Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 2, 1855, Page 3

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 2, 1855 Page 3
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**'' JM ' ' 11 " """ *" ' """ " Bfime tm the nlUU?( tkit aoith; I undrstoed the tick ?m purchased aboat thit ttme, when I first cot em I went ? pursuit of Mr. Aiama, eat oeuld not find m; I have |ot the letter with me; I first it* Mr A. *utbalf a year after ( g<rt t?? letter; that wm the first ne I mw him; I went to the lomha to see aim; I fM it take* there; 1 found Mr. A. there, end ooaveraed ith him for about fifteen or twenty nuautes ; be prone ?hed to redeem the tickets; he did n.it eay there wa? an/ ?^iatele about the matter; he said tbey wiregiol; I iterwarda >aw Mr. A at his officii, or place, or hol?, if ou like; saw letters Minted on the outaide and Inside; ^^*ither of ui got excited: he consulted with Mr. Mat Bthews; they were all together; I dl<l not hear Mr Mit Hlhews tay anything I could unl<*rstand; he spate of nabody . found M in the o'dice wnen I went in; the ce was small; botb were outside the de?i; there were some emigrants there, and alto some rumners; I m sure there were. Was there any one e'ne thiTe? Yes; 1 was there. (Laughter ) Oh! you're a wit I see. Not exactly, but I'm not quite a fool. I heard Mat haws converts with runners and emigrants; I wm t'aor* fteen or twenty miuutes, lie said he woald taken* down te the boat and prove that t!ie tickets were goo i ; I went with him to the sWmhoat office, but got na money; we parted on good terms; 1 don't know if I saw Adams again till a day or two, or perhapi three or four * a after, in Broadway: I am not a Know Nothing; I a know something ; I met Mr. Adam* on ths oorusr the street, we shook hands cordially ; we staid there about as long aa you and 1 have been talking; had lout angry convtrtation before we separated, I wax as cloae to him as I could be; a crowd soon collected; it was be tween 7 and 8 o'clock P. It., I think; the sun was aoout iown; after the usual compliments bad passed, I asked him If he was going to give uc the m moy for the tickets; *" said he'd see me in h? I first, and if Jeana Christ were come down from Beaven and tell him it give It he ireuld net; I did not get exoited then. What did Mr. A. de then' He teok me by the nose. How did he take you by the nose? Well, I oan't describe tbe way exaotly, but I'll show Myoa the way if you like. (Great laughter ) He enly teok me by the nose ooce; X win on Mr. Ar nold's stoop when Matthews struck mi with his elbew ; Mr. Arnold did not pnsh mo elf th? stoop, nor speak te w la particular, Matthew*' punching left no mark that 1 know of; I did not look; I felt pain from it for pome time; after ho assaulted me I went to get a war rant. Mark H. Woottei sworn? I was clerk of ths staambott up ire, of Trey, during tbe year 1849; I oulv kniw Pe hrff. Adams by reputation; knew Katery Matthews as ?a emigrant runner; had known him for two or three jears before; that was his business in 1849; be bal a place of business in the oorner of our office on the dook, -which was partitioned off and entered by a separate 4oor; he bad a sign there: I don't know that he had any partner; he sold thee* tickets of Adams' anl we took ik em onoa or twice, but they refused to redeem them and then we stepped taking thetn ; they had another office for Tedeeaiiag near where the Fall Kivsr boats ctme in; I ?ai never there. I don't know where the offlse wa*{ can not aay where he spent moat of his time in 1849; he ased to be round the dock anl o;her places; saw tickets auch as those produced in tbe hands of parsons la the ?ffice, and also in tbe hands of persons going out of it; 1 saw another party occupying the office; novdr saw Pa ler W. Adam* there Ckoss examined? I was clerk of this boat several years, commencing in 1849; knew Matthews first in Trey, af terwards in New York; do not know what his business ?was; first knew him in 1847, in those places; he was <o lag up and dawn, and was engaged in forwarding pas aeagers; I do not call am in who forwards pagtenfers an emigrant runner, onlese he solicit* them, which I have seen Matthews do; those produced were hit tickets; 2 saw him have Adam*' tickets in his poesetsion la 1449 several limee ; do not know If he was a clerk ; my place t>f business was on beard our boat ? anight boat; did not receive those ticket* twenty times on board our boat; I received thrm by order of tbe Captain, although 1 did not know Mr. Adams ; I heard Captain Tup per call Mat thews an emigrant runner in 1H49; he used to say Mat thews, the runner his business was for a long time for warding passengers; my impression was Mittbews had an office in Troy, but he never forwarded twenty or one hundred panengers at one time on our boat; I now keep the Kallroad Saloon at Troy. Jeremiah I.attuop sworn? I was one of the Soetutl Jus tices of New York in 1860; did not know plaiutill' before ? gentleman applied to me in that year; he applied to me on tbe 25th or 29th of June, 1850, s-atin,' he had heen violently assaulted; no warrant was isausd on first application, and, I think, no affidavit made till 1 next aaw him, on tbe 28tli; I hold the uftilavit la my hand; it is signed by me; the Mayor called ut>oo ma; I saw the publication when I was a witness before, but do not re member teeing It before tntt; my attention m.iy hare heen called to it, but I do not remember. Cross examlued? Mr. Matthews did not interfere to prevent me issuing a warrant; the cojipltm int was anxious to have tbe matter investigated: my impression is that tfce parties were never at my office at anv one time together; complainant called a great n^imb^r of times, and ao did deteudants; but the affair was not In vestigated by me. Captain Wm. W. Tapper swim ? I was capttin of the Empire in '48, '49 and '50; I knew Matthews for a loug time; don't think I know Peter W. Adams'; Mitthews' business waa selling tickets, kc., to emigrant passen gers; knew not where his office was; saw htm on ttie boat frequently ; never knew Adam* even by sight ; siw tickets with dIh uame on on hoard tbe but, I gave him a? authority to issue them; tliey were taken at ttvu gang way of tbe boat and shown to me as new tenets, I de aired them to be taken, and if they were redeemed we -would take them next trip; they were not redeemed; Mr. Woester told me so, and I told him to Uks them no more. Cress ex.i rained? . 1 do not know how many wore taken ?n board the boat, nor how rainy timis tiejr wera taken; they are generally taken for deck passengers, who ate not allowed in tbe eabln William A moll sworn? In Jane, ISftO, my place or baai nee* wax No 240 Broadway, near I'ark place; one day about tliat time my attention was called to soais loud talk outeide tbe dojr; I saw a crowd, aal a gentlemxn c?me up to explain to mi the cause of ths lead talk; 'heard Adams say he ought t<> hare broken his neck, and that he had a good rutnd to do ho niw; Adami cuigh the gen tie rot u by the nose, and I shoved both of them oT my st-?ps aDd inte the street; I did not sen Mitthews t* Tecegnize him at any time bsfore the crowd separated; ?first time 1 recognized hiin was in court afterwards; Adams became wrathful, and wan going to attack me; I told him to come on, and he declined, but went off grua I fcling In company with some tenor a dozen? quite a I Crowd of them. Cross examined ? When I first saw the gentleman who was examined, be was oil' me step on the sidewalk; he ?u on that step fee*- wide) whea Adams caught him by tbe note; Adams and he were the only people on the step; I shoved both elf; I thiuk no on? touched the gentleman except Adams; 1 think I should have seen any ?ne touch him with his elbow, bat wasn't paying atten tion except to my window, which I feared woald be broken; us * no one elte approach; the gentleman, I think, caught held of the rauiug leading to the saloon kelow, wbf u I shoved him off. Direct resumed ? Was on my stoop; there was quite a Crowd oil tbe stoop on tbe sidnwal*. John M. Reed, sworn? I was employed la the editorial department of the Sun on the 27th June, 1850, and am mo still; :he original report of this publication was, I think, received frcm a reporter named Moran, who has beta dead fir some year*; he repo.-ted pallce reports end city items; all reports go throagh my bands direct to the printing oQice; neither of tbe Beaches saw this article until it was in print; I heard of Adam or Mat thews calling at the office, and knew Messrs. Bsach to fcave made inquiries relative to tbe matter. Crow) f xauiined ? This was Morons report, I think, \ What waa the daily circulation of the Saai in 13?0r 1 do not Know; that is not my department. I'id you hear the defendants say what the daily circu lation wat-f Objected to ?a irrelevant, but allowed by the Judge. I beard them say that the daily circulation of tbe "furr waa 50, 000; this was about four or fivs years ago; tie circulation has, for all I know to the contrary, been > about uniform since that time. I The defence here re* ted, reserving the right to call tbe I Mayor's Marshal and Dr Uriscora at another time, and the plaintiff's attorney opened h-s case. It ban, ?sid lie, be*n attempted to prove that Mr. Mat thews was with Adams in 1149. 1 will prove that Mr. M. was in a distinct employment, an>l had no acquaint ance with Adams. In 1W0 tli-y formal a partnership to Jorwara emigrants through to the country. Taat part ner* hip only lasted five or six weeks. At tae tiro* of the assault Mr. A. went out of an omnibus an 1 net the ?arty complaining, and pulled his none I w 11 shuw Matthews had no part in the assault It was contended by opposite counsel the libel was a police report They cught to have waited, and not published it until finally .adjudicated. I contend It was an cvi. tonal article, an 1 ^not a police report. The verdict o' six oe.itd on a former trial was because a judgment of #500 wat awarded pre viously, and was then standing against tUn, and the jury thought probably tti at was en-iugh. Tbo couusel then read an extract from Judge Oner's caarge on that trial (acknowlecgin/ himself to bare its reportar), whi?h ftated the artie'e to be a libel, us tr. ports state ments should not be published Mr. Wheaton then reid the alleged Hbel as already published, and the testimony if l'ot'r W. Ada an, from tbe cane as made for the Court of Appeals. J. W. Mills sworn ? 1 raslfe ia Petersen, New Jersey; recollect tbe year 1850; was forw?rling . from 109 West street; also occuvied an offl e on *1h? Tioy dock: one half of it was my own, tin otber be longed to tbe steamboat; this w?a the office Mr. Wosster spoke of; I suppose he alluded to the iteimboat office under the sine roof; have known Hr. Matthews tinse 3841 ; he was In my e*?,Moy in H19 for about seven p mantis, taking ea:e rf my sc-.oorts; I can't tall exactly what an i-muraut rumver it ? he is one who biams cliipa; Matthews never wv> a runner to my knowledge; | AdoroH was never In mv employ, never ns-vi offlci; L can't exactly say where Adams' office was that year, " Matthews' employ was to ?ell rickets to p^seojer* nni return me tbe money ; these tickets were far rmilroid or canal cr steamhost ? hart eeveral kin Is; the ticteti shoe* are not tbe same color as mine; these were n?ver klpnedbjmc; I know Mathews n<?v*r sold aay other tickets than mine; I was with bina all the t ran au 1 kept watch of him . he could not sell thorn without I knt*w -it- I know William f. Hart; be was in mv employ s >*? y?M at 109 West street: lie was not with me in *49; is now in the Lunatic Assylum; was sent there Friday or k Saturday last bad been there seven months be'or*; I came out and vas sent back; I ha* two oflires: Mr H. was In 109 In the same capacity as Matthewa waa at the ^Crose -examined. ? There was only one baUlingon ths dock apart from the ferry bnlldlogs; there was aa office partitioned nil from ratn# ; 1 don't kiov wn^thfir tliw? til R0j communication frotn one oflioo to tn<* oth#r or not, I don't know whether there was a window or not; cannot tell, was not there much, only fer ten or fifteen mlantes at a time; I hired tbe offioe from Mr. Tuppw, ?f Troy, brother of Captain Tnpper; I have no wr.ing ?r rcoeipt for rent, having tbe place rent tree in cense S'noe of my influence In pro-urln? passfnger-t lor tae pire; there were two etools, a map, a gaf.st.t.*er, a L. poker ai<d a desk ic the office, there was a bay. kept; I Bnurnt it when 1 rave np my bnsln?ss; th?-re it 10 oook existence now, 1 deurojed them all; there v.t* aoly HRie hook there; we did business chielly by tlskets, ail VtVf benks see itestroved ? Matthews was ntv els"' to keep that bene , he ecrceM Ic It every p?-?s(?' whe t-e bock* at* get tip Uk* a che-A bc?k, I can't U1 haw Mm cbooks nM; tt Might bo imirkit (a this way -.?so au; puiMjwi, w many petals la((?|(, Ac ; Mm* were aat like what raa shew me, I kU plasty of ticket* ; they vara eemsihaur similar, I hare heard of Jeeoph Sag bee, whose aame (a tiiera. but never knsw him; that (a paper shewn) ia a fac simile at the ticket*; caa't Wi whether there was a steam beat, &c , oa the ooraer of my tickets or a railroad, perhaps both, do aat know ai; of the writiaf* you ?aw ahow ra?; tlis eigaatare an them la like Adam*' writing, 1 will swear it did aat com* aut of my book; aobedy dared to take it out of my book without my permission; I waa in uiy office ooetsienal I/; perhaps tilteea minutes at a time, a* my basiae-s chtetly curieil on at my other office opposite, IdJ West etrtet; I gara Matthews *18 ar a weak; f took recaipta when I paid him. bat afterwards burned them up, my business w?? forwarding aasssngers; I had a license from the Major in 1848, 'it, aai '50; I bare aiaoe been emplayed in the fatnrssa aipren far tone eighteen month* ; bare aerer seta Adams aat Matthew* together vo my know. edge, t*ey might hive beea, bat I cannot say; I saw them stand aad talk to gether; I hare teea tioaets with Adam*' ntme on ia the hand* af passengers. bnt aot ia my offloe; if I gare him a check I also gar* him a ticket, which was issued by the boat, aad obtained from the office ea eoard , I wa* tick ia May and November, 1852; I aerer heard of theee trial* before; 1 do not kaow new what the case is about. And yet yeu hare been la court all the time? Well ? this Is the first I hotrd of theui at all sveats, aad I do not nuw know what these tria's are about. a Juror ? 1 wan in my office the great put of the I day, from four, six or eight ia the mtrning until lit ia the eveamg , the only recesa I bad wai about thirty mi nute* while I went to dinner. Why, I understood you to lay yoa were there oaly about fifteen minute* at a timo anting the day. Oh! no, or if I did I would with to correct that state ment; I am certain 1 did not *ay so. The jury unanimously statod that they had under stood him to swear that he was out of his o(Bc* csatiaa with tbe exoeption of about tifteea miautes at a I time, when he would casually call ia; and that tbe great er part ot his time was spent at his other offlcs, 109 West street. This Mr. Mills subsequently assented to, aad said that wa* aot the same office la which kr Matthews was employed, where, a* stated on his direct examina tion, he was with Matthew* all the time. Tbe oourt then adjourned fsr the day. SICOND BAT'8 PHOOEBUINQ9. Samuel O. Arnold sworn for plaintiff ? Reoetlect the circumstances of the affray ; waa iu my father's store; heard loud conversation, weat to the door; it waa to wards evening; 1 saw three men there and this man in a light o<>?t (tbe one assaulted,) was talking to this short, thick set man; there was loud talking on bsth aides be pefore Adam's pulled his nose; 1 did not see Matthews near Adams at the time; he waa about tea or twelro feet off; there were no paople on the steps at the time ; there were me and my father there, and after Adams pulled his nose, father shared them both ia the street; Mat thews was where he was before and was aot engaged ia the fight. Cioss* examined? I saw no blow struck, oaly the nose Fulled; if Matthews waa engaged 1 should hare eeen it; did aot *te him do anything then; I would know Matthews If I saw him here; he is not here; I lid net know blm belore; I saw him in court two rears after tbe affray; I saw nobody strike the man ia a light cost with hia elbow. Memorandum shown? Is that your name? That is to refresh your recollection. 1 signed that memorandum, and I'll tell yon how; Borsley came over and begun to bore me; he wanted t* kaow if I knew anything about it; I said at first I did not. William Cook sworn ? I am tbe Mtyor's Secretary; kaow Matthews two or three years before thii occur rence- he was an emigrant runner; 1 think he was la tame kind of emigrant employment; I was in the saloon tele* when this assault occurred: saw latter part of the affray; did not see Matthews participate in it at all; he was standing outside tbe saloon when I first saw him; my recollection is not very perfect about it, a.i It is fire years back; I supposed Matthews was an emigrant run ?er or steamboat runner; that was my opinion. (Mr. Brady said if they wanted to prove Matthews was an emigrant runner, he would admit it and save them the tiouble.) Hiram Johnson sworn ? My place of butiness Ls in tbe Ocean Bank; I was ia tbe forwarding business opposite 100 Barclay street in 1849; an emigrant runiier is a legal occupation; an emigrant ruaner's employment is to go on ships and get passengers; I never knew Matthews to do that; I knew him in Trov in 1846; he was in the for warding business; bad charge of Mr. Cooper's canal boats; come $20,000 passed through bij hands e*:li sea eon; Mr. Cooper had a large forwarding business; knew Adams; he is dead; be was in my employ; he had a por tion of my business at 100 Barclay street in 1849; I let him tbe office that year; he re let it, I think, in Septem ber; Matthews was in tne office with Adam* pact of the time, but I do not know whether be was coone:tel there or not; 1 saw him go in aid out; did notkuorhe had any bu?ine?s except as an acquaintance; if ha were can uected ia tbe office I suppose I should have known it; I understood Adams had an office in Wasaingtsn strset alter that. Cross eiamlned? I knew Mills in the forwarding busi ness; he bad an office 109 West street; do not kno* if he bad an office on the dock; if Matthews was m any bn?inesa then, It was as clerk in the office on the dock; don't know whose the office wan; a mtn i* an emigrant runner wbo gots ti sbips, boarding houses, &c. ; those on the docks are steamboat runners; he wa* not a ran ter, to ray knowledge. [Mr. Hart's testimony was asked to be introduced, and objectea to, as he was not examined on the ori jinal trial.] DEXK-KCC RESUMKI). Dr. .Tobn H. Grisoom sworn ? Was general agent to the Commissioners of Emigration in tall of 1849: knew Adam* and Matthew* in the emigrant business as for for warders or runner*, or something of th? kin 1; I only knew them as being sent for to the offi.'? when com plaints were made; I do not know wlies I made their acquaintance; they came when they were sent for; am sure the? were there together; am nit entirely positive at this late date, if, when Adams was sent for, Mat thews came. Cross-examined? I can't remember date*, or whether Adams and Matthews were together after June, 1819. Direct resumed? I wax in the business from January, 1848, to March, 1801. [Report of his testimony on pre vious trial bhown ] la this it? Counsel objected, as this was the worst form ef a leading question. The Judge ruled that the witness could Took at the report to see whether it would refresh his memory. [ the report was in the Sun of 27th No vember, 1S52, the day after the triaL] According to this it must hare been in the fall ef 1849 1 saw Matthews; that was the busiest year with fianda upon emigrants, but with thia to rerresli me. I cannot, aside from it, draw on my memory any closer. [On tearing the stand the Doctor said, there is ne doubt but it is quite true, but I cannot tax my memory sufficiently to swear to it ] George W. Flinch man .sworn ? Have been employed In the Major's office since 1833, principally as olera;tUe book here is a record of licenses to emigrant brokers, runners and ooardiog house keepers; tbe first date I find here is July, 1849; it extends from that tiaae te the prevent . there is no license to John W. Mill* on this book; if be had a license it must be previous to 1849; , these ti:enses are renewed every year. Had he any licenses in I860 < ^Objected to. ) There is no license to Emery Mathews for that year; there is a license for P. W. Adams as a broker, for May, 1&50, bnt not previous. Cross-examined? The book contains ne resord previ ous to first of May. 1849. The plaintiff here rested, and Mr. Ilorsley was recalled for the deteme. I was sent for by Messrs Beach, after the publication of this aitioie. [Conversation with Mr. Beash objected to.] Adams never offered me a dollar for these two tickets. Cross-examined? Did you not swear yesterday that Allans had ollered you a dollar 1 No. Did he promise to give it you ? I lie did promise It 1 c?nie dewa to his office to redeem j them ; Mr. Adams said tliey were worth a dollar apiece at the time tbey were sold. Joseph M. Scribner sworn? Th? oflise 1 was ongtzed in in June, 1860, was next door to the saloon; heard loud talking on the walk; went out and saw dorsley and Adams in a loud discussion; afterward tbey went up in front of Mr. Arnold's store, an-1 1 saw Adams strike atHorsley;I saw Matthews crowding up against H irs ley alongside of Adams; Matthews teemed te be Adams' friend, and teeonded everything he said. Crosf-eiamined ? Appeared in this cue (at police office) five jmrnago. have been subpoenaed twice here; was L.ot examiued before; I first saw Ma the we ou the walk; knew nim by sight as a frequenter of the saloon; did not know his name; when I first saw thorn talking I think Matthews was the loudest talker; they were on the stoop when Matthews approached them , there was a crowd there; there were, I suppose, a dozen on the stoop, beside Arnold and son; 1 was about s:x or eight ftet off. in tbe office door, one step higher than they were; the parties were nearly surrounded; people stood between me and them, but I could see over them; I saw Adams make at his nose, and believe there was contact between the band and nose, Matthews was right along side of Adams: I can't recollect the language, biU heard him call H. a d? ? d sucker, or something 1 lie ihat; I did not no Matthews do anything; 1 beard him blasted; I did not s?e Arnold push tbe combatants, pnrticuUrly; be pusbed the crowd away; there was a crowd there at the time; I bare not seen the affidavit I made at tbe police office; 1 was never examined since that time. Do you know Mattewe t Well, 1 oan't say. [Witness bad not been present on the trial; had just come into oourt.] Pick bim out now ? I think that is the gent; ( point ing te MatUitws.) I knew him no better then tuao 1 do now. How many did you see bluster V I suppose Mr. II. blustered ? <>me ; rao-t any man would on having his nose p\i' ed. ( Laugh t*r.) P'aintlit le-umed T>os. K. Sbartet sworn? I am in emigrant runner; knew P. W. Adams n 1H49; he i? dead, his busfneH in 1848 or '49 was keeping an office foot of lltfctav street, It was the yi-ar of the cholera I think he kept tbe ofliie the season out; 1 worked for Adams some five or six months that year, to October, I think; Matthews and be were net connected; if they were I should have known U; I was in the office fifty or sixty times a day, and around tbe office; Matthews, I think, was werkia< for Mills as booker, at tbat time, hi* duty was to booK pas sengers and reoe've money as the runners brougnt them In to him; I knew him four jcars; he was never so emi grant runner, to my knowledge; MattLews' olHcs w<a on the dock foot ot CortianJt street; Mills hal an oihce on the ether side of tbe street. (Yobs examined ? I remember It was the cholera year, as I drank more rum that year than any other; so did Adams. (I.augbter.) The case here closed on both side*. n*r. Wheaton then addressed the jury, [atatlag that he should call their attention briefly and clearly to the pre cise issue they were to pronounce upon. The counsel, (Mr. B.) cal'el the office of his (Mr. W.'s) client a den! a bole, fee. ; but when hi* learned frierd had had ai much experience, and as many rebukes from juries as tie had. be might learn to use language a little more tempsrate when addressing tli*m. Me then glanced at the ebarac tf is ef the Messrs Beach, against whom he hai nothing to say, except that they were somewhat circles* ia elewn ttie powerful ?nrin? w!it?h tb?v a*, their cemaaaad, as where a aiagta Mew was struck, it was re | pea ted W,000 time*, that be^f t.e circulation ef .he Sun (Upon thw p?tit the muimI dwelt mack, u( ia ! deed in r*an< U re?t hU entire jaae u poa it.) win ??I dwelt at cuoMWkM* lfi|th tfoi the olurtcUr of ku client, * poor am, aad tbe refusal ?( the Means. U. to retract tb? <> (Tensive paragraph, end c included by railing <>p*o tba jury to lrara toe tfeears Beach a laaaoa ?4 cauttoo which they would uet forget, Of aaaiiuug aucb I'anuig^k (att to oompenaate Mr Matthew* far the aeeault upon hit character for that waa bsjoat atl ?rice) an would teach th?wa that bbey would net b? al lowed to ataail a poor man's character with iapintly Mr llraey, before commencing h<a reply, submitted various poiutu of law lor tae couiiieratioa of the Jadg*, to which hia Honor made a proper regies. He then commenced statin; tint ia the opening of the plaiaUtTa case, hia learned oretbtc (Waeatoa) had at tempted to do ?xaotly what Judge Duer had done mure eilectually at the laat trial, aod ealy did not su :c<aed be cauaa he waa aot a Judge. He had tavested with digaitj and importance a moat ieelgaifibant p eca ot bu?in?s*. At tte former trial there waa ao attempt made to prore tba truth of the charge, aad the Judg-i oeosidsrsd that the Beachaa bad promised to rotract the article, aod had ?at dene ao. Hera Mr. Brady read noma extract* from Jadge Duer'* oharge to the jury at the former trial. These never waa a eireumatance, he continued. more deetrving of being brought to the notice of the puolic than tha. A great deal ha* be?n aaid oa the other aide about the licentiousnee) of tba pre** aod it* power for evU; bat ia aot the pre**, too, the guerlian of the peo ple, not only to preveat poor emigrants beea robbed and Sundered by thieving vagabond* who, with or withou More, call themselves runners, and ia it aot its duty to watcli over the moral welfare of the publlo in every way f He** U the cate of a reepectaele citiaen waa he* been aaeaultod ; he goea for a warrant to Jatttce I<e throp, aad ia refused; tram him be goea to the Mayor who conaulta with the Juitice, and the warrant ia finally granted. Adam* and Matthewa are brought to the polics office; the "gentlemen" demand an iavestigatioa, but ab et aclea are thrawa ia the way, aa, according to the evi dence, the three could never begot there together. Ia aot ttiia enough to aay that emigres t ruanere, aad worae thaa they, have more influence ia high plaocs thaa the moat respectable citizen? Thla la a men important caee, and ?uggftitive of much reflection, it you will far a mom in t coa aider the fact that oar I'alice Jnatfcee are elective, aad tbe vote* of auek ?camp* waigb jaat aa much as yeur'a or mine. Mr. Brady spoke of the importance of the puhlio preea. Aa auctioneer. aaid he, ia a legit mate busmen*, but to ?uch aa extent had the practice* of mece auctions gme at one time, that the Mayor waa obliged to aead a walk ing placard la freat of their doors, with the wordai ? " Beware of Mock Auction*," ia large characters. The fraade committed by the** emigrant runner* upon pier German*, poor Irieh, and people of other ooua'riea, alao roue to auch a heght that the Legislature feaat it ae ceeeary to pas* aa act obliging the ewaera to pay $20 far a licenao, aad to wear a badge designating tneir pro tesiioa. Mew York had become so degraded by tkoee frauda, that it waa found necessary to have each ran aer licensed. He (Mr. B.) could not discover the. Mil*, the witness, ever had a licenao; if he had, why not pro duce it ? He (Mr. IB. ) might (like Mr. Qerard on a former trial,) repeat this queatiea five or eix time*, but there waa ao need, ao he waa aatutied Mill* never had any let him prodaoe it ? but perhap* it wa* burnt up with the books, receipt*, Ac., that were deetroyed in the great ooellagtatioa ia which the record* of MilU a* forwarder, perished. The learned ceunael haa aeen fit to arraign my conduct ia brioging the reiult of the former trial* to your no tice, and also telling you that thia waa the moth suit growing out of thia name case. I contend that tain we* .perfectly jaitifiable, aa there ia scarcely aay suit which growa out of another, that eome alluaroa u not made te the fecmer caae. Mr. Brady then reviewed the teatimony of Adams, and aaid ? These tickets were sold by Adama. He almit* it. They were worthies*. He promise! to re<eem theia. Why did he not do it? Why old he not even pay the dollar be promUedT Why, bttcanae he waa full of falae hood. Now, it U argued, aa you have already heard, that Matthew* bad aothing to do with the aale of these ticc ets. If lie hail not, why did he not say so? It is evident he es pou Md the cause o< Adam* either from a bad dis position to aasist in doing wrong, or tbit be waa de-p y interested la the result. The latter 1 belisve to be the true state of the case. Hia accidental appearance, too, on the soene of action, waa extremely fortunate. My learned brother has laid eome (tress on the fact that Mr. Arnold did not ate Mattfcews atiiae the gtntleman whose note Adama pulled. Well, there waa aotntng in tbat. l'eopli of his stamp knew bow to put in a sly | above, without beiag noticed, anl Mr. Arnold was ! too busy in endeavoring to save hi* glass, to s?e ' whether it was done or not. But tbe law rnide Matthews a* liable a* Adams, by aiding and asaiitiog him If five hundred people get up a fight be tweotfcwo pugilist*, they are a* liable to be punished for a mtonhf.ua not a* the principals. The whole history of this case was. thai Horsley told the reporter the facts, as published, at the Mayor'# oflice It was brought to the Sun (.tlice ai a regular police report, and was handed in to fee compositors by Mr. Reed, without having ever boon seen liy either of the defenaante. Now, as to the fact of Horsley hav.ng been knocked down, it is con tended that he was not. Well, he was not, but he got a punch, or a hunch, or a shove, and would have fallen only lor the railings and I need not tell you, geuUemen, who ate (ngiged at primary elections, what such terms mean. It is the duty of the press to caation tin public against tbe tricks which are practired by psople ia th.s way, and i; ia also its duty to let the puolic know who the magistrate is who refuse* to do justics. ti* prete is the terror of a 1 evil do?r?, aal th? Highest en comium jou can pass upon it, is to show who are its ene- | mie*. lx?ok at tbe luflian who line lately put to d>ath a pocr Italian named I1an *i for aa attempt on hia life: I be who baa been guilty of the cold hloo<l?4 munlnr or thousands of citizens, in the cafes and tn the streets o' l'aris Such a scoundrel as this in has mu/.z.ed the pr?i i in France. But it matters nut whether L^uis N tpoleon ?r Emory Matthew* tr.es to curtail the liberty of th press, each attempt* from either party but add ta it < power and dig nit j. The counsel saya Mr. Matthews was not a runner. Oh ! no, be wa* a forwarder. Where's the difference 1 I contend lie is a runner, for he runs after emigrants, runs over emigrants, and run* money out of their pack ets; and until anotber Webster arises to give us a new dictionary, we must take the ttrm runner and forward er as synonymous. It was of no consequence whether he wan called, a broker or forwarder or an agent : the term* amounted to the name. The counsel has attempted to leroccile the disKepancicn in Mill's evidenoe. The man in prone to talk loosely, and it doea not at all ?Iter him bv putting him on the stand, go with Horsley, h? it tend of a joke, and going on the stand coul 1 not change his nature. [The learned counsel here analyzed Mill's evidence, taking it to pieces, ss one would the works of a watch, told.ng up the main spring, wheels and every other article, to view, In the most laughable meaner, clearly showing that the counsel on the oppo site side tailed to teioncL'e the discrepancies in his (Hills') evidence.] The cousel asked why we did not assail Matthews' character v Why, he knew that were we to ruisack the police affaira, and find fifty records ?gainst him, we oould not bring them in here as ovi dt?ce. The coumel then called attention to a part of Adam*' evifience, where he savs he went with Horsley with those tickets on board the steamer, and the clerk said ha never refused them. What then did the holder do? Keep tb?m and pay for others. Wtll, you nsigat say t hit some stupid follow would bave paid twice for them; but you won't catch a Vermonter paying twice lor the same tbirg Adams said lie would redoem the tickets. Why didn't ha do it? I'ulUng a man's nose was a qneer way of redeeming pass tickets. (Laughter.) I now come to the charge of a refusal to retract the offen sive article. Matthews said it was falee from beginning to end, but Metars. Beach Investigated the matter and found there was nothing to retract. The assault ws s true. Ibat they were emigrant ranner* was true. No? 1 beg paicoti ? forwarder and booker. That Itonley was knocked down was true ? no, be wa* only shoved? I I'or Ct. That they refuaed to refund money paid for worth ? tickets was true. What then should be the form of retract loot Gentl?%ien. I have used a good deal of levity in th'* matter but I cannot help it. The article was true. It was published fairly and in geod faith It contained no unjust aspersions on the coaraeter of Matthews, and your be?t plan to dispose of it it in such a manner as to let it have no worse etlect than its predecessor. It would be impossible to convey an id *a of the effect of Mr. Brady's address. Racy at one moment, and full of the most biting saicasm the nest, it was looked upon aa one of the most witty, eloquent, and at the suae time logical speeches ever delivered in a court of justice. Tim CHAROB. Judge Bcsworth Inquired of the jury If they would prefer to wait for the charge till the morning, (it being then past 3 o'clock,) or have it forthwith. The jury ret Ilea they would prefer the latter. The Judge then deliverel the charge aa follows:? Gentlemen ? Ibis notion I* brought, as you have al ready been apprised, lor publishing an article in the New York Suv, and the defendants set up a defence that it was true. The rule Is, that a party who justifies the publishing of a libel, by attempting ta prove that what waa published waa true, must (how that in ita sub stance and meaning the facta were as the article states; ana although ever y part of an article claimed to be libel lous as a whr.le is not proved to be true by the defence, yet it what is loll is uot of itself Mbelloui, the d?f*nce is made out. A libellous publication is one the statements of which are calculated tu expose ? man to public ridi cule, hatred or contempt. It ia not ntcessiry. in order that an article which is printed, or written, or published, be libelioua. that it should imply an offense. And in thia oboneetion I m vy as well remsrk that if the de.'enlaate have proved that the article t* true, they are entitled to jour verdict. The law allows a man to publMi any thing of another, provided it is true ? and It is complete defence that the article ia true. The m?in part of the artie'e states that a respect able man waa npsailed in Broadway by Messrs. Mat thews and Adan.s. two ecgrant runners, wbo knockel him down and gro??ly maltreated bim Thia stat"m?n is one wbirh is libelimih on its face, and in referen-e t? this pnrt It la for you to say if it has bei n proved aut> sUnUa'.ly true. That the party wat asiaulted that even lug, I believe there is no controversy. In reference ta the alltgat on that they were emigrant runners, I do not think that was material. Call n* a man an emigrant runrer is not in itself libellous. It is a business license I by In w ; and, if a man conduct* himself properly, there can bo no reproach upon him in the eye of the law in re gard to that. I make the remark to show that It does not become the turning point whether you abould be lieve strictly that plaintiff ia what ia ealied aa emigrant runner or not. The article allege* that an assault waa committed on a respectable man named. That an as sault waa committed on him is not denied. The name of the party ia stated right, and I believe he is of reej ectabtl ty, and in that branch the article ia true, lhe material po'at, so far as the plaintiff la con cerned, Is whether he participated in the assault, to that it can be said that the aaaault and maltreat ment of the party wai made by Matthews aa well aa Adam*. Hie rule of the law undoubtedly, la where an s?siult ia committal by a person, that although the Wows may be strusk by one person only, Mother* are present, and urging the matter on. and participating among themselves ia it, although th? others may not have struck a blow, ttey can alii be sued aa joiat trei psnseia. There ta proof that Mr Adams asade an as i au'.t ? th* on?} qUcAlUft is u" Ur. Matthew* a'sa un

aa aaaault the party, or participated la that el Afcnu. i: you believe the tesWaaoa; ?1 the par ./ ai imIM, which hu been Won you, MiHhivi al?o ??? ?ulitl him, aad |tn but ptaai *f aoma eMtitetkl* rldcoot, and which waala hare ttarawa bin Java hal ha aot takm hold *t a ralUug Soma witaciae* n7 they aaw tirtuU bM? by the pUtatiflf aa the party. It i* a rule, it ta praper for Aa ooort to aay ta yoi, that it ia the duty a' a jary to iec?uella the atataaaat* of wit iiiim where tk?; ca? it ao, whare they cowldw th>ae wIbmm la be thir and iutead ta a#?ak the truth It mar vary well I* t.h?t pe-aaas *itaated lika Mr Arnold, a. ad ?om? others, inijjht hare had their alt-a tioa directed ta ?a?ia other paint, and the el bowia? and *bo?e might have been made am<l err* pel their attention. H wau'd teem imp?* xioia for the part/ himself to hare bee* mia taken aa to the mta aba di 1 it, and it can hard!/ he supposed he >u mistaken a* to ttie tact. If he say* he was so pushed, and he waa not, it aauU of course, he a deliberate falsehood. If ton beliere Matthew* did Bake an assault on Inn, and if it was of the character elated by the party, yoa will hare ao difficulty inlladiag that Matthews ma. treated bim; if you do not beliere the party, and tbat hie statement is untrue, or bo wa* mis taken, and that Matthew* was there inarely aa a casual spectator, the* hie pari of tbe Ueleacs ia not made out. hut, on the other ban), if you beliere tbat Matthews wa? crowding touad and participating with A'atna, the judgment ot law i* that taey equally oeraaitied the offoDoe. Then tbe onif other point ii that titer kaoekel bin down. There In no coatrnrertiy, I beliere, aa to hid not baring been knocked down lie kept hi* feet, and ia that form the article u u?t true; but tue dslanse ia substantially made out, la jalxmeut of U w, if he wa* assaulted with auch violence, either by puahing or otherwise, tbat he would hare been thrown down if he had net taken hold or tbe ratling; toe only rea?on why the reiult dil not follow being that he to supported nimae.f aad prarented it. But wh?re the article aaya the party waa aaaaulted and proceed* to atate the circumstance* of ttie assault a* beiag of aa afg'avat*d character, aad the evidence should discorer Inat there waa amply aa a* aault, with no cirrun.ataaoea of *u:h character; aa 1 if tbe (acta stated were wbellt untrue, eo tnat aa article alleging thoae facta alone <aulJ be libeheui, thea the statement would not be wholly justified by the proor. Hut if aa to the difference between the aggravated cir cumstances attending the aanault, it hta been prored tbat they ehoiud not hare followed, then the aUtemeat would hare been auhatantially made out, and the de lendant would be entitled to your verdict. The ealr ooe. I uaderitanl, to which such importance la attache!, la that tbe quarrel ia repreeeaiml aa originating in the party asking tbe fUlowa to retuni noney ptid to tdea by some nl bis trends for worthies* ticket* boight of tnem. You will observe, in reference to the form ia which it wa* put, by representing tbat it waa tbe caiae ?t the quarrel. Se far aa to whether it waa so ropre sen ted, you hare tbe testimony of the party a* t* what be told the reporter, and alxo a* to what the r?port*r atatad at the office. But 1 apprehend the publication of aa arti ole in a paper whioh, by the terma of the artiole, Hay* it wan stated to the editor br a person that luah and ?uch facts occurred, aad which, if not trae, wouli be libelloaa, would not be justified by showing that auch person made auch repre?enUtions. The jury, however, would look on a case very different where it was said the representation was made, and it waa prored to hare bvea made, by a person ef credibility, aoi one where it was stated unqualifiedly, and aa within hia own know ledge. With rtferenoe to tbe particular phraao I hare read to you, it (ays that they said worthlea* steamboat tickets, aad thus fairly implied tbat they received a price for them; but it doaa not aver ia express term* tbat they knew them to be worthless, or would aot be accepted by a captain to go through with There wa* no allega tion that notice tbat they were nat received bad bvea bi ought home te either of tbem before the sale ? and, therefore, to make it libellous it vaust be ahowa that tbe tact* prored thow that it weuM oe an otfenc* at law to sell such ticket*, or tbat it would be a breach af fair dealing. Thet* is no controversy, I believe, between the counsel that tfcrae two ticket* were sold to soma one, and that th* money, $2, waa received for them; aad, perhaps you will bare ao difficulty la finding that the immediate cause or or gin of tae matter wa* (hat one of tbe partie*, at all events, was called up on to relund the money? aa the testimony shows that the party mada a request to hare them relund the money. Whether Matthews was at all concerned with Aoaus in tbe sale of those t'Cket*, or participated ia any way in said sale, it a matter I most leare tor you to determine on the evidence which hu* been given That evidence, of course, relates to what tool place la taeir Sresence, and to tbe fact ef ticket* of this character etng sold in the office where bn was, and other actiant af thoee parties together, as detailed by the witnesses If you should not be satisfied Irom tbe erideace fiat Mr. Mu'.th.-.WB participated in the tale of these tickets, and that be had no connection with the stlo at alt. and na Interest in the tickets, th'n tbe stat?m-nt in the paper is inaccurate so far as relaten to Mr M:ittb?w4. With rtferccce to th* statement that complaint had bean made betrre Mr. La'.hrop jou have beard the evidence of the party that he went there, aa<l that a wnrrant was refused him. and then tbat he went to the Mayor, and th* Mayor called on Mr. Latbrop. and tbe latter subsequently i.ssued the warrant Now if you Hhould find in tne case that this article liss be?n prove ) in ita exact cope and meaning, on tb? rule I have stated, to bo trua, your lur tber labors would be at an end, und you would give a rercict for dHoodaots; but if you tiad that it has not beea, and portions of it are libellous, then the question left, and the only question, would be that of d.tin*i;es. 1b all actions of libei or slander, wnere a cause of action ismeoeoui, a party ia entitled to recover actual da m??te , sod where no damage is proved, it is a matter resting on tbe tound discretion of a jury ? and what Is uifnnl by that is that there ia no familiar rule by which you can be guided tbe tame as to property, ia estima ting the lule as to character; but the jury m'lat look at the libellous article, and tbe character and meaning in which it was put>li?b'd They must look at It as sen'i In# men, and any wbat wnuW be a pro >e r ?a<l j ant com- ] to ?li? oarty fnr tba libol. I believe tuere was do point made hnre that there was any actual malice. 01 itiat there was o.uT imagjgg to injure. But it ban been suggested to you by counsel that it via entitled to raoa consider* tion that defendants would net retract thia article wbtu wailed upon by Mr. Matthews, and r*iu?s*ed so to do. In reference to that, I tlrak it is a proper view to cootider wbat effect it should have To the eetimntion of tb? jury, an to the character of the arti cle, wbetbir it wan publi*h?d in gooil faith, and believed to be trne, and from that the publishers decline! to make the retraction ; or, if yon suppose, on the other hand, they published it without supposing it to be true; or having, niter wanls. information which showed it to be entirely nntrue, ard they refused to take any notice ?f it, it 1.1 proper te rem tr suitable consideration in dsrosges. But if you should be satisfied that the facta within the knowledge of the partiei asked te make the retraction were such that tbey bad reason to believe the article to be true, then, although it might turn out to be nntiue, it would not be a cane for Aggravated da mage!, or entitle a ptrty to a verdict beyond actual damages. As to the rule of damage*, I understand it to be thattho pet son who has been injured is always en titled to lull, aitual reparation, and where it should ap ptar that where there is actual ill will, thai a jury ia not restrained to what they believe to he the actual lots ?and that under such clrcum?tano?* where the case calls tor It. they art to go somewhat bey o mi that, and give what ia called exemplary damages Th?n what ia called mitigating damages, 1 do not understand the', as meaning that the party, in aey case, is entitled to l*w than his ?ctunl damages. But the defendant* are entitled to a liU-rnl applica'ion as to the rale of damages where it ia shown they acted in good faith, without actual malice, and that they thought it was true, although it might turn out to he otherwise. 80 I apprehend the only point in thia ca*e would be, if yon Qnd for plaintiff what would be, under the rule, the' actual lamage sustained; and that you would not have to tnveetlfate that unless you have determined that the defeniants have felled to prove that the article is true in ita substance and mean ing; and if they have proved th.-.t, the defendants are entitled !o jour verdict. When you have agreed upon your verdict, gentlemen, you will sign it and teal ii,anJ bring it in to-morrow at en o'clook. THIRD DAT '8 PKOCKEDINUS. Sx me of the jurora were a little behind time in present ing themselves tlila momirg; and ss the attorney for plaintiff refused to allow the verdict to be taken until tbey came in, the court was kept waiting nearly half an hour. The attoreoy, bowover, expressed hitnwlf sa'is fled wben a certan one of the absentees, on whom his mind seemed to' rest, appeared, 'and the verdict was then talun fit m eleven of the jurors, without waiting for the twelfth. The sealed verdict was handed by the foreman te the Judge, who opened It The clerk then read from it; " Wit FIND FOIl TTIK DKTODASTS," or wcrds to that effest, underneath which were signed the names of the jurors. The attorney for plaintiff then demendel that the ju ror* be polled. Kach name waa c.illeJ off, and etch of the eleven jurors promptly declared that such wai hU verdict. FINANCIAL and commercial. It ON BY MARKET. Friday, Jane 1?6 P. M The principal feature of the maruet is the movement in Reading. Ihe sales at the first board tr day figure up six thousand shares, and the advance from the opening to the close wan full one per cent. The bevs are selling 00 time, but there are p.enty of buyers. There is an ta rnenn> amount of capital involved in this movement, and parties operating for a rise could easily, if necessary, absorb the entire capital, and ctrry it without trouble. Speculators for a rlas have all the otlWid* holders with tbem. It Is pretty well understood that the dividends of the Heading Company for tbo present fiscal year, the ' first six months of which ended yesterday, will >?e twenty j jer cent, one kalf in cash and oaa half In stock. Thh will exceed that of any ota>r road intae eonr.try; sal ?>en that lilgh per cent will not absorb the eatire net earniegs of the road. It is un loubtMIy in v'ew of tbU enormous tuna fide productive u. ss that tivt caused the present activity in tbe stock. Fonr cr five m >atha ago w j ' predicted rr.ost favorable results from this year's bus! oees, bnt the reality has far outstripped all anticipa- ' tlons. Bat for the activity in Reading, the market to day would bate been a very quiet one, Erie was the only stock smeog the reet for which there was nay de mand. Illinois Central Bonds opened a little htavy, but improved after war la, and closed at yesterday's prices. At the first boarl Krie BonOs fell off 1.4 p-r cent; New York Central Railroad, U ; ITtrlem, j, . Ohio Life a ad Trust Company advanced 1 j?r cent; .wlaware and Hud son, 3 sinae last sale; Michigan Cen'ral Railroad, 1; Reading Railroad, lt{, riute stocks were In limited da, mind, wilhoat change in prices At the cl iss the ten dency was downward for all but Reading. After the adjournment of the board the following rales of bonds and stocks were made by Simeon Draper: $3,000 Ohio and HUsiaaipp' Railroad, 24 mert. 7's, interest aided fc,,j !,??? share* Coana* Hill 0???er <)o??awy IS 140 do. Hers ng'oa ,N J.) Oof*-r Cumuaay. SO 1 80 10C- short; Michi<a? Oa .ral K^iritaJ 80 At the mmo4 board ther* m q*it? aa la ^r?T?a?at to etrUia l*tti*g ttocb, ul 'ho (yntUMi were prm oipaily fer ca?h. Cuab*rlia4 Coal iJntrt 1 per cent; Bm4iih Kailread, S', K*v *?rk Can (ml Railroad, liar lea llailroal, ; Piiimt Railroad, %. Keadiag eold at 9t, buyer 60 day*, the blghe.it pjiat thU Mr. W?. U. Druper hail lis r*^iptU?a ?? Treasurer of Ike New Vork and Harlem Kailru tJ Coaa l ?/. Tbe sale* at tbe M niog beard to d>f wnr* ti folia#*: MO ehiuee Go"d Uili Company..,., 47c. 200 do. do de 4iie, 100 ??o. Cardiuer Gold 60o. 100 d*. Ship limber 3"n ling '^ompaay 70c. 100 do, L'oaiad lid! Gold ivmpany 14^6. 900 do. do. do. da lie. Tbe qootatona current for other lea l ug minla? 1 ?l*cU aro aa folk) w? ? Offered Aikrd. Ogrr<A Atbtd. Alleghany Coal. $7>? ? N Car. Copper. |1<; 1?{ New Creek 'i)i '2>? Hi?a/**e a;; 8k Hampshire .... 14>i 17,S Miiibo*oU 19-i ? 1'iun Ai I. /inc. ? i\ Copper lal'a... 3?>? 80 rhefkiz (iold . 2 2e 59 Kllot -teel. ... :ic 7 1 McCullock ( old 32c 60 Rocky Bar Gold lsc _ Gardiner (iolil. l.'cion Gold.N. J Sbc M Wjcaotf (J. 1?2. . 60c 125 HawejSt.il.C* 7?c 1 CO The transaction* at the A^aiitaat Treasurer'* office, today, were aa follow a ? Paid o? Treaaury account $59,974 82 Feoeivod <.'o d? 81,220 00 Balance do do 2,281,221 93 I 'aid f or Away office 6,591 47 1'aM oo DUburawg cfaecka 04,703 70 Iho warrant* entered at the Treasury Dopartneat, Waakiagtoa, oa tbe 30th ot May, were aa follow*;? For tbe redempttoa of ateek 9(1,432 63 For tbe Ireaaary Department 4,631 12 For tbe Interior Department 2,692 06 For tlie Cui-tona 70,274 71 War warrant* received and watered 37,00* 00 War repay warranta r ? i ?e<l ard eaterod.... 7.614 44 For covering Into the Treasury from landa.. . .113,333 4* The Iloa. R U. Smith, State Treaaurer of !faw Jeraey, haa declared a dividend of ataety cento on the Wheat Grower*' Bank notea, of New ton, and aixty Qro cent* oa the Merchant*' Hunk of BtUlgoton; he give* certificate* for tbe rent Kinder, with aa intimation that they will ho redeemed hereafter, with intereit. The annexed atav-ment exhibit* the valne of marehan r lac, 4c., imported into, and exported Iron* thin dUtrirt, iuriiig the meath of May, ia each of tbe paat three jean Comsiekck op Till I'nrr or N?w York? Mit, 1866. Valve of Jmportt. May. 1853. 1861. 185*. Dutiable good* ?10,2.^,071 912,004,338 ?S.042,634 Free good* 1,487.248 1,868,954 1,150,913 Specie and bullion. . . ?07,1 ?24 lt>ft.H2& ?}!?,. 190 For warehonae 2,690,000 .1161,964 2,339,959 Total $14,540,243 17,181,181 11,645,988 Valvf of Exports. Don ea tic aidae 84, 105. 9*4 6,821,427 6,071,890 ForHgn Co., dutiable 4H\ti80 342,437 358,731 Da., freo.... 24^,698 18:,44? 24* 254 S|>?oie and bullion.. . 2,162,407 S,G51,628 6,320,152 ToUU 87,069,699 $9,950, #19 $10,995,028 K ovVr ea'polt*?.^* { 480,644 $7,230,242 660,968 Thereaultof tbe foreign tralo of thia port for the nonth of 5Iay, aa aliowa above, probably ha* net b?e? realized before for yearn. Tbe value of export* wn* ?ita Im $650,958 of tbe value of im porta, la the aantt aioath, la at year, the exccta of import* over exports was $7,230,242, and in tlio cotrvepondlng month In 1853, $7,480,644. The muiiII balance for the mon'h thia year baa not bvea caaacd by the excessive ehipmeata of ape cie, for the incrtaae in that item was leaa than two milliona of Collars, but prinnnaily by the great reduc tion in ImportH, wbi-h, compared with May, 1854, amounts to $5 635,195. Thia, with tbe large exportation of epecio, baa brought tbe total Import* ani ex porta nearly to tbe same aaount. Tbe report of tbe Connecticut Rink Coaa alasioaor* BhowH that the wholi iinmber of biuki ia the State ia 67, with a total capital of $17,145,461 84, being an in crease over lant year of $1,504,C5! SI. Of tUeie 67 banka, 13 are organized uaOor the K<->aeral banking lav, ? ml have a capital of $2,9-18,169; leaving the numbor of chartered banka 67, with c ctpiUl of $14,197,282 84. The CoanmiaiilonerH think tliia capital i? fully equal to the want* of the Stale, ptovided it i* more equally dis tributed. Cf the Ave new baukK chartered la?t year, the StafTord Bank ia fully organized and U doing baxinn**; the Kim City had it* stock *ubkcrlbe<l and the flr*t tnitiloen paid, and which ii now aafoly iaveated, bat the aabae <inent instalmenta weic uot fully pu<l, on account of tbe liard time*. The other tbre? bnnUi hart nut had the* eteck aubucribed. The tabular statement of the c?n litioo ?f the tanks (in the lit of Ajiril, 1856, in ft* folUt~*M. ^ UMM. Circulation. Spteh /??*?? m jm. 917,140,461 84 $6,8.".3,;i8S 00 $812,183 92 ?SS,?W, 0..I 71 A* compared with last yaar, all t'less Iteas, except capital, show a conniJerable fallicg off. The circulation ban decreased $4,374,408 04 Specie hasi'ecreened 301,756 00 loans and iliscounts have decreased 3,30S,7<>1 60 lhe capital has increased 1,604,051 84 Tbe deposits laat April war? $3, 835, ?35 75, against 14,863,343 60 ia April, 1854. Tbe loans to persons in other 3tates were $3, 660, 473 09, against $5,461,684 -Q fan 1864. The busicess of the banks has fallen off tliin /ear more rapidly than it had increased daring tha three previous ones, and it ia now about tbe um? extent aa it wan in 1861, though in the m*an time the bmk capital haa in creased over six and a half millions of dollars. The annexe! atatemen; exhibits tbe qantity and Talae of foreign dry goods entered at thia port for oonmimp tion, for warehouse, and also the withdrawals from ware honse during the week ending and including Thursday, May *!at, l'ii ? J Movkmktth l* Fordo* Dur Goons. Entered fur f Villi- War*- j Omrumpti'ti. draunlf. fto?W. Manufactures of wool.. .$98,383 $13,735 $J7,M09 ?' cotton UNI It, f?S I 21.718 ? ailk. . .24h,Vft4 36,484 3,604 ? Uax... 85,808 11,041 6,672 MIscellaneon* 39,832 7, '276 18,157 T otala $536,414 $81,017 $86,460 Value put on the market during the week 616,431 Tbe weekly business in dry g??la haa been extremely limited and irregular, while tlie reisipts of geo<l? hava continued on a restricted sc lie, and the supplies hare not increased. Them circumaUn :?n hare prevented aoy material change in prices; but, in all save the choicest fabrics, buyers have had the advantage In moat current transactions. The preparatxma for tbe fall season h*ve not, aa yet, been ccmmncod with any decree of spirit; but en opinion prevails in aeveral usually wall informed placHi that they will be more exiensive than couli have been expected AOme timi since, wbt-n tbe prospesU of the trade were not so encouraging aa they now seem to be What the effect of auch a movement will be la not quite determinable now. If prnoeutly conducted, it may yield gocd result*. lUslinesi or extravagance should bo avoided, aa being apt to inflict eeriout injuries on a bur'ness already crippled and depressed enough. We can find no quotable variation in the mitfket for brown or bleached sheeting and ahirtiog*. Cotton flan nels rule quiet at old rates. Den:inn and urilla ara sal* able and steady. Puck is lost abundant, but otherwise nnaltered. Ginghams, lawns snl ntnk>ns appear ra'her inactive and languid. Oanaburgs are plenty and heavy, rrmting cloths are held with morn firmness, but are sparingly purchased. Prints ru'e dull, and are depress ed. Ptrlpe* and ticka exhibit no e-jiential change. Woollen good* are in slack demind, and are still with out any favorable alteration in prices. 3 ankets, cloths, j?*n? and lindseys are quiet and laagiM, wbil* a modo rato inquiry exists for ca?nimer*a, flsnnels and tsous'ia ! de Idites at previous quotations .Satinets and t reels , aie as last noticed. Foreign productions are very ?paringly i>alt in, aal : ai* irregular in value. T.u- [i-ivj.,? transactions of ths i we<k have tK>*n unuaually light. Through the auctions seine rHuw and broaen stocks havo been clow 1 out, but ! at, In most casss, extremsly low rutei. The supplies j retraining on importers' banns are grea'ly reduced, but | the holders d# not care to retain even what little tbey 1 have now In their posse ision? benco ttcy are selling off as freely snd wnll as thry can, under the circumstances, but the results of aurh a forced business ia of very alight importance a . regards the general interests of the whole trade. Stock. Kuhkngr. 1'KIUAT, Jur.e 1, 1866. $3000 Ind 8iat* 6'a., 85>? 17.) sha Kris 1<K M0 t'alifa 7's, "!(?? PI WO fiar^ni RK... ,sl 27 2< 00 N Carolina 6'a . I*K\ '2Z0 ransma RK,.s(T0 100 1'flO Krie Hds, '8.1... W* 10o do HmO 10fl>{ {<00 do W( 100 do W> 100K WVOO do, '76. sS HhJW 1?0 do s60 10<5'i 4500 IB Oen RR B Is . 77 \ 20 Mich C?n RR . . . . 89? M)*0 do. . . . s..O 77 s, 75 do 00 in, 00 do. .. . a30 7V\ 100 R^edini* RR. .*1$ Mi< 80UO do a3 78 200 do 88 U JiiOO d* *3 7S?i :00 do k'iO 88'i 28MN TCn RRBn. ;w? 4s gn>} 7000 Tan Its, 24 ia.. 101>g 100 d* '.o H ' v! 16 aha Ohi? I, h T 1*4 209 Je blO 81 W 20 1W fc Ilu?l Canal 130 l;*?o do a.'i HSV Vi O Cu mb Coal 27 X >00 4e ?<i0 8H^ I 10 2<H iUft *a (to MS ?0 -am de alt ISO T?cn Ceiw ll? l.? 40 *00 u\?i MKT Cm RR .*64 174 a* 100 da b30 400MoRR a3 1?0 180 1M 110 100 100 60 ioo 4t.? 4 a.., do., do.. , do... d" .. lit.. ..sco *10 . bit ,?eo ...s* . .*?? .?30 ..b(i0 ?2* ?I 93 ?'4 48 48*,' 48', 4H?J 4*'?' 4H\ 48% 4b 100 8oo 100 ;too 100 200 woo 100 200 4? ?m mC Co kM 00 ?? ?W >? d. do. do. ss S3 ??K f *000 Ttonmir* 5'? 6*1* 0 IUOnitK IU b28 10 shs Itk of Coai'm 113 SOii Cunb Cool ?.?< 200 do bW 28>J 200 do 140 do aoo do boo 100 do li d0 McCullochGold. 10 Erie Railroad..,. 240 do 100 do ..M4 1100 Reading RU.... ?10 ?80 do s30 do blO do *3 10 Cleva C k Cta RR IN f>8 (ialnaa k Ohio Kit 80 lib Chic A K U RR.. M MCONB BAaitD. 81 100 till Road RR.blO 00 8 H 100 do .10 90JK 20* do M I04 do *10 $?% 200 do M0 *?% 100 Had Kit RK SUE 100 do bi ? 200 do .... too *?*? ICOClsvATolRR... M lMNYCm RK..?'tO Hi/ 100 Harleaa RR. . b30 rise 100 do oS 27*( 50 Puuu RR 101 60 do 104^ 28 y, 28 ?, 28 U y i 48 ? 4H?i 86V UIMCIN ATTI aroc* salkb and qootatioms. Hrfonrttd bf I. O. Davit, May 2i>, 1866. liellefonUtae an<l Iidwna Railroad M Citcimtati, Hamilton ami Daytoa Railroad.. 72 a 74 Llev dand, Columbus aa<l Cmcinaati RR. . . . 100 ColuaibttK nui Xeoia liailroa !..... Ciaclaoatl, Wilmington and '/.anesvdle RR. . 44 Ciactanati ant Chicago Railroad IS 0 Central Ohio Railroad 41 Covington and U-xlogton l'.ailrooa Sk I)a; too and Western Railroad SO Do; too and Hamilton Railroad 4f> Fort WijfM and Southern Railroad U Greenville and Miami Railroad ? llillsboro and Cincinnati Railroad IBS Indiana Central Railroad 42 Indianapolis and Cincinnati Railroad UK lac iana point aad Bellefoataiae Railroad .... 4* IJtlle Miami Railroad . . with dividend 100 Mad River aad lake Frio Railroad 19 Marietta and Cincinnati Railroad ? New Albany and Salem Ka Iroad 1 * Ohio and Misiiaeippt Railroad WK l'eru and ladlsnapoiis Railroad 0*K I'a.on Township, I.afayette Co., O. bond*.. Cm. , Baao. and Da;. 2d mortg. 7 p. c. bonds Si Ind. aad Oil. 2<l mortf. 7 p-r ceot bonis. . . 94 Cot. and Iax. 10 per cent Income beads. , . . It Hills. sod ( in. 7 per oent let uiurtg bonds. 60 Farmers' Bank of Kentucky 105 Nerthera Rant of Kentucky 11* CI IV TRAUF. REPORT Fkimat, Jan? l ? ?> ? IT. Akiifb ? galea 1 00 bbU. pota, at $b 75, aalp'^rla ?4 98, and 267 do. Canada Wee! pot* at 9.ri 74. Hkkadutvitk ? The market I or comuoi to ffO<?J braate doNtd at aboat 12*{c. per barrel declioo. Tao aatoa (*n braced about 9,000 bbU.. Including comoaia to [Wl State, at $10 12 a 410 37; WraU ra do., at 410 18 a ?? 62K; Canadian, (*,200 bbla.) at 410 60 a 411 37 Car ocumoa to fnnciew and e*tra^; Southern, (l.tiHO bbla^ at 411 37 a $11 75 for commoa to choioe, and 411 81 m ? 12 to a 413 for faac; end extra. Wheat ? NiU* 2,000 bu*b#lH cwnmoa to good Uichigtn, part at 42 >*0. an< Mbo balance at p t. Corn wal higher, ao4 clo*e 1 at an ad vance of 2 cent* . with a good datniad (or expire oaafc. The aaleH embraced about C.ri,< 0(j buiihela, in -ladiaj Wbetern m xtd, at $1 10 a $1 1.1, nnd Soathi-ru jeilow aad white, at 41 17 a $1 19; th* latter for a lot on ithio board with freight, at Jd. Rye wu> nol? at $1 72 a $1 73. Oats were dull Coffek ? Th? ealfg embraced 1 ,000 Vug* of U'o a? 9*?e? a ll'^c. ; and 600 oo , at 10c. a 101;-.. ; 1 00 do .lamvci, at p. t. . and 100 ? DoailHgo, at9>*C. The ?ta?.k af coflto la New Y wua n> folloiri ? UoH*' Rio ' i o l'ortu Uieo 2, ooa l.ogueyra.. 147 Java 450 Manicaibo . 2,077 Cubt It>? St. Domingo.. . ... o,'.?^0 Jamaica 160 Cotton ? Pi market was excitml, and aalea reached about 7,100 ba ea, at a larther advance q'. about ??a. |x-r lb. Fkficiitp. ? To Liverpool, 12 000 a l.r>,000 bu^beU of corn were engaged, at 3d. a St^d in ?hio?' luga Oittia wa* at about r. 82d., aed 1 f?0 bile, epirlt* turpeatia* at :ie. .'id To I/iadon, COO a Kl'O tierce* beef w:t eogtgei at 2b. :id. n 2b. ?u To Glasgow, aoout lfO tieroo.i b*ef urn > nt.'ag(-d, at 2a. (?1 A ve?n<-l wan ong.i^ei to Iea4 with 1.1KK) lore gutino for V'?lfnc:a, at $.r> 6?; and an other was taVer to loud nt ?t. (if nr^n* with de.iN for the British Channel at (>6s. There was ro chaag* to aotica in rates fur Cal.forn u. To Antwerp, 3.000 ha<* ?vf colldo were ecgaged. at 2-16d ; and 60 bbl* a*he* at 25? FRl'IT ? About 700 boxes H K. rairtias were r??ld, at $2 36; 300 do. layers, at $2 72 X a $2 75; and 200 b?? ktth swec. oil, at $H 50. Hay ?6(0 b?lc* were sold, at $1 12. Hiiur ? llie uonthly circular of June 1, lasaed hy Meters, ljewls, Mores A Co., reporta that the OepraatiM wbicb bad for ?o locg characterized out m%ra?t tar Amor can hemp continued utiiil about the end of tba third week of the psst month, when almost every de niable lot was purcbanod by m<inu!aet<ir?rg; since thoa jwicea l ave remained pretty firm although, as t uyera are afain sleeked, the demand is f?r from active. Th* month'* sale* embrace 441 balus undrsa*?d at 9114 a >1. 0, and $140 for a hhisII lot prime, ndw crop; .<!??, l,f.?7 babe Onoood at 4160 a 5105 for raelium, $li0a $isij for Cne. a lew lo4s superior a; $!'i0a4200; aii $210 a $215 for extra fine, leaving our present sfook in flrat hand*, undreesed, K81 bales; dresae.), 1,320 do. ? ?"???? nf which is being pressed upon the market, wHib . a porUoo is i?eld ahorrxne enrfrnx qnoratitrai n 5 ' ^ > cur. on* to compare our present oaarKet rates with thasa r a ling at the corresponding seavin last year. wSea aa dt?aaed hemp sold for S215 a $240, anil dressed at $260 a $2WI establishing a difference of $100 per ton, charge able among other things, to the prostration of oar aaip pmg interest, con?e'juent upon the failure of last yaar'a crop. We quote Manila at 10l{o. a 10^c., 6 iuimtfaa( stock unsold about $18,000 bale*. Jute in hotter aa^ pl / We quoto at $76 a (90, 6 ? oaths, which was mm advance. Gunny cloth has brfoome higher, with sales at 12', c for average, and lie for heavy weights. Honxt. ? 12 hogsheads and 27 tierces Cuba wero a4M at 40c. cash, for export. Iron ?60 tons good. Scotch pig said at $27 40 a 9tt Moi.abM'H. ? 80 bbls. Texas were so.d p t. Navai. Htor^ ? 3,0f8 bbls. enamoo rodo wsre a<4C at 91 86 per 310 lbs., delivered; 1,000 bbU. spirits, at 42c. cash. Puo\ imo!*s ?The market was firmer, with sales of 800 a 900 bbls. at 417 for old, and at 917 60 a 917 02 tor n?w me?is, and 911 76 for aew prime. Itesf was tirai Salen :;60 bbls , at old rates, and 160 tiercel best ham? wera sold at 921. Cnt meat* ? .'100 packages sold at 7.^e.f and 7 ;** c for shoulders, and 9 i.,c a 9 , c for hams. I.vd? 7(0 bbls. were aold at loi4c. a lu'.c. The stock of pork and beef in the packing house* of N?t Tort aat ltrooklyn on the 1st of Jnne, was as foiiaws:? IfU. Ij-Tft T*ut Qualities. Old. Num. Tbtal. Jtmi'k. T'wr, Clear 74 424 4 98 I.I "U Mch* 5,0*9 2.870 7,929 12,0*2 1ft, MJ Thin meu 8 824 8.12 617 660 Prime men ? 1,519 1,519 109 828 Flauli 2 57 59 3 2*1 Prluifl ? t.'flO 2,800 1,188 4.898 Kumpi ? 297 29 7 215 2,911 lU>ruw< !.)??* 208 292 M> t 158 1.8T0 Rafona pr'.ma . . . ? 557 657 107 1,76* Other wttue 241 9S3 1,2/4 1.208 ?,??? Uninnp^cted ? 17,140 17,140 18,932 :7,01k Totals 5,692 27,82* SI, 415 27,830 (I,U< s nr. City me** 4 (1 45 62 1,011 City prima 20 369 JLhu 3? 408 Repacked mmtt . . 201 8,892 6,5 ;S 8.104 Do. Chfeapo do. ? 6,6*2 6.072 0,548 8,t38 Railrcad boef.... ? 160 lfi? 138 884 Mrfuee me.* 285 237 522 676 876 Reicne prime.... 11 IS 24 37 188 Other rutin* 25 24 4 2' V 69 108 Titrcea iiirm ? ? ? 43 1,451 Tea. prime m<*aa.. ? 2,4!9 2,419 1,R01 2,448 Country ire**.... 14 4 106 4,129 4, >"'?5 2. Ml Country prime... ? 306 !K6 024 178 lnin*pectad ? 4,873 4,873 3,004 "72 Total* 660 26,0?7 20,097 24,306 22,254 Hi' f. ? Within the pa*t day or two the deannd hu beea more active, and the iale? reach about 1,0?.0 trercea, at price* ranging Iron a 6>{e. The etoca in li?a market, ?* made np to <!njr, yror.-N only to be 2187 caaJut about half of which i* of the lover grade*. St (i*M< ?The *?le* embraced 7(-'0 a S00 bhda., ch etiy Cuba. ?t 5>fc. a 5>?e., an 1 5T^c. Include! ia th? *alaa wtre 150 him*. Porto lli :o. al 6c a and 58 Tmm at private bima. Stock on hasd June 1, 1855 ? Cuba, bbdl 17,084 Porto Rico 3,888 New Orleana 9.74ft Tmm iM St Crf.li 181 5'lorida 118 ToUl 88,878 Rosen 7, MI At the ?ame period in 16*4:? Hbd* 28.091 IioxRK 8,381 Bag* 8 891 luiuoo.? Stock or American it the Inspection War* bouee, Jcne 1, 1865:? ICy. Va.<t N.C. Oh. TWot Way 1, 1865, hbd?. . ..3..'20 175 16 8,517 Rtteirtd iinc? 1,202 16 ? ijaflt Total 4,528 191 16 4,881 fo'd... 1,925 1011 1 l,?8f Htock Juno 1 .%9 134 15 8,841 The etcck of Spanlah Uoacfw on ban 1 on the lat Jnt, 1566, waa aa follow*:? Havana. Culm. Safn. Yarn. Oi-nf. May 1, 1SC5, halea 2,440 817 * 90 1 00 ? Racoived ainco 2,296 209 ? ? ? - Total 4,736 1,026 so loo ? Salt* to Slay 31 2,119 4S2 90 100 ? Stock June 1, 2,616 544 ? ? ? Samr Jimr but May 1, 1864 1,382 6,622 ? 188 84 Received aljice 1,678 588 100 ? ? Total 2,S>60 Halea to Juno 1 2,291 Stock. Tonal 669 6,964 ? a 84 Woot ? Th? prooent bring ?hearinf time, all are an ions to know abont h<>w rate* will opea. It ia preeaaoO there will be a heavy clip, and that prioe* aaJt bo lower I than at arenent. ir farmer* and grower* do not coaoada there will bo bat little done by apecalatora. Sale* this I week war* m(?ler?*ely larye of fnr*(rn. bat tkeeop^ly ; of draeeU' old slip, ia oeaely oxhatiatod. ParMoalaaa I at trwaaectioae are kept priTe??. I fT iuulat . ? cMmi 2.9 bUa. UU10, wtn mU? M i^t*