Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 26, 1849, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 26, 1849 Page 1
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-.v" T H NO. 5468 The Conflagration In St. Litalt. St Lam*. May IS. 1R4S. 1 WTlte in ha*to. to inform you of the muni ??riou* ci Inroity thai e*pr hrfell oar young an<l 1 itely Sourlahii ily l.ast night. about 10 o'clock the steamer Whi Clood. lyiDg ut the head of Lho levee. took Are. ami I a few minutes. wan enveloped in Aamr* The Belle K< fcurioru nnd K.duard Hates. in clone proximity, wore eoc en fire and before any assistance could bo rendere were one sheet of llame. Tile wind at the time, w: blowing a gule from the nortbeiut. and the (1 mien son (proud to the wurchouse* on the levee. Of the fVsi boats mentioned, the Kdwurd Bates was the loi est. and on there was an Interval of about three boa length between her and the Julia, the next boat boloi it wus hoped that the fleet < f some tifty steamers migt be saved Soon, however, the stanchion to which th ebnin cable of the Kdward Bates was attached, yiuldc to the flumes, and the boat was adrift. She wheeledone sheet of flame?ami passed directly under the outs gnard of the J ulia. crushing her wheel- house, and set tilig heron fire Immediately below lay the Uncle San large New Orleans boat. She, too. was tired In lilt mm our By almost superhuman efforts of the crow of these vessels, both were saved. At the stern of th Unele Sam lay the naridau. b mod for the Vila sour with a large ijiiantUy of powder on hoird. Her offlaeri on perceiving the dauger, had attempted to pu?h In in to the stream hut only succeeded so far as to get. he bow from shore Against this the Bates struck an lodged, setting her nu tire. The flames thou spread t tin- dense mars of shipping, and entirely c lusuined th whole line, save some eight or ten vessels, which ha b> en pushed Into the stream I cannot at. thismo'iiun state the number of boats burned, hut it mas' excee twenty-Ave. most of which coutainci val lahlo cargoei 'i he wurehuuseu first tired at the ilead of the levet .... . .1 nrr of t.oru?i street mid the leme.h'iivon'r. t'?e greu ?<>rk uf destruction commenced. The whole lloir river trout, thirty-seven large wart'hoa><H from Lotih to t.hcsnut street are destroyed Westward to Mai street there blocks are gone. Un tile west side of Mail mojily reaching to Second The tire epreid us fa smith iih Market street, four squares: then it m id a jump to Wvlnut street, two square* oil. and reootn llieiiced. From Walnut southward, it is t iking a di lg enal direction, and must sweep the entire river front a far as tlie Arsenal, two miles otf The wiud is stil blowing strong, and the water has given out. Many have been killed by explosions, falling walls fin. humors are rife, and it is impossible to arrive a accuracy. I should think the number killi d unties than twenty. Kvery Knglisb paper is burnt out excep the Union, and that barely escaped. Tile loss in pro perty cannot be loss tbau tire millions. At least ttire hundred houses are destroyed. Hundreds of familie are houseless, and many cholera patients were currie to the streets to die. The sidewalks are covered wit! merchandise and household furniture, in every un burnt quarter of the city. I write iu liuste. and after a night of toll; so exc.ns crudities. AUUUS. 1' 8.? I omitted to say, that only three kegs of pow dcr exploded on ttie .Maudan. the hull having settle and filled. The l'rcT*HSf? at New Orleamt. [From the New Orleans Picayune, May 17.] THE CREVASSE AT SAWVE'S. The accounts received from the crevasse at Sauve'i yesterday altornoon. are of the most discouraging ehu racter. and leave no hope that the How of water will b checked at present. By direction of the joint oommil tee appointed by the First and Second Municipulit Councils, bis Honor the Mayor sent a communicalio to Mr. Dunbar yesterday morning, requesting of hit nil the information regarding the crevasse, and his opl inon as to the probability of stopping it by pursuin the present plan. Mr Dunbar, in his reply, dated at o'clock I'. M? states that he ' has a hopeless task t perlorm.'' having labored earnestly for a week trillion making any progress, lie stated that in his tirst object that of establishing a firm breakwater, ho has as ye entirely failed; and that this must be accomplished be foro anything can he done. The volume of water, although materially lesscnci at onetime. Is now as great as ever, and Its depth i such that piling will not stand against it in the sof ground at the bottom. In justice to Mr. Dunbar, w would state that the plan which has thus far been pur sued was not suggested by bitn; but as the works wer commenced before lie arrived on the ground, he dit did not sue (it to change the plan of operations in hi letter. Mr D. states his wish to be recalled at onee.if th cimitni.l,,,. jtvil! .Ifi-tn it ,>Tn,..l i..n t tr> >1.. uiwl mln? nny new plan. He also stales that ho yesterday morn ing conversed with several planters in the vicinity, win stated that if some definite and apparently feasild plan was adopted, and the city would furnish mate rials, they would send hack their negroes and pursu the work vigorously until It should he completed Mr. Dunbar sent down to the committee a plai which had just been submitted to him. and which h< stated to be very similar to one he had formed in hi own mind. In conclusion, he slates that he shall con fine his efforts to prevent tho enlargement of th breach until he receives more definite instructions. The joint committee met. at 4 o'clock yesterday nf tcrnoon, at tho office of the Mayor.when his honor sub mitt* d to them tho communication from Mr. Dunbar After examining the numerous plans which had beet offered, the committee came to the eoucl?sion not ti adopt any of them without first consulting the surrey ors A resolution was accordingly adopted, recalling Mr. Dunbar to the city, that he may jointly with tin other surveyors examine all the plans submitted fe stopping tho crevasse, and decide upon which to pur sue, when the worn will be resumed The same rosolu tiou instructs Mr. Dunbar to leave the crerasso it charge of some one who will have at his disposal a sufli cient lorcc to prevent tho breach from enlarging. Thus the matter =tanrts at present, and. as will Is seen, wo are to have tho water flowing in upon us fo: n week or ten day* to come, at least. No means of pro renting the further spread of the flood in the eit; should therefore be left untried. At the same time. w< do not think it possible to lower tho present height o water to any considerable extent., whilo tho erevassi continues open; and cvon were it done at this point the relief would be but-temporary. If tho water in thi swamp near the crevasse were to he lowered suddenly the rush through the breach would be much more rapid and the volume would In a short time become mucl deeper. About all that can be done at present is ti prevent tho water from rising in the city higher than i already is. Its present stage is. however, bad enough Hundreds of houses are surrounded by the flood, am around a large number of them the water is from threi to four feet deep. IX'MUt'h Uti LIU' Lrruvil' aim r.L|lvunn rnU'PU 11) LII' necessity of moving. 1 tie amount of damage to building and other property nil] be iuimenEC. The inhabitants cf the h irst Municipality residinj below the CanalCorontlclet. and also of the 1'bird Mu nicipalily. are actively engaged in raisingand strength owing the lower levoo of the eaiml. to prevent the Hoot from li nchiug tlieni from that direction ; and a lanri r.oriion of the rcsid-nt* above the canal entertain n ver; bitter feeling towards the work, which they imagine t' be detrimental to them. In this wo think tliey maki the same mistake that the residents in the upper par ol the Second .Municipality did when they thought tha breaches made in the lower bank of tho new c-ana would save them from inundation. Tho water in the different streets was about thi fnme last night t>< when our ereulng edition went t< press. In soma places yesterday forenoon, a visible fal took place, and raised a vain hope with many that drj times were coming, llut tho fall was not in the wato: front tho cruvaese. A sudden rise was occasioned 1>j the heavy rain of tho night previous, and as this watoi tonnd its lovel back yesterday, a proportionate fall wiu observed. Tho Metairie Hidge is now being cut through in tw< or three places, and we trust that outlets enough uin] be formed to prevent the further encroachment of th" Water In the city. Tilt CPBVASSE ai T1IC XKBU3H TCRN. W'c were Informed last evening, and upon authorUj In which wc Iibtc contldonce, that thu crevasse at tlu Knglisli Turn was closed yesterday morning. tut: [From the New Orleans Crescent, May 17.1 Wc are sorry to say that tho state of affair* ia th rear of the city is not at all improved. On the con trary. in the f irst Municipality, and the Seronth wan of the Second, the water still rises. Night before las the rise was very rapid?places which had boon dry ii the evening wore overflowed tho next morning. Th flood steadily progresses towards tha lower part of th city, and towards the I.evce. reaching in some place n* far as It'imparl street, and In Common street boy on Circus The opening* in Ibo Motairic ltidgo, of whiel ao much *m expected. do not seem as y?t to hats pro durod much clfi-et. Ths water rushes through with considerable velocity, but hnvo caused no fall I the n-ar of the city. A hive the New Canal the watc in rlationary. but this Is because it ha* overtopped tIt barriers which opposed its progress down town Apoll street Is still dry. but in Nayadcs street, ono squat nearer tho river, the gutters are filled with the watt avhlrh overflows from the Mulpotiieno Ckml. Cnm street Is nine inches lower than Apollo, and as th Melpomene Canal reaehes to that street, a rise of a fe inebes more will Hood Nayadc* and Camp streets, cto though Apollo reiuoin free. The Chnlrrn In the West, The Lou'evlllo Journal, of the lPth In tent, say. tin Wo re Is no rholcni In that city. The St. Louis Vne Era. ol the 10th Inst., says:?T1 steamer Timour arrived ta?t cT'-nlng Horn St. Joscpl Her officers re|iort the steamer Mary lying opposite S Joseph. Korly-scvou deaths ha I oi urn ! on board I that point. In a lew of the epidemic with jwluoh oi city is at pri sent* nurgi .1. evernl of tllochiircnr* bai eet apurt nexl Thursday. I o lie ob- t v e l n* a day lit milintion. fiistiug. and prayer. The snunt paper, of tl .lay previou i.T'iveo IIio nnnies of several respcctab citizens who had died of the cholera. The Charleston (Kanawha Co.) Ityulliran of tl 16th Inst.. states l hat the cholera has visited thai plat with considerable severity. About one hundred east had occurred, of which seven hail resulted In deatl Much alarm etlstcd among the citizens, ninny of who left for the nvouniaiiis. The snnie paper says : ?Can .of cholera have occurred along the iviiiiuwlia from I'oh rioasant up to the Salines above tills (dace. Sou deaths havu taken place at the Mouth of Coal, and the Month of Pocti We regret to nnnoiinnw the deal nf Mr. Thomas Wells, Salt Inspector for the upper til trict. after an illness of twenty-four hours, of rliolttr fine or two others, we barn barn died of cholera In tl fiaiino*. About twenty deaths from cholera have o E N If ennrcd among the negroes at the furnaces, within the last week. The fearful mortality from eholera on board the a" steamer Monroe, which lately carried from Vew Orleans tis Hints* hmttir?>t)d of ftliliifpnntii tnolixlin.* VIa??. ?n n V I""" ' .I..IIU >un. U|l , the Missouri river. Iia* already been mentioned The 8t l,oul* Ktrrill* of the lftth give* i* lint of those who 'n ilied up to Saturday previous. and *ays:? ly " Mr. John Hodge* our iufnnnant left the boat at (n JePereonClty. Mr (lodge* lost hi* wife on the ill-fated steamer, and the total number of death* up to the time of hi* departure, was tifty-three Captain Moore, of the n Monroe, returned to St Loui* by land, dying iu this ,Q city *o?n after hi* arrival. ' The conduct of parties at Jefferson City i* reprelr rented as having been outrageou*. The nick were rev moved in many eases, to hotel*, and dying, all their ^ effect* were seited to pay for bed* and furniture which were burned in order to prevent contagion. The ex" pence* attending a death, in one cara. amounted to it nearly $21)0 lu uiuuy case* the *ick were re lieved to k fhed*. and I here left unattended unle** when complying with the mn*t exorbitant demands." J Tbs Rrrrille attribute* the fatality among emigrants ~ to their indiscreet use of everything which is a change 'r from ship diet; their drinking freely of river water; and rejection of assistance till death is on tliem. It 'i mentions a case, a* follow*;? " " A powerfully built (englishman, a pugilist, one who 'H boosted that it was his Intention to go round to New 1B York to challenge 'Torn liver,' eouipiainrd for thrca day* of diarrhn-a. and iuereasiug iveakne**. but obsli " iiutely refused to take remedies, lie had ' never beuu r sick in hi* life ' See.; hut dually he was prostrated, aud r in three hour* a c-rpse." Two more dent.ii* were mentioned in the vicinity of l,ouisvilh , Kentucky t Trial off Dr. Tohn II. If ardenbrook, charged J with i'olkoiiliiK Tltomaa Nutt. ' Roi.'iixsrxa, May 23,1819. first day. TllO long looked for trial of l)r John Tl Harrlenhrootr ' lias at last been commenc-d. the proceedings of which ' will be read by the public with great inlureKt. It will be remembered that some months since. Thomas Nott 11 died very suddenly, and the Doctor was arrested, and n examined before a coroner's jury, upon the charge of r udniinisttring strychnine to the deceased, and suhse,J queiitly underwent a long examination before Justice Moore, which resulted in his being acquitted ; hut was '* afterwards indicted by the Grand Jury of the Inst term, J upon which indictment he is now to be tried In litis ' city. Tills being the regular Court of Over and Terminer. it commenced tile session on Monday morning. ' About b o'clock this morniog. the Court, with Judge 1 arvin presiding. proceeded to empanuel the jury, j Quite a large number were set aside in consequence of having muilu up their minds, or expressed their opinions. in regard to the guilt of the prisoner. u The following are the names of the jurors that have * b<cn sworn:?Andrew Cobb, Wayner Markham Knoch |j Miller. David Moody. Samuel W. Drown. K H. Tulcott, Jedidiah I'helps. David Meely, Chancy J. White, John li. Wasrin, Oliver llurtlett. John Collins. It being now about three P. M , the above gentlemen took their seats, and the trial at once proceeded with, ( by Mr. llisbop. the District Attorney, making a speech * of considerable length, which wus au o-cniug of tlic " cnusn on the part of the people. Tills was followed by the culling of a witness for the prosecution, which evidence is as follows:? Groans: W. P?nso?is sworn. Fays?I reside In Itochoster, corner of Kent and Dean streets; kuew the late Thomas Nott; he lived something west of my house, ' at the corner of Dean and Oak streets; knew Nott for ^ four years, nnd with prisoner has been acquainted about three years; the doctor was a practising physician; recollects some time in February was called lip by the * prisoner, about half-past twelve at night, on a Saturday; prisoner said lie wuntcd me to go over to N'ott's immediately, as Nott was in convulsions; I went; pri* soner went directly back, and I as soou as I could dress; h after getting into the sitting room, I saw Nott on the sofa, the doctor behind it. and the servant girl at his , feet; this girl was mimed Roach Swurthe: the doctor had hold of Nott's hauds wlieu I first went in. ani the '1 svrrnnt girl was holding his feet; Nott was iucotivul' sions; there wasjk trembling of his arms, which wore urawn up; no-Kept twiichiug his tinkers at times; his , hands wore clenched at different times very powerfully; The movements of his legs were very much the same 1 with his arms; he did not seem to throw them about (! much, but the muscular twitching* were very strong; he remained in these positions until the spasms grew ~ less, and they concluded to undress him and put him i to bed; there was a disposition to throw up from the stomach; Nott requested he should be held down; ? when 1 tf-st took my sent, my elbow rested on his t breast, and he requested me to move it; hi* hands were draw n burl;, but not very far; they appeared to be thrown buck violently; when he was thrown hack, his jf" eycl would roll back and change their positions; did not notice any change in his color, but at times his face would flush up and give Indications of congestion, so much so that I asked the Doctor if there was out fear of it; this flushing up was during the severer attacks; there was nn intermission of ten minutes, and perhaps half an hour, between the several attacks: only three of us held him for two hours; nfter I got there, the paroxysms appeared to increase; he was relieved afior a while, by the doctor's bleeding bim; he was bled a very few moments after I got in; ho took from his ] arm about two-thirds of a bowl full, which would probably hold about a quart; he seemed relieved after the ' blood began to flow; after the vein was opened the 3 blood flowed slowly, for two minutes perhaps, and then increased; there were no other artificial means used to ' make the blood flow, except the bandage; the twilchiugs then seemed relieved, Bnd 1 asked Nott if he was re. lleved, and he said lie was: tho paroxysms became violent again, in almost teu or twentv minutes, when [ he was bled again; the intermission between the two * bleedings was about half an hour; the second time, the blood was takcu in the same bowl, and the quantity was small, compared with tho first bleeding; it appeared the doctor did not wish any more taken; after the . second bleeding, the patient appeared relieved somewhat; it was alter the second bleeding that tho " violent paroxysms took place; from a half to three ; quarters of an hour alter it; the doctor attempted two r other timesto give him medioincs; three time* at les?t; It Vfti! VAPV tn tfivo him mixiinlnn ho nHnmrvf. ed to give it him with a teaspoon; don't know whut. J kind of medicine it was; did not see whether the medicine liquid or not; ho could not get the spoon into ' his mouth; the twitrhings appe ared more violent; they j Mo-mod to be involuntary; it was Immediately after 3 the pet oreet paroxysm that he first att< inp'.ed to give "t him medicine; he next attempted to give him medicine upon the point of his knife; don't know whatjt ho mej dicines were; supposed the knife was his pocket knife; ? he did not succeed in getting anything into his month that way ; the next attempt was, ax I , understood the doctor to say, in tho form of , a pill, rolled in sugnr. which he dropped on his teeth; he sucked it through; the pills were small; . might hare been a number of them, but can't say; Nott ] seemed to have his senses perfectly when he could speak; in the most violent spasms he could not speak; j .Nott spoke a number of times, and complained atone tinio of a very uncomfortable sensation in his back and - between his shoulders; at another time he re<]nested to be raised np; I asked ihe doetor if it would be proper . to place him so; lie snid yes, if he conld remain so, and t I raised liiiu and pressed one el my knees between the t small of his hack and the other between bis shoulders; . it wax while in this position that he had his most violent spasm, and I had a little difficulty in holding him; , Nott roque ted to be laid down, and the doctor said it , was best to have him xo; there was then a greater j change in his appearance, and the doctor and I thought r be wax dying; there wax a great difficulty of respiration: his face was much more red; tho veins of his neck were swollen; his eyes shut most of tne time of this convulsion ; we did not discover any change in the color of liis yes; the doctor shook his head, and i said tohim, it lx a hard one; the doctor said he hoped , ho would not havo another one, and it was frjm this that I informed the doctor I thought him dying: I, tills most violent spaxm took place between two ami threo o'clock Sunday morning; we had been there almost two hours; Miss Jane llardcnbrook *a? in the room two or three times; don't know whether it wu* , before the severest paroxysm; shortly after I went ' them I inquired of tho doetor whure Mr*. Nott was, and hu told me, in substance, that she was up stairs in a eritieni condition, aud it wm not proper for her to lento her room; made inquiries about Mrs. 0 Nott several times, and got in substance the same ansa er, tlint shewa^as comfortable as could be expurt1 ed. but not in a situation to leave her room; after this t violent purnxyism. there was no return o? violent a spasms; they seemed to diminish in number and vioe lenco until I left, whlrh was between six and seven in e the morning; I think about seven; ho had then s changed hi* clothes, and laid down on tho bed; when 1 I lirst =aw him he had on his usual clothes, exeept his h boots; we undressed him. and put him to bed; this i- was about six o'clock; when we placed him upon tho n sofa to undress him, lie appeared to not rare for anyn thine; when the fits were not on him I did not discor vtr anything unusual in his face, except that he was e perspiring very fr#< ly; tho perspiration was profuse, o his clothes were very wet, particularly hi* under o clothes; did not notice any particular odor about t the pi mpirntlon; when I first went into the room. I p asked him what was tho matter; I asked llic doctor io whether the eonvulsions were neuralgic; the doctor w then replied that it hud something of that appearance; n at another time, in tho same evening, the doctor. Iu speaking of>'ott's health, said, in general terms (Nott was then comparatively easy) he had been complain ing of the piles, and had disebargod trora the rectum; it llie doctor said hu had administered to him for that complaint; lie also spoke Of the feeble state of Notts in .....111..,!.., .,.1 I,, l.a ni.tln irii" nn. 1! tliTrig was'said about sending for any other ptiyde.lan. 1. au'l taking ndrlcr; 1 think the doctor mhl th- paLo roxynns might return, and that thi wat about iho ir llino I left; nnd, in answer to uiy ?jii"ftioii ab out tho to probable result, I got the Imprc-oon that the die tor I- 1 bought fiiTorably of the recovery; I did not see any cd Hi the inedlelne whlrh the doctor propound to give, to At this stage of the te -Umony of tbe nb ivc wltne ?, the hour of nix arrived; the Court, therefore. adjourned in till 1mlf- fast eight to-morrow morning. ;o Henry H. \V ben ton nrrlred here this morning, and li i s n?.?oelHted with the Distriot Attorney on I ho part ot h. the people; nn l 11. K. Smith, I'.sij , of BulTitlo. II I! in Seidell, and S. II. Thompson, of this elty, are to defend us the prisoner, fit " ,,, Tin: ETAvrn Convict.?The Hurnwtahlc Patriot it Motes that Phillips, the Stun- prison convict n h i Lh fO adroitly escnprd from the Warden nnd city \lnrsh l s- of (.harlaetown. bv tumbling them into a pit of their a. own digging, at llarnetablo, has been seen upon the le Marthpee plantation,among the Indianc?})or?n Trm0 $cripf, Afisy k'l ???a .in \mmnmtmmm mmm um -r *z~*rr"jokw W YO MORNING EDITION?SA' Court of Goiic-ral Beaalon*. Before-the Kccorder. and Aid Hatfield and Brlttin. Pleat uj Guihy ? Bernard Brady wa? arraigned, lining under indictment for grand larceny in embezzling dry gondii to the value of $148 15. from Stephen Barker, his employer, at 281 t irand street The priwuar had hocn in Mr. Barker"* employment for ahout nine month*, aud it ii supposed that he took the property at various timer Defendant pleaded guilty of petty larceny The plea was accepted, and. at the solicit*tion of Mr. Barker, the court suspended judgment. '1 be Keeorder. in announcing to the prisoner that judgment would he suspended, told him, also. that lie did not coincide with bis associates; hut. being overruled by theui, he was obliged to discharge him Marcus Morrison, alias (Jeorge Thompson. pleaded guilty to a charge of burglary in the third degree, in briaking into the store of John Kleteher.of 33d Broadway. ou the night of the first of April last. and steal ing therefrom a ijuantlty of gold pins, silver plated knives, sugar tongs, gilt vest chains aud some lockets, valued in all at ahout $50. The court sentenced hl.n to the State prison lor tlio term of two years Tm at for Grand Larceny ? A woman named Margaret Brown uas placed on trial, charged with grand larceny in stialing $112 P2 in gold coin, from Hubert Bti*hril vu iur inn <n April iwi. i ne oout|ii.41 nnnt. uusiieii. in an Kuglishuiaii. ami lia'l arrived in this city only a few days previous to the Ions of IiIh money Ho says that be had taken lodging* at 11 house lu J a meg street, but uot liking tbo place, wan anxious to cliungu big quartern, and the woman Brown, who wan an inmvte of the house, volunteered to show him gome other luid more respectable board!tig place. They went out together for that purpo.-e; but atter some wanderings about town, tbe complainant caught the prisoner with In r band in Ills inside coat pocket, whence she abstracted thirteen sovereigns, lie culled loudly for the police, mud au oUlcer citino up and arrested the woman. A part of the gold was louud iu the gutter close to the spot where the prisoner stood. The defence produced no witnesses ou their part. The woman loudly asserted her innocence; hut the jury, without leaving their acuta, returned u verdict of guilty. Tbo court sou touced the couvict to the .Stale prison lor two years. Sentence 0/ Owen McLaughlin ?This prisoner, who was on Thursday convicted of grand larceny, in stealing $>711 in money, and some articles of clothing, the proiiorty of Mary (irOVer, was called lip for sentence. The In-order, in passing sentence, commented at length upon lliu enormity of the crime of which the prisoiier liad been convicted. The girl Mary Urovor. who had been deprived of her property, was by no means able to tain the 1< ss. She is u poor girl ; but. notwithstanding this, the prisoner had. with the greatest cruelty and wantonness, taken not only her money, hut had deprived her of her clothing, which he destroyed. The jury hud recommended the prisoner to the mercy of the court. '1 liis recommendation the court would respect, and they thcretore sentenced McLaughlin to the State 1 prison for three years. 1 After tbo sentence had been pronounced, the Ilo- , corder remarked that the jury hud felt so keenly for j the uufortunnl.e condition of tbe young woman who 1 had been deprived of her property, that they hud made , nn a >.f i.U -.1,1-1. I... ?..IJ > ? i--. - fi"i "?v? "V """ iiauvi I" ucr Alary stepped up to the bench nnd received the money, but. bud only power to cay ' thank you." when, overcome by her feeling*, she burnt out in tear* of gratitude; they were more eloquent than words could have been made, and there were not a few sympathetic tears called forth to keep compuuy with those of poor Alary. The witnessing of this scene must have been no Rinall addition to the punishment of the man who could so cruelly rob a poor girl of her small savings It was. altogether, one of those little incidents Which sometimes occur at the Sessions, showing iu beautiful contrast the virtues aud vices which in turu beautify and deform poor human nature. Illegal I uting.? Patrick Mc(iowun and Thomas Kelly plead guilty to cbargua of illegal voting at the last election. They were each sentenced to serve dO days in the penitentiary. , Pltad Guilty In Mamlaughter?Patrick Murphy, indicted for manslaughter lu the third degree, was arraigned, aud plead guilty to manslaughter in the fourth degree. The court accepted the plea, aud will pas* sentence on Saturday (to-day ) Charge of Grand Larceny.? Barnard MoMahon was put upon his defence, charged with burglary in the third degree, in having, on the night of the lHth of March last, feloniously entered the stable of William II Sullivan, a milkman, in'27th street, near the 5th avenue, and stealing therefrom a harness and whip, worth !f>12. The prosecution did not sustain the charge, and the jury, without leaviug their seats, found a verdict of not guilty, und the prisoner was discharged. Trial for Grand Larceny.?A young woman, nauiod Bridget tiibbons, was put upon her defence, charged with stealing $145 in gold coin, trou John lloath. on the 27th of April last. The evidence not being sufficient to convict, the jury acquitted her without leaving their seats. More Pleat of Guilty.?Two young men, named John 8hcridnn and Patrick"Tew, were arraigned on a charge of burglary in the third degree, for having, on the uiglit of I he nth of A nril !**!. hroLe into tl?? utorw of IIatum. diT H. Pctric, No. 4b Chatham street, and stolen therefrom shirts, handkerchiefs, nnd other articles, worth, J In all. about $200. They plead guilty tithe charge preferred against them, and the court sentenced them ' to the 8tato prison for two years. * Grand Larceny.?George 1'arsons was convicted of stealing u pocket book, containing $70, and upwards, on 1 the 1st of April last. He was sent to the State prison * for two years and three months. ' Chirac of Robbing a Dticbarged Soldier.?Two young men, named John (4. Adams and Samuel V. fi. Sneider, ' were tried on an indictment charging them with grand T larceny, in stealing $109 from Henry Lvertson, a discharged soldier, on the 2d of May last. The complainant Ever mow, being sworn, testified that bo was paid off, and discharged from the 2d regiment ailillery, U. S. Army, on the 2d of April last. The t amount of his pay and his travelling expenses from St. c Louis here, with the proceeds of a land warrunt, which s he had sold, was nearly all in his possession when he 1 arrived in this city. On the day set forth in the com- 1 plaint, Evrrtscn was in a public house, called "Monte- c Crlsto," in Church atreet, and while there, was in- ' dticcd to show about $60 in gold, which he offered to v put up on a bet. The prisoners were present at the t time, and when F. vert son put down gold upon the i counter, one ef them. Adams, laid down some copper t coin, beside the gold. Witness then took up his gold, ? and presently left the hou-c, the two prisoners either I accompanying him, or joining him shortly after he had 11 left the house. He got into a cab. uud Adams and ' Sneider got into the same vehicle, but without auy in- t vilatien to do so; after riding some distance, the de- I fendants got out of the carriage, and presently afler- ? wards witness discovered that he had lost all his mo- f ney. lie went back to the public house, and in a do ? known his loss, nnd information was lodged at the sta- c tlon bou?o of the 6th ward, wheruupon the officers of I police went ill search of, and arrested the prisoners; but n none of the money was recovered, and the complain- v ant has been destitute ever since. He swears Hint t while the prisoners were in thecarriago with him. lie rlixrnvi-riw! t hi? liri 11 <1 nf nm> of ! hi?iii in nu nru*lri?t- i he supposed it, Ht the time, to hare been accidental. u nud hi* snsplr ons were not aroused until alter they fc liitd 1>'M thi curriag< n <'apt Caarr.srrK, of the F'ifth ward police, an J two i policemen of the mm'- ward, were culled to the stand, r mid t< stifled to Kvcrtaon having couno to tin station n house, and also to the arrest of the prisoners on the k description whlrh he gave of them. n The prisoners do not deny that tliey were in the ear- t riago with Kvcrtsnn Tho defence only introduced one witness, and his testimony was not material, except as bringing out the acknowledgment from one of the prisoners that th> y were in the carriage. The jury wero J out but a short time, when they rcturni d a verdict of guilty. Tb Court sentenced them to the Ktutu prison, I v Adams for three years and four months, and Sn-id' r for J the term of two years nnd four months. 11 Rubbing a Countryman ?Three hard looking customers, named I'.dwsta tv 111 in ins, Tbooas Ilnrman, and I . William Wallace, were placed at tllo hnr to answer to e ; a charge of grand larceny, in stealing, about a month -1 ago, a pocket book containing flt'f, from William h Smith, a countryman of advanced age, resident nt I ratehougo, Island. h Mr. fiviiTii being railed to the stand, testified that, t on the morning on which tho robbery was committed, v he went Into the cellar at the corner of Koosrvolt and n Water streets, to get some bitters, when he discovered P that he hud no i ll.inire. and was ot.Herri to oiler a i.1 w hill to pay lor his drink; tho prisoners wcro in tlio | cellar at tho time. hu<1 when th" witness was about to i open hi- pocket book, tlarmnn knocked it out of hit hand; it fell upon the floor aud one of the prisoners picked it up. when the ttorCIs decamped together, taking the money along with them; information of the theft wa'-lodjc d at the Fourth ward station house, and Iho oflicers went out and arrested the prisoners, at a public house in the neighborhood; on the person of tin room was found the poekct book and $-1 of the money; on the person of Williams fl4 75 wi:ru found; Wallace had nothing on his person; but. hearing that he had swallowed some money, onu of I he policemen gave hiui an emetic, which can-ed him to throw tip it numb r of bills, nmouuting to $15. The ruse was a clear one. as tlio money found npm them was identified as part of that stolen from Air hnntli. The jury, without tearing tbetr seats, returned a verdict of guilty agalu?t all tho prisoners. The Court sentenced liarmnn the State Prison for three years; Wallace, for two years and live months; aud William* for two yran. r-h r Jar Uranil /unveils/..? Joseph Lawrence and Mlcbftel lionnally were tried on a cloirge of stealing $85 In money, from Thomas burns, while at the lodging house of. ,\irs Sucloy, No. 7 1 alh.itdm' street. 'I he ra-e *a< doubtful, and th- Jury, under charge of the I euit, returned a TetUict of not guilty. Th* Ruiinmiiif thr Djij. The oldest attaches of the. Court of Sessions do not recollect a \.iy in which more prison business has been accomplished than has been done to day. Thirteen pereuns were tried, and four pbnd guilty; of those tried, eleven were convicted and twono'julUcd. of those convicted and those who plead guilty, eleven were sent to the Stale Prison, the aggro .an term of their imprisonment, b-lng twentysix yeius aud fonr months. Two were sent to the Pentitrnlinry. Nine of thw prisoners were under indictinentlor grand larceny; live charge.! with burglary, one with manslaughter, and two with illegal voting. 'I'ht Hui'nntof Ihr Tirm.- -The term wliieh closes with the prt-M'ul week, has been a heavy one. The

lirnnd Jury dl charged t day, having found si ventj-fignt hills ot Ind.ctment Tlei court has tried upwards of fifty cases. The District Attorney, ?tr. McKcon. and lii* assistant. Air Phillips have attended to the business of two courts; the latter gentleman, bs'sides attending to a large portion of the bnsiiio-s of the Sessions has drawn seventy-six indictments, and performi d other serv ices by aiding the '.rand Infi-sl in the prosecution ef their labors. Tho Heovrdor's RK H rURDAY, MAY 20. 1849. office during thin term ha* been no sinecure. lie hm not only presided at the courts of General and Spenlul Sessions. (the Aldermen who servo on the Special Sessions do not continuo on the bench of the General Sessions) hut line had. as la well known, other arduous and important dutieato perform. a* one of the trates of the city, on the occasion of the Astor I'laee riot, und subsequently thereto. Taken all in all. the judges and other officers of the Sessions never forgetting the gentlemanly clerk. Mr. Vandervoort. and hi* assistant, Mr Sparks, have bad a month of hard labor, and deserve all credit lor the persevering manner in which they >.ave prosecuted that labor, lu order to keep the prison list as low as possible, now that the warm weather is approaching. Court, of Oyer and Terminer. Before Judge Hurlhut. Aldermen Mulliua and Wood. M*v 116 ?TrialuJ It' Tliomfiumjorlht Afui dtr ?J Hrrruird Moiiughan. ? After the court organised, the Clerk pro ceeUcu lo call the names ?if the additional jurors After several peremptory challenge* by the prisoner's counsel, William 11. Guruey uud William Shorn were sworn ? the jury wm thru completed The names of the juror* < are as foil ownGaahieru Dewltt, Hewlett P. Leake, Sauiuel Hart. Silas P. Downer, Wig 11. Miles, James Hurdwick. Samuel L. Johnson, Adolpbus Ramsay, Da- I nil I O'Neill, Geo. J. badger, William 11. Guruey uud ! William Sloan The associate District Attorney stated 1 the case for the prosecution. He said the tacts were i that James Moiiegliun. the deceased, on the evening of ! Sunday, the 20th April lust, in Cuutro street, was standing talking to a leuiale; that prisoner uud some of bis companions were passing at the time, and made 1 tome insulting remark ou the female wii li whuni tin deceased was talking, upou which iho latter resente 1 it aud made a blow with his li t at one of the persons ' who was with t^> prisoner; the latter immediately I drew out a kniftWtnd stabbed deceased to the heart. ] afterwards closed witli him and knocked him down; the di ceased was soon after picked up and token to th ' station house, where he died in a tew moments; the i prisoner was urrcsted ou the spot by a police olHcer | named Watson. who has since died ( Catiilrim: Mack sworn and ciamioed for the prose- ' cution.?Lives now in Water street ; lived in Anlhon 1 street on the 20th April la-t; knew James Monighan I for about two uioutha before his death ; reecllecte the i Sunday afternoon that be w?astabbed; saw hiui that afternoon at three o'clock ; was speaking to bim in Anthony Greet, bel ween Water and Orange streets ; | tbey were talking uboul tivu minutes wbeu two persons, ' one- named tjulu. tlio name of the other witness did I not know, came up ; tjuiu was a low siaod Ulan ; (juin ' spoke to witness iu a very insulting manner; Motiaghan, i the deceased, told him lo go uway .that she. the witness, 1 was not speaking to him; tguln said ho would uol, tliat ho 1 wus not ready; Muimghaii said he might go before lie got ' leady. having ilrst told him to go about his business; i the deceased then went up to where ijuin was. and 1 iguin pushed him away with his hand; Mouughuu then ) went forward ugaiu to tjuin; the latter struck Mono- l (ban, and Monughan struck him back; Monagliau, ' quiii. and the other persou. went away from where witness was standing, in the directi-u of Centre street; I *hcn they left witness thought the quarrel was I over; they did not appear to be quarrelling; < witness did uotsvo Mouagbau again for ubout tivu mill- * ites. when she saw the prisoner strike the deceased t vith his hand; they both tell, Monaghun under; did not 1 leu .Motiaghan afterwards until Monday morning; saw g dm then at this Tombs, be wus laying dead; witnoss u vas brought to the Coroner's inquest by a police olilcr named Billy Jenkins; witness was directed to view | lie Doay. tnrcci examination 01 uio witness Here dosed. Die witness underwent a long cross-cvamiputiou, >ut nothing lnuteriai to tho defence w:ih elicited. Jami.h Nkwi, examined for the prosecution.?lleeol- ^ eels the 2t*th of April last; witness was Hitting in his i, jHscnu nt in Anthony street; about three o'clock on a ih&t day witness was silting at the wludow reading a f newspaper; heard some noir-e on the walk; went to the c door and saw three men standing on "the walk; tfuln t and 1 hompson, thu prisoner, were two of them; the a third man witness did not recollect; Thompson was , next to witness; he had a kuife in his hand; his fare j was towards < entre street and his side toward* witness; t -he knife was open; (here witness described tho p wi- , ion in which prisoner stood;) tho deceased oo mo out j if 14-1 Anthony street, opposite where witness was; he \ 'an across the street and struck Quia and staggered j liin a little, so as that he pushed him from ?ue step to ( he next; t^uln stepped up again and he aud dccuasoU ^ md another clinch: they pushed each other; it seem- t id to witness that Monaghnu was trying to got at Quiii; , ho three were shoving each other nlong; Monagban truck at Quin a second time, but did not hit liim; Mo nghan. witrai effort of striking atQuin, threw him elf in front of Thompson, but did not touch Ifuin; i ['hoinpson hud the knife down by his side, aud immcliatcly struck Monaghan with it in thu breast; ho truck up, being consiuoratjiyvulHir than deceased; after k ic struck, he shut up the blade and put tho knife in c lis pocket; witness stood about eight feet from thorn; . fitness cannot be mistaken in Thompson; after the ilow. they all shoved each other into the street, and '' [hompson struck the decra.-cd on the head; tho do- f leased fell neur the curb stone, and Thoaipson stumiled over him Rnd fell; h? picked hiinscif up imtno- f, liatcly; Monaghun thou got up and stood in the stropit, J mil tour or live people collected round hiin: ollloer J' Watson came up to him and brought him to the walk, , ?hon he fell again, from weakness; the primmer came 1,1 rhile Watson had hold of the dor fused; clapped Wat- J" on on the shoulder, and told him to take Monaghan to jj he elation houee, and that he (Thompson) would ap- 11 war against him; Monaghan wan then taken to the " tntion house, and Watson arrested Thompson and irunght linn to the Tombs; the witness underwent a J ever* cross-examination, hut his direct testimony re- 1 aained untouched. 0 Qvura, (colored,) sworn and examined for he prosecution?Witness was in Anthony street the c Timing the man was killed; witness was sitting on the D loop; 1 saw three men on the side of the street where le was sitting; saw a young man run from 141 over to M hem; it was tile young muti they,called Monaghan: he p ume up to the three men; the prisoner pushed him ^ pack; apparently, he wanted to fight another man, (l rho was one of the three; when he got right abreast of . he door, witness discovered the prisoner with a Knife : n his hand; be held his hand down by his side; saw he deceased strike at Huin; prisoner shoved deceased J* .way; he struck again at i^uin; from the force of the plow, he got in front of Thompson; Thompson hud the P ,n!fe in his hand nil the time; when deceased came in n rent of him, he jabbed up with the Knife, and }' hen shut it up and put it into his pocket: when hey got up towards the corner, where the crowd fas, witness saw the deceased start out Into the street ront the sidewalk; prisoner followed him, struck him, nd knocked him over; Monagan then gel up, and oilier Watson came up and brought him to the sidewalk; I..II a npl nllfpnsa llpp> thf IpHlsp.r llvu.n Tcr him, an if lie was about to take him up; they all runt to the tuition houso. una witness saw no moro of hum; told what he know at the Coroner'* Inquest. C a *01.1*?: Colls (colored), sworn and examined on cbalf of the prosecution.?Was in Anthony street the light of the murder; was sitting on the step* of thn muse No. 1411; saw the deceased run arross the street, ud strike at one of the men that was with Thompson; liompson had a knife in his hand before the young nan came up; after the young man had struck at the iau who was with Thompson, the latter jabbed up the nlfe and struck him upwards with It (Here the witess described how the blow was given.) Thomp-nn hen shut up the knife and put it in his pocket. Ht cm Kelly sworn and examined.?Was present rhen tho deceased ran acsoss the street; saw 'lhompon follow iiim: gave him a blow on tlie head; knocked I In into the gutter and foil mr hbt; ottcer Watson, rho is since dead, came up and caught hold of .VloiHgan; Thompson said, ' arrest him, I hare a charge igailU I Up,1' Thomas Holmes, examined for the prosecution.?Is a iliyrielnn; assists the Coroner in making post mortem seminations; made the post mortem examination of Snnaghan; it was made at the Sixth ward station iou#e; found a punctured wound on the left , ween the fourtli iiud fifth ribs; it wasnbout tr o Inches j s low the left nipple, and a little in front; on opening I he sliest, we found the wound bad penetrated the sac ! rhich surrounds tho heart, and entered tho lift cavity, j nd into the partition b'tween the two t? ntrirles; the I vrienrdium wns distended with coagulated blood; there | ns. poihaps. about six ounces of blood; tliu reason t reached that pert of the heart, was that tho ribs of | creased were wider apart than Is esiial; the wound j t on made by a sharp instrument; It rculd unmade with s tich nn instrument ?* tho knife now produced; the treetion of the wound was upward' ami inwards; the t round was sufficient to cause death; there Is no doubt c died from it; after such a stall a man might live flfocn or twenty minutes; the part of the heart where b hi- wound was, h:i? the power of contraction. ami from i p hat circumstance. tho blood did not Wow out with the nnic velocity as If the wound wiirt indicted on the .nricles. or upper part of the heart; if the wound was n the latter, ho would ha?o died instantaneously; the round ??? about three eighth* of an inch in breadth, ,nd about two inches in depth. After the examination of thin wituom. the eourt ndourn'd. 1 be court bar in? suggested that thry raw no reason rhy tho jury should bo kept away from their families or the night. and counsel on both rides having conented, they were allowed to separate, being flrrt nd- f mulched by thejudge not to converse with uny person t IB the subject Ot this irinl. < Maij.? at Panama?KxruAORtitNARY Pnoi inco?,d.?\V> nrr indebted to it correspondent torn ettcr lrom Panama. dated March blst, from whlcli wo nke the follow Ititc extract:? Thomnil which came out in the steamship Northoner. after it- arrival here, was sold for the expenses ,f bringing ft across the Isthmus, and purchased by ttcphen rsyrnn. formerly of Philadelphia, who received itl the letteri and newspapers Contained in the mail. I he li tters foe persons who had not left here, and the ith?rs. he will lake up with him to Kan Krnneisco. and ieniand the portage. All the newspaper packages sere broken opi-n, a'ul the papers sold at for I?1,, cents, by Mr. l'ltyrnn. and a number were sent mek t'? Oorgnna for sale. Among them were the Hub tttti. \hb 1 ei k I braid. J'rur Sun, Trihur.t. SvrtS jlmtvi a*, fee. 1 hey would not sell at (iorgona. There is iome mismanagement about the mails somewhere. I Jo uot know whether this was a regular mail made up ay a postmaster, or only a letter bag made up by the ;aptain of tliu Northerner. K. T bis li tter will explain the non-.-cceipt of letters or Iui pei s that may have been sent out by the Northerner I he mail re furred to, however, was mndu a p by tho i s plain of the steamer, and was not sent by government. 1 ho steamship Kale >n is the only uuul steamer running tot.hagre*. uud she brought n > mxlU fro? th?r? an til the 1st of May. - i'hrU*l*ipHa BiUUh*, ' ' T? TP A . .11 j _Ot A. Thcntrlral antt MaalctU. TM?:ATRit.--''lon" was again performed livtt (vetting. Id the same splendid stylo ou Thursday aijiht. anU the audience were much delighted with the noble acting of Mrs. Shaw, as the toumiliug of Argus the noble Ion. It wore a work of supererogation to praise Mrs S.'s performance of this part; it is indeed a most classical uud admirable piece ?f acting throughout, an l 1'ulfnurd hiuiseif could not suggest auy Improvement In this impersonation of his hero. Her scenes with Admstus, (most altly played by Mr. tiilhert) in the earlier portions of the play; the famous scene where the oath of destruction to his whole race is taken; the linal scenes, where Ion himself Is the victim of the Oracle's response; his scenes with Clemanthe?in fact every rceue iu the piece, is done most handsomely, tt'e most not omit noticing the acting of Mr ltyiior, as the llery < tesiphon. strong tu his hatred of the tyrant Adiastus. or of Mr McKarlatid as the young Medon. a ho. supported by lhe*orncular rcsponrtu h" hears, is squally determined to work Ins overthrow?both these characters, so essential to the general plot of the piece, -< itt inufb amy |n riuruirii ny inn iK'Mru 11 'linen llOlOrs. 1 be comedy ? f "Black Kyod Susan" concluded the ent -rtai 11 int-iiLk. anil Mr Kyder, as William, made a mint favorable impression in the sailor's character It whs lite llrst time, we helieve. he has appeared in such a part iu i hie country, and we trust to sue uioru of him iu like plecaa. To-night the hill will consilt of four favorite pieces: Mea-ra Ityder Bass. Ciillieit. and the hole company will uppiar in them. 11 is a flue Saturday night's hill. BaoaDWii Tiiiniu .?last evening a very inorito rions and talented actor look his tienetlt at this elegant place of rational and intellectual recreation. Dyott is the name ol the gentleman to whom we ullude, | ind most heartily d? we cougratulste him upon th ouinl judgment and tine taste ho evinced ill the nelecLion he made for the neuusiou The beautiful tragedy if " Ion," from the aide and classical pen of Sergeant l'alfourd. was presented 'thirteen years ago. it was played, for Ihe irst time, at Convent t iardouHhuutre, Loudon. It was highly surcessful and the most eiuiuent literary uien of the day pronounced it a splendid rlfort ol prntnuud genius and accomplished scholarship. I ho title of " Ion " is taken frntu thu tragedy uf i-.itripldes, which suggested the first Idea of tile alt nation in which its hero is introduced??? Iliat of a foundling youth, educated in a temple, and ussistiug in its scrtlces; tut otherwise," (continues the author, and hero is one of the proofs that the man of true genius In always modest and unassuming.) "there is no rnscmilunce between this imperfect sketch and that exquillte pii lure." If we mistake not. Ion " was produced rt the Park iu lS4r>. when the Kuans appeared in it It was not ucti d at, this theatre before I lie scene is laid it Argos? the first part of which represents the interior of the temple of Apollo?Ageuor resiing against a roluniu. Irus seated on a bench at the side of the sceuo. i iii! cuamcier <ii inn win rusiuiiieu ny i\ir Liyoit, anu Lo our mind, truthfully uml enlhushuuioally did ho por!rny the anxieties, emotions. hopes, and fears, ami joy 4'tho simple, h-altaling. but magnanimous and selfucridclug youth. 'J he following noble speech in reply o the suggestions of Adrastus, to depart ' and leave lis traitorous thoughts unspoken," was delivered with ;reat elh et, in a toue thot bespoke the consciousness 1?un honest, a dauntless, and a buuevoleul heart:? " I l hank thee for thy olfer: hut I stand llefuru thee fur the lives of tbuusands, ritdl k In nil that makes life previous to the !>rnvo, Who perish not alone, hut in their fall ltreak the far spreading tendrils ihat they feed, Auil leave thein nurtnrelesa. If thou wilt, hear mo l or thoui, I ant oontonl to spoak no more." 1r Dyott's natural tiuulillculiuns as an actor, contriute In no email degree to his success. Mr. Frederick's idrastns was a highly artistic performance, lie posvsse* dignity uf person and manner, his elocution is ltur unit sonorous, and regulated by the most coutpe- i out authorities, and his altitudes upon the stago are 1 r&ceful, without being still?his movements do not oivtnke of the uuheiidiug pi (-Hilarities of whalebone, diss Kate Horn's Clcmaiilhe, (her first appearance at his theatre.) was a well studied and curelul delinuaion. 'J he entertainments coneluded wilb the lust art 'roni the grand romantic drama of 44 Monto-Frlslo.'' I'he whole elicited frequent and cordial applause. Mr. iyott and Mr. Frederick's were moat enthusiastically itid most deservedly greeted throughout,, and the former ' ;entleinan was very flatteringly received on his en- j riiDcu We are Ttry happy to say that the house was rru uiira. National tnvathr.?'T.ukethe Laborer" was played rst last evening, Mr. C. W. Clarke taking the part of | ,uke, and wo bawe no hesitation in saying that It coold lot bo played better than he does It. IVo hare seen Ir. Clarke prrforin in a wast number of pieces, but, to ur tosto, this one of I.uko is his host His desrriplon of his sufferings, and the loss of his wife, in conso. uonce, as ho fancied, of old Farmer Wukeflold'fl ruelty. was a most pathetic piece of acting; and while o wuh delivering it. we noticed inany a tear on tliu hecks of iho audience, especially of the ladies. Hold, as the returned sailor. wa? very good, und Mr. lerbert, Mrs. Ishcrwood Dawes. Lr.. all acted well, 'ho rest of the enter(uinmeuts pat:.-ed off in the best tyle. Father Hire was as racy as ever, and his negro rftticlemn gave rise to the usual amount of fun and mgblcr. To-night this veteran Jim Crow will taken enoflt. and w? trust it will bo such a one as the origiiul Crow is worthy ot. He will appear as ' Otelln. the loor of Orunge street,'' another version of Shakpoare's hero. The farce of the "lllval Captains,'' und be drama of "Jack Shoppard," will form the remainder i lor 0111. Bv rtoV* Tn?:tnir.--The indefatigable aud cvcraceptable "Dombeyand Son" was performed last eveiing for the last time. To say one word in its praise rould be os ridiculous as it would be superltuous. The atrons of this theatre require no enlightenment upon bo subject nl our bands. The new burlctta, railed Chloroform ; or, Now York One Hundred Years [once," was again performed with success. The plot i as follows I-'.dward Slocuni, fLynnej the drecenant of Amlnadab Slocum. (I.ogun) complalus. in very Itler terms, that he had been dispossessed of his proi rty. In consequence ot his anco-lor having boon rewired from this mundane sphere by supernatural leans, nnd nt last determines to investigate llm mater with the utmost Tigor. He obtuina possession of n old will, which throws some li^ht upon the mystery, nd this encourages him to go in search of the body of ,niinadab. While prosecuting bis object, his alien- j Ion is attracted to a vault in a dilapidated building, I bore a long parcel, tied up in a sank, and extended at ill length on n plauk. presents itself to his view. He alls for help; two men come upon the stage, by whose ssictanre tlio parrel i? carried to the foot lights; the tell is untied and taken oil. when, to the astonishment, onsteruatioii and dismay of Kdwnrd. there stands roealed in all Its fair proportions, the living form of a lun. who, it was supposed, had hem iu the grave a cenury. Ho yuwus. shivers, and nsks where he is. Kroui is nnrratiie, it appeared thut he had gone to a quack octor to cxtrart a tooth, but who had taken out the ronp one, and. for the purpose ot rendering tlio operaion painless, lie had had recourse to chloroform, or liinuil iuugDril-in. the ellect ot whlrd n:ia been to I hrow him into n sleep which hud lusted ft century. I lift descendant Interrogated him a* to his name and ilfttions, and endeavored to convince him that he had iccn. to all intents and purposes, dead lor a hundred tins. This called forth some pa^Fionatc intersections rem Aminadah. who could not believe that he had lcpt for more than twenty-four hours. A most atoning scene then followed, in the course of wbleb fink 'atton. (Miss Chapman) an editrc??ofaNcw fork pa>er, enters and clfers for sale an extra. Aminadah aises his hands, and. in a tone of wonderment, exlaims ' \Vl>at in the name of Morse's telegraph, porting in New fork the speech of a hih n, who is dcvrriiyr Ft In ( hlna !"' 1 his compliment to tvlsgrnphic riuimunirati' n was received with a burst "f applause. Ir. Logan is mo t un<|U?-stion?bly u man of talent, and lis amusing and some whet ingenious production ho lanage* with great skill and iulr< itness. l or the enroragement ot tulent and the production of novelty, itrili not the beat of Barton lathe I sited State* ( ml, what i> more, his effort" are rewarded liy a genoros public. 'J'hc house, as usual, was crowded. Piyf.t's 15. in it.?If ever attraction were offered for re edification and amusement ul our citizens, in tho nape of thentrirsl talent of the first stamp, it is on his evening, within the precincts of tho llroadwsv lientrc. and en the occasion of the farewell benefit of sin Povry. long and IkvonMf known on the i'ark oards Bnch a rare combination of histrionic ability as never, pi rhaps. br?t? presented to tho play going eople of tills city Mr ilaniblin. the great tragedian, lessrs. Blake. Chippendale. Seflon. Chapman, Lester, rtderlcks. llartHWuy. Reynolds. Miss Wemyss. the ao1oiuplishcd tragic actress; Mrs K. L Horn, Misa Mary iiylor, Mil (iilbcrt, Mr Watts, Mrs. Abbott, and ludrmosellc elcste. Added to this galaxy of talent, lie renowned Distin Family will pi rform several beauful eoueerted pieces, and to those who have heard In in we would say. this will not he the least Interesting niun* 01 iiif jM'normniici?, rj ior swrn innoa, ana niching. thrilling execution on tlio MX horns and ubns, wo hare n?\cr heard an in-trumcntal mien peak so eloquently and effectively to tho soul a^ hat of the Dlrtln l-amily. Put there is a sympathetic herd to be touched, whirl), when properly Angered. disoirwn music to the hiitrnn hi art that excites all the obler r?*? lings of humanity. Mr. Po?ry ha" lonjt contrlutcil Ilia share to amuse our ciurrns; anil now that he | about to leave lor tho land nt hia nativity. and that r naturally look* to his old friends and acquaintances > properly tit liitn out for hia transatlantic journey, it | i hoped tlir characteristic qualities of cur inhabitants. I -benevolence and sympathy?will impel tbeui to fill v?l) tench In tho Broadway theatre thin evening, ml prove to the world that merit, no matter troni hat clime or country, shall receive lt? reward at the andB of an American nr.dlenre, notwithstanding all hat may be "aid to the contrary. Mapajii Aim sta. We arc requested to slate tliat his excellent utid truly arromplMird itaninmr would lave willingly aided In dancing for Mr. I'nveys trnc. It. but In-apfidlty alone haa prcTcutcd lier from aptearing so soon as this evening. Tut Disria Family.?The last of the scries of eon- 1 i rts glv. ii by thc?s inimit iVIc artist* came oil la?t venlng. nt the Tabrrnncle. before a highly ruspei tahlo I lUdleuee. who tvstllU-d their admiration by repeated heers Wc can add but little more to what wo havo ilresdy said of their excellence as musleiaua of the ir.l rank, i irept simply to ?ay. that every piece In the irngrnmmo received all the attention nod skill which lie utmost science In niuslfi could Imparl to them. Uiti O'Connor t>ung " Kathleen Mavourucan very f Fb A J .ts J??. TWO CENTS. sweetly. We are glad to Inn that th? musical artl ti of thin city intend giving them. on neat rtiurmjuy m complimentary bem lit ? a te?tlinnny ,,f their yrifpol?nil w?fth VVh hope to see the Titbemaele crowded on that evening t'nanrv'a MiasrHKUd will today give two concert*, all : at 3 and 8 l' M . and we need not urjje our citlr.fiiH to go and hoar them. ?* they Jo that most willingly > f l heir own eecord W tiere iT'xhJ entertainment is to lie had there will th? public fl <ek. and a* Christy's concert saloon i? always crowded there of cour?e there la good euti rlalumeiil They will give a full programme, "Voyage Niusiral." and all. at. both concerts | < iiinksk Mvirum ? Tho vaaf tin in tier of Chinese nrtlclea of every description i h it his tn he seen at this Vuss urn. run not fail to lnt> lost every one who has tho ; lip litest desire I" know how Iliii exclusive nation manage tliiir serial (luiiiisiic and political a (fairs, 'liny will hern findn full imltit ion of all I hese questions. Mom i. ok New V.uik ?This p- rfect representation ?f our noble city ought to lie seen liy nil It gives a inost complete ifl< it of the vast extent of t hi* great village. Jt in ulso u tine specimen of Wnericnti ingenuity. Voiiiii.tMiin'i MicHoecoiMic V'.kws, now exhibiting at the Assembly Mounts of tlie I hineso Museum hnildiUK ore the most le Moliful thing* Lliati in he imagined. Science mill perseverance have achieved a it rent triumph in the pmJurlion of sueb renin kable elf eel*. The Miami si: Twisx expect to a large nunibur of visiters to-day as I heir time of departure in drawing l igh. They receive their friend* west ulfnhly, ami t ive every information r< guiding themselves most i icadlly. p'.Mixs Kliiu Logan, of Cincinnati lux been giving i* haksprrlau reading* in l.lovulaud after the urauuer of J atiuy Ki inb 143 Duller Our PllllufieJplllu. <|M>IIlieIIcc. I'iiii *Ln.i roiA. >tay -i 1840. fatal Itttnit of a Rial, and ' of the Parly Engaged ? Reduction of Rainy found Dioaintd?Markets, Slock Sale t, <yc. James Toiler, the leader of tho gang of rowdiea that attacked the Kuirmount enginn on Wednesday last, died lui,t night ul the ilospiial, it i* supposed from tho effccta of the blow wilb a spatiuer ho received at tho hands of Henry lirowu. while in tho custody of constable Dclaucy. The wound received by Toner wan not thought to be dangerous, and he wits removed to prison, not being ulile then to get bad for the charge of riot, the officer Flopping with hiin ut the Hospital to have ids wounds dressed while on the way thither. Yesterday he was re leased ou bail, aud walked into tho Hospital, but last night was suddenly taken ill, and death ensned in tho course of an hour. It is supposed he had been drinking previous to entering the Hospital. An iui|uest was held upon tho body of the deceased, when Dr. Sergeant, the attending physician at the Hospital testified that lhe skull of Potter hud been fractured by the blow received, aud that it was undauntedly the cnusu of his deulli Two other witnesses of the riot, tcstitled to Henry Brovn having struck the blow, and the inquest returned a verdict, that the decensed hud ronie to his death from the elTucts of the blow inflicted Drown ivas uudur bud for tho assault aud buttery committed ou Toner, but this warning he wus arrested and committed to answer the homicide The real name of the accu-ed was Henry Smilhuis but he hud given the name of Drown, to conreal the difficulty from his mother. He is aged between and 20. The deceased was u single uiau, aged 24. The Councils last evening reduced the salary of tho President ol the Uirard College from three to two thousand dollars ner annum. The b>>dy of on nukuown man. whioh In supposed to have been In the water for two or three mouth*, was taken from the water thin morning The Coroner In now engaged in the inrusllgatloB of a care to w hich there is some mystery attached. A female died sudd, uly a few days since. and w?h buried n few hoars afterwords, lending to the supposition that all was not right In regard to her death. Operations in the Hour market are almost at a stand still, in consequence of the auxtoly to learn tho expected news by the Caledonia Common and fair brands were today sold in small parcels at $4 60 to $4&<l'.ii. Kor city consumption prices range as high $.V ltyc tlour sells at 75, and corn meal is dull, with a sale of 900 bbls at fed 75. Prime white wheat sold to-day at ^>1 08; large sales of corn were also made at 6ilc. to bOc.; oats ore dull; southern at 30c. to 81c., and Penna. at 33s. to 34c. Whiskey is selling at 81c. for hhds., and 22c. for bbta. Sales of slocks thjfc day cWi'W Hoard ?3 Commercial Bank, 55; *10,000 Penna U's fid; 60 Glrard Dank. 123^: 20 Commercial flank. 55; 15.000 City rt's. '80.102>a; :'d Farmers' aud .Mechanics' Hunk. 68; 600 S. Nav. ti's. '08, 46,'j; 7 Bearer .Meadow. 20; 1800 Wilmington UR 0's, 86.V ; 18 Beaver Meadow. 20; 1000 Reading Mortgage Bonds. 03 ; 2 000 W ilmington KR 0's. 86}$ , 6,000Cincinnati 0>. '07: Oils'; 60 .vlorrisCanal. 11; 1.000 Spring Garden C's. 923*; 1 000 U 8. 0's, '07, 113J?. Sromd Hoard-$ 1.000 Tenn. Bonds, C's, 81; 3,000 do., 81>?i 25 Mechanics'Dunk, 20. Official. r, , Wah DcrAnTMC.Tr, ) ' n ' ada'tast utsiiat'a Orrrar, > m .. * "* ' Washington, May 24, 1840. ) Tho painful duty devolves upon the Department of announcing to the Ariny the death of Ureret M^jor General W.J. Wortli. Colonil of the 8th regiment of Infantry, who died on the 7th of May, 1849, at his post. Sun Antonio, Texas. General Worth entered tho army a Lieutenant la 1813. and served with distinguished credit daring tlie wsr with Great Britain, tiis whole life has been devoted to the service of his country, and he has IIUUU uiuipvu Klin ni.wij conspicuous ailU 1111 purtunt commands. lit* brilliant and successful conduct in the campaigns of Florida and Mexioo was rewarded by promotion lothe two higUest grades in the army. And now. while in the pnrforuiauce ot the responsible duties of military commander on the Mexican and Indian frontiers of Texas his long, useful, and patriotic career is suddenly terminated, ills loss, its a soldier of superior merit and a gentlemen of high personal neconiplleliment*. w ill long be sort-rely felt. As impropriate military honors to the memory of the deceased, eiieh post within his late geographical depaitmcnt will tire minute guns, (thirteen) commencing at twelve o'clock M . and display the national tisg at half stalf from the same hour till suu-down on the day next alter the receipt of thisordor. The usual budge of mourning, if not already directed, will be worn tor thirty days by the officers of the army serving in the department lute under his command, and by those of the regiment of which he wus the colonel. Ity order. R. JON LiS, Adjutant ileneral. >?vnl Intelligence. Tin S. frigate Braudywiue waa at Montevideo on the Mil ult.j ull well. Siiootim; at a Wifb and Cuii.d ?A.t the Salem County (West Jersey) (Iyer and Terminer, last week. Charles W. Soeley was convicted of an attempt to murder bis wife and child. The Salfn bann-r says: ? The evidence was cnlirely circumstantial, bat was of the strongest Kind. The faets proved were mainly aa follows:?Charles Sec ley had buou for souic mouths repainted from his wife, and was living in L'edarrille. Cumberland county His wife kept house for Edward Jlncon. near Nharpstown. in this comity. Mecdey bad passed for an unmarried man in edarrillo, and had bien attentive to n youngglrl there. IJut reports were spread that lie had a wife and child. On Friday. Feb. 17th last, he left his boarding bouso, saying that ho whs going to Kridgeton " to get somu news to clear up hi- character, and show that lie was not married?that his wile and child were dead " At Rridgeton he hired a horse and snlkr. !!' was next seen at Sharpetown, where ho raw his father-in-law, John Scudder. who ii-ked him to go and sen his wife. lie consented and drove to the houre; his wife cnine out and begged him to com<' In. After persua- ion he did so -sat there, held his child-took dinner? asked about Bacon?and waited until he en me; he socmcd dull and did not eat nmrh I'nwnl'fl tiii'hf ut lisar pitniludt K as 1i?a1/ Kin met fa. in a buggy, to see her mother?returned, and without going Into tho bouse, got ready to start; he gave her his watch, and bii'le her good nyc, with a bud graco, however. At sunset ho ftarted. au ho said, for Saloui; but he war next seen crossing tho river at Camden on Saturday morning: again on Saturday about dusk, ho was ?ot u twice on the road near Sharpstuwn. driving near the town. Between Gand 7 that evening Mrs. ts< vley won sitting with her child in tier arms, by tbo ftoTc. Bacon was just putting up his horse at tho barn. Mrs. 8. heard some noise at the window, board a report and crash and tho screams of her child Sho ran to tho next room, where rho waited in terror till Bacon eauie in. They found the window shattered, a wad burning on tho floor, and a bullet which had b>er? flattened against the stove. .Nothing more was heard that night, nnd they did not leave tho house Tho nest morning the ehiiJ's threat was found to l>? grarAl hj the ball Trucks were found whero some one bad jumpt d oyer the fence In front and abo marks of some ... 4 .1 . _.i?^.su Tlin i>ri*<>n??i''A Kiilmt'nn^nt flnn< f III' HI Hir wiuu"". i 1 duet bis possession ?* 8 Kun- powder und ball, and other circumstance*. were brought agalut him The jury rollrid without any churgo from the JuJge at alcut V o'clock They returned at 11with a verdict of guilty on both indictments except on the tlr?t count of one, which charged an Intcui to Kill hia child At seven on Friday tu ruing he ?*a? sentenced to Ave years iinprijcnmtnt. Fire tx Warner, N.II.?On Monday night, a tire broke ottt in the shed or Ht.ibles of the (icorge Tavern, in Warner, which destroyed the tavern and all ita content with the (tables and other outbuilding*, together with the store and storo-house occupied by Mr A r. Balcb, contractor on thu Concord and Claremont railr<*id. The amount of loss la not far front (looet). Mr. llalch* I?m la about (ttuOO-of which i>:i(xX) waa Insured ill ths Nuw Jersey Protection Company. The taveru was owned and oeeupitd by K. Wut-on. who lo?t everything ?b the promises. He had nn in-iirunce of (1.000 In the Merrimack Mutual Company The store occupied hy Balch we* owned by Charles Davis, aud was not Insured. The building occupied as a store house was owned by .Nathaniel Ocorfc, and was Insured for (300. This Are Is supposed to have been the work of au Inocndiary.?Cvarveif l'atriot. _____ MirniOAM.?A rnssH convention of the whig* will ho held at Jackson <e, the 19th Jnna, to nominate candidates for <Jo'.*riior, Lieut. Oovvt'nor, and Statu ftinUT.

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