Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 23, 1845, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 23, 1845 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. Wcw If ark, Bandar, March 913, IMA. 'Mm Important Intelligence from Texas? Hostility of the Government to Antivxn tlou. We give, in another column, lute and highly important intelligence from Texas, from which it would appear that annexation is aa farofl as ever. Ttie organ of the government-the National Reg "ter~'?? " will be aeen, exceedingly bitter and de termined in ifa expression of hostility to the House resolutions, and it is quite apparent that so far as the Executive of Texaa is concerned, the terms ollerc d by the Congress of the United States, will be re jected with the utmost scorn. We are strongly inclined to believe that the article in the Regiitcr was written by President Jones himself. It 13 coached |in his style, and there fcan be no doubt that it expresses his sentiments. How the mass of the people are disposed to treat the matter remains to be seen ; but whatever the decision of the popu lur will may be, the completion of the measure may be now regarded as indefinitely postponed. It will be recollected that fimmediately on the passage of the resolution leaving to the President thechoibe of the alternatives, the House Resolu tions, as they are called, being the one, and Mr Benton s bill the other, Mr. Tyler selected the for mer, which it now appears was the most unpay able to Texas. What is the naturol inference il the Executive of Texas refuses to annex on these terms? Why, another protracted appeal to the people, and the probability is, that the influence of the government, and various other interests, may j l?e able to defeat the project altogether. There certainly cannot be any doubt that the resolutions are less favorable to Texas than the treaty rejected by the Senate, and contemplated by Mr. Benton's resolutions, which were to negotiate on the same principles. And it was very well known at the tune, in well-informed quarters, that the leeling in . exaswas likely to run counter to th? resolutions selected by Mr. Tyler. It would appear, therefore, that Mr. Tyler ami Mr. Calhoun, in selecting that alternative, had some inkling, probably through Duff Green, that such a proposition would he negatived by the government of Texas, and was not ltkely to please the people, and that by selecting it the whole annexation ques tion would be again thrown before the people, in our elections throughout the country, and that thus the question would remain as Hnsettled as ever - The conduct of Mr. Tyler, and the hasty manner in which he despatched his messenger to the govern ment of Texas, after selecting the worst and most unpalatable resolutions, would thus seem to imply that he did not wish to see the question settled, anri desired to take it out of the hands of Mr. Polk al together, leaving it to popular discussion.for future direction. It would appear, from a recent vote in secret ses sion of the Senate, made public the other day, thai the President is prohibited from selecting any other mode of annexation, so that in every point of view and on all hands, the question is afloat again.?' hen we take all this into consideration?th< movements in South Carolina hostile to Mr. Polk? the determination of the whig party to Resist an nexatton to the latest gasp-and various other mat ters; we are vety much inclined to bf lieve that an nexation is as far off as ever, and that the battle must be fought over again. Trial of the Anti-Renters. In this day's, aper will he found an ample report e proceedings in the case of the unti rem I roe- t<) gjx O.c|ock on priday eveniri? 2 ,he Court a(Wr.ed, to meet again' ' ?t H o'clock. This step was taken 'ii the consent of counsel on both sides, on the '""??IMiod of the Judges, after the sue ? e-lul termination of three day's labor to procure ? jury, in consideration of whom, as well as of the ends of justice, it was thought desirable to com mcnee at a period which would admit of a con tinuous and uninterrupted prosecution of the trials it was, therefore, judged better, in view of the customary adjournment on Saturday at noon, not to begin the business on Priday evening. It will be seen, on reading the report, that jurors underwent a searching examinution, to ascertain their fitness; and, perhaps, nothing but the nature of the case would justify such an unsparing use of time. Be this as it may, a jury isnow empaniiel'ed, to the agreeablesurprize of all concerned hut them selves, who, before they get hall through, will be pretty well wearied. The proceedings will be pro tracted, but, owing to the interest generally taken in them, we will publish in the Herald, from day to day, an exact and graphic report of the entire in vestigations. The Pennsylvania Clmgy?We commence to-day a series of articles, giving a very interesting biographical sketch of the Episcopal clergymen of Pennsylvania, and particularly of Philadelphia. hey come from a highly distinguished and re spectable clergyman of Pennsylvania, whose ac quaintance with the subject is extended and accu rate, and who writes with great trnth and probity hese sketches become very interesting from the circumstance,that in a short time, a new B.shnp will have to be elected outjof the same body for that dio oese. Who the principal candidates are, we have no means of knowing, hut it is very certain that there will be an immense deal of excitement in the diocese of Pennsylvania, attendant on the election of a Bishop to supply the place *f one o! the Under donks, as there will.also be in this diocese to sup Ply the place of the other Onderdonk.when it is as certained that' the church of New York is without a Bishop. Massachusetts U. S. Senator ?The Hon. John Davis, is the whig, and the Hon. Fred. Ro binson, the democratic candidates for the United States Senate, to supply the place vacated by the death of the Hon. Isaac C. Dates. They are the caucus candidates of the Legislature. Movements of Travellers ?The arrivals yes terday, as is usually the case on Saturday, were not very numerous. At the " Astor," however, are the Hon. Daniel Webster; Hon. George Evans, of Maine; Col Vortz, Philadelphia; Colonel Mather, President of the Slate Bank of Illinois; Judge Speaker, Canajoharie ; Gov. Woodbridge, Detroit; Gen. Lewis Eaton; J P. Merrick, Canada; N. Boyson, England; Col. S. C. Simmons, New Or leans. At " Howards," H. Nevin, Og lensburgh; Gen. John MtCracken, Lancaster, Ohio ; Hon. S. Phelps, Ohio; Hon. H.C Ellis ; Mr.Green, British Army. At the "American," Hon. Levi Wood bury, New Hamiwhire. Trade with Brazil.?As an instance of the in creasing trade with the Empire of Brazil w.- will mention that no less than live square rigged vessels sailed yesterday from this port for Rio de Janeiro One steamer, to be used, we believe, in the Ama zon, was among the number. Mary Booine ?A jury have at last been pworn, Bo that the trial will commence on Monday at 10^ o'clock. Justice Haskell.?It will t>e seen, on reference to our Law Reports, that this gentleman will be re moved. Fire ?The alarm of fire, at 10 o'clock yesterday ?Horning, proceeded from the brig Mary H. Hooper, Oapt. Hewitt, while preparing to commence het voysge to Rio Janeiro, from the foot of Dover st. Damage trifling. The Weather and Rivers at the West ? Yesterday was clear ami mild, and the mud on the ?treats an l the levee i< fast drying up. The river opposite here was rising i? little last evening lint it isreportrd to he tailing above the rapids?oo which there wa* hut four leet water on Sunday. The Illinois river is falling fast, hut it is yet in a good stage, there being between si* and seven feet water on the bars. We have no intelligence from the Missouri. The O lio is reported by the Importer to tie very high It."low .Southland, and rising fast. At Paducah, it whs within three or four feet of being into the doors of the warehouse*.?Louil Rrj>. MarcK li. Highly liHportNMt from Wtikl I.nter?Probable RifUUl of that Republic to Annex. The steamship New York, arrived at New Op leans ou the 13th with advices from Galveston to the 8th inst. inclusive. The advices, in an annexation point of view, are very important. There is an evident determination on the part of Texas to refuse to accept the plan of union to the United States as offered by Congress. It is stated that the British Charge" has obtained a pledge from Ex-President Houston to exert himself to the ut most to prevent annexation." And Presiden1 Jones has already nearly committed himself to the same end. Subjoined is the news [Correspondence of the N. Y. Herald.] Galveston, Texas, March 4, 1845. Dear Sir:?We have all, in thissectionol coun try, been looking with considerable anxiety for your journal, to see what opinion you may have tormed relative to the recent discomfiture of the ?'Warwick of the Democracy," as he is termed here, God save the mark, but it appears that you have not either deemed it necessary to expend your shot on him, or, that.being without the proner in ' "s te hi """ formation, you did not think it advisuble te hazard conjecture. The advent of Dull' Gieen, in this country, was peculiarly auspicious. His arrival was heralded in a long article in the Telegraph, of Houston, enti tled the "Warwick of the Democracy," which, it is shrewdly conjectured, was written by himself. He arrived at Galveston and created a good deal of ex citement by giving out that he wus <?? route for Mex ico, io wuteh the movements of that Government, by authority, lie returned with a batch ot informs lion of ull kindsbringing, at the same time, the correspondence between Shannon and Rejon,? winked slyly, put his fingers to his nose, and spoke knowingly of matters supposed to be going on in Mexico,?insinuated very gently that he had given Mr. Shannon immortality by writing the diplo matic despatches,?talked ot his connection with Mr. Calhoun,?spoke of the distinguished South erner mentioned in Mr. Tyler'B missage to the Senate, whichlfirst put him on his guard with regard to the designs ot Britain on Texas and abolition,? and, in short, he very meekly, by "insinuation," claimed to have set the annexation ball in motion; winch, too, was to make Texas sreat, Polk, Presi dent, and he, Dufi Gteen, marveUout On his arri val at Washiiigtonlhe look a suite of rooms, (for privacy,)?[your Minister hoarded and lodged in a room witu a dozen at the same time,]?and com menced his practice as adviser-deueral to the na tion,?proposed that the whole tariff regulations should be changed,?proved it by certain funda mental principles, the gist ot which was, that they, if adopted, would throw the North into a lever for annexation?throw Mr. Polk into the hands of Mr. Calhoun, and finally, make him, C , President.? All these doings, it now appears, was only prelimi nary to his'grand debut, which came ofl shortly after, as lollows:?He proposed to Dr. Jones, Presi dent, to sign or recommend a bill for frontier proiection, which was to be done, without cost to Texas, as follows: General Green and his as sociates were to be incorporated into a company, with power to levy war on Mexico, to conquer and aunex territory, and to pay the expenses of the war wnh the spoils. To do this they were to have the privilege of inducii g some (>0,000 Northern Indians to migrate to Texas, to be placed under the control of the company, to carry on the war with, tec. The President, being a reasonable man, gently ob jected to this wholesale annexation of the wrong aide of the Rio, and perhap.' said so. The General quite us politely insinuated to him, that if he did not sign such a lull when passed, that he would make his seat anything other than one of roses?in fact, that he would revolutionize the country. The result wus that he was ordered out of presence, and proclaimed as you have seen. So ended the matter. The General, however, is not satisfied?he has sworn the oatli of allegiance, and sworn likewise that he would be in the next Congress,tec. To this I end he has taken up his domicil in one of our de populated counties, gone into a mercantile busi ue-s, thai is, trade with Mexico, alias smuggling, and will have, I doubt not, the honor ot being an M. C. from San Patricio next session. I intend to look alter him occasionally, and let you kuow his whereabouts, and what he is at. There is no news here. The people are opposed to the btil of annexation, and the opposition is gain ing ground. A fair treaty, us a State, assuming our public debt, tec , would be accepted almost unanimously, but they do not like this mongrel an nexation. Yours, truly, Ab,models. [rrom N O. Republican, March 14 ) Tapers irom Galveston to the Sth inst., and trom Wash ington (the capilul) to the let lust , have reached ua by the steamship New York. It appears that some of the Texan* are not at all pleased with the terms of annexa tion contained in the resolutions just passed. They look at the meuiure us a one sided aft.ur altogether, and that they would be sadly shorn by their big sister R; public, in their acquiescing in the sacrifice of their customs,dues, public; property, Sic. Sic , as the price of their admission into the Union. The National Register is really savage at "the actual pit and grave ot insignificance and infamy" which these resolutions, as it states, would pluoge the "extan nation The Register, however, is the organ of the uiiti.annexationists,who are but au insignificant frac tion of the people. The GalvftUm News still advocates the cauce of annex ation. The general appropriation act of the last Congress au thorizea the payment o' $137,340. which seeuis to be nearly the whole amount of the annual charge of the Re public. The i xpoit of provisions is becoming a leading feature in the c. immerce of Texas [Prom National Register, Government organ ] If the people of Texas choose to revolutionize their go vernment and institute some new and different republican oigsnization, they may do so without the leave of a io reign government "first had end obtained." Bin the United States have acknowledged our title to be recog nized i.s an independent nation, both de facto and de jure. Should we adopt the course designated by their reaola 'ions we at once lose the benefit of that acknowledgment Wh pass into a state of imbecile and hopeless dependence upon th it power?to ha annexed l?cei tainly never, until their aspiilug partizans shall cease to neod the ma'erial we now furnish them lor the manufacture of political cap ital Oar relations with other governments dissolved, and our own nationality renounced, the United States may consent to hold ?r.s they shall have consented to place ua?in a state of penultimate hut unaccomplished, annexation ! But even this consent of the American Congress,meagre and valueleM as it U to the people ol Texas, but for which wo are required to give to the United State* a lien upon our country'* sovereignly? this woriblo** consent, us it begrudged to Texas, i* caked out to her at a miser's usury, and is shackled with what lawyer* call "condi tions precedent." Pasting by the required sacrifice of our right to adjust the bjundarie* o1 our territory, the consent of that Congress, even oncu more to ent?rtain the T< xaa question, is coup >d with tlie cold assurance, tha' if we are ever admitted into the Union at all, we muit oedc to the United States " all our mines, minerals, salt lake* and springs, also all our public ediftices, fortifica tions, bat racks, ports and barbers, navy and navy yards, docks, magazines, arms, armaments, and all other property and means pertaining to the public defence " We must also yield up our revenue end our capacity to raise one ; which single item, under the financial regulations of our f istoring stepmother, would bring into ner treasury at least three hundred thousand dollar* per annum ; for which we have her Rind petmission to retein our public debt, and keep our public domain ; subject, however, to the payment ol the debt, and circumrcrihtd within such limits as she may, hereafter, be pleased to assign to our territory, in the. exercise ol her characteristic and far stretchiDg diplomacy, which once reached oven to the western banks of the Ssbine ! Wo must, moreover, trucklf |to liar pet abolitionists, by obligating ourselves to piobibu slavery neuh of the parallel of thirty-six degrees thirty minutes, known e* the Missouri Compromise linn We have always been a warm und hearty advocate lor the cause of annexation ; but never dd wn dream that the approval of the people of Texas would be required to a proposition so ah-nrd?so degrading as the one pro po'inded tiy this resolution. Our space dons not cow admit oi further detail Suffice it, that we contrast our present elevated position, as a neople, secure in the enjoy merit of peace, and in the speedy acquisition of acknowl edged independence ; sreure in the wealth which the commerce of Europe is about to pour into t ur lap, and in the increasing value of our lands, arising from extended orcupit.on and the investment of foreign capital ; secure ol becoming " the most favored" by those pow erful ant wealthy sovereignties, whom both interest and |>oliey impel to cherish our prosperity and growth, that their markets may bo supplied with -inrstaplcs; and secure hat the increase of commerce will speedily r? n dor no less consistent than desirable, a great diminution ol the present tariff, with the alternative presented by this resolution, of Texas divested of all these high privileges and udv.iutage* ?, shorn of her aHribnt ? as a nation; crip; led in her commerce, in her prosperity, in her do mestic resources ; depressed by the burden* of public debt ami direct taxation ; her land in con??qnence depreciated in valm ; and in the event of final annexation upon the pioposed basis, our public domain not only razeed and moitgaged to secure the payment of our debt, but even eviscerated of its mineral wealth, to swell the federal treasury. Tbls is indeod but a dim'and trdally inadequate view ol the actual pit and grave of insigniAcar.ee and inlamy into which the House of Representative* ot the American Congress have proposed to plunge this nation. *' Since hn, misciillM the Morning Star t Nor man?nor fiend hath fall'n so fir 1" [from the Civilian and Galveston Gazette ] The article which we now copy to day from the " Na tionsl Regis* r," affords gratifying evidence of a return, on the part of the friends of annexation in th s country, to a proper sense ol a tf respect, and an understanding el the posit ion which Tcxit" may and ought io aasi me lr re lation to the question O tr frienls beyond the Sabine liivc lo?t sight ?t the homely adage that it take* two te make a bargain, and only studied how to shape measure" so as to make the " reeiprecity all on one side," until it b-ngth their ntter selfishness and disregard of the rospegt due to Texas as an independent nation, which has thus tsr maintained her nationality., rights, and liherties, he gins to produce the natural fruits of disappointment ami s?nr?lon in those of our eltken* who had looked to that quarter fora magnanimous and disinterested regard for our wcltare and happiness. The helpless and prrishing I bcegar may. without hesitation, accept the most hiimilin t?.'^conditions for and agree to broome the menial of, bin from whom ke receive* (he mwuri ot averting (amine and death ; hut the sturdy yeomao, whose honest Indus try and strong arm afford him ail the mean* ol subsist euce and pioiecliun requisite tu hii condiliou and habits inlifs.muy well shun the banquet and the association, il invited into the society of the more weulty und pr. sum ing, when bis acceptance is to be coupltd with acknow lodgments ol vassalage and inferiority. (From thf Galveston Weekly News.) We have already furnished inconte?tible evidence that the British policy in opposition to annexation has so fat succeeded, that her B-itaunic Mitjesiy's Minister has obtained the pledge of President Houston, to use his best endeavors to defeat that measure. We are told, that upon condition ol our renouncing the American Union lorever, the Monorchia! powers Ol Europe will then teiminate our formidable war with Mexico, "forthwith and compulsively." The same friendly promiso has been made, trom time to time, tor the last *? ven or eight years, and its repetition, just at this particular crisis, when the speedy success ot annexe tion is, beyond all reaeonable doubt, is exceedingly well timed in order to create a reaction In the public feeling ol this country. Wo are not (told whether this friendly mediation is again to be attended by another "Armistice" as a necessary preliminary step, lobe afterwards "im Eioved into one ol more convenient duration." We are, owever, assured that " France and England will openly submit to the consideration of our government and people, inducemeotii for us to remain independent." Such in formation as thia is usually confined to the chief agents of goveninaentjas a matter ol State secrecy, and is rarely furnished to the public journals except for the purpose tl political influence and foreign counteraction This an uouncemcnt is inado in the positive and unqualified terms of a negociator, who has participsted in all the cabinet secrets and intrigues of both hemispheres. 1 The public need uot be surprised should this singular manitesto prove to be the harbinger of party organization, and of great exeitions In thia country, to counteract the labors of our friends in the United States and to defeat this great measure here, after it has triumphed there ? "We shall see." We find the following extract from the National Rtgis tir in the Civilian: ? " The removal ol this duty on cotton, will enable the Biitish government to throw vast commercial advantages into the hands of the merchants and planters of Texas.? We havo every reason to believe that if we concludo to remain independent, this duty will be removed from all Texas cotton introduced into Eng i-h ports, while it will he retained upon that produced in the U. States. Under this discrimination in our favor, may be also embraced sugar and tobacco. la this way our rivalship with the Vni'ed Stat is will be almost instantly established. These great advantages could not fall to attract hither the planting capital of the Southern States; for under such an arrangement they would gain by the changH an in crease ot profits of not less than forty per cent per an num. The Civilian of the 8th has the following paragraph in relation to the export trade in provisions, iz. We still look, with great confilence, for the period when a highly important and lucrative trade will te done in the exportation ot many articles from Texas, which have rot hitherto come into the account of the foreign trade of the country. Within the last year important ad vances have been made, and there is a good prospect that thiy will coutinue until the many important but dor mant resources, which are capable of making Texas the most prosperous country on the globe, are developed. The nme paper referring to the fact that the trade be tween Galveston and Havana is beginning to attract at ten tion, and the prospect that it will ultimately become Of great importance, publishes a list of the rates and charges for commisiion-&c., on purchases, sales, Sic., in Havana. The same paper of the 1st instant, has the following paragraph in relation to Gen. Duff Oreen's misunder standing with the Texian President. It seems from this that the affair has not been settled, as stated We observe a statement in some of the United States papers that the matter between the President of Texas and Gen. Duff Green, which led to the revocatien of the exequatureot the latter, haa been "settled,"' and the in ference is left that an amicable adjustment has been made ol the whole affair, to the aatjsfaction of the President ? We are informed that no adjustment of any kind, further than appears from the proclamation, has ever been nude o( the matter, unless a remark of the President that he re gretted the necessity which compelled him to take the course he did may hefso considered. Neither he nor his friends believe that the proclamation was predicated up: on any misapprehension or insufficient cause whatever The American Minister, we have understood, entertains similar views. From tub North?We have received by Liv ingston & To. our Montreal, Buffalo and Albany advices. We annex the news : ? Buffalo, March 20 ?Tho prospect for navigation is not a w hit more promising now than it was a month since There has been two heavy snow storms, und intensely cold weather, recioting the creek and bringing in accu mulation of ice from the upper end ot the lake in such quantities as to close up the mouth of the harbor and pre vent the steamers from entering. Tho boat which left here on the 10th, returned on the 18th, hut instead of fore ing a passage through the ice, landed her passengers at Point Alhiuo, 17 miles distant in Canada. A couple of other steamers put into Dunkirk, from whence their pas sengers came, in stages. About one hundred western merchants took the cars for Albany yesterday, and arc now probably conning over samples in your place or Boston. As to lake navigation, I concur in my previous opinion, that an unobstructed harbor may he expected here about the beginning ol April. New York Legislature?Albany, March 21? Railway projects continue to occupy a prominent place in the legislation of the State. The Erie railway has probably acquired the votes of the entire delegation from Orange count> , consent hnviDg been obtained to the constiuction ol a railway from Goshen to Newburgh. The Commercial Bank of Albany has an application be fore the Legislature for an extension of its charter for a term of twenty years. This bank's charter contained the personal liability clause, and on that account may find la vorw.ththe Legislature, although the renewal of the charter of any incorporated bank is opposed to what is considered the settled policy of the Legislature Bills were reported in the House to-day to incorporati the New York Philharmonic Society; 'o amend and con dense the several acts relating to Brooklyn city; toincor porato the Canandaigua and Corning railway company ? This last is the first ot a series of bills by which it is pro |jo*rd to tap tho New York and Erie railway running The Albany bridge bill, if it is ever to come, lingers long in the hands of the committee. It was to be in or. Tuesday?then it was certain for Wednesday ; hut both days have passed over, and Friday also, and still no rt port. Will it ever be reported? "That's the question," as Mr. D. Lee says. The bill to revise and amend the chatter of tho Oswego ami Syracuse railway company passed the House to daT, with amendments fixing the maximum of passenger toll at 4 cents per mile. A motion to reconsider the vote on its final pass.iue was made by Mr. D. Lee, of Buffalo, and he farther moved to lay his motion on the table. The House refused to lay the motion on the table and refused reconsider the vote So the hill is passed. The move ment of Mr. Lee had a rquinting toward the Buffalo and Oswego contest Mr. Nixon chargrd that Mr D. Lee had le?s anxiety for tha interest of the State jthan for his cili of Buffalo. The bill lor the relief of the New York Institution for the Blind passed by a vote of 113 a yen 1 ha bill to Incorporate the Troy and Oraenbuah rail way Aieociation passed by a vote of 103 to 0.?It imposes upon the company the payment of toll on freight carried over the roud?discrimina ions to bo made on freight which would not come to the canal or on local freight The bill imposing tolls en the Troy and Schenectadr railway passed. A similar bill applied to the Mohawk and Hudson railway is on the table. The Comproller has reported, in answer to a res -lution of the House, the amount of outstanding botes issued by the banks of the State which have not beau registered.? The gross amount is $1 403,800 ; of this amount there wa in circulation, February 1st, $1,103 873, an 1 on hand, $300 733. He does not think the public interest would b< promoted by issuing registered notes for the whole or any part of such amount at this time He triuks, however, it would be safe to the bublic end just to the banks, to allow each hank, on February 1st, 1818, to credit to profit and loss an amount rqual to 30 per cent, of the non registered notes then outstanding (most of which will never be re turned, having been destroyed by fire and otherwise) and to receive from the Comptroller a like amount of re gistered notes ; one year thereafter 30 per cent of the amount in circulation might be credited in thessme man ner, and thus con'inuc the process at the cud of each year. Banks with large capitals feel littlo interest in the matter. Those which bank on their circulation are of course anxious to avail thim-elvcF of all the Comptroller will permit them to add to that circulation Same of the bauki hsve credited their account of profit and loss with an amount assumed to have bei n lost; hut the Comptroller refuses to sanction the operation unless he has evidence of the loss of the notes. The outstanding now registered no es ot the incorporated hanks arc reduced Irom $11,647, | 830 in July. 1843, to $1,101,781 in 184S In the Senate we had twj memorials from New York against the license law A bill was reported to i xtend the Harlem Railway to | Albany. The ferry bill (Long Island and New York,) ol which I wrote you some ditys since, was reported to-day A bill was reported to renew the charter of the Utica and liusquehannah railway; it proposes to tap the trie rail way at Binghamnton. Rumored Dubl ?We h;ive seen a letter (save the New Orleans Picayune) from Little Rock, dated on the 1st init., in whieh it is stated that a rumor is afloat that a hostile meeting is Jshortly to take place be tween F.x Governor Butlei, U.S. Cherokee agent, ai> Col. Mason, of the army. We sincerely hope that tan re pott may prove untiue. Mobk of tiif. Elephant.?The Mobile Herald states that the ele| h.int which recently killed one of his keepers near Biton Rouge, ramc near killing a nntn in that city, where he won exhibited prrvioua to coming to New Orleans. It seems that one of thespecta tors affronted him by pricking him with a pin The ani mal did not seem to notice the offence nn'il some minutes alter wards, when he made a stroke nt the < ffendrr with his snout, which would have been a dea h hiow (if it had not fallen short of the object. Subsequently the beasi exhibited the greatest uneasiness as long us the man re mainrd in the menagerie, and by the advice of the keeper he left. Attempt at Miirdrh ?The Hnrrieburg corree pondent ot the Philad* lphia U. 8. Guzette, writing underda'o of the 19th iostant, soya:?An atrocious mm der is said to have been committed in htngerstown, ir Cumberland co , yesterday. Two young men, brothers by the name of White, formerly el this plare, went to a public house, (name not ascertained ) and desired th< privilege of playing cards, and, being refused, one of them held the landlord whilst the other deliberately cut his throat! Another young man of the party was loakint on All three have been arreated. PS It has just beer stated that the gentleman Injured is Mr. Trimble, ard that though ilungerously injtued, he is not quite dead. Fire.?An alarming fire broke out on Friday morning, a few minutm before two o'clock, in F.ngine House, No. 1, opposite the bottom of Wintei street, Newbury port, which destroyed the engine and upper 1enane.es, together with the building and tn? 1 irg' work-shop of Mr. Lesley adjoining. Near upon #10 000 worth of property wna destroyed. It is supposed (0 havo been the work Ol an incendiary I Tattsc,."" *???????; Court of Ojrcr and Terminer. Hudbon, March 21, 1813. TheCourt was opened at nioe o'clock. No lurther business ct ming hetore the tirand Jury they wereX Chuiged. The Court then proceed cl to drew the n??i Juror to try the ceu.e oi the People vs Dr Boughten Abm Co?si.m called, and challenged on the part oi the pe pietorpiiucip.il cause-, on lh? ground .that he held I under the .time tenure as thoae tenauts upon whom the distress wait executed; that disturbances prevailed among

thoae tenant*; that it led to certain luaociatiotis of dia 1 fAV. ft" me" that Lht' Pr"">aer at the bar wa. an * nf i 'V ?'8an?u>gthese aaaociations and loment tag that resistance; that he (the prisoner) was armed and disguised; that the expense, tor pVocuringta?ed"gu.,es and for paying the service. of the prisone? was raised hv commuted; thit t" . not constitute 1 he dissented. cnauenge, even if true, from which - cS^rcK? W !*?? the Court to the case Co wan, p! 6*6 ai exnlan a tori" Wf? n'" ReP"t?-a|.o to 6:1, sssuts^Ss^S?^. cipTal?u?,ew^"otro{!dni0?,hat/he challenge lorprin to the|triers a. a ch*lenge fo?fc"r l0re' h#V? 10 ?? sew was brother In lavi^to^h/'K 5?0Df..thS rc8t lhat he ael^ndThad81mtaSrfta \lf*3 ps|s?Ws co^?ionSt!) mTo1 d! /efenc"f proceeded to draw up an ex tun/ .7^!aD^A,, Quoded in hi* protest Hifdinst Mr. McPIpI su^ftm^the'"court* mA?L Propo,ad' aa "comprom.se, to Oepted " " ,rfcr,? which offer was not ac i?r?h,if.!>8tb Jadffe Pahxea, after consulting with his lo.0b.uiu SSr.Jo?ib*0?F t"for' KfoCfolifJ0""' Weavers' Hollow ; I have lived Jt nisrl <rom mouths ; I came tkara film ?lL_ c'"remont about two Ave years on the lirst nl x, rii ?nani0WU' w,M!re i lived Jones' atore ; occimied u h? 'J A" 8 n mile north ?< Be Witts ? I nnrJ fdrm tn Oermautown of Wa. H lease fnp t'lf o occupy a lease farm ; it is held on n ssi oivoirEH"?h"1''' ?'1 W5^53a^t?aaisi much attention to the e*?"?ment there; has not paid couidu't sav who I h?!!,vi u8 I ?n ou the mattor ; Geo. M H^ktt.iaWit have heard food title he ought to keen hi. h?nH "V Livingston had a it ; did not say in nbrtkfulai fi . 'I n? h? ?"?llt to 'n"e question should bo tried ? I thought .V^D?W ilow that sented to it; he said the 'la/5 ? 8 u J 8 r"*bt atid "" the State; he thought it would come f/5f!U? belo"?od to chase at ton shillings an'ue reitoiVhimi,fn.an,f {?,Pur" they could buv it f,?p thm i . him I did not believe fair a^ right fo let th^ hi 8"?ga' /bought It would be , sir fence^thoughu't'wou^d ?f CoM f?r da examination, as were they to enteM^o A"''th? "Phere of i ?"'i'5;rr,*b'"d?mt""' "?.a ar. s | lhffei^.rrs?^,sd0ntb no:,eCt ,hat he Mid that their title, r hfa 5?u not Set rtnt unUl they proved I the Sheriff and ?ik ? i??p,e talk v?f th'ir "?"tan?e To not say ; I have h5??rtgi paper.8' but when il wa' 1 can other, and thaT thev/f.,1 .T^*peak ?.?0 way and ,OB1? the enquired into it in m/ ? * ?k a u pa|>?rs, but 1 never way theneoniBi'atb y neighborhood I can't tell which on the subject I dcintUT!?e0t|t| ,bOW m8ny ' he8rd 'P?Bh Sheriff had sworn false- lh^iTC? "L0"6 saJinf that the I Hoffman was the ordv n'n!.5 k ,D.ot,bm? on that auhyect; I to understand ?hnf?? hoard talk ol it; ha crave me but he did not sat ha^ii^L?1?11* ?torieg about it; ?n the subject nl hTr I)e/ieved thami ' ?"<?? no statement nVai'right1" t0the h'-ndranc^o IheTheriff or'w^rthTr "s^HaSr"?zs. c"""ed out any b7a^?VmnTn; "7 wh0,her 'hi' juror stand, with in the case ' ln,pr"?'on on hi. mind, and is ind.fferen "opcedlhejairot^intTompetent * qUarter ?f " h?Ur' pro .wom"rr.veI"ri,oTrmT5U^,B,,dICh,,lleD*ad ^ d<*-ncc, iunoc.nce of^^the lirisoner^"ny opinton as to the guilt o Mr, Beckwlth 15fi'Zl'e?? the duty * wcrc.here ?cu.ed, the two juror, assuming acro^di^l^sTvtTrn'as The'thinfjurorbe'?8 challenged wa* fecce-EMmtcall?d and challenged by the dr have made up no opinionTpJn?-V liver's the C8U,e; 1 Sworn aa a juror. pon it, I live in Spencertown. William P. Reynolds called and challenged by de fence Sworn and examined-1 have tuard of the trar. ?actloni out of which this indictment arises; I have heard it spoken of, and heard the newspapers re#d; it is about " rd Big Thu - robbing the Sheriff; I heard Big Thunder was concern ed, and that he was Dr. Boughton; I formed no opinion as to its truth. Challenged peremptorily and set aside. John Armstead called and examined.?I {live at Cla verack; I was at the Smeky Hollow meeting; 1 have been present at none of the investigations arising out of the anti-rent proceedings; I was not in time to see or hear the Coroner's Inquest; I have heard a great deal on the subjoct; I have tallied with Tiros. S'orm-i, Mr Miller, and others; did'nt hear them say in particular thai Boughton was guilty; thinks they said he took the wrong Course; I may have heard persons in the city converse about it, among the rest Mr Hammond and Mr- White; they said the anti renters were ra:her wrong ; I could not say I frequently heard his guilt spoken of; I ihould'nt he willing tu answer what their opinions are; I have heard numbers say they ought to be punished if they done it; I have made up my mind if he has doneenougn he ougnt to be punished; I would not be willing to aaj 'hat the perron I heard speak at Smoky Holiow was Boughton; has no opinion as to the charge of his taking the pipers; I heard part oi that speech but lelt before he got t trough; I am unable to aay whether he was an In dian or white man; my eyes are weak; I heard that Mr. Hammond was th eatened pretty hard; I cannot aay he used any expressions cgainit Dr. B. Challenged peri mp torily. John A. Tatlor called and examined?After a few questions ot the usual kind he was sworn as a juror. Jacor J. Vamiuses called and examined by defence?1 live id Copake; pretend to be a larmer, I have some lease land, considerable in all?about MX) acres in all between lease and iee land. Set aside bv mutual consent. Samuel C MiLLKR'called and examined- I am not con nected or related bymarriage to the Sheriff; 1 do nct|knou whether I am related te H. C., Miller or not. Challenged for lavor by the defence. I have been at the Smoky Hollow meeting; I hope I am not indicted; I have heard some talk about that meet ing; 1 do not know in particular to whom I talked; some thought Boughton was one of the Indians, others said he whs not; I couldn't tell what to think; I told them tuat; I thought it m.ide a little impression on my mind at the time; I live ten miles from Hudson ?nd have frequent com niuuication with it; I have often talked to people about the mr stings; I said thil?"If that's the case I heard?if B. ia the man?if it be true, he ought to be punished." 1 think there was an impression made on my mind about hia be ing the man. Crot-txatninul by the Attorney Okneral?What was thai lob resaion? Mr. Jordan obj'cted to putting the question; the law did not allow ot mceitaining what was the exact nature ot the impression, it was enough to know that there was one formed. The Court held there was no objection to the question. Croat-examination rtturned?It is more than I can tell whether he was the man or not; I have made up no opin ion ha to this charge; the condition of my min I is such that I can go into the jury box and try this case according to the evidence.. Direct examination returned.?I* there anything on your mind so as to prevent >onr tiyiug the prisoner as if you h,id never heard of himt?I don't know; I understand the question. On the question being repeated, the an swer was th.it he didn't iliink he could go into the jury box and try him as though he never heurn of him. The witness showed r remarkable digreeof taciturnity. Met aside. Alexander Pattershaw, called and challenged by the defence, iworn and examined ?I hava heard this transnc iion talked of; f hive roid the papers reporting the taking of the Sheriff's papers and may have conversed on the subject; various opinions, some that he wasaccessoty to the riot and disturbance, others ttint he knew nothing about it, I havp heaid; I never formtd any opinion in my own mind, I don't know hut by reading, I may have formed soma impression on my mind; the account I read ?aid Big Thunder was Dr. Boughton; I read it in the Jill,any Argue ond Hudton Unzette; 1 don't know that I could drtci m>ne on the point of what theae papen said about Dr. Boughton; I never read a denial of his heing Big Thunder; all accounts said he waa, but I don't know that they made an impression on my mind that he was the man; it was stated that Dr B was Big Thunder; lint I believe some statements, others I do not believe; I don't h. lieve the papers now, as much as I used to do; I do not know thut I formed any opinion as to his being the man; I do not know that I could determine in my own mind that he was the man; from what I have heard anil read, I think It likely that he was one ol the men who participat ed in these meetings C'Ott examined --I have formed no opinion as to hia being one of the men who robbed heHheriff of his papers; I have not, that I know of, any belief in regrrd to it; there is no Idas on my mind which would prevent ma trying thil case according to the evidence. JKgMMuMfii by Mr. Jordan.--1 only nets that (1 wish to OCt henrstly u n Juror. Mr Jordan addressed the triers, pointing out those par ticulur par's ot evidence ol last vfituenA which, in his view, pioved he had an impression, und thereiore was dis qualified to he a Juror. liis Honor Judge Pa Hum summed np in a clear und con ciso manner, when alter a few minutes consult ilion, the Juror w as pronounced incompetent. Henrv Hoose called and challenged on the part of the prisoner?S warn and examined ?1 hav.- l.e.ud ol the tak ing of the Sheriffs papers; I have left it blank iu mymind until it was proved to be so?that was,my calculation;wr hear a great many stories we cannot say are true or not; hearing at one time ol the taking of the Sheriffs papers, and that Dr Boughton wasilhe man?ot other times that he was not, I did not know what to think of it; i do not kuow the Snerilf, nor have 1 conversed with hint Chal lenged peremptorily by the defence, und set aside. Volnki BusuiiJs called, and challenged by defence.? Sworn and examined.?I live in the north part ot Chat ham; I have heard a good deal about the ant i-rent meet ings, such as that at Copake; have heard others converse about it| heard it said that Big Thunder assisted at this jneeting; read in the papers that Big Thunder was Dr. Boughton; was present at no examinations on the subject; 1 do not take any ol the Hudson papers; I do nit recollect thai the Sheriff had sworn Dr. B. had taken his papers; ne ver saw Boughton until I cams here; cunnot say whatl read in the papers made any impression on my mind; I have never expressed a desire for the conviction of Dr. Boughton. The Court bete took afrecess tor dinner; met again at two o'clock, when Burgess was, upon further examina tion, set asido. Cornelius Schneider, called and challenged?Lives six miles north of -Sweet's Tavern ; I was at Copake and other meetings ; I have conversed with different persona on the subject. The Attosnet General?We conteud that he stand aside. Mr. Jordan?I want to see whether he ix a fit Juror, or not. Attornet General?1 take for granted that when he is challenged by the other side, them can be no objection to setting him aside. The Court sail if they agreed on each aide, the juror need not be examined Examined by the District Attorney?Heard people talk at Copake about taking the Sheriffs papers ; beard a good deal said ou the subject; heard every man in the neighborhood talk of it; there were different opinions ; I heard some say the Sheriff had given up his papers volun tartly; don't recollect who said so, but they were a good many; I guess I did not say so myself; the meeting at Burdock's was last fail; I did not sen Boughton there ; I didn't understand he was there ; there wete Indians there who were said to bo from Rensselaer county; heard two persons speak there in disguise, but didn't know them ; one was called Big Thunder on the ground , 1 was proba bly on the ground a couple of hours ; there might be 36 or 30 in disguise, but 1 did not count them ; I saw Walter Bhafer ; asked him il he was going to the meeting : he was going to see the Doctor, and I went along with him; I returned with Shater ; the next meeting 1 attended was Copake ; the fiats are six miles fiom my house ; none went with me on loot; we got to the flats about 9 or 9 o'clock ; Bunnell lives halt a mile from me; think he was going to the meeting when I met him ; there were three or tour in his wagon : I did stop at his house, as 1 wanted to get the chance to ride; 1 hail some conversa tion with James Runnells; I asked him how he was going down, or something to that effect; be sai l he was going on horseback; I don't recollcciauy more ot the cob versa tion; he startvd ahead of me; I had beard folks were going from that quarter; I afterwards understood that be was one of the committee men who got up these meetings, hut did not know that previously:! heard the Sbrriff was coming to the fiats that day; I think I knew it a week before ; the report was that the goods would not he gold- that IheShe riff would he prevented; didn't hear James R'tnnellsjsny anything about it; when I got there I saw a lot ot Indians as they were called; 1 believe 1 saw a lot on my way down, coming through the lets on the estate of I'cter Mil ler; the^e were Indians along on the road; I saw none at Runnell's or about there;when the Shei iff come I heard it at tbe house ot John Vane; I saw the Sheriff first getting into bis carriage to go to the sale; I saw Indians on each side of the carriage, with music and guns, pistols, spears, knives, tomah; was. Sic.; I went along down with them to Decker's; I was not n?er enough to see the papers deliver el up; I was distant twenty yards; could not see twenty yards|through a crowd. Court?Are you content, Mr. Jordan, that this juror stand aside? Mr. Jordan?Why really, sir,I see no reason why ho should; be went there merely for curiosity, like other people. If gentlemen would merely confine themselves to the ptestion of bias or impression they would expe dite the business. Court?It strikes me we would save time; he wustherc at these transac' ions, but there is nothing uecessarily in that fact to ditqualify him. District Attorney?I submit whether a man who was present at such scenes is fit to be a Jutor to try this cause impartially. ?' Examination i erumed?I did not see the Sheriff give up his papers; a|man called Big Thunder went down; I heard .the vote about takingnapers at the piece of sale; the vote was taken by raising the right hand, whether they should be given up or not. Set aside. John Stewart called, and challenged by defence ? I have formed and expressed an opinion as to this rase.? Set aside, Abraham Thaver called and challenged ?Sworn.?I have beard and read some on the subject; an impression was produced on my mind by these statements; I consid ered Dr. Boughton bad participated in these meetings; think* these impressions have not been permanently re moved. Crosi examined.?I understand this indictment is for rob bery ; I supposed he had participated in taking the papers from the Sheriff trom what I heard and read. Set aside. Walter Dicier, challenged by prosecution.?Sworn. I have heard of these transactions and formed an opinion; the prisoner is indicted for robbery, I think I have formed a belief as to his guilt of that charge. Set aside. Joseph G Ford examined.?I think i did lorm an opi nion ol Dr. B.'s participation in those meetings; this im pression has Dot been removed Cross examined.?I have beard nothing about the robbe ry except from tbe papers of that day; I did form and e* press an opinion as to his guilt in the transaction. Sit aside. martin w. usbubne called slid challenged.? Sworn ? I have farmed an opinion in thi* case; it hai not been changed. Crass examined ?Cannot aay I have formed en opinion a* to his guilt ol the robbery; I think in my own inind h" was present there. 8-1 aside Nicholas Hai.lknbeck called ? Chalierged by the pro secution ? I am a brother to the gentleman on the Jury; I live at Hillsdale; 1 have heaid something about taking the papers from the Sheriff; beard Jas Robinson speak of it; he said he understood the Indians and Sheriff went in to a room'together, and when they came out they told him to give them up; I don't know whether he. believed it or not, but seemed to do so; he said ke was told so;{! believe he did not get them till latish; he said they were about burning the papers when he got there; he did not, that I remember, say why the Sheriff gave them up; he said the agreement to do so wss made in the room; be told me this at his hotvse, a little over a mile from Hills (tale; I was not over at the burning of the papers; 1 had heard they were going to take them from tne Sheriff he fore; it was the general talk in the neighborhood that the Sheriff was coming out; I think I felt an interest in the affair at the Flats, nnd wanted to hear it; I don't know a-< I pissed my opinion upon the giving up of the papers; I suppose it had been stated to Robinson correctly; I neliev ed his story,\ and 1 have not changed my mind since; I know the Sheriff by sight; I have never talked to him about it. 1 have been to some of these anti-rent meetings attCopakc Flats; remained for three or four hours; that was last lull; there were men armed there; 1 went to the meeting at Smoky Hollow; the meeting at Copake was before that; it was at Geo. K. Shooter's; I forget bow I went out to Smoky Hollow; I was there when the bov was killed; there were men armed and disguised there; I saw the prisoner there; I ?i Copake Flats; I heard him s] eak; I did rot make bis {acquaintance at Co nakej Kbits; they told me that was his name?that's all I know about it. I have never spoken as to what I should do if I were on the Jury. Croirexamintd by Mr. Jofdan? I thought and believed there was an understanding between the Sheriff and these people, to givo the pipers up, and I think so yet?Set aside. Kbkns zer Lomas called and challenged on the pait ol the prisoner?Sworn?I live iti Oillaiin. on Henry \V Livingston's lot; I have heard of these distuibances scd ol the taking ot the Sheriff's papers; I have formed no I e lief as to Dr. B'a being there; I hsve been told he w;is there and thst he was Big Thunder; I do not know hut I believe he was there, and that he was a party to ti e transaction; I believe still ha was there. Crou examined ?1 am now speaking ot the time the papers were taken; it waa and is my opinion that he wa? there- Set aside. Anson Pa nmrntier called and challenged. Sworn - My wife and the prisoner,Clarke'swife are cbutins;he told nc he was indicted for conspiracy; I reside nt Livingston; I ?aw men dressed as Indians, but never in my house; I have a son about seventeen; I thought I saw a dress then once ; I happened to get n glimpse ol It in my bed room I did nothing to it; did'nt enter it out; I guess it was Mr. Decker's; I wi, at Smoky Hollow; also at Burdicks; have not made up my mind as to Dr B's guilt or inno nence; 1 tske no part orinterist in these assemblies; was asked to join them however; 1 pay JII80 a year rent to H W. Livingston; I hold about 430 or 440 urres; nil ray rent that is due it paid; 1 never had any difficulty with my landlord. Ctan-ext mined.? 1 thought the dress whs mode in my house t.y Dicker's wile one day ; I got a giimpse of it. ar.d heard the children say the women were making up some cal .co ; they did not say they weie ranking dr.saes; Mrs Dool-or helpod my wile to sec/ now and them; I think now Mr Decker had hold of it; they thought I wss asleep, hut I got up nnd saw it; they were shy of me; this was an unusual dress (or Mr Decker; Idontknew that my son had one made there; I have seen Boughton once before, I think, heie in prison; I don't know who were Indians; one night they wanted to get me in, hut 1 cut out and steered home; I have seen Squire Clarke since the robbery was committed; he has not that I know of talked lo me about taking the Sheriff's papers; n great numliei talk ol it; people say tliey wsre taken from the Sheriff and burnt; I heard tr.ey were demanded Iroin him, and he gave them tip; I have not made up my mind as to that; I have since said they ought net to have done It. ?*'The conns- lfon both sides, as well os the Court, ad ders ed the triers, who pronounced Anson Parmentier compeii ni; he was, therefore, sworn as the sixth juror. Noiiman M Firmer, csllod and challenged on the pait ol the prisoner -I live at Oreenport; I attended part of the examination* growing out of these transactions; read statements concerning them; I made up mymin i he wss guilty unless It was proved to tho contrary, a. d am still ol that opinion: I have merely had an impression formed of on ordinary Bind; my mind would be impartial lo Judgi ol the evidence, I have hud no decided opinion, nor could I have any till I lieatd both aides; I don't think I can say I consider him guilty; I have not made up my mind om way or the other; my mind ia still opt n (or any convict lion; I have no bias which would prevent me from giving him a lair trial. The triers were addressed by counsel on both sides nnd by His Honor Judge Paiiri b, and very shortly con cluded that Mr. Fmley was competent as a Juror. Chsl lerged by the defence peremptorily. Salmon Owen called, and challenged by defence.? Sworn- From what I have seen or heard, 1 think probv bly Dr. Boughton might have been active In these trans action*; having heard so many reports, I don't think 1 can (orm a correct or Just opinion; doe* not know Dr. Boughton; 1 stand perfectly free and unbiased; thera is no impression on my mind a* to his guilt, more than thst BmfJbf1 * |(J 1 could uot sty I b?llmd Lr, inn if . *'?TT"?n<Tfr, of th?i'lie was?t these meet, might haveta^^ baVing "I"1*""' ?" opinion) 1 came to coiiil ui'i ,he.anl?-f?>t business since I tliat h?* won i'A? no'*bout him; I have the firm belief lienJaer county!'"8' """ aVM lb4M metUn*? ia Boughio'n'Tm'om ^8.Vt " mfc,ln* ?nd wos told that heltev. even ho wa. "i""1" rs 5 1 *?> thnt ' would hardly take as much rohb,:ry of ,he Sheriff; it ant. renter to make me bahtvef hff !" thB """" i"' taking the Daners mil h? 7 ,hat 118 was guilty o( i. g them 1 attended .L * "0t in the habit ol attend. convintent and that 1 mtKht hratm5S,rb,;C,Uge V'Ved to reason men out ol their error IS "P^ience, the Indians' disguising! not nltoJ^h chiefly oppoaed to should not tbinlfthe1ZVrJZol'a' i people on the subject of rents, fc-j ; would not o??,v.. fence peremptor My!" ? UD?ther m"n- ChalU"8"J * <to of participating in the meeting* ; I be lieve he wa* a pa? ticiputor in the taking of the Sheriff'* paper*; I have form B w"s?u/"th*ne'r?p,n'"n ?" t0 ,he cha,*e 5 thinks Dr. e:x' John C. Collins called and 6worn aa a juror John Olds called and challeng. d-Swom-i have not made up mv mind as to the Copake meeting nor have H?a.iJJ,nrhhi"K;'b0U!i,i 1 b'ardDr B was at Smokr Holi.w; I have heard them talk on this subject since I cami* here an a juror ; 1 expressed no opinion, nor have I any as to hi* guilt; 1 think I can try h.ra M Mv other man. Sworn as the eighth juror y olnar Abraham A. Oakly called and challenged on the Dart of the people? 8w01 n? I have artanded some of (he ?r ti rent meeting.;! have been to two. 1 think ? one w,V at" the house of Mr. ?- at Taconic, the other at Copake Hats , I was present when the paper* were taken and saw the transaction. Set aside. James J--, (name not heard,) called. I live in the north part ol the State. Challenged on the part of the people ? I have heard the Sheriff's i.lf.ir talked ol by a great many people; 1 have been to none ol these meetings; what 1 heard woulJ make no impression on me if the contrary .TVflhfT# l0W" ,"."v'd8nC8; I heard of resistance to the Shetiff in doing his duty; saw the notices up that Dr. B , an eloquent speaker. was to address the meeting; I should not condemn the man before he was made guilty by good testimony; I have expressed no opinion since I came to attend the Court. Fxammed hy Mr. Jordan.?Never attended any anti rent meetings. Sworn as a Juror. Hanky Stickles called. Did not appear and was pass ed over?the Court having ascertained the cause of his absence. Henry J. Jacoht called and examined by prosecution Lives near Meltenville in the south part of the State; I have expressed no opinion in reference to this charge.? Challenged by the prosecution -I was here a few timea during the examination carried on about this business cannot say I heard any of the evidence; 1 live two miles from Mellenville; I heard considerable said about th... matter; I hoard it talked ot chiefly in Hudson; it may have beon talked ofin Mellenville, but I dont know by whom in particular; may have heard H Best speak of it; cannot to collect what he s-id; I used to ask bim where he heard the news; he sntd out of the pspers; he said there was no danger of the anti-renters getting Buughton out of prison; don't recollect that he said there wa* no use in making all the noise and trouble about it; that was my opinion, ai d I liavo expressed it; heard no opinion about B a guilt cr innocence, or about the Sheriff giving up the papers; I attended one meeting at Smoky Hollow; did not h?ar B speak there; was there wheu the boy was killed; I con t knew B , only they say that is him at the j LfugbJ h'Jve 8e,in hi!n ?t Smoky Hollow as a man said there s Boughton"; ho was not disguised then; never knew ol any antl-rent mretiug in the town of Ghent: lives on lease land under Mr. Watt; have not ex ? pressed myself favorable to the anti rent meetings; I am opposed to their proceedings in disguise; no association has been formed in Ghent; i have never contributed; they have never injured me. nnd I have no ressoa to owe them [ a'Krudge; I have talked some, but not a great deal, about , the m i ter; I said he should not be s int to the State priton until he was condemned; have said he ought not to go I have no opinion on the subject; no ono has taked to me about it since the jury was drawn. Sworn as a Juror. Cornklius Nr.w oiled, and challenged peremptorily Russell Smith called, and challenged by the prisoner. Sworn?H-tg made up no derided opinion on this mMect: from what i have heard or read it was my impression that the account* were true; 1 mean the accounts in the papers J.,r0Cefd,nK'51 ,,|PP?""1 ? was there when the Sheriff's papers were taken; I don't feeing though I had anyimpression to prevent my giving him a fair nnd im partial trial; by an impression ! mean n common one such as is lormed by rending the papers; hnd no impression of ?ny particular crime being committed by the prisoner ? C is lenged peremptorily. v Wm h. Thompson, cslled-Hus lormed no opinion n*r - ticvlarly; wns not at home, living in Canada this winter lid had not much opportunity to talk ol it; has lived in a tnderhook five or six years. Sworn as tho eleventh K ror. R. Mili.kr, called ami sworn as the twelfth The Court ?The panel being now complete, gentle men do you wish to proceed with the trial? (No rei Iv ) Mr. Jordan, I suppose there is uo probability tf this trial being finished this week. Mr. Jordan ?Oh, no, sir. Judge Tar her then expressed it as his opinion, that next day being Saturday, when they would be obliged to i n,<!0n , ?W P*?Plet0 eo '<> theirhomea.it would be better to adjourn then, (6 o'clock, P. M ) until in^htrcaTe"'118, WI,h?UtCOm,nt,ncing the Proctld"g? Counsel on both sides having assented to stay proceed ings lor the present, and having instructed their r??pec Co,,tJ punctually at to o'clock on .Monday, the Court liberated the jurymen not on duty ad dressed those empannclled as to the exercise of due ab stinence in conversing on the subject of the trial, either =*,Lheir,v" ?f wi,h ,ha Pub,ic- a"d arose-to re o'clock A m P? n ,nvektigation 011 Monday at 11" *3 .. ... c,,y InteiH(jence. Police Office? March JS-Millino the Glaip -On b?r"rD,Anf cf ins,nnt' " wind"w in ihe jew-liw in/S f8?' Bi?^n' No" Bowery. was hi, k-h. anda gold lepme watch, worth $40. two silver watches worth $18 each, a gold locket, and several other little ar ticles of jewelry snatched from the hooks upon which they were hung Mr Adams chanced to be looking up just previous to the sma.bing of the glass, and saw 2 )..0"ng mun named James (?-rcton, looking in. Imme diately upon heanug the smash he rushed out and srw this mamnerrtnDrnWa| ? ?W" ,bp'trr"?- "? Callrtl out. the man returned, and pointing down the street said "there ??n'r.?rhCK?P tba,"toll' ,h? 'hinK'.and if yon run you can catch bim. Mr Adam* asked if he would not catch htm, to which he repbed yes, and started off and ran nnd ^tKror riSf H1 #ny !ng m?rt'of until he was arrrstcd by officer Oil H-y s, with another lad named James Madison. The gold watch wan recovered. Li mi..?John F. Kelly, publisher and proprietor of a newspaper called "The f'ourt Journal or Life in New X?rirH' "n Charge o' Jibel pr, (erred agninrt him by Dr. Solomon Heine, oi Dnane street The article fin8?U K 1 j''r,.a'".'?0C,0r bad ?btained the body of his son, who had died while emier sentence at the 8i g Hing State Prison, dissected him at his own house in the desd hour ol tho night, and >.fter having prepared the bone* hung up the skeleton in his office Dr. Heine deelsrts o him8 MreVK*lV ? arl'8,e1i? har? been intended to apply to bun. Mr. Kelly was held to bail in tbo sum of <600. and wl? nff?"lV~Twom"n',r,anm, Richard Middleton R'"?- wore arrested this afternoon hy officers WcOfoth and Jackson, sfter a t.ard mn, on a chsrgo if grand iarceny, mi having stolen several hundred dollars worth of dressed skins, kid and morocco, from the store .uWfr(. ?*rna>. "f No 89 Gold street Ahont 840 worth olvkins were sold to Mr. John Wilson of No Ml Nassau street by the two men mentioned above Mr W recognised the skins as Mr. Oarnar's, after he had ?w\ tbeirmar"r?t8,,TehlK lh" i"f?nnation pessary to w Ho'tKiTd'au'' inqaeat?iat ?fo Tm" 8prtng?stmt upon the body of a young man named Peter Younc 17 year, ol age,who met his d.-oth je.terd.y moS undM the following circumstances. Deceased wag in fhe .m ploy ol Mr James P.enon, ol No 88 W.7ker tree. 2d yestetdsy morning, when about goingout unon a the r?*r ul the premises, the door blew violently open and io? a^rriofanT.1? itiTooiid8 a^'a^raii f" was in constant use to put o2?rti,lei todryu|rt>n. The neglect of the landlord to fulfil hia contract hni probably caused the dts'h of this young man, and deprived a widowed mother of her onlv means withtt* ?????* # verdict itt accordance Circuit Court. Before Judge Edmonds. March 33 Trial or Mart Bodivk Co*Tinus:D?The Court met at the usual hour, when the prisonortook her plane by her counsel. The entire day was consumed in trying to get a jury. The pi or eedings were quit# unin. tere,*ting, h-iving ref-rence, solely, to the f ieta ol forma tion or non-formation ot opinion ax to the prisoner's guilt or innocence. The names ol the jurors sworn, in addi tion to those ulrrady noticed, were : 7th Mrnon H Crokisj f-th?P- K Cmsi PI h ? W?l. Sclll III RLARDJ 10th?Joh* Wilcos; 11th?Johk McCallioah; Hth?Jamas M. Tick. The Jury have, therefore, been selected, nnd the trial will commence on Monday. County Court. March 23 - Trial of Juilire Uniktll ?This Court held a si cu t session to day to decide on the case of the above named Justice, when the vote stood? roa r s mot a i., Ayes II Noes 7 All tho judges and the lawyers composing the Couit qote I in the minority, except Alderman nehieffalin, who it appears, is a lawyer. Court of Heaslona, Before the Hrcord.r and Aldermen Drake and Devor. Matthkw C. Pattkrson, District Attorney. March 22 ? SolU Prottqvi ?In the case ef Augustus C. Taylor, indicted for obtaining foods by lalse pretences Irom feowen k McNao-ee, a motion wnx made for a not. proi. upon affldavits setting forth that since the Indict ment had been found, the complainant-, had become satis tied that no intention of datrandiiig tl em existed at the time of muking the representations, and thai they had been fully indemnified for any lost Upon payment of tho costs ot court, the nsf pros was entered. Motion for Ijitchoigt --William M Price made a mo tion forili-charge in iheniseof Hienh- n Bonnard indicted for grand larceny, upon a plea in abatement, mMii ? forth that tho prisoner being indicted as B nan, iMtag.) ol Bon nard, the indictment was had ; and lurthar, th?-' i com plainant having left the country, the cauvdVf i Id not prohahly be brought to trial Sontrnrr ? George Green, black, convicted ol a ? rand larceny, In stealing a suit of clothes Irom Mr Charles Phlr.to, was sentenced to 2 yeais In the fltate Prison. At 1 o'clock, thare being no lurthorbusiness heioietho court, they took a recess. It was impossible to sd|otirn sins die, a* the County Court wero to meet in tha after noon. So tho term expirod by low at 12 o'clock

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