Newspaper of The New York Herald, 12 Ekim 1847, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated 12 Ekim 1847 Page 1
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th: HU. ? . IW.WMI 4877. TUB NEW YORK HERALD I8TABL ISHMINT, Wartfc wmi wnnnffWn awl RimmM, JAMES GORDON BENNETT. PROPRIETOR, CIUCVLATION-VOHTV THOCIAIO. DAILY HtCHALD?K?ery day. Price I inBHi WT-P "?e?! iTianffio^iiss-tortw-nta.? Mr copy?13 1JW cents per aunuin?payable hi advene*. HKHALI) FOR EimOPJC-JfiTtiT *ee? Nektt dtyrrif e tMiti par cppy?$6 per nnm, including poetnf e, or $3 36, exclusive oT postage. payable in advance. Subscmp Hunt sad advertisementt will be received by Meters. Oaft, bani, It rue Vivirnne, Parii ; F. L*. ttimonds, II Cemhlll, tad I?t of J an nary of each rwir?iitigle eopict >i (pence each. ADVKIfTISKMKNT8, at the ujual cncet?alway? caah ia advance. Adrer!i.iementa alioold be written in a plain, legible Manner. Tho Proprietor will not be responsible for rrorfthM *Rup5tWg *of all kind* executed benuifUlr ud with dee patch. All lettan or coounnni cations by mail, addrneed to the ftMnvSntA* rtf tk? MtakliakniMit IMat lutii MiJ ai iKa nel If* will Wa d?ih>H?4 from >ha kMriMiin MUT tuiinwl - U. S.~MAIL STEAMSHIP WA8HINOTON?For Bremen, via Southampton. ?The above ship will leave New York for ^UiaUfcgMfl Bremen ou Thursday, Uth November, stopat Southampton tn land passengers. Returning, alie will 'eave Bremen on the Sd, and Southamptou on the 7th December, >o as to arrive in time with goods intruded for the holidavs. Passage from New York to Southampton or Bremen, $120. Passage from Southampton or Bremen to New York, $ltt. For freight nr passage, apply to the Ocean Steam Navigation Comnany. 46 William st olO Hteon fh hTEA vi ro HAVANA?To sail on the 19ih imtaut, at noon from pier No. I. N sCCxfCm?EjkM 'H . the new and powerful Iron Steamship ^ntrWUiti OUADALQUIVEH, James C. Heid commauder, 600 tons measurement, built in Liverpool. Uer cabins are now being fitted up,with every "gard tq com- I fort, ventilation, and eleguice, and the table will be liberally supplied under the superiuteuuenceof professed cooks. Fares $70 iu State Roams ou Saloon Deck?$60 in forward and aft and upper deck cabina, including wine. No berths secured nntil paid for at the olfice of F. WJ Simonds, Consiguee, 48 Newstreet, aud mssimrts deposited. _sUJ0t*m _ F. w. SIMONDS. 43 New st. FOR NEW ORLEANSviaCHARLEi TON AND KEY WKst-To saillMonX^lKftvfcfW^day 18th inst., at 10 A.IW , the splendid ^MltBSM_'team.hip PALMETT6, built expressly r an ocean steamer, having bern thoroughly refastened, and undergone various improvements, which render her commodious, safe aud speedy, will leave for New Orleans, via Chsrlestou and Key West, ?a above, under the skilful command of Captain Jeremiah Smith. This ship has ample state room acenmmodations, aud every convenience to eusure a pleasant trip for her poaiengers. For freiwht to Mew Orleans, or passage to either of the above girts, apply to tlie captain on boa'd. foot of 10th street. East iver, or to T. F. SKCOlt h Co., F"ot of 9th street, E.R. FT. B ?This :'earner carries coal sufficient for tlie whole trip, aud is ozpeeted to make the trip out in seven days. o5 12t*rc jm. noTice.-statkn ivland ferry; and after FRIDAY, October 1st, 1847, the JKBHSBiteamboats SYLPH ' and STATIN ISLANDER will ran as follows, until lurther notice:? LEAVC STATKN ISLAND. At C,?, 9,10,11 o'clock. A. M.?1,2,4, 6 o'clock, P. M. LKAVE NEW VOHK. At 7, 9. It. 11 o'clock, A. M.?1.1, 3)i?, 5, 6V o'clock, P. M. New York. Sept 29. Ifr>7. ?30tf _ notice.?For the better accommodation tj^NLggJ^of the public (as the days are becoming dBHHHhishorter), the Steamboat new philadklrill A will, on and after Monday next, leave New Brunswick at 20 miQQtet before 7 o'clock, and New York at 15 miintei PMt S i*toPJ,",f ** t*1* 'c??Ur landing!. . The R ARIT AN will continue at her old hours. at T o'clock (rout Now Bruoawick aud Jsa before 3 o'clock from New York, running through without stopping. Both boats leave from the foot of Barclay staret. Fare in tha New Philadelphia, ?i'? reuU; Raritan, 12K cent*. Ne w_ Brans wick, Sept. 3. 1#47. a8 30t*re V. TOWING?The new and powerful cleanJACOBBELL, Capt. B.Tate., and HE NMHiHALO, Captain J. P. PARKS, will ba in constant readiness for ToWiog Vessel* to and from sea, and abont the Harbor, on the moat reasonable terms All orders thankfully received and punctually attended to. Apply to the old established Swam Tow-Boat Office, No. 75 8 >nth sfreet, ornar of Maiden inne, up stairs. The Boats lay every night at the rout of Grand street, E.R., and are always in readiness at a moment's notice. N.B.?All persons are forbid trusting tha above boats oa account of the owners. W.N kT.M. DOUGHERTY, rt wt*re _ No. 7ft South st. cor. Maiden lane. MORNING LINK' AT 7 O'CLOCK Je8MlB2w(tiaW UodinX AN? TR0Y aud inUr' nie Steamer TKOY i* a third larger than any other Day Boat: aud in point of speed, safety, and commodiousness i* actually unsurpassed. No steamy ever acquired more universal and enduring popularity, or retained in greater jierfection those substantial excellencies which really aeserve public favor. Breakfut and Dinn*r ou board the Boat. The low pressure sbeamkoat TROY, Captaia A. Oorham, will leave the steamboat ?ler foot of Barclay street, Mondays, Wednesdays, and rnaayt, at seven o'clock A.M. Returning ou the oppoette oafs. For passage or freight, apply on board, or to F.B.Hall, at the_omce ou thewhan. s!6 rc II m MORNING LINE At I O'CLOCK, rwriETISFOR ALBANY AND TROY, landing at ?HH2BHH?Caldwetlt, Westpoint, Newhurg, .Hampton, Milton, l'ou?hkeei>sie, Hyde Park, Kingston, Upper Redhook, Barry town, Bristol, Catskill, Hudson, Coxsackie, Kinder hooa and Balnmore. Landing at Hammoud street. Leaves New York, Tueidar, Thursdav and Saturday, at 7 o'clock. A. M. B.eakfgut and Dinner ou boarl the boat. The low prussure Steamboat NIAGARA, Capt. H. L. Kellogg, will leave t'.e Steamboat Pier foot or Barclay street, Tuesdays, Thursday*, tnd frrardays, at seven o'clock, A M.- returning on the ipposite days. For pass tge or freight, apply ou board, or to F. B. Hall, at the office ou the wharf. . sH rc B?PEOPLE'S LINK, STEAMBOATS FOR ALBANY, Daily, Sundays Eicep-ed ? oHMi Through Direct?At 6 o'clock, P. M., from tlie Pier between Courlamlt and Liberty streets. Steamboat ISAAC NEWTON,Capt Wm H. Peek,will leave ou Monday, WeduesAy, and Friday evenings, at o'clock. Steamboat IlENDRIfC HUDSON, Capt. R. G.Cruttendeu, will leave ou Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings at 6 o'clock At Fire O'clock, P. M.?Lauding at intermediate places? front the foot of Barc'M" street. Steamboat ROCHESTER, Captain R H. Fornr. will leave nil Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sundav afternoons, at J o'clock. Steumbmt SOUTH AMERICA. Capt T.N Hulse, will le.ivenu Tuesday, Thursday aud Saturday afternoons, at 3 o'clock. The above boatt will at all times arrive in Albany in ample time for the Moruinir Cars fnr rhe Vast c.e "Weir. Freight taken at moderate rates, and none taken altar 4M o'clock, P. M. IT?*" All persons are forbid trusting any of the boata of this lin?, without a written order Irorn the captains or agents. For or freight, a|. " ou board the boata, or to f. C. BCHU L'l'g, at thfomct tm? wh""T. sli rh j3JKJ.v FOIl LIVERPOOL?To aail with despatch,!)!* t>$aF first class, Gutstiling regular Packet Ship WATER-IflKrlALOO, ('apt. Allen, bnithen 1100 ton*, will aail aa auove, having very superior accommodations for cabin, second rabin and sreearge paasengeia. Persons abont embarking, should make early application on board, foot of Maiden Lane, or to J McVUHRAY. comer Pine aud South s'rrets. Persons desitoas of sending for their friend* >n the Old Coniitry, ca.i linve them brought out by the above splendid vessel, or a?iy otherof the regular line by applying. i? rrc jflT- rACKKTS FOR H A VKK?Second Line.-The kJM#t*Khip ilALTlMOKK, J. Johustouc, Jr., master, will JHNIm1*'! on the first ol November. o3 BOYD ?t HIV' K KX AirrnU. No. iS WaM-st. A?r " TAPscorx's KMicihAi'ioN orricit, m South street?Persons wiajing to send for their JHtHKifrieuda in the old conn try can secure passage on reasonable term*, by any of the magnificent ship* t'ompristiic the new Line of Liveroool packets, riz:? CONSTITUTION. 171# ton*, Captain John Britton. 14I' K EN OFTHEW EST, 1400 tout. Cart. P. Woodhoo** LIVERPOOL. 1250 tons, Captain John Kldridge. HOTTINifi'tH, 1150 toua, Capt. Ira Bursley, niliiiR from Liverpool on the Vtfi of every month. PuHfi cm ?lio lif *ecnred by the St. Oeorg?'? Line, or the Union Line o( Liverpool pockets. in iking ifi all a sliip every lire <ldv? from lliat purl. For further particular! apply to W. 6 J T. TAP8COTT, ivM fet Sonlb ?treet. New Vork C AKLI8I.K k RIPPARD'8 EMIGRATION ls9XV OFFICE, in connection with <JEO. RIP? JufiaEa PARD U AON. 134 Waterloo Kiiad, Liverpool. Persons wishing to arnd for their friends in ihe old eouutry, cau secure p.usiige in any of the following new line of packets, sailing from Liverpool on the 6th of every month, CON8TITVTION, 1JOO torn, Cane, Johu Britton. QUEEN OK THE WEST, l.auo tons, Capt. P. Woodhoase. LIVERPOOL. 1,15# tou*. Capt John I1 Idridge. HOTTINOU KM, 1,000 tons, ''apt. Im Uurslfy. (ieo. Rippard fe Sou are the ouly agents in Liverpool for th? above line of packeu, in addition to which they despatch a firnt claw ship every week. I'eraoni sending money to their friends in large and small s mounts, raa be accommodated with drafts on the Belfast Rankin? oinpajiy, and their nninMag^brahClies in Irrlina; alio on the principal banks in KnglanSBrntland, and Walaa. Apply to CARLI8LF. k KTPPARD, anal >01* m 50 Honlli street, cor, of Wall. ' UAOKR'd LINE (IK NEW *OBK AND iHKNKW OH LEANS PACKETS JHflHLnark CERE*, Capt. Hodge. Ship MAY FLOWER, Cant. C.sUree. Bark HANNAH THOfeNTON.Capt.ChoaUa. . Berk TECUM8EH, Capt. Ripley. Bark SOUTHERNER, Capt Mayo. Brig ESSEX. CaptiHayn-a hhip OAR D1NER, Capt. Hasty. 'lT?o shove vt-stfli, or others in the rpliee, will comroaethis Lire f >r the en*"iug lessen, and anil punctually as advertised. Prompt a. d strict attention paid to Forwarding floods. Orders lor the purchase of produce punctually executed, and liberal made on consignments of staple articles. (Ty~ A ll tin- above vessels have good accommodations for cahinand steerage passengers. Mmlfi Vo" o5? iah?.w*rc 81 Common street. New Ortean*. H Ship ROBERT O SHAW, Capt. Matthews; ^TuTyARMOUTH, Capt M?rki{ 1 Bark J. 8. WALN, Capt. Cola; Bark JAMES ANDREWS. Capt. Freneki Bitk ADELINE AND ELIZA, Capt. Baler. Trie above vessels, or others in their place*, will compose this I ine for the eusninf season, and sail punctually ss ad veitised. Liberal advance* will he made on consignment* to Ihe aeenta in Philadelphia and orders for the purchase of prodaee III New Orleans, promptly derated. Htrct attention paid to forwarding goods Agents; E.LINCOLN fe CO.. 33 South wharves, Philadelphia. ANDREWS It DEWEY. 91 Cotamoa at.. N. Orleaa*. n5?ti?fcitra**re ____ _ v %v!u>dTm? and ball dre satin? w"?torr~l TV Co.. No-177 Broadway, offer a new aad elegant Mock of rinliroidered Maalin and Lace Robe*; Maiinea Lace Capaa, Berthaa. Hears, fee.; embroidered Lawn Haadkfs; Chimisettaa; Collar*! Laco undor hudkX*, fee , fe?. el Ut*r? E NE NE The Protestant EpUcopal Convention?The Houm of Delegate#. Fifth Day. Rev. Mr Shcrhoob read morning prayera, and Rev. Mr. Youno, of South Carolina,'said the lustom Alter the usual preliminary bualnesa was disposed or, and the minute* of Saturday' leulon were read and approved, Rer. Mr. Foaacs offered a resolution that it be referred to the committee on oanona to enquire and report if any' and what alterations are neoeaaary In oanon 3 of 1844, entitled " of the trial of Bishops." Referred. The question of the legality of certificates of Bishops and standing oommlttees appointing delegates to the Oeneral Convention, which was laid on the table on Saturday, was tsken up by a vote of the house, on motion of Rev. Dr. OuiLsr, of New Jersey, who said his object in making the motion was to procure the sense of the convention on the subjuot, so that the gentlemen appearing here with suoh certificates inigui oe reueveu irom tneir imMrmimtBU. i ne arguments of several gentlemen, he Mid, who had spoken on the subject, particularly the gentlemen from Virginia and I'enunylvanla, are apparently io foroibfe that they oannot be shaken; but It seemed to him, that the question turns more on eocletlastloal polity tban on constitutional law?were it the latter, he would be silent, there are gentlemen present better qualified than he la to speak on the subjeot?but as be thinks It turns on ecclesiastical polity, he ventures, though with diffidence, to make a few remark* in reply to the arguments of the gentlemen referred te. l'ne question Is, have the diooese the Inherent right to elect, choose, or appoint, representatives to this convention ? This right he thinks they have, and be would submit that they cannot be taken away from, or relinquished by, the dioceses without great injury t? the ehuroh. It is enough to refer to the faot that there are in the ehuroh, two divine prinoiples of organisation: one, that it has a head tho world over?via. a spiritual hesd, and the other that eaclv integral ehuroh had over it a successor of the apostles. If it be true that the church is one united whole, and every particular ehuroh U an integral part of the whole, it follows that there are but two proper bodies whieh can be called the church, and that no body, purely conventional, can be regarded as the original source of power. The original sources of power are the dioceses which constitute the confederated ohuroh. If this be o, this constitution is a compact, not constituting tho dioceses, but simply declaring their rights, and he thought all doubtful phrases in the constitution are to be interpreted in favor of the integral churches, so as not to impair those rights They are to be interpreted in their lavor, and not agaiDst them. Before there existed in this country any confederation, there did exist several churches, and they took action, not as a confuiod congregation, bat upon the principle of organization?eaoh acting '.as an Independent ehuroh. Dloeeses met and took means to form an union. The Diocese of Conneotlout was in all respects a complete Church before it oame into union, .and the views of other diooeses were modified a little so as to accommodate it. lis contended that the principles upon whioh the confederation was formed eannot be changed?that we are not the source of power?do not represent, strictly speaking, the body of the ehuroh, but are here the representatives of dioceses, and eaoh delegate speaks the voice of his diocese, and by agreement the majority oi the voices represented shall go forth a* the voioe of the whole; not that It is a whole, but a compact. If this be correct, we must be guided in the decision of tbis subject by these principles, and must construe all doubts In favor of the diooeses. Whatever may be true of the Drinuiblt) that a diileirate nannat dal?uatti hin truafc tn a third party, It is certainly true thai an original party may employ any agent to do Its wish; and 1 therefore think, said he, the argument of Mr. Iuger?oll, from Pennsylvania. not applicable to the rate. The gentlemen who appear here, claim seats by virtue of certificates from parties authorised to grant them. He would, therefore, submit that whether we consider the organisation of the church, and the principles of the compact, the only question that can be raised,*ls this: have these parties been appointed by a power, or authority recognised by tbe conventions of the dioceses from whioh they come ? If there has been inal-praolioe in this respect, let not the convention atrip the dioceses of their rights, but let the certificates be rigidly scrutinised. He would now refer to the danger of laxity in determining clauses of tbe constitution, which was urged by the gentleman from Virginia; and he must say It appears to bim. tbe church is in danger from pursuing an opposite oourse?that we are In dangerof weakening the power of the diooeaee, and of ?onvertlag this house into an Instrument of oppression to deprive the dlooeeee or their inalienable rtjhta. lie than aaU, wa hear mnch of popery, and be was not one of thoee who thought there was no danger in popery. It his been dominant simply because It is a vioe inherent in human nature; but It must not be looked for In the hue of a piece of festoonery or any other trifling thing, but It does behoove us, lest we admit Into the constitution the germ of popery?its fundamental principle?and prepare the way for the introduction of a Pope over us. Whence oame PoperyDid it oome from transnbstantiatlon, the invocation of angels, Ico. ? No; ropery oame first, and adopted them atterwards. Popery might abolish them, and still be Popery. No: Popery has come out of the usurpation of the power ana prerogatives of all churches. This la Popery; and we nave to look that we do not oommit ourselves to that principle, which, although It may not work to the same extent with us as It does In Popery, may cripple and injure the church. In view of this, he was in favor of keeping down the powers of this convention?of leaving the dlooeses In full possession of all their rights, which they derive from a hlghor power than this convention. Tbe prlnolples advocated on this subject on Saturday were, be thought, of a dangerous character, and he, therefore, spoke more iutly on it than ho otherwise would have done, lie concluded by saying that he maintained the right of the delegates to sit as members of the convention, on the principle of the organisation of the ehuroh and of the dlooeses, and of the original compact entered into by the dioceses. Rev. Br. VavIiujkn fluid th? gontleman who iaft spoke *u, in hi* opinion. In error in regard to the view he took of the matter. The convention* havo always chosen thnir delegate* according to the constitution of the ohureh, and of the number directed by that Instrument, aad the appointing of delegate* by any other power than the dlooesan convention* ha* not been a general practice. Hon. Wm. C. Hints felt diffident In speaking on the question, aa there are members present better qualified to speak on the subject. Having already spoken, however. he would now make a few additional remark*, as It 1* evident the question mutt be met. It ha* come before the houM regularly, and must be solved one way or the other. In regard to the clause of the constitution directing the manner In which delegate* shall be elected. It appeared to him that no difference of opinion can exist on the subject. The gentleman from New Jersey ha* presented some grounds whloh have not before been presented, and in regard to them he would say, ha would- not attempt to follow him, but he hoped tbat that gentleman did not infer from his remarks that he wished to disturb the s*n?lbUity of any theological party In the house Mr. 0<iii.Br rose to oorrect an impression which be thought Mr llive* had formed, and aaid be had no reference to any party in the houae, and dUslaimed any Intention of applying hi* remark* to any partioular person or party. Mr. llivr* continued,'and said he hoped no one would oonsider him a party man in any sense. So far as parties exist in the church, he ha* sincere respect for tha motive* of all, but he has desired always to have nothing to uv pibu ji?w j. iv |nn u>ui |)iimurB w ibj, u rrgaraa the general views of the gentleman from New J?r*oy, that he mo or da with him entirely in regard to the right* ?f the several dioceses? that they ware originally perfectly independent of each other, and hi* view* are founded on that ground They warn independent, and therefore competent to bind themselvta a* they thought proper. Now the gentleman say*, they entered into a compact, and with all due deferenoe he would *ay, it waa a compact of human institution. The unity of the a fplritual mum, 1* one thingj^but It* unity by compact, 1* another. The gentleman will admit that only for thin compact, each church would be independent. It la the oompact whioh(brings tho delegate* together here. In regard to the construction of a compact. It mu*t be governed by the rule* of construction of all compact*; by that the term* of the compact must be pursued exactly In the manner provided for by the independent parties who made them. Applying the compact to the question before the house, it will be *?en that It I* exprtss, and he would ask. will tha gentleman frem New Jersey, say that the original parties can oome forth and say that they will now depart from the term* of that compaet ? will they come forward and nullify the oompaot whioh forms the bond of union ? Permit me to say, he (aid, that I agree with the gentleman In favor of preserving the rights of the dioceses, and of not Increasing the powers of the convention : but shall three or four dioceses think they have a right to elect their delegates in their own way, and shall not the other dloceaes say that the terms of the oompaot must be pursued In this respect t Having gone thus far, the only question Is, a* to tha Import of tha language used. A message from the House of Bishop* waa received, stating that that body had concurred In admitting the diocese of Wisconsin Into union with tha church Mr. Rivr.t continued : Now what are the terms used in the constitution? lie thinks but one opinion can be formed of their Import. It appeared to him that the compact In this ease waa of human institution, wlthoat reference to divine origin. Now, will wa have one rule of oonstrnctlou lor one human compact, and another for another? If there wa* not some cabalistic meaning In tba word* of that oompaot, there weuld he no dlfoulty la construing them. He then referred to the maxim, jui f*cit per mltum f*tU p*r $*, and aald that the scienee from which It la drawn, only Intended by It to make a maater responsible for the traepaaa of hi* servant If a workman m a blacksmith's shop lama* yaur horse, tha ataxia steps la aad make* tba blaaksailth responsible. Ha would show a ease perfseUv analagoun to the eon federation of tha oharah, which waa the federal oompact of tha United States, and It la entitled to more than ordinary consideration, for tha two compact* ware under consideration at the same time la the same city, and many members participated in forming both. -Now the federal peritloal compact says, the l.eglslaturss of the several fltatea shall be tha constituent* of tha U. H. Senate, and it waa equally clear that tha dioeeaea were the ooaatttueat* ot tha general ooaventlon la eoaelneloa, he would, with all respect, aay that If geatlemea would consider the question without aay preconceived opinion* oa It, thaw cannot help arriving at tha same oonclarion aa hi*. Wa hava, said ha, ooaatltatad far oar guidance which tha la msasBBsammmmmmmesssssssss W YO W YORK. TUESDAY MO dependent dioceses entered Into, nod he would repeat, that so far as oontendiug for the iurreaae of power In the General Convention. he stands m the guardian of the right* of the dioceses, and against everything of the kind. As be said on Saturday, there la no t doubt of a practical solution of the question Noue < of u* deaire to separate from eaob other, and si though he la of opinion that the practioe of admitting t delegates in the manner referred to, was net according to the constitution of the ohurch. and while he would wish an ezpreaaion of opinion on the subject, he would have It done ao. In a (Banner not td affeot the righta of the delegate* to thla convention He then offered a resolution as a substitute for all others, for the purpoae of terminating the difficulty.In the following words: Whereas, the constitution of the Protestant Kplscopal C hurch of the United States. In Ita true Intent and meaning, requires that the members of the general convention shall be directly chosen by the respective dioceses; but a contrary praotioe hath obtained to a considerable extent, and in some instances been sanctioned by the diocesan conventions, aa well as the silent aequiescunce"of this bodyBe it resolved, therefore, as the deliberate sense of the general oc nventlon, that, without questioning or disturbing the right or tenure of any gentlemen holding seats in thla pr .-sunt general convention, who may have been appointed In any of the modes heretofore practiced and sanctioned, an-1 acquiesced In aa above mentiou?d, a due oompllance in all future elections with the constitution of the church, until it shall have been altered or amended, should be faithfully observed and maintained. Mr. WiLLUMs.of Virginia, hoped the gentleman from New York would modify his resolution so that the committee might report on some way of providing a remedy for filling vacancies other than the system at present ! in use. i Hon Mr Rivv.t, liopod an expression of deliberate | vyiuiuu UII|Uh W MR0U UU UiO Ui?lU IJ UUBIIUU lUTUIV^U I In the ewe. The constitution vu the supreme guide of the convention, and he desired an interpretation on the subject. and ho thought suoli an expression would have all the necessary force in all future cases. Mr. Oc; rose to correct a misapprehension of his remarks, by Hon. Mr. Hivea. He did not intend to say that the original parties to the corapaot had a right to come forward and break it. he merely intended to ray that where there is a doubt in oonstruing the constitution, it should be given in favor of the dlooeses The doubt in this oa?e is admitted. If it ia, that is the cnly question; if there be no doubt, then]he haa spoken to no purnoBH. Mr. SivMoua said, we have come baok to the point we started from, vis:?What is the construction of the constitution on this subject ! Mr. Van Inukn proposed that for the purpose of relieving themselves of their immediate embarrassments, in order that the convention might proceed to business, i they should adopt the flrst of the resolutions offered by Mr. Hudson, aud then refer the other resolutions which had been offered to 11 committee. Judge Cm am utai hoped the house would understand. before|proceeding to vote,that there were soma sixteen or eighteen gentlemen whose names had been placed upon the list of the house, having irregular returns. He oould not agree to the proposition which had been advanced, that thia body hud the privilege of scrutinizing its members, and saving who were nnd who were not members. He agreed with his friend from Virginia, that this body sat there as a body humanly constituted?an organisation for the government of the church?adopted by the members of the ohurch?within their oontrol ?subject to their supervision?alterable by them when they pleased?always regarding the great principles oi the church, whloh they were bound to recognise. The oommitteo on eleotions bad always been extremely sensitive with regard to the admission of numbers In 1840 certain candidates for holy orders applied for admission Their right was questioned The constitution said that clergy aud lay members only should be admitted ; but these were quasi clergymen, some thought. Vet the convention reoognised only clerical and lay members; therefore they oould not admit them. The practice had always been, however, that the persons who were cleoted by this convention should b.> the members Mr. Estk, ef Ohio, wished to present oae view of the matter, with the view of endeavoring to see whether it was practicable to obtain what tbey all wished ; that tbe gentlemen who had come there as the representatives of the different dioceses, with different kind* of evidence in their possession, should be permitted to oocupy their seats, in consistency with the constitution under which they acted The constitution waa certainly plain that every diocese was entitled to a representative in that body. It was equally plain that the Eerson presenting himself must be chosen by the diocese e represented There waa no canOu in existence declaring how the ohoiee should be made, or what should k. th. aaliluu of lh.? l? ?r> kin. tk.I the whole matter for their consideration win tlmpiy a question of evidence. Tu? praotlue of previous conventions bad been to receive Inferior evidence Now a ho aid this convention?* n amber of persona having appeared with the** Mate et nUawi, wbiuh have,, heretofore been received ? should thry rigidly demand the higheet evidence f The person who claimed to be a representative, came here by the consent of the diocese he represented. Now be wus net prepared to say that if there was no written evidence of the existence of the diocese even, that if proper affidavit! were made that A. B was duly elected, that the evidence ought not to be received. In short, he would receive inferior evidence at present, but hereafter he would have a canon framed providing that no inem ber should take a seat in that convention without a certificate from the secretary that he had been duly chosen. Mr. Wharton having learned, on enquiry from tho chair, that the substitute of the gentleman from Virginia was before the bouse, said hn rose to propose a different disposition of the whole subject. This was a constitutional difficulty, and it was the duty of the house to dispose of that difficulty. The application of the principle whioh had been advocated by the learned gentleman (torn Virginia wsuld be to ezolude these gentlemen from their seats altogether. lie did not see how they could dispose of a ooustitutiona! question by saying that they would admit gentlemen contrary to the constitution, under existing circumstances lion. Mr. Hives said his proposition wad not to admit, but to waive, all enquiry on the subjeot for the present The resolution of Mr. H having been read, Mr. WiiABTon said ho should readily assent to It, and withhold his owu proposition, be having previously misunderstood the resolution of the gentiemau from Virginia. Itev. J. T. W11 mat, of Tennessee, was opposed to the propositiou of the bon. gfcntleman from Virginia. That the gentlemen were entitled to seats <le jure, seemed to him obvious from the argument of the learned gentleman from Maryland. The representatives of those respective dioceses bad applied?those presenting constitutional certificates. In their respective constitutions, when first presented thero, they had made provision for delegating the power of selecting a delegate to the bishop or standing oommittee of the diocese; and such a practice had been sanctioned again and again, by the reception of deputies so selected, into the general convention Not only, therefore, had past practice warranted this proceeding, but the formal solemn action of that committee sanctioned it. It seemed to bim that they were delng great wrong to offer members seats rx gratia, when they might claim them ilt jure, lie therefore hoped the bouse would not accept the proposition of the gentleman from Virginia, but that which had been offered by the gentleman from Georgia. Mr Ilunao.n had a series of resolutions to offer, in support of which lie felt a disposition to say a few words. The gentUnun who last addressed the bouse had taken a new position. lie had urged that tbo house should give those gentlemen seats as a matter of right, and then expressed the hope that It would be done unanimously li the question was to be put upon that ground, he feared it would be negatived almost unanimously?for the reason that it was unnecessary and that it would be laying stronger and uiuio Mvuut unnuB uu iub ounM.uui.ioa man uaa syrr been done since ha had been a member of that couven tlon. The first resolution which he (Mr. H ) had to off?r was, that tha names of those gentleuieu should b? added to the roll of the house a." sitting members. That was a proposition whioh he believed every member of the house could easily at sent to, whatever oLjeotlons he might hare to the praetioe whioh had obtained lot several years. His second resolution proposed to rafer the nubject matter in reference to the regulation of electing hereafter tb a select committee. If the hoiue would oommnt to do so he supposed that oommlttea would present a plain aod simple proposition which the house could act upon In reference to the admission of members hereafter. In . eferenee to the literal construction of the constitution, as advocated by the learned gentleman from Virginia, ho could most cheerfully accord with him ; and he oiust express his regret tnat not only in I... >...? In ? !.? K~.ll ? - i. 1 1 sions had not been morn faithfully obeyed. The learned gentleman from Virgluia had alluded to the eotutltutton of Ilia United Slates 11* remarked that It Srovlded originally that the member* of the Mouse of Lepresent*tsv?-? Hhould be choaau in ?uch a manner aa the Legislatures of the several States should direot, unlet* otherwise dlrtcted by Congress Subsequently - not many year* ago?an aot passed Congress, and, receiving the signature of the Trenident, became a law, varying the mode by which representatives were to be chosen, and requiring that they be chomtu in congressional districts A Urgn portion of the States complied with the provision, but there were three or four which negleot>d te comply with It, and different modes were adoptsd in one State they were appointed by the Legislature. Now, by the provisions of the constitution, the government of a State were bound by the acta of the general government in all cases where the constitution gave jurisdiction to CongreH* or th<'general government. And yet, In that case, the law was disregarded. The representatives chosen in a manuer different from that requirad by Congress, were sent to Congress and took their Mtli ; and those State* had not till very lately complied with the act of Congress. Though they might oencede that such a practice waa wrong, ha presumed that no member would stand up on that floor and aay that the 1 acta of Cotigresa parsed while such members held seats, war* unconstitutional and void in consequence of snob a practice, lie reluctantly opposed the resolution of the gentleman from Virginia; but ha felt oonstralnsd to favor his own proposition, l*oau*e ha haliavsd It offered a better remedy for Ua difficulty before them, and would give them less trouble hertafter Da. Koaats apprehended that if they were to adhere to'the strict letter of the oonstitutisn, every dloceae there represented would be placed In extreme difficulty. This position ha prooaedad to sustain by reading a clause of the constitution. They nevar had had a tisnsrai Convention when there were not some members appointed as these gentlemen had been?the regular deputies failing to attend. Mr. Daniel P.. Huoica,of 8. C , said the question befors them was. ware those members there tjttcimU gratia, or were they there dt jurt f A gentleman learned in eeelesiaatical law bad told them that they were there d* jmrt. A gentleman l??rn?d u oivll tow bad told them IRK I RNING, OCTOBER 12. II ioj ?er? not there de jure. As one of those gentlemen, lien, whether he was there Jr jure or not, depended poo the deoision of that house If the house Mid he ad a right to he there de jurr, h.- Rhaold be there with be game right as any other member ; but if the house welded that he wai not there ?/< jure, he should undertand that he was there exercising rights by favor lie banked the brethren for their klndnera. He loved them nd he loved the church ; but by what right, he Mked, lad they Introduced him to that convention, If he waa lot there de jure ! He eould not as a gentleman, accept f a favor from them when they conferred that favor in iolation of the strongest obligations, Gentlemen told lim he mutt be chosen. He )iad not been chosen, and horefore he had not a right bo a teat in that body. The cn^laman bad talked of the ecclesiastical polity. What lid the gentleman mean by ecolesiaitieal polity ? Did he uean that there waa something in it to at varlanoe with he common sense of mankind as not to be understood by , aymen ! If to, to far at he waa concerned, ha waa not In | 'avor of ecclesiastical polity.?(Laughter) Uod had nade him a rational being.and at a rational being ha mutt relwtvery thlnj. The venerable gentleman proceeded at iome length to review the remarks of previout tpeakert; >ut uoac of hit remarks wera Inaudible at our reporter's leak He concluded by appealing to tho convention ;o take the question openly, directly. Why should they 50 into committee ? Why cover with a mutitude of words a question which could be decided at once candidly, honeailv by every uunber of that convention (lie- i Iterated ories of ' question," "<iuegtlon.") . Mr. Huuiok begged leave to state that tho honorable j member from Virginia had contented to the arrange- j ment proposed by the gentleman from Western New j Vork ? that the question be taken by putting tlie resolution, which he (Mr. 11) had offered; and that Lis seconu ruaoiuuon. togemer wiui tne propobiuoa 01 tue gentleman iroiu Vlrgiula, b?# referred to a select couxmlttee. Mr. llirts said that lie jjave way for the purpoau oi ?asilitatlug the decision of that body; but be must (lo It t?y first withdrawing bin propoaition, and giving notice hat after tbu question had been taken on the proportion of the gentleman from Western New York, he should renew hia propoaition. After a brief reference to the remark* of the gentleman irom South Carolina, Mr. 11. roncluded by disavowing the doctrine of a " strict oonuruction," to whloh he, said much odium was attached in the portion of the country from which he came. [Renewed cries for the qjestion." Judge Cham sr. as said that he bad not the alightest Intention of'imputing the odious doctrine to hia learned Friend from Virginia. After a few remarks he prollered the following aa a aubatitute to the resolutions now pending: Resolved, aa the sense of this House, that members Blected by the authority of diooesan conventions, are, according to the practice of this body, fully entitled to their aeata. Mr. Kit r.i could not consent to the Introduction of the resolution, beaiuae it did not embraoe the principle of compromise, under which they were aoting. Judge Chamhkhb proposed, with a view of getting at the sause of the house, that the several propositions now before them be laid on the table; and after this question had been duoided, to oiler another proposition. Mr. 11m ks rose to explan hia understanding of the sujeot. Mr. Kelly rose to a question of order lie believed both of the gentlemen had spoken more than twice on the question. [A laugh ] Dr. 11 aw ki remarked, that aa he had had the honor of bringing the subject befortvthe houae, he wished to have the opportunity of presenting hia views of tha aubject He agreed entirely with the gentleman from Maryland, that those gentleman must sit there by right, or not at all; his own proposition was that tkey were numbers of the bouse, and that they be reported accordingly?uot that he was not aware of the constitutional question, or >uu 11. u>u arisen on ii>riner occasion*. 11 waa Decause ne knew all thin, that be wished to obviate the matter. But the question ?u to be raised, as he had stated yuaterdny, tea adjudi<ata. The question had b?en raiand aii far bick a.* 18JU, and It had been decided that suoh gentlemen should have seat* in that body. The question be oouaidered fettled, not by a slugle case, but by a cluster of case*. There wan another question which must come up eventually, and which tb?y uiuhI prepare to meet,?what was the extent of the power* of tha several diocesan conventions, and what the power of tbe general convention! But this queation he truatcd would not be brought before them at thbi time. After some further remarks. Mr. IluuaoN rose to apeak; but was called to order. The call for the queation now becomiug general, K motion waa then made to lay the substitute and all the amendment* on th* table, with a view of aotlng on the resolutiou of Judge Chamber*, which waa carried by a vote of to fit). Tbe resolution of Judge Chambers, of which wo ham given a copy above, was then taken up. Mr. Whahton, of Pennsylvania, moved to atrike out tta* word* " aooordlog to the practice of this i>94y." Ua M*|T*ai.*NO, of Virginia, ruse and aald that U appear* the qnestloa of the title or member* to Mats in the convention, is to be determined by th* practice of the conveution heretofore. Now, sir, said he, I have not board, and I wish to know If the fact exist*, if there ha* been any practice by the convention, which deserves to be called a deliberate opinion on the subject under discussion. If there has been, tbe convention will be justified in parsing this reaolution ; but If there baa not, we ought not, in respect to ourselves, pmiw It Krom what he saw of the matter, the difficulty in the 11 rat place aros* from the committee on elections. Let that report be disposed of by resolution, that It is not conourred in, and would not that be sufficient for the delegate from Maryland? I would wlah that mod* to be adopted without reference to the sense of the oonventlon on the constitutionality of the question. [The gentleman was luformed that the committee did not give any opinion on the question, ono way or the other ; tbat they merely reported the facta as they found them ] Mr MoK. continued Well, then, I submit, m the names of th gentlemen are already enrolled, tor the Secretary informs us they are. Let a vole lie paaeed that they sit until there is an expression by the convention that they are not entitled to their sort* Mr. Williams offered a substitute for Judge Chambers' res lution, whlah he thought would meet the views of all. Th* resolution was, that all persons *l*ct*d as delegate* by the authority of their respective diocesan convention*, be admitted to their seat*. He hoped the geutlemau from Maryland, Judge Chamber*, would accept this a* a substitute Judoc ('tUMuteas said all ha wanted wa* an expression of opinion by the Conveutlon whether tb?s* gentlemen were entitled to their seats or not. and declined to a*o*pt the substitute, which was then offered a* an amendment by the mover. Mr Jo.x>:?,of Virginia, said he had always thought that the constitution of the church wan unalterable, yet In his opinion, the resolution offered by the gentleman from Murylacl wmld b" in ration, if it received the anctlon of tl house.' U? coul* o*e no ground on which to Introduce sucu m resolution without infringing upon the ninth article of th* constitution. ilev. Mr. TiMrrm. of South Carolina, ?u the next speaker. He folt sonio diffidence, be Raid, in speaking on the subject, and if ho were to give way to a false modefty he would not speak, but he has attentively observed tbo courso of thn debate. listened attentively to all that haa been said on either side, and thinks the question before tbe House ono of great Importance, and he hoped it would not be considered improper in him t<> make a few remarks. Thero can be no question, he said, that the oxolunlon of the gentlemen who have come liero with thoso certificates of tbelr appointment, would be to them a great disappointment, aud would deprive us of their valuable services in cases of the utmost importance to the welfare of the church. Ho then referred to the constitution, and laid that the section referring to the subject, cannot mean any thing more than the words convey. Could be believe that there has been an adjudication of the question, he would be content with It, or it the praotioe of allowing delegates holding these certificates, had been settled, he would he loth to disturb it; but he oannot admit that there has been either; neither can he Tote to Indefinitely suspend the decision of the question.? Members of the convention are naturally disinclined to exclude members, aud that har been the motive that ha? lad to Indefinite postponement of the question, without avoiding upon the principle Involved In It. It the absenoe of any adjudication or practice, he waa It vn nil iub iumy>??i>u ui w> uuoivikuuug, ior u< sees do good reason for departing from that instrument The ijue*tlon touches the fundamental organisation 01 tba utiurch ; and if the convention depart* from a strlol construction of tha ooiiatitutloa In the mm, weallow tlx blahopa of dioceses lo Interfere with the prlnolples of thii body, although bo deaa not suppose they would do *o foi any evil purpose. A bishop night be placed In luob f Hltuation a* to have tba power of brining person* Intc tbli body to praaant their views, and not thoaa of theii diocese on any particular question. Amid crlaa of question froin all part* of tha ho una, tha question on Mr. William*'amendment lo Judge Chamber*' resolution waa taken, and It waa panned In coasiquenceof an Intimation to the President that several member* voted mltfunderttandiugl/, the question waa agalu taken and lost, 78 to f>0. The question on Jndge Chamber*' resolution waa than taken, and It waa declared to have been carried by a ote of Hi to 44. Tha ilouae adjourned to this morning at half paat nine Ixoian Nkws.?We understand that General Arhtickle h*s had communicated to liim information, to the effect that tha Osages have recently brought into Missouri a wagon and a large number of mules and oxen, which ara supposed to have been captured or stolen 011 the plains, from some United Htate* train; and that ha has despatched Lieut. Beckett of tha dragoons, from Kort Gibson, to inquire into tha correctness of tha information he haa received We have Dot been able to learn any thing particular In regard to the matter, but think it probable that the mules are those alluded to before, (aa having been given them by the Mexicans to kill Americans er destroy their pr?r perty ) The Seminole* ara living In peace and prosperity ? Cktfktt Jldoecale, Stft. 93. Thk SroRAC.?At Richmond, on Friday lost, there who no mail received from north of WH*hIngton. It Is said that the Hap pah an nook, at Kredsrlckaburg, waa higher by flour feet than It has been since 17*4, ind wee still rlsiDg when the car* passed It is said much damage must have been done on the water courses, us a great amouut of timber, fco., w?e *e?u lifting down the streama. At H*rrisburg, on Saturday, at noon, the water in the Hn*<|uubannah river stood within two feet jf tha mark made by the highest floods. The water waa Htm rising, and It waa evident that considerable damage had been done,as large <|uautltln* of timber, fences and other things were swept down the stream At om time, lour rafu swept down together. IERA 347.. Common Council Board of Aluf.kmkn, Oct. ii.?Morris Franklin, l.sq,, President. in the chair Morr Srutrt ? Petition* were presented to have ? sewer built in Broadway, bttwMn Dey an*Courtlandt streets; also in Broadway bdwwn 17th and lath streets; uUo in -21th street. froia id avenue to the Kast River, all of which were referred to the appropriate committee Report in furor of extending the aewer In James street to north tide of Ch tbam street; alao in favor of oonbtruotiiiK a sewer in 10th (treat Adopted. Murr Cat.?Petitions were likewise presented to have Christie itreet lighted with gat; alto Varick street, from Kranklln to Spring itreet Fencing I'acant I.0I1.? Report and resolution in favor of fencing vacant lota in the vicinity of Irving place Adopted Medical Billi.?Reports in favor ot paying sundry btllii for medical services. Adopted. /fuutc't Ttlrgraph.?Petition of Mr House to erect poata along the west nide of the city, where there are no houses Referred. (irade of Strteli, <f"C.?Petition of sundry persons to hava -JHth street graded; referred Report in favor of amending the grade of 4th and Madlaon avenues, between ;>0lh and 41 at fstreeti; adopted. Keport in favor of grading llth avenue, between 37th and 4.U streets, also between S4th and 58th streets Nurirt for the Nurttry ? Resolution offered by AM. Oliver, in favor of authorizing the Alms House Commissioner to employ suitable females to attend the sick and children In the nursery hospital. Adopted. City OrJinnntri ? Resolution by Aid. DeKorrest in favor of inquiring Into the expediency of proouring a new revision of the eity ordinances. Adopted. Vuntral Rxptmti.?Petition raesented by Aid. Croilus, to have the expenses incurred by tha funeral ceremony of C apt Zabriskie paid forthwith. Referred to b'inanance Committee, with power. Currii (ing thr Nuiiance.? Alderman Meserole moved that the city ordinance relative to so amend eu as 10 mane me principal tenant* or the owners of the property liable, instead of the sub-tenants, for any violations of the ordinance*. Referred to the oommltteo on ordinances. A New Street.?Resolution in favor of applying to the Legislator*, at it* present session, for the passage of an act to authorise the laying out of a new street in th* 11 th ward, in pursuance with a resolution adopted on the 'J6th of March last Adopted. Opening itreeti and building Seueri.?Aid. Crolius offered a resolution in favar of calling upon the comptroller for an aocountof what moneys have been deposited within the last 16 years, when the same were deposited' and in what sums, on acoount of opening streets and avSfcues, building lots, sewers, &.O., in the city of New York. Adopted. IVathington Monument.?Resolution by Aid. Crollus In favor of throwing open the Uovcrnor's Room on the 10th instant, for the reception of such governor* and other distinguished Individuals, who may honor the city with a visit on thut day for the purpose of participating in th* ceremony of laying th* oorner stooe of the Washington Monum?nt. Adopted. A Holiday Recommended.?Mi. McKlrath presented a petition from numerous ol*rk*, asking the Common Council to reoommend to merchants and mechanlos to olose their plaoes of business on the 19th Instant, In order to afford the clerks, he., an opportunity of uniting in the before-named celebration. A resolution in accordance 1 with th* memorial fwas presented by Aid. McKlrath, and adopted by the board. Elevated Railway?An invitation was reosived from John Randall to visit the exhibition of his model of an elevated railroad and cars, designed for Broadway. Acoeptrii jEU temion of the Battery ?Resolution in favor of oxtending the boundary of the Battery. Referred. Appointing Power.?Resolution rescuuding the resolution giving the joint committee on Charity and Alms the power of appoiutiug the officers of that department. Adopted. Appropriation.?Resolution from th* Board ot Assistant Aldermen in favor of appropriating $1000 to dofray expenses Incurred bv making surveys relative to the oonIstruotlon of sewers, Sic. Concurred in. After disposing of some other papers of minor lrnpor Uiuun or Assistants, Oct. 11.?Linus W. Stitkns President, In the chair. The minutes of the proceedings of the last meeting were read and approved. Qrading Front ferret.?Petition Of sundry persons t< repair and grade Kront street, between Old and Coentiei slips. Referred. i state Remitter.?Report of the Finance Committee adverse to furnishing the members of the Common Coun oil with a copy of the State Register. Adopted l.tmpt and Oat. ? Report in favor of lighting 3,'>tt i struct, between Mth avenue and Uloouiiivjdnle road, with oil. Adopted. A report also In favor of lighting West Washington Place with gas. Adopted. Finmtut.?Report lafcror of remunerating I) Cirafflng for the lost) of a horse from one of the publlo piers Adopted. H-at/iington Monument.?An invitation from the Washington Monument Association to attend the laying of tlie corner stone on the 10th instant, w*s accepted. Filling up ?Report in favor of Ailing up sunken lots In the 11th ward. Referred Telegraphic IVirti.?Report in Uvor "If granting to Hugh Downing and Itoyal K. House, leave to place n line of telegraphic wires through the western side of the city. Adopted. Communication?Krom the Street Commissioner, recommending an amendment to several ordinances, for the changing the name of the Assessors. Adopted. Invitation?From John Randall, to iiupeot a model ol a new railroad, at 413 Broadway. Accepted. Station lloute.?Report In favor of erecting a new station house in the 1Jth ward, for the use of the police ol that ward. Adopted. Filling in Shp.? Uoport in favor of Oiling In the slip at the foot of Houston street. Referred. Jl Sew Street.?Resolution in tavor of applying to tin legislature to amend an act for laying out a new street In tha 1 Ith ward. Adopted. Oaiiikin.-Resolution to appoint a special committee to revise the present,or propose a new ordinance foi the better regulation of omnibuses throughout the city. Referred. | |.Strretf?Communication from the Street Commissioner, with an ordinanoe to rspave and set curb and gutter stones in I'earl street, between Whitehall and Uroad streets. Adopted. Retolution?In favor of placing the liovernor's room at the City Hall at the disposal or' the committee of arrangements of the Washington Monument Association, for receiving Governors of Ht'stes, Mayors of cities, ice , on tha occasion of laying the corner stone of the Washington monument. Adopted, Retolution?In favor of rA-entering upon all underwater lauds where the rents tiave not been paid. The Heard then took a r? tees of forty-minutes Uat? Resolut on in favor of lighting 1'ith street with gas. Resolution also In fn.vor of lighting Duane street with gas; bwth of which were Adopted * iicunr liiii ? ivHioiulion in ravor or rencingln vacani loU In 3d street, between avwnuef C D. Adopted Spring ((reef. ? Resolution in fsvo? Of re-uumberlnf Spring street. Adopted. Union Park Fountain.?Jleport In favor of grantin) George W. Drun. theun of tbe waste water from tbi fountain In Union Park. Referred. Selling /rej/i mmi in the ittreelt.?An ordinance ad vertte to allowing any person tot nell frsah meat in any o the atrreta or squares of the city, and all so exposed fo 411* to be forfeited for tbe u <o of tbe Alms IIouh Adopted. Flagging iirearfiouy.--Report in favor of flagging a apace four feet wide through the sidewalk* in Broad way, between Twenty third a] id Thirty-fourth streeti Adopted. Sewrr.?Communication Trot i the Street Coinmiselon er. with an apportionment of l 8Reaament for bulldiug sewer in Thirtieth atreet. Ads pted. Oaf.?Report In favor of ligl iting Seventeenth (tree betweeen Kifth and Sixth avenues, and Llapenard atr?< between Broadway and ChapeL street, with gas; an aim in favor of lighting Twnnty-niu th atreet, between Klghl > and Ninth avenues with oil. ^Referred. Flags III* Seventeenth street.- ?Report In favor of fla, glng the sidewalks of Seventeenth street, between Klfl i and Sixth avenues. Adopted. i FisA Curt.?Report ra(.Mnn??ndlng a tax upon ea? > and tvery llsh oar, more than t'uree, kept by one perso Adopted f Cuiation of bu mill,?Petition from a number i 1 clerks in the oity, pray ing the Common Council tori i commend a suspension of butt neas on the day of tli i laying of the oornar atone of the Wasbiugtou .Mom incnt. Adopted. ? { On motion, tha r>card than adjourned until Mon*Ia 1 next, at a o'clock, p m. law Intelligence. Sura km v. Co r*t, Oot 11?Before Judge KdwardaJiKn D?e. vi. ilieharH Roe ? The trial of thia caua< wm riiumtd thia morning Thn eviJrnrn for the plain tiff wm oirou matantlal. with tbu eaeeption of one wit net#, who** 'tharacter wim Impeached, au'l ion? portloi of bla teatl< Bony contradicted. Rebutting evidence t< iuiUIo him will b? railed to morrow, after which lb ' chum will b? hutrined up and given to tha jury. itafora J d'Jgit Moor*houae ? The Mayor, \r. oj Set York vt. Stephen Whitney.?Thia waa an action to ra cover the amount of an a-aeaament for building a boll 1 head at tha ?,ot of Pike ("Hp bv the Corporation. Th? defendant r? .lata, on tha ground that ha had built a hull heed on hla c wn preml'tea, and that the Corporation l?a< no legal rlgfr t ta ana*"" hla prbperty. Tha caao waa al ready tried and a verdict found for tha plaintiff, which waa afterw* trda aet aaide and aent back for trial. Var diet tomo how .'morning. For plaintiff, Mr Joaaph I, I White, tit. defendant, Mr.Wlnalow and Mr. E. Bandford Buprkw r Corav ?In Olianoery.?Daforn Judge Ed I mond* ? In. rt J. J McMnnui.?Tha fkcla oonuectei with th? a/raat and commitment of offloer Mo.Manua ; having already folly reported in the Herald, we wli only au.te tha'. ha waa brought a third tlma before Judgi Kdmo* da laat evening Mia honor, after bearing thi i teat I irony of Captain Magrath, and another wltneaa at ate<f tiiat M?Manua waa not auapended, In a? mueh a< the juatAee waa not InveeteJ with a auflldent power U auapxnd. uSuere not attached to hla own office, and the from. tfle teethnony, it appeared that ha^McManue, ha< not committed a contempt. It farther appeared tha the of leer waa not legally Before the juatloe at the tlm of hla nommltment; and upon thla laat ground only, h felt htanaelf bound uo dlacharge him. Oncer MoManu waa thereupon djaclbarged. UniTtn Hr *Tr.? Dktkict Corar ?Before Judge BetU ?Jh$tull with a lOangeront IVea/iitn.?Thomaa Care] one of the crew of tile ahlp Hhawmut,of Roeton, waa pu on bla trial for etr'klag the ateward over tha head wit a bucket. It appealed from the teatioiony, that tb proeecutoc provoked the prlaoner, and that In a mo met of excitement he aUu ?k Ala. It waa klao proved tfu J L.I , - 11?llUUil IJU ?> XD. Prix Two CoaU. the general conduct of the prleoner waa inoffenalve p. jury acquitted him. hS wm d^?UdWS^ lit-ebe * Charg* of Aci'?<l.?Juuut BoxaH uJ six other* crew of the (hip Oertrude, were conrlcUd of aa endeavor to make a revolt, and sunWnned to pay flna 0f Mix of them paid their tine and were discharged the other two refuMit to pay It and were remanded to prison. Indictment! Found.?The grand jury have found true bill* against Char leu Persons, for opening a letter, and against William Wallaoe for aiding and abetting. Drrtiin* Coira r. ? Before Judge Oakley.?Vrrclimii' Mutual Insurance Company v? fVm Hortrman.-Katlon on a promissory note for $300. The question lnvolved in thin case waa whether the not* waa given aa a subscription note, for the security of the dealers with the company, or, as the defendant contended, as advanoe for the premiums on suoh Insurance policies aa ha might afterwards take out. The jury found a verdict for the plaintifTs for (384. Jarper I'an Ktwin, by At* next friend, v$. Jterph Mt Elhoir?Thin was an action of trover, to raoovar the slue of a boat, which was alleged to be aoilby the plaintill while be was a minor. The defence set up waa fraud id me sale?mat tti? defendant was ignorant or uie plaintiff's minority, and that the boat was subject to a mortgage. Verdict to morrow (this) morning. For plaintiff, Mr. Millard ; for defendant, Mr. Marbary. Common Pi.ka*. ? B?for? Judge lngrabam.--Samuel Robin$on v$. That. While el at ?This was an action of trover to recover $440. i be value of property alleged to be unlawfully converted by the defendant*. Tha plaintiff was non-sultsd. For plaintiff. Mr. R. N. Morriaon and Mr. Coobran ; tor deh-udednt, Mr. Brady. Coi t r ok Ukmciul Sksijoss, Oot. II.?Before Recorder Hcott, end Alderiuen Keeks and TappaB. Job* McKeon, Ksij . District Attorney. Trial Jtr Grand Larceny?\t Ike Iffan of th* court, thle morning, John William* waa placed at tha bar for trial, on an Indictment for grand linear, Is bavlug on the 2 let day of September stolen ft at Brooks, in Catharine streot, a quantity of unflilshad clothing, of the value of $70. Elisha Brooks sworn ?I keep a clothing store at No*. 116 and 118 Catharine street; on the 31*t day of September there wan a quantity of unfinished clothing warth $70 stolen from my store; I afterward* saw some of tha same property in thq station house. William A Stvlm sworn.?I am foreman In tha clothing store of Mr. Brooks; on th* 31st day of September there was a quantity of clothing with a trunk taken from the store by Williams; I never saw the trunk again until I taw it in the station bouse; I gave him th* trunk to take to the boat, to be rnnt into the country, that th* clothing might be made up; I thought the trunk was Mnt lor by the man who was to make up the clothing. Danikl Kitzucbalu sworn ?I live at No. 16 Oman street: I know the prisoner; about thre* weeks ago ne brought to my house a trunk with several bundle* of unmade clothiDg; he sold all the bundles *?eept four, to a man who came to my house, for $11; they gare me $1 of the money, but none of the clothing. Ann Johnson sworn.?1 was at Daniel Fltagcrald'l when the trunk was brought to his house; there were seven bundle* of clothing in the trunk; they gave ma two bundles to sell for them; 1 did not sell them; tha man 1 took them to stopped me. Jamks Watson sworn ?I arrested the prisoner: I also found tho trunk whioh was identlfled by Mr. Styles. The case was submitted, under charge of the eourt, to the jury, who, without retiring, rendered a verdict of ?;uilty, when the o6urt sentenoed him to the Stat* prison or the term of three years. Another Trial for Grand Larceny.?Robert Carmij* It a i*l Ka? riM?t rtlftMii af tha tiar fnr Mai nn Ml dlctmeut for maud larceny, in having on tha 6th da* of July, Htolun from John Carroll, a gold watoh worth |0ft. John C ahroi.i. h worn?I reside at No. 481 Cherry street; ou the ath day of July, a gold watch worth was titoluu from ray desk; the hoy was is the store at tlm time; 1 aaked the boy what he did with tha watch; hu Haid ho gave it to a boy named Mile*; I have never neen tbo watoh since: I told him if ha did not tell Ma where the watch wan I would have him arretted; ha did not t?ll me where the watch waa until I told him to. The jury found a verdict of uot guilty, In oonseqaraoa of the insufficiency of the testimony. Jinotker tiial Jur Urand Larceny ?Maria Nugent waa then placed at the bar for trial, on an indictment for E grand laronnr, In having atolen a $100 bank bill and m breastpin, the property of Kranela Couraud, his heir* oc ' administrator. s Okoimik M. 8wo? sworn.?I know Mr. Oouraud ; halt now dead ; he redded in iirooklyn ; 1 knew the prisoner > uh. the servant of Mr. U ; I am one of the administrate re of Mr. O. ; a few daya before lila death I found ail $109 bills and a fUO hill ; tba Dill* were on the u Leather 1 Munufncturers Bank ;" I know nothing ofharpacu1 nlary ability, (of luy own knowledge,) pravlooa to th* death of Mr U, but she repreaented herself as being poor. The DUtrict Attorney not being able to establish the theft of the monuy, contended for a conviction of patlt larceny, on the theft of the braaatpln, which ?H worth 60. The cane wan submitted to the jury, who found a verdict ol not guilty. The court then adjourned until to-morrow morning. Court Calendar, thin day, Oct 19. ? Circuit Court ? Before Jud|{w .Morehouse.? N'oi 38. 40, 6H,69, 36, 109, 109, 104, 3'1, 64, 76. 83. Before ludg* K Jwards ? No* 67, 103, 131, 138, 140, 141, 144, 146, 117, 118, 140, 161, 154,tM, 117, lltj, M7, 130,9,135. Common Plrai, Part 1 it -flfl,94,100, 109, 104, 106, 10S, 110. 3.04 Part id.?137, 13K, 141, 149, 143,146, 147, 14?, 161, 153, 155, 41, 117, 144. Suprrinr Cow t, (two branches)?No#. 99, 65,70,80, 09. 119, 116,40,56, 61, 17, 100, 101, 113, 97. 43,46, 60, 191, 119, 194, 146, 147, 148. 130. Tiie Awrut. Murder in Mains ?The dreadful t murder mid robbery of Mr. Edward Matthews, to which allusion baa already been made, ha* been eanie > for the moat Intense excitement in Maine, and we hava gathered the following detail* In reference to thia painful affair, from the Maine papers It appear* that during the early part of last week, the deceased mad* appli cation to Mr. T. Moule. of Clinton, to sign a not* with him for $1,600, payable to the Tioonle Bank, and whan asked what he Intended doing with the money, rapllad that it wan for a young friend in Watarvllla, but declined giving his name. Mr. 8. declined having anything to do wilh the transaction. Matthew* than made application to hi* uncle to sign with hfm. but reoalvad for an answer that nnle** If wa* iuformed what naa was to be made of the money he would have nothing to do with the matter. Matthews then informed him that It wa* for Dr. Coolldge, who had received a letter from Dr. Potter, who is now in Cincinnati, stating that If ha would send him $1.500or (4,000, he could Invest It where he would soon realize $4,000; that Coolldge waa to give him a bonus of $4no for the use of it ten day*, and give him m. taftll nf ihl? ?f hli l?<>ftk.q find urcnnnta /?nllata*al i security. Under th?H? representations. hi* anal* and cousin were Induced to sitcn the note; Mathews drew the money from the bank on Thursday. mil Informed his cont iln that he had mads an appointment to meet Conlidge in the evening anil pay the mouey over to him. OnThurs( day evening Matthew* attended a party of young people at Dorr'a Tavern, and during the early of the erening ? Dr. Coolidge came into the room, looked round a few b minute* and then retired. Moon after the doctpr went out, Matthew*1 cou*in,who signed the note with him. ra minded him of his engagement with Or. C., who repliad, f "O, yen, I must attend to that," and excused himself to r the company, raying that he would return again in half i. an hour. Me wan next teen In conversation with two men, who proved to be student* of the college, upon tha a sidewalk Nothing more was seen of him that night.? The next morning he was found dead, upon a pita of i. wood in a Mr Doolittle's cellar, with three contusions upon his head, one of which fractured the akult. HI# > money and a gold watch were gone. Early on Friday a morning l)r. C.onlldge received a call to visit a patient In Clinton, and from Clinton he came to Hkowhegan, t, and did not return to WatervUle until 10 or II o'clock it A.M. On his return he was Informed of Matthews' death, n, at which he expressed soine surprise, and stated that ha h haU loaned him (Matthews) nn.the previous A jury of InijuNt was called, ami a port mortem g- examination waa made of the itomwh of the deceased, lh which waa found to oontain a large quantity of brandy and some poisonous Ingredient, sufficient. it la Mid. to !h have nauawl death. Suspicions wero arouaed agalnat n. Dr Cooiidge, and he waa placed under keepers on ftatnrday, and the jury bas continued their investigations oa of to the time of writing thin article A thorough search >- win instituted to recover the money and watch of Mm le deceased. and on Monday a portion of the money ?M I- found secreted behind a board In * abed belonging to Williams' tavern; and the watch waa found accreted uny der the ouiihlon of Dr. I oolidge a sleigh, whioh was stowed away in the chamber of a abed. The watch, it ia aaid. waa done up In several thicknesses of paper, aimiiar In appearance to paper made uae of hy Dr. Coo lldge to do up medioine In. The search for tbo ~ remainder of the money will be oontlnued. but at preaent these are all the partlculara that we have bean ablo ' to obtain. Appearances, It must be confessed. are strong' ly against Dr Cooiidge : and if he ia the guilty person, . bla plana were not *?ry well digested It appears that he made application tn W. B 8 .Vioore, esq . and to Mr. (iaorge Oilman for tha loa- of the money before he applied to Mr Matthew* for It ; and It also appear* that ho n requested Matthew* not to tell who the money waa for, aud he probably theught that the request had boon compiled with, yet it is evident that an attempt waa Bad* to drug him either with opium or some other deadly poison, and thia fact will be another atrong link In tb? chain or circumstantial evidence agalnat him. A poet mortem examination, by profeaaor Loom Is, any a tha Kawfcea HI,kU. showed the presence of a sufficient quantity of pruaaio acid in the atomach to hava destroyed Ufa tn fifteen seconds ' This melancholy and tragical affair hu thrown the community. In the midat of which it occurred, Into the deepaat gloom The victim waa * yong man of about twenty-Ave, sf enterprise, and highly as- v teemed by a large circle of friends. Ha waa In partner abip with Mr Philander Noule. a storekeeper at Clinton, and engaged in a lur.ratlvu business. Tha fanaral took place on Sunday the 3d, and waa attended by a large aaeembly. We are anxiously awaiting still farther partloulara respecting thla tragical svent, and shall taka care to lay before our readurt whatever authentic Intelligence mar reach as | l.nitr ? We lsarn from a gentleman who left August* " on Friday, that the grand jury had been in aeaaiou there, 1 and in examining a student in Dr. Coolidgs's offlee, be ' stated that Dr C. called him Into hla offlee about half past s o'clock in the evening He found Mr. M. In tha office dead lie waa requested by Dr C to aaalat In throwing hltn out of the window, which be did Tha I. Jury have fouud a bill agalnat Dr. C. and ths sheriff had r, iett to arrest him h Th? Brat aection of the Iron tower to carry wiraa acroea the lludaon river for the new telegraph to b* worked by lloaae'a system baa been completed at < ? den.? Nrwatk Ad*.

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