Newspaper of The New York Herald, 21 Mart 1844, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated 21 Mart 1844 Page 1
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t h ; Vol. X., No. 81-WhoU No. 3651 To the Public. THE NEW YORK HERALD?daily newspaper?published every day of the year except New Year1* day and Fourth of July. Price -2 cent! per copy?or >7 M per annum? postages paid?cash in advance. THE WEEKLY HERALD ?published every Saturday morning?price 6i cent* per copy, or |3 la per uuiuiupoatufeH paid, cash in glranco. , , , SADVKKT1S KH8 are inlonned that the circulation ol e Herald ii over THIRTY THOUSAND, and increasing It. It hat the largest circulation of any paper in this city, or the world, and it, therefore, the belt channel for businett men in the city or country. Fnoea moderate?cash in adranee. HUNTING or all kinda executed at the molt moderate price, and in the moat elegant style. JAMES GORDON BENNETT, PaoraiEToa or thc Herald Eitabliihmf.nt, Northwest corner of Kulton and Nassau streets. TO THfci TRAVELLING PUBLIC iS ggagggfe I JVfSS/i&GE/l JIRR.INGEMENT EUR 1844. Ttie Subscrib-rs hiving completed their arrangements, are no* prepoted to bring our passengets ftorn Great Britain end 1 eland by the following lint cl its packet ships. one of which will leave Liverpool on the 1st, Cth, 11th, ICth, 21st and 28thof each rpouth:? Pa'nctr Henry, New York, Sheridan, Virginia, Liverpool, Usinondge, Moutex'iaia, Siildons, Geo. Washington, Hottinguer, Columhus, United Stauw, llscius, Aaliburtoii. Kusland, Europe, Sieph'u Whitney, Rochester, ludrpe t.'enee, Yorkshire, Garrirk, Samuel Hick, Queeu of the West, Oxford. Certificates of passage can be obtained, andevery information will be given to those sending for their friends, on application at either of our offices. They will alto be preonred, on tka opening of navigation, to forward passengers and 'heir luggage to Albany and Tioy, and via Erie Canal to Buffalo, and all intermediate places. To all ports of th? Upper Lakes. Vis Oswego to Torouto, Fort Hope, Coburg, Kingston, and all parts of Lanada Weat. Prom Troy via Whitehall to Montreal and Quebec, Canada East via Ohio Canal from C'leavelaud to Portsmouth, Cincinnati, acd intermediate places South West via Philadelphia to rittabnrg,Cincinnati, Lotiiaville. and all parti on the Ohio River to St. Louis, M? | and to all parts ol Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin Territory. REMITTANCES. Kor the accommodation of persoua wishing to send money to tip ir friends in the Old Country, HARNDEN It CO. will give Drafts on any part of England, Scotland or Ireland, payableat sivht, forsuins of ?1, ?i, ?30, to ?iOI?or in any amount to suit the purchaser. OEE1CE8 AND AGENTS. Charles Craft. 120 Sta e street, Boston. B. W. Wh'eler. Union Building, Providence, R I. J. W. Mills, 3 Wall street, and IS Erontstreec, New York. N. O. How rd. 43 South Third street. Philadelphia. Pandlbrd St Shoemaker, 7 Light street. Baltimore, Md. Pittsburgh, Pa. L.8. Littlejohn, 11 Exrha-ge, Albany N. Y. S Clark, IjJ River street, Troy, N. Y. Utica.N. Y. W. A. Cook, Syracuse, N. Y. Rochester, N. Y. W. H. Conk, buffalo, N. Y. H. Fitxhogh (it Co., Oswego, N. Y. mlgec - wnit HALIFAX AND LIVERPOOL. The Royal Mail Steam Ship CALE^^sjE^WKiSftDONlA, fc. O Lou, Esq., Commander, will leave Bmton for the abova portion EWMfco Monday. April lit, next. Passage for Liverpool $120. Paiaage for Halifax 20. Apply to I). BRIGHAM, Jr., Agent, mtato Ire No. 2 Wall itreet STATEN ISLAND *SSSLA PERRY. SENSES. On and alter Tuesday, Kebrnary 27th, the Boati will leave U follows, nntil furtl er notice Leave Stalen Island. Leave New York. At 8* A. M. At 9 A. M. 10 It " * P.-.M" 3V P- M. N. U. On Sunday the boat will leave at 11 instead of 12. fe29rc NEW YORK, ALBANY, AND TROY STEAMBOAT LINE. 0* ARHAMiKMKNTS FOR 1844?MORNfliu igYAm-irl* 1N<r LINE?From the foot of Barclay iteet, 3P?- ?M" Lat o'clock A. M., tSundays excepted.) T'" Steamboat TKOY. (apt. A. (Jorhain, aud Tin stean'> lat K VlPlltE, ('apt. 8. It. Roe. E' nii'ir L -?Direct train the foot of Coartlandt itreet, at -I a lt I'. M. [Sunday* exo nted ] 1 lie Steamboat SW \ LLO vV, ( apt. V McLeon, and The Steamboat AL13A> V, Capt. R. B. Mary. The proprietor! of the New York. Alluuy and Troy Lite oalj respectfully inform the public tnat their boati have luring the recess of naviga ion the past winter, been refitted ltd n plemihed throughout, and many improvements ar'ded to 'he comlort of the traveller. The Troy aud Empite, ai lieretoe, will loon tho Morning Line, from the SteamKi l Pier to it ot B uclay stieet, tunning daily [Sundays excel ted] makiuit the principal tut rsi' diate landings an tlie River. The Swallow and *!bcity will lorm th* 7 o'clo.k Evening Line {throunh dirrrt) d i'y (Sundays (excepted.) The above boat* are ol the Drat clan ol Ste in boats, and for speed and accommodations ire unsurpassed, and what is of greater interest i? the rrsveller. are under the command of officers well known to the public?their nainas alone it a sufficient guar,inter of kind a teiitinii, civil deportment aud i&fe management. New York, March 12 1844 ml3ec NEW YORK AND PHILADELPHIA RA -ROAD LINK DIRECT. sFok Newark, Nkwbruihwick, Prikcktor, Trertor, Borrkntoww Akb Burlinotor. THROUOH IN BIX HOUHn. LeaviuK New York daily from the foot of Courtlandt stMorton* Line at A. M.?Mail Pilot Line at\\ P. M. The Morning Line proceeds to Bordentown, from thence by Steamboat to Philadelphia. The Evening Line proceeds direct to Camdea (opposite to Philadelphia) without change of cars. _ Passengers will procure their tickets at the office foot of Courtlandt street, wlietf a commodious steam be at, will be in readuirts, with baggagwcrates on board. Philadelphia baggage crates are conveyed from city to city, wihout being opened by the way Each train is provided with a car in which are apartments and dressing rooms expresaly for the I ulies' use. Returning, the lines leave Philadelphia from the foot of Walnut street, by steamboat to Bordentown at 7 o clock, A. M. and by railroad from Camden, at 5 o'olock, P. M. Thr lines for Baltimore leave Philadelphia at 7K A. M., and 4 P. M. being a continuation of the liuee from New York. j#3io*m AIIHANOEMBNTH KOR IMC OLD ESTABLISHED PASSAGE OFFICE, 104 Piue street, corner of South. 4L. and tlis public ill general, to the following arrangements for IMf, for the purpose of bringing oat cabin, 3d cabin, and steerage passengers, by the Regular Line of Liverpool Packets, sail iug the liit.Gth, 11th, 16th. 21st aud 2bth of every mouth. By the London I'askets, to sail ram New York, the 1st, 10th and SHJili?and from London on the 7to, 17 th au<l 27th of each month, In conuectiou with the above, aud for the purpose of affording still greater facilities to passengers, the subscriber has establishes a regular hue ol first class New York built, coppered and c>p|ipr listened ships, to sail punctually esery week throughout the year. For the uccommodation of penona wishing to remitmoney to their 1 unities or fneuds, drafts are given, payable at sight, on the following Barks, viz :? Provincial Bank of Ireland, payable at rk, Limerick, Clnnmel, Londonderry, tfligo, Wexford, Belfast, Waterford, Gnlway, Armagh, Athlone, Coleraiii, Balkna, Tralee, YougluU, Eniiiskillen, Mouaghan, Ban bridge, Ballymcna, Parsonstown, Downpntrick, Cavau, Lurgau, Om-gh, Dnngaunnu, Bandon, Emus, Ballyshsnno Ktrabane, Bkibereen, Mallow, Moueymore, Cootehill, Kilrush, Dublin. Bcotlanu?The City Bank of Glasgow. England?Messrs. Bpooner, Atwood Ik Co. Bankers, London; U. Murphy. Waterloo Road, Liverpool; payable iu every town iu < treat Britain. For further information fif by letter, post paid,) apply to ccrner of South, Y. Or Meairt. P. W. BYRNES fc CO, 36 Waterloo Road. j9 6m*rc Liverpool. MBW LINK OK LIVERPOOL PACKETS. To Mil Hum New York on the 2Cth and Liverpool on the llth ui tmun month. 01 itk Khum Nrw YORK. Ship ROSCIU8, Captain John Colliua.Mth Mare.h. Ship SIOMONS, Cnptain E. B. Cohb, 76th April. K'up SHERIDAN, Captain F. A. Depeyiter, 76th May. Ship OARHJCK, Cent. B. I. H. Trai.lt, 25th June. FROM Liverpool. Ship SHERIDAN, Captain A. D?p-y*t"r, llth Mareh. Ship OA ItltM K, Captain B. I. II. I'raeli, llth April. Ship KOSCIUS,Captain John Collin*, llth May. Ship S1DDON8, Captain E. B. Cobb, llth June. TW *hip? are oil of the flrat clue, upward* of ISO* ton*, built in the clrv of N--* York, with *ur.h improvement* a* combine great *oe?d with nnnaual aomfort for pa?**nger*. Every care hv* been when in the arrangement of their accommodation*. The price of imvenjr* hence I* $100, for which amide vtore* will be provided. Til*** shipe are commanded by fiprrieuced master*, v; bo will make every eiartion to give general wrtisfaction. Neith-r the cnptain* or owner* of theihip* will be re*pon*ible for any letter*, parrel* or package* *ent by them, nnie** refilar *"'?ef lading are iiirned ther-fer ? or freight or paavag* app'y to ,fc. K. COLLINS St CO.. 56 South St., New York, or to BP _>WN, SIlirLEY k CO., Liverpool. Letter* by the peel eta will be charged 12X cent* per lingle ?heet ; 50 cent* per o*nce, and uew*pa|>er* I eent each. ml ire MARSEILLES LINE OF PACKETS. m Ml ML The undermentioned ahip* will beregularly diinatcheiliroui hence on the let, and from Marseille* on the 5th of each month wfiSSut/a**?From Newiork. Marseille*. 'Vit?'sciXtV f'V, Liwn'l. D'e 1 ,>b 5 II '|(VwriMVrjtt'v 7? yr,r$<. Jan. 1 March 5 i mu mi a r ? ' # *'. March 1. May 5 COKIOLANl 8, Capt. April! June's 1 hey are all coppered and copper fastened, and have Mcellent accommodations for passenger*. , ..I. *,,,,,, aiua, nelaiiTe or wine* anil iHi'JOfi. Oooria addrnwHl to th? wnu, BOYI) fc HINCKKN. will b? forwurorti In* or other charges than those actually paid. ? ? DOVD k HINCKtN, in?#f No ?Toutiu* Building*. FOR SALE.?-The aloop THOMAS COLYER k,HnPV<>r Fine Sing, now Hying at the foot of Kpiing atreet! JaGi?|Npw York. Mi* w*a limit by I hum** Colyer, *t Ring Au g. and '? fiy? V**-? old, and on* of the (**i**t and heat hnTll aloop*on th* Hudson mer. She ia centre-board, and of i-sKt ('might nt water, and c*rri*a about 120 toua, and ia well adii'ti d for ihe freighting or lowlier bnaineaa. For further particul&ra apply to JOSEPH AOA TJ? 237 Broadway, New York, A dminiatrator of th* eatata of Franklin Agate, d*?*?ed. tnl !? * E NE NEW AUCTION SALES. iiiOfviAB BELL. Auctioneer CSlore So. 36 Jinn street.) AUCTION NOTICE?Regular Stale of Dry Goods, Clothing and Faccy Article* every Tuesday and Friday. Sale of h uruiture of all descriptions evtry YV t-ilneaday and Saturday. Our-door Sales of all descriptions attended to as usual. m!8 lw*m CAMKLIAS, A:C. AT AUCTION. T EVY St SPOONEK will sell on Friday 'morning. at II C o'clock, at 161 Br-adway?a splendid collection of tine plants, consisting of Camelias. Orange i rees in frnit and (lowers, Standard Iloses in full bloom, Mots Standatdand half Standard ditto, I'erpetU'.l d tto, Choice Rose Bushes suitrd for planiinii ii gardens, with otbir flue plants in beautiful order. r.upi'iiKs Saturday evening, as usual mil 2t*m BEN IAMIN MOONEY, Axetionear, T AROK SALE OK CUTLERY, HARDWARE, FYN. Lt (,Y GOODS, &.C-B. MOONEY St Co willse'l This Day at 10 o'clock, at the Anctieu Room No 91 Maideu Lane,an estensive assortment of Heavy and She'f Hardware, Stc. he Also. 1000 doz fine Ten a*d Pocket Knives ou cards, 1, 2, 3 and 4 blades. ALo, 100 cards Wnlstruholm'sfine Cutlery, assorted. Also 140 dox Butcher's fine P-u and Pocket do, assorted, 1,2.3 and 4 blades. Alsu, tiOO cards Rogers' do do do, I 2, 3 and 4 blades. Alto,*l50 doz Turner's do do dodo. Also, S00 flue Tanle Knives and Ki rks. irory, stair, bone. &u A'so, 50 setts fins ivory do do, 51 pieces each Also, 500 dos and card* fine Polished Scissors. Also, an extensive assortment of German mid French Fancy Goods, Ike. Oct rt.21 lt*rc A CARD. I HAVE taken the Store .No. 91 Wall street, for the purpose of transacting a GENERAL AUCTION AND COMMISSION BUSINESS. Consignments solicited. Sales guaranteed and cashed, or advances made when required. JOHN S. BEITS. I beg leave c? refer a* follows :? Mniri. L. ^. Hoffman k Co. Messrs, Thompson Si Adams. Mr. Motes Taylor ' Herriman, Nash Si Co. Messrs. Spoffud, Tileaton Si " Warren Si Brintnall. Co. Mr 8 T. Nicoll " P. Harmony's Ne- Messrs. Dater, Millar 81 Co. phrws k Co. " Sturges. Benuet k Co. " Talbot, Olvphant k " O. k L. Deuison k " Theo.VietorkDuck- " Edward O. Fail* k wit*. Co " Do Peyster k Whit- " Babceck k Co. marsh. I mIO awis'm m STEAMBOAT FOR SALE? WillTe Ct?i?so I il at the Merchants' Exchauge in this city, ^KweeJil^K-oii the 26th day of March iustxnl, st Jt o'clock at noorw by AN'P' ION Y I. BLEKOKEH k CO., Auctioneers, tl? STEAMBOAT VIRGINIA, with *11 the (scire and furniture now in or belonging to it. The slid steamboat is of the burthen of about 31# tons; in length about li8 fret, with a cylender of 40 inches and a seven lost stroke. It is well calculated for a towboat. Terms of Sale and any other information that may bo desirod, will ue communicated on application to JOH N COLGAN, 11 James strret. The steamboat is now lying at the foot of Chambers street, N. R. ml0to26*ec NEW HRIGUTON PROPERTY FOR SALE AT AUCTION. tea THE MANSION HOUSE AND GROUNDS OF THOMAS E. DAVIS. Esq. and the BELMONT and l-ia RiitiiHTnv HOUSES, at New Brighton, Staten TJl iud, will be peremptorily sold, at public auction, at the Merchants' Exchange, be HALLIDAY k JENKINS, on Tuesday, the 26th day of March next, at XS o'clock, if not previously disposed of at private sale The Mansion House is one of the most splendid establishments iu the United States. The main building stands iu the centre of four or live acres, as now enclused. It is very extensive and commodious; the main walls n.e built of ina ble, the whole surrouuded bylpiazzai ,and all (iuiahed in the best manner The site cannot be surpassed. It Commands a view of the whole oftne Bay of New York, extending up the North and East Rivera, New York, Brooklyn, the Long Island Share, through die Narrows to tue Ocean, and a I arge portion of New Jersey. The Belmont and Brighton Houses aru both extensive buildings, very pleasantly situated, nearly opposite the Steamboat Landing, aud well calculated for large boarding houses or hotels. For a diagram and furdier particulars, apply to H. CURTISS, fHtoMrf6<>ec 49 Wsll street. M WARREN STREET PROPERTY FOR SALE AT AUCTION?The neat and convenient Two Story Dwelling House and Lot, in f?e, No. 91 Warren street, having a two story back building attached, with vaults front and rear, will ke sold by E. H. LUDLuW k Co , Auctioneer, at the Exchange, on Saturday March 12th, at 12 o'clock. The Lot is 1161 feet deep, with a well built House, having marble msntles and a superior range iu the .kitchen, and for convenience ol situation as well as construction is not surpassed As the money is not required, a large proportion can remain ou bond and mortgage m20 4'*rc C O I/U M111AN MAGAZINE. OFFICE No A A SI OR HOUSE. THE COLUMBIAN LADY'S AND OKNTLEMAN'3 MAOAZINE-Edited by JOHN IN MAN. Contents of the April Number, 18-44?Original. Idle Hours, a Chapter on Fashions, bv Mrs. Jam's G.Brooks. Genius and its Rewardi, by Mrs. Emma C. Embury. Recollections ot Chins, by Mrs. Caroline H Bu'ler. To the Clouds, a Dreamer's F*ntas?, by J. C. H. #he Arri.t's Leas n, bv Mrs. E K. Ellet. The Hour Before the Duel, by .sirs. Frances 8. Osgood. A Chapterou Woinus, bv St 11a. Stanzas, by Mrs, James IIill. Los'and Won; or, The Oame of Chess, by Miss Emily C. Clybhuck. The Emperor and the King by Israel Jocelyn. Lucy Mayuard, by Miss Martha Kussrll. Summer Frolicking and Winter Reckoning, by F. F. F., and nr of the Prize St iries, Mairyiug lor Money, Honor and Merit, and Other Days, The Old Cloak, by Mrs. D. Stanzas to *, by Norua. The Colou'l Abroad, by Anna Cora Mowatt. EMBELLISHMENTS. The Emperor and the King?Engraved for the Colombian Magazine,by H. S. Sadd, painted by S'eubeu. The Hour B-fore the Duel?Engraved for the Columbian Ma-szine, by E. uallandet; painteu by Tfceo. Lane. Fashions, colored?Four p igures Mu<ic?The Willow by the Well?Poetry by Geo. P. Mor* ria?Music by Miss Ann bloman. Terms? $1 per annum in advance; two copies for Si, or one copy two years for $5. Single numbers 25 cents each?deliver*d in any part of this cuy and iu Brooklyn, and sent by mail to all parts of the LI n ted States ar.d the Caaadas.by the Publisher. Address, post paid, ISRAEL POST, in20 2ld Itwrc TEA! TEA! TEA! YOUR OWN FAULT IF YOU DRINK BAD TEA. IF YOU CAN APPRECIATE and want to obtain good h Tea, vou can do so by forwarding your orders to 80 Cutbatint street A three dollar hi.I will eul/tle you to receive live pounds ot Hyson, Ytttng Hyson, Imperial, Gunpowder ur Soecbong Tea Mark, tin ue Teas are of the first quality?should tlieyprove ntherwi e than we represent thsm, rend the Tea hark and get your money, wloch will be clirrrl'u ly paid. This isour*):.I' III of doing business NEW YORK AND CHINA TEA COMPANY, No. 88 CATHARINE ST.. N Y E. T. CHRIS I'lANSON, Manager, To whom all orders are to lie addressed, post paid, with rcmi lance or orders for psyroent in this city. m2t lm*rc CHANC E SELDOM MKT W ITH-For sale, a Grore-y and Liquor Store, now doing a first cash busiurss,in a very central pert of the city. The reason ol selling out is on account ol sickness. None need spply w ho canuot command one thousand dollars. Address A. B. at the oltice of this p -per. iq20 <t*ec FOR LO a Don?'tegular packet?I'he splendid ijOigVPacket ship HENDKICK HUDSON,Capt M ?ore, InHflfinwill positively sail on the 20th of Match, her regular day. Her accommodations for cabin, sec. mil cabin and steerage passengers, are uninri asacd. Persons wishing to embark should make early application to JOSEPH McMURPAY, mfl1to2fl rc 100 Pine street corner of South. LIVERPOOL?NEW LINK.?Regular *HtwV I'ackst of Mrh Viarah.?The splendid packet shir %SjAA??D<>S< IliS, < ipt John Collins, of 1000 M, will Mil as above.her regnlar day. For freight or imssage, having accommodations unequalled fur splendor or comfort, apply on oard, at Orleans wharf, foot of Wall street, or to K. K. COLLINS k CO. Pncaof passage, (100. Mi Booth itwL The packet ship Hiddons Capt. E. B. Cobb, of 1000 tons, will succeed the Iloscius, and sail thekith April, her regular da*. Passengers mar rely opoa the shirs of this lias saitinc pane ually as advertised in It rc FOR LIVKKI'OOL?The (New Liue Regular Packet 21st March ?The snperior New Vork limit -MaShPackrt ship HOTTINOUER, Capt Ira Bursley.iOM) tons biirtlien, will sail as above, ker regular day. For freight or passage, having very superior accommodations, apply to the Captain on board, at west side Burling slip, or to WOODHULL k MINTURNS, H7 South St. The superior packet ship Liverpool, ('apt John Elilridge, tons burtnen, will succeed the Hotliugaer, and tail on her regular day. list April mTto2lrrc KOR LI VEKPOOL-Kegiilnr Packet ol~tlTr 28 th March?The splendid packet ship ROSCIUB, Cspt, jBMlEaCoilias, will positinlr sail as above, her regular day. Having tui?rior accommodation* lor lahin, 2d cihin. and steerage paa-engera, p-rsons wishing ro embark hotild make early applicatiou on board, loot ol Wall stree*, or to JOSEPH McM U HRA Y, m20tn2C rc I OS Pine at. eomer South LKCTUHeH ON"T'lIKENOLt>6Y-Or, the LswTTl Man's Being. Presented and Applied to the Discernment of Character; to Self-Improvement ; to the Moral Training nnd (> ivermnent of Children, inciuoing their Intellectual Kiltiration ; to Imprnviugthe Memory ; to Matrimony, Hereditary Descent, Religion. Morals, Politics, Teinpnraune, Existing Kvils and their Remedy, fcr by O. B. bowler, at Clinton Hall, every Monday aeil Wednesda' evening, in March and April ; at Thallan Hall, every Thursday evening, and at Hall's Buildings, Brooklyn,every Friday evening, commencing at half put 7 o'clock, and closing wn.lt public examinations, aud often wita iioniii.Kir.STs. nests to the first live Isc.urrj f ee, and a contribution taken. See hills. Professional eliminations and hooks at 131 N issau street, New York, gvgwiwtii HI lm*ec UOIt BALE 2ti,li0il iloi la's worth of China,iflass and Earlh" in warp, from i lie shelves and in | ackages, atthe stores No. 178 8th Avriiur and No. 223 iih Avenue corner 23d stieet cheaper than ever part now landing of tlien.'Wesl patterns, all chcaii for cash. Country iin-rcha i a and groc?rs and retailers will do well to call and save 20 |ier cent; also, cutlery, knives and forks, pen knives, dirk knivo, labia and teaspoons, 2i? hrass clocks, n|ien and in cases, best of liipiors. i0 |ier csnt cheaper man any house in the city. To let the np|>er part of tin1tth story house eorn-r 23d itwi and 8th Avenae, cheap tn a good tenant, possession iminrdiately, and no charge to Ut May. knqnitcof THOMAS McHOKMCY, 12.1 I in in No. 170 8lh Avenue corner With afreet. Tj'NL.AIlWKMKNT OK THE KliLTON HAL.OON.? Tr The subscriber having enlarged hn Saloon ia now ready to accommodate lo? customers with plenty of ro m, and alto with all the delicacies which our market affords. Ilia dining room will accommodate at least 120 parsons at a time. The Saloon oa* been newly painted and redecordrd, and for convenience it is now unsurpassed. Tli- subscriber takes this oppor'nnity of returning his sincere thanks to his customers lor the very liberal patronage lately hastowed noou him, aud is cleared to lie time assured that his endeavors tn please have been duly appreriat'd, and lie pledges himself to spare neither pains nor espouse to merit a centumanueol put favors >1 is asaisrant, the Jndg?," will be ever ready to attend to the wishes of the most fastidious. DAVID A. OOLILD, Proprietor, m7 lm*m No in Kullon street. PORTUOUKSlb KEMALE I'LLLS. '"PHEBK far famed and celebrated Pilla. from Portugal, are * we perceiva, to be obtained io this coaatrT. ah vert t is msait o* ths last aolawia . fonitb page. W YC YORK, THURSDAY MO General Working Men's Meeting. A great meeting of the working men of New York and its vicinity, wus held last evening at Croton Hall, fcorner of Bowery and Division street, pursuant to notice, to hear the report of the committee appointed at the last meeting. At 8 o'clock the meeting was called to order by Mr. Maxwell. James A. Pyne, Esq., was appointed Chairman, and G. H. Evans, Secretary. The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved. The report of the committee and plan of organization were next in order. Mr. Co.m.MKRKoRD rose, and requested, before they were read, to be allowed to make a few remarks in relation to himself. He said that some of the members of the committee hud made some insinuations against his sincerity in his ldenlificawith the Society. He now rose to say that he had attended this meeting to repel those insinuations, and to slate that he had identified himself with the Society,and would continue to do so. The reading of the report was next called for, and wu read by Mr. liwveh, one of the Committee. It detailed with minuteness the hardships and disabilities under which the working classes labored; and, amongst other things, stated that the Committee hail investigated a number of facts bearing on that point. Thuy ascertained, in the course of their enquiries, that there were too many working men congregated together in the cities and towns throughout the Union, which reduced the price of labor far below the means of subsistence fur the mechanic and his fumily. The power of machinery, and its effects upon manual labor, wus next discussed, and the report concluded by recommending an equitable distribution of the public lands amongst the working classes, which was the only remedy for the evil. The Report was. then adopted, ,after an unimportant amendment. Thu constitution of the society, and the plan of organization, containing the by-laws and rules of the society, were next read. These documents were very voluminous, and a full hour was consumed in reading them. It was then moved and seconded that the constitution and plan of organization should be adopted. Cmahi.et Newman opposed the motion. He said the documents were extremely lengthy, and required great consideration, and there were several members of the society that would wish to consider them before they were passed, and it was finally agreed that the further consideration of thosu documents should be postponed until Thursday week. Mike Walsh was-then loudly called upon to address the meeting. Mike responded and said:?My friends, 1 caine not to this mee.ing for the purpose of making a speech, but as I hove been called upon it shall not ho said that i dodged the question. There is not a man in the community but feels the degradation that the working men labour under from the accumulation of capital. Almost the whole of the civilized world has from tims to time witnessed the changes that have been brought about by the operation of capital in pulling down one class and raising another on its ruins. I will uow, said Mike, advert to the evil of strikes amongst the working classes. I have felt them myself, and so far as my own experience has served me, I know their disastrous results. Mike then glanced at the mode of electing old spit-licking hunkers. If one ot those fellows wanted to get himself elected to an office (snid Mike) he'd tell vou that his election would nroduce the initlenHiim and I tin the salvation, not only of thu working classes, hut of the Union. But herejs the only scheme, that which has huen ottered to-night;and if adopted and followed up.it will renovate the working classes. We have heard of John Jacol) Astor and Stephen Oirard, who have realized millions, hut did they realize those millions by their own labor 7 No. They realized them from the sweat and labor of the hard-working mechanic and laborer. But here is a practical measure, one that every man can understand, one that every inan when he gous to his work shop can read and point out to his fellow workmen its utility. What it proposes is simple?it is plain, it is just, and it is necessary?it is just such a plain, practical schome, that you can at once see the utility of?every thing that man eats and drinks must be dug from the soil by the labor of man, and as long as a man is idle and cannot find work, he has a right to look to that soil as his inheritance for subsistence. Here, then, is a practical plan that comes home to every mun. We do not propose to take away uny man's land. We don't propose to take away the farms on Long Island, but we want that the Legisaluture shall not take away the public lands from the working man and his family. Mr. Walsh continued to discuss this topic at considerable length. After which he said that when a man emerges liom the workshops into public life, if he has any talents the first attempt of the aristocracy is to crush him, the next attempt is to buy him, and when that fails they rub him over with plenty of soft soap, invite him to their table, tell him he is a very smart fellow, and thatliu ought to be ashamed to keep such low company. This is the way the democracy have been trodden down by the corruption of their own members. Mike continued to address the meeting at considerable length, and was loudly cheered when he sat down. Oae or two other persons addressed the. meeting; after which'it was adjourned to Thursday week. I*rofe?sor Branson's I,.ce to re. The learned professor delivered his sixth lecture at the Trthernucle, Broadway, on last evening, to a very crowded and fashionable auditory. The bill of fare was excellent, and the lecture and exhibition ol paintings (representing several of the curtosities of the animal, vegetable and mineral kingdom) were interspersed with some excellent songs by Mr. Nash, which had u very enlivening effect; and a recitation front the Professor. The lecture embraced a very lucid and graphic description ol the three degrees orchambcrsof man s body?the universal essence of the humus laxly?the simplest libre? (lie nervous fibre?the arteries and veins?the brain as the ptincipal gland in the body? the lymphatics?the conglobate and conglomerate glands?the soul?fourfold origin, natnre, use and determination of the fibres of the conglomerate glands?the opposite uses ol the conglobate and conglomerate glands?the cerebrum the pattern and head of the famUyof glasds by a comparison instituted between them?the pituitary gland, the conglobate gland of the cerebrum? the lymph el the cerebrum?the corticil glands of the brain that generaie and produce tin; animal spirit, the moat universal essence of compound life, the link between the ?oul and liody?the mind?the will, which cannot uct on the body without a medium?the animal apirit the highest of the three drgreei of spirit which pervade the animal, vegetable anil mineral kingdoms of nature?the science ol spheres?the philosophy o( personal attraction and repulsion?the powei of combined spheres exemplified in the temperance reform?combination of men having physical as well as morul power? the philosophy of panics, popular excitements, (ke?the modus operandi of the will?the philosophy of animal or human magnetism?the use of clairvoyance? the reasons why we can magnetize vegetables and minerals?the magnetic spirit the medium of action and re notion?the sagacity of the lower animals a semblance of intellectuality, in the same way as plants .sometimes appear sensitive. The Professor gave a very'interesting account of a dm/ and hlind mute, called Julia Brace, who had the gilt or faculty of recognizing by the simple sense of touch, any object presented to her. The exhibition of the paintings, representing three roses and a pink, developed from the buds and forming a beautiful bouquet,{several feet square, was much applauded. At the conclusion, the learned I'rjfessordistributed gratuitously, several well executed engTavings 011 Physiology, and announced Ins seventh lecture to taku place on the 'J7th inat. Trouble in Canada.?We learn from the Niagara Chronicle, that the laborers on the Welland rnnal have all struck'/or an advance of wages. Home damage has been done by the discontented to the property of the contractors, and some of the guilty have been iodg ed in jail. It seems that the contractors still carry on the truck system ; and one oi the contracts lias been suspendended. it is stated, by the engineer, Mr. Power, in consequence at the contractor giving short weight at his truck store. The task of the Hoard of Works is a very difficult one. Only a few days ago, at the l,aehine works, a mil gistrate having interfered to prevent the establishment of 11 truck shop, means were taken, not altogether tiniuccosslu!ly, to fatwtl? the workmen iigninst him, as interfering to prevent their being emploj rub lltot a mono the Bltjenones?The Nrvv Uriinswicker, published a' St. John, N.15. gives the fol 'uwinjf |?nruv;uiurR in u run hi win niiinirn* 01 mm rjiy. We regret to state that on Thursday evening lost, o riot occurred on York Point, which was attended with n melancholy occurrence. In the evening a number of evil diilionet persons assembled in the atreeta, and commenced on indiscriminate attack on nil who were pnssing thnt wny ; and n number of unoffending nml highly reapcctahle individuals were thtia maltreated and ahnaed. Aa S. Monks waa on hia way home from the city, he was attacked, and being armed with n brace of pistols, hu drew thi m forth nnd flred one, the hall entering the breast of n lad named John Donovan, and ao aerioualy injured him llmt liar i? not expected to survive- Yeaterday morninir, hia worship the mayor proceeded to Portland and took Manka in cuatody. He haa been placed in gaol until en examination shall take place. We are informed that it waa with the greateat diPiculty that Manka waa preserved from the violence of the mob, even after he was in charge ot the authorities, and had it not been for the determination evinced by his worship, he would have been killed on the spot. So it seems that, under the twaatiful system of a

" responsible government," if a man becomes the victim of a mob, he is taken to do of the law* while the mob itself escapes with perfect impunity. How mucli is life or liberty worth under a colonial Hritish government 7 Lost its I.nkt/'esce ?The almost invariable coincidence between the breaking tip of the ice in the Buffalo creek and Hudson river, failed this year. The lo,r in our narnor went on ia?t santrday, and the Ire in the Hiidaon at Albany beijan to move la?t Wedneaday. Thia difference may be accounted for by the iinnaual aeverity of the aeaaon ea*t, and it* comparative mildnma with ut. ?Buffalo .fdr March 10 March Weather.?It had rained furiously, snowed heavily, thrnwed awiftly, and frozen dreadfully, nil within the last forty-eight hour*, and at thii writing, 10 o'clock A. M., the inn ahine* warm and brightly, while the air ia actually filled with anow flak eg.? Bo Hon Democrat of TuriHay. Yeaterday wan aim *hiny, Atormr, windy, rainy, and Miowv, by prescription; ao that we have only to aay of it, that the weather kept up it* credit aa in good old time* ? PhtU, Oaaitti of Tattiny >RK ] RNING, MARCH 521, 184' Tits Opera.?Beatrice di Tenda, (Majocchi,) widow of Facina Cane, married Filippo Visconti, (Valtellina,) a great ruke und greater spendthrift, of Lombard, for the sake of Ins rank, which he kindly consented to share with her in exchange for ner ionune. mis is a very imi>oriani nistoricni fuct, as it clearly shows that even in the iron age, old women with gold could find young husbands with debts, and that the old Roman made a mistake in calling gout, "O tcmyora, (J mores.'" Signor Yisconti, alter securing the castle6 and towns, considered it a business not at all "stale, fiut and unprofitable," to get rid of the widow, who is said to have been "fat aud lorty," but not over fair. The same opinion is entertained by Signora Agnese, (Albertazzi,) who, wishing to become Mrs. Visconti, accuses BeatriT of adultery with Oronibeilo, (Antognini.) This individual, happening to be a tenor and no bass singer, is, of course, innocent, having only secretly met his kinswoman to assist her in refuting the churge of conspiracy brought against her by her loving husband. But he, having made up his mind to find Beatrice guilty, causes Orembello to be put on the rack, which, making him rather uncomfortable, tortures the same into an acknowledgment of the supposed adultery. Beatrice is, therefore, found guilty by the unanimous verdict of an enlightened jury of the middle ages, and consequently beheaded by iier lord. Now-a-davs he would nave been satisfied with ten thousand dollurs damages. Thus ends the opera. Here is another libretto, as insipid and milk-andwatery, us only Italian operas can be; it does not possess one redeeming feature, 110 action, no incident, and of course no invention and originality; being nothing more than a miserable patchwork, made up from the rugs of an old Italian novel, the castle of Ursino. It is a fact, that those so called adaptations, as Lucia, Romeo and Julia, are only surpassed by the nonsense of the original libretti of Chiara, Puritani, Bianca, &c. The authors are not so much to blame, but the compcsers, who take them, and nut them in music, which shows a decided want of judgment, as much depends on the dramatical episodes of the nlot. The meaere ness ot the words is, perha|*>,one of tlie reasons why we do not find in this opera (he soul-stirring melodies ofNorma and la Straniera. A kind of ennui pervades the whole composition,and although there are in it some excellent passages, as for instance, the beautiful air in the introduction, the finale xuistizia per 7'trfa, or the delicate romance, Angclo di pace. Yet we meet with the most singular attempts of originality on one side, and the most impudent plagiarism on the other. Toe sofriii tortura, which is the only popular air of the opera, is entirely taken from Weber's last musical idea, with a substitution of common time for three fourths. The opera labors, moieover, under the greatest fault u musical composition can have; it is very much spun out, and decidedly annuyrux. There will be plenty of musical fanutics, who will say it must be heard several times ; but this can only he applied to the profound creationsof a Ilaydn, Handel, or Beethoven, but not to the hollow and superficial compositions of the Italian school Another fault h, that the whole loud is thrown on the shoulders ot Beatrice winch makes it a great favorite with prima donnas di primo cartcUo as the Ungheranu 1'ersiani. The latter, particularly, is truly great in it, and she alone saved it from a Jiutco in London and Paris, although even the could not carry it fhrough two seasons. It is, therefore, not unjustly considered one of the weaker, if not the weakest, of Bellini's works; and in sharing this opinion, proved moreover through its simple mnitdhtime on nearly nil European stages. We do not think to sin against the "i/e mortuis nihil nisi Dene," for Bellini is still living, and he will live through many years to come. it is a hard task to speak of the execution of the opera; praise we cannot, and blame we would not, it we could help it. There are critics who find fault with every thing out of personal vanity, and to show their power, just as certain princes, whose land could be conveniently stowed away in a cup and saucer, hang every year sevcrul dozen inen, and comparing their criminal statistics with those of great kingdoms, draw inferences favorable to their own greatness. Valtellinu, whatever his faults may be as a director, is a capital singer, and sustained the difficult part of Visconti witn much effect, lie evidently labored hard to neutralize the anticipated downfall of the opera, but succeeded only parliully. Antognmi made Ins first appearance fast night; indeed he did, and was very warmly received. lie is not yet in the possession of his full means, and we really hope that he soon may be"hiinself again,"for lie decidedly has the best method of nil. He hud not very much to do, as the first duett was left away, probably because Albcrtazzi would not have been equal to it; but what be bad to sing went off" very well Majocchi sung, as it wus foreseen, very tamt. She has every requisite for the rfilt of Beatrice; that is figure, age and voice, but no method and no taste; she evidently has Iter part well studied, and with skipping the cadencs, changing runs and passages into single notes, and throughout employing slow movements for allegros, she got over it just to avoid a fiasco. We hope she is satisfied, having asserted her right of singing in an opera of her choice,and where th ere is no odium attached to the person, liut now let us have again Borghese, for every body seemed to be, as Rogers says, "in quest of something," and the ladies really do not know what to do with their bouquets. She ought to take tha part of Beatrice, for Majocchi will never do for it; unless it he now Albcrtuzzi's turn " to define her position." Im prima d'/nna tut morte, vive la prima donna. The orchestra acquitted themselves very well, and the chorus surprised eve.ry body; great credit is due ti tlies maestro, who must have had hard work witf them. The new scenery is very handsome, but tin windows looked as if the curtains would be on fire The theatre was tolerably well attended Lynch Law in Missouri.?The following particulars of the Inst murder committed by the Lynch law people of Missouri is taken from the Mt. Lou it Republican:? IlrRCtaimun, March <1, 1*44. Memn. Editor*:?Agreenhly to my promi?e, I Khali now endeavor to laybeforeyotl the remaining particular* of the proceeding* ot the moli which waa yeiterday attcmblcd at the houie of the murdered man, Yeider. After the motiom prevailed on Monday to defer until "'"V ""J ,u mo lilt uumi dispersed, anil the prisoner was given into the hnnils ol s constable and taken to Hillsborough to jail. The psoplt ngreed to meet to day, on the same ground as yesterday ut two o'clock ; but this morning by ten o'clocb, thtm were some forty or fifty persona at the place of meeting.\fter a short consultation among them, they resolved 01 going to the jail, taking the murderer out, and hanging him On the way, their company increased to the roum. nitmlier of one hundred, and when they got to llilli tiorough, it numnered, perhaps, one hundred a fifty. There were somo two or three young men' who expostulated a little when the mob expressed their intention of taking the prisoner out ef jail, which wpre the only dissenting voices I heard?with the exception of one man, who mentioned something about decent men and men ol good sound sense heing above such behavior as the mob was guilty of in taking the negro out of custody. The Sheriff heing on the ground, the key of the jail was -lemnnde-1 by several persons, who not receiving a satisfactory answer, took up a large block of wood that lay near the door, and burst it open. The key was ngain 'Ifmnndud to open the doors ofthe dungeon, hut receiving no other satisfaction than before they procured on axe snd crowbar and hurst that door open, and the murderer was brou Rl>t out, nmidst the shouts of the enmgeil isiptilace. In a very few moments he was tied and placed on a hoi se behind one of the men, and stnrted hack to the place of the murder. That the crowd was much excited, there can be no doubt; hut there was also that calm and fixed determination among them, thnt showed plainly the deed was one sanctioned by their sober second thoughts, which are always right. On their arrival at the place of the late outrage, many of the colored persons united in prayer for him, and In talking to him of his expectations in futurity. Inc. During all thin scene ha did not manifest the least sensation of fear or remorae, and the firmness with which he answered all ipiestion* asked him concerning his object (or robbing ami murdering the |>eople, was 11 illy astonishing He S.lid lie rohhed them to get the money to run away with, and killed the people so that it might not be found out. This act w as entirely planned by himself, and executed, and yet lie has not attained the age of eighteen years. After the few moments spent over him in prayer, by his colored friends, lie was taken to the place of execution, where a polo hail been tied somo ten feet from the ground, to a couple ol small traaa. lie was then brought under the pole in a small wagon, and told to stand up, which be did without the least apparent concern, and waited patiently for the rope to he tied around his neck. When all hi* friends had hsen called up to hid him a final adieu, he shook, with apparent unconcern, every hand that was extended to him. Not the least fear or dissatisfaction in itself could tie discerned in his countenance.during the whole two days' transactions I left the ground about aunset, and he was still hanging ; what ditjioiit ion will lie made of his liody, I am unable to "J Naval.?'The TT. S. frigate United States, Ggptain James Armstrong, hearing the broad |iennant of Commodore Thomas A I'. Jones, anchored al n>, Society Islanda, Oct. 12th, 1 :+U, from the Sandwich lalnnda via the M am n ran a ; and to anil to Valparaiao and Cal. lao in ilx or eight daya. EI ERA I. [From the Hartford Daily Time*, March 181 Confeaalon of Hall, the murderer ?rMn. Baton. A Middle-town correspondent ha* nent un the following confession of i fall, the murderer of Mrs. bacon, which waa ofHcially reported lor the Middletown Sentinel. It given all the particulars of the murder, and it more cold-blooded affair never came to our knowledge. The innocent woman was murdered because the murderer leured she would exj?ose him in theft, which he was commuting in iter own house ! Hut to the particulars: HAM.,8 CONFESSION. About the middle 01 the week, bclore the murder ot Mri. Luvinia bacon, 1 tirst resolved to go 10 k.ben'r. 11a-. cou'i to commit a thelt. I knew he wen a mail ol property, und would probably have money; Lut 1 dnl not know ol hie having uuy particular mini ut the time. 1 knew thul Mr. bacon's tainily were in the habit ut going to meeting, and on the evening ol Saturday, the add ol September lam, 1 resolved to go to Mr. bacon's the next uuy, ilit was pleasant. No person ever sjioke to me about u, nor did 1 apeak to any one. On Sunday moruiug. U4th Sept., I got up, milked,and did other chores. Uakuain t'eck, my w ile s brother, staid Willi me the night belure. In the uioiuiug, alter lireaklast, he asked me it 1 would take u walk up part ol the way with him. He was going to kensuigtuu. 1 think 1 told him that 1 thought ol going another wuy.? betore this conversation, I hud killed a low l in the door yard, by cutting elf its head. 1 think 1 had on no coat. 1 then hud on my old clothes. Alter Mr. 1'eck lell, 1 begau to get ready to go away. My .wile wanted to know where 1 w as going. 1 relused to tell her; she remonstrated with me aguiust going, and wanted 1 should go to church wiUi her. 1 went away about nine o'clock. 1 had on u green coat, satinet pants, worsted vest and bombazinestockpile same that were exhibited ill the Court as having blood upon them. 1 went from least ol Mis. ThraU's bam in the mud up to Levi Vale's woods, through the woods to the toad Last ol (ieorge I'. Hall's house, then lullowod the road N. K up near Mrs. Way's house; then through the lots H of Mr. Ueviu's, where 1 met Mt. browu coming to the South; then into the toad, and crossed the bridge Last ol Mr. bevins'; then cross lots North ol Mosis buhl win's; and Kast to the woods North ol Whittield ltoberts; then through the lots near the Alcock place; then N. K. to u road at the foot ot the mountain, then crossed North end ot the mountain, through land owned by Mr. Seili Wilcox; then took the load lauding l-.ust from the top ol the mountain till I came near Air. Lyman Clara s; then through the lots South of Mr. Clark's, where 1 cut u cane on the West side ot kail brook, k roin this place, I went across the hiook.up u hill and through the lots to the read just West of Mr. WW bacon's bam, then lollowed the rotnl to his house. I should think it was not lurlioni II o'clock when i got there I went through the lots lor the purpose ui avoiding observation, and 1 saw no o. e,except Mr brown, and Thomas Whittlesey,who was going Soum and did not see me. 1 stopped two or three minutes at the ham in sight of the house; 1 saw no smoke coming Iroin the chimney, and the door of the ell part of the house was shut, which made me suppose the family hail gone to meeting. I then went into the west yard, opposite the ell part ot the house, uud ?<>? int.. Iks w in.litis/ ,.! ||,S i.ll nsrl tell It'll WHS III, 'I 11..11 r>-' v " ,"v*w v" J - ? . i 1 went east into the kitchen, and irom there into the S. \V. front room. There was no jh:ikou in either room, und I heard 110 one in the house. 1 saw the desk in the trout room from the kitchen, the door being open between. 1 then weut to the desk) it war unlocked. 1 had opened the dealt and was getting the money when Mr*, liucon came in; 1 did not hear her till the came in at the door Shu came in at the kitchen door, the Name one that 1 did; 1 do not know where she t ad been. She cume up to winds mo; she had nothing in her hand. She tirst spoke, and 1 think she said, " Is this you, Mr. Hall I" 1 think 1 surd, " 1 ? will kill you," aud I caught up a choir.? She said, ' Vou're not going to kill me, are you V aud she took up a rocking chair to defend herself. Site screamed loud two or three times. 1 think siie said, " Don't kill me." She retreated towards the kitchen door^ I struck her with the chair I held,and either knocked the rocking chair out of her hands or she let it lull, she then turned to run into the kitchen. 1 should think I then hit her with the chair on the buck of the head, and that knocked her down. She got part way up, und 1 knocked her down again ; the blow wus on the side of her head. I think she did not get up agaiu, hut continued to groan. 1 should think she tolled over on to her hack. The sjait ol blood nearest the door must be where she first tell. The nest blow 1 gave wus on her forehead; I should think this blow split the bottom of the chair. 1 then took another chair and struck her u number of times on her head-it might lie three or lour. 1 thought I still saw signs of life, und I went into the buttery and got the butcher kuile that w as found on the lloor, 1 did this to niuku sure she was dead. 1 came buck and stubbed her several times in the breast awl stomach; 1 thought she breathed her last alter the lirst stab. 1 then w ent buck to the desk and finished getting the money. It was during the struggle that I cut my hand. It was with my own knife which I had open when I came into the house. 1 had been using it to cut and whittle the cane. My kn:!e, I recollect, leil ou the tleur, and I picked it up before 1 went uway, thinking it might be luuud and betray me. Alter the murdar, ami before I went back to the desk, 1 went to the trout door to see if anybody was coming. When I first went into the house I laid the cane on u chair in the kitchen, near the door leading into the iioni immi, and 1 lorgot to take it w hen I went away. I had gone some wuy s hetore 1 remembered the cane, und then w us afraid to go back after it. 1 weut back to Madden ai fast us I could. 1 took olf my coat and carried it on m] Ill IU n |'n 1 i Ui (UU UllJ. 1 11V|'|ICI1 dl r <111 UIVUK, UliU wuiu till some of the blood oil my coat and pantaloons. 1 dn not wash my bosom; there was no blood on it. I returned by the same route 1 came, till 1 was opposit Mr. Baldwin's, and then went through the lets north t tlie road to tlio woods east of Mrs. Thrall's barn. I should think 1 got back to the barn 10 or Id minute past one. I bid the money in the barn, all except six dollars which 1 hid in the garret of Mrs. Thrall's house. I wen to church iu the aiternoon. 1 stopped at the ('oiigrr Rational church, because it was the nearest, and 1 wa ulraid I should he too tale at the other. 1 never told my wile of this transaction, orgave her tin slightest reason to suspect any thing ubout it, bull linv < always declared myself innocent to her, nor did 1 eve: communicate it to any person till yesterday, when 1 lira mentioned it to my counsel. No person participated in the crime except myselfHell and Roberts are perfectly innocent. I itid not se< either ol them that day My acquaintance with Bell wa very slight, and I had not i|s>keii to Roberts, as I recol lect, hut once in eight years. I have nothing more to say, except that 1 most solemnl; declare, that I never intended to do any thing more thai to get some money when I first w ent to the nouse of Mi Bacon; and that the only motive I had to do the murde was to escape detection, because 1 knew that I was recoji i iii/.eil by Mrs. Bacon. i I have been induced to make this confession, at the itifi . gestion of my counsel, that it was iny duty, if guilty, t exculpate the innocent men who were accused with mi anil because this is the only atonement I have in my pow er to make to them, and to Mr. Bacon and his family, In all they have stillered on my account. LUCIEN HALL. 1 Middlutown, March lath, 1*44 > This confession of Lucien iiall wan made in our pre' encu, and having been by us reduced to writing, was sigr ed by him on the day and year Hbove named CHARLES C. TYLER, States Attorney, i E. A. BULKELEY, / Counsel for the pr KLIHU SPENCER, 1 souer, Hail. Middletown, March ltitb, 1*41. Burglary and Robbery at Niagara.?Titer 1 wuh h desperate burglary committed at Niagara, l Canada, last Saturday night. Between nine nnd te > o'clock that evening, three men, tlisguised wittf musks c ? crape on their laces, forcibly entered the house of the Rei Mr. Carroll, about a mile from the town of Niagara, an 1 robbed it of two valuable gold watches anil n case cor f taining money. There were no persona in the home ? ' the time except the honsekoeper. a man servant nn<l tw ' chihlren. The man atood perfectly (till, completely cow ed by the threats of the robin:ra, but the honae-keetiei with her tongue anil hamla, made a stout reaiatance. On of the rphhrnt presented a pistol at her head, but it misae lire, when he struck her with it so violently as to brral the stock. I'pon thil, the lady, inttead of ) ielding, at tacked in her turn, and clenched her na?ailant. liotl came to the floor together, and in the struggle she bit ore if his fingers severely, and tore off his mask. lie Uriah.: extricated himself, and made oft with his associates. Tin money cast they dropped in the haste of their rftreat.On Monday a young man of highly respectable connec tions, was arrested in Niagara, and identified by the house keeper, bjr the wound on his linger, nx one of the robbers On Wednesday, one Tanner, a man of notoriously infa moua character, formerly n resident n) this city, wan ar rested at Voungstown on snsplclun. lb- police are now on the track ol the thild, whos" nam" we withhold foi the present. Just before going to press we learned tha the third suspected person, named McDougall, hail lieei arrested in this city, and taken across (lie rlref.? IhiJJnl, .hlr March Iti. HwAPrrrm W:vks.?The following instance o "progressive" locofocoiatn liitely occurred in llatt cock county, Ohio, ns we learn from the i mdlay Cotnier Two neighlnirs, Henry Adams and Jacob Knsperger, be ing dissatisfied with their wives, agreed njain ail ex change. Adama received Krisperger'a wife, Bnd two e hia four children, and left the country. Knsperger r< celved Adama'a wife and his four chihlren, anil a ileed fo his (arm as boot. A few days after warrant was issue, by it magistrate, and Mrs. Adams had lieen arrested, bit Knsperger had elud"d the officer, though he was in th neighborhood, and may be arrested This it the first in stance wn recollect of wife trading in the United States.They occur frequently in Eagland.?Cincinnati liaz. American Maii, Letter Companv.?Two of tlie cnaen which were brought against John < lilntore, agent of tho American Mail Letter Company, 111 the t s Dialrtct Court of Maryland, for violating the Post f)flic? law, by carrying letters on the Philadelphia, Wilmington and llultimore itailroad, out of the regular mail, charfi*| lor the same, have been conioliilated and Judgment con feaaed, subject to the stated opinion of the i oiirt, in order that the case may be carried to the circuit ourt of the i nneri waii'i lor the unmet cm M?riwnci, iur niiai wi juitment. Mr F. Kialiorcanfriiod Judgment in Ml rate, at alio llobart K. II lack. Throa r?i?i iganut Jacob (i. Or?|>e, of aiinulir natni", were illaconUniied.?lUlhmmr CUpprr, March IP. Skawon iv ("avama ?''"lie Ki'rtHim iHHUnin beconif tiring lika. To-cliy the thermometer ii at 46 degree* am tfiP?tmo?|ih<Tr imoky. The crowi havo made their ni> Jiearance, ami wild geoaa (Outardei) with lecn |>ai*|rii lown yaitardiy ?Oattiit, 8M inet. ??? LD. Prlao Two C?i)ia. 17. H. Commlaaloiiera' Older. Before CommUaioner K*|>eljo Makch dO.?Frederick Sherwood aud Lockwood Kenney, the ca|?turu and mate of the hiig hunly, v. a. brought twlo're the court thii afternoon, charged with alirutal aasuult and battery on John Thomson, a native ot stock noun, lJ1 sweucu, auu u ????# . . V44 her passage from Cbirle*tOD to this poit. Joiix Thomi-*ox sworn and examined?Was n seaman on Imurd the Kmily; shipped ut Charleston on the 13th March last, Frederick Sherwood was captain, and Lockwood Kenney was mute; on the IH|h, about 3 o'clock in the morning, the captain begun with witness; he oidered him alolt, und immediately after struck him, knocked him down, uud alter wards jnm|ied on his side, struck l'ini sevtial blows uu the head, after he stopped jumping, he caught hold of w itness' south wester, and pulled it so hard that ^witness could not sing out; he kept witness down nearly ten minutes, jumping on him. Ileie the witness took oil his neck cloth, and show ed his neck to the Commissioner, which exhibited minksot great violence. A bunch of huir w as next exhibited to the Commissioner, which was pulled out ol his head in the secoud attack made ou him by the captain. The witness had then to go beiow, and w as immediately called up again, and ordered to go aloit. He said he w as not able, lie then seised him again, and jammed his head between a plank and water cask, an<l he had to lie on the deck tor a considerable time. The mute next ordered him to do some duty. Wittold him he was not able- The mute then caught liim by the head, and dragged him and shoved hitn against the stanchion lor uhout ten minutes, alter which the captain ordered him to remain on the quarter deck, where he hud to remain from 11 to b o'clock, in the midst oiu snow storm. The witness was cross-examined at great length by Mr. B?:xrt>u t, but his testimony w as not shaken. Ai i xanokr Johxio.x, second mate, sworn anil examined?He swore thai us lai as witness saw, Thompson was u willing hoy. 'J his witness, in the most material particulars, corroborated the testimony of Thompson. 'J lie complaiut against the mate w as dismissed, und he wai then examined us a witness for Sherwood, but lie sawnothing of what passed between Sherwood and Thompson. Shci wood was held to hail in $P(JO. Common Fleas. Before Judge Itiglis. March 20?The People nf the Slate oj Xiw York vs. 1'ilrr l)uj}y.?This was uu action sent down fioni the i ourt ol hi iors, upon law points, and lidil hieu tried before. The dctendaut, Dully, beeume security lor a man of the name ol Daily, who had lieen Captain ol .he bug "William," and was arrested and committed to piism some two yeurs ago in this city, under the stutuie lor abandoning Ins reputed wile, Juli-uinuh, und leaving her without support. Duily lived ut Nova Scotiu with tne icimted w ile, and had 11 children with her. Ou ahandonir;; her, in New York, a prosecution was instituted by the ispuled wife, and Daily was committed in dilaultot hall byJustice Hopson Dully, the deteridant, became bis security for fibUO, und entered into rucugnizance. '1 be condition ot the bond provided that Duuy should take care of his wife for twelve months, which, if not complied w ith, the recognizance w as to he void. The action w us instituted on Hie ground of the forleiture ol the lecoguizauce. Daily, the reputed husband, is dead. The defence put in was that Johannal) was not the wile of Daily. Witnesses wore examined to show that Daily had been married to another u umuii. One of the u itnesses, named Scruggs, (being deaf,) and having given his answer to the ?l rnun?u| ?? I l,iu lu.n.l. kelit lhe Court convulsed with laughter, Ho stated he knew the "young w lie" very well, and had a particular acquaintance witli her. lie knew the young, pretty little a tie, but did not know the Nova Scotia w ile. (Hours ol laughter, iu u iilch the Court unit the jury heartily joined.) Ilia mode of answering tho questions put by counsel cuused considerable amusement all through bis examination. Letter* and evidence had on the former trial were put in, allowing that Doily addressed the wile, Johaiiuuh, iu the usual manner iu which a liushund addresses hu wile, and tl.at lie alwaya*concluded hit letter thui ?"Your ullectiouate bus baud." I. McKkon and A. L. Horkbi ion for plaintilf, and Charles O'CoNon lor the defence, entered into a long argument on the law points involved in the case, when theCourt was adjourned until this morning,when the case w ill be further argued. Gsnsrai Sessions. Before Recorder Tallmadgn and Aldermen Sroles and Lee. James It. Wiiitinc, F.sq., District Attorney. Maich 20.?C'sic n/ Prltr Rtitnan, the iJant.?Owing to the absence of the counsel ol this man, the case w as postponed until the April tei in of the Court. burglary.?Two hoys named Timothy Shea and Timothy McCurty, alias Sullivan, were placed upon trial on an indictment for burglary in the third degree, tor enteiing the store of Thomas W. Strong, on the 7th oi February, and stealing silver pencil casts, books, lac., valued at 1 The jury tendered a verdict ol guilty, and the Couit sen| tenred them to the State prison tor two years. ' (Siand lMrctny ? A y uiiug man numud John William* alias Curr, was tried on a charge of giaud larceny in stealing clothing from Mr. Wyucoop, ol Washington I'lace, valued at fM. One ol the coats stolen w as pledged by the accused to Jacob L. I'hiilips, w ho recognised him as the person. The jury returned u verdict ol guilty, and ( the Court sent luai to the State prison lor two yeurs and : six months. Trial for Mortion.?Napoleon Laieux, Catharine < iuetal and Catharine Coatello, alias Maxwell, were placed * upon trial for procuring abortion from the person ol Zul' nia Marache, in February IH43. Messrs. Brady, Warren, ' Hturtevant and Wilson appeared lor the accused. Madame -* Costello appeared in court neatly dressed in a suit of black. The prosecution was opened by Joxas B. rniLLiM.Kiq. '' who called Xtilma Mai aclie. Mr. Hhauv oluected to her bcine] swornVor Itised as a 1 witness, as the was an accomplice. The Court decided that she was a legal witness, to ' which decision Brady took exception. ' IdUU M cm w nr. was then sw orn, anil deposed as fol'* lows;?I was twenty-six years of uge on the iOth of this ' month; I am a native of l-rance; I know the accused j?rsons on trial; i became acquainted with Napoleon Larem " in the beginning ol July, IH42; my intimacy continued 8 eight montliK; 1 tiecaniH tnauitr during that time; I !>?.r caine acipiaintod with him in Leonard street, at the house I where Madaiue (Juetal and my mother lived; I then lived with my mother; on the 4th of October, IMlJ.he proposed " marriage and I accepted; lie said he could not be iearly L" tielore vlay ,IM3: on the Cth of November, 1M42,was the first * time I had intercourse with him; on the JMth 1 found I was rncimi*, and told him of It; he said he was w illing to repair it by marrying me; two days afterwards he came to V the house and said he was going to give me some n-ediII cine to destroy the child; I said I would not lake it, he r said if I would not he would make me or kill me and the r child; he said what people would say if wo should have >- a hnliy before we weiu married, as he could not many until May; I said other folks had done so before: on the 1' J.1 of Docember he came to see mu and brought a bottle of " medicine; nfter my mother had gone to tad he |>oiii< <1 "i tome of it out in a tumbler and lorced rou to drink by ' holding my nose and itoiiring it down my throat, the next r day Midame (Juetal and Najioleoii together, made ino drink more of the medicine;! drank six bottles of the medicine, w hich he said he got from Or. Abeille, ol Kcade street; he afterwards told me to take mustaid baths ior ' my feet; he alterwards brought a liottle of black medicine >- which I took in drops from the hands of Madame (Juetal; I took tifteeri drops one day. which made me very sick, but produced no other affect; he afterwaids (old me I >- must go to Madame ( ostello, and If I refused he would kill me as sure as his name was Napoleon Lareux: he gave me ten dollars to give to her; I went to see her on the morning of the 11th of Kchroumr; I told her what e he had said; she then aofced me if the young Ii man was rich ; I said no ; I gave her the money and she n took me up stairs, w hero the oja-iplion was peiformud ; ?r she i*ed jnn instrument, tiul I do not know what it w as, v as I did not six: it ; it took her five minutes to perform the d operation, and gave me a groat deal of pain ; I then went i home and Madame (iuetal said she had followed me to ,t Mndame Costello's, as Mr. Lnreut had told her to see if I o went there ; the next day my mother wax called to go to . 1.1 Beaver strict ss a nurse ; I was therefore alone all da) : Nunc It-oil came thoio, and I went out with him in uil e street to buy some fringe , un anonymous letter was sent ,] to the hoime written in Kngliah, which I showed to Lak reux ami afterwards to .Madame ( oitullo ; the tolil me It win nothing ; but if I heard more of it I muit deny all t, aliont it . I w?t taken licit aa icon aa I got home, and w an delivered of a itill liorn child on", the night of the / 1 >th ot Fa ronry ; I wu entirely alone when it waa (. tiorn , I kept it iH-hitid mo in the tied until the neat day ; Madame (ductal told mo when my mother went oot'tn . I nock on the wall and ihe would come down and take . 'lie baby away ; my mother went ont nnd I knocker) on the wall; Madame ductal came down nnd tnnk it away op in her room t I wont tip nod nmv it nnd found It waspi little* hoy ; I then Imgan to cry, and ahe told me not to cry r i my mother would suspect ; Napoleon came the neat r "'ay and carried the hnhv away; he cumo lo the home to 1 ?ee me once or twice nlterwarda. and Hen flopped Comi ing altogether ; I told my alater ol tlie circumstance af. v t"rward?, nnd ahe told my mother ; I wa* then Induced to make the complaint at the Police olflcc. Cron-rximintd by llasDr I know a man named Jnlleti | Hondo*-tie ; he ia a laittnr , I want with him to halla when my mother lived in Biooklyn ; several times when I went to hall* with him I went to the atora where ho wan a jiorter and ataid there till niglit, but did not aleep ; | '* ait up all night ; I made a itatamant in the pnaon reIntive to thia matter i it w aa when I wna arrested lor tlantor ; lie said that the child knew how to travel, aa he had " thrown it in tin- water; Mr. Ilarlwr commenced a nt il ^ silit lor me against I.arena to recover damage* for breach ' ofpromtae of marriage; Madame U11 eta I brought a a'lit against me foi alander in August Inst ; I could not get ac' purity, and I was taken tothe Lldrldge street prison ; I '* then wrote out a statement ol thefactsof tkia ali'ajr. She underwent a long ami close cross-examination, hut answered every question with promptitude in the most Ingenious manner. At half-past S o'clock,the Court adjourned till 11 o'clock , thia morning Thia case will occupy the whole time el the court to-day. FRENCH ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS. Arc 'PHK aobscribers have Just received, per l?te arrivals f-om A Havre, and keep ccnstaatly on hand, a complete ssiortmeet k much Ar'inrnd k lowers Materials of all kinds for k'low?ra kraliiera. Hair < Jriiaiiieptt, and Millinery avtirl-a- for ?Vby IlkiNHV i K M.N, Import, r., fsarnefre TV l.ihertv street. lie vt sirs. I V? I A lUi.V -||? I. '.1.1 I'M , 11- It k m I?h t' ?; < ev , .II ynv pore uualitv, jaat armed par snip Villgoa oa. ?lor ??< an bo*rd, id ioti to ?uit |?reiM?*n, >i in ? North Hi??r. "" 10tfr 1 CTAINKl) Ol-A85-A !? <* own Sljiited Window Uliu. ; 8 !\\ V EN8TADT,

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