Newspaper of The New York Herald, September 8, 1843, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated September 8, 1843 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD-1 >>w-Vork, Friday, Hrptcnlicr *. lw-13 < otuim< rial TV*.?tlc?? MIkiIoii of Grnrrnl ? ii PrU)ji'r?k of Itec lpr. clty T " ?ru*"iooot G At?I Duff Greta to England, in ' t?Uu?u ;<> ? trr t>- of reciprocity between Euglamf i * d h V. iifd S; i fn, fun f xcicd a Rood d?-al of at. ! j ! Ti?e pr aeuce i f that gentleman in L >ndo:i,ikr intercourse h>- has had with the leadiug jneo, and the Hood ot light which he has been enabled to i?our upon the resources of this country, have in the present difficult position ?f ministers in relation 10 r.ven?e anJ commercial matters, produced e t. In g wheh t?*iiH fnvorahly to 'He intere?t* < f tti. ii') The condition of ihe Ki ?! fh people k if Wr oik- of distress The cl that t r => I; t . hv common > on^nt, been a Kir i bed to its* i a\ >i trade,more partic ilarly w th the I lined Stx'^B This t^as c rated a d*t?re to hive Hie in ? rcour-* with this placed on a footing of greater freedom and consequent stability. The Baltimore perch cf Diniel Webster, E q , than whom no American e*rr* a greater inHience in England, I'omirrt i'if uai andgive direction to the public hi ml C iiioihMoner* ere ih # would undoubted!) bnvf l?i a *ent out, bul the i-troi g 4mi unex c.l 1 >n.i.wit 10.1 lii <h Mii nlrf rnrn hill mi>ii ii.e mrMir-* ? Sy wnne members ori thai cub j' i", wmi i hivr made Sir 111?t??-n Peel reserved tu pressing ihe American trad** too closely ou ilie back of hti measure The general desire for an exi?u*ion ot trade will be too strong (or the minisJem lo resist a treaty > tl ring the advantages ot that sugg>-?iedb> Mr WebMer. The political effect of this nt>'dHure coming from Mr Web.-ter,,will iindouh'edIV? "ti^rHtiuf up >n the ca.utalisis and manaf iciU'enot Nfw Eisland, greatly embarrass both Mr Clay and Mr Van Huren The general progress of tree trade all ov-r the world mutt, however, produce ia this country the Mine ff-cta, in some degree, u(>on political parties here, which it has on those of all other countries, viz: breaking up those the most illiberal, and bring ng into existence parties advocating principles more ultra deinocratical than were ever before embraced by important bodies of men Trie commerce of ihe U States withtireat tfiitain is tar mure important to her than that ot any other country, and the trade of the IT States is the most valuable b'oiich of Brush commerce. It is there fore ot the highest importance to loth that a reciprocal com uerce should '?e encouraged, as well on our par', for ihe comnirr< ial welfare ot tne people, as for the eucounigfrm rt ol ihe commercial marine. Since the close ot the last war the U States has become more coii?p euous on the theatre of the world, and his tnk? n its proper part in the movement ?t events. In 179 i the population of Ei g and iind Wales was 8 872.980, and the IT States 3 92i? 827 T? lfilllll,.,u.?.L.I.n ?f l,'?nl u n /I W* . I 16.500 <>00, and the U State* 17,<K?2 566 The events of iheiast war, althoughfraught with no immediate results, were of incalculable importance in fixing the moral power ol this country AfVr the fl?g of Great Britain had averted and maintained itssupre mucy in evry sea, had repeatedly swe,.t the fl-ets of Napoleon from the ocean, and was in the zenith wl its power, the U. States suddenly appeared as a maritime power?fsuch strength and address,that she triumphed in every coi.fl ct The ministersol Great Britain, France and Russia, theu discovered on what theatre the relative power and dominion of nations mint be hereatier adjusted. From that m'tnei.t Eag'aud h*s removd from its shipping, restriction aiter restriction, in wrder that it may the better compete with foreign powers Tn'n country Ihs not been true to us own po'icy nor to its position in relation to the condition of the rest of the world. Under pretence of " protection," it has loaded the shipping with taxes, and tlien nought in discriminating duties a remedy for evils of its own creating Ddniet Webster, E*q . in his speech in the United Slates Senate, in 1829, on the tariff, remarked as follows The shipping interest of thi" country has made its wav t>y its own enterprize. By us own vigorous exertion it spread itselt over the seas, and by the bam* exertion it still lioH? i's place iherr ft seems iril-tota'k of the benefi and advantHg? of discrupina'intf outies, when they o|?-rate ag unst Ua on one tide I f thf OCkU q me as much at they operate for us <>Dtne outer. To suppose that two na.ion*, haviue intercourse wrh eacn o'her, can serure each to itself ? decided advantsg*- in that inttroourse, i* little le?a than an absurdity; and this is the abstir dity of di criminating duties. Still le*? reason is th-re for the idea that our ship owners hold the excluaiv. enjo>m-nt of the coasting trade, o <lyhy virtue oftfie law which secures it to their exclusive employment. The miblic mind in ho'h hemispheres has been gradually awakening to the whole list of ah?urd ti?s, one of which the honorable g-ntlenun (>ointed out While the United Slates have not only done nothing towards an enlightened system ot national intercourse. Great Britain fas made great tdvanceH in lree trade. Mr Pitt, in 1783, boldly recommend ed a system of reciprocity, which would Uave doubled tne resources of the empire, if it had not beeu lost sight ot in the wars which followed. His propo Bit ion with the United States was substantially that which VIr Wehiter ha-? rec-ntly brought forward; a treaty with Franc was actually concluded, embracing some ot th- staulesof the two countries,and receiving their reciprocal importation at duties of 1(1 a 12 percent ad valorem. Th* revolution which tol lowed put an end to the treaty. In 1815, the navi gation act was virtually abolished, and treaties with all uationagradu illy brought about; the emancipation ot the c-lonies followed, succeeded by a gradual reduction of duties, in which important step* have been taken during the past year In ali this time, the United States have shown no spirit of conces>ion. and it is to be h'?ped that reciprocity will now be ihe watch word FrKTHER News from RoMwcT.?Dr Forry, in his regular bulletin from Kondout to the resident physician yesterday, states that there were wily three cases of serious disease in that place at the hour of writing, and that since last Friday no new leases pauakmg of the character of the prevail ng epidemic, had been reported. This must be snfii lent to I-store confi leuce to the citizens ot this city, notwithstanding the efforts of certain newspaperaand other croaking alarmi-ts to the contrary. Thk qt EF.n- of thk ^Vest.?Tins new and beaullllll mIiiii kaik I,iv?mnnl on k 1 -?- II.. _f VII i <' JV I net. JICI cabin is fast filling up with firat clans passengers, and h?*r pantries are nearly full of all the luxuries the Sanson affords, to make a s-a voyage comfortable mid pleasant, S^ptemb-r is a had month to trust to crag/ strain ships It is the month ol all others, that tho-r unused to the stormy sea, require n sound and safe i-hip under them, commmded by a skilful aavigator. The Sheridan sails on the 25 h She is ? aplendid ship, and commanded by one of th?* old'st cap'ainaout of tins port. The late hurricane lie experienced 'iff L?ng Island, and came ot nf it unscathed, while rvery other ship suffered m or l*-s, h<e stamped him as a captain of unWtv-nag WHtctifulnei-s Mnd judgment. }> 'we President ot me United States was at the V ii * Suipur 3, nogs, and, in the moat tiemo cratic manner, p'ay# at b>>* Is in the ten i in alleys He i??aid to be the champion of the alley. :jy- Tb?* Secretary ot the N^?y was yesterday at the Ci'y Hotel in this city, and paid a visit to the Na?y Yard. He is on his way to Boston. Tne Secretary ?t Warn in l'hil delphia, at H.ddl' V Merchant*' Hotel. Crt??iu? M. Clay, of Lexington, itdenouncinB aUrery through ?>- columns of the Kentucky Intell4r?cr m the moat srVfre language He de itoutit it in the name ot the roil it dishonois, in in- nam-< i an (iod, of outraged humanity, ol advauciug citiUaatioii, and iu (lie name of hit> nijuiir i > (! iiU?a.?- .....??? ?- ?* I.UUUUVmen. ms jeuerB are l< ><tut in| !???? ? ?rrl<o? m K-n'ueky. Th? ron*ort .( C muiu.iurr wit Warring tea, of |h?- V * Ntvf, died on % 4:h in?tHDt, at frrMitv P r ft* * O'Conwkl o* Amirican Slavkpy, and Vjhipfkation of the Initii in Amf.hica?The 'ireat Liberator, noi content v ith lii? onslaught on our Domestic Iiibtitatious, deals in the most violent vitu.^erauoa gt ull who either eta;.d in his w?y or relu?e to go with him tlie desperate leugthstn which he is determined to proceed. What his ultimate object la, wr hive already shown, and now we give his slanderous condemnation ol hit own countrymen, who have sought our shores as u better held tor their honest industry. From his Dublin Corn Exchange speech, Irom which we yesterday made some extracts, we copy the following passage:? " He would not liave dwelt so long on the nubject but for a calamity, which wit an exceedingly vffl'i-tmg one It wan that the Irish in America were sai<l to he themobt cruel ol rny clas* to the people of color, th-?t they behave, even tn>? hid? the free people ol cotor?with more roiiti-ui|>i huh nuri-niiesa man tali) nuicrs. \vas inat a ra lumny towards |rt-Un I. (Ori?? of It in ") No, it ? anot. lie hid evidence of the tii-t kind to prove it H<had the evidence ol L'ird Morpeth, wlio would not calum mate the Ir ah i?"|iie, hot who be'ore whoi to thetroubie ot s. arc Mug thiough the evidence, ax well as on hit own experience, to suite in his place in the Home of Commons the superiority of the Irish people as Christians, an I as social beings, over any other people onthvfdcaol ihe ear'h (Hear, heor) A'ter being more than a year in America, and travelling from Boston to rtew Orleans, and back again, in a diverging route, he st.ited on the experii nee that he had so acquired, in hi? sfxtech at a re ent anti slavery meeting in Loncon, that he saw the Irishmen tteat the p ople ot color wmst of any class in every part ol America It i.tti cted him exceedingly to hear such a S'a'ement Tin li-h mlterid peist cutio-i then . delves, and should f. el mercy lor those who were simi larl) circnmManced Instead of that they appeared to fe most prone to that absurd notion ol aristocracy?the filthy aristoctacy of the (kin. It resembled the principle that actuated the Orangemen in Ireland of hating those whom they iijure. The testimony of Lord Morpeth would weigh him down until he would hear on undoubted proof that thai feeling was altered by their countrymen in *1mi rica It wasiiouhly base in them as Irishmen to act so. At home, they were pious, kindly, and affectionate; but th y would appear to lose all their generous feelings in the voyage across the Atlantic, and having denuded ihemseivek ot everything else on leaving tbeircountry,they shmid alio denude themselves ot Irish virtue. Titus he shows that 60 long as the Irish now resi deni in the United States confined their extriions to the promotion of Irish Repeal, in his estimation they will remain " doubly base," devoid of all " generous ( elinge," and " denuded of lri? h virtue."? Their proneness " to that absurd notion of aristocracy?the filthy aristocracy of the skin," must give way to an affectionate attachment to and an amalsamatisn with the " niggers," or the Dictator will continue to be " weighed down by the testimony ol Lord Morpeth." Irish Repeal and American Abol tton, must be inseperably united or Daniel O'Connell will remain very angry with his naughty countrymen. But to the credit of the Irish residents hi the United States, who have had opportunities to judge for themselves in these matters, they have thown a disposition not to submit to the dictation ot the Liberator, whereat he has grown wantonly rampant and scolds like a very drab. His temper partook strongly of the verjuice, on the day on which this memorable si?eech wasdelivered. He quarrelled With the slave owners nnd with slavery, nnrl vet lie exhibited tSe very gall ol bitterness because his antislavery speech was published in Americau papers.? He pouts with his countrymen here, and calls them hard names for not being abolitionists, and yet he averted that "for some of the American abolitionists he entertained the most sovereign contempt."? "William Lloyd (Jarrison on religious subjects appeared to be something of a maniac," and the Liberator solemnly declared he would not "belong to the same party with such a man." The Methodists iu England escaped not, and towards them and one ol their mo,?t distinguehed preachers, he indulged in the following bastard wit:? He u at not much attached to the Wesley an Methodists, who w?re another class ot abolitionists. They were the most decided fanatici ol tho present day. They appear in 'act to think that the high character they claim tor th-ir superiority over other men in the love of God gives them ar &ht to h-;te their fellow-man exceedingly (hear and laughter ) Jihez Bunting was the nanieol the Pope ol the Methodists (1 .ughter.) A fellow who looked exceedingly like his name. Tb?y had in fact to imag tie ? iihi kind of a fellow jahp / Bunting must be, and they had exactly the kind ot thing Uint he reallv was. (Lutid laughter.) But we have given enough of this tunny ebullition of tftc Liberator to amuse our readers for some time to come. We really must, however, counsel Him 10 cultivate more t ipianimity ol temper. J)a nit 1 must n?t Ix'c ni?* vixenish in his old age, or tit; ill disturb the -erenity ol his declining years. The Rower Firemen ?There are so manydisav iwhIs ol participancy in ihe disgraceful ridings, which have disturbed the pepce of many pa rib of his city, that the conclusion appears to be inevitable tnni the guil'y parlies are mainly youths who it'acti themselves to engiue companies without be long ug to thern. If this be so, the companies, as an aei of sell preservation, must rigidly exclude all volunteers from their associations, or they will be inevitably implicated in the guilt of those youthlu vagabond*. We are glad that company 41 have t .ken tne subject in hand, and exculpated them? selves by the following communication:? At a ?,.ec *1 mee'ing of Clinton Fire Engine Com(ituy. No 41, held Hit 6ih Sept. 1843, the following note was ordered to be sent to the editor ol the Herald. J. Bkown, Foreman. Mr t litor? In the Herald ol thi? morula?, we find^Lngiue Co 41 ii ciuded in tne article in refrie ic? to iioioui Kilemeu ?ii.Ht it mu>t have orruircd throuirli a rmaijU. or mi-undemanding, we are certain, ami have co doubt \ o'< u ill do ua the pia ice to correct it. Instead of par liciiitlin( hi the recent riots, our engine his been undergoing ri'(iHir? for nearly two months, and bat but tbia day leiurnel liom th? pub.ic yard You > ate that we, in cmiiik ction with 44, commuted certain act*, tint inst ad ol being connected with them, we ate (il report be car reel) 1> u ll> threatened with an attack lron them on our first turn out. It ;uu ?i>h further evidence contenting this Coirpmy, > uu will inquiring ol the Hiigint e a or any member ol the Committee on Kite and Water, that whenever a disturbance has occurred with us, we have 1 iid our complaint l?-lure th?tn. Vou can likewise obtain the mine inlorma ion by telerenceto a file ol your own pvper some three or lour m mtha since, where you rejort several members ol the b.-partment a- ei|?-lied lor s.l attack *11 tli, we having at the tun- ample menus ol l>rot>cling ourselves torcihiy, but preferred, as we always shall, peaceable and legal n eaos Fkom Yucatai ? by the arrival of the United states, Captain York. Irom Sisal, we have received files of the "Boleun del Ejeccito de Yucatan,*' *nd " El Independent*," in which we could not nna a single nem or new*. Captain York states that the poorer inhabitants of Sisal were much in want of fuod, aa provisions of nil kinds were very scarce. The Yucatan Commiaaionera had returned from Mexico in one of the Mexican steamers to hold a council respecting the treaty, and were to return immediately. It is ex|>ecfd th*y cannot agree to the conditions demanded by 8?ita Anna, and that hostilities will again he resuu. From Hamzr, Hom>u?a?.?We have received files of the " Honduras Observer," to the llih nit inclusive, from which we extract the following items of interest: As we have noticed many mercantile gentlemen irom the interior in town of Ime, we h<|>e busmen is somewhat hrit-ker than it has hitherto been with a 1 our merchants. A greater degree of aciivity has h*en observable imoiig our numerous country crafts during the las' two or three wteka than had prevailed tor aome nme previously. Some are engaged, we hear, in earning ItiCWooil to vemu-la liuilim in ih* umhI. ward and elsewhere. and .ev?*r?l have been freighted with dry gooda lor the Central American market Tne government schooner lu? been sold lor lt*Vi dollars. Notwithstanding some pretty heavy squalls an?* the occasionally threatening a?pert from tli wen *ard, the weather still continue* fine, and we have heard it remarked by several that the rain- ar< *ni)r? cedentedly late in getting in. The mahogany tutterB who are to!< rahly high up the Old Kiver have not yet brought all their wood to market lor want ol Hoods sullicieiitly hea vy to float it out ol the creeks 1M0 which some of t em h*ve found it convenient, lor the purpost ol ohortening their path, to throw the logs; mauulac turing wool, notwithstanding, is going on prettj ^ris-kly lit barquadiere boih on the north and south *idc ot our river, hnd as th?re are plenty of ve!*?w;bm hsrbor whose musters art eugi:r to have them loaded, we hope the cutters will be gainers by the ircuinHance in sonic way or another, thougn we le?r it will make no difference to the majority ot i he in hb regards price, owing to their previous con1 tacts On>* ,iarct I of wood ha* been sold, we hear, for i.2A ca#h, per thousand feet i?r all thai m? a*ur s '21 by 21 inches J he price of logwood still remains hrm, and there is every probability ot its continuing so for some time &f? Tne U P. rchr. i'neina, Lieut. Commanding Sinclair, Failed from NojJolk op Monday, bnuad t? Obtfret ttiLj SytKnir t'oil vent Ion?Kull and complete Report of Its Pion rillnift. lty our Spnlul Reporter. Svkactse, Sej.t. 5, 11 o'clock, P. M. The day hupast. Yes, the creat day which the tweniy-bix Bover-ign Slates had marked &j cue destined to carry hy iif actions, a political revolution throughout the land, has roll'd away. The 5th ol September, 18J3, if no more ; and now let ns chronicle th? political doings ot thisdav. At-loYlrrk tliis A. M., lli^ secret caucus brought out a direct answer to the <|uestionof endorsing Mr. Van Buren tor the next prtsidency. Ex-l>t>veriior Marcy und Samuel Young both came out, contrary to.their former expressed preferences, and sustained the measure to the utmost of their ability. Mr. 11. D. Davie, the " roarer," of Dutchess county, was by general concat made prime mover of the caucus, and drillergeneral ot the forces?(it is said Mr. Davis has lor the last six months expressed his preference tor Mr. Calhoun ) Altera whole night of violent manuvering the convention system ol appointing the delegate* to the National Convention was agreed upon. At 10 o'clock, A. M , the members of the convention besan marching oil' in squads for the Methodist Church, the building which had been selected by the Democratic Association, of Syracuse, for holding the convention. This church is a very beautiful brick building capable ot accommodating about one thousand people. It is situated on the suburbs ot the village, about half a mile from Syracuse House and Railroad Depot. At precisely 11 o'clock the Convention was called to order by appointing Mr. Hathaway, of Chemung county, chairman, pro tern., and Mr. Legar, of Or leans county, and Mr. Strong, of Renssalear county, secretaries, pro tem. The roll was then called over (from the Albany Argus,) and one hundred nnd twenty fivemembersanswered to their names. Tk r<were three absentees, viz: one from Rockland, one from Green, and one trom Couitland. The nexi motion was that ttie delegates proceed at once to hand in to the Secretaries their credentials. No sooner was tins motion made than some sixty members were upon the floor, calling out at the top ol their voices, "Mr- Chairman," says one, "I have no credentials, the meeting in my county was so slim they did not do their business up in parlimenta rytorm " Says another, "Ihavu't any credentials, but 1 was told by my neighbors that the tolks wanted me to go to Syracuse." Another, " 1 don't koow what to do, I have always attended to the Democratic interests ot my couuty without any meetings Similar excuses were given tor the non-possession ot credentials by about twu-ihirds of the convention. A motion was then made and carried that all memoers whose seats were not contested, should be ieceived ; this matter being settled, a motion was made that the convention proceed to ballot for Pre sident, and the following was the result ot th? vote: For WM L MAR T 79 votes. " SuMvt'L Yursu 40 " " JACOB SOUTHKRLAND 3 " " HIHAM DLHIO 1 " " Blank 1 " Total 134 Neceaaury for a choice 63 Mr. Marcy was. therefore, declared duly elected. Mr. Gardner, ot Saratoga, and Mr. Reynolds, ol C Jurtland, were sppointed a committee to conduct the President to the chair. Mr Marcy on taking the chair, offered a lew pertinent rt marks, asking the indulgeBce ol the Convention in sustaining him in his intricate duties, (tec. Arc. |A motion was then made, that a committee ot eight from each Senatorial district, be appointed to select and report the other officers for the Convention. The Chair appointed the committee, and on motion the Convention took a recess for one hour. Ai 2 o'clock, P. M., the Convention re organized, i and the committee reported the followingi Vice Presidents SmufL WATrmi'Ri.of Mew York. John Khmer, ot YVettcheatur County. J.J' B>EKMAN,oi Caltimlid County. I P O. KcHuutoN, of Montgomery Couuty. ' G A. f>TARK\vtATHr.R,of Otieffo County. Hum. Hai-jav, of Tompkins Couuty. Jkh. WiMoif, of Ontario County. < H. 1. K?.dkiki.d, ot Genesee County. ' Fur St cretimes. Jo?iahT Miller, of Seneca County. William Coleman, of Washington County, John Vandeibelt, ot Kings Conn y. 1 he C/ouventton i?.iuK >io?- r-nniarlv urxanizi'd, ' the Presideut ros* and asked what the lurther pleasure ol the Convention was. In an instant, Mr. Daniel B.Taylor trom the city of New York, rose aud offered a resolution, the purport of which was, mat the Convention recommend to the dcinocraiic electors ot the State, the " District System" as the proper mode of choosing delegates to the National Convention. The presentation of this resolution tully indicated the immediate approach of war. This resolution was laid unon ilie table lor the time being, in order to let if come up after the rejtort of resolutions was received. On ihe motion of it. D. Davis, the President appointed the following committee lo report resoiu tions (or the Convention :? R. D Davis, of Dutches Co.; S. Watetbury, of New York; J. Houck, Jr., of Schoharte: R. H Gillets, of il. Lawrence; H. Denio. of Oneida ; 3 T. Hathawav, Jr , of Chemung; Wm. Taylor, of Onondago; H. Gardner, of Monroe. The Committee, after an absence of about ten minutes, r'turned, and Mr Davis, the Chairman ol ?tie Committee, reported and read a long list <>f resolutions, endorsing Martin Van i}uken as (he pro ;>er candidate for the next President?approving ol the course of Governor Bouck, aud recommending the Convention mod" of appointing delegates to the Convention, and declaring the "District system" unjust, and assorting that it would work -erious injustice to the Empire State. The resolutions were received with tremendous bursts of a(>,.laust\ After completing the reading of the resolutions, Mr. Davis addressed the Convention in a most powerful s<rain, reviewing the various acts of injustice towards Mr. Van Huren, and expressing his entire conviction of the returning good sense ol the people in favor of Mr. Van Buren. Mr. Hathaway, >fChemung, rose and offered aft w forcible remarks in opposition to the resolufon in the report recommending the Conventional System of appointing delegates to th? National Convention. He was followed by Mr. Taylor, of New York, who followed Mr. Divis through his whole argument, and opposed ihe position taken by him throughout ? vlr. Taylor replied, in his argument, upon s atisfies and by them clearly showed that Mr. V*n Buren, , never in his public career had the popular feeling of the democracy with him. "That when he war. elected Governor of this State he ran tvso thousand 1 oeiiad the popular vote, aud in every State in the i Union in 1840, he ran greatly behind his ticket and the admitted strength of the party."And "what," said Mr.T does thegentleman from Dutchess mean! ?where does he fiud facts to sustain him in saying that Mr. Van Buren never stood so popular before the democracy as at the present moment 1 1 can i?ll k>m ti.ut I com#' from that metropolis ?hich enables me to know something of (he public feeling on line subject, and the position the gentlemun lakes is without fortification?'tin true the democratic prexb throughout the Union is in the hands of Mr. Van Buren's old friends. It was from his administration they last received succor, and to him they cleave for h renewal. Hut it is to the great m uss ol ihe|>eoplewe must look for popular feeling. And in tins light what do we behold ??wrang<iiig and discord pervading almost every section ol 'lie Union as well as in this Stale, and all upon the very question ol ^an Buren or no Van Burt n. The old arilul battle armory has been set in motion to secure Ina ie-nomination. Here, belore, me stands the undeniable proof. A Convention numbering one hundred and twenty eight members, ap|?earing here ?? throw the lasso over the 25(),0(W democ atic votes hi the Siate of New York. By what auilority? Why, oy their own confession, they appear here by an tuthority not exceeding nine thousand people.? And yei we are told they speak the sentimentsof niiie-ti nths ol the whole democracy ol the State. I bis in the very lace ol discord, such as was never nefor*1 witnessed in the Union I admit that President making his sectionally commenced ? Tne strings have been touched?the luie hith sent its no'es abroad, but Knn's lifirp haih yet to sound and'reem- voice !>r obeyed. Mr.T then reviewed ' length the great changes in public feelint in thi?? ^tate ouring Go* M'rcy'n administration, showing i change ol votea ol lO.tyxl in one y? ar. He clwsed* marks bj pTHMf the "district syetern," aud lnxHt'd (hat if we acknow.edge the law districting "Ui State, we must send delegates to Baltimore. It we repudiate the law, we must send 42dHcgates. Mr. Wrn Shaler, ol Nr# York, next addressed the (.'oiivt nti<>n with greatlorce and eloquence, sustainn g the position tak?*P by Mr Taylor. He wns followed on the ooposite side by Colonel Young and Mr I nvif The (juration being finally taken on the resolution niHiaiiii'ig the district system, resulted in lOuyeaand |(K{ noes Asooon as ili?announcement wad made, Mr. Taylor rose and offered the lollowing protest, lie staled Miat the s gners ol tht protest should then withdraw from the < onveiition. return to their con ?"tu'*nte, miH when tli?- |>ro|**r arrivei!, the de mocracy of th< Slate of New York would elect >hroii?h the fiallot box their delegates, and instruct (hem to imif Hr n i'i< doi-rx of ilie National Convention, Mini there d niand adiniiwion in tin- name of the <?rent Jrho\ali Hnd the Boverngn people. PROTEST. We, th" underiigned, n nmberi of the Democratic Btntc Convention 01 New Vnrk, In flyraniee a?a<,mb|i"t,f'o, on khi?, tti?? flftti day of HepteMber, eighteen hundred and I v tj. hiw, mt.?l roltmriy Protfft agrainit theartiomot k ift'j tritv I 'ti.i Convention in cbooiing dfhgatei to ,, t|i? democracy gf?U? ?t?t? In tb?iNiti???J , Convention to be hel l in Baltimore in the month of May ui'Xt, 1841. Believing ?s we firmly do, that tuch acta are contrary to the spirit of the democratic faith, an nnj ist usurpation, which the people cannot and will not submit to, and one which, it carried out. will ?ap the fountain oi civil liberty We be'.eve tb. ballot box, in the hniidt of the people, to the gteat palladium ot Utunun Ireedom. and through that channel and that alone, should the delegates to outNational Convention be chosen. After reading the protest, it was, on motion, or (Wed to l?e entered at le.rge on the minutes ot the Convention. A committee ol 34 was then appointed by the Chair to report the names of" 30 person* t > represent the state in the Nutional Convention A rec ess was then taken ot one hour, andt on reorganizing ut 10 o'clock P.M., the committee reported the following listsState?Samuel Young and ll-mry K Smith. 1. C. C. Cambreleng. 18. John Fine. ? 3. Coe S. Downing. 19. O. Hungv1 ford. a. Charles A. Sec.or. 20. John Stryker. 4. NielOray. 31. John C Wright. 5. Peter Crawford. 2J. Daniels D'ckinson. H Ruiiiamin V r >1:1 Nnll.ot. H 7. John Hunter. 21 Mfso D. Burnett. 8. Gouvrrnotir Kamble. 25. Hoi at m Ballard. 9. John W Brown. 2d Hobt rt H ilsey. 10. Orriu tirifttn. 27. Wn.C Kelly. 11. Antbony Van Bergen. 23. Josiah Howell. 12. Jol> fierson. 2!>. Albert Lester. 13. Krastus Corning. 30. Hob't Cainpball, jr. 14 Jjhn William", jr. 31. Oliver L"e. If>. B P. Buihans. 32. John T. Hudson. It>. Alonz?C Paige. 33. George Cooiey. 17. Thomas B. Mitchell. 34. Sindford E Charcb. The report was accepted, and the usual thanks paiwd for the free use of the church, and also to the olficers. The Convention adjourned sine die. Vonrn, iVc. Quiu*. MufTolk County Murder, [Corrcapoiidenceol tne Herald.] Kivf.r Head, L. I., Wkhnkskav, Sept. 7. Coi'itT or Over and Tihuinkr?Before Judge RuggWs, and Judges Landon and Gillet. 8. B Strong-, District Attorney. Antoink wai placed at the bar charged with the minder of Alexander Smith, at Hunting'on, on the 13'h of November last Mr. Joochims-on,of New York, and Messrs. Buflett and Orittin, of Suffolk county, appear ed ai hi* counsel The prosecution was conducted by Mr. Strong, assisted by Mr. Kose. A jury being empannelled Mr. Strong opened the case on the part of the people, and then called gkoruic Wkeks, who was sworn, and testified as follow* 1 resided on the 13th of November last at Old Fields, Huntington, about a quarter of a mile from the house ol the deceased ; 1 saw him also on the Saturday night previous to the nurder ; 1 was working for him ; the family cuii?ii>it'u ui i?ir> ouuia mm uia miic, hid |'ri?v(i( i uuu u girl named Mary Ann Abbott ; the went from there on Saturday night to her mother's ; Giesler went home with me that night; he di I not stay at my house more than fiv. minutei; I did not have much conversation with Girtlur hs I could not understand him ; he had been there 13 days ; lie arpeared to b* satisfied with the place ; he was treated kindly by the old people ; on Monday morning I went to Mr. Smith'* ; 1 went to the lot and drove the horses up ; I then went to the house and heard the dog baik, he was in the shop about 3 rods east of the houte : the dog'* nose was sticking out of a hole which he had gnawed. It was not usual for the dog to be fastened in the shop, as he always slept in the room with Mr Smith. I turned towards the house and saw the east window broken out, and saw that the old man had not beeu in bed) I did not ?ee any mark on the cellar door; 1 then went in Iront of the house and saw a nowder cannister along side of the front door. I did not look to see if there was any powder in it: I then looked in the window, acd saw tho old woman lying on the fl >or, I then started and ran home, and told my wife, and then went and told Mr. Jellicks; he went t ark to the house, and staid until Charles Delsey came. We then went in the house and found Mr. and Mrs Smith dead, and Mr. Smith half burnt up; his head laid on the edge of the floor, and his legs were burnt; in tact he was burnt up to his waist: he was lying in front ol the fire; he generally sat in front of the fire place, with his feet up against the fender; he was generally drowsv in the evening; the old lady was lying between him and the window; she was quite dead; there were two places of blood near where she laid, clnse by her feef; 1 was in the house when tho Coroner r.ame;the bodies were in the same position as when 1 first saw them: I saw a hammer on the chest in the south east room where the old man slept; the hammer was always kept in the work hop, three rods east of the house; I never saw it in the east room before; the hammer now shown me it the same; I saw the de"k open; it stood in the southeast corner of the room; Giesler usually slept up stairs; we found i stock, a pair of stockings, a tobacco box, and a small io. k. They belonged to the prisonei; 1 do notknowof lis having any other wearing apparel Thp next I saw >f Giesler w. s in the custody of Sheriff Brush. Crnsi-examined by Joachimssos?The tobacco box was "ormerly mine, and I swapped wi'.h Giesler; I do not reiollect what conversation 1 hud with the prisoner; lean, lot say positively if the stockings belonged <o him; 1 did lot examine the desk, which was open ill the room, at ;he time; I have never stated in a former deposition that :he stockings, sic. were found a day or two afterwatds. This witness, on his cross-examination, was very impertinent to the counsel. and gave his answer with a great .1 Dr. JntkrH H. IUi sworn?t mw tu?s <le?.c?etl uu iViu mornir.g of the 14th Novemner, 13-11; the. Cnroner rame mere soon aner; me aocriinu wan Jjmg nn ine neann, his face upwards.and his extremities w ere burnt up to the chist entirely. I examined the wounusen hi* head; they werethreein number?one behind tbw lelt ear, about an inch and a halt long, dowii to the bore; the cartilage of the ear bad been cut. It it meets the ?pprobation of the Court, I have n cast of the head whirh 1 will show. [This tbn Court did not think nccessa^y.] The wound; could easily be produced by the h .mroer. There were two other wounds on the back part of his head, which went into the substance o( the brain. Neiie of the wound* could have been inflicted by his tailing from his chair; it appeared to me to bo quite evident that he was sitting in the chair when he received the blows. The wound on the posterior part ot the head would be sutH^ieut to cause instant death. His countenance appeared mild and plw id, as if the first bio'v caused his death. Mr? Smith was lying on the floor, a f:-w feet distant from Mr. Smith She n.ii lyinp with her head on oneof her arms There ware six wounds on her head; her skull was iractured in four pUrer. J'v impression w*s that the wounds on her head wero it.dieted ky the same instrument. Either of her wounds would have produced instantaneous death. This witness whs cross-examined at great length, but nothing of importance was clicited. Adjourned until to-morrow at 9 o'clock, A. M. Despekation Occasioned by Gaming?The following paragrapli we give as we received it:? A few evenings ego, a young man, connected with some of our most genteel (amities, was fleeced out of a considerable amount of money in one of the fashionable gambling houses in the centre of our city. The money was lost at faro, and, excited by liquor, and maddened by the defeat, he snatched a pistwl, lying in an open drawer, and fired at his op ponent in play. Tne ball inflicted but a slight flesh wound, entering the wall opposite. We hear the affair has been hushed up by the interference of fneiids Another warning to young men. Qrj- The new Pantomime of the Ravels is still exceedingly attractive. The complicated machinery works with the rapidity of thought, and its effects are pleasure and surprise. Last night, notwithstanding the change in the atmosphere, the theatre was crowded as usual. The Bowery Amphitheatre was also well attended. There we perceived tome valuable additions to the company as well aschanges in the performances ol this neat and well regulated establishment. Rockwell, the Ducrow of this Western continent, we observe, has made a running visit to tnis city, leavirg his admirable company, now on its summer circuit, in charge of his partner, Mr. Stone. We hope the object of his visit is to complete arrangements for an American Astley's, which we must and we understand are lo have ? S'ich a place of amusement, we are inclined to think, will take precedence of all others for the ensuing winter. We are led to this conclusion by a consideration of preparations and pro|>ects elsewhere, which have not jiintifi^d expectation. Rhssri.l, thk Vocalist ?Last night a densely crowded audience filled the Apollo to listen to the master spirit of " the descriptive school of song,'"? the brilliant, the eccentric Russell. Never was he in better voice and spirit, and brighter shone his genius as the loud encores called him to re-exert his powers to charm and please. The deep thrilling emotion produced by the brilliancy of his own peculiar songs, was happily relieved by ilie humor and choice w it of his comic interludes?the whole forming a rich feast of intellectual enjoyment. After the roncert, lie exhibited to a number ol the gentlemen of the profestion, the powrr and brilliancy ol toue and touch of the FonJa horizontal piano, used by Mr R with bo much t access at the'Hanover Square Rooms, London NibnoV?The French troupe re-appear this ' venintr in the opera of the "Crown I>iamonds,'? which was so attractive during their first engageaunt, Calvl sustaining her ori*;in il character, in 'vhicli her acting and singing have stamped herar. nrlitlt of the highest histrionic and vocal tal? nt.? We consider this one of her bept, if not her very best personations, and doubt not that, us on Wed nesday evening, the house will again be cri.wded with the bi-autv and fashion ol our metropolis. ]i in to be iTRrMU d that thrir present engagement can not bi extended after on* more reprenentation.? Wp inn ,t bid adieu to th**m perhaps for some time, bui at; we "ure grateful for the smallest favors" we cordially thank our friend N>Wo for iheunqnalilied pleasure he ban afforded us an well an all others <*ho e?in appreciate fine manic admirably rendered, by securing (he set v ten of ihn talented <<>,;* o;y. roliqut, even "foi tbr*? City Intelligence. Mrmaioui ArrAi*.--Not*?lh??anding it bat Ve?n publicly made manifest tl.'at William H. Thompson, the "one eyed" printer, wa? let lco?e upon society, alter having been indicted on ?ix change* of larceny, without the consent or knowledge of District Attorney Whiting, >et no muvement has been made to br ii|{ this scouudrel to justice by the prope. authorities. The District Attoraey owe* it to hiimelf and the comtfiunit) at large, to inves'.igstennd make public the reason* assigned for the entering oi *ixnvllt proiti/nii, by an a<_tiug District Attorney, in bis abienco. Mr. Strang, who performed this service, owei it to his reputation as u mun and a law j er, to state publicly to the Cotut the reaioni that prompted iiitn, as acting.District Attorney, to set such a man at lai^e, to prey upon the community. Why is it'.hut enI nil.* ol tho dismissal ol these indictments, wire not niude I in the usual manner in the rccords of tho Court? Why is it that the entiles of the nolle pruityuis were kept so secret frem the reporter of the Court of Sessions, contrary to all practice and precedent I Mr. Whiting has expressly state ], that the confessions made by this Thompson were not to be depended upon, as he had do ftith in him, nor would not consent on such a flimsy proposition to allow him to be discharged, yet he wai set free in hii absence. If the statement of Mr. Whiting is correct, which wc doubt mot for an instant, what other important service did Thompson render the police, that he is now allowed to prowl through the streets of our city, and when his rascalities are exposed through the publ:c press, to havu the unblushing impudence to thrust his oarcase into a publishing office to uak the author of the article 7 As thu District Attorney has publicly avowed that he had no kuowledgeot the release ot Thompson Irom the six indictm -nts found against him, end also, that he refused to graut such release,on tho alleged confessions and exposures as made by him in the police office, it la presumed, and bis high and responsible station demands, that he should call for the re-arrest of this escaped thief, and pun* ish him according to his deserts. These questions are ask ed Irom a sense ol public duty that has always prompted ui to apeuk when such c rogue is set at liberty by ray sterioui influence. More anon. Honks iy is thk safcst Policv ? A day or two since a man named William Penlson, carpenter, of 282 Broome atreet and 4 Spring street, was arrested by a citizen, on ( uipicion of having attempted to pass a fa<) bill of the Charleston Bunk, South Carolina, in the pu>chaseol sonic trifling article. Suspicion was excited from the fact that several bills of the same denomination were passed in the same vicinity within thespaceof a lew hours, but upon investigation the one ottered, as well as the others, were found to be genuine. Their being some mystery in the nflair, and Penlson not being able to satisly the police Justice Irom whence he obtained the bills, he was held to bail to answer any charge that might be alleged against him. Since then it has Deen ascertained that eight $20 bills of the Charleston Bank were lost a lew days since iu a porkn wallet containing papers of value. The pre sumption, therefore, is that Penlson found the pocket hook and then passed otf the notes, as above stated. The offence is constructive larceny. A Black Woman Shot ?An affair came off yesterday at the house of Gerard Banson, tne black dog killer, No 345 Madinon street, in which a black woman, named Lydia Williams, was shot by James R. Livingston, also a black. 1 appears that be went to the house of Banson about noon yesterday for the purpose of getting some clothes, which Pnillis Banaonuasto washlorhim. He there met Banson and his daughter Lydia Williams, Janet Amison, Kllen Voorhies and Wm. Vandyke. While scuttling and fooling together, Livingston took up a shot gun, which was standing in the corner, with which Benson was killed raanyan unfortunate dog,and levelled it at Lydia William*, saying he would shoot her. He returned the gun to the corner, and the scuffling recommenced ? Soon after, he again took up the gun, leveiled it, and fired, and the contents entered the head of Lydia rear the ri?httemple, passed through the lower part of the brain and came out at the left eye, taking the eye with it and t>ait of the socket. All the parties were anestad and committal by Aldetman Nash. The woman was attended by Dr Archer and Dr. Charles Marsh, and at 5 o'clock last night it was thought she could not survive many hours Wheth' r the act was intended or not, on the part of Livingston, will be determined at the investigation which will take place this morning before the Coroner, should the womau have died, as was expected last evening. Cnnwi fr the Forrvi The Porliinr nf (lip flpvunlh Ward Bank and the former emploj era of David Crowley, the forger, on the eve of being sent to Sing *ing for a term of year9, will lock to their interests by investigation by search warrant into thn lesral holding of a quantity of Amazone braid in the possession of a fiiend oi ibis man. A Docbi.k Launch.?The two ihips Charleston and Vernon, will be launched oo Saturday morning from the shipyard of Win. H. Brown, near the Dry- Dock. East Rivri. '1 hey are both full rigged, and wi!l be ushered into their destined element nt the aame mrment, thus forming a sfange and unusual scene, which will ever after cau-<e them to h<: christeucd the twi?i sisters. Strange Heath?A man named W.-n D. Bell, a native of Boston,aged about69 years, who hus been com; lainiogof psrtial illness foi-?everal months pas', was found dead while seated ou an out house Attached to his store at MO Grand street. A pest mortem examination ol the body rerulted Hi'lie opinion, turn ki? uoa occa I sioued from inflammation 01 the bowels. We understand that the deceastd has had tomii d'ttf nlty with his son Charles, that caused much despondency on hi* pait, and desire to rid himself of life. He was u widower. Jllarliic Court. Before Judge Hammond. THl'rjday, Sett. 7 ? Ji:tion lo rrcover Internet vf Salary ?Walmsley rs. Gray.?The (defendant. Gray, is a dry gond* dealer in Citharine street, and h-xl engaged the nlaintifl us a clerk, at a salary of $225, with board, washing and lodging, per auauti. The plaintiff was reengaged the aecoiid year, which wa? to terminate about March last, but a dixpute having arisen, in consequence of the defendant r< ijuning his clerks to sit down to their meals with his servants, the plaintiff, about the middle ot Jannory, was ordered to quit the stole, under pain of b?ing ejected by a Police officer. He complied; having waited for 3uch a proceeding, in order to have a claim for ihf hulnnca nf hia tolorw niKi?K .... , nuiv u naoiwuv ^4UVi V/U March 24th. he gavu an order to hii brother lor $100 worth of goods, which order wai accepted and paid. A subsequent order, for a similar amount, was presented and refined, and for thiithii present action i* brougM. For the defence, which was moat irregularly and slo venly conducted by the counsel, who occupied the entire day witn a case, which, as the Judge very properly remarked, could have bteu diapoted ol in one hour, offered to prove by an array of Catharine street dealers, a very pretty maiden clerk, and others, that the plaintiff as not worth the sulary paid him- -that be had forfeited all claim to salary by competing with his employer in the tra<le of window shades, he having had a quantity painted while clerk for bis own bem fit and ii?k;atid that his leaving his situation was *1 his own accord, and for improper conduct. The Judge held to the validity of the contract, inasmuch as the defendant bail accepted the tint order after the plaintiff had lelt his tore; that the salary earned by tbe plaintiff lor the balance of the year, in the employ of another merchant, should be accounted to the credit of the defendant, after deducting the price paid lor board, &.<;., and that the lact of clerks being hired by others for $100 per year, equal, it not superior, to the plaintiff as salesmen and general cl.ik", was no graund on which to rest a defence, why the 'Ull agreement should not be kept in the present instance. As regards the window shadts, it was ahown by tbe plaintiff that he had purchased the mnslin out ot hi. own money, with the intention of commencing business lor himself niter the term of his agreement had ended; that alter the separation, the defendant had Altered to purchase the entire itock ol shade* liom the plaint'H on condition, which was given in wiiting, that he ahouM not set up in the same business within the circle of five blocks The defendant not keepii g his part of the contract, the plaintiff open'd so opposition establishment, and hence the effort to withhold from him his salary. The decision will be given to-morrow. For plaintiff Alderman Scoles and Cooper. For defanHfirit Mr. Wnrrpn t* llrav General Seaalona. Before Recorder Tallmaitge and Aldermen Dunning and Woodhtill. JimeiR Whitino, Esq. District Attorney. Skpt. 7h.?Application was made by E. Ba*bfr, Erq., coiiHael for Silvanus Spencer, indicted lor obtaining money by false pretet ce? Irom the Mechanic*'Bank, loi the ?nt< ring of a [nolle prosequi, on the ground that the rremtentol the Bank had become ntl-fied in the case, and did not wish to prosecute it The District Attorney relumed to grant the application, and Ike case will therelore be tried. Trial of Mi< hafl W*tiH fo* Libf.l.?The accused wai tried for a libel on John 8. Magnus. published in a paper called "The Subterranean,"on th? 'JPth ol July !? ' The case was opened by the Duttict Attorney, who r?ad the libel, as follows :? ' Jack Miignut.? Can any oue inform us how thia acapc gallows pimp keeps out of State prison? Who can give us a list of itoin of tin* fellow'* many depredat on*T It would be impossible to give the v?hole. Success ha* rendered tho crawling leptile to impertinent that he forci a himsell into the society of several decent men ? ho are not acquainted with his infamou* chaiacter. We iaw him sitting, with a* much composure a* it he were an honest man, the other kfterooon, in fiont of a respectable tawrn, iu company with two magistrate* and an alder man, on which account we were deterred, as were the sevenothcr g.utlrnv >1 in our company, from ? ntering the house, le?t we should lose something. This is but one of he many instances in which Horace's business ja inj?ir-d by his good nature in Buffering this fellow, whom he despite*, to ii.anlt and mortify customers by hir, presence." The prosecution then called the ccnplainant, John 8. M *oi?u*. who testified that he livi d at 1.10 Al. len street, and was out ol hu?iiic>*!for the rretetif; uKo (hat ho w as the perton aliuded to in t!ie libellous article. On cioia-exemiDation, witness stated that he hxd employed Rome men on Statcn Island, whom he did not paj bera-iie he had failed; that he could (ell the atory about pul'ing the fe: them outol Ihe tail of a parrot, but it was too long; that lie wna a paiticipanf in getting up a political society called liie ri:o?ni* Association, todefeut Habert H. Mortis,and i.:ceived forto doing, but did not norlorm the services agreed to be performed by him. The prosecution 'hen closed, ami the defence, con luv t "?i i y nit: iiucu??'ut t ? u?m Rounr H MonRis, Mayor oftlin city, who stated that he had difrharg> <1 Mhrmih from theottitu of .Marshal on reprnentJ'iom that hid fcetn to him. JnM'iih Carlisle, J.imei R Whiting, B.unahaa Oitiom, iohn H? IniH. anil o'.hem, w.rn called to testify thoir knowledge of the character of Magnti*, und thec??? wa? then clo*ed. Tt e accnaed turnmed up the case, and wm ruplied to *y the Dmtrict Atttrnev. The ItrronnrH churned the Jnrjr a* to the law t>< *rin|( ipon pin??ruii(,i ? for llhel, und th?- j'iry, aftrr a lew niiiMt'? ahfenne, returned a veidiet of ?c?iil*y Benteno* van deferred until the otl.<r cnioa are dispone1 of. The rate of |1>l>e| in which John McMnnon lathe romp !a<mnt,i< put down lor tr a! on W?dn??d?y ol neit werlt l'i > > m (Jimitt Timothy Doran an l F'.''< ? i > I -t?d or n i UKjrnvotrd aM.vilt ?nd bat'er" on Kdwnrd fM?ir, nurrl ft iileg of fullty. .... 1'l?? v>nn then odjournad I'll II o cltek 1IU? morning Common Plena. Before Jjdge lngraham. Aiiault and BtTTriT.-Jfini| R. Roberts, vi. Jamti J Jirvini.?ThU i* in action for damage*, for an mmauIt ami b.ittery by the defendant on the plaintiff. ai ising out of a dispute relating to the (Treat bof r-ic- ott the Battery, on the IHth October last, the parties her g riva's. Durivg the la*! fair of the American Institute, a sold medal wjsottertdby thb committee, to b? contended lor in a rowing inntch, lor which two boat" were entered?the George W.Chipman hv thefamou* brothers Roberta,and whieli boat was kto?rca by the plaintiff in her successful race; the Other was the George AVashing'on, thedefendaiit Bevina being oue of her crew. The counsel for the plaintili produced several witnesses, vho proved that alter the race war. won, both l>oat* were nulled to the stairs landing; at the Castle Ourdt n bridge, the Chapman having the inside beith. On nearing, Robert* and Bavins were standing up in the stern sheeU; and Bevins accused 11 >l?et ? with hnving been guilty of uniairiieix in the race, which was denied, and Bevina teeing Roberts leaving the boat, sprnug at him, but missed his aim and fell into the water, Robert* gaining the step* in safety, though Charles l'lace Jr. one of the witnesses, swore that bsforo Roberts left tne boat, lie hhw uim receive a blow frcun the defendant. The landing of the rival crew* natunlly drew their respective fi lends to the spot to wel come the conquproi mid to hear fiom the conquered the history of their defeat The altercation between the par ties in this suit was thus continued. After Bevins had betn rescued, and had reached the platform of the bridge there, as Mr. Ingeisoll states, he reiterated the charge of dishonorable conduct in the crew of the Chapman, and made an attempt to assault Roberts, who told him not to strike him, as he had not done any thing to injure him? that he was angry only because he was defeated- IUibeits did nat attempt to return the blow, as all the witnesses stated. Bevius still charged Roberts with cheating hit boat out of the race, and followed Roberts into thea<*jicent boat house, where he was about changing his clothes. There the partie* met I'ase to face, ami Bevins struck Roberts two blows, seriously injuring his face, blacking both his eyes. This was witnessed by John T. Ward and John T. Rollins, who being friends to both, followed them in, nnd used their joint itfortsto separate them. In reply to a question, Bevins told Rollins that Roberts had pushed him into the water, and be came in to the room to have satisfaction of him?that the race was not (airly won, and he was ready again to run it over lor any|amount. Roberts did not appearto act at all on the defensive, timply contenting himself with saying that he would make Blevins pay for such conduct, and claiming the prize as his bv right of conquest. The defence offered to prove by the other persons com prising the crew of the Washington, that there had been foul play, the Chapman being steered in such a manner as to keep tha lead, and prevent her opponent from passing, without a collision. Several witnesses were examined on this |>oint, asalao to shew that Roberts made the ll'-st assault, by seizing Bevins as he Btepped from the Washington into the Chapman , in the struggle which caused Bevins to fall in the water. The Jury will return a sealed verdict, on the assembl. ing ofthe court to morrow. For the plaintiff, A L. and H . P. Allen. For the de. fence, Mr. Assistant Alderman Dodge. Court Calender. Foa Fbidiy ? Nos. SO, 51, 63, 66, 66, 67, 131, 68, 69, 02, 33, 31. Hannah More's Complete Works. No. 3. is just issued by the Harpers, and lor sale at this office, it contains 144 pages of matter, including "Strictures on Female Education," with the greater portion of "The Religien of the Fashionable World," and "Practical Piety." The whole will be completed in eight numbers, at 25 cents each. Vauxhall Garden.?We understand that new attractions are offered to-night at this place. The management seem determined to leave thepubli: no cause to complain of the want of novelty and attraction. Yellow Fever?Char iiy Hospital ?During the last 24 hours, ending at 6 last evening, there was admitted 21. Of yellow fever 12 Discharged, 31. Of yellow fever, 13 Deaths, 7. Of yellow fever, 5 Yellow fever patients remaining, 37.?2V. O. Tropic. Westeiu* Railhead.?Ruceipts for |the work ending Sept. 2. 1841. 1813. Passengers *8,3.13 8,092 Freight, 8cC 6.0P5 5,647 Total $14,408 13.740 0Q- IT BEATS ALL CREATION, AND A KEW bolides, how those Ethiopian S?r?naders draw at the American Museum. Why, last n'ght there was a peif^d rush to hear them, and the delight which every countenance seemed to indicate, showed that thoir expectations were even more than realised. Indeed, no conception can be formed of thiir superb performances except by healing them. The diornmas, mechanical fl? ires, <cc , are all received with the warmest applause evtry night, aud taking it all in all, noplace m the city presents so attractive n bill as this establishment. W7- THE FUD GE MERMAN 3AYS SIIE SHALL shortly make li?r appearance, as she hus no idea el "the Fe-gee" having the neld all to herself. The colored chil l at I eale's Museum, who weighs 495 pounds, and measurt * six feet around the waist, soon leaves the city to fulfil other 0|lgUlt>tl. ho those v/ho wish to behold ti e greatest curiosity c*er exhibited in the world must m*kn the most of their time. In addition to which, Jenkins, :he singer, comic delineator and banjo j layer; Matter Nimrod, the Ethiopean dc.ecer; Vi-f Adair, the sweet son?, stress ard La Petite Cerito, appear, and are, we think, a pretty good attraction for one shilling. fty- BOWERY AMPHITHEATRE.?This^ highly rational and entertaining tcene ot amusement and recreation, is, from the excellence of its arrangement*, now unirtrs lly and fashionably patronised. The bill for thiseveningis lull of novelty and interest, and the pecu. liar attraction of to-morrow, at 3 o'clock in the aiternoon, will be the visit nf the doaf air! dutiil, ixiuils ol that Asv luffi, aad the dt potation cf Indieni, now on their way to the Court of St. Junes. We are happy to tin t that the city can now pioduce a most pcrfect amphitheatre, in p-irity of atmosphere, and excellence in perlormancc. QtJ- CASTLE GARDEN.-G'eat preparations are on foot 10 treat the citizens of New York te one of the most extensive exhibition! of fire work* on Monday ?veiling, September 11th, ever wiinessed in any gjrden in the United States, tor the benefit of the proprietor* otthe garden. We leave them to their Iriendi and patron*. A lull house may be expected. (K7- JUST RECEIV <D BY THE BRITANNIA, AND for aale at the Herald Literary Depot, Herald Building*, Northwest corner ol Fulton and Nassau street*, the lolloping latest Fora'gn Journals:? The llluctrated London News 1H] The factorial Time*, ' 1*1 The ItliKtrati d London Lite 1 V If j Bell'* Life in London lfi The Weekly Dispatch, IJ J The Fret-nan'* Journal 184 The Nation 18} The Sunday Time*, ljj The Court Journal 18] Bohain'* Coutier L'Europe 11* Chas. Wilmer's News Letter Wilmer Sc smith's European Time* 1 Jj Agent* can be ?upplied with all of theabeve, by making application at the Office, and on reasonable term*, the moment they arrive. Subtcriptions will also be received and punctually attended to. Or?- CONTENTS OF THE ANGLO AMERICAN FOR SEPT 9?1. Marston.or the Memoir* ?jf a State*nun; the continuation of that capital story by the author ol the Diary of a late London Physician?3. The Second Siege ol Vienna by tne Turk*?S. Recent Demonstration* in Mecmerism, a capital article, from Chambers' Edinburg Journal?4. A Legend of affecting tale by Elizabeth Youatt?fi Mr. Withoing'* Consumption and it* cure, an extravaganza by the celebrated Tom Hood?6. The Revenge of an Unrelenting Woman, from lhe R< collection* of a Oaol Chaplain?7 The Phenomena of Lifeand Death; the concluding number of thi* capital (eriea?8. The Iceberg* of Spitzbergen?0. London B >ok Auction*?10 Ireland; n full account of the Great 'Tara Hill Meeting"?11. All the iateresting D^hateiin the Imperial Parliament?13 Foreign Intelligence re ceiveu ny me mm steamer?i.? rueiry; mrurnurr uoio and a ?ong by Charle* Swain?14. Cricket Match)*; Miscellaneous article*; Varieties; Editorial*, be. Single conic* 6 cent*? >3 per annum. J. A. TU l'TI.E, Agent, No. fl Ann *lreet. (K7- IRISH TALE BY DR. McHENRY?The Phlladelphia family newspaper. " The Saturday Courier," for Sept. 0, contain*, bolide* a world o( new*, original miacnl lany and variety, an Irish I aleol Friendihip and War, by Dr JamvR McHenry; Sam Slick in K; Human Life, " a Poem, Laurel Hill, a Sketch; Brook'* Lette.r from Cu rope; Americ?n Women, an E?s*y,Mi*s Beecher; Advice to Daughter; Kxserpt* ol Csrlyale; Juvenile Air^ir*: Health; Humorou* Olio; Poem, by SpraguejO'Connell and Bennett, reflection*; Origin ot Worn*; Traveller* and Travelling; Engraver* and Engraving; Sketch by J RChaiullur; Pettifogging Lawyer*; Liteiary Review*; OiiKinal E?say on Education, Philadelphia New*; New Voik New*; Pardon ol the Prir.e Fighter; L*te European New*: Businesiand Money; The Market*; Price Current; Li?t of Broken Bank*; Rate* of Di*coiinti,fcc. kc. Term*, $3 per annum; single cople* six pence each, nj. way* to bn ol the New York agent, J. A. TUTTLE, No a Ann *t. <Kf- CHANGEABLE AND WET WEATHER WILL produce colds and cough', which If neglectt.l are tun-to lead to fatal conat quencea. Sherman'* Co'igh F-nr n^rs are a suro antidote; thev allay all irritation *peedily, give quiet real, and cure much *eoner than nny other remedy known. Hundrod* ol ca*e* which have been ncglected until confirmed conrtmption wan the reault, mitrht have been curcd by timely n?? of thl? remedy. Dr. Shew man'* warehoue> i- IDA N .ami r.trcct. Agent*-110 Broidtvut, 10 A?tor Hou?e, 1-n Hudson *t., Bowi ry, 77 Kait Broadway, HO William street, bud 1*9 Kulton street, B'ooklyn. _ {H7- TO SELF-SHAVING GENTLEMEN rogSKSSing aSiiong Unurdand a Tender Kice.- '.Vhatevt r tend* to promote comlort la a ble**ing. Tin* I* a maxim e*- { taMished by (be experience of age*, and we won II beg to tpply it to a new article about fobs Introduced at a ?ub*tllttle for shaviri; soap*, "Inch are olj'vtiomble (row their nrceararily containing niknlc*. We alln !. lo 'Thalon'* Tubeioje Shai infl Cram," which i* suptriortothe relet rated Amt'ro?lt<l Cr^m ot Oueila.i.'i, of whichmurh la imported frotn P.iri*. Oentlonun who hm . bi i-n in tlie haliit i f u?tnff Out lain n, one trial n II s'nirw ihcm that riialon'? i* much thr r-h?npf<t, bj bin jir* (beautifully rot up) contain twirRthe quantity for thier of fltirrlnln'a four ihillinf pota. Thn beautiful i nfirnin* .|iinliti"? ?f thi? rrenm on tlu t>?nr<l , nprratci like raaRic. Will the render takn onr word- fnv t' < ill and **? for yoiirirlf. Hold nhclr-rnlr and r? tail by Edward Pinion inrtntuf, m Broadway, oppoilta Pan I'I, r I

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