Newspaper of The New York Herald, October 13, 1844, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated October 13, 1844 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. N#w Sunday, October 13, 18447^ - " ? ? ? ?, ?? The > ew Klemerit In the Presidential Con test?Bitraordlnary Revival of tht <> Na tive" Party. An extraordinary reaction has taken place with iu the IdSHen days in the " native party" of this city. Their last meeting astounded every body. From a state ot great and evident prostration, the ' natives" have regained a strength closely ap proaching to that which they exhibited at the spring election. How is this 1 What is the cause of this remarkable revival?this change from weakness and insipidity to strength and activity 1 These questions are very easily answered. The " natives" hold precisely the same place in public estimation as they did three weeks ogo. Their worthlessness, inefficiency, and unfaithful ness to solemn promises are regarded just as they have ever been regarded by all honest men. But one ot the two great political parties, contending for empire and the "spoils," have discovered that the " natives" can now be made useful; and, ac cordingly thev are introduced as a new element into the Presidential contest. We are quite satis fied -hat the last meeting of the " natives" was swelled to itf extraordinary extent, by the atten dance of the whigs ol the district iu which it was h*ld The whigs are already, it is thus apparent, preparing to abandon their tickets, as they u'idjlast spring, and form a coalition with the "natives," voting for their congresfional and legislative candi d ites, and adopting all their principles about natu r*lizttion and foreigners, the Pope of Roma, and corduroy breeches, oa condition that the " na tives" in return vote for Mr. Clav. This is the explanation of the recent ez'raordinary revival of " nativeism" in this city?a revival which pre sents many very interesting subjects of reflection and remark. On looking over the reports of the speeches de livered at the late meeting, we are struck by the remirkable temper and spirit which characterizes them In consequence of the want of proper ac commodation and the tumultuous character of the assemblage, the reporters could not make a ful' report, but they have given us enough to enable us to form an accurate judgment of the violence, intolerance, and fanaticism of the orators. Ac cording to the repsrt in one of the morning papers, on* of th** speakers, in alluding to the probability of a disturbance of the peace at the polls in th? next election, declared with great vehemence of manner, that if a native American shnu'd receive a blow it would be the signal for the extermina tion of every foreigner! And this abominable and detestable sentiment was re-echoed by the crowd with every possible demonstration of al most frantic approbation Then came the candi date of the party for that district himself, who nv unted the stand and made a long speech, in which he characterized Mr. Maclay as a "vil lain," and used a number of similar elegant epi thets. Indeed, it is hardly possible to convey any adequate idea of the extreme violence and intem perance which characterized all the speeches deli vered on this occasion. One ol the most singular features in this new de velopment, is the adoption of " The Bible?the Bible," as the rallying rry of the party. One hard ly knows whether most to ridicule or pity a set of men, who, with hearts filled with all uncharitnble ness, rush forth breath'ng vengeance against all American ci'izens, born in other lands, and who have already placed their sacriligious hands on the sacred nrk of American liberty, yet shout out "ihe Bible?the Bible,"filiing, at the same time, the air with their blasphemies. Yet with all its violence, bigotry, folly, and bias phemy, this great revival of "nativeism"?for great it certainly is?it will exercise a most important in fluence on the decision of the Presidential contest. If the union between the whigs and the "na tives," in this city be consummated, as it doubt less ?will, the alliance* will have a majority of nine thousand in the city, and the effect on the State may be equally decisive. We conceive, therefore, that is the most important movement of the day in reference to the Presidential contest. The chances are that it will be carried through com plete. We will watch attentively the progress of this singular development from day today up to the election. If it be conducted successfully to the end in this city, it is all but certain that Mr. Clay will be next President of the United States. Thk Episcopal Convention?'The Troubles ok a Bt.-Horx.ic?We give in this day's paper a con tinuation of the curious proceedings in the Episco pal Convention at Philadelphia. Dr. Hawks, it will be seen,"is now the subject of trial. But the charges against him are of a different character from those brought up against the "brandy and water bishop." The doctor has long been known as an able and eloquent divine, and an ornament ot the church. At Flushing his speculations were rather unfortunate, owing to circumstances over which he had no control. But his character al ways ^tood high. It is certainly amusisg enough to see the man ner in which the bishops of this church are now iiauled over the coals. " Uneasy lies the head tliat wears a milrt," would now seem to be the correct reading of the text. We certainly cannot trnigine that all this arraigning, examining, tryii g, and hard, handling of the poor bishops can help the church. In mo't instances we fear that rival- ' ry, jealousy and bad motives, are at the bottom of these unpleasant wranglings and trials. The Expresses with Political News ?Duriug the last few days we h?ve seen how little depen dence is to be placed on the politic tl intelligence j purporting to be brought by expresses. Those things are generally filled with the mere assertion* ? of gamblers who have bets pending and in order to induce weak people to offer wagers. All sorts ol forgeries have been perpetrated in this way, and we perceive that one of the Philadelphia papers off-rs a reward lor the arrest of forgers issuing ex- I tras in its name. There is no de,?endence to be ' place I on any intelligence except that brought by the rfgular mail. SrNortuR Epptcr up Diplomacy in Political Mov- vfKNTS ?The coaliih n of ihe natives and the whigs in P.'iilad Iphu city and county, has had a smgular eff ct on the election in that State. Rut f>r that curious uni<?n Shuult w ?uld have had twelve or fourteen thuu-aud majority. The local j revoi'i:,on in the city l>as iiflicnued the State to n ? nt ol more th in ten ttiou*and votes and n-ary flelrMteu the democratic candidate. "W/ist great events trom little cau*e? ri*e!" Bon Mot on th* Jkxsky Election -The demo crats of Tammany H ill are now cursing and swearing at the interference of Captain Stockton in the Jersey election, and drelare that it ha* re united in the'explosion of a second " peace-m.ik^r " They affirm that but for him they would have had a large majority in the State?but have been de. feated, by Tompsoa, in consequence of his unpo. puianty and connection with the cod-fish aristo. crac? of Jersey. There's a good deal of truth in This Tbb Bible in the Election ?-The new party are going to rally under the Bible in the next elec tion. We will see what effect it will hava on then morals. Heretofore the old parties have fought under the back of the dev,|, instead of the book ol God. If the "natives" only allow the Hible t? guide/them it wiJJ be of some advantage tosocu-ty We will see^ ' 1 asml'S M. Clay will be iu ilnr cl'y. on the 23 instant, and make a great speech. He will be quu, a feature here. By the last accounts he was u, r mnectieut. It seems that he has abandoned th< . iintroversy with Oarrif Smith, or is afraid to ine, t htm. * Agricultural ?onT*atloo?Ai?*rt??n lustltats. This body re-assembled on Saturday morning at 10 o'clock, and proceeded to business, after the minute* of ilie previous day had been rea 1. Mr. Wakkman arose to bring before their no tice a series oi resolutions, which were connected with the protection of American production. He proceeded to argue that preventive duties were necessary 10 guard egamst the prejudicial influence ot foreigu comt>eiiiion. The resolution were lengthy, but iheir geueral teuor wan expressive of the desirableness and wisdom ot the protective policy. Oa it.e resolution being put they were carried unanimously. The Presidkni ?did that he wns in possession o( a num ber ol lact? that were furnished to him by parties the least cogrmant of their truth, una which fully substan tiated the vk'wi he had e*pie?s?.l in relation to the agn cultural interest of ihe United State* Tne paramount importance of a home market could not bu too much dwelt upon, aod its practicability could not be dountea by any wm viewel lu a proper light such tacts as he pro moted tocouiinuuicute lie was inlormed that the Middle s'* Mill* in Massachusetts, comumed no les?thad I,wo fl.-eces of wool per day, and that the aggregate annual value of th? ?uiiply required for that establishment amounted o halt a million ot dollars^- i hat went to show the possibility of fiiding a market at home. At <o ttie prejudicial influence on the true in?ere?tsot the country ol I reign competition, it could no be putter ?.i>ve I man by the laci that. previous to the adoption or tilt' protective tariR* ..f 1S40. it was common ior the distil lu * of ibi? .-ountry to supply themselves by foreign con tract ft u itU btirlfv kit 65 c*ntn a hu?hfl ii ? tiro* wht*n its pi ice heie was i?ver eight snilliniis I<i regard o {""ices, til.- speaker smd thai it was highly important for theru to tb.ani new modes uf consumption tor iU"sgricul'ural pro duo.* by their application to uew fabrics. The rresl dent, at'er ui >kuu an allusion to tho cultivation of hemp pro 1 uced a ?p?cimet. ot tho famous New /?ulaDd grass whoso excellent quali iws wtre long known and admired In the Hailing lines of the u livea of those Islands. He had the pleasure of iuloiniing iham that (neud ot hi* '" New UoJf'ird bad ordered two barrels of the seed of that plant and promised hnn oue, lor distribution in the Ameri can Institute and he had strong, hopes of yet seeing it flour ish on the biulis ol the Ohio and Mississippi' Mr. Msjos in'roduced Uie report ot tha comnuttee ap pointed to diaft an address to the people of the Lnjud S u'i'a and re..d that document, which formed the chiet pari of thecomntttees report It recommended the estab lishment of Karmers'Clubs, whose iffjrts should be direct ed to obtain, through thsir representation in Congress, the lorma'ion of a " Hom-> Depar m-'n* ot Agriculture 111 the Boveromtnt. and the introduction ol agricultural schools, and such measures g. aurally as would carry out the new and enligh'ened sysn m of agriculture. On the motiou being put, a m-m'ier said that as an agriculturalist befelt particular pleasure in seconding that motion. O ivernmmi had bieu toe r? miss in its duties to the tai men interests It waf only lately that scitnce had thrown it* lik'ht on agriculture, aud the Federal Govern ment being rich had the m- sns of aiding agriculture, and he thought it cum-* now seasonably to demand theestao linhnien' ol the new di par ment a^ed for, and he thought th'-y shoul I urge upon their representation to Congreis , tha' it should take immediate action on the case. Mr. Vinos thougtu that the American Institute was a ' good wotkii'g holy, and that it would be more suitable than the sub committee recommended in the rupoit lor ine l carrying out the measure 8 -m r other members spoke a few words, when | Mr Bat.?? a observed that as aim ist every motion was i mid? a question of party, he thought it would be prudent : to m <k? every effort within their power to guard against ; the action of Congress a^f uming any thing of u party color, ! and aslied i' that was the tine to moot theJcousideraUon. i The Phksidm?t said that any remarks members might I chose to make would he acceptable, but he 8| prehended i that a government whose operations were carried on I through and re ted on party, would find it difficult to re ! mam unhfl'-cted by its vibrations A good deal of consideration having been givon tothe i q.ifti'ion ot tho referesce ot the report to either a sub committee or the American Institute, on the motion ot I Mr Knapp it was referred to the Agricultural Committee ol the American Institute. ' Mr K^Ai-r alluding to the resolution cf the previous day, us to the publication of the Convention's proceed ? ing?, mored that parties be invited to subscribe to a fund ! for defraying the expenses Agretd to. Mr Va* Em expressed his admiration of the President s ttJdre<s y. ster tay, and he wished to see it in the hands of every chill During the last year he had visited eight t hundred schools, and perceived a lamentable diflciency , in their knowledge o( the principles ot govemmtint and political economy. Hetheught education should be ol a kind corresponding with the institutions of the country. In New York they had sixteen thousand young m?*n, wno, perhaps, had nevnr read the cons'itutiou of thu United g-atfts, although they came forward to exetcise ? the franchise H>* trnnted that that Institute would take aome step in the matter, and that the time was coming when the pe?ple would know and think for themselves, and not be led by designing men, who flattered them, led them, aud c tiled them sovereign, but spoke ol them be i hind thescenr* as rkhhle. j The Convention shoitly after adjourned. In the evening a r' ol fireworks at the Fair rround wenttff with ?ccl.tnation. and in the course ot the day the peiformance of a hand added the delight ot music to thnse others so largely enjuyed by the spectators of tho exhibition. I Thk Nkw York Gat.lkrt of Fink Arts?We hail with joy this commencement of a national gallery of paintings, and it is with pride we see a cultivation ot a raste lor an art which has alwa>s ranked supreme in every civilized country. The time will Bonn come when our home genius will need no u halls afar" to display his efforts, or no Engli?h patron to cultivate his latent talent. This collection (ihanks to its worthy, but alas! late .owner, Mr. Reed,) is the result of a fostering cme, of a deep love of the arts, in the elevation of ge nius; and many a leading artist of the present day can trace his rise on the walls of this gallery. Amongst the number, we observe Mr. Reeo'a ! discrimination in the sweet picture of Mr. Flagp/s " Match Girl." The chief attraction here is Cole's celebrated"Voy i age of Life," attempting a critique of which would seem idle in ue, so many having been already made; 1 and indeed, the present paintings have been so often before the eyes of the public, that for the same reason we would not particularize any single paint i ing. We perceive Mount's correctness of drawing j unhappily connected with a hardness of outline; Ingham's extraordinary finish, and we would add, I almost life-like detail, his exquisite touch, in con , junction with that waxy appearance in the fl^sh so i peculiar to him There are one or two small land scapes by Cole, which are, of course, exquisite. Altogether, the collection is good, and we antici pate the most benehcial results from it. Tempest in a Tkapot ?The greatest possible commotion and excitement prevailed on Friday evening in and around Tammany Hall, in conse quence of the nomination of a highly respectable and wealthy young gentleman named Gardiner, an one of the thirteen members of Assembly. It seems that Mr Gardiner is wholly unknown in the democratic party, and received his nomination ma'nly because he happens to be the brother-in law of President Tyler, or, as some of the noisy politicians will have if, the brother in-law of the Custom House. Everybody seemed to be loud in trie expression of disapprobation, arid there will probably be difliculiy at the County meeting on ac count of this nomination, ai.d another made at the same tune. Taking thb Vkii, ?We perceive that Miss Vir ginia rtcott, the eldest and most beautiful daughter ot General Scott, has t*k?*n the veil in Washington and entered it convent A ?ew years ago this young latJy w. nt traveling in Europe, and whs es teemed as the mo*t lovely and accomplished l.idy that tvn 1 -ft these shores She visited Frame, Gt-rtinny' a'td li?ly, nnti in those countries ihe 1111 powtig reremoiiiuU of the Romish ritual so dee, ly nffeced her mind that she became a Catholic What a Kirnm?1* and mysterious impulse it must be which induces one so young?So fair?so gifted? and so elevated In society to bury herself in the eternal gloom of a nunnery ! Mill.brism ?This piece cf fanaticism iahreak ,ng out afresh in nil parts of the country. From Baltimore, Philadelphia, Boston, and many of the small towns in the interior, we are receiving ac counts ot the most ridiculous and lamentable ex travagance committed by these weak enthusiasts I It is fortunate, however, that the 23d inst. will bring them nil up standing, for that is the last day bv their reckoning. Ao*icultu?al Faim.?'The Annual Fair and Cattle show? of the Queens' county Agricultural Society, wss lieM on Wednesday at Jamaica. A vpry able and learned uddrrss was delivered before th^ Society, at 12 o'clock,? in., the Presbyterian church, f>y fhe Hon. Gabriel Furman. On Wednesdaym xl the fair ol the Suffolk Coun ty Agricultural Society will hex h'^ld at Comae ? rhe anniversary addr: s-ill he delivered by J Lawrence Smith, Ivq. T | BKl WKKN MrkSHS BoTTS AND J OMRS \t a Jf^cuSaion on tfce 3th m*t , st Henrico County, C II . Vs , betwee'n Mr Botts, and Mr. Jones, lstt Sp< sker ol ih" House of llepresentstivrs, a qtianel ensued, and s i?<ular ftght took plats between thsm Mr. Hotts sp Pmts to s?t most iasassir Pennsylvania llMllon. Comulf. WW*1*** Dtm. W*ig.U<? Dtm. Forty-sevau 73.M3 71,(11 IVJ.9U 110,463 Tt.SIt 130,363 Whig majority, 693 >,319 693 Whig loss line* 1M0 1.U6 There art* eleven couoti? ? to hear (rum, all ol which were democratic in 1840 Thry will proba bly give 2,000, or thereabout*, tor Shutik. Thia will make his majority a little over 1,000. It ia i.ot likely to be far from that, either way. Ohio Election. Gov. 1814. Prti. 1840. ? 400 ? 313 740 ? 6? Counties. Dem. W7i. Dem. Harrison, 224 ? 269 ? Belmont, 200 ? 664 ? Uuernsey 214 ? 410 ? Cuyahoga 871 ? 1,2(8 ? I'iuksway, 45 ? 1,(14 ? Mxditon 367 ? 630 ? Licking,.. ? 375 159 ? Fnuiblii 398 ? 1,112 ? Clark 1,192 ? 1,486 - Delawar* 421 ? 7 >6 ? Muskingum 1,129 ? 1,595 Morgan. 36 ? ? Knox, - Perry, ? Jefferson ? 24 FdirA-ld, ? 1,194 ? 355 Coluubuna, ? 542 ? 30 5,191 3.2R5 9,335 1,928 3,2(5 1,938 Whig majority 1,906 7,397 1,906 Whig loai sines 1(40 3,491 Ngw Countkrfeit ?E Charles <te Sou of the New York Bank Note Li?t, have handed us a de bcription of a new and dangerous i?*ue of counter feits which have just made their appearance in this city, viz. Jlthany Exchange Hank ?I's, 2'*. 3's, and A'?, latter B, various ils'es, No*, k-,., engraved by Ourand It Co. They ant aeveially distinguished by having I II III. aud V. m large white ornamental Roman oharaeter*. on circular lacnwork ground, in the centra <f the hill,'). On lelt snio a female portrait Right tide figure! 1,2 Jr. over a fe male figure holding a ahield. The genuine notea were engraved by Rawdoa, Wright It Hatch. Thk Grbat Foot Hack over thb Beacon Course, to-morrow.?This interesting match, thnt for some time past has excited considerable atten tion, to contest which some of the best pedestrians of the old country have travelled some thousands of miles across the Atlantic, to compete with the best pedestrians of the United States, will be de cided to-morrow. Every preparation is being made to have the affair go off* as it should do. There will be several persons on horseback to keep the course clear. There are 300 men engaged to pre vent if possible the intrusion of improper charactered 200 feet of additional stand loom has been erected, making upwards of 800 feet altogether, s-i that all may view it with ease, at the expense of 25 cents to $!1J. It id expected that about thirteen will start for the race?eight Americans; two natives of Ireland; three from England. The betting is 5 to 4 on the field against any one ; Standard against any one, even ; 4 to 6 offered on Gilders and Price, 4 to 7 taken; two to one against any others. Even betting that 10 miles are not done within the hour?3 to 1 against 1<?4 mites being done. The following are the terms of the race :? A purse of $600 to the perim who will run the greateft distance within one hour? $260 <o the second in the race ?$100 to the third best in the race, and $60 to ihe fourth ; if, however, the first in the race does not petlorm ten miles within the hour $300 only will be given ; and if the aecond, third, and fouith do not perform mile* within the hour,.t!iay will reoeive but hilf thu uhove sum, and nothing if nine milei are not performed. Personal Movements, Mrs Hamilton, relict of General Alexander Hamilton, oue of the| most distinguished men of our country, is now sojourning in Philadelphia. A seat has been assigned to her in the Convention of the Episcopal Church now assembled in that city, aDd she has been a regular attendant daily. Although nearly ?Mi years of age ahe is lively and cheerful and relates anec" dotes of revolutionary times with all the fervor and imu gination ol you h. Miss Mary Wickliffe, the beautilnl daughter of the Post Master General, is to be married on the lOtn inst, to a sou of Mr Merrick, the Whig Senator from Maryland Hon. Franklin Pierce and Levi Woodbury, are making a political pilgrimage through New Hampshire Dr. Darlington, of Westchester, will deliver the annu l address before the Philadelphia Society for theJPromotion of Agriculture, on the 16th inst. Gen. Jacob G Davies has been nominsted by the De mncracy of Baltimore for the office of Mayor, and the Whig convention have nominated J. O. Law, Esq , the present incumbent, lor that office. Theailrlcsuls, dec. Mr. J. M. Scott is drawing good houses in Cincinnati. Mr Noah is giving concerts at Detroit. Mr A A. Addams made his appearance at the Pittsburgh Theatre on Wednesday evening last, in the character of I Hamlet. George Barrett, just returned from a successful trip to this city, Conner, who is re-engaged, Bilsbe.-, the Yankee, and Burton, the manager, play in a popular comedy at the Arch street theatre, Philadelphia, and draw crowded houses. Mr. Walcot took his farewell benefit st the Albany Mu seum on Friday evening. He is about to Join Mr. Mitch ell's company, in this city. Mr. J. B. Gough, the Temperance Lecturer, isatPo.t. land, Me. The Hutchinson family are giving Concerts at New bnry port. Green, the reformed gambler, lectures in Boston each night to an audience of 1600 persons. "Yankee Hill," as he is familiarly called, had a fashion' able audience on Thursday evening in the lecture room of the Chinese .VIaseum Philadelphia. The Orphean family are drawing pretty well at Buffalo. Mr Le Roy Sunderland is lecturing to the Bostonians upon Pathetism, or his theory ol explaining the phtnom. ena of mesmerism. M?. ilirmv Pmillim.?The Philadelphia papers state, that the concert oi this gentleman on Thursday evening was quite a treat. Mr. Phillips is a singer of greet powers, and his manner is peculiarly pleasing. He has a way altogether his own ol introducing a song, generally doing it by narrating some anecdote in point Altogether he it one of the best performers we have seen in our city for s long time. Mr. Anderson is now in this city, and is expected again to appear at the Park in the eaily part of next month. Mr. Macready, Ryder, Wheatley, and Charlotte Cnsli man are still at the Melodeon, in Boston Mr. M sails for England on the 16 h. Mr. II. soon after, and Miss I. some time later. The latter is to take a farewell benefit here, before she leaves the country. It is ssidthot the celebrated Taglioni is about msking i s visit. It is currently reported that Edwin Forrest proposes paying a visit to Europe. Spotting Intelligence. Washington Racks.?This sport commenced on Wednesday last; they were well attended, and the amusement pretty good. The lollowing is s summary Fisst Dsr ? Fihst Rack.-A sweepstukes for thru year olds?subacnp'iou $JU0, lorleit $100 Two mil* bests. The entues for this race were. Major Thonisi Doswell't br fi ly. by Prism ; H Pendleton's cli. flily .vlyia Gain-, byCntic; and P R Johnson s br colt, by Cetua. '?he two first named paid foifeit, le^visg the field to the lasi horse. Sicokd Ritt. same d?v?Sweepstakes for three yeai oldj .iuti?ciiption $l(H), hsliioifeit. Mile heats. .Major I' D i*Well's br. tllly, hy P> m mkey. ..1 1 Cat Willi?m?oii's ch colt, hy Trustee a 2 Col. 'J humpnon's g 1 Fidelity, i.y I Time: 1st heat, 1 Al-lt heat, I fill. Thibd Baca, same dat.?Purse $24, entrance $6 added Mile heats. P R Johnson's (W Field-) b. g. Old Kentuck, by Woodpecker, 4 j oars oM 3 I a ] A. M Payne's (J. M. P. Newby's) b. m. Lady Polk, by Comet, 6 years oil 8 8 18 William Hoimnaad's ch. colt, by Emsncipation. 4 years old idrvi'n lames B. Kendali'sch. f , hy Drone 4 yearsoid, I 3 S 3 Time of third rao?-lst boat, 1 AAi . id heat, I Ml; 3d heat, I A? ; 4th heat, 1 Afif " SrcoNB Dav.?First Race?Mile hes.s? Purse $100. James B. Kendall's br. f., by Priam 1 j Isham Pu< kett'a b m An a Huwmd, by il'riam. . . 9 '. Time -l?t lieat, I 41 ; 2d heat, 1 64 fc?coi?? Rack ? Two Mile he?'s-Purse $200?Jame? Williamson's cn. filly Msrchioners, . 3 11 P. ft Johnson's ti?is? ibo :.'oion> I, l>v Pri .m, 1 2 2 Col. F Thompson's Cite Harris b> Priam, ? j dist Time : 1st heat 8 67, 2<1 heat 3 A3, 3d best 4 0. TniJin D?v ?Citizen's P <?te, fttUO- Two Mile heats. Col F Thompson's Prjor 6 ft I i O. P (lure's b m | 4 a J it Kendell,s b h Billie Bowie 3 4 2rcu T R 8 tfoyie' AUmoil.! j j 3 r out P R Johiraoi.'s s f. ,V|) rs Gaines fi 8 (|? James Wi lisinsoti'r b f via) b e Winn... I 0 dis TiaM : 1st heat * Ml; 2d heat 3 AA; 3d 3 A8, 4th 4 01. Circuit Court. B fore Judge Kent Oar. 13.? Arguments wart heard Knpcrtor Coart. Before Judgs Oakley Oct. 14 -Wm J. Wood. ?* The Lackpart and Niagara Rail'oad Co ?Action upon bond*. li appear* that in 184:1 the plaintiff loaned the above Compai.y a large sum ol money, taking their note* which latter the defendant* subsequently took up. passing twenty two bjiidaof $1 two ?ucb, upon which paper* tins action it brought to reco ver Defence let up was u?ur>, the < oinpauy contend ing that 1^ percent per uionth was charged upon the no es, and that the u>ury ..pplii-s to the liondg equally with the not. ?. the farmer and latter being merely an ex change of securities. Verdict for plalutill, to lull amount ol claim, with $l.Sil *2 damage*. and 0 ctnts colts C W. Noyes lor plaintill?f'oote and Cud wise for defendant. Common Plena. Before a full Bench. Oct 13 ?The follow iag decisions were delivered,when the court proceeded to hear argument* Mr ft? ad*. William Mitchell, Puttie Administrator. ?Thii i* a suit by the Public Admin straior. It wa* brought by a former Public Administrator, and is contin. ued by his succesaor in offlcc. Trie former enter* upon thf record a suggestion ol the appointment of the flatter, which is demurred by defendant tor insufficiency. De murrer overruled. George Mc Coilnnj v* ? Stralton- ?This rait wan originally brought by a contractor againat the ownor ot building' upon which he was at work,to recover the amount of contract, the defendant having entered upon thepremivea and refuted to allow plaintiif to complete the work, alleging he had departed from the contract, and injured the defendant by using inferior materia a in the work. The case having been submitted to referees, the latter reported in fivor of defendant. Plaintill' then mov ed to set aside re|>ort of referees, and the court d cided that the law allowed a builder to rtCover for work done, which has Itee.i accepted by the owner But there is to be deducted an nmple allowance lor all such damages a*

the defendant ha* su?taiued by the departure froin the contract. The defendant contended thai ha'did not aban don hi* contract, but was discharged, aud 1* conse quently eutitled to r> cover the whole contract price.? lSul the refcrees did not ttppear to have considered that the proof addaced e*tolili?he'l this position. The court thinks tbut an ow ner is ju<t|fied in refuung a buililer to complete his work lu a manner substantially from the. contric.t, eithnr in the quality of the materials or workmanship This power he can exercise at anv stage ot the transaction, but does it at hi* own riik, and uules. he can prove the fact ol substantial breach of con tract ho cunnot justifiably interfere to prevent the com pletion ol the work. Every hreaoh of a special agree ment by one party does not authorize either to treat it as rescinded. hut some Dreache* do, although the precise rule on t his kuhject la unsettled, the owner is not bound to stanc' by silently and have a building erected, for which he will be hound to pay, it it is being constructed in substance in different from the contract. The Court further decides, that in this view of the case, the evidence present* the question, whether the d< fondant justifiably interfered. From my view of the teatimony, two ref trees properly ooucluded that the defendant wns not bound to allow the. Elaintitf to proceed with ttie huilding, the way in whleh e had proceeded. The rule should apply to both parties to the contract; and if the contract is in substance viola ted by the owner, the t>uild?-r may consider it rescinded, and sue for damages tquivalent to the contract prion The plaintiff complains that the referees should have al lowed the contract price for the work a* far as compe ted ; but we are of opinion with referee*, that in case* like the preg.nt, the value of the working materials only should be allowed, becaute when the builder disregards the contract on his part in it* execution, the owner may refuse to pay the contract price order. The report of relereet confirmed wilh cost* A. F. Smith, for plaintiff; McKocn and Pinckney for dc fendant The Same v*. The. fame ?Thi* wa* an appeal from an order ot Chambers, made in another suit growing out ol the same transaction. Decition ?Order appeal from order must be so modi fied, as to stay proceedings until the judgment i* set aside, or the motion to set aside the report of referee* is determined No cost* of appeal. In the cane of Andrew McOnwa vs Jo'm Stephenson and others.?The jury gave a sealed verdict in lavor of the dt - fendants, and against defendants Stephenson, F.aglestoi., and Battell, for >49. The Court adjourned for the term.] General Sessions. Before Recorder Taltmadge, and Aldermen Jabes Wil liams nnd J .ckson. M C. Paif.rso*, F,*q , District Attorney, Oct lJ ? Plea of Gail y ?Gilbert Dugan, butcher, en tered a plea of guilty ol assault and battery on an indict ment for an assault and battery, with an attempt to com mit a rape on Margaretta M Lynch, in company wl'l, James Reynolds and two others, on the 9th of May, ii> Washington fquare A witness was examined who gave the girl a very bad charaoter, and the Court ordered him to be fined $10. Forfeited Bail ?The bail of Francis Prusone, fir keep ing a disorderly house at 1UO Orand ktreet, eutered bj James Crrighton, was declared forfeited, as the accuse*' did not appear. Stealing Eels.?William Kinney, fl*h huckster, was tried for stealing 1800 pound* of live eels from Joseph Bishop, of Monmouth county, N. J. The eels were ta ken in a oar from the tow of a schooner opposite Red Fort in this ci'y. and two of the witnesses lor the pros' cution, testified tha accused wts seen in the act of re moving the eel* Irom the car. The defence conducted by Wm, Esq , oallc Stephen C. Duryea, Mr Minimee, and other witnesses, to show that the accused was at another part of the city on the night the offence was committed, and olao that hi general ch itacter was good. Mr. sihaler summed lip the ca*e in an able, manner, and the Diitrict Attorney closest for prosecution. After an ahse-ice of about two hours and a half, the jury being unable to agree, wore discharged. Acquitted - \}r. Oeo Dowling was tried and acquitted upon an indictment for grand larceny, for an allege*' taking away ot certain merchandise, the property c Oodfrey 8. Wheeler. Wheeler & Dowling lud entered into a copartnership in May, 1843, for ten years, au< Wheeler advanced the monev, some $300, to carry on thi business with Wheeler and Dowling quarrelled abotr the afTiir, and Wheeler confessed n judgment on a pri vate debt, for which the Sheriff took the goods on execn tion D being a co-partner, ol course, would not delivet them tip, and opened another More, and commenced h civil suit agninn Wheeler. Under the caie no larceny could he made out, and the defendant wai acquitted. The Court expressing their amazement that a grand Jnrj should have found a bill. Mayor Morris ably defended Dowling. Wheeler, the first witness, broke down it< evidence. Two ot the other witneas< s named Clamp robb?d Dowling, who has them charged on a larceny 8' the Police Office. The RecorJer fassed a high eulogy on Dowling. and (rave bim a very complimentary certifi cateof acquittal at the end of tnc trial, acknowledging the unblemished reputation of Dowling. and the high au thority therefor of a distinguished British Nobleman Lord Morpeth. Conrt Calendar - Monday. Cisccit Court-80, 91, 9J 93, 94, 93, 99, 100, 103, 16, 23, 73 90 Hrrsaion Court-61, 80, 93, 84,83, 88, 89, 90, 9,93, 94 95, 9:4, 99, 100,149. Literature, ?fcc. A Walk about Vick-wtrg and Other Pokmc ?II. G. Langiey, New York.?A rather common place attempt at wit and satire, and only interesting to those who are acquainted with the parties men tioned or alluded to, and not very complimentary to the residents of Vicksburg. Rook wood?Ky W. Harrison Ainsworth?Burgess and Stringer, New York ?This is a cheap work ah regards cost, 25 cents, hut the beneficial tendency of this and such like work, of the Jack Shepharri class, on th? community, particularly the mort youthful portion, isverv doubtful, indeed. No Church without a Bishop?Harper Bro thers, New York ?This is the title of a somewhat voluminous pamphlet, containing the whole of thf controversv between the Rev Drs Potts and Waie wright, with a preface by the latter?all for 26 cents Dunioan'h Illustrated Edition of thk Douay and Rhbimish Bibli?Dunigan, New York ?A beautiful and well got upwotk, remarkably cheap, and of a very convenient size, 48 pages, royal 9vo tor 12J cents. The whole to be completed in 24 numbers. Hkwit's Illustrated Shakspbarr, No. 28.? Hewit, New York ?A?* beautiful as ever. ItovnR?Dean, New York?This weekly appears to improve of late?we are glad of it, Thk Wandkrino Jew?No. 4 -Harper Brothers, New York. Increases in interest as it proceeds Littki.l's Living Auk?Mo. 22, for October: Burgess Jc Stringer, New York. An interesting number TiikQitakkr niTr;or, thi Monks or Monk Hall; Burgees Sc Stringer. New York Thit>is u romance of Plnl -dHphia life, mysterv and crime, said to be fonnded on lnct? that have ocenrre/ since 1842 The s-rret life of the Quaker city it laid bare to the public eye by tbeae disclosure* ? The woik promt*, s to be one of s->me interest,bui th> re is s< ar'*e an opportunity of judging faiily from the first 4H pages. pKTFR PleiOHV, and other Odditiks : by Jos C. Neal?Burgess and Stringer, New York ? A somewhat in'ereming work, illustrative of Ameri can life, with aeveral illustrations. Music.?"Silence, Silence!" a pretty s'ren. ade, for one, two, or four voices The dedica tion, "To the ladies of Brooklyn M Society," wil be a sufficient guarantee of us quality May b? had o| Dubois, Hroadway. " Widow Machree one of M'Michael's best songs?those who have ever hcRrd him sing it, it is certain will sot be with out a copy, if it is only for tho sake of the words May be had at Millet s Music Saloon, Broadway " Hurrah for Henry Clay," a new whig son*, bj George W. Dixon, poet laureate of the whip party. May be hna ai Attwill's, Broadway. M??mon Affairs.?The St. Louis Republican, of October 2, brings a report that Sharp, the editoi of the Warsaw Signal, and Col Williams, wera prison era hi the hand* of Oov. Ford. Whether they ha f given thsmse'vo* up or hsd been seltad at Warsaw, wan no' known. On.- of tha Springfield cadet*, named Norrin ?van instantly killed, while tiia giurd at the camn of th< Oovemor ?i< hein^ r^li^va i, on the night of the -iS'li he was shot in connequence of a false alnrm piirposel) given to 'ry the men. K rd's troops wero scatter*-! ?Iiotit In the neighborhood of Warsaw. Many oftlio per ?in* who were apprehensive ?f ariest, hud rroiaed thi river to Churchville It was ?aid that seventy writs ban heen issuefl against individuals, The Bortii* arrlve.l \ eiterday afternoon from the tip ner Misswsippi. At the time iho pa.sed Warsaw, all >v?? quia', and nobody aeemed to know any thii g about Qo vetnor Kard%| movement* or intentions Our informants ware told at Quincy, that Sharp, thi editor of the Signal, and Col. Williams, wi re prisoners, ir the hands of tha Governor , whether they had giver thomielves up, or hail been taken In Warsaw ??? couM not with cartainty laaro ? 81 Ltmn Rtf. OH. *. Wuklngton. ((Jarrwponduioe of the Herald ) Washinoton, Oct. 11? 1844. Fkiknd Bennett: Methinks you have entirely lost Bight oi the good folks of the metropolis or vice vera, they have lost sight of you in their anxiety for the result of the Pennsylvania elections. This morning on ihe news, by telegraph, of Markle's majority 14,000, every thing looked blank and gloomy in the vicini ty of the Globe ; no relief for type setting, not even a passing breeze to reveal the names of " Polk and Dallas," whose flag was enveloped in the gorgeou* folds of a star spangled banner, suspended from Blair & Co.'s hickory pole. Vespasian Ellis has received the appointment ol Charge d'Affaires to the Republic of Venezuela? a haM working, little Tyler man, some 5 feel 5? and plaguily constant in his attendance on the ^Jenimy Maher, the botanist, has advertised his proiierty, the " Globe," opposite Blair & Rives Globe, for sale ; he intends retiring to his country residence, containing 27 " ov as good acres as ever spnde went into." The repealers intend holding a meeting to-mor row evening, to collect "funds;" they can span something, their remittances having been few and far between. Their President, a lawyer Hobai, one of the many delegates convened in Y""' c,jy Home mouths back, to arrange measures for the ad vancement of the cause of Ireland in this cou.Mry, which dwindled into an address, is ra,h'tr l"** warm, but owing to his custom entirely depend inn on the Irish, he is obliged to b# a ??rl>>l ?',e Mr. Prottitt, the ex-Mtuister to Brazil, has lefi , for Indiana. . , . _ ' The news of Shunk's 4,000 majority, has just ar rived, and will no doubt shed a glow of joy o er the loco's chop fallen phizzes. ' Whorra! that I mayn't Mn, au we havn l it all to ourselveH." Yours, BAHNhY. P S. Pluze the pigs, I'll give ye's an account ol the repale. ' Buffalo. [C:rr*pondsnce of the Herald ] Buffalo, Oct.7tb, 1844. Great Mate Meetinge of the Whigi?Emblemt? Budget ? Batmen ? Enthutiatm ? Dodge and Covert't Concert, 4'C. Fkiknd Bbnnktt : ? It is reported that the whig rally at Rochester th< other day is unprecedented since the famous dayt of ihe crusades, and language is entirely inade quate to describe it. Since then we have had out gathering, and I will venture to give you " an ink ling" of it, as it comes within the province of lan gusge and the power ?f description. It being pre viously announced that the whigs would hold ? mass meeting in our city on the 5 h of October, such preparations wer^ made as were deemed necessary for entertaining a " multitudinous host.'' The morning of the 5th dawned upon us through | a cloudy horizon, and betokening an approaching storm. The rain of the preceding day had ren dered the roads ^exceedingly muddy, and every object seemed to have borrowed the sombre hnet of the clouds, and appeared in the most dismal I dress. Before noon, however, the clouds w?re dissipated, and the sun again looked out Irom hit fiery pavilion and clothed every thing, in the goider, sunlight of his beauty. The delegations from the several towns began to assemble at eleven, will the various insignia of their groups, such as pole* with living coons upon thern, banners with variout devices and inscriptions, wsgons decorated witl f.ntastic taste and filled with "fair ladyes." A little after twelve the procession began to move through Main street, amid the soul-stirring and en livening music, and the shouts and hosannas cl i the populace. Every house seemed embossed with people ; and from the balconies and windows, the roofs and chimneys, were hung a rich display o! I banners. The straets seemed like a sea ol anima ted nature. The people from Rochester, Lock port, and the adjoining counties, came in to heai and witness the movements of the day. The most interesting object, and one which seemed to attract universal attention, whs a large ball, nhout thirty feet in diameter, which was Co i vered witli mottoes, and got up by the citizens toi this occasion. It was drawn before the procession and, seemed to herald the approach and pioneer the way ol a mighty and invincibh ohalanx?a legion of freemen armed with ballot* and prepared for the work of regeneration in the political world. I The wagons and et eeterat were made ?o form ? krge circle, and within this pale the assembler multitude were addr^psed by Mr. Foster, ol Madi ?on Co., Dawson, of Rochester, and Fowler, Iron' ?'Down East." At the coi.clunon of each speech the "Green Mountain Minstrels," would deligh* the people with some of their inimitable w'm ?ongs The speakers were Itstened to with unwen ried attention for nearly six hours, and now ana then they would send up a shout of applause whicl seemed to shake the firmanent, as the sound was reveiberated by the vaulted canopy above. Such pervaded the mas*, I have not witnessed since the political campaign of 40 The thousands which were present seemed 'to live, move and have their being" in one commoii cause, their country's weal. Setting aside all partisan feeling and prejudice, it is an ennobling sight to see congregated toge ther men of every condition in life, of various avo cations and still more various opinions and creed* in the moral, religious and social world, impelleo by one common object, and contcioua of right coming forward to place their gift upon the altsi of their country, and join in the general jubilee ol joy over the triumph of their political principles. A whig concert took place at the log cabin in the evenine, and the house was crowded to over flowing Each piece was well executed and rap turously applauded, and every person experiencefl during the day and evening "a least of reason and a flow of soul." Yours, E. Fart Mountains, Va. (Correspondence of the Herald.] Fort Mountains, Warren Co., Va , > Sept. 30,1S44 5 Account of Fort Mountain! - Mineral?Sulphor Springe-Preeidcnt Tyler, fc. $c, Editor Bknnrtt:? These mountains are in the midst of the great valley of Virginia, 30 miles from Winchester, from which there is a railroad to Baltimore. They are I called the Fort Mountains, from their peculiar con firmation. They abound in the best iron ore, and by recent explorations, copper and manganese have been discovered, the latter in great quantities. The little valley, between two of the parallel ridges is called Powell's Fort, from one of the first set tlers, who is immortalized as a counterfeiter, smelting and working the native silver of the mountains, as tradition supposes. Tradition fur ther Bays that he buried in his lifetime several barrels, kegs, and boxes of coin in the bowels ol these mountains, and not a few experiments, fron tune to time, have been made to find out and re move these undiscovered deposits. From th;- uni lorm failures ot these experiments, the notion ol these kegs, <tec., like the United Stales Bank, p becoming " an obsolete idea." Since the passage of the Tariff Act, a forge and furnace for working up iron, wliu-h had suspended, has been kep> in blast, notwithstanding the surrounding yeo inanry remain inflexibly democratic, especially I since the decline ol the prices in flour, &c Pissing through several counties ot this valley, there is a seam ot slate formation of some sevei miles wide. Known everywhere as the Pine Hills Throughout this region, in most ol the iiinuine rable d?ep valleys, scooped out by the rains, and , the little wet weather sireams, there are suljihui I spring* of the most excellent quality. From six t< a dozen m.iy often be found in a hunt of hv? idles. The'Frederick White Sulphur, becoming e lebrated Irom the jolly and gentlemanly host, Branch Jordan, Esq , and from the repeated annual visits of President Tyler end suite, Chief Justice Tane y and others, is in this slate region Judge Tan<-y, we are luformed, has been in the habit of giving an annual visit to the Frederick White Sul phur for many years past, long before the present excellent accommodations tor man and beast were thought of. He and the President and hit p*rty hsve just been rejuvinattng there, and hao not left at our latest advices. T?i miles up the valley from Winchester, a mile and a half lrotn the highway, there is one of the strongest whiu sulphur springs in the Uuited States. Silver is im mediately discolored in its w. t< rs. pnd a bucket ol ihe clear liquid ntting over uigut, assumes the nonsisten ;y of blue rr.:lk. 1 ukt'i; ircm the spring, it has the delicioii pilst Melt:.e ot boiled eggs, ind any quantity of it may be r'rsnk without uny uher effect than a pleasant caMiaiiir operation It is on the farm ol George Lirrick, Ivq , and only needs ?' fixing up." and a thoiutigh advertising u ih- Herald to set it k going. Politics ate a " bilin. The reason there wai not a more powerful revival at the late camp meet ing near Newtown, is dwubtless because the mind, it the people were taken up with politics more han anything else Polk and Dallas are sure ol ? he Slate of Virginia?and this apprehension keep< il?* whigs in astaie of moat dangerous excitement K.ititwan't do. Even that last letter on annexa tion won't an.iwcr the purpose. The locos ar? hound to have Virginia, it she standi alone. We should be (ltd, General, if you would call next rummer and take the tour of the Shannon dale, the Frederick White Sulphur, the Bath, the Berkeley, the red, blue, green, yellow, black, and chocolate colored sulphur spring*, and alao of ihe warm, hot, and boiling, sweet. Hour a d salt (for we have them all) oi the wonderful valley of Vir ginia, uot torgeumg the cave*, and Harper's Feuy, tind Buch like. You will De well received. The Viiginiau* know how lo do it. Truly, Kobkht. Month laltm. [Correepondeace of the Herald ] South Salkm, WksrcHFHTia Co. i Oct. 5,1S14. J Excitement in Bubbletown?Piety?I'uliliu?Fitt ing, tpc. Mr. Bbnnktt I write to you partly tQpraise and partly to blame; for while on the one hand I consider that the pub lic owe you a debt of gratitude tor your independ ence in exposing, in your piper, tke nefarious do ings ot speculators, modern financiers and other respectable rogues, in their connexion with divers rotten banks and other corporate shaving con cerns ; and in the misery and distress of those times, 1 cannot iorget that you pointed out the rock upon which we had split, and directed to the only means by which the nation could be restored to true and la ting prosperity j inculcating on the part of the people a determination to be individu. iinlly honest, to return every man to industry, and advising the adoption of the only sound, healthful, and uniform currency?a gold and silver standard of value. Your lumiuous articles on this subject, as well as upon the tariff', and the general laws of trade, must have carried conviction to the minds of hundreds, and have doubtless exerted a iiost salutary influence upon the public mind. This town is vulgarly culled Bubbletown, after a \'ew York Wall street broker. Some three or four years ago, thissaid individual intimated to the select men of this place, that he wouldgive #10 000, provided they would call the town by his beautiful name, instead of its old cognomen of South talent. This was something startling and unexpected, and of course the proposal cieated no little excitement in oar community?town meetings were call-d, and much eloquence extended in its favor. The stump orators prophesied onr exemption from fur ther tax lion in support of public schools, and it was agreed by a majority iu the fervor ot the moment, to accept the offer and ap ply the money to that purpose. A millen nium of knowledge was confidently predicted to be at hand. Tht5 old and most respectable in habitants shook their heads and advised that the money should be first paid in, before applying to the legislature to change the name of the town; but no, this course would be considered an iusult ? o the generous donor, and now what have we got but "North American Trust end Banking Com pany" Stock, besides, I believe, some real estate that none of us know much about. It is true that the interett has been paid up by the li beral gentleman on the unproductive part of the pro perty, but the substance is not there. Oar good name is gone, and we are a by-word and reproach to our.neighbors. It was the men of Salem, not Bubbletown, that fought in ihe revolution,that hur ried in defence of the neighboring towns of Kidge field, Bedford, White. Plains,dec , when they were invaded by a British force It was in Salem that Ma |or Andre was confined,and the house in which he wns imprisoned isstill standing How would those sires sorrow over the degeneracy of their sons who nftve sold ihe spotless name of their native town! We had no need of any extraneous assist ance?we are independent farmers. There has not been one individual in our whole town that has taken the benefit of the bankrupt act. We are an honest and industrious people, and very religious. The most respectable portion of ns are presbyteri ans. We have regular organized systems ot bene volence,?we have Bible societies, Missionary so cieties. and numberless others. The claims of all are duly and regularly sounded in our ears, and if we don't contribute up to a certain standard, we are sure to have the whole anathemas of the church hurled at our devoted heads, tor just so much money must be raised for thes<* purposes, whether we succeed in raising any thing else or not. Ever since "haying," our townsmen have been very busy with politics?attend me this that, or the other mam meeting It is all coon ground up here. The toiierf people among us confidently assert that the country i* ruined il Henry Clay is not elected. Of course, the laditt cannot remain tranquil while the other sex are so much excited, and they too have their constant succession of mats meetings, hut of a more domestic character, as the young men have inveigled them into an attendance upon ? heir meetings, they, the ladies, very properly con aider turn about to be fair play. 1 have already informed you, that we are a very benevolent people, and our rallying cry is, " Pro motion to American manufactures " "He that is robbed, not knowing what is stolen, let him know it, and lie's not robbed at all " But aside from politics, there are some of us who engnge in more rational amusements than in coon hunting. We to a hunting after tahhits, quails, squirrels and woodcocks, among these beautiful hills and val leys ; then, several small lakes, most romantically ituated, furnish us anglers plet.ty of amusement. These lakes are tributary to the Croton, and will, doubtless, at u future day, furnish a large reserve supply of water to your city. The plaa of raising them for that purpose, had not escaped the notice of the late water commissioner?. In time, these lakes will be a great resort for your eitizens. We have already to entertain a number el them in the warm season, who play the very d?I wilt* the fish, aud oar valuuble tune. Yours, ever, Izaak. City Reform. Frikwd Bennett? I am pleased to see that you are trying to keep the reigning dynasty of Gotham to their promises: but it is up-hill work. They are neither disposed io perforin, nor to take it kiadlv to be put in miad of their promises, and their ueimqaencca. You *r?, however, entitled to much Meek; for exposing their misconduct and dishonesty. Particularly so tor exposing and chastising the iaMlence, the arro gance, the bigotry, the intolerance, and the scur rility and blackguardism of the orgun of the party. Keep ou, sir, until you have brought them to their sena*s, and they perform their promises of relwrnt in such a manner that it will be seeu beyond cavil. We are told Uythe organ to look at the streets, and see how clean they are now to what they used to be. 1, tor one, cannot perceive it, aad 1 have been, and still am, a very close observer of that depart ment, but cannot see any material change tor the better. The streets are disgracefully dirty, and tut of repair also, Loth cattwav ana sidewalks, Tor which there is no excuse. The "natives' are ho self-sufficient, that to give them advice how to dean and keep the streets in repair, would be like throwing pearls before swine, in my opinioa?in tact, I know. Among the many reforms needed, the Court of Sessions would be much ihe better for a thorough cleansing; I do not mean tiie room, hut the officers. In the first place there is a great want of punctual ity in the judges and attorneys; they are uniformly halt an hour or more after the hour in coming into Court. Tins ought not so to be, the dispensers of lUttice (perh?|)s law would be more impropriate,) ought to be on the bench punctually at the hour aet, if not a little before it, in order to feet a good ex ample to jurors, witnesses, dec. 21. The Judges and Uistnct Attorney ought to he in Court half an hour before the jurors and wit nesses, in order to hear applications for postpone ment of cases, affidavits, &o., so that when the lurors come in ihey may he ready to go on with a trial, instead ot keeping them waiting, and consu ming their valuable tune without compensation, na is oo>v the ci-e. Jury duty has become an unjust burden and a gtievons complaint, and I can see no just reason why jurors should not he paid tor their services to the pu'dic as well as judges, lawyers, constables, dcc. Why should juror- tie compelled to give their services gratuitous tor weeks, wheu referees appointed by the judges get two or three dollars eHcn evening ihey sit tor only a few houre at u ttmel la this fair?justl By the way, I have ?o good opinion of jury trials; it is so seldom twelve intelligent, judicious men, can be, ornre found to uomposc n jury. In my opinion?and I spt ak a< a luror who knows?that three honest, intelligent, judicious judges would decide more correctly than pirorsgenerally do. It is too common for jurors to lo wrong rather than be kept from their dinners or their beds. Either let jurors be compensated for their time or jury trials abandoned, especially in civil cases between individuals. 3d. The Courta ought to be holden in the after noon, after business men have got through with iheir business, ins ead of the forenoon. Let them he held from 8 to 9 P. M., and putictual attendance or fine required and exacted from judges, lawyers, constablee.jurora, witnesses, dec. Then, and not all then, will business be despatched as it ought to bo Talismen, or talesmen, ought never to l>e re sorted to or admitted They ofrener dtfeat thaa promote justice. I could mentiou instances within ?ny own knowledge, were it necessary. Jurors ought to be intelligent, discreet, unprejudiced, Honest men. Will those w!to"e duty it is. attend to the nbove complaints' ir.d li them r*rri<*died1 By so doing 'hey will d'i tnriot elvtft r . ' i tedil, anil benefit the whole P?on,ic. Barbados* ?Extract of a private letter, doted Sept IMh " The weather continues m?st favorable lor agricultural pnrpoiet. The country presents the most 6itt.ii.ig sppeaiance, and there Is every lesson to b?. lave tlixt tUe crop of thu coming j tai will be abundant beyond al 1 previous expectations. ?