Newspaper of The New York Herald, September 12, 1848, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated September 12, 1848 Page 1
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( 7" ?T H ^MWrrr . i NO. 5214. ADDITIONAL PARTICULARS OF THE DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN BROOKLYN, We have with great labor, revised and cor rectea tne net 01 tnose wno occupied the buildings in the burned district, which may be found below. Upon examination, it will be discovered that out of the whole number of houses destroyed, there are not more than six or eight which have not the names of the occupants given. Tlic Oct nils of the Fire. FULTON STUKET. No. 08, by Mr. A. M. Bennett, an a gentlemen's f?rSishiDg store. destroy i d, together with the greater part of hie stock ; Mr. S W. Peck, as a hat storo, destroyed. together with a p< rtlon ot his stook. No. ICO, by T. O. k R. A. Quimby, segars ; Mary D. Ralph, caps. No. 100>c, Mrs. Atwell's ladies' and children's fancy tore. No. 102, Powell ft Vining'stin store. No. 104, by C. F. Smith, as an umbrella store. No. 109, by O. Van Kvery, as a tin store. No. 108, K. Marks, paper banger; Thomas O'Brien, s a clothing store. No. 110. by F. Waller, gold beater. No. 112, by IV. K. Finch, as a clothing storo, destroyed. No. 114. by Mr. William H. Peck, as a hat store, destroyed, with the larger part of hie stook ; partially insured. Ne. 116. This building was oceupied on the lower floor by Mr. David Wendell, as a boot store, and Mr. Jeremiah Men dell, ae a paint etere. The whole of this store was destroyed, and the furniture of one of them, No. 118. by William Bailey, as a drag store, and Story It Shaw, as a grocery store. No. 119. The first floor of this building was occupied by Mr. William Bailey, as a drug and medicine srtore, whose whole stock was destroyed. The upper floor was occupied by J. Clark, tailor. No. 120, by John Riley. as a china store, and Wm. TVainiight, boot store. No. 121, by Mr. Arnold, grocery, and J. Clark, tailor, destroyed. No. 122. Tkit it the building in which the fire originated. It wat built of wood, and burned with great rapidity. It was occupied by Mr. George Drew, as an upholstery store, whose whole stock was entirely destroyed ; Mrs. Riley as a crockery store, and Otho Shuts, painter. No. 123, by Mr S. Kidder, as a looking glass store, destroyed, with all his stock. No. 124, by E. McManus, butcher, and W. Biscell, huckster. No. 125, by Mrs. Griffith as a cap store. No. 126, by Mr. Sneckner, as a bakery, and Mrs 'Connell, residence. No. 127, by Mr. E. W. Cassiday, as a grooery store, destroyed, with nearly all his stock. No. 128, by Chesterton k Co., jewellers, and J. Felletrt-HU, barber. No. 120, by Mr. Ansel Titus, as a china-ware store, destroyed, with all the stock. No. 130, by J. IV. Hurtle, dry Roods, and A. k W. Chappel, window shades, destroyed. No. 131, by James Jordan,barber, destroyed. No. 132, by Mr. H. Moody, as a boot store, destroyed, With all his stoek. No. 133, by John R Spies, as a grocery store, and C. C. Smith, County Treasurer. No. 184, bjr Mr John Sulliran, as a segar store, destroyed, with all his stook. No. 136, by Mr. C. C. Smith, as a grocery store, destroyed, with all bis stock. No. 136, by Mr. William T. Barber, bookbinder, de Stroyed, with all his stock; J. Bunco, Verandah Hotel, and Win, Hartshorn, printing office. No. 137, by R. MoBrlce. as a tea store, destroyed. No. 138, by Mr. W H. Franklin, destroyed ; upper tory, by J. H. Smith, lawyer; Lasse Hejousbury,piano and music store. No. 130. The lower part of this building was occupied by Mr. John Sullivan, as a segar store, and the upper part by Messrs. Ballard k Bigelow, farriers, deptroyed, with all the contents. No. 140, by J. and F. N. Remy, as a grocery store, destroyed. No. 141, by Mr. Robert Mumby, as a baker and confectionery ; he had a very large stoek of flour on hand, all of which was destroyed ; damage. $4,000, and fully insured No. 142. by George Wilson, as a drug i-tore. No. 143, by C. O. Snow, jeweller ; J. G. Reed, silver plater, destroyed. No. 144 anil 146, Mr. William N. Clam, aa a hardware atom, destroyed No. 146. aa Odd Fellow*' Hall ; by John Tassel, plastfJ*r : and Miaa Taaael. milliner. *Ne. 147, vL; office. No. 148, by Stewart s Co., aa a carpet atore, destroyed, with atock. Ne. 14P, by E. Jeivir, aa a dry gooda atore, destroyed, with atock. No. 150, by E. Lewia, Jr., aa a dry gooda atore, destroyed. with principal part of stock. (No. 161. by J. J. Adams, aa a dry gooda atore, destroyed, with the greater portion of his atock ; a targe portion of that saved from the building was stolen, n'ter it had been placed in the street. No. 162, the lower part of this building was occupied |>y Mr. Anthony Nevin*. as a book atore, whose whole atock was destroyed ; it was insured in the office of the Mutual Insurance Co. ; the upper floors were oocupiod as lawyer*' offices, all the occupants of which lost all their books and papers. No. 1611, by Mr. J. W. Brown, book and Job printer, destroyed. with all bi* materials. No. 164, by Mr. Millar, aa a barber shop, and Mr. I'.wsn, aa a residence. No. 166. by T. M. Bunce. grocer. and John O. Brown, painter, destroyed; with stook and furniture. No. 166, by H. I. Hughes, as a dry goods store; and Several families, whose furniture was all destroyed. No. 167, by John Maxwell, aa a straw hat store, destroyed, with stock. No. 168, by Michael Mevln, as a book store, destroy?d. with stock. No. 169, by C. K. Sondder, as a stove atore; and Thomas Creswell, tailor, destroyed. No. 160,162,164 and 166. unfinished buildings belong log to William ii. uorey. No. 168, by N. A. Poison, u o eoffln store; ond Mrs. A Oaks, superintendent of lost ohildren, destroyed. No. 166, by John Rundell, os o gold pen fnetory, destroyed. No. 166, by Hnrrison & Smith, as o book store, destroyed . No. 167, by John A. Hsllenboke, os n shoe store ; A. Chailly, dwelling. No. 168, by Joseph Lookett, os o o pork store, destroyed. No. 169. by Mary Towell. os o foney store; ond George Wood, os o dental office, destroyed. No. 170, by John P. Robinson, os o shoe store, destroyed. No. 171, by J. D. Chose, jeweller; ond Otto Cotter, j> by sic ion, destroyed. No. 172, by Soroh Brodbrook, os o ribbon store, destroyed. No. 173, by A. A. Gorrison, ond J. F. Morse, physicians, destroyed. No. 174, by Davenport It Co.,os o carpet store, destroyed. No. 176, by George Wright, os o lamp ond oil store, destroyed. These two stores were in the basement ntory of the U nirerrollst church, which was also destroyed. No. 13. Peck's hot store. No. 16, by rowell & Vinlng, of o tin store. No. 17, Isaac Loper, merchant; insured for $1000. No. 10, Mr. Moore, merchant; insured for $1200. No. 21. K. T. Gender. No. 23, new building unoccupied, belonging to D.W. Smith. No. 26. shoe store; three families in soma premises. Nos. 27 ond 20, small wooden houses. No. 31, by J R Lucky, undertaker. Nos. 33 ond 36, by Corll & Powell, os o livery stable. No. 37, by Riohard Coombs, butcher. No 39, by John Tolond. baker. No. 41, by Mr. Wilson, as a porter house, andM. Irwin, as a shoe store. No. 43, by John Me Ate n, and Robert Young, dwelling. No 46, by 1). J. Donnell, os a segar store. No. 47, by Mrs. Abrahams, residence. No. 49, by K. F. Gender, fruits. No. 61, by C. Caddlngton, residence. No 63, by 8 Beker, fisherman. No. 66. by W. Bonner, painter. M1D1MOH STRRKT. No. 92. by Mrs. Kmme Watson, dwelling. No. 93, by G. Roberts, as a shoe store. No. 94, by F. W. Wagner, dwelling. No. 96, by Jnmes C. Calhoun, dwelling. No. Pfl, by R J. Lucky, tailor, No. !>T, by William D Smith, dwelling. No. OS, by 8. D. Fraxler, and H. Kurman, dwelling. No. TO, by K. Lyman, dwelling. No. 100, by Mary La wry, milliner, aud Mary Williamson, boarding No. 101, by D W Smith, as a paint store. No. 102. by Thomas Berry, umbrella maker. CRANIIKKRY 8TRKKT. The houses In this street, between Henry and Fulton streets, were all entirely destroyed. The northeast corner of Henry and Cranberry streets, occupied by Klljah Wilson, as a porter house and oyster stloon, was burnt down, and so were the following stores and dwellings No. 9ft, occupied by Niohotas Inyard. No. 07, occupied by George Slaughter, as a ladles' ntraw hat factory. Next door, the otlloe of the superintendent of the poor, formerly the post office Theoorner of Fulton and Cranberry streets, a large drug store, occupied by George Wilson Tne opposite corner was the hardware store of Wm. N. Clem, and above, the building was occupied by lawyers' offices. 8.0.; also, rooms oocupled by the Odd Fellows. No. 06 Cranberry street was occupied by Wm. Lowns, as a tin store. So. 04, a tailor's store, kept by Joseph Browne; on the corner of Henry and Cranberry streets, t he cabinet ftornlture store, kept by John J. Werner. The property above mentioned, located in Cranberyy street, Is owned by Mr. SaVhml II. Mosler. and tieorge Hall?all of which, we understand, is oovered by instance. \ E NE MOP OIIAM3K STRICT. j No. 95, by H Kent, butober, and J. Hlgglna. oon- I table No. 97, by O Nwh. engineer . No. 99, bj W. Mo Glruey, dwelling, and J. Kincade, shoemaker. No. 101. by J. T. Smith, as a paint store. No. 102. Brooklyn Star office, and Brooklyn Fretman Office. No. 103. by J. Paine, jeweller. Nob. 104 and 106. unoccupied. SANDS STREET. No. 2. l>y Vr. Haskell, wire shade factory. No. 4, by Mrs. Brooks, as a millinery. No ? by Mrs. Thompson, as a millinery. No. 8, by Mr Smith, dwelling. Nob. 10 and 12, M. E. Church. high street. No. 1, by R MoBlalr. residence and tea store. Nos. 2 and 4 by Ballard & Bigelow, muff factory. No. 9, by John N. Still, intelligence offloe, tac.; R. McBriar. owner. No 10. Mumby's bakery, owned by do. No. 11, by Mrs. Wyvill, boarding house; owned by J. K. Stearns. No. 13. by John C. Baker, icecream saloon. No. 14 by Jobn Bouflleu, shoemaker. No. 15, by T. Moser, residence. No. 16, by CorneliuB White. No. 17. by Susan Moser. No. 18. by A. Mervin, residence. No. 19, by Her W. H, Norris, parsonage. No. 20, by J Contley. Nos. 21 and 28, Lecture Room of Sands Street Church. No. 22. by H. M. Johnson, candy store, and others. No. 24, by T. Ruchmore. No. 24, house (jf Engine Company No. 9. nassau street. No. 10, by AeaCockburn, oroekery store. No. 14, unknown. Nog.'20. 22 and 21 First Baptist Church. Iter. J.I. Hodge. entirely consume!, No. 2fi. by Darid H?iflln. and J Voorhees. No. 28. by H. A. Lees, and Mr. Schofields. No. 30. by T. M. Hobbs. No. 34, by Henry Raynor. No. 9, by I. J. M>ers, locksmith. No 11, by Hoiatio Weed. No 13, unknown. No. 16, by V. Varin. millinery. No. 17, Hudson's bowling saloon. No. 19, by ? Baisley. undertaker. No 21, by Mary UoodMlow. No. 23, by George Farmer. No. 26. hy James L. Lent. No. 27, stables. CONCORD STREET. No 17, by J. G. Murphy. No. 19. by Mrs Dawson, boarding bouse No. 21, by G. Gault LIBERTY STREET. No. 8. armory and drill room. No. 10, by George 8. S. Cary. No. 11, by Isaac Prindle. No. 12. by Mr F. A. Crocker No. 18, by P. Hogan. No. Id, unknown. No. 16, unknown. Most ot the houses in Liberty street owned by W. H. Cary. riNEAPl'LE STREET. No. ion, V. Tbompson's I nion institute ; Lecture Room, Unlversallst Church. Several houses damaged. ? WASHINGTON STRICT. No. 148. by W. H. Hazard. No 150, by George W. Gerau No. 1*2, by Mr* Phelps female seminary. No. 154, by Ephraim Corning. No. 104, duelling. No. ICS, dwelling. No. 168, by Nathaniel Gilmaa. No. 170, by George H. Knapp. SNKI.I.fj I.ANE. Several small buildings, occupied by persons whose names we are unable to ascertain. Judge Murphy has lost, it is said, nine houses, upon which there was no insurance, thereby being the greatest individual loser war INSURANCE, COMPANIES. The following are the insurance companies, and the respective amounts, which have fallen upon them:? Three Hartford offices $15,000 King's County Insurance Company 80.000 Brooklyn " ?' 70.000 Long Island ' " ($40,000 surplus) 60,000 Eranklyn " 'Philadelphia.... 60,000 Howard " ? New Y ork 4.600 Mutual Saffety ' " 26,000 City ' " ' ($97,000 sr) 23,000 Equitable " " ' 10,000 National " " " 10,000 Buffalo " 7 000 East Rirer " " New Vork 2i500 Williamsburg " ' 2i000 North American " " New Y'ork 7,000 Eagle " ' " 1,400 Jefftrson " " " ,000 JEtna " " " 3 000 Minncn'i " " " 11.000 North River " " " 1600 I'nited States " " " 14,000 Total $402,000 In addition to the water foroe from New York, engaged en the tire in Brooklyn, the whole tire department of Williamsburg were in attendance, and with their powerful engines, seven in number, did much service. The engine No 4 was first at the scene of destruction, followed immediately by Nos. 6,7, and 2, all of which were drawn more than three miles, through sand, in many plaoes more than knee deep. Mr. An. drew B. Hodges. Ex-Cblef Engineer of the Williamsburg fire department, prompted by a sincere regard for the welfare and interests of his neighbors, chartered a steamboat, and bad the remaining engines brought where their efforts were sensibly felt. The energetic firemen of Williamsburg were not less active tban their conduct upon the occasion was noble. Engine Company No 13, of New York, was present at the tire, and not No. 30. as stated yesterday. INCIDENTS OF AND AT THE FIRE. The funeral ef Mr Edward Crowley, who was killed in Brooklyn, while the fire was raging, by being run over by engine No. 20, took place yesterday. The remains were taken to the Catholic burying ground, near Williamsburg. They were acoompanled by the Washington Volunteers, of which he was a member, a number of firemen, and a large train of citizens. New York Firemen.?Another evidenoe of the efficient service rendered by the New York firemen will be found in tbe following communication, which speaks for itself, and needs not comment Bbooki.tn, Sept. II. 1848. I take this method of calling attention to the welltimed services of Jour New York firemen in our late disastrous conflagration; although,where all behaved so nobly,it Is ptrhaps improper to point out the particular services of any single company. The citizens of Brooklyn bare much to thank your firemen for, and it was to the exertions of Hose Co. No. 26, that I am indebted for the safety or a large and valuable stook of watches, jewelry, ho., upon which I bad not a penny of insure net. When the fire bad reaohed within a few doors of my store. 1 called upon the members of that oompany to aid me. hoping to be able to save some of the most valuable of my stock. Owing to their exertions, eTery article in my store was safely removed to the distance of half a mile from the store, the greater part of which, without their timely assistance, would have been destroyed by the fire, or purloined by the horde of thieves, who ransacked every building to whieh they oould, in any way, gain admittance. Deeming it an net of justice to this company, that their services, which were to myself, and to many others, invaluable, should he publicly noticed, you will, by inserting this communication in your paper, much oblige many giateful citizens of Brooklyn. C. Fire in Newark, N. J.? (>n Saturday morning, a lire occurred in Newark, N. J. The losses were as follows Isaac Nichols, barn, ke.; insured $260 In the American Mutual Fire and Marine Insurance Co., New York, and $200 in the Newark Mutual Assurance Co, which will cover the loss. Jas. Ilsriran, dwelling house; loss $1000 to $1200; insured $500 in the City t/i_ 1 # ? Va.f tj n v.? v barn; lorn $76; po insurance. A. O. Price, schooi boure; losi $100; injured in Howard Insurance Ce. Firk at Newuvroh.? About half past five cli ck on Sunday evening, a fire broke out in the extensive stables of the I'nlted States Hotel, at Newburgh. owned by Mr Powell, the proprietor of the steamboat Thomas Powell. There were about forty hortea in tha stables at tho time and several carriages, all of which, however, were got out with little or no danage. Seme hogs were burned. The Fiar on Bittes Hill.?This mountain was still burning on Sunday night, over the whole of the northern side, ever and anon bursting forth afresh as the flames caught upon withered branches or the dry underwood. If a gale, or even a stiff breexe of wind, were to play upon it, the mountain would speedily become one sheet of flame. The Are on the mountains, east ot Klshklll village, has'burned out. About three hundred cords of wood were destroyed. CoNrr.aoration in ^t. Fori*.?One of the largest lumberyards In the city, belonging to Mr. Wm Patrick, situated on Main, between Wash and Biddie streets, was. yesterday afternoon, totally consumed by lire. The loss is estimated at between $18,000 and $20,000, upon which there was an Insuranee of about $6,000. The Are was the work of an incendiary. Several persons, spectators, were severely Injured by the falling of a pile of lumber, In an adjoining yard: their names we did not learn.? SI I.ouiu Htpublican, Sept. 4. Firk at Richfibld, Missourj,?The officers of the Tamerlane, down this morning, report that the large hemp warehouse of J. S. Williams, at Rlchfletd, Mo., was entirely destroyed by tire on the evening of the 2(Hh ult., together with about 76 tons of hemp, and a large quantity of wheat. Ac. The lire Is supposed to baTe originated from the sparks of the steamer Msry Blane, which boat had touched the landing on the evening of the disaster. ?Si. l.ovit A'eir ?<e, !5c)'t.Sd. ====5555=55-5= "W Y ( tNING EDITION.?TU Tht DmU-uc-iIoii or Hie Ocean Monarch, [Krom the Boston Traveller, Sept 9 ] Since the melancholy details we published yester day, we have had au opportunity of conversing with one of the passengers of the Ocean Monaroh, and with another gentleman, well known in this community who arrived in Liverpool the night after the acoident and who took pains to familiarise himself with all tht details of the distressing casualty. Both these gentlemen speak in terms ot reprobation of the conduct ol Cspt. M urdock. We hope, for his own oredlt,andforth? credit of American seamanship, Capt. M. may be able to clear up, satisfactorily, some of the charges made against him. These charges are, that he neglected the ship and passengers, and sought his own personal safety as soon as possible. The spars were allowed tc remain standing, when they might have been cut down AVW1 tkW fallUn lle/tn tka ...n.ies cv# 1 tered upon the deck, caused a great destruction of life.?[From what we know of Captain Murdock we can scarcely credit this? Editor Hfrald.]? Then, again, the five boats belonging to the vessel were suffered to get on Are before they wero lowered, with the exception of two. One of these, in charge oi the first mute, contained only five or six persons. It was without oars: the plug was out of the bottom, and one poor fellow pulled off bis stockings and stopped the hole, and they were obliged to bale out the watei with their hats. The other boat was freighted with some of the crew and passengers, and started for Liverpool. It was asserted that Capt. M. was in this last boat. The first mate's conduct was spoken of in high terms of commendation After having discharged his cargo, he returned to the ship and did what he could to rescue others. Our inlormant remained on the ship six hours aftci the flames bad burst out, and was finally picked up bj the boats of the Brazilian frigate. Most of that time be was standing on one of the braces under the bow by the side of the figure head. While standing there many heart-rending scenes came under his obserTa tion. One poor woman accidentally dropped her chile into the water, and instantly, with the vain hope o rescuing it. leaped in after it, and the last he taw o ber, she was searching in the watery element for hei child. Another hung by her hands from the bow o the vessel, for four hours, her only support besides being a rej.e. which he assisted her in twiniDg arouni her leet. I'Vu n.u r.f U> ../lUn r>?_ .. ? '--1 ,. from Olasgow, was also one of thrilling interest. Mrs Dow had left her friends with much reluctance on hei part, and when she discovered the extent of the ca tastrophy, she became frantic, and netwlthstandinf the tflorts of her husband to pacify her, she leapei into the sea. Her husband followed her, and clasping each other, tbey supported themselves until they weri picked up, and finally rescued. The self-devotion and heroism of the stewardess ii worthy of amoie enduring memento than it will b< likely to receive. Our informant, who was himsel. lifted through the sky-light of the oabin, whioh wai tben so full of smoke as to be suffocating, saw the stewardess passing him, and saying, she 'l must get oui the powder but she perished in the noble attempt tc save the lives of many others. She was a young and beautiful (iritetlc ; and in thus making herself a martyr, she deserves , to be ranked among the Oract Darlings of the race. The Brazilian frigate remained near the butnini veesvl about four hours, and succeeded in rescuing abrut one hundred and sixty persons, yet Captalr Murdoch says in his offloiel account, that he did not see the par* taken by this vessel in rescuing th< sufferers. Our infort snt. from the facilities he had of judging thinks there nust have been as many as two hundrec lives lost, lie is confident that the tire did not pro ceed from tie steerage, but from the spirit stori room, where some persons oonneoted with the ship hac carelessly carried a lamp. Railroad Accidents?Miraci loc< Kscai-es.? On Tuesday last, as a train of several cars, laden with coal, a passenger ear, and a number of empt] bqx cars, from Mt Savage to Cumberland, Md , wen pawing over the bridge near the toll-gate, on the Somerset road, the engineer discovered the bridge givini way beneath the weight of the ears. Having the ad vantage of the down grade, the engineer immediately put on all the steam he could raise. The ooal oari nhBCixl infulv Avar f hn nanllnir efmiAfnva tlin naasar? ger car was nearly over when the mass gave way ; for tunately, however, there was an iron connection witt the car* in front, and altbongh the hind wheel* wen down some two feet, yet the oar was jerked up by th< power of the engine, and the passengers saved. Thi three box cars plnnged In the creek?some twent; feet?along with the fragments of the bridge. Theri was a man sitting on the rear box oar when the alarn was first given. He instantly arose, and running ovei the three cars jumped on the passenger car just ai the last of the box e*re fell into the creek. If thti was a narrow escape, what will be said of the Mowing: Early the next morning, a force was sent down in oars to repair the bridge. The cars were stopped near th< chasm and fastened to the track. At a later hour. John A. Oraham, Esq., who has charge of the Mt. Savag? works, being snxltus to learn tbeexjent of the damag< and to press the repairs, started alone in a small oar tc descend the road. Upon getting under way he found that the break was out of order, and that he oould no! control the car, which was soon going at the rate of 0C miles an hour.' There was but little time for thought not more than four or Ave minutes. To juuip off wai certain death. In this fearful emergency, Mr. Oraham with admirable oomposure, stretched himself at ful length on the bottom of the car, and there calml] swatted the issue. The tale is soon told. The cai came rushing along on the wings of the wind until 1 met the other cars fastened to the track. A collisloi took place. Mr. Graham's small car was dashed to pieces he thrown some ten feet from the traok, and, with th exception of a few bruises, was taken up unhurt! Common Council. Boabd ?f Aldkrmkit. Sept. 11.?This Board me at five orclock; the President in the chair. Petition* Referred?Ot police of Oth ward, for l change of location. To remove the ferry at foot o Houston street. To light Varick street, from Franklii to Canal street, with gas. Report*?In favor of appointing W. Brown to a frei scholarship in Columbia College. Adopted. From the Cemptroller. asking an appropriation o $25,000 to pay bills for water pipes now due. Adopted In fhvor of repairing Jefferson Market. Adopted. In favor of painting K.ssex Market, at an expense o $150. Adopted. In favor of setting curb and gutter stones in Frank fort street. Adopted. In favcr of leasing te the Erie Railroad Company the square of land at the foot of Duane street, for ten years, at a rent of $1,200 per annum, the Comptrollei to pay the texts, and furnish a house for an englnt eompany Adopted. Resolution?J.n favor of lighting 3d and 4th streeti and I.exlngton avenue with gas. Adopted. In favor of appointing four additional assistants at T A atrlntn A,luv.ta,l IUD liuuamu nnjiuui. Auvpvru. Reptrt?In relation to the condition of the Peni tentiary at Blackwell's Island, from the special Com mlttte on the small pox. Laid on the table. and or dered to be printed. Fapertfrom the Board of jiirietanh? Several paperi from this Board were received, and concurred in. The Board adjourned. Boaru or Assistants.?This Board met list evening the president in the chair. The reading of the minute of the proceedings of the last meeting was dispense* with Petition! Referred.?Of trustees of Peck Slip an< Grand street ferries, asking for the use of a slip nee the one they at present occupy. Of R. L. Crooks fo abatement of rent of pier foot of Cedar street. O Henry Storms and others, residents of the 18th Ward asking for appropriation to place a well and pump ii 38th street, 8d Avenue. Reportt.?in favor of paying to William Buckhout i sum of $01.41), in full for claims for expenses incurrei in repairing damsges to the sloop " Amelia," causei by her running on the sunken block at foot of Norti Moore street, through neglect of the contractor 1 place a light tbereon. Adopted?ayes 13?nays 3. Ii favor of transferring stnll to Thomas If. Brown, Jr.. i) Essex market (No. 2.) Adopted. In favor of permit ingthe Building Committee of the 'Home for tin Kriendlsss,'' to oonnect a sewer in the rear of thtl building in 30th street, with the public sewer in 29tl street, without charge ; provided the work be dom by a mason duly authorized and licensed for that pur pose, under the Street Commissioner. Adopted. 1Umonstrance of F. B. Cutting and others, again* the construction of sewer In 42d street. Referred. Report In favor of granting exclusive use of pier, foo of Murray street, for the accommodation of the Tough kecpsls steamboats.?Adopted. Resolution in favor ef authorising the Comptrolle: to pay the funeral expenses of Mr. Alderman Swart wout, of the Third Ward. Adopted. Paperi from thf Hoard.?Report from the Hoard amending ordinance In relation to granting of licsnsei to keepers of meat shops, and compelling them t< take out the same in November in each year. Con curred in. Ri port in relation to appropriating four additions Itpfolutinn in favor of directing the Street Commit' sloner to construct a cross-walk from the corner of Dej street to bulk head opposite. Concurred in. 1'rtiidtitt ij thr Cretan ^fijnedwl.?On motion, th? Board took up the resolution of tha Hoard of Alder men, in fav?rof appointing 1). Uztlah Wenman foi President of tba Croton Water Aqueduct. It wai moved to lay it on tha table. Loat?Ayea. 4?Noea. 7 A motion for concurrence waa then made, and loat no onorum being prevent. The Hoard hereupon adjourned. Ahscondino Xkoroks.?We learn from the Isxington 'hint, of September 6, that three of the runawaj negroes, who have been triad in Bracken county, fbi conspiracy, insurrection and rebellion, have been found guilty. Ten of tba juror*, owing to the Impossibility of ascertaining which of tbe negroes shot young Kowler, or tired upon thoae in company with lilm, have recommended all three to Executive clemency Th< three negroes belonged to James Wardlow, Thoma? Christian and Hichard Plndeil, ol Lexington. Fire is \>;w Bkcnswii iv.?The large barn :md out buildings of Prof. Strong, in New Brunswick, were sst on Are by a little boy playing with matches, on Thursday last, and entirely consumed, with the contents, consisting of a year s crop. Tbe damage to the flne garden was considerable?the graperies and other fruit being nearly destroyed There was no water, the welit being dr/.-Anev* ldrrriutr. )RK I ESDAY, SEPTEMBER TT ~ Political Intelligence. \ EHMONT. [From the Boston Atlas. Sept. 11.]

We present. below, returns from 1H4 towns in this glorious whig State. Caledonia. Chittenden and Lamoille counties are complete. There are yet 68 towns to hear from, as follows In Bennington. 0; Windsor, 5; Addison, 10; Washington, 3; Orleans, 9; Grand Isle, 3; Windham, 3; Rutland, 4; Orange, 4; Franklin. 2; Essex, 0. In the one hundred And eighty-four towns heard from, the whig rote is within three hundred of what it was last year: while the locofoco rote has fallen off four thousand si* hundred and forty-nine, which hare intermarried with Van Burenism. This is a glorious sign, and shows that the whig party stands tlrm amidst all the clamor of the Van Buren party, and will not bow its glorious flront to the footstool of a miserable, corrupt Albany regency. The State Senate will stand as follows :? IVhig, Loco. V. B. Addison 2 0 0 Bennington 3 2 0 Caledonia 0 2 0 Chittenden 2 0 0 Essex 1 0 0 Franklin 3 0 0 Grand lrle 1 0 0 Lamoille 0 0 0 Orange 0 3 0 Orleans 1 0 0 Rutland 3 0 0 Washington 0 2 0 Windham 3 0 0 Windsor 4 0 0 2t 7 1 This gives' the whigs 14 majority?enough for all netful purposes, being a net gain of two fromlast year. The Vermont Watchman gives returns of members of | the House, as follows: whigs, 109; locos, 36; Van Bu' renites 58, being a whig majority of 15. The towns ' vet to hear from, returned last year, 7 whigs and 13 Iocob to tea House, winch, H they do the same tbl* : year, would leave a whig majority in the House, or 23 1 on joint ballot. ' We Know, however, that the Watchman's table is in 1 a me particulars incorreot. The whig majority will be greater. We have the names of more whigs elected ' than the IFatehman claims. The whig majority in the House, we believe, will be from 15 to 20. r ' the popular tote. { ISKl 1S47. ! <n ^ d -A 3 9 I fi *? S 8 P | | I i ! Caledonia 17 towns, 1&9 1?H? yR 1664 1W7 497 ' Chittenden, 15 " 1818 866 1408 171# 1480 698 f Orange, IS ' 1025 10.81 1UK) 1617 1941 7?> i Eeeex, 6 " 273 223 11 280 237 2 ) Lamo.lle, 12 " 350 070 969 103 839 648 t AddUon, 12 1110 235 991 1290 481 293 , Bennington, 11 " 1307 856 465 1328 1225 157 | Franklin, 12 " 1387 767 1187 1183 1227 442 1 Orleans, 10 " 727 381 BS6 716 539 158 t W ashington, IS " 1U99 1603 664 1153 1629 618 > Rutland. 182 " 2273 678 1211 2506 1.301 96 Windham. *22 " 2475 574 1612 2232 1605 394 . Grand Isle, 2 " 146 72 52 127 115 67 j Windsor, 13 " 1742 1127 1673 2693 1431 931 1 184 18^14 11,208 12^575 liCuT 15^57 5657 ' NEW YORK. Delegatus i iiom New York Citv to Utica.?The following gentlemen, we understand, were selected as J delegates to ths Utica Convention, on Saturday evening, by the committees of nins in each ward ? , *1n Districts. Wards. I 1st | 2? ( Rebert S. Collins. 2d * < James E. Wood. 3d 4th Archibald Hall. 4th 6th Washington Meek ft r>tb 7th James K. Kreebo.n. 6th 8th No choice yet. Committee adjourned till Monday. 7th 9th Abraham Van Orden. Jr. 8th 10th Robert T. Haves. '.?th 11th Samuel De Matt. 10th 12th Thomas Carnley. 11th loth Alfred W. White. 12th 14th Charles K. Osborne. l.'lth 16th John J. R. l)c Put. 14th 16th Alexander W. Bradford. 15ta 17th Anthony Lamb. 16th 18th James llrooks. Resolutions ware passed.in moat of the wards.favor.iblc to the nomination of Hamilton Fish, and It la understood that tbs sixteen delegates from this city will respond to the wishes pf their soastltnewts. The ftata convention masts at Utira on Thuteday 14th Instant. There are four candidates named for Governor among the whigs, rli:?John Young, (the present incumbent.) Hamilton Fish. Washington Hunt, and Joshua A. Spencer. PENNSYLVANIA. Hon. David Wllmot. (of Proviso memory.) was nominated for Congress by the conferees from the S oounties of Bradford, Tioga, and Snsqushanna, comprising his district, on the first ballot. He is the regular democratic candidate, although in favor of Van Buren for President. David Phipps is the democratio candidate in the Venango district, for Congress. Thaddeus Stevens, the whig candidate in the Lancaster district, has challenged the democratic orators of that county to meet him on the stump, and discuss political topics. Mr. Stevens is one of the most bitter and sarcastic whigs in Pennsylvania. Judge Schaeffer is the democratic candidate for Congress, in opposition 0 Mm Ufa van a Kit# T m nsaaiae sniintv la wnml ff\r 4600 whig majority, usually. Hon. William F. Johnston, the whig candidate for Governor, (mot now acting Governor,) who is stamping t the State, met the people of old Berks at the Court House in Reading, on the.7th instant, and addressed t them twice, (an hoar eaoh thne ) He commanded the f undivided attention of one of the largest meetings ever , held in that town. From thence, the Governor proreeded to Allentown,in Lehigh oounty. It is thought , that the people in Pennsylvania will soon require every man who asks for their votes, to let himself be seen and * heard by the voters. The Prnmylvanian, however, says :?The democrats, In northern Pennsylvania, are waiting for his Aocidency (4ov. Johnston, and will welr oome him. if not --with bloody hands to a hospitable grave," at least to such an entertainment as he was not invited to. The democrats, it appears, are wide awake. The ' Pennty/vatiiati tays .? ' A[roualng meeting was held at Newport, in Bucks . county, on Saturday evening last. We have been present at no assemblage in which there was a better , spirit displayed. Numbers came from a considerable distance to participate. Robert Tvler, Ksq.. and John i W. Forney, addressed the meeting at considerable length. Samuel Calvin, Ksq., is the whig candidate for Con* gress in the Nineteenth District, composed of Hunt* Jngdon. Mifflin, Blair, Centre, and Juniata counties, OMtO. I Hon. Jacob BrlnckerAff, late member of Congress, democrat, bas taken the stump for free soil and Van .' Bnren. In Ohio. a The Philadelphia North Jlmtricn (whig) has the fol1 lowing Information from Ohio ? I The indication* from this State are eneouraging ber yond our anticipation*, and the aigna of disaffection, r ao much magnified by our opponent*, are rapidly, and f almost entirely, disappearing. I Mr. Corwln, Mr. Kwing. Mr. Vinton, Mr. Delano, j and other diatinguiahed whig*, are rendering ralaable service by canvassing the State thoroughly, and pre^ denting the aubataatial iaiue* that now divide partie*. ! Ohio I* aound in her politioal principle*, and the * effort to diatract the Weatern Reserve, where the whig a strength ia mainly consolidated, will fail of any ? aeriou* effect. , The Congressional nomination* of Mr. Root, Mr. , Campbell, and othera, who were originally oppoaed to the selection of General Taylor, so far from harlng an ^ Injurious tendency, are calculated to operate most advantageously upon the Presidential canvas* , The locotooo defection in the Weatern Reserve, will be large, and the whig gain, in the Southern range of counties, will fully equal any loss that may ooeur ebewbere. t A much better state of feeling pervades the State of Ohio than existed a month or two ago. The pubt lie mind is being properly roused to an appreciation of the danger that threatens the country through a continuation of the rule ef the dominant party, and a healthy re-action Is now visible in quarter*, where we expected the suggestion* ef reason and reflection would come loo late. Our candidate for GovernOf. Sefthury Ford?an hon| est. capable, and reliable man?will be electel on the , loth of next month, by a majority of thousands. Neither the free soil nor liberty parties have presented candidate*, and the influence of both will bv centred ^ on Mr. Ford. I.Ol ISIANA. Tur Batow Roi r.r. Oa/kttk.? It was announced ' some time since that this paper, which supported Taylor, was advertised to be sold, and it was proi claimed as a " sign of the time* " The Nmokwille Bm< Vf, giro- the icmoii why The former editor died, end It had to be eold to settle hie estate It ie now i published and edited by John R. Dufoe<|. Ksq . and la nbly battling for General Taylor. The Tfaihingtnn I'niott glees the following letter from the weetern part of Louleiana ? Ai.i tAsrnaia, August 15 We oontemplated our organliation early in July, r with great prospect of lueoeee. Our gaine alone the last Congressional election, when we felt the pulse of Taylorism. compared with our loaa, la more than four to one We opened the ball with free diseiiaaion The enemy brought his largest guns Into the first action. J Our skirmisher* dfbve their from the field with the re, ault aforesaid. The ablest men ofwhiggeryin this , State discussed here, with us, Taylorism. I heard them with the slew of sending you their points, that you may seleot for us and send to us the beat ammunition for the engagement. This point, for the last twenty years, has been the focus ot democracy for Western Louisiana We fought and whipped wnlggery injtht height of their power W? changed the constitution as well as the politics of the State. Our great triumph gave birth to divisions la our ranks. We bare had for years two democratic peters. The old one turned over to Taylor-the ffsjmbHtwn. The rdltor and proprietor goee alone iato ? JERA 12, 1843. I the ran It ft of whirry, whogave a large pri<-e for one | vote. Tbu* we etnnd and. from all we can learn, the State at laige in Himllarly ftituated Having none reputation in political prediction, I hazard it in a?surlng you our majority Tor Cans and Butler will not . be lew than 1.500, and may probably be uowardu of i a,ooo. I The earn* paper publishes the following from IT.T.INOIS. Kxtract of a letter from Jefferson county, dated August 128. 1848 " We assure our friend* at a dis1 tance 15,000 majority for Cass and Butler in this State We intend to be the " banner State," as heretofore. Sporting Intelligence. Uaiox Coi bib, L. 1.?Trottini..?A sweepstakes and purse of $850, was trotted for yesterday afternoon, by s. in. Jenny Lind, s. m. Nell Gwynne. g. m. Lady i Kmma. b. g. l'assenger, and r. g. Quaker, two mile heats, under the saddle, which afforded as much amusement and speculation as any previous contest this season. The attendance at the course was not so large as was expected, from the fine field of horses that were to contend for the prize, which, however, maybe attributed to two causes: The prudent sporting man is deterred from venturing out, on account of the horrible state of the roads?which, from the absence of rain, are several inohes deep with sand and cn the occurrence of the slightest gust of wind, the dust risee in clouds, sweeping over the island like . simoon in an Arabian desert, enveloping and smothering all in ItB way?almost. The late fire in Brooklyn alto had a tendency in keeping a number of the patrons of trotting at home?pleasure with them being laid on the shelf for the present. The betting was very brisk throughout the day ; but it would have ouxzled a mathematician to have fol. lowed the backers of the several horses, and taken charge or their arithmetic, through all their compli<fkt?d operations. The mameuvertng resorted to by some of the backers of the favorite, after the first heat, was really amusing. Jenny Llnd had been backed against the field?at first at even, and subsequently at 100 to 50 ; but In her scoring, previous to the start, she did not come up to the expectations of her friends, and a number of them left her, and took un Nell Gwynne, her action being much superior to tnat of Jenny Lind. Nell became the favorite against the i field, as Passenger showed lame ; Lady Emma did not | appear to advantage ; and Quaker seemed to be wanting a movement of the spirit. The backers of the field covered nearly all the ofTeri ngs, which amounted to a very large sum. At the end of the first heat, Jenny Llnd having been distanced, operations in the" hedging''line set in ; and the buying off and selling out that followed, would have astonished a Board of Brokers. first Heat?Nell Gwynne drew the inside position, Quaker second, Jenny Lind third, Lady Emma fourth, and Passenger the outside. They came up prettily, all in a line, until near tbe mile distance, when Nell Gwynne was taken up, and the others were stepped. Three more' attempts were made before a start was effected, and then they started all in a heap. Quaker with tbe lead. Passenger seoond, Nell Gwynne and Jenny Llnd side by side, and I.ady Emma behind, she having almost rome to a stand still as the word was f;iven. Going round tbe upper turn, Passenger seetnng to have forgotten his lameness, dashed a head of Quaker, and led him to the quarter pole three lengths or more', the others trailing each other. Nell Gwynne I nlckpit un. ami niunH the (Jnaker nn thn hark ntrwtnh but could not close with Passenger, who kept on at a strong and regular gait. Lady Km ma next overtook Quaker, but soon afterwards bade him good afternoon, showing a desire for more gay rooiety. She, however, could not approach Nell Gwynne, and Passenger kept Nell at a proper distance. Jenny Lind, during all this time, was gradually falling off. and it was evident, before the termination of the first mile, that shabad no ohance of winning. Passenger came to the score on the first mile about three lengths ahead, of Nell Gwynne, Kmma as far behind her, Quaker over a hundred yards further off. and Jenny Lind at the two mile distance stand. Time 2-45. Going round on the second mile, the grey mare, Emma, went very finely, and, closing up with Nell GwyBne, seemed to be waiting for a break from the bay horse, to brush for the lead. Nell was, however, the first to break, and in fact, the only one of the trio during the heat, whlohgave Emma the second filace at the score. Passenger won the heat by four engtlv* in fine style, and apparently more fresh than be was before the start. Time of last mile, 2:43, and of the beat, 5:28. Quaker and Jenny Lind distanced. Sernttrf Heat.?Passenger was now the favorite against the field. The start for this heat was very even, but Pasaenger broke up on leaving the score, and fell in behind Lady Emma. Nell Gwynne being a length in front. They passed the quarter pole all together, in 43 seconds. On the back stretch. Passenger took the lead, passing the half-mile pole in 1:23,a length infront of Nell Gwynne?Kmma well up. Round the lower turn. Passenger opened the gap, and Emma fell off, laying tbem three or tour lengths apart. Com ing up the home stretch, Nell made a brush, and was close up with Passenger at the score, and it was evident from the manner that his rider was shooting him with the 'Pur. that he had nothing to spare. Time of inn unir, 4.1^. buuiu wu iDuat .iuur leugtun irebinil At the quarter pole on the next mile, Passenger broke up, and Nell took the lead. The horse broke a second time on the back stretch, and fell off too far to overtake htr again during the heat. He, howevor, rallied well, and came up the home stretch in a most vigorous manner, gaining on Nell at every step, but flie reached the soore three lengths ahead of him in 2:44%, making the heat in 5:27. 7 h.nl Heal.?Nell Owynne's good behaviour in the last heat made her the favorite a second time, and two to one was posted on her winning the stake. The start was good, and they went away at a rapid rate. Passenger took the lead shortly after leaving tne soore, and, da>hlDg finely round the upper turn, passed the quarter pole in 48 seconds, two lengths ahead of Nell Gwynne. Emma being close at her heels. They kept in this way to the half mile, passing that point in 1:24; and there was very little aeviation in their posi tions until tbey reached the home stretch, where Lady Emma broke up, and fell off about fonr lengths. Passenger led to the soore in 2:45. Round on the next [mile. Nell Gwynne kept both the bay horse and his rider hard at work It required the utmost exertion on the part of Whelpley to keep his charge steady; he, however, succeeded, and maintained the lead part of the way up the boms stretch, where he broke, and the game was up. ? Nell then passed him, and led home a couple of lengths in 2:40. making the heat in 5:81. The following is the summary :? Nell Gwynne, 1. Woodruff 8 I 1 Passenger, Jas. Whelpley 1 2 9 T.idv Kmnt. C, Hurtin*. _ . . 0 S A Jenny Lind, H Jones distanced Quaker. C. 8. Brooks, distanced Tltts, 5:38?S:2T-5:81. TsoTTitfl *t BurrsLo, Sept. 8.?The sours# was numerously attended yesterday, more so than on any previous occasion, with the exception of Tuesday Jest. The purse Was *400, two miles and repeat, under the saddle, free for all trotting horses. Three horses were entered all of established reputation. Cbautauque Chief, Metxger's famous bay; Jack Hosslter, and Lady Jane, both of Chicago, ' ady Jane was the favorite, and heavy odds were freely offered add taken on her against the Held. They got off well together, the Chief having the pole, Lady Jane in the middle, and Jack outside. The first quarter was done in 40 seconds?the mare breaking up badly. The half mile was done in 1 : 18?Jack and the Chief going together. Jack soon took the lead, and passed thejudges stand, about three lengths ahead, in 2 : 32. On the second mile, it soon became obvious that Jack was to have It all his own way. the others breaking down altogether, and failing to reach the distance pole when Jaak came home, doing the heat in 5 : 8.?Buffalo Paper, Sept. 0. Felice Intelligence. Jlrrtil of the Murderer.?'The sheriff, Mr. Ouyon, of Richmond County, brought to this city, yesterday, John Hlalght. the man charged with the murder ef his own wife, by shooting her in the neck with a pistol on the afternoon of Wednesday last, at her residence, No. 101 Hammond street, in this city, from the effeots of which the unfortunate woman died on Saturday morning. The hurband, after the deed, effected his escape, it seems, to Staten Island, where he wandered abont in the woods in a state of mind bordering on in- ( sanity, until pushed by hunger, he applied at the residence of Mr. Kflingbam, near Tuft's Landing, for ( some food, when the necessary steps were taken to secure him. It appears that this wretched criminal , acknowledged to the rhcriff that he shot his wife, but declared tliat he did not intend to kill her, since which tlire he has been wandering about in tDe woods without food. After bis arrest, on Sunday morning, he was conveyed to the Riobmond Jail, where, during the day. he attempted to commit suicide by cutting his throat with a email pocket !%nife, but the edge being Terv dull, it is suppose J prevented his outting deen enough to cause death. Thin mine ruble wretch now I lien in a cell in a very feeble condign, and will, no j doubt, embrace tbe flr.-t opportunity cPput an and to bin existence. Mr. Kdmonds. the keeper, bae v?ey prop< rly placed a man in ills cell for thy purpose of ' preventing any act of self-destruction,<4* might at- | tempt. The ooroner will. If the prisoner is sufficiently restoted to attend, examine him to day, and fully 1 commit him for trial on the charge of murder Chart* of Grand Larceny.?A man, by the name Of Henry Sullivan, was arrested yesterday. on a charge of I stealing a Pavings' bank book, on the Chambers street ' Hank, lor $<>0, together with articles of clothing valued at $13? making in all $7.", the property of John Doyle, j residing at No. 26 Water street. It appears, from the evidence In this case, that Doyle, in April last, went to Mexico ; and before he left he placed the bank book, and the other property, in tbe care and custody of one Bridget Brananan, for pafe keeping until his return. However, shortly after he left, Sullivan called on Bridget, and said he was directed by Doyle to take i charge of the property thus left In her care, Bridget, supposing all to be correct, gave up the property ac- | cordl ngly. A few days ago, Doyle returned from Mexico, and called upon Bridget for his property, when . he was informed that Sullivan had taken the property | away It has since been ascertained that the accused hns drawn the money from the bank, without any I authority from Doyle thus to do so. Justice l.othrop. from the evidence, considering this a clear case of larceny, committed the accused to prison for trial. Jlh) ail another Murdtr.?V ester day afternoon, about Oo clock, so altsrcatlon took place, on the corner of L D. TWO CENTS. Maiden lane and Nassau street, between Wm H Drake, driver of Kathbun's stage coach, and a man by the namr of John Morrison. driver of a cart for tha bouse of A IC, Iliggine. hi Broad street, in whioh Drake received three violent blows on the back of hia head, with a cart run given by Morrison, injuring him so severely that but alight hopes are entertained of hie recovery. It appears that the stags coach and tha cart became blocked up in the street tegetber, when the altercation took Dlnce. about driving on. Drake in older to make him do io, struck Morrison several blows with his whip ; this enraged Morrison, who. In retallstton. seised one of the runs of his cart and struck Drake three successive blows on the back of his head, knocking him senseless on the street. Morrison ' was at once arrested, by "Ulcer Donnelly, of the 2(1 ward police, and conveyed to the station house, and i lacked up. The injured roan was carried to his residence, No. 77 Greenwich street, and medical aid procured. The skull is believed to be fractured, and, if so, 1 conjestion of the brain might ensue, and thereby cans* death in a few hours Krom our last account, the Injured man was thoughQto be in a very dangerous situation. Jl Singular Case.?We have just received information from John I). Steel, I'>f|.. justice of the peace, at Kondout. Ulster county, respecting the discovery, yesterday, of a black leathern trunk, tilled with clothing and other things of value, it having been concealed behind a pile of wood, in that village, where it was found broken open. There are a number of letters in it direoted to OrviUe Hurd; many of them directed to New York, and post-marked Newark. The trunk evidently Is the property of Mr. Hurd Some of the letters were directed to No. 242 Hast 12th street, and others to the upper Bull's Head la all probability the trunk has been stolen from some steamboat, and broken open in search of money We have also received a letter from the postmaster of that village, on the same subject Lair Intelligence. Cocrt of Own ap?i> TrSMivra, Sept. 11.?Befor i Judge Kdmonds, Aldermen Hatfield and Stephens.? Tr ial of Jacob Hafller alias Dutch Jaqui,fnr murder of Patrick Congou, in April last, in ltilh street, was put olT until Wednesday morning next, in consequence of the abeence (occasioned by an illness) of one of his counsel. No civil business being ready, the Court adjourned. Swreme Court, General Term, Sept. 11.?Present, Justices llurlbut, McConn and Kdwards.?No. 4 Leartlt, receiver, re, Hlatchfnrd. -The argument of this cause was not concluded when the Court adjourned. St* pre Mr. Cot rt?Special Term. Sept. 11.?Before Justice Kdmonds.? George .1. Vogle q-c. ti. Robert Heatty Let judgment be entered for the pltfs. for the relief sought In the complaint, with $12 costs, besides disbursements. Eugene THditr vs. William Warner.?Let judgment be entered for the pltf. for the relief claimed in tha complaint, with $12 costs, besides disbursements. In the matter of John Marks, a lunatic. ? Petition for supersedeas. Let this matter be referred to A. D. Soper, counsellor at law. StrsRion Cot rt, Sept. 11.?rresent, the Chief Justice, Judges Vanderpoel and Sandford. ? The Court >at to-day to hear law arguments. Comsiow Pleas?Special Term, Sept. 11.?Before Judge lngrabam. ? Catharine Tro/ihagrn rt. Henry Wykoff.?On motion of (reorge S. Partridge, att'y for pltf. in this cause, it Is ordered that it be referred to HenryS. Dodge, Esq., of the ( ity lof New York, as referee, to tako proof of the facts which are necessary to enable the Court to give judgment, and that he report thereon. Carpenter vs. Shrldon.? Motion that cause so off tha September Term, denied. Keaseler re. Uluvenrauch.?Motion to dismiss euit and net aside proceedings, denied without costs. Before Judge Ulshoeffer.? Francis Knight and Juliet Crick ri. JI'tii. B. Mojtit ?This was an action of trespass to recover damages for injury done to the plaintiffs' house The plaintiffs own the house and lot No. 383 Broadway, the defendant owning the adjoining houie and lot, and began to build or make some alterations in his premises some time last year. In excavating, he dug and removed, as plaintiffs allege, a large quantity of the earth In the rear of their premises, in consequence of which more of the earth caved in. and the wall of their house settled down, was cracked and considerably damaged. To reoover damages for this trespass the present suit Is brought. Adjourned to this morning. Before Judge Daly.? Garrett D Ilatbrouck r?. Garrett M. Ma ghee.?This was an action on a promissory note for $1000 and interest. The defence set up was usury; that plaintiff charged a shilling a day interest on every $100 This was met by insisting that a former nete of $1500 was taken up, and ithe present note given, together with $600 cash, and that defendant received it from a person named Rillett. The jury had not agreed when the ceurt adjourned. Ilobert A". Kelly, survivor, ?'?. Char E. Poppe.? This was an action to recover $62. The plaintiff gave defendant an order for a quantity of tobaoco, of a particular quality. Defendant wrote to his correai pendents in Havana, to purchase the tobacco; 60 bales were accordingly purchased and sent on here. When | it arrived it was inspected by plaintiff, who declined | to take it, insisting that it was not of the quality ordered. It was subsequently sent to Liverpool, by agreement between the parties, to defendant's correspondent. to be made sale of there; defendant agreeing, as plaintiff alleges, to make no charge, except one per cent, for guaranteeing bis correspondent. When the proceeds were returned, the defendant furnished the account sales, and not only charged one per cent for the guarantee, but Ave per cent for commissions, and retained the same. To recover back live per cent commissions, the suit is brought. The dofenoe was, that the second agreement was conditional, to-wit? mat in caae iif iudkco eoia in isirerpooi at a loss, only one per cent would he charged, defendant reserving to himself the right to charge commissions, (cc , In the event that the tobacco cleared Itself. The account rales received from (Liverpool allowed that, alter payment of all charge* and expense*, It left a nroflt of $1>2, and defendant inflated that be waa entitled to charge the uaual commlaaione and retain thia aun>. The jury found a verdict for defendant without leaving their aeata. Uisitku State* Dutbici Court.?Before Judge Betta ?Sentence*.?Adam Hay*. Christopher Morae. and four athera, convicted Iaat Tuesday of an attempt to create a revolt r n board the ship Henry Trowbridge, were sentenced this morning; Hayes and Morre to pay a flue of $16 each, and to be imprisoned nntll the line was paid; the other four to pay a toe. f 10 each, and to be imprisoned until the fine was paid. Gemkrai. 8 iosi, Sept. 11.? Before the Recorder, Aldermen Fitzgerald and Dodge.?Jonas B. Phillips, K*q , Assistant District Attorney.? Trial for Bigamy ? The trial of Tbfjinga Dungan onarged with the abovn offence, was resumed, and the eaee for the defence was orvued. The prisoner stood charged with having married on the 10th Aug., 1845, in thia city, a woman named Kllan Mahony, his first wife, named Mary Baugh, being atill living. KnwARD Hartlv, the flnt witness for the defence, testified? I have been acquainted with the prisoner, Dungan for the laat.three or four years ; he lived with Mr. Riley, a grocer and publican, up to the time of his arrest; 1 oitensaw him in the city. CroH-tramintil.?I saw him in tfcs city about two years sgo ; be bad been at New Haven; i was at his bouse in New York; saw Helen Mahony there : asked him " if *be wss his wife ?" " No," said he. " You are a cU7,nK* fvllOW i jou have always an eye after the women (Laughter.) J children there: thev eViied Dungan " father^-' I heard the woman addressed a^. inn, i/uogBu idu iiipu an i>iuh minonj; I noTVT btArtl him call bar " wife.'' I beard he had some diflloulty with nnother woman in Ireland; I heard some talk abont his being mnrried ; I then heard a person say " Dungan dont look as bad now as the day he marehed tbrougn the fair, in Ireland, with a child tied to his bark.'' (Roars ot laughter.) In consequence of this. I put the question to him about his marriage, as it was rumored that he was married ; saw Dungan in New Haven and abo in New York ; be kept bouse in New Havtn. Tcaenca Kiblrt, being sworn, testified that he knew the prisoner; never heard anything against his | character; I knew him for the last four years; I know I Charles Baugh; be has got the reputation of being a noisy sort of a man ; Dungan resided in New Haven I some four Tears ago. Thomas Riklv?Knows Dnngan for fifteen years and OTer. I know Charles Baugh for seven or eight | yean; knew him in Ireland; Dungan'e character in Ireland was that of a sober, Industrious man. I never beard much of Baugh's character ; 1 saw Dungan at a Catholic church in Ireland : I could uot tell whether he was a Catholic or not; during the last four years I lived In Massachnsetts. Ki.i.rsDi sj; as, sifter of the prisoner- testified shs heard the testimony of Charles Baugb, in Ireland. did not ree him goto the Catholic choroh, ho expressed himself to witneas as a Protestant , he had a profestaat prayer book and bible ; I never went with him on a? ** sion to the Protestant chore* saw Protose-0* "'Jitters often with my brother ?t *?-*" " V.01**? ' 5* time 1 saw Marv Bau*h, ?*? wiefifn a miieof our house ; I was sent ?'- ?? ?? to M-'r7 ""?Kh >?nn?e in twe've da? afterwards ; no mage took place at the keveTon tbst ooeasten , I was never there before ?r sin ? ; I reine home on the same day ; the prisoner wes home the a- <t day : 1 can'tsay tiat he came home With me ; I believe 1 did not See May Baugh for a month afterwards ; never knew them to cohabit as man ar.d alfe tbey bad a quarrel about a child; she had not i _ ii.: ? .. .Itk kl- ?u._ ?.-a? > wtd living wi?.M u.ui iv* uivio lunu jrar utiiurv uo raw* to this country ; heard the marriage talked of, I supposed they were going to be married , recoUacta taking a drink with Mary IJaugh at a fair one day ; I I dont recollect that the party to whloh I went, wat given the day after their marriage. Witnesses aa to character were examined. The Court here adjourned over to this forenoon (at eleven O'cloOk. Covar Cai iu>?n thh D*v.?Cirruit Cmi't?No*. 11, 18, 10. 20, 21, 31. 32, 3.1 to 30, ;8. 40. 41 Common P/eav ?First Fart?No* 100. 117,110, 121, 123, 125, 127. 120, 131, 133. 135, MB. 141. 5 ?7 85. Second Fart -08, 104. lot), 110. 112. 114, 118, 120, 122, 124, 130 132. 134, 138, 140. ] lEATK Or A VOl.t .NTKKR ?A fO til mod VoIlllltW, tin mod B. O. Smith, died suddenly in the *tag?-coach, near Butlar. in thi* State, on the 3l*t ult. file remain- were interred with military honor* by the peopla of liutler. Ho I* -uppo-ed to bare had relative* in ( rawford county. HI* baggage and clothing and fifty dollar* in money, which were found upon hiper-on. were taken charge of by Hon John Bredin of Butlt*.? PWtfttphia Bvtttth. 9 . <M> 4