Newspaper of The New York Herald, September 14, 1848, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated September 14, 1848 Page 1
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l'? t h fJIU M NO. 5216. Army Orilrrn. Aie^ehil Orders, > ?'** D?i>a?tmkst. V Adj .'alit General's Offlce, No. 40. ) * ?1 'iig'on, Aug. 31,184S, I. The President of ihe I. niiml Stat**, ban judged proper that the United Slates be divided into two rnilttarv tfpdffranhuiiil divisions. llTitl that aanh division he subdivided into military departinmts, as follows:? i KASTKK N HI VISION. The country can of a linn drawn from Fond dn Lac, Lake Superior, to ''ape Sable Florida: comprising four military departments, to wit: ? Department A'o 1.? Maine. New Hampshire, Ver- i mout, Massachusetts, Ithmie Island and ( onnecticut. Department No 2 ?,\ ichigau. Wisconsin, (east of the line lrom Fond du Lao to Cape Sable,) Ohio and Indiana. Department Xo 3.? New 1 i>rk. Now Jersey. Pennsylvania, Delaware, and .Marylnod. De]iartm<nt X<>. 4.? \ ir^iuiu. North Carolina, South ^ Carolina. Georgia, and that part of Florida lying within the F.astern Division. WKSTEUN DIVISION. The country west of a line drawn from Fond du Lac, Lake Superior, to I'apu Sable, Florida.including the State of Texas and Territory of New Mexico, comprising five military depurtuieuis:? Department Xu. 5.?The portion of Florida within the western division, the Slates of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Department Ae 6 ?Wisconsin, (west of the line from Fond du Lac to Cape Sable.) Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri. above the 37th degree ot north latitude. Department Xo. 7 ?The country west of the Missism wippi, south of the 37Ik degiee of north latitude, and north of t-ouisiana and Texas Department A a. 8.?That part of Texas lying south I and east of a line drawn lrom a point on the ltio j <>raude, south of LI I'aao, at the 32d degree of north i latitude, to tbe junction ot the Knsenada Choclan ( Choctaw creek) with tbe Colorado, or Ked river, and down taM river to Arkansas Department No. II.-New Mexico and the territory north and west of the aforesaid line from the Kio "irande. te and dowu the Colorado or Red river, for merly claimed as a part of New Mexioo. SKPAH ATK HKPAHTI'K.ITS. Department No. 10.?1 lie Territory of California. JJeynrtmint No. 11.?Tbe Territory of Oregon. II. And tbe President bus further judged proper that tbe general distribution of the regiments and corps constituting tbe military peace establishment, shall be mada in the following manner:? EA8TEKN DIVISON. Dt r ? a I M?..vr No. I. Ten < ompaniet of' the ? regiment of artillery. i'ort Sullivan, hast port, Maine. 1 company. Port Preble, Portland, Maine. 1 company. Kort Constitution. Portsmouth. N. H.,1 company. KortWarren and Port Independence, Boston. Mass., r< companies. Pert Adams and Kort Woloott, II I., 3 companies. Port Trumbull, New Lonaou. Conn., 1 company. DeFAHTMENT No. 2. Fire eotnpanitt of tne ith regiment of infantry. Port Brady . Sault Ste. Mar.u, Mich., 1 company. Fort Mackinac, Michigan, 1 company. Port Oratiot, Michigan, 1 company. .'.letroit, Michigan. 2 aompanies. DefaRtmknt No. 3. Five eomyaniet oj the 4iA regiment of infantry. Port Niagaia, New York. 1 company. Port Ontario, Oswego. N Y.. 1 company. U.Al... I. ' I. . Ilo.kn. sr o i'lBuiM'ii DnnatKr. onunct o itaiuvi. 4* * ? - vvuspanics. Platteburgh Barracks, N. V., 1 company. I 7<71 rc/ff^onieji of the ? regiment of artillery. Fort Columbus. Fort Hamilton, and Fort Lafayette, New Vork Harbor, 6 companies. Pert Mifflin, Pennsylvania. 1 company. Fort Mellenry. lialiimorn, Md ., 2 companies. fort Washington, Maryland, 1 company. l)se AKTMK.NT No. 4. Tin companies of the ?regiment of artillery. Fort Monroe, Virginia, 3 companies. Fort Johnston and Fort Caswell, Smithville, X. C., 1 i company. Fort Macon, Beaufort. X. C., 1 company. Fort Moultrie and Castle Pinckney, Charleston Harbor. S. C., 2 companies. Augusta Arsenal, Georgia. 1 company. Oglethorpe Barracks. Savannah, Ga , 1 company. Fort Marion, St. Augustine, E, F., 1 company. WESTERN 1)1 VISION. DePAHTMENT NO. 5. Tett companies of the. regiment of artillery. 'Fert Brooke, Tampa Bay. Fla., 2 companies. Fort riokcns and Fort McRea, Tensacola, Fla., 3 companies. Fort Morgan, Mobile, Ala , 2 companies. Fort l ike. Louisiana. 1 company. Fort Wood, Louisiana. 1 company. .Now Orleans Barracks. Louisiana, 1 company. Dcsahtment Xo. 8. The liih and 7th regiments of infantry, and 6 companies 1st dragoons The new post at the confluence of the Crow Wing and Mississippi rivers. Winnebago country, 1 company 1st dragoons; 1 company 6tb infantry. Fort Knelling. Iowa, 2 companies 6ih infantry. Fort Crawford, Wisconsin. 2 companies 0*.h infantry. Fort Atkinson, Iowa, 1 company 1st dragoons; 1 . .mpany Gth infantry. Fort Leavenworth, Missouri, 2 companies 1st dragions; 11 companies Gth infantry. Fort Scott, Missouri Territory. 1 company 1st dra| goons; 1 company 6th infantry. Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, 7th regiment of inI fantry. Dbfartment No. 7.?Arkansas and Indian Countries. The [it h j egiment of infantry, and two companies 1st dragoons. Fort Gibson, Cherokee country, I company 1st dragoons, 4 companies 5th infantry. Fort Smith, a Choctuws, ) 2 companies 5th inf. Fdrt'Washita, < and / 1 co 1st o'g 2co 5thinf Fort Towson, ( Chickasaw* ) 2 companies 6th inf. Department No. 8.?Texas. The 1st regiment of infantry, 0 companies 'id infantry, 6 companies 2<f dragoons, and 2 companies 1st artillery, {one In be light artillery.) To be stationed along the line of the Hio Grande and the Indian frontiers of Texas, to the Colorado or I Red Hirer. Department No. 9.? New Mexico. T'lf 8th regiment of infantry?1 field officer and 4 companies'id infantry?2 companies 2d artillery. A companies 'id dragoons. [One post to be established on the boundary line from New Mexico to San Diego, on the Pacific, near where the line commences on the Rio Gila?(garrison 1 company 2d dragoons, ? companies 8th infantry;) , and 4 companies 3d infantry to be stationed at Paso del Norte.] Ac. ?~~~ SEPARATE DEPARTMENT I. I Depot latent No. 10?California?2d regiment of in- , fantry, 2 companies 3d artillery, 3 companies 1st dragoons. Department No. 11? Oregon?Regiment of mounted riflemen. 2 companies 4th artillery. III. The posts which it may be necessary to establish, and the arrangement of the troops in Texas and Nsw Mexico, with a riew to the best protection and defence of the frontiers, will be left to the judgment of the lo- | cai comma unere, iiuuit nuuu iubuui ?n .....j Teceive from the War Department, or the Major General commanding the western division. The officer* commanding in California and Oregon ar* charged with establishing the posts and garrisons within their respective commands, but the position* to be permanently occupied should not be determine 1 nntil after n military reconnoissance by eompetent and experienced officers. The commanders of departments Nos. 10 and 11 will make their reports to, and correspond direct with the Adjutant General's office, Washington. One offletr of engineers, and one or more of topographical engineers, will be ordered to report to tho commanding officers of departments No. 10. (California.) and No. 11, (Oregon ) reflectively. Two offlrers of topographical engineers will report to the commanding officer of department No. 9, (New Mexico ) One officer of engineers, and two of topographical engineers, will report to the commanding officer of department No. 8, ((Texas,) at such time and place as he may designate. IV. And the Tresidcnt has further judged proper tbst the two military geographical divisions be commanded respectively by the two major generals of the army, until otherwise directed. Major General Scott will accordingly assume eomrnand of the astern division, and MaOor General Taylor willbsontiniie in command of the western division of the army. The headquarters of the eastern division will be pstnbllshed at, or in the vicinity of New Vork; and the headquarters of the western division at, or in tbe^vicinity oi^New Orleans. The particular place for eacn wm of selected oy mo respective major general*, and reported to the War Department for approval. Tba two senior brigadier general* are assigned to the eastern division; tba pen I or to the command of department* No*. 8 and 4. headquarter* at Baltimore; and the junior to the command of department* No*. 1 and 3, headquarter* at Albany. Brevet Major General Gatne* and Brevet Major General Wool will accordingly report to the major general commanding the eaatcrn division. The two junior brigadier general* are a**igned to duty In the weetern division; the aenlor to the command of department No 8. headquarter* at ; the junior to the command of department No. 0, headquarter* at St. I.oui* Brevet Major General Twiggs and Brevet Major Oeneral Kearny will accordingly report to the major general commanding the weetern divliion. The officer highest In rank of the line of the army on duty, in any military department or post, will command the tame, unlea* otherwise specially directed in order* by authority of the President. V. To the duties devolved upon commander* of division* by the General Regulations for the Army, (article 11,) are superadded the duties enjoined upon the i. commander of the Army, (artiole 10.) so far as the game may be found to be applicable; and all other functions pertaining to the General ('nmmanding-inCbicf. under army regulations, with the like limitation, will also be exercised by the two major general* within their respective division*. VI. The numerous applications to the Keoretary of V *' render It necessary to devolve the subjeet of discharges upon the major generals of division; accordingly such applications hereafter will not be considered at the War Department, except in case* of pension and certificate* of ordinary disability. VII. The recruiting service will be regulated by the Adjutant General of the army, under the direction of p^ibe Secretary of War. Muster roll*, monthly reports. j gr fee., enjoined by the 13th and lOtn or the rnie* and articles of war, and ? Oeneral Regulations of the [ E N E MORNI Army," will, us at preseut. be forwarded to the office of the Adjutant General, Washington. Military correspondence, and offlieial transactions with the War Department relative to the army, will be conducted, as usual, tkri ugh the Adjutant General. 1 VIII In assigning regiments to particular depart* t ments and dietilets of country. the President desires that consideration be bad to their former service in lees favored legions, witii ajiewto better stations, (as far as the convenienee of tbo service msy permit,) in j the new srrsugeuo-nt of the troops. All details neces- , sary for the exe, i.tion of this order will be directed by th>- major uii< r? 1.- of division. Major General Scott will designate the regiment 1 for each department to which the artillery has been 1 assigned Colonels will report to the Adjutant General the com- 1 paDiea to be detail* d for Oregon, California, Near Max- 1 tco and Texa*. aod will fee that they be properly equipped before put euroute for their destination It<giments and companies will be put en route for their respective stations ax xoon ax their rank* are 1 filled to the legal etandurd. and the Reason or conveni- 1 enee el the service will permit.* Jn the meanwhile, the < officer* and men should be allowed such indulgence aa ' may be compatible with the requirements of the service. 1 C< mmanderx of regiments and posts will forward, 1 without delay, returax of the troops, in due form, to ' the bead quiutcr* of the division in which they are now stationed, addressed respectively to Mi\jor General 1 Scott, (for the present.) at New York; and Major Genersl Taylor, (tor the present) at Baton Rouge All officers on lene of absence, or otherwise away from their regiments, except in virtue of commissions held ' in the general staff, will forthwith report by letter to division head quarters, and to the ooloneli of their re- . spi ctive regimeutx reporting alxo the authority for tbair absence and the time when they left their regiments? 1 vide ' General Orders" No. 30, ear. tt. I IX Ofliioial respi ct and courtesy on all occaaiena. and especially in their military correspondence, or other duty. Is strictly enjoined by the military code upon all i tfiuers of the army; and any departure therefrom should be regarded an offence not to be overlooked, but treated according to the rules and articles of war. Good order, thorough Instruction, and the maintensnce of discipline and subordination, are in- ( dispensable to the efficiency of the peace establishment. " It is the intention of the government, that there be established in every regiment or corps, and throughout the army ax one corps, a gradual and universal subordination or authority, which, without loss of force, shall be even. mild, and paternal ; and which, founded in justice and firmness, shall maintain all subordinates in the strictest observance of duty," too. ? (Jinny Regulation$ ) V Thu P?l?, ,.?I1q imnn (Iw. -nmn.?ill? ??? erals, and all officers in authority, to be vigilant in enforcing, in every particular, ' the oenkrai. heouutiom" established for the government ot the army of the United States ; and it is expected that rigid fCiBomy will be enforced in all branches and details of the service. By order of the Secretary of War : 11. JONES, Adjutant General. * The numler ofrrlvatos authorized l>y law, is, for tbe mounted rifle regiment, M ; dragoons, SO; artillery and infantry, 42. The companies of the regiment of iufuntry for serriou in California will be aliowod i>4 pri\stes eacli. and all other companies of infantry aim 3!' privates each. Vide too. 2 of j ' An Act makirg appropriations for to for U.e year cidingt\e 30th of r(jJ Aug.M,fas. HK4?<Qt'AllTFai or THE Ea It X unlllos, \ | New York, Septei IMS. ^ General Orders, n M^jor General Scott, general-in the army, assumes the command of the Easti in conformity with instructions received War Department, in Orders No. 19, cur. HeadQuarters, city of New York. Brevet Major Ccneral Gaines will a.--ui. command of Departments, Nos. 3 and 4, Head-Quarters, Baltimore. Brevet Major General Wool will assume command of Departments. Nos. 1 and 2, Head Quarters, Albany. The four regiments of Artillery are distributed as follows The 4th will proceed (about the 10th of next month) to Tensacola, and there be governed by such instructions as it may receive from the Major General of the Western Division ; the 1st is assigned to Department No 3. head-quarters. Kort Columbus ; the 2d is assigned to Department. No. 4, head quarters. Kort Monroe ; and the 3d to Denartment. No. 1. head quarters, Fort Independence. The let and 3<l' regi- 1 menta will occupy their respective stations as soon 1 as the means of tramportation can be supplied, as will, also, the companies of the 2d, destined for Fort Monroe. The remaining companies of this regiment 1 will be pQt in route towards the close of the present month. The colonels of artillery will designate th* companies of their respectiTe regiments for their several i posts. The foregoing distribution of regiments, will, as it may depend upon the general in chief, be changed at I the end of two years. His aids-de-camp are Brevet Captains T. Williams and S Hamilton. Brevet Major H. L. Scott is appointed acting Judge Advocate of the Eastern Division, and until an ofllcer of the Adjutant General's Department shall join, will act as assistant adjutant general, in which capacity he has already served in the Mexican War with so much distinction. W INFIELD SCOTT. By command : S. Hamilton, Brevet Captain, and A. D. C. i Naval Intelligence. U. S. Stork Shit Erik, > , New Vork Harbor, Sept. 13,1848..) Sir,?The following is a list of the officers of this ship, which sails to-morrow for Porto Traya, and thence to the Mediterranean William McBlair, Lieut. Commanding ; L B Avery. Lieutenant; K. G. McCauley, I'urser; J. H. Wright. Passed Assistant Surgeon: A. Barbot, Acting Master; E. A. Barnett, Passed Midshipman: J. K.Wilson, do.; J. H. March, do ; K. E. Stone, do ; D. H. Lynch, Midshipman; W. T. Goodwin. Captain's Clerk; T. Quastolf. Purser's Clerk; L. D. Johnson, Surgeon's Steward. Mrs. Commodore Bolton goes out as passenger, to join the Commodore on the Coast of Afrioa. Also, Mr. Alex. Gait, of Norfolk. Aggression by a lfrltlsh Force Agnlnst the King or Apollonla. [From the London Times, Aug. 21.] We have been favored with very graphic and particular information of an enterprise successfully undertaken by a British force against the Kftag of Apollonla. and if the oircumstances attending the defeat and capture of his Majesty are yet but little known in ] this country, we can only ascribe the obscurity of suoh 1 interesting facts to the precedence taken by the fall < of more historical dynasties nearer home. Few read- ! ers, perhaps, will be the worse for some preliminary \ hints respecting the geography of the scene to which we refer. On the west coast of Afrioa. in the old empire or territory of Ashantee, and within the political ' Ken 01 i/tpe toan lastie, is situated the aboriginal kingdom of Apollonla. recently governed by a personage of marked character and undoubted grandeur, hut whore proper name does not eeem to hare transpired North of hla Majeaty'a dominions ilea the province of Warsaw, to the eaat is Amalfi, and close under his lee lies Brandrnburgh. It is now our duty to recount the incidents which drew upon his Apollonian Majesty (he vengeance of the British arm Regardless of anything save his own caprices, this monarch systematical! v waylaid and massacred the Warsaw people on their road to Cape Coast : by unmlstakeable acts of profanation he symbolised his conlempt of the British flag ; he ill-treated British meichautmen, captured twelve naturalised subjects belonging to the King of Holland, and uniformly detained (and it was said devoured) any couriers or heralds despatched to him in deprecation of his practices The Lieutenant Governor of Cape Coast, Mr. Winniett. at length resolved on bringing thetyrant ts | reason, and the llutch settlement of Axim being fixed as the place of rendezvous, a force of f>600 was assembled there a month or two ago. It is but just to remark, however, that this "army of the Alps.''though so numerically imposing, was hut an aggeomeration of volunteers round a single company of the 1st West India Regiment?the natives all joining with hearty unanimity in the projected expedition. Atemboo, the capital of Apollonia. lay about twenty miles westward of Axim. and two considerable rivers were interposed between the king and his enemies. After a day's rest and refreshment, the troops crossed the Ancobra In two divlsious. asM in excellent order, with tbeadmiraj ble prov ision of a rocket battery attached to each dlvlsbn, and 60rounds of ball-cartridge in each man's pouch. After experiencing nnd surmounting some resietance. the army at length reached Atemboo, a fact which instantly decided the king upon retiring with his treasures to the Konigsberg of his dominions?a black, fetid swamp, surrounded with bush, in wh'ch his Majesty sunk himself as magnanimously as the ancient hero in the marshes of Minturnic, leaving orders with his executioners (a strong and numerous body) to remain behind nnd despatch as many of his faithful subject, as thry conld contrive to meet with. Considering the character of this mandate, it is not surprising that the commander of the invading army received pressing applications from the inhabitants ol' Atemboo to be permitted to assist in the capture of their sovereign- a petition to which he iriostjudicleusly acceded. The result of the search by these sairacious spies was the discovery ef his Majesty's retirement in J tne swamp, and of 120 miserable wretches, heavily J Ironed, who were destined for an approaching sacri- ' flee, and who had been carried off by his Majesty as a more precious treasure than all the rum and calico in ' his palace. With these conspicuous trophies of con- ' quest the army of the Ancotra then returned home wards, after a total loss of four killed and thirteen ' wounded. Mr. Drodle Crulckshank, who had com- ' manded the second division of Irregulars in the expedition, was left behind to organise and superintend a j provisional government, which, it is gratifying to add, j nan been recognised with the utmost promptitude by * the neighboring powers, and confident hopes are entertained that amicable relations will he established between Apollonla and Cape Coast without the formalities of a mediation or the disturbance of u debate. The king was carrteiloff to head-quarters amidst execrations like those which astonished Charles Albert In Milan, and the Colonial Offlce, we hear, has been apprised that his Majesty has been duly committed for trial at the approaching gaol delivery In the British settlement. Nick 0\kki.ani> Trip.?itt. Kev. Dr. Meis, Bishop of Vanoouvtr. in Oregon, arrived at Dubuque, Iowa, on the 22d ult. lie left Walla Walla on the a)th of March last, and erossed the Rooky Mountains alone and on foot. In many places he says the snow was 20 ' feet deep. He is on his way to Europe.?St. Lovii R?p 1 W Y( NG EDITION.?THUI Tlicat ileal and Niulral. I'm* Tiikithk. ? We attended the I'arklast evening, far the purpose of seeing Mr. Hamblln in oneofhig beet characters, that of Coriolanns, in the tragedy of that name, which we bare always thought one of hii best. Am we had not seen him for many year* in this part, we were anxious to ascertain whether or not this turned actor had deteriorated. We are happy to say, that, so far from his having fallen off. he never perlormed better than he did last evening. Coriolanus is a difficult character to represent, yet in the hands of Mr. iiainblin it was done full justice to The remaining parts of this tragedy were ably performed by the several persons to whom they were allotted; but a rense of justioe obliges us to make especial note of Mr Hield's personation of Tullus, which was a masterly piece of acting. Of Signora Clocca and Signer Neri, who danced the 1'olKa National?, between the lrsg? dy and the farce of -'Simpson U Co.,'' which formed the conclusion of the evening's amusements, it is almost unnecersarv to speak. It is sufficient to say. that they acquitted themselves in their usual mauner, and that, ot course, thev were called UDOn to reneat that lavoril eldalire We understand. that the celebrated Monplalser I nil rt Iroujir are engaged at the Park land that they will eoon make their appearance there in tbo!/<a//rt of Fsmerelda. Bow fry Theatre.?J. H. Hall's beuelit last eveDing wax very well attendeJ, and though there was roine disappointment in consequence of the lndlspoition of Mies Taylor, and her inability to perform her parte, everything went off well. Miss Fauny Oordon, young lady who !e well and favorably known to th* theatre going cltitens of New York, took her part in i he splendid drama of the " Destruction of the lias tile," and Mr*. Phillips, replaced her in the " Kolund lor an Oliver." The," Destruction of the llastilv" was played first, and as the piece is now in good working trim, every thing went off most smoothly. Mr. Clarke's per.-c ation of the bloody Itobespierre, is a most capital piece of acting ; and by way of a comic set off to the piece. Winans, as the travelling Cockney, made much fun. His rescue of the Captain of the Guard from the sword of the Revolutionists, wasu most ludicrous affair. The lablraux and scenes in this piece are most splendid, and as they are arranged, form the most effective and beautiful pictures. The storming and destruction of the Bastile. the death of Itobespierre, andallotherincidents of the piece, makeit the most remarkable theatrical display that nas ever been produced at the Bowery. Recent events in France, which at one period threatened to lead to as bloody scenes as those enacted in Robespierre's time, give this piece a peculiar Interest. Broadway Thiatbe,-The highly attractive bill put forth last evening at this popular theatre, drew IVP. ...VI nn inlineupo MroiuDUJl' m I 111' AUIllirerS 01 1110 gr t star " of the eveI1in(?_the gifted Mr Forrest. M y, unable procure places, filled up the passages lir- boxee aad the house was crowded In every available place of accommodation. Conrad's tragedy, entitled " Jack Cade, or the Kentish Rebellion," was the principal piece selected for the occasion, and was presented by a highly talented cast. The various incidents, the plot and design, are admirably adapted for the taste and spirit of the age, when the aspirations for human freedom all over the world have taken so strong a hold upon popular feeling among the masses. As 1; Jack Cade." disguised as Aylmere, the hero of the piece. Mr. Forrest's powerful and highly wrought personations drew forth the most rapturous applause from all parts of the bouse; and at the close of the seoond aot many of the audience loudly cheered his extraordinary efforts in the part. Marlanna. by Miss F. Wailack, was an excellent performance; and the audience frequently evinced their high appreciation of her admirable personation of the part, by frequent applause. Miss W. is a young lady of high promise, and has won golden opinions sinoe her appearance here. The entertainments for this evening will be found hiehlv attreetlwe Niblo'i Opkra.?Another of the great works of the Italian school was brought out here last evening, the 'Lucia di Lammerinoor," of Donizetti. This opera lias been played in this country several times ; at ralmo's, in the days of Uorghese and Antognlnl, at the Aftor l'lace. last winter, with Signorine Barili, Truffl, and Bcnedetti; but the perl'ornianoe of M. and Madame Laborde throws all the previous doings with Donizetti's most cherished work iutothe shade. Krom the beginning to the end of the opera, the attention of the spectators was chained, and though the " Uenedettists" weie very numerous, we saw many ? Labordists." whose numbers, in fact, were still greater. We may ray, without exaggeration, that never, since this opera was Hist brought up in this country have wo ever heard a " Lucia'' better performed thau that of Madame Laborde. The beautiful " aria" of the first act could not be in better hands, and she invested in it all the train and/iori/urei of grace of which it is susceptible. Her duet with her lover was charming ; that with her brother, sung with great feeling; her acting in both, being marked with many features of intelligence.? The aria of madness stands out in the lyrical drama as a very difficult piece, and Madame L. rendtred it with the most admirable delineation, richness of style, and superb method. It is useless to say that during the whole performance, Madame Laborde was received with unbounded applause, and called before the ourtain at the end of each act, where she was presented with many bo<iuets. As for Mr. Laborde, by his powerful voice and undaunted energy, he established himself at once a favorite with the public. Being an accomplished musician, be played his part in the most DhAiaaterifttic manner. His duet with Siffnop Rene. ventano, afforded him a splendid triumph, as well as the finale of the second act. and that of the scene of the grave-yard, in whioh, by the true and energetic management of his voice, bis tuaporlamrnH and trilltt be made us remember the classical tones of the famed singer Kublni, the only actor who ever gave true justice to the Immortal work of Donizetti. Signor Beneventano, with bis splendid organ, was nevertheless very inferior in his rolr, and the furious ebullition of his part was as poor as it was bombastic. We need not speak of the other nullities employed in the performance, but it is our duty to mention the deficiencies 3f the orchestra, in which the stringed instruments lid not accord with the wind instruments, and made the singers labor under great uneasiness. Tonight the entertainments will consist of the first appearance of the Dwarf Brothers, the comic piece of Mr. and Mrs. Peter White,'' together with the farce if " Sketches in India," in which Tom Placidc, John Sefton, and Mrs. Cramer, will appear. A great bill, which will attract a great house. Natiowai. Theatre.?The lively farce of the " Kiss n the Dark'' was the tint piece performed last evenng, and the numerous mistakes and troubles which '.bat unfortunate kiss entailed on Mr. Solim Pettibone, who was so comically played by C. Burke, kept the kudience in a continual roar from the beginning to the end of the piece. These little farces are most caplallv played at the National, and Burke figures largely n most of them, much to the satisiaction of the auliences, as he is a general favorite. The " Mysteries knd Miseries'' was played next. Mose and the gamblers. Sykesey and his '-purtygal." Captain Tobin, laak Cirole and their friends?the individuals " who sxiet upon the broad principle of equal rights," not forgetting the two Lizes, big and little; all did their parts as oapitally as usual. The dance house row, the tcenes in the Old Brewery, and poor old Precise'* experiments in philantrophy, which lead to a regular ' muss," all aflorded a much fun as usnal. Such is the rush to see this drama, that in all probability it will have to be played for weeks to come, in order to give all a chance to see it. We would advise every one who wishes to see a true picture of certain kinds of life in New Vork, to visit tne National, they oan never see a more faithful representation. The arrangements for Ibe accommodation of visitors at the National are very complete; to avoid all disappointment, however, it is well for parties to secure their seats during the dajr, as nun uuurr ib nwfl JU1UU Up aiiur 1116 0p611llll{ Or 106 loon. Wo refer to our lilt of amusement* for tonight'* bill. Bcrton's Theatre.?Thero wag an excellent house it this place last evening, to witness the third reprelontation of Milton s "Mask of Comus."' The beautiful scenery and grouping* of this pieoe are ni-qualled by any thing of the kind that ha* been produced in thl* city for a long tlmo. The muaical part of the performance I* in the hand* of artist* who to themselves great credit. It I* destined to hare a ,ong run. and mutt draw crowded house* so long a* it splayed. The farce of" Poor illllcoddy," in which Mr. Burton takes the leading obaraoter. ha* been nightly received with deserved applause. It is pecultrly adapted to Mr. Burton's style, and the comical naurer in which the matrimonial difficulties of poor rillicoddy are given, keeps the audience in the best of plrita. In consequence of the sudden indisposition >f Mis* Chapman, the laughable farce of the ' Winlerlng Minstrel" wa* played in lieu of the-'Windnil),'' and Mr. Burton, a* Jem Bag*, kept the house n an uproar of laughter by hi* droll and comical miiMvnn. i m mora company 01 mis snug ind pieasnnt theatre I- excellent, and the diacrlmlnalon exerci.-ed by the management) In providing joveltte*. has met with a just reward. It la one of he most agreeable places in the city to -pond an inning. and. judging from the audiences, It appears o be pretty generally known. M'l i r Loxsassv.?One of the most laughable mls>rlnts that has occurred for some time past, was made esUrday, in the not'ce of this lady's singing, at the rabernacle. on the previous evening. In describing he quality of voice of this extraordinary and fascinating chanltutt, the writer said that she was the best mezzo " soprano he bad heard for a long time; but, rem the proverbial perversity of printers' devils, the merto." in the typical transition, was changed to ni gro' - a quality ol voice which has hitherto, we beleve, escaped the notice of the great masters. We are xceedingly sorry for such a mistake, however unconciously committed; and, as the only atoaemont that ould be offered, we believe the unfortunate blunderer rae Instantaneously dismissed. Such a typical error, icwever, could have no other effect, we apprehend, ban to excite a smile at the blundering blockhead rho committed it; for. to those who have had the good nrtune to see M'lle Lovarney. it Is unnecessary to ay that, In addition to her qualifications as onsof th a eat and most accomplished singers of the present | IRK I tSDAY, SEPTEMBER U day, .she ban the additional attraction of being one of the moat elegrant. graceful, and beautiful ladies that bare ever appeared before an audience in this city. Tarkrnaclk.?Tub Moravian Simjkrv?The im- 1 menee eucoeaa which thle accomplished bund of per- |

formers bae achieved einoe the commencement of their entertainments in this city. is evideneed every uight by the crowded and fashionable audience* which resort to the Tabernacle. On laet night, the concert was rich and varied, and in every respect calculated to please the most fastidious. The accomplished and fascinating Mademoiselle Lovurney sung in (ierumn, Knglieb, Scotch, and Irish ; and the unanimous and frequent bursts of applause which every successive effort elicited, is the best and most convincing testimony that could be adduced of the extraordinary abilities of this lady, and of the appreciation in whicii she is held by the elite of New York. Zorer, St.. pel, and Unease, acquitted themselves, as usual, to the delight of the company, who gave expression to their feelings in loud demonstrations of applause. The powerful Instrument of wood and straw, called the Xilocordeon so ingeniously constructed and so admirably played by that astonishing performer, Stu-pel, was again introduced to the audience, and the ourlosity which it excited was only equalled by the delight which whs felt at this novel and extraordinary mods ' of producing " the concord of sweet sounds." We trust that tills splendid and talented company will be 1 induced to prolong their stay another week, for we 1 feel assured, from the increasing popularity with j which they are received at every successive appear- | not* tltal their great talents and acknowledged supo rlority over the ordinary class of concert performers, will, if generally ascertained, receive for some time longer, the nightly homage of immense numbers who are not at prtaent aware of their attractions. CsMrsrLL'i Mimstkki.*.?These elegant singers are pursuing a most triumphant career ; night after night they have full and lashionable houses, and every song they sing elicits Immense applause. Kach member of this hand is a thori ughly educated musician ; they are , all gentlemen,and the alrof refinement which pervades all their doings, renders their ooncerts the most | agreeable entertainments of the season. Castlk Gardki*.?That excellent band of singers, I the Kthiopian Melodists, will give one of their enter- | falsing concerts at this beautiful house to-night. . 1'bey are a fine band, and a visit to hear them at the garden will be sure to please. CoNoo MissTHri.a.?This company of negro min- i strels are playing at St. Luke's building, Hudson street, j City Intelligence. Tup. Wi:atiii:b.?There wsa'{ulte a change In the | weather yesterday, being several degrees colder than I that of several days past. The sky was cloudless, and not the slightest indication of rain. Earthquakes and j moon eclipses will not do, and tome other means will have to be resorted to before the thirst of the dry ; earth will be ijuenobed. Mrr.Tiiso or run Oi.o IIiMtr.a Committkk.?The I announcement having been made that the old hunker , cimmittee would meet last night, one of the reporters : of the Herald was at his post, at the appointed hour, to | note the proceedings. It was hinted, before the assem- | bting of the committee, that it was the intention of . that body to dense means t/>, eti,w removal of those ! now in the CustomHouse.and other government officers in the city, and supply their places with the faithful of hunkerism. When our reporter arrived, he found the room of meeting brilliantly illuminated with gas, and decorated with banners emblematical of the party. On the east side of the room was a fuii portrait of General Butler, in full uniform, standing besiud cannon, while upon the groundwork were painted cannon balls. On the south end, the whole width of the room, was a banner, in the oentro of which was painted a representation of the goddess of liberty, and on the extreme right, a full length portrait of General Cass, looking intently upon a scroll and book, which Is said to contain the constitution and the laws of hunkerism, though it looked very much like a oopy of the bible. That, of course, it was not, for things of j more importance to them than futurity engrossed all I their minds About eight o'alook, the committee as- ! sembled, and our reporter was Tery politely informed that the proceedings would be of a private character, { and none others than the committee would be allowed i to remain, which deprives us of the power to give the ! i<iuhtuuj(ji> m nir jiuuiiu. it wrh cbiu inai miters on tbe subject of tbe object of the meeting, from important political and offlciul personages in Washington, would be read. No doubt tney contained salutary adrice to the hunkers of New York; and it is probable that, before long, some of the present free soil inoum- | bents, like our reporter, will be politely requested to leave their places. Mkv.tihi! in Brooklyn.?There was a meeting in Brooklyn last evening, for the relief of the sufferers by the late Are. Several resolutions were adopted - one lor the destitute to call upon tte committee, another that the subscription books bo signed by-the committee. Messrs. Oeorge JIall. Seth I.ow, Wm. S. Paoker, William M. Harris, and Kdwln Anthony, are the i committee. The Sun Bvildinc on Kirk.?A Are broke out about ! half-past five o'clock yesterday afternoon, in the eel- ; lar of the Sun building, caused by the explosion of I the gasometer. A boy approached It with a candle, i when, by some accident or leak, the gas took fire, and tbe gasometer exploded a 1th a tremendous crash. 1 Several persons were standing upon the sidewalk at | the time, who were very much alarmed, and ran for \ life, expecting the whole front of the building would : fall. Tbe manufacturing gas was re-commenced in ' that building, yesterday, which resulted in the explo- | elon, and setting on lire several bundles of paper. ! The firemen were promptly on the spot, and put out 1 tbe flames before any material damage had been sustained These private gas works are dangerous, at best, and should never be put into any building in so densely a populated portion of the oity, except under charge of a most experienced man. Kirks.?A fire broke out about twelve o'clook on Tuesday night, in tbe stable of Capt. Tupper, in Anthony street, near Broadway, which was destroyed, together with four horses. It Is thought to be tbe work of an incendiary. Afire broke out about six o'clock on Wednesday morning, in the slaughterhouse of J. k K. Clinch. In Third street, which damaged the premises to tho amount of about $100. Police Intelligence. Charet of Artan.?Captain Carpenter, of the fith ward, arrested,yesterday morning, a young man.by the name of James Hanley. on suspicion of setting Are to the stable of Kouthwiok ft Tupper, manufacturers of mineral water. No. 8& Anthony street, it appears that thiB young man was formerly in the employ of Southwick ft Tupper, but \ as discharged on Monday last, for some misronduct, since which time he has expressed a wish to hare revenge. On Tuesday night, a little before 12 o'clock, Hanley called to a negro, who sleeps In the loft, oTer the stable, requesting him to throw down the key of the stable, that he might come in and sleep. The negro being somewhat afraid of Hanley from some previous threats, threw out the key, that he might let himself In. He then went to bed again, but was scarce; ly down ten minutes before he smelt Are, and on jumping up. he found the stable on fire, and but barely escaped with his life. Captain Carpenter, of the &th ward, together with the energetic firemen, were soon on the spot, and succeeded in extinguishing the tlafnes, keeping the Are exclusively to the stabks; but. ?nfortunateiy, not before four horses were burnt to death, and another so severely injured that it is believed he will die during the day. The damage done by the Are will possibly be ubout $1,000, which adtount is covered by insurance. The accused was seen in the vicinity of the stable a few minutes before it was discovered. It was, beyond a doubt, the work of dedign, as it was distinctly ascertained that Are had been communicated in two places quite a distance from each other. Justice I.otbrop committed the acoused to the Tomba, 1 I to await a further bearing. jivrett on Sutyieion.? Officers Walling and Hurley. 1 of the lower polico, arrested, yesterday, a man by the ' name of Wm. Kurguson. a bar keeperat No. 17 Washington street, on suspicion of having stolen, from the ; person of an Irish emigrant, by the name of Conner < ratton. a purse containing 22 sovereigns. Justice . i I.otbrop detained him In prison for a further exainlna tton. ^ t .Irreit ?f tiro Pickpocktli ? Captain Wiley, oT the first ward police, arretted, yesterday, two pickpocket*, called John McDonald and John Dillon, oil a charge of picking the pocket of Mr. Jrhn Tullman, of the firm f Uriflln alPullman. No. 88 William street,of a wallet, containing $10. It appear* that Mr. Tullman waa In the auction store of Van Wyck t Kobbe. While in the crowd a Mr. Moore saw the accused fingering the coat-tail of Mr. Pullman; and suspecting he was a pickpocket. Immediately asked Mr. T. if he had lost anything, when Mr. T. replied at once that he had loat : his pocketbook. Mr. P. then walked up to McDonald, took him by the arm and aald," air you liave picked my ricket." "1 ou are mistaken," said McDonald. "No am not." said Mr P. A crowd then mustered around both parties, and McDonald said " come to the other end of filestore and I will satisfy you.'' They walked to the other end of the store ; when, scarcely had they been there ten seconds before Captain Wiley came in and took them inloeustody. Hut the most singular part of the "tory i*, lhat on Mr. P. leaving the auotlon store with the prlkdher, for the Chief's office, in order to make hie aoronlatnt, he accidentally placed hie hand on the opposite pocket of bis coat, to that which contained the book, when, to hi* surprise. he found hie book, with the money therein. Thus the thieve*, after Andlng themeelve* dieoovered, very ingeuionsly replaced the pocket tmok again, but not in the *am* pocket. 1 hie fact, however, would throw a doubt In the minds of a jury, and possibly eecurc their acquittal They were both committed by the Chief of Police for trial. Hvbhtd o?i thr Fire Pointe.?Officer* Watson and Sweeney, cf the tithiward, arrested, yesterday |a woman called Sniah Ann Wilson, and Teter Boyle, on a charge of stealing f>35 in gold from an Irishman by the name of James I nrren, who had ju*t eared up this little sum. and was going back to Lis own native toll, for . the purpose of siding hi* brother* in distress. The < Hirer* luckily obtained $20 of the stolen money. Justice I.nthrop locked the accused up for trial Hi hhing a I'vhinterr.? Officer Dowling. of the 6th waid polo c arrested, yesterday, a man by the name of Win liihy on a oharge of robbing one of the re- . turned volunteer*, by the name of Michael (iodfirey, . i f a puree containing $20 in gold It appears that the v< Innt<<r ma* drunk. In the house of the aocased, No. 1/12 Anthony Stri ct, where the wife of the accused took the seidhr'* money from his pocket, saving *he would keep it until he was sober. This she did?and , hir husls.id beat her most severely until she gave I Im op the 7t Oirt y JtfStlcO l.othrop locked him up 1 for trial. i i IERA [, 1848. ' *? IllltUlfMMa TB/AI. OK JACOl! 1IAF11.KII, KOU TMK MtRDF.ROF I'A- I TRICK CHOOAN, IN THlKTY-riRST Sl ltl kr, ON T1IK NlTtl <>K AI'It II. I, AST. COLIIT OK OrKK AND TkKWIMCII, Sept. 13. ? before Justice l.dmonds. Aldermen Hattield uu>l Stevens ? The public beipg a?ar? that thin trial was art ilown lor this day, there was considerable interest felt in the proceedings: tho Court room was, therefore, crowded from an early hour in the morning. At hair past nine o'clock, the prisoner, who appeared to lie about twenty-two years of age. very good looking, and 1 respectably dressed, was brought into court liy the officers, who bad him in charge. He was accompanied by bis futher and other friends. As soon as his counsel arrived, he sat with them at the bar. Tho judges came into court at 10 o'clock, and took their ?Ml. .,? t I,.. AO... u....... >LpJin,in ?. ? .... U.m. ... t... 3 I""" 1 ceedings, Judge Kdinonda asked prisoner's counsel if they were reedy for trial. I'pon being answered in the affirmative, Ilia Honor direoted tho clerk to call : the jury panel. Twenty-four jurors having answered, i the i-wearing in of the jury was then proceeded with. Mr. Ferdinand l.awrence was the first juror called i Prisoner's counsel announced that they would objeot to him for princlpalcau.se. Mr. Lawrence was then aek< il if he had heard anything of this casu ' He replied that he had read it in the newspapers. He was next asked if hejhad formed any opinion of the guilt or innocence of the prisoner ? He replied that he believed every thing be read in the newspapers. He was then asked if it would require evidence to remove his opinion? He said certainly, that it would. Prisoner's counsel objected to him on the ground shat he was biassed in his judgment. The Court then enquired if he believed every statement he read in a newspaper ! He answered, " I can only say, when i see a statement, I believe it, until the contrary is shown '' The Court then remarked they had long frit the inconvenience of the rule which set aside jurors merely becuusc they happened to read statements in newspapers, and the obstruction and delay it occasioned to the administration of public Justice It was the practice with tome gentlemen, who wished to be exonerated from jury duty, to go to a lawyer, pay him $5, and get his advice how they could evade tne jury laws. (He. the Judge, did not mean to make any allusion of that kind to Mr. l.awrence.) They were told to read a statement in the newspaper, and to form an opinion on the ease, and that that would exempt them. Such conduct was moat reprehensible I and unbecoming in good citizens. We are now compelled, Mr. Lawrence, said His Honor, to tell you. In the presence of your fellow citizens, that you are unlit to serve on this jury, from having previously prejudged the life of your fellow creature. He was then set aside. Three other jurors were then set aside for the same cause. After which the jury was sworn without further trouble. The following are the names of the jury Joel Kelly, foreman ; Philip I). Downing, William Haddon, Samuel Warner,'Daniel Karle, Bernard Bosch, James M. Trimble, John 11. Daer, Bernard Mores, Tarron Piatt, William Field, and Isaac I). Smith. Mr. Joachunson, who was associated with the District Attorney, briefly opened the eggtf for the prosecution. Michael Itm.i.v vaa tha ^ witnegg eanad for th# Pro,"ieutlOti. kxnmined by the District Attorney.? Besides at the corner of 33d street and Lexington avenue; resided there on the 16th of April last. On Sunday afternoon left home, and met prisoner on the avenue, going towards 32d street; he asked witness to go with him as far as 29th street. We went together, and on our way went into Tanner's public house, where he met some persons whom he knew. Prisoner spoke to two young men who were there. As we were standing, two dogs got a fighting outside; witness came out, anil bo did prisoner; some person present told him to separate the dogs; it seems, that some one kicked prisoner's dog. or the dog that he had with htm; prisoner told him not to do it again, or he would kick him; a crowd of some 8 or 10 gathered round; some came out of Coogan's ana out of Tanner's; the row was then stopped; prisoner w'fut towards 39th street; while he was gone the parties began to fight again; witness saw him come back again, with a club In bis band; cannot say thot the one now produced is the one be had; it is pretty like it; the crowd then went towards (organ's stoop; saw the prisoner raise the , club, but did not see him strike any one. On motion of prisoner's counsel, the witnesses for the prose- , cation and defence were ordered to leave the room. ?What do you say as to the size of the stick? Witness.?It did not seem to be as large as this; in 39th street, about half-past six, 1 was talking to two young men on the Fourth avenue ; the prisoner came up to ub and said that he had struck Coogan on the forehead, and that ho was afraid he hail killed him; lie afterw ards said, that if he thought he killed u. m?n lie would go to Rlack Rock and drown himself; the prisoner had, on the day of the murder. M o I 'on net's pantaloons and rest ; he had no coat on : he wore a rap. (The rest now produced was Identified by the prisoner] Heard of < oogan's death between nine and ten o'clock ; the officers canto to look for him about j eleven o'clock ; he was not tben at home. Crnts-exiiminrd.?S*n Jacob, the prisoner, the first J time, about six o'clock that afternoon ; when we were ' coming out of Tanner's, the dogs were beginning to fight ; the crowd came?some from Tanner's and | some from Coogan's ; one of the persons took a hold of the black dog ; does not recollect hearing any one I threaten to strike the prisoner ; they were all talking very loud, and threatening to fight, and were actually fighting before prisoner went away ; saw no stick but that which the prisoner had ; the fight lasted about ten minutes before prisoner went away ; does not know whether any of them were knocked down : they were pretty much all fighting ; the fight stopped as prisoner went away ; but all the parties remained; tberewasloud talking, oursing and swearing; but witness saw no blows; they began to fight as the prisoner was coming back again; did not know any person in the crowd but the prisoner; there might he persons there that would know if I had seen them; utter the first row the crowd moved towards Coogan's house, and were on liis stoop when the prisoner came back lrom the engine bouse; witness went away, when he heard the woman ory. " for god's sake do not kill my husband.'' ?Vi 1.1.1am Smith, examined by the District Attorney. ?Lived last April at the oorner of Avenue A and Sixteenth street; knew Patrick I'oogan; he lived at the ! corner of the k'ourth trinur mil Tlilri I was present when be wan killed; it was on Sunday afternoon; the diagram now produced la a correal one. 1Tb* diagram was produced toshow the distance from , Tanner's houee to the engine houae J At fouro'clock in the afternoon of that day 1 went into the bar-room: he wne not there; witness went up ataira and found j him there, and had a conversation with him; they '' then came down ataira, talked a while there, (the doors were aliut,) and soon heard the noise of doga; deceased i raid, "since the engine houae came up here we are ' I blessed with with dog flights;'' wo then went out and i 1 found two dogs fighting: the dogs ceased and the men turned to fighting: Coogan run between them, with j his arms open, and said. *' boys, dear, this ia too bad? stop this muss;'' the witness then ceased; he went into his own house with two men acquaintances. At this stage of the case Judge Kdmonds was taken ill, i and ordered a recess until two o'olock. Altrrnoos Sessio*. 'William Smith, recalled.?After deceased and wit- i ness went into hia house, several persons had arrived outside with clubs and were endeavoring to get In; Mr. Coogan resisted them ; during this time witness saw the prisoner at the bar, come up with the club; i he raised It with his two bands, and called out,' now i boys, go in;" witness then called out. "Coogan, look i out for the clubr;" witness then saw the prisoner strike Coogan oiwilfe head as he was closing the door ; prisoner then railway towards Thirty-second street: 1 the deceased lived about two hours after he had re- < ceived the blow. Crmt-rraminr'L?TbtTe were several men at Coo- < gan's bar when witness went into the house ; Coogan did not drink while in witness' company there ; ( when witness caine down stairs with Coogan,there | were several men In the bar-room; witness bad been I i in the bar-room some fifteen minutes when he heard i i the noise of some men setting the doga to fight: the deceased was the first to open the door, and went to- ] wards where the men were quarrelling : there were ! | some 12 or 14 persons engaged in the ligiit; knew two l of the pirsona engaged in it; the deceased did not | ] strike any one, ha merely went in between tbcm to i stop them from fighting, which was done ; deceased then returned to his house; did not know whether j it was any of the party that were at Coogana house i that had the clubs ; saw Patrick Boy lan there, his head i was rut with what appeared to be a part of the handle ; of a hod; did not see any blood upon the stick with which Boylan was stnrk. [ The club with which de- 1 ceased was struck, 4Us here shown the witness | la < certain this ia not t(0 club with which Boylan was < struck; it was a longtf and thinner stick ; did not set ; 1 Coogan strike any one during the whole affair ; he had $ no stick or club in his hand during any part of the e aiTray j did not hear hiin say he would go and a get any fireman to shoot the damned rascals ha tisid no violent language whatever ; there were about t 1(1 penons on the miWdeattempting to get into! oo- ? can's tireniifca : tberewere three or four oth>-r persons a who bud club* besides tfaosfe rron who .-truck rnogitn; a number of person* wqfe in the bar room when he ^ *?" struck ; Uo.vlnn was the only person that showed a any symptom* of intoxication; other's present might bare been drinking; witness took no part whatever t] In ibe fray ; witness never saw the person before the h time he gave the Mow ; witness then looked into c prironer's face; the prisoner jumped into the door- ? way. made the blow, and then ran off along the are- * une. f) To Ihr Com I ?No one was between witness and o It* ni-Unmr when lie struck the blow ; < mm mum within two or three foot of uw when the blow wan struck ; he received It on the front of the head: there wne a cry from the inside of the house, when the blow ij war glTen. that Coogan was killed, upon which the t. parties attacking the house rail away. The deceased a was about ".2 years of age ; the parties round the door were much younger. , p Crott h'.jainirxition.?Saw the deceaicd about two | c minutee after he received the blow ; the skin on the front of the, head was raised hut no blood was appa- j rent. g Sou i l III HRiwuKn. examined by Dlstrh t \ttorney. t] I.ived last April in 2t>th street ; saw prisoner on that w lay, about six oVInrk running down the railroad; he hallooed for some of the boys ; he ran into the engine e house end brought ont the club; he ran baek again up j c, Lowarde Coogan e house; the club now produced is tbe | anie; be rushed Into the crcwdand ballnoedout,"Boys | :oine in, or rush in " To Ihr Cowl.?Saw the club in the engine house; I the prisoner was a volunteer member of the company; i j he was in the habit of being there every evening du- ] h ring the winter. k N am I'm n, examine J by the District \ttot a?y ? j ; LD. TWO CENTS. Lived, in April teat, at the corner of mh street an J 4th avenue; witness was in her yard; saw a man running down, and heard him cry oat - Boys, help, help,1' he run into the engine house, and saw him ran baok sgnin. with n club Tn hie hand. C'liAui.ti CoLuts, examined.?Was at ( oogan'e house the day of the dog fight , two or three friends went up the ltd avenue ; on their return, thsy called into Tenner's public houre; one of them had a Newfoundland dog. two or three young men came; one of them had n bull dog; the dogs liegan to fight; a man of the name of I.onuy thought to catch one of the dogs ; a light then commenced , the fight ceased, and witnos rrnaaed to.. ?n 1 ? _ ? ku viitt iBiiruwi , I u BDUUt lire minute* the tight commenced again ; witnaM haw the prisoner with a club in hie hand; saw him raise it and striks the blow; he raised it again to strike a second time; witness made a pass at hiui to prevent liiin; he then dropped the cluo anil ran away up towards Thirty-second street; witness followed him but soon after returned: <Ji<l not see the prisoner afterwards. until he saw him in the Court the day he was arraigned ; witness heard them holloo " murder, murder,'' when the blow was struck. Crasi-rjaminrd ?Saw a man named Boylan on the stoop; he was struck, his bead was bleeding badly, ha bad a club in his hand, and said it was one of the clubs the boys had; does not recollaet that he said that was the club with which he was struck; lloylan did not say in witness' hearing that the one now produced was the one ha wrested from the man who struek hint Pftrtifln SlnS I" ?" ' """ ?-* 1 - ?J -u-ic " ? uti CUPTDAI appearance of blood on Coogan; I after wards u? blood comiDK from his mouth; after we put him to bed be bled profusely from the mouth. Cii?ki.n Norma* examined by the District Attorney.? Lived last April In the Fourth arenue; saw the prisoner that day running up the railroad with a black stick In his band; saw him raise the club at Coogan's door; heard it afterwards fall on the ground. Farreil Looiski,examined by District Attorney.? Lived last April In 24th street, was at Coogan'a the day of his (death; witness, with four others, went into Tanner's and had aglass of cider; there was a stranger there that had a big black dog; there was another dog there, and they began to fight, the owner of the black dog caught him, with the intent to pull him away; i turned round to catch the other uog, when I waa struck by some man from behind; three or four of them struck me and cut me In the head; some acquaintances of mine came out of Mr. Coogan's and brought me in, 1 wanted to get out for my boy that I left in tbo street; my friends told me the child waa brought in and was up stairs; a crowd then came over to Coogan's, and were breaking in the door, when I and Coogan went to the door*to prevent them; they broke the glass In the doer, and two of them caught hold of witness by the hair of the head and held him down; heard the blow struck, but cannot swear who struok it; Coogan's wife, or his sister-in-law, cried out be was killed; they then got in, and Coogan went up stairs; witness asked the barkeeper to give witness and his friends something to drink; he refused, saying there was too much confusion; witness then went up stairs ana Raw <. oogan; they then came down stain, and witness again asked Coogan to give them something to drink; C'oogan said he was too much confused; witness then gave a $fi piece to get change, and soon after went away; when lie had got some distance, he was followed by the boy. and a-ked to go for a doctor, that Coogan was dying. Miciiaki. Hi bi.kt, examined. ?Lived at Coogan's in April last; recollects the day of his death; was in company with him that day; remembers there was a muss outside the door, on the side walk; witness was not there when it commenced; several came to the door Bnd wanted to fight; some of them got in; Mr. Coogan put them out; 1 assisted; the door was broken open again, and the glass broken, one of them had a olub in bis hand; be came on the stoop and struck Coogan on the he; J with jt. <! ?Can you identify the man that struok him ? A.?I think I can. (i.? Do you see him now ? A. Yes; that is he sittiug above, (pointing to the prisoner ) Vron-examinnl? Q.? How many persons were engaged in this fight at the time of the blow ' A ? I can't exactly say; i think there were about six 3r eight; saw Boylau about a minute after the blow was given; he was cut on the back of the head, and bleeding profusely; witness cannot say whether he brought in the club or not; thinks he did; cannot say whether the one now produced Is the club or not: did not Eee any but the one Boylan brought in. By the Court.?What ban become of Boylan. A.?He was here about two months ago. and was in Court to give testimony, bat we do not know what became of him since. Thos. Hoi.UK*, examined.?Witness is a physician, assisted l)r. Busteed in making a/wti mortem examination on Coogan, at his residence: there was a slight bruise on the right temple; on the left side of the head there was a large bruise about 5 or 0 inches; underneath there was a large ./uaut'ty of bruised or coagulatcd blood; and the scull was bent in, from the force 3f the blow; the coagulated blood pressed in on the brain and caused death. The case for the pro-ecution was here rested, and the Court adjourned until 10 o'clock to-morrow morn ing first giving the jury and otilccrs the usual directions Ccmmox Pi.t.As, Sept. 1.1.? Before Judge UlshoelTex ?Knight et al. vs. Mufl'it.?This case, already noticed, was not concluded and stands adjourned over to this (Thursday) forenoon. Before Judge Daly, Sept. 13.? Carpenter VS. Sheldev ?This case, already reported, will be rssumed this forenoon. Otsr.iiL Skmio.vs, Sept. 13.?Before the Recorder, Aldermen Kitzgerald and Dodge.?Juror# lined.?Nathaniel J. Boyd. Klisba Korster, Phillip H. Krost, A H. Losey, and Patrick Moituin, wereeach fined in the sua of *10 for non-attendance Petit iMTceny ? I.aughlin Macguire was put forward on trial, chanced with stealing two pieces of cloth, the property of Aaron U. Creasy, on 27th March last, Tallied at >26. The jury found,the prisoner guilty, upon which he was sentenced to 0 uienths imprisonment. Grand Larceny.?Alois Urund was put forward on trial, charged with stealing ten pieces of gold ooin, Tiilued at $6 each, the property of Krancls Kemp, on 27th August last. The jury found the prisoner guilty. The court sentenced prisoner to li years confinement in States prison The oourt adjourned oyer to this forenoon at 11 o'clock. Court fiUMos?This Day.? Common Pleat?Tart 1?Nos 85, 146, 151, 163, 165. 161, 163. 160, 41, 87. Tart 1? Same as Wedncsduy. Cot ht or Armai.s, Sept. 12.?All the Judges prelent. Walter llutier et al. is. Abraham K. Miller ? t'or the appellants, John il. Reynolds : for appellee, X. Miller. Board of Education. srtCIAl. MKKTIWU. Robert Kelly. Keq., President, In the Chair. The minutes of the preceding meeting were read and approTed. Mr. Crappo, from the executive committee for superintending the building of the free academy, presented the report of the committee, with a resolution in favor of striking out of the contract with Mr. Brady, one of the contractors, that part of it relating to the stucco work of the building, that the sama should not be put on until next vear, and that a contract should be entered into with a Mr. dill to executa the work. Mr. Inns wished the contract to be left open. Mr. Mi sruv moved as an amendment to the resoutlon, that the sum to be contracted for should not xceed SloOO. The resolution ?u afterward* altered, Mr. Murphy onsenting so ae to make It read that the committee be lulhorired to enter Into a contract with such person is they may designate to execute the stucco work, at M> cents per yard, or for the sum of $1,100 for the whole work. The original resolution was then put, ind adopted. A resolution was next proposed to authorise the ('resident of the board of Education to join with Mr. lingers, the carpenter, to effect an insurance on the building against tire; Mr Rogers to pay one half the premium on the policy, and the Board of Kducation the other half. Adopted. A resolution to settle tho conditions upon which pupils would be received into the Institution, and what branches of learning should be taught therein, also to regulate the time for the admission of pupils, tc. Mr. Cavrro moved that a special meeting of the Hoard should be called for Monday evening next, the nmniittre would then be prepared to report, and the (tisstlon would come up at the stated meeting on IVcdncsday next, when the Hoard could vote uudertandlngly on the subjoct. Mr. < rappo withdrew his notion , upon which, the original resolution was put, nd adoptedThe lirst eulc was that applicants should be required o stand at^examination in spelling, reading, writing, 11 the rtthM of arithmetic English grammar, g?orapliy. ihp.history of the 1'nited .States, fce. ii wan moveu sua seconded mac a Knowledge or atebra. as far ns simple equation*. ami the elements ot tronomy, should be added to the qualifications. Mr. Boihohth thought it would be unjust to adopt be amendment. It appeared from returns which he eld in his hands, that ihere were a great many of the i anion schools in which algebra was not taught. By dopltn : the amendment it would have the effect of buttin . out the boys of those schools from the benets of the free academy, or compelling them to no to tbcr schools, which, from their locality, might prove ery inconvenient 'I be amendment was divided, and put separately. Xhe question wheiher algebra was to be made a usliflcotlcn, waa put and lost. The question then, as d whether the elements of astronomy should be made qualification was put and lost also. Second rule ?No pupil shall be admitted at the tst examination, unless he has been educated at the ouimon schools for twelve months. The question was then put and lost. It was moved that ten month*lehould be the time mitcd. which was put and lost. It was then moved liat nine months should be the time limited, whioh as put and carried It a as then moved and fecondv d. that at the second xauilnatlon the pupil should be twelve months at the Damon school, which was carried. ? The beard then adjourned. 9rin;>K.~Mrs. Stricmalt, a married lady, of chuylklll Haven, committed suicide a day or two go, by hanging herself fo the bed post with a handercblcf, while deranged through sickness and reliit us exclUtBi at