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

November 21, 1842 Tarihli The New York Herald Gazetesi Sayfa 2
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? - stances as thli, he received with kindness, if it be singly with an eye to the'railtiesof poor human nature I Your unfortunate friend, J. C. COLT. ToL O B-)?toi, Ma>s. l.n?t fonr.ria'laiiof John C. Colt. Who i Joh i (' t'olt i id ihe sentence of ite ith mu<t In C*rr,*d into t-rt iT.ii r ;n 1 himself to hi* fate with th< no.1 perfect composure. J iU :> i lit lit I. in intelligent face, n frank, wiilinir mil-, !i r |' i -mi I one involuntarily In hi* fwor? nn i t if. . :>il tignr , and rnmne i .it once cor 1ml an I mIi < 1 After a lew words of iv mpithy, nnd a jr. qn n i ril l repose all Ui? hop t on theclemencv i. ; rinl fr.i h, he le me t his ?rm uu the little talile in In It i i t ? lading .'tin fm e with his hand, seemed los. n th ni rht. ' Hi- ace w is not so completely covere I," says our in i iiit, " tin' that I ''mil I nl??ervH the sad hut resigned den* I ness of it? espresnou ' Alter a pause, he said in a I ' v lone, as if communii g with himself, " If from mi i?r it , the vnic ni truth w ould be heard, I am willing o pay ev.-u this price." I ??..! . !- ra.rr.1 and inrnriulkul them,nil cation to the O ?v riinr m i been unsuccessful, ami parti ou'irtv ifter itid opiuiou of no inuiy able phy siciaiis had ' < 1 m i'in inIi mi i noti'i 11 iiI v expressed that the un'ortii me V 11 n hi 11-t h-ivo I'omt t > his death precisely at lie h i I iti*!, tiv hlo vs intlii-te | in a mi Men and violent quarrel?nsi II defence, ni l without lorethought or premeditn ion. ( olt raised hi# h a 1, and stea lilv hiiJ calmly mei my eve a; he said, "Oil, who will judg i roe in ? lew hour-, knows that it it true. 1 was Ills friend, and lie all is 1 my friendship I aske,i him to he just, and he iusulte I m - ? I remonstrated, an I he struck me?I resUte 1, and h* vos the victim then, as 1 am now, to hasty and ill-regnl ited feelings.'' He was silent for a moment, and th'-n said with a qu;et N-nil-, " iVhv should min fear to die/?the real evil a* uld he to live always in this world of sorrow and injustice. Without the sympathy of my kin ), and the confidence of trien tfhip, 1 if would he intolerable A right conscience might "liable me to endure it hut there coul I be no enjoyment.'' "It seems to mo." he sail a.'ier another pause, " that wh-nth spirit of vindictive j istice is appeased by my d~atn,the community will enam lie with more patience and condor than G ivernor Seward has done, the evidence in pil i ition of my I suit, and with one voice acquit me of premediratwd murder " I to*,'' his afflicted fiiend, whose emotion hardly alio Are I lira tospeak?" I too firmly believe, th it whin i ev have taken your life, with every formality, ami put I he no I their own po verto ti just, they will recollect to i' von h i no: seek A l im<? that you had no interest in his loath-- m I 'hat it w as evident you struck while in his angrv grssp Yes?yon will he acquitted of every thing but that terrible concealment " l ilt covo ed his lace, and a shu liler?half controlled, but s ill pereep'ibl" ran through his Irame, as hu whispered?" Tha' terrible attempt at concealment was the connontra'e 1 energy of desperation." I s i w that point was inexpressibly painful, and again le I him hick to speak ot the effort# of a large number ol citizens in his behalf. H" m inifested ail earnest and touching g atitule for their kindness, and canvaase I the cor.duct and motives of those who wished his death, w ithout resentment, ami in an astonishing tone of cool impartiality. " 1 think," sai 1 hp," that standing as 1 do in the shado v of the r it** vav of death. I see men and arts writh the more distinctness, uo'lnzzleil by it? glare and excitement. * * 1' vnul I seem I -suilical. if i' were not so boyish, in Governor Reward to talk of refusing to jianlon mo?a? i a pardon ha I hoen sought instead of a respite of a low weeks * * I littlu thought when, previous to his election, I toM silly anee lotes that 1 hardly believed myself, of his timidity, self love an I insincerity, that he would ever hold tnv destiny in his hands * " He knows my thoughtI " 4 disrespectful expressions?I am aware some persons conceived it their du'y several months ago to repeat them to hn i, hut tha' is not the reason he ran counter to uli his former declarations in lavornf mercy, and refused ray friends a short respite that might have saved a human life, 1 andcoul 1 in no case thwa't the course of justice. I know what iiiflnenoe it is that was more powerful over his mind tin i ihe petition of some thousand citizens and the opinion of the phi sieians an I lawyers who desired a review of the case * * It is useless t > give the true causes?it conl l do no good, and here on the hrink of the grave 1 lay a?ideanger and UHcharitahleness with this useless raim-nt " Who are so severe in their ideas of right that nothing hut the dea'h of the sinner can satisfy them 7 " But the Governor says it is your obduracy," 1 took courag to snv. ' Is it oh luracy to adhere to the truth 7 ' am conscious I have many sins to atone for, but 1 did not mean to shed hi o >d. I know not what I did ; ami it would be lalselwo 1, an f no', repentance,to say the contrary. I am no hypocrite." " But I trust vou ferl at peace with all men," 1 observe 1; " witii the jury who condemned?the j idge who senten I?and those who did not think it theirduty to grant u new trial 7" " Ve?, I am it peace with all?every one," said Colt softly. " I have s li I, an I still th'nk, that there was a strong current f preju lice against me ; and, after my trial,there was a pro visional pri !e, which would,nn no account,suffer its decisions to lie contra 1 ? hich would think in\ e\e ution of little moment compared to the vexation of i in Ige h. ing convicted of an error of judgment." " I hear,| you were reconcile,1 to your fate," 1 observed; " b it I fe ir > our are net." ' I am resigned, hut not reconciled to die a shameful death, knowing, as I do, >he law would not pronounce me guilty if the whole truth could he told." There m an energy find decision in his words that w en repeated, give them an airot hard heartedneas, which they have not heard, in connection with hi* open and nicere ma me'. He has evidently been a'customed to lo iK ? things in a bold anil independent way, witnout the less' regard to the opinion of others An incessant, unfriended strut gle with adverse fortune has taught him in ail ca'es to depend on himself only?to look abroad n i hei for counsel or aid? hardly lor sympathy ; and this iron self-reliance,?in mo?t cases n tower ol strength to d? p>s? sor? w as to him. in an unfortunate crisis, the nick of destruction A firm adherence to his own views h i arme I public opinion against him. " A inorc timid or more hyp "critical m in would have bent to the popular f eeling and escaped," he said on another occasion ; " but the world wilt no' pardon a man who does not fear it." V I with tai- unyielding t mper, th"re seem'd mixed ] no Mm lit of anger, and here was an expres ion difficult to ^ describe, amounting almost to a kind of forgiving contempt, in Ivs m inner ol speaking of Gov. Seward. Yet, w it ml, there was a deep and solemn recollection that he hid done with life The one leading and strong feeling y was, a w ish intense to agony, to have his case wholly and perfectly understood. For that alone he wished for life. j It hnl dwelt and burned in his mind until it almost ( H'UonnteJ to mono m inia. But unbending as he was in | his declaration that his death was a cold judicial murder, he did not seem impenitent or stern. When he turned to his iro'lier, an I spoke ol his true and tender kindneis, and j his devoted self sacrificing friendship, his eyes filled wilu tears, and his voice faltered. " For liis sake?for his sake 1 alone, would I gladly die, if my death w ill bring in full , light the truth. A little more time?six weeks more of ! life, and my fellow men would have been more ju?t " "Think no more of this world, my dear friend," said ( my companion, taking his hand ; " a better one lays belore vou." "You are right,-'said I'oil, affectionately pressing his hand " You are right. It is only my b tundless trust in the infinite goodness of our l-reator that lias kept me 1 from m dness A year in these narrow walls would have crushed me, if 1 had not felt that God ispresent even here l ? had not forsaken me." With that quiet sail smile which is more m> lancholy than a sigh, he laid hii hand on a ... . ?, ...... -.U.i.r l?>-ct that I was dead to the instruction and consolation contained in this volume, tmt I am not so lost." He conti med to speak of the cheering hopes he enteitained ol n happy hereafter?of his trust in the efficacy ol the Divine Voneinent?and hi? disbelief in endless punishments ?"He could not so understand the Scriptures." His relitmus opinions were ft sed. When at length hes|>okeof "his |K>or (tar.line," he was completely unmanned. " When our acquaintance commenced," he said, I had 11 o rr reflected on the nature and consequences of such oil aces. 1 even took a sort of credit to myself for being less c iminal han most young men. Our situation was peculiar, and 1 was we ,k enough to think a marriage impossible. At the very time of my arrest, however, 1 was contemplating the only reparation I could make for the injury she has sustained through me. 1 do not say it to excuse myself, but to condemn the general tone oi feeling on the subject, but situated precisely as I was, had I oh e,l the dictates of justice und pure morality, the whole world wo iM hive pronounced me a fool. Had Caroline Veen a col I, selfish, calcula'ing woman, instead ol a confiling. enthusiastic. true-hearted girl, she would have Ssv-d her reputation Socie't will good-naturedly tolerate certain phases of vice while virtue hersell will tie decried if' she walk not in the tastiion.' " Colt was eager to lo whatever remained in his |mwer for Caroline. |t appears, that from the h ginning, Colt was anxious to sanctify by marriage their it iuck> connection; hut that at ft-st, it was delay ed, b.-cause her testimony w as thought ol importance to Colt, as, il she was his wife, she could not be a witness?though he was willing to I'orego that advantage. If by so doing, she could be benefitted. For herself, she seem, d to have no thought, wish, or purpose bevon I his life?on that hung her existence If he was spared all w is well: if he w hi not, the world whs nought t.r her. The advice of friends had thus far arrested his intentions, hut now be would not be refused. " He wished toil ,, the husband by every rue of the woman he t ad taught to consider hersell his wife. Whenever he attempt, ed to sp.'ik of her sufferings, and the bitter dowry of SI' 1-1 O.I I .suit his name I.I entail ....... I,..,- an.I their innocent, helpless child, tears and aoba, 'such an break h' ?tr ?"n ivin'i heait,' would choke him. " 1 mi, thu," nai l he. " will unmin me at the last i hour" ( Phi erring pair had not met since hi* sentance, and the heart i tricki u ( proline Henahaw, wa? led to the eel ol I the co idemned man, to decide whether ?he would bear ( unmarried,or a* the widow of an executed murderer, her inevif iblc lie-long infamy. The ami interview overcame 1 the in both, yet each felt only for the other. Either would ( have born ' their burden w ith patience, it aaaut ed itconld lie borne alone. .Neither would admit the other waa to 1 blame, and only deplored ih separation It w aa an ill , fjte l ind criminal love, hut it was stronger than death? and ia bill of deep warning to the young. 1 The marriage ceremony w si solemn. Two beings, yet | in the glory ol life, were to be united, only to be separated Avain by a fear ill doath I hey clasped hands over a ' y . w " in z grave. In 1 he norrow coll o1 a prison, the clergy | m in gave to the weeping Caroline for one day the n.mi of w i Colt wa? tlrin at of the part) ; he would have a to tied his di?traC'C 1 partner, but alio would not be coin forte i T ie clergy man, unable to endure the aceue, wi ii Ir w , a id for i lew momenta thov were permitted to con er but the rules of tho prison bounoe I this indul gencc? a >d unable to endure the eyeaof inditfetent oh se-ver in thish urof misery, she wi< paralyied, and passive with extreme grief, was led away. Alter her depirture. Colt addressed himself to his last preparations, and continued to the end calm, if not resigned. f'nnrt for the Correction of F.rrnrs. N iv IH?Unfitt K OtlafitH, d,ft. in irrsr aft //afsey Fandf >r4, >c. and nth,,,, pIff, incrrcr.? Mo t on to bsmissjarit of error grantei). G'nrg, R Wichohnn pl(f in srror ra. (As Ptnpit nf fh, Stat, 1 Vrut Kir*. d'/'* "* error.? Kli Cook washer in behalfo plamtitl i i ertor, and W. Hall fordafend ints in error ; Kli Cook waa heard in reply. Judgment affirm ed. Jn\n lli itsn p'/f- is error vs. 7*Ae Mohawk and Hodton Riih :l Company i fit- in error. ?A. Tabor opened the argument for tht plaintiffs in arror | \ ' \<)Rk 'KRALD. \e?v l urk, Monday, November Ml, INlit, Trial of Ihr Prlif Fighters. The Court of Oyer and Terminer for Westcheaor County oik-iis to-day, and the first business will >e the trial of the l'riz Fighters for the tnu tier ot Vl'Coy at Hastings. We have despatched u ray/i of reporters to attend tii's trial, and have organised two expresses per day, tu bring int lligence of its progress, tor the evening nid morning editions of the Htrald. This trial wt f he deeply iutere-ting, and wt have made arrangements to give a lull r anil more accurate report th in any of our cotemporaries. For several days, we have breakfasted on horrors?and for several to come, it wiil he so. Tiik Long Islano M order.?A lull account of till* tragedy will be found on oui first page. Colt's Letters.?The exiraon'inary letters and last conversations of this miserable, misguided man, written in prison, will be found on our first page. Col. Webb's Case.?We gave in our yesterday's paper u lull report of the arraignment, pleading and imprisonment ol Mr. Webb, on the duel indictment. If Colt's strange and mysterious end had not taken place about this time, Webb would have been a leading subject in the public mind. As it is, he must take a subordinate part. Only his particular friends attend to him, and as we are one of them, we beg to ask every humane person to come into our office to-day and sign the following petition:? To Hi* Excellkncv, William H Seward, Govkhnor j or tiik State or New York. i The undersigned would respeclfullv represent, that whereas J. Watson Wehb, editor ol the New York Courier and Enquirer, has pleaded guilty to an indictment for leaving the State with the intent to accept, and for ae cepting n challenge to fight a duel w ith the Hon. T. F Marshall, ami is now in p ison a waiting the sentence of the law; and hclievine tha' the caae ia one justly claiming the clemency of the Executive, we do moat respectfully ask the intvrpnuiiion of your Excellency, and that )OU may he pleased to grant the said Webb a lull and uncondi'ional pardon. Yesterday Col. Webb spent a tolerably pleasant time in prison. A number of his friends called upon him?talked over his case?and cheered up hi< spirits. He fought all his battles o'er again. If we can, we shall also visit him to-day?but if our spirits should be too low for that effort of friendship, we request Governor Gilbert Davis, corner of William street and Pine, to send him half a dozen of his best champagne, and Henriques, 51 William street, to dispatch a hundred of his best segars to our old friend and fellow sufferer, and to send their bills to us for payment this day. " For auld l ing syne," in spite of all his "sayings and doings," against us, we shall be busy all day in getting signatures to the petition. Poor Webb must be pardoned, and no mistake. T.,r. AT.r,.. T?AT...........ur? : inn iuaai iiv?ur.i\a iui.Mr.Ki ??c tfttVC 111 OUT taper of yesterduv a full reimrt ol the Police examination which took place on Saturday at Hoboken, relative to the murder of Mary Rogers,from which it appears that the following story published in the Tribune, is all falsehood, and absolute lubrication [From the Tribune.] Thf. Miiv RontRi' Mrmtif ExrLAixxn.?The terrible mystery, which for more tliRn a year has hung over the Inteof Marv Rogers, whose body una found, as our readers will well rememher, in the North River, under circumttances sncli us convinced every one that she was the vie:im of violence and then of murder, is at last explainrd? to the sn'isf'action we doubt not, of all It may be recollected, thn' associated with tho tale of her disappearance, iv s the nameof Mrs. Loss, the woman who kept the rereshment house nearest the set ne of her death. About a ortnight since?as we have already stated?this woman was accidentally wound-d by the premature dischargeof i gun in the hands of her son; the wound proved fatal ; tefore she died she sent tor Justice Merri't, of New Jerley.and told him the following facts On the Sunday of if Miss Rogers' disappearance, she came to her house torn this city in company with a young physician, who ndertook to procure lor her a premature delivery. While n the hands of the phyaician she died, anil a consultation vas then held as to the disposal of her body. I' was finally aken at night I y the son of Mrs. Lo?s, and sunk in the iver where it was found. Her clothes were first tied up n a bundle, and sunk in a pond on the land of Mr. James 3. King in that neighborhood ; hut it wag afterward tl'itlgSt they were not safe tKirn, init tKey wfir ncooril ngly taken and scattered through the woods at they ivure f< und. The name of the physician it unknown to us, nor do we kn > w whetner it was divulged Or not. The Mayor ha* been ma le acquainted with these facts by Mr. Merriit, and we dmifit not an immediate inquiry alter the guilty wretrh will he made. The ton of Mrs. Loss as an accessary a ter the fact,we suppose will he, it he has not already been, arrested No doubt, we apprehend, can be entertained of the truth of this cor.fession. It explains many things connected with th- affair,which before were wrapped in mystery?especially the apathy of the mother of Mis< Rogers ti|>on the discovery of herbodv. It will he remembered that she did not even go ?o indentify it, and nade no inquiries c ncerning the affair. Thus has this fearful mystery, which has struck fear mil terror to so many hearts, been at last explained by ireumstnnces in which no one can fail to perceive a Pro ridential agency. Besides the guilty murderer, the sc ret rested with two persons. One of these, through the nvoluntarv agency of the other, is laid upon her death ted?and then Conscience, ne longer able to keep sience, breathes its accusation intoth" ear of Justice. Of all this wonderful development, not one word is true. It seems to have been manuf ctured in the same way that the other statements in the Tribune are got up?to serve some dirty purpose. The following is in addition to the evidence we gave yesterday :? Dentil or Jl?rjr Kogers. I noticed a statement in the " Tribune" of this morning, relative to a confession said to have been made before me, hv the late Mrs Loss, which is entirely incorrect, as no such examination took place, nor could it, from the deranged state of M rs. Loss's mind. Respectfully Yours, GILBERT MERRITT. Hoboken, Nov. 18,184-2. But it is due to the public to say, that, although the " mystery" thus developed in the Tribune is utterly without foundation, there isa" mystery" which we have fathomed, and which we can give at ihe proper time. To say more at present might defeat the ends of justice?to say less would have encouraged the imbecile, blundering beings of the Tribune, to go on in their ridiculous fabrications about a matter that they cannot know, and cannot appreciate. Thk Weather.?Yesterday was not so cold a day as Friday and Saturday. The wind has moderated, and a good deal of ice was probably made last night in consequence. The cannls cannot remain open long with such weather. However, this is about the period for them to close. More of the Weather?Arrivals or hie Mails.?After remaining two days without anv news Irom the pact, we received a mail from there last mailt. It was brought by the Massachusetts, Captain Comstock, and we are much indebted to Harnden iV Co. for the immediate delivery of our papers, nnd also to Adams Sc Co. It appears that the heavy blow we experienced in this city on Friday und Saturday nights, was very severe in the Sound. The wind blew so violently that the steamers New Haven and Rhode Island, wit'i passengers who left lloaton on Friday, were compelled that night to pat into New London, whence several gentlemen left there and came on t>y the way of New Haven, arriving here late yesterlay afternoon. And the Massachusetts, which left honington on Saturday afternoon, went ashore iAmi.ivh?rp in th.. ni..l?l ?.t,;?l. .I.i.t?J l L ... v,..v ".? .v ... ...v iii^uv, miit.ii uruiiiiru nrr nonill en hours behind her time. She, however, sitstain<1 no material damage, and will leave again this ifternoon on her return trip. Aa these mishaps utocked the arrangements of the steamer into a mcked hat, no boat left this city till yesterday afteriwon, for the east, when the Mohegan started. All we find in our pajiers is, that the storm extended as far east as Portland. We take from the "Arms" of that city, of the IHth inst., the following relative thereto:? " The severest rain storm of the season commenced here 1 Hst evening, with the wind blowing a gale rom the east, Hnfj continued without abatement this morning. We have heard of no damage yet, hut there is cause to apprehend some disasters to vessels on the coast. The Portland went out last evening, but was romp-lied to return in consequence if the severity of the storm. She anchored in the r?ads last evening, and came up this morning. The chooner Young Hero, Teazer, and the British chooner Return, parted their cables, i.nd went .shore near the old distillery, below Steamboat Vliarf. They will probably get off when the storm ihates, without damage. Ship Hermitage and several vessels in the stream dragged their anchors, but soon brought up." i Tim IIorbid Death of JohnC. Colt.?The agitation in the community i? increasing every moment in relation to the mysterious juggle that was perpetrated at the Egyptian Tombs on Friday last, l?y which the ends of justice wcredrfeated, the majesty of the luw made a miserable mockery of, and th< poor unfortunate wretch himself di- <1 a mop- liorrible, revolting and disgraceful death than even had he perished by the hands of the common hangman The whole community, as with one voice, cry out "Shameful," "Di graceful," in regard to the shocking negligence which biought about this disgraceful result; and they demand that those who neglectedor violated their duty in the matter, should be sp -edily and properly punished. In this nios' revolting affair, from first to last, Judge Kent, Mr. Whiting, the Jury who tried Colt' Governor Seward, the Judges of the Supreme Court, the Chancellor, and Colonel .Tones, the keeper of the City Pri-on, deserve great praise, and u .l? : .1 i i ?r it,*ir "iii navr inr uuuctisMii^ iimimn mm rrp|?rti */? fellow citizens, for theirstern integrity nnd determtnation, at all hazards, and under all influences, to support the integrity and majesty of the laws, and see the ends of justice carried out. How does their conduct contrast with that of Sheriff Hart 1 Let him walk round among his fellow citizens, and get the answer; and hear th? universal cry of condemnation against him for gross negligence in not preventing the prisoner from rushing into the presence ot his Maker unbidden. Disguise the matter as we may, he is morally an accessory to the self-murder of that poor wretch ! If he believed, as he said, that Colt had made this peace with Cod, was prepared to die as a Christian, and felt sure of his eternal salvation, through the atonement of the Savior of Men, whv, it whs tenfold more incumbent on him to watch Colt narrow, ly, and see that he did not condemn his soul to eternal infamy by committing self-murder Now. then, how did he act 1 He never searched Colt's cell?he never searched his person?he never h'd lho?e persons searched who went in to see Colt. A hundred weapons of destruction might have been given to Colt, on account ol the Sheriffs negligence, and yet under all these circumstances he was left alone for one hour and twenty-five minutes before the hour he wrs to be executed. The Sheriff knew that Colt had meditated suicide ?he knew (for it was published in this paper on Thursday) that Colt had ask 'd to borrow works on anatomy, for the express purpose of learning how to kill himself quickly, and had asked the doctor of the prison to point out those arteries which, when cut, would most readily destroy lite. He knew that Colt or his friends were determined to prevent his being hung, if any earthly means in their power would prevent it; he knew that they had attempted to bribe three deputy keepers, and even tried to bribe his own deputy sheriff, Vultee, with $500; which, when he found Vultee incorruptible, he pave to Caroline Henshaw with so much parade. He knew that the prisoner at 2 o'clock in the afternoon of that fatal day had begged him to refuse to perform his duty, and let the hour pass by without hanging him ; even going so far as to tell the Sheriff that if the mob in their rage and vengeance should tear down his house, that he would have another house given him, and be amply remunerated for all he might lose. And yet, in the face of all this, he allows him to be alone for the last hour and a half; whilst with the 30 persons in the jail it was common talk that Co't would never be hung, but commit suicide. And the tone snd temper of Colt's mind at half past two o'clock might easily be seen. When the Sheriff and Hillyerwent to see him, he said angrily, "I thought I was to be left alone till four; I thought you pledged your word to me that J should not be disturbed by any one on any pretence, before four o'clock." And yet he was left alone. The violated majesty of the law, and the outraged feelings of the public, demand a full and thorough, and impartial investigation of the whole affair; and we trust that both the Common Conncil and the Governor will enter upon the task without delay. Theatrical. Park Theatre Opera.?The old opera of Aeis and Galaiea is to be given to-night ai the Park for the benefit of Seguin. The " Israelites" have got over the Red Sea ; but although they took asmanv of the silver vessels of the Egyptians as they could get, rhev lost many of rhein in the waves crossing over. Ijadiriugc apart?this splendid opera has paid, hut no more. The rexsnn is that fushionuhlo ion. pie have no money lo spend for cab or hack hire to go to theatre's. If it were considered genteel to walk to the theatre, more people# might go?hut hack hire is more than the price of tickets. Economy has made wondrous strides in these days. After a benefit or two, the company goes to Philadelphia, where they will probably fare much the same. The Bowery?Empty henchespnncipally. The Chatham.?Mrs. Thorne takes a benefit tonight, and will probably have a good one. Thorne manages his cards with a great deal of skill, industry and tact. Niblo's Saloon.?The Rev. Mr. Finney now preaches in this celebrated place. The " old lights" have taken the saloon for tne winter season, and it is probable that as many converts will be made during this preaching time, as there were sinners ma nufactured during the playing season. Niblo is a queer chap. Max Bohrer's Concert.?This concert comes off to-night at the Apollo Rooms, in Broadway.? Rohrer is a wonderful artist in his line?the violoncello?and well worth going to hear. Naoel is still in Albany, giving concerts with great success. Naval.?The steam frigate Mississippi is to be dismantled and laid up for the winter at Boston. City Intelligence, Yesterday there wm not a case of the least public interest transpired at either of the Police, or the Coroner's office, that was in a proper condition for publication. Common Council ?Both boards meet this evining at 6 o'clock in their respective chambers in the City Hall, when doubtless some measures will be taken to cause a full investigation to be made into the cause of the burning oftho cupola on the Halls of Justice on Friday, and the other marvellous and strange things that happened about the Tombs on that eventful dav, in order to allay the excitement that exists on those matters to so great aa extent throughout the city. Fiar. ?A fire occurred yesterday morning about three o'clock, in a frame building occupied by several families, in the rear of Seventeenth street, near the 8th Avenue, which on*umed the building where it originated,and two other* of a similar description adjoining, belore ft wa* extinguished. E*pl4X*tiox.? The G. W. Seymour mentioned in our Police report. Not. I&tli, i* not the gentleman of that name rending at the corner of Beekman and Water atreeta, who is a rery respectable man. Knperior Court. Before Judge Oakley. Nov. 19.?Henry /height, jr., vs. Edward Flanagan.? Thii wa? an action to recover the amount of two checks of f j?0 upon the Merchant*'Bank. It ?eems that a note of Lake, Brother*, tor f-tnn dollar*, endorsed Ity defendant, had been deposited by him in the hand* of Wm. B. iesup, a broker, and the sum of $J00 loane I to him 'hereon,Jesnp taking the?e check* as memoranda for the amount loaned These check* and also the note were afterwards transferred to Edward M Morgan, Jeaup's uncle, who passed away she note before due to one Atwater, who had recovered thereon, and the checks to the plaintiff. The plaintiffs witness (Edward M. Morgan) was in direct collision in hi* testimony with Jesup, at.d contradicted by the other w itnesses in many important particular* The Judge charged the jury that it was quite apparent Jesup could not sue the cheeks unlets he cancelled the note, and no third person could stand in any better condi lion, unless he c.ouM show how he come hy them. Morgan's right to recover depended upon two grounds?1st, whether he took tho checko without knowledge of thecireumotance* under which they were given, ?nd without good reooon to suspect any thing wrong ; and here there was a most serious discrepancy between the testimony of Jeiup and Morgan and the other witnesses. Even if vo* should find that Morgan took the check fairly and without knowledge from Jesup, a second and further otiestion arises lor you te conaider, w he!he'Jesup was not the mere agent of Morgan ; in which case the law charges Morgan with his knowledge. The plaintiff could not recover unless he took thech' cks innocently and for valuable consi deration, and even if you ahould find affirmatively on thia point, still if Morgan was the agent of the plaintiff, the same principle of law charging him with knowledgeof his agent would prevail. It does not clearly appear what his agency was in respect to plaintiff He swat s he operaic.l wi'.h the plaintiffs funds, and realised his profit irom the tale to Jesup of uncurrent money, (principally of the Housatonic Rail Road Company) reliving back current funds, and this he states was fir his own benefit. If this was so, a curious question arises, w hat benefit the plaintiff was 10 receive Irom these transactions. Morgan swears he was in no way connected or interested with either Jetsup or the plaintiff. The tes timony, however, on the other side ft in conflict with this statement. Tho Jury found a verdict for the defendant. For plaintiff, Mr. Noyet For defendant, Messrs, C C. F.gan and D. Egan. w??II i i ??i?.^ggg HarrUburg, Pa. [Conwpondeiice ofthf Her?Jd.) Hahkishuko, Pa , Nov. 15, 1W2. Politic* in Old Penn.?Intrigue* of the Politician*?

Van Burtn, Cat*, Tyler?Their Prospect*?Currency? Canal*?Season. Peak Gknkual : ? I see that some ol the Clay papers are spreading the report, and rejoicing over it, that the New York Herald is 'o die?to follow the way of many other papers. Not believing that a discerning public would let a paper conducted with the abil ty which marks the columns of the Herald, suffer for want of patronage, 1 set down the report as originating with that prince of humbugs, Webb, of the Courier, and utterly without foundation. Our latest news of moment is that Mr. Buchanan (or his agent) has been to see Little Martin, and that he will throw the vote of Pennsylvanian I'orhim for the consideration that Martin pledges New York for him at the expiration of a lour years teim. The large majority which New York hasgiven, hasreviv rii me nr.peK ol Martin's trends in line Slate, end destroyed Mr. Buchanan's prospectsof a nomination It is now generally conceded that Martin will pot Ohio and New York to start with, which may account lot the early bargain between htm and Mr B., the truth of which I have not heard doubted. Perh?i>s Vlr. B. may have visited him on other business, and the transfer of his friends to Martin, a mere invention of the Cass men, who are raising in strengt h. At least I have no doubt this will he said of it. But, I believe, there are few who do not know, or who have not Heard, that to Mr Van Buren he owes Ins appointment as Minister to Russia, as it was well known that Gen. Jackson never could hear his name mentioned with complacency after his contradiction of the General in the matter relating to Clay's offering to throw hia strength a certain wav upon certain conditions, conveyed to the General by Mr. Buchanan. The movement in favor of Gen. Cass, at this place, is headed by the principal friends i f the administration, and will receive me sanction of nearly all who possess friendship for Gov Porter There is a considerable feud between the personal friend-" of Porter and Buchanan, the latter attributing all op;>osition tohis claims to the former, whom he hasan idea wishes to be on the ticket for Vice President with Gen. Cass. This bad feeling may defeat his election to the United States Senute. It is also said that as he is a candidate for the Presidency, it is little to ask for the United States Senate, and that whoever is elected President, that he would not give him his sui port as United States Senator, unless he had the control of all the loaves and fishes to be given to Pennsylvania. Mr Clav's prosppcts are dull. His friends are in despair. Gen. Scott killed himself off with his creed. Col Johnson is going ahead; and President Tyler's pro?peets are as good as any of the candidates Our money is in a bad condition. Nothing but State scrip, which dealers are obliged to take at par, and suffer a shave in the city of ten or fifteen per cent. 1 have not heard of any plan by which we are. to be benefitted yet suggested?unless this is one, to pay no interest, no debts of any kind, except those necessary to carry on the government, cad in the scrip, and allow hanks to issue small notes,'redeemable in silver. All the stocks belonging to the State are to be sold in a few days, by which a few thousands will be raised. No one thinks of levying additional taxes. i iy hi runs enuri win ue uinur 10 nave a law jiass^u for the sale of our improvements, nnd as it will probably be made a political question, it may be carried. The ogaa of the Buchanan party was out, sometime ago, in favor ot a sale, and Jud^e Champ ney, Senator from Lancaster, is reported to go into the Senate, charged to the brim for a sale. The editor of the late Washingtonian, temperance paper, made a narrow escape a few nights since. After becoming a little warmed, he stepi>ed from a packet boat into a lock, and was very near bevond the reach of a " cobbler," before he was got out. The canal is open and in fine order, and will remain open until closed by cold weather. Passengers, next season, will be carried from Philadelphia to Pittsburg for $10 and $7, the S.ate doing the carrying on the railroad to Lancaster. Dayton, Ohio, [Correspondence of the Herald. I Dayton, Nov 13, 1842. The (fruit Central Emporium of Ohio?Politics? I*aiv? Men of Business?-Religion?Fashion? Agriculture?Trade. -amks Gordon Bennett Esq., LL. D. Sir? Dayton is the most interesting and important city in the west. I< is the focus of attraction?the grand centre around which all the other towns and citiea in the State revolve as mere satellites. Cincinnati, Columbus, Zanesville, Cleveland, are no places in comparison. Here we have every thing that is grand, and great, and glorious, and funny, and ridiculous. Here the great political gladiators of the nation meet and fight, and here the mighty population of the great west have twice congregated, like sands on the sea shore, in multitudes, to deliberate in solemn council upon the affairs of this great nation, and then returned home and .published to the world, through the ballot boxes, the result of their deliberations. Montgomery county, during the last political campaign, was the great battle ground, and the mightiest men in the nation displayed their nrowees on ttiistheatre. Clay, Crittenden. Brough, Corwin, Allen,'>nd a host of other master spirits, came here to assist their respective parties in the fierce struggle for ascendency in the county. The contest was a close one, the parties being so nearly equally divided that sotne of both sides were elected. The big fandango, held by the whigs on the 29th September, surpassed anything ever witnessed in the United Stutes. No' less than two hundred thousand were pr-sent on the occasion. Language would totally tail to describe it; and as it has frequently been attempted, I shall forbear to try it. The excitement between that day and the day of the election was tremendous. After the demonstrations on the 29th, no one doubted but that the whigs would carry the State by an overwhelming majority. The result struck the whigs dumb, and astonished even the democrats. The excitement has now entirely subsided, and politics are hardly ever mentioned, ex cept by the demagogues who live by it. Our court is now in session, and much dissatisfaction is manifested by the members of the bar in relation to thd conduct of Judge Helfenstien He is the president judge in the district, and for two terms in succession has absented himself from his post of duty, compelling the lawyers to continue nearly all their cases for six and nine months The interests of the suitors are wholly disregarded, and many will suffer an entire loss of the amount of their claims in consequence of the delay. In the meantime, the Judge has been travelling about, visiting the . astern cities and the capitol of the Union, for wh t purpose he has not thought proper to inform us, though it is strongly suspected by some that he has been fishing for an appointment from the Captain. He is now thirty miles north of ihts, attending to business of a private character, while his official duties are wholly neglected by hi.n. His conduct, in my opinion, is highly reprehensible. We have a very large bar here, consisting of many men of a high order of talent. The most successful practitioner is P P Lowe, Esq He has more business than any otner member, and has risen, in this place, to the top of his profession, in a manner highly creditable to himself. He came here some fifteen or twenty years ago, a poor boy. almost without education,and by dint efhard application and untiring l>erseverance,and industry, has accumulated a large lortune, and it isnow reported that he will likely be the next candidate for Congress, in this district, on the democratic side. Then there is Judge Holt, on the same side of politics. He is an old lawyer, and will no dou^t fill the place ol Judge Helfenslein, whose term of office expires this winter. On the other side are Judge Crane, the oldest member of thebar. and his partner, E. W. Davis, one of the finest looking, gentlemanly men, and dignified speakers in the profession. Then there are K. C. Pchenck. and his partner P. Odlin, Esq , a man ol excellent talents, II. S. Stoddard, C. Anderson, and many others, too numerous to mention. Among the most wealthy and enterprising of our bu-i'ie s men, actively engaged in this pi ice are. William Eaker, the richest democrat in Ohio, D. Phillips, son of the old millionaire; Este, one of die smallest and smartest men in town ; John Hench, the most energetic business tnan in the place ; V. Winters, F. Gebhart, Herman, Messrs. Perrincs, Hrown Ac Sons, Parrotts, Brady, Swain Ac Demarist, II. Pease,^S. ohoup, K.oth, II. L. Brown, and a mimher 01 others. J. (). Shoiip and Dorson LOdwards constitute our entire stock of money brokers. The former does his business in that line in a private way, but the latter has recently opened a snop on Third str et. He recen'ly had occular demonstration that his business was not ol the most popular character in this place Keligion flourishes here in a high degree. Pardons Hall, Barns, Winters, Ailen, Musgrove, Herr, Arc , keep the sinners prettv straight. The pulpit in his placp is ably filled. The campaign thin winter ajainet old king alcohol opens rich. The temperance men have, him arraigned before a court of lawtor high crimes and misdemeanors. I am sorry to observe, however, that his trial is conducted in a manner calculated to throw great discredit upon the moiety. A disposition is manifested to make a dirty pettifogging scrape of if, by vexatiously crns?ques 'ioning anil abusing the witnesses, in conseipience of which no respectable man will go forward to testify against the edd sinner. 1 hope this may he hanged The place of trial Inst evening was crowded to overflowing! Amongst our most popular young beaux in this nlace are Dr. Iv fdnitn, J. V. Perrin, Bourberger, to. Davison, William Mnith, McCorkle Whiteman, Hellenstine, G. Pierce, J Pierce, Gephard, Peat*, Greco, Cummins, Conover, Eaker, Haynes, Harris, bowe, anil others equally so, but whose names do not just now occur to ine Amongst our gentlemen ;>l lei-ure are Mr. l,o?'iier and I' Pipkin, thM lattet i-> remarkable for his fondness of mintjub |? and big snakes all of which are promptly provided by H Pipkin, Esq . D. 1). A S S. Gar beaux do up a considerable business in the courting line, but tin ladies complain ihat thev are too chicken-hearted, tnd alraid to nrn|tose. Tliey should have some ot votir dashing Broadway exquisites to set them an xample We have the finest set of ladies here in altercation; hut don't say anything about it?we want them all ourselves?we have scores 'on "em. In the way of natural and agricultural curiosities in Dayton, we have a few Berkshires and Durhams that would take 'he premium at any agricultural fair in me repuuuc i ins i? a srrui agucuuuiai town?'he centre of Ohio. Business is reviving here a little, and some of our merchants have brought on large stocks of poods. Money is still scarce, and provisions remarkably abundant and cheap. Great anxiety is inan'fested in relation to the course the Democratic Legislature of Ohio will pursue at their next session in regard to the currency question. There is no absolute certainty as to what it will be. They have it in their power now, by a )udicious disposition of this question, to establish themselves permanently in this State. Jzzard. Baltimore. [Correipondrnce of the Herald.] Baltimore, Nov. 18,1842. SttlwlioH?Firtment' Ball?Private Soiree, Sec. Dkak Bennett:? We are rather at a loss here for local news. The only thing that has excited any talk here, is the attempted seduction of a youthful virgin of George town, by a clerk tu one of the Government offices, which I suppose some of your District correspondents will advise you of. We hnve had a rainy spell of it for the last three or four days. However, last night, the wind chopped round to N. W , and has blown the rain and clouds to the devil, or some equally unknown countr>' To night commences a series of firernens' balls, which will open rich?for the one to-night will be brilliant. Amongst the managers we nolive the names of J J. Cohen and Andrew E. Warren, which is sufficient guarantee for the respectability of the affair. I shall be there, and will give you a graphic report of the whole affair, including the ladies, firemen, the tnusic, the pickled oysters, and the different dances, from the Spanish cuchucha to the Hottentot shuffle. There is a private par'y to come off to-night, given in honor of Mr. Moffit, (a son of the Professor's,) which will be on a pretty extensive scale I am sorry that J cannot be there?the ball is a public affair, and perhaps is better enti'led to public notice Forrest opened at Front street on Tuesday night, but theatricals are at such u low ebb in Baltimore, that I have not troubled myself to go see him. Professor Eames delivered an introductory lecture before the Mercantile Library Association last evening, and elaborated on commerce to a considerable extent. Bright eyes, rosy lips soft cheeks and big bustles were in abundance on the occasion. Eames has gas enough to light the whole city at half price. Hornet. Incendiaries ar? busily at work in New Haven. On Tuesday evening they set fire to a barn in Brewery Btreet, which was entirely destroyed. Fire in Boston.?Wood & Cook, John Lepeau, Luke Hemenway, and A. ifc J. Jacobs, were burnt out in Boston last Friday. Did their store take fire uuiiia ngiiicu tannic |>iaccu iu pcuiuc luio iu a trap : Literary Notices. The Condition and Fate of England?By the author of ? The Olorv and Shame of England "? Two vols. New York?J. <$- H. G Langley, 57 Chatham street?These volumes describe ihe former and present condiiion of the British Empire and people, their burdens and sufferings, tlieir ignorance and degradation, their feelings ofdeep injustice,the o| position of the aristocracy to the liberties of the people, the progress of the democratic principle throughout the world, and especially in Great Britain; and lastly, the final issuu of this conflictReform and Revolution. Th's is the subject of the I-st chapter of the work, in which the author endeavors to show that a crisisof some sort in England is fast approaching. Those interested in the fate of England, (and who is not 1) will find it a very valuable work. The History of the French Revolution, by M. A. Thiers ?/. Post, 83 Bowery.?Nos. 1 and 2 : price 25 cento; complete in 16 weekly numbers, with steel engravings. Waverly Novels.?Nob. 3 and 4, Rob Roy and the Antiquary, 25 cents each. All complete in 25 weekly numbers?$5 in advance. I. Post, 88 Bowery. Ludvigh's English and German Grammar ?We have heard it spoken of as a \ery valuable book, and one of the best of the kind. Those who are studying that language should look after it. Ij're's Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, Jsc., No. 20.? By D. Appleton, 200 Bowery. Board of Aldermen's R eport upon the effects of poisoned smoked heef.? By Drs. Post, Hosack and Chilton. Oct. 24. 1842 Handy Andy, by Samuel Isovtr: Nov. 1842. No. 11.?D. Appleton, 21)0 Boivery. The New Yore Legal Observer, Saturday, Nov. 19, 1842; No. 7.? Samuel Owen, 42 Ann >treet.?We have already spoken very highly of this weekly pamphlet, and again recommend it to every lawyer and every merchant. Chatham Theatre.?A splendid bill is offered to-night, for the benefit of Mrs. Thome. The grand drama of the " Last Days of Pompeii," is to be performed, and is got up in the peculiarly liberal manner of this establishment?Mr. J. R. Scott ap pears as Lydon, and Mrs. Thome as Nydia. The celebrated rope dancer, HerrCline, will also appear The successful spectacle of " Hell on Earth," is likewise announced. As the fair beneficiary is deservedly a great favorite with all theatre goers, it is needless to predict a crowded house. Q&- Such attractions as the New York Museum offers to-night were never before presented to the public Nine performers of eminent talent sppear. The Hughes family (these excellent harp players are well-known). Miss Blanchard will go through her Grecian exercises. Miss uiemence, tne graceiumanseuse. Master KranK DiamondJenkins on the Benjo. Rosalie and Boyce. Museum? half-a-millionof curiosities, spl undid Picture Gallery, and performances?all to be seen for One Shilling. Where else can you obtain so much amusement for twice the money? We answer, without hesitation, nowhere. What manager ever catered so liberally for the public before ? <w- There is no man on the American stage capable of producing fo great an amount of real hearty, soul cheering l'Ughter, as Winchell. His witticisms are original, his acting is nature itself, and his whole routine of performances keeps the audience in a constant roar of laughter. Besides him there are fourteen celebrated and unequalled performers engaged this week at the American Mu?eum, besides Niagara Falls, -with real water, the invention for illuminating the mighty deep, tue Albino Lady and SOO,000 curiosities. That greatest of all wouders, the real Mermai', remains this week only, and is exhibited witbont extra charge. The scenery and all appurtenances of the Lecture Room, are the most magnificent in this city, combining rare beauty with.real comfort. Arrivals. ^ ^ n>iu?.?uiruiniuiii uuie, u o st \ i iiuiiihn r* *??#. 7.ard; J Akin*; Mr Clements, Washington; B Gill, Albany: A Van Vechten, do; J R Van Vechten, do; F M Allyn, Hartlord;C H Merritt, Troy; C H Hedge*, Hudson; Robert Rogers, Boston; Mr Weed, Albany; Mr Peaalee, Philadelphia; Captain Storer, Navy; L 8 Cohen, Phila; E 8 Cohen do. 0&- NOTICE?The Large Chapel of the New York Univeraity, Washington Square, wih be opened lor Divine Service, according to the usages of the Protestant Episcopal Church, (D. V.,) on the first Sunday in December neat, morning and evening, under the ministrations of the llev. Mr. Shims all. Seats free. N.B.?The evenings will be exclusively appropriated to the elucidation of the unfulfilled prophecies of Scripture, designed as an antidote to tho various delusions and lalse theories of the day. 8t qq- WE ADVISE ALL THOSE FOND OK GEN- | teel amusement to visit the Franklin Theatre. The prices are the lowest in the city?best order kept, and the strong- 1 est attraction. This combination at the present times is i well worth looking to. 0XT- TERRIBLE DISASTERS OF ALL SORTS ARE becomming so common as not to astonish ana* one. The 1 vorld is familiar with the bursting of cannon, the blowing i ipof steamboats, the murder of wivea, death* by flood, fit-In and fire, and all the thousand forms that casualties uow-a.days assume. For years, death by disease has been he mo*t common thing in the world, and men have ceas- < d to lie sal-prised when they hear that their friends have | alien victims. But the astonishment which attends the tires a fleeted by Dr Petera'celebrated medicated pre pa radons is still as fresh and unbounded a* ever. When men 1 0", however, coughs, colds, consumptions, headaches, ( lispeplia, dinrr.ite r, ague, and a hoast of other diseases cur d by his Lozenges: when tbey see asthma, Jaundice, ilea, nausea, fiver complaint, cholic, dropsy, levers, Ac., xc.., cured by hi* pills, and rheumatism and kindrid pains | 'i' iled at one application by his plasters, how is it poasitile heir astonishment shoti Id cease? These invaluable meliclnes are for sale as 12ft Fulton, corner of Nassau street, S. Y. , jW- THE LION HERO AT THE AMPHITHEATRE ?Besides an unusual diaplay of horemanship at the Bowery Amphitheatre this evening, on additional attraction ii offered by the perform ince, tor the first timv there, >f Mons. Gull lot, the "I.ion Hero," to calledon account of hi? prodigious strength. II only half be true that i? aaid j of this modern Kamson, 'he stories of Beron Manchauseti may not be so improbable alier all. Among hie herculean feats this evening, the Lion ia to pull against four homes, and allow a cannon of some eight or nine hundred weight to be llted from bis chest The convenient arrangements of this classic and beautifully lilted up es tablisbment has ma le it thegeneral resort of all w ho take jn interest in this kind of amusement. We believe that it is the only place of the kind in the citv where families ire penectly secured fram intrusion and other annoyances. fir?- THE TRUE MEDICAL DOCTRINE ?The old fashioned systemot administering preparations of CALOMEL, ARSENIC, or other MINERAL POlsONS.for the cure af every disease, is about exploded. STAINBURN'9 VEGETABLE EXTRACT PILLS are one cause of this desirable event. People now find that the cures intended bv NATURE to restore thu HEALTH of MAN KIND areonlv to be lound in the VEGETABLE KINGDOM. Thesettills are formed by an approved principle of EXTRACTION Irom TWENTY-SEVEN of the most VALUABLE Vk GET ABDE PURGATIVES, without an> ot their impuri'ies?thus securing the medical qualities only. A moment's xnmination must convince every individual that THIS METHOD of preparing Pills is superior to all other methods ever invented. They are NATURE'S REMEDYPURE, PERFECT AND ORIOJNAJL? ^ risen into lavor, and their sale will shortly supercede all o.hers. For sale at Ihe proprietor's offices? New York, 338 B'oadway. Boston. 9 Hour' street. Philadelphia, 3 Ledger Buildings, a?d of the duly appointed agents throughout the United States and Oreat Britain. (K7- PROFESSOR JONES' COUOll CANDY, OH Com|>ound Estrart of Spanish Moss and Tolu. has been formed after years of study?it is composed of forty thiee of the rarest herbs and plants the vegetable kingdom possesses. To tiik PfBLic?Fellow citir.ens:?In offering vou an infallible and never failing rem-dy for a.l pulmonary complaints, you will not, I hope, set this down us one of 'he numerous impositions of the day. Be assured this is prepared by a scientific physician, a believer of the gospel, and a member of a church, who is so far a christian as to lioast of having a consci nee, and that he would Dot deceive von willingly. JONES' MEDICATED COUOH CANDY, Or Com|>ound Extract of Tolu and Spanish Moss, is a never failing remedy for coughs.coldt, sore throat, honrseness, spitting of blood, first stages of consumption, bron chilis, asthma, croup, whooping cough, Ac. &c. For sale by T.JONES, Sign of the American Eagle, 82 Chatham street, N. Y. Trices one, two and four shillings a package. Exri.sNsTiox ro tiik Piblic.?The principal materials in this Candy were formerly prescribed by an eminent physician, in liquid form. Surely it is supersor when taken in the shape of a beautiful Candy, pleasant to the taste, elegant in form, and miraculous in operation. It needs hut one trial to convince all of its merits. It is but one shilling for a trial. Who will not use it 1 It is slightly purgative, removing all humors from and purifying the blood. QQ- READ, YE THAT HAVE EYES -Elmira, N. Y.?Gents.: When last in your city I purchased one of your $40 boxes of Compound Extract of Hoarhound, for the purpose of trying the sale of it in this place. I disused oi the whole of it in a very short time, to a number of individuals alflicted with pulmonary complaints, who speak of it in the highest terms. One person, a legal gentleman ol this place, had been so long afflicted with diseased lung* and spitting of blood that he himself had given up all hope of recovery, bought four packages to give it a fair trial and it gave him most extraordinary relief: he purchased the, last two packages I had left, and urgently requested me to send for an immediate supply. Please have three boxes of the same size that I purchased before put up and handed to the he9rer of this letter, who will pay you forthesame. He can inform you more particularly of the estimation it is held in, in this town. I am yours in haste, TRACY BEADLE. To Messrs. J. Pease & Son, 45 D vision street. Agents?Rushton & Aapinwall, 110 Broadway and 10 Astor House and 86 William street; Owen, 3 Sixth avenue; Mrs. Hays, 139 Fulton street, Brooklyn. Ct?-JONATHAN HAWORTH, ESQ, AGENT OF the Temperance Union Journal, and extensively known as a lecturer on the great cause, says Sherman's Lozei ges are almost miraculous in ther operations Last January he took cold from sleeping in a damp bed, which seemed to have sett'ed in a distressing cough, like consumption? He raised a great deal of bloody matter, and could get no rest day or night. Last Monday he was at Rome, and thought he must die; he had tried various remedies, hut they gave him no relief. A lady advised him to trv Sherman's cough lozenges. He said he had no iaith in them, or any thing, but would try them. He did so, and to his surprise and unspeakable joy, the first lozenge gave great Anft (ImsiHaH ri? ii?f. Hn U'aa nnahla^ In atnrt (nr thii r ifv and reached here yesterday, feeling like a new man. Hi" cough ha* subsided, he expectorates freely ,sle. p? well of nights, and verily believes they have saved hi* life, and therefore recommends them to all who are similarly afflicted, instead of wasting their time and money, as he did, on useless articles. Dr. Sherman's warehouse is at 106 Nassau street. Agents, 4 Stanwix Hall, Albany; 8 Statestreet, Boston, anl 3 L? dger Buildings, Philadelphia. 0&- BEWARE OF OILS FOR THE HAIR ?They debilitate and relax the very vessels that should he strengthened and stimulated A moment's reflection will convince any sensible person of this. The use of oily matter causes more baldness than all other causes. Ladies, remember this, and let your toilet be furnished with the Raim of Columbia?a spirituous extract o the most tonic and astringent roots, but no alkalies whatever, with tho most fragrant perfume. Near two hundred cases of late and positive restoration of the nair by it, are reported by living subjects, and nearly all the la?hionables use it as a perfume and purifier, even if they are not lo?ing the hair. Immense quant-ties are sold only at 71 Maiden Lane.? A'eic York Exprttt. Ct?- IMPORTANT FROM THE BAY STATE? Doctor Wm Wright?Dear Sir?For several years past I have been seriously afflicted with interval seasons of the most active rheumatic pains in my hack and spine, almost universally when 1 have taken cold it settled in my back, and so completely disabled me from business, that I actual ly despaired of overcoming it?until about one year since I was advised to try your Vegetable Indian Pills. 1 was attacked about noon, and by the next morning was un able to marage myself? and lay in the deepest distress, my complaint still growing upon me I used part of a box, and to my utter astonishment, found in them a specdv cute, and I have not since been taken from my business '[though attacked several times lam now as well and free from all symptoms, and have been for a ) ear, as I could ask I voluntarily ofTer this memoranda for the benefit of the afflicted. Respectfully, J. B CLAPP, Broker, Corner Portland and Sudbury sts , Boston. Boston, April 23, 1842 BEWARE OF COUN TERFEIT8?The public are respectfully inlormud thtt medicine purporting to he Indian Pills, sold by Mr Richard D- nni', former clerk in the office, are not the genuine Wrigh-'s Indian Vege-ahle 'ills The only security against imposition is to purchase from none except advertised agents ; or ut the offices, devoted exclusively to their sale. 2S8 Greenwich street. New York; 199 Tremont street, Boston; and IflB Race street Philadelphia. Remember, no medicine is right, except Wright's Indian Vegetable Pills. QQ- WE HAVE SEEN SOME OF THE SPECImens and patterns of Bloomer's splendid Hats?Nutria, Mole-kin, and Bt-avor?and we have no hesitation in pronoiinrincr til i?m infinite! v minorw SVX UVOPB trt or.. that we have before seen in thia ciiy, not only as regards quality, ihape, and texture, but alio in reference to their durability .and exceeding neatness; nor ia thia tneironly recommendation, a? they are lurniahed to cuatomera at something like twenty-five per cent le?s than the charge) ma le at other eatahliahmenta for a much inferior and less uaelul article. Mr. B.'? atoro ia immediately opposite How ird's Hotel, in Broadway, where may be fottntl a large assortment of ladiea' ani children') Hata, tquaily cheap, and of like auperiority. MONK V fit A IlKKT. Rnnday, Now. '30?fl p. fit. The following ia a return ol the consolidated revenuea of Canada, for 1841 Cutloms. Grott Rrreiplt. Jftt Rn-enue. ^Quebec 57.740 .... 63,601 'Montreal 111,481 .... 108,760 {Other place) 32 631 .... -28 014 ^St. John 34.09-2 . . . 23,273 Total cn?tom), 336,814 .... 314,438 Other duties lOft.e^iJ .... 83,463 Total revenue, ?331,613 .... ?297.990 The result of the Erie Riilroad election was, upon the whole, a triumph to the Stockholders. The list which we published yesterday, embraces many able men, whose integrity and influence it is to be hoped will cauie an Investigation into abuses which have existed, and protect the truei terett of the Stockholder) from future malpractices. The new legislature are returned, instructed against any new loansof State credits, anil thev will be kept to their promises. The success of tlnvnad, os a private enterprise, is another alfiir. The stock of the State of Ohio, although that is one of tne rirnesi mates 01 me union, nanus very low in ine market, say 71 eta. for a 6 per cent, stock. The cause of this low price seems to he some misapprehension of the existing laws relative to the State debt. An act was passed In Mar.'h, 194J, authorising the Fund Commissioners to go Into the market and sell so much " foreign stock,"at tho 'West possible terms," as would produce the sum ot $500,000 ifter which " no more stock on which the interest is pay sble out of the State, was to he issued o. sold. " The same set also authorized the Commissioners, in order to pay contractors, and complete the unfinished works, to negotiate a loan, principal and interest 6 percent, payable at lie State Treasury ; and in default of the negotiation of .'lis stock, to issue instead (I percent bonds to the contracors. The stock was not negotiate), and the bonds were onsequently issued to the extent of $340,000, of which Ml,000 have been redeemed. The ill success of hese measures induced at tho extra ses-ion the proposition o issue a 10 per cent loan, interest and principal payable ?t tho State Treasury ; and in addition to allow the Commissioners, il they deemed it necessary, to go into tho forrifti mmrkot on the beat poaaible terms ; thus contravening

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