Newspaper of The New York Herald, September 23, 1846, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated September 23, 1846 Page 2
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r? .., . . i i i NEW YORK HERALD. * d> * ' IvytMKlMi 'i:{, utu, luipoitant liom Mulco. Our readers are reterred to the third pago for important intelligence relative to Mexico. It came over the wires last nigh'.. Ii is important, a* all news is irom that quarter, but only so far as Santa Anna, Almonte, Paredes, &3 are concerned. It the public can make it clear to their comprehension, we shall be very glad, and perhaps the government of Mexico and the United States will be )jlad al*o. Our hopes ate strong, however, th it we shall have it in our potvy 10 make the whole'matter transparent in a day or two. We think w nrenn the track. All is apparently <juiet in Washington?that's something. The Territory of ("allfornIn? Itn Acquisition mid linpo tanee. t.. t',<. im.unt I. wirmn of our relations with Mi" c >, everything that has reference to Californi,i, tiia' tends to throw light upon its history itjcoi on arid resources, i< of the highest inti'rr"" i i ' importance to the public. Underthese uii- 'inn-tanci-i, we take pleasure in being aide to in'o; m our venders that we have a correspondent station.-d In that territory?a gentleman of intelligence and ability, who will supply us with the j earliest nt?llig' nce of everything of importance, 3tkI who will furnish graphic sketches of life and , mariners in that new and interesting country. Hitherto, California has been as little known to the world in general as the interior of Timbuctoo. Pen.,le lenow that it exists somewhere on the Pacific coa^t, and the most extravagant notions are onU?r'a:r.e<l concerning it. Some think it a very E! 1) > nlo, tuemiii^ with spontaneous wealth, and all'irdioga superabundance of all the pleasures and luxuries of this life, without the necessity of effort or trouble. Others, ngain, look upon it as a wilderness, where nothing is to be met with but lutigne and hardship?where the people are half savnge, and the laud a sterile ?vasto. Both these supposition* are incorrect California is a new country, possess ng vast resources, which require only : > be developed to yield an abundaneo ot both the necessaries and luxuries of life. I3ut its resources cannot be developed without industry and toil, and an indomitable will to surmount trifling ob- aoles and inconveniences. There is a law of nature, that fruition must be the consequence of labor, and California is by no means an exception. Men may toil everywhere, but in some places they must toil forever, without fruition. In California this cannot happen. There, acavity, industry and determination will be sure to reap a rich reward. That law of nature which enforces the union and embodiment of small globules of water with a larger quantity of the element with which they come in contact, is not more sure in its operation than that by which the small territories adjoining the Utiiud Slates will ultimately unite with the central power, and become part and parcel of this great republic. Every year we see evidences of this desire for annexation. Several tenths ol the people of Canada are desirous of annexation. Texas 1ms become one of us. The people of Mexico are inost favorably disposed towards the United States: Of this we have had many instances in the course of the present war. J 'rl! independence of Mexico as a separate and distinct republic must only be by the sufferance i>f the United States. It will only be by our withholding our consent. that she will escape being uusnnjt-u into our system v uiinrniauiunucuun, and aide I'd, it is already looked upon as a portion of our territory. Th new regiment of Cnlifornia volunteers mustered in this city by Col. Stevenson, will sail in a few 'ys perhaps to-day, for their destination. Tiny are amply furnished with means and appliances for the formation of a poweful colony. Beii g drilled into the use of arms, they will be nble 10 protect themselves from the attacks of any force sent against them. Now that the government has taken up the project of colonizing California, numbers of emigrants, who, before would not have ventured to pothare, will flock thither in crowds, now that,, they arc sure of having the protection of our arms. The country will, in a few years, be full of American citizens, and our laws and institutions will be cpread over one of the finest countries on the American continent. The War at the tVcat?The Trouble* of the Mormons, We expressed our feats the other day, when intell nee reached here, that a battle between the Mormons and Anti-Mormons had taken place, wind) resulted in a serious loss of life, that perhaps in a few days we would Lear of another battle l. 'iu t't n the belligerents, that would be attended with further loss of life. We are sorry to say tliat our lears have been realized, and we think there is ev?ry indication of . a long continued, and disastrous civil war taking j place in Illinios, before these Mormon troubles be linally ended. ' >ur last accounts irom the seat of war, stated that the excitement was,if possible .becoming more inten*r, and that the Anti-Mormons were Hocking towards Nauvoo from nil parts, determined ta exterminate their enemies and sack that devoted city. Another battle, too, had taken place, in which two of the Mormons were killed, and still another was hourly expected. Both parties were exertingtheir utmost strength ?the one to attack and the other to repel. The ranks of the Anti-Mormons were hourly increasing by large accessions of armed men from both bores of the Mississippi, while the other party wen' erect.tig breastworks, mounting cannon, and taking other vigorous measures to resist attack. It was supposed, however, that this party were daily decreasing in strength and resources, on account of sickness, and the scarcity of ammunition. From all we can learn, the disgraceful state of things that has so long existed between these two parties, has been brought about by the . iimii ;uvira oi me nrigieauers 01 eacn? composed of a reckless set of men, who have little or no stake in the question at issue between them, and who ar guided solely by a desire to spill blood, and commit depredations on theproperty of their fellow eitizeni. We would be sorry to suppose for a moment that the people of the State as a body are taking any part in these lawless transactions; but, on the contrary, we believe, they deprecate the disgracel"u. scenes that have already taken place, and which are likely to be re-enacted. The law-loving citizens then owe it to their own character, and the reputation of the State in which they live, not only to discountenance the present state of matters, but also to better themselves to suppress all in&uboidination, and rescue their name irom the ??tra^V.A* tn it Fnr ihii nnr. pose they should hold public meetings, insist upon the Governor declaring martial law in that part of the fcta:e t:iat is tainted with civil war, enrol thomselves under command of the constituted authorities, arid march to the scene of tumult, nd promptly suppress all riot a.,d disorcei. 11 some measures cf this kind be not immed.ately taken, the disaffection will continue and gather btrengih, the result of which will l>c that thousand*01 human lives will be sacrificed, and the escutcheon of their btato will be marked with ;i damnable spot, that will tLke a century to wash out. They owe it to tho cause of humanity, and to the fair fame of their State, to suppress this civil war, and thoy likewise owe it to themselves un;l their interests. The State of Illinois has a heavy amount of debt hanging over it, which requires tt series of years and a deep current of emigration to liquidate. Let emigration be stopped, and that State will never be able to pay I off its laig* debt*. f*"W Ctu they eXp?! emigration when there is no security lor ' life or property in their Lu^est city, and when a band of desperado* with arms in their hands can defy from year to > >;ar the power of the State, and carry on und maintain a civil waj of the worsst complexion in their midst? The sturdy emigrant and his family, who has left his home in the old world, and come across the ocean in search of peace and happiness in our favored country, will not make a resting place in a State where such things are tolerated. He will prefer to settle in quiet and pcace on the inviting arid luxuriant lands ol Wisconsin, Indiana and Michigan, or Iowa, and avoid Illinois as he would the cholera or some other contagious disease. On the score of interest alone, therefore, the inhabitants of Illinois owe it to themselves to use energetic means to stop this worse than civil wart before any further loss of life occurs. New York Stats Arsenals?Few of our citi zens are probacy aware 01 the immense amount of property stored in the arsenals of our State, and the means taken for its preservation. There j are in all eleven arsenals in New York, located at this city, Albany, Buffalo, Batavia, Onondaga Hollow, Canandaigua, Watertown, Elizabethtown, Malone, Kussel, West Troy, and on Staten Island, each under the care of a military storekeeper, the whole being under the direction of : the Commissary General; and the value of property stored in the different buildings must be between three and four millions of dollars. In the arsenal of this city alone, there is a completo equipment, ready for immediate service, for twenty-five thousand men, comprising urtillery, cavalry and infantry. The possession of such extensive means of defence or offence, in our midst, is a (act which should be a matter of satisfaction to every resident who would be willing to act for the protection of his fireside, incase of an attack from an enemy. For some cause great neglect has been, till lately, shown in measures necessary for the security of such a vast amount of military material, and great losses have, in consequence, accrued to the State Treasury. The buildings in White street are utterly inadequate for the purposes to which they are appropriated, and their dilapidated state has ever been a subject of complaint by the pre- 1 sent Commissary and his predecessor. Notwith- j standing the strenuous exertions of Gen. Storms, 1 heavy snows and heavy rains have destroyed and injured an amount of property greater than would have sufficed to provid1 suitable shelter for the weapons of warfare, which may yet be of unexpected utility to the districts which possess them; and though the present condition of the arsenal in this city is better than it has been ( in twenty years, yet there is room for great improvements, and those, too, of a strictly nectis- j sary nature. That some changes may be made ' is much to be hoped for, and indeed may be expected from the law passed by the last Congress, relative to the purchase of the works on Staten Island, now owned by New York, and which are a heavy tax on her treasury. Mr. Ilhett, of South Carolina, who appeared to have more ut heart the protection of our Northern harbors than those who lived within them, introduced a bill into Congress, appropiiating one hundred thousand dollars for the purchase from this State of the warks and fortifications on Staten TftlnnH nnrl fhnt thpv H* riiif in nrrlnr Kv tKn 1 Tr?!_ ted States, being, by their position, one of the keys of tho entrance to the commercial empori- j um of the western world. This bill was passed on the 10:h of January last, and so soon as the necessary stipulations are complied with, the money passes into our State treasury. Indeed, we know not but that it has already been paid over. Also, by an act of this State, passed in 1344, the Commissary General is authorized to expend, under the direction of certain commissioners, such moneys as shall be paid into its treasury for or on uccount of the sale to the United States govern, ment of lands for military purposes on Staten ' Island, in building an arst nal in this county to take the place of the one now so unfit for serviceable ends. The effect of these two acts is much more be- 1 ! neflcial to tho State, and especially to this city, ' than miuht be apparent at first view. Not only is *ne of the most important military posts near us provided for by the general government, but the expenses to which our city was year niter year subjected, sometimes amounting to ?50,000 annually, i? saved to tho treasury, and means afforded with which our commissary can erect a building ornamental to our city and of immense benefit to its inhabitants. Hardly one of our volunteer infantry companies, however rich or liberal, would undertake the trouble of organization : and continued drill, did they not have the power of draining from the copious stores laid up, a supply of armament requisite for their use; and when?we see how many artillery regiments are Veekly arriving at perfection by constant practical drill, whose means are entirely furnished by the State arsenals, we can arrive at some better i estimate of the utility of these storehouses, and . the necessity of keeping them in a proper situa- j tion. At the commencement of the present year the property of the State of New York in ordnance, arms, ammunition, and munitions of war, consisti cd in part of the following articles 204 pieces iron cannon and howitzers, from 6 to 24 pounders; 295 pieces brass do. 54 V) 24, 51,000 muskets, 2704 rifles, 1133 carbine.*, 1660 pairs of pis, tola, 3500 swords, 18000 sets infantry equipments, ox ..l. Oii/wt ? :-.~i n?s. uiusRCk uaii caiuiu^c, +.ynnj fjimui uu.t 1600 rds 12, 9, 6 and 3 pr. shot, anil 1000 rds. 12, 19 and 21 pr. shot, besides a very large amount of different material issued to various companies, j and for various purposes during the year previous. No one will deny, that till the day shall come, when all wars and rumors ol war are ended, that it is well to be provided for cases of emergency ; and to effect vthis, the stronger we are in defensive weapons at least, the befter. Hitherto this department has been grossly neglected by those in authority, and had it not been for the exertions of a few men like Gen. Storms, fie property, like that above mentioned, end accumulating every year, would have been left to the aare of no hand but that of time. Now, wo are glad to Uarn that a new and commodious building is soon to bo erected, of which the plans are already designed, and some part of the property at present in use, to be exchanged for some of that, which being out of town, is unproductive, and useless to the corporation. The management of the whole business will reflect credit upon those engaged in it. The State will be released from an expense of $50,000 annually, via property protected, our city bettered by an ex" change of useless for valuable land, and an edifice erected in keeping with other improvements 1 ot the day. Stram Smp Souturrnkr.?Thi? splendid vesse' arrived here yesterday morning, after a run of 68 hour* from Charleston, having had head winds to contend with nil the passage. If the weather had been at all favorable, the would probably have made the trip in half the time. She brings n good number of passengers, and quite a large j quantity of freight. State Movrmp.its? ? His Excellency Gov. Wright, and the Honorable A. C. Fiagg, returned yesterday to the City Hotel, from a visit to Long Island. Prrnonnl Intelligence. <l?>n Downs, Senator elect from Louisiana; Hon Kmile L? Sets, M. C , Irom New Orlemn ; and Judge Blair, of St Louie, with hi? bride, j.o??ed through C hicago last weak on their way home by the lakes. Hon. James Ituchaoan arrived in Philadelphia on ??. tUKlay, and remained over Sunday. He would hs?a ?Ui?J logger, but wt? harrf*da home by th? n?w? of th? arrival of steamer Princeton with news. mi 11111 li 11 u h imm ,i i if Th* DttAWARi Lf?Ttt?Tf?In an article pub lish^d by ns on thp 17th in?f*m, bearing sp??n?t the lottery system, an allusion was made to the management of th? " Delaware and Pokomoke Lotteries" drawn ot Wilmington, Del., which calls for further explanation. We learn from correct sources, that the lotteries referred to are publicly drawn, under the superintendence of three commissioners, at the Indian Queen Hotel, in the city of Wilmington, in a room adjoining and leadirg from the bar room, in the presence of as many spectators as may feel disposed to be present. Since the establishment of the magnetic telegraph, the "pigeon policy players," as iliey are called, in several instances, secured possession of the telegraph immediately after the first drawn number was taken from the wheel, and thus held possession for some time after the whole drawing was completed, to the exclusion ot the manngers. To remedy this, and to give the managers the same chance that others obtained, the agent at Wilmington, previous to severul drawings, gave notice that any person could enter the room, but that the doors would not be opened to let any ono out alter me drawing had been commenced, until it was completed. Tnia operation, it appears, gave rise to the impression that the lottery was drawn with closed doors, and it wag immediately ordered to be dis? continued by the managers, and has not since been repeated. In relation to the appointment of commissioners to act in the case of death, sickness, or absence of the threo selected for that office, the power rests with the managers, who are held in bonds, to a large amount, for Unfaithful and correct performance of all the duties devolving upon them by their charter. In regard to two erroneous numbers having been sent by the writers of the telegraph, it is also proper to add, that the managers alone were the sufferers, as to avoid dispute they were compelled to pay all tickets having on them either of the numbers, and did in both these instances pay them, to a larjje amount. However much wo may be hostile to the lottery system in point ?f principle, our intention is mot to make erroneous charges against the management in other States, and we, tliereforo, have felt bound to publish the above. Theatrical. Park Theatre.?lo no character in which he hu hitherto appeared did Mr. Forrest play 10 much to our satisfaction as ia the part of Spartacus, in the " Gladiator," which he played last evening to a densely crowded house. We do not like his Shaksperean characters. He does not compare favorably with those who are great in that line of characters; but of his Spartacus we can speak in terms of unqualified praise. It is a part in which he is perfectly at home. The fierce, untameable spirit of tlio Thraoian Gladiator could not have a more appropriate embodiment than the rugged and almost herculean frame of Mr Forrest. His hoarse, deep-mouthed tones are well suited to the part. He was admirably sustained by Mr. Dyott. The play was well put upon the stage, an I the only thine that at all marred the ]>erformance, was a little imperfectness in some of the subordinate characters. The audience were several times wrought up to the highest pitch of excitement. To-night Mr. Forrest appeals as Richelieu, in Bulwer's play of that name; Dyott plays De Mauprat and .Mrs. Hunt Julie de Mortimer. The other parts are cast to the strength of the company. Bowery Theatre?Last evening's performances at this theatre were indeed a treat that we seldom see on any stage. The pieces enacted were "Ernest Maltravers," tho comedy of the " Swiss Cottage," and the drama of "The Lady of the Lake." In the first Mr. Neafie took the part of Richard Darville, and performed it in his usual good manner. This gentleman is decidedly one of the most talented and most versatile actors on the American stage. His persoration of Darville, the Captain of the Brigands, was true to nature. Mr. Clark, Mrs. Booth, Collins?in fact all, appeared to do their best to make the play go off with credit to the house and themsolves. We believe they succeeded. It must not be forgotten that Miss Dean will take a benefit here this evening. This > oung lady, not yet out of ber teens, has attained a high and enviable rank in he-r profession, and all she needs is the patronage and countenance of her friends, to place her on the stand her talents and ambition justly entitle her to. We hope to see the largest audience hem tins evening that we ever saw, a* much as a compliment to native genius a* any thing else. The bill comprises the play of " The Lady of Lyons," in which MUi Dean will take the character of Faulino, the " Married R*ke." in which she will personate Mrs. Trictrac and Count Hubert Kitrheury; and " The Children of the Wood " With this bill, and Miss Dean's claims on the public, we doubt not, that her benefit thi* evening, will be a benefit indeed We muat not omit to any that thii will be her last appearance. The ciowd will be io freat, that it will be advisable to secure seats eaily in the ay. Greenwich Theatre ? The programme of performance* at this theatre this evening, embraces the play of " Evadne, or the Sicilian Traitor." and the comedietta of the " Dead Shot," aud some interesting pieces by the Negro melodists. Miss Mary Duft' will take the character of F.vadno, in the first piece, and Louisa Lovetrick ia the other. This is a very interesting bill, and if we are not mistaken it will draw as crowded a house as there was here last evening. The Greenwich Theatre is nightly attended by our up town population, for whoso instruction and amusement Mr. Freer, the enterprising manager designed it, and will no doubt be well patronised during the ensuing winter. Bowerv Circus.?W. O. Dale, the greatest horseman andvaulterof the day, is announced to appear at the Amphitheatre on Monday nest. McFarland, the famous sixty-eight summerset man, is also there, with whom Dale intends to contest the championship. The greatest excitement prevails among the public, as well as the profession, to witness the efforts of these renowned vaulters. Mr. Dale has been proclaimed the best vaulter in Great Britain, where he has been performing the last six yeara. There is but one rider (Levi North,) equal to him in horsemanship, either in this country or any other. To-night the Acrobats appear for the last night but one, and will perform all their difficult gymnastics. The company of equestrians now performing at the Bowery Amphitheatre, is, in every respect, very superior. Castle Garden.?The buffo troupe of Ethiopian singers continue to draw crowds to this beautiful saloon.? Their negro melodies are nightly received with deserved applause We notice that they have introduced some new melodies in their concerts. Mr. Holman a vocalist of no ordinary merit, sings two songs during the evening, and Mr. Goodwin appears in two dances. Tin beautiful dissolving views. Bud Chinese fireworks, close the evening's entertainment*. The proprietors of this magnificent establishment, Messrs. French and Heiser, deserve patromfri' of the public for their untiring exertions to eater for their amusement. Mr. Wallack appealed at the Boston Theatre on Mon day evening, as Don Cicsar da Kazan. Mr. skerrett closed his season at Montreal on Baturday to a good house. The company will parform a few night* In Kingston and Toronto. Musical. The Southampton (England) Independent of August 33d, gives the following well deserved praise to the Ethiopian Serenaders. These really talented performers gave their novel entertainment at the Victoria Room* on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday evenings. To those who have heard them, we need hardly say that their performance was productive of the utmost gratification to the audiences. They are five in number, and are very well " made up," in the stage phrase, for the niggur character, their white waiscoats being a good reliel to their jet blaak countenances They ung a variety of negro melodies, songs, duets, glees and chomsses, to the accompaniment of two banjos, a tambourine, an accordion, and " the bones." The last before unheard-of musical instrument wa " played by Mr Telham with incredible effect, and with most comic energy. The music in its rnttmblt ia really most effective and pleasing Besides the popular morceaux of a comi" character, in the " niggur " repertory, two beautiful songs, of a pathetic cast, were introduced. They were " Lucy N'eale," and " Mary Blane," and were well sung by Mr. Harrington, who possesses a rich bass voiie. "Oil Dan Tucker," and " Dance the Boatman," were also capitally given.? The < oncert wound up with a Railroad Overture, by the atranga band wa have described. The imitation of I was first iate, aud it was wroaght up to an alarming pitch of no ttoppitiveness. until it cnmo to a grand musical cra?h by th? train being run ofl the track The inimitable fellow with the bonoi was, however, only to be brought to a stand by physical force Altogether the performance it well worihy of a viait, and we do not wondar at tha popularity it has attained in London.? There it oae more concert to-day which li to be a morning one. City Convention. flicrT. M.?rfitjoumed ttertinf?A. V. Williams, Esq., in the Chair?'1 lie minute* of the laat meeting were read and approved. The Report ol Committee No. 1, on the Division of tha City into waids and Districts was railed up, but several members who take an interest in tha subject matter embraced in this paper not being present, it was po?t> poued. The Convention then went into Committee of the Whele on Keport No. 8, on assessmenti ar.d taxes, Mr. f'orter in the Chair Section four was taken up, and after some considerable discussion it was struck out Section seven was then taken up, and after some desultory remarks from Mr. Downes and others, was laid ovar. The 8th section was next taken up, and after a lew remarks from Mr French, the whole aubject was laid over to a future day. The Convention then resolved itself into Committee of the Whole on Document No 2#, being a report from standing Committee Ne 4, on offices and appointments, *n<i the tenure of office, Mr. Martin in the chair. The document was ordered to be read by the clerk. After some discussion it waa laid on the table, and an adjournment to Thursday nest moved and carried. 8peMhiehi?lpeiie?r^^^^| IkOtttKtf.?Atrottiaf match, fifty dollttt, tmlt heat*, best three in tire, under tha saddle?took place yesterday over the Harlem Hark Trotting Course, in which five animal*, only known to thflftntrons of the turf, contended. Not deeming tho occaMtii of aufficienl im ! portance to send a repoiter t? note the result, we are I without particulars V e understood^' however, from gentleman who witnessed the matcp, that it was very spiritedly contested, and was won, after four lieata, by the mare Flora, the gray gelding, WBliamsburgh, win- i 1 uing the first heat. A Tricket match was played on TtlMriav last, between the Montreal Club and the Garrison, which was gained by the latter by 43 runs. Qarriton. Montrel Club j 1st Inning* 130 '1 3d " Si 38 163 110 CmcarT.?The return match bet way the St George's 1 and New York Clubs will come oflT to-4ay on the ground | of the lattei, at Hoboken. There will oe a strong mm- . ! ter of the admirara of that manly gamat and it is also expected tha many of the fair tax will grace the ground with their presence. Ma Eato*.?This celebrated pedattrian is not "used up." He has engaged to walk one thousand quarters of a mile, in one thousand succesaiva quarters of an hour, in New York. We consider this fast far more difficult ' I of accomplishment than the onewhl^h l.o recently per 1 formed at the Caledonia 8prings, and if accomplished.it will place Mr. Eaton above all tha ptiestrians of the pre' sent are.?Hamilton Svectalor. ?: ?City Intelligence. Oka*d Flare Ur in the Bixt* Wakd ?A large portion of the democracy of the Sixth Ward assembled at , Dunn's Hotel, last evening, to nominate delegates to select the various candidate* for public office for the fall election. A committee of thraa were appointed to pre I pare resolutions, of which H. E. Riell was chairman. They were presented, and contained a charge of fraud and treachery against the delegates to the Baltimore Convention from this State, and also s charge of imbecility, and dishonecty on the part of the President of the United States, in the selection of (Governor Mercy as Secretary of War. K. E. Camp, fcsq , took exceptions to the preamble, which conMhed the charge of fraud 1 against the delegates from sis State, and the meeting instantly ordered the obnoxious words to be stricken out, by a unanimous vote. Ha then attempted to discus* the objections contained in the resolutions bearing upon the course of the administration, when riot and tumult were createdtby a few disoottents, and all order destroyed. During this disgraceful scene, the resolutions were declared carried?the tickot for delegates was put, and the meeting broke up in a general row and fight, dk- ' graceful to the ward and the party. Aldkrmahc ? When soma days ago wo noticed the fact, that the fathers corporate of Ootham, had offered the civilities and hospitalities of our city to our Dutcheti ; friends of the mou of war. wa Understood that a dinner was given out of town to tham and,other guest*, but owing to it* delusiveness, nothing might definitively have i been ascertained in the matter, Had not we obiervcrt a j claim which wai preamted yesterday by our worthy friend Nowlan, of the RiTer Hou?e, at Harlem, and which claim wai a* promptly fettled by the Board of Aldermen, in solemn convene M*omblcd. To he lure had wo been on a stroll through the citr at " one o'clock in the morning, early," nfceeding the afternoon, upon whieh the " feast of ranon and flow of soul" was to * have taken place, print* fact* evidence might have been gathered, that meat had Men eaten and wine drank, from the appearance of sundry portly gentlemen, who came home in four horse coacnea, and who oh the succeeding day complained of head-ache, and .railed for KoJa water. 1 However, the small bill of about $400 was, riav before yesterday, allowed by our esteemed corporation, for the dinner sicken of, and knowing that the gentleman who 1 provided it, always act* fairly, a calculation might be made oaihat knotty point, how much it taken to leed an aldermM The namher of invited guests wore about twenty ; at the Attor or any other large hotel, ono dollar would have given them a choice of fish, flesh and fowl; $1 60 more would provide the necessary bottle of champaign; and bitters and cigars before dinner would account lor $8 for each palate titilated According to Cocker three times twenty is 60, and CO from 400 leaves

(340 for tha provender, with which 30 of our aldermen and assistants were regaled at one sitting pro bono pub, lieo, ao it it now a fixed fact that $17 worth may be doi vouied by ono of the present body of aldermen at a public dinner. This in beef at one shilling per pound, would I furnish each individual with one hundred and thirty-six pounds, either roast or boiled. Now it has been proved in tha War Department at Washington, that a Camanche Indian can only eat fifteen pounds at a time, and this was considered enormous by the office holders at the capital. We wonder what these office holders will think now. i Placing the assistants on tlio half price list, as being not , ao deeply initiated in the mysteries of turtle, we can estimate that an alderman is capable of stowing away $i0, in the shape of turtle, venison and palii, at one sitting. I I Ho v much better it would have been to have appropria- J | ted this $340 to street improvements, we leave those who break their shins, and muddy their boots, in streets, to answer. We cannot refrain from con- ' gratulating Mr Nowlan on the lacility with which he | obtain! his proper recompense. Had he beon a poor man, wuo had foolishly lost a log or a horse in a corporation man trap, no twinges i f conscience or gout would hare saved his claim from a reference to a committee, or a long sleep on or under the table. I Sid Accident.?Quite an intelligent boy, of about 8 : years of age, by the name of John Log^, whom it ap- ; pears was playing on board an ice boat, yesterday afternoon, laying at the foot of Harrison street, and acciden- 1 tally falling overboard into the river, was drowned before assistance could be rendered. It was near an hour afterwards before the body of the poor little fellow was recovered, when it was conveyed to the residence of his parents, No. ISO Franklin street, whereupon the unfortunate mother receiving the sad intelligence, instantly fainted, and it was some considerable time before she could be restored to reason, or believe that Jier child was dead. The Coroner will hold an inquest this forenoon. Fire.?The alarm of fire, last night, originated from a stable in the rear of No. 554 Broome street, which was dirovered to be on fire, hut fortunately it wus extinguished with but trifling damage. Fire in Jersey Citv.?At about 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon a fire broke out in one of the large warehouses on Hudson street, facing the river, owned by C. F. Durant, Ksq , and occupied as a tobacco and oakum manufactory, which, together with its contents, was entirely consumed By the well-directed efforts of the indefatigable Fire Department of that city, the fire was confined to the building in which it commenced. Tho loss is supposed to amount to about ten thousand dollars. Had the wind been from the South at the time, the whole block would probably have been destroyed. New Year's.?Many have been the wonderments of tho pedestrians of Cnatham street, why so many of those shops, proprieted by the children of Israel, and devoted to the sale of bad habita and nether inexpressibles, should have been, yesterday, and the day previous, closed. We would intorm them that it is the Jewish New Year, the first two days of which are deemed holy. , To-day the closed doors will be opened, and anew leaf be turned over and Indexed by those who trade in tho i cerements of the dead and the living. "Ala-bath, me limectk." Police Intelligence. Sept. ?Important Arreit, and Recovery of the Pro- i j>trty?Constable Woolridge, of the 6th ward, and officer A. M. C. Smith, arre?ted I -Bt evening a young Frenchman by the name of Amili Vallet, a?ul Wm. Potter ulias "Policy Bill," on a charge of hurphry Jn the first degree, in entering tha premises occupied hy Mr. ' ; Charles F. Stoppani. corner of Broadway and Walker treet, on Sunday night lad, or one o'clock on .Monday morning, hy Vallot passing through the iron grating which is used for taking in coal, and then opening the 1 cellar door to admit hii accomplice Potter; who, after searching around the premises, carried off the following property?* gold lever watch, valued at $80; eigiit silver tea spoons, worth $11; one eye gla->s, worth : . $10 ; a set of teeth, $10 ; gold shirt buttons, $3 ; gold ring, $1 ; gold watch key, $J ; two pair of ! silver pencils, $1; a penknife. 60 cents; a pistol. $'1; 1 and a lot of silver coin worth $3i 7S, making in all $162 75. The whole of this propert) ha* been recovered through the ingenuity and perseverance of the above officers, it having been "planted" hy Vnllet in a hole under a stone, at Fort Ureen near the prison, at Brooklyn, ; wrapped up in a handkerchief This Vallet. it teems, was formally bar-keeper for Mr. Stoppani, and was dis1 charged soma time since and forbid the house; he being perfectly acquainted with the premises.consequently the robbery was easier effected than it would have been otherwise. The punishment for this offence is not tended for the natural lile of the prisoner*, which it entirely at the discretion of the Court. Much credit is due the above officers fortbii prompt arrest, ant also the restoration of the property. Justice Drinker committed them both for examination. Jt Ditkontti liar-Keeper.?A young man by the name of Jesse Anderson, who was in the employ of .Mr Samuel Jage, Jr , the proprieterof a refectory under the Franklin maiket, as bar-keeper, absconded yesterday, carrying with him about $400 belonging to Mr. Uage, whom it appears is absent Irom the city, in Boston Anderson is anout Ore feet ten inches in height, dark complexion and ; hair, with a scar on the left cheek. Any information respecting bis whereabouts, will receive immediate at' tention b> applying to Captain Wiley, of the 1st ward police station. .4 Strange Burglary ? Officer Doty of the 13th ward, arrested a man called Henry Remson, on a charge of breaking open the stable door belonging to William Cooper, and stealing therefrom load of manure?locked up by Justice Teylor. Arrett oj "Till" Thiivei ?Officers Crolius, Martin, and McCorde. of the 6th ward, 'pulled'' yesterday afternoon three notorious till thieves, by the names of Ned Hag an aliaa "Dandy Cox;" George Waters, alias ''Little Dan," and John Member, on a charge of attempting to rob the money drawer belonging to Mr. Chmles Housenburgh, grocer, corner of Hudson and Anthony street, but were frustrated in their designs,' grabbed" by tho above officers, and locked up for examination. Petit Larcrniei.?James Watsou was caught in the act nf taalin* a trunk, bv officer Hunter of the 3d ward, be longing to Mr. E. H. Nodine, realding at No. 319 Qreenwicn itreet? looked up Jehn Rica wa? caught "lifting" ft pieci of muilin ! from the dry goodi atore, kept by Mr. J. C. Abel, corner j of Kaat Broadway and Catharine itreet; he waa caught i by officer McAnany of lha 7th ward, and committed by | Juatice Taylor for trial. County Court. The Hon. Michael UlahoefTer Preaident, in the Chair. Trial of Win. Wm. W. Drinker, Eaq. one of the Special Juiticea, lie | The evidence on both aide* having been cloaed at the laat meeting, tha Court mat yeaterday evening to hear > counsel aum up. Mr. Whiting for the defence briefly addreaeed the Court, after which the Diatrict Attorney roae and continued hia addreaa for npwarda of two houra on the part of the prvaecutiaa, after which, on motion of Alderman i Livingston, the Court a4Journed to li o'clock on Saturj day nest. Oonrt Calendar?'Thla Uay. S??r.-W.?Commom PLtaa?lit part?8i, 49, 00, 69, M, I 0i, 04, 00, 08, 70. I ad part?4i, 4i, 47, 40,81, M, 01, W, 17. fit HfcW Wollt OlLtttoftfr't Nt* MlTHOS ?f LtAMtf8 T*f ITiLU.1' Lamoi-aoc ?K?iix Forreri, Editor -ApuUtoa * Co.. publisher*.?From a rapid glsnee tbfo'Jph tho page) of this work, we should consider it admirably adapted Tor the purpo??s intended by its author?toe acquiring and particular knowledge ol the Italian language, and that in a pleasant anil ea?y manner. The reputation of 8r Forrest/ Professor in Columbia College, is sufficient evidence of the merits of a work edited under hi? own , careful itiperviKion; andlit will, undoubtedly,be adopted as tbe te*i book for a language to which the attention of lichtlir. ii m x Slj universally called, in all the higher iiifcti'.ution < ! k iini i? in the country i I.iijih' iioo*,for October?If received from the publishers. Long \ Brothers, and well keeps up ite reputation as one ol the best monthly periodicals published. Thk CeLt'mbiaw Masaiink?Israel Post, publisher, is published for October, and the beautiful plates alone, with which it is embellished, are worth double the price of subscription. Palo Alto Orard Masch?Composed and respectfully dedicated to the memory of Major Ringgold, by Thomas H. Chambers. Arranged by 8. Bass ford, New York. Published by Wm. Van lerbeck, MS Broadway. Political Intelligence. The whigs of the Sixth District of Georgia have nominated Oeri Benjamin Cleveland, of Habersham, at their candidate for Congress. The Milton, N. C. Chronicle, states that Mr.. James Saunders. son of the Hon. R. M. Saunders, our Minister to Spain, has issued proposals for publishing a whig paper in that State It will be recollected thet his father was the prime worker at the Baltimore Convention, and moved the two-third rule, which defeated Van Buren and eventually nominated Polk. TV,A f,,i l.m-inir naranni aro nominated for the Aispmhltr by tho democrat*Parent P. StaaU, of Albany; Robt D. Sv'atson, do ; John J. Gallup, of Barn; John Fuller,of GuiUeiland.?JUbur.y Jir[us. Mill's.?Wc have but few more return* of the vote* for governor in Mbiue than we hare heretofore given, and they do not materially affect the result. The return* of Representative* elected thu* far Rive?31 white*, 30 democrat*, and 1 abolitionist. There are about 100 town* and plantations, mostly small, from which return* are yet to he received. In the 316 town* heard from, the vote for Governor, according to the account of tho Portland Jlrghi, democratic, itands : ? For Dana, (dem ) 31,480. " Bronsen, (whig ) 37,044 " All other* 8,663 34,707 Dana want* of an election, 4,231. movement* of Traveller*. Veiterday'i arrival* multiplied considerably, and the principal hotel* continue to be inundated, beyond (in many case*,) personal convenience. The following is merely a summary :? Aucsictn-G. Wilkin*, Charleston; T. McEwen, Phila; Tho*. Hancock, do; W. .Vleitz, Cincinat'i ; N*. Marshall, do; T Gehand, Hyde Park; H. Gorman, Albabany; H. Livingston, Vermont ; 8. Benjamin, St. Thomas; V. Dyer, Alabama; Dr. Woikman, Toronto; Geo Hawet. Ma*s; P. Cassilly, Conn; J. Bonnvcastle. Va : . W.Chamber*, N. Orleans; J. Drim, Phila; T. Benedict,' ! Tarrytown; Dr. Norri*, Phila. Aitok?D. D.Sohn, Montlcello; W. Hayden, Florida; W. Pratt, N. Orleans; Capt. Anderson, Canada; J. Bdapuey, Phila; G. Austin, Halifax, N 8.; J. Higgins, Providence; J. Jannegat, ( hurlekton; O. Ingraham, do; G. Deeiing, N. Orleans; O. Yale, Florida; J. Lewi*, Alabama; I, Hitchcock, Mobile; W. Sim, Scotland; J. Lambert, Phila; J. Tuttell, Troy; J. Holland, Norwich; J. Watsou, Boston; C. Baker, do; S. Dagge't, do; Hon. J. M. Cousin, Maryland; G Combs, Boston; W. Pettett, Louisville ; Si. Williams, England; V. Terry, Conn; M. 1 Wilson, Boston ; Col. Thornton, Alabama ; O. Ewing, England; J. Garrison, Phila. (;itt?A. Johnson, Charleston ; J. Porter, Key West; C. Warby, Charleston; W. Sntton, Va.; J. Fontaine, do; J. Burbante, Mats; GenL Deverens, Patterson ; H. Ogden, Florida; R. Parker, Boston; J. W. Spalding, Va ; C. M. Welbaskez, Boston ; M. Tisdalo, do; R. Kdmond, Richmond; W. Baker, Boston ; P. Stockton, Newport; Juan de Pareder, Havana; J. Wheeler, N. C.; L. Kills, MiugW. Andrews, N. C.; W. Mitchell, Va: D. V. Smith, U. S. Novy; Hon. Ex-Gov. Wright, Albany; Hon. A. C. Flagg, do. Howabd?Col. Mott, Michigan: W. Gadsden. Charleston; T. Gould, Boston; II. llill, Cincinnati; W. Reynolds, Ohio; P. Beuthuscn, do ; J. McKuthen, Alabama; W Hay ward, Florida; W. Currie, Montreal; J. W. Blown, Astoria; D. Bradet, Lowell; W. Kastbrook, Concord; R. Thurman, Troy; J. Bradley, BurllDgton; C.Duttield. Va; E. Piitchard, Madison: A Murphy, Phila; W. Butcher, do; V. Smith. Nashville; E. Stratton, Albany; Dr. Kelby, Toronto; P. Adams, Maryland. Jl-uson?A. Wells, Savannah; A. Spider, Missouri ; H. Townsend, N York; 1). Pomeroy, Lock port; A. Beckwith, Hartford; E. Peck, N. York; C. Allen, N. H.; E. Barber, do; G. Marven, do ; J. Drow, Detroit; C. Brai- ! nard, Hartford ; R. Linda y, Conn ; S. W. Goodridge, i Hartford; S. Barcour, Georgia; J. Wright, N. York; C. Derhow, Mobile ; E. Romington, Georgia : F. Carew, Ma**; J. dialler, Hartford; IL Rice, Iowa; R. Chute, In- . diana; A. Durham, Hartford. Kkanki.in?V Lovegreen, Charleston ; E.Leman, do; W. Houston. do; C. Caunarie, Georgia; A. Klfe, Charles ton; II Smith, Troy; A.St. John, Jersey, A. Master, N. Yo k; A. Mauderson, Phila; VV. Seymour, Savannah; G. Cornwall. Milford; J. Cornwall, do; B. Baldwin, do; W. Higbey, Bridgeport; Capt. Day, Alabama; A. Kendrick, ! Geo: A. Latham, Conn; J. McCullock, do ; M. Nicolls, ' N. Hampshire. Court of General Seaalons. Before Recorder Scott and Aid. Benton, and Walsh. j Sept. '22.?Plead Guilty-?A man named Henry Pal mer, indicted for stealing a gun worth $30, plead guilty to a petit larceny. The plea wai received by the court, aud the accused lentenced to the penitentiary for six months. Another.?Wm. Rogers, who stood chargcd with stealing a hogshead of molasses, also entered a plea of guilty, I which was received, and he was sentenced to serve 6 months in the penitentiary. Grand Larceny.?A man named John Moore alias Chad well, was placed at the bar charged with atealing a , gold watch and chain, valued at $125, from Mr. Joseph Upham, at Clark Si Brown's, in Maiden lane, on the night ot the 31st of August. Both the accused and Mr. Upham were lodging in the same house,when the former entered the room of the latter but was seen by Mr. Upham, who jumped out of bed and seized the intruder, who mantged to escape but was aftorwards identified and arrested. The jury found Moore guilty, and the court lentenced him to the Stato prison lor 6 years. Jinother Trial for Grand Larceny?Bryan Heeny, Michael Donevan and John Kerrigan, white boy?, and James Williams, colored, were put upon trial for grand larceny, in stealing bank bills to the amount of $168, from Swane Antrup, keeper of a junk shop at 80 Pine street. The theit was committed on the 91st August. They were all found guilty by the jury, and being under 16 years of age were sentenced to the house of refuge. The court then adjourned till Wednesday, at 10 o'clock, A. M. special sessions. Before Recorder Scott sod two Aldermen. Sett. -ii ?James Mack was scat to the penitentiary for 6 months for abusing his wile. Joseph Thompson was sent to the same place for the same term for stealing a pair of pantaloons and vest, worth $15 John Kelly was fined $6 for committing an assault on officer Norris. Kmma Lnrkin was consigned to the city prison for 30 days, for stealing some silver spooas and a watch lrom Mr. Frederick KredcDburgh. John BiaJtord assaulted his wife and policeman Wild, of the 7th w ard, for which unlawful acts he was sent to the penitentiary for 4 months. Dr. Oeorgo Duncan was ordered to find bail in the sum of $100 to keep the peace. The doctor it seems had been umusmg himself by assaulting a female named Harriet Burnham. Chat lotto Tall man, for stealing a piece of ribbon, was sent to the penitentiary for two months. John Dehaut was sent up for two month*, for stealing trunk Several other remarkably small cases were disposed of and the court adjourned till Friday next In Chancery. Before the Vic* Chancellor. Sir. 3'1.?Darid Ltacitt, Receiver, frcHenry Tatei, William C Noytt. Thoi. G. Talmadge, Trutteei, Q-c.? The Vice Chancellor pronounced the decree in this inta resting cause mis morning- i ne lonowing is the siil>stance ot his honor's decision. The eight hundred trust notes issued under Yates' trustjdeed are illegal and void, and are not binding upon the North American Trust and Banking Company, or on Leavitt, the receiver. The deed ot trust to secure said 800 notea, amounting to $600,000, is illegal, and that the tame with the alignment of the assetti of the bank accompanying it, be set aside as illegal and void; said trustees to assign and deliver over under the direction of a master to the general receiver, and account before said master for all securities, mooeys, Stc , which have come to their hands.? 1 That Mr. Mann, the special receiver, holding a part of the assets during the pendency of this suit, do also assign all the property in nis hands te the general receiver. That Palmer Mackillop. Dent Si Co ,K7.ra Clarke, De Lnunay & Co ., Henry Yates, and others, had ne claim against the bank or its receiver,upon or as holders of any of said 801) notes, and that complainant Leavitt should be piid his costs eut of the fund in his hands. That the trustees are not entitled to any salarv or compensation for their services as trustees, and that they must hear their own costs in this suit. Court of Common Pleas. Before Ju'lge Ingraliam. 8*r. Q3?Cor. Van Riper n John II Smith ?Thil was an action for slander. The defendant was beard by two persons to say that plaintiff* was seen, one evening, going into his store in Greenwich street, drunk, in cou*,eqonce of which he allege ! be lost his customers, and wus injured in his business The defendant pleaded justification. Tho jury lound a verdict for plaintiff?six cents damages H. P. Barber, fcsq , counsel for defendant. IVn C Porter and Lewii Ballardvi. H'itlam Jonei, I Sheriff ?This was au action for an eicape It appeared that in August 1844, the plaintiff* caused a capiat ad reipondendum to be issued against one George Bent, directed to the sheriff, upon which the sheriff issued a warrant and had Bent arrested, who gave bail, and on the lOih of November following surrendered himself in aiscunrge 01 nil nouaimen. i no pimmm aiiegm inn defendant afterward* allowed Bent to eacape Mr Blunt, for defendant, (alter plaintiff re?ted) moved for a non ault on aeveral grounds, the principal of which waa that the writ upon wuich Bent waa arretted waa not a bailable writ. The point waa not decided when the Court ad' journed. Court roR th* Correction or Errors.?Monday, Sept 21 ? Present, Lt Gov Gatdiner and twenty Seaator*. The Mlantlc Dock Co. vs. N L. Oiiawold Motion to qu?sh writ of Error. Mr 8 Stevens for motion, and Mr. Geo. Wood contra Derision postponed till December, anil proceeding staid. No. 14.- H. Gunn v? H. Thomns and al Mr S Steven* n-<s lizard for plaintiff in error; M H. Hogeboem for defeuduut in error; and Mr. 8. Steven* >n reply Immigrants?Within the last two or three days no leaa than twelve hundred and fifty nine immigrant* havearrivod at the port ofBaltimore. They are m?*tl) fi om Germany, and land on our (horea in good health. Generally speaking, they pur?ue the wne couise of making no tarrying in thi* city, but pttah forward to their ultimate destination to the cheap and fertile land* of the t Wait- B?tl. Jimirican, SrpU'21. T* 1(1 J?A*)f fl?r. un*t c? Ore* akv rtsxi'ci, HVCiO.i.cd.. * I Before t'h!e? Jnstlce H^mWrrwer, and Judge? John Tonnell*-, Itinr, Jame> V'Donnell, J 'hn Griffith, John G. Speer, Van Winkle, and Geo C D#Kay. THIRTEENTH D*?. The priiouer took hie usnai scat by Inn counsel. Timothy Euwaho*. the justice liefore whom complaint waf made, teitifled that after priioner * aireat he aaked if the wound wai mortal; the ne>v* of deceaaed'a death wai brought by W. N. Mundj , wituo.s a?keJ Speucer why he iihot hia wife; Spender replied, " tnat nobody might enjoy her." I then wrote out the committal and ?[ave it to the officer: 1 atked the prisouerifhe waa readv or e*amiuation; he uuid not, that he wanted countel; 1 told him he ihould have coanael; he wm then ordered before ua at 13 o'clock at Temperance Hall; Juatice Griffiths and myteli were at Teui(>er.in;o|HaU, 1 think 1 came in flrit; we had ordere/a constable to bring the prisoner before ui what constable 1 can't aay; we waited until l.V, o'clock; there wa* no examination at Temperance Hall; he aaid he thould have counael from New York; J uiued itie warrant vii me 2u jujj; .?iv? uuuuin made the complaint upon which the warrant was iaaued. I considered tb? prisoner, from all the int?rcoars? I had with hiin, was under high mental excitement, from leva and jealousy; 1 cannot expre.a my opinion* better titan in the words of the Scripture*, fiomltbe Vth chapter of the bong* of Solomon, 1 believe to be found in verses t or 6, which say*, " Love ia ua strong u* death and jealousy ia as cruel as the grave; the coals thereof are coala of fire. (Laughter.) 1 can assure tbe court that it i< the book of book*; 1 have read it for (Ml years, and 1 have always iound something Lew in it; 1 never discovered any symptom* of iusauity about the piuoner except on this paint. trvif Examined?I do not recollect Mr. Pollard'* coming to my office that day, and laying that the priioner wa* crazy; 1 might have u*ed the expression that "if the pri*ourr wa* not taken up, he would commit more murder;" or perhaps I might have *aid " he wa* a dangerou* man," I think the latter was most likely. Judge Griffiths was with me at Temperance Hall, and 1 think Justice Tonnele; 1 recollect making use of a remark on that occasion, that the "Justice should go to tbe prisoner, and not the prisoner to the justicewhen the prisoner wa* in the hall of the city pri*on, 1 heard him make aome remark about mesmerism; he said he wanted his clothes, hi* book*, and hi* canary bird. (Laughter.) D?*ikl Walsh, keeper of the priaon, testified that he told the priioner one day that it would be pleaiaut for him to amoke; he replied that he never *moked; 1 examined pnioiier'* trunk, and never <aw a muff colored coat, with metal button*, in ki* pos?es?ion; pnionor has been sick, and has had a physician attending hiai. Lkwis Stowri.l testified that pri*ba*r went to purchase goods at his store iu Jersey Ciiy, but caa't testify as to the exact time; he did not contidei him insane. > i i, ? ii..1 i l/n^u, ?h to un tobacco; be had do snuff colored coat, with steol or brass buttons; all hi* coat* were lout with hit trunk to the jail; 1 oevor observed anything in tbe conduct ol? the prisoner that induced roe to believe he waa insane; I have stated thii, " that 1 did not know but he was inlane;" my reason for laying ho was imaue, was I lelt it n great disgrace to havo a biother-in law there quarrelling, and that was my reason for sa) lug he waa insane. [Here (about ll>? o'clock) there was a pause; some of the witnesses who had been summoned on part of tUo Slate not having been in attendance.] Isaac Millkk was then called and examined on part of the Stale; he testified that he kept a store at Jeriey City, in Washington itroet, one door from Montgomery itreet; he had seen the prisoner at the bar a number of timei at hintore; from four to lii times; he made purchases at his (tore, and had been present at the time of the purchase; I waited on him but once, and aaw him there other times; 1 never noticed anything about him to indicate insanity; 1 noticed him and Mra Spencer aabeing of genteel appearance; en enquiring for tbe style oi gooda which they asked for, they selected good* at two shilling* and sixpence a yard, and made a good selection. % Crosi Examined?His wile and he appeared as happy together as any two I ever saw in the (tore; he toon a good deal of pains to plrase her in the selection of the articles, and was remaikably attentive to his wile; 1 remarked afterwards that he appeared to be particularly attached to his wile, aud loved her very much. The names of the other witnesses who were subpoenaed on the part of the State, were now called over and did not answer The indictment was here read by tbe State. Kduar Morris testified that he was at the Railroad depot oh ttte 3d July lust It was a rainy morula^; I observed a man walking baekwards and forwards ; he had a segar in his hand ; he hid u etiesnut color or brown coat, metal buttons ; it was the old style of cut, high collar, and swallow tailed; he had a short vest on ; I did not notice anything about his pantaloon* ; (laughter) 1 can't say it was the prisoner at the bar ; 1 don't tnink 1 saw tbe prisoner attui* bar before Croti-rxamined? I don't think 1 noticed him very long; he was about my size or proportion* ; I am about A lent 7 inches ; 1 did not see the water running off hi* coat or hat. To the Court.?1 could not (wear positively a* to the man ; 1 did not take particular notice. The court heie took a item. and met again at 3 o'clock. Mr Dobbin, recalled on part of the State. Examined? The priaoner had a brown overcoat ; ho wore itrap* to hi* trow sera ; they were sewed on; he never allowed hi* clothea tone slovenly ; lie wus always genteel in hu dress. Richard Simmons testified that ha knew the prisoner, and used to go to school with him at a place called Spring ville, in New York ; ho never knew or heard of hU being insane, until wha( he had rend about; he went to achool with him in the winters of I8J7 and 1M8; knew nothing of him as to his character in Jersey City ; ho was considered wild in hit manners, mil play tul; 1 recollect on one occasion that ho wa< whipped, aud 1 don't know that it had any effect upon him different from that usual among boys. Croii-examintd ?I did not see the prisoner in June or July, in Jersey City ; if 1 saw him 1 did not recognize him Judoe Griffiths, sworn.?I was with Justice Edwards on the morning of tho lath July lust, when the prisoner was brought to Justice Edwaids, and some remark waa made about counsel. Ilv stated lie did not wish to have'* the examination to take place in the absence of his counsel. Witness corroborated the teaiimony of Justice Edwards in relation to prisoner's sendtag for his trunk, k canary birds, &.c.; would not swear that he saw anything about him to show that he was insane. , The St ite here rested. ' Hamukl Annis, of Jersey City, testified that he saw the prisoner smoke a segar on the 14th July, in passing by liis store ; he lookod as if he had been crying. In his cran-enmination he stated it was about two or three o'clock, walking towarda the ferry; he was on the same ride of the street with me ; he had on a black coat; 1 am quite sure of the day ; It was the 14th of July ; my houseii at the south side of Montgomeiy street. George H. Batty testified he had been subpoenaed oa part of the State, and never saw the priaoaer before ao aa to know lie was Mr. Spencer. However, he saw hiaa before at the railroad depot before the 4th of July. The Defence here stated their object in ealiing the witness, was principally because of his being suapoanaed on part of the State. Witness noticed the prisoner on the day referred to; he parsed him by within about fifteen feat ; aoticedhis face; I saw hiin altogether for about an hour. Cross-examined.?He had on a brown coat with metal buttons; it was a awallow-tailed coat; I told you to-day that I would swear he waa the man; that 1 would (wear in behalf of the prisoner. To Defence ?I told yon I would not tell what 1 oould prove until 1 was called aa a witneaa. Officer Pollard recalled.?Alter priaoner the | Justices office on the 3d July, I mad* a reroarl; to Juitic* Kdwaids that that man was crazy. The Jviitice replied to mt, " Yes, and if the man ii not tak^n care of, he will commit murder." At 3>? o'clock the testimony o"i both sides closed, and the court was crowded to axress, the gallery and inner ' bar being filled with Utiles. The prisoner here betrayed some symptom* ot anxiety ; the dignified calmneii and composure which characterized hia deportment throughout having tem|?oiarily forsook him. The District Attormkv here commenced to suna op for the State. The counsel at both ti les had been struck with the calmness and patience evinced by the jury J throunhoutthiiteilioustri.il. lie was respectably con- ^ nected?his aged lather had stood by him on ihii trj ing . emergency?his uncle?too. a distinguished and eminent IJ aon ot the soil, occupying a most minen' pnsition in the 11 country?a Itepresenlative in the Kmpir* State?and fej viewing the ca-e before them in any li<ht,?it wis pain jl ful, and Undu ly, to contemplate the dfinMUM connected with the case. The detence (lid not attempt to || justify the deed?they admitted the B't?ihey <l?e.l was done?the lite of the deceased, it was admitted, was ta- 9 ken by the hand of the prisoner?and how did they meet :? the charge ? That the priaoner was insane when he com- J mltted the fatal ilee l. The defence never went uporn the simple issue, that the prisoner was insane?they went further- they went into another issue also, and went to show that the priaoner'a family were, some of them, insane If a man acts In a At of tealousy and commits the fatal deed?the law does not justify the act on the ground of insanity The law ihould guide them in tills matter. A man who is in.?ane, could not go into a witness hoi ? make a deed, or do any act that could he recognized in hw He contended that ii the prisoner had a no'e or a deed at anv neiio ' of hi- lile. nrcor<'iriir to tliu -a t tnnns introduced upon thiair il.ha would he hound by that deed or note in law?>tn-11U it being the c?>>a,he could '>e ui|<tally held amenable undei the lawa of New Jt-rney.f racri milt <1 act Coanaei Iwa cited authority in auoport uf hit position. and \f?*m un to ie? i extract! from Oreene'n Reports, t'h.ti) 'i Me i "*l Jurispi uonife and other woik*, showing the Kenoral chtraeter of in' an ly, accor iing to the interpretation of the hook* The (|Ue>tion to hp considered, wax the pritonar insane when he committed the fatal deed I H- ron en led. that if a man hud Oonmi'ted tha crime of murdor under an insane (1ein-io 1?tha< he wai to be att.icked for inatauce mid on hi* way noma committed the homicide, he could he held responsible in law forthe deed Thl? wa?clear law,and plaitil) laid down by the hooka. The case of the " Queen ts Dickamon," Carrigaon's H porta, was one analogous to ttut ?tiich counsel put before them After citing further authority from the hook, and recapitulating tha (acta introduced io evidence, he had not concluded, when tha Court adjourned It ii expected that the Court will not charge be for*. Friday, a both Counsel for the dafenca and tna Attorney Oeneral aia yet to addresi the Jury. 17. 8. District Court* jl Before Judge Detta. 11 Sef 25?Chtrgr of li'mlt.?Tha caee of Van Vlaat II nnH Ht?u/ar^ uua * aular.liv a l'> a r ?Kar?? fmm II hit honor the judi^e. girtn to the jury. whoahortly after bro'iafht in a vrrdict of Mr-rpiittal for both priiionera ; Arnault with a Damnout H'tapon.? Iin mediately after the jury on the ftr*r ca?n retire.!. Vin Vioet w?? a**in put on hi? trijl for an MMnlt on the #eoond mute of the hln < *nrrick. vt ith a itinKO'Ou* wennni to wit, with a jn'k-Unife John?on, the Hi it mv.e. te? ified that on the 10th of Si>ptrni er the necond ma'e guvo some order* to Van Vleet who nn-wvipi! him in a mirlt and careleM manner, in 1 mmle uif of ?nme improper la quage, and said l,e would dodge for the remmnder 01 the voyage; , upon which Johiiaon htepped afret him and c<mh' him ^ by the buck of tit* neck and tmlled him down, and the* ) ordered him on the quatter-deck; he refined and th? ciptdin came up and ordered .fnhnnoti to aeize hirn; . Joimnon called upon the necond mnte to come to hie ?? (iatani-.e, upon wtiieli a ?ciifllo ennued, aud the ?e^oml mate claaped Van Vleet arounii th* body, and immdiat*ly he heard the click of a knife and *aw the aecond mat* wai barfly wounded in the hack of the hand from a knifc . which Van Vleet had in hie hand. Adjourned to tU* morning. '* >

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