Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 30, 1843, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 30, 1843 Page 2
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i on MKI*AU< \,u \ork. ThurdKV, 30. 1843. Herald Literary Depot. All the new and cheap literary publication! of the di eri- for rale, wholesale and retail, at the Herald Orric northwest corner of Nassau and Fulton street. Thk Meeting, Second Series, in n -VVINTH W ARD, TO-NIOHT.? 1 IllS 18 111*- tirsl mov ii cnt, second scries, to ascertain by philosophic and physical experiment, whether it is possible i organise a Tyler party here?and'thus to hold th check over the whigs and locofocos. The spring now opens?the weather is pleasan and the first seed is sown. All attempts hithert made have tailed. Under the inspiration caugli from John Jones, w? make this attempt gratis. ] will cost the Captain nothing?not even the break ng of a promise?for like jnior Major Noah,we hav not given up a Judgeship worth (J2,<HX), and the ot nothing but empty promises in return. As a guide to the Tyler men, we give the follow nig programme of the present principles of Captai Tyler, as promulrated by John Janes They at unchangeable till after the election. PHisciri.K? or Johs Tyler. Kirst. No Bank. The President hu? vetoed two Ban bills, and saved the country from a moneyed despotisr whon all else was lost He has proven himself to be Ai ti-bank, for he has walked through the fiery furnace i party, with two vetoes and the Constitution in his hand Skcond. A Revenue Tariff. The President vetoed tl first TaritfhiU?conflicting with this principle?and sigi ed the second hill, on the same principle, we preaum that Messrs. Woodbury, Wright, Buchanan, and others i Democratic principles voted for it. Thiko Nn Di.trihiitinn. The President vetoed t? bill* of Distribution? again standing in between the r publican people and their Federal enemies, whau all eb was lost. Fourth. No Abolitionism. The President is from tb State of Virginia. Fifth. No public debt, and an economical administr tion of public attain. In the year 1838 the Federal Go' eminent was administered at a cost of thirty-eight mi lions'of dollars?in 1842 the Government cost the peopi twenty millions?(sec the various reports from the D partments of the Government for their present almost ui paralleled condition of properous and frugal administr tion ) Sixth. Universal white suffrage,with universal educ tion. This is the language anil the sentiment of Thomi Jefferson. Summary.?No Bank?a Revenue Tariff?no Distribi tion?no Abolitionism ?a strict construction of the Coi stitution. as by Jefferson?no Public Debt?an economici administration of Public Affairs?and Universal 8uffrag with Universal Education! Here is capital ground to work upon. Come fortl ve "fierce young democracie" in your strength, an organize a lorps at reserve 10 noiu uie oaiance i power. A mighty change is at hand, if things a right The Captain's mind is unfixed, and sonv thing must be done to fix it?also to decide the ne: election A full report of the meeting to be held in tf Seventh Ward to night, will be found in the Heral of to-morrow morning. Major Noah?Another Change ?We unde stand from good authority, that Major Noah hi thrown up the Tyler party, and has now come 01 for Martin Van Buren. The Major has returned to his first love?Va B ren and democracy, after having taken a ver amusing voyage round the world of politics, o which he is writing an interesting book. He i pretty savage now upon Captain Tyler, and witi some reason too. It seems that at the solicitatioi ol the Captain, during a visit made by the Major ti Washington, about a year ago, he was int' iced igive up his judgeship, worth S2.0t^ in order to organize the Tyler party,and starpaper. After expending a great deal of 1 , an losing 100 pounds of fat in the heai of iigh Captain Tyler has left the Major in the -nej lected his advice?and given him nothing in retun The Major advised the Captain to remove Danii Webster, to re-organize his cabinet, to call Silt Wright to be his chief adviser?and infuse large dose of" old democracy" into the Custoi House and Post Office. The Captain here pr< rrised?but has failed to perform, besides leavin the Major high and dry?losing his office as judgf and getting nothing in return. Now all this is very naughty in Captain Tylei and inconsequence thereof, Major Noah is tired t Tylerism, and has returned to his first love, Va Buren and democracy?at least, he says Van Bure ia th- only man that has any chance to be net President, seriously, tiowrvrr, we certainly thin that Captain Tyler has treated Majar Noah rath< cavalierly, but during the next two years we expet the Captain may reform and redeem his promisei We'll see. The Ball OrENs.?The whigs have nominate Robert L Smith as their candidate for Mayor, an the locofocos Robert H. Morris. Both are capiti nominations. In the mean time, both parties are already t work, collecting their forces and preparing for th day of action. It will be a warmly contests election?and if the " fierce young democracie organize on the Tyler ground, to keep the balant of power, they can decide the day. Great fun expected. Who is Governor of Rhode Island 1?This ir portant question is to he discussed and settled in tl Tabernacle to-morrow evening, by Eli Moore ar Horace Greeley. Can these eminent orators teil i who is the man in the moon ? how much cottr cloth it would take to make breeches to the come or how long it will be before Fourierism fill th earth with the unities and harmonies I Av Important Result?perhaps.?The electio of the Mayor and Corporation, the week afte next, in New York, may lay the foundation for change in the Presidency in 1844. If the whif succeed, it may cause the triumph of Clay?if th locofocos get the day, it may be that of Van Burei Tyler alone holds the balance of power in his hand and may do wonders for himself. :?tale iikkr.? i ne controversy oetween vrener Cass and Mr. Webster. The treaty is mutual confirmed, and is the international law for sever years. Why open another bottle of beer when y< have had enough 1 Wait till you again get thirst Ma. (Jlirkht'oh's Concert, last night, at tl Apollo, was well attended. The Misses Cummin, sang with their usual sweetness and effect. Tl youngest, who ia, by the way, a very beautiful gn sang that exquisite ballad, " Auld Robin Gray with a pathos and feeling that were |>erfectly thr ling We have heard that these ladies will give concert at the Stuyvesant Institute next,wet k, compliance with the wishes of many families in tf upper part of the city. Beginning or the End.?Late heavy rains Georgia and Florida have so swollen the streams those sections, that the country is almost impaasabf At the last accoun's, however, the water was fal ing We shall soon have to record the same i stream# further north. 'rj"" ' Webb call# upon the Calhoun men I oppose the elec'ion of the locofoco Mayor, in ord< to put down Van Buren. Perhaps they will?pe h&ps they wont. New Way or Celebrating the Honey Moon.Amm named Everhart lately beat his wile to dea ... u. u.a. ci.. n.. v...* i,u.,? w... i_ ?v kHl HQ. II' uau UWCH mai i icu l?UI IU weeks. Naval..?The T'nited States sloop of war Sai Lou Commander Cocke, dropped down from t Norfolk Navy Yard to the anchorage, on Salurd afternoon last. '<r*- T11* " no'e <>f prepar ition" is still to be hea at the Chatham Theatie. Tliorne means to astt i*h the natives next Monday night. (tovrrror Dorr's abearance in Providence It week has produced quite & sensation there. He ow sate in Massachusetts. Qitrstiovr Wrtttrji ii* Blood ?Who mnrdert M try H'jgers ' Who shot Cor lis)' i ^ Bishop Hi'ghvs* Lecture Last Night at the J Tabernacle.?The Right Reverend Bishop Hughes delivered a lecture last night at the Tabernacle, on "Social Servitude.'* The great popularity and exI tended influence of this prelate, was very cleariy ti B>' 1 exhibited, in the congregation of the dense crowds ' rj e, wliich filled the spacious building. We observed | ^ | that the injuries which the platform and seals of the j c Tabernacle sustained at the riotous Tyler meeting, j c if have been repaired; and several of the auditors 1 e- bore away with them, on their clothing, very satis j al factory evidence that the Rev. David Hale had ^ io been employing paint, in the restoration of the de- j ? ie cent appearance of this sanctuary. N Bishop Hughes is one el the most agreeable lec- j p t, turers we have ever heard, and possesses in a re j 1 o nmrkable degree the faculty of adapting his style to i J,' it the comprehension of surh popular assemblages as j It he is accustomed to address, without at all descend-I ^ ing from the dignified and impressive. He com- j >> e menced his lecture by a reference to the three great j1 n divisions ot society?the wealthy, who can com- ? mand the labor of others, without having either I t r- to obey or to labor themselves?the large classes n who, although obliged to labor for subsistence, can e yet regulate at their own pleasure the hours ot toil and of rest?and those who are altogether dependent on labor,and that according as it may be required by g k the interest or caprice of others. Altera hasty sketch o oftliedepressed and sutlering condition at the present 0 of day, of those who are doomed to the lowest grade ot t ^ social servitude, the lecturer proceeded to take an ^ a- historical survey of the state and condition of the p Greek and Roman slaves, and the serfs ot the mid- c die ages. He drew a startling pictnre ot their suf- F 0 ferings and degradation, and then pointed out with 'N much eloquence how the growing progress ot Chris- t tianity had emancipated these enslaved masses, a 16 and described the manner in which the Church of a- Rome had aided in this great work of redemption > and amelioration. He dwelt at some length on the lt> state of the world on the eve of the lleformation.und ? '** represented it as presenting every prospect of the ad- F a. vancing and most glorious progress and happiness of * the human race. But that event, he contended, had b witnessed a woful obstacle to the advancing tide " of social improvements, and was the main cause a ^ of the present evils which so afflict the European il world, and even threaten the downfall of some n e> of the most powerful nations of the earth. t Following out this view, the lecturer proceeded J to argue that the chief cause of the depreciation of o q labor in England, and the consequent destitution of gl the working classes, was to be found in the nonobservance of the Catholic festivals, which he f( st alleged had been originally instituted for the pur- L pose of diminishing the amount and increasing the |e value of the labor of those condemned to social ser- j Ijj vitude. The Catholic nations of the European con- ? tinent?Belgium?Italy ? Spain?France, which j were ever the rivals of England in manu- E r" facturing various products, observed those j is holvdays, which England neglected, and thus gain- J ut ed forty or fifty days in the year of additional labor, for the same reward, which this enabled her to out- ^ n strip and undersell all her continental competitors J y (hi this ingenious ecclesiastical solutionof the pre- j n sent depressed state of the working classes in Engs land, and ' f the other prominent points in thisdis- j b course, we have not at nresent room In rnmm^nt .1 n | We give. however, the substance of the lee'ure, j 11 a id rriBi return on another occasion to the subjects w eh it en ;>MCed, wlien we will enter on some ex- j animation oi the soundness and accuracy of the j( i Right Revei nd lecturer's views on the important ? " I questions in political economy which he undertook \ '? to discuss. J1 u Catholicttv and Protestantism.?The views which we presented the othet day, relative to the l6 comparative progress of Catholicity and the "re- J a formed faith," and the explanation which we ot- q fered of the rapid strides of the former, and the le- 1 v thargic and stationary condition of the latter, have j met with confirmation in a quarter which gives manifest evidence of candor and impartiality. The 1 Rev. Dr. Durbin,'President of Dickinson College, "j] r Carlisle, Pa., a gentleman of liberal sentiments, * ){' sound judgment, and great intelligence, and whore- J.1 cently made an extensive tour in Europe, and is at p present in Palestine, thus writes to his friends, 0 . through the columus of" the newspapers:"? lliKcvarauu; aiutliciiut U?U?UU.v>.S..u, ??! a a system of faith considered in itself, and as an external in- c >j stitution, acting upon society an such, and forming an in- b tegral and necessary part of the government in Catholic o countries. I have no doubt- no intelligent Protestant in p S. Europe can doubt?but that Catholicism is gradually re- g gaining its ground in Europe, under the direct or indirect tl patronage of most of the monarchies, because they find it o j a very convenient and powerful means of controlling the q mass of the people through the pi iesthood. In Italv and r d Austria the clergy are in correspondence with the t a] Bishops, and the Bishops with the Minister of Police. ( Louis Philippe and the Church had no friendship for each t other seven years since; now they are in close alliance; \ It and, with a returning sense of religion among the people r of France, there is a corresponding return of the Church j to [lower. The ceremonies and decorations of the churches 6 d are arranged to suit the state of society, so as to strike f ,?> and captivate the mass of the jteople Thence she is ac- j quiring her influence again over two divisions of the com- t munity; over kings and rulnfs, because they need her as a \ j| means of government, and over the mass ef the lower ? ordtrs, because she is so arranged in her exernal cere- ? monies as to strike and gratify the senses, and so adapted t by her sacraments, particularly of penance, and her doc- e n. trineof purgatory, as to assure to the ear, after auricular y confession, the pardon of sin, and the hope of es- v cape in the next world, if not quite successful in this, y id While in England, she is acquiring great influence, first, b . by greatly multiplying and expanding her external ma- p chinery, such as finechurches and cathedrals,schools and in colleges, and the residence of many missionary priests; secondly, by the strange approximation of many of the g clergy of the establishment to what is essential to Catho- c e licisrn , but, most of all, by the too equal division of whigs andtories, so as togive the balance of power, during the \ last administration, very much to the Catholic party rep- ( resented by Mr. O'Connell ; and when we remember that r the relig ious faith of a Catholic is superior to his political s r opinions, while, on the contrary, the liberal faith of a g Protestant is subordinate to his political opinions, we shall t sen the true power and position of the Catholic church in j (b affairs of government where there are popular elections, t ie 1 must in justice add another element of power in which, g as a Christian. I rejoice. I refer to the increased morality j " and respectability of the clergy. i s, While the church is acquiring power and influence t with sovereigns and kings, and with the masses of people, t the educated and intelligent (lortion of the community are | much better affected towards her than they were fifty or a ) h1 hundred years ago, considering her purely as a religious |y institution, involving faith ami morals simply ; but they < . have an invincible aversion towards ?a external a' institution, acting on socieiy as such, because :iU she effectually destroys the hope of liberty, or the < spread of liberal principles, which this middle in- \ y- telligent class in Kuropc cherish almost exclusively, t The result is, thi" class is neutralise! in decidedly Catho- ( ie lie countries, and the nobility are declining in influence | and also in numbers, because the sovereign fears them ] - end i pproximntes the people by the intervention of the < ie cliurch. which sympathises with the highest and the low- f r] est portions of the community ontb" continent, but not f ' with the middle intelligent liberal class. This is tne true ( position of the Catholic cliurch at this time in decidedly t j|. Catholic countries, as in Italy and Austria, and imper- f ci ptibly increasing in semi Catholic countries, even t a win-re the government are Protestant. My remarks do not ] jn apply to Russia, Norway, or Sweden, as 1 have not visited j them, and scarcely to Spain, in her presant agitated con- t * dition. , l>r Ilurbin cannot, of course, altogether divest in himself of hissectarian feciings, and he viewathe ' jn state of things which he describes with his I'rotes- 1 ^ tant eye-glasses, which somewhat ttnge the pros- ( I. |>ert with their |iecuhar hue; but notwithstanding [(l thai, the sentiments of ttie Uoc'or are in the m;:in jus', and singularly in unison with those entertained k? ..a riu the ^Ii'muIi ,.f ?I, ? I o and future prosperity of Catholicity and Proteetant r ism throughout the world. r" Yucatan ?Advices have been received at New Orleans from faerrna to the loth instant. The Mexic ins were concentration their f trees at Lerma, and "" had already 2<MM> men at that |x>int. Tliev were th only waiting the a. rival of the steamer Guadaloupe ur from Vera Cruz, with additional reinforcements, | when they will march upon the Campeachunos.? Tlie Mexicans were still in possession .of the emiut ""fw" around Oampeachy, and were continually j throwing shells into the city. Amok o Musxcm. -This establishment goes ahead ol all other placet ol amusement in the city, lioth for the ' splendor and variety of ita attraction* and the r?? pec laid bility of its audience*. Mm Darling i? daily growing ,n. more and more into public favor, and proving that the ' great reputation which she gained in Kngland a* an en- , chanties*, was no more than ?hc deserved. Dr. Valcn l ist tine introduce* n new variety of comic delineation* and !g parlor entertainment*, which *urpai* all hi* former comicalities. bhang Kong, Celeste, and other* make up the performance*, The "giant boy" v.ill be at the museum *d I next week A? prt '-n' be i- etitMpv* grra' swell in Bo*. I toil JY THE SOUTHED M \IL HY SI'I.( IA1, BXI'KKSS. We have already received a large [>ortion el the rial of Singleton Mercer. The proceedings of ruesday, we copy from the very ample report f the "Philadelphia Chronicle"?the proceedings if yesterday are from our own reporter, brought ast night by special express. [>'roni the Philadelphia Chronicle.] The trial of Singleton Mkrciii, for the murder ol lutchinson Heberton, in February last, was fairly comnenced in the Court of Oyer anil Terminer of Gloucester, I. J., on Tuesday. To the greut astonishment of many, a jry was empanneled from the regularly drawn venire. early all the jury were admitted without a question, 'hose challenged, were not for any serious supposition, ut merely for some doubts existing in the minds oi ounsel. We learn that it is now doubtful whether Miss Sarah lercer will be colled upon to testify in the case, although uch a course had i ositively been determined ujion. We resume the counsel have thought it better not to have ier present, as the prisoner, her brother, dreads meeting ier in such a place, and in so peculiar a position. Anicxed are the proceedings :? lourt of Oyer and Terminer of Gloucester Count v. hi. J. Trial of Singleton Mercer for Murder. Woodbury, N. J., March *J8, 1843. The trial of Singleton Mercer for the murder of Mnhlon lutchinson Heberton commenced .to-day. The prisoner tanda indicted for shooting Hebcrton with a pistol ball, n board of the John Fitch boat, on the] night oi the 10th if February last. The case is tried before the linn. Daniel Elmer, one of he Justices of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, an' issociate Judges Clement, Harrison, and Miller. The Counsel for the prosecution are the Hon. George Molleson, Attorney General of the State, Thomas I'. larpenter, Esq. and W. N. Jetfers, Esq. Counsel for the prisoner, Peter A. llrowne, Esq. of 'hiladelphia,Peter D. Vroome, Esq , the Hon. Garrett D. Vail, R.K. Matlack, Esq. and \V. 8. Price, Esq The Court was opened precisely at two o clock, ]and he Judges took their seats on the bench a few minutes fter. The Clerk called over the general panel of jurors, after rhich Mr. Carpenter called the case up and asked that the irisoner might be brought to the bar. The prisoner was shortly after brought into the Court oom in the custody of the Sheritt, Mark Ware, Esq ,acompanied by his counsel, P. A. Browne, Esq., and W.,S. 'rice, Esq. He was dressed in a full suit of mourning, nd took his seat in the rear of his Counsel. He appeared omewhat dashed when be first came into the Court room, ut shortly after gained his wonted composure. His eves . ere fixed on the ground for a length of time, until Mr. Carpenter commenced his opening. He then folded his rms and appeared perfectly at his ease. The Clerk then proceeded to empannel the jury. The rst juror called was James Jennet, who answered to his tame. Not challenged. Attorney Gen. Molleson then moved that each juror, s he came up to the bar, should be asked whether he had irmed or expressed an opinion as to the guilt or innocence f the prisoner. This motion was opposed by the Counsel foi the prioner. And the motion was overruled by the Conrt. The calling of the Jurors was then proceeded with, as >U?ws :? .awrvnee Ackerman?answered?not challenged, .'hennas Macready, answered, not challenged, Tomas A- Middleton do challenged, tnbert K Ogden, do challenged, tobert K Kehle. do not challenged, itephen D fildo, do not challenged, ohn W Kern, do not challenged, lenjamin A Lodge, no answer, Sebulon A Batton?answered?challenged, Nmps Lippincott do challenged, acoh F Clark, no answer, doses Bradshaw?answered?challenged, srael Pancoast, do challenged, 171111 ^ i. A i,nll^r. amps Roe. do challenged, ohn Merrill, do challenged, oseph WDenney, do excused lor reason, by the Court, osiah Budd, do not challenged, onathan I'acker, do not challenged, ohn M.Waller, do excused for reason, by the Court, amesJLord, do excused on account of deafness, harles B Robbing, do not challenged, jseph Peacock, no answer, jshua L Allen, no ansuer, ichard Davis, Jr?answered?challenged, amuel M Thorned, excused on account of sickness, .bel Fowler?answered?not challenged, ohn Albertsin do not challenged, acohEvaut, do not challenged. Thefellowing is a list of the jury sworn or affirmed to ry this case :? omes Jennett, Josiah Budd, .Hwrence Ackerman, Jonathan Packer, rhomas McCrutdy, Chariot B Robhins, tobert K Kible, Abel Fowler, Itephen D Kilde, Jacob Evaul, ohn W. Kern, John Albertsin. Mr. CaarEisTkR, on the part of the prosecution,opened he case to the jury. He commenced by stating to the ;iry that he had a painful duty to perform; but painful at t was to him, he must do his duty to the community in fhich we live. He said that he would lay before them he nature of the crime under which thejirisoner stood barged, and narrate briefly the facts :of the case, but revious to doing which he would read to them the hill f indictment. JXMCS C. V. yr Dr??sworn^t S&nftflSV? WV'uJjore ilusfc, Mr. Heherion and mysell inside of a lose carriage, and a colored man on the outside, went on oard a ferry boat at Market street ferry, for the purpose f crossing into this State. Just about the time the boat pfl the Philadelphia wharf,or a short time afterwards, I ot out ol the carriage and left Mr. Heberton fitting on he back seat, on the left hand side. The carriage stood n the down river side, and Philadelphia end of the boat Psttnnr iltPM 4.w?i frftm (Ha nnnpr nf thp hnnt from tlif arriage, there was a coal wagon. The horses' heads, ioth of the coal wagon and of the carriage, were towardi Camden. There was a great deal of ice passing through he canal in the mi Idle of the island, oppoaite the city vhich frihtened the horses, an>l I went to the head of the lear horse. The servant stood at the head of the off horse hs we reached tha Jersey shore, part of the boat where 1 itood, passed the pier; I heard the re;>ort of a pistol and law the flash in the place from whence the report came, V second report followed immediately, and 1 at once bought what it was. 1 went to the carriage door, and vhile I was going to the carriage door, I heard a third ind fourth report. I opened the door, and Mr. Hebarton va* oft the seat, uttering faint groans. I called to him wice or three times When 1 call d, he merely groan, d. I left the carriage and came round to the head of the ior*es of the coal wagon. Somewhat near the fronf rheel of the coal wagon, 1 met Mr. Mercer; I caughl told of his arm. I said to him, " tliia is a pretty piece ol usineis." In reply to a question, Mr. V. said, my im reunion is, but I am not positive on the subject. The counsel objected. Testimony of witness resumed?He said, "here I am?I ;ive myself up." I told him he must come and get into thi arriage and go back to Philadelphia. He refused and sai 1 'Don't take me wherct'ney will hurt me." 1 said, "comi vith roe, my young friend; no one shall hurt you." sailed to some gentlemen who were standing by to assis ne in detaining Mr. Mercer. The individual to whom 1 ipoke refused at first. I left Mr. Mercer in the charge o ome person on lioard of the boat,and went to the carriage o the left hand door; I got up on the step and raised Mr deberton's head, wnich was hanging down, and fouro hat he was either dead or just dying. I went back tc vhere I left Mr. Mercer, and asked him for his pistols de said, "I have none." I said "give me the pistol, sir.yot ihot him with." He replied, "Oh 1" and put his hand inti .he side pocket of his coat; I put my hanil in after his, an< ook eat a six barrelled pistol. I told the servant he mus ake Mr. Mercer on the box of the carriage We placei Mr. Mercer on the box of thecarriage. He got up hi msell The colored man drove the carriage up to the hotel on th< ither side of the river. The officers soon rame up, and went to some office. When I returned 1 fou d the body o Mr. Heberton in the hotel; he was dead. I forgot to men lion that simultaneous with the first report of tha pistol heard an exclamation of distress. The wound was unde:he left shoulder, it was a round wound; I heard four dis jhargi-S of a pistol; I examined the carriage afterwards ;he top of the carnage rented on an iron centre piece, am had leather curtains, with silk linings at the side; thi urtains a? the hind quarter of the carnage, towards thi oal wagon were a little open ; on th" side curtain, a hat corner, there was a serai circular piece taken out ind the cloth of the inside padding of the hack was a littli orn; there was a hole through the curtain about a foo orward from that place; the carriage had a window n hedoor which was broken at the time I went to the car -inge; there were the marks of what I took to he two hall n the door, just halow the window; the r slier on whirl he strap that drew up the window worked, was hrokei iff. Cross-examination.?Q?San you fix the time with mor sccuracyd A?It was between half past five anil six o'clock, jus liefore the dark of the evening. Q-Did you put your hand in Mercer's jacket while hi Bwrt hand was in his iiocket? A?Yes. q?Was it a hired carriage you had? A?Y * ?. Q --Wa? the roller broken before you went into the ear riage? A ? I can't say; the colored man found it broken, q-Were there anv arms in the rarriage? A ?A rifle and a double barrelled gun, all I know ol both unloaded q?Did you put those articles into]the carriage yoursuli A?1 think my servant did, under my directions. Q ? Were there an v other arms in the carriage besides A ?I presume so; I found a small pistol on Mr. Hebarton Q?Any other arms7 A?A long knife, I dont know what you call it, a lon| knife, Id or Id inches long, opened in the handle, q?Any other arms? A?No other arms but those I havs mentioned, q?Was the pistol loaded? A?1 don't know; I did noteraraine it. Q?Where were yon going? A?I was going Dor 10 mile* from Camden to a countr house, to leave Mr. lleheiton to Mr. Thomas Wright's. q-What is Mr. Wright's first name? A?Thomas. q?Did yon get out of the boat previous to the horse becoming restive? A -1 did not get out; I took a survey after 1 got out, bn not till then; I was requested by the deceased to loo round and see if any persons were there} he nsked me if would net go out and eee if there was not Mr. Mercer e ii iyoi iii? irif'ii'iH incrB, im vu? |Mii|n^n *? w ?* ????. w here he went; I told him I thought it wim unni'r.i'Mit' Uint no peraon could have impeded he i'?i on Ixiard th Instil not atill in the carrinHc aome minute* alter that; h 'I'd not oive me any direction a* to what ?m to lie done i r??e I found any Ktich noraon on board j he did not *a what ha would do if Mr Marour or any of hia frianda war found I.-TO; I left the pistol lound on Heber'on in Cam- aa den, in the hands of the otticera; I have the r.flo in my at. possession; I btlieve it belonged to Mr. Heherton; I put it ce into the carriage; J procured it irom his houae; the gun cc was u doable1> irrelli d one; the nipples were wrapped up or in flannel; I hnd no arms, nor ever carry any: I have hi been acquainted with Mr. Heberton tonie time before that w aifray, anout twelve yeara, perhaps more; 1 went to the dj >Dnw school with liirn; for tho last three yeura 1 have I known very little of him; 1 dont know whether he w,i ill in th'1 halut ol currying arms; "bout three or four weeks dj i.etnre this honnened. he showed me n knife he had nur- sti chas it; the o r that was iound on him; Iiaw the small of pistol found on liim before that night; I law it two o* hi three days before that night in my Otflce; it was lying to there w hen I came in; I am connected with htm by mar- dc ringe; a younger brother of mine married his cousin; 1 bf don't thiult I saw him on the 6th of February ; I saw him it on the Tuesday, which I believe was the 7th ol February; V on the afternoon of Tuesday I took him out of the city; th he returned with me; we went ten miles out ofthocity, 1" and took tea with our former schoolmaster, the Rev. Mr.R- si' Steel, of Aldington, Montgomery county; I had jirofession- do nl business with Mr. Heherton on the morning of Fri- do day, the 10th of February ; he said he felt worried, and as asked me to take him out of town; it was not a profession- M al journey ; 1 spent somu weeks with Mr, Wright one g? summer; he kept boarders; 1 believe Mr. Heberton's ob- ro je-.t was,in taking a rifle,to shoot at a mark; 1 calculate.) to dj return the next morning; my object in going into the pi country was to take Mr. Heherton. th James Curu sworn?1 have never seen the prisoner at a' the bar before; I was on board the steam ferry-boa' at M Camden on the. loth of February, when it was said a man P? was killed ; I saw the pistol nrrd ; I stood on the upper V side of the boat, opposite the coal wagon; Mr. Mercer to came to me on board of the boat, and asked me if 1 could in get him n horse anil carriage; I told him I could not, hut "I told him where he could get one ; alter he talked tome M about the carriage, I saw the carriage in which Heberion was, drive down to the slip ; I went to the horses head*, h< and the black man told me to let the horses alone ; I don't hi think there was any vehicle on the boat hut the carriage tli and the coal wagon; the carriage and coal wagon were w ubout lour feet apart; when we got in the Jersey dock, saw Mr. .Mercer fire a pistol, and heard him say, " Here I ed am, 1 give my sell up to justice;" Mercer stood behind the ceal wagon; I saw the flash of the pistol; I did not see the pistol; he stood within al>out three feet ofthecoal wagon; til I saw the person w o tired the pistol from the lime he ircd the pistol until he said he surrendered himself up to jas- th tica j he gave himself up to Mr. Vandyke ; 1 heard the pistol tiro three or four times; I did not see the pistol taken tb irom him; the prisoner is the individual 1 saw on noordof c< the boat ; the boat was in the dock whrn this occurred ; the boat was in the dock, within three or tour feet of the slip, the slip is the landing place where you get off'; the bout bad been hooked before the firing of the pistol. Cross examined ?I don't know what time the boat left the Maiket street slip; I should judge it was in the neighborhood of Ave o'clock; it was the last trip of the boat; we sometimes made trips atterfive o'clock; it was beginning to get dusk when we came on this side of the river; ci I cant tell whether the sun was down when we left si Market street; I was a deck hand on hoard ol the boat; I was not stationary all the time the boat was crossing the river. I was standing on the town end of tho boat belorc </' we left, when Mercer asked me if I could get a carriage for him. Heherton's carriage had not arrived at the time when he made the inquiry; it appeared while he was talking to me; I did not tell him where ho could get a 1 horse and carriage; I don't know where Mercer was at ti that time; he disappeared at that time; we had been talkin? about five minutes before tke carriage appeared; the >c coal wagon drove first into the boat ; the Uiiwf wheels of the carriage was a foot ahead of the hind wheels of the > coal wagon; the first time 1 saw Mercer, after he talked F with me, was when he shot the pistol; I did not know him K before that day ; 1 can't say how he was dressed; I don't a' know whether he wore a cap or bat; we were about five K or si* minutes coming over; 1 don't recollect whether h there was any ice in the canal or not; I was standing on the alter end of the boat when the pistol was fired, about 81 ten feet from Mercer; sometimes it takes twenty minutes " to half an hour to come across the river, when there is n ice there: it was not dark when we arived at the dock; I P can't say positively how dark it was; the person who fired " the pistol had his side to ms. I could distinguish a man's tl face from one side of the boat to the other; I could see one-halt of the man's lace at the time of the firing of the h pistol; 1 did not seethe first pistol go off; I saw the three last ones; 1 heard the first; I was then looking at him; all a' I was doing was looking at the mnn;l was getting my line " ready to throw ashore, when I heard the first report; Cl I had the linu in my hand when I saw the three last re* w ports; the line was used to moor the boat: Mr. Mercer was nl Mhind the coal wagon right at the en 1, when he dred 1,1 the pistol; 1 don't know where Mr. Vandyke was; I don't 1,1 know whi ther Mercer or Vandyke spoke first; Mercer *e wagon and passed me to go to wards Vandyke; l'l 1 can't bs positive whether I heard Vandyke say anything u' or not; if any ether man besides Mercer had been there, ' and bad a pistol in his pocket, I should have known the hi difference between the two; it was not dark when the boat got up to the slip; I had never seen Mr. Vandyke before; K all I heard Mercer say when he came by the coal wagon, ol was, "here 1 am?I give myself up to justice;" I was then tl about 10 or 12 feet off; Mercer came round the coal wagon hi when he fired the threeshots. [The witness marked on a P piece of paper the position of the wagon where he, the witness stood, and also where the prisoner stood.] 8' Witness resumed.?I don't know how far Mercer was from the carriage when he fired the pistol; he was about Bix from the carriage and two feet from the coal wagon; he was near the hind wheel, that was nearest to me. th?; 10th of February, when a man was said to be shot; I was on hoard the John Fitch; I drore my wagon on, and then the carriage drove on; 1 stood in the lower side of 1' the boat; just as we were coming in tolhe slip I heard a h I pistol go off, and 1 lookcl round and saw a person shoot ft three other barrels off; he went round the coal box and c said "here I am. I give myself up;" he snid-."here I am, 8 come at me and I will give myself up;" I saw him behind n tho coal box when he fired the pistol; I stood opposite the tf 1 horses on the off side Just along the wethars of the horses; l> when he sail he woul 1 give himself up I saw his feet and *' JegB under the horses; he wanted to know of me if there was a fiddler on board of the boat, anil if I would have a danre; he had his band on my elbow when hejjnld "let soner^h'e saicTf give myself up after I said that the man d' who nre.d the pistol must be a fool; Mercer was on the *' noar side of the wagon when he said I give myself P< 1 up: n man named Bloomfield was standing by me c wnen Mercer talked ot the fiddle; while Mercer and I were talking Vandyke came up and spoke to Mercer, P 1 Crate examined?I suppose it was alter sundown, when i we left Market street ferry ; I don't recollect whether there was any ice in the river or not; it was not low wa. ei ter; while the boat was in the slip in Market street I saw i Mr Vaadyksget out of his carriage ; I did not see any I' 1 thing of Mercer before that ; 1 did not see any thing of > Mercer until after he was charged with firing the pistol ; I did not know there was any person in the carriagt s i " saw Mr. Vandyke walking backwards and forwards ; Cl when 1 heard the re|wrt of the pistol 1 said I thought the I person was a d 1 lool for firing a pistol among the hor 01 ' ses; I sai 1 so and 1 thought so; I stood at the horses hends, ^ about 4 feet from them, and he was at the tail end of the P wagon ; 1 was nearer to the carriage than I was to my P horses; I saw the pistol after it was in the house ; I saw 'l the prisoner presenting the pistol at tho carriage, as near 0 as I can tell; 1 saw the flash from the muzzle of the pistol; J it was just beginning to get dusny when the boat csmo to ? the dock ; the person who fired the pistol stood with his e left side towards me; | believe it was Henry Bender asked M who he wa?; Mr. Vandyke knew him, and took him off lo 8 1 the carriage. h f Isaac s. Mountfort, affirmed?I was at Camden the ? 10th of Feb last.and saw a person thpre dead; I was told it ^ was a person of the name of If chorion; I think it was about n 7 o'clorU in the even in tr when I first saw him: I saw him ^ I in tho ferry home at Cake's : I was called upon for the b - purpose ot assisting in making an examination of the > body : wi. made a general inspection betore the ro- ? 1 movnl of the clothes,; found an opening passing y ' through the overcoat on the hack part of the d ' shoulder, and upon the removal of this coat, a c I corresponding opening passing through nil th? * f other garments. The body being stripped and examined, J i no other wound was found except that on the back part ' of the shoulder, corresponding with the hole in the gar- J" ' mentr; this opening was small, and circular, slightly ir- h > regular, or ragged at the mouth. An instrument passe 1 0 into this opening, passed iu a direction inward and some- J" ' what downward As wa were about to make a farther ex- ' 1 amination, objections was made by a friend of the dec- as * ' ed, and it was concluded to defer the examination until 10 ? ' o'clock next morning. 8 ' At ihat time the examination was resumed; an incision ll F- wos then ma le, and the integument wag raised up from c n the bone underneath; the bone being exposed, it" was v ' lotind that the opening passed through it, perforating it, ? ' and passing on underneath in the same direction, as 1 before Mentioned,inwardand sonu-what downward. " ' The cavity of the cite t was then opened and the left c r si-ieo! the chest was found to contain a good deal of blood. 8 This being removed, an opening was laund passing * i through tlie upper margin ot the sixth rib, fracturing the 8 1 rib. The opening was then traced on ward through the " s lung, entering th pericardium, and entering the left au- ' ricale of the heart.and passing onward to the right aide '' 1 of the heart, is here a hall was found-such a wound is " usually fatal. I have no doubt ot it* fatal etfer.ts in this ' i case. From the inspection ol that wound I have no " 1 doubt that it was the cause ol his death. Such a wound *' 1 is usually very speedily la'al I should think it ]>ossihle v to survive hut a vsry few hours alter receiving such o 8 wound. 8 1 Cmtt examined?'The objection to the examination of ' :l the body on the night of tho 10th el February, wa* * made by Mi. Vandyke?ho requested a postponement? ^ " Dr. Vandyke was present the next morning at the exami- " nation of the t>ody I understood it to be the father of Mr. 0 t Vandyke. The Court adjourned nt aoven o'clock in the evening. ^ .Still I.nter. J' i?r.cot?d Dat?Wednesday. j WooiiBitaT, March dSih. , The Court met promptly at It o'clock, A. M., according j to adjournment. , Mr. Mercer came into Court dreaaed in black, and look- f ing very culm and at hi* ea?o, although he ha* naturally ,i f a very resolutp and determined look- c ' Mr. Vo !)?* : recalled.?Mr. C*itr?*T?a, [allowing a 1 six barrelled pistol.| Is th it the pistol you took from c Mercer ? t 7 Witness.? It i*. . [The pistol 1* one ol Allen's Patent, by " Allen fc Thur- | bei, Or af'on, Maaa."] I - Mr ItoTH.awoin?I am the Captain of the steamboat , John Fitch; 1 wa* not on board on the 10th of February / spoken of, but wa* standing on the slip on the Jerany shore ; I heard the report* ol the pistol; I wa* standing on the slip when the boat reached the dock; 1 looked at iny watch, and it wan twenty minutes past si* o'ciocti; i the boat was within fifteen (eet of the slip; there was no | y i in the (lock, and she came directly up to the slip; I (tapped on hoatd of her, and pas-ed a (M . with my other colleague Irom the other shore, ond then Stepped aft; I then heard some per- ' tK s >u say "there is a man shot;" I says "who shot ' Irm" ft'ounsid objected to his telling what lie heard i it mM<] I M > Mr Heher'on alive in the enrriage; tliev t It w i re just hooking tlie chain; 1 saw Mr. Mercer) he asked I me if Ieoulddance a lUUt for him- No furthsr questions j ,r were aske I on uitherside. I ? Hiniit S. Bkisdkh sworn-I was on hoard the John Fitch on the 10th Feb. spoken o' While the boat was 1),! ing at Market stieet ferry, I saw Mr.Mercer step on hoard ' e the boat, the first I saw of him; he asked James Curn if ' ? he could get a nri lage and horses in Camden lor him; lie y told him he ci old not get one for him hut he could direct a hun whete hu could get one himself; that was the last I w of Merci?rtill we got to Camden dock; Iwaathen fi ending by the horses' heads ol the carriage; I saw Mer- ji ir's hund with the |>iatol in it come out (rem behind the t tal box and fire; after he had fin d he walked slowly s <>und the coal box, on the up river side of the coal boa, ) w'as then met by Mr. Vandyke at the horses'heads, hich were attached to the coal bos; as soon as Mr. Van'ke met him, he said, "here I am, I give myself updid it; dont let them hurt me?take me where J ipy won't hurt roe, 1 don't want to Dentin; wr. ? #mrh e said to him;" Comi< with me, my young lri> nd, you isn't be hui t;" Mr. Vandyke wanted me tw take charge him, which I refused to do at firs'; Mr. V- then says to m, " Come, you must get into the ringi- and go bark the city again:" at that time Mr. V. had the carriage or open, and Mr. M. said he couhl not get in and go ick with him; at that time I had hold ol Mr. M.'s arm; was the door on the right side oi the carriage,which Mr. . had open at that time; Mr. V., whi n ho first opened e carriage door, called out, " Muhlon, are you hurt 7" it there waa no answer at all; [I meant the leit hand lo of the carriage;] Mr. V. then walked round to the iwn river [right] side of the carriage, and opened the or and told Jesre, the black servant, to lift Heberton up, he had fallen down from the seat; us I took hold of r. Mercer's arm, he said, "Come, let's have a dance? 't me a fiddle?1 want to dance;" I then was leading him und the hind part of the carriage, when I met Mr. Vanike, close by the carriage; Mr. V. asked him for his stol j he said he had none; we then walked close by r railing on the down-river side of the boat, [Mercer V. id myself;] he then asked Mercer lor the pistol again; . said, " O. it's the pistol you want, is it?" Mercer then it hia light hand in his overcoat pocket, and Mr. andyke put his hand in with Mercer's hand,; and ok the pistol out ; it wes wrapped up in i n white handkerchief I think; Capt. Roth then fcepped and said Mercer must betaken care of; wo then led ercer to the fore part of the carriage, and put him up i the drivel's box; he was then driven up to Cake's jtel, where he was taken care of by an officer, Mr. Gain ; he was then taken on the steps ot Mr. Gray's office; at'l all I know. [All the witnesses tell their own story ith very tew or no questions aske I.] Cross examined by Mr. Jrkkkhs.? Had any one attempt1 to hurt Mercer when he said "don't hurt me?" Witness.?No, sir, there had not. Q?How many people were on board the boat at that me? A?I dont kno w; it was cold, and most of them were in iec?bin at the time of the firing; "that's all." Caleb Roberts Bworn.?I am one of the Coroners of lis county, and on the evening of the 10th of Feb. 1 was illed upon to go to Mr. Cake's hotel, to hold au inquest. Mr. Bkowne?Stop, stop. [The 6 barreled pistol shown.] Mr. Carpenter.?Have yon ever seen that pistol before? Witness.?Yes. Q?Did you examine that pistol? A?Yes. Q?State the result of that examination. A?There wore four barrelB empty, and two loaded,with ?ps on the nipples ; the pistol was in shooting order; 1 ?ip Mulilnn (I Utihorlnn Hi*?rt? nt that timp (i?Was ho dead 1 A ?O, yi ? , I generally examine that before T hold on inteal over them. Mr. Malleson?Did you hold an inquest over him ? Witness?I did. Mr. Browne? [In haste] we object. The olijscMon was, however, waived without excopon. No further questions were asked on either side. Mr. Molleson?Having identified the pistol we offer it i evidence. John Carter sworn?I was on the upper wharf at the me of the occurrence, about 20 feet oft, when the John itch was coming in ; 1 heard and seen the four pistols ootf; as to seein any body shootin these pistols, 1 did'nt , : that preseut time, I didn't see any body but Jcemes orn, who was giving me the lino ; he was on board the oat and I was on the wharf ; 1 took the line and put it verthe post at the eend of the wharf; as I was going 1 lw a man meet Jeemss Korn, one goin one way and toler gain tother way; James Korn and him passed by the igh hind wheel of_,the wagon [the coal box] ; when they assed, this gentleman says " Hero I am " By that time I ad got the line fast and was going round by the end of is slip. Mr. Molleson?That'll do, Mr. Jeffers ; go on, let us ave it all. Witness?I seen a man on the coal, and I think 1 heard Hint 3 footsteps on the coal before I saw him. He run s if he was going on the upper side of the wharf, but he juldn't get off there. We isn't near the gate, when he as something like thirty feet ahead of ine. [Witness ipeared to be talking of some man who left the boat, id was trying to run away secretly, but we could not ake much of it. It was evidence drawn out by the de. nc.e by Mr. Jeffers. Both sides, however, disclaimed iciting the testimony about the man who was running va> .] The witoess was here questioned by Mr. Jeffers >out the coal he-tp, the doek, the ranks of wood, the store ouse, and the place where witness thought the man epped onto the coal, fcc. He also drew a rough diaram, which was shown the witness.] ' The man run T; he was about a middle siied man." [We suppose lis was an attempt to show that Heherton might have pen snox ny me mun wuu iucu jumpj awuvic u|>uu uti; ile of coal, and run away.] Mr. Sloan ?Did you know the man you saw running way 7 WiTNEdi ?No sir. I did not know him. Q?Dii he run away7 A?Yes; he was running the last 1 saw of him. Q ?Could a person have jumped from tho wheel house a to that pile of coal? A?Yes, sir. Dr. Lorenzo F. sworn?On the evening of the )t!l of February, I was called on to visit a man who had een shot. I went immediately down to Mr. Cake's, and mnd him lying on the floor; he was surrounded by a rowd, through which I got tohim. The question w.-.g sked by several if the man was dead; I examined the lan's pulse, and decided that he was dead, and remarked them that he would not breathe again; I examined the txly as a physician; the ball penetrated below the left louldor; through the left lung [this was at a subsequent xaminaticn] into the heart, where it lodged District Attosnkt ? Was th,0*-0 'scnrt' ^V.Vxamined by Mr. Jcffer*?[The witness here ascribed the course of the ball towards the heart, in the inae mnnner as Dr. Mountford did yesterday.] The ball enetrated nearly through the heart, lodging in the musular part of it. By Sir. Mollkson?Which is the highest, the lower ointof the scapula, where the ball entered, or the ven'icles of the heart? Dr. F.?I think the ventriclesof the heart are the hlghst. Mr. Moli.f.son.? [To the witness.] That is all, Doctor. To the Court.] We rut here. The Defence. The Hon. Peter A. Browne, L. L. D., who, I believe, is le author of a work on Veterinary Surgery, opened the ?se for the dofeuce. He said he should lay down the law, and state tho facts a which the prisoner relies for his defence. He said lat young Mercer was of a fragile frame?of hi lions tern erament?highly nervous?much atflipted with constiation?which leads directly to insanity. In his y >uth e was afilicted with tho'croup. Mr. Browne here went n to detail the history of the family of Mr. Mercer, pre. isely as we have given it already. The youngest ot the imily is only eleven years of age When he spoke of Irs. Mercer, the mother, young Singleton the prisoner, ept bitterly. He said that Sarah was mild, modest, ondsurning, hut of no great strength of understanding. She as never been to a theatre, nor to a hall room, nor to any ther place o( public amusement in her life. He gave iutchin'on Heberton a very black character. Mr.Browne ext stftteil mai somcwucre mhuiii me m?i 01 uirjmi arah Mercer wont to pay a visit to the house of a Mr. Osorne, a house carpenter. He failed, ami his wife connec ?1 lier?elf with a woman bv the name of Hughes, to keep boarding house. .Mrs. Osborne had some daughters. >ne of them was sick, and Sarah Mercer and one of the aughters went out to get somo grapes which the sick girl bought she rould eat. In the street these girls first saw Intchinson Heberton, who was a fine looking person, larah mistook him for a y oung Spaniard by the name of lastido. whom she had before seen,and who bears a slight esemhlance to Heberton. She addressed him, fcc., as we lave before related. The next afternoon, Sarah was sent ut on an arrant [errand7] and again met Heberton at the orner of Tine street and Third, as we have before stated. They walked from there to the corner of Pino and Queen tr? et, near whore her father lives, which is in Queen st, n thenorth side, a few doors east of Front st. She met him gain?when he told her his real name?and made love i) her. She was foolishly fascinated wi'h him. We erne now to an i iysortant interview between them This fas at n house in Eliz ibeth street, as we have before statd. In this room there, was a bed?ami Sarah objected to topping?wanted to leave the hous*. Heberton turned he key in the door, and refused to let her go. He proeeded then to take from her her bonnet anil her clonk, nd threw her on the bed He then took of his cloak, and lie jumped up?he caught her and threw her on the bed gain?at the same time showing her a pistol, and tiding her that unless she submitted to him she would never ee her family again. She liecame i.larmed?fainted ? and e committed a rape upon her pet eon- But you shall have ier own story from n> r own innocent lips. We shall alo produce other witnesses who heard her screams at the muse in Elizabeth street. Mr. Biow no said it had been old him that he did not understand his case, because he ? Mtn cKornr.l?r nf ,4arah Mi ro?>r. Rut I .? LV'I.., ............ .... .. ? ie was confident her character couM not bo impeached, ml that any attempt ta injure her would recoil urmn hone who made it. He spent an hour with her in tnat louse, an I the finally promifd to mitt Aim again, and tht 'id meet him /wain. And during all this time her parents unpaged that she was at her married lister's. On th? fllh >1 February some one toll thom that their daughter had leen seen walking with Heherton. They sent round here to have her come home, hut she ran away to dro Pidar's, a house of had repute. Her friends :ould no where And her. Singleton became de< ply incrested in finding his sister. On the 7th of February leherton was at rested and taken to the office of Aldernan Mitchell. On that night, through 'he aid of Mrs. 'i lar, ^arah w is restore I to her frien la. That night she lept with her mother, and on that night her mother got mm her tha fatal secret. The next morning Singleton | liscovered all?he heard it from her own lips, lie lie. :ame bewildered?reason tottered, and fell from its throne -and Singliton wot an intone man totally unconscious if right or wrong. He several tinu attempted to take he lite of his own sister with a pistol. But her friends irotectcd h< r. Overturn of marriage were proposed with denertan, which he refused, and Singleton became mad. le roamed the streets, imagining that a voice wasconinuatly dinging in his cars?"Kill him/ kill him I kill iisi I" The Court here adjourned for dinner. Kkckks or the Coitrt.?It in now the recess of he Court, and I snatch a moment to say a word or wo ol the trial. It has now rorne to a point of intense ind all-absorbing interest. The prosecution have ester!, Mr. Browne has begun hi? speech, but not ^included it. His nwtfriel is of the richest concetvilile character?hive? eduction- insanity?murder, tec. flee ; anil another point which I believe i*nPY o all? tint Heherton committed t rnpe on Surah \frrrer. She herself, I understand, i? t? be the irsf witness introduced,and Mr Browne says she is o go over the whole ground?*he, a lovely young irl of l(?i years' If the halt of Mr Browne . j pelting IS proved, it will be a case rich enough lor , he ...OS. ravenous appetite I JhavejUSf despatrhed ' \ for . rii-i from rnvmmiinoi " on,. i "f likonn**. ](if but justice to nay, that ilirouuli ilii ! entiou of tiie ^herifi", Mark Ware, Kwi , I ha; uany excellent accommodations provided forme ii ' he In lie hox of a Courtroom. He is every when poken of very highly. Aktkrjioo'* SvmioK-. Mr. Browhi: resumed his opening. He proceeded ti ay down the law applie .ble to the case. His first poin vas, that the homicide \i ring been committe 1 under th teat of violent pession, the prisoner if not guilty tff Tnnr ler. A woman has a right to take the life ot a man v. in ittempts to ravish her. Mr Broivne here lays down th aw at great length in relation to the above named right it ffpanAfl lit I I, tltt* 1)1,. ovoifimr Al nmrnnii t lexual intercourse it an indictable offence ; and M.' 3rowi?k caid he wish'd it was the same in this coui ry. Agninp if after the rape, Sarah Merce v ind taken the life of Hutchinson Heherton, she would no aave t een guilty of murder, hut of manslaughter, and M loubt, said he, if any Court or Jury had even done that:., Again, suppose, immediately after the rape, that her it ;f her, or brother, had come into the room, and taken th life ol Heberton. In that case it would not have been mm ler, but manslaughter. In England, adultery is not ai indictable otfence. In Pennsylvania, it is?and it is als' the same in New Jersey. Here Mr. Browne introduce' what appeared to the audience to be a letter, su perscribed, but which in reality had some newspape extracts cut out and pasted on the inside ot the lettrrj i was the report of a trial in Belgium, thu result of whirl was according to his view of the case. Blackstone sayt that the Roman law justified homicide when it was con mitted in defence of chastity, either by one's self or he 8 relation. The last great point ot the defence is? snppo that young Mercer had taken away the life of Hebertr . in a sudden transport of passion, as soon as he had hear of the rape, would he have been guilty of murder? N<' Here numerous authorities were adduced. It is now 4 o'clock, and I must send the express. M4 Browne is still speaking. Fire at Norfolk.?A fire occurred at NorfoH on Sunday night last. It originated in a smaj wooden tenement at the corner ot Little War street and Holt's lane,which was entirely destroyer together with two small hrick houses owned I Mallorv Todd, Esq. ; a brick house occupied I Mr. John Franklin, as a sailor hoarding house, am fn'e old wooden tenements adjoining, known a Kimball's row. 1 he buildings destroyed were < very little value. About 8 o'clock on Monde morning, while three lads were scratching abut among the ruins o( the recent fire, a l irge portion < masonry fell ofl from a wall, which instantly killr one of them?the other twoescaping as by a miracl The lad who was killed wns about twelve years o age, and his name was Teagle Ames.?Norf'ol Herald, March 27 Sales of Stocks nt t'lUliulelphla Yesterday 74 sharea Kentucky Bank, 49; $1000 Wilmington ai per cent. 1956, 70; 76 shares Commercial Bank, Cinci' nati, tiu. After Board ?4 shares Farmers and Mechanics Bank 25; 4 do Rending Railroad, 13; 6 do Planters Bank, Tc nesfee,38j; 20 do Harrisburg Railroad, 5. LATEST SOUTHERN SHIP NEWS Philadelphia, March 21?Arr Carib, Porterfield.NOrleatr Acern Howes, Boston; Richd Hush. Nickerion, Prov id-net Ceylon, Rirh, Provincetown; John (.'lark, Collins. New York Old Norri* Staul'V, Rue. Baihidoes. Bai.timohk, March 28? Old Kiclisid Anderson. Beunrl Charleston. Norfolk, March 27?Arr Ware, Ropers, Boston; Scire/ Grant, N York; Atnlant i, S eilt, St M srys. G.i; Sun. Tinkler StoLinpton; Ks mple, Hildreth, New Haven; Council, Baker; Newno t; Dt It,hi, Cook, Bostou. Apai achicoi.a. March ii?Arr Ovaudo, Nichols. NYerk 13lh, Win Lad(l.Wvinan, do, sad cl I for NOrleans; Georgian. Bedell. NYork; < 'amilia, Msndeuil, do; Republic, Gatr*, do.t'lil Marisnna, Phillips, New York; 15th, Martha kVashingtoi Tyler, do. Spoken. United, cf Bristol,7 da>s from Matanzas for Charleston,wit loss of main and fore sail and tlviinr jib, had caff topsails sut fo lore and main stilt?Marci 20,lat 32 30, Ion 79. Oqw mew EXTENSION TABLES?The whole t, ble arrangement of n family- is brought into the most coi centrated lorm by a patent extension,recently invented b; Edward Richards, 468 Broadway. It will apply to aj kind of tables?extends to anv length without diminutio of strength, and can he constructed to assume any requii ed form without the least complication, and both the tr ble and extension can be taken opart or put together a pleasure. The durability, simplicity, elegance, an cheapness of these tables must bring them into genera u?e ; nml no one should purchase tables without lirst see ing them. {W- THEY THAT LICK HONEY FROM THORN! PAY TOO DEAR FOR IT?Those who buy trash; hair, imposed on them as the product* of China and Tim bucto >, the poles and strange lands far awaj , do indee< pay a little too dear for it,or rather lick thorns without get ting any honey. Every one annoyed with hairy cxcres cences should remember the only article for salely quickly, and completely extirpating the disfigurement, n the famous Poudrc Subtile, prepared by Dr. K Felix G u raud, 67 Walker street, one door from Broi I way, at A per bottle, and where the purchaser can see e prep i tion tested with the happiest i fleets. For li t of age s see advertisement in another column. NOTICE.?The person who received a letter sign ed " Justice," desires a strictly confidential interview w itl the author. 3t OQh FROM THE NEW FORK AURORA.?Yester day as we were passing through Division slieet, we ha* the pleasure of seeing General Jackson's It tier eddresse, to Messrs. J. I'case St Son, in which he descants large!; upon the use of their Compound Hoarhound Candy ; it i in one of their largo show windows in a splen did ail frame : the following is a copy All who read this, shoul go and look >4,the Old Hero's heyl:v#y-...... ,2 Messrs. J. Pkask & Sox, 45 Division street, N. Y. Gentlemen?Your kind letter of thp 30th August last with the greatly esteemed pr-ssent of Hoarhound Candy,o your own invention, reached ma indue course of mail and found me on its arrival incapable of wielding m_. peu. I immediately began to try the effects of youi Candy, and have hern using it ever since with great bene fit, and intend to make a fair experiment to see whether i will remove my cough entirely. I find it in the apnthe cary shops of Nashville. Wc have been using it ii whooping cough in our family with much benefit, and' consider it a valuable medicine for the lungs. I tendci you my kind thanks lor this present, and receive it with grateful feelings, as an evidence of solicitude for r?. health and welfare, and tendei you my best wishes lot your long and useful life and happv imrwo* ralli*. ANDREW JACKSON. ftt7- HOW QUICK SHERMAN'S CAMPHOR LO EE NOES cure a headache, seasickness, or palpitation and how they enable perrons to undergo great and conti nuod exprtions, both mental and physical, is now nc I.,.,-or- m-.ltur r>f .1, ?* ........ I... TK.v I, .. .. .... so extensively used that one would tliiuk thoy were uni versally known; so of Sherman's Cough and Worm ho ?. ges, and Poor Man's Ploister. The name that all Dr Sherman's preparation* have Rot, have induced a numbet of unprincipled men to attempt to imitate thrm. Somi went so far as to attempt to brihe the printer to print from Dr. Sherman'* plates, but being an hone*t man, he declined. No man can succeed un-ler such circumstances and none have a* j et. Dr. Sherman stands prc-eminen' in his department, and may well defy all the pauy a'-; tempts of that miserable class. Hi* warehouse is at lOt; Nassau street. Agent*, 4 Btanwix Hall, Albany; and 5 Ledger Buildings, Phila. (tt- SARSAPARILLA?The highly concentrated and active preparation of Sarsaparilla, prepared under the direction of therollegeof Medicine and Pharmacy ot the city of New York, is new universally prescribed by tin medical faculty. Dr. Brando, in the la..t edition ol his in valuable work on the Materia Medica, speaks in the highest terms of approbation of this elegant article. Ha stater , that in obstinate cutaneous diseases, and in the sequelae nit syphilis it " possesses virtues not hitherto observed in anyl article of the Materia Medica." Such a Irom such a justly respected authority does not require ai syllable of added recommr ndation. This compound ex tract of Sarsap trills, is sold in single bottle at 75 cts. eachl In cases with half a dozen hottles $a,50 ; 1 dozen WW. 8 RICHARDSON, 4gent. . Principal office of the College, NnsVan st. N- B. A liberal discount allowed to v-ouutiy practitiei: er* and druggists. Off- THE FINH9T HEAD OF HAIR PRODUCED by Wyeth's Cream of Lillies. All who have used it ac knowledge its superiority for the embellishment and growth of the hair. It gradually changes the color of red, gray, or light hair to a beautiful dark, ami is entirely devoid of theinj irioiis effects of hair dyes. Nothingcaa surpass this Cream for dressing the hair. I: not only promotes its growth, but preserves and prevents its falling off ortnrning gray; and to those wearing curls, either real or false, its qualities will be manifest I y the first trials; nor do they get out of curl in damp weather or after dancing. 5i) cents per bottle. Beware of counteifeits. Mr. J Wyeth has appointed Dr. F Felix Oouraud, 07 Wslkrr St., sole agent for the United States and other parts. Purcha sers will therefore apply as above, and only then ; end all the various celebrated perfumer)-, prepared by Mr. Wyeth, will be supplied at very liberal wholesale prices. Ono door from Broadway, in Walker street, is the store, Q&- THE PRIVATE MEDICINE CHF.8TR i rndhy the College of Medicine and Pharmacy, are guaranteed fo cure ihe worst cases of Oonorrhma, ?Mees, oij any unpleasant discharge from the urethra,without taint-i ing the breath, or disagreeing with the most di licato sfo.j mncli. Te purchasers of these cheats, the CollegeJUnil theinselve* to give medicine grati*, It not ciireu, rric >3 each. Bv authority oftho College of Medicine ami Pharmacy, Sm*n N' V' W. ft. RICHARDSON, Agent. flr>-THE ORDEAL OK FIRE WAS CONSIDERED in tlr- oM?-n tine the m??t terrible of till the teat* of imio 0?>nco ami every one who ha* been severely burned or scalded, deacribea hi* m-niations a* tin* superlative of torture. Oil and rotton, the muni application, rather exas net ate* thaw all*viate? tho rufterin^. ami in truth there i* no remedy that a ill etlect the desired object except the Magical Pain Extractor, from Comatock'a, 71 Maiden UTho voluntary testimony of thouaanila eatabliahea the fact that thi* ttalvowill, in every caae, not merely allay ,j tint remove the pain, and in ail caae* where injury i? no'i necessarily mortal trom it* locality, heal the sore*, how ( ever e*ten*ive. and reproduce a aound and healthy flesh. Inoxtetnal inflammation, whether arising from disease! cr accident, it will lie lound invaluable.- [N. V, Com.! Advertiaer. 0t7- THE PARI > I AN' CHEMIST, I.AMOl/ROUXH, Electro-Magnetic Plate*, tno.t generally altord initant relief, and never fall curing any nervuu* allectioti* or pain*, chit lly rheumatism, neuralgy, the gout, tic doulon. tlx. cramp* in tli *> ma-lt, ri rent paralysis, and dim ae* ef women, pale color*, *uppre**ion, norvoua attack*, hr. ftolrl in New York at $i,60, by Me**r*. ftouillar I. Dellue & Co. J Park llow, and .W Broadway. Agent* in ton, Meitr*. Rawaon Ik Steven*; in Buffalo, C. <' 1 ; in Washington, R. H. Patterson ; in Charleston, nice ; in New Orleana, P. Cusacks

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