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f NEW YORK HERALDH?vr York, Monday, April 4, 1*44. VKKV IllPOKTAir FROM HMSHWO* TOS. Resignation of Prt?l<l?-nt Tj,l*r"**St',r^ Movement* of tl?e Ultra* lo Produe* Hi* 11 eslgnatlon. We have received intelligence from ^ aahington of such a curious character ihat we hardly know what opinion to lorm of it* authenticity, or lo conjecture what may be the i>.-ue of the present session of Congress. We learn that ever since the beginning of the present stssion of Congress, it has been the secret policy of the majority, acting under a private committee or el?b, to trausact no bueinesa? to delay all lejrisl.itioa?to leave the Treasury empty?and thus to ".-top the supplies" indirectly, in order to compel Pres,dent Tyler to resign the Executive chair, and to retire to Virginia in disgust. By this result, it is expected that the power of the Executive would then, for the remainder of the term, fall into the hands ol the Speaker of the House, or the President of the Senate, by whom the government would be ?IUminimalcu cmui'iy uu uic |ii iui;iyico ui iuc uiua whig?* Ai the beginuing of the session, a secret club, consisting of certain members of Congress, was organized, whose duty it was to manage tins project, and to carry it out as far as it was possible- The plan is to do nothing?pass no laws at all?provide no means to meet the public expenditures. Tins is to be effected, not by direct opposition, but by delay, confusion, stratagem, and various other arts of able politicians. In this singular project, both ultra whigs and ultra locofocos have joined?each paity having their own purposes in view. A short time ago, Mr. Senator Manguni, in a speech, expressed a wish to adjourn und go home?a wish which was probably prompted by the same course .of policy which has been ascribed to the conspirators. Again, in this intrigue many of tie speculators aud stockjobbers of the large cities unite. Ilence the establishment of clubs to sustain the conduct of Congress?to destroy the reputation of the President, and to throw the whole Government into a state of disgrace, bankruptcy and ruin. In furtherance of the general plan of operations, the recent meeting at National Hall was broken up, and all public meetings of citizens to sustaia the executive will meet a similar fate. The origin and purpose of this conspiracy, in forcing John Tyler to resign, is to procure from the present Congress the following measures ;? 1st. An old fashioned United States Bank of 350,000,000 capital. 2d. Issue ol United States Stocks to take the place of the repudiated slate stock, # 200,000,900. 3d. A high taritl system, so as to allow the land distribution to take effect. The only obstacle to these measures is John Tyler, and it is calculated that the great stockjobbing interests of England and the United Sftite, would make up a sum of 81,000,000 or more, if he could be induced, persuaded, or forced to resign before the present, alias hard-cider Congress, have closed the time tor which it was elected. It is also understood that the ultra locofocos have no particular objection to see these protects carried into effect, believing that its success would lorm a capital ground-work ol attack for the next presidency. Tne?e singular views have been given us by persons just from Washington- They correspond with what we saw and heard there in person, and they explain he meaning of many recent events in the political world. Wnat will be the issue we know not. Wait and see. {kj-Tiis: Wall Strebt Pkiuts have expressed great exultation at the row which broke up the recent meeting in National Hall, called by those citizens who think that the delays of Congress have bee a produced more by faction than by patriotism. It appears that the political clubs in New York act in concert with the cliques in Congress- The cliques there prevent any legislation?and the clubs here brsak up a public meeting. These proceedings will wake up the oommunity by and by. Progress or imopers Philosophy ?We refer our reader* to the condensed report of Professor Lyell's last lecture on the formation of the earth, and the age of the world. It contains some curious ideas la opposition to materialism, we learn that the clergy are beginning to move. The Rev. Mr. Dunbar of the Baptist Church, has began a counter movement o! great strength and power ; so has the Rev. Mr. Pise, who carries lUcks of the pretty young ladies in his train. Sympathy for Texas?There is now a strong tide of sympathy lor Texas sweeping over th s country Since the news of the invasion by the Mexicans, was received, meetings have been held in New Orleans, Mobile, Savanah, Augusta, Georgia, Philadelphia, and New York, for the purpose of raietag means and men to assist the Texians in driving the Mexicans out of their country. In Mobile everal thousand dollars v ere raised ; one lady, Mrs Sarah Barnes, giving two hundred ; and seventy inen completely armed and equipped had started thence on an "eaploring expedition" after coons in the woodsol Texas- And half of the proceeda of one night's performance at the theatre in Augusta, were to be devoted to the cause of that young republic. N.ne hundred dollars had also been subscribed there and remitted to New Orleans. We think that >anta Anua will have his hands full to manage so many huntersso well prepared for game. G*jr: Paskkk and hi? Account*-?Oar Wa?hingtoa correspoudeat mistakes the character and capacity ofthe Herald, when he occupiss ?o much of our valuable space by long-winded controversies about the accounts.of Gen. l'arker- If Gen. Pinker has got more thau his dues out of the public crib,let the fact be stated, congratulate him in his good lick, pity the poor devils who cant get what is honestly due them, bless Swartwou ?and then tin: h the business, la this brief world we hare no time or room to waste so much spaee on a few Lundred dollars?neither do we want to make too much of John C. Spencer, even if he is agsiust Captain Tyler to-day?for h:m to-morrow?and back again on the third. Ourcorrespondcnts are requested to give us a condensed collection of fncts, briefly told, pleasantly related, no malice, much good nature, and just the reverse of the rascally politician?. Til* ^teamshis* ?The Missouri and M.jsigsippi hence were pawed lorty miles south of Cape Hen'.open at six o'clock Saturday morning, the latter a htIje aliead N.ne Dm Laraa r not* Jamaica.?Wehave reeeived full files ot the J arnica D -spatch to the 12 h ult. inclusive. Tnere appears to be no particular news. There had been a great falling oil in the prod tee of the island, resul'tng from the apprenticeship system. A specimen of cotton, eqml it is said, to our aea island, has beea raised at Aranjuez, Pan St. Andrews. Tm* PvnaatL of Charles F- Cougnac], the colored apothecary who has occupied the store No 3P Chatham street tor many years, was attended yesterday by about one thousand colored persons, who were followed by about the same number of whiteaFew naen ol humble life in our community have performed more aate of kindness to the poor and distressed of our eity than Cnugnacv], By strict attention to business he had amassed a few thousand ! dollars, which he was induced to dep aire in the i Commercial Hank, and when that institution closed i its doors a few weeks since, they swept his little all ' in the vortex, with other moneys placed under their charge. Although not of penurious disposition, yet the etfect upon Ilia old age was such as to send Inn J to eternity, a martyr to corporation rascality. , ??? ????? ViiAibrr Jl'Ltod AflTalr A rreat cf Hognn at Kocheitcr. By our acounta from ihe West yesterday, it seems that Rochester has become the scene of another " McLeod atTair," by the .arrest, imprisonment, and exnunation of Hogan. The following correspondence from Rochceter, g vesusall the particulars.? Ifochester, March 31, 1S4'2. John Sheridan Ilogan, the maa who was lately arrested at Lockport. charged with participation in the Caroline outrage, aad murder of Amos Durfee, was this evening arrested at this city, upon the same charge, and committed to jail at his own request till to-morrow afternoon. He was arretted just as he was getting into a coach, for the purpose of going down to the landing to enibirk on the steamboat for Toronto He asks no favors, and talks largely of wooden i ,i.., ,.r I.:. i The wain auu IUC piuiruiiuii ui uta ^vtviuiiivum Police Justice, at his request, postponed his examination till to-morrow afternoon. He sent over to Cauada notice of his arrest, by the steamboat Gore, which will be at Toronto to-morrow morning, and in die meantime he lies inglorious in Monroe county jail, in the cell formerly occupied by William Lyon Mackenzie. Rochester, April 1, 18J2. Dear Beknctt? The McLeod affair is iu prospect of being acted over again in onr dear little city, and no mistake Last evening the steamer " Gore" brought in among her passengers the veritable and redoubtable J. Sheridan Hogau, tho same who was recently arrested at Lockport for his participation in the Caroline afftir, and who then gallantly posted " beyaot the border" before a valid warrant could be procured against him. Immediately on llogan' arrival being made known, as it soon was from his entering it in full on th? register at tha National, a profound sensation was created among the refugee portion of our popu'ation. That intense patriot, GcneralTheller "of Detroit,"inparticular,felt such asuiden glow of "amor pitriie"and love of good order, that he was thereby impelled to apply to Justice Buchaa f?r a warrant against Hogan, on ac count of a "suspicion he had" that he was implicated in the Caroline affair. llogan was arrested forthwith, and committed to jail, to the great exultation ot all the respectable tatterdemalions in town, and really to the regret of all quiet citizens. People generally deprecate the idea of any further agitation <a the frontier question at present. Tilt* < X miriAf inn of Urmon Hon iiau># ka??n n* ?L. Court home before the police justice. The room, capable of holding several thousands, is tilled to overflowing- E B. Wheeler and Gen Theller for the prosecution, and J. W. Gilbert and Graham II. Chapio, Esqrs , for the defendant. Nothing of importance can be elicited before the mail closes, as preliminary objections are to be interposed which will consume several hours. This J. Sheridan Hogan, is a young man on the sunny side of thirty, tall and swarthy, and wearing long black and glossy bail in beautiful little clusters of ringlets about his neck and face He will make a pretty lion for the ladies, especially if it turns out that he has seduced some fond, frail remark tbly fair ene in Canada. It is said by some that he came here on business, others on a love affair,having been previously assured by letters,that he would be perfectly safe in doing so. Our citizens are determined that he shall not be outraged; while the ragged, drunken, patriot rascalocracy are determined that he shall not on any pretext escape. But there is no doubt that he will be protected from violence, if a line of cold steel will be shield enough. You will hear from me again. D L. Albany. (Correspondence of the Herald.) AiB.ur, Saturday, April 2J, 1842In the Assembly, Mr. Loomis reported a bill to reduce the fees of District Attorneys. The bill proposes to authorize the Boards of Supervisor in each county to allow the District Attorneys one dollar for every one huudred inhabitants in the county. It was ordered to a third reading. Mr. SiMiiona introduced a series of resolutions in favor of a protective tariff, which were laid on the table. Mr. Humphrey moved to have the bill for the recharter of the North River Bank taken from the tiles, and referred to a select committee to report complete. The House refused. Mr Loomis' bill relative to judioial and le^al reform were made a special order. Mr. Tai lor asked unanimous consent to introduce a resolution providing that the House should hereafter meet at 'J A.M , instead of 10, as at present. Mr. Smith of Genessee objected. At this late day of the session, when there it so much business remaining to be done, it must be evident that every moment of time is indispensable, and what could be the object of Mr. Smith in thus objecting, I cannot imagine. Mr O'Si llsvas, from the judiciary committee, reported as he stated in answer to a petition Irora Albany, signed by SOW citizens, and another from C> lumbia, another bill for the abolition of capital punishment. This bill differs from the other m providing that it shall not go into ert'ect until the resolution amending the cwu-titutiou, se that the pardoning power should be taken from the executive and given to the legislature, has been adopted by the people. Mr. O'S- remarked that lie wished a silent note taken on ordering this bill to a third reading, as he did not wish to occupy the time of the Hvuse any furtberen this subjsct Mr Simmors said that as one of the judiciary committee, he frit bound to state that he did not concur in reporting this bill. Mr Loom.s said that if the gentleman from New York had included him <n the majority, he had mistaken him. He Could not assent to this reoort, as he thought the committee had no further juiisdiction over the subject, is they had already reported on it, and the House had decided on it. Mr. O'Scllivar then said, if the gentleman disre-ited, he should be obliged to withdraw the report, a* it would not be a majority. He had cer tainiy understood the gentleman aa agreeing to it. The report was accordingly withdrawn. 21 r I'l.if.l e p-nm-i-S ? - ? -I ? - -r i? - * ? . ? ? I?. ..U . 9VIHB VI irtuiUllons sguinst the Irankinu privilege*, recommending its abolition, and requiring the Governor, if the re oi re* are adopted, to present them to CongressThey were ordered printed There i? no priviledge *nbject*d to greater abuse than this one of franking, and it i* to be hoped that the present Legislature will tall the attention of Congiess to its correction. Mr Sua kiiaJ*mcr cnleavored to call up the te solution introduced by htm, proposing an amendment to the consti.uion, so as to abolish freehold , qualifications for certain offices; also iha resolutions relative to one day elections throughout the i I'.iited State.* They were obj cted to. The bill from the Senate providing for the exemption ol household furuitnre fromd.stiaiument under landlord's warrants, was referred to a select committee to rep >rt complete. The Senate paased this bill yesterday, and it will doubtless go through the House. Mr. Srnojrc, of the Senate, deserves great credit for the perseverance and exertion* he has manifested in nrging this qu etion to so successful an issue. Th- llsute then took up thn order of third reading of b.lW, and peered a number of 1 jcai and unimportant ones. In the Senate to-day, the Committee of the Whole bad under consideration Mr. Faulkner s Bill for th? a d of the New York and Erie Railroad. This bill propose to give to the company the gS.OOd.OOO ai ready loaned to the company, provijed the road shall be constructed within the next five years. The bill was cone through with in committee, and reported to the Setnte. The New York School Bill was made a special order for Tuesday ntxt. The Senate then went into executive set-ion It is now almost certain that the Sehojl Hid wi.l be defeated. At any rate it will he so amended as to change its character almost entirsly, and render t quite as objectionable to Bishop Hughe* and his partixm*, as tne present system. Tight Davy and a host of (hit ilk, are here, and doing thjir utmost to prevent the adoption of the amendments, but it will he of no avail The friends of the present system are equally earnest on the other band. care ulchcah. SrciMimr Unicorns, Capt. Itotiglaws, lrft Boston last Saturday afternoon, at 4 o'clock, for Halifax, where her mails and passengers will be transferred :o the Columbia, whtcn vessel will proceed to Liverpool under canvas*. The Fnicorn takes out "pas erig-rs tor Liverpool, and I for Halifax ; also about 1 UWOletters, and H bags of newspapersHAKaftcMTT us Nxw Yoax ?The Cayuga Paliist states the whole number of haakruptcies in he northern district of this state down to the ivening of the 2hh ult , at 132J. ' Profr??or LytU'a Lecture on the Kowll Footsteps of Animals. C'fc.akio Kimviss-Tiie Niagara I>ivtkiot Aittiiracitc asb BiTruiNoit Coal ?Mr. Lyell com menced h:s lrcture on Saturday nieht, by stating thai he had been atked to say what caused the difference between bituminous coal and anthraciteMany have thought that the difference was occasioned by the diflerence in the wood, (admitting coal te he of vegetable origin,) which had been converted into coal; but it was not an. No doubt existed ihat bamboos, palms, Ice., would produce a ditl'-rent kind of coal from fi's, 2c? ; but, as we find in ail the beds of coal in Kurope and America, the same assemblage and species of plants and leaves, we are bound to infer that the coal in all these places was produced by the same description of wood There is no doubt that anthracite has once been bituminous coal, and that by being disturbed and upheaved, and the beds of it twisted, torn, tossed in every direction, and bent back on itself, the volatile matter?the bituminous portion of it has escaped. Pure anthracite is^nearly pure carbon. Wood is converted into bituminous coal by the loi-s of its oxygen, and a small portion of its carbon, which escapes in the form ot carbonic acid gas. And we find in ihe earth all the intermediate kiud* and stages of wood, from lignite to perfect coal. And then again, we also find every different variety and stage ot coal in process ot conversion, from the perfect bituminous coal to the pure anthracite coal. Bituminous coal isconverted into anthracite by the loss of its hvdrogoH, and a small portion ot its car bon, which,'when combin-d, form the carburetted hydrogen gas, which e-csp-s from the earth more or lew in th- neighborhood of all coalmines, sometimes so copiously that it can be set fire to, and will burn at the surface of the ground ; and it is this substance which farms the fire damp?the giis so terrible to miners?it is the same kind of gas we are burning in this room. We are borne out in our be liei that bituminous coal has been couver ed into anthracite by dis'urbance, because in the great anthracite coal region of Pennsylvania we find that in that part of the mountain where trie beds are most disturbed and broken in every direction, and bent back almost upon each other, there we find the anthracite in the purest s ate In the west part of the mountain, where the beds are only partially disturbed, there the coal is partly bitu minoas? all the carburetted hydrogen nai not escaped. But in that part of the mountain where the beds are perfectly horizontal, and have never been disturbed, there the coal is perfectly bituminous ? These facts bear nsout in the belief that bituminous coal has been converted into anthracite by disturbance, producing the loss of its hydrogen. Fossil Footsteps or A.nimcls-?Mr- Lyell then went to a different subject, the consideration of the fossil footsteps of animalsfound in the new red sands'one. The class of rocks known by this till.* w. re divided into two parts ; the upper portion was full of organic remains, and in it have been fouad tje toss il tootsteps of am nals, near fiseburp, on the bo> ders of Bohemia- These when discovered made a prodigious sensation, because from the great lest m blance they bore to the farm ol a man's hand, they were supposed to have been made by some kind of man. These fossil lootsteps were always found in pairs?each resembling four fi. gore and a thumb? and alternately the thumb was turned to the right and to the left; and just in front of each of the large footstep marks, there was a mark of a smaller footstep, as if the forefoot of the animal was much Binaller than the hindfoot. These footsteps were imprinted in the clay mud just beneath the sandstone ; then the sand was drifted or deposited from water en to them ; and bv being pressed down formed a perfect cast of the toot, so that they stand out in lold relief on the under side of the slabs of sandstone at perfectly' as if they had beeu chieselted bj the sculptor. The same kind of fossil footstep marks have also been found at Stourton Hill, in Cheshire, not far from Liverpool,on the banks of the Mersey. They have there been discovered in five separate courses of sandstone, with a layer of clay between tech; these marks are precisely the same kind as those on the same series of rocks ia Germany? 500 miles apart. Tne age of the rocks and their relative position are the same. Same of the hind feet marks are eight inches long and some twelve. The animal which mtde thoje marks muti Hive utcu an air urcauici?-uctnusc iu waitrr he could not have made such heavy tracks [Here Mr. Lyell stated that on the mud at Savannah, when the tide was out, he had seen the foot tracks of the racoon and the opossum; and before the tide returned, the wind drifted Bind over these foot tracks, so as to cover them,and in this way probably the original casts of fossil footBteps had been formed ] In the same new red sandstone rock in England, where the footsteps were found, a fossil tooth was tound, which was different from that of every other known reptile. Oa a slice being cut and magnified, it was found to resemble all the convolutions of the brain. A tooth ot the sams kind was also found in the same rock in Germany?it could easily be seen that it had belonged to a reptile, and was dtffeieat from the teeth of any fishes animals Soon after this some bones ol the scapula were found?part of the spine, of the fore arm, hind arm, and skull, so as to enable us to make out a drawiag of the animal as it appeared when in existence. [Here he referred to a drawing of the labyrinthodon, so called from the labyrinth-like inter nal structure of its teeth ] The teeth of three different species of this animal were found ; and it was proved that he was an air breather, by the nasal cavity in the bones. It is necessary here to state that the numerous organic remains here found have been divided thus:?the saurian*, which include the lizird tribe, and those enormous animals the ichthyosaurus, pi giosaurus, See then the chehmians, including tne tortoise, turtle^ifcc.; then the ophidians, which include ihe snake iamity ; and lastly, the battraticma, which comprises the frogs, newts, salamanders, See. This animal, whose footsteps we have tound in the new red sandstone, was a kind ot frog ?a gigantic frog?and ht toas as lurge as a bull! [Great sensation, and considerable tittering among the ladies ] And one of this species of frogs?the ba tracia Hercules?tea* a frog as large as an elephant ! (Laughter) There ure of course none of this specie* of animals now existing to be found so large ; although in Pennsylvania some salamanders have been tound, all of two feet in length. And some few years ago, there were two salamanders, a male asd female, f< uad in the island of Japan, in the crater of a volcano, that were four f-et in length, they were brought to Holland, or rather one was, and put into the Must-urn at Leyden ; and to prove to you that they were carniverous, 1 have only to state that tin malt frll upon the ftmale, arul atehtr up curing the pottage home! Considerable tittering) it was not a litile singular that these salamanders should be found in the crater of a volcano; because the story that the salamander could stand lire uninjured, and was an incombustible animal, is as old as the time of Aristotle; and depositions have been made before a magistrate, in the memory olpcrsons living, that they have seen salamanders remain in a fire for two hours; but all these stories have been proved to be the merest fables. Mr. Lvell then stated that Professor Hitchcock had found in the sandstone of the Connecticut Valley, fossil track marks of birds, and some of them were as large as >he feet ot an ostrich. He also referred to the ripple mark of the waves of the seashare on these sandstoner. and on tha sandstone near Newark; and to fossil marks ol fish in that part of the sandstone of the Connecticut .Valley, which had been depoaited in deeper water than the upper portion of the new red sandstone series, where the fossil footsteps of ti Labyrin hodon were found. The bones of this animal have all been discovered within ihe last lew mouths? the researches are still going on?but nntth has been found lo prove thai the animal called the Cyrotheon and the Labvrinthodon are one and the same; their feet made the same marks?tuey are found in the same eh* of rocks, and their bones are of the same general shape and size. The Tra.vsitias Scams; on Itccns or the Niagara asd Mohawk Disrsicr?Mr. Lie 11 row sa.d he should skip over whole ela.s a of rocks, and speak now of the series of rocks marked No 8, in his Ceneral Map These are the rocks which lie I immediately beneath the old red sandstone, and between it and the slate rocks resting oa the granite. ] They were formerly termed the 'Iranci'ionltocks, as having been the commencement of the transition from the older rocks to the newer. In them the first traces cf organs remains are found, at we ascend the series from the granite Th-se rocks are bow called tetluvian Rocks, from the district of Siluvia, on the borders ot Wales, where they are seen in great perlectteu, and where they have been very carefully examined by Mr Murchtson In the United States, this class of rocks are scan to very great perfection in the State of New York, particularly it) the upper pait ol it, si >ng tt.e Mohawk River, and in the ^Itagara K gton.? [Here Mr Lyell referred to a geological nitp ol this region, which had been lurntshed by Mr Hall and professor Knimons ] No 1 Was the limestone ol the Mohawk and ot Trenton tails, and was the old-st in the series; ii w as 13?) feet thick h-rr, but ut lVi nsrlv inia it was thicker. In this limestone we find ike .i/i;Wa, an extinct genus of that species of shells aow living in all our seas,and a dilli-reui genus ol which is found in rocks ot all sges. Here ion, we find (he Oraptohle, a species of bivalve which is e* inct, and the remains of which art n vrr found in any of the rocks above the old red sandstone. No. 2 Was a sandstone cilled the Ontario Sand stone; this in Some parts was over 1000 leet thick, and contained organic remains. No. 3 Was called the protean group, from the variety of its aspect in riilfarrnt places, sometimes it wasa kind of limestone?sometimes more resem. bling sandstone, and sometime* an iron ore ; it was "Hi feet thick ; and in it was found the pentamarus, bivalve of a vprcies the whole of which were extinct. No. 4. Was the shale and'limestone of Niagara, and formed the magnificent Falls of that region. In this group is found another .distinct class of fossils; here we find ths chain coral, which is of great help to us in classing the various strata, bt cause this ape cies of coral ia never found but in rock* of the transition class. No. 5 Is that portion stretching away on both sides of the Niagara River, parallel with Grand Island, and consists of the Gypseous and Siliferoui Maries; this claw extends nearly to flu Halo No fi Is called the Heidelberg limestone,_ and forms the Black Rock of Uutialo. I'he corals fount in all these limestones are mostly found in the same position in which they grow ; thv point down, anc the star-like cup upwards. Cone upon cone thai had died; and these all grew within 19'J feet of th' surface of the water So when corai in the Mohawl limestone was formed it came close to the surface j thenthe earth snnk down froin 1000 o 2000 feet; thei another bed of coral and the Niagara limestone wai formed ; then it sunk down again, aud over lOiX feet of marble, Arc. was deposited on it; then th( coral and the Buli'alo limestone was formed beneatl the water; and finally the whole was upheaved bj internal torce and placed as it n<>w standsHere Mr Lyell made a few observations about tlit fineness of the mud that was deposited in those days?that the Gtaptehta was a kind of Zoophyte that lived on a muddy bottom ; and then to the vasi spread ol deposits oi mud now going on by the agency of the Gulf stream, which carries the mud Irom the emboucluirt of our rivers, 20 W and 300(1 miles across the Atlantic; it could be carried 200(1 miles, and only deposited, according to the known la ws of gravitation, 600 feet deep in the Gjlf stream,

with a current of three knots an hour. He also stated, that no hing which had ever been found ol th? spread of mud iu geological researches, was opposed to tne analogy no w to be deduced front existing causes. He th-n spoke of the pleasure derived from contemplating the probable state of the earth at these verv ancient periods. Many in traversing the ruins of Pompeii, gaited witli delight and awe on the ruts made by the carriages in the mud of the streets, and fur the rude scribbling* made by the soldiers on the walls 1^1 years ago. How much more delight in looking at the foot marks and forms of the animals that moved on the earth thousands of thou?aads of years and ages ago, as the L tbyrinthodon did, and aatheTriiobitesaid which are found in the Niagara limestone. Tliese trilobites are of the crustacean class: ot the crab and lobster family, but of an extinct genius. In many the eye is still beautifully preserved ; and it has a large number of fascets so placed horizontally that the anniaaal could see all around it. (In the eye of the living dragon tly there are 14000 of these.) And an examination of the eye oflhete ir lobites proves that Ihoutandt of ages ago, there wan the tamer (lotion of the eye to light and of light to the eye that there it now that the sea was penetrated by the light and heat from the sun; in short, that the tun teas then in exiitence, and bore the s une relation to the earth in regard to light and heat that it does now ! Mr Lyell then stated that in the upper strata of the silurian class, remains offish have been found? of the sturgeon family?the order of the skeleton reversed ; the vertebra and ribs being cartilaginous. Here then, thus low down in the scries forming the crust of the truth, we have the important discovery of a vertebrated animal. We find proofs that in th?Be animals must have had vision, locomotion, circulation of blood, and all the functions common to the same class of animals now living. Here we have the great ou*line of what we now find in the structure of living reptijes, men malia, and even man himself. Here is the first outline of that race of be uuga which wdi muuiiitru ana improved on in aner ages until we arrive at the moat perfect stage in man himself. The poet sap posed that millions of spirits look on to view the creation of man. But what countless myriads may we not suppose looked cn during all these ages; where we find creatures existing for ages?dying out?then a new race?then their dying and giving place to others, and so en, through such a large number of periods. And in all these periods we find the same great outline?the same great general plan?the same laws of organization?tne aatne jaws governing the vicissitudes ol the animal creation; and these laws regularly continued in force until we have the type reproduced, not only in the inferior animals, but in the superior, and lastly, in man hintsell. And he, enabled by his superior organization to go back and trace ihe history of his great birthplace and residence, the earth, and all it has gone through, and what beings lived and moved upon it, as he finds it engraved on Us rocky pages?oa the s'oay tablets of this interesting book?imperishably engraven on the solid frame-work of the earth itself. Tnese laws tend not to materialism?they are the expreaaioos of the will ot the Supreme Being imprinted on matter. These laws belong not to material things, but lead us up to the contemplation ol a great immaterial Law-Giver! (Very faint applause.) Mr. Ltcll concluded by showing from the horizontal position of these old rocks of the Niagara District, and of the same class ot rocks in the north of Europe, that there could not have been those periods of alternate repose and of great violence, whicti are said to have acted all over the world. These alternate convulsions operated on but a small portion of the earth's surface; and there has never baen a period of universal convulsion on the earth, 01 those old fossillilerous rocks of the northern region: never could have remained so perfectly horizontal. City Intelligence. Tux Board or Aldermen meet to-night at five o'clock. Both Boards maet in Joint Ballot on Wednesday night. The offices made vacant by the resignatoin ol James H. Kellam, clerk of the 9:1), 11th and 15th ward court, under Justice Bell, and that of Collecloi of Ciiy Revenue, made vacant by the absquatulization of Tom Lloyd, it is presumed will be filled on the night the members meet in joint ballot. Jame: 13. Greenman and Efward J. Porter are the prominent candidates for clerk of the court, but who the devil will take the place Tom Lloyd Las left, the devil alone can tell. Triumph or the Shot Butchers ?The Corporation Attorney, to his credit, has discontinued all the suits against the shop butchers. He has acted like a wise otficer in so doing. That Mar Trat on the north side of the Battery in the rear of Pier No. 1, should be filled ap immediately, and it is the duty of the street inspector to see that it is accomplished. Two lives have already been lost through the negligence cf the owners of the property in thus delaying the bu.-inea*. The Board op Supervisor*, we understand, wil| meet on Wednesday. All you who have demands get ready to present them. Will the members offer a reward for Tom Lloyd 1 Saturday being the birth-day of Thomas Jefferson, the flags were hoisted from the City Arsenal, the " Seventy six," corner of Elm and Frauklin streets, and at the "Pewter Mug" in Frankfort street. Fos.vd Huno to a Thee ?A man whose name is unknown, but from certain papers found in his pocnet is supposed to be Samuel S Barnes, was discovered on Saturday hanging from a branch of a tree on the farm of Mrs. Cutting, at Woodlands, about seven miles from the city Two bills for board were found in his pocket,one dited Powerrille, August 19,1841, signed and receipted by Wm. Videto; Hie other tor board due to Henry Mains and dated April 21, 1841. The Coroner's Jury returned a verdict of " death by suicide." Shameful Neolect.?A child of George Sailer, a German, who resides in 3lih street, near the ninth avenue, aged two years and a half, was taken sick nine days since with the small pox. The parents refused to send for medical aid and he d.ed on Saturday, when the Corner was sent for to bury him. Tne parents deserve censure for such shameful neglect. Arother Mar llonnrn it a Womar.?A woman riimed Margaret l\e,|y robbed John Harrison, of 80 Willelt street, of jjitio in money on Saturday night, under peculiar circumstances. Who's seen Tom L oyd 1 Kobeert or the Poirts.?A young man named lohn Tanner strayed into the groggery kept by loltn Gooley, on the Points, on Saturday night, ana hree women, named Ann Wilson, Maria Brown, ind I'hebe Fisher, robbed him of $| in money and Nime other valuables, for which they were locked ip. Where's Tom Lloyd, the Collector of City levenuc. I'crrr Thieve* ?Jarnea Thompson stole two >airs of suspenders on Saturday night from l'*> wall treet, and Ann L? >ugh erty and Ellen Farly stole a iarret to make a fire io warm themselves, from Corlelius M-thoay. These po?r devil* will be sent to he penitentiary while Tom Lloyd will fatten upon lie public money in Texan or aomewhere elne.? Hins wags the world. Wmnt'i Tom Luim I?()o the 14lh ult. while Vlr- Levi Brown, of Brooklyn, wan proceeding to \lbany in the ateamboat Swallow, his valine was opened by aorae rogue and five dozen gold and silver ;>en caaea atolen therefrom. No trace of the thief wan discovered nntil Friday, when officer Murphy af Pniladelphia obtained Information that a man named Jacob woolk-y, a hatter by trade, had eold three of the (Helen articlea to Kiward Letts, of 8t> Walnut street, in that city, for the sum of gl, which was not one tenth of their value. He was immediately arrested and brought to this city on Saturday by officer Cockefair to be tried. This is believed to be his first offence, and want ol employment he allege* to be the cause tint prompted him to commit the deed. I Court of Common Plow Before Judge Ing'.is. Curious Trial, i April 1 ?Trial for Crim Con.?This was an action brought by disk i Tdllmadge, proprietor of i a ?hopi,a'\er's tool store in Grand street, aga nst John M. Lowerre (a man of db iut |0 years of a ge, and worth some ?75,000 or 3lOU,000>, for illicit coBTersa'ion with plaintiff s wife - the ddinagts laid at 10,000 I C. Nagle, Esq , appeared as counsel for plaini till, and J. P. Pension and J. Holmes, Esqrs.. for defendant. In opening, Mr. Naole staled that Mr. and Mrs. I Tallmadge were married in Utica, soon after which they came to this city and settled. Two or three 1 years since, they hired a house belonging to the t nlaiutiff in Clinton utrrrl Kill M-?. win i > " ! iw, wen ' unable, from the pressure of the tines, to pay the t rent. A distress wariant was issued, and the furl niture taken in o possession of the defendant, even l toaome of the wearing apparel of the wife and her a two young children. The lamily wai broken up; ) Mr. T. obtained board for hia wife and two chil dren, whe.e he could do so to advantage. Subsel quently it was discovered that the defendant had r illicit intercourse with the wife of plaintiff, by 1 which disgrace and misery were brought upon her ' family, end the preaent action la brought, not ao much with the new of aeekiag reparation for wounded honor and blighted apirit (lor those are I points which mouey cannot reach) but in tonue measure to obtain from the jury that justice at t heir I hands .which the cas-j will be found ao pre emt I nently'to deserve. > The plaintiff and defendant were both in Court, i Mr. T.is an active and rather young appearing manMr. Lewerre is also a smart looking body, but would not pass for that strong woman hunter that one of the witnesses took him to be Mrs L. was not in Court, though several lady witnesses were. It is said she is in the vigor of beauty and woman hood, and poss-sset an appearance capable of tempting even a more fastidious connoisseur than Mr L William Clare sworn.?Knows Mr.Tallmadge and lady; was present at their marriage; her name was Manha Clark, and Ibey were married at Utica by Dr. Skinner, in 1827. Have known them ' since in this city; they h ivc two children, 10 and 5 years of age. By Holmus ? Is ao relation to Mrs. Tallmadge; I was present at the wedding by request of Mr T. whom I had kn?wn for two years, and knew Mise Clark about two months; her character had always been well spoken ot- They lived there about a mouth afterwards, when he went away to get a ' more permanent residence. Visited them at the house where they lived afier their marriage; I did not hear of their having any disagreement within that month. After he left he stopped in A bany a few days, and then eame to this c.ty, where kehas lived, I believe, to (he present time; he seut for his wife; he told me that he did so; 1 did not see Mrs. T. after Mr. T. left, nor do I know how long it was beforeehe followed him; she never sent to anqcire of mc if had heard from Mr T-; I visited them in XewYork when their oldest gitl was about a year old. By Covet?I resided in Utica at the time of their marriage, but came to this city about a year afterward*. Br Holmes ?I did not visit Mr Tallmadge after coming here, but he met me and told tue that his wife was here. It was aboul three years after their marriage; they lived in Forsyth street; I visited them occasionally afterwards, but cannot tell how often, perhaps once in six month?, or onoe in three months, evmince. 1 saw Mr Tallmadge fre- ' quently; do net know when he and bis wife sepa- J rated; heard of their living separately three years J ago last May; did not hear him say she was ol such a temper he would not live with her.butluve heard | him s iy that she would do well enough if she lived ' in a house by herself. ? llntk. r'..?ur kl. I - j By Holmes?There had been a quarrel between her and one of the other tenants in the house; they . lived then in Stanton street; 1 believe they had \ lived in a house previously by themselves; he never said he could not get along with her; after ! their separation, about three years ago, he lived in J Grand street, but I do not know where she or the *. children lived; I have seen her since?it was the J June after their separation; she came to my house. ' I also saw her once afterwards at my .'house,and also j at her husband's store. 1 saw her no where else; 1 I never heard him say he had ebtered a complaint at the police office; 1 am a shoemaker, as he Is, and 1 he is now a shoe maker's tool maker and keeps ! store. . By. Kaoii?Whea he left Utica, a month 1' after his marriage, it was understood that he did ' so to get a permanent home They lived at the house of Mr. Lowerre previous to separating.. j By Holmes-Mr.Tallmadge told me previous to : leaving Utica that he was going to seelc a perms- j ' nent home. Mr. Lowetre lived, I believe, in Clinton street. By the Cockt ?Mrs Tallmadge was'a little over j i 15 when they were married, and he was about 24 | i or 25. Her mother was at the marriage, aad they j were respectable, i Stephen Weeks sworn?Was a copartner in > business with Mr. Lowerre, in Carmine street, for one year,and in Peck slip fortwoyeais. It was i in the crockery business. We dissolved in May, | 1841; I was there off and on for some davs; \fr. 1 Lowerre kept there a little time afterwards; Mr. Tallmadge's furniture was brought there in May, , 1940, and they remained there till we Icfi; there weie two bureaus, two bedsteads?one of them pretty valuable?two or three beds, and other articles?good furniture; there was also clothing; I hare seen Lowerre bring from the third left, where the goods had baeu stored, some children's I clothing. ByiheCecRT?I saw him give two pieces to Tallmadge's wife;,I should think it was in the winter after the spring tbey were brought th-re. By Naole?Tne furniture was brought to the i store in two lots, the first two or three days after i the 1st May, and the rem under some little time af lerwaroa. 1 aave seen i niimaage s wile tbere, and i alio Tallmadge, whi was much excited ai his furniture being kept from him, as he wanted to keep < house; 1 hare heard Lowerre say ' he offered him < $50 to give up part of the furniture- It would puz- i zle a Philadelphia lawyer to say how often she i came?for some months as often as five or six i times a week. The goods were there when 1 left; i I hare frequently seea Lowerre and her together in i close conversation; I ance came into the oljica < when they were close together, but 1 ncrer su?- i pceted any thing; 1 recollect a woman coming to t the Carmine street store, and Lowerre said it was j Tallmadge's wif-, coming co pay her rent; when t she eame to Peck slip she asked him to give her t up her clothing, as she wanted to go to the west: I t heard him say if she went to Utica he was coming t out in the summer, and would probably call to see t her. t By Holism?I nerer saw her at Carmine street v but ihe one time alluded to S le eame in, paid the t money and went off. 1 have been n witness before v in relation to the furniture Cannot say it was ] brought there at request of Tallmadge. Do not v lecnllect hearing T say it should be to discharge b the landlord's warrant, but he said "you keep the n furniture till you get the, money." I heard Low- g erre !*y he had taken wha: the law allowed him of Tallmadge's furniture under a landlord's warra it, v and Tallmadge told hi.n to store tne rest. Ho said t Tallmadge asked him to keep the furniture till he a could leaeem it- I hare seen Tallmadge there four e or fire times. Lid not hear Tailinadge say ho bad h the $100, hut Lowerre might keep the furniture and go to h with it. Lowerre ssid that Tall- \ madge had said so. 1 do not recollect hearing * Lowerre say the furniture belonged to Tallmadge, \ except when it was first brought there. He spoke j of the $100 about 5 or t> months afterwards He n said that Tallm idge obserred, if he would not tuku ci the $10.1 he might keep it, 4tc. Tke $50 alluded n to was at another time. Knew nothing of what was done with the fureiture, except from hear* ft ft V e Bv Naclx?I understood from Lowerre that Mrs Tallmadge offered him $60 to let her hare j the kitchen furniture alone as she wanted it for housekeeping* Thift ft*1 ,n wiuter. II Ann B TV"* sworn?Knew Mrs Tallmadge tl ani Mr. Lowerre* Knew the latter', store 10 Peck slip. I saw them together there in early part of L the spring of 1841. 1 went into the office, and saw ? I them in close contact together-I will not sny how. , There was nebody in the store, and I walked right ,< through into the olliee When 1 discovered them I shut the door again and came out. 1 had known Mm. Tallmadge lor lour yean -f By Holmcs?. saw tham together. I was not ih quite satisfied at the time it was Mrs. Tallmadge, ih but waited till she came out. I have since become I aj satisfied the man was Lowerre. 1 lire in Brooklyn, to to where I mored last Mond y. 1 moved from' 1-i ju Fifth street, where 1 lived three and a half months qi In August last I moved to Belleport, L I. on account of my health, and returned in the winter. I as lived previously, for seven years in Rivington I street. Jacob Theory lived next door to me, at the s< eornerof Clinton end Rivington. My business is tf painting, but, on account of my health, I torn my F hand to different business I was at the puint shop in of Mr. Boilus in June or July, when Lowerre aasae ui in. I knew him before, by sight, but could never .V get previously his name?the people I ashed said is he was "the stingy man." After he went out of Mr. Bo!lus' I ascertained hit name to bo Lowerre. el I had seen him go np and down Clinton street, and f once standing near the corner. I manufacture ^ blue ink, snd went into Loweree's iters at the y time 1 speak of, to sell it. I think there is a win. daw in the counting room, large, and also a g ass tl door. I saw nothing till I opened the door, and (l do not recollect whether or not there was a curtain. ... si ByCocnT?I mean, when 1 say I saw this man | ^ =SE and woman in contact, that they were in sexual contact. TheofSee la about ten feet deep. lty Holmm-I cannot say whether they could be teen from the yard When I opened the door they were behind it, back. They were about half way between sitting and standing. Cannot say they were lea- ing against the partition. She was sitting on something higher than a chair, and he was aDout half sitting and half standing. The side of her face was towards inc. Sjhe had a straw bonnet or some other bonnet on Cannot say that she bad a cloak on then, though she had clothes enough around her-she had a cloak on when she came out He turned his lace orer und u kind of slid down to eonceal matters, and she turned her face toward me. His face was toward the door when 1 went in- 1 walk'd through the atore at an ordinary walk. 1 did not go in :dy. I wore boots. 1 had seen L<owerre previously iu Clint, n street. Saw him after night, aad thought him one of those men who were prowl ng about after women. I asked who he was, and wasjold, as observed, that uc ivjs me --siiugv m*u." The ueigbberhooj iru good, bat there were one or two suspicious houses there. I mw bim walking s'owly and looking at the women, and thought he was alter no good. I -aw him at the painter'* shop afterward*. 1 knew hi* countenance wh n at the ?tore with Mr*. T , but did not know hi* name 1 do not *aj that he was after women in Clinton street, but there ia omething in a man'* appearance or action that make* yon form *omu pinion of him. 1 cannot lay more than that 1 thought them engaged in criminal connexion. 1 did not etay to look at them. It wa* a mere glance, and did not occupy two iccond*. I had knowu Mr*. Tallmadge for four year?, when Lheyresided in Clinton street. 1 had been at their louse twice and saw her both time*. I kept a r rosery *tore at 1?0 Ilivingtoa street in the year 183S jr '39, and Mrs T came there After coming oat if store in Peck slip, 1 walked oj the opposite side 'or half or three quarter* of au hour before she :ame out. A man went in, soon after which Mrs. T- came out. She went up into Pearl street, and t nil sure it was her. 1 said nothing about i: till luly or August; afier 1 had found out Liwerre's lame, 1 then mentioned to Mr Tullmadge part of nrhat 1 had seen. 1 was not willing to tell Mr. T.? jut had heard that he and hi* wife had some diffi:ulty, and supposed it to arise from such causes. [ was over to Hoboken with hitu and asked him mine questions to draw out wby be separated from lis wile. 1 asked bim if his wife was a dr,akiar woman t He said n.\ Was sb? a crazy woman I So. 1 then asked if *ho went with other men 1 He immediately got into a passion, and said if n nan even hinted such a thing he would not hesiate to run him through with u dirk. 1 shut up. He then commenced telling m - that Lowerre had robbed him of hi* furniture, and even took the slothes from his little git 1. 1 told him to take care ;hat he did not rob him of hit wife ; 1 said no more, letermined to say uo.hing more about it to any jody. He came to my house in July or August ind said his wife was ruin-d, aud asked me what 1 mew about her 1 lefused to say anything. He lat down and cried bitterly W? went out, and le asked me what he should do with his children? hat he could never lire with his wife again I told tins I was going to Lung Island, and would take ki* children. 1 after warns received a letter from kirn asking me to come up and eay what I knew ibout Mr Lowerre. 1 had never told Mr. Talluadge what I saw, nor no other person, nor hare I intil now, siaae placed on the stand. 1 heard that litficulty had occurred between Lowerre and him, iud I would nut e< ma up After my arrival in ?'.J rH?l? J w W11 in J Hiucim 1HU viucu uu uic, iriu liumiu|? lad tucu Lowerre, and wished me to be a witneaa. . found 1 had get into a scrape, and felt a regret at >eing called as a witness When 1 called upon r*llmadge(who was an acquaintance of mine) toge 0 lioboken. 1 thought 1 would tell him what I saw, >ut was equirocating in my mind about it, as 1 waa irerse to hurting his feelings, and, from what toek )!ace, did not. [do not recollect seeing any stairs n the office at Peck slip. I saw Lowerre and Mrs. rallmadge together between 11 rjid 1 o'clock By Naolx?1 am a man of family ; 1 worked for [lupegaac seren years?also for Mr. Price, Mr. Weston, and others. 1 have alse done business for nyself, and can refer, with others, to Mr. Joseph Bradley, one of the jurors in this Sonrt, but not >ngaged in the present ca e. Mr. Tallmadge and Mr. Lowerre are in Couit; that ia Mr. Tallmadge tad that Mr. Lowerre [poiutiDg to them]. 1 learned lomething of chair turning when a boy, and, on my lealth failing, worked some nt that. Since restored. Mrs. Jane Wiileis (n rosy-cheeked lady of 25) 1 worn Knows there ia such a person as Mrs Tallnadge, and knows Mr. Lowerre. Mrs. and Mr. r. Iiredat33| Clinton street. They maved from there on the Monday after the 1st of May. I moved ia, and fonad Mr- and Mrs. T. occupying the upper part of the house. On the 2d or 3d day lie came to me early in the.rooraing,and asked who bad the lock of the door, 1 said "Mrs. Tallmadge." He went eff in a great rage, and said he would At bcr. 1 followed him up and he went np stairs.? Mrs. Tallmadge said, " what is the matter, Mr. Lowerre V* fie replied nothing, only I weald like to sleep with you " I left them together, and be remained up stairs half or three quarters of an hour. Mr. Tallmadge was not in the home By Holmes ?I remained in the house till iast May; I hare had ao difficulty except that Mr. Lowerretoeka watch, and pretended to sell it, end never returned It to he said that he knew a man who wanted to bay it, aad he would take hiM rent cut of it,and return me ihe balance, but did not. Mr faraitnrc had not been distrained upon. Mr Lowerre and myself never agreed; 1 never spoke to him after he took my wateb; 1 took my little son and went to his store, offering to pay the money aad get the w atch, but he told a man there to tarn me out of the store; 1 didn't go out, although he took hold of rue; 1 stood and talked; 1 had no fight; I have no hnsb.nd; Mr. Tallmadge was not in the house when Mr Lowerre went up to his wife; she was not in her room, butia the garret, where they remained together; Mr. Lowerre ssked when he canoe ic the morning, who had taken the lock off; 1 said, Mrs. T. the previous afternoon, as she said she owned it; I followed Mr. Lowerre up, because I knew Mrs T. was alone, sod I was afraid he was going to strike her; I only weat up the first flight, and when 1 heard what! did, came down again Tlurcwasno bed in the garret; Mrs. Tallmadge had bseu sweeping; 1 had been up in the garret u short time before, going there from cariosity to see ir, as 1 had not boon there since wa moved in, and saw Mrs. T. there; when Lowerre went up, and said "what is the mater!" She said what is the matter!" Ho said, 'there is nothing the matter, only you want me to ileep with you;" 1 didn't gooown stairs, bat waited en minutes or so; 1 heard nothing; they might iave gone into the bedroom and shut the door, or hey might not; 1 did not hear them walk- perhaps hey did not walk; I did not go up, because I hought if ho hid attempted to hurt bar she would iave called mc; I had not seen Mr. Tallmadge at the touse; I left ia the morning at 7, and retained in he evening; that morning 1 went up ia the garret rith her; ldid not go in h?r room at all; my moher said she saw Mr. Tallmadge at the house after re moved in; I kept at Mr. K der's clothing store, 50 Broadway; 1 have never threatened to have reenge on Mr. Lowerre; our things were not taken y process; there was difficulty about the watch; urthings wore put out without process; 1 was not o put out. By Naoib?Mr. Tallmadge had occupied the _ I .? sL. ssnstAP vtnrf /?f t k- ? . st. rneie vi iu? -ft"-* r-% " l,,? ???wj iiirrc were mo bed room* in the Ram t - there Kit no nun boo', except Mr. Lowerre; 1 >iw Mr. L. there H ntly every morning, end Mr. Tallmadge wn not H one. H By Holism?We moved in on Tbnndny, lit lay, end Mr Tsllmadge's things, I understood, H rere taken away on Mondevr. I believe that neither H Ir. T. nor Mrs T. ilaid in the bouse on Tbnrs- H ay night or Friday night; their goods were not tired till the 2d or :!J of May. Mr. Lowerre H ime there every night and morning; on Thursday H torning 1 spoke to bun in the street^ end became H i. [Questions of this kind were objected toby Ir- Nagle, as uanecee-anly detaining the Court H ad Jury. Mr Holmes replied.] H By a Jraon?If the Jury have any rights, 1 hope H is Court will protect thtm in it. H Court?It is my rule to exercise patience, so H tat parties may not < nly haves fair trial but feel H tat they have had such. H IIolmki.?It is not to be the misfortune of Mr. H 3werre tba*, having been brought here and igao- H mt as the dead of'whst evidence was to be brought H (siost him, shall uot have af iir opportunity of be- H g heard! H 6tme Juaon?If I were hare under similar eir- H imstances, I should tb nk it right that a jury H my aouatry would hear the clri una stances of H a case, but it is all 1 sheu.d tbiak necessary. In is way ef asking questions, sad going over and tin, went r he kept for no purpose, lam willing 'stay hers a wkele w e. U, t for the pnrposeaof stice, but 1 think oothing more should be re 'gl^joLMKS?Lewerre came one evening and I iked me to go up stnirs wiib bins to bold the light. do not know what he wanted; there was no per in ap stairs; he said he want<d io find something tat was ap thsra; 1 tb.nk the loek was taken oB H riday or Saturday ; Mr. Lowerre sras there, and I i my rwoaa, Saturday evening ; he aakad me toga H p stairs and bold a light, which 1 did: Mr and [re. Tallmadga were net there oa Sunday moraig; Mr. Lowerre came there. H Mrs. Bum iworn? Wai a lenaat of Mr. Low- H rrc, at 33 Clinton street, adjoining Mr. and Mrs. H| ailmadga. lie has several houses there 11m ay that Mr Uesrrs took the furnitura 1 heard H Ir. L. and Mrs. T. talking in the aitie, while I was landing in mine Mrs Tallmadge see mod to be gry, and called bins a big nigger, and called hisa lmething elee. I heard a cra-h and he eaae up tair* and said "woman, what are you about!** She lid "I will let you know wh^t I am about.** She rent into her bed room and talked for some time,

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