. All this is appropriate language, according to the idea which " Col. Webb of the regular army" entertains of gentlemanly conduct and demeanor?but we doubt whether it will pass for decency even in the Union Club?certainly DulU'-reen would have put his veto on it. Hut what is the matter with the Colonel 1 He says that the New York Herald represented that the Courier A: Enquirer had charged Congress with bribery and coriuption, at the rate of #100,000 per head?and that this representation is "false,"' " infamous"?and is not what he meant. We certainly did so?and every body who read the articles in the "Courier" have thcieame opinion. The great anti-bankrupt meeting in the Exchange, understood the "Courier" to make such a charge, and passed a resolution repudiating it. Every paper that has alluded to the matter understood the "Courier" in the same way. The "Journal of Commerce," the "Madi. soman, uic may be nn med. Why thei\, should ' Col. Webb, of the regular army," fly into such a passion, if we understood him as all the world did 1 It is true he denies it now, and attempts to take it back. Be it so. If he repents, and regrets his indiscretion, no one can be more glad of it than we are. He repented in the case of J. D. Stevenson, first charging him with perjury?then taking it all back?but, unfortunately, he comes forward and repeals his charge, and calls it " false swearing." This backing and filling is not like " a Colonel of the 1 regular army." Even now. if he means to take back ihr chaigt- of bribery lie made in his paper ( against Contreao, let him do so, but let it be per. ; fectly understood that it shail not be repeated at the ? next change of weather. * t Our friend, the Colonel, is a curious fellow, with n some good points, and some bad For " auld lang k syne," we with to do him justice. We have spent manv pleasant hours in hta society, before he needed ^ the benefit of the act, and all his bad temper and lt sour diopOMtion cannot make us forget his good r par:s, or wink at his weak ones. He has got into a * bad scrape, and there is no way to get out of it, hai by frankness and lion- sty. ('ne question, before w< ?t close. Did you, or did you not, yourself, writ th< e. very communication in your paper, which ha 1 kicked up ad the noise, charging Congress wit! llt bribery! And did you not affect to deny ihe cot id rapt insinuation, in the very editorial article wine ' y.>u meant to make the whole charge tell on Cor i' Kreasl I Answer these questions honestly, otherwise w :ie shall go to work and prove something ?t -J i t i I'soorrss or (the West.?There were t'nirtee I marriages at Franklin, Tenn , on the 2b:h tilt. CMipWM. On Wednesday the death of the Hon. David Dimmock was announced to the House of Kepresestativea, and an inimediate'adjournment was agreed to. as usual ion sueh'occasiens la the Senate Mr. commenced the debate on the (Treasury Note Bill, and with much minuteness he entered into the allairs of the Treasury, to show the necessity for the immediate passage of the bill. A renrtrt At It I a imnnstnnl enao/.h > nnii a M U'ltk nliv POP. ?i uia iiii^\'(iaui btpcruil a y ??? ? vui vw..gressional proceedings. Lord Morpeth was present and listened to the debate with great apparent interest. Albany. fCorreiponilence of the Herald.J Alba.iv, Tuesday, January It5, 1KT2. Col. Youso has declined being a candidate for the office of Secretary of State, and thus ceases one great obstacle to the harmonious action of the Democratic party. The patriot and inflexible Colonel, finding that Via nomination was not received with quite the harmony he could wish, sooner than excite any distentions in the ranks of his party, nobly refuses to be a candidate, although his success was morally certain. In the Senate to-day, Mr Paioe oflered the following resolution, which was adopted:? Resolved, That the Comptroller be requested to report to the Senate, whethpr the nett proceeds of the Canal revenues on the 30th September, 1S41, stated in his report at $60i,7M OS, are now on hand, and available for the current expenses of the Canals, and for paying interest on the Canal debt ; and if any portion of stud balance has been expended, to state the amount of such expenditure, and the balance remaining, which can be applied to the repairs of Canals ar the pay ment ef interest on the Canal debt. The resolutions in relation to the public faith were taken up, aud Mr. Fraxkliv advocated those offered by him in opposition to the substitute of Mr Sherwood, in a speech of great ability. He was followed in the same strain by Gen Hoot. The further consideration of the resolutions was eventually postponed until to-morrow. The report of the National Bank in the city of New York, in relatisn to balances and undivided dividends, was received to-day. In the Assembly, numerous petitions are daily being received in favor of Mr. O'Sullivan's views in relation to capital punishments. A good many i Abolition petitions are also received, as are also those in relation to a change in the State Prison sys- ! tem. Mr. O'Sulmvan presented a petition from citizens of New York, praying for the rechartering of the North River Bank. A memorial was presented from the Supervisors of King's County, ior relief from the support of foreign poor, landed in the city of Now York. A singular petition was presented to-day from Suffolk County, signed by B. B. Wiggins, praying for* moot extensive change in our system of government, and the reading of which excited a great deal of merriment among cur Solons. \a it is as interesting as any other part of to-day's proceedings, I will give you the petition in full:? To me Honsrasle Legislature or the State or t*i? Yore, in Senate and Assembly Convened? The Petition (?h.. uad?r?iBnc<i Legs leave to present to your honorable bodyThat all laws enforcing capita) punishments,or directing the rights of sonscienee, be repealed. That no bank charter be renewed, unlese complying with the provisions of the law to* the establishment of free hanks. That no endowments be given (from the funds of the people of this State) to any but Common Schools. Wat the rate of interest be reduced to six per cent?? high rate of interest paraly/es the ind'istry o: the people. That minority in males cease at the rate of twenty years. Alter the mode of advertising mortgages, so that the "4"i- -L~" *?? ~-l !-??? Ann kolf?ihia itfi ar'nvnna > 'barge, and ia all cases drawn from the ooor and an/or- t unate. Enao* that the common law ?f England shall sot be >inding on the people of thia fetate ; but all caeca of i?age or prescription, be decided bp a competent judge. 8 Abolish the Grand Jury?as a system expensive and c isrlefs. And, in order to equalize justice, and bring it home to ? he doors of the cammonalty, it ia indispensable that the p Dourt af Chancery be dispensed with, or the costs of the nme, in a great measure, extinguished. And whereas, the Almighty dispenser of events hat nade no distinctions in his bounties oi life, en account of color or grades ol color?let our constitution and laws lie m amended, as to carry out this great principle ; and, as s intemperance (slavery and killing excepted' ia one ci j the greatest evils that society and legislators have to guard against, let it no longer be said that the people's 1 representatives of this State give aid te the manuiacture , or sale of ardent spirits, in licensing or impeding the same -, but let the rt ipoutibilky rest on the guilty ; and 1 I> trust the svil will, in a great measrre, cease, be. And your petitioner will ever respond. kc. kc 1 The petition, after various motions to refer, was laid on the table. j Mr. O'lM i.uvA.i reported to-day, with amend- ] ments, the bill heretofore introduced by hint, abolishing capital punishments. Mr. 1) R. F. Joises from the select committee, ( comprised of the New York delegation, to whom r was referred the petiiion praying lor an alteration j tWp henlth laws, rmorted in favor of the Braver of the petitioners. 1 Mr Maclai presented the report of the committee of the last Legislature, appointed to investigate j the affairs of the ?\'ew York and Kr:e Railroad. Mr. I^oomis called up for consideration his resolutions, proposing certain amendments to the "kate constitution, in relation to the creation of State J debts. ' A debate ensued as to the propriety of inrmedi- ] atelv considering the resolutions. Mr. Davezac .mid he was in favoT of immediately ' entering upon the discussion. 11? compared the present condition of the titate to that of Holland 1 when her dykes were broken down. The inhabi- J tants then rushed without the least delay to repair ' the damage He saw no need of anv holding back. 1 The resolutions were known every where. " Tam- , many Hall made us give a pledge to vote in favor ot : this resolution before it would give its vote."' Mr. Sty voir remarked, that he was not in the happy or uubappv condition of the gentleman from 1 New York who came here pledged. He would not ' vote on tins resolution until he was fully informed. \ It should have a full discussion. The (|i?estion, after some further debate, was taken on a motion to make the resolutions the special order for Tuesday next, and lost?ayts ."4, noes 159. A debate of considerable length was then drawa out, 011 a motion iu relation to the public printing. Cave I lciicar. Course or Public Opinion.?The annexed items indicate the course of public opinion?and the tone of moral sent.ment that begins to prevail extensively over the country;? Cool Iuu'dfm k ?A fellow who signs himself J. B. I Wnram mut he is sre?ident ot tho famous Florida I Swamp Bank at Jacksonville,hai instituted a libul auit against J. O. Bennett, Kiq., editor of the New York Heraid, for slandering bit "institution of our country." Won't C'opperthwalt, Jaudon, Messenger, Monroe Kdwards k Co., nest prosecute all the newspapers in the country for libel t The atrocious \tllainy and brazen impudence of these financiers would amuse a hermit.? t'ickiburgh Sentinel. Fiham H ai Cai-oiit ?A grand jury of the State of II linoii,has indicted the President, Directors & Co. of the Rock River and Bail Road Bank for swindling. Bankers are not treated with the courtesy once extended to thesn. Won't some of our grand juries here indict a few bank swindlers 1? Illinois paper. A Pious Lioa.?Their is at present a very fine prospect of having the wants of the A B- C. F. M. fully supplied.JMar Vohannah.the Ncstorian Bishop, is the Lion of the day among the Saints. The ladies eye him from top to toe, from head to foot. One beautifnl and amiable saint observed, "I would choose him for a husband much sooner than an Indian, a black man, or perhaps even an abolitionist " Lord John, however, is not at liberty, young ladies. Ca.vaoa.?SirCharles Bagot has arrived at Kingston, and is about re-orginiztug the Government of Canada. Nothing is yet knownlof his policy. It is supposed that the seat of government will he removed from Kingston. Pas* Theatre ? Ma Bi.akc's btairit.?The Secretary of th? Treasury of Mr. Simp?en> cabinet. 1 issues a card of invitation to his constituency fur a ' graiid felt, to lie given by to-night at the Park. s We know of no ore whs deserves the support of the 9 public more than Mr Blake: he has become sirroet h a veteran in the service, an J his who e carter hai been marked w ith a deportment unexceptionable.? h Ever ready to satisfy the |>airons of Uld Drury, he km?t.mlik...n, liiMm ol a large ciri U <>l Irit-ada, and to th? ?? and the public ?rnerdiljr, hf alls t?> aid hint <-n tin-occasion of his bcaefit, and e (hereby ? - him a token of their safislactiou with his combined *v rtn at- to pleaoc and accommodate

all partis* He < tftra a very attractive bill, surh m n will bf snr,- to draw i towiI, aoart from the induce meats oftusown aaueunsemeat. Tu* M uototh Iai'h Adduh ?Tlui wundttful paper, which has no less than sixty thousand names attached m it, and among them are thoae of O'Connei and Father Matthew, will be exhibited and read on Wednesday next, in Boston, before the annual Electing of the Massachusetts Abolition Society. The llev. Mr. Remond, the colored Ambassador, is, we are informed, to read it. Will some kind friend be good enough to send us a report of this address for the beuelit of our Irish friends in America! yj /V 1> .kin. T tSSfcLS UW.tfcll A 1 m.iiM'n. * "? "*? barks, fourteen bugs, and thirty-seven schooners, are owned in Bangor, Me. Tonnage ?H224. News ?hom Ecropb.? Possibly we may receive intelligence from Europe to the ith inst. this morning. The Britannia was out sixteen days yesterday If her news don't coine to-day it will to-morrow. Look out for an Extra HeraldRussell's Brother.?Russell, the vocalist, has a younger brother here, who intends to make his appearance next week. Total Loss or Brio Morocco.?We learn from the Captain of the schooner Cropper, from Virginia, arrived last night, that he boarded the brig Morocco, Captain Woodside, from St Marks for this port, ashore on Tow nsend Inlet, ten miles north of Cape May. She was badly ashore, and it is thought that she wpuld not be got off If the weather continues favorable, however, the cargo may be saved. The M. went ashore on.Sunday night. She was owned at the eastward, and was to have b?en consigned to Nesmith \r Leeds of this city. She has a full cargo of cotton. Hon. John Cai hoon, once memberof Congress from Kentucky, has been appointed Judge of the 14th Judicial District of Kentucky. Olympic Theatre.?This house was crowded to excess last night in honor of Mr. #orbyn, the very worthy Treasurer, whose benefit was announced. The entertainments went oti with much spirit, and (he very excellent farce of the KenJrzt'mui brought out Miss Horn in the character of Sophia. Her performance of the part was admirable indeed. This lady possesses so many personal attractions, that all her faults, did she possess any, would bertnrrta /ilntiWo^ ami/4 fhu rurlturYPa nf (Knoo nKarma MiiM Horn hat) been for Home time laboring under serious illness, and her reappearance at the Olympic last night met with a warm and enthusiastic welcome from her legion of admirers; it was a token of her recovery, and as such was duly appreciated. We would suggest to Crummies the propriety of enlisting the services of this lady in his well drilled corps. Our friend Kyle gave a gem of a performance on the flute. ' Loouhi awd Doers.?At the shinplaster riot in Cincinnati, there were 20 fellows who did all the nischief, with 10,000 quietly looking on, some on hem with the finger on the nose. From Canada.?The Provincial Parliament ia orlered to meet at Kingston on the 22d of February text. Capt- 1. W. T. Jones has been appointed His Excellency's Military Secretary hih! principal lide-de-Camp. Mvsta ?ao Charms.?Dempster, the amaible and rxcelleat tenor singer, had a eapital coneert in Philtdrlphia on Tuesday. Merited. Gams an Opera.?Weber's Der Freischnta is to be >erformed to morrow evening at the Franklin Theitre in the original German, with the whole music is written by the gTeat composer. Grkin Peas were eaten in Charleston Inst week. If the weather of yesterday continues we might on have them ia this ?ity. Kuder Knxpp in Bonton.?This distinguished aint is kicking up as great a dust ii> Boston as the e>brated sinner Dr. Lardner. Mr. hnapp lias to ;et a strong police force to keep the peace, aid to iut down the devil at hie assembla Gwwn Calkooiiiax Ball.?The Caledonian Ball s to be held to-night at Gothic Hall. Thin ia t? be i great affair, splendid music is to be employed? lagpipes and all. The Highland Fling, Shantroose, blowers of Edinburgh are all to be danced. The eal mountain dew will also tlow as freely as the vaters of " Bonny Doon." City Intelligence. Dumo batic Commcttee.?At the meetng of this Committee last evening, Slijah F. Pvrpv was elected chairman for the present year, wid James B. N'i :uoi.sox, of the Fifth Ward, and Jlement C. Guioh, ot the Third Ward, secretaries. The Board then adjourned to Thnrsday evenng. Alderman Purdy was elected by nenxly a unai.mous vote. Police.?The e::?itement relative to (Jolt's trial yesterday prevented all business at the polioe offices. Nothing transpired worthy of ncte. Coroseh's inotejts?The Coroner was called yesterday to hold an inquest o:? the body of Wiliam Moore, a native of Massachusetts, who died rrom a lit ol epilepsy at the refectory of Michael i%guire, No. 07 Bowery, where he was engaged as in assistant. He was of intemperate habits. Phebet-Ann Louisa Daniels, a (colored womaa,. L^TU ?IU >rnn, a uau?v v? cauui, iU(w.^?vuw? iied on Wednesday evening from csnjestion of the ungs. Having no medical attendance the Coroner vas called to investigate tin* cause of her death* vhich was shown to have been as above menioned. Distrcsmjki Ca i..\mi r\.?The dwelling of J. Taurine, of Williamsburg, Ashtabula county, Ohio, took lire en the 2Jih of December, and one ot his children, a little boy of three years of age, uid a young lady, Miss Lacy Mayuard, perished in the flames. House and contents all destroyed. Escape anb Reward.?;The sheriff and proseeutiug attorney of Gallia Bounty, Ohio, have offered a reward of two hundred dollars for the return of Frederick E. Whiting, President of ihe Gallipolis Bank, who has broken jail. He is 5 toet 8 inches high, very talkative, fair complexion, sandy hair, red whiskers, high eyes, a chubby good looking little financier. A Misos Fire.?Jacob Clove, Cabinet maker, ol Philadelphia, died on Wednesday from the effect! ol being burae-d on Wednesday evening of lasl week, lie was in the act of bathing his body wit! Spirits of Turpentine, when the shavings caught fin around him and burned his person so shockingly ai to cause his death. Court Calendar?Tills Day. St rrmo* Cocsr.? Nos. 19,33.39, 46,149, 124. Cosst er Common Plsai.? First part, 10 o'clock A M , Worn Judgs lugraham ?Nos 317, 93, 90, 101, lot 103,107, lot, 111.113, lit, 117, 119. 131, 133.?Part'J, o'clock P. M , before Judge I Ishoetfer.?Nos. 44, 40, 41 34,313,36, 60.310,316,63, 94, 66, 68, 36,60. Militabv ?Grn. George H. Steuart has bee elected Commander-in-Chief of the Military Ei cantpnient tube held near Baltimore in May next. APrOI5TMEI*T* hv tiik r Ktmnwi. ?i i mabtkh ?George McNirr, at Annapolis, Md.; Samuel C Andrew?, at Rochestet, N. Y.j Henry I itavern", i New Haven, Ct ; Chatles C. Haddock, at litflali New York. Justic es or the I'eacf..?Samuel Drury and Joh II ( be Justice? of tlM P?MM tithe count of Washington, in the District of Columbia. Brother Jonathan. 0f^? The Library K lition, and the folio form of th week. Saturday, Jan. J-iJ, will contain tour chapters Out Mm, a new work hy the author of "Charl O'Mfclley." T?m liiriiTOti, chapter XI11. alao?Thbke NUrisiritisT Eaimaviwca: And another Sons from " Howitt's German Studen Life"?with half a dozen or ?o complete Tale*. Original ar.iclea hy John Neat, H. Hastings We] Henrv B. Hirs', Thomas Dunn English?'with the use amount of editorial aitic.lea.Jjnews. goaaip, miarellaa and every thing that trot s to make up a complete and i attaining ne w spa per 0p- A CrriTii. Nu Mat a, ia the 'Yankee Nation "'I this week. It leema to incrtaio in public favor, end < ervedly no ; among the contenta we notice?"Kdl I Pouglaasor. the Frulta of Insincerity, by a Lady Mart land. "The Cofti.i Maker of Orocheda." Prl ?1 centa J A TUTTLl, Agent. Umce 51 Ann mrvvi AUo, for aale ? above, the Trjal of Rev. Mr. V Zindt. Price *c?nt?, 1 Th* Prince d* Joinville ahowed good taate ptirrhaaing hi* aegara ?t 4? Chatham afreet. Mr. R?< 1 haajuat received a lotof choice fine flavored Havaa. hy the C. Colon.which doer one'? heart good to look a he ought to call them "Rfpealere." See advertnemet ? ? POS I' S C R I P WuhlnKton. (Correspondence of the Herald.] Washington, D. C., Jan. 19, 1842 The U'rathcr?Lord Morpeth ? nomination* -Sew York Poet Mauler? Removal* frarn Office. For three days past, the weather has been bright, genial, and balmy, equal almost to the mildness of June, The whole City has been alive with beauty and fashion, but the display of loveliness on the Avenue and at the Capitol, has been fairly dazzling. There is more beauty, more'elegance, more fashion in Washington this winter than was ever before seen in this country, in a City of the same size. Lord Morpeth (arrived to-day and took lodgings at a boarding house on E '(Street. He will excite little interest or curiosity here. Great men are too common in Washington for an old Lord to attract much attention. Lord Morpeth may be an able man, an amiable man, and an accomplished gentleman, but the Court City is no place for him to figure as a lion. To say nothing of the high functionaries of the Government, John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, and Daniel Webster, are names better known in Europe than that of Lord Morpeth. A nobleman to make a sensation in Washington muet be both yonng and handsome; a prime, thcugh ugly, may do something, but a mere Lord must have youth and beauty. There are several important nominations before the Senate, some of whieh require to be passed upon at an early day. Horace Binney has been nominated in the place of Judge Hopkiuson. This is an admirable selection. Mr- Binney is one of the first men in the country ; a profound jurist, an accomplished gentleman, of exalted reputation, and of integrity above imputation of every kind- There were many applicants for the office, but the qualifications and character of Mr. Binney are of so high a grade, and he is so peculiarly adapted to its duties, that not a marinar of di-iaoprcbation or disappoint It is fortunate for the Executive,when called upon I to select from a multiplicity of candidates, to have one so prominent over the rest as to leave no room f for doubt or hesitation. There are many cases now before him, where the incumbents ought to be re- < moved?where they come within the liberal rule ' laid down by President Tyler; but owing to the numerous applications from men of nearly equal quali- ] fications and pretentions, it is almost impossible to 1 decide- From this eircumstsnce, in part, great number-' of office holders have, np to this time, re ^ mained undisturbed, who will soon be compelled to j give way, if not to worthier men, at least to those who have not grown rich on the spoils of place. The Postmaster of New York is one of this description. It is understood that there are specific allegations, sustained by adequate proof, that he has used the influence of his oflice, and paid large sums of money, to promote party purposes. This alone It justifiable cause of removal; while to carryjout the democratic principle of rotation in office, a change is indispensable. There are so many conflicting claims that there is great difficulty in determining upon his successor- The oW candidates, Col. Webb of the " regular army," Col. Mr. Hone, Mr. Hoxie, Mr. Hance, and the rest of ilk, are driven ofT the field. Their successors, Mr. L. Graham and Mr. Lufi borough, are understood to be horn du eombat. Who then the new Post Master 1 Mr. Granger was anxious to give the place to bis old friend Philip Hone, and he would have made an efficient officer, but that seems te be out of the question now. What is to be done 1 Mr. Coddington must go out. That is settled, and now let us have a good man to fill his place. He must be of unitnpeached and unimpeachable integrity?prompt, active, and of iceusirious Business naons?ne inu? oe disconnect ? ed from all eliqoes, and beyond ihe reach of the cor- I rupt inlluenees of Wall street?a friend to the pre- ' sent administration, ready and willing to carry out ( the views of President Tyler in introducing econo- e my and efficiency into ^every branch of the public t service?in short, a man honest, capable and taith- ' ful. When the friends of Mr. Tyler in the city of j New York can harmonize upon such a man, they will < do well to forward his name, and meanwhile they 1 will do well to set about thinking whether De \\ itt j Bloodgood, late Chairman of the State Committee i of Whig Young Men, dees not come as near the 1 mark as any one who has been spoken of in con. ' nexioa with this office. ' , So many of the Loco Focos have held on to office i owing to the circumstance abooc.alluded to, and the 1 confneion and ' shaos ot parties here, that like j one of old, .thny began to wax fat and kick.? i They oonsider their right to the spoils as prescriptive < and indefeasible, and several of them are suffering under the delusion that the President is afraid to j turn them out?that he will be constrained to rely, . upon the Locotooo party fur support,.and that he i will retain all the present inauinbents, to conciliate 1 the regard of their friends. It may be an act of aharity to disabuse gontlrinen who are in thts frame of mind. President Tyler is determined to exact a rigid observance ts> the rule laid down in his circular. All officers will be removed against whom charges of improper interference in elections can be substantiated ; and if this does not embracs four Fifths of all the important offices in New England and the Middle States, then facts that are notorious, open, palpable, cannot be proved. In pursuance of this design of the President, he has alrsady nominated 8. G. Andrewe tor postmaster at Rochester, New York; and Henry Hoggins lor postmaster at New Haven, Connecticut, to 'he exclusion of the present locurnuenu- xma is uuc ?nrp ,u the work of reform which w? jj anticipated by the people of all claares. This pernicious principle, engrafted upon the practice of tho government by (Jen. Jackson, of making public employment the reward of partizan service, has made the olEce holders throughout the country en army of f electioneersrs. They were reared to eierciae the i influence conferred lay their places to further the ' ends o( their party. It was part of the tenure of ! office. This greatly ambittersd the contests of the s last twelve years, aad arrayid the office holders in a position of open, avowed hostility, to that class of the peoplt who elected Con. Harrison and Mr. Tyler They knew the ground on which they stood. l# They entered the combat with a peifect knowledge '? of the consequences ol defeat If their party went dowa, they expected to go with it, and it is best that they should not be disappoiuted. ? TWEHTT'SKVBIlfn C0XORMI. I. Second Session. Senate. Wedsesdav. Jan. 19, H?2. !' Prayeh or PaortSfOK marm. *' The Rev. J. N. Ma?tit, Chaplain to Congress, 11 opened the proceedings, ihw morning, with the ' following neat prayer, which he delivered with a _ subdued, musical intonation;? in "Oh Lord (Jod, our Heavenly we feel that :y without thes we ara nothing, and thai change aad ina perfection are itanped on nil oar work* in thy kandttro the Uanei of life and the denials* of all nation*. We be eech theoto grant union*thy power and thy grace, and ,ia on our beloved country t>e?tow thy eipecial hle**ing ; of and wt pray that theae tho Kepreaantativea of thu great ea nation, in all their worki, words, and deed*, may he guided into all truth, and that they may ever be ble**ed with tha illumination of thy light and lore, through Je?u* Christ?Amen " t'? The piahknurr Law. Petitions and memorials were presented in grent l(1i numbers against the repeal or poteponement of the 8 Bankrupt, by Mr F.vasr, Mr Tali-maims, >lr. 'J' Bavard, Mr Bn masax, Mr. Mahhcm, and Mr Clay. a*. T.i i u.nnr nre-entcrl l he nroivedintrs nt the for New York Chamber of Commerce, praying lor le amendments ot the Bankrupt Law. Kh Similar petitions, and peiitiona for the repeal ol of the Bankrupt Law were presented by Mr. BtlCe chanaNj Mr Bk.xtow, and Mr Ati.r jr. The Rcsoracca or tiie ciovrasmext. Mr. At-uiTa resolution caine up in order. It was an in the following terms:? /{(w/r/AThat the Secretary oftheTroiunry ho direct ed to inform the Senate, an ?oon aa practicable, whrtlier, in in hit opinion, the Oovernment can, in tho present"*titer gooey of ita financial Affairs, be carri?d withontiitb'-r ' ?. r?e.tiling to ita aervice the revenue derlvetd froaa the pnb lie domain?and which, by #n existing act, i? eetspart for diitribution to the Statea - or wi hout drawing tiem the people, in addition to their present test**, an ameuat <vqa?l to that revenue, and in comequence of Mdiatribetir."m <m 0 ,P*rei,l1nSlke taaee now lerted upon - a uj in;riuwii)g upjn Heir credit in the form ot direct loans or of Treasury notes, to be paid eventually oat labor and property. And if, in hi* opinion, the Government cannot be to carried on without thu* realizing the land revenue, or increasing the taxes and loan* to aa amount equal to that revenue, and in conieqneitcc of it* diatrihution, then which of theae alternative* will, in hi* opiaion, bo the stoat economical to the people?the recall afthi* revenue, the tazoi, or the loan*. Al*o, that he be directed to lay before the Senate the estimate* and the reason* upon which hi* opinion* may be founded. Mr. Evans said he should like to know what particular information was required, that was not communicated in the annual report of the Secretary 1 He could hardly ?ee any necessity for the information asked for, unlesa it was souyht to obtain a repetition of what waa to be found in the Secretary's report. Mr. At.lbn said if the Senator would refer him to that part of the report, or any other document, in which the Secretary had informed Congress whether it w&a more economical to cotidnct the government with the money from the public lands, or by a tax on the people, his enquiry would be answered. Mr. Evan* said as he saw no necessity for the rewlution, he would move to lay it on the table. Mr. Allen defended his resolution. The distribu- , ion of the proceeds of ti e public lands had laid the Foundation for new taxes on the people, and it was right that they should know which was the most economical mode of administering the government. Mr- Evans was still not satisfied that they had not til the information, if they would look at the docunents, which had been furnished to them. A reerence to the documents would give them a knowedge of the condition of the Treasury; and if there were aj deficiency it would of course be eeen hat the deficiency was to that extent created by the tmount drawu away sf the proceeds of the public and. He supposed they could all comprehend that iswell asthe Secretary of the Treassry. Ha was aware of their power to call for information from me secretary, but he thought their power wu exhausted when they had ashed for iml'ormation; their P?wer did not extend to a call for arguments. * Mr. K ives said he sheuid Tote to lay the resolution on the table, because of its form, it being a call lor an argumentative report. But it this resolution were laid upon the table he would move such a resolution as would call for such informations* would be pertinent. Mr. Kuvg suggested the propriety or allowing the resolution to lie over, that it might come upto-morrow, in such an amended form as would meet the views of all gentlemenMr. Allen said to remove all difficulties he would strike out the words "his reasons." Mr. Evans said it was quuiieas easy to offer a new resolution; and, therefore, he pressed hie motion. After a lew words from Mr. Arcmer, the ayes and noes were taken on the demand of Mr. Allen, and the resolution was laid on the table by a majority of 29 lo 17. The Treasury Note B?il. The Senate took up the Treasury Note Bill as in committee of the whole, with the amendments resorted by the Cemmitiee of Finance. The first intendment was merely verbal, and was designed :o avoid the misapprehensions that the TreasurT totes on being returned to the Treasury were ressuable. The next amendment was intended to >ring back the bill to its original state on its introiuction into the House of Representatives, where it eras so amended as to make the five millions of Ireasury notes a part of the loan ot $12,000,000. Mr. Evans said the second amendment moved by he Committee was one of substance; the other was but one of form. It was an amendment of the House of Representatives which the committee woposed to strike out?an amendment which, if alowed to remain, would in effect repeal so much of he loan of the last session as it was now proposed oprovideby the isiue of Treasury Notes. It was lubstituting an issue of $5,000,000 instead of the oan of the last Session of Congress. The Comrait:et of Finance did not desire to substitute it in lieu jf the lou 0f the last session, but to make it an independent giw m addition, of so much money or the fiscal wa*t* of the treasury > and he would make a very brief explanation, for he iupp*sed on this matter h? should be expect'd to make some explanation of ttio condition of the treasury both present and prospective, at least so far is this year was concerned, ana to show the neressiy of the passage of this bill. He supposed every Senator was aware of the present condition of the rreasury The Secretary's report showed that on he first of January now passed, there would be a leficiency amounting to something over $600,000 ; tnd nothing had been done since that time to reieve the necessities of the Treasury, or to supply the rants of the government. But on the other hand impropriations had been made, money had been irawn, (kkkhuhm hari tnd in his opinion, the Treasury is now in want ot Jl,000i000, to meet present pressing demands. Well, hey had the fwoalstatement of the Secretary of the rreasuryou the table,. by which, during the first juarter of the year the estimated rcceptt?and they jould be pretty accurately estimated?were shown o be insufiicient by about three millions and three juarters, or at least something over $3,000,000. He lad not made any very particular inquiries, but the Senate knew it was about this time that advances were to be made to various pension agents, cf about $1,000,000, to meet the same?annual demands, which was one of those that, above all Dther demands, should not be delayed.' It was now nearly a year since, in the other branch of the government, he advocated an issue of Treasury notes, and he said that it would be the last lime he should be called upon to do so. He bad no expectation that after the 1th March last, there would be any necessity for reporting to this made of relieving' the Treasury. It had been his opinion that they had not taken cars early enough to ascertain the probable wants of the Treueuiy, and supplied those wants ?but he knew not how* this could be laid to the existing administration, for at the extra session he supposed they had provided by authorising a loan of $1-^00,000; and if that had been negotiated, and . the money had been obtained, theic would have been no necessity for these Treasury notes. They therefore, as early as September anticipated the wants of ths present year, and provided for them; but various circumstances h\d occurred, which had rendered a resort t? a loan impossible. The question then came back, should they resort to that mode which he acknowledged he aid net prefer,but vehich he felt constrained to accede to at this moment, as lie had done one year age, at the earnest soliciiation of the head el the Department. The circumstances are similar, except there was in the Treasury some where about a million of dollars largely indebted, and the power to issue treasury notes was leas. They ware in ua irresistable emergency then, to the necsasity of which they could not shut their eyes, without endangering the credit of the government; such an emergency they must take measures even though they were not such as they approved; because those of which they did approve, in the emergency could not be made wil? able. Now, respecting the amendment proposed, its etict would be to authorise an independent issue of notes to meet the present wants and the present emergency of the government. Still leaving pow er to obtain the residue of the loan?six, or six and a half millions of dollars?during the torrent year if it should be wanted- And hire he was called upon for a brief explanation,and it should be a very brief one, of the condition of the treasury ; and he thought it would appear, if they were guided hy the esperienee of the pest yeari, that the residue ot the Lean would be necessary besides these Treasury Notes. What were supposed to be the means ot the present year, lor they commenced with nothing in the Treasury. What were the resourcea af the year 1 The Secretary had estimated them at $19,OOO.OHQIroin custom* ; and from miscellanies and. incidental sources $150,bOU, with powsr to issue Treasury No toe so as to maks the whole about $1S>,:SOO,#00. This, according to the Secretary's, estimates waa the extern of hn resources for the year independent of the Treasury Notes. And was that statement entitled to conlidence 1 Might not the Secretary have over estimated the receipts from the Customs 1 He (Mr Kvans) thought ho had The estimate ot the late Secretary (Mr. Kwing) waa twenty two nulhoa and a half from the Customs, but that was on the basis of a supposition that new duues would be imposed which they did noi nuopi. 1 ne uui wnici.n> proposed ana rriummended would have given probably about 08,01)0,UtO, but they struck out Mine moat important items by which they reduced the amount gS.(Wt,WI0 ? Kedm-ng then his estimates :?t,?UU,000 they would leave them tuneteen million* and a half, very little over the esuinat#* of the present session.? Thus, then, they had the opinions of both Secretaries as to the probable amount of customs tor th* next year; and he now wished to ex&min the basis on which th? present Secretary ha* made hie estimate. We had estimated the recipta from customs lor the pretenuyear, at 018,000,000; and how did he make it aut ? Why, of the import* for 1841, which were now on bond 03,400,000 might be takea as the estimated duty receivable this year luto the treasury. And in 1842 ihe estimate was g 10,000,000. Senators might ?app<>?e that it would be more, but look at it, and il they looked at it with relerence to the past year, and to the conditira of affair*, they would had it as much or more than realized. This, (Mr. Kuaa'a) tiret impressions wtre, that the Secretary had overstated it, and he looked at the subject with the aid of the information which was derived from the documents before them Assume, th^n, that the Secretary was correct, and what amount ot imports paving duty, was it iece?*iy to bring into this country to rive that revenue! The pet revenue was 015,000,01)1) as the law ppw a|uod.? If they added to that as the cow oP collection, and bountiea and drawbacks?he did not speak, of the drawbacks on goods re export1* J