Newspaper of The New York Herald, February 24, 1849, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated February 24, 1849 Page 2
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is NEW YORK HERALD. BtortkWMt corner of Kill ton and *?" *tm? JA91K8 OOKOON BBSSKTT, rKOPH't TOR. THE DAIJ r HERALD - Two ohrtwii, 2 rente for nn-ff mor aeLeemVhe AiOA.MJVr; EDITIUNU pubiu/JTat H J.toch AM and dut, doted before beeakfaet: the AETEKNUON MD1TIUX e nbrh A of the mow,boy, at 2 o'clock THE WtEKL Y HERALD. (or cir mixtion on thie Conti nrn( u jmUnJwii m i * A 'nird y. nt ennit per copy or BS mtr annum: for eireufatum iu Europe ami yru.tod in Ereneh ernd Et'fh'/I <" b\ cento per copy, or per annum ; the latter mrwe to unlade the puelaoe. Al I- LETTER A by mail, (or eubecriptione, or with adoer tuemcnto. to be po I p., id. or the p etape trill be deducted /rone the money remitted rUl.UNTAR Y CORRESPONDENCE, containing important I neve nuluucd jt om .. My ijuai ler oj the world ; if need, trill be | tiltrrnllypaui (or. ^77/E HERALD ESTABLISHMENT it open throughout the | -Al?l EETJSEMEN TR, (renewed every morning, and to be |Urbliehrd in the nun i.inp no afternoon rdttione,) at reaeonable priori ; to be written tn a pi u, epille manner ; the proprietor riot reeponeihleJor errore in manuecript SO NOTICE token of anonymoni romrnnnieatio"!. What ever u intended tor i if Hon mutt be authentiated by the name and addrrti of the writer , nee necett trily for publication, but ate a guaranty of hie yo.d faith. We eannot return re/ectod aommeuictinni. Jttpiitch Order received til the qfftce AMUSAMBM* Til IS KVBNIMa. BOWKBV THBaTRB, Bowctj?Last Data or PourBii? b?m i.n both. BROADWAY thratub, Broadway?Kara W?odkti.i.? JLend Mb Fitb Bhili.iam. NATIONAL tbbatrb. Chatham Sqnara?pbttib or tub ataitsw?Mvii in C'AuroasiA?Roatna Mbadowj, BPBTON*8 THXATKB. Chamber* atraao? Kino or tub Pbaoocaa? Tamt Man?Yora LarB*> in OansBR. MECHANICS' HALL, Broadway, aaar Broom*?Cutty'. Mairuia SOCIBTT LIBRA RT, Broadway, Mar LooaacA?Miw **A?? InWAOHA AI.HAMIRA, Broadway, aaar Prlnoo?Sajtd?, Lett k Oo.'a haUMAi fc'iacun. ZOOLOGICAL HALL, Bowery?Yak Aran rob k Go.'. Noubii. CHIN BUB MU8BUM, 589 Broadway?OrawBaa Onmm? BROOKLYN CONCERT 8 A l. < HI n?whit a" i bi*ui<adb*?. Rtw York, Saturday, February '41, 1810. Th? Foreign News. The intelligence which we received from Europe, by telegraph from St. Johns, New Brunswick, which was conveyed to that city by the steamship Europa, is very important and interesting, commercially, financially, and politically. The continuance ot quiet on the Continent, has, it appears, exerted a very beneficial influence on the state of trade in that part of the world. The demand for cotton in England and other countries was brisk, and quotations were firm. Frointhe manufacturing districts, we are informed the accounts are decidedly encouraging. Holders of goods are represented as firm in their operations, and sanguine as to a good spring trade. This IB EL nappy tiling lui uu? cuuiiuy, as wen ao jjugland, Business ot all kinds appears to be prospering. These remarks apply with equal force to the giain and flour markets, notwithstanding that the ministry have, through their organ, Lord John Russell, espoused the doctrines of the anti-corn politicians, in keeping that article ol sustenance tree of duty. This will unquestionably be of great advantage to the United States, for it will lemove all the impediments which have heretofore interfered with the agriculturists of the United States, and place thern on an equal footing with those of that country. The financial feature of the ioreign news is not less interesting than the commercial. United States stocks and securities have experienced a further advance, and money was plenty at two per ceut interest. The abundance ot money is, no doubt, the cause of the advance, the rate of interest being, in addition the perfect safety ot American etocks, an inducement tor capitalists to invest in (hem, in preference to the securities of any EuroI>ean government. Heretofore, American stocks have not been thought much of in Europe, in consequence ot a want of knowledge of our federal system of government. European ca nitahtta could not discriminate between the State and national government*, und the consequence was,when that ot Mississippi repudiated her indebtedness and refused to pay, the United States government could not borrow a dollar in Europe, und proposals lor a loan were hawked through the capitals of Europe without a single oHVr being made. That lalse impression has been removed ; and in addition to that, the tact has been demonstrated that the government of this country is the most stable in the world, and our resou cvs are inexhaustible. The consequence, therelore is, that our stocks are eagerly sought as a means of investment ; and we are satisfied that henceforth a great proportion of the capital ol Europe will find its way to this country, and be invested in American securities. In a political point of view the news is exceedingly interesting. A plot, either real or fancied, to overthrow the existing government of France, was recently disclosed; but the government showed euch an imposing and overpowering military force as to put all danger out of sight. In other respects there has been no chaDge or any feature wor thy of comment. England appears to be in a state of transition? M be undergoing a change, slowly and quietly, under the influence of Mr. Cobden and his asso. ciates. Not only have the ministry, through Lord John Russell, declared in favor of tree trade in corn, but the navigation laws are to be modified, and Important retrenchments undertaken in every depurUnmt of the government. If that country proceeds in the woik ol economising and reiormingthe public expenditures and reducing the excessive may escape turmoil and revolution. But the reforms which they make muBt not be nominal? (hey must be real, and appreciable by the masses of the }ie?ple ; otherwise they will be oi no effect. Under the guidance and teaching of Cobden, and the contrast which the United States furnishes, the great body of the people are becoming convinced ?f the necessity of effecting a great and radical change in the public expenditures. To check the vafnvw* wAiild ho fatal t r\ o nu nun'iatrir T t t;au IVI 1UVIIII nvuiu MV imui a**/ ? uiou j . x i might be stifled lor a while by the bayonet, and by a suspension of the habeat coryut? the policy which j>a pursued in Ireland ; but such a system would jroduce its natural results in a short time, and hey could not but be fatal to the government, as il tiow is constructed. The sagacity of the ministry, therefore, is taking the sta-d which they have taken, is apparent. They find that they cannot 'Withstand the pressure from without; that the nterests of the lew must yield to the benefit of the many, who have become uneasy of the yoke so ong and so rigorously ini|>osed on them. From Ireland we have no intelligence of importance, except that the ministry had determined to continue in force the bill suspending the habeat toiyvt for three months after the first of March, the flay on which it was to be restored. Dully was to placed on trial immediately, and the probability is that the next steamer from Liverpool will bring us intelligence of his fate. The continued suspension of the habeat rorput is a most infamous proceeding, and can have no effect but that of still Jui ther irritating and mortifying the Irish people. It is also entirely uncalled tor, as far as we can judge, and cannot be viewed in any other light than an act of despotism. What has become of that gloiie/us constitution, concerning which so xnu< h is prated by the loyal subjects of Queen Victoria I What has become of that "bulwark tf i.Dglish libtny," the habeat corputf As tar as treason is concern d, there is not the slightest probability that any will be committed, or even attempted, by Iiislimen towards the government. They are incapable of doing so, because they are traitors to IV -i fbsehrcs, to their own interests, and their native jand. To suppose that the people of Ireland, who bavt shown themselves to be the abject slaves of the priesthood, could commit treason against the Com mine nt, is absurd. They gave a conclusive denial io tiie assumption, when they allowed the pair.ot Mitchel to be removed lrom their capital, in chain* and fetters, and transported aa a felon to the hulk* of Bermuda. On the whole, the foreign new* t* favorable? politically, financially, and commercially. We do not attach much importance to the rumored attempt at insurrection in Paris j but in the absence of our files, we cannot judge of the state of affairs (here. From what bus come to our knowledge, however, by the outline of the intelligence witich we have received from that quarter by telegraph, we are inclined to thiBk that the republic is getting on very well. One thing is certain, that the longer quiet and order prevail,the better will be the chance of the republic being firmly established. It only requires the people to become inured to the new order of things to make them pleased with it, and determined to maintain it. Mxdical Rkfobm.? In another column will he jound a report of the proceedings at the meeting of the Academy of Medicine, of this city, on Wednesday evening last We would refer our readers, generally, and those among them who ars in any way connected with the medical profession, particularly, to this report, os a matter of considerable interest is discussed in it. It will be seen that a series of resolutions were presented, which, if founded on tact, would ehow a very lamentable eondition of things to exist among the medical colleges of the United States. By these tesolutions, it is stated that the great majority of young men who have the degree of M. 1). conferred on them every year, at these college#, are ignorant and incompetent, and not properly qualified for the arduoua and responsible duties 0| the medical profession; and the proposer of these resolutions stated, in his speech, that "at this present time doctors weie made, not for the benefit of the public or the profession itself, but tor the benefit of the very men who mads them doctors"? meaning, we presume, the professors in the various colleges. The remedy for this state of things, that is proposed in these reso'utions, is a petitioning of the Legislatures of the various States of the Union, to procure the passsge of enactments by which diplomas, from colleges, shall henceforth be regarded simply as academic honors, not conferring the right to practise ; ond that his right to practise shall only be granted by separate and distinct boards of examiners, who are not interestsd in teaching, who are to examine candidates for the doctorate. It seem# to us that theBe accusations?for they can be called by no other name?against the colleges of the the Union, are rather harsh. Let us go a little into detail. Tne requirements for graduation at all the colleges, we believe, are that the candidate shall have studied medicine three years, during that time he must have attended two full courses of lectures, and he must be able to pass a satisfactory examination. He has to pay for the two full courses, and from this source the professors obtain their remuneration for lecturing during the session. For instance, at the colleges in this city, each student pays so much to each professor, f .1 J..'!. ,i... -UI (UC juivurgc VI anciiuiu^ iito uaiijr icumit uming the session; but having paid for two sesions, he is thenceforth entitled to a free admittance tor as many more sessions us he chooses to attend; or if he has attended one Bession at any other recognised college, he can come to New York or Philadelphia, or any other college he pleases, and, alter paying lor one more session, he is entitled to free admission. The principle is, that a medical student need only pay lor two full sets ot tickets; after doing that, the professors make no more out of him; but he must have paid this much before he can be examined for graduation. Previous to being examined, there is what is termed a graduation tee to be paid. It varies in different colleges; in some, it is as low as sixteen dollars; in others, us high as thirty. If the candidate is successful, this amount is retained by the profeesors; it amounts to from $3 to |5 per professor. II the candidate is rejected, the money is retuined to him, and, of course, is so much less in the pockets of the professors. The difference, therefore, it makes to a professor, whether he passes or rejects a candidate, is from $3 to $5, as the fees tor the lectures are not returned under any circumstances, whether the student passes or not. Now, it certainly seems rattier a liart-n ana discourteous imputation to pass on the whole body oi professors in the United States, that, tor the sake ot a paltry sum like $3 or $5, they would be influenced in passing men grossly ignorant and incompetent; and, moreover, we question if it is a fact. And, again, supposing, l or the sake of argument, that the whole body ot professors are so mercenary and avaricious, inasmuch as they are drawn from the foremost ranks ol the profession, where can men be found unprejudiced enough to act as examiners 1 Surely, if professors can be tempted by the shining bribe of a $3 or $5 bill, it will be hard to find unapproachable examiners. Again, another question presents itself, &3 to the ignorance and incsaspetence of the great majority of the young graduates. That quackery and empiricism overrun the land, there is no doubt; every city, town, and hamlet, teems with the advertisements and circulars of empirics of every description. According to their accounts, every disease is curable; cancer and consumption are no more dangerous or fatal than a flea bite; for every ailment they have a cure. These medicines are extensively used; in fact, it is quite probable that more money is expended annually on this class of drugs, than in fees to regularly educated physicians; still this does not prove the incompetency of medical practitioners; it is a system which has gained ground in all countries. Even in England, the land of strict examinations and high medical attainments, patent medicines, as they are termed, flourish us vigorously, if not more so, than here; but still all this affords no ground for condemning, m toto, the country practitioners. In the spaisely settled districts of our Union, who toils hard and laboriously! Who rides miles upon miles at the call of every one, by day and night, for but scanty fees, and those not always paid! Who sacrifices all domestic and social enjoyment, his natural rest, and every comfort! The young practitioner, struggling to get a connection. Who in the city does |the drudgery of the hospital wards ! Who attends the dispensaries, 1 - I- .L - __i auu guro me iuuuub nmuiig wc pour ana unfortunate, secluding himself from ail enjoyments, and devoting his time and talents gratuitously to the Buflering paupers in the alleys and lanes of onr metropolis 1 Who exposes himself daily to the most fatal contagions 1 Who sacrifices his life in the lever wards of Iiellevue Hospital T Who boldly braves the risk of contagion of the dreaded Asiatic cholera ! Who spends months and months, without fee and reward, in lying-in asylums, infirmaries, and other institutions where experience is to be gained, and information attained ! Who struggles on, day by day, on the merebt pittance, hardly earned, and only sustained by the hope or futuie eminence, and a reasonable income wherewith to support himself and family! The youngcity physician ia the man. And yet these are the ones stigmatized as ignorant and incompetent, wanting in the rudiments of education, Arc. Facta do not sustain these accusations. That i there sre ignorant men in the medical profession, no one will deny; but that the great majority of i them are, is untrae. Great is truth, and |it i will prevail, is a saying that holds eminently good in the success ol physicians; if a man has not the tine knowledge in him. he never can succeed in the long run; he must tall before better men; and of ihete better men we think the practising physicians in the United States are composed, we have already extended this article too long. We may have more to say on the subject hereafter. Ttt* SiEAMsiur UuKorA ?This steamship had not arrived whan the Hrruld was sent to press, this rrcrniog. She probably left Halifax at 10 oMock on Wednesday night. The newe by our express leached us on Thursday night. ThMlilMl ?Ml HmImI. iwill TllUTII.-Dlrill the put week IhN* ku been a fair bntlnee* dona at thU house the ? Lut Day* of Pompeii" having been received la all their glory, and with n txoilkat cart of oh araoter*. Tha 'peetaele ha* proved wry isMMtfulj this style of drama la alwaya w*U doa* at th* Bow*ry; and Mr. It*v*aa, the stag* manager, deserves a gnat deal of I orodlt for th* ability with whioh h* dlaoharges hi* onerous dotlr* He has a* fin* a **t of sovnery. ho, vadrr hi* management a* ?a? ever rolled oa a utege. and be display* It to the beet advantage. The company, too, are entitled to eauob prate* for the faithful manner la whioh th. y perform ever? thing that 1* g?* up; tragedy, comedy. opera, faroe and ballet, all U well done, and alwaya give* eat I* faction for this evenleg there 1* aOrat rate bill set forth, via: th* ' Last Day* of Pompeii," and the Interesting drama of the ' Boston Boy* of '76," whioh was received with enoh applause on Wednesday evening Beside* all this, there will be danoing and * nging by Mr Dunn, Mr. G. W. Smith and Mieee* Loekyer and Hibbard. This will be a grand Saturday evening'* bill. BnoaDwav Tm?*tbk.?Th# n*w play "Kate Woodbail" was repeated at the Broadway laat evening, for the benefit of C. Edward* Lester, the anthoa There was a good bouse, and the dress circle was wall set off with many smiling and beautiful faoea. Th* mor* on* eee* the piece the more he Is struck with the good taste dirpleyed by the author. In the manner In whioh he Introdueee bis patilotio sentiments. It is no easy task for an author to go baok to thos* day*, wh*a ?*'The Uoa in bis might Forgot 1,1s ncbl< r auiuro? (untie-, right? And shaking ?ide hit flowing inane, Announced in thunder, all our fair domain To be the rightful spoil of tyrant lotds, And bnstling bayoneuaod swords; With all the proud array that tyiants tr'ng, Proclaimed ue sorvilv suijects of a king!" In fhot, it Is most ditiiculf, In these days of amity, to tell the story of our former wrongs, and not otfend many who dtcllke to hear disagreeable subjects broached; but Mr. Lester has succeeded in this respeot. and no loyal rutjeot of Queen Vietorla eould, with justice, taketilence at anything presented to tha audience in this nlay. The piece, to ha sure. Is patrlotlo?and -v., ?? >.11.. k.. -.?? It. ..t.l.ti. A 1 n the mnt intents ere of that lofty kind that cau offend no on* un!(M hn b?'ot?lly blinded by prejudice, or bu too nloe a discrimination in these matters to antitln him to the name of patriot The subjest is purely historical and the author has had to draw on hla imagination for but few of the incidents wbieh he introduoea But hirtory itself is eloquent in these matters; and the writer of -Kate Woodhull" ouly piotnrea forth in hla play what has before been said of our country's aire*. ?"Each fait inspired By Libert;: by her each heart whs find; Brave heart* were their*; the gluriou* strife begun, They vsrahipjed God aid followed Washing ton." ?"With impatient mood They ever bore restraint and seldom long. The tyrant'* shackles n.nst indeed be strong That Hud such msn, to whom thn fear of death it as the v?por which the morning's breath Bweepe from 'he earth, when Sol's refulgent beams Are sent fr. m heav'u and waking nature gleams." No good oitiren oan see the piece and feel that the author haa been indelioate. or that ha has unnecessarily obtruded rentiments before the publio whloh were better unexpressed. Trus, the auditors are reminded of those days of '76; and why should they not be so reminded of those glorious days? Mr. Lester Is to be congratulated upon the manner in whioh his play is new performed. It was at first a little crude; but the defects were easily discovered, and have been,'for the most part, remedied. The players, too, have beoome more familiar with their parts and the stage business, whioh belongs to them, and the piece altogether is well played. Indeed, the aotors acquitted themselves last night in a manner whioh gave proof of remarkable cere. There is no neoessity to mention Individuals, all performed so well. There seemed to be bat one voice in the front part of the house when the telling lines were read?all was approbation. Among the expressions which brought the house down, wore those of C'olenel Burr (Mr. Shaw) when be says to Lord Teroy, In reply to a message sent by him to Washington, telling him that henceforth there wonld be no mercy snown to mm. " wnat T" says colonel Burr, " mercy for Washington ! He,never an tied it. and , be never will;" and tbe patriotio expression of Oen. I Wcodhull (Mr. Fredericks)?" One generation can af- I lord to die to make all cbelr descendants free"?and in speaking of Washington's prospective fame, bo rape, " When he is called, as be surely will, one day be called, tbe father of his country"? these and similar expressions, were reoeived with the loudest demonstrations of applause. But besides all these popular allusions. Mr. L. has introduced into his Biece some exoellent sentiments, whloh were well used ' they were more studied the world over. For instance. one of tbe leading oharaoters it made to say, " The world would be at peaoe, If those who made the quarrels were the only ones to fight." Kto ?a very truth, if it be a familiar one. ' Kate Woodhull" has now been performed three times, and has been well received. It lias already many friends, and Is probably destined to take Its place among the standard dramas of its kind. We think that on its first withdrawal from tbe stage, tbe author will make some trifling additions and alterations in the stage business; but this will not affect tbe work itself, when viewed as a production of tbe author's talent, for, in this respeet, It already bears inspection. It is a good work, and a few little alterations will make it a capital aoting play. One of the first alterations, it is to be hoped, will be to take that sentinel off the stage, in the last soene of the first act. National Tiikatbe.?There Is the same story here every evening, via.: full housea. immense applause, and continued appreciation of " Mose in California," and"Kosina Meadows." As for Mcae, we quote from tbe National theatre bill;?" As convincing proofs have been received by the manager that all reports elatlvs to California and Its gold mines are anything Iss but humbug, he is determined to send that pepuar individual. Mose. into that resion ever* nivht. until further' notice. or as long as his patrons will stand it '* We do not risk much in predietlng that they will stand It for a long time to oome, as every evening they seem to take it better than before. " RoMna Meadows," too. is a* popular as erer. To night, both these pieces will be played as will also the drama of the " I'rtde of the Market," in which Mr. Chanfrau will play the part of the Chevalier de Bellrieve. There Is no doubt the house will be full-it is so every night. BraTOs's Thiatrk.?a crowded and fashionable audience partook of a rich and varied treat, at this theatre, last evening. The entertainments commenced with the favorite burletta of "Maidens, Beware "?a very wise injunotlon, and one which deserves the most implicit obedience from all concerned. Bachelors, also, wculd do well to " beware," beoause the softer rex are not always true to their resolves ; they are sometimes inconstant, regardless of the mortal anguish they inflict upon the unhappy swain whom they huTe taught to love. In ancient, as well as in modern limes, the constancy of woman was, at least, a debateable question. The prinoe of Roman poets? Yirgil-sptahmg cf woman, says Variant tt mutlbile Scmpt-r Vcrmina. Ev'n now her dread rover ge is on the wins A net! fur woman is a changeful thing. And Byron says I How quick we credit every oath And hear her plight the willing troth j Foully we bote 'twill last for ays, When lo ! she changes in a day. Tfcia record will for ever stand? W oman. thy vows are traced in sand. The part of Rosalie, a French girl, was done by Miss Chapman, with all the animation and faoetiousness which characterise the ladies of "beautiful France." Her conga were given with taste. Mr. Mortimer, as Mr. Henry Hamilton, was very good, although, at times, be reminded us of the trite saying, "as stiff as a poker." This fault is very easy er oorreotion. The new comedy, called the "Fast Mao," followed Mr. Brougham, as Skyrocket Ned, was most exsellent, while the cbaraoter of Mr. Hughes, afterwards Sir Marmaduke Hughes, was played in admirable style by Mr. Lynne. Mrs. Knight, as Miss Kate, bait ved by Ned, deserves honorable mention. Sheplayed with Judgment and feeling, and the eoene between herself and her uucle was a very fine pleca of acting in the cobbler scene, Brougham made eeveral cepital hits. The Indignation of his uncle, when he found that his nephew. (Brougham) had sot up a cobbler's stall next door to his aristocratic mansion, knew no bounds, and created great merriment. When asked how mneh money would Induoe him to take down his j sign board, on which was sot forth his relationship to Sir Marmaduke Hughes, be replied that he would not P.<| >rr. >uau ?>; IUUUIBSU poUUUS. 1 01 plMt VM 1 remarkably well received throughout, and at the con- I elusion the applause vai loud and universal. "Yonr Life's in Danger" was again noted, and drew forth repeated plaudits from all parts of the house. Burton was, as usual, himself?full of fun, wit, and humor. This evening will be played a new eomical original musical extrazsgaaxa, in two aots. entitled "The King of the Peacocks," written by Planehe, and performed in London for a whole season, and now played for the ' first time In Amerioa. Broadway Ciscui.?The performances at this popu- 1 lar place of amusement are still as attractive as ever. | The horsemanship is of the best Kind, and the whole round of gymnastios are accomplished in a manner at once chaste and wonderful. Mr. Sands and his children. Messrs. Stout. Ruggles, Peres, Hawkins, Aymar, and Mallory, appear n-'gbtiy, and delight the beholders, while the ponies are as sagaoiou* and as pugnacious as ever. The clowns make merriment during the whole evening, and the exhibition ooncludes with a oomlo afterpiece. Ot'wo'i..?This oelebrated musical composer intends giving a series of loiriet damanfti at the Chinese Assembly Rooms, commencing on Monday evening next. Christy's Muvstrkls will to-day give their usual Saturday afternoon concert, In addition to the regula evening one. The weather now has become mild and pleasant so tbat tbore who, during the late oeld days, did not like to venture out. will this day have a double chance to hear these inimitable minstrels. Nkw Ori.eafm SkR>:nad>:as.?We need scarcely remind our readers that these performers give two eoncerts to-day, viz : at .3 and 8 P. M., as every one is so ell acquainted with their movements aud merits that ibey are always sure of a full house as soon as their dor-rs are open. To-day they will give all their lateet burWsquee. roDgs. Ac. Shakipcark lis.adiros.?We are desired to state that Mrs kanny Kcmble Butler's first Shakspeare reeding will be given in this city on Heturday, the .'id ot Match nest, at the stuyvesant Institute. The hour and plsy will ha hereafter announced. Coi.Lias ?The Washington Kali-mal lnt*llifin:rr speaks in the warmest terms of eulogy, of the musical entertainments given at the Odd Keiiows Hall, by the ebeve diitirgul*hed Irish comedian and vocalist. Cnmt Calender for this I'.ay. Cosisicn Pi.ras Katae as jetterday. TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. THEEUROPA'S NEWS. A9D1TZORAL ACCOUNTS. Ac. Ac, Ac. itUM. Mr. llenard presented the report of the committee against the urgency ot closing the clubs, which the Assembly adopted, by a majority ot 418 to 312. The result was received with loud cries from the left ot " Vive la republique!" M. Lediu 11 oil in uscended the tribune and said: I have the honor to present a demand to authorise a bill of impeachment to be brought in against the ministry. (Laughter on the right; agitation and loud applause on the extreme left, which then arose, with the cry of "Vive la republique !" The Assembly roue at half past seven, in indescribable agitation. On the 2f)th ult. extraordinary precautions had beed adopted for the protection of the National Assembly. The number of troops in its immediate neighborhood was estimated at about 25,000 men. The garrison ot the palace was reinforced, and a battery of artillery placed in front of the edifice, at the entrance of the Pont de la Concierge. The following was published in a part only of our edition yesterday. We therefore report it to-day :? American Securities* London Money Market. Feb. 10.?The stock market is improving, and,American is, as English securities are, Hgam on the advance. The demand for United States 6 per cents still continues?the price is { per cent, with every appearance of another rise. Very large amounts have changed hands?the buyers now being those houses which act as bankers to the continent. The amount on hand ollered. even at 107 i>"i cent, is very limited. Maryland sterling 5 per cents have been sold with remarkable steadiness at prices ruling from 75 to 78 per cent?last quotation was <78 to 80 ner cent. The general opinion is that it wilt be sold at 85, and even then it if low when compared with the income derived from it. Pennsylvania 71 a 75 per cent, remain neglected, and possibly will remain so until utter the decision of the legislature on the

subject of the relief notes; but will then be in demand at 80, should the relief notes be redeemed. Consols for money, lowest, 92j ; highest 92 J; closing 92$. Tub Corn Market, Liverpool, February 10.? The trade hus been steady since the firsthand any change that has taken place in breadstuff during that time has been upward. The market is now somewhat duller, ana in a languid state. | American Hour is quoted at 2tis. a 27s. for western; i and 2Gs. a 27s. for Philadelphia. Baltimore, New ; Orleans and Ohio; 27s. iki. to 28s. fid. for American and Canadian. White wheat is now sold at 7a. 3d. a 7a. (id. per 70 lbs., and Jred at (is. 6d. a 7a. Indian cornhaB latterly declined, and prices have receded. Present prices are 30s. a 31s. for white, and 31s. 6d. a 32s. for yellow. Liverpool Markets, Feb. 10.?The wool market is very firm. The colonial wool sales now going on at the Hall of Commerce have been so ler wtll attended by an unusually large number of buyers from the manufacturing districts, and by a lew also from the continent. The biddings are very brisn at an advance ot id to 2d per pound on the prices realized at the private sales. Both in Glasgow and Staflbrdshire the Iron trade has again improved. All descriptions of metals are in active request, and higher prices are readily paid. Liverpool Provision Market, Feb. 10.?For cured provisions there is still a lair demand, and a good business doing in most articles of the trade. The imports during the past fortnight were, 2.977 pounds and 148 barrels beef; 232 barrels pork; 2 casks of hams; 8hhds. and 009 cask bacon; 1,151 barrels aud 3,315 kegs lard; 308 sacks and 2,510 boxes cheese. France. In the National Assembly, on the 26th ult., the Minister of the Interior announced that he had been directed by the President of the Republic to present a bill against clubs. The Assembly had already enacted severe penalties, with the view to repress excesses and remnve dangers alarming to society. Government had ordered a number of I clubs to be closed in the capital and the departments, and denounced the oilunders to the tribu' nals. Shipping Intelligence. Fatal, no date?The Zeuubta, Hal pin, from Newcastle for New York, out61 days, arrived here 28th lnat, loake ami must discharge to repair. Gottemhuro, Jan 29-The Bolide, Htilllman, fromNewYork to this port, is reported to have arrived in Hawk Koadi, leaky. Qree.viiok. Jan 30?The Warr-n, from New York, baa arrived in the Clyde, leaky, and with part < f oargo thrown overboard. Madeira. Jan 10?Levant, Mann, from New York, with moat of htr cargo ct Indian corn and atavce on board: in attempting to put to tea from thia port, .'Slat ult. waa driven on ehore and WTooked. Crow, except one man, raved. Mii.dord, Jan 28?The NapJen, Dumbey, from Boat n to Dnbtin, via Cork, drove frcm ber anor.or on ehore, near Abornville, baa become a total wreck. The whole of the cargo lost. The n eater and four men, who remained on board, have been taken off by a boat's crow from Aboroville. The Atlantic, R?ie. from Liverpool to New Or lean a, i? on shore at Ardrosatn, and tills with the tide. arrived iron Niw Yohe.?Lady Arabella, at Leghorn; Ariel, at Halts; Fnnerer. at Haraeillet; Wasa. do; Providence d ; Emma, at Liahon; St Marys at Genoa; St Denis, Sp'endid and Cerea, at litvre; James. at Warren Point: Augusta, and Uyndeiord, in the Cljde; Patrick Henry, Saxony; Waterloo, Victoria. Regent, Symmetry, and tjueen of the West, at Liverpool; New York, do; bt John, at Oalway; Mercia, at corti; Oeleritas at Amsterdam; Souvenir, at Weatport, with damage: Prince Albert, Wrutuiinattr. aid Caroline, at Oraveecnd; Elbe and Orion,at Bremen; Lirdor, at Hi go Kriward, in Soattery Roads; Warren, ia the Clyde; Claruaa, at lleliaat. lien. Taylor's Arrival at Washington. Baltimore, Feb. 23,1849. General Taylor left Cumberland for Washington this morning. He has a fine day for makleg bis miret at the capital. Washington, Feb. 23,1840. General Taylor arrived at the Relay House, at four o'clock, this afternoon. Serenteen oars were filled with eager attendants. The Baltimoreans went out to meet him in matte. The General appeared on a car, and, in a neat but brief speech, thanked them for the honor whloh they bad done him. lie remained at the Relay House for some time, and then prooeeded to Washington, amid great enthusiasm. He looks well. Reappointed. Albarv, Feb. 23,1849. 1'hcmas Olcott, recently acquitted of the charge of perjury, has been appointed cashier of the Meohanios' and Farmers' Bank of this city. Pennsylvania Legislature. Harrisburo, Feb 23,1849. The House of Representatives tbls morning repealed the charter of the F.rle and Ohio Railroad, from the borough of F.rie to the Ohio State line, by 63 yeas to 32 nays. This charier was granted last winter, and had previously passed the Senate. THIRTIETH CONGRESS. SECOND SESSION. Washington, Feb. 23, 1849. Bcnaui The Senate ocnvened and organized a* usual. Varloue bills were reoslved from the House, and appropriately dlrpoeed of. The House bill providing for the extension of the revenue laws of the United States over the territories of New Mexico and California, was read .twiee, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. priobitt to claims op widows and orphans. The House bill, giving priority to the widows and orphans of deoeased officers and soldiers, in the settlement of claims arising out of the late war with Mexloe. was also read and considered. Mr. Pikrcs, of Maryland, rose and submitted a few cogent remarks In opposition to this bill In his view It would woik great injustice towards other claimants against the government. It was a sort of sentimental legislation, which was truly ridiculous. In conclusion, be moved to lay the oill on the table, whloh was agTeed to. mint par california. Mr. Hi ex, of Texas, offered a joint resolution for the establishment of a branch mint an San Franolsoo, California, it was referred to the Commltte on Finance. a motion por a rrcrss rkikctpo. After acting upon various petitions and reports, of no special interest, but whloh engaged the attention of ; the Senate during the greater portion of the morning, Mr Athp.bton. of New Hampshire, submitted a resolution. that the Senate take a recess from four till six o'clock. The motion was lost?yeas 18; nays 18. ink h01ntv land l|t ration. Mr. Johnson. of Louisiana, reported a Joint reenlu- i tion, in favor of giving a certain portion of bounty ( land to those persons wno served as substitutes during ( the late war with Mexico. I Mr Downs, of Louisiana, offered an amendment, j providing that bounty lands be given ts those soldiers | who enlisted for tlve years, bnt were discharged before , the i aplintSen Of their term of service , 'I he subject was discussed at large by Senators , Downs. Johnson, end Jefferson Davis, end the amend- j ruent of the former gentleman rejected. i 1 he resolution was lben adopted. ] I' a > MINI for ii o It il c s . Tha Senate took up the bill allowing payment for ( cettatn horses lost during the late war, the property of the prisons retaken at Kncarnanion, Mexico?and, after due cobririeratlnn prised the same. | 7 St a csrssrai. a SFROra iat ion 011.1.. , The Ssnato next resumed the ooastderatio of the , WH uU?| kppropiUtlou tot Um oItU lid dlpioMtlo tiptauM ?f the gevemmeat for the ensuing iaeal re or. Mr. Davtun, of New Jersey. now rote, wad submitted, M ? enwodmeut to Mr. Walker's ta?ndaeit. the proposuinn of which ho gore notloe oa Wadaeedtj loet It provides for temporary government to be exteaded over New Mexico oud California Mr. Da vton advocated hie proposition in on ablooad eloquent speech. When he bod ooaolndod, Mr W.u.iss, of Mateoohueetto. roee ond oddreeaed the Senoio, la o tpeeob fully equal to hit former effort*. Ho to id the Senate and the oonntry weald bear bin wttaoaa that he bad no band In bringing about the ttata of thinga wbieb had oalled for tboao proceedings Tba etate of thing* whioh now exleted. end the buslneaa la which the Senate aero now engaged, shewed, in a eery marked manner, tba impolioy of their territorial acquisition* upon the Southern border. But tbinga paat should not be mingled with thing- present. Sufficient for the day waa the ceil thereof It was net well to dwell too much on the paat. nor wiae to attempt tco muoh for the future. Oar preaeat duty was to give a peaceable govtrament to California, to preaerve the Uvea of good diepoeed residents, and to restrain those who were evil-disposed. We eneald not go beyond this object at present. No xttempt should be made to exaoute the revenue laws. It oould not be done without courts, whioh could only be established under a regular government Any government for tboee territories must be at present substantially military. A bill had come from the House, for extending tbe revenue laws over the territories. The oourse he would reoommecd to the 8enate, would be to resist all tbess amendments to the general appropriation bill, and when tbat bill should be disposed of, to take up tb# eubject of the territories, and aet independently on it. If tbe 8enatn should see lit to adept this oourse when tbe House bill alluded to oame up. be would move to strike out all after tbe eneoting clause, and Insert the preposition bended in by him on Wednesday. Tbe disposition which bad been manifested by the Senate, showed tbat none of these amendments to tbe general appropriation bill were aoceptable. He had avoided, and would avoid all extraneous subjects, and would bring up no suhjeots which wtre calculated to exoite local prejudices He would oppose all movements whioh were calculated to prevent the adoption of a secure system for regulating and preserving peace in the new territories. Mr. Webeter tpoke about fifteen minutes. Mr. Kootx,of Mississippi, followed, In reply t# tbe remarks of tbe Senator from New Jersey. Hie topics of dlsoourse wore slavery oessation, abolitionism, southern wrongs and various other questions oonneoted with tbe general politlos of tbe day; all of whioh ha treated with bis charaotsitstio ability. Without taking any further notion upon the bill, on motion, tbe Senate adjourned. House of Representatives. After organising, the House oonsumed half an hour In unimportant motions as to tbe first business to proceed with. mexican claim dills. Mr, Joseph R. Incikksgll meved to suspend tbe rules, in order to offer a resolution making tha bill for tbe payment of claims contracted during the late war with Mexico the tpecisi order for to-morrow, whioh WU lost. evening session of thi houss. Mr. Dues, of New York, offered e resolution that an evening session be held daily, from and after Monday next,;to commence at five o'elook. Lost. so.1t-oskil'k hill. Mr. Vinton, of Ohio,moved that the business upon the Speaker's table be proceeded with, whioh was lost byl yeas 100, nays 74, a two-third vote being requisite. Mr. Vinton next moved that the House go into Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, whiob beins|raken by yeas and nays, was agreed to?yeas 110, nays 03. Mr. Whits being called to the Chair, the bill for the support of the post-office department was taken up. Mr. Uogoin proposed an amendment for the reduotion of letter postage to the uniform rate of three oeuts if prepaid, or five cents if otherwise, on all letters weighing not over half an ounce. The LHiin decided that the amendment was out of order. Mr. Goon in appealed from the deoieion, when the Chair was sustained by the House. Mr. Tuhneh made a speech, dwel ing chiefly upon the territorial and slavery questions. Mr Tailmadge, of New York called him to order for irrelevancy, observing that they had had enough of the elavery discussion. The Chais decided that the gentleman could go on. Mr. Turner aocordingly resumed his remarks, and stated his views upon tlie subject at full length. Mr. McDowell wae the next speaker, and gave an elaborate argument in favor of the principles of the the California bills of Mr. Douglass In the Senate and of Mr. I'reston in the House. He assumed a conservative position, and called upon all sections to remember and obey tbe counsel of Washington, and oeme up to the settlement of the territorial question like brethren and patriots. The House listened attentively to his remarks. When his hour had expired, the House, by acclamation, urged him te go ou lie bowed thanks, and proceeded in eloquent strains to dilate upon tbe revolu uuuary compromises ui me cuusiuuu'id. hu'j luj necessity of carrying out the country's destiny like brethren of one mighty republic. Hie concluding ob rervations brought tears down many a manly ohoes. Mr. Putnam nest obtained tbe floor, and,amid much confusion, the committee rose but failing to carry a motion for adjournment, went bach Lcto committee, and the discussion was continued by Mr. Putnam, and there, in able speeches, upon the northern side of the question. At four o'clock the committee rose, and tbe House adjourned. LEGISLATURE OK SEW YORK. SENATE. Albany, Feb. 23, 1840. Mr. Bokek aubmittted a resolution, requesting Judges Hand and Tarker to furnish the Senate with the minutes of the evidence and indictments against Thomas Oloott. late Cashier of the Canal Bank, Albany, and likewise with the mlnntes of the charge to the jury. The resolution was adopted. nautilus insurance ro. Mr. Adams offered a resolution, calling for a full report of tbe Nautilus Life Insurance Co., relative to loans, voting by proxy, ho.; whioh was adopted. williamsrurr charter. The bill to amend the charter of the village of .Williamsburg, was read a third time and passed. oeneral hankino law. j no < .cmiiiitiee or wnoie iook up toe Dili to mend the general banking law, and alter making soma progress in the consideration of the same, rose and reported it to the Senate, and bad leave to sit again. The Senate then adjourned. ASSKM11LY. At.nant, Feb. 23,1819. insurance, Mr. Camtbell, of New York, reported a bill to amend the charter of the Williamsburg Fire Insurance ComP?7 COMMISSIONERS OF FRACTICE, Mr. Van Orden, of New York, reported a bill to continue in offloe the Commissioners of Traotlce. marine hospital Mr. Fisk, of New York, reported a bill for the romoval of the Marine Hospital. N. . HOTEL CO. Mr. Van Orden, ef New York, gave notlee of his Intention to intrcduoe a bill to incorporate the Not Yr.rtr Hnfal < nmnnne I INSOLVENT BANK CREDITORS. Mr Smith, ?' Munroe county, offered a resolution, Instructing the Bsnk Coi2ffl*tt?? to inqnlrs into the expediency of allowing receivers to compromise with the creditors of insolvent banks. On motion, the House of Assembly adjourned. Markets* Baltimore, Feb. 23,1849. Tie flour market la in quite an unsettled state. There have been sales slnoe the news by the Europe reached our oity, of 2,000 bushels yellow oorn at 60c. PHit.ADKi.rHiA, Feb. 23,1846. The markets to- day are unsettled. Holders are asking for higher prloea. United States O's, 11; Treasury Notes, 10>?. .stocks are advancing. City Intelligence. The Wkathkk.-The weathor continued to maderate yesterday. Early In the morning, the thermometer marked 31 degrees, at midday 80 degrees, and In the middle of the afternoon 44 degrees. The snow which fell on Wednesday afternoon and evening, melted rapidly, and rendered the walking wonderfully disagreeable. This inconvenience was borne with patience by our good citizens, In consideration of the return once more of sunshine, and an absenee of the benumbing cold which prevailed a few days since. Accident.?On Thursday afternoon, while the United Americans were passing through Grand street, a horse attached to a wagen took fright, and started off at a full run. Between Essex and Norfolk streets the animal knocked down a man named James Collins and injured him so severely that it was found necessary to proruro assistance, and carry him te his house, at No. 8 Uoerck street. Board of Supervisors. Tho^Hon. Wo. F. Hsvemeyer In the chair. reo. ;m.?in* minutes of the preceding matting were read and approved. Correction of Tares? Petition* for tba correction of taxes were presented and referred. Hills? Of County SnparlntenUent of Common Scbeois, for salary; ordered to be paid. Of Sheriff Weetervelt; referred to Committee on County Office*. Reports-Of Committee on Criminal Courta and roliee, in favor of paying the Dletrtot Attorney the amount of hla bill; accepted. Of Committee on Annual Taxea, in favor of cerreetlug the tax** of the following pereone : Saml n. Kiy.Ja*. MoCnrrv and three othere; and adveiee to the claim* of J. T. Warner and rour others The Beard then adjourned te five o'clock on Friday next. The New V. Senator from Ohio. Mr Bkiunett?8ib:?You announee, in your paper this morning, tbe election of a free soil Senator from Ohio. Thiols true, bnt not tbe whole truth. Mr. Cbate is not merely a free eoller. but an original abolitionist. Mr (Jiddinge has bsen called an abolitionist, but be never Identified himself with the party, and never supported their candidates Mr. Chase, on the contrary.has for years belonged te the liberty party, and bas been known ee an aotive member of tbe party, and the author of varieus abolition addresi-es. He is a lawyer of Cincinnati, and has hern long the standing itnunsel in fugitive slave oases. He is a nephew of Bishop ( bass, c.f Illinois, and law of Judge McLean, belongs te the Kplecop..! Church, and is a man ut talents and ot fair character. A. B. Movsmsn'sare making through the west, at Chiatgo, VHlaaukic. and in Northern Indlana, to induce the gofi-rnuii-nt to eend the eastern mail through Canada, as th* most expeditious rent*. Court or Oyer ud Terminer. Before Judge kdmonds, Aldermen Stephens end Dodge. Feb S3 ? TYtsI far Hurdrr ? Sec and Day -Tie Btoei of the jury were celled o?er. The trial of J eta S. Auatln, for Ike murder of Timothy Shoo, la 1^. Umber laet, wee then resumed. John Shca, senior examined on the part of the ploetoution. Resided In September laet at 10 Leonard street; Is father < f Timothy, the deceased; recollects the night he was killed; It was the SStb of September last. [The wit nee# was desired te deseribe the premises by the model produoed yesterdty j He said the model might be right or wrong, but he did net understand it; be blmeell had made a drawing of them on paper, and he would deseribe them from it. Here he produced a diagram of the premises, and proceeded te explain it to the jury. He enid there were three steps going down to the basement, and a window at each eide of the s< re?t door; there wae then a bar room and a room partitioned off from it. and a deor-wuy close to the wret window, in tho ber room, oloee to where the cbarcosl barrel stood; a bar was setup in the barroom, and behind the bar rot m there is another room. Q.? Where was you on the night of the oeourthneef A ?I was in bed and awakei 1 rose from bed; tho first thing that attraoted my attention were expressions used by Austin; next heard the oraah of glass tailing; can't say what time elapsed between the time 1 got out of bed, and heard the glass fell; !-jumped out ef bed upon hearing the sound; being' in n lumber and a hurry, I could not put on my pantaloons as soon as I oould like; after a while 1 got on my pantaloens and oome on'.; taw Austin's tees towards mo at the de;r; be was staking at my son Patrick and Patrick at him : Patrick's bask wae to me ; Austin was keeping the door open wiih bis lelt foot; Patrick bad a decanter in his haul' and truok Austin over the head with it; Austin had to go out then ; the deceased was sitting . n the chair at this time, end my son John wae standing against the counter; ibe tailor boy sat next to the window; Patrick ran against me after he put Austin out; witnees said to Patnok, >' you are a coward, and we will be ail killed if we cannot keap these men out:" upen which Timotoy jumped off the chair, turned round, took tbe chair In hit band, he crossed before me with the chair in his hand to barricade the door with it; in tbe net of bis crossing, witness heard the shot, ana bis son fell; Austin fired twice ; the ehets oamo tlotio ; 1 saw him tire ; Austin at that time was on tbe side-walk, that is on the npp r step, coming down to the ba ement ; after the shot being fired, the sailor threw himself behind the door to proteot himself from tbe tiring; at the time, that Is previous to Sri eg tbe shot, tboy were throwing in oysteT shells ; the ory of murder was then hallooed by the inmates of tho home ; I turned round, and saw my eon lying on tho ground ; John, his brother, raited him-up, and put his heed on his knee; there wasga guggling in his mouth, and he was trying to speak; a woman from the Victoria Houee. then came in and put her hands round tho head of tbe deoeared, and kept them so, as near as witness can think, until he died; than tne Alderman of the Ward and ibe captain of the 6th district stacio* house name In: after that. I went to the station home. with the Alderman; saw Austin there, and soms on* dressed his wounds: the moment I saw him, I wrung my hands, and said that was the culprit that shot my son; I told the Alderman to search his pookets. tanking the pistol with which be shot my son was with him yet; the Alderman did so. and orought up a handkerchief; the Alderman then told witness he might g* home; the shot took effeot about an inoh er so from the tight nipple; Austin had on that night a whit* hat, a white shirt, and a striped coat; the otothee no* prrduced are the same, or eimilar; the prisoner was out in three placet on the head; one oat is no* covered with hair and the other is now open on his forahead. At the time deceased rose to go t* the door, Auetin was on the sidewalk; Austin was bleeding wbea hs was put out; at the first shot, the light iu the basement wus pat out; there is a large lamp at the Victoria House, aad another across the way, at the house of Julia Browne; tbey were both lighted;,at the time my son was lying dead, the house took tire Cross examined.? I lived at 60 Leonard street, about two months and.a half previous to the 23th September; my family lired there all that tluie, but not myaelf; I kept a barroom there, 1 had no means of living bat the bar; I was not able to work for eight months previously ?I was given up y the dootora; I went to bed that evening 1 fore dark; 1 cannot be particular as to the hour, but 1 know 1 went to bed betore dark; I had not slept aoy before I heard the noise; I had not drank anytbipg since cine o'olock that morning, at which time I took a glass of gin or brandy; that was the only liquor I took that day; my wife was not in bad previous or at the time of the occurrence; when I retired to bed, I left my three sons. Timothy. Patrick, the mother and the two youngest children, in the bar room; (should suppose, when I heard the noise of the glass breaking, it was about it o'olock at night; i did not hear tba noiss more than ence; when I got to the bar room, my wife was standing at the bedroom door by my sida, a little inside It; Timothy was sitting between the bar and tba door of the side room, and the sailor was sitting by the side of the charcoal barrel that stood between the door and window; Patrick was running from, the street door against me. and I told him he was a coward, thai we would be all killed; saw Patrick putting Austin out of the room; at the time the decease! fell, Patriek etocd behind tha door; was examined at the Coroner's tDqueet; dated to the Coroner all ha kt*ew, or pretty near; what 1 dated now Is pretty near what I stated then, or to the same end. c Q.?Did you not rwear at the inquest,that wbaayoo came to the bar-icom you raw two strangers there, besides your own friends and the sailor? A.?No, sir; 1 never old stats that, to my reoclleotion. (i.?Did you not state to the Coroner that yon did not know how these two men were dressed? A.?No, sir; 1 stated that 1 did not sea Nedbit at 11; hut 1 stated how the prisoner wan dressed. (1?Were you not directed to seleot a coat {Tom a pile? A ? I do not remember, if I was. Q ? Will you tell us now whether the coat that Austin wore was the one you selected, or like it? A?1 cannot tell you. There might be a hundred costs in it like Austin's I did not seleot a light oowt, as that which Austin wors. 1 told tha gentleman that I could not (electa coat such as Austin's. There were a hundred in that pile, and Austin's was one ringle piece But I said I would remambet his ftoe in a hundred years I told them distinctly I could not swear to the ooat Austin wore. 1 do not remember that tho Coroner Interposed. nod threatened to put Patrick out for interfering with me; they asked me to select the kind ot coat from the pile, but I told them I could not swear to the coat he wore, but that 1 would, swear to the kind of coat he wore; 1 don't know whether I found any coat like the coat he wore or not. Q ?Hew often hare you seen that ooat sinoe ths 23th of September last? A?1 never saw it until I saw It here yesterday, nor do I know whether that is the one or no; what I swore was this, that the ground of it was large, and the stripe small; the ground was also lighter than the stripe. Q ? Did you. or not, swear before the Coroner's jury, that in the coat Austin wore the stripe and ground was light? A - I raid that the stripe was small, and that the gTound between the stripes was whitish or yellow. Q, ?In wbloh of his hands did Austin hold the pistol? A ?In his right hand. Q ? Was he In front of the ^ooi ? A.?He was a little to tb'? west, more than the front; he stooped and fired d-f#0tly in. Q ?^ere y?u Poking in the direction of the deor when the ej*.er shells were thrown in? A.-Yes; but 1 did not see who threw them; the flash of '.lie pistol came into the bouse. FaisenEa'i Counsel.?This last answer is important: we wieh your Honor to take a note of it. sl Cannot tell what time elapsed between tba flash and th_k time the woman came in with the light; I am certain il was my wife brought in the light and held it over bar sob; when the Alderman oama into the house, he looked at me. and asked me, was the deosased my son? I said yes; be then took the deceased by the wrist, and asked wee he deaa! he desired me to go with him to the station house to see if I oould recognise the man that was there; did not see Austin's hat knooked off before he was pot out; 1 don't know that his hat was found in the basement after he was pnt out; that is the first I ever heard of It; when I saw him at the station house he had his hat on; I never stated to one of the coroner's jury that I did not knew who fired the pistol; I never stated to Mr. Smith that I did not know whe fired the pistol, bat 1 might have said to some one that I thought was striving to plok out of me, that I knew nothing about it. Q ?Did you not say to two persons, the night of the occurrence, that yon did not know who fired the pistol! A ?If I said so, it was beoause I thought they were not my friends. I kept several out of my bouse because I thought they were loafers, anu waotCl lo pick out of me. I did not tell any one In the basement that night that I did not know who fired the pistol. 1 .sm perfectly sure I saw a man doing something to h.* bead in the station house that night, but whether he was pressing him er curing him I don't know. There was a g.^od deal of bUod on the right side of his faoe. (A?Did yen say to James Smith that yon ware so flurried yon did not know anything about the occurrence at all ? A.?I told you before, as I now tell yon. I believed I did not ; bnt I might say to a person I did not know, that 1 knew nothing about it, thinking to pnt him off q.?What wee the else of the pitcher standing in the) bar-room ? A ? It was an earthen pitcher that wonld hold about a pint. (A ?Have you stated to any pereon that if yon received money from Austin or his friends you wonld not Alva aniMaiifia An t ha trim. I ' " A.?Noi"?*?otly so? Counsel for the prosecution hare interposed, and the wttneea ?u etopped. Direct Examination returned ? Q --Before Austin ?u (truck with tb? decanter had Auitln any ont near bi* mouth! MW%Fl!"Wl ? ?( . aiiJd j A ? Yea sir. H.?What do you mean whin you iay thi flash oami In thi door? A.?The flash was sobrisht I saw Austin's faee. Coumel for the proseeutlon directed the witness to proceed with the story about the money. Counsel for the prisoner objected, and said that the question was a general one, that did not iay a iounnatlon for the whole of the story. CoukT?You bare asked enough to get the whole out. Connasl for the prisoner?We object, and we ask your honor to note our objection. Counsel tor the proseoution? You were asked on the cro<e examination, hare you not said if you re. reived money from Austin or bis friend*. you would not appear on the pro motion? ami having answered " not exactly so,'' go on and state what yen did say on that rcca?l' n. rsi?oivEft'( CorwsEL? I obj-ct to the question. Inasmuch as new matter was introduced as put by tb* counsel tor the prosecution. The propir wsy of putllsg it would bo to go on and state all mat w is said so tar hs was allied by the prisoner's counsel. Thequeslit.n n w put wi uld enable llie witness to g > on au 1 Hate e<*ry conversation he had with every pnr<nu on the subject; one question only epp ted to one confer* ration Ci t'ST- I'll allow the question to be put in reference to eneoonversailon only. Wirarei? Mr. Wculuridge sent word to witness If I eonld n?.t go to hi in and settle the question between sitnete and Austin; witness wvat into the bar reoa,

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