Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 21, 1849, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 21, 1849 Page 1
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TH NO. 5402. Notice to Newspaper Readers. Transient newspapers (tbat is, papers not sent from the offlee of pnblioation) will bereafter be sabjeot, in Tirtoe of the net (approved March 3, 1849) to the general newspaper postage rate only; that it, one cent for any diitance in the iante Stale and one-and a-half cent for any distance exceeeding one hundred Miles, where the aSwiMue la aaal fmm. on. Shit* in tnotker. But postage on such newspapers is Is all Oases to bs prepalu, as heretofore. The Annexation Question?'1'he United State* anil t:ana<lu. [From the Toronto Kxamlner, March 14.] Sudden paroxysms or violent ebullitions of feeljngamongst small factions of unreflecting men are entitled to little importance. They are mere eruptions on the surface of society, while the body is healthy and composed. When assemblies of men cease tJ deliberate, it ib a sure indication that th .-y have temporarily abdicate^ their reason. There is an intoxication of passion as well as of wine. The one suspends the operations of reason and judgment as effectually ub the other. We find in the recent meetings respecting the rebellion losses, abundance ot materials to illustrate these facts. There we find that contagious delirium which, through the medium of heated passion?one man communicates to others. The language of the parties expresses their disordered pass ons, not the convictions of the sober mind. Extravagant language becomes the type ot ungovernable passions. iii cu 1.11 L'ttors. vfiiriiii'iice aim nyperooie, iiecoriilpg to their intensity and extravagance, indicate the mastery of t' e an mal over the intellectual?of the brute over the man. Not in this spirit, however, is the question of annexation approached. It is the eurnest topic of the social circle. It is a thing of which men speak, as of a family arrangement, to one another. With a gieat many it begins to be considered the question. Men think soberly upon it, and speculate upon its advantages, which they weigh against the disadvantages. The last year has witnessed a complete revolution in the sentiments of at least one political party. The question is everywhere mooted by the tones. One of their presses, as would be seen by the extracts we published last week, has given partial expression to the growing sentiment in favor of annexation. There was no mouthing, no beating about the bush; but plain spesking. We now give another statement fi*om an organ of that party, which unresetvi dly adrnita the "annexation leanings" cherished by them, and which they do not attempt to dissemble or keep secret. It is from the Montreal correspondent of the Toronto Patriot :? " Th? only on dit ef the day, worthy of crodlt?you must nut give any to thoxe iu rationed In the nswspapsre?refers to the ,luadf?r ourrent" leaning ef the Angle Saxona he e towards an annexation with their brethren ef the United States, unjustly and untruly attributed to tb?m by Lord Du:hum in his time, but troeas the goepel now " We have endeavoured to asee>'toi:i the causes that have led to so sudden and apparently complete a revolution in the sentiments of the party wim used previously to speak bo dispaigiagly of the American people and their institutions. The result of our inquiries has been to convince us bevnnrl o rl/Milrt tlmt fVio iiIp'i /vf onnuvinir P.ono/^a tr\ the United States nas been embraced by this party after luliy examining its own position, if not that of the country. A portion of them have a strong dislike to the existing union of the Provinces, ana insuperable objections to its continuance. Annexation, they argue, would dissolve the existing union,and make Upper Canada a sovereign, independent State of the American Union. A great deal it is said by these parties uboutttie superiority of the Anglo Saxon race, while the most ridiculous tirades are vented against the imaginary and nonexistmg domination of the French in Lower Canada over this boastful Anglo Sax in of Upper Canada. They profess to see all sorts of hob goblins in the realization of Mr. Lafontaine's declaration that he will never submit to Upper Canada having a greater number of representatives than Lower Canada. Upper Canada, dissevered from her twin sister, the cff-spiiog of La btUc France, and placed under the protection of the stars and stripes, would, they believe, contain two political parties, nicely balanced as t > numker, and changed more in name than in principle. Ths accession to power of the wh p. rrg mc, under General Taylor, gives thorn 1,,,.... nnl.no ledeial government will give aec> ndancy to principlt s not far di.-< i ndar to those embraced in their OAn political erred, which they Bee no hope of carrying into eflect under the existing circumstances of their colonial position. The protectionists allege that the American tariff would insure them ample protection. Tint protection, they allege, correctly enough, no doubt, they can never hope to obtain from our Provincial Parliament. Annex Upper Canada, as u separate State to the American Union, they say, and that local legislature which now denies protection to domestic manfactures, will yield up to the federal government, at Washington, the right of regulating commerce. Here again their hoj>es are excited by the elevation to the Presidency of General Taylor, whose policy, they argue, will be strictly whig, and therefore protectionist. There is yet another section of this party, who advance different arguments in lavor of annexation. They see plainly that the clergy reserves will, at no distant uay, be devoted to general purposes, llere they bring forwaid all their stereotyped nonsense about vested rights, spoliation, and " robbing the Lord for the high churchmen never hesitate at blasphemy if they think it will be of service to them. These parties, following the example of the Hon. J. II. Cameron, in his speech at the bar oi the House of Assembly, against Mr. Draper's university bill, talk about the magnanimity of the republican States, which never alienated the lands given by a pieus monarch to the Church of England. The - -L m?: _:... nL. i a A iiHiucuse reveuurs ui xriiiuy vuurcu arc irequeiuly instanced, sometimes cren in the columns of the church newspaper. From these facts they conclude, and argue to convince others, that annexation is the only means of preserving what they very arrogantly style their " vested rights." It would be unfair towards the conservatives to represent that they regard the question altogethe* as a party one. Other views present themselves 10 their minds, and are dwelt upon in the contemplation ot the subject. For instance, the Mirror, in remarking upon this under current of feeling, reletes the following curious case of its working: ?"Thus it is our good loyal fellow-citizens are cogitating, ruminating?whining, growling, grinning?and everything but barking. They say they must aad will have annexation; for they cannot, a id will not, do without it. One old tory we heard ot to'ther day, who, after coming home from the indignation, d?d the Q.uecn ana Lafontaine, and swore he could stand it no longer. " Here," said he, " I am, with a couple ot thousand pounds worth of property, on which I have been trying, for eighteen months oast, to raise XloO, aad I'll be curbed if 1 can hud a man to lend it to me. I tried cne of these new-tangled shaving shops, called the Building Societies, and I found I could, when my turn came, (that is, when 1 would be goose enough to oveibid the jackasses who are borrowing money there,) get wliut I required, at an interest which, when I carefully calculated it, 1 found would be about 35 ppr cent." " Now," aaid our old tory, 41 if Cnrada was annexed to the United States, I should not take $00,0(10 fcr my property ; and before a week, I could sell one-fiftieth part of it, ini^K sf ,1.0.1 ,.,0 U i r. si i, rw> r. r I? r i f Inr s<r?r 1)?n such humbug ; 1 have mucked my paws long enough ; but I'll bear it no longer. It's against my stomach " Suchu a rinuni of the princin.il arguments in favor of annexation, now so much iu vogue in the / octal circ les ol one of the two political parties. These arguments are regarded by many persona, who, though not of this political party, have no innate prejudices againu American institutions, as quite visionary. ."Some ol these apply other and x vholly difirrrat arguments in lavor of the same Ir, eaaure. The public mind, us excited by tins qul -suod, appears to be in that state ol indecision w|? n a very slight circumstance turns the scale an(j, 'eeidca the most momentous questions. M my, lookii f nt our P'^mon, geographical nnrl political, r.ssure . 'k<ms?lv?d that destiny has in fact rcud-red inevitab '? " couennimiitioii which the speeahes of oratore t be btgutnents of writers, or even tae volition ol i. be fubhc mind, cannot prevent or long delay. For our F?rt> ,ve pretend not to the gilt of irophery an ^ CBn ""'y await the fulfilment of our political 'deet '"ly. without dogmatically predicting to what goal it Will lead. [t "rim another paper ] The tories ol b sndwicb, Canada, called a meeting, a few days e. ^e, to protest against the proposed law to comt lh?" teh<ifl, 'or 0!,JrB during the emtuU ? i 1837- th7 liberals outnumbered them, took powaaton of the hall, appointed their chairman *"d secretary, and enacted snefc resolutions as pie wired thein. S-ind>vioh tor its vicinity) is the resi deuce of Colonel Prince, whose royalty is as uinpiesi i^ncd ?s his brutality. The miner* at Pottsvllle, Pa, h? determined t* Mod bo coal to ths UudtBge b* for* 7th of April, with a view to bring the supply, t < nearly %; may be, Into the relative position of toe dem .?*>'* E NE" MOBK Affairs in Canada?W( published exclusively T on Monday a telegraphic despatch from Washington, that in the event of any trouble in Canada, the administration would adopt prompt measures ^ to suppress any interference from the American side of the lines. This fact has since been an- ^ nouneed in other papers. Ttie correspondent of v the Philadelphia North American, the organ of Mr. Clayton,says: b Washington, March 18,1849. Considerable excitement ban been oeoastonsd in the political circles, by intelligence received at the British Legation of revolutionary movements In Canada^trowtog out of the action of the Provincial Parliament on the bill proposing to indemnify for losses daring the border troubles. A difficulty of this kind was to be expected sooner or later, and It is only surprising, that. 0 with the easy access to the States. the communion of (' eentiment I bat has grown up between the people on ti both sides of the lino, and the infection of our exam- h pie. that a determined effort has not been made long a ago to break the bonds of colonial va'saloge The iu- 0 formation of the extent and character of this rupture, Is too imperfect to warrant any vpiuiou of its probable .. onsequenoes; but tbe publio may well believe that 1 General Taylor's administration will not only iu no e way lend itself to interference with the loosl affairs of 1' Canada, but will take decided measures to res'rtln n anv attfnint that maV be made hv inriisnrset aemna. v tbizers, whi'oh would lend to an interruption ?f our pro- n tent friendly relations with Great Britain. The po- e lioy of every patriotic. every truly American adminis- _ traticn. la to preserve peace with all nations, and to prevent entangling alliances with any -a policy which , the interests of the country, and the spirit of onlight- j1 ened civilization equally sanction and require. ?< The correspondent of the Courier urul Enjuir.f ^ also mentions the circumstance. In that paper ct c yeeterday we find the following:? p Intelligence was received at tbe Department ofState " and the British Kmbassy yestirday, stating that an I ? inuuti had occurred in Canada, proceeding from ac- tl tion in the local parliament upon the bill providing a< Indemnity for losses at the time of the border difficulties. The particulars were not furnished; and, therefore, only a vague impreseion can be formed of the nature and extent of the rupture. Some apprehension has been excited by this news, bnt without sufficient ?rearon. I have tbe best reasoos for assuring the public that the government, should it be deemed discreet or necessary, will adopt prompt and efficient measures 01 to prevent any improper interference en the part of c< American citizens with tbe concerns or troubles of Canada, and to preserve tbe relations of peace and 111 good will which now exist between the United States vi and Great Britain. _] m marine Affaire. P' Outrageous Transaction bv the Portuguese Authorities at Mozambique?The Amerioan brig Ma- f>' goun, Captain Russell, sailed from Rio Janeiro on the g; 16th July, 1847, under a charter to the East or West h Coast ef Africa, with a lawful cargo. On the 12th Of September she anchored in tbe river Angoaba, a ^ Moorish port; the agent of the brig made a prossnt to a the Sultan, and the cargo nas discharged. The English e; fr gate Eury dice was cruising near the month of the 11 iiTci, ?UVI via UHWTvamg buc DCUb wuru LO IDA Portuguese authorities that an American vessel was in ^ the rlTer. On the 21st of November, a brig and / schooner, under the Portuguese flag, and twelve boats v belonging to the English frigates Eurydioe and Presl b dent, entered the river and anohored near the brig. Captain Russell was ordered on board the brig of war, ? and his vessel seiaed, under the pretence that It was a (, Portuguese pert, to which Captain Russell had to sub- a mlt?though he protested ogainst the proceedings. On 1 *he 23d of November, the boats made an attack on An- P; goeha, and after about two hours fighting, were driven ^ off | the English had thirteen wounded in the affair. n Shortly afterwards, the brig, in oharge of a prise erew, <j with the Portuguese vessels, set sail for Mozambique, where she was detained until some time last spring, without any speoiflo charges being made against her. The captain was treated in a most shameful and insc. J" lent manner while under arrest. Bj Annexed is one of the pretests of Captain Russell:? u Mozamhiqi'e, Dec 8,1848. P< This is te certify that I, Horatio N. RuseeU, master A of the Amerioan brig Magoun, do eolemnly protest b against the following proceeding on the part of the pi Portuguese government, towards mo and my vessel, (having made one protest onboard of the brig Juan de Castro, and delivered it unto the Major command- j ing the Portuguese forces, on the eve of the 221 Nov.): That I was lying in the river of Angosha, on the 2lst of November, when a Portuguese brig and sehooner of _( h a Ha.t ?r ... a A a thai. ? ?<? ) ?I??M ?( ?.vv? w? IIUQKDU W"RU) |Ua'4V MIUU n|I^V?Lknee end anchored above me. At 4 P. M. the captain of the brig eame on board, with the treaty with the United States and Java, and raid I bad broken it by 3 entering the rlvrr I told him I tad been despatohed g( upon a lawful voyage by the Conrul at Rioana, and was (0 not aware of its being a Portuguese place, as there was no reeidiery flag, and it being under a Moorish Sultan, lie raid be rhould put meu on board to take of me to McxamVque. My Aug was Hying all tbu time. , He wanted sbh to go on board of the brig?1 went with l" him, when the Major commanding the expedition p] wanted me to take It iters to Angosha, which I did the next morning. On the 22d I went up again for the answer, and returned with it in the afternoon. I went pi up again; but whilst up this time, the Moora toid me if .. I ccme again, they would destroy me and my boat's crew. After freturuedto the man-of-war, t bey told ni me 1 oonld go on board my brig, whioh I did. and after ta bring there one hour, tney rent forme. 1 went on qj board?the Major wanted me to go up again this night. I objected to it, telling him we shonld lose our lives. He then told the commander of the brig to send soldiers , and me a cn board, but to detain me; however, they ",l let me go on board for my bed. It being dark, the lUg * had been hauled down, and I ordered it to be hoisted in presenoe of the officer. who, with his men. were upon th the quaiter deck with loaded mu*k?H; and protested w against ibeui taking porae-sion of my vessel. Thsy th hauled the flag down, tney having taken charge of her. B( They took my passengers and myself?went on beard l( of the man or war, wheTe they kept me forty hours a prisoner, not having any commuuicatien with tny ves- ln lei. At toon, on the i!4tb, they allowed me to go on cl board and proceed to Mozambique, In charge of a prise t? limner ana crew. 1 protest, in tne name 01 my owners, I bf against the taking of my passengers ami the detention ; hi otthsvoysge, for It will amount to fifteen hundred s| dollars, besides the damage done by the price crew to c, the vessel. And I aleo roletnnly swear, that I had, nor hate, anything to do with the slave trade?I am only w cn charter from Rio de Janeiro and ha-k. The above Is a true account. HORATIO N. RUSSELL, al Master of Magoun. j*' Asotiicii Stfampoat for Chaorf.s ?The Philadel- " ph a Ledger, of the kOtb Inst, says there has been com- 01 meu red in that city, a small steamboat for the Meaers. ft Aeplnwall, which is intended to ply upon the rirer tc degree between the town at ite mouth and Crnoes. fr Her dimension* are to be 84 feet long. 18 feet beam, I and 5 feet hold. For the coaveuisnce of being trans- 1 k( ported on shipboard to the scene of her fature usefulness. she is to be cons'ructed in two parts, so as to dl- | } vide lengthways; her keel, stern and stern post being I 10 separated iu the centre, so that they can be bolted securely together, and form a serviceable steamboat to n< carry passengers bound to California, via Panama. It til la oalcnlatrd to oairy the hull in the two portions on it the dpek of a ship, one on either side the ma'ts She ' t,< I.* to b? propelled by a steam paddle wheel eimlia? to k, the bcata that ply on the river Schuylkill. 1 w Saii it. of the Stfamhhip Waiiiisotos.?The mag- j 0] nificent steamship Washington, Cept. Floyd, tooh her nl departure yesterday lor Southampton and firemen, I with a largo cargo and a fu r number ef passengers. I * She went down the harbor in gallant style, slthocgh V toe wtcd, which blew very heavy, was nearly dead i r( a'1 pad. a< The steamship F.nropa. Captain Lott, from New York, 1 sixty hours narsage. arrived at Halifax on the 10th Ol lbHtant, and left man* day for Liverpool. S tl Tli? Ogitrmhiirgh llallroaa. ni J. G. BENNETT, ESCJ.? w DlAS Sis:? tl la \our |>orw?r of Saturday, in giving the vole of w the lloute of Atuembly of this 6tale, on the bill P< (o authorize the erection of a bridge across the n outlet ol Luke ChampUin, you say:? c< 'Before the final vote was taken, the Speaker moved n' to ntcend tte bill ve ae to oompt-1 the Ur;d*nsbargh a! Itaiiroad to carry freight destined for ihe Hudson river a n? chop per nil!e as if bound to Dostoa; bat the hi Hcnse rvfu?vd " Ct This is a mistake. The bill had been previously amended in Committee ol the Whole, "so as to P* compel the Ogdenslurgh Railroad to cutry Ireiglit ? du lined for the Hudson River, as cheap per mile Jt us it bound to Boi>ton." The amendment propos- yi cd by the Speaksr was, to compel the Og- " dent-burgh Railroad to compel the Vermont I? Railroad, from opposite House's Point to Burling- H ton, in Vermont, "to carry freight desti led for the w Hudson River, as cheap per mile as if bound to ! B> aton." This the House relused, because the Ogdenrhurgh Railroad hnd no control over the JJJ Vermont rond, and because the charter of the T Vermont Railroad provides against any such anti- ?c cipnted discrimination. di Tlie same mistake has occurred in other jour- cc nals, as well as in yours, and it arose probably M from the complicated characterof the amendment, M and its not bei.sg properly understood by there- tk prrteis. Justice to the Huune, and justice to the " friends of the bihV require that the correction th should be made, and I trust that youraelf and other journalists will feel willing to do so. J. A Naval In Ulllgtnce, f(( Tbslt. S. frigH.lt- It tr II Hi ??? rpnitVO OB tkl 10th w invtsnt, in 1st. CC 31, Ion 74 .'<k, aU writ. W YC TNG EDITION?WEI 'lie Progress or the Gold Emigrant*?The Vera Cxnz and Hazatlan Route to California. Ik. Editor:? The following letter has been handed to me by Ir. James S. Beams, of this city, and he having ery kindly placed it at my disposal, I would es?ein it a particular favor if vou would oblige me y publishing it in your widely circulated journal. Wu Georoe Stewart, Vice-Consul lor Mexico. New Yoik, March 20,1849. Vera Cruz, Feb. 25, 1319. We arrived here, all well, yesterday at 12 'clock, and landed at 3 P. M. The particulars oi ur voyage 1 will write from ihe city ol Mexico, o which place we go by wagons, and shall be able o get our mules and horses on the road for about nlf the price asked here. We had no trouble at 11 at the custom house, as they did not even open ur trunks. They gave us permission to carry our rms, and also a license to shoot gtme on the route. ?he weather is very warm ; the city is the cleanst place I have ever seen ; the screets, we are old, are swept dai'y ; all the sine-walks are cenenttd ; the city is very healthy, and the water ery good. The Mexican people have received nd treated us very well, much better than we ver expected. Cur company consists of forty, boeen from anion" the other passengers, and we tyle ourselves " The Pacific Rangers." I ara heir leader and Fred is our n e ident We shall ^ave here to-morrow at 10 o'clock. Board here osts one dollar per day. We are assured by the imerican residents, und also bv the American onsul, that ihere is no danger whatever to be aprehended horn robbers through the whole route, nd that paities can pass through in perfect safety, am fullv mourned with nrrnni/errienfH in iretlin^ le party'oil, and, in my next, will give you a full ccouut of ull that happens on the journey. Yours, (cc., IIjcnyy M. Bkarns. Vera Cruz, Mexico, Feb. 10, 1849. 1r. Editor:? Fin bound for California, via the cityjof Mexic*" j id supposing that a word from this quarter of the intinent (where the American arms shone forth i nil of the brilliant lustre of brilliant success and ictory) might not prove uninteresting to your nulerous readers, I send you my first despatch of ickings en route. I found Vera Cruz and the strong and impregnate castle of 8an Juan D'lJloa precisely where our all ant little army iound.it in March, 1S47. But ow changed !?The caBtle and its dependencies >ok somewhat consumptive, and bear the hagard countenance of rapid decline. The ramparts re nearly divested of the " dogs of war." The pray of Neptune throws its sparkling tears against s snow-like walls, as it to weep over its falling tate and remembrance of other days. But not so villi the city?the Dims have plugged up me holes iade in their buildings by the terrible bumbas of \os Amtricano*, and whitewashed their " outer rails," which gives the town quite a beautiful and ealthy appearance. As soon as 1 had landed and gone through the rdeal of the custom house, I dug my way up to fell's Hotel, where I found my old friends and rother soldiers, Cupts. Paul, of Massachusetts, nd Hungertord, and Lieut. Wilson, ot the New ork volunteers, who were also in command of arties destined for California. The gentlemen omposing their respective parties were all in good ealth and fine spirits. They left here this al'teroon, at 4 o'clock. 1 cannctleave for two or three ays. Capt. Ilutton'a party ot one hundred aad tli'rty, ft on the 8th inst, and encamped at Santa Ke, velve miles from Vera Cruz, where one of the arty shot a Mexican; the cause or circumstances could not learn. I regret that such an occurrence rould have transpired, as it may prove exceedlgly annoying, and even dangerous to smaller arties travelling upon the rona. There are six merican vessels in this port, one of which is the ark Eugenia, from New York. Vera Cruz is at resent very healthy. Pickaxe. Panama, New Granada, Jan. 26,1819. m Grant s Arrival at Chagres?J lit Troubles in Crossing the Isthmus?His Impressions and Opinions?The Herald in New Granada, frc. fyc. I thought thut it would be interesting to some of >ur numerous readers to know the truth as reirds travelling over the Isthmus. I will endeavor give it to you. We arrived at Chagres after a pleasant passage ' eighteen days from New York, and landed on e 31st December. Chagres is a most miserable ace, widia population of about eight hundred; u can scarce get anything to eat, and as for a ace to sleep in, that is next to an impossibility, is a complete swamp; we only remained one ehtinit. We lured a canoe for 35 dollars, to ke us to Cruses, which is at the head of the river, id started 011 new year's day for that place, amidst e most terrible rain you ever saw. One does >t know what rain is till he conies here. I ought a Grotonpipe had burst. It seems to rain 1 the time. We drank yourheatth, with the compliments of :e sevson. on the Clianres liver, in nood Scotch lmkey, to begin with. We were four days on e river, and it was raining all the time. The tnery is most beautiful all the way up; birds of dutiful plumage are abundant, and so very tame lat thoae who had fowling pieces with them had ipital sport, shooting all the way up. IIow aamshed the birds seemed when one ot them was lot! It was something new to them; had they sen commanded by Queen Vic. to appear and be lot in a royal manner, they could not have obey1 her better than when they appeared before ns. At last we made Cruces; it is on a small hill, ith a population ot about eighteen hundred, who re very little better than those atChagres. They re a miserable set of beings. They have very itle to eat, and 110 bed to repose on. We reclined n our trunks tor want ot anything better, and I mained ten days trying to get rny things across i Panama; but transportation is difficult to be had iT love or money; you can scarce get your things :ross, there are so many going. Mules U9ed to e hired for $3, and now it costs from $15 to $20 r loud, and one hundred pounds is considered a ad. The cholera has been raging since my arrival ?re, and the people are getting frightened, tor icre are no doctor?, and whoever,is attacked with , lives frotn eight to ten hours only. I thought it tst to move, leaving a great many of my things thind. I undertook to walk across, but it 1? the orst road?it you can call it a road?I ever saw r dreamed of. You go right up a very steep leuntain, wuh mud and water up to your knees at nery step, and often when you raise your foot du leave your boot behind, and have to turn >und and | ull it out, empty the water, and go on jam, as there is no stopping by the way. This as too much tor some poor fellows, who were bliged to he down, and that was the last ot them, everal died an the way. 1 gave out, hut w is for iiivur ciii'ukii in niir a iiujit- jupi iu nine, i uuuiu nt have pone much farther. The path is just trie enough for a mule to pass, and no more, and le care with which they climb the mountain ould aftontfh you. On the river, the men that tdrile the canoes have no clothing, and h ive only rmall piece of cloth, about a foot cqnare This mftitutes their wardiobe ; and in crossing the ountain, females have to ride in the name way i the mi n do. It i horrid; and you can do them greet service, by letting them know what they ive to encounter in crossing here. I saw several ops in this way, and they felt bad enough. I ertlvf d at Panama almost exhausted, pot supr, and went t j bed. Next morning I wueuttacKI with cholera. It was soon made known that ra Grant. Bennett's barber, was sick. Parser rice, of tne United States Navy, got a doctor Res, from Virginia, w ho is going to California, rme. He came end attended me for your Bake, e said that he had often heard ol ni", and as happy to tee me. To bo'h of these gentlemen im under a great many obligations; but it is all i y our account They think there is no such rer n as Bennett, and no such paper as tht Herald. hey both desire to be remembered to you As on as I got out again, I received an invitation to ne with the American Consul, Mr. Nelson. Of lurse I went, and met several genrl.'tn n there, r. Nelson inquired, 111 the kindest manner, after r. and Mrs. Bennett's and family's health. I united him for you. The way tli*y speak of the miM is a caution. livery oue here thinks that ere is no paper worth having hut the Herald. Mr N. is very busy, on account ohtho number of mcricars here, who cannot sp-nk the l.inigge. He is doing all that lays in hia power to rward them as fait as possible, and I can assure hi he is a gentleman of the. fiirt waier. He told c that he won u do any tiling for tne mat lay in IRK H 5NESDAY, MARCH 21, IS Die power, and I am satisfied he wi'l He la a Hrek great admirer of the IhriJil, and desires to send Bowi Irs kindest complimenta to you. The living here is very poor; board at the hotelB Mi is two dollars per day, ana only two meaU per day Was ?breakfast at 10 o'clock, and dinner at 6, and not this over good at that. I went to market, and could A'ex purchase beel or pork, by the yard or pound, at Mr. from four to five cents per pound ; eggs at three with cents ^each, plsnty of yams, and good rice, some and tomatoes, a few onions; hut plantain is the princi- by t pal vegetable. The currency is in a miserable tean condition ; Mexican dollars and five franc pieces Cam are worth ten shillings; pistareens go for two shil- Will lirgs; ere franc pieces go for two .shillings. All in fn iMiiuii vi uiuiHTjr yaos ncic ; you inuai iry nuu re- inrn gulate the currency. the J The weather inmost delightful at present?about as warm as it is in New York in th? month of An- fl gust. The steamer Ctihloruia is here, and sails on frort| Sunday. She mnde this port in the short sailing n0CK time ot fifty-live days. She was detained so long t|ie ? on account ol there being no coal at the different .mIty places where she expected to have got it. The jof Captain says that the is the beet boat ever built, Dove and he will suit her against any steamer afloat. So 1) B< much for American enterprise. God speed them J"hn on! I go up in her, and will send you another Win. scroll trom the gold diggings. J:"** 1 remain, dear sir, your most ob't serv't, j*.~ Jambs Grant. s)u0| N. B.?A woid to those coming this way. Take as few things as possible; get n Dag, instead of a bury, trunk; a tew shirts, under-clothing, two pair of Ilsrri

boots, ard tlungs just sufficient for the passage; Soutf send the balance round the Horn ; do not let the du?. < weight of your baggHge be over 125 rounds. The reason that a bag is better than a trunk is because "a it is better to pack on the mule, und you will get it w ' cheaper acroee. J. G. b?tn Wm. Mo.-.k California News.?We find the following, under the head of " the latest from California," iSjamr in the Boston Travtlltr of the 19th inst. We give Ossc it because it may be interesting to those who are tal' 6 fond of the murvellous. It can do no harm, 11 carefully reed. The Traveller is patticular to find tauh with anything that may be published in any other paper that looks the least like Mungnews. We advise the editors et that print to go and share Fron the "ledge" with the new millionaire in San Francisco. But here is its California news:? It wi We stated In Friday's Traveller, that we had seen Pouc a private letter from San Francieoo, dated January *'?*' 20th, which ecntalned rtatementa in respeet to the "ela gold mines, exceeding, If anjthlng, the marvellous- Mc nessof former accounts. It having been very oour niBDj teeusty suggested by one of our cotemporaries that fart i the wbo'.e tbing was a deception, we now publish of tin the letter entire?with a single exception?and with long the name of the writer attached. It was written v;bicl to a relative in this cl y, and there is no room to tion a doubt ita authenticity. The original latter is in " Aid our possession. It la postmarked at St. Louis, and speoti came overland, no doubt; but by wbat particular dy m route, we are not Informed, There is no (nipo.islbl- n-ar llty Or improbability In a letter lewulilug u lu flfiy- yestc live days fiom San Francisco. We are informed that paste a person was in this city on Saturday, who left San wlih Franelsro en the 23d of January! The exception to "ton which we have alluded is a statement no less marvel- to tlx In us tban others contained in the letter; but, for prl- Duai vate reasons, it is withheld. Batti Say Francisco, Jan. 20,1840. tions Dear Unole? I set myself down to write a few lines, That to let you know that I am in the land of the living, the p and that I am now enjoying tolerably good health. jIo While 1 was iu the gold diggings, my health was bad tobi for a month or so ; for tbero we had no honses, and for eu a( the meat part had to sleep on the ground ox under tie t rocks,where we could get a place. Talk of the army? p>I0n I never saw half the hardships while 1 was In the service that I hare seen In the gold diggins. Could we havo trad* bouses, or good tents, however, we could be comforta- ?jle ( ble even at the diggings. mtD( As for gold, 1 have got plenty of it I have got about tll 763 pounds. It sells here for from 12 to 10 dollars the h. s I ounce. I was in the diggings three months and a half, thai and if I had bad something to waeh ont the dirt olean, pases 1 should have got as much again; for we can get no- ?U|11| thing near all of it out. 1 have a number of pretty to eo targe pieces?one piece weignmg nve pounds I w?n? you to tome out here; you can get just as pt..i( much gold as you want. I know where there is a ledge that is almost solid gold? [ The probability is, that l the writer of this letter Is the man who sat upon the u* ... rock of gold and offered f.20,000 for a howl of bean soup]?but 1 shall not tell any body, nor work at it, .. A till my lriends came out. I found it out by one of the Esq, Indian chiefs, whose life I saved, when he was about ?on i to be murdtr d. A great many are killed and no- Lorpc thing is raid about It. 1(49 ' The exoltement is so great that every body has besn p'int digging gold, and every one here has got a plenty of ?{ UH gold. Living here is now two dollars a day. It has clpal been ten dollars, preii The gold country is immense I have been Ave hun- Mg'-t dred miles up the country; and tho further we go, the ea In thicker the gold Is. 1 think on the river where I was. "J* ** the fountain head Is In the mountains; but It is awful wblol travelling to get up to my ledge 1 know where there great Is plenty of silver In the mountains. We found P, cd, that when I was with the Indians. They took Jos ' ms prisoner, and I was with them nine months. Comi At last I discovered that one of the chiefs was band a Free Mason, and he nt onee set me free. 1 labor una mat a great man; 01 trie maian ouiui* are ? ree .via- i n sons. I was made a Mason by the reoommenda'ion of whici bb aged friend, before I left Michigan. 1 left there when lju.i the war first began, and went and joined Col. Kre- eciifit niont'e regiment. .We crossed the mountains, and I comp got taken by the Indians. I was released in conee- conv rjuence of being a Mason; and 1 would advise that all it is i who intend to come out to this wild country, to be value masons, for they will find true friends among the In- more dians. The Indians hold masonry to be sacred? flagri which it Is. cond If yon was here, you oonld make money at your trads the n just as fast as you please; for mechanics here will not will! nrrk at their trades, because they got rluh so much tal wi f*ster at the gold digging. event Ten never saw such h set as tbers Is In this place, the ci There are pecple of all nations and of all colon If appea Congress dees not make some laws, and strict ones too, the u: I do not know what re shall do. It will be "the hard- parts ret fend ill." The population hers are getting to be tited awful bid; and It is cansed by that curse of the earth, men I rum. If that had been kept ont, there would have our e been no trouble here. It id warm weather here now. this 1 No snow. There was some snow at the diggings, but Point not much. be we If you come cut, oome>lth a number. The more . that come together, the better they can do. I under- t . , stood yesterday that news had come from Monterey that, they tad found an Inexhaustible gold mine, about CO miles from there, and alio some silver mlnei; , but we take no notice of the ellver mines, which can be got at at half the trouble of the gold, (tulckrilvur ;' Is here in abundance In aU the hills. j' lion't delay in coming, and bring a good .company with you. If you can gi-t here In July or August, you ran get up the country before the rainy season comn.eucei. and the n you can get fixed, ?o that you oan e ork at the trine a all winter If you please. There are :h*? plenty of mcee and deerin the mountains.and cattle and all kinds of game and fowls. Wild turkeys are as there plenty as pi nine bens In Wisconsin Wild horses are as thick os they can be; and on the branch of the J' rlvrr where I have been, they have never been culled out. ?? I rbe.Il leave for the diggings again some time in " . March, and slop until August, when I hope to see you ? and all the rirt of my relations. There is gold * .J ei.oogh f-r all tie young nun of the whole New Knglend Stater: and 1 wish they were all biro. But it Is zV time enough yet. aid there Is gold and ellver enough. I hope we shall have a mint here, so that we oan get tte worth Of cur gold. FlS Bring out seme good brats, that will draw two or night thro- foot of waicr. Take with yon, thick clothing Mr. h and dsnnel shirts. Bring some goed garden seeds, and with t ell soi t> of vegetable reeds. I have been to a portion tbit n of the country, about which tbere Is not much known, th? re and where gold Is plenty. Grapes and other fruits Ore. graw wild tbere In abundance There was onoe a est- *nd ti tlement there, but now not a perron living There are ng wi ruins tbere ot an old eburch, and that very old Yon Act can make out that It was a ehurot, and that Is all. WhiU I cm pet along with the Indians first rate. Oalybe st a y kind to tbem aud yon oan do anything with them 1 <fber could tell you ten times as much more, but ( have tilled whee i my sheet. You can form an opinion for yourself. 1 ?Mrn bate only te ray? come, come one and all. I shall the w< lock for yrn in August Yours, lnU GEORGE W. MORRILL. tK?c*, and i Movements Vowards California. lying CONNKCTl Ctn'. 1 Thoschr. VVillirnanlic, Capt. Rogers, sailed on n? Cl the 17ili met. from New Loudon, for San FrancisCO, Willi the following persons blybri llichsrd. J Rogers, captain. New London ; Charles will pi Chapmar, Crrt mate, do. : J <m< ? Jerome, second mate, iratei do ; Robrrt B. Smith, Jhlrd mate, do ; Roger Otlt- * wcild, Haory (Jilaweld, William Maynard, u:a:>K Mall Lyme ; I'baiKm Migall, Kant I,im? ; liaac Hyde, J'''"* W il.iuin II. ( fcamptain. Smith MHohnM, hebmi-xtr , LurliDg, lltutal U. Wbltnin, Oarrga M Chamberla'a, ll"! William A. Abbott, Milton A. S??grave, Kllliuuly ; Henry Yiucg O?org? 11 Miner, Oeorgo K Cougdon, F* ** New Lmdon K. II. Smith, Lyme.- Total UI. nnast met! MARYLAND. The 1< II owing ia a list ot the pnasenjera of the SjIi brig Arabian, Cu|>tSlenimer, w inch Bailed from heiNti liaRiirore on Friday morning, Kith inst , lor Call- n?M fcrnia, vuTalcrthUHnB:?i men t Mr Watkln.*. ( bailee K Hall, J air <t Shuter, Dr. Jo- ih?y i tophi! Hill an<1 ier*at?, Aodfw Campbell, Chat-lea Ho/pl Koulke, ef Ba'.tlv or*; Win M ivterron. of Kent oonn- Curat ty, Aid ; T M. Trull atid Juho B Stall.of M?utgo*io- , wfcrre ry county, Md j 1 hcmai VVhits and iaoy, Win. l.la | icon i ii Id iiiii laoy, V.ltaer KiiaannUt ami Laura l.tnoola, W'm It Strcihir Sirouel I* Johns, of Vir?ini?; L)??ld j p_( Ra >JJ?-r, of Lancariar, Ta ; Berj J (Jiay.of GL.niiUsrt- | , hnra I'a : Peur V. lllute and lam-l I) Gnnstsnt, of j ' 1' III,role; Kieduld; VI O&tdmr. of Parosylranla; Of- 1 i oar <j. Samar a, of PriiTtdenro, It I ; Albert Bruah of I V1iryUr.il; Unbelt W. V?rp'an;lf. Sberulen il. Il.oen | III d ' Henry I'. x aietvn ieau C. MidlUton. Janae 1. AO ERA 149. er, Cornelius C. Chamber*, of Ohio; Jonathan nan, of Zaaeivllle Ohio?Total 32. Bo' WISCONSIN. r. HensygAllen, with four others from i'oit K* hington, and his brother William Allen, of (toi city, left to-day in one team, and .lames hai ander, wife, and family. Judge Haskell, and a&i Quiglejr, in another. They are well prepared got . neat and substantial wagons, good teams, sufficient supplies lor their journey. They go *jt he way of Fort Independence. Two other is, we are also informed, leave to-day. Joseph u* lack, Harris Seymour, G. J. Denny, George hi mot, E. Richie, left at o'clock, all well and | thi ue tpirits. Mr. Y. Ashley leHves aoan t<> ioin tei I nt Independence. This company is called tti Judgt r Company.? Wisconsin, March (i. M< hassaciiusk'its. jn( le balk Lagrange, Capt. Jos. Dewing, sailed ?alem for Sail Francisco, on Saturday alter- iu i, 17th 111st. She belonge to, and carries out, Tb Salem California Trading and Mining Coin- j?'i , composed ol the following persons:? lw eph Dewing, Captain; Anthony Francis, Nloholas a?( y. J. K. Vincent, P Oilman, John 11 Pitman, H i *_ igardus, H. A. Tuttle, C. 11 Story, A. Robbina1 ,' McCloy, Geo. Harris, C. C. Teal. Jos. I. B&rtlut', , P. I.eavltt, Thomaa B Flowers, Eben Clapman, lea E. Brown, Win. N. Sibley. O A. Gordon, John ?V' akin. Pnplel Couch, D A Nichols, Moms Trias, v}' ird Fuller. Wm. Brown, B. K. Symouds. William ulr, and Jwines Steeart, of SiUm; Joshua J. r? iple, Henry Brown 3d, Chan A Dole, B F.Wood, A. W. Merrill, Nathan Delap. A. Harrington, R. Ingtcn, Sprulding KUIott, Daniel Bray. Edwin * * iwlnk, and lasso Hanson, of Danver*. W. B 'garit New York; J W. Cone, Jo*. C. Kemp, A. C. ill, and John It. Batcbelder, cf I.yun; T. B. Ho t Chailea Weeks, ot Meredith, N. 11 ; Franklin u?c r. and A K Klttl-ld, of Manchester, Mae* ; Win. acc Wilkin* of Mlddleton; James Howe, and John me' lan, of Beverly; E Woodbury, Levi Saunders. F.Morgan, and Wm. W. Dodd, of Gloucester; ,on dleu, of Hock port; Angustus Elliott, W. T. Put- cen Addison Ware and Wm. A Souther, of Boston: *.<r lei Keyser. of Nowburypert; also, Capt. Nathaniel * od, and Mr. Richard II. Austin, ot Salom.?To- L 6. wal On City Intelligence. Els i. Domo-y'a Leo wis.-We are Informed that Mr. my, the celebrated Irish outlaw, and a man of the Iderable talent and ability, will deliver a lecture Uo< eland, at tba Tabernacle, on Friday evening next. wt< i what we have heard, We are sure that it will be h.1 ntellectual entertainment well worth attending, tb< that the receipts will amount to a handsome sum. t0 II be recollected that a bounty of three hundred t0 da was set on Mr Dobeny's head by tbe British thi -nnu nt. a fact indicative of the horror in which It ' * him. to kumekts or Mud.?The streets of the olty are *B, r of them undergoing the process of cleaning, as lb theloe melts away The citisensin same part* (j.( 7 nunug un v c UCUI'UV iUl|)?llCUt Uli AOUOUHb OI (HO QXfl delay. and have erected large tumuli of mud, oU(. l are dedicated In various tcrnin to tbe " Corpora- for luthorlties," to the " Street Inspectors," to the mrl otmrn, ko , of tbe ward," and to tbe City In- offt Dr." Among tbe most remarkable of these mud- ,,ve; onuments, are to be noticed one in Chatham, j| Kootevi lt street. which ha* stood for soveraldays; rday morning it appear* d eui mounted by u ?ou, board f.gure of truly Aldermanio proportion!, uvt a label indicating that the mound was for sale. ,ur ds to be ascertained at the'City Hall, just preyloua -j i charter election." Another heap wai raised in te, near Chatham street, and anotke: near the an >ry in Weat street. What effect these demonstra- . of popular opinion will hive la yet to bu seen. ^ some good may oome out ot all thia dirty evil, ia to_, rayer of many. i, ron Cai.ikornia ?Tbe ahip Samvsot, which waa die . e sailed yesterday morning, waa detained ia port mo toount of a gale el wind, whloh sprung up at about Wt ime the Samoeet waa to have gone down the hay. ato i the appearanoe of things on board, it ia evident ma thia rblp, like her late pred-cesiore in the same dol i, will take out a very large number of passengers, a >i ilso carries out on deck an iron steamer, of di- (it Iocs appiopriatc to the navigation of tbe rivers po> e gold regions. Tbe whole spaoe bstween decks I ietn d? voted to the acoommodntion of pasaengers, pet rtw ; o jui y ng berths in a bouse on deck The sari nger list waa still fnorenaing yesterday, quite a out per of associated adventurers having concluded off* in this vessel. They are for the most part hale W1 'ffecttve looking men, and will be a desirable ao- dri >u to tbe colony of San Kranolseo, If their golden In nsrbru'd not be realised It ia said t'uat the am set will positively rail to-day, unless prevented the me untoward occurrence. yea nuai. ok the CoaeorATirw.?D. T. VabuVne, 'en tbe efficient and gent emaniy Clerk of the Com 'n ' Courcll, has j> si, published bis " Manual of the i?u n ii tne uuy or we# 1 ork, for tlis year 11,0 ' It li a handsome I'd ino volume, of 480 pages, ^eT ?d on excellent paper, and contalus a great deal 8U" sfuland interesting matter :elatiog to the manl- il ti ITalrn ? f our city. It is mere fall than uny of the Th? one Manuals have been; It gives a great deal of ?"1 upon the manner in which affairs were conduct- 3"" re in early year*, and the work is acoompanied ' veial txat llent lithogriiphic illustrations, all of wei hare of gieat Internet Mr. Valentine deserves f,ilM credit for the able manner in which he has com- T01 with the ri'iuext Of the boards of Aldermen and aLI Mayer, "to prepare the annual Manual of the lc0 men Cc.nnc'.l for lb40 " It la to be hoped that a w*' some remuneration may result to biin for his a. the ie Bcsnt District lie Brooklyn.?The buildings h were lately destroyed by the great fire In Brooktre to b? replaced by tine looking and substantial .... it'll Thi Ktr.rmtl a-fcil h ?ra mnMlw anr^Aaalsln-f let Ion, are built with every regard to business ; eol? Dee, and the dwelling* are of tbebvst kind ? J raid that tbe improvements will eo increase the 0 i of tbe property, that the improved rents will ( than make gcod tbsilaggregate loss by the cor- h itlcn. Many of tbe old buildings were in poor ... ition, and commanded but small rents, wb->reve. ew ones are all eagerly taken up at prices wbloti |,.j landsnmely remunerate the owners for the oapi- ve . bleb tbey bave inverted, eo tbat, as a whole, tbe wt ; of the fire will prove to bave been no loss, baton h>, ontrary, a benefit to tbe owners of property. The th. ranee of the city will be materially improve 1 by id nlform and superior buildings. Tbere are many of our own city that would be materially beaeby being burred over; and if Aocldunis to lire- i ' itid other persons could be avoided, but tew of ltiii' ns would be sorry to res a purification of p,lu kind tike place. In the district of the Five 'Jt s. for Instance, valuable ground, whloh ought to * 11 built up, and devoted to business purposes. J'f , iigsast pirrkhs in the Pjsk.?It is a sad sight evei told,from day to day, the large numbers of im- and ,nt paupers who congregate In the Park, near the of t! of the Commissioners of Emigration. Kverypsr- adu ho tees these unfortunstes must be moved to We Tbey are sertolnly not to blame for their paver- to e id, if course, not to be Mason* for congregating rest ey do around the Commissioners' office in tbe of o but would It not be in better taste If some lese Icncus place were appropriated to theui as a ren us? There Is no more public walk In the city tbe avenues across tbe Park. and. inasmuoh as hi rounds are laid out with an eye to ornam -nt, Is was In rather bad taste to permit tho assemblage* dere of ibe hundreds or destitute and sickly emigrant SJ ra who are to be seen, from day to day, standing jury up* or sittiDg upon the chain fence aro ml tbe pt?l plats in tbe vicinage of tbe old Alms House, or, J' i now called, the new City lla'.l? If any benefit an i 0 result to tbo subjects of these ramirku, from ket| ind there congregating rather than elsewhere, It Hoc be unohaiitable tu make these remarks; but as drin 1 desired objects could be accomplished other- doll we rerpeciinny anggepi (offle otBer place bo b'? I h? d for Bold a'peicblagta. *eU fi ? A fire broke out a'iont 10 o'clook on Mond ?y !j*? , in the house No 114 Tblra street occupied by ?. lat?cr,aa a ebce atoro, which waa extin cutshed r . rifling damtpe At? qoaiter b?fi>r? fw> o'clock P lorning, tire carp< nter ebop of John Locke, in sr of No. 10 Ann . t a t. w?' dire0T?r?'l to be on c Tbo Are rage! with grunt fury for aoras minutes, ^ be p incip.il portion of the materlala in the Lulld- J1,"' redntroyed j? im:r?T, iei> Sie<iLi.4i? Escari; from Dfath? t,(f( > the atcamer Wasblngtr n was proptrlng to go to lot tet' relay a eolored roan, who officiate* on board job a* barber, by ir.me accident fell overboard The (be i were making a revolution at the time, and it gaT ippra'd that bo must have been canted under owi ater and lulled by one of the paddles striking gi.l Alter reaichiog a loog time for the body without 2SU acme one proposed to look in the wheel bousea; f0T on doing ac, tbe man was found in one of them, tioi penre'e. a on one of the paddles. Tbe wheel muat f f,;. truck bini at the last nnaiter of its revolution, be , trrled him up to where he waa found. Medical 0f 1 is Immed'ately culled, and the man aoon came tc. ioa, d rse leg brokeo. and waa otherwise oonsi ler* ral ulaed He la Paid to be del Jg Well, however, and not ^hAV.W ha hhln in rounma H?* .?U? -- ll- - ,,r -L - 7 . . . " u.n |liW| UU bus VY ?ia- It II ? ( return to these waters. oirt an Dsowmn.-The eoronrr held an inquest, Mot day, at tb? Alms House yard, en the bojy of >a *?' 'iwn man, aged about 25 yearn, found floating in ^is rer, at the foot ot Twenty-ninth ?t The droessed ?u'* red to have been In the water about two wee Us; 'u"s a dressed with a hr<~ wn orerco.at, blue do ibie- trar ad vest. Mark cotton pants, atrlp'd ootton pants proc nrath, striked under-shirt. ehlrt with plaited ther i. Verdict, dea'h ty drowning Ac? iijk.yt. ? As rereral men were employed at eg up sugar at the sugar factory in Duane at , lfIVeat Ilrosdway the platform tell and two of the tic0 ?er? thrown down a distance of eight et rles; Bia|t were both pieV d up acd conveyed to the City * tJ tal One of the mep, by the name or Cleroe t uincr ii likely to recover fcnt the other po rrnin, . fc| i nsnis we were unable to learn, died almost a< . , ts they got to the Hofpitil. r| Iu( - j ow >m Tsutrico ?The brig Tliot. Walters Rrrn etrrdty front Tarapico. She left on the 3d but we have papers to the 21th ult. only ? l,n ve.ii is in command at that pot t We , ?. I< cat ueu g in tit ( oiori Ot ait" lat-teet - j i'y. tyuiu, MWJ\ li . " LP. TWO CEHTS. ____ *1 General Sessions, ore the Recorder end Aldermen Adams and Downing. lt?<H 20 ? Burglary - A lieu Po llen, ali.n (leorgo id, wan indicted for hating burglariously entered a le in Petri street, on the 20th February, and for leg etolen therefrom bank notes and specie, to the Hunt of $22 23 It appeared that the aooused had over a wall from Fleteber street, and forced hie r Into the store through a window. The pioreouting nets stated that in the morning he bad d'soorered accused secreted in a bedroom up stairs, and upon rchmg him he found the money, which bad been en from a drawer in the desk, in his pookst. On cross.examination be admitted that the window 'ough whl.h the aoeused had entered was not fasled at tbe time, whereupon his counsel submitted to i court that the charge of burglary had fallen to the juud. Hit Honor Instructed the jury that they let acquit the accused of the crime charged In the lictment. as It harl net. has. a . u.,? .. ' i whether a charge ot petty larceny bad been mad* t. It was competent for them to try that 'piaaUon. ie evidence was before them The jnry *,-<i ilttod n of the burglary, bat found him guilty ot petty oeny. til* Honor, In pacing eentenee. told tho :ured how diehonornble and diagraoetul it was in a ung man to bate committed one of the highest en ore known to the la*B. He had been uci(<tUtod the charge of burglary upon a mere trcV.10 tlity; d he not been, it would he the duly of the lit to have rent him for a long period to tho lie prison. [Tile accused was from Ireland | Hta nor aa'U that this country afforded him and hla treet rights nrorectlon, and abundantoppor unities getting an henest lirlng. and, therefore, he bad no mee tor what he had done Ho was a da igeroua ing man, and tbla waa the seoond time that be had ieared in his present disgraceful position. There i a probability that after the expiration of the term imprisonment which the Court would prouounoo in him, he would return to his evil course1 Tho n?ed was rrntenoid to six months imprlsonnt in the Penitentiary. Irani! J.arcrnv ?Robert White and Osorge Ilarri(colored) pleaded guilty to a charge of petit lary. with the oonseut of the District .attorney, and e each rentenced to six months impr soument In .Pealtentlary. :hurge of jiitault with an Intent.?Austin Oibbon i indicted for baring, on the 10th ef last mouth, In ienwich street, assaulted a little girl, named (irade hart, with an intent. It appeared, from tho exiles of John Arthur, a baher redding at 126 Croonh street, th tou iu iday?he oould notexaotly say i day of the month- he was called from the second r of the house, 12'J same street, by a young lady o seemed at the time in a great fright, and who told a that there was a man in the b ick kitchen whom ?y could n< t get out; witness then ran out. and went the house where the youug lady was who had called him for his assistance. The witness then detailed ? particulars, ana statea ion tne prisoner whom lie 1 ftuail in the back kitchen, had made an attempt run awaj. Witness pursued him, apprehended him, agave hlui into the custody of an officer. Jr. M. A. VarrLiitB, in whose family the mother af i prcteoutriz lived as uservant, was utile J to prove i charge la'd in the indictment, lie was crosslit ined with much severity as to whether he had not rod to use his Influence to compromise this charge, acerlaintum of money. He most distinctly and it pofltivsly denied that he bad made any suoh r, or that he had had anything of that kind whatr to do with the matter. la Honor having chuiged the Jury, and having in them the legal distinction between assaults of a imon and criminal character, they retired to derate upon their verdlot, and in a short timersned with a verdict of guilty he ptlsaner's Countia. said, that to- morrow ha ild move an arrest of judgment, on tho ground of infoima'ity in the indictment, which was, ih ttthe d "on" had been used lustead of the word "and." iis IioNoit raid that the cose would be di ipo ed of sorrow. Ittemjit at Highway Rubbery.- James Walsh was inted for having, ou Sunday evening, the 4th of last nth made an attempt to commit a robbery ou John indel', who reeides at 63 South street, hy having pped hie hrrse, on the Bloomingdaie road and danJed, in a peremptory a id threatening manner, a iar from him. The prosecuting witness, in reply to ueetion Horn the accused's counsel, said that ha e accused) hud used all the threats anl foree in his *tr. The jury returned a verdict of guilty, lis Honoh, in pass'ng sentence, said, that several sons during the winter had bevn stopped In tha ue way. and that the court would put a stop to such traces if it could. All who were charged with suoh noes would be punished with increased severity, ist light had the prisoner to stop a oitisen while ring along the streets, and demand his money this country tney were not accustomed to footpads, 1 they would not have (hem hers. Tho oonrt had power to send him to the State prison for lire re; but aa it appeared that he woe a stranger, the tence was that he be imprisoned for twelre month* he Penitentiary. 'urgtnj ?Uynm Co Iyer was Indicted for having, on 5th of la?t month, forged a bank oheque on thw enth Ward Bank foa $ id. The aooueed p.eaded ty, and said that for two months before he oomted the cffecoe he wss in a state of intoxioatlon. > unfortunate man, while he related the tale of hi* i shame, ehed tears, lie was sentenced to thrse re imprisonment in the State prison. turitlary and Kohhery.? George and Caroline Mille* :e charged with haring broren into the shop of Drge McCauley, corner of Twenty-ninth street and nth avenue, on the night of the first of March, 1 with baring at: leu therefrom carpenter's le of the value of $24 ?2 The prisoners re ably defended by Mr. Vorhees. Ho made v?rj tuucuiug IK mo jurjr uu g?uM 01 i female who, rant he, had a tender ehlld in hsr or. and It was likely that another weald noon oom? oihe world. Juttiie tempered with mercy In snob are, where one of the prisoners vu a female whose uaMon wan a mot delicate one, was one of the highand ceblest prerogatives of our tribunals. The y found the male piiscner guilty cf petit larceny, 1 acquitted the female He wan sentenced to six ntbe imprisonment In the Penitentiary. MtanJ Larceny.?Theinas Jones was indicted for ring, on the 18th of last month, stolen a glass-ease itainlng boots and shoes and other property, to the ount cf about $35, belonging to Mr. Cool, who reteat 294 Greenwich street. The prisoner said that was drunk at the time, and was not conscious of if he had done: that bo had three children, and that wife bad died four months ago. The Recorder said, t the Court wonld take the children Into its oonratton and would therefore send the prUoner te Penitentiary for three months instead of e.x. It >g near 4 o'clock the Court adjourned till 11 o'clock or:ow (tti ) moramg ['he Improved acoommodaticu ufTirJsl In this rt. to the gentlemen who represent the prese of this .calls for our soknowiedgiueuts; and while the is in our hand we have great plranure In speaking he willingness cf the officers aod clerks to give on ry Information within their rsich. The sourtesy obliging disposition of Mr. Vaadervoort, l ha Clerk, be Sections are too well known aud too generally ilttcd to require a word of commendation from ua. shall, however, avail ourselves of tbis opportunity sprees our obligations to him for the facilities so lily and uniformly granted to us in the discharge ur doty.] Common Plena. Before Judge Clshoelfsr. sr.i.-H 20. ? Mitchell t'?. Water house.?Till! oause given to the jury to-day, and a vardlct was rand for the plaintiff fcr $12u 14 tinner arid other* v$ Varmer.? In this ssukh, the nuurnu b frmiuv iw tug piuinnui, valuing me ictty at $4(0, with Interest on that mm imrs K IZmmoni vi. Edward McCahill. ?This *M lotion lor assault and battery. Tba detendant >s a liijuor itort) In tha neighborhood of tha Dry k. The plaintiff, in tiers, one evening bad some k; the plaintiff afterward* put him out. and la ig en, he alienee n# knocked him down and breke sncle. to recover damages for whioh the present on U brought For the defence It Is inflated that defendant was drunk and disorderly, and that plaintiff used no more foroe than was n?c??f,ary in :lng Mm out; that after ho went ent be fell and tehlsanele. Sealed verdiot to-morrow (this) morn. Before Judge Daly, ornriiu* J. Wet/luke and John Cogtr. Jr., vt. Kill J. fanes and Jotrph Ratlin ion ?TnM wts an aoi for money bad and received; theamo'in: claimed $1 033. with Interest. In October, IH47, the plslo> being In want of money, they made ill pro nlseory es for $480 each, and gave them to a in in named n Moore to get discounted Moore took three of notes to the defendant and got $1 ihiO. of whiohhe e to the plaintiff $1 000, keeping the *2,0 for his i nse. In a few day* sfti-rwards he paid baok the 100, with Interest and took up the n'tei. an 1 on the a cl October he borrswed ? fur;h?r sum ui fiuw, which he deposited the throe notes before menled, together with tho notoff Mr. Oarers* for '2, raking in the Aggregate the sura af $2,0.12, which applied to hie own u-e without glring ?or portion t to piklttlflh Mo-ie. afterwards. paid $1000 of th e a by a cibrcfc on the Bank of Commerce, which was d 1 he dependent* retained po session of the e?, end srterwatd* collected the amount end applied i pajejf r.t of an old d'bt whiel they allege Moore d them. The drfenoe wae that they dealt with treae principal and ret ae agent and that they e joe-.tfled In p'ne: ng the proceed* of the note* to credit, ugainst his old Indebtedness. rhejulgi d out tLo d< ft nee because the defendant* were ii finently adrleod that Moore wii an agent In the iractl in, ?nd therefore hnd ao right to place the eeds of the notes to hi* indebted nee*; and It furappearing tbat the note* hawing b<en paid, the ndanta bnd lost nothing! t r; 111 ha 1 their claim Dft Mooro The Jury, uoder tho d ree,ion of the r, l*uud e rerdiot for plainiiir for ?l ,0'J 1 in. >inmgan is. Jl-dnw Hiaily.?Thl* *w an aefor result and battery The dereaen was that itin was a workman tor de e ulent; tbat hs same, le evening of the 16th 01 September last, to 224 it, whers defendant had a oontract; that hs iti d In a rictou* and dl orderty manner! and that ndect only need (uch f-rci ae wa* ner*?sarj to jf? Mm from the premises. Sealed rerdlot to-mor(tkls) inotblrg. ?ui?*rlor (,'enrt. IN HA.Nr-O. aaoM Mi ?Trieargument of Vs. 2t wax (oooluded art itioa. K'2 w is tb?n token up, aud Wis undue iiututwlien the Cvii.t aijouxnsd. i

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