Newspaper of The New York Herald, April 13, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 13, 1855 Page 1
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THE NEW YORK HERALD. WHOLE NO.. 68U4. MORNING EDITION-FRIDAY, APRIL 13. 1855. PRICE TWO CENTS. ARRIVAL OF THE WASHINGTON. FOUR DATS LATER FROM EUROPE. THE VTEITNA CONFERENCE. Ucndonment by the Western Powers of their Extreme Demand. NBAftVOrOL HOT TO BE DI8HAHTLEO ! PROSPECT OF PEACE NOT VERY FAVORABLE. SUCCESSES OF THE RUSSIANS, SKIRMISHES AT SEBASTOPOL. LORD RAGLAN'S WEATHER REPORTS. STATE OF THE MARKETS, if &?? The United State* mail steamship Washington, Captain Lv&oc y . arrived at seven o'clock lait evening. She |uuled from Southampton on Wednesday afternoon, the Ith ult. The United States mail steamship rft. Louis arrived olT i ^Southampton, from New York en route to Havre, on the orning of the 24th nit. Wb? the Washington left, the America had not ar Irived. The news from Sebastopol in to the 20th nit, eight tys later than onr previous account*. Prince Gorts akofl, the new Russian general- in- chief, arrived tners that day. On the 17th three battalions of Zouaves (attacked tie sew redoubts, and were driven back with it loss. ? Advices from Odessa of the 21st, state that the Rus elans, in npite of repeated attacks, maintain the posi tion th?y had taken on Mount Beponne on the 24th Feb ruary, from which their guns play upon the French Unas and upon pert of the camp. Omtr Pacha arrived at the camp of the allies on the llSth. On the 13th the Russians opened the fire of their batteries on the heights of Balaklava. The English, as sisted by Gen Vinoy a, routed them. Lord Raglan writes from Sebastopol, March 10, that the weather continues^exoeedingly fine, and that great hopes ?were entertained that the sick would materially benefit by the change in the temperature. Every effort was being directed to the maintenance of the oamps la a healthy state. The advanced batteries of the English imy were making considerable progress. According to the information of deserters, the event of the death of the Imperor of Russia had not been promulgated at Sebastopol. On the 14th the Turkish cavalry at Eupatoria made a |sortie, but were repulsed. It is understood that the plenipotentiaries at Vienna otve to a formal understanding on the sense of two first pointe, and that the critical and third point? that on which the question of peace or war turns [?is now approached. lite continental newspapers continue to repeat that the allies have oeas?d to insist upon the dismantling of Sebastopol, and journals which have been with Russia throughout the contest bow admire the "conciliating pretensions" of the allies. The latest accounts from Vienna state that the dsllbe a lions on the third point had commenced, and it was ex VMtd aavMral days. Intelligent from Vienna, dated evening of March 27, ates that the political horizon has again become eomy, and that the conference on the third point anything but satisfactory. Although the Western do not insist on rating the fortifications of Sebas il, they] require other conditions not favorable to Btnssin. The London Htrald ssyt: ? We are Informed on good ithority that the Emperor of the French has agreed to 60,000 additional troops to the Crimea if it should necessary after the Vienna Congress, on the condi that England shall find vessels to convey them. Emperor Loals Napoleon and the Empress will arrive a England on a visit to her Majesty Queen Victoria, on 6th April. Tbe London A'euw says: ? The more candid pro Russian apers commence in anticipation those taunts which we aust expect &? hear from all sides if the Crimean expedl Ion should return without having attained its object. According to the Vienna Prtue, the English govern sent has very favorably received the project of trans ^forming Sinope into a strong fortified port, and also of unding Constantinople with extensive fortifications, on the land and sea sides. In the House of Lords, the Karl of Clarendon moved .t tbe message of her most gracious Majesty, in Response to the treaty with the King of Sardinia, be nsidered. The noble Earl observed that the state of r finance* being inadequate to the expenses of an nay abroad as well as at home, she'had applied to gland for two millions of monsy, at the rate of four cent Interest, one per cent of which was to be ap plied to tbe Kinking fund. The address was agreed to. In the House of Commons, on the 26th of March, the cond reading of the Newspaper* Stamp Duties bill ^rax car riei by a majority of 215 to 161. Sir C. Wood it was intended, as soon as the ports in the Baltic White seas were open, to establish a strict blockade, bich should be effective from first to last. Lord Pal lerston moved for a loan of one million to the govern ment of Sardinia, and if tbe war should last more than year, a second million. After some discussion the ?tote was carried. The Sebastropol Inquiry Committee continues its Eings, and the revelations made become every day ?e and more appalling. Mr. S. G. Osborne was ex ned on the 24th March, and as an ?ye witness of the les which he describes, gives ths last touch to the ?dreadful picture, by informing the country that ths rounded snd sick soldiers, by hundreds and by thou tands were literally starved to death. The annnal general meeting of the Court of Pro nators ot the British American Land Company was held ,t the London Tavern, London, on the 26th ult. Alex. ?Sillespie, Esq , the Governor, in the chair. The report flowed that the sales of unimproved lands, during the past ', has bsen 27,011 acres, for ?28,416 2s. 9d., Halifax rrsncy. Other sales had taken place, showing an Income all sources of ?34,680 2s. 3d., Halifax currency. The stated after deducting expenses, payments, ke., feat the company's real estate might be fairly estimated ,t ?100,009 at) eve what it was put down at in 1861. The ?^airman ssid that after having gone carefully into the ?span?'s affairs he had oome to tbe conclusion that if J1 tbe land were taken at tbe present selling rate, its alue would represent ?677,000. which cost the com nay?including all ths charges upon it, and deducting ^11 tbe less*) up to the ptesent time ? ?240,000. They besides ?110.000 in wall secured mortgages, ?80,000 eeted in the Grand Trunk stook, besides ?20,000 more mcash. A bother source of congratulation to the pro prietors ws? the opening of several lines of railway, blch tended materially to enhance the value of ths ?operty. In the money market, the Vienna Intelligence caused |he finds to evince an upward tendency; but owing to * unexpected causes, they sgain slightly receded. ?JodsoIs wsre quoted at 92% to 9S for present transfer, nd 93 to li for 11th April next. The foreign stosk mar at continued, for tie most, well supported. Turkish d?, new, steady at 80)f to *?. Venezuelan firm, at 16 to 27. Sardinian bonds 8& to 87. Other descriptions if securities quiet. The accounts of the state of trads in the manufactur Dg towns during the week show a slight improvement. Manchester markets opened with a better appearance; nd although there was less activity, prices were upheld, kt Birmingham there was a partial revival of confidence; mt the effect of tbe recent failures had been severe, hssiness had been interfered with in the surrounding istricts hy the doting which had prevailed. At Kidder sinstsr, tn the carpet trade, great distress prevailed. arrivals throughout the week at Mark lane had ?tn ssodmto in evwry description of grain . Tbe tap ply of wheat coaslstedof 9 ,240 English. ami 2,W5 for eign quartan, inoludlng a oargo of lUntalc, liberated fiom the lea. There m a better attendance from the ceuutry; but bu sinew wa* by no menu* active. There ,H little doing In flour. In barley there ?? more flrm need, but price* were dew. Sales of melt continued d-fflcuit, at unaltered rates. ta oata-only 15,583 quar t?rt? there was a ?eore lively fee ing in the trade; and though large t ran taction! were unfrequent, the retail business waa quite up to lest pr'.cee. A alight lmprove ment tad UWen place in beana. Pen* were more ecintlly > upplieii. The domand for linseed waa steady, without change in prices. In other seeds, little Tariation in ralue. 1here wan a gooi demand fer cotton at Liverpool, and the sale* on the Wth ull reached fully 8,000 balea; 2,000 on speculation and for export, at the full prices of tin previous we?*k On the 27th the demand was good price* unaltered ______ Our London Correspondence. London, Tueaday, March 2", 1865. The Vienna Conference!? The Sief/e of SetxuUipol ? Skir mith at Bvpatoria?The fifing Squadron? Offer qf Lard Durtiomald ? Xewrpapet Stamp, *c., Ac. The conterer cos at Vienna continue to be the ohief point of attraction in Europe. Prince Gortschakoil, as you aie already aware, la empowered by Alexander II. to treat upon the tour point* or baaes, and we are already aware that the two flret polnta hare beeu aatlifactorlly fettled by the plenipotentiary. To put an end to the preponderance of Russia in the Black Sea in a tlckliah point? yet hope* are entertained that both parties will make such conceaniani aa will lead to peace. The Western Powera will not (so aaya rumor) demand the diimantllng of Sebastopol; the Dardanelles will be thrown op<>n to the world, and such other steps taken as will protect the Turkish territory from any fu ture invasion by Rusala, and guarantee the privileges of ?11 Christian communities in the East. Every endeavor is being made to knockSebaatopol to pieces as aoon aa pos sible, and we have rumors to the effect that the assault has actually taken place, but no confirmation of them. There has been some serious lighting. nppears that on the 13th March the Russians opened fire from the batteries they had succeeded in establishing on the he:ghtt>of Balaklava; and on the 17th made a general attack on the whole of the lines of the allied armies. We have not any details as jet, but the Russians are reported to have been driven back with great slaughter. The French have been sending rockets into Sebattopol, which have set the town on Are in different places. An English battery had sunk a steamer Insloe the port. The husslans are said to hare received considerable rein forcements. A letter from the Crimea of the 12th says : The Russian forces are said to be distributed as fol low h ?At Pereaop is encamped the corps of dragoons, a division of light cavalry, and various other detachments amounting In all to 20,000 men, under the command of General Pawloff I. At Simpheropol there are sbout 45 1 00 men, commanded by General Read. Near the Be\hek, General Oiten-Saoken's head -quarters have been placed, with 60,000 men, In eluding the garrison or ^OrTthe'Tchernaya Is encamped Geteral Llprandl, with 18 00<> men, and in ihe valley of Baidar is General Wag ner. with 0,0(10 men. It appeal s that the tirst operation which Gereneral Osttn-flacken had executed, en his ap pointment to the chief oommand, was to have all the heights along the coast oocupied and fortified Irom Ka rebelnayn to the mouth of the Tcheraaya. 1 he Heights on the left bank of the Alma have also been fortified, and this defensive system seems to show that not only is Bsktchtserai the centre of the General * operations, but that a greater Importance is attached to the com munications of Baktchlwrai with fiebasto^ol and with Arabat, than to those of that town with Perekop. The Russian*, in fact, seem determined to defend to the last extremity the basin of the Saltlr as well as i the ground extending from Simpheropol to Reffh, their inUntion being, to all appearance, to procure their provisions and atorea from the side of Anapa, and their reinforcements from Peresop. Should the Allies think tit to enter into operations not immediately in the neighborhood or 8e baelopol, it is no*, improbable that they will act against Baktehisernl, the centra of the Russian positions. Omar Pasha had paid another visit to Balaklava, and a council of war was held between him, Lord Raglsn, and Canrobert. A very bnlllant little affair took place at Eupatoria on the 5th March. On that day Skender Beg left Eupatoria with three hundred irregular cavalry and one hundred Tartar Ba sil! Bazouks, to make a reconnolsaanee, and he was met by four strong squadrons of regular Russian cavalry. Notwithstanding the disproportion of numbers, an eb stlnate struggle enrned. At last, hard pressed, Skender Beg was compelled to letreat.^retlrlng slowly and fight ing inch by inch of ground. In this affair the Russians lost abuat thirty men. The Tartars made five prisoners ; but they afterwards escaped. Skender Beg had only 11 men killed and two wound ad, but he himself received a very severe wound. He received a sabre cut on his right hand which damaged three fingers and rendered amputation of a fourth ne cessary ; he alio received the thrust of a lance near the heart; but the moat curious wound was ? cut from a sabre across his forehead. No fears are, however, en tertained of ftaving the lire of this brave and dashing cavalry officer. The fortifications of Eupatoria are being circled on with great activity, and will aoon be terminated. Skender Beg or lakender Beg Is a Pole, and janks as one of the best cavalry cfflcera In the Turkish service, fr'ellm Pacha, who was killed in the action of the 17th at Eupatoria, waa the brave mameluke, who, at the time of the massacre of that corpa by the order of Mehemed All, sprang hla horse over the walls of Cairo. The firat division of the Baltic fleet, the flying squa dron, as it is called, ha* sailed. So we ihall shortly have fighting la that quarter, the Russians have sunk ships a la Sebattopol, in front of Cronttadt. Old Ad miral Dundonnald is sgain before the public. He re mains firm in his statement that he can destroy all the Baltic forts and Sebastopol if the English government will but give him a carte blanch'. lh? eecond reading of the Newspaper Stomp Mil haa token place. The object of thU bill ia to do away with stamps on newspaper*. ThU will lead to the crea tion of a number of clieap journal*, and the Timet ia strenuously opposed to the bill. There does not exlat auch a thing as newspaper copyright, consequent!/ the Time*, whose bulk ii so great, and will have to pa jr ex tra postage, is strenuously opposed to it. Moreover, it very justly avers that all the ntwa for which it pajs so highly will be cribbed and ptinted for a penny. The whole question 1h discussed at length in the debate. The first division of the Sardinian contingents for the Crimea has sailed. It is now currently reported that the Emperor Napo leon and the Kvprees Eugenie will visit England. The viait to the Crimea remains in ttaiu quo. The Vienna Conferences. [Vienna letter, March 22, in London Times] The first of the Four Points ia settled, and the second, which relates to the free navigation of the Danube, was yesterday entered into by the Conference. During the first three meetings all went on smoothly enough, but the sitting of yesterday is said to have been very stormy. What It was that roused the bile of the representa tives of Russia is unknown, but the offensive proposition is supposed to hare emanated either from Count Buol or Baron Prokesch, as both these ministers were yesterday evening in very bad repnte in the Russian camp. Politi cal correspondents, like those diplomatists who are not members of the conference, can form no clear and con nected Idea of what is cotng on; but you may be assured that the Russian eagle will not escape without hsvlng had its wings and tolons so closely clipped that it will ' for the future be comparatively harmless. Per haps no me In this city, except the confertnee ministers snd their assistants has even the most clstant idea of what the three protocol* alieady signed contain; but authentic information has retched me that the way In which the question relative to Mol davia, Wallachia, and Hervia has been settled is highly satisfactory to the lour Allied Powers. Home slight mis givings were felt thst Austria would, to use the expres iktn of the honorable member for Tam worth, "numbug" the Western Powers: but Connt Buol and Baron I'rokesch are said to have behaved in a way which excited the ad miration of the representative* of England and France. Wben Lord John Russell spoke, and on what *ut>jec;4be spoke, ia unknown; but he must r?cently have made an excellent speech, aa Baron Prokesch yesterday expressed his high admiration of hia eloquence. You will ntturai ly find that the foregoing la a very meagre account of what is going oc here, but the Information which yon have hitherto received, and may In future receive from roe on the subject of the conference* ia likely to prove perfectly correct. This morning a Cabinet measenger was sent off to England with despatshe*, probably contain ing an account of what took plaee at the conference of jesterday. which lasted from one till Ave. As has been said, the first point is settled, but it would be errtneout to auppone that the conference has entered into the more minute details of the matter. The fnndaaeental prin ciple* of the firat condition have, however, been exactly defined, and, a* i* said, ia several paragraph*. Prince GortachakoiT and M. de Titoff have evidently consisted it neoeeanr* to rally all their force* around tt-.em. for M. Muc.htn, who was formerly Russian Consul in *rv'a, and M. von Chelt*cV.n?ky. the Consul General, who was formerly so po?- rfuJ in Moldavia and Walla chia, are now here the Chevalier Timotheus Knezae rJtch. the ctlef of the administrative department of the Servian Central ?? ChancMieri*. " who Ku arrived her* catena minion from th. Bo.pod.r, ^ Swdr waiteo oo Coast Buol ?""?*? ?? aireeay In order that your ni' era may hare a clearer idea of what la going o? and be able to judge lor them ?jlrei" what c* ,n?, there are of the pmtant nagatia V"** th* ba*en proponed by the three Power*. ano fi dently accepted bT RuMii will Kb placed in junta-position to those wh'ch Prince Gortscha on thT'D 0n ? '* 0f J*nu*rv wouW have forced on the ie|>reneDtat|vei< ?f Enaland. !? ranee, and AustriT The Th ,nur ^ afn J.. ord,-r mJiv exactly to ^rpretatio*. dtflne the tense wliich their governments attach th each of the orineiplsa contained in the four srticlea, but re > erring to themaelvea, a* they bare alwaya done, the light of making suoh other apei'ial cm ditiona aa may, in audition to the hur guaran ?ces, b? by them deemed ne oea>ary tor the general in teres* of Europe, and for preventing the ?eourroece of the present complications the re|T>sentUivea or Aas tria, f ranee. i.nd Great BrU tain do declare? ' T1"*' *OT?,?in*nt?, be 1. Abolition of the efelu. la, '.isss. tsatnsva. spy; JESSS .BKSVS -tsa; tS'r lectivH (guarantee of the tivi l'owera the privileges se cured by the Sultana to those provinces, as dependencies of their empire, have aireed and .nd,lfhIe.,.^,at^OBJOfth/,orm0r hetwee? Ruasia MS! IE* b*?rtn? "ferenoe to the aaid provinoea eanbe [?r88 *h?? P?M# '? eeneludad, and that the arrangement! to be made in resoect to them shall ultimately Ka ? n a k * be in full and entire accor lance with th"rfgh\^f t be 8aVe lta\eneWrt?tot.?^Tf l?bm P?8^""8'. with ^j^fon^ttV0.-^ Danube* t?o' ft U " e??? j,ptIIi?0t ? prlnciplea established by the it ia cnpaMe, it would be aota of the I'onmu ?? proper ( ccntvenablc ) thai the Vuoqi, in the Article on ciund?f ?w2&? State, bordering* on? it's bouTd r'en^'wUh th." aM^J^ uo longer be suttee ted to the powers to deitroy the ohsta^ territorial jurisaietiun which cles existing at ft ? mouths article fn1*0 r *1 0P which mi*ht at * Pe* Knopl '"it .Wnt^ ri?d be lorined there. P' the free navigation of the Danube would not be secured ""!?**!' ?hould be placed under the control of a "avndinal" nve.ted with the neceaaary powan f *r de'strovinr inrb ?. "vW ?xi,tin* ?* the mouths of the rivor or e tV ?? he formed there. ' ?r3. /[, objeot of the revision S. Revision of the treaty of of the 'treaty of July 1 J, 1841, the 13th July 1MI teattLh to attLheth??r'i A0BplV?iy more 00?pietely the exiat Ottnrn^ p * eiiatenca of the ence of the Ottoman Cmpire Empire ts the K<?- to tbe balanoe of Enrope I ropean balance of powor. and do not refnsa to uomi u in S?D?7diS:t e PTO joderstauding in formal coa^ m.rtb ? %i.8 '?wncw for peace on the mentfi to\* IU6%n8 whioh three onurtg mencs to be made in this may propose to nnfc nn *nH ? n "i'f *on Immedi- wbat they calf the pranon ntely on the events of the dcrance of Ruaaia the aetilirt'nt b"?' %? b# Bl??kSe?, on condition that ?. t Prcaent. It ia in the ohoicj of those meana' I i? 8 lniiloit?d there be not one of a natnre the principle. to infringe upon the right, of ?orerelgnty of my augnat 4 I.. . mMteroanii own territory, tha ? renouncing 4. A collective guarantee the pretenaion to exerciae an of the flye Powers raubatl offlcial Drotectorete oyer the tuted for the exclusive pa tan wV"wM?tto?fth.* tro""*? PO""???ed hitherto by i*n wno belong to tbe Ori- tome of them) for the conae. entai Church, aa a matter of cratlon and ob'ervaece of thn conraerenounoeathe "revivi- reliaioua mivileVe. of thJ tioVa n1} forfmny?#f K* COndli' <"ffer0?t Christian eommu ^tlivaftta^li, f ?ltiee, without distinction of i 1 7 ?. ? 8 T**1/ of form of worship, on oondl Konatcbouk Kainardje, the tion that the realizatinn ?? * '"'erpretatlon of the seloan promises made in * Jjjen ">? principal the faoe of the w>rld by the obtain from Ihe Ottoman work. and thaUhe Zt^tlon wilierDthe#Doonfliin,arB fre,? Pr<\m,??d shall be effoi will, toe confirmation and and not a rain word observance of tbe relisioua W Wor'1 privilezes of the diiferent I hriatian communities, with out distinction of aect, and while mutually taking advan IS!' if1 th8 of tb* "'?! communities, of tke gunerJna SnW .1 ? ^ n *d re,P?ct'og then by his Majeaty the serve Vhe duriav ?fXV nrS lake 1 j* ?reatost oare to pru Wa^rown intacf . Ul?hne" the indepenuenoe of "*he *hore be honorably fulfilled by Rusaia the ^?TvrH V4 Turu83r wlU h?T? m reaaou to com i7 7* ,t6d the lr Wood and expended their txaeure In yain. We arc in possessaion of Count Naeselrode a i circular of the 10th lUreh: but no event iuKn^hlta^K- V:h',^.t0.lit b7 politicians, although its object evidently is to remove the unpleasant impression which the manitesto, pubUshed by Alexander maw, hn ?cee*,,;n to tb? throne, waa calculated to Sin pi?ducr ? favo',able effect on the Euro Pf*? changes, hut tbe diplomatic world la not llltelr to be deceived by the speaioaa language of the- veteran Chl!!!lh2 'nfn?**; T?8 *ddr??? which the i>ruaiiaa rriVfl!? Deputies propones to present to the King has created a great sensation here, as it is an unmistak able condemnation or the foreign policy of his irovern ""guage conch#d ,B mpeofful and guarded _ ? IJienna Latter, March 23 1 hlhtSi. *^ Conference is now being held, and the proba sinu^ait th" *.om* nnfo???en difficulty should pre wcond point will be settled to-day. It ls re ?5 whl2h inch ? d,ff?'*noe of opin ion manifested itself during the sitting of the d*v imL. ^ -rrf^oV^c'h1 >ri. D ^ w nothing positive has. until now trananired s sss r?s that' th.' *^ak? TW7 P**t concessions, rather than completely C?settledCethe ? basi gg ^jqj | futUTO tli6ro. \ou have always been informed that a would not feel herself bonnd to ^Z ^ ^th Rn^l Jbonld the Western Pewen, m^e^hJ d?te?ttSS." ol *? bastopol one of the condition* of peace, and the intelll 2TB ? I*"1 th? pmublan Principalities, which shaft ?be*?n? tioduced and maintained by the (jtatea nZinM .? known8^!^ ? eommisHlon was formed long ago, delegate B"r?n H""i Bach, the Austrian c?,l8c'?<1 * <r?at quantity of materials for the *sI!m work of legislation when he waa in Wallachia and Moldavia, a few iDOHthi since The Vi?nna , Loose of the allied Powers was very striking d?.j. ^? rightn of the nations to the fSe navl^ tion of the Danube, and even cosaented to the ?nnni?t ment of a mixad commission for w.^nT over it^'bui her representatives insi.ted on her beinf leftTn Lssa^ sion of her fortifications and quarantines." , ' "LP?" ?'* that some such remark may have fallen 5?S ttMSttSf irz- 5-i'S 3"tt'ss;ts,'?s! thZTMintl** /?h PWRwtlj "tlimuo iorormttfUD on ?""""? <rf lb. a*n'lor ?o ~J'"7 of the Oovernment la totally im>?. i hie; for it Is a fact weU knownto every dinf?mT.?T.' >n?tria, for reasons wh4 Mlf" ^vnfent to require mention, in quite aa amioui m.L. [Vienna Latter, March 39.] The sixth confer ence wu held to day. The second peint wu deflnitirely nettled. The deliberation! on the third polat hare commenced. Hie demolition of 8ebastopol is not demanded. The progress la moet satisfactory. The subject of the conference to-day m the third point, that relating to the diminution of the Russian power in the Black Pea. It U anticipated that it will last srveial day*. There has been dome difficulty, on < Jit, in getting anything definite from the Russian plenipo tentiaries. All conjecture aa to the ultimate result ia Idle. [Paris letter, March 2(1.] One or two pri*ate telegraphic despatches from Vienna ?ere received here yesterday, which are not, perhapa, entitled to implicit credit, for the reason already men ttoned. bu*. which baveeaelted some Interest. Tkey men tion that on Saturday the conference* had for a moment abruptly ceased, In consequence of if. de Bourquenry laving demand ?' that the OvesUnn of Sebastopol te treat*! by the Plenip-itemliaria, with the rrirno to itt be ing ilirmnntt"!; that upon thi' thr liuuian Plrnipaten tiary >(ilut' J hit eot leagues ami quitter! the room; that a despatch was forthwith sent to the Emperor Napol">n, u>h". on crmnilting with hi* Minittert, replied without lout of tiwv, and '!e*ired M de Boyrqwney to return e the ne gotiatimu. and to be more temperate in hit ilemand*. II ia alto affirmed that a letter has been received from M. de Brack, expressing his opinion that peace may be con sidered as eertaln. [Ftom the Pari* ConstituUonnel, March W.) Ibe destruction of Sehastopol mo longer figures in Um number of the stipulations of the allies relative te the Blank He a. for the re aeon that the siege of which this piece baa been the object haa never Men oenaidered otherwise than a means, nod not m ns end, by the Western Powers. What Ifcav pnrtne ia eonmon in the B1ack Sen with their ieet and army is not tn? rain ?er the etptura of a miiitar) port ; it is the reduction of the forces which Russia has maintained in these parts; it is the species of domination which she exercised, and the privilege she enjoyed there, to the detriment of all Kuiope, and, above au of ruraey. THS Latest. [Telegraphic from Vienna, March 27. P. M.] The political hortaan has again become somewhat gloomy. It is said that yesterday'a conference, which was the first on the third point, was sot satisfactory. Although the Western I'owera do not insist on razing the fcrtincatioci of Sebaatepol, they propose other con ditions which are not agrteable to Russia. Oprrattoni Before Bebaatopol. [From the London Times, March '27.] The last account h irom the Crimea allow us to enter tain a belief that the condition of thetroopi is materially improved. The fire or the Russian batteriea on the beighta of Baiaklava opened on the l^th, but without eiiect, for the enemy waa routed by the British troops, assisted by a French diviaion: and four days later, when the Russians attacked the whole line or the allies, they were driven back with great loaa, and viotory tbua mark* | the opening of the second campaign. We aooept for all they are worth then* indications of an tmarovemsnt in the aapect of oar affairs, and we heartily wish that we could extend these encouraging prognostica tion* to ail the circumstances of our present mili tary position. But neither the laat puolw despatches from the allied camp nor the private communications we receive from numerona authentic sources are of a nature to heighten our confidence, and we cannot hut regaid with considerable anxiety the inert character of our operations nt a moment which appears to ua to be in the highest degree critical. The object of exposing the troops of the allied armiea to the hardahipa of a winter passed among the bleak hills anl damp ravines beiore Wbaatopol was to enable them to take effectual advan tag* or the first return or the dry season, and especially of that interval during which the Rnsalans rnuat still be rut off from their reinforcements. We are unwilling to prejudge the conduct of the allied Generals; we hope that the successful engagement of the 17th of March may speedily be followed by more decisive reaults, but it is impossible not to remaikthatof late all the original ity and enterprise shown in these operations his been on the aide of the Russians, while the French and Eng lish armies seem condemned by t'uair commanders to remain on the aeftnsive within their lines. Yet their numbers are reported to be no', far short of 120,000 mtn ? a force atup'y sufficient to undertake with auccess two or tnree distinct operations of war upon a scei e of action so contracted a* the aouth of the Crimea, in presence of an enemy not now superior in numbers, while we ourselves have abundant means of transport to every part of the coast. The army at Eupatoria might be so re-inforced as to enable it to take the Sell; an ex pedition might be detuched on Kaffa, so as to take the Russian positions in the rear and destroy Ibeir maga zines; a strong reconnoissance might advance to the Bel bek, or fcrce the passes of Baidar; or, lastly, the whole strength of the armies might be concentrated on the siege It would be presumptuous in ua to attempt to

determine which'of tnsse courses all tne circumstance* of the case render expedient, but we spesk irom high military authority when we say that < ne or more of these operations must be attempted, unless we nre pre pared lor a termination oi this enterprise hardly less in glorious than that of the Athenians against Syracuse. The same want of command which was ao fatally per ceptible in the arrangements for the winter encampment of the army, and in all that related to the storei, the hospitals, and the port or Baiaklava, now begins to manl lsst it' elf in the preparations of the army for the Held; and we learn that oar gallant allies, whose troops are numerous and well prepared for war, view with great surprise and some discouragement the inactivity of their own chief. The prosecution of the siege haa for many months been regarded, with reason, as the primary duty of the army. The approaches directed against the southern side of the towu of Sebaatopol have been pnabed forward with infinite labor and perseverance; batteries have been constructed and armed with new gtuis of a heavier calibre; and an immenss supply of projectiles and am munition has been transported frem the harbors to the front of Ihe lines. Ibe day on which the fire of the besieging armies would reopen on the place has been repeat-illy named and impatiently expected. Yet it would seem that some donbts are still entertained of the result of this attack, and still graver uncertainty prevails a? to the possibility of the sseault by which it was to be followed. The Rus sians, on tta other side, have displayed extraordinary energy and skill in extending the defences of toe place. No sooner was one portion or thsir works m?niced by a battery, though as jet unmasked, than thoy tJuad means to establish another redoubt, so as to command oar guns. The seizure and fortification of the right bank of the Careening Harbor is described as an act of singu lar boldness ana judgment on the part of the enemyTior the troops which hold that position are separated from their base of operations by a deep and impassable ravine; yet the attempt to dislodge them from it was uusuccess ful; that attempt waa not repeated, and aa this point re mulns in the band of the Russians, it materially inter feres with the projected attack on the Malakhoil tower. I.ord Raglan writes that the besieged forces are bring ing forward their advan sed works with great activity, and that the roads on the northern aide of the place are covered with stores of food and munitions of war, which he cannot intercept. Yet we hear of no attempt from the 23a of February to the 10th of March to check these formidable demonitrationa, and to avail ourselves or the superiority or the allied armies. We can only in fer that in the opinion of the Counoil of War the dangers of such an operation outweigh its probable advan tages. But if the siege operations, properly so called, are re duced to this inactive condition, the greater is the mo tive to retort to other means of attaok. If our lines are extensive and difficult to guard, the concentric lines oc cupied by the Ruasiana beyond our outposts must be still more so, and General Oaten -Sacken ia, moreover, compelled to watch with a conaiderable part of his army, the intrenched position of the Turka at Eupatoria. More over, we now learn that the attack on Baiaklava and our Unea baa failed. It la atated, probably with truth, that fresh Ruaalan divisions are attempting to advance from the Dnieper to Ptrekop, but that tbev have been stopped in their march by the melting of the snow on the steppes they have to traverse. The country in the Crimea ia, on tin contrary, alreadyjfavorable to the movement of armiea, and Ewe have reaien to believe that, without materially weaken ing the forcea required to protect the works, it would be practicable for General Bosquet to operate with 30,000 mtnon tbeBalbek. while fir Colin Campbell might ad vance with a conaiderable force towards the east. The moral condition or the army, its confidence in its chleri, and in the ultimate auccesa of the enterprise, would be powerfully revived by a movement or this nature, and the military reasons must be extremely strong which as jet deter the generals from attempting it. Our political interests at the present juncture equally demand some further proof of the unabated power of tbe army to enforce the terms we are endeavoring to dictate at Vienna, for the language of our diplomacy and the policy of other nations are of course materially affected by attitude of our troops. The troope only re quire tote Jed against the enemy. Their trne safety lies in tbeir power of attack, and in the bands of a general of enterprising and original genius the rate of Pebastopol would be determined outside its walls. THE LiTERT NEWS. Livkrfool, March 27?5 P. M. The Cuunrd mail steamer Canada ha* not arrived; her delay >? attributed to detention on account of the (pro bable) non- arrival ont of the United States mail irteamer Pacific. It will be recollected that the Canada waa detained four day* at Boston on acoooat of injury to her ma chinery at that place. To-day there baa been some little stir in town from the nomination* of Sir Samuel G. Bonharo, conservative, and Joeeph C. Ewart, liberal, an competing candidate* tor the Parliamentary representation of Liverpool. Ewart I* tbe more popular man, but Bonham's chances of xuccesa are the best. To-morrow ia tbe day for polling. There ia no otber local news of any importance. BY TKLKiRAPH. Livkrpool, March 28? Noon. ? The Parliamentary election ia progreaaing, and Ewart is now about 1,000 ahead. Our market* are quiet to-day, and exhibit no change in quotation*. The Canada i* not yet telegraph^. Market*. Loudon Moi**t Mabkkt, Tbwdat Evrvi.vo, March 27. The English fund* opened with renewed firmness thin morning, but soon deolined, in consequence of sale* of money stock by two o! the principal broker*. Later in the day, however, there waa again a tree very, Consols tor Money , which lett off jes Unlay at 92 %, were first quoted 9 1% Jto 03},', and, after having touched they closed at 92% to 93. For the 11th of April tbe laat price wss 93 to %. The amount of business was small, and the chief support to the market. was derived from the news of tbe Russian reverses before Sebastopol on the 13th and 17th instant, together with tbe concur rent rumor* from all quarters of pteifl: prospects at Vienna. Rank stock was quoted 214)? to 216,i{ with di vtdend; New Three per (rat* 92*^ to X ex. dividend for the opening; India stock 226 to 228 ; India bond* 11*. to 14*. prtmium; Exchequer bill* 0s. to 9*. premium; and Exchequer bonds 991* to %. In the discount market great ease continue* to be ob servable. notwithstanding the iocreaeed demand* usual at tbe ttnt nation of the qaarter. Fort if n securities were steady, with rather a limited amount of busioee*. In the foreign exchanges thi* af ternoon the rates upon Paris were a shade lower than ast | ot>t. With r Mr are to other places there waa no al legation of Import* ace Tbe course or exebange at New York on London for bills at o0 dajs sight I* 10?X per cent, and, tbe par of exchange between England and America being 109 23-40 per cent, it follow* that the exchange la nominally 0.17 per cent. In tavorof England; and, after making allow ance for charges of tr ana port and differenoe of interact, the present rate leavea a trifling profit on the Importa tion of gold from tbe United Statee. The closing account* from the Paris Bourse this even ing pteeent a further foil of abont three eighths per cent, tbe oporatleaa of the speculators beiag still oa the unfavorable aide. At the other continental markets prieee are steady, hat there is a general a been ee of ac tivity . LnmrooL Coma Eiinr, March 24.? The cotton market I* steady to-day, aad the sale* amount U 10,000 hales, of wbieh 1,000 American were oa (peculation, aad 000 American aad 400 8nret were foe export I Merck There ha* teen a good deaMd (k eett?a to-day, and the sales reach fully 8,000 bales ? 2,000 on ?peculation tad for export, at the (all prices of last ?Mk. March 27.? The dementi for eotton to-day he? bt-n good, and the sale* reach fully 8,0o0 bales ? 1,500 on ?peculation and for expart; price* unaltered. A. F. AN? K. MAXWIUiL'B CLKCUl AIU LivaarooL, March 27, 1865. There baa been a very mod* rate butioese doing In wheat and floor aince Tueeday laat, and the psices of that day have with difficulty been maintained. Indian corn, however, haa been in good aemaua, and yellow and mixed being scarce, an advance of Is per quarter haa been established on those description*, while white * heat being more plentiful haa undergone no alteration in value. In other article* there has bean little done, and no material change in prices The weather haa bem very cold of late, anl the country generally is extremely backward. At this day '? market there was only a*m?U attendaaoe of the town and country trade, and the business done in wheat ana flour was ol the merest retail cbaracior, at late rates lor tine qualities of old, bnt Id. to 3d per 701b., and 6d. to la. per sack and barrel redaction on in ferior and new Oats and oatmeal met with a slow sale, bnt maintained their value. Barley, bean*, and peaa were neglected, and easier to buy. A fair demand was experienced for Indian corn, and several transactions took place at 43s per quarter (or yellow, 42s. M. for mixed, aad 42s. 3d. to 42a. fid per quarter tor white. Ln-impooL, Tuesday evening March 27, 18115. leesrs. Kicharcson, .Spence & Co. report as fol lows . ? Cotton. ? The market closes nuite atea<lily ; com pared with Friday's rates, prices of all kinds are un changed. Bales today 8,000 bales; sales of the past thiee days 20,(00 bales, inoluding 2,500 for export, and 3,000 on speculation. Import aince Thursday 10,000 bales. Flour continued in moderate sale at Friday's rates. 'Western Canal 41s a 42s. ; new, ofis. a .*>?s. ; Baltimore and Philadelphia 48s. a 44a ; new 80s a 41s. ; Ohio 44s. a 45s. Wheat was dull, witneut change in value; Ame. rican white lis, lOd. a 12a. fid.; red 10?. <Sd. a lis. 3d. Indian corn continued in fair sale at former prices? 42s a 43*. ; yellow 52s Od. a 43*.; mixed 42s. 6d. Messrs. Robert Makin k Sous report as follows: ? Up to yesterday (Monday) we ha 1 a continuant) of cold, ary weather, with sharp night frost*. This mornin< the temperature bas become much milder, and the long retarded spring promises at length to take the place or a season of unusual severity, and which leaves the autumn sown wheat, and the agricultural operations for the spring crops oi grain m a position much more back ward than customary. The grain trade throughout the kingdom exhibited less firmness at the close than during the progreis of the last week, the previous disposition to advance prices being promptly checked by the renewed reluctance of buyers to operate, and at Mark I-ane yesterday, without any extraort inary supply of English wheat, price* gave way Is. to 2s. per quarter. Our arrivals noted on Friday were light, and bave since been little increaped. lhe exports of the wetk in 'In dian corn amounts to neatly 20,000 quarter*. Business bas been generally inanimate the past lew day*, and the value ol most artioles indifferently supports 1. There has been a very limited business dona in either wheat or flour at this day's market. Quotations of both British and foreign are, however, almost nominally un. varied, though bad buyers come forward for quantity they would have been met by some concessions in price. Our home growers having made a considerable inroad iato the last crop of wheat, and being now bu*fiv en gsgeil in preparing the soil for spring crops, a moderate number of sample* only appeared Cor sale this morning, and all descriptions moved off slowly at prices rather under thote ot this day se'mght Barley remains steady, bnt the business 1b light: the same may be reported of beans. Oats and oatmeal aie in very limited request at former currencies. Yellow and mixed Indian corn is saleable at the im provement noted on Friday, but white is even more depressed than on that day. We quote yellow American at 48s. a 48s. 3d. ; mixed, 4'2a. fid. a 42s. 9d. ; white, 42s. a 42s. fid. per 480 lbs., either ex quay or warehouse. Mr. OakimlUi, United State* Commercial Agent In Haytl. LXTTBK FBOM BIB BROTHER. 47 rcARLSTREKT, Nkw York. April 12, 1855. TO Til K KDITOB OK Tilt BVENIKIS POST. Sin? In your raper of yesterday you traualate from the Port an I'riiice Feuillc du Commerce of March 24th, a moat gross attack upon tbo fair fame and nam* ot iuv brother, which I cannot permit to go unnoticed, a* he is uot here to speak for himself. I notice that jour artiule hai been copied into the Ilerald, the Times, Kxpren and other paper*, and I must request of you an immediate explanation, desiring all papers which have copied the original artiole to give car rency to t his. The iirticle of the Feuille Au Commerce, I wiih yon parti cularly to observe, is communicated. and bears upon the face of ev?ry line thu uiost nnmittakable evidences ot vindic tive malice. I do not know the other ?ontlemau referred to, or anything of their affairs, l>ut 1 pronounce every word therein contained in reference to my brother unqualifiedly false; an<l the author, whoever he may be, a cowardly liar. No less epithet could apply to such an individual, and no brother could laave it unsaid. My trnttier, Sidney Uaksmith, to whom the article refers, represented our government at Aux Cayes for about two years, and I have reason to believe to the entire satisfaction of tbe State Department as well as to the resident mer chants nnd American shipmasters who visited the port, and I have heard many of the latter speak ot him with unusual retard. He was also a partner in the house of 3. Oaksmith A Ce., with Mr. Charles Lioring, a native of the island Last summer my brother w*s taken down with the yellow fever, whioh resulted in an indisposition, from which be did notgo cover till some time after hii return to the United stalls. His physician advised hii return, and he wrote to the De Iiartment for permission, which was Ranted. He left the ?land some time in Ootober last, leaving all of the assets and the whole affairs of the house in the hands ot his part ners. He did not even take money enough with him to pay the passage ot himself and wife, as I advanced the money for that puspoie upon his arrival. As regards any business between the house of S. Oak smith A Co. and myself, I have only to say that I am their largest creditor, they being indebted to me for not only oath advanced them, and balances due on cargoes, but also for debts of theirs due to parties in the United States whioh I have assumed in part for my brother's sake; not one dollar of whioh has ever been remitted to me by the house at Aux Cayes since he left, alttwugb I have retson to believe the assets when collected will mora klian cancel the full indebt edness of the house. Y.ry "'P^tfull^ 0AKSMITH. Court of Oyer and Terminer. Before Hon. Judge E. P. Cowles. THE POOLE MUBDER ? THE MOTION TO ADMIT THE PRISONERS TO Bill Afml 12.? Mr. H. F. Clark said that the proposed SB the part of the accused to produce such further evidence a* would show their probable innocence and entitle tbem to After some remark* from tbe District Attorney, Mr.Hall, 'n opposition, tbe Court, said that the principle was well settUd that tbii Court bad the same power to ball ai that of tbe old Kings Bench of England. If tbe Court poasessel the power to bail, it must cave some facts and circumstance* before it by which It should be guided, and these must be the depositioniuand proceedings before the Coroner, the committing magistrate and the Grand Jury. What limit there Is to that testimony the Court was not prepared to say. He remembered one case in which he was himself engaged as counsel, In Columbia, county? an antl rent case? the case of Big Thunder, as he was called It was a case which, upon its face, it was apparent to every one acquainted with the facts, ro conviction could have taken place. Where the evi dence Is apparent that no capital conviction could be had, a party should not be confined to jail, but was en tilled to be admitted to ball. The Judge was not pre pared in this ease to say whether the Court has the power to look beyond the testimony at the Coroner's inquest; but when passing on the question, he was dis posed to have before him all the testimony which the law authorizes or justifies. He could not say that he was prepared to go beyond the well settled principle, though he may have the discretion. He would prater, therefore, having the question fully argued. He could conceive that a party might be subletted to very great hardship by being compelled to remain in jail, when, if the facts were fully elicited, there would be no pretence that a ooe viction could take plaee Tbe Court also suggested that if there was anv further testimony beyond that al ready taken before the Coroner, he., it should be m'na voce tn order that the District Attorney might have the opportunity of cross examination. The argument was set down for Saturday. Mr. Clark intimated that the prisoners would all de mand separate trials, and asked the District Attorney when he would be prepared to go on with the trials. Seme of the accused parties were ready and anxious that their cases should be disposed of. Tbe lrirtriet Attorney replied that pretty nearly every ?lay for the nest two weeks was set apart for some other cause. Be was not therefore prepared t) say when he wonll be rsady. The Court adjourned for the day. Police Intelligence Albert Wolfe was arrested by officer Hydes, of the Pixth ward police, at 3 o'clock yesterday morning charged with having Bade an attempt to commit highway rob bery upon the person of J?hn E Wstklns, of South Fifth xtreet, Williamsburg, while the Jatter was passing through Elizabeth street, In the neighborhood of Mott street. The complainant proving himself a tartar, the prisoner was secured by him until the arrival of the offi cer. Mr Watklns had In his possession at the time of Ibe attack $140. .Justice Bogart committed the accused for fcxaminatioa. Samuel Moran and his wife Mary Ann, were taken Into custody by officer Cbnrcblll, of the Thirteenth ward police, charged with having raceivrd a lot of valuable property from thieves, knowing the same to have been stolen. The acsused were bronght be*>re Juitioe Welsh, at Kpsex Market police court, where Mr. Irirln of 174 Broadway, Corel* n Killeen, of 426 Grand street, Andrew K'lfries. of 313 Houston street, and Mary Cogswell of 360 Second street, appeared, and Identified a purtion of the property found on Moran 's premises, as having been stolen from their stores and places of resldence?at dif ferent periods. Tbe goods found on the premises of Moran consisted of silks, satins, mantillas, and other ar ticles of drv goods. The magistrate held them for fur. tber examination. Joseph tester, a sailor, was arrested by officer Id wards, of the Fourth ward police, charged with having 51*" &*Mhooee 318 Water street, kept by one Mack. pal The prisoner ??' where he was committed to a watt the mult of the woman's Injuries. The wounded perty was taken to the Hew York Heqpital for medisal treatment. The wound is a sevste one art perhaps may frove dangerous . [From the crowded State ot oar cetnmne, we wen ebli|td to emit ? number vf ether police owes. J Trial of Mm B^Holnm tbr the Htmlclde ot PoUnbuii Gourlay. CO OUT O* SVIUL BMBIOKB. Before Hon. Judge Stuart. roc urn ?At? Bviiwnrc* ro% m vmw?c* cmmxxm>. Andrew C. Boyd, examined by Mr. Phillip*, depoeed I reside at t? Washington *tr**t; I r?n?ab*f the evon log of the 3d of Norenfter la*t; I *ai In 68 street (where Holmes lived,) that night, flwm half-part II until nearly one o'clock; I eaw Holme* and the po Uesiutn tiourlay and Sheehan; the first I eaw of tk*n* was while 1 was in Mr. Oolline' hon*e; I heart a not** on the Htr?et , we went into the front parler, rslsen the JU dow and looked out; we saw that there waa a maa> acros* the way, at the hall door of No. 6?; I heard eome loud talking and noise, but 1 could not an certain what the conversation waa; the next 1 aaw waa a man nartad Jamea Callagban knocked down at the edge of 'ha eida wala; hia back wan toward* ua; I do not know who knocked him down; the policemen took bta np ae a prisoner ; 1 then heard Holmee aay, "Ge a hi ay with tlicm, Jim, quietly, and I wUl attend to it In the morning '' Holmes then said, "that d d scoundrel, Sheehan 1 waa the rauie of putting him on the polioe, and l will ha?e him broken;" they, took Oallaghaa aeroaa the street, towards the station houae; afterwards I beard Holmes say, "I am standing on mr own premise*. 1 do ?<>t rfgtrd of you," Holmw iftw?uw wtm into Malone's bar, but after a law momenta return* an! stood near the middle of the Street ; the two polio* men then came down the atreet at a kind of run, they made a rush for Holmes; I could not bear what tbey said but as tbey ruehed towards Holmes be backed across the street towards where 1 waa; 1 saw his hat knocked off snd heard the sound of a blow; he staggered a little to bis right, as he was getting near the curb atone r saw the policeman raise his club and strike bm on the bend; Holmes staggeied back and fell, and he *as lollowed by the policemen; I stretched my beat! further out of tbe window, and saw one of the polle-m?o lean orer Holmea, and then I beard him give a kind of screech. _ . , , .. Cross-examined by Mr. Beebe ? I keep a boarding house at 17 Washington street; I had not been to Col line' bouse a g*eat while before I heard the noise; I oon tinned to sit at the open window until tbe officers re turned, as I have stated; I was watching what was Bolnir on; the erowd did not continue at No 66 until th* officers returned; I heard no loud talking after Cal laaban was tasen away; this was about twelve o cloea: Holmes' hat was kuocked oil by a blow that staggered him; 1 paw Holmts up stairs: be asked for pen, Ink and mper, to make bis will, as be believed himself dying; bis wife trot them; I held the candle, and then began to write his will for him; he tried to write himael', but was unable to finish, as he was seised with a kind of fit. To Mr. Phillips? 1 was acting with Collins that night, I atn not of the same politics as Hoi aes. EVU'ENCK FOR TDK PROBKCITTION IN RKBfTTAA. Michael Halpin, Captain of tbe First ward police, ex amined by Mr. Buebe, deposed? I remember the night of tbe 6th of November; Gourlay was one under my com mand. 1 saw him in the neighborhood of eleven o'clock; I was in coropsny with him; he was perfectly sober. To Mr. Phillips ? 1 think 1 saw tiourlay about fifty times between the hours of six and eleven o'clock that night; he was not out of my sight for ten minutes at tbe longest time; I went to the station house in Tirnlty place that night at seven o'clock, and remained there about Bitten minutes; I then returned to Greenwich street; 1 don't recollect where I was when Gourlay aad Sheehan went on their bents; I went to Ureenwioh street in the anticipation of some disturbance In conaequenoe of the political pro session; I was attaehed to no party Q. Were you opposed to the Diamond party ? A. I da dine to answer; (being pressed) yes; I was opposed to the Diamond party ; 1 never understood that Holmes was a candidate lor Alderman; I might have beard it aai 1 might not; I heard that the friends of Holmes were la the habit of meeting In No. 50 Greenwich street; I pa trolled with Gourlay the better part of the time between seven and eleven o'clock; I do not beliava I went inW any house; I wi?t to the station house at eleven o clock, and home; 1 did not return until I heard that Gfiurlay had I* en stubbed. (j. Do jou know of a subscription being ral*ed to em ploy counsel to proaecute Holmes ? A. Yea, H np; I promised to subscribe and recommended tbe msa to iubscrine also; thero has been a complaint mad* ssainat me by Btbe fUeutenant of the Ftrat ward po lice, but it waa dismissed last Monday; I gave direc tions the next morning about the removal of Holm** ; I directed him to be removed to the Old Slip station house, abont half a mile distant from Trinity place. Q. Did you not t*U them to " drag the damn fallow through the streets? it was good enough for a mur derer." A. No. U. Did not Mr. Holmes aak you to have a coach brought for his removal, and did you not answer that anythlrg was good enough for a murderer v A. I don't racollect that I did. To tbe Judge ? I only aaw Bheahaa about half a dozen times that aig lit; 1 passed No. 66 Oreanwich street that night at 11 o'clock ; there was no disturbance oc crowd there then. . . Patrick Seollin deposed ? I am one of the door-keeper* at Trinity place station house; I remember tbe night that Gourlay was stabbed ; 1 waa at the station houae whf n Callagban was brcugbt in; Gourlay and Sheehan were fifteen minutes in the place then ; tiourlay had not the sppearanou of being drunk ; I don't say that Calla gbsn was drunk, but he bad taken liquor. Cross-examined ? I did not know Calleghan at the time he was brought in; 1 do not know the name of any other prisoner that was brought In. . U. How often have you talked abont this affair In tha station houser A. We have talked of it, back and for ward, frequently, I never saw Gourlay except in tan atatlon bouse or In tbe street, Sheehan made tha charga against Callage an; 1 cannot say whether the officers had hold of Callsgban; he required no help to walk down stairs Into his cell; I cannot say whether Callagtun de nied cr not the charge made against him; Mr Sylvia, one of the policemen, applied to me to subscribe to the puis* raised to retain counsel to prosecute Holmes. Offloer Hill deposed? I was In company with Sheehan the night of the affray, bttweeen 12 and 1, altar tha stabbing; he wsa sober; 1 assisted in carrying Gourlay from where be waa atablx*\ to the station house. Cross examined? I waa asked to subscribe to the pun* bv Captain Halpin; I did not endeavor to a* certain whether Gourlay had been drinking or not; I oould_ not say whether Sheehan had been drinking or not; I did not ?ee Sheehan from anndown till after 12 o'clock. Officer Marshall, examined by Mr. Bee be, deposed? I was in company with Sheehan between 12 and 1 0 olooa th?? bight, be waa sober. To iff Whiting? 1 had not so-n Sheehan from sod down until KYIPKHCB POB fSl BBrBNCB IN BKBTTTAL. John Dalton, lieutenant of the First ward police, called by the delenee, deposed? I was In the Old slip station house on the morning of tbe flth of November, whan orders were glv?n by Captain Halpin to bring Holmn* from Trinity place station bouse; I was preparing to . leave tne station bouse, and saw the offloera come in with prisoners; the captain asked if all the prisoner* were brought; tbey answered that all were brought ex cept Holmes; they said that Holmes was waiting to got clothes or a canisge; Captain Halpin gave orders to drag Holmes from the station house; 1 was there when Holmea waa brought in; Holmes complained that he waa not allowed to get a carriage. , , . Cross-examined bv Mr. Beebe-Ihave preferred charge* against Captain Halpin; I think Kyan was one of tba officers present when Captain Halpin told them to drag Holmes over; 1 remained la tbe station house to see bow they wers going to treat holmes. Timothy Ry*n, policeman, of th* First ward, depoeed? I waa at the Trinity place station house after Holmes waa brought there on the night of the affray; I was tbera when he was taken away; h* was taken to the Old slip by two policemen, and I followed; a carriage was coming for him; 1 told tbe policemen there waa a carriage coming for him, but tbey answered they had orders to bring him along; he bad no hat on; a handkerchief waa tied round hts bead. ... , Mr. Whiting then summed up for the defence, in a lengthy and eloquent speech, revising the whole of th* testimony, and contending that the aaaa'ult tnade by the policemen Gourlay and Sheehan upon Holme* was on* that placed the latter in fear of hi* life and justified bin* In resisting to the death. Ex-Judge Beebe summed np for the proeecution. Judge Btuart charged the jury at conriderable length upon the law in respect to the fact* of tha case as shown by the evidence, of which, for want of room, we are un able to publish. He told them that tl?*y were th* aota judges of tine evidence, and of the facta sought to bo established by It? that it was not the dnty of the Court to canvass, revise and discuss the testlsaoay given: tba business of the Court was to declare tha law. and of tha jury to find the facts. The Judge then briefly surveyed the principal matters and feature* or the trial, as testi fied to by witnesses on tbe one side and on the other, nn<l res* from several authontiee th* a*tU*d law la re spect to the offense ol manslaughter, in eoanection with the statute of the Stat*, showing under what circumstan ces tbe killing of abnman being could be excused or justi fied, and where it ongbt not to be, bat was manalaurhta of on* degree or another. W* may hereafter publish t??a charge of the Court, as the ease la on* that has er*a'?t considerable Interest la tb* community. At a late hour last nigbt tbe jury had not *gr*ec ' t wan reported abont the court room? with what trut>. do not know? that th* jury stood nine for eonv!> >u abd three ler acqnltal, but that ther? wet no prosp- .n of their coming to a verdict. The Court took a recess until this morning, unless th ? jury should sooner agree, when Judge Stuart will b < sent for to take t&eir verdict. Tha War Squadron for Cuba. (From the Washington Union, April IS ) Dkpartciui of CoMMOnom McCai iky. ? Commodore MoCauley, the recently appointed commander of tae home squadron, will leave this morning for f'hllsdelphls, wher* tb* steam frigate San Jacinto awaits him. ft is understood that, Immediately on th* arrival of th* commodore, the San Jacinto will depart for the Gulf of Mtxleo, as she is ready to proceed to sea. Commo dore lfcuanley has received bin Instructions from the President. The following is a lint of the officers of tbe Sen Jacinto ? Captain t C. K. Striblings: lieutenants. 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