Newspaper of The New York Herald, December 25, 1845, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated December 25, 1845 Page 1
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THE NEW YORK HERALD. Vol. XI., No. 355?Whole Mo. MOT. NEW YORK, THURSDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 25, 1845. Prlft Two Cents. THE NEW YORK HERALD. JAMES GORDON BENNETT, Proprietor. Circulation...Forty Thousand. DAILY HERALD?Every day. Price 2 ceuti per copy? ?tJ p> ratiiiuw?piyable in advance. WEEKLY HER.ALD-F.verr Satur lay-Price 6li etat per copy?$ 1.12,? c-ut? per annum?payable in advance. AO V fc-RTISf-MENTS at the usual prices?always cuh ill advance. PRINTING of all kinds executed wflli beauty and de?" patch. ? tijT All letters or communications, bvVmail, addressed to thxestablishment, be pn?t paid, or (ye postage will be deducted from the subscription money remitted JAMES GORDON BENNETT, I'ropriet r of the Nrw York Herald Establishment, Nortriwest corner of Kultou and Nassau streets. HOLY DAY EXCURSIONS, Ittte BBfl aDJH TO PHILADELPHIA AND INTERMEDIATE PLACES, AT REDUCED RATES. Commencing on ^^dntsday, 21th December, and ending ou .Monday, the ,5th of J uiuary next, by 9 o'clock, A. M. and o'clock r. M Line*, from the foot of Liberty street. Toall'.ird an pppb'tumty, at reduced fare, to the citizens of New York to visit >nid exchange civi'ities with their friends in Philadelphia and the couutry on Christmas, and New Year, and to afford the rountry people an opportunity of vis'ting Philadelphia and New York lor the 'ike purpose, urrai'Feme its are ina'le by which passeugers will be furnished with an excursion ticuet, entitling the purchaser to a passage each way, at the following rates, viz:? From New York to Philadelphia and return... *4 00 BurlinKtou ... 1M Bordentown " ... 3 00 Trenton " ... 2 50 Princfton " ... 2 00 " Newark to Philadelphia " ... 3 JO " Klixibtthtuwu " " ...325 " llahway " "... 3 00 O* Passeug> is Iroin the above places to New York will be charged the same rates. A jierion may go on the 21th December aud return on the 6th of January next, or at any time beiwteu those dates, at the ex curs mi rates. (>lfice foot of Liberty street. Tickets not transferable, and will not he received after the 5th of Janu iry, 1IMG. d21 2w4*mc MAIL LINE AT EliiUT O'CLOCK, A. IVi. TO ALBANY, LANDING at Yonkers, Dobbs'Ferry, Sing S?.i J^Sinr. Orassv Point, Yerplank* Poiut, Cald SC^JBC3E-w. lis. Uoyeiho-k, Cold Spring, Newb?rgh, and as far as the ire will ?e<init. Breikfast on board the boat. The celebrated ice steamboat UTICA, Captain L. W. Brai uard, leaves the Pier between Courtlandt i>nd Liberty streets, every morning at 8 A. M. For passage or freight, apply on board, or to P. C. Schultz, at the office on t''e whart. d2l r FOR LI VIC It P 1 Or, ?The superior. well-known, ? fist sailing peket ship SOUTHERNER, T. Palmer ?master, will have immediate desp.tch ror Ireiahtor passage, having superior accommodations, ap ply to the Captain on board,(wot of Dover street, E. R , or to WOODHULL U MINTURN, d!Mrc 87 Houth street. ONLY REGULAR Li NE OF HACKETsTiTil WrjPaVNEW 4IRLEANS? Packets of the 27th and 2!?ili of MHMHMDec.?The splendid, fast tailing packet shipTKN NESSKE, Captaiu Pray, will positively sail ?.nS?turday, Dec 27 th?and the splendid last sailing packet ship FRAN CO NI A, Caj't Oaunett, w ill positively sail on Mondy, December 29th? their regular days. The accommodations of the above ships lor for cabin, second cabin mid Veerage pa?senger? are very f uperior. Those wish iug to secure berths, should not fill to make estly application to W. U J. T. TAPSCOTT, 75 South street, d?4rc corner Maiden lane. FOR LIVERPOOL?The New Line?Regular Packet of 21st Janu iry.?The superior fast sailing , packet ship QUEEN OF THE WE8T. Captaiu, 125# rota burthen, will sail as above, her regular day. For freight or passage, having splendid, large and comfortable state rooms and cabin, apply on board, west side Burling slip, orto WOODHULL 81 MINTURN. 87 South street. Price of passage $104. The packet ship Rochester, 8C0 tons burthen, will succeed the Qneeu ofthe <Ve?t, ?ait "? 2st February. dZtrc FOR NEW ORLEANS?Louisiana and New r-York Line?Positively first regular packet?To sail BiSaturdav, 27.h iust?The elegant fast sailing packet ship TENNESSEE, Pray, muster, will positively sail as above, her regular day. For freight or passage, having handsome furnished accom modations, apply on board at Orleans wharf, foctVf Wall St., or to E K. COLLINS & CO., 58 South st. Positively no goods received on board after 12 o'clock, Satur d IV. 27th inst Agent in New Orledns, James K. Woodruff, who will promptly forwaid all goods to his address. Packet ship LOUISVILLE, Hunt, master, will succeed the Tenn-ssee, and sail IO1I1 January, her regular day. d2<rc FOR SALE. ?yi A SMALL, light, spring, covered WAGON, with JLXjL^Horse and Harness, suitable for peddling light goods. ' * ? Apply at 181 Elizabeth street. d2^ 3t+r TO LB*r. FURNISHED or unfurnished, a suite of splendid !;;!? rooms,wilh centre folding door,au excelleut view of the JiJmm Park and Broadway, a balcony in front, entrxueeNo. II Beekman street. <116 lw*rc CITY HOThL, HARTFORD, TO LET. JfeA This well knowu establishmeut is offered Torrent, if application is immediately made. The Furniture, and J^IBiall its appurtenances, can be had on reasonable terms.? Possession giv.-u immediately, if desired. For particulars inquire of the subscribe r at the Citv Hotel. d20 1 w'rrc CURTIS JUDSON. BOUQUETS AND PARLOR PLANTS. ( THE subscribers have added a great number of the |first variety of Camellia and other choice flowering t Plants to their well known collection,which will enable them to eiecute promptly 'all orders they may be favored with for flowering Plauts aud Bouquets during the season. Fancy, French, German and Moss Baskets auu Vases tastefully ar rang'd, with the most delicate and fragrant flowers, at all times Our patrons will confer a favor by h iving their orders for the approaching holidays as early as convenient. We will, as fir as practicable, serve each in rotatioo, and in point of stylo,equal to any th<it we have furnished the last tire years. DUN LAP & CARMAN. d20 tll'rrc Seedsmen and Florists. 635 Broadway. ft KNOX, of 110 Fulton street, got a beautiful m aortment of Hats and Cain, of all description*, for the lyilay*, and a liny assortment ?1 Ladles' Kara. dl9 2w+rc HI ECONOMY AND FASHION. J*. ROBERTSON'S J* PHCENIX HAT AND CAP MANUFACTORY, 103 Fulton Street. PRICKS: HATS. Kbit Quality Nutria Fur 50 Second do do do 00 First do Moleskin $3 00 >econd do do ...W ,W A beautiful assortmeut ol ?Jentlemen's Dress ami 1 ravening and Children's Fancy Caps, which are offered at corresponding ly low price*. d 18 lm't L'Jl lK A F THIS. J IMPORTED FRENCH BOOTS of the b?at quality at the extraordinary low price of $5 00 Double Sol , the best article 5 SO C?rk Sole do 6 50 ich Call Bunts, made to order S 00 French Call Shoes 3 00 llvut. Hall Boots 226 Dancing I'umps, the nice>t kind 125 Dancing Gaiters, with Patent Leather Tips .. 1 75 And a general assortment of India Hubbers and all kinds of OverShoes, from the smallest to the largest; also a great as sortment of Boys' Boots .ud Shoes; Misses and Children's do. L lilies in this store will find the greatest assortment of Gaiters, Buckins, Sli|?, Ties, Quilted Shnes, Moccasins, Clogs, Toilet Slips, white and black Satin and white Kid Slips; lud i Hub lier* of nil the different qu times, sorts and sizes, from the Rinnllestto the largest, and but one price asked, at 367 Broad way. corner of Frudkiin streat. nM lm*r M. CAH1LL. PREMIUM BOOTS. FINE FRENCH BOOTS for $3 50, city made, nnd for style and durability, they are equal t<J those sold in other stores for$5. Fine French Premium Ifnperial Dress Boots . for f l 50, puna' to those now in other stores for $6 or $7, atYOUNG Sc J ONE'S French Boot and Shoe manufactory, one of the most fashionable establishment* in this city Our boots having been judged in the I ite Fair at Niblo's, are said to be the beat boot* for the price ever *old hi this aouutry. Alao, a superior new style French Dancing Gaiters, and overshoes, constantly on hand. All.. o"'d< warranted to give mtisfaction. Boots nnd Shoes made to order in the shortest notice Mendiug done in the store. YOUNG Si JONES, 4 Ann street, n7 Im're near Broadway, New Vork. JOHN DAK LEY, MERCHANT TAILOR, 140 Broadway nnd 7N Liberty Street, BEIN drxirousof selling the bnlauce of his large stock of Full ann VVintcr Goods, suitable for Gentlemen's wear, of fer* theui on the most reasons! le terms, ai.d solicit* the atten tion of gentlemen about purrhning. He also offers the balance of his well assorted stock of READY MADE CLOTHING, consisting of Dres* and Frock Coats, Pants ami Vest*, Surtouu Cloak*, Sacks aud Office C at*, which will be sold from now till the 1st ot February, AT COST. _ , , ? A large and choice assortment of Shirt*, Scarf*, Cravat*, Hosiery aud I'nUer Apparel, constantly on hand. pi. B.?Gentlemen furnishing their own m I'erial, can have it mad* and trimmed, aud a lit warranted. ( I ?j* For sale, a splendid Coachman's ' "at- dl5 lin'mr nfOTHK BEAUTIKIKHS OFTI1ECOMPLEXION?Sur i i.rising Efficacy:?MV EAU DlVINE DE VENU8 AND NYMPH SOAP, composed of an aaslern botanical discovery ol surprising efficacy for rendering the skin *oll and fair, a* well m imparting a delicate roseate hue to the compleiion. A* a creator and conservator of that most distinguishing cliarm of female loveliness, a transparent fair skin, JULES KAUEL'S Nymph Soap, or Ran Ilivine de Venus, may be rud to eiert an almoat magical power. Composed for the most j?rt of oriental bals.imic plants, to the utter exclusion of ail mineral admiiture, it is distinguished medicinally f?r its ex tremely bland, purifying and soothing action on the skin : and hy ou the pores and minute secretory vessels, expel* all impurities from the surface, allayj every tendency to inflamma tion, and, by thi* method alone, effectually dissipates all red ness, tan, pimple*,freckles, sunburn, and other unsightly cuta neous visitation*, so inimical to female loveliness. 1? use will change the moat bilion* complexion into one of ra diant wbitcnes*; while ou the neck, hands and aims, it be ?tow* a delicacy and l'nrne*s winch it* continued use will hap pily protect, with every appearance ol youthful charm to the most advanced periods of lite. For sale, wholesale and retail, by JULES HAUEL, Practical Chemist and Perfumer, 46 Sonth Third street, Philadelphia, and by mv agents:?J. B. Jacnuemod, Mo 415 Broadway; F, A. Artault. Lafayette Bazaar. No*. H9 and 151 Broadway; A VVillaril, S. W. corner oi Cedar and William streets. Premium waa awarded at the Franklin Institute nl# lin'rc ' ABRAHAM KA?TOR, 1 MTORTER. ?J Broadway, ha* received by late arrival*.the 1 newest styles of Fringes aud Lace Gimp*. Trimmings for < I oaks and Mantillaa, very rich Thread Lace Capes, low neck Capes and Thread I^ace Berths, Veils aud Sleeve*. Thread I,ate < ollsr* and Cuffs and a a eat variety of black Silk l aces and Thread uaeea, Fancy Article*, fcc., whiah ha offer* for sal* at wholaaele and retail. at lm*re Court of Oyer and Terminer. n[?r8 uU ir /"Till"' V/J8rmcn v'jntin?and Brady. Deo. U:~T"al of fTm. Harper for,kt Mwder ?f jlkm George Knnp?Second Dat ?D*fence returned- Join Ma ?on recalled by District Attorney-Was at the IS..U ? Head, Junior, the entire of the evening of the 2Mb Octo nf^i'tC"i? re??J ,hiU he l,rauk anything there that night,does notknow whether H ate hi y ami Nesbit who whn? Tn )n?l |ahi .''"k ?ny th':'S tl,erei ,,or ,Ws k?^V what indiicud him to go up tli.i avenue tnat oveniiir . -V^sbitt, ixa mined kv Darr-Knew John <ieorira kimp; wss in his home several tim js; never saw Har per before that night; was on the stoop'of Kimp* bouse the night be was stabbed; witness, Mason and fiatchtey ciitno down the Avenue on ttio si lo of Kimp's house; M? ?1?Um ?u- stoop when they got to the door; Mr. au I Mrs. Kimp came round the corner; then saw himp and Harper m a scnlile, which was all witness saw except that ho suw a po.sou who ho thinks was the i.ri soner, looking in at the window; cannot tell whether it was Kinip or Harper struck first; witness wai al)out tlf teen leot.from them; Mrs. Kimp wc\s close by them, but I ^ K'mP and his wife wore tilkmg in Dutch; did not understand tbein; there mi"ht have been something said in English; witness did not / m i !iV5r,?rd b,h,,rdwM that Kimp said he was stabbed, and Harper ran tip the Avenue; Mrs. Kimp and Kwtwood ran up and catched him; when they brought him back his face was covered with blood- does j not know what they done with him aitor; did not see i hint alter until lie saw him in Court on Monday last (TO,, examined by Ike District At i ornsv-1. driver of a briyk cart; works pretty comtantly at it, went that evening to the Bull's Head. Junr , with Mason and Hatchly; uoes not recollect that they took any rcfresa meut there that eveniug, except n gUs, of lemonade there was no conversation between witness's party and Harper that evening; heard no abusive or insulting lan guage made use ol oy any of the parties bX -Heard Mrs. Kimp nay. there is the man. To a question hy the Court?Kimn ?t7,D ?n HarP0r he cried out that he was | he was itabbeT 5 K""P HttrPer belore ha ?a'd Examination resumed.- Witness's companions were 1 Iwtw'. ,0 ,'n|) "n witne,< i sometimes they might be bOiWeeii witnoKii, Kimp aod Harper. Isaac A. Hatchly examined by Dnm.~ Know the de ceased ; knows the prisoner at the bar, although he has Mni'fhitCU ^qUa'^td 00 With hini> WMS duw" the ave i nue that eveniug, Mason Nesbitt, and several oiker? were with him ; saw Harper that night at Kimp's- he was ionn'ffi. window ; Mr and Mrs. Kimp came from 2u"lSr at time "nd Ki,nP hegan alight with Harper ; docs not know any thing more, hut heard I ?"M'8Hy ,WIU w?uuded ; saw Kimp strike Harper ? nnmf nm*r any thing else about it ; saw Mrs. Kimp | point at the prisoner an.? say, there was the man, ami ! do-? nn?Pi h i; Jlm,, struck Harper in the face ; do.s not know how hard or soil the blows were heard saw,H,nay W"? ?u 1 ?0W him tako ort" h'8 pantaloons ; taw Hatpor on the Sunday following at Kimp's; his face looked blue ; can't saj there w as any blood on his face Mondr/la,tm tUheWM lctched into court ?n Cross-examined Ay /Ae District Atronxn -Knows ti.n?oftavihh"h" yer,"; onlrkn?WH him to pass the time of day with him ; was not there when anv dflleultv he drank any thing there, but"'. a?ginS?Klhe dri'nkl does not know there was any thing of a clinch between Harper and Kimp, > xcept that Kimp took Harper itV the coat; Harper had his lelt hand round Kimp's waist^ did helrHei?I1> thlng in Ins hand; in a few minutes after he n'mp CJr, 0Ut that he was "tabbed; saw Kinip roiin i !lrp0r ^ re anJ ufter tlle latter had his arm round his waist; saw no tosistanco made by Harper. Witness did not interfere during the scuttle- saw the wound and the intestines protruding from it-'gave the wounded man no assistance; .aw Harper go to'the other side aud walk ofl ; witness did not assist in arresting the ?n?lr?er'? ?wn<>t Mri' Kiral' touch the prisoner or interfere in the scuffle at all. 'O'bsoi*, examined by Darr.?Lived at Jl8t ?tre?ti 3d avenue, in'October last; was nartoi tha'/* ' V' iU the I)ack loom that evening part ot tho time, and part of the time in the barroom saw Harper there about 8 or 9 o'clockin the evening; lie' was singing the most of the evening, when the horse came in, and Kimp ordered him out; 1 think Han,Pr h outTl fi"tr"Ck|Mr' Kim-Pi thi,,ks Kimp followed rnnm m f a * camo 111 ftl,d went into the back fa d -iirL ? was 'n the bar room at the timo; she raid, Oeorge Kimp, there is that damned Irish buear .vL i"g \",at ll'e window, go round at the side door and ick him like Wl." She gave him about time to goround !,pv? h f ^ t^?.n She Wont out tbe bar r,,om door ; k har*'a1.100 out that Kimp was stabbed; Kimp back tl te?." 'nr ?BW "arper after he wa. brought back, he looked as if he was cut over the oye his face wa? bloody ; he seemed to be frightened; after stavmir sometime in the bar room, he got u,> and went homi5 t'ce of "him6 ?wtMday (S,^Dday)iJiJ not take much no' much notTce ot him "ga,n ?D M?rday; did not ,ak? Ci?S9-examintd by tMe Distiiict Attornw t now at the Bulls Head, Junior; had no conversations with raYi l ?a* 10 ^hat l,e could swear ; no person lias called on him on the subject; did not hear Mrs Kimp tell dirt ?"t and shut the window shutters ; i!l wl h"r 3ny sho tt ns 8frai'J the windows would >e nroken ; saw no one out side tho windows but Har per; there was no nose there that witness heard; is Jure that Mrs. kimp used the exact language that wit ness has expressed; has repeated the wo-itg otMrs. Kimn about ten times within the last munth , but does not re member to whom: does not remember to have convoried with any one on the subject with n a week ; cannot tell how often he talked about it ; lie has not been told what he should say on this trial. The witness, upon being fur ther cross-examined, said he did not know his aire that ^" inot roud f write, nor did he know tho nature ofan oath, nor what would become of him after his death bnAvwki ever get any religious instruction, nor did he know what would become of him after death, if ho told lies in giving his testimony here to-day. V>,.,LTn,c7 ATrollf,KT moved to stike out the testi mony of the witness, upon the ground of his gross igno ranee and want of religious instruction. The Ji-ooK said that no doubt the unfortunate boy was a melancholy specimen cf humanity, and he believed hi. ?iU.ry Were "fry capable of discriminating between Ins testimony and the testimony of a respectable, o.luca th? rL!,"?8?' 80 !fi 11 w<>ul(1 ''B scarcely necessary for the C ourt to call their attention to it; but at all events llfviZ? 11 hi,.(,uty ,0 do 80- 8nd caution thorn in giving ariy more credence to it than it was worth : he "ri e ?' lot' "tand for the present. 1 he District Attd??y expressed himself satisfied. L V. examined by Dash.?Keeps an ??kerj e ' knew the deceased ; linowi the prisoner at the bar, was sitting in the back room of Kimp's house K ,H,L?rn!! ,?ltheJ2?th ,?c ol)er ??t; Anderson. incTronm / ?k' and,the l,ut witne", were in the rf/an;(K . ? a,)0nt 10 O'clock; saw Harper "1w',,'st witnoss was making a stew, and after ? ,IP m if ?il'ne aw?? > Mrs KiTT1P came in and infn IK. ^ i . 11L 81 damned Irishman looking in,? 1 . Jhe then de"ir?d him to get up, and go it, and lick him right ahead : he started to Sfrnnfi and 8h? ordered him to go round through the side door and e?tch him ; he then went Jh \ '"red him '? "he went out through the nnta. oii "?"?e time; she returned in about two mi nutes, and said her husband was stabbed; started to go o the door, nnd met Kimp; his pantaloons wore unbut toned, and witness saw bis intestines protruding ? wit ness remained until he was sent for Mrs. Kimp's mother hroZt:,:?^ -Wi,',,he oIi woman and Mrs Kirn? two brothers In hit wagon, and remained thero all night; saw larpor after witness returned: hi, face wa. blood, heard Harper say that he never kad killed Kimp; knows i,rwfw u kn?w her beloie she was married ; does not sJ lThnnrt^,ene.r charBCter moro than what has been nhoilt "er hy other people; would believe her under oath. Crnii fxamived.?Saw tho horse in the bar room; saw Mrs. k'imp havo hold oI Harper; she went to the door with him. and he went away of his own accord; witness went to thtfback room and was making an oyster stew for Kimp and Anderson, when Mrs Kimp came in and tnride use of the language witness lias already detailed in his direct examination; Kimp, Anderson, Kendrick, O'Neill and the boy Gibson were there; had a difficulty with Kimp last June in his house ; thero were others im plicated, and Kimp hail them all ariested; had a conver sation with the boy Gibson yesterday; atked him if lie remembered what Mrs. Kimp said when she camo into the back room; does not know but what he might re collect what occurred four months ago better than what occurred a few honrs ago; his difficulty with Kimp was., in regard to a bet witness had with him about an unsound horse; witness niked him what he, Kimp, intended to do about the bet; Kimp threw a tumbler at witness's head, and Mrs. Kimp came at him with the pick axa; Kimp got out a warrant for witness and four or five other*; wit ness and Kimp were afterwards reconcilod GKOanr. W. KgnoaicK, examinrd Ay the Distkk t At ion*ir.v -Resides in Pi iladelphia : was at Kimp's the night of tho 2Ath of October last; did not sea Harper there when he came in first; looked into the room and saw Kimp, Anderson, O'Neill and other* there; Kastwood came shortly after, and drove hi* horse in and asked them to take a drink : they all went into the back room, and commenced singing ; the horse wa* lelt in the bar room ; Kimp said it would not do to leave him there, and he was taken out: they had two or three drinks more ; up to this time I did not see Harper ; the horse wa* again brought in, ami they had two or three drink* more ; Kimp said to Kastwood, " you must take the horse out, it won', do to have my floor injured;" Kastwood made some reply and struck Kimp in the face ; Kastwood said he hnd <k good mare, and we deiirod him to let u* seo how ?he'd go, and he drove her up and down the avenue, and drove her into the bar again, then he >rd Harpor singing at th? bar. and went into the back room, and while thero, thinks Mr*. Kimp came to the back r,oin and deiired Kimp to go out and shut the windows; did not hear hei make use of the language attributed to her by Rogers ; saw no more until Kimp was stabbed ; he and Kastwood went away, and witness returned and re mained there during the^ight. J- VV. OnrI I..?Resides In the Third avenue ; know* Mr*. Kimp ; doe* not know what the general character of Mrs. Kimp ia, hut know* what people lay of her in the neighborhood ; witnoss would believe her under oath, notwithitanding what people *ay of her. I)n. ( oofkr, rxamintd hy IJisi hict Attorpiht.?Saw Kimp from the flr*t; he had a simple incised wound made with a sharp instrument, about an inch and a half, ob liijuely into the cavity of the abdomen ; tho inteatine* were not wounded ; he died from inflammation and strangulation of the intestines ( wound* in the abdomen ere always dangerous; it wa* made with a *harp cutting instrument) the blow we* downward*, the wound might be made with a slurp oyiter knife. The Court here took a reoee* ElKKIlta Htrisio*. James II. IIoom, r.t mined by L)orr.?Lived last year, and up to tlie 1st May, in the First avenue, then moved up to the Tliinl avenue resided at the last place to tho !a?t part of August?knowi Mrs Kimp?heard her char* actor very frequently discussed among her neighbom ? from what I heard people say generally of her charac ter, I would not believo her under oatn. Cross-examined.?M^firft acquaintance with her was oil the first day of M y last, alter wliich I was in the habit of calling into the house daily, 011 my way to town, to read the paner?thinks tin was only twine there in the evening heard Nicholas Rogers speak of her?heard a man named Coopei and a man named Lewins speak of her?also heard A. Keurick, who was examined hero this morning, speak oi her? heard a man named Ludlow speak of her. A petition was got up in the neighbor hood, to be presented to Justice I'ayior, lor the removal of Mr. and Mrs Kimp, nnd other inmates of their house ??does not know whether the petition was presented or not?heard Mrs. Kimp threaten her husband's life, somo time in Juno last; was in there, Kimp knocked her down, and called her a damned Dutch b?; next day wit ness was there again, and siio took a butchers knife out of her bosom, which she had wrapped up in a piece of pa per, showed it to witness, mi I said thit th? n^xt vow she'd get George in, siie'd take the damned son of a b?'? life, witness told her that was dangerous work, and in reply she told witness that some poor .'evil would be hanged for it?never was in the house after. Cross-examined.?Doe* not owe a bill there for liquor; never was turned out of that house or any other for not paying hi* liquor bill; IS a money collecto ' at present; followed the sea for nearly twenty years; has given it up near four years ttgo; litis travelled through the wes tern part of this State, nnd through the west and the val* ley of the Missis ippi, as a trailer; remembers the Broad way Cottage; never was ii side until jvlthiu two months ago; does not know Dingle"; is not the man, although of the same name that was connected with the Dingier af fair; was connected with a managerie in Chatham street; thought he owned it, but it turned out after that he did not; never had any quarrel with Kimp or his wife; never bought a goat of Mrs. Kimp. To the Court ? Would not believe her 011 her oath, in consequence of hor character; I moan in reforence to the threats she made in regard to her husband, and alsu on account of the femiles she kept about her; heard her self say they ware nil lewd women; she was also in the habit of' making falne statements; sho' l say one thing to day nnd contradict it the next. The witness again do tailed the conversation between Mrs. Kimp and himself, when she showed him the knife, and added that she was ih a most violent passion; he saw her at other times vio lently excited; she said upon an occasion, that il ever Kastwo d came again into her house, she would break a decanter on his head; the day her husband knocked her do i n in the bar, she first called him a lazy Dutch , an 1 slapped him in the lace Cross-Examination returned.?There was no person present but witness when Kimp knocked down his wife; witness has a wife and three children; told Justice Roome all he knew about the transaction; told it also on Tucs day to Mr Belcher, one of prisoner's counsel. Anei, Whkatow ? Lives at 434 3d avenue; has lived there a great whila; has seen Mrs Kimp several times, but has no acquaintance with her; has heard her charac ter spoken of; her general reputation is bad; does not know from his own knowledge that it is bad; from what he Iieard people say of her, lie would not believo her un der oath, Crosi-txamtiled.? Heard a half a do/on or more speak of her; Mr. Odell got up a petition and carried it about for signature; he saiu her character was bad; a man named t^uia and his son also sRid she was a woman ol bad character, and that she and hor husband kept a bad house. B Covvon, sworn.? I.iied in tho 3d avenue in March list; knows Mis Kimp; knows what people say of her character; thinks he knows har general reputation; it is rather bad, but he thinks he would believe her under oath. John Millkr, su> >rn. -Resides in 31st street and 3d avenue; lived there since last April; knows what some of the people suy of her; her general reputation is bad; would not believo her under oath. Cross-examined.? His opinion is founded 011 the lan guage he beard her make use of; she was in the habit ol using profane language, and from that circuinstancc Ii ? would not believe her under oath 7'o the Court ? Heard her two or three times quar relling at night with inc 1 outside her door. Witness was in bed at the time, and heard her across the avenue, which is about 120 feet wide. Danikl Fisher, sworn.? Lives in the 3d avenue; has seen Mrs. Kimp; does not know her general character, except what her neighbors say of her; some of them said she kept a bad houFe, and that she was generally bad; heard a number of persons ?ay she wmof light character. Jas. L. Barry, sworn ? Iler general character in the neighborhood is bad, but would believe her under oath. Hoffman, strum.?Lived opposite to her; would lot believe tier under oath, 011 account of her making use of profane language in her bar at night, whenever there was a difficulty there. Geo. P. Kkmdall, sworn.?Lives in the neighborhood; 'he general character of Mrs. Kimp is bad; still ho would 'elieve her under oath. Thos. Riclt, sworn.? Gave similar testimony. The case for the defence was rested here, and the l)is rict Attorney proceeded to call rebutting evidence, to sustain the character and evidence of Mrs. Kimp. Mr. Ardiiios recalled and examined Ay the District Attoh rvicr ? Whs in the back room when Mrs. Kimp asked liar huibsnd to go out and close the window shutters ; she used no bud language ; she merely told her husband ?o go out and shut the shutters, as there was a bad set outside, nnd she was afraid they would throw stones through the windows ; Kimp was more than a usually quiet and peaceable man ; thinks the character of Mrs. Kimp is good ; never heard any thing against her till this evening ; has seen the boy Oibson a' he house ; he took care ol Kimp's boats when the Utter kept at the Red House. N. IS. Las?om examined?In acquainted with deceased and his wile, and kept a blacksmith's shop op osite to witness' residence in Rector street; he was in the store every day ; he was a peaceable man ; of late he got un steady, and I saw him drunk three or four months before his deith ; hoard peopl^ spenk against his wife, but on questioning them they Would not give any satisfactory proot against her ; I visited Kimp's house frequently and never saw any thing bad except some low fellows drink mg there; thinks Mrs. Kimp has a good character; I would believe her under oath. Wm. Wood examined ho the District Attorif.v? Knows Mrs. Kimp; knows her general reputation ; it is ^ood ; would believo her under oath ; knew Mr. Kimp ; 'ie wps a man of a kind and mill disposition. R T. Rqbinso* examined hy Mr. Paterson ? Is a ship smith ; knew Kimp and his wife very well; thought him 1 mild, inoffensive man ; saw his wife first in the Third avenue ; her general reputation is good ; witness would ? elieve her under oath ; they lived peaceably, except 'h it they had little quarrels once in a while, because Kimp would not go to work when she wanted him Ai.n Charlick ?Knew Kimp between three and four years ; did not see him much within the last year : my impression was that Kimp was a peaceable, gcod citizen; Hi nks that was the general opinion in the ward ; knew Mrs. Kimp about two years; as far as he knows, her general character is go d ; would have no hesitation in helieviog her under oath. Cross-'ramined.?Witness did not take out administra tion to Kimp ; Mrs. Kimp took it out herself; she called on witness, however, and asked him to it out ; wit ness declined, and advised her to go to the Surrogate, and gave her instructions how she should act; never lieaid her spoken ill ol; Kimp spoke to witness atone time shout her ; he said she was to attend the bar, and tliere were some very bail people in the neighborhood. Witness advised him either to employ a bar-keeper or Khkdkrilk 8. Stalwacht ? Knew Kimp; transacted lis law business ; he wag a mild good tempered man ; knew the wife only a very little. Catharine Aitpmsot?Did not know her before the death of Mr. Kimp ; knows her sine*; has heard her neighbors speak or her ; knows her reputation-thinks it iM good ; witness1 presence here to night ii an answer to the quention ; her enemies spesk ill of her, but her Iriemls speak well of her ; would believe her under oath. Polict Officer Ki.vo examined.?Knows Roger* (who was examined here to-day,) for twenty veins ; thinks tiis reputation lor veracity i? bad ; would not believe him under oath, unless he wns corrobora ed by others. Mas Kimp (eon/rented wilS R"frri, Oihson and Room ) 1 nevei used the words attributed to me by Rogers and Gibson in their examination to-day. I neve said to my husband " Go out and lick that damned Irish bugger," nor any thing like it. I never touched or laid hands on the prisoner, except that I caught him by the coat-tnil when he was running nwav. My husband never struck liim ; he struck my husband in the breast, at the win ?low. My husband never knocked me down in his lift. I know Room by sight; he stopped coming to the home because I would not trust him lor liquor ; ho bought a goat from me, at another time, for (3, hut I refused to ?ive it to him until he pRid lor it; he then abused me, and did not come to the house after. Never had a knife in my bosom in my life ; Room never saw one with me. i never threatened to take my husband's life. They lived ns happily together as other people ; they had little quurrels occasionally Tompkins, police officer, sworn on the part of (he pro nr.cuJion?Knows James H. Room tour or Ave years; knows his general reputation ; heard people speak very much ugainst him, and from their representation he con siders his general character bad ; does not think he'd be lieve him under oath. Cron rsaminrd ? Cannot tell whore he lives now ; knew him when he lived in the 3d Avenue ; his charac i tor was bad there. I N. B. Mom k>*i>, examined.? Knows J. H. Room, his I;eneinl reputation is bad ; would not be willing to be ieve him under oath. Crass-examined.- Heard several persons speak bad of him within the last two years , his character is bad for veracity, and in other respects he is an immoral man. Johi MoOciri? Lived in the 3d Avenue on the 'Iflth oi October last; went over there that evening , there was t, crowd there ; tho piisoner was lying prostrate at the time, and tho deceased was kicking him in the head ; took a hold of Kimp and remarked to him, that if the pri soner had done any thing to him, to take the la w of him; he answered hy asking me if I was stabbed what would I do; he thon showed mo his wound: Mrs. Kimp was there: the prisuno- was standing behind Kimp at the time, and the latter turned round and pointed to the prisoner, say ing, " there is the fellow that stabbed mo ' Randal Smith, examined.? Knows Mr*. Kimp five years; her character is very good; heard people say she was an uncommon smart girl ; heard both male and fe male speak highly of her ; never heard any one speak directly against her character; heard some people speak lightly ol her, but they were of light character them selves The case on both sides was closed here, and Mr. Oarr commenced summing up for the defence i his address was not concluded until 11 o'clock Judge Edmonds | (Bid the night wan so far advanced the ca?e could not by 1 any possibility be given to the jury before one, he would therefore, suggest the propriety of on adjournment to an early hour this morning; the jury acquieired, and the ! Court was adjourned to eight o'clock? the caie will, in nil probability, be given to the jury by 10 o'clock Hi* Honor threw out a hint that he would in future restrict counsel in addressing jurk-s. Nnpvrlor Court. Before Chief Justice Jones. Dec. 24.?Stepktn IVhitnry vs. The Mayor and Corpo ration of Ik* city iiif Xrw York.?This is a suit brought aguinit the Corporation, for a trespass upon the property ; of the complainant, in the construction of a pier at the foot of Pike slip. It seems, that as usual in such cases, notices were issued from the Street Commissioner's office, under date of Nov. 'id, 1H3H, requiring all per sons interested or aggrieved in thii proposed improve ment, (to which this complainant paid no answer or attention) t? make known th<*ir grounds of complaint. H( claims wlnrtui mUmM by the f'orporat on lor the last lour years. Home two or three attempt* were made to obtain a nonsuit, in all ol wi ich instances the court held thern ax unavailable. The jury gave a verdict in the sum of $1700 for the complainant -subject, however, | i to the opinion of tho court, by reserving several points ! of law, which may entitle the defendants to a new trial, ; before n full bench. This court, in accordance with the usual custom, (upon the return of Christmas) adjourned over to Friday morning it 10 o'clock JUrlne Court. Beforu Judge Hmith. DccuMm.H, 34.? Benjamin Coffin vi. John Hampton? The court gave its decision in this case, reported at length yesterday, by awarding $13,70 for the complain ant. David House vi. Mary -fun fan Varrick?Tho com plainant in this suit, brings an action to recover one quar | tar's runt, of premises 244 West Kighteenth street, at the ' rate of $IH0 per year, tho possession of which was sub stantially proved Kor the defence it i* contended that the landlord, (complainant in this cause) withheld the necessary protection duo to a tenant under xuch circum stances; ih it she was disturbed in her right*, and was finally ejected unceremoniously from the premises , all of which is uiged in justification for her refusal to pay. The jury returned u verdict for the defendant. This court, in common with approved custom, adjourned over to Kriduy, at 111 o'clock. Common I'lcuw. Boloro Judge Ulahoeffer. Dei'. 21.?John Pliyft vs. Lewis Hatsey. ?This wan an action of assumpsit. The complainant brings this suit lor thu recovery of u note given by the defendant. The defence claimed a set off', upon the ground of an under standing that this note was to be paid in groceries ; and that a tendot was made to the lull amount of this claim, uud that up lo the time of its protest, was prepared to pay, as understood by the parties. The jury, however, under instructions of the court and the testimony pre sented, gave u verdict for $914 05. The court, thereup on, adjourned over to Friday. ' ? Court Calendar? Friday. Sitkrior Coinr.?Nos. 78, 80, 70. 20, 16. 67 , 60, 6, 35, 03, 108, 41, 81, 119, 82, 83, 84, 85, 87, 83, 89, !>0, 94, 93 Fact and Fancy. (ireen peas are in Washington city. Edwin H. Ewing, whig, lias been elected to Con* gresa from the Peyton district in Tennessee. The mercury at Brownsville, Jetferaon Co., N. Y., fell to 31 degree* below zero on the 12th inst. Advices from Gautemala to the 8ih of October, aro recived. The country was then in a state of tran quillity. Times change and men change with them?so say6 the Salem Gazette. At this period, Christmas day is religiously observed by numerous individuals, and by several powerful sects in ourcouritry?yet the lollowing i? an exact transcript from a law of the colony ot Massachusetts, in 1051 :?"Whosoever shall be touud observing any such day as Christmas and the like, either by forbearing labor, feasting, or any other way, upon such an account as aforesaid, every auch person, so ' offending, shall pay for such offence Ave shillings, as a | line to the county." A man by the name of Wi*e was run over on Monday evening in Portland street, Boston, opposite the Nationtil Theatre, by a runaway horse attached to a cart He was carried into Dr. Steven's apothecary shop, apparently ranch injured, being entirely unconscious when taken up. Oil the 17th inst., a passenger, an Englishman, manic unknown.) while attempting to get into the curs at Milf.ird, Ohio, after they nad started, fell and was crushed to death. He was dragged some distance, and liteially cut to pieces. The Louisiana Statesman records the sinking of the steamers Richmond, near Lafayette, and Little Hock, pear Jetierson. The tirsr run on Wilkinson's bar ; the second struck a snag and sunk at the shore ; both a total , Iobs. Parts of the cargo, machinery and furniture of the I Richmond are raved. The engine of the Little Hock was : gotten out, and some hides. The hemp on board de stroyed. The ChpNB struck a snag below island 31 on the Mississippi. She was ran on shore. Boat and cargo supposed to be a total loss. I The Western Expositor, published at Indepen dence, Mo., says about 500 Sue and Fox Indians passed through that place on the 30th uIt, en route to the new homos assigned to them by the government. The wea ther was intensely cold, and they are said to have had with them two or three children who had been frozen to death, whom they were taking to their new homes for burial. Mr. Beach, the agent for the removal of these Indians, is accused of favoritism and injustice in letting the contracts. The annual meeting of the American Colonization Society took place on the evening of the 15th inst., at Dr. I'otts'Church, St. Louis, Mo. An oration was deli vered on the occasion by the He v. C. B. Parsons ; also, an address by Rev. Dr. Hawks, formerly of this city. The harbor at Sing Sing is closed. The Jackson (Miss.) Southron says, the Hon. Alex. M. Clayton is re-elected Judge of the High Court; Gen. Stephen Cocke is elected Chancellor, and the Hon Georgo Coalter is elected Circuit Judge of that judicial district. Yesterday a requisition from the Governor of the Stats of New Vork, accompanied with copies of the in dictment against Potter, and the pardon granted him in August, 1844, by the Executive of the State of New Vork, reached this city. It appears that the pardon had been obtained under false representations.?AT. O. Delta, Dec. 14. The Methodists have, already located a Collegiate Institution in Oregon. The stock ol furs left over unsold in Detroit is very large this fall, the quantity of raccoon being esti mated at over 100,000, and the prices of all kinds have declined from 35 to AO per cant. Not much trade is ex pected,unless speculators come into the market and keep up prices, and shippers are buying with much caution. Constables Andrews and Holmes left Boston on Tuesday for New Orleans, with a requisition from Gov. Briggs, on the Governor of Louisiana, for the murderer, Albert J. Tirrell. Thomas Young, Esq., of Irwin, Georgia, was murdered on the Hth instant, by a man named James Hull. Hull owed Mr. Young some corn, and upon the latter calling for it, Hull shot him through the body with a rifle. The Hamburg, S. C. Republican, nominates F. W. Pickens for the office of Governor of South Carolina, to succeed Gov. Ackin. After ninety-nine balloting*, the Senate ot the In" iliana Legislature, has succeeded in electing Mr. Orth> President, pro tem. A man named John Lawless, about sixty years of age, was found frozen to death near Brooklandville, Bal timore county, Md. Two barns, containing nbout 10,000 lbs of to bacco, in Henderson county, Ky., and Itelonging to Mr. 1. S. Smith, were destro>ed by tire week before last. Thf Cheraw Gazette, (S. C.) states that another valuable goldmine has been discovf red in that district. A sma 1 boy found a white flint rock, showing on the outside a considerable quantity of gold. The Gazette says "Our informant represents the gold as the richest | and most beautiful specimens ho has ever seen, and ex- ; presses the opinion that it was detached from a vein { reaching the surface near the spot where it was found, ! which will no doubt prove immensely rich. A small vein : of much value, on the same ridge, has been worked, but i not to any great extent, owing to the scarcity of water in the neighborhood." The National Anti-Slavery Bazaar opened at Fa* neuil Hall, Boston, on Tuesday morning. Quite a va riety ot colors and odors will be presented. Snow fell at Henderson, N C , early last week, to the depth ot eighteen inches. This is tho heaviest fall of snow theie within the recollection ol the oldest residents of that section of country. Some of the British officer* in Canada have lately made an important discovery of some of the richest cop per mines in the world. This discovery has created f[reat excitement. Some ol the officers, en route to Epg and, yesterday, in the Liverpool, carried with tliem some specimens of the ore, and among them, one piece weighing 2200pounds. The ore is very rich, yielding ae we learn, 72 per cent ot pure copper. Some of the cop per was taken from the bed ol n river, and some broken off from a cliff on the banks?the latter Is six fcetMRg, four broad and six inches thick The Missouri Reporttr, of the 15th instant, says, a rise of about two tent has taken place in the rivei fier?, and tho ice on it is becoming very soft. Should the waa ther continue mild a few days longer, navigation will o, en to Cairo. The wife of Joseph Hill, of Newtown, Susfex county. N. J., was bitten by a hog some days sincafWd dicu a few days ago of the injuries inflicted. New Cotton Port.?The ship Diogenes cleared ut this port vesterday with a cargo of cotton tor the 1 new port of Fleetwood, a town situate on the river Wyre, about fifty miles North ol Liverpool. It is upon the estate of Sir Hesketh Fleetwood, whence it derive* its name, and this vessel will be the first which enters it with n cargo of our produce, and therefore msy be rightly deemed the pioneer in the trade. The principal intercourse of Fleetwood la with the neighboring tgwns ol Preston, Wig an, Sec., the seats of large cotton ant , faoturas ? S- O. Pie , Dte. 14 Pilot*?Combinations, and the Itlghta of a State. We have before us a copy of the " Constitution and Rules and Regulation.-* of the Hoard of Pilot Commissioners ot the port of New York," of which a brief review is offered to the public, but particu larly addressed to the citizens of the State of New York, and the Congress of tne United States. From the title of the pa|>er under consideration, it might reasonably be supjiosed, that this " Constitu tion," (tec , emanated from some " lawfully consti tuted, superior source nay from its imposing und comprehensive style, that the system was adopted '? by authority," either of the State Legislature, or that of CongreBS Yet, it is but the illegitimate off spring of the "Chamber of Commerce and the Hoard of Underwriter*," who, "deeming it im| or tant to the interests of humanity and commerce, in order to prevent improper |ieri-on? ironi acting as pi lots. have adopted the regulations on the subject Though it might not be quite decorous to impute arrogance to these distinguished bod let, especially when professing to be moved t>y " humanity," they benevolently exclude their fcllotr-ciuaeML (if the hard-handed sailor can thus be recognized,) trotn acting as pilot.-', and us* im?* .1 < en-<>r.?li-;> over l>ortion of the community who are m the enjoyment of a franchise, by the legislature ot the State made common to all who may think proper to ?-*?-rcise it. Still, when we examine the p irttnlaod defective sys tem, for which the " co-oiieration of the mercantile community's solicited,"we cannot fail to enquire by what authority they venture to control or interfere with the pursuits of those who are strangers to their rea|)ective corporations. It might disturb the complacency of the distin guished individuals who compose these valuable as sociations (valuable so long as they discharge their functicns within their appropriate spheres, but dan gerous when they transcend tllem,) that in contem plation of law and the genius of our institutions, the pilots ot New York have equal authority to adopt "constitutions, and rules and regulations" lor the government of the Chamber of Commerce and Board of Underwriters, as these ini|>osiiig bodies have to warrant their present proceedings. The Board of Underwriters, with the same propriety, may undertake to regulate the lawyer, and the b iker the butcher, as th? selt-constituted " Board of Commissioners of Pilots" now presume to regu late pilots, or any other class of men. It is a dange rous and unprecedented pretension, pregnant with mischief, girdling and sapping our liberties, when exerted by wealth, intelligence, and power, against the humble and defenceless. Is such authority de rived from the charters that gave them corporate ex istence, or are they transcending the powers with which they are invested by the State! Have the members of those associations already forgotten the pernicious effects of trades union, or are they pre pared, in their own example, to foster combinations For public interference and aggression! Mechanics and laborers strike for an advance of wages; by this constitution, corporate bodies com bine for proscription, and alike offend, at least, in morals. Thus much for the source of tlie "constitu tion, and rules, and regulations of the Board of Pilot Commissioners of the port of New York " The 111 inner in which this volunteer and assumed prero gative has been exercised, will jiresently lie consi dered. PtBLICOr.A. Mr. Bknnktt?It we get California, has it occur red to you that the value of Oregon is greatly de creased, and its settlement by emigrants indefinite ly postponed 1 If Mr Slidell succeeds in getting California, our government may, without much sacrifice, renew the proposition that was " withdrawn;" ana here I see h way o: settling our difficulties with Johnny Bull. Let us hear you on this subject; but first consult your m 111, and see how much more easily the con templated intercourse of the United States with China and the East may bei carried on through Ca lifornia, to say nothing of the greater facility of reaching California through the States. Yours, etc. First Header ok the Herald. Murder Will Otrr?That "truth is stranger than fiction" has been often paid, and the circum stance! we are nbout to relate, do not at all lesion the tiuth of the quotation. Last week we noticed that a special tenn of the Circuit Court was in session for the trial of John C. Loafer, charged with the murder of King H.Scott. Scott was a young man who nut brought up iu this county, wild and reckless in his habits, and care leu about the good opinion of the society in which he lived. His mother possessed consiberable property, and Scott and Letter, who hud married Scott's sister, were her only heirs. Mrs. Scott was, one morning after a corn shucking at the house of Lester, found in hur own house dead. When discovered, she was lying in toe fire-jiluce, nearly half consumed, as though she had fallen in the fire accidentally, and thus died. Suspicions were ^routed at the time, that there had been foul play, and (hat old Mrs. Scott had been murdered: however,jjs there was such an appearance of accident, no clue could than bo had to the murderers, if she was murdered. In the month of Oct., 1943, Scott, then about 16 years old, was apprehended on a charge of larceny, on the informa , tion of Lester, his brother-in-law. Ho managed to make ! Ms escape from custody and d eappeared. His sudden I disappearance was ftcely commented upon by the | reignhoihood, and there were those who did not hesitate to say he had been murdered. Subsequently, ! Lester was indicted for having forged some instrument I o! writing, and a man named John Horton was indicted for perjury, having, as a subscribing witness, sworn to tho genuineness of the instrument. By the delays and uncertainties of the luw, Horton was first tried lor the ciirue'with which he was charged, Lester so managing the matter as to put oft his trial until the late of Horton was determined; and at 'lie March term, Irt-U, of the Lafajetto Circuit Court, Horton whs found guilty of per jury and sentenced to the penitentiary tor two years.? L ster was subsequently tried for the forgery and acquit - tid. Piof.ei representations" having been maie to Governor Kd wards, hu pardoned Hoi ton in April last. Upon the retnrn ol Horton to this county, immdediotely ,liter he received his pardon, he declared that King B. Scott hail been murdered, and made oath before Judge It viand, that Lester was his murderer. A warrant was immediately issued for Lester's arrest, and he was appre hended at his farm on the next day. On bringing the ' prisoner to town he attempted to escape, but was 'nadly wounded and recaptured ny the guard. The examination of Lester took place before Judge Ityland the next day, and Horton swore positively that he saw Lester murder Scott. As well as we recolloct, Horton'* narratire of the horrid affair was about as follows : He said he had been to a neighbor's, and was returning home in the evening, when he saw some deet in the prairii-, which he followed?getting uear a small thicket or grove in the prairie. He saw Lester and Scott coming down the prairie. He determined to secrete himself in the bu*ho* to iet them pass, but instead of passing him, they turned down a hollow in the prairie near him, and he determin en to watch them to see what they were about. It by this time wis growing dark, and the two commenced mukin* a fire. A Iter'hey had lighted a fire, a bottle wits produced, Irom which they drank alternately, and w en Scott turned to set the bottle dewn, Lester struck him on his head with a club, and continued to inflict blows upon him until ha waa dead?he then buried him in a sort of gulley, an I covered him with dirt and loose stones. A day or two after, Horton said he had been hunting ducks, and on hi* return home, he saw some turkeys, which he followed to the hills?he came sud denly on the top of a ateep hill, and in the hollow be saw Lester digging a hole?he crept softly away, and on returning by the spot where Scott had been buried, he law thit hogs had "partly rooted him from his grave, and i had eaten u part of the body?he then supposed that I Lester's object in digging the hole, was to make a more I secure grave for bit victim; he accordingly watched Lester'* movements that evening, and saw him remove Scett and re-bury him " A party was sent to the place where Horton *aid Scott was buried, accompanied by IL, to show tha spot, and the body was taken up and re cognized to be the body of Scott, from the clothing. He was buried in a place that no htimnn being would ever suppoa< to be selected as a grave, and even those who were tent to search lor this evidence, to corroborate Horton'ttestimony, believed the story to be a fiction until the body was found It was in a ravine, where a constant stream of water was flowing over the grate ? Upon this testimony, Leiter was committ-d tor trial Letter applied for a change of venue, and his trial was removed to Jackton county The whole of the week be fore last, and part of the latt, were devoted to the trial Circumstances elicited testimony other than that of the evidence of Horton. which convinced the minds of the . jury, and after a short absence, they returned with a verdict of guilty The Judge, upon pronouncing the awful sentence ol the law, asked the pi isoner il he had , an) thing to say why sentence of death should not be , pronounced against hint. Letter arose, and for an hour ^ addraaaad the court, alleging his innocence, and explain ing away the circumstances which seemed most dark againat him, in a manner, which we are told, brought | tear* freely to the eyes of that large audience which j had aaaembled to hear hit aw ul doom. The sentence of tho law was then pronounced, which we are told was moat solemn and impressive. We laid other testimony had been elicited besidet that of Horton, and this testi- , mony tending so strongly to criminate Horton, he hat been arretted, charged with being an accomplice. His examination commenced yesterday. It is now confident ly believed that stranger things will yet be divulged, and that it will perhaps he discovered that Mrs. Scott was murdered, and by whora.-teisjlim (Mo.) Tele graph, Dir. !)? Extraordinary LonaKViTY.?Died, in Kladen county, Notth Carolina, on the 14th of October last. Mr. William Piidgen, age I l'J3 ycart ! He entered his 1-,14th year in June last He volunteered to serve hit couutry in the Continental Army of the Revolution; and, thongh then exempt by reason of his being over age, ho served a full term in that war, and has received a pen lion lor many years past. He h?i lived to follow all his t hiidren to the giave except one, an aged daughter.? ; His grandchildren aie ngad people, and ho has left great grandchildren upwards of forty years of age, and great great grandchildren about twelve years of age. lie re tained his faculties till his death, except his tight, which he lott a few jean ago. Ha was able to walk until a few day* before hit death, whan attacked by fever, of whioh he died Police Intelligence. \rFhar*f ?{ PerJwrV ? Lucius 8. Comstock, druggist, 31 Courtland street,wan arrested yesterday, bv officer Prince John Davit, charged ?>y Henrv J. Grew, with having committed witful perjury, in answer to a bill ram?? n nw?7 ? Sr<*''?y March, 1843, before William P. Mc'-oun, Ktq , Vice Chancellor, which ??? jury was corrupt and wilful, and materially effected the matter at issue. A hearing wan to have taken place yen terday alternoun at fouro'clock. before Justice Drinker but Mr. Comstock entered bail in the sum of *1000 for bis appearance, and postponed the hearing until the'oth day of January next, when the full particulars will be duly published. Diihonnt Servant.?Catharine Mulholland, (who it house keeper, or servant to a foreign consul,) at No. 79 Oreenwich street, was arrested by policeman Pierson. of the lit ward, for stwalinga gold watch and chain It appears that several families reside at the above ni'm One of the occupants, by the name of Mr* Mev enn, bad stolen from her room, yesterday, a gold lep ne watch, also a gold chain and locket, valued in all at $80. Strong suspicion", however, rested on Catharine, when the aid of officer Pierson was called in, who heard the story, and set a boy by the name of William H. Fow ier, to watch her movements ; the boy rang at the street ?1ooi bell and upon looking through the side light, he observed ( atharine place something under the oil cletb iii the entry ; he communicated this (act to the officer who upon turning up the cloth, found trie stolen chain * iv Li ? ' fctharine was immediately arrested and ftu<' ?.n h?r person was found the watch. which wan i.entilied, with the chain and locket, by Mrs Si.m 8n|n c !w. T Pr,?P?rty sl>B was held to bail in the *^i,y Juf,1Cft Osborne, for grand larceny. WM "ibiirttiid barber. went Ler bail, and she '''J'1 ^"?crfiy.-yeoije Williams was caught in the act ol stealing otic doien ol neck comforters, worth S3 by Justice Osborne'. 32 WUUam 3treet Commit,eJ ? L*rcenitt.?John Reynolds was arrested, caught in the act ol stealing a coat worth $2, belonging to Si roueI Jones, N >. ui Anthony street. Committed by Jus tice Osborne Ueorge Wilmer.xpnght in the actof steal ing a dozen cravats, by u policeman?locked up. John . orris wus found secreted in one of the upper rooms iu the house of J. Henderson, about 8 o'clock last evening with intent to stca. Locked up. m"'1 h'ma}e Pick-pocket.?Margaret Cochran, "touched" J Ft K,'cnael R. Naasson of her purse, containing $4, while she was pricing some poultry ia Washington mar yesterday morning. Policeman Crosett, of the Third ward, was watching her movements?soon after the nn. .!nls?0(, sh? was " pulled" by the officer, and tricked,' when the money was found on her person, and identified by Mrs. Naasson as her property. The magistrate committed her for trial. She is a " pal" ol Catharine (.only, who was sent to the penitentiary for the same offence a few weeks wjo. Dry Gnods Clerks. Having noticed a report under the head of " Police Intelligence," in your paper ol 23d inst, with regard to the dishonesty of a certain class of clerks in this city, as well ?s the originality of the mode adopted by Messrs J N. Selby dc Co., to secure to their service honest young men, I beg to be allowed to make use of your valuable columns with the follow ing remarks lhat novel system ol insuring integrity may seem a very good one, but it judged, as moat alt tilings are judged in this world, by its effects, it is evident we must condemn it. Why not try another 1 n f" Ihe first P,ace< to remove any evil effectually, let us first strike at the root; there ? is a way. and in my humble opinion, only one way I Remedy,,'not totally, in a great measure, there [ peated breaches oI trust committed by clerks in this a^'dfv 8'y thohe e,r'l'loyed in our fashion a >ie dry goods stores. Pay them, allow them a salary equivalent to their eduction, standing, and. the^ecent appearS which they must necessarily sustain tor the interest th*lr employers. Nine-tenths of this class of youug men have received a liberal education, with J w?ul,d be unrit ior 'heir avocation as ,rl" t 7 "?odM c,jrks? this has been acquired at . "1. ?ite" wilh sreat sacrifices of time and money, besides which, nature in as many n.f?!!.i?IU!it V? enclolv.ed ,h"*ru witlt some personal n pv3'fiW'jlhout which, the probability is, also, t ley could find no employment in such stores. Then ? t nil amount to this?they must be handsome: thev must indispensably be educated, and of good ad i 5r;t Lhey mU8t bedeck their countenance with gladful beams, and pass the ladies in and out, with s.ich courteous bowing and scraping, that it would ftem impossible they could wear a pair of boots u1VHKtaZ0^h1? !k0r.three weeks; aI,d all this they mast do while the bitter pang of conscientiods de gradation is rankling deep in their hearts, and des roying their peace of mind. In fine, they most work like dogs from 7 to 8 o'clock A. M. until 9. i rLu ' wl,hoat a murmur, and all for a salary of 200 to 400 dollars per annum; while their iiutual expenses, to live in the most moderate manner, in keeping with their position, is that amount and I V.'te" !"ev.l,ah'y more. I say try it?let Messrs. J. ?! kinH iioir iL 'iuriany olher est?blishment of the kind, pay their clerks remunerating salaries?such salaries as gentlemen ought to get; and Itruess they'll had that it will prove lar m.'ore eif'ectualfn obtaining 1 honest young men to their employ, than by offering rewards for the detection of their immortlities. HoNKSTT. .T?r'.EGRArHS' ~~ The magnetic tele graph, decidedly the greatest invention of the aire 2 destined to exercise so important an influence onon every department of business, nnd upon ail the socia/re ^'?ons o/hfe is rapidly extending its copper ?,?. \i\ u ' section of country east of Washington. From \ ashingion to Baltimore, as is well known, the line has i>een for several pionths in successful operation and it* equ??to ?"?-third the amount of postage be !h? ? i rora ?a'timore to Philadelphia he line is under contract and is rapidly approacbiu* > omp etion Between Philadelphia and X. York th- line is nearly finished, with two wiies. From N. York to Co (ifa3! !h? ? i r?K^'* at"1 Wire" aro Placed. hut we b lieve ut the leaden tube in the East river, which was Ashed up " few weeks since, has not been replaced. From AT ,'*D.y ?Buffalo, the line will b-. in working order by th. ii tol htnim ind the receipts upon the finished sec tion between Lockport and Bultalo promise a rich harvest to the stockholder The poles and wire, of the ro"2 >otween New York and Boston may be seen in our pf??1'1 f*|Snd'D,? ?Pon our island as far as Ha lem I hence to New Ffaven, through the principal towns as Nor walk, Bridgeport, fcc? the route'i. naXr M?ict uid ground has been broken. Arrived at Neiv tne * ay of Hartford, Springfield and Worcester Th? section between the two latter places will be finished next week, the posts being set and parties bain* n??7 ;;r^' fa,'h end, placing the wi^s" at the^t.^f everal miles a d iy At Springfield the wires will h?> met by those Irom Albany, which will complete the cir uit from New York to Albany and Buffalo and from to l'o Jri? i l'US?? 1? Bo,ton A r?ute from Boston to I.owell is nearly finished, and the Boston Offlnr Com pany have completed a line W miles long extending n,7port^n*l "e"f Bay between Boston, Portsmouth and Portland, operations will be commenced as earlr in the spnng ? ,he frolt wiM pennjf whiJe m(,Vfl"eV,^ imrtonn?Sli?!ve''" ' ?C?mp,ete the chain h?lWeeu Wash ington and New Orleans at the earliest practicable wum?nt-?nnd fV,U\ tier A. DODWORTH'S DANCING SCHOOL. A LLE.V DODWOHTH would br( Itm to inform hi* - friends, (hat it it his intention to commence a Private Dancing School, at hit residence, 441 Broome street, on .Moti lity afternoon, Oct. 20tli. From hia long conned in with thr Drill'lug world, and having availed himself of I atrnctioua I'rom the be?t masters that have visited this country?such as Paul Taglioni, and others o! like celebrity?he leels i at he is 11 well qualified to teach as any in the city; and his r.iusical -ducatiou v?SII certainly (five hir? a fr-at advantage over niauy at present in the profession. Be that as it may, those who la ror him with their patronage cao rely npon acquiring a e.ovrecf and fashionable style of D?nciug. TERMS. \ Quarter of 14 Lessons, inclining the Quadrille, Waltt, Oil lope and I'nlka ...$10 HI Ten Lessons in the Waltr.or Polka,. J on Dayt and Flnurt of TVitien. On Monday and Thursdays, et 3 o'clock, far Ladies end Misses over 12 years of age. Ou Wednesday and Saturday, at S o'clock, forMiseei ao4 Boys uuder IS years of age?and On Mouday, Wednesday, Thursday and Snturdny, for Oen tleinen, at 7 o'clock P. M. A second Class will b* formed from 9 to 19, for thos.- who cannot ittend earlier. Private Lessons riven at any other hoars, either at the resi dence of the pupil or at live school. oil lm'rc DANCINO ACADEMY. SHAKSPEARE hotel, cohner of duane and WILLIAM STREETS. \|R. O ROBERTSON res pectin' 1 y informs his frienda lvl and the public, that he hi* opened classes at the above rooms for giving instructions in thd various modes of dancing Days of itiitiou? Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 3 to ? P M lor ladies, and masters mid'r 14 ; and flrom 6 to 8 P. M for gen tlemeu. A private claaa for ladies from S to I P.M. Assem lilies will take place semi-monthly?scholars free ; season tickets $3. '1 he above rooms have beeu newlv painted and i?fitted in a most elegant style ; and Mr R. insures patents and guardians that every effort will be used to add to the com fort of pnpils while at school. Those wishing to subscribe wiliptease call as above. Mr. R. will give his first 4Jraud Ball ol the season on Mon day, Dec. li. Tickets $1, for a gentleman and his ladies; to h? had at the Class Rooms, ir at Mr. R.'a, 11* Canal itreet nI3 lm*m BALLS, PARTIES, &c. Rii h, FunhiotuibU, and Staple ArticUt. HE subscribers are daily receiving, and continually ad A dinu to their extensive assortment ol rich Scarfs, Cravats, Oloves, Suspenders, lie. Their assortment of all articles sp pertaining tp the wardrobe of the fashionable gentlemau, will be foundTar more eiteusive than that ol any other establish ment in this city, and well worth v the attention of sfangera and reaideuts. The sabscriners long and ultimate knowledge of every department of their business, the senior partner hiv ills ftirthe last twenty years been actively engaged in the same line of business in this city, is a guarantee that all arti cle* selected and tnanuf <ct?red by us, may be de iwnled on, not only for the superiority or their finish, b t in the durability of their workmanship.? Particular attention is devoted to the Heady Made Ln en De partment? ?M garments manufacture 1 at our Eetaklishmeat. are eut after tlie moat approved French method, tastilv and faithfully made, and fashioned ti suit the form of the weaier. Oentlemen sending their orders by mail may depeud an havin g their goods of the best quality, and at fair and moderate prices, sent with punctuality (by Espress) to any part or the country, and all, favouring ua with a call, may depend onjbeing suited st the old Establishment of ? PARSEl?LB k AGATE d? lm*re MT Broadway, corner of Park Plac

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