Newspaper of The New York Herald, July 29, 1842, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated July 29, 1842 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. \r? Vorh, Frldny, July '49, IK4JI. {?>- Ah Evening edition of the Herald will b? published every day, for the present, on the arriv <! nt" the Southern mail at 3 o'clock, P. M. The new from Washington is beginning to lmvesome interest DKuu.iT>ArtON or the I'kess?The conduct of a certain portion of the Wall street | ress, and theii servile echoes throughout the land, is a deep di? grace to the character of the age. The application of the basest and vilest epithets?such as?" traitor' " imbecile"?" rogue"?" no gentleman' ?"unprincipled wretch" to the Chief Magistrate ol therepublic, is a H|iecies of degradation tn public writinthat one coul I suppose would only he tound in the less civilized perio Is of human life. I'rini- and po'itirians may differ in opinion with any branch of a popular government?or with an\ distinguished statesman, without launching into al' the abtH and sh im lessneas that is only anitul 1< lang i iinong bands of pirates or h trhnrians Henry t'lsv may !)" in favor of an "old-fashioned \ ii al ilaalv"?or a high tarill?or distribution ol the land revenu-s?or an assumption of State debts ? yet because another man entertains a different opinion, there would be no justification tor the lutter to apply to that statesman, the very lowest and vilest epithets ot the vocabulary. Mr. Clay himself his sotnjiim'S changed his political opinions from anu-bink to bank?sirnelim-'s changed Ins position!" Irom one (ifty to uuollter, but who, with any of the feelings of a proper self-respect, would call him a " traitor," a " renegade," a " turn-coat 1" None, surely. Then whv should the Chief Magistrat: he treated bv a portion of the press, with as much recklessness and atrocity, as if he were a ruiHan on his way to the State Prison 1 It is a disgrace to the civilization of the present age that such public manners should be tolerated. It is a fortunate thing, however, that the two principal sheets engaged in this business, the " Courier and En quirer," and the " American," have u very limit" I and diminishing circulation throughout the country, and among men of real intelligence and respectability. Tuk Administration Meeting in tub Fourth Ward.?On second thoughts we don't think we shall publish the resolutions of this meeting at present The weather is too hot to read long yams. The meeting counted titty persons?capital in quality, though small in quantity. They appointed five delegates tor a city convention to meet before the next election, and org mize a new party to give a support to the present administration. This new party organization is gradually forming itself all over the city. There have been elementary meetings in four wards?the First, Fourth,Eighth and Seventeenth. Tliey can count from SO to 100 ?i"n m each ward?and will he able to j>oll nearly 201HJ votes in die fall election. This force will efFec tually hold the balance of power between the two great organized parties?the whigs and locofocos II this tier* rtat organize over the State, they may be able, at the first brush, to give 10,000 votes,which will effectually keep both factions in check. This "third party" is composed of nearly equal proportioned" the whigs and democrats?with a little more infusion of the latter, however. Aprojtos, now is the time for converts to the new i :irt v to come into the camp, and as Joe Smith would miv, "bring lumber and stock" to help build the temple. 13y the ides of November the Tyler men will keep both parties in check. N. 13. Major Noah is with us, body and breeches. National Characteristics, \*c.?The two or j three little incidents we have published, illustrating national characteristics have, in the present dullness of the times, thrown, up tptite a ripple, that promi.? - to cool oil'a person as much as a big,bold,bound in.' wave at Rockaway or Long Branch beach. Our table groans with articles on the subject. One of the first and best in I's way is the following-? Jjotr * G. Bi Nsi TT, Si a :? The issue you have thought proper to liring about in publishing coin pari soul belts een the politeness of British in I French Naval officers, 1 think highly disgracetul and uncalled for, more especially when 1 reflect that you are (and I believe most of those attached to your extensive estaolisliment) British horn also,although you may liud it to your interest n! present to assume a greater respect and love for the laud ol your adoption. Vuur motive for such compai isons, and your remarks iu general ti|>ou Britons an I British odicers are hut too plainly understood by all who are not directly intended to be ailccted %t your invidious articles. That any citizens who have visited the Br. Friga'i -Vat-spite, now in port, have met with any thing but geiitlem iuly and courteous behaviour from those on board, from the commanding officer to tho powder mon key I don't beli ve, unless brought about by their own linpr v r -id vulgar remarks, such a< those related in the didlogo by "Justice,"in your paperof to-day. Instances of which I have no doubt have occurred; if I may judge Irons rem irks 1 have myself overheard, such as are but ill calculated to continue a friendly intercourse among Americans an I Englishmen. Thit t he-e is i -largo portion of the junior British olfi cers more impudent and puppyRed than in the French service,"' (or the Amvrican either) I deny; and it must he denied ul?oby all who have had much intercourse wjth such orttcers in general. The instance of ill breeding related by you us witnessed on board the British American, steamer, is too contemptible to notice; it must however j uil'ord you great s-itisfac'ion at being able to relate one sn-h instance iu a British steamer, when we consider that any such con Juct in an American steamer (so noted lor regularity and order, iu approaching the table at meals,) wool I subject the erson 'o be "turned out of the boat." By inserting the foregoing you will oblige A> ElSOLISHMlM. This i* the real John Bull, ignorant gender, lower onier. The language, tone and temper, confirm the truth of the uice distinctions we drew. This chap, with an epaulette, would be precisely one of the kind described. He remembers us of a Mr. Duntin^ of the British Navy, who brought into this port a few years ago a slave vessel from the coast of Africa. and in writing a note to correct an error that was easily made, could not resist the opportunity to be as insolent as he knew how. The annexed article comes from a dillerenf quarter and is in a different tone. Ms. Editor Vour paper of yesterday contains an article relative to the respective civilities shewn to visitors to the French steam ship Gomer, and the British frigate Warsnite, now in our harbor, which seems to me to vary so widely from my own experience on both theso ships, thai I cannot, in justice to myself, suiter il to pass, without comment.? Whatever may be the sonrceof your aulhority forthe arlich I allude to, and respectable beyond question, as it may lie, you will allow ine to say, that I have visited tioth the (r imer and Warspite frequently, the la?t the most fre(|ucu ly, as she has been longest here, and the language ipoWeii on board is my own. 1 make no complaint of want ui .in' iiimoor cdiiruvy on ooaro me uomer ; my company wai ever politely an.l iexpectfully received end entertain. -.1. But in frequent vi?it? to the Warapite attention and kindii. - hjvc been ever manil'oitol, and have *eeminaly increased at every visit. Your article i? calculatcii to keep alive a apirit 1 enmity between countries where good will and affection only should dwell: and asan Ameri 'an. loving hit country and her welfare, I am anxious a vi y different and and more generous feeling iliould, and I hope now doe* prevail among the intelligent of both na- j lion*. ti-ntlemen with lalie* visiting foreign ve??el* of war, , should certainly unuervtand that as in calling at private residences, or a* public offices with U*, they should know someone to inquire for, nnd not trust thcmvelve* to the mere civility accorded by i.aval usage to stranger*. If one hns no n isiness or acquaintance on hoard a foreign ship, what cause of Complaint Can he justly have for want of more than ordinary civility, if he ohtrude* himself on entire strangers I If any one wishes to visit these or any Other vessels of w ar, how simple a thing it is to find out and get Irtroduced to nn officer, or, to go onboard and rankly say you are an American gentleman,and w ish some otflceron board to show you the ship. I wenton lioard the Warapite alone, and unacquainted, and have always received the greatest kindness and attention, and have ever remarkel the same exhibited to other* : and jnsttre and fairnoss require that the imputation contained in your article of yesterday on this subject, should receive from me in the spirit of kindness, this refutation. D. In a great measure we agree with the writer?nnd with this remark we may as well take leave of the subject. What we have said will do good?not harm, A Small IU'sives!*.?The Grand Jury ot Philadelphia h ive indicted the Proprietor of the Ledger, for a libel on the Proprietor of the Chronicle. Grand Juries should let editors settle their own quarrels. We are very sure that Col. Alexander, who is a very clever fellow, cannot he inncli singed by n newspiper squib. JInve not the Grand Juries of tlial city enough to indict if they do justice lo their numerous financiers ? An editor must be liaul-d up (or every little piece of verbage,hut a scoundrel who . limits, roh?, forges, and pluntl rs by wholesalers to escape. Call you this even handed justice ! r.^^?im* import mit from Texna? Fight with ?!?? Mexican*. The Meain ship New Vork, Capt. Wright, arrmed tt New Orlean* on the 20th , The most interesting item ot news is the skiruish between the Texian volunteers in the west id the Mexicans. The following is the account rom the Civilian:? -'sum Tiir West?Atta?i os rut Cou *r LiiitriTUti. I"he following it the official account of Oi-n. Davis of lie attack of the troops umler his command. Lnluttunl eh it occurred before the arrival of the volunteer* who sst left this city:? llnu QtltlTtai, TttiAi Voli ntskhs. C imp Lirasnxi-As, July T, ldtJ. lou. Oko. W. HneKi.?:r, Secreturj of War and Marine. Sir?On last evening 1 received certain intelligence hat we should lie attacked in a short time by a large .lexical! force. The position which 1 occupied being an unfavorable >ne for a small force to contend against a large one, I renoved my encampment some few hundred yards to a trong position. This morning, about day light, the enemy, seven hunred strong, entered our ohl encampment, and in a few linutes attacked us in our new [wsition, which they kept p for aliout twenty minutes, and then made a hasty reeat. Three Mexicans were left dead on the field, and their trails, man) were dragged oil'; their killed and on tided could not have boon less than thirty men. I a happy to inform jou that we had not a man either tiled or wounded. My w hole force, including Captain ameran's company ul mounted gunmen, did not exceed wo hundred; the Mexican force, as I learn from u wound1 prisoner, consisted of two hundred regular troopsuud ive hundred Hancherus, the whole under the command ol wr iiiniioi ii.ivb our wny, yon cannot yours?and *o lliey go, quarrelling, wrangling and growling, rora day to day Something must be done shortly, or the people will leave the country in disgust. Flour is selling at J$10 per barrel ; cotton at 8 or 9 ents ; apples, $6 iter barrel. Sugar and coffee are abundant, and dull at moderate prices. Very little business is doing in any way at present, but hopes ire entertained that a revival will take place in the fall. The IVitish barque Ftmchal is lying here for a cargo. The Danish barque Louise is also here. Cotton comes in slowly, as the planters will sell for nothing but cash, and tne merchants have not cash ! to purchase with. The boat is about leaving, and I must therefore conclude this scrawl with my respects, Arc. C. II. F. Watering Pi.aces.?At Saratoga the last arrivals were 200, and the place was filling up fast as the weather gets warm. The Lakes.?A vast number of parties are making up for Lak" George and Lake Ch ample in. A few days silent at Caldwell's delightful place on Lake George is a taste of Paradise, and nothing can be more pleasant than a trip across Lake Champlain in Capt. Sherman's beautiful boat, the Burlington. It is one of the beet kept boats in the country. CaTskill Mountain IIovsk.?A great many fashionables are going to this cool and healthy place ? Go and get nearer heaven. Nkw Brighton.?The grand ball comes off here to-night at Pieris's well kept house, the Pavilion.? Hare times. Rockaway.?Lovely and enchanting is a sojourn here for a few weeks The sea-breezes, bathing, | Arc., render it invaluable. A splendid ball comes | off here to-night. Soat Sens.? It is a very funny sight to see Thurlow Weed and Judge Noah lathering each other's cht?p?, and blackening each other's boots, as hard I as they can. It would make a horse laugh, and : kick, too, as if the hornets bit nim. We have been trying to make up an opinion fora week which of the two is the greatest blackguard?the Barber or the Judge?but for the life of us we can't come to a conclusion. As Noah is a good Tyler man, we are rather in favor of his side, although it is pretty tough to stomach old pork in the dog days. On the whole, we think we'll get on the fence, high up in the fresh hreeze?cheer on both the scapegraces, ..j l .u- c-l. : uiiu ncc|> uic ugui u going. An Arrival.?The yacht Mary Ann, Palmer, belonging to N. B. Palmer, Kkj , formerly the gieat favorite of the travelling public to Europe, and connected with the celebrated " Dramatic Line" of Packets to Liverpool, arrived yeaterday in the rtry uliort passage of 42 hours from Stonington, with four I scientific gentlemen from this city, who have been ; through the Sound on an exploring expedition, the result of which will, no doubt, l>e given to the public ere long. srtrfmk Covrt Decisions.?-This Court, at its recent sitting at I'tica, granted a new trial in the case of Madame Listed, and denied the application ol the Mayor and Democratic Supervisors, who voted to refuse to pay l.yncli and Noah their salaries as Judges. Niblo's.?With the thermomater at 03 in ihe shade during the day, we anxiously look for H o'clock, to obtain a cooler at this establishment. Xiblo's catches nt every breeze, and hence it is his vessel "goes ahead." The Ravels appear in two comic pantomimes to-night and Mons. Massette does every thing short of jumping down bis own throst, and we hear he is practising the latter feat daily. Jesting apart, his contortions are wonderful. i?*n. i litmu s, i ni- r\|ii'iiitioii was littcJ out tor the cxlress purpose uf attacking the post. They bail one field piece, a four pounder. Congress still continues in session. The principal -juestions which have occupied the attention of the body once its meeting, are the Mexican invasion and the replenishment of the treasury. The Civilian of the latest tate savs:? The hill to tnakethu President Cummander in person of in army to be raised for the invasion of Mexico; giving liim authority to draft one-third of the militia for the pur<>?-, and authorizing him to hypothecate (the right to i ll w s stricken out) the public luuds for the purpose ol aising means, passed the House of Representatives on the l h Inst., by a vote of '20 to 14. We understand that the Senate is opposed to some of the natures of this bill, but that it will tie adopted us it stands >y that body, before they will allow the whole measure to fail. The question in the House on the adoptisn of the two most imiKii tant features ol the bill stood its follows:? 1st. The provision to authorize the President to take command ot the army in person?37 to 7; majority '20. 3d. Authorizing the President to sell or hy|>othecnte any portion of the public domain, or any other unappropriated revenue of the republic, was carried by 39 to 3; or 26 majority. The Hru/.os Farmer mentions the receipt of an open liowl of cotton on the 3.1th of June, and adds that the crop promises well in tint vicinity. Gai.veston, (Texas,) July 15, 1S42. Fas. G. Bennett, Esq.? Dear Sir:? Knowing that you are ever desirous of obtaining the latest intelligence front every portion of the (lobe, 1 have been induced, in consideration of the leasure which I have derived front the perusal of your sheet, to impart what I can tn the shaps of news from this place. The opportunity offered !>y the departure of the steant ship New York is too good to be lost, and 1 shall therefore embrace it. In the first pluce, 1 must announce to you the imlortant fact, that through the enterprize of a Mr. lolin M. Jones, of this citv, fifty copies of your paper of July ?1 were received in this city on the ninth i.iy nuci puiuiuiuiuii. i ma gentleman lias estawtsiled a literary depot in this city, and has made such irrangements as enable him to receive your papers ind others in the shortest |>ossible time after their arrival in New Orlenns. The Herald is quite in deni and, not only among our citizens, but with the country people also. The times in this country are as dull as they can well be. The warexcitement has subsided, although Congress have passed a bill in favor of it. We want noney?money?money. The Cherokee lands, and dl the public domain, are to be sold for the purpose of ruisintr the wind We are entirely without a cur ency. The President will not issue any more exchequer bills, which are now oOpercent. below par. The banking house ol McKinnev, Williams, &c Co., ire contracting ih-ir issues, and New Orleans bank lotes are too unsafe to be trusted. An uttempt was made here, a few days since, to ret up a Mormon meeting Higdon, one'of the Mormon agents, was here to offer a proposition to Congress, whereby that distinguished sect of "late date - lints" should render us assistance in the shape ot 2300 men, with the necessary fixins, forthe privilege >f locating in this country. The meeting ended almost in a row, the idea being, in the eyes of the people, too preposterous. The political affairs of Texas are in a sad state ren. Houston, in his anxiety to monopolize the whol-* honor of a campaign against Mexico, hassuf 'ered the propitious moment to pass by unimproved, uid hw+innot now awaken the enthusiasm necessary forthe undertaking. We have 600 volunteers front the I'nited States now upon the frontier, but iliey are getting dissatisfied, and will probably break up ere long. A number of traders have arrived at Corpus Christie, und report that the whole of the north-western part of Mexico is opposed to Santa Anna. Our Congress has been in session for nearly a month, and as yet have done nothing. The western members are in favor of an invasion !iy_ land, and the eastern members in favor of carrying on the war by means of the navy. The west says if Mobile. ri'nmipiuulniix of the Herald. J Mobile, Ala., July 19, 1842 Murderers?Politics?Fourth of July?Temperance. Jas. Gordon Bennett, Esq ? ? Dear Sir I witnessed, u few days after my last, the execution of u negro man "for wounding with intent to kill." The scene transpired within the precinct* of the goal yard, into which were admitted l?y special permisnion, some twenty or thirty persona only.? Thia is as it ought to be, for the impropriety of making such scenes spectacles for the idle gaze and comment of the idly curious, lias long since been reprobated by the philosophical considerations of humanity. The criminal used many exulting phrases?disclaimed a wish to live?atnonished those around him?stated his great hopes of a blessed immortality; and was, in another moment, swinging in the air a soulless corpse. Thus a poor, ignorant negro, supplied with liquor by the white trader, in the phrcnsy of intoxication stabs a man whom he never saw before, and agninst whom he harbours no malic-, and does not kill lum, i? hung for jeoparding life; while Miss llamblin alias Miss Goodrich, abas Mrs. Ewing, preinedilatedly walks off the stuge? arms hersell?repairs to her husband's dressing room?slabs hi'n twice and does kill him?walks into ci urt ml libitum and is admitted to bail on the security of her two paramours, who are daily known "Tosport with Amaryllis in the shade, Clr with the tangles of Netcra's hair.'. Cosselm, the Italian, who so barbarously murdered his wife during the past week, and tied for New Orleans, has not yet been arrested in that city. He. is rumor says, was a being continually agitated by hopes and fears. The hot and cold tits ot life, front one or other of which he was seldom free, kept his mind in that tremulous slate of suspense which makes reason subservient to the sickly power of the imagination. He drew idle conseuaences front trivial events; his wife waa pretty, and he was jealous. The visions of the night, and the awakening hour gave colour to his (ears; until a heart, goaded by its own imaginings and credulity .sought to he appeased in blood. There is a sertain degree ol phlegm alwolutely necessary to the well being of society, in order to -.ustain its laws and suppress the passions, when such outrages occur. This community must be a very phelmatir one. or else, if it possess any ardour of mind, it must be held, in common with other contending passions. Our counters are covered with copies of speeches made in Congress by Ex-Governor Bagby. which go to confirm ine in mv former opinion, tnat the Senator should never publish,as he possesses nothing but a little, literary, spangled kind of embroidered politics; pretty decorative and short lived; but without uuyt; ing (ike solidity of abilities, or permanency of chaiacter. The two political parties have drawn their lines, and sent out their candidates for public favor. The Ealinurua of the whig party is a one eyed man,aided by the two diminuties, JuliusO'Spectacles and Satn Hatch Bollard, who are vain enough to suppose the destinies of Alabama to be resting on their shoulders. At night your ears are assailed at every corner with the eloquence and political erudition of some one of the nominees, who promises you, that if you only send him to Tuscaloosa, he will plant for you a garden of llesperides, whose trees shall bear apples of gold. The fourth of July was celebrated only by the different Temperance Societies, which assembled at an early hour and marched with music to oup of the churches, to hear an oration by a Mr. Childers. a young lawyer, who has recently settled here, and is attempting business as a lawyer, by advocating temperance and Texas. I repaired to the church at an early hour, and through the agency of Genera) T , one of the tnarshalls, and a person very fond of holding himself forth to the complimentary notice of visiters,I took my seat among the uninitiated. The orator had not proceeded far before I discovered hint to be too light for his subject, and it to be too heavy for him. Temperance is a practical subiect. We walked over hill and mead, and basked with the snakes inthesun;we strolled throughgreen meadows, and listened to purling streams by ntoon light, and to the tinkling oi the cow-hell, which almost acted ns a lullaby to our senses. Our orator juoted poetry, climbed Jacob's ladder?talked of the stars?the revolutionary heroes?the day we celebrate?turned the society of the Cincinnati into i temperance one?praised the ludips?invited all to go to the Corinthian and eat melons with the hildren. and thpn. to tlip intellectual nnrt I comfort of many, quit. The speech will not be published ! I prognosticate great trouble among the batallions of Temperance. Each church appears to be growing jealous of the others' intluence; and though they all accord in opposition to "King Alcohal," they he gin to differ not only in the manner but the time of exertion. They all agree to go forth against the encnty; hut each distinct church is beginning to want its own leaders, and choose its own mode of attack. Thus by destroying a compacted force, which, directed to one point and at one instance, might keep in being for another season, excitement and alarm, will fritter down into a variety of desultory oiierationa. The shattered parts can never be united. The only alternative would be to disband the forces and organise anew, under the auspices of some one whose character will be a focus for the concentration ofthe di.-|>ersed rays. The vacincy occasioned by the death of Judge Everett has been filled by executive appointment, until the Legislature meets, when a due regaru will be entertained for professional ability und age. The present incumbent is the judge of a party, which matters hut little, as owing to the absence of Judge Bragg, whose duty it is to ordain into office the inferior Judge, he will have no chance of administering iK)litico-|ustice. Tne "medical-general" alluded t9 in my last, was much offended at my notice of him?the more so as the letter was very generally sought after; hut has wisely concluded to make a merit out of the necessity,and try to laugh at what he cannot prevent. T?-?S. J aud J G , Esquires, have obtained the benefit of the bankrupt law. 1'. S. Specie sold to day for 70 premium. Our change is made up of tickets issued by bar-rooms, butchers, bakers, ami fishermen. L. B. Louisville, [Correipondenre of the Herald.] Louisville, July 22<1, 1&2. Bath ami his Charges?Clay Clubs?Politics?Mammoth Cave?A Mercantile Muss. Mr. Bennett? Dear Pir? The charges of Mr. Bolts against President Tyler have created little or no excitement. A kind of interest is manifested by a few of both parties to hear the result of this extraordinary movement. The Whigs in Congress will not surely act in concert with Mr. Botts; they certainly will not extend to him a helping hand in this most foolish scheme. Should they lend him [that aid. which he must necessarily receive to complete his design, it will forever damn them with opprobrium and loathing; should the contrary be the result, which undoubtedly will, the responsibility and odiunt rests upon the shoulders of Mr. Botts, and the wish of many will be that its weight may crush him to the earth. At a meeting of the Louisville Clay Club, P. Butler and W. Glover were appointed as the candidates for the next Legislature. Mr. Butler having declined running, another meeting was held, and Mr. Ballard selected to fill his place. The Locofocos have as yet no candidate, they considering their chance as hojieless, as this is a thoroughgoing Whig State. The Relief Party, however, has a representative, a self-nominated one, Mr. Marshall ; being actuated, he says, with a desire of gratifying his own high aspirations and still higher ambition, he presents his name to the people of this city, without any special call, a id he hopes Ins capacity for the station will be duly aiHireciated^ Marshall runs on the Belief Ticket, which he thinks will be triumphant; he also advocates the crack-brain project of a commonwealth hank. In such a cause he doubtless thinks he will be triumphant. He will not enter the field without an ooponent?one, of whose capabilities the people of Louisville have formed so just an estimate as of those of Mr. Marshall. They are the two " particular bright stare" of the West, Iv Dolan and Mr. Marshall; both have high ambition and loftv aspirations. I tolan has " rolled up his sleeves" and " Is eager for the fray." In the country the Belief ticket will be the strongest, at least it isso reported by those who have been through the adjacent counties. The Mammoth Cave in Barren County, of this State,hns become quite a place of resort for invalids, and visiters sometimes make a tour to view this wonder of wonders. Dr. Croghan, the present proprietor, has handsomely furnished several rooms in the cave in a neat and beautiful style. One or two exploring expeditions are being conducted by men of science, and from the last accounts they had explored some regions hitherto never entered by any of the guides of the cave. (>n the Fourth of July h company of military being on a visit to the cave, they formed themselves into a Clay Club by adopting resolutions, Ac. Ac. A large book was obtained, and all enrolled their names to support llarrv ol the West. The book is always open to stranger? and visiters, and all who are favornble to the cause enrol their names. It is called the " Mammoth Cave Clay Club." . . A very disgraceful affair transpired in our city on the 20tli inat.?Messrs II- A L merchants 011 Main street, hold to Mr. O. a lot of loaf sugar at a very fair price ; for Mr. O. to judge ot the quality of the . sugar a sample was exhibited, which was pronounced to be first rate. The price and quantity being agreed upon, Mr. O. drew a check on one of our banks for the amount, as H A: L. had warranted all the other sugar equal in quality to that of the ' -ample show . A few days after the sale the sugar was sent up to Mr. O's store?on unloading the drays and stowing it in the store, Mr. O. was surprised to hear so great a rattling in the barrvlfj ? F This lead him to an examination, when, to his as- C tonishment, he found that the sugar sent him was t very inferior to that shown him in the sample. Ail the'barrels on opening them, proved to he the sains. There was scarcely a whole lout ot sugar in a bar- > el, all having crumbled. This so exasperated Mr. r (). that on meeting Mr. L , one of the hrm ot II. -V L. lie accosted him and demanded reparation for the cheat, by either returning his money, or making a considerable deduction in the price, as the article was inferior to what he had warranted ? Mr. L. positively refused to make any amends ? "Cheat, liar, rascal, scoundrel," and the like epithets were bandied, winch soon brought them to blows.?The fight lasted only for a short time, the bystanders interfering, but when tliey parted Mr. O. was in a fair way of "licking" his antagonist." Yours, Arc., Louisvilijc. Itarrltbnrg, (JnrrcbiHiuileiu'e of (he Herald. Marrisbuko, July 22, 18J2. The legislature?Their Doings?The Apportionment?Politics?The Crops, fyc. IhiAR Sir :? This place being famous for faro banks, good living, and other et ceteras, at and by which members of the Legislature enjoy themselves, we have the wisdom of th<* Stale yet in conclave, deliberating with the wisd"m of owls and the chattering of parrots, upon the wants, necessities, and resources of the commonwealth. Lord, what a set of men to itrni'ir^o tkt*? l rito rouf g\f t It rt nannla rvf* <> Qtnla ill... 1'iut IUV */? ?uv Iinvum U| HIV |/V v/pic Ui a UiaiC III\C thisl They lack intellect as much as Falstatt's company did clothes; and their whole course of proceedings shows them as unfitted tor the stations they fill, as a goose would be to ?ake a part in a duett with a nightingale. There _-e a few who would do very well, if not surrounded by base metal?for instance Messrs. Klwell, Wright, Stevens, Koumfort, Banet, Morris, and Lowry, of the House, and Messrs. Kidder, Spackwan, Sniith, and Gibbons, of the Senate. Previous to the adjournment of the regular session, the excuse for an extra session was, that the Constitution of the United States reauires that an election for Congressmen should be held this fall, therefore, the necessity of an apportionment of the State, which is not any nearer accomplishment than on the first day of the session. Parties cannot agree as to the manner in which districts shall be formed, each wanting more than their share, or what neither will agree to. The Legislature is composed of four parties. The friends of the administration, the friends of Mr. Buchanan opposed to the administration, in favor of repudiation and property at its nominal value?the anti-masons and the wnigs. The administration musters about forty members in the House, the Buchanan men over twenty, who unite with Mr. Stevens, anti, in opposition to all questions favored by the administration. They consist of three members from Washington, four from Philadelphia, Messrs. Scott, Hancock, Bousal, and Pain ter; Mr. Heckman. of Northampton, Beaver, of Perry, Laverty and Klton, of Chester, the Bucks members, Ban and Culver, of Cumberland, Garretson, Piching and Ebangh, of York, Snowden, of Venango, Moore and Shenk of Berks, and two from Montgomery. In the Senate Messrs. McManaghaw, G org as, Psnnimnn, and Plutner, follow in the wake of Stevens, who can whipthe whole squad into the traces like so many spaniels. The expenses of the present Legislature awill amount to about $190,000. It is suid (but 1 doubt it) that some members take home with thrm after supplying their room while here, a sufficient number of sperm candles for their parlor for six months, and also a quantity of paper large enough to serve them for a year, purchased at the expense of the State. It is no matter of surprise that tax payers complain, when they have to pay for Purdou's Digest, Colonial Records, 'paper, quills, candles, <fcc. appropriated to themselves by members at the expense of the State. The interest on the State debt will not be paid in August, the Legislature not being possessed of nerve to supply the means. The repudiators, headed by Mr. Stevens, have defeated every attempt to pass the necessary law. He makes use of them to prostrate the party in power. Strong efforts will be made to send Mr. Buchanan to the I'. S. Senate for another term at the < I next winter, which may, perhaps, succeed, although nine-tenths of the people are opposed to hisprincipal votes. This State is now represented by two notorious old federalists in that body. Judge' Parsons, Seeretnrv of the Commnnwealih will orohnhlv he the administration candidate. The Clay men are rallying and organizing with r considerable energy, as well as the Scott men. The Buchanan men have given up all hopes of carrying the State for their leader in the National Convention. Some of the friends of the State administration talk mysteriously about Gen. Cass, and the majority of those who do not engage much in politics are for Col. Johnson. President Tyler might form a strong party, which would have rhe deciding of the contest. Tne fight for the ascendancy will be splendid. The croi? throughout the state were never better The two Buchan m printers hern have been at swords' points about the printing of the testimony in the Bribery case. The House ordered their printer to do the printing. The Committee on Printing gave it to the printer of the Senate, the law stating that one printer shall do the printing of documents, and the printing being under the control of the committee. Both are at work, and both will want to he paid. It is dog eat dog. The Committee of Conference reported a bill to apportion the State this morning, which passed the House. It gives Philadelphia city and county four iiirmucrb. ii win mr orimit, ^ id 11. ? A proposition to clone the outlet lock which leads t to the tide water canal, unless a portion of the coin- I s pany's notes are redeemed in tolls, was defeated in the Senate this morning. Yours, ArcBoston. [ Correspondence of the Herald.] Boston, July 27, 4 o'clock, P. M. Military?Vint of the Maryland Cadets?Regatta at Chelsea?Brighton and other Markets. The Pulaski Guards, a fine company of infantry, commanded by Captain Baxter, left our city this morning, on an excursion of camp duty to the ancient town of Plymouth. They were accompanied by the full Brass Band. The Guards will be received at Plymouth by the Standish Guards, with which corps they will dine. (Treat preparations are making here in anticipation of ihe visit of the Haitimore Cadets. The City Greys and the IndeoendentCiidets. of this city, will wait on them on their arrival. This last company is genernlly called the "Governor's Babies," as they seldom turn out except on public occasions, and is made np of the little, ' pinuling, efleminnte sons of a purse-proud aristo- t cracy. c The regatta at Chelsea to-morrow afternoon will be a grand affair. The Portland, a boat from the 1 city of that name, with hpr crew, have entered the f lists. The fleet of sailing boats belonging here will p all be on hand on the occasion, dressed with flags and streamers. Should the weather be fair, I think 8 tliis will he altogether the greatest boat race ever c had in this country, and that it will he witnessed by t an immense concourse of people. Beef cattle sold at Brighton on Monday ns fol- ' lows:? Cax A?tea QQ o ?L % -J\. flerf .U. quality $ I Ja f.1 7ft; third quality 7ft a $ l 3ft. Sheep, , $1 is to $3 ft0. The cotton market (till continues dull. Demaad for 1 flour i* moderate. Uenrsare, common brands, bringi $6 13, and fancy frt IS a $6 34. Mackerel, No. 3, f7, and No. 3, $t 3ft? f-* S7, cash. In grain there Is little doing. Last sales Yellow Corn were made at 67c, and White 6fl a ftftjc, and Delaware Oats 33c. Molasses?sales moderate. Sugar?Porto Rico, fl4 hhds, 4f a 4Jc per lb, 4 mos, at auction, J and sales stopped. Yours, B. More Steam.?The Acadia will leave Boston on a Sunday. Her letter bags close in this city to-mor- . row afternoon. The tlreat Western will probablv enter this port as the Acadia goes past Boston f, light. It the does an Extra Herald will be publish ed on Sunday noon. 1 () Fenny.?We learn that Judge Noah wants to be t chairman of the new third party's committee. This r won't do at all. We want a man of nerve nnd saga- x eity?not an old woman in breeches, that does <i nothing but scold in the morning and sleep in the " afternoon. f Warm Sai.t Water Bathing at this season of r the year is not ovly n great luxury, but it is also a r more powerful auxiliary to health than any which f can be found in the Pharmncopia. It takes from * the skin tlio-e secretions of the pores, which, preventing perspiration, are among the great causes of c fevers; it promotes a free circulation of the blood, ? fiives new vigor to the limbs, and in short regene- p( rates the whole system to n degree that one nfler partaking of thp luxury, feels that there really is something worth living for after all. Go to Kahtneau'i, foot of IVsbrosses street, near Canal street, X. II. and lave in the warm salt water which he will provide for you, and thank vour stars that you have been put iri the way of such a luxury. t< BY THE SOUTHERN MAIL. ; Washington. [Corntpoodcuc* of itic Hermld.] WiiHuonif, Wednesday, 3 P. M. b' :oii|milonal Proceedings?Xomlnation 01 11 Howard Payne, " The morning busineaa of the Senate was of n> " aiblic im|H>rtnnee. The everlasting Dancing Rabbi freek treaty claims were finally disposed of?tt.t (ill being ordered to a third reading. The unjust, arbitrary, and monstrous postage bil' J' vas then smuggled through the (senate. The inju- p ions operation of the law will probably be discover ^ :d in the House; but it has chanced toeecaj>e obser u ration in the Senate. The effect of the law will b. r o prevent the circulation by mail of all the largei :lus of weekly papers. The Post office Committer *< >riginally took the Journal of Commerce as the {' naxtinuni. and proposed a tax U|?on those of a large A ize which must exclude them from the mail alto- c filler, hut this morning the hill was so amended a li o cover the ExpreaB and Courier. The objec t and * lesign of the mail Mnd Post sflice establishment >eeins tobe entirely misconceived by thosewhohave charge of the business here. It was intended for the jonvenience of the people; not as a source of rev?- d tine to the government. Congress legislates on the * subject, and the affairs of the Department are adrai- p tiUtered solely with reference to revenue. The dif fusion of intelligence and the convenience^ of the ii people, are lost sight ol by the Post Office Committer. anil disregarded o re -e'ed bv the Senate. Tlis m in object ot the bill was to conform the postage to the feder 1 coinage, but that provi.-ion was strickru out, i in; tow .1 i, nothing hut an attack tipoi newsjwp-r publish? It it h .H p.i. sed as original!) reported, the p.e-t.i - on the New York E>- * ires- or i ti-ivc been sixteen ceni? lor ev i\ ' number Now the exclusion o) those papers tr? 111 the mail might not ?ccaMen an) jreat putnic inconvenience, but the attempt by Con jressto prescribe the dimensions of a public journal 19 monstrous, and ought not to bo endured. By the n terms of the bill, a paper not exceeding 1450 square inches in size, is to he transported nt the present *' rates,but for every six square inches above that size t; there shall be an additional charge of one cent.? g hicha bill can hardly pass the House, but if it does !; Jecome a law, the people will compel its repeal so ^ soon as its effects are understood and felt. s The Navy Appropriation Bill as it came from the a House was taken up, and the Senate receded from its amendment increasing the appropriation about '' half a million, so the reduction of the House is con- l' curred in. The Senate then insisted upon its amend d ment to the proviso restricting the officers to the v number in service on the first of January 1841, and substituting the number in service at the close of the present session. Another amendment was insisted F r>n, and a committe of conference appointed. Tin I1 rest of the amendments were receded from. i The discussion of the Tariff Bill was then resum- 1 ed, and will be continued through the day. a In the House, a resolution was adopted directing r the Secretary of State to report at the next session I1 of Congress the cost, Jcc. of establishing a line ol ' steamers between this country and France. h The bill reducing the pay of all federal officer? * and members of Congress 25 per cent., was then taten up, and the whole day seems likely to be spent * upon it. The conduct of the majority on this nucs c ion is characteristic and in perfect keeping with all ' the rest. Here it is,the 27ih aav of July, the thenno * neter at 90 in the coolest exposure, and two day? ' ire spent in playingjthe demogogne on a bill which is < neither desired nor intended to become a law ' I'here is one comfort?if they sit perpetually, the) " nave only seven months longer to play their prank? 1 :n. The friends of John Howard Payne, and he ha- N nany in everv part of the United States, will be ex Tetbely gratified to learn that the President has no- * ninated him to the Senate for the important post of f Consul to Tunis. Mr. Hodgson, who was recently ' ippointed, upon his way thither made certain ma- r trimonial arrangements which induced him to re- t iign; in short, to speak without rhodomantade, he t md tojthosc who were expecting him in Burbary, "] s im married, and can't come." The appointment e vas instantly tendered to Mr. Payne, who, though ^ le has been long an untiring laborer in literature, v hrough all its varieties, very often avowedly, but tven oftener anonymously, has, unluckily for nitn- ' ielf, had the fortunes, with the toils of the pen; only 'I tossessing himself, asCongreve used to say, of "that c sta'e which lies within the circumference of the ? tat,"?while others have filled their pockets with the '' iroceeds of productions which have only filled the d vriter's ears with praise. There is not a dwelling " n our vast coimtry, where the song of " Sweet 0 Iome"is not heard,?(and in what dwelling is it not ti teard with delight 1) but will rejoice in this hand- h ome and complimentary provision for the home n lornbard to whom-we owe it; nor will this distinction " >e heard of without approval in other lands, where v he literary character and the multifarious produc ? ions of Mr. Payne are, if any thing, better known . r?, i,? .??i, t.;., o?..i u? inwards of twenty years ago, as a tragedian, of tlie i >tage, upon which he had earned such high renown C inder peculiar impressive circumstances when i toy Koscius; his coniributions to it as an author have ' quailed the most successful class of the drama upon he British as well as the American boards. In timer z ike these, it might be expected that any nomination r vould excite discontent somewhere; but in the a ?resent ease, we have heard hut one expression, in P ind out of the capitol, and that an expression of gra- n ification at this new evidence of the President's V egard for American talent, and especially that talent tl vhich has been more prosperous in earning golden t loners than golden rewards. The native city ol ii VIr. Payne, New York, which received him ten i rears ago with such enthusiasm?and other cities, v vhich repeated the same welcome?will feel that his attention is perfectly in accord with the spirit o! t' hose testimonials?ana honor the motive whence it t iprings. We are gratified to add that the nominatior t] if Mr Payne his b- en sent in without a singh tl etter, or formal recommendation from any quarter. . nd hence In- success with the Senate will be thi nore flattering and .^interested on their part, t1 ihould ir he g-anted, ol which we hear not one whi >erof doubt, the subject of it having resided fcr the ~! ast few years almost exclusively here at the seat of rovernment, where he is better known personal!) c ban he could be rendered by report. Mr. Payne, ike Mr Irviag, whose confirmation wasunanimous, s no politician; therefore, like him, he can neither c >e supported nor resisted on party grounds; and we ire confident,should the parallel eventually extend to . he decision of the Senate, Mr. Irving will then " eel towards his friend, as in Hoban's Gems y if Irish Wit and Eloquence we read that the Hibernian oretor said to him, in the famous speech at \ilhirney, where his name was coupled with that of c flitllips, in a toast, "To be associated with Mr p 'aync, must be, to any one who regards private vir- r ties and personal accomplishments, a source of pe uliar pride." Washington, Wednesday Evening The Reduction Bill Smothered. p The House has at last got rid of the bill reducing he pay of members and federal officers. It has ^ leen sent to a select committee of nine. The game >f demagoguism has been played out, and now the hing is to be stifled in committee. There was teither honesty nor sinceiityin the movement? a', teither thought nor purpose of carrying out a 1,1 theme of retrenchment?it was a mete trick, con- r* :eived and attempted with a view, on the part of he mover, to parade his championship of economy ? ind reform before the people at the hustings. p( Mitchell, whom the good people of Niagara county vere in doubt whether to send to Congress or the bi state Prison, said there was a shocking deal of w tumbng in this world. tf ????? tr Unit 1 more. ai [Correspnndsnce of the Herald.] 11 Baltimore, July 38, 1843. Jit. Editor : g The fact is, this weather i* almost too hot for new* of a' ny kind. It in now half pa*t 7 o'clock A. M., and the " lurcury itand* at 83. What mid-day will bring forth ,, eaven only know*. Ycitcrday w a* extr.-mely warm, the n hermomcter told 90" at 3 o'clock P. M., and I should judge ? ell very little until midnight. I, Some excitement wa* created yctterday in conse w tienee of a young man named John Reed having acci- j? entally shot himself in Mr. Chapman's apothecary e?ablishfnent. He was in the hack yard trying to shoot p. ats. The pistol went off by nccident, and the ball t,. truck him on the breast, but fortunately glanced off o) vitbout entering. The charge knocked him down, and nl intil the young man could explain himself, the general i, mpreasion was tnatfhe had committed suicide. Businc**i?at n stand. Howard street. City Mills and r,. Iiisi]iiehnnna Flour, continue to sell in limited parcels for l. 6 which istho regular quotation. New Wheat comes in .i, athei slowly. Sales are ln ing made at various prices, .v, anging from 70 cent* to *1,30, as per kind and quality; r, orn, 01 a 03 enf* ; Rye. 61 cents , Oat*, 36 a 27 cents ; ales of Mess Pork at $7,00, and Mess Beet, f!?,00 ; Wills- ta ,ev, 31 a 30 cents, in demand. M The brokers are doing nothing. Soma of them have r| losed their office*, and set up the lishing business down Hr t Harwood, where logs to stt on let out for fifty centa s 0t 'ot. Your*, RODfeRJCK. hi ?? hi Philadelphia, [Correspondence of the Hersld.] ritiLADf LrniA, July 39,18t3. ^ Variou* arc the mode* of swindling. Necersily is said t|, ) be the mother ol invention, and wo think the assertion re ue, m scarcely a day passe* without th* exposure of ime new mode of fleecing Ik* unwary. A. Reeve, th* rincipal of th* " Frankltm Academy ,? wo* committed to riaon yesterday in default of bail for a further bearing eforo the Mayor, on a charge of obtaining iooaiey on die pretence*. The allegation* are, that th* defendant presented hitnaelf as an agent for a pertneiship of rail* >ad contractors, and as such, he obtained sums of money urn iundry person* lor the purpose, a* he pretended, of ending them to these contractor*, to be by them cmlot ed. These is said, prosed false, and Mr. t. refused to refund the money. Nothing Mas done in rlation to these transactions until au advertisement in the apenon Monday lor hand*, attracted large number* aund the door* of the academy in learch of employment, i hea they m ere canvassed by the crowd, which n sulted ? a complaint before the Mayor, and the binding over, or ather commitment of Mr. H., as above dated. The Legislature adjourned on Tue*day night at half ast 10 o'cloc k, having during the lad half hour of the rssion passed a hill to tube an additionol tax of one mill er dollar on all 'he taxable property of the state. Thli mill ix it tsfaupposedw ill yield about one million and a quarter, ,11 of which i* appropriated to the payment of domestic rediiors. The aggregate claims of domestic creditoia i* t down at *<2,600,000. There it in the treasury , or will o on th? 1st pro-umo, subject to the payment of the 9t>9,000 of inten d money then due, almut *300,000 worth f good money. Whether it will he appiopi ialcd to in red as far as it will go, or not, is moie tliho I can tay. A letter received in this city yesterdav, from Matancai, ated the 14th of July, states that the King'* notary pub ollars and murdered. The inmate* of the house were 11 arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the deed, "he clerk and bottler are believed to be the principal ertona concerned. Rain* have been scarce this season, nd business dull. Little was done in stocks to-dae. A fetv hundred dolus worth of State fives sold at 33. Catsklll. [Corraspondruce of ih?* Herald.J Rip Van Winki.k HoraE, ) Catskill Moon-tain, July 24. > Utrrriaw in Broidwuy?Dr Potts?YTic Departure -Colonel Stone?Death of Mr. Hyde?Solemn Defections thereat?Ascent of the Mountain?Cavtevskill Falls?ill/' Fan IVinkle. On Saturday morning last considerable stir was tade in the shape of cabs and coaches flying about r> collect the chosen few who were to witness the ying of the silken knot between Mr. C , a dry oods merchant of Pearl street, and the truly pretty ilissO , of Broadway, who has, not inaptly, been tyled the successor of Di Vernon, and well does he merit the mantle which fell from her beautifal atronimic, who want off a ahort time since, much o the chagrin of her crowd of admirers. Dr. Potts id the ceremony up in short order, concluding villi a brief and fervant prayer for the weltare and lappiness of the happy couple who had taken the olemn pledge to " love, honor, and obey." The iride looked lovely, arrayed in white, enablem of nnocence and purity. (I inwardly prayed she night evercontinnc thus ) lDr black eyes twinkled .8 she said her " yes" to the interrogations of the ninister, and I thought, bachelor as J am, 1 would irrhaps like to be her chosen, but had to lick my ijB and look on. We passed St. Paul's Church, md the patron saint seemed to nod an approval as ve passed. Tne Swallow was just firing up as we got on >oard, and alter a few moments delay, fitz, fitz. achew, go*s the steam, and we were ofl' out of he noise, dirt and filth of the city. We had u good prinking of 1 .dies on board, with their attendant teaux; soon we neared the highlands?1 need not lesciibe them; who has not borne witness to their leautyl The evening was lovely, the new moon hone resplendent in the high heavens, shedding a leautiful glare on the broad waters of the Hudson. \n incident occured at the tea table which is vorth noting. The boat was well loaded with pasengers, so that a little hurry wan needed to get a eat at table. I got seated, and before I hnd butered my toast and sweetened my tea, found every lung in the eating line had vanished. Looking ound for the cause, heavens! would you believe it! here sat Col. Stone! rolling up his eyes with all he comfort of a duck in a thunderstorm. He eemed to be in a sort of mesmeric state, only his vcs were wide open. We parted company at .Vest Point, that point being as far as he could go vithout trespassing 011 Sunday morning At Bristol a box was shoved on boird containing lie body of Mr Hyde, a highly respectable old getternan from Catskill, who was ihrowu from his arriage bv the horse taking fright, and killed intantly. What a solemn reflection, a wedding and a ineral in close proximity. So we go from the crude to the grave. The hells toll for us bin three nnes?to usher us into life, next the crowning point four happiness, matrimony, and.lastly the journey n the silent tomb!, The ride of eight mi'estothe use of the mountain is rather tedious; dismountng there, we ascended on foot, a distance of four rules, and ranched the top half an hour " in uduiice of the mail,"jnst in time to see the sin rise, nd dispel the mountain tni-t, those mysterious haoes that few are up to see; they ueeni to partake if the shapes of angels, gianls, and all sorts of hunan things The next olvect of attraction is the 'auterskill Falls, which are broken once in their escent of nearly 200 feet. The descent to the foot -somewhat tedious, but not dangerous, and will mply repay the toil I wonder Done of our mairaines have been ornamented with a view of this ntnantic spot I noticed Dow, jr., taking notes, nd as 1 am not anxious toconipete with him in his leculiar forte, shall pass over them, sintply recommending the readers of the inimitable Herald to reair there forthwith,not forgetting to take a squint at he portrait of old Rip Van Winkl , which .adorns he half way house up the mountain. The odd coon sjust awaking after a century's sleep, and exelaimng " O, that flagon ! that wicked flagon! what fill dame Van Winkle say1." We start to-morrow en route to the Falls, thence, othe Snult St. Marie to see the wild Indians, and iste the fine salmon trout which are so abundant here. Shall I give you a few slips of the pen on he way! Adieu. Il Pensp.roso. Navai. Force in the Golf.?It is said that the wo war steamer1, Mississippi and Missouri, have one to the Gulf of Mexico to look after Santa mna. The Mississippi sailed hence yesterday, ompietely officered and manned. Albany Railroad.?The managers are going to ommence this work next month. It is time they id. If they are as long finishing it 11s they have een talking about it, they will get through in the ear 1860. Completely Deramoed.?The mai!? between thw ity and Buffalo, by the recent alteration of the Deartment. We wish the old arrangement was in jrceagnin. More Comfortable.?The weather yesterday. The Horrible Mt;rdek at Philadelphia.?Tho 'liiladelphia papers are full of the particulars relnng to the murder of Lougee, a broker in that city, take the following from the Chronicle ? About five o'clock yesterday morning, a well dressed Den countenanced person, abont six feet two inches igh, fair complexion, brown hair, cut in the latest stj le, i-rived in this city by the night train of cars from Baltiiore, and stopped at Sanderson's Franklin Hotel, regisiring his name as "A.Smith, Ky." The house being ill, ho was told, in reply to hi* application foraroom, ist he couId not have one under an hour. The same an,ver was nlso Riven to u g' ntlemnn, "N A.Elliott, Ohio," ho arrived at the S.inie lime. The former called for some each braad' .but on Ix-ing told that the bar was closed, ikcl for somc po.t wine, which was given him, and lie rankitod' ll-then told the porterto take caie ol his apgnge ai d walktxi out. As th ero " ere countless rumors afloat during the day, H o t joI; tne trouble to ascertain the particulars r< lative to ih murderer, and the causes which had ledhimtocomilt the rash act. His real nnmp is Milton J. Alexander, ad is from Burksville, Cumberland county, Kentucky ? l wh chcounty he has relation* of the name of Alexiner, numbering some three or four hundred. The reason of his registering his name as Smith, he ave, that ho did not wnnt his real name to be reported naong the list of arrivals at the hotel, or fear hisfother noiiui know unereneis; he having left home m consenonce ol some dispute with his family. Alexander, the risoner, isonly 20 years and 11 month) old, aceordidg to is own statement. He ha* not once denied the mnroer, ut frequently conversed upon the circumstances with rest freedom. When in the custody of the otfl( er, before e had obtained counsel, he stated that he was in lovo 'ith a young ladv nt home, whose parents would not aliwhertomarry him, because he was not rich, and he ft home with the intention of getting money, if he had i kill somebody for it. At another time he said that he ft the hotel for the purpose of getting some nnenrrent ink notes exchanged for current funds, and seeing the lice above named open, lie entered it with that intention id presented his money, when the broker, Lougeo, said was counterfeit, w hich caused high words, and Lougee illed him a "liar," when ho drew thedirk, and w ithout irther thought stahhed him. He also said that after ho id dirked him, he did not know what to do?he first lought that he would take hold of him in his arms, hut ien thinking that ho might he arrested, he resolved to in?this was all the work of n moment. The | risoneris a remarkably pleasant and very res peciMe looking person. He is well known to several ofonr [arkat sire ( merchant', having.Tieen in this city to purinse goods in IS 10. His lather is also well known here, id all who speak of the family are rather eulogious than hcrwise?they all. even the pri oner, bear irreprenehae rha'nciei'.un'il thi* melan holy ev* nt, which will can*eof mn< h grief to his aged p''rents. Alexander, while in the Police O.Hce, mid pri vjons to lamination, asked a gentleman w ho ha I urs?1 the name Mrs. Lougee, if she was the wife of the murdered aian. o a reply in the atnrmative, lie said?' Tell her, ifr, ere is no circn instance in my wholelif" that 1 'o mtieh grct as this."

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