Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 26, 1845, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 26, 1845 Page 1
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THE NEW YORK HERALD. Vol. XI., Ho. 84?Whol) Ho. 4040. NEW YORK. WEDNESDAY MORNING. MARCH 26, 1845. Hf'M Two Cintl. THE NEW YORK HERALD AGGREGATE CIRCULATION THIRTY-FIVE THOUSAND. THE GREATEST IN THE WORLD. To tb? Habile. THE NEW YORK HERALD?Daily Nowsparer?pub lished -vrrr day ot the year Kieept New Yeai . Day and fourth of July Price i cents par copy?oi II M par au-um?postages Paul?cash in adrsnea THE WEEKLY HERALD?published sya. . Hsrardal morning?price tiJtf cents per copy, or S3 II per savm?poaV aa*? paid, cash in advance. AUVEHTISRllS are informed that the eirealatio if the IlrralJ is over THIRTY-FIVE THOUSAND, and increasing fail It hat th' lar^eet circulation of any paper in (At. city, *r the worldx and. it, therefore, the east channel lor hueinett mm in the city or country. Prices moderate?cash in advance. PRINTING of all kinds executed at the most moderate price, and La the most elegant style. JAMES GORDON BENNETT, pnnrm>:roK or the Herald Eitaiilishmeixt, Northwest corner of Pulton and Nunman atreets. SARACEN'S HEAD N*?. 13 Dey street. ?treet. (adjoining the Franklin Hotel.) I. Ian of Worcester, England, begs leave illy to inform his friends atd the i* ' moat respectf ully to inform his friends atd the public, that h- haa letsed he ah >ve establisiuuent, and fitted it up in a iiyI.' second to ro e. H- has a'a i taken care to provide the creature c miosis for the iuwa-d man. Ar 11 o'clock them will always be a sandwich ready, and at any time duriiu the day tlie following steles ? ill be prepared end served up in .1 style suitable to the piLte of the moat faaii di-ius epicur*: ? Beef Sieak.? Mutton Oops?Veal Cntletr?Broiled Ham and Eygi?r rliileil Bacon?Welsh Rartbits?Poached Fggs? Sardines?Id I urs?Cream Chrese. J. S. will at alt limes keep on hand the choicest Wines and Spirits, 'elected with that t-ste peculiar to an old end experienc ed wine-bibber; Bottled I'orter. Cider, and a sparkling glass of Albany lie, a.-eompauied with a lane Havana, allot which will b. served ou such terms and prices as will square w th the times mh9 4w oow*ec "1 HE Fl.iHlNIi SfcAoON H Aa CO viiviENuED "Let those now fish, that n>var fished before, ?Ai<:.^?^A'l*t.,iwaya fished, mw tieh the more." rriHOUT I AGKLk. for the present season: also, Tackle for ?k all seasons and all kinds or fishing, iu great vari< ty, at ilia lowest cash price. For sale, wholesale and retail, by , _ JOHN J. BROWN k CO., niiil? l?n*re 12S Fukou sfet. C.tOlCfc. ANNUAL FLOW hK tfc,EUS. ? I he mhtcrib-r begs to inform his friends mud the old parous of Nino's late Conservatory, that he has receiv ed, per Viet >ria, from London, aa extensive and choice col,- c ion f ue ? H lower Seeds, all warrant d genuine. The followi g package of 3d superb varieties are now ready for sale-price $1.? rhlov Drun*moudii?splendid show flowers of all colors. Hchizuithus P'ies.ii, Retusus, Grahamii, Ice. .mixed)?curi ous retus-- flowers, of white, yellow, orange and crimson l'ortul*c< a Splenden* and 1'helustonii, mixed?\ . -Very dwarf, bri'l ant crimson and rosy i-xiinion flowers. Choice, tie irtsesse? Seed from choice, prixe flowers. Psrtooia Aurea?Gold-n yellow flowers Douti'o IVis Balsams?Num-rous choice kinds mixed Dnu' led Qniiled German Asters?30 satieties mixed )>?? i, Kos-a, Graudiflora, Phmuicen, Blockii new varie ty, l m s d?Very showy, flowers profusely, in great rarie ty oi' < t l is. suitable for training. Ac. Miguo" t ? Sweet sceulrd abysaiuian. Lh i- us CruiXshankii?Six colors oa one stem, rigorous growth fi>-mu ? slmos'* tree. Nun phils lusiguii. Grsudifl >rt, phnsyloides new variety? N-at blue flowers with white centre. Nohiiu itriplicifolia?Showy blue trailing flower. Ma.va^.bri4, ,new)? White with 'geranium blotch and stripe. i ropoeolum Pelegrinum or Canary Bi-d Flower?Beautiful cut md fringed fl iwers, appears line a canary bi><1. G-' in n I eu Week Stock?ij superb varieties, mixed. Anas illia Indies?Uuique flowers, star shaped, color a rich Chuiese blue, with curious and beautiful golden anthers in the Ceulie. I eris Covonoria, rr Large Whit- Rocket Candytuft. H-lechryium bracteatum album, (new)?Elegant showy xvtite Ca Ieoiwis, Atkiuaonia, Drummondii, Elegana, Ac, h kinds mixed?Flowers brilliant, of cream, golden and dark red coloia, blotched, striped and spotted with cnmion. I'ick ores cou.iiniiift S# "a.ieties for $3; jOO varieties $4. Vegetable B ndsoi the growth of (44. A 'arge colf ctio i oi tin ? healthy Plants in flower are in the Conaerratory window. Bouquets aud Flowers always on nxoA N <'v DAHLIAS?A fiur collection am now Under cultiva tion; pimti will be ready in due season. CLdeis attended to with promptness, and thankfully received by JO\lN R-iBINBON, (La'e of Nibl .'s Conservatory,) nihil linrc 563 Broad *ay (observei cor. Prin-e si mw FARM FO'< BALE?Price $1500??.guwiuing It Jrjflfticrrs. s. beiutil'ui and h-alihy situation, iwo mile* from < *ikl e railroad d-pitattlie ciiyof New Binu-wo k. New J iw , iiu the old rood to Philadelphia. Ou the premises are a g d house two btr' a. crib, Ac , aiidava ietv of fruit trees ? lU'llier n.formating Iiiqui e of vlr R. DKRMOTT,adjoin inK U e place, or of PE I'E ' C. CORTFLYOU. Type Kouud ?r/ " cr, 13 t liambe.r st, N?w York. If cot sold by 1st of April will be to let mh30 8l*m ffl A SUPERIOR FARM FOR SALE?Consisting of list aciea, including a au table quantity of couveuientiy *jLa.-iiual, d salt in-adoiv, heiug Jhr uorilwrly part of -trat toj's Neck, about l)fi in lie* from Flushiug landing, end half ? in tie from ? 'ullage Point landing, and bordtiing lor tome dis turbing Bay, embracing most desirable locitiout fo lane on el , ? couotry seats with water prtviligea. It has on its large coitage li.nr a tenant house, large barn, Ike , a good lauding place, and an apple orchard producing about 380 Dtrels of apples au nu ally. It is nuu*ua,ly well watered, and ha several liviug spri.ua of r e heat quality near the dwelling Upward* of <0 acret are Lid down in mowing gronud. aud will cut about f tons of hsy this year an.' J acres are covered with thrifty lo cust tn-ea. The whole premiss a-eof the richest i atunl soil, s >'"e i f it r qilfhug no inaiiure, and a me of it mora than one* fourth of the usu I quantity to pioduce the fiuestcrops. '1 he dr ft indg ug on ihepirm ses w th the salt grass, is sufficient to miuure the whole. For terms and uthar particulars, inquire ol TL AT I' STR ATT' >N, Flashing. Long lslau<l, or of O H WINTER, It Wsllstrret, New York. N. B.?The shore Farm will ue exchanged fiir jirope ty in tiis city of New York, or M par cent may remain on mortgage, mnlj l< " ?m FOR S ALE?A ap endid, superior, and yery valuable pHKAKM of 100 acres, rich land, a handsome House, excrl oklvut fences and outbuildi igs, mill* sad machinery for ?awing, grinding, Ac., about tU'O choice Peach Tree*, and a va art Vv I "fa ft lb ? SlUIHg , UMv,| AllUUt wfl ?? ?? ? ?? _ . ? ? ri-ty of other f nit; 3>* milea from Morriapiwn, in New J-r* ?ey, and *>< hour* ride from ,Ne -New York; a healthy and delight ful lilunion Price $8M0; half can remaiu oa it, or will be ex chains d in pswt lor city pr periy. Coat over SI. ,000. Also HO ?er-t, with new Cottage, Bams, fences, Ac ; a'oui 4000 I'eich Trees; adjo.nmg the above Price $4000 for full pariiculars apply to D.ELSTON, ii Ailintic street, South Brooklyn. ty of Brooklyn $1500 or$WC0 on a Heme and Lot in the city . wanted, at Tier cent. Ample security. Apply immediately to D. n-LsTOiN, S5 Atlantic *t eet, rnhll lm?rc South Brooklyn. TU CARPENTERS, CHAIR MAKER*. CABINEI MAKERS, Ac. TO LET?A Row of Brick Lofts or Shops, suitable ' for Carii-uters, Chiivmskers. Caoinetmskers A-., Ac.? Lsiinaied in the reir of Watu st eal, oetwe n Varick uid .luus.iu sireela. Possession can be had immediately Apply ai 175 llusun str eu mh30 6t> od*rc TO RENT?ON STATEN ISLAND?Those two ?plrndid VILLAS, ei'uated at Sylvaion Terrace.com __inandmg a beantiful view of the Bay and Oceau?each _l?.u*e having a Siaule, Coach. Ice aud Bathing Houss. llie Houses aie Aiuslied in a su;erior style with every eouveutence, each house having more than seven acres of I?' d. Apply to J D, PHILLIPS k Li'sa 133 L**ne, comer of Water ?treei. N. Y. AUo to Let? i he Three Story B.ick House W Stautou street. Koquird his above. mft!6 Ina^fC Aj4 Fi?K SV.E. OK TO LET?A go.d Uw.l i.t Jt'.t? Home, tiara, ^uthouvce, fcc., with about two ogim of X^JL' oid >i n ir in tlie filiate of Jamaica. L. I., with a douil sJ| I'll ol fruit l^eea, flower*, Itc. One half of the pur chutr mowj can remain on bond and nor gage. Enquire of CALEB WKKKS, Oiraffe Hotel,or of HENRY Wi)Ol ICY, at the Flushing '**ei ion. rtfl lu*ia TO LKT?Duo ol 'hemostd si ruble country re.idei. [ en on this island, situate wi.hm haif hour* ride of ihe lity Hall, consisting of a spacious and eoure-.imt dwel ....... il'K stilile anu other outhouse* attached, with a large us den, containing every variety of iruit, aand ornamental beet and ?hr ibbtiy. nor particular* enquire in 13d ftnnt, fir*t home east of Id avenue. mhll Im'rc To LKT oH LICA8R, in St. J hu'a Ha I, two large lloum* on the aeeond and third itorie* of lb* building, -nilin rablv adapted for die a e of anocati..n*, or aa ar Din ie* for iniliury companie*?the ihird Company is at ontl Ooaril* now occupyiug ihv fourth on lease a* *n armory. Thoae wishing to hire for audi parpoaea shuuld avail them-elve* ol tli ? n|iportu i y and?ecur* them,as they ar* desirable fr m their liica'ion. and tne facility of lugreea and egress. Term* made guown end room* *een, by applyinget the ber of the Hall, from 10 I'cloca A. M. until I r. jM., to mi 10 im? rc THOMAS A LYNCH. Lr.T, at Moderate Kates?The two arory brick H nr-e 21 oarriw etrret, or Wert W'.ahiugt -n Place, be XjflL ween the 6th a enue and Washout in sqmre. 1 he lion > will be | ui iu complete order, |?reted and i tinted, erul rei t- d to a good tenant at IM per annum Also, the principal part of the m dern three story end ettic bf ck Home Hi Hammoi.d str?-1, consisting of 1U good looms Canities, closets end clothi s pieesre, with in ? icellrul basement itrl.ru, a l newly p inte I, and in com, lete order I'ottes ion nny be lino iminednwly. Kent $2*0 Apply on the piemrers, cr to LAM Bid til' (M'YDAM, m2A3t*ra 46 Well street. FAK..MS AT JAMAICA, (L I.) nP OK ? ALK, TO LET, OR Lc AS -'.?'Two Farms in the village of Jamaica, cnnuiumg about JO acres ??ch, ir will be let to one p r?ou, bj'h Farms tyiuu c nugiu u. to e ciro her. 1 hey are aim lied within a sh rt distn.ce I.f th Hei'ro d, ti ehtcn tli Iroule ei'i-nd lar.llnl <>n South street They are well watered, and divided into .arable, pasture mid WioJland. Oil ore Farm tlreie Is a good two st ny House, Bon,and other ouf buildings O.i the other there is a fine site building, overr oan g the village. Tire auove barms are desira ble either for 'a mine or markvlng, the soil being peculiarly ad pt*d fo' ral.iuge rly Vegetinles for the New York market; in they would answer the parpoaei of a country seat, k'orfuf th r particulars, apply t > m'l 1'*ec FltANCIH S BROWN 14 Pi-e stmet. o.UK!*-' ON IliE Si-klH aVf.iNUb TO LET?Four tfree st ty and attic Brick Houses ' wiilt S,mis uudemrath on the r-ateriy aide of th-Ath ,-ve iue. he' ween Ulli and II hstrve *, with sliding doors, m rule m.tiitrls, C ot in w-ter, kc. suitable for reepeciable la mil rs in mod>r tecircnmsUr.cea. AH "f ihe above H.or?s-reMC.-ller l ataads for huaine-i, and am > uit-d )?'for dry good and fa ey goods, ladies' shoe stores, China and eartlvnware, hnidware. j? weiry, millinery, cmif-c tinuary, fcc. The Stmes with the front basement room will Ik ran #d sep. rale from th - d veiling part, if rtqaired, then bring covered rea* in front, fur fuel, tic mill2-v*ec O H. WINTER, 16 Wall atret. "?d FOH SALE, OH TO LEASE? I h t well known {!?!? r HCtnry, with it lot* of ground, aitnata at Harlem, ou J^JlL he 4'h avenue (isilroad), betwern i26th end 29th ate ? } ii. ii t- ry it a ve-y sulisiantial tw> story bncb building 1U fe. i by 21,0 w th a biick carrnge ho i ? e uid engine Innise adjoin in.. The s reus arid avenue* are go) <tm! p??vi tl, Aim nil ma fttvtteutt paid Tli* |ir?-nti?e? ir* in tontpltttord'r, mid iea ily i) rt'inrd'iw* <H?c?piii<*y. 1 h# Hii?r* w,11 t?. ?o|(l or IrAiii'il eh. p, or ??vrlu< g?d f r city plop* rj.y hire Court* ? ? f tin purcii.ue uioucy c ui rcuiAiA on bo d and inortit?tte fur a Ion# "Tpply t >c. W VAN VOORHiB or H P. M?OOWN,M John * tevt, wheie a map of the pro erty can W *een n.hlt Im* n* F TU CON FUG DONERS. ,v()il SALE?Tlte Sock in Trade and good will of one of J ilie n| lest ai d h**t e?Ubli*lied Coiilectioiianea m the city, will one year's lease of the t remises from th* flr?t ol May Beit, at a moderate rent. To an enterprising Confectioner, the abnve off re an opportunity of prutecutii g the busineta sue cesslully rarely ton* met With. For partkulax*. enquire at 2*3 Broadway. ?24 Mm Trial of "Big Thund?r," and the Renter*, at Hudson. Court of Oyer and Terminer. Hudson, Monday, March *14, 1848 Present?Judge Parker, aubtml hy County Judge* Hoi dridge, Martin, Pr.ck and Wilcox son. The Court *11 opened at it o'clock, A M. The jury wan called orer, all answering to their names ; the nannel us fixed on Friday evening, to try the case n( the People ui. Smrh A U jugh'on on the indictment for robbery, stands as follows A roo iHalleiibock, of Hillsdale, llenj imiu Deck with, of Chatham, G urge W iliciimind, Hinsdale; Sylvester Williams, Austerlitz.{John H. Tator, of Ciaveraclt; Aus.n. Psrineiiticr, of Livingiton; John C Collins, of Csutbam JshnOtes. of Auaterlitz; J nnes |J. L-ggett, of Ghent, Henry J. Jacnbia, ot Ghent,W,n. H. Thompson, 01 Kinder hook'Fraililin R. VlU.er, o: Cla wrack. District Aitoruiy Millie arose to open the case for the prosecution Ha said that ho much regretted the necessi ty t.at t listed for tryirgtho prisoner in the county ol Columbia, o " _ on m.h a grave and solemn charge. Although tiny (the jury) were somewhat nware ol the nature of the cise, he thought it adviaablo to advert to some of its features. After reading the cIjusqs of the atatuto from the Revised Statutes applying to the case, he commented upon its ex-ret bearing, and the nature of the ott'ecce. It made no difference whether the crime of robbery was com mitted i>y the open highwayman,at the hour of midnight, or was perpetrated in open day: whether by absclut-' force or compulsive threats : These are a class of cases to which the taw applies the term of robbery, on which injury to the person was not necessary to constitute them, and in order to appreciate propurfy the nature of the present charge, ha would quote from Russell, pp. 66 and 66, to show that acts oi violence were not rtquisite to subatantiatea charge of robbery; nor was it necessary thrt even fear ot personal violence should bo proved, at the law would presume the existence ?f fear In the appropriation ot property. Ha read fmta p 73 some instances in illustration, from Which it appeared that a re quest on the part of one of a mob to get money, wis held to be robbery; also, irom page seventy-four a case which occurred at Birmingham, in England, when a Mr. Grundy wss applied to tor money, by one of a mob accompanied with the threat ol damage to his house il it was not complied with. Mr Grundy, to avoid the appre hended danger gave them nine and a half guineas, not, aa he aaid afterward? upon evidence, through (ear of (lar ger to himself, but of injury to his house and propei tv ai a future time, lu this case the prisoner was convicted of robbery. This case, be (the District Attorney) thought apn icable,bu'far|shnrt of the gravity of the present charge for there was ni disguising, no deadly weapons used, while in the p'esrnt there were both, not to destroy ptc perty, but to take hie if necessary, and deter the it gal of ficers with threats of a flagrant character. In the cases c ted private individuals Were assailed- in the present the representative of that majestyot the law, which legislative wisdom bad enacted to secure the rights of person and property sacredly These remarks wore made trom a cor vicrion of the importance of their understanding the na ture of th* lsw in the case. The prisoner stands charged in the indictmen' with taking the property|of the Sheriff consisting of three distress warrants and one declaration on tire subject. For some weeks prior to the commission of the offences, considerable excitement prevailed in Co lumbia, on what It called anti-reutism?not caused by citi zens of the county, but by others who were strangers to and havtpg no connection nor affinities with it. Sim lar excitement h*d prevail*din other counties, but although ibis was'the case to an alarming extent, Columbia was ca'm and quiet aa th> (mountain lake, until invaded by *h* Indians ot Rennsalearcounty; and be ta d it with pride as a citizen ol Colombia, that there was none in the State of New Tork nor in the Union which presented a case ol grester absence of crime and o If once; and of the crime committed in it lut had been committed in the southern part until pievious to the cause spoken of. Shortly after the last fall election, the efforts of those who had been industriously engiged in foioon ing listurbauce, began to show their effects; the flams burs' forth, and quiet and uuctf.-ndr g men were induced, by either the eloquence, or tbre its of the prisoner and his ??? aocittes, to firget their allegianco to the lsw, and act in hostility to We peace of this hitherto trsnquil commu-ity Meeting! w- re held?arms bought up?funds cHec'ed ?nd dangerous combinations were iff cted, until, at last, such crimes as tho present were perpetrated, and the lib or an Innocent and uuc ffanding citizen waa taken. In re gaid to'his particular ciia'-gn against the prisoner at thr bar:?O j the llth December lost, H C Miller hid in hie . possession certain official papers, as Sheriff of the County of Columbia ; one was a distress warrant on a contract entered into for lan I lor one year; the deputy Sheriff had tistraiue l and given notice of salo to take place on the J lib, according to law ; anchor was a distress .warrant >giijst Stephen Decker to be exncu'ed the same day; and a third upon a ess ? of the same natu'e against Coonradt Vrahnrgh, to sell under which he repaired to Copake. on th? morning na ned. When within half a mde of Cop,ike, h ( passe d a man whom he knew, who, turning back, they proceeded to the flats together, and f >und a large numhei of t rated and disguised men, whose appearance, merely, waa ca'oulated to excite alarm Seme were not armed, in>l were known to him; hut. at all events, there w as a featful array of men assembled for no good purpose. In this land of law and liberty, if grievances are to be re tressed, it is not by disgniie and uoncealmtn'; for, in this hapoy country, it was their glory and happiness to sup par. their laws and inatitu'ions. in the light?in the lac. of the civilized world. No circumstances, then, could jtrnif/ such a hostile array. He noticed amone he crowd Walter Shaver, one of his deputiei. with vhom he spoke, in order to advise him, and ascertain he objects of the assembly. Aft r going into a room, eight disguised individuals followed; drawing h 'ir swords and cocking their pistols at the or-mmaud *1 the personage called Big Thunder, who demanded if the - Sheriff cf Columbia was there,and aske what was his in tended course ou that occasion. Every act of these armed men showed that ther were resolved to prevent ihe sale that day The 8herilf was informed, if he went down te the place of sale he must go under an Kcort ot the Indians ; and accordingly, against his will, they sur rounded his carriage and escorted him with music. On at'emptingto ? fleet the aale. alter arriving at Votbifgh's they prevented him to tell; the same occurred at Deck er's. He suppo td then, he would he permitted to depart in peace, hut such waa not the case ; that criminal-as he hoped to prove him?the prisoner, with a drawn pistol w hit hand, presented it at the Sheriff, who declared he wf? not prepared to give hi* papera, and would do no only from fear of personal violence. Big Thunder *aid, he would *oon latiafy liim-tok the vote, reclaiming 1 pale face*, what say you " He would a*k the jury, il one of them were aiiuetrd a* the Hheriir, aurrounded by a pack of armed de-peradoea?threatened with blood and violence, would they act differently ? Rather than submit to perional injury he thought proper to deliver them. Suppose he bad reaiated th m at all consequences, and that in the struggle he died loat his lifo, how many in this community, respectable citisens (here present merely for curiosity, would have lorteite.l heir live* as acceatoriea in ? murder? In the ordinary nature of things such an event might have t-ken pl?co ind caused a universal gloom in the County of Columbia. It wa*. ha eante ded, a cause of gratification that lh> Sheriff acted a* he did. The papera were delivered, and he marched hack to Cop' kn T?? a request to be left by himself, they replied by burning the papera publicly with manifestation* of applause by the assembled mob The evid >nce of l*-orge Shaver, who rode down with the Sheriff, would describe what be witnessed on that occa ? inn. It could not be denied that there was resistance to a public nffi '? r, and sya'ematic oppisi'ion to tha law. Ap plv ing the law, aa developed In the cases read, what doubt could theie be that these transactions were to creite fear nnd alarm ? Talk of the mobs of England?ot Birmingham-ot London .' but what were they in form id ablenesa to this moh of disguised, armed, and recited In diana? In reference to the defence, he thought it right to tnlnrm them that (ffjrt* would be made to show the Sheriff gave his papers voluntarily ; hut he defied them in the face of the evi lerce - in contemplation of their dun gerou* combination?their threats of violence?to make out their delivery aa tha edict of the voluntary action oi 'he human mind, or In any way different from the attack of the highwayman. If the fear f his life compelled him to give them up. the law called It robbery, and the Jury we a bound to canttiue the law with adue and legitimate attention to the operation of thoia threatening* and ho* ?le manifestation*. A* to another point?the identity ot the prisoner at the bar with the personage called Big Thunder?he felt confident that he would prove it incon t i'ibly ;rnd presuming tbat the main point of the defend would rest on this question of identity, he was prepare ! to adduce evidence of such a natnra as would foil any attempts to avert the charge against theaccused and it would rest with the defence to prove thai the pri soner waa not present h 'fore they could escape from con vie ion. It rests with define, in view of tha strong p oofs of ideoti'y to be adduced to show he was not the man H iving presen rd to the Jury the main facts of the case, be wou d say that this prosecution was not carried on in consideration of any man -of any question of title? of any regtrd for individual interests Hnch motives he disclaimed. He came there clothed with the sovereign powers of the n-ople to maintain the supremacy of the liw.andn held its mrjesty, snd all depended upon its free and full operation ; for M the day aver cams when it was inadequate to gnarantee the eatery of the cltiaen in person and property, th?y might bid farewell to all that now formed their glory snd pride. Not only the supre macy of the law, but a regard for sacred Jtu ice dictated these pto ecutions. and he called upon the jury to d!s chargeconscientiously their duly, and ronviet him ol ?he criminal conduct with which he. the p. itoner, stands charged, and in very forcible language d *ed with the ?<e*iin* of .hese prosecution* on past an ' fit ure time*. The DisraicT Attoiusst having clos d '.ho Court took a recess lor dinner until -1 o'clock Haisar C Mp i.?a called as a witnc*' an l sworn.?I am therilT of this county; I had papers in tny possession on or about ll'h of December last; I was sheriff'at that time: three papers related to the collection nt rents; some were lla'resa warrant*; one was syninst Abraham Vosburgh one against Stephen Decker, and one against t'oonrad'Voi burgh; they were in tavnr of Anne D Hedge*, and ta ken out by her guardian J W Failfield ; if Iremtmb.-? the one agiinat Abraham Vosburgh wa* lor eighty dollais ?not sev.nty dollira ; ayxiiic Stephen Decker .or oity toll ira ; he had made n levy anil advert ?.ed the sole a' Vosburgh'* nt II. and at Dicker's nt I? o'clock; that i*aina- Coonradt Vosburgh war lor fifty dollars, I made a levy iinb r this one also ; the two first distress warrant* were regularly adveitia-d ; I put up the notice myself;! I'rued the property andar the two first i I gave notice of ?he last distress warrant; I set up a notice on thr door ol 'he hon e and on the fences ; he waa not present t this is in lnventor( ol the goods and chattels destralnvd, (pin luoed and rrad) t I had one declaration against John D Langdon, of i'opska. in my poaaesaion also , it was In favor of Mrs. Mary Livingston, and lor rent; I went to Copnke on the II(h of Decemlirr, for the purpoae of s?U ing the properly destraiaed under the two flrat warrants an I giving nolle* of tha third ', the two Vosburgh** and Decker livid la th# towaoi Ancram, about two miloa ! south cut from the Copake Kliti; Copake Flats is on the way between Hudson and Ai.cr?m ; I let! Hudson about 7 o'clock A. M, on ihellth ot December; 1 took a man rhh mc who was driving for ine ? number of years, call ed Geo Shaver ; I arrived at the Fiats about half past ten; belore I got there 1 lound a man standing on the Mile of the roj', t.af a mil>|fiom Sweet's Tavern; he had a horse with him saddled and bridled, and appeared to be doing net bin a when 1 saw him hist; I know him, his name it Jsmca Hunnells; as I passed him we bowed to each othei; when he immediately returned and passed me in the di rec lull ot Sweets; I went on to the Fiats; the ta.-ern is ineta, I l> lt my team at the sheds a little north of the house and sun in myself i w hen I got near the house I discovered a great many wugous aud a great crowd; , moutst th m a hundred and fifty or two hundred persons in disguise; they had calico diesstts and lh? ir fares were covered wi'hmi-UM o almost all so:ts; the calico was of diffeieut kinds; one was d ret at d in wtiitc, 1 believe; they had on all kinds of arms; guns, swords, tpears, torn: hawks, arm seme had knivea in their belts; some had as many at four dill' rent arms; si inn had a gun and a torn ihawb; others a pistol and a knife; others long pel i with ape rs in the end of th. rn; tut they were all armed d tl'jrei.tly; I went in'o the bar room; I think there n ight te there four or five hundred not in disguise; the. t was quite a number in the bar room tvhea I went in, and a great mar y followed me in; when I had been there a few loment I s.iw Wa'tcrSliaserand others I knewjShiver is my d> p ity ; I got up to him in the coinor ol the ro&m and if the asked mm if there was any place where he ar.d I could uave tone conversation; I don't know how Shaver hap pened 'o be there; I had not requested him to do to; we left the bar and went into a small place; I believe they called it thu kitchen, that had a stove in it; sat down to converse, and very soon after the door open ed and eight men came in disguised and arirxd; they formed a half circle rouod u* and the muti that le.id aaid"natives give heed."Miller hern described the relative position of iiini and hi* companion in ihe room; they were both sitting close up to the stove, cs i was quite cold. After the leader said, '? Natives, give heed," ha gave command to draw swords, and again to draw pistols, when they did so; he commanded them next to cock their pistols, which they also did; thea hi asked ii the Sheriff of Columbia co-mty was in the room; I told him 1 was the man; then he said he appeared there is"Big Thunder," Chiif of the iribe ot Columbia, Renos salaer, Albauy, end other counties; then he said he un derstood my business there was to sell the property of ih> Vosburghs and Decker; I replied that 1 had no sale then?that 1 had a aale in the town ot Ancrem; be then told me that they were there assembled ,to prevent ihf sale of that property; peaceably ii they could-if thej couldn't do that they were prepared to shed blood; I think I replied to him that i had t o sale there, that I had u sab in the town ot Ancrara. where I should go and lake such a course as my judgment and reason would teach me was tight; I think he said that i( I went there I should go un der an escort cfthe Natives; I said I wanted no escort as I could go myself; thea he went on to make a short speech about the collection of 4bnts; and spoke ot two oi thr,-e different landlords; of their titles, and the mannvr in whieh they had taken them; he spoke of Van Rennssalaet and Livingston; he said that Garrett Smith had given bis tenants some moaths to investigate without paying rent; and if their landlords would do the same, these "Natives" would appear no more in these dresses; we were pretty close together, probably about four or five feet apa t; I stood lacing him, some of t' e eight being form ed behind me; I dont know that I replied to mm at all any more than 1 knew nothing nbou the tables; it was very l|ttlu what I said at nay rate: whilst they were in this position thry had their arm* in their hsnds, sometimes whispering >o each other; nntu spoke to me but Eig Thunder; they held their pistols ooiQted to us tome few minutes; one was called Little Thunder; aftrrthis Big Thunder left the room o few mo ments, ntid came back soon; I think I said to Shaver then we had better go down, and then went out; Big Thunder went out with me. on my right side, fallowed out by Sha ver unl the rest of the natives; he had a hold ef my arm going out; I got into the wagon bef re the door, sur rounded by the natives, and 8haver got in with me, am' we attempted to drive on, but waa stopped by one oi the natives, who said I must not go faster than the proces sion went, which Big Thunder was arranging; I might have !>een in the room twenty or twenty-five minute? Big Thunder th?n said that the procession would then march down to V"iburgh>, headed hy himself, and ^Li' t*e Thunder would piecede the sheriff's horse*; when h< i gave them directions he was about twenty leet distant: I we then marched to Abrabnin 8. Voahurgh's, from where | we started about a mild and a half; Big Thunder headed the p octtfion. and acted like commanding officer; th-'v were on foot, but there might he some on horseback tx - hind me, although I did not son any, Sometimes i might tie lorty or titty yards fioni the heed of the procession; I "ould see Big 'Thunder during the whole time going down; 1 did not attempt to go faster than the proce-sion a't-r we got started; when we stopped at Abraham Vo ntugh's, I stated the object of my going there, which was 'o sell the property dinraiprd, iig advertised to be fold oi that day; Big Thunder stepped up to me and said it I a' 'empte.! to sell that property I would certainly get mj self into difficulty, as he was there to prevent it, ami they would <lo so at all hazards; I then told him that l would not attempt to sell that preperty; we were close together; he had a drawn sword in his hand; we were there some minutes, not a great while; we did not sell he cause there was violence threatened to our persons; h> then requested me to go back to the Flats; be said,' we'J: til go hack to the Flats;" I replied I had another sale I another plane, which I wanted to go to; he then stated to the r atives that they would march over to Decket 'f in the same oider. Decker's it on a cross road, immediately east from Voshurgh'a about four or five hundred yards, when I got in front of Decker's house they halted the pro c 'felon, and I got nut of the wagon; I then saw Mr. Deck er,la gainst whom I had the warrant,and wanting to speak to nim; I was about going to do so when ihey raid they would send for him; ho was brought into the ring when I was; he didn't know whether he could get the money hut if he did be would pay me; be said he we* not prepar ed to pay me, neither would ko oppose the sale ot the pro party; Big Thunder was dote by me at this time; 1 thee said, as I did at the other place, that I bad dis'rained and tdvrrtised, and that waa the time for selling; Big and Lit tie Thunder said as they had done before, that they were h-re to prevent the sale, and if I attempted to do it; I might do it at my peril; alter some little conversation 1 said I would not sell the property-both ot them had pis tolf: I did not sell because I did not consider it i "?If; I think I was iltcn returning back to my wagon when Big Thunder told mo to stop; l think he thei said that it wai the custom of their chiefi to take the papers from the sheriff when they preven'ed the collection of rent; I refused to give then up; I said I should not give up the papers; be vii ii rmnt of me, and Little Thunder on my left side; both being very near to me; they held their pistols to wardjm.-?Big Thunder had his cocked?it was a com mon short horse pistol 1 think; Little Thunder had avert small pistol with a bright barrel,also pointed towards me; George Shaver was standing I think between Big Thunder and the horses, some feet from me; I resis ec sometime?told him the papers would be of no u?e to him as I had copies; I think I then stated that I was not willins to give them up unlets I was satisfied that the crowd in ended to commit violence on my person: he then said h could satufy me on that subject very quick and then ?lipped away from me, and he theu said to the native "give heed, uatives," and stated to them that the sherlfi was uu willing to give up the paper*, and if they diJ no get them by violruce they could not in any other way; and s,>id all those in favor ,.f taking them should rais< their left hands; I think hit language was ? his "all you who are in favor oi taking tne paper*, peaceably if ou can, if not, by violence, hold up your It ft hands;" they ?hen raised their hands and said "p ile faces, what say yon?" There was a g moral hurra and shout, and a goo<' deal of noise among ton bystanders; ha then came upt? ma, very close, along with Little Thunder, and demanded aiy papers; and I then gave them up to him, I delivered ti him the three distress warrants, a copy of the declirstior aud a copy Of the deed; I have no copy of the distress warrants, but have, of the other papers; it I remembei right I iequalled him to -ay to the people that I surrender ed the papers not willingly hut leluctai.t.y, which he did. I Wad no arms with me that 11 gUt; my fees on the dimes warrants might have amounted to about ten doilaii; I thi n got into my wagou.und the procession marched hack 'o the CI its as ttiev came; Big Thunder gave the orders; on my way back I heerd the discbn'geot fire arms by th> natives; I think Shaver went hack with me and n men called Decker jumped upon the back part of my wjg?n and when we got about half way Abraham J. Vosbtigh's Vosburgh's house is situated near the corner of twe toad Mr. Joansit objected to the question at it had been stated b. I'.re. Thk Couar.?It has b-en stated before, Extntinition rttumrd ? We ma'ched in processim tc the front of Sweet's house, and I halted, and the hT.ses were taken to the stable and fed ; 1 think Big Thundm put the papers into the breast of his dress or ftock; I de 11veted them up because I thought he might commit some depredations on me, such at tar and fea'hor m> ,l di' not know what; they formed a ring round us, and a stau aid some glasses and 1 quor were brought into the ring, tnere was ?omo of them that diank; I cjunot tell hoo m-tny; they then sent and got some straw-I me-n Big I'hundvr sent?and hetore they set fire to it, Big Thundn Miked the pule faces if there wo* any danger ta tho hntlil ings by setting Are to it, and then said ' go on;" Big Thunder than kicked away two or three bundle* of the ?ti aw and sent for some fire; the fire was then brought irom Bain's Tavern across the road when he drrwthe papers frcm his breast, and said there were the papers hat had caused so much tiouhle an.! distress to their

fi iends and brothers Decker and Vosbiirgh, in ih-ir lam. lies: that they had been procured from the Sheriff no' willingly, but reluctantly ; he. then set fire to the straw and put the papers into it, and kept walking ronrd It pit ting it with his sword, end singii g a snng about big Hill Hrhculer and tar snd f-sthcrs, be ; I tin n ink'd him if I inig.it h* released, and he raid ho would be Hone w.th me presently; and commt need mukmg a spaeoh ad Iressed t< tha native* and " pale luces," which I li-tened to about 1* minute*; it was about titles and rents, but I did not atti n" to i', being cold, thru they opened a ring, ordered th? music to play, and st .aver aud mys, if walked Into the house: I believe Big Thunder to he 8mith A. BougUlou, the piisonar; I hav* no doubt of it, sir. Mr. Joroaiv. ?I submit thequeition ii wrurg Covxt In what respect ? Mr Joans* - Mr. Mtiier must tell what ho knows. Covhi ? Vts, hemu>t; and lie say* ho has no do?51 about it. examination resumed.?J might have been occupied in all over four hours;liewas not out of mysight during all the time 1 was there, except when I eat my dinner, and u f iw minute* ut another time; there were dresses of allc.o tors and d??."riptious; the frock* were made pretty much in the sam.'iorm; those in front with small capes around ? hem; until Bonghton came into the room I did not rce him to distinguish him from any of the rest; I got my din nr.r at 3 o'clock and then returned home at soon us I could, and wh>n I got home, -JO miles, it was 7 o'clock; I think 1 stopped at only two place* to water on my way ; I think I saw him at Smoky Hollow the first time alter on the ISth Decemliui; I went out Dure juit bcloro night in consequence of a report that a youi.g man was shot. Court.? I see no access ty tor going into that. Witness.?1 found Dr B. at Smoky Hollow, up in the ball room in James Miller's Wveru; 1 knew him trom his tizo aod grneial appearance; no one pointed him out to me; there might be fifteen or twenty present; I did not count thrm; there weie some men (landing with him; I thinit Col. Root came in and Mr. Munnell. when I did. Distric r Attorney?What took place thcnl Mr. Jordan?There is no object in going into this; if any otbri matter took place when we come to try the oi tier indictments will be the proper time to go into it. Attorney General.?We want to show we orrested him. Mr. Jordan?1 d< ny that they arrested hi in Let them ti st show this, and then they can go into other inquiries it they please. The Court?Let thom go on?1 will note the objec tion. District Attornit?Mr. Miller, go en, and tell what occurred when you arrested him. Witnefs?1 think I told him I arrested him for what he had dune at Copake; I told him that 1 wished him to go with me; he said he was not the man; i replied 1 was not mistaken, 1 knew him; he rather relused to go, say itig he wanted to see bis friend, Belding 1 think he called bim. Mr. Jordan said that h%nbj?cted to their going into any thing further until they showed they arrested him. He contended they were guilty of false imprisonment; that 'h?y had no authority but that ot the Sheriff's office, and that bad no power or authority to arrest him, an t if the plisoner resided, he was perfectly right in doing ro. Judge Parkau?I will not" your obj ction, Mr. J ; your ugumentis peilectly correct; but we will see, in the meantime, as to the arrest. What is your objection, Mr. Jordan ? Mr. Jordan?I object to their going into what he said? what declarations he made, and as to his resistance. District Attorney?Well, what then ? Witness - He d nied being the man;! told him I marked him well at Copakt, end he must go with me; Belding was sent ior, and Samuel A. Wheeler was with him when I went up to bim ; 1 hod a little conversation with him, and undertook to get him to go down: :ook hold of his arm end began io pull bim, when Wheeler jumped in and said "dsmn'd if I was going to take him off" in that way ;" a scuffle ensued, and as we went out of the room he cried out lor the anti renters io stand by him and not see him thus abused ; that time 'kerewas quite a collection of us in the scuffle down th? <tairs ; the man he called Belding came up, as I stated belore; we run bim out of the ball, after going down stairs in a heap ; he resisted, and kept pulling back all :he way to the carriage ; about the time we got him to the cariisgn a great crowd ru hod up and dro*? us some twenty fet t distent; we had quite a severe scuffle, fulling md hsuling, or jerking and jumping on t ip oi each other '.o see who would retain the p isoner ; we held on to bim, and he did not get out of my hands all the time; the crowd shoved us down to the pond, where we bad ane 'her scuffle, and he got loose ot my hold by the people ierking and twitching, and holding me beck; I g"? put of the breast of his shirt in my hand ; when 1 got up to bim again he had a pistol in his hand, and kept saying " I'll shoot you I suppose he meant me ; undoubtedly it was some of us that had hold of him ; the pistol was the mate of the one Little Thunder had at Copake, and that 1 took from him ; we kept pulliug and hauling until we got oim up to the carriage, and the big wan who called him -elf stickle said, " shoot him, damn him shcot him ;" then we hid a strong scrape ; the road was full of people ; we got near the watering pond, and after some scuffle there, we. p irtiallyci.nl - to a stand,Mr.Munnell telling tb-m they oad better go with the sheriff, and so did Dr. Squires ot Jlavovack ; alter some talk, a number holding him and me, he gnve up ; Wheeler first, and he and Houghton and Seldiug got into the carriage, and Col. Root got in ; floughton said, he wanted his coat, when some one was sent, but could not finl it; after we went down the road, be was asked tor the pistol. I asked him to discharge it. .<nd ho discharged it out of the carriage and gaTc it to me. Court.?Was it loaded with bill T Witness.?I don't knew, sir ;*Col. Root,{Mr. Sedgwick, fohn S. Annibal, and Mr. Munrell was aiding us there , others may have aided us, but I don't know any one who lid so; we came on to Hulsou as tast as we could ; I 'old Boughton 1 knew bim from the iact ot seeing bim at Copake ; I don't remember what hi said, if he did reply ; I cui't repeat any of the conversation I heard between bim and Root; alter we put him in jail we found the mate st the pistol be gave me, and a long spring back howie knife?the pistol was loaded with two balls; I arrivid it Smok?y Hollow neat tpornjng at daybreak ; I found a numile, two horse pistols, a sword, Dr. Boughton'j over coat, and a fiddle box?all given to me by the landlord as heir baggage; no body knew I was going unless my wife ; the bundle, in a red silk handierchicf. contained two luditn dresses and three masks ; the fiddle box bad a dddlo in It, a few bosoms, a collar and some music, an.l ant' few gambling apparatus?cups and balls as they ire called ; th<s was at J U 8. Miller's tavern, end were given to me by Jonas Miller ; a memorandum book was found in the overcoat of Dr Bonxhtoa? this is it; I sen' 'he coat to him?he took it as his ; the book I kept; I nsveactnnim wear the coat ; tho other articles 1 have now. Cpvrt.?Those eiticles should be here Mr. Miller. Witness ?1 oan bring thom, sir. Evidence continued.?The hex and the contents were .riven to Belding ; one cf the pistols was loaded with two ?alls ; saw him write but once, and thinks the writing in he book is lloughton At this poiut the Court enquired as to the desire oi counsel for an evening session, and concluded to Jx-gin ?it xt evening Juige Parker informed the j<sry that as it va.s an iucouv.jni?>rce, they.would not be kept in charge ?f officers, us confidence was placed in them .hoping they would appreciate the treatment and use every discretion luring the adjournment of the Court, which are to meet it 8| o'clock next day. Anti-Rknt Troublkr.?The Uliter Republican of he 19 h announces the grattlying intelligence that he auti tent difficulties in that county are in a great n-'asure pacified, several important arrests having been nade, and ten ol tthe principal* confined in jaU. The 'ircuit Court is now in session in that county, Judge Ruggie* presiding, and it ii presumed that the prisoner* vilt be disposed el at once. The guard, consisting of eight privates under the com mand of gerge.ant Niblock, of the Albany Republican Ar illery, who proceeded to Delaware county, with atate arms anJ ammunition, returned to Albany on Saturday evening No attempt was made to molest them ; and they report no farther disturbance* in that region. [Prom Delhi Oazette of Wednesday.] Monday afternoon and evening, infotmation was re ceived irotn various paita of the county, leaving no doubt that a g"tieral attack was to be made that night upon th? jail. The whole fotce was then placed by the sheriff un lerthe cemtnand of Colonel Marvin, of Walton, autffi tient. gallant officer, who has been in actual service dut mg the last war. Snch an organization and diapoaitjon >1 the forces was immediately made as showed that the confidence of the Sheriff in Colonel M.'s skill and prompt iesa, was not misplaced. The whole force waa on dutj ?II night, expecting hourly an attack. Information of the strength of the Sheriff's guard probably letcrred the insurgents from their contemplated utack. Those among us who have heretofore iel' secure, now feel that every effort should bo made ?0 put an end to this excitement. Scarcely a man has ?een seen unarmed for several days, and we are oblige' o sleep with weapons of defence every wight. Kvery hmg that can be used as a weapon of defence is in de maud, even to hot water and pitcbfoiks; tbe w?*er is sept by the lodiee to dclend themselves, as their husbands Nil have all been ordered out. Our church, academy and sourt bouse are turned into barracks, to accommodate itir.en soldiers, aod a company hsr been formed called the "pitchf uk company." for want of arms. Our cler gyman, who was warned not, is now sitting in the base ment of the church, shouldering the pitchlork, in com >any with many others. An express was sent yesteiday o the Governor for men and arm* to prot ct the village and maintain the laws. Two piece* of caanon were ?laced in front of the public square, one pointing up and the other down tbe main street, both heavily loaded with ?pike*, for want of canniater or grope shot. All business has been suspended for several dssya, and nothing ia thought of but war and personal safety. *Niwb from thk British Provinces ?Tl:c "Montreal Herald" of the 20tlt inat., siatea that on he I8th the second reading ot the Univetsity Bill, to the principle ol which the (present ministry was rn emphati cally pi* iged.wastosuried in a lull house by a majority tf alarm-46 to 34. Thi' Queb-c Gazette" of the 17th ray* The L wer ?rovtnee papers received on Sttardiy last, are from lallfix of the 8th. 8t John (N B)otthe7tti, aid Chat lotte own (P K I) cf the 1st inat Things were goieg rn ok quietly in tho Nova Scotia and New Brunsw iok Jegia ?a urea. The Prince Ldwsrd Island legislature was to meet on the 3rd A Are had occurred near Charlottetown, an the 36th ultimo, in the house of an old and respectable inhabitant, named Alexander McL aia, of Lot 33, by which the dwelling was consumed end three ot h>s laughters, the youngcat 19 years of age, perishtd in the flames. Ammi^ the petitions press nted in tbe Nova Scotia Legislature, on the 32nd February, was one from Captain Walfei Douglas, ol the a'eamship Unicorn, praying legislative aid to enable him to estahiiah a private steam boat communication bsdwten 1'ictou and (guebic. g<,ser - vient having abanloasd said mail route?referred to Vieast*. J. I). Unlacke, G. H. Young, and Hail, to examine au I repott thereon. On reference to the routine bnsincsa of tho Canadian L'giaUturo. on Thursday lest, it will he seen that on motion of Mr. Christie, un asllrcts was v ited to ills Kxcellestcy having rtf ierce, to the same sutject Per haps the* conjoined with our City Council'* add eas ot i like natme, adopted laat Week, may tend to affect the le ired object. Trottiiio Match.- On thr 18th inn , the grand trotting match came off on the icc a Lnpi-.tr '? he twpi n the American horas JDrvad and the Canadian hcrae Cefb' itt From the high reputation formerly enjoy ed by Dread, the grcatrat excitemi nt prevailed on the course and Isrg'aoms sv-tefriss'y eff-ied upon hi* h ad Boh liotaos came to the scratch in gallant ?tyl i, ? ud t olh h? a s veto won by Curbs-art with the greet at ease. Mich trot tiDg as was .liaplayosl by tho 1st er, had not been as e.t in the icc far many it- lev For a Canadian Pom y to t ? at h.? t.isti at h< rae in British North America, is c r'ainly -omtthirg o boast of Tim* one mile, 1st h-at. 9m 461 ; date one mile, 3nd heat. 3m Ml.? Montreal Paper Town EbKCTlOM.?Wc have returns from 31 -auntie* ol the 9'ate, in which the whigs haveelectsd 197 Supervisors and the loc.es 338 ; whig majority 68. In tho seme town* last veer the loco* had 47 majority, ma king the whig gain 109. Circuit Court. Before Judge Edmonds. Much 25 ?Trial of Polly bo dint, continued ? Fifth Day ?A large number ol ladies were in attendance at un esrry hour, presenting quite on array c( beuu'y and la shion. Tbe curiosity bunting portion or the community having gone to see the " launch," much of (he excite ment that prevailed on the|previous day was abated in the avenues The court room, however, was filled to its u? most capacity at theopeomg of >l>e Court at 10J o'clock I'hepusoner aud her two leuiale relatives, already no ?iced, took their usual places. Isaac S Cauze.n recalled ?Examination continued b> Vtr.CnaSK?1 was about a quarter of a mile distant;* hen I first discovered the fire When I arrived, I saw the llime: usuing Irom thw back door; the flames were bursting out irom tin upper part of th" door: 1 saw Sarah Simpson there; I entered the house when the fire was ex'ingui-lied prelty much; I enter?d tbe house by the back kitchen loor; I saw fi'e in the corner of tbe room; the bed was down; I examined the posts; they were burned; I also ex amincd the r. iis and the ned; there was part of the bed oumed up; 1 saw a parcel ot rubbish on fire; I stirred it up; 1 then saw the dead bedy; the head lay quite close to no hole in the corner; the hole was bu m i in a circu lar form; 1 can't tell the exact size ol the bole; it migbt b, about three or tour feet; the hole was burned up to the mse; there was no cellar under the hole; the body was lying in the cinders; I can't say whether or not the body was lying on its back or side; there was a carpet under tbe body of the mother; tbe carpet was not burned; the nead and brent appenrerl to be burned, more so than the lower extremities;they were very black; I observed the cupboard; it was very much burned; I did not notice the iooking-giass; the body was burned to cinders in some paits; I .saw a carpet ;1 saw a stove also; tbe stove wes up; I do not recollect any rpot burned on the floor iof tbe room. To a Juror ? I was not the first that entered the house Cress examined hy Mr De Witt.?I discovered the fite about ball past nine o'clock; 1 can't remember if tbe bole was more than one foot in diameter or not; 1 don't recol lect it the room was lull when I entered; the bed was en 'trely apart when I got in; I saw only a piece of ticking; I turned the body over with a stick of wood probably five or six feet long; I can't exactly tell bow thick it was; I took hold of the stick and turned up tbe cinders; I then 'urued up the body with the stick; I have no recollection of the exact position in which the body lay; it appeared to me that the body turned alter 1 lilted it with the stick; I discovered by the leg that it was a body; the neck and chest was so much charred I could not know it by look ing at them; I did not know whether or not it wus the body of a man or a woman; I cannot exactly tell how thick a covering of rubbish was over the body; it com ibtely covered the body; it may have been walked over but 1 cannot exactly tell; 1 can't tell In what direction the be) posts were laying;, 1 was the first I knew of to work <t the rubbish; I don't know if any water was thrown cn the rubbish; when I found the body I sung out "hcr?.'? a lead body;" it appeared to make a great excitement, and I sung out oi doors; I was cot in the house when the body was moved; I walked out ami there was a great deal of 'on'.uaion; ii was generally understood by the crowd , be lore the discovery of the body, that there was unperson borne; 1 did not think,until after the discovt ry. but that it was tin accident; I began to think afterwards on lha' same |night that it was not an uccident ; I could not tell how thafbody lay until alter I turned it; I made a se cond attempt bclore|l stirred up the body. Direct trumination returned hy Mr.WHiTiNa ? I think <be t.ody turned over; it was on that evening going borne that I first concluded it was not an accident. To a Jm-or? I remained in tbe house from about half past niue o'clock until eleven To another Juror-.?It was au opinion formed by my so! 1 tbat it was no accident. Abraham Whitlev, examined by Mr Olcuk.? I was at home at my residence, Staten Island, Christmas night, 18-13; I was attracted by the alarm; I heard some person oallo; 1 went in near the ki'clien and hail door; there were a number there 'tearing water; I went in the corner of the room and saw the cui lers; 1 got some water and heaved it over the cinders; I again wa nt out and returned and heaved I think one or two poles on the cinders and ,tibhiih;l again left and met Mr. Cruzer (the last witness) ?ind we both returned; I aaw Vlr. Cruzer|turn up the cin ders with a stick, and heard him say, ' 1 have found a lead body;" 1 replied, ? I don't think it is;" he then turn ed it up with the stick; it was seen then to be n body; it ?vss then taken up and carried out by a man among the crowd; 1 saw tbe child lyingbatween tbe mother and the partition: the body of the child w as not distort rod until titer the discovery of that of the mother: it was also ta ken on?; I think it was Abraham Miller that carried out the body; 1 was about a couple of feet from the door when the body was first discovered; I was holding the light for Vlr Cruzer; tie turned the hod y round: I think the hodv lay lengthwise hy the bod; I should suppose the head lay exactly near the hole; the chil l lay exactly near the .vattition exactly near the mo'her; I saw the brWy ol the motner after it wa removed; I did not see the position ol he trms at anv time; I observed the neck; there nnprar <1 to beared mark upon i'; the head was drawn back; I <iJ t ot ohsetvrthe position of the arms or legs; I did not ,<e any clotbirg on the body; I saw a small red mark on he n< ck under ihe chin; I saw no blood, norary cut; 9 the ?he bond part of the hodv was most burned; I sa v the bed that was burned; the hole in the floor was about a toot to " (fbtren inches one way. and about two feet ano'her; it might have been within a foot of tbe partition; it wa< no' burned exactly m the corner; 'he llamas woie from the on er ot tbe door; the corner was scorched all over; I d d not seethe bureau there; I did not examine to see If ibere was blood th re. C>ott-examimd by Mr. Dk Witt?I was 6 or 10 minutes at the fire b: fore 1 aaw Mr. < re /. r, I wn not the. fi-st per >cn that entered tbe room- 1 can't any who gave the alarm; it was given i'om ibe rear of the buildirg; leant *?y through which ''or I went in; I saw no appearance of file until I got there; th-re were about a dozen to -wenty in the room wUeu Cruz r came in; when I got 'here, there wire about ten or twelve persons there; I walked over tbe rubbish; I bad my feet on it; Cruzer felt with a stick, and rematksd that it was a deadbody^ tbat was before he tumid up the body; it did not require, I think muck force to turn up the rubbish; I can't tell what ha rubbish was composed ot; it burned when it was turn el up; there were some cinders, composed of what mat ter I can't exactly say. A Jraoa- Did cue i>o<iy o! the child appear to be bum od more or lets than the mo'bet 1 Witkl**- I "li'l cot exsmino. Cretemexainatian continued?1 think the mother mint have lain on her right si e with be.f face towards the wall, Vicloro Cioier tamed the bo J y wi'h the face east snd the back went; when Cruzer turned th* body he turned llie face to the north; hetiied to turn up the bo.ly after he turned it about; both her aims weie on ot the time I first iiw her; I saw the body from the waist up wards, I saw then mainder of the b-dy alter ward*; what I did see was in a state ot nudity; the mailt on'lie nrrk ? as about an inth in diameter; I raw no handkerchief, nor remains of a handkerchief, about the arm, when I tint saw it; I saw the bodies raised up; I don't remember bow it was raised Hp; I did Dot notice any maiks of vio ionc" on the body, ?xeept the marks on the neck; f was at the house several times on the succeeding day; I was at the Coroner's; I heard the next day, or the day aiter, that there were marks of blood. Direct irumination resumed?I know n<t what became of the bed afterwards. A Juror - Was the mark a maik of nature or a mark of art ? Witnkss?I cant say which?nor whether it was na tural or a mark of violence. JossrH SriooNnsov examined by Mr. Whitivo ?I wss it the houso the night of thi Are; I was attract d by the hallo of ' five;" I < nto. ed tbehor.se by the back hall door, tad found Mr. Houseman, Mrs. Bo.line's father; the room was blazing at the time; the kitchen door was open; I then sot into the hall ond stood there; f ascertained that Mr. Ho us j si hi had not been there for some time; I beard them bre iking open the door; the door was opened at the nme I got tliere; there was Are in the hall when I got there; i saw Are on the posts in the kitchen; I saw Mr Winds at the time; there was not light enough in the loom to show its situation without the aid of candles; I left the kitchen, it was very hot; I did not see any Are outside; Captain Houseman was standing at the rear, after I discovered the body of th" woman 1 w ent home and again r?turned; I saw Cruzer stirring up the embers indcinders.fand.fhon he exclaimed "here is a dog or a heep I tbirkf I saw a white spot on the leg; he then turned over the enders, and saw it was ? human foot; he then turned it over and taw it was a human body; the main part of the body must have lair, near the foot part of the bed; the t>ody was very crooked indeed; the legs , were drawn back in acroohtd manner as much as they cleverly could be; the arn.s looked like black sticks; pretty straight, but I think they were drawn bsck of 'h* body. Whan it was grst moved it wss tnrned over The body lay on the left side with the lace turned tu', ft fort ih't body was 'moved by Crtttor; whoa it was moved If tu nod over on tbo righ1 side. The h te mark wa? on he right thigh I went homo in about ten minutet a'trr the body was discoveredj up ?o that time I did not see old Vlr . Houseman I return. .1 in about la minutea. I told soma of the neighbor*. Whin I returned I saw no rein ntots of the bed Things were so black In the room f could hnroly discover anything The body lay about three or four feet f om the door. 1 did not notice the body paitlcul nly ; I did uo'ica* whether the front door ot the kitchen was locked ; I think all the doors were lock ed ; I saw the body in the hark kitchen ; I also saw the body of the child in the same kitchen ; I did net see the bureau s the kitchen was burned up to the ceiling, all the joists of the ceiling, about two or three fret off fi om the Corner The upper part of the bark door was burned t1 roogl: ; It was charred. I noticed the stove? then, t no A a in it ; it wan) s little warm outside?the arhet in it wore not so warm as in the other part of the room. I tow no remnant of R bed or pillows in the kitchen below ; I li 1 not examine the .fret that nigl.t , 1 examined the door of the Uifehrn; I lound that the bar had not been in" its pla. a that, the holts o' the lock had net been hrown out; I discovered this The bar had not any -ugnsffof |hre, and the|bolts, wh. n they were shot out, ap p.are.i lo tie blight. There were two bolts to th*-door The bar was rot smoked; this examination was two ?lays after The closet .'oorslweie shut. Mr Tier carl the jurors, hi re complained of being ill when the Court took a recess until 4 o'clock Wh"ii the (.Still r. -tssembled, after the recess, there was a large inert ase ot ladies in attendance. 1 Mr Tier, the juror who got sirk. was in at'end nice and In'.iBsteJ his lnr.1dl.ty to . it out during th. ,!oy , Tie jtrer appealed to he vxtiemely Indisposed, when ti t ? ru t adjourned ov.r t.i this foten. ?n, cautioning tin niters lo be o or fill ..I the jurors; ai.dthoji oisto avoid all conversations wl h anv party R tor.?A riot Mcurri d in faltimore on Friday ?light, between several fire comi auies. in which brickbats were thrown, c'uhs used pistol* Ared, Ite The neighbors in the vicinity were compelled to close heir window shult rs in otder to prevent the glass from being broken and avoid injury to th" initiates flavor*! poreons were more or less hurt, but not severely. One of the oduLders, named Edmund DuiUt g, was attested. Boa ton [Coivcap.Ji.Jei ce ef the Herald.] Boston, March 24, 1845 Honest John chosen to the U. S. Senate? Schemes to provide for him by the Blue Lights ? Lincoln dis satisfied and Adams cross?The Loco candidate? Williams, the Collector, Shaking in his Shots? Serious Chat get against him ?Gov. Morton the Man?Fred, tiobmson's chance ? Honorable cim duct of Gov. Briggs. The Senate oi Massachusetts have this day, by a vote of 28 out of SO, elected John Davis Senator in Congress, to supply the balance of Bates's term. This term expires ou the 4h ot March, 1847; so "Honest John" hua two years support provided tor him by his irieads. Lately they have tried to maks him president ot the Massachusetts and Vermont Railroad, with a salary ot #3,500, hut the stock holders and directoia had too much good sense to make their embryo toad a means whereby to (ten sion ofl broken down ledcr&l politicians. They ac cordingly declined the honor, and chose a husmess man for ihe work, at a salary ot #2,500 The old blue light federalists love "Honest John," lor he was always one of the faithful, and as you remetn oer, threw off his old hat in the streets of Worcrs cer, in rejoicing at the news of the taking and burning ot Washington by the British, during the last war. The vote in the Senate shows that there was some little kicking at the caucus nomination, for the Senate is all whig, and yet four votes were thrown against Davis One of these was thrown by Levi Lincoln, the President.for R C. Winlhrop, Lincoln waniiug the place for himself. Two were thrown by Worcester Co Senators for Lincoln, and one was thrown by Cbarles F Attains for Charles Allen of Worcester. Adams wanted bis father to be chosen, but the Massachusetts coot s are utraid to trust the old man, and are also mad with him because he did not oppose the Texas resolutions as unconstitutional. The House of Re presentatives, this afierncon at 4 o'clock, will pro bably confirm the selection ot the Senate, end give. Davis a round majority. The democrats in the House, have nominal* d the Hon. Frederick Robin son, Warden of the State Ptuon, and former Presi dent of the Senate, and will give their votea io him. The Cnetom-House of this city is still undisposed of, and Williams, the present Tyler Collector, is ]Ust fool enough to think he can k< ep it. He gees on to Washington this afternoon for the purpose of -trerigthening his position, but I guevB he will be sent ofl with a flea in bis ear when he gels there, if he does not catch aTar'ar, in the th*pe of a com mission tor Gov. Morton, ou the robd Mr. Polk h is a great dtead of cflice seekers and of rttice holders, and will probably,*hen he sets Williams, ask him what be warns in Wnshirg'on, and why ris did not stay at home and attend to his business ?.? Collector 1 Williams wrote some ugly letters to one Ilogan, when he was trying to gel this of fice under Tyler, and in one of "them he intimates o Hogan that 'here is a #1500 office for himself, provided he, Willinms, is made collector. These leners ure at Washington, and wuhin the know edge of the Prtsideut; so you may judge thai Willinms will not meet a very cotdial tecepiion at he White House. He is, moreover, a nincorn >oop, and dares not blow his nose, without asking ?erwission of certam men who have made thent -elves his ke-epeis It is not to be supposed that a nere tool of others will be kept in a responsible of fice like the colli etorehip by any other than a Tv i r administration. He may get an inspectorship. <>r a night watch, and ihbt is as much as his quali fications ever entitle hirn to. Robinson, the present warden of the Sure Pri son, Would stand a good chance lor the i (tire in litesHOii, were Gov. Morion out of the way. But n mdtters stand, he is r> ddy I am told, to with draw iu favor of ihe Governor, between whom ud himself the best reiations subsist. 'I hough a irm democrat, and a bold advocate 11 locoloco ocmnts, the v.higs have tried in vain to procure Robiusou's removal from the prison. The whig - muni of Gov. Briggs have ; wice besu-g> d him villi applications to remove Robinson ; bui Briggs, vho don'i altogether r< li.-h the doings ot the Boston coons, at last flatly told them that he would not r move the warden, and they net d not ask him licit a question again This course was highly onorabietoBricgs, for Robinson is a most efficient ud humane officer, and is dcug mote to reclaim ne convict.t than all his predecessors (ut together, it is possible that his succtss in the prison may ? ive called attention to turn as a suitable person i it Collector?tor I assure you, some of the persons cow in the Boston custom house, are precious little etterthan the sub.ects with which h. now has to 'eal. Guy Faux. Legislative Proceedings.?We are indebted to Livingston <Sc Co., for the following letter Albany, March 24,1845. The usual routine of petitions was presented to the it >uie tc-duy The Allrgany cuur.ty and lumber district c juutry are asking for such discriminating tolls en lum l er, carried on our canal','hat the tolls may bo graduated .-cording to the value of the article cairied. Such is nut now (be case ; all d< scriptions paying a similar tell The subject of discriminating tolls?Oswego vis Buffa lo?is row fairly before the Home. By unanimous cer * nt the Canal Committee reported to-day. A majority of t.ie committee, Mr iris. Sears, Huusid end Potter report gainst the petitions The minority of the committer, . essrs. Coe ucd Bevins, rrpcrt tne ioiiowing resolutions: That the canal board be directed so to equalize the toils i hll property passing to and Irom tide water .-.nd Lake V. ic, and on the Erie and Oswego Canals, that the Oswe k<> route shall not have the advantage over the Erie Ca rl route of more than 13) per cent on the tolls paid, and i >r this purpose said board shall take into consideration ue tolls charged on tke Welland Canal. It shall be discretionary with the canal board to equs /..< such tolls on the opening of the navigation, or in the i onth ?f July next These resolutions and the. report are made the special - der of the day lor April 3d, and on that day we may ex ect an interesting d> bate The conclusion come to by the minority of tbe com mittee, although more favorable to the interrsts ot Buf .lo, than the present tolis, is still not what the Bnft'.Jo , topic want How does the mntter now stand between Buffalo at.'; 0 t w ?go in the matter of tolls 7 1 oil ou a barrel of flour from Buffalo to Albany 35c. " on Welland Canal Sc.; Oswrgo to Albany 30.-. Qflc. Most of tha 9en-it?'s session v. as ?opsumcd in debating i hat Mr. Senator Foster said on t jR-tain rcoasion last D.fiVrence in favor of Oswego 7c. And so in other articles. It is now proposed to graduate the tolls in such manner that property coming in the canal or passing out at But l .lo shall pay toil to an amount 14} per cent beyond a bat would be pail on property entering in or pe?aing out at o-iwego. This the BnHalnniani consider is requiring of .?in 14} per cent more than is rtquirnl oi Oswego, m d .'hough they admit that it places them in a better j osi ii than they now occupy .the < ffec.t, th> y contend, even these resolutions are adopted, will be to drive iiusi n ss tsOtwigo with the view of saving the additional i *r rentage. The He use passed the bill authorising the eonaertinu ni the Daiuville slip end basin ivi'h the rlenetec Val y Canal, almost without objection and without amend il I'll is. The hill more ?ftectualiy to punish unlawful attempts s procure ahoitit n has been referred to the (elect Com , ittee bavin* charge of the Mil to suppri sa lictmiousnes* > report complete. The bid imposes imprisonment In e S ate prison for a term r f si *? n } ears il death ei.ttws ? jhe mother or child; and for ? term ol two to five years i the 9:ate prison for administering the drugs whtre Rth does not ensue. lu the ftenats the i ill for the reliei of the New York In 'itu'i foi ihe B mil was reports d for the consideration ol ie Senile. Notw irhstatidlng this hallway adverts ro , ort, I hone the bill will pass. ?nr. .11 i ssion, in connection with a private claim biH It cave ..<e to an acrimonicus discussion no way creditable to ie Senators. and of no interest to the people The claim i its ure probably the only parilts who will suffer in b*> i. * thus bandied about. VarfetleN. William Smith, a brother nl Joe Smith, the deceased 'lotmntt prophet, has bean held to bal] Jri riiiiadelphia, charged with publishing a libslon Benjamin Winchester. A lad named tlao W. Allen has also been held to bail to eiswer for a libel on Mr. Ross, a writing master. \ machine ha? been invented nt Chicago, which pre i iaea to supercede the use of spades By tno assistance ot two yoke ol oxen and two men, it will cut a dimb two vat deep by three f?et at tha top, and eighteen inchvi at ;t?a bottom, st the rati of 20 roods per da\. The Oreenbush School, located In Morris county, New I r?>?, is to b removed to tho huiMrig erected by tha ,'v Dr. Haw k % at Flushing, Long Island. '. il'hefame of the delicious orange of St Michc ll, i? well ?own, it being a large article t.f import tniftnlher places . ia annual i xport 'rom S . Nliehovlr is stated 'o be about ) pro case.*, valued at jCHO 00# Franklin Tnynter, s^nof h. Han I.'ran 1 Psynt?r, ?is dangerously stabbed in the ah loin. t? w ha knife, ii ing a troeni which occurred in Pbilntb Iphiacn V riday ?ht. >)ur venerable (ellov-ritiavn. rnl Il.'i.ry Purkltt, i'.? red his ninetieth year onJMon I y la?t H? is sn, posed ? bu the only surviving ?pictnor of theism lis Tea r rty, which destroyed the carpoe* ol tm in Boiton har r, previous to the rcvoiutioi 1') (tiutgii*.- Botlnn far Jour Hon Oeorge Morrell late Thief Justice of Michigan, . .1 on Ihe flth inst. He held the ofRoe both tl"der ihe orritorial and S'ste governments, and possessed tab 1.1 t u otavaled order

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