Newspaper of The New York Herald, August 17, 1844, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated August 17, 1844 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. New York, Saturday, August 1?, Another Magnificent Weekly HeraJi. SPLK.YDIDLY ILLISTKATBD EDITION OF THE NATIONAL POETRY OF AMERICA!!! Scenes in the Life OF TUB PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES. The Duel between Clay and Randolph!! POLK'8 LIFE THREATENED BY MR. WISE. We will publish this morning at nine o'clock, the most superb illustrated paper ever issued from the press in this country. This magnificent Pictorial Weekly Hkrai.i> will, in the first place, contain a number of charac teristic engravings, illustrative of our second scries of the National Lyrics of the United States?the American Iliad and Odyssey. These illustrations are humorous, graphic, spirited and descriptive to a remarkable degree. This fVttkly Herald will also contain a large engraving, from an original design by one of the first artists in the country. Mr. Clay is represented in the very midst of the memorable "Clay and Randolph controversy," in which John Randolph is represented precisely as he stood on the field on that fioe,clear and balmy morn ing?attired in the ample foldsot hisdressing gown; his grim, gaunt and unearthly features overtopping the pile of bones ?nd calico, and looking as compo sed and undismayed, as " patience on a monument smiling at grief." Mr. Clay is also depicted with great truth and spirit?the very impersonation of chivalry, lire, courage and excitement, evidently provoked by the deceptive rniment of his antago nist, and endeavoring to trace out the geography o' his opponent's central apparutus for the circulation of the rather indifTerent supply of blood allotted to his attenuated carcase. This is really a great pic ture. It will be at once perceived that we are sparing no pains or expense to present to the world a per fect historical record of the great contest now raging in this country. The party pupers have their wuy of recording the events of the time?we have ours. They manufacture and retail the blackguardism ol faction; we give a faithful record oi the singular developments of human nature, folly, excellence, chivalry, extravagance, poetry, genius, philosophy, and moral grandeur. Price of the whole only 64 cents. Arrival of the Acmlln. This steamer, with half a month's later news, may be expected at Boston to-day. She left on the 4th instant, and is, therefore, fully due. Singular Disclosures respecting the " Organ' of the "Native" Party In this City?The Present Condition of the Party-Thelr Fu ture Course and Prospects. We have been aware for some time past that very great dissatisfaction existed in the " native" party, with regard to the management and conduct ot their reputed organ-the " American Republi can." It now seems, that recent developments have been made which threaten very serious dis aster to the party. ..The course pursued by the print alluded to has been very much in opposition to the. wishes and principles of the intelligent and influen tial masses of the " natives;" and it is now disco vered that in this disorganizing and unpopular Bourse it has been directed and controlled by a little clique, with an Alderman, who is a piomt nent candidate for nomination on the Congression al ticket, at its head. This Alderman, whose name has been communicated to us, is virtually the proprietor of the paper, and it has been made completely subservient to his selltsh purposes, al together irrespective of the general interests ol the party. . ... This case presents another very significant illus tration of the injury inflicted on political purttes by their so-called "organs." As in the present instance, the party prints are owned and controlled by despicable cliques of corrupt and selfish traders in politics, destitute alike of patriotism and of common sense?ignorant of public opinion, and the effective mode of managing, directing, and con trolling it?and who are continually, by theirblun dering, selfishness and malignity, involving the party to which they attach themselves, in diffi culty and disaster. We every day see this exem plified in the conduct of the whig prints in this city The six or seven diflerent cliques represented by the Courier, the Express, the Tribune, the Ame rican, the Commercial, and the other petty parlizan prints,with Mr. Clay's name at their head, are eter nally squabbling1 and fighting amongst themselves, and daily furnishing weapons.?! attack to their ad versaries of the democratic party. So to# with the locoloco party. Witness the bitterness, the malignity, the perseveting animosity, with which the Evening Post and the Plebeian assail each other. It is needless to say that these party jour n ils, chiefly in consequence of these bickerings, and from their being understood to be merely the organs of particular cliques of oftice-beggais and rotten politicians, have no influence on the great popular mind. They are, in fact, justly regarded by the intelligent, sensible, and honest members ot the party which they profess to represent, as curses mstead of benefits. They are the pirates of the newspaper press, hoisting the respectable flagol a great party, merely for the purpose of carrying on more successfully their work of plunder of public property, and assassination of private character. The " native" party in this city have been pecu liarly unfortunate in their newepaper representa tivc. It has represented only the bigotry the in tolerance?the violence-and the cupidity of the party. It has given no utterance to tne intelligence ?the patriotism?the purity?and the earnest love of reform, which exist amongst the best portion ot the American Republicans. It is not at all surprising that such general dissatisfaction with its conduct and character, should prevail amongst the respect able and intelligent " natives." We never, indeed, supposed that it had the support of the respectable and influential portion of that party. Mayor Har per has been much chagrined on several occasions, by insinuations that he was responsible for the scurrility?the bigotry-the profanation of Scrip ture, which have so often disgraced its columns. But ceitainly this was to be expected by the Muyor, bo long as the print in question had his apparent sanction and that of his adherents. Now, how ever, there is a lair prospect that this weak and disreputable journal will be checked in its work of misrepresentation of the party. The "natives" have very properly repudiated the " Yellow Blos Boni"?the vile, scurrilous, and malignant print, ot which we gave a specimen the other day?and it will certainly be very strange, if they permit the mere tool of an Alderman and his little rlique to impose itself any longer on the public, as the an- I thomed representative of the " American Repub lican" party. Whilst we are speaking of this matter, we may allude for a moment to the present condition and prospects of the ".native" party in th.sctty. It is very evident that they have lost much ground since the election. The failure to fulfill their pledges of city reform has, as a matter of course, told very much against them, liven those small reforms which have been ntempted, have unfortunately been goBe about in a somewhat injudicious man ner, calculated to irritate and annoy, rather than to produce any real benefit. Of this description of reforms, have been the cloauie of the small grog shops, and the attempt to purify Broadway at night. Neither of these measures has produced practical results in the removal of the nuisances, whose eradication was intended. So also with the effort to preserve ordt r at the steamboat landings. The great error of the new corporation lias been the neglect of police reform. Their very first act should have been the organization of an effective new police. Had they immediately after their inau guration into office adopted this measure,theywould have secured their tenure of the reins ot govern ment for many years to come, and set both the old factions completely at defiance. This was the course we always pointed out to thtin, and our ad vice was appreciated and approved by the great mass of the party, But the possession of the "spoils" was too much for the majority of the men who were placed in office by the suffrages of honest, pattiotic citizens, who had become dis gusted with both the eld tactions, and desired by the aid of the new organization to reform the city government; and the result has been squabbling and fighting for the flesh-pots, and no police reform ?no reduction of the taxes?no purification of the public offices?none, in fact, ot those great mea sures of public utility which had been so fondly anticipated. But we do believe a salutary reaction is now in progress amongst the "Natives." This singular dsvelopment respecting the ownership and policy of the little " organ" is doing good. We know that in the ranks of the American Republican par ty, many of our very best and most estimable citi zens are enrolled?men who are really actuated by patriotic motives, who have a just and intelligent dread of foreign demagogueism, who love Ameri can institutions, and would guard them with jealous care?as the Hebrews did the sacred ark containing the mysterious symbols of their faith. Such men nan, of course, have no sympathies with such a big oted, blundering, weak, and selfish clique bb that which controls the " Native" paper, and Iijb the impudence to speak for the "Native" party. They will, we trust, unite for the purpose of carrying out the great, important, aud meritori ous objects which were announced by the party before the election, and which their unworthy lead ers have failed to effect. Let these patriotic and intelligent men at once repudiate their so-called "organ," and let them immediately determine on running a separate ticket in the fall, so as to pre serve their organization?settle this question about the naturalization laws?and give us another chance of obtaining the long-looked for boon of city reform. This is indeed friendly advice, and so we are persuaded it will be regarded in the pro per quarter. Private Mails.?The present Directors of the Post Office Department are certainly determined to cover themselves with everlasting odium. They are a* perseveting and indefatigable in earning dis grace aR ever any men were in winning glory and renown. The late numerous arrests of express agents, have contributed immensely to aggravate the popular feeling of dislike and detestation or the present management of the Post Office Depart ment. We trust that the people will not let this all-im portant subject of Post Office reform be lost sight of in the heat and excitement of party politics.? Let the intelligent masses make this a test at the polls. Both parties can surely unite in their efforts to obtain a reform of the present oppressive, blun dering, and inefficient Post Office system. It ought to be entirely re-organized, and it rests with the people now whether there will be any chance of effecting this in the next Congress. OO- Gov. Ford and the Mormons have not done "agnating'yet. Some violent outbreak will moat likely oc cur in or near Nauvoo shortly. It is monstrous that these fanatics, the Mormons, cannot be kept in order. We al most think that their extermination would be a work of philanthropy.?"Native" l'ajitr of Yttltrday. We present the above paragraph as a fair speci men of the style and spirit of the ostensible "or gan" of the "Native" party in this city. It would be difficult to embody n greater quantity of low, vulgar, and malignant bigotry and intolerance in a single paragraph. The massacre of the Mormons is suggested as a meritorious work of philanthropy! And this is the language of a print which professes to represent the genuine patriotism of America ! It is indeed fully time, that the respectable and in telligent members of the American Republican party should preserve themselves from the misrep resentations of a print, whose conductors are capa ble ot deliberately recommending the wholesale destruction of a whole community. Does Mayor Harper wish it to be understood that he is in favor of subduing fanaticism by cutting the throats of its deluded victims'! Are the resptctable and christian men of the "Native" parly willing to endorse such detestable sentiments'! The Excitement amongst the Jews waxes very hot. We have received a number of com munications from both parties, some of which are very amusing. We have some very curious and interesting details to communicate about the ori gin and progress of these difficulties, which we will publish in a day or two, together with the most piquant of the letters we have received. Tiie Stimulating Treatment.?The Whigs are about starting a campaign paper in Boston, to be called the " Nettle." Whether it is specially in tended to stimulate the Democrats or the Whigs we are not informed. According to the Tribune the Whigs, in some quarters at least, would be nothing the worse of a gentle touch of the " Net tle." One thing is certain, they do need something more stimulating than the twaddle of some of their orators, and the sarcastic eflorts of some of their journalists, the Courier for instance, that never had a sting. The Elections.?We have nothing positive! new about the election. All the retutns exhibit large democratic gain in the popular vote sim 1340, bnt the whip appear to have elected a maj rity of the State officers in most of the States. The Deaf and DrrMn.?We perceive that M Peet, the Principal of the Deaf and Dumb Asylu of this city, is travelling in the western part of th State, with a few of his pupils, for the purpose exhibiting their progress, and awakening public t tention to the claims of that interesting and unfc tunate class of our fellow beings. Mr. Peet w by last accounts at Rochester, and was excitii much interest amongst the people of that city. 1 is a man of singular talent and ability in his valu ble vocation, and we trust that he will be receivi in all the places he may visit, with that cordiali which his benevolent mission demands. Naval School.?This branch of our naval s vie, which promised so much for the mercant and military marine of America, has been tota abandoned, and the hue of battle shi|Ni at Bosti New York, and Norfolk, turned into"receivi ships" for foreign sailors. It is a fact, as notorii as are the Niagara Falls, thut our merchant sh and national vessels, are more than one half mi ned by sailors who were born abroad, and bi abroad. When shall we have a change in this' Death of Col. Stone ?Willinm L. Stone, late editor of the Commercial Advertucr, died in Sara toga on Thursday evening. Another Fountain ?A very beautiful fountain has recently been constructed in the court yard of the Astor House. The pure, sparkling Croton gushes up as high as the roof of the building, there shaking his glittering locks as if in courteous obei sance to the " Lady of the Mist" over the way in the Park. Farewell Sermon at the Tabernacle.?1 E. W. Andrews, Pastor of the Broadway ' bernaele, will preuch Ins farewell sermon in tl church on to-morrow morning, he having accept a call at Tioy. South America ?See advertisement in to-da pajier, of Excursion to be made this afternoon this noble steamer. A fine opportunity to enj the balmy breez* of the ocean, is here present* Sh'* will pass ihe most beautiful scenerv in t neighborhood of the city. Political Movements. Tiie Empire Club ?The " i xpren" of this city of Thursday morning contained an editorial ar-1 tide of upwards of a column, attacking the per sonal character of a number of the members of the "Democratic Empire Club," recently established in this city. The allegations created much excite ment among the persons alluded to, but prepara tions for the procession of the Club on the same evening, prevented any definite action. Yesterday morning, it appears, that two of the persons alluded to, visited the Exprtu office, for the purpose of as certaining the author of the article in question. One of the editors was called into the pnblioatiun office, and assumed the responsibility of the article. Words ensued between the parties,when the editor was asked for personal satisfaction for the publica tion, which was refused; and the interview conclu ded with his nasal organ beinggently squeexed and twisted between the d'gifs of one of the party?who conceived himself grossly slandered by the publi cation. The assaulting party thfen quitted the pre mises add the editor made complaint at the Tombs for their arrest. The transaction immediately spread through the city, and was magnified into a combined attack of the Club upon the Exprtu of fice, a total demolishing of the type, presses and fixtures, horrible beating of the editors, clerks and reporters, and almost a complete swallowing up of j the whole establishment. Custom House Movements.?Notwithstanding some fifty ot sixty whigs have been removed from the Custom House, and Tyler democrats appointed in their places, yet there are full five hundred ap-; plicants expecting to receive public office. A ma jority of them are men who have had a slight nib ble at the public crib, Which has unfortunately de spoiled their taste for other labor. Applicants for public office deserve public sympathy, as their patience far excels that of the weary anglers for half pound bass, daily found in the Vicinity of Mc Coomb's Dam. Let any one who desires a morn* ing's study of poor human nature, take his posi tion at " Poverty Corner," opposite the Custom House, and watch the amiability of manner, the hind and liberal disposition of those who are ap plicants for office. Then step across the street, and scan the visitors at " Calamity Corner," where he will find the hair agreeable, so-so-ish, moody,about to be disappointed applicant; and from thence de scend the street to " Disappointment Corner," where the price of toddy is reduced to three cents a glass, and our word Tor it, he will return fully de termined neVer to apply for an office in the custom house, while honest labor will support himself and family. We understand that the Collector^ as well as numerous other friends of the Democracy, are opposed to any more removals than are actually necessary! for the politic reason, among others, that the distribution of the [offices at the present period, will prevent that firm and spirited action that would otherwise exist, if the spoils of office were held up as a reward to the victors. This is good modern partisan doctrine,'as the moBt ordina ry politician will admit that men are much more energetic in sustaining their party to obtain public place, than they are after having received a com mission. Governor's Nomination.?From the returns of the democratic town elections for delegates to the Syracuse Convention, to nominate a Governor, we perceive that a very large majority ate noticed as friendly to the selection of Silas Wright, Jr. The election for delegates in this city takes place on Tuesday next, when the influence and puppet inovings of the shade of " Old Sickles," of olden time, that has been transferred to the "old hunk ers" at Tammanv Hall, Will be made manifest. In this exhibition, of what is sometimes called an ex pression of public opinion, the wire-workers of old Tammany can practice more deceptive arts than ever was possessed by our old friend, " Old Sic kles," who, many years since, exhibited his danc ing puppets, terrific sea fights, and Pilnch and Judy performances, for the special benefit of the juvenile population of our country. The Young Democracy of the city should wake up in time, and express their opinions on this subject. Beauties of the Post Olllce System. Oswego, Aug. 14,1844. James G. Bennett, Esq.'? Dear Sir,? I am a subscriber of yours for the New York Herald, and have been for several years, and have never before complained to you about the irregu larity of my receiving it, although I have had much reason for complaint. Since I have been a reader of your valuable pa per, I have always noticed that when we expectad important news, and were anxious to receive it, that I did not receive my papers regular, and some times 1 would receive them after they had been read. For the last four days I have received none. 1 cannot think for a moment that the fault is with jiou, and 1 would be glad to be informed where the ault lays, as I feel anxious to have the first read ing of my own paper. A. M. We are every day receiving such complaints from the interim' of the country. All that can pos sibly be done in our establishment to ensure the regular transmission of papers is done : bnt the pre sent miserable post office system with which the country is cursed, renders all this care and regular ity unavailing iu many cases. We call on those of our subscribers who are subject to these annoy ances, to communicate the facts to us, and we shall try if a proper representation to the General Government of the negligence and unfaithfulness of Postmasters, will not be without some effect. At all events we shall expose the culprits. Theatrical. It seems that Desjardins and Martin have not solicited the aid of Korponay, at their contem plated ball at Newport. They arc quite a host in themselves, and Korponay is too busy at Saratoga, we should think, to be able to leave just now. Mr. Van Buren is not perfect yet in the Polka. Mr. McMichael, the Irish minstrel, who suc ceeded so well in Boston, gives an entertainment at Saratoga this evening. He is a very talented man, and possesses great versatility of genius. His stories are genuine Irish stories, full of wit, humor, and pathoB;and his songs are rapturously applauded by all who have heard them. Ethiopian ?krenadkrs.?Palmo's Opera House, lost night, was crowded, and for the first time, we must say it, to excess. It skillful management, correct conduct, and scientific attainments can at tract, combined with wit, humor and fascinating embellishments, we woul I say that this style of entertainments is predominating over every other. This is advertised as the last night, but why should it be so 1 Why not renew an engagement that pre sents such abundant attractions 1 The OrEKA.?The Ethiopian Minstrels give a grand Concert at Van Orden's, South Ferry, Brook lyn, this evening. Amusements at the Watering Places.?\ perceive that it has been quite fnshionable at so of the Watering Places this season for the lad and gentlemen to bathe together?a sort of Po dance in the. water. More Speed.?Adams ft Co. arrived yestorda in ten hours from Boston, over the Long Islai Road. Rev. Mr. Faikchii.d.?Although the Grand Jury sometime since found an indictment against Rev. Mr. Kairchild for mlultcry, yet he has not yet been brought h .-re for trial, owing to the hesitation of Gov. Driggs in granting a requisition upon the Governor of Now Hampshire. The Governor, we understand, has his doubts whether Mr. K. can ho considered a "fugitive from justice," within the intent ol the law. It has been customary, we believe, to grant requisitions in all cases whero persons indicted where shown to be without the jurisdiction of the State ; htit common nmigo is not al ways right or legal.? Uothm Mail, .lug- 14. Munificence.?'The Hon. Abbott Lawrence lias given #2000 to the High School of Boston, the in terest of which is to be given as prizes, in the shape of medals, to the best scholars team Ship Hibkrnia, Ryrie, from Boston, for erpool, arrived at Halifax on the Sd inst., and ed the same day, with thirteen additional pna Vessel* In Use Port of New York. We publish to-day an accurate list oi the vessels in this port, at sundown, on Thursday evening. It has been collected with much labor, alphabetically arranged, and will be found uaefnl to the mer chants and carmen'. ?Hira. m. Captaini. Belong. Deetination Pier. Aahburtoo, Hulllrauii, New York, Liverpool, l? E It Anion, Barkmau, (lo Charfaatou SI K K Ainbasaailor, knight, do Salvtn, tiKIt Akbar, Elliot, Boalon, Jvnic up, INK Anvtralia, fHplnen, Sweden, ItaiMbwrt, INK Adlrr, Unburst. Brem-n bri mi-u, tNK AlbaaV; CraiVr.rd, Niw York, Havre, . 13 E R Atlanta. Raymond, do duchaigiug, 13 K U u, Hicltardaou, do do 13 E R ( atlurnir, Berry, do Charleston, 21 E R Columbus, Cole, do Liverpool, 23 F. R Cahawba, Colfiu, do discharging, 27 K K Cotlou Planter, Doane, do laying un. 48 F. R Diadem. Earitow, 4? discharging, 13 k. R Edm'd iVrkins, Nicholson, do lying Up, ilKR Francis I, A in. Worth, do_ Ha vie. 10 N R Fiorina, flow land, New Bedford. \V. C. Africa, iNR Hector, Spencer, N*w York, lying up, 20 K R Henry Pratt, Mtw, Philadelphia, discharging, 27 E R Henry Leeda, None, New York, condemned, II K R Hunlaville, Howe, do whaling, 16 F. R H. Kneeland, Anderson, do lying up, 4 N R Hilda, Hall, Sweden, Uothmburg, 9 N R John Baring, uukuown, New York, lying up, SNR John Minturu, do do do 16 K R Liverpool, Kldridge, do Liverpool, 20 K R Liberty, Norton, do do 16 E R tunisiana, I'atteu, llath, uncertain, 3 N R orena, Untuhart, New York, New Orleans, 14 E R Massachusetts, Spier. do uncertain, ?KR Monument, Marshall, do do 9ER Mara, Kobertsou, Scotch, do 9 E R Montreal. Tinker, New York discharging, 17 E R Moiiticelhy, lawton. Providence, uncertain, 10 F. R Mary Frances, Hubbard, NewYoEt, lying up, 48 E R Nile, Johnson, do discharging, 57 E R New York, Cropper. do Liverpool, 23 E R Northumlter'd, Griswold, do London, 17 F. R New York, DeHarde, Bremen, uncertain, 4NR Oconee, Jackson, New York, New Orleans, 17 E R Probus, Sumner, Boston, lying lip, 12 E K Panama, unknown, New York, so 17 E R Peter llattrick, Post, PA 19 K R Rose. unknown, , "? do 9 N R Kltodc Island'. JSotie, Providence, lyingup, 42 E R Sea, Edwards, New York, Liverpool, 25 K R Stilton. Galloway, do Charleston, 21 E R SilviepeGrasae,Thompson do do ONR Sniilhport, GrilHtfi, do . Charleston, 18 E R Siddons, Cpbb, New York', Liverpool, 15 E R 8. Whitney, Thompson', ne do 18 F. R South Carolina,Owt n, do New Orleans, 14 ER aballii. Cox. Pittston, New Orleans, II K R Strafford, Rohinson, New York, New Orleans, 18 E R Star Republic, Henly, Middleton, Galveston, 14 E R Severn. Slier wood, New York, lyingup, llER Sarah Sheaf, Gray, do discharging, 6 N R St. James, Myer, do London, |9 K K Tuskiua, Silencer, Weatbrook, lying tip, 2(1 E R Tahmaroo, Sinclair, New York, Havana, 21 E R Utica, Hewi tt, do fi*vnA' 4 Elt Eneas, Latham; no New Orleans, 20 E R Virginia, Eaton do do 8 E R Vesper, Sylvester, do lving up, 13 E R Ville DeLyon, Stoddard, New York, Havre, 9NR Westminister, Harvey, do London, 17 E R Yorkshire, Bailey, do Liverpool, 23 E R Banquet. Amelia, Henderson, Autw'erlv Uncertain SNR Douglass, Trtwnsend, New York, Gibraltar, 48 E R DeHoop Drank, Holland, Baltimore, 5 N R Diana, Killers, Hamburg, Hamburg, 5 N R Eimomus, Mansfield, New York, Rio, 27 E R F.udora, Shots, Hamburg, Amsterdam, 4 N R Eagle, Signette, French, Rochelle, 57 E R Fpasoiier, Hergli, Russian, JJiachnrging, >0 E R Fairfield, Johnson, New Yorft, N. Orleans, 13 E R Isabella, Mclfe, do do 13 E R Industrie, Aslough, Norway, Uncertain 7 N R Indiana, Bennett, New York, N. Orleans, 16 E R Jean Key, Depauus, Belgian, Antwerp, 3 N R Kings ville, Fisher, Norway, Cadiz, 56 E R L. Inca, Gervais, France, Uncertain, 10 E R Lagrange, Porter, do discharging, 18 E R Mason Barney, Scott, New York, Buenos Ayres,Sew Dk Malenv, Browne, Thomatton, for sale, 10 N R Otto Ruoa, Kjnlaed', Amsterdam, 3 N R Precinpn, Kiar, Denmark, Hamburg, 12 E R Petuhire, Simpson, British. Pictou, 9 N R Pomona, Colby, New York, Amsterdam, CNR Rolla, Poole, New York, Lying up, 7 N R Superior, Allen, New York, L"ing lip, , 26 K R Saluda, Washburn, New York, Marseilles, 9 E R Salvator, Gasman, Norway, Rotterdam, 10 N R Vernon, Kelly, New York, N. Orleans, 12 E R bktm. Aurora, Hestram, Swedish, Antwerp, 10,N R Arculus, Madson, Norway, Hamburg, 9 N It Albion, Brock, Norway, Antwerp, 0 N R Anteloiie, Pickru, Bremen, St. Thomas, 3 N R Ann Eliza, Bark, Mystic, Apalacliicola , 19 E R Alfred Tyler, Kiiox, Boston, lymgTup, 02 E R Adriana, Hunt, Bermuda, discharging, 7 E X Augusta, Sberwood, New York, Savannah, 18 E R Auurodus, Richie, do Rochelle^ 11 E R Arcthusa, Lemertoil. St. Johns, discharging, 4 E R Carolina, Sherwood, New York, Charleston, 52 E R Catharine, Henderson, Norway, Cadiz, , 9 E R " Holland, 1st Caroline, Post, Holland, HoliamU 8 E R C'oline E Piatt,Rice, New Y ork, Apalachicola, 8 E R Catherine, Falck, Hamburg, Hamburg, 3ER Constantino, R"fetto', Italy, Genoa, jN It D. Duffell, YVilliaiiu, _ do , Wilmington, 21 E R Detroit, Auderson, New York, St. Thonjas, HER David. Odleman, Swede, Uncertain, 0 N R Dimon, Robinson, Swede, Charleston, 16 E R Etrurian, firanscum, Ml. Desert, Uucertaui, 6NR Ellen Oowan, Cannin, Scotland, Grenock, 4 N R Edward, Bulkley, New York, Charleston, 16 E R Energy, Bright, Laying UP; HER I'.d. u bitney, Scauing, Windsor, St. Johns, 1 E.R Excelsior, Bell, do Wrecker for Int. Co. Judd a wharf, 42 E R ElizakSusan, Bper, do repairing, 48 E R Kinily, Sherwood, New York, Cnarleiton, 18 h II Kxile, Card, St. John*, ducharRing, i L II Kaiiny. Stile*, Briti*h. do 4 K H O. B. Lainar, Sallllerlnan,,. New York, Savannah, 18 L R Oal ve?ton, Packinton, do uncertain, 46 LR (J. Hatfield, Powell, New York. Hondura*. T K R Harriet, Browne, Richmond, B^rmtida, 7 N R Jiartiey, 8eil? , London, diacharrittf, 9KR J.D. Nojr. Littlefield, Mystic, St. Mark*, |20 L R Joseph Atkins, iliatfiiis, Provincetw'n.discharjfinjf, 63 h R J. Christoph, Urell, Ham hunt, Lafniira. 3 N R J<>hnk.Kicanor,Moore, British, N. Caitle, Enif, 10 N R Leon, Liftwell, do Halifax, 1 K R. L. O. Donette, Mone, New York, lying up, 54 K R L. Baldwin, Batter, do Savannah, Itt K R Macon, Lewis, New York, Savannah, 24 L R Madison, Hoey. | New York, do 18 K R Mary, HemPkion, Hamburg, Uncertain, 9 K R Maipiun, Clark, N.York, Jamaica, 7KR Mary. Hayden, 8outhpprt? Georaetown? .7 E R Mobile, Williams* . N..York, Mobile. ^ ^ 16 E R Nile. YottlV, Dundee. Cane ofG Hope, 28 E R N. <*. Brown, Jossel>*n, Camden, St. Marks, 3E R Neptttnus, Burgeron, Swedish, Trieste, 10 N R Nadesehda, Silvey, Russia, Amsterdam, 9N R Ottam, Watnor, Norway, Lisbon, 56 E R Oriana, Blanchr'd,Prosp<Hrt, dischariting, 54 E R Peterson, Hamesberg, Swede, Uncertain, 8 N R Phuenix, Ssinifster, British, St. Johns, 7 rj K Seaman, SruU, l hilad. Jamaica, 7 K R Si^aflower, Noyes, N.York, do 10 L R Sara, Roel, Hanover, Hamburg* 7 N R Sur, Piitman, New York, # do 15 E R Toiiquin, Norton, Maine, lyinu up, 27 E 11 Three Bribers,Grifhn, English, St. Jonn*, 4 E R Union, Gal ma, Swede, Uncertain, 6 N R Vesta, Colmau, Bremen, Bremen, 6 N R Viola, Dench, St. Johns, St. Johns, 10 E 11 W. Fuller, Cobb. N.fYork, Savannah, 18 E R Washington, Smith, Norway, Buenoa Ay res, 26 E R Wettiuusly, Covington,Plymouth, lyinK up, Judd^s wharf Wash. Barge, Ap|letoii, Boston, discharging, 22 K R ScHOOlfEBI. Asliland,* Mason, Philad. Philadelphia, 6 E R Aluxamiria, J^ews, New York, Baltimore, 14 K R Ann D, Bedell, do Norfolk, 14 E II Ann Maria, Joiim, New York, Newbern, 28 K II Ann Hyinen, Tot ten,, do. 33 K K Ann, Cromier, Snow Hill, Snow Hill. 38 E R Bergen, Cole, do Peter.burgh, 15 E R Courier, Couch, Richmond, Richmond, 16 F, R Cnmlindge, Hall, Soiithport, Boaton, II E R Caleb Right, Patrick, Troy,. Troy, 9 E R Cordelia, Browue, Yarmouth, Hudson, 7 E R Caroline, Baker, Egg Harbor, Philad. 7 E R D. C. Wilaon, Webster, Baltimore, nnc. 7 E 11 D. B. Keeler, Wade, Thomasioti, Boston, 7 E R Direct, Brings, New York, Baltimore, 12 E R Erie, Mathews, Boston, 8. America, 36 E R Falcon, Pitt, Bermuda, Bermuda, 3 E R Fairfield, Burr, Souihport, Salem, 7 E R Gov. Bennett, Miller, Philad. St. Auguatine, 8 E II Holmes, Stephens, Plymouth, 1 yinjt up, I It Industry, Brower, N.Bedford, N^Brdlbrd, 23 E R Julia 1 ellfair, Burnes, New Yorg, 8. America, 27 E R Liberty, Cushing, Bath, Bath 3 E It Maria, Atwell, New Jersey, Baltimore, 15 E R Model, Rogers, N. York, dis'g, 19 E R Mary, Hunter, Newbern, Newlicni, 1-7 E H Madauaakn, Fogg, Bath, dia'g, 10 E K Marietta, Oswold, Boston, Boston, 19 E H Mystir, Churchill, Hingham, Boston, 8 E R My. Frances, Snow, Harwich, disg. fish, 8ER Slirror, Avery, New York, Pliiladejohia, 7 E R Melville, (Irace, BiMitli Bay, Ilallowell, 7 E R Nntigatnck,* Slew, Derby, Derby, II F. R Nassau,* Chester, New York, Richmond, 15 E 11 O. Daughter, Duffy, Luliec, Lubec, 2 E K Patriot, Eldrulge, Cape May, Philadelphia, 8 E R Pioneer, Nickersou, Dennis, Danvers, 9 r. R Patriot, Smith Adams, uncertain, 7 E K Rim-, Hneilikcr, Bath, Bath, 15 E R It. Tomlin, Townsend, Baltimore, dis'g, 12 E R Sarah, Fergeraon, N. York, do 23 E R Stan. Hall, Rodgera, New York, Manhattanville, 9ER Samuel, Nickeraon, Deiinia, _ lyingup, 8ER ~ " (<onu. Hive lumge Nickei , ?, v?. Tt, - ? -- Sarah Jane, 4 'onklyn, Saybruok, ? onn. River, 7 K It Southerner, Hiichinson, Bronkhaven. Richmond, 6 E It Swan, Baker, Maryland, Maryland, 7 E 11 Trader, Nickersou, Dennis. Boston, II E 11 Trumbull, Chapell, N. London, N. London, II E R Tnsearora, Smaek. New York, Richmond, II) E R Tioga. Hallock, N. York, Wilmington, 21 E R Talma, Conklin, Clialham, do 51 E It Uncaa, Mills, Hartford, Hartford, 12 E K Victory, Pentville, New York, uncertain, 12 E R Vermilion, Semanx, do Boston, 14 E K Wm. Bryant, Morae, Middletown, Galveston, 14 E U This list gives an aggregate ol 67 > ships, 27 barques, 6!) brigs, and 55 schooners, or 218 vessels in all. Fifty of these, mostly barques and brigs, are foreigners?and the majority of these strangers are navigated by the hardy and brave Swedes and Norwegians. It is rare that we have so few vessels in port as this list indicates ; and we generally have double the number of foreign vessels. We have frequently had nearly every flag in the civi li/.ed world floating in our harbor at the same time; hut now there are only the Kussian, French, Swedish, aud a few others to be seen. It is a healthy sight, however, to see so few vessels at the wharves. It shows that they are actively employ ed. Our freighting vessels are now iu Europe, and on their way thither, loaded with cotton and other produce of this happy and prolific land, and do not, therefore, remain decaying in the docks. I It is worth the lime to any person to walk around the rivers' side, and notice the different construc tions of these two hundred vessels. It is worth more than the time to an American, for he then sees the immeasurable superiority of ships built in this country over those built any where else. Cot'RT FOR THB CORRECTION OF ERRORS, fit:? falo, Aug. 13 ?No. 12. Aiq>eal Cause?A. M. Farley or M. Farley and al.?Mr W. II. Seward wax heard for the appellant. No. II. Alliaon Pout t? the Bank of Utica?Thla catue wa* argued by Mr. C. T. Klrkland and Mr. W. Hunt, on Monday laat; but the report of the argu ment waa not ptibliahed. No. 81. Aaa H. Stenrna v? H. Kenyon, Lawrence and Broaman?Noxen, Leavenworth and Comatock, Attorney*. Beauties of the Night Watch System Mr Editor t? m . By way of commentary on tha cihcrency of our "Night Watch," let (lie recount au incident ol Monday night. . Returning home moderately late irom a boat ex cursion, with two or three young ladies. we found, to our surprise their hall-door locked, and the members of their family so deeply sunk in sleep, that all efforts to uwgken them by knocking, or pulling at the bell, were ulike fruitless. Here was a quandary, what to do, we knew not! To walk the streets " 'til day-light did appear" was roman tic?but tiresome. So we uttered vain regrets, with accompuuimeut and variations on knocker and bell, until the youngest lady of the party pro posed effecting a burglarious entrance. This was a happy thought, and carried into execution imme diately. The stores in the neighborhood supplied boxes, which piled together. Boon reached the se cond floor A gentleman scaled this temporary scaffold, who entered at an upper window, made a tour of the house, and emerged at the hall door. The boxes were removed, the ladies entered and retired, and every thing resumed its original ap pearance. This, as you may be sure, could not be effected without time or noise?yet no watchman made his appearance, nor were we even disturbed by a chance pedestrian. This neighborhood is probably well appreciated by burglars?for only a tew evenings since an attempt was made to force an entrance into the well known establishment of Mr. James Haviland at the corner. He grappled with the last of the scoundrels, who was truly a man oi Herculean proportions, und although Havi land placed his mark on the villain's lace, he suc ceeded in escaping. Where's "Mayor Harper's Watch 1" Echo answers where 1 D. S. Mr. Editor , The columns of the public journals are often made the medium of censure on the street inspect ors and other officers of the eorpotatibn, for vari ous sins of omission anu commission. A plea might be offered in arrest of judgment (as the lawyers Bay) on behalf of these officials, inasmuch as tney cannot prevent the casting out of decayed vegetables, husks, shells, and tne fragrant com pound known to housekeepers under the name ol slops, at all hours, excepting the ume when it is directed to be done by ordinance. There are many vicinities where the inhabitants have not sufficient pride in the appearance of their streets, or enough regard for their health, to prevent the infraction of thelawB; and where such is the case in low and secluded neighborhoods, it does not so much mat ter. But the contrary is the fact when frequented thoroughfares present the same unsightly and noxious exhibitions, and that the writer may not be considered as indulging in a "fancy sketch," he would respectfully call the attention of those in terested to inspect Centre street, from Pearl street, right side going up. This street, widened and filled at a great expense, as many citizens had positive evidence in the shape of heavy assessments, pre sents daily the anomaly pf clean cartways and dirty gutters, offensive to sight and Bmell, and cer tainly not conducive to health from the various and perishing matters therein contained. The street inspector is no more to be blamed for this than for not reporting the names of persons so ol fending; for it is evident that the sweepers have done their duty, and that it is owing to a depraved state of taste 011 the part of certain inhabitants that this state of things is suffered to continue. Other places might be named where the same abuses are practised, but it is well not to show up too much at one time, and those offending may perhaps take A Hint. From Venezuela.?We learn by the Selim, ar rived yesterday morning from Laguayra, that on the 27th of July, when the brig sailed, the election for Vice President was close at hand?to take place on the 1st instant?and that no serious inter ruption of tranquility was expected. The Presi dent, however, had a sufficient body of troops sta tioned at Caraccas, the capital, ready to act at a moment's warning if necessary. Markets were dull. ? Later from Campeachy.?There was yesterday an arrival from Oampeachy, bringing us liitelli gence much later than we had previously received; it is not, however, of any considerable importance. The edi tors?of such papers at least as we have reeeived?ore busying themselves about the annexation of Texas to the Uni cd State*. The death of Don Manuel Jimeues Bolis is announced in auch term* as to indicate the highest worth and rarest accomplishments in the deceased. lie wps born in the city ol Valladoiid. Hi* subsequent life wrs illustrated by his devetio'i to the great cause of civil li berty, and by his piety. The papers at Merida speak of his demise in a tone which gives indication of the most sincere feelings of regret ?A. O. Pic Aug, 8. Death of Gen. Murphy andLt. Porter.?We record with regret the death of Acting Lieutenant H. K. Porter, of the U. 8. schooner Klirt, fram Oalveston, Texas, via Key West, just after she anchored at quaran tine, in our harbor on Saturday afturnoan. lie was a son of the late Commodore Porter, and his disease was yellow fever. His remains were deposited in the ceme tery of St. Philip's Church yesterday afternoon; the offi cers oi the Navy and Army on this station, and two companies of U. 8 soldiers attending to bury them with military honors; and a numerous body of citizens also following them to the grave. Lieutenant Porter, we learn, was beloved by all who knew him, and bid fair to have become an ornament to our Navy. We learn, by the arrival ot the U. 8 schr Flirt, Lieut. Com. J A. Davis, that lien. W. 8 Murphy, our late Charge d'Aflaires at Texas, died at Oalveston, Texas, on tho 18th ult. of yel low lever. He was buried with all the honors due his distinguished station. List of officers attached to the U. S. schr Flirt, arrived at thia port yesterday afternoon, from Oalveston, Texas, via Key West .?John A. Davis, Lieut. Comdg; H K. Porter, Acting Lieutenant; J. A. Parker, do. do; Samuel D. Elliott, Acting Master; Robert Woodwortb, Pasted Ass't Surgeon; James Howison, Acting Purser; Samuel S. Rives, Master's Mate; Wm. R. Ruck, Puraer'a Stew ard.? Charletlon Courier Aug. 12. Mr. Muhlenberg?A Strange Report.?A re port was received here yesterday, by a gentleman from Reading, that the luneral ofthe Hon. Henry A. Muh lenberg had been postponed, in con equence of the die covery of signs ol life in the body, on Wednesday It was said that this report was current at Reading when the cars left, and had produced an extraordinary excite ?rent there We made every inquiry to ascertain the truth of ro strange end unlooktd for a rumor, hut could learn nothing in relation to it, lurther than the statement made above. We cannot believe it, as it could scarcely be true without bringing its own confirmation in an offi cial shape. Since writing the above, a friend in this city has shown ua a letter from Reading, dated August 14, from which we make the following extract " Our town is in the greatest confusion at Mr. Muhlen berg's death He was to have been buried to day?it was postponed. They think he is not dead. The doctors cuppsd him to day, nnd theeuns were filled with bluod, and what is still more astonishing, it was warm. They had ice about him until yesterday noon. There appears not to have been any change in him ; he look* just the same as he did when living People are here from all parts of the State. Crowds about his house all day; even now, nine o'clock at night, crowds are awaiting about his house." The report is that he is not dead. It is not known when he will be buried; not of course until some ehange takes place ?Philad. Timet, Aui>. 10. Politics in Massachusetts.?Marcus Morton having declined being again a candidate lor the office of Governor, a Democratic State Convention was held at Worcester on Wednesday last, for the nomination of some other person. On the second balloting, George Bancroft, of Boston, received a majority of the votes, and he was thereupon unanimously nominated for the office ol Governor the ensuing year. The Hon. Henry Childs, ol Pittsficld, was nominated for Lieutenant Governor ; aod the Hon Gayton P. Osgood and Samuel C Allen, F.sq .for Electors enlarge. It is said that Mr. Bancroft has, or will decline the nomination. The Crevasse.?Our latest intelligence from the crevasse, we regret to state, is ol" such a nature as to convince ua that no human power can check it 'I he water flows through it in a perfect torrent, and nothing but a fall of the river can put a stop 10 the destruction going on. The steamboat Empress, which arrived yes terday, reports that the roaring of the water through 1 he breach can be heard at the distance of two miles. So high, and so continued, a stage of the river, it is said, was never before known here. Since writing the above there have been two or three arrivals. The report is that all efforts to stop the breach have ceased. The water has covered the whole of the adjacent country for miles, and on the surrounding plantations, where crops of corn were growing, they were cutting it down in its green statu and takuig it off in boats. Crowd* of people were stand ingon the the remaining levee, looking upon the devas tation, unable to render the least assistance. Such are the latest reports from the scene of ruin. 80 far, we are happy to soy, there has been no loss of human life.?AT. O. Pic. Aug. 8. Low Water.?The Norristown Herald states that the Schuylkill in eaicl to be lower than it ha* been for year*. The water lacks upwards of six inch es of reaching the ton of the dam at that place. Unless there is a rise speedily, mills and factorios upon the river will be compelled to stop. Thore is scardely sufficient water to supply the navigation. Dreadful Accident.?The Whigs attempted t raise an ash pole in this city on Saturday last. 1 the fore part ot the day one of the derricks, GO feet big) with two men nearly at the top, fell, crushing one n.n to death, and so injuring the other that he is not exprcte to live . Notwithstanding this sad accident, the moreun feeling room labored until the going down of the sun t ids# their polo ; when tho rapes and timbers gave wa; and came thundering down over the heads ofthe muiti tude, who escaped aa if by miracle. Tbeir attempts a the poll* on Monday was attended with a complete over throw, we have no doubt, throughout the State.? .Spring field, (III) Rtgitter,Aug. 6. PAiartu. Ocouaaaacr.?The Dayton, Ohio, Journal o the !)th instant, soy* that while the democratic processor was parrading the day previous, the artillery gun squad were firing n salute, when, by tho premature explosion ol the charge, one of the men, Mr Smith, was terribly in tared, another, Mr. Tuc ker, badly hurt, and a man named lavis slightly injured. City Intelligence. Police Record, August 16 ? Arkest er Thomas Lowhv.?'This niun, well known as one of the mdeUtige bles ou the " Points," who escaped from justice some lew mouths since, alter an indictment for highway robbery had been found against him lor robbing a stranger named Hugh Luckey, of $140 and a cloak, while ho was prssing through Anthony street, was arrested on Thursday even iiig by olticer William H. Stephens, and committed to the Tombs for trial. Two ol the associates of Lowry, who wera with him at the time of the robbery, hare been tried, convicted, and sentenced to the State Prison. A Female Gallows Thief?Julia Jmith, a girl of the pave, recently reformed and taken into service in the fa mily of Jacob L Bildwin, 191 Leonard street, decamped a few nights since, and took with her money, jewelry, and other property, valued at about $900 As officer nnapp was taking a walk on Thursday evening in pursuit et the doers of rascality, he accosted Miss Julia, and accom panied her to the watch-house. A portion of the stolen jewelry was found in her possession, and she was fully committed for triaL Bubglaey.?The house oi James Wilson, in Eleventh street, was entered by false keys, and a quantity of silver plate, marked J. G W. stolon from the premises. Bur glories are rapidly on the increase, and unless more in telligence and activity is evidenced by the Captains and Assistant Captains of the Watch in the several districts of our city, the town will be overrun with midnlgh. thieves and robbers. A Gheen Jones ? A verdant young man named Wil liam Jones, from Columbia county, in thia State, was so enchanted with the personal appearance of a town girl named Anu Btitlar, that he accompanied her home, and she in return robbed him of a $6 note. The unfortunate youth conceiving himself aggrieved, entered a complaint at the Police Ottice, and she was arrested, but the V was not forthcoming. O Billy Jones, Billy Jones. Special Sessions.?The Court Room of the Gene ral Sessions is undergoing a thorough repair, in conse quence of which the usual Court lor the discharge of per sons committed for petty ofTences, was not held yester day. The improvements will be finished in a lew days, when we shall have something to say relative to them. Superior Court?In Chambers. . Before Judge Vaaderpoel. in ?hG r a.rf.<Mln/ "" Polict Man-The decision the 10 wi,h ,ome interest, lrom numerous facilities which have been at i 0 evade j"?tice by the substitution of I . . numerous cases of the most aggravated character; which has enabled so many fugitivef lrem jus evertm?hWwhrnent- ,,The '"Ho wing decision, how- . in at the "ppiicanta under babtat co,put can ? i BUCCeeil. His Honor Judge Vanderpoel said : The prisoner is confined on the charge of having aided and abetted in the csca|ie of Alexander Hoar, a in F ?oner who had already been proved guilty of a felony by h??,hf ?fn jUry" jI??8 e,c?N0" the mornipg o* the 9 h inst. Davis was night watch of tho prison on the evening of the escape of lloag. Tho depositions taken by the committing magistrate are before me. Tho prison er ha? be?n brought before me on habeas, corpus. Appli cation is jnaue to bail him, and the question now is. wheth er it would be a safe and sound exercise of discretion to grant the application. A point in the nature of a prelimi nary objection is taken by the attorney for the people. It is alleged, and the tact satisfactorily appears, that an an. plication has already been made to the Court of Sessions to bail Davis and was denied by that tribunal. Itiscon turded that 'hta '? * har to the application now made to 2!??, The prisoner was indicted in the court of Sessions. * tribiinalhad power not only to bail but to try him. ? i C??-'heexhiibition there of the case us now presented, that Court refused to admit the prisoner to bail. The ap plication to mo must be regarded practically as an appeal to me lrom the Sessions. As to the abject of this application, the Court of Sessions has equaJ and coordinate powers with a Judge of the Superior i . already passed upon it, and if its reiusal to admit to bail did not constitute a legal bar, I could not, without at leRst violating that comity which u due tram one co-ordinate tribunal to another, disregard its decision in this matter. Besides the Court of Sessions, there are the Chancellor, the three Judges of the Supreme Court, the Circuit Judge for this Circuit, tho Recorder: the thr< e Judges of the Common Pleas, and several other officers, authorized to admit to bail prisoners char god with the offence for which Davis stands committed. II n prisoner is to be. permitted to speculate upon chances of getting bail proportioned to the number of officers au thorized to let to bail, this of Itself would be an evil call ing loudly for legislative correction In the case of the People vs. Mercein, 81 Hill, 40#, it was held that tho de cision of a Judge on habeas corput, refusing to transfer the custody of en infant child from its mother to the la ther, is conclusive in respect to facts and circumstances then existing, though not as to such m arise afterward". No facts have transpired, nor could they possibly origi nate, to vary thecase presented to me from the one which heexhihited to the Court of Sessions. 1, therefore, re. gard the doctrine of rtt judicata as applicable to this ense, ana hold the refusal oi the Court ol Sessions to admit the prisoner to bail, as conclusive against the exercise ,, power now invoked at my hands But, 2J. If this application were tho first made by prisoner, I would not let him to ba!l. Where the commitment is for a felony, it is never a mat ter or course, to admit the prisoner to bail, much 'less to discharge him.-3 Hill 667. Where the prisoner is brought up before the officer, the depositions taken before the committing magistrate may be looked into. Beyond tnese, the officer cannot go. The strongest case of iuhc cence made out by affidavit, or other exculpatory proof, will notbe received?(1 Chltty Cr. Law 138-9.) In the case of Tayloe, a (Jo wen 65, the rule laid down by Han kins in his pleas of the Crown, was approved end adopted, " that in cases ol felony, bail should be allowed only, where the guilt or innocence of the prisoner is indiffer ent) for bail, as Ilankins remarks, is only proper where it stanns nitljfterent, whether the party be guilty or inno cent of the accusation against him ; and he lays down the distinct proposition that where the guilt is not indifferent m a general rule, it would be absurd to bail the prisoner." Testing the caso before me by these rules, I deem it unsafe to bail the prisoner I do not mean to prejudge his case, and protest against the inference that anything ! may say or do on this application ahould militate against him on his triaL He has not, ndr can he till then ad duce exculpatory or explanatoiy testimony, and it may then possibly be In his power to explain to the entire satisfaction of a jury,the circumstances against him which are put forth in the depositions before the committing magistrate (but standing as they do, unexplained aud uncontradicted, they make out tuch a prima facie case of guilt as that it would, especially when considering the nature of the oflrnce, t)3 dangerous to let the prisoner to I do not mean to say that a jury ought to convict upon this evidence, even if unexplained: but regard it as making out such a caso against the prisoner as that, I would not feel disposed to war against a verdict of guilty, should a jury upon the evidence standing alone and uii rxplained, convict. Without, then, intending to say that the depositions exhibit decisive or even strong evidence l ?? i deem it most safe to conclude that the prisoner shall not, by being set at liberty, be exempted from the necessity of explaining the facts and cixcumstances which they set forth I forbear to detail them on this oc casion, lest it might have the effect of creating a public mprerslon either prejudicial to the prisoner, or to the interests o public Justice. The facility with which bail in criminal case* has heretofore been granted, has become a .uluect of public animadversion, if not alarm. Too ma ny offenders have already succeeded in securing impnni ty through the process of " being bailed out ? A strong legislative sense against tbe too great facility oi granting bail, pervades the act of the last session of the Legists ?? ,e "tabli?hment and regulation of the police of the ci'y of New York ;? and ai one of the officers to , ,rp,,P?n'lble power of letting to bail has been confided, I feel admonished by every consideration of re gard for public safety, to look most carefully into every case of this description which may be addressed to me. I reruse to bail the priaoner, ano order the Sheriff to ro mand him, Jtttuchment ?A molion was made by a Mr. F. H. B Brvau (the lawyer who distinguished himself by threat assault Judge Smith in the Marine Court some 8,??i 8ga,nf,t th" jMrticM of 'he Marine Court, for an attachment for not making a return to a cer. tioran, issued by the Superior Court to the Marine Court, in the case of a party named I.aac Ihineman vs. Jam's Coding ton Justice Smith appeared on behalf of the Marine Court, and stated that the return was ready; and that Mr Bryan had been notified to that tfleet, and that the same would be returned on payment ol the usual feea, which he refus ed to hand over The court hereupon refused the application for attach ment on the grounds itated by Judge Smith. Habeas Corpus.?la the cose of George Potter, the well known pickpocket, who had been committed on tho charge of picking the pocket of a Mr. Abraham Mallory, of $95 on the 4th of July, his Honor denied the applica tion to be released on bail. Yale Colj.eo* ? This was commencement week at \ ale College The meeting of the alumni took ?lace on Wednesday. It was called to order in (he col lege chapel, by Professor Silliman. On bis motion, the Hon. Roger Minot Sherman, of the class of 1792 took tho chair, supported by ( hief Justice Williams, of Hartfoid. ? ?. P4, 0,1,1 l>re*'dent Day, of the class of 1706. Rev. Mr. Dutton, of the class of 1883 and John P taries"1' ' ?f ,h? Cla" 01 1337> were ajipointed sccro following gentlemen .were chosen executive committee for the year ensuing : B.RiUimen, C. Chatincey, T. 8. Williams, J. L. Kings ley, 8. Hubbard, 8. Merwin, I*. Peril, J. Knight S F ? Sprague J Hulbort.i Bacon,' a", v aiT?' G 1 (: Duncan, J. A Rock well, J* Bushnell, C. Van Rensselaer, J. B Rol> erfson, J. H. Townsendand E. A Saisbury. Wm!Vhompson Baco'n.C<1" hymD' Wri,tC" by m T!',e P1roce*''on was then formed and marched to the !f?i nn?u which the Rev.-Dr. Humphrey, of tlm class of 1904 opened the exercises with prayer. Rev. T. Dwight, of Portland, Me., of tho class of 1818, then delivered an address, which occupied al?ut an hour and a half. The exercises were closed by singing a hymn to tho H'ne of Old Hundred, written by Hon. Kzokiel Bacon The Rev. John Pierpont and Gov. Baldwin were appoint ed a committee to return the thanks of the Alumni Asso ciation to the Rev. W. T. Dwight. and to request from kim a copy of his oration lor publication. ?"Phia Beta Kafps?Tho oration before this aocinty by the Hon. Willis Hall, of Albany, was delivered before a large and fashionable audience in the North Ghtireh - The oration was a ipicndiJ production hut the feeble, nes* of tho distinguished oulhor, added lo a slight cold unlec which be labored, prevented his voice from being distinctiv heard. " Tho subject of the oration was ?Utility." By this standard he tried the ancient philo.ophera, ichoiastlcs of the middle agea, and the transcendentalists of our own days, whmh he rejoiced to know could find no hold in this ancien' and venerable institution of learning. Mr. Hall was followed by ? |j cdton. Esq , who do. n? Af">" which seemed to be high h^rilt the times Budienc?- u contained some capital rlliU ProfeMO,r Olmsted, tiio thanks of the so ciety were returned to the orator and the port. The Rev a".""1 Thompson were appointed a cotn il? 1 C0' 'C< f?l IluhUcatlon- Th? society th. n aF?"pect of a largo freshman class for tho neat form. The degree of L. L. D. was conferred on il,? Hon Rufus j.boate, of Boston, and Prof. Robinson of tl?. Union Theological Seminary of New York Prof Rohin ?on had previously been honored with the degree of D D

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