Newspaper of The New York Herald, 6 Haziran 1855, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated 6 Haziran 1855 Page 2
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THE LIQUOR RIOT IN PORTLAND ? MILITARY miM UPON TBS OTIZEU INE MAN KILLED AND SEVEN WOUNDED. The Author of the Maine Law Attempt ing to Sell Liquor. Mm) Bow, Mayor of Portland, to be Indicted for Manslaughter. ? IWSPIFER OFIXION8. Ike rertlaed Argnn (AdU Hum Law), Jane 4. I It is with deep regret (bat we ?ro compelled to reoord pioeeediags ef Saturday night, whico ended in ta mult aid ike hheddisg of blood I"h?y are a repnach aod a (tain upon the fair reputation of our eiev. Upon ?ests tbe responsibility i? not ler aa to decide.? The whole matter will be legally nvestigaced, and Ibe wsponslbility of shoeing blood will, we trust, be inado to rest where it belong*. It ia proper, ciier tbe cir that we should ret rata from worsening a?J opinion upon this point and we proceed to ital? tke facts, as near aa we oan learn them, in tbe order ia which tk'j occurred. It win b? remembered, that on Saturday morning we called the attention of the City Marshal and 1'ohce to tke fact ttat a large quantity of spirltuoas liquors had been purchased in New Yo?k and brought here for sale, a?4 suggested to them the duty ef seizing the 31. These Hqwers (H,WO worth), Mr N?*al Do* hail stated to one ?f tbe Alermen, ke had bongbt en his own individual loepocaiblllty, and had ordered them to 1<? brought her* and otored in the city This being apparently in direct vulauon of law, making Mr Dow habiu to the Kty, on conviction, ef inipriMnmont for thirty aad rendering the 1 qnors subject to reizure and dostrue'ion, a complaint was aocorc .ngly maoe to the notice court, and Judge Carter istsurd his rarrar. t for the seizure ef the liquors: bnt whether for tbe arrest of Mr. Dew we hove not learned Judge Gaiter, how over, instead of giriag this warrant to an officer who woe rnwy to maxe immediate service, put it ia the heads ef Deputy MirehU Ring, who, for some cause, Immediately disappeared, and 00 u 1.1 not be foaad. Meantime ihe Basra of Aldermen was suddenly sum moned to meet for the purpose, it was alleged, of ef fecting a transfer of the liquors to the city, for its ageney, wbich was established on last Thursday night, by the easting vote of Mr. Dow though tae liquors weri C rebated seme weeks since. Aftsr tbe Aldermen had in together o while, Deputy Kin; appeared ana seized tke hquers upon the warrant. Quite a little crowd stood about the door where the liquors were stored, aid in tbe vioioity, during the re maixder of tbe aftersoon ; but perfect quiet ana appa ?sat good nature was observed. ;-<oon attar seven e'dosk a crowd began to collect about tbe deposit of the liquors ia tbe City Ball building, and gradually increase! until a little alter nine o'clock, when a cry of fire was raised, aa we understand, by Mr. Do w's order, and the be 11* rung with a view of "divert'n* the cro<rd from the spot. It had, bewever, a contrary effect, anl greatly increased it, for a time as tbe engine contraries were hrougbt by tbe hells frcrn both extremes of the eity to tha ctntrn in Market Square, where the crowd ?tsp] assembled. They, kewsver, toon withdrew, and tho crowd began to dimi *ieb. Occasionally during tho evening, stones and brick bits were thrown against the door of ths liquor store, break iag the glass and sashes, and otherwise injuring the deer. This was done, to far as we could see, oy boya. Tbe whole affair was the merest boys' pixy, tone in tho moat apparent good nature and with tue tatst poo mkl? excitement. Indeed, nearly the whole crowi sesmed to be there without any other purpose thnn curi osity to tee what might be dore, and those who th.ew tbe missiles, were without leaders, or apparent power to 4o harm. It ia our decidid opinion ? and we have aot met an in 1?bigent pertoa who witnessed tbe proceedings of ;ho evening tbat coes not concur with us? that an efficient potior ollicer, with a down good men, eould have easily Oieaerted the crowd sny t'me prior to balf past niue o'clock. Soon aftor ten o'clock tbe en/wil bad mate rially dimin'sbtd, and seemed rapidly dispersing, when Mr. Dow, accompanied by Capi. Green and a p-irt of '.be light Guard, appeared upon lbs .sidewalk ou the north ?Me of tbe City Hill The crowd were warned to din poise. Bis appearance, sword in hand, with holdiers, at eaee chattel tbe temper o> tbe multitude. Thsy Mklli*d arm. no teem and gave groats ani hiiees m reply to the proclamation to disperse. Mr. Dow then gave the order, "First section, fire!" The order was not obeyed, atd the crowd then threw missiles. A part of tbe compeni started to escort Mr. Bow toward llidc'le street, and tbe remainder immedi ately returned to their armory, in the third story of the City Ball building. At tlie t'm? Mr. Dow gave toe order to fire, (Capt Green refueed to gltv? it, as w* un derstand, on tte ground tbst be cii rot think the cir eometances authorized it,) the company were ? tan Jog directly opposite the entrance to the hail of the Me. chaf.c?' Association in Ciapp's blo t, and their fire woa.d have taken eflect, if at ail, upon the p eople on the sidewalk, a part of whom were meebaciss just coming from their hall, snd who were enti'ely unconscious that any suet proceeding was called for or contemplated. He have this part from a ger tlemaa who had just come turn the ball, where there had been some thre>e hun dred p< recn* during the evening, aad had stepped across the street near to Mr. Dow, when to his astonishment tke erder to firo was given by itr. Dow. After Captain Green's oomputy had retirsd the brick bats flew thicker and strosiger. aiu the police, who were aMiag the deputy marshal, who had seized tike 'iquors to guard them, commenced firing platoln charged oaly wtth poweier. A sort of sham fight wss thus kept up between the crowd, wbich bad now be:ooM mere deter mined in its character, aid tbe police, until at>ou' eleven o 'deck, when Mr, Dow, with a portion of the lUlle Guard* under ('apt. Charles W. Roberts, descended from the Light Guards armory, and with the musaetH of the Light (juards, 10 tbe south side ot tbo City iiall. Tne doors of tbe liquor store were then throirn open and the flrfag commenced, by Mr Dow's orcer, through tbe store upon the crowd in the street upon the other sice of the building One man, Ceorge Ro'^b ns, second mate of the bark Louisa Ettoa, whs shot through the body aad almost instantly killed. Tbe ball entered h's right sice, be'.ween the fifth and sixth ribs, paseied tbrongh nis body, cutting oil the great aorta, (the artery tbrongh wnicb the blood flow* to the lower extremities,) and escaped between the fifth and sixth fib on tho left side. Kobbina was very near the door whea the shot was fired, and immediately fell iato tho arms of a man clore by. Tbe booy *ao conveyed to tho ?Ate of Dr. Clay, where it remained through the night, and in tko morniag, having beeu viewed by the coroosr, was removed to the ^ecea^d's bo&rdiug houee, on Fore stiee'. whence It wi'l probably be buried to day. (Ve cannot learn tbat he had relativen in the city, but it Is ?ala ke leaves a mother in Doer Isle. A report is current that be was to ham been married yesterday, to a young lad v in this eity His age was about 32 years. 1 toman McCarty, a k tMler, aged '22 years, received a kali aider his chin, wlich p*i>ae<l out through his cneek. breaking tl<e jaw rone in its passage. Ihemas Robinhon, a worthy young man, 19 yoars of age, in tbe employ ot Mesars. i'ernald &Co., while sit ting on a box near Ciapp's block, on the opposite side ot the street., was etruck by a ball on the inside of the right are'e behind tho joint, tbe ball shattering the lower eodof tbe tibia, or large bone of the leg. ana passing out at the inst< p. Tbe inaer m?Utolur, <tt sMn boa*, was am putated by Dr. J K. Loid,fand amputation of the foot may jot be ni-ceoiary. Howard Denn'ow, a youog man residing on Atlantic stieet, was etruuk by a pistol ball ui the front part of tke arm. Tke ball penetrated to the b:>ne, ptssel round without breakuig it and buried iteelf in the inuscl-) it tbe back of the arm. The ball was removod and the won ail oressed by Dr. Lord. rhemat> Mchenney, a young man about twenty yews ?Id, vii Slightly wounded by a bullat on the h?*/t. A young man by the oame o( Frank Millikeo, received a blow from a brick but in tlie fane, mating a severe wound; also an apprentice of Mr. Felt, and a youpg man ?up'oj ed at the C * S. Hotel, were Rikghtly wounded by John A. Poor, H >q., on his way borne frnw his offioe, passed, in company nth t wn other gsntlemen, in front it the Clipp and fveriog lilork, and jutt before roacaiug Preble street. a bul et passed throagb hut hat, bat did no injury. There wer? several otaer x milar hair breadth ?neap?*. After tiring for a while, the soMiert charged bayonet through tbe str<ets, and mule several wantuo and nice arresta, tbcnth none were attempted in the early part of the even ng, when they ough*. to hare been mare. Mr. getb Hllborti. in elderly gentleman, received * severe bayontt wound on the hip, while trying to get ?nt of the way as feat a- be eonld Such are briefly the facta In regarl to this malancboly alTair, aa Marly an we can get at them The whole mat ter will nnoergo a search ag leg-.it investigation, and tben the public will bare all the facta, and be able to term an accnrate judgment in the pieml?e?. Aa to the principal oauses wbicb produce! this un happy result, thera oan be but one opinion. The oou rne which Mr. Dow has pursued in the execution of tbo no* hqnor law, ruthlessly searching private dwellings and paekages coming by (team boat or ex press, an t disregard tag what had ever heretofore been regarded as the *a ?ved right* of citizen*, has done mncn to irritate ant exeM* hostile feeling against him and his officers. They have eel *?d liqurr wherever they could And tt, without warrant, and have treated it, and Its owners, a* if the article was entirely outlined ; ae if the formalities nf law were of little importance in disposing of it Mr. Dow and his m'nions have adopted just the course of proceeding, wfreh Elder Feck made an occasion for hoa'<tinir at tbe reoent tpmper?noe convention in Bos'on He told tbe assembly there, that they had got so in Msion that they seized liquors wherever they could And them, and that tbey got the warrant* when convenient. This spirit, mani fested on tbe part of the authorities, has proiuod a deep seated bitterness in the community. To add to tals, Mr. Dww naked of the eity jjovroment at its lvst meet ing, aa appropriation of two thounand dollars to pay in former* nnder the law, and the Aldermen votei it. The dnnnon Council laid the ordtr on the tabl* a', tlie time ; hot as U ere la a large majority of Mr I)ow's su'elHte* in that body, It waa presumed he would drive them Into voting this approprist on for o.raps and spies and thus add ?not her aggravation to hisa'readv odious manner of executing the law. then came the devMopement in re gard to the wholesale purchase of liquor by Mr l*>w, and tbe attempt of the Aldermen on Saturday to <-U>\k tm transaction alter tbe warrant bad b?en obtained for Its seizure, and before It was served. Tbe impression was pretty strong that the law was to be thus cheated; and that both Mr Daw aud the liquors were by unfair mesne to escape the penalty mated out hy him with a high band In other eases. there waa a pretty strong current of fealiag that no great moral or legal wrong wouM be dona by letting Mr. Daw's liquor into the gutter (the commen receptacle for the article beTe, and no dooht tbe heat one when proper jy got into ft,) and it waa this feeling on the part of a j ??? a*d eanoait; an the put ?' othsie, whloh tki'imaklii* M Mar4u ni^ht- th* wwtt that MJ jr/.rtb.M\jr.kte4 h.i s\t.w, ? * ? H-O# hener, *biefc U hardly M **???***? "f ?iih tbe.* unable ?0 ????? the ?hc? dleiincUomS PM*M k?T?r*|e sb* is mot ? ertae ?? a *4r7 M??r; WMtotnK vialenee the? was eahtoitea the pert of the crowd, ?? ??jUi wholiv against thin liquor. tb* d*airo for th* doetructton of liquor seoBMd to bave becofce an epidsmlo . The position of partiee, no ? ever, waaJsingularlT revere *d ; >b? p?ople *nh?l *? '?"V"'- *,*" VJ* ^il0!kw;VJ Mr low at 1h*ir heed. deten< lng *? "? ??? believe, how*v*r, If Mr Dow and the mditary had kept iw?;, that any serious bar? would I have bean A (aw pan** of glafs broken, and some other Injnrios den* to rbe door of th* liquor atoio. would nave beeo ell. 2? the crowd would floaily bav. quietly ??????? th bmItci. or a reasonablo spirit Irom any Pro"'? d tizen would no doubt have <l?persed them any ?i g the ev.nin*. But the presence o- Mr. I to*. " ? bis sword. and aoconpanlec by soldiers, ?"'P'? ilore arowd to make a more violent ettask oW? asMzsasMS assasrt' i >? w f?S%3?S$aj! JSa | s?qn?nce . e?rnp??e.? w,tb ..cnfi-ed in thia It !(??>? to u?. wa? most *?? ^ whieh Mr Dow ^fSSS' ** ?? <??"?? w? ;? '!>?*' B;.bt" SJ'-XTJ* SKSSS VA io.'ow foreman; Dr. 0 V"Trgin 5 M H?atU. I-r. J.bn Lord, Wm. Hose, KATBm?t^ have been appointed by tbjr cHisens to attend th- eiaj' ratii n before the jury, and see to the in trod uciioB trt testimony *e tueyareC-Q-CUpp. St. Job* f-mitb John Dow, Join M. acsbbs. rnom ike Portland. State of Maine, (Anti Maine Lew) J nil* 4.3 . . At tb* e?cr?? segment ot the riot some one ?tt?mpUl to r??>J the riot act but b?i?g a Pfor reader, bis at tempt excited bursts of dernive laughter. At t in* o'clock. Mr Dow ffnt an nrd-r to 01 the l'oitiand lJ(tbt?oard, loi th?m to appoar unler linitenf d'h Kendall and Sawyer th-D ma^h?l <'?wu c<airii with Mr Dow ?t their head, being him?eU armel ".'ipis:1:"; ss?j.^ ur the 'oidp?e> to (lie, and t*e ro*n in ob?^*fT>r'^ wmd, to?k iim. The OapUin ho^Ter. aHkeo the !Ba?or tf be ebould lire. The Mayor nam, *? iton a mom-nt " *ud the order ?m countermau' d*d. Tbe^llgh' (iutrd did not Are ?? **?? ?*?1 back io?o their armory . Soon %fter tbW Mr ??* into the armory. ??.l wanted thetrmu^t?forthew* of the Rjfle fiuard. Capt Greene ?uhmi^ t# e q??Hon to a vote of the company, when Mr Dow inWrrup* 1, ray 'tig be did not requeit their armt-b? demanded ,bihe Bifle Guard, with Capt. Ct-arle. A . Cactaiu Th?ma? A Rfberte, of the Mechanic Bluee.) a the.iT head, were tben marohed io'o the V??57 , 1 Iglit OuH>d, without their coneent, and took the _ 8?"? that bad l>een previonely loaded, agaiunt the earnest pro tcf atiops of the li?ht .flaard. r i?ht Ou ird Mr. row then asked how manr of the Urht Ciu^ were ready to join with the Rifle Guard. Capt.1 Oreene put the question to hie eoHiers, but none of them feU iBThe'hiUeBGuaid were then marehed down Into Middle ntr?>#t Mayor Dow at their head, and marchoi in doable file into the ci?y rom chop Without a word of notice to the crowd on^reM .treet and without Pbowing tbcme.ljee to the crowd. Mator Low ordered the B'ile Guard to fire hto "J?W" Tbe order to lire was giTtn so Suddenly th^ Bo on had ibt clianro to escape from tbe rarge of thelr juns. 1,'eut ratten, of tbe Rifle Corps, ran rouod tho end of the (Ht Ball to tire the citir.eus notiee of tteir 'l'"* '. hut Wfore he could do this the volley Rifle Guard swept aciow the By wblch five men f'jrbn Koh'neon, of Deer I?le, 2d mate *b" ^^^ng sa >'?tf.n. was ?hot through tbe side, the bail Mtwrtng the If ft side ard coming out cu ^e Hght m y ng m>n ??ii'%'Ji>>iriofiit? He arrlvsd from Uow.on -?? tnrdav. and 'wn* about to he married to a Miss of J rrtlaud. He fell at the first fire and wan carried to Iir CU^'s office, where h?t*pbad?.tonOT. Ibfiuas McKennev was ?><ot in the heal, ?ni wjw ar ried into tlis United Swtes Hotel, where bi? wounds were dr^KFed. Tfcey ar?- not thought to he d&n&rou. . Th. Robirsotr, a young man in tb? ' e?P,0T ' \}}L J?n>?s K FerDald, was shot in the ankle, ?nd 0 b Y hurt that pmpntation will prohably be Deoee^ry. He was sittirg on a box. on the s.dewnk In front of tbe i?ore of Wm. H Hyde, in Clapy's new block, on tongrew f ' Job n Vahoney was shot through the leg, and was plnced in tbe care of Df. Dnrfin. . . j li, ratrisk Waguire was shot through the cjin, and bu ^^IhB.'Hilbon.. an old citU-n of Portland, 7t years of age waswocn ed by the thrust of a bayonet. It is rumored that Simeon Hustou was ^tU"' ed and that others we.o more or less hurt who??ame. we conic. no< gather How' many men aw injured It in impossible for u? at this time to say. Tlie ert-wd waB entirely without a ^'r' gsiiitKtion, ano notblEg was " t 5t,sfd iVm without any spee.al ^rVb^l r-cMn good ?utbor>ty. that not a single arrat was made uetil aftn tbe tirirg had ceased. [Frcm the Pcrtlaud Argu', (Maine Law? Noal ??w ? ornan,) Juoe * J .. As earlv as the ttird day of May, the Board of Al dfriom pa?ced a vote appropriating a ronm in the ^tjr Mail building to tbe use of the agency for the sals of Kors, and chose a commiiUe ot three, consist.o* of tie Msjcr. nod Ak'ormeu trooks *nd Carletoo, to make ail the nfeeimrj arrangem^ntfl for putting tl?? ag^aoy iBT??tffi? matter* .ffBioet the. time when Owroom sbovld be resdj, and asking stneUywitbtntae lln ot ;Leir duties tbe committee negotiated with an im r. iter >n N?w York tor the purchase of l quors in the or.rin?l package., sUting in what cap^J The liquors w-r* finally root, invoked to toe ?T Ai *nry of Portland. " wbich invoice has been*?cef^?j by the Aldej men Wbate.v it has been done by Dow haa bton' dine under this vole ef the B?*1'1 of men, i^fftd May a, 18S5, as a m. tnber of appo ntert bv the Boarc. and in conjunction w.th tbe "'iiV nlJtheV bought tie liquors on bis own ?co^^ nor p*id the money lor tbem, nor kept th*m po'sess'On? hot be aeted throughout *? * m iliis (.ommittee, regularly appointed by the 1 "* A l.ltrr en 71.u? the liquors w e.e o bUln^ lu lU" ln*? ' ntr required bylaw, were received and teken .in uoe deesion as the law provides, and lor the use and fceneht ^The* insertions of the SIcU, r/ Mains, therefore as fas as ibry conllici with the ahove, arc uttoily pounder "HnUo'tbe pre sent state of the public mind it was na lural that t'.ejslould be sei^rt hold or by pr-.)U d eed and per.on.lly interested '**! snd made tbe ha<is o' a strong excitement ^cn P*' Aftid eiv^n to msderotaod ta?t Mayor uo?r, wulie . nforrinir to? lfc.w tifttnat th?Tu ?nd tbeir frttudH, w*n himtell Violating its privisions in buying llqn-its on his own accovsn'- , re%iviBPg and keep ng t^ui w'th .ntjnt ?t unlawful ??le ? was, in fact, assuming the bus nee* i>l ShkssjsshSSSS fimbar M^ruots In t<H> much or the siioe spirit, 'triuosd hv the state nj Maine, and called BP?n the police, by v'rtue of Neal I'ow's law, to seite Neal Dow's stock ot 'journals were free from snT con) clous d*?5Jn to bring on the fatal c.Unrrophe ot Saturcbv night, but in tho caimoess of tolemncon vwticn we muct place the above pnbUsheil sssertn.ns in the train c l e ve n 1 ? which led, step by step, to that catastrophe? and leaie every wader to e-ti mate their Imports noe according to bir o 'a l^^nb. . , Anotfcer fact must not ?e overlooked Hie records Of the } olice Court sbow tbstthe _ business ^ ' ^ now rcsinly confined to our Irish population. As the er.d rcement ot tbe law has narrowrl tae number so en ? st-ed and tlreaVned tbe probablo extinction of the traffic' they have begun attempted res^tin* tu th? orti csrs who w?Te sctiog the discbarte of their duties. FaW.Vfotenoon there were three oa~* of thl, kind beiore U.e Pol ce t'oort, in -hich tho bound over to the Supreme Court. The Irish were rrettat in laipe nurubers, snd manifested much exei - mtnt of feeling? though nothing was coue to break the ffAce at that lime. .. , - #v. In the afternoon. ImmedUtely on th* opsninj of the Pr lice Court Reyal Williams, Joshua Stevens and M*ln a UT#r( appeared before the court for the purpose, as Mr. Williams s'ate.i, of making a complaint eeainst Msycr Dow for having liquors unlawfully in his poises *ion. Tb *j were aocotDpnniod by an oflWr, (Mr. Bridy,) mil there etoo ?pp>-?re<l in tbe corn", room a dor. en or fnte#n of our citizenn, waU known ** bitt<*r oppinanta ol the liquor Uw. Bnt the Judge looked into tbe lair i rut pa'.IMitd hlmrelf in a moment tb.it bis dntj- <ml?r the eircnmetiinc** wn? eiltfclt and obligatory 'He in ftedlately, therefore, pnt tbeoompl* riant* noder o?tn, und inquired if tn?y <"OuM 0Qe*ci*?tl0ii*ly Kweir th*t they bad re* kid to belure, ami aid btilev*, that tie epecilied liquors were kept by Mr. Dow, and wart ?'lo tinded for Kale w.thin the St^M, In violation of the Ttey be?11?ted at, firat. bnt Mr. WlWam*, Imving made ?ub*tnntl%lly the uui statement* which had appeared in ths X'att of Maine and A rgiu, Sanity tuid they were Ft?>1 y to tale th*- requisite oatb and aign the complaint: and tbn-e thre* iceo then made the nolemu oath and at g ted the ootnHaint. Ihe .lu^pe ?t once proceeded to make not tbe warrant. When it ?*? floiihod, be ha&h'd it to'Uepity M*r*'itl R'rf . who wa* present at tbe time, with ord?r* to exe ruie it. It Miotild here be atated that tse<e warrants have invariably b?en gliento tbe c ty m*r#hal or hi* ' iepot ee, id proftrmce to othnr officer*, becnu'e tae former bn?g ?n aalariea, make out their coat* to the oly, Infteao of having tbem accrue, ai in 'he citeof oib?r officer*, to tbeiDHeWe* ? tbu* raving the amount t?> U.e city tieaanry. Rut ib tVi* prcrfiUnpt tbe receipt of the warrant by oflicer Ring appeared to oncaeion a midden dis?|>poti rrent to the complainant* and their friend*. Mr. Wil li* tr.t Kiepped forward and derntnt'ed tbe warrant The rourt Informed bim it waa given, in tbe a*ual minner, into tbe band* of * competent officer, who would no doubt properly attend to it* exe-utl-.n. Mr William* ?f am < em*noed it, aanertlng hi* right to It a* on* of the complainant* He waa told that fie had made hit com plaint. taken bia oath, affixed h * *ignetur*. and there mi do Bon lor b>m to do until trial. Mr. TVlUiaa* dniudid the ?uiut of offioer Ring, who referred tke metier to ike wart, aad ib? latter udt the mm ? Xblaaation aa befor*. Mr. William then Wp* talkiag in a boisterous mea ner, tit was ufomd that be would to nftlM from lb* court room ee'ess he de?itto4 T1m complainant ?m) their trends coo* quietly disappeared. Officer Ring tk?i ?Mt (? ito cellsrof tM Otj HtU, wbere the II Siors ?ere deposited, and took pmnilon of them unlsr 0 warrant. which be bow retains. Ha would have at reeted Mayor Dow ca Haterdav afternoon, II there had been tfaae fer trial? Mr WUHtoa alao suggesting to the court *k?t umpv ttme should ha given for trial. Al rood as Hie officer arrived at the City Hall, ? ia?a crowd be gen to atsemble roun-1 tha budding with aU the 4emsa stratloasef <ittnrb?aee. Vbey were moatlj Irish, anil active tmoig tbem were many of thoae who had been ktn|lD| tound the court room in the forenoon. At the fact of Officer Rio* bavin* the warrant, they meailetted the tame indignant disappointment which bad beta displayed by the complainants Whether taie large crowr, to made op and *o tee* cabled at that criti cal n>on eat, evidences a preconcerted movement V> riot onely get possession of the liquor*, in t->e aveat of Officer llrady '? executing the wariant, we leave every fair mind to cecide. The fact- arc undeniable. Certain it n tint that body of disorderly men wera there fer no good ar law'ul purpoaa, and the fact that ifcey assembled in to short a period of time after the warrant war irsued, wouid indicate that thev must bar* had ttme previous knowledge cr intimation of the pro ceedings Jf the complainants had tucceedM in placing t hf variant in hr. Bracy'is hands, and be bad under taken to bave removed the liquors, the reader can judge, run the tnneequent proceedings, what would have b*?n the retult. as it w.s tbe men thus assembled 3e manded tb? liquors ot Officer Kin< witn noi ny ant inso lert demonstiatiops, sltliough, beyond the general tu mult 01 tie crowd and the ooirterous threat* of lndl vie ualc, we do not learn that there were anr overt acta cf violence until evening. At la etriy hour in 'he evening there was a large crowd mound tne bnlJdtag A little alter eight o'cloir, tbe Marshal, with some six or eight police, armed wth pistol-, tn t-red tbe ro>m where the Hqucre were stored. About half pant tight the mob began to throw atones against ibe door on Cong-ess street, breaking out the plsss in tbe upper putt of the door. The Marshal thea gave orders te the police to keep on either side of the door, to aa te be out of teach of any stones that might come in, and not to fire their pistols until some one should atttmpt to enur. In the meantime, the marshal repeatedly cautioned the mob to desist, upon ptrtl of their 1 ves, and in the ceurteof tbe e veiling tley were ordered to disperse by the sheriff of tbt county, snd alto by the Mayor. At length one man, wfco appeared to be a ringleader in tbe mob ctn>e to the door, swearing horrible oathn, and using rr o it. insulting and violent language towards tbe pehce in tie room, lie called them "a pack of damned cowards," challenged them to Are. and tanntod them by laying that tney did not dare to An. Than be harangued the mob, urg ng tbem to come on, assuring tbem that there was no danger; that tie police were cowards, and had only blank cartridges, and did not dare fire upon tbem even if they had ball Tbe marshal sgtin warned him upon peril of his life not to attempt to enter the room But under his leadership the mot made a violent ruth for the door, which, however, proved too strong for them. Tbe police U en fired, but Intentionally aimed over their heads, hoping to frighten, and thus avoid the ne cessity of killing rhis checked tbem for a few mi nutes; but the Fsme voice was again heard rallying the mob. assuring them tbat nosody waa hurt; tbat they were only blank cartridges, &c , &c., and another rush waa made foi tbe door, the leadar reaching in and at ttmpting 10 nnbsr it. The police then fired with effect. One man. tamed P.obb ns, a* we are informed ? a mate of an EaMport vetsel? fell dead, or mortally wounded, clrae by the door ; and it is supposed he was tbe man who bad been to busy In inciting the mob, as that volte was cot again beard during the evening. Of ibis, how* ver, the police are not certain, as they were not able clearly to distinguish objects in the dark *cm and contusion. Prior, however, to this firing by the police, a military company? ' The Light Guards," ar a portion oi tbe company ? marcbed through tbe crowd and took a position la front of th*e door on Congress street, when tbe mob begtn to pelt them with stones, srd several of the soldiers were* severely injured. An order was given 1o them to fire, thinking that the order itself might possibly terrify the mob. But the order was not executed, snd the coupany finally retired to their armory, srmewnat in cou'iu ion. "lhe "Rifle Quarts" were then called upon, and promptly responded to the call. Mayor Etow, with A;rieim? n ("axle ton and Brooks (the oommtttee ap< jo- uteri by the Board of Alrermen), put himself at tbeir head ; th?y marcbed into the armory of the L'ght Guards anj took their guns, (as their rifles were without taycnct*) tecurvd some cartridges, and tb>n marched down throi gn tbe crowd and into tbe room through the door on Middle street. Orders were then given tor tfcem to fire ihrongh the door on Congrom meet, in equads of lonr. Th<n order was executed, with what eflect we are not able Co finitely to state? but tbe repoit is that one man (an Irishman) waa killed, and ton>e si* or seven wouncei more or h-s* severely. A few rounds, hrwtver, sufficed to drive toe mob from tbe door, atd grat'uolly at about twelve o'dosk toe mob dispersed? leaving the pol.cx, tbe military and city au thorities in quiet poeiegrion ct the room, with a proud conecioutpetK that they had nobly discharged their duty, and that law snd order htd prevailed *g*in?t a lawieta neb? a mob, uo, gotten up entirely without cause or provocation, ap<1 ?s despicable tn all ito features at any that evtr ai-temMed op the 'ace of the earth. The rum veller would foice every citizen who may need spirituous liquors in rictieFt, or Jor any proper purpose, to either purcham ?>1 h m at lid low g rogeery, or to be oompelled to without tbem Hence the bitter opxisituin of every ri. nieeiler to a " ("ity Agency" ? a feeling wbich Is generally manifested, alxo, by all rum sympath'sers and bA er opv<>neD,? ?f lb* hquor law. And, as we hove before said, the traffic in this city be rj? now contneri almost exclusively to the Irish j emulation, tbis feeling is strongest ami moat violeot wit b tbe m They form the nucleus around which it ail centres, fbe ignorance and excitabte chtracur of muny of litem render them ?asv dupes of the more de sign. rg, srd ready 10 be puthed foreard into any scene of violet ee in opposition to law and order, and in tbis they ?e*m hnrced together in large numbers, acting with a defiant air tbat would indicate a oascionsaess ot being, atleset lnriirec' >y, upheld snd coantenanted by crme authority which tbey consider a ' higher powtr" thsn the law of the lard It regains to he seen whether this spirit of lawless violence attotiz tbe igcartnt and brutal, thus appealed to by tbe Oes'golofr, tbe unprincipled and reckle?a, shall rei*n triumphant in our midtt, or whether law t'1 order vha'l pre>v?il and our authorities he protects! in enforc eg tt>? laws of the State. There ci>abe but one anewer. Whatever m*y he men's opinions or ayn j atbien on tbe subject of the liqnor law, the pr nciple ot te If preservation mutt lead au considerate citizens to frown upon the mob spirit which has been manifested It !? due to Mayor Dow, the* marshal, his deputies and tbe jxiliof mm, &cd alto to our higb sheriff. to nay that Ibf > all acttd promptly. feerletsly and judiciously in the oi?-barg* (>"' their duties on tliii occasion Considering tb?> abort time they bad to make preparation, they all acted most eflieicntly, and every |ood citizen but reason to wjoice that tbeir efforts were finally crowned with snccvsa. Ibe company of " Rifle Guards," too, will not l>e foi^oltr They acted nobly and bzu*?ly ; and they will t0T0 an tbelr xeward, not only tbe proud conacious d??4 of bavin# done tbeir dnTy in tbe good cause of up holding tbe lawn and preserving tbe peace of tbe city, but ibe clear and unmistakable indications of tbe appro bation of tbe great majority of their fello w ot ;tzens? of all, in fact, whose good opinion may be desirable. [Correspondence of Ibe Boston Times.] 1'okti.and, June 4?8 I*. M. Ail is quiet at present, though knot* of people are gathering around tbe City Halt ? all, however, tilk'.ng calmly t.jon tbe late extraordinary proceedings. Wiirin tbe building hedges are being distributed to ?<>me two bundled special police, bnt further dinars anc* ia donbtful. The fceiiig. generally, ia thatcf naiveraal Indignation, and a large portion of strong Maine It* men denounce tte late event ia t.ne strongest terma Personal conversation with tnea of all parties, confirm the report* publisher ia tbe Portland papars tbia morn ing. and stamp the action ot Mayor Dow aa a deliberate ?corner. Tbe m liury ? the "Rifle Guards," not the "Rifle ( orpe"_ were marched behind tbe City Hall build teg w tbuut notice to the people. The doom of the elty mm sbop opened through, an 1 they sheltering them selves behind the walla tired through upon the crowd, at rattrom?by order of Capt. C barlea A. Roberts, under direction the May or? when it waa plain tber* waa no cause that would in the leaat warrant auch a pro ceeding. Ibe doors of the agsacy are fall of ballet hole*, and al*o tlie store window* oa the opposite aide. John Robinson, who wax shot read, waa not engaged in any not, but waa standing on tbe name aide aa the military, aud waa deliberately abot while he wn turning to leave tbe scene. Ills funeral from tbe aailor'a board ing boa: c in Fore street, at half peat six waa attended by a large concourse. 1h?> bocy waa carried to the reoeption tomb, followed by a loop procession. The Americau flag waa sustained by a number of gentlemen in the rear ot tbe cof&n. No exciteimnt, but interne feeling attended the o-ioaiion A large number of arrant* bare been mad*, am ing whom <e Lieutenant E. M. .Patten, of the Ride Corp*, wboae only ao* waa to try to aave life by warning the Seoftle of tbe presence ot tbe military. He wax tak?n at is iesieence while qnietly smoking a cigar in the gar den, at midnight, by a file of armed soidlsrs with fl ted baton* to. Tbe pnblie meeting tbla afternoon, at the City Hall was Immense. Quiet r*lga*d, ana it ia evident tnat no tb'rg but law without violence shall teat the matter. Mayer Dow ia called upon to resign, aod the opinion ia that he wtll be forced to do ao Tne warrant* agates bior. are ot tbe strjogeet character, and it ta the deter miration to pat thsro atraght through. I be ii.eeiirr waa called to order by Natlian Camming*, F.?q . and Judge Well* waa called to the chair. Willia aid lurry Stone, Secreterie* Speeches were made by Judge W*lla. John A. Pcor, Hob. Nathan Clifford, Geo. F. Miepley, F. G J Smith, John R. Brown and L. D. M. Bweet, all of a pacific but <ietertolaed character. A ; roeecutlr g committee, comp<ised of the following g*ntlero*a was appointeo Hon. watban Clifford, Thoe. A DeBole, Geo. F. Hbep ley, U. H. Diatrlct Attorney; C. Q Oapp J. II. Brown, E. Carter, Jr. ; Rufu* F. Wood, Nathan Cammlag*, Daniel L. Choate Tbis committee are instructed to prosecute Mayor Dow and all concerned, on a r barge of wilful raarder A preamble and i (volutions were Introduced by John ?<aLO, K#q , which were adop'.el by acclamation. wh?n the meeting adjouined, ana the aaaembly quietly dia pered. 'i hey are a* follow* ?b*r*e?, the ma'nteDaro* of law and respect for order have heretofore been diatiognlabieg charaoteriatioa of tbe people of Portland, and where** tbe recent occur rmeea among n* in conawtiou with the eity agency for tte *ale of llquora, have led to vlolatioa* of law an J a hres-li of the peace of tbe elty; and wher*aa tbe chief eierutlve officer of the elty ia held to answer to a com pi*int for a vtoUtlon of aa act *ntftt?d an act for the suppression of drinking bon*e* and tippling ahopa, and for whlrb offence a warrant baa been duly Issaeri by the I'ollee Court of the elty of Portland, aa<l wberea* the law* of the Stat* can only he mainlined by their due and becoming ob*ervan ?* oa the pert of all cttl/.ea*, ehetber la tt ot>? ?f offlce, we, tbe people of For .lead, recognising tb? iirrnHij of the It*, hereby muni ?irMwwtttiMto Btli ila it at bawid*. tad to

ki-M all offenders to justice, therefore Ratotved, ih?t tbo conduct of Nwl Dow, Ma r or of tha J"y, in referencefto Bia alleged illegal traffl* in intoxloa ting ilqucia, sbo.ld be subjected to a fair ud impartial investigation. lUeolv^d, That wbi)? we regret that the confidence ef ?v.TvP to, '""n't J of tbe*e priasanly ehar<ed with the i<)felfeUtrftt)OB ot joitSef|ii in a groat niAiurt b7 the re??nt course of events, which hu in viWd opposition te tba city aothori'les, wa cannot jus tify any acta of ?lot' nee or any br?a-h of the pence by }'?' ?r 'J "J unlawful assemblage. ?h u * . ! of blood by the order of the Mayor can oaly be justified a* an a ;t ol extreme ne "d then only in conformity to legal principle?, which tectaitv aboaid be made eo clear aa to preclude the chance or any aenae of inju stiie or feel i or ot re *??*? on ,he ptrt *f the friend* of any man summarily pot to death by Tielenee Resolved, That for the da* and proper investigation of the conduct of Neal l?ew, Mayor of the city, in refe rence to tbe discharge of the dnUea of tat* office, aa well oi of Saturday night, Juna ~> |s65> which resulted In tbe loaa of life, n committee of nine i e appeiatec to cause aueh investigation to be made, with authority on their pert to take aueh ac-ion in tbe prenitet a* tbe peace and good or)*r ef the city jn?y r> quire and to repertta writing or otherwise, at their discretion, and to nid tbe officer* of justico in riow the c'ity?^m" aDC criei* in the history of u 10 P' ~ Tbe eromd ?M>QO<1 th? City Hall lia* entirely dispersed, and everything ia quiet. A coroner's inquetu. oimmeno*d, upon the ca*e of Ro b'nton baa ar jouroed till morning Tbe jury i? com poeoa. a* I understand, principally of Ve*l Pow m-n, one of whom, tbe fur- mm. in aald to bare rem irked that there should have seen forty more kiUed!" _ _ PUBLIC MKBTIN0 The eitfiens of Poland are r quested to meet at the ?r in^i 1 dB'(j9? 4) *? 2 O'clock, for tbe purpose or inves'igetinp tt e circumstances attending the melao eboly transactions which look plao t in ttu* city on Satur ??*?'?* leat and if tbo fait* require, to appoint a Pro#'ote those perrous who are guilty of abedrlng tbe Mood of their fellow citizen*, aud to adopt ?uch measure* aa may he beat calcalatnd to allay tbe pr< tent excitement J Samuel Well*, Nathan Camming*. J. B. Carroll. Charlee Q Ciapp, Pt. John Smith, John Dow, J. B. Brown, Nathan CI fford, Osmiaittee of Citisen* of Portland. .. ? OPINIOnB OF THE PEB88. . * Brto?*t,r (*aU Low.) Jane 5.] t- pili. !Ilt'*D o whi,"h n*Te r**ebed uh of the outbreak ii^5 ^tu'day ?'??iog.are Tjry conflicting j "?tu'? <1?duo* '"??? tb#? ? ptrticular C i ? ",gV ?* wr#n f of the r,ot VVnile tbe tlMnfth?1?' denounce theao tionoftb* hayor aa murderous and indefensible, the JU?l,9*B the course of Mr. Dow, without deeming much ex?enua'ion neoeotary. This wida differ enoa ol opinion canno* be referred to deficient or erron* ou* information ; on the con'rary, it can more eaaily bo traced to that paastonata bitterneaa and stone-blind bl ST? n-'st^ir !*<fial*t'on ha* engendered in if < i t Tb1 ^dwrriier, with unworthy fltppancy, pretends to regard the m >b as a mere handfal of insiffoiQ Irinhmtn this adcaptaridum appe&l to tAe pv^jadiecs of the hour U bad in t pirit, and, we saspeet, bad in faet. It may inlt Mr. Dow'* purports rery weli to mat e a diatinction between the rUh and the poor? ^?twfeo the lofty and tbo lowly? between the Iriahman th* ^"ertuiT know* very weU that under the law* all are equal, and that an injury to tbe ?J Bjar7J0an- If Mr- Ne41 Dew's militia did but mow down only tbe poor and degraded hit niceP^\*i-l7f6nQ C*Urt" w^*11 rocognlze p? ?'f? distinctions between respectability and rags. But the apology defeat* it* own purpoee. If the whole moral sentiment of Portland be with thia law? if all (rood men Ioto it and only bad men hate it ? moderate dbecrv K ot t"1 10 ^ voU#?,of ^ ?ud Jines ot b*>0Deta were nec*B*Arj to supprese aa out ?"ill ,gain,t u. ^ ?*temporiied body of special con stable*, drawn from the upper cliuea and sworn in for ttie nonce, onfbt surely to bare nee a sufficient for the dispersion of sn nnarmed crowd of plebeians. lt, !.T?r. w'-,Do?r. counsel of bis human Ity rather than his eaoily, had adopted th* milder "hinl*!i>. Bot lik? rt when citlzei soldiers ars obliged by executive orders to shoot down their nelah w,th *"'? Abearance, has raserred the builet and tbe bayonet for the last extremity. Mill \ * "medy only to be employed when hJi vf. !einlT", h*Te and erery other expedient w?n, ? * 4i Ta,n? ? remedy to be administered u- T/l caution, and strictly within the limits of the '**? J D?w I* just the man to have control hI mi J *a. and even the Uvea of bis fellow beings. H 7 le n?itlHr hasty nor arrogant; neither fond of power, nor ostentations In using ii Bat as the reUlaiat'on* 'DT'ntori or diaeoyerer of a new system of !?t! ,* ' * d,r*ct persenal latereat in it* rsnu X* ",CCP,i-e H*Hed ?dmi?r. as th"P?. Tesler ol a panacea for ail the ills of society, he would t>e more than mortal if be did net sometimes let his self-corn very' wt)l8tha1?h.b<!i,'r ?f U'" JudgnwBt- We remember . * ,M "ported to have 'aid, that if the tensity ef imprisonment should fail to suppress the ob iiox-cuf traftc. heavier p-neaitiea must b? resorted to? a blcndering and unpbilosopliical remire, unworthy of sny public man in this enlightened age Bnt, while we do not profooe specially to diacues Mr Neal Dew's char Portli?dt?Ved?lhi"r !aT0,lt* we feel that the Portland tragedy la of unpo-tance to the people o! Mm rarbutett*, because it may teach them the naoeeiity of KJfcf "E* i ,0rtf *r,n?*< of oharity. The Undencv if a probicilcry law ia n<turally toearifs b gotry utx)n one r'i?,' *n1.>10!*nre "Po? tb? other. Constant' *va*?on U followed by inoreaaed vi,tilatce. Th* character of the ttona'ald^n. * Po'^/J^mforeign to our institu tions, aid always repulsive to the Anglo Saxon rac?? a * h ,he l'n8,,?h tongue afford, no name? "P}0""* ?nd OT'viUance-B. system of Mvwni. "'sures; of spies, inlormers and de u7? interfering with personal habit*, tbe gratifi cation of wbicn i, iUppo*ed to involve the preservation of peuonal liberty, naturally irritates, and teases and fhl r? ?f th" ,tw """ot afford to io r^et thi*. They ought not to be offended if thoy are caution ?d against Uuberality and arrogance, against n?e"h*slv i ffensive spaecbes, ?nd uselessly ' ^voking ^n plnl"ptf "t*0"'"' 'Sainat the peeping of Paul Pry, and the treachery of Vidoc.i. We believe that ''tlltlon*Hty and nracticabiUty of the Uw can be toftted in a liberal ana gencrttue wa? We |m>umvm iia^ fV,',' Principle* en be tried withoat lifting the li?V? e without seizing the horse* of carriers kel hoif"P'fK .i? ??pbo'rds, without listening a i key boles, without looking in at strset windows Hi?se fetty annoyances, mean and ridienloa* as they are will lyandVfo^ce*'8'^ 8nd iinpttlient "??" ^ 7ol *? kB?T "?* risk we run In making theae suggestions we kbow the stereotyped denunciations and the uoren ereus wmmenta which too often foUow an honest^ preaaion cf opinion ; but we should be false to oar duty and uftwor by of onr position if we failed to w?rn the beli*Te to be a terrible and irn . * would speak frankly and frwely, . tb* friends and the opponents of the law; we e " W* . -T?. ^?f?re had occasion to speak, >? If? "often Herald, (A.ti Maine Uw,) June 6 1 It i* t?eidom that an occurrence in a neighboring Staw fT.I?!d,in f>.?|XC'i?lntnt^B<1 f,'l n8 that ha* been mini . ^ ?itj. b? the riot in Portland last Sitard^v evening. The affair Is generally locked upoa here as a tnal-clou* and cold-blooded butchery, by Neal i ow and th. *Bd ,t?" or,,,:r 10 t*1* troops to fire upon tbe crowd a* a uteleaa snd unwarmnuble act. the ">*B? ?f th#,n v?y lilely not upon we b^ve pur^' bDt from the aecoante we pave received, it do* a not appear that ther ha ?' ???? aets of'v.olenoe that. weM an^hing h.e a iuT to" of Uw act of the solders, nor eoss it *pp,.ir ihat the authorities bud taken the prop.r pwcauUonarv disperse tbe multitude. But tha grsattr nnmber of persons in that crowd were there for no evil purpose, bunlness called many of them out- oners were on their way to tlielr homes at the time bn'. tae to P**t were thsre from curioaity. , W* t^d to know that the aFair Is to be pronerlv investigated, and before the end is seen we thinkth* ac vorates of the Maine Uw w.U find tkat aUhoogh the^ ?.*? TkW outr*?* tk? rights of ttw people, nnl destroy tbe-r property witbont warrant, by no itber n^d M ?e,fW ?f th*r? i? a line b" jond which ihey mnat not pat* The i1v?m of peaewble eltiaens are net to be te!fled with a?law ev^lt!1 lf"|1h UtT .reeklessnew There is a law, even in Maine, against murder, and though a Mayor baa a right to nBe the bona e or a eitize^ he must not wantonly and wickedly kill b'm. The e ia a higher law than tbe law of Neal Dow: there are inter .Bd Vltl tf* Pr*o?pt* that are not governed by paaeiou and althoogh a anbservient Board of Aldermen steo lu blm Irom the penalty for violating the liquor We bave no desire to prejudge this ease We ?ni> hTs'uce to thj."?lC' d0"*-j??tice to Neal I) o.' j*' slice to the memory of the man who wa* killed h> tha roloiers, justice t. 'those who we? Zounded on'hit occasion, justice to tne living and th* dead We hone notaiog will re done ha*?ily_)et tbe unlawful ac^J *'r*'dy committed stand alone, but l?t no leiral mumi be left untried to ascertain what are tbe riiht, 07c S ~A25 ?i*5 [From tbe Boston Post (Antl Maine Uwl J.n. ^ ?, Our tekyraphle despatch gave a abort account of ihe riot growitig ont of Neal Dow's att^nt^^da ?! liquor contrary to law. From tbe more .,V? m oounti in th4 Portland papers, it anoeara ihTt ' ski was rot by any me%os so formidable aft* eail for b^ shed In It* suppression. Neal Diw, author of the VUhie Uw, a dismal fanatfe ef the worst sort flr.t v,? ... i quantity of liquor In violation of his own Uw and ltiK* We copy the account of tbe Arnut. Wh*t fair minded person can peruse it without Indignationr What n^b? -j-jiSBsr st ?? z* Hackdkvl Catching ?We Inn from om of tb? erewipf the fiahing eehocner Kiyfng Cloud, who arrived borr?. by land, on Fridar, that all tb* an ra pidly filling op, and that tin catch of mackerel "out *outli" thic year will be greater than tor many year* p??t. He reporta the mackerel to ba of large ?l*e, aod of good ?inality, the eo*e? and barbore literally ?warming with them. ? Aeu'buryporC Herald. A brat email named Bean, whilo unthackling a oar of lumber next to tb? eng ne, at (M)taa' depot, Mar hprlrgfieM, Mae*. . on the Weetern Railroad, On the XI fottant, slipped beneath <bo tenner, the wh?els of whicl and the engine paaaed over him, cutting o(T both leg* below tb# knee. It wm feared the cH min conk) no*. ? uirlre bin Injuriei. Mayor** (Mb*. The Msyer's Cftoo jranM u uunatj tvtj ul native appearand yaatertfay morning, especially in the portion appropriated for a Mm Court, Mid by Juatlce Osborne Rssoatly, aed notion cases have bscome M ?rj common that scares) j a iay win without than being ft complaint m?de bj mm unfortunate girl, decs i red by the faithless promises aad seductive hlandishmeata of Moa gay 1 otbario or dishonorable rascal. A (aw daya ago. a young I rub girl 'ppearad before Justice Oaborne, and made affioavit -if >iiow? That ia th? month of Jul* or August last, ah* became ac quainted with eae Cbulu Willi, who employed deponent by Ul meeth te do teniae aud bsuaework for him, ea the ear ner of fthsety tinth street and Bloomingdale read, where laid It ilia that kept bouse. Depoaent further n;i that after Cngtollve with tali Will* aa a ear rant, an afor>iaM, hikept portnmng her to have sexual intercourse with hi in, whioh importunities deponent, reaietad until the bad been living at hie h^are about three week*, when said Wills solemnly pro mlaed aad swsre that he wonld marry her, whereupon de resent, relj iag upon hi* *aid promise. permitted him to ave intereonrre with he*, and afterirara* lived with him aa bis wife; bat be bee since refused to fulfil his promise ot marriage, and baa turned bar off. And the aaid Wills baa alao, nice t riming her away, endeavored to injure her clia racter, aad has, by injurious reports, procured her discharge from one ?itu*tlon, and prevented her from obtaaing o'-h-r pliee*. IWponeiit therefore oharjios the said Charles Willi with e? ducii g her nnder promise of marriage, and prays that b* ma; be arrested aad dealt with according to law. Mr Wil>a procured bail for $500 to appear in answer te tbia complaint KOB8IDO A LADY IN THE STRUT. Aa a lady, named Mrs. F. Prime, was proceeding to the I'aion Bank yesterday morning, with* check for $1302.r? wblab waa given to her by her hatband for the purpose of getting it cashed, her pock?t waa picked and the check extracted therefrom, by a juvenile thief, who was detected in the act bj a little girl who accompanied Mrs. Prime. l'ne young scamp made hia legs do tuelr duly to the fulWht extent, and succeeded In completely out-apeecing hia pursuers. The only recourse left, ibtreioie, waa to p rooted to the bank immediately, re late tbe circumstancea to the officers attached to it, and 10 atop tbe paj ment. This was done, ?tuiitly after, a full giown man casae Into the Vice of tba Union Bank, and presented tbe identical check for cash, Ipon being refused, and learning that Mrs. Prime baa anticipated him, be rushes) aut of the bank, and enreavored to make bis eieape. In thla attempt he was luckily frustrated by an efficient officer, who, with great difficulty, arrested bim at the comer. While lime persons were examining tbe ebeck, tbe prisoner grab bed it, and kwalloaed mora than one balf of it, in order that it should not be evidence aga net him. Several re commended the propriety of giving the prisoner au emetic far the purpose of obtaining the " masticated relict of the cbeca. " Ha waa committed to prison by Justice Osborne. CHARGE OF FALSE PRETENCES. A German woman, sged nineteen years, and named fabtna Bergmann, waa arretted on Monday, in Brooklyn, by officer Bnmsttad, on auspioion of having feloniously atolen and carried away from tbe posseaaion of Mr. Abram Jacobs, a Jewish merchant, 'doing busineea at No. 71 Division street, an amount of property. From tha evidence taken before Justice Osborne, H appoint that tbe female waa in tbe employ of Mr. Jacob*, and that one morning she disappeared without having giren any previous intimation of her inten tion of doing so. Thii circumstance aroused tbe suspicion of her employer, who immediately searched his premises for the purpose of seeing whether any of hia property had been ato len. Bis (earch ended with the discovery that a number ot articles war* missing, and that bia pocket was minus some three or four hunir> d dol lars. Mr. Jacobs, therefore, emplcyed the above nam'd officer to aid him in the pursuit of th? domestic, with whoie assistance she was on Monday traced to Brooklyn, and there arrested, the following large amount of property was found in her possession: ? in gold coin, consulting of doubia eagles, eagles, half eagles and quarter eagles, $208; sundry silver co ns, six silver tablespoons, worth $15 ; one silver label, worth >9; one silver sugar tongs, worth $1 50; one silver aalt eup, one ailver pepperbox, and one ailver cup, each worth $3; one white crape shawl, wor'li $18; a quantity of dry goods, worth $40, and one gold chain and necklace, worth S22 Tbe girl acknowledged her guilt, but said she never did so before, and never woaid do io again, the wept bitterly. Juatiee Osborne's Vowels of compassion were not, however, moved, and tbe girl was sent to prison to brood over her first false fctep. Theatres and Exalbittona. Acamht or Music ? Bellini's op?ra, "IPuritani," will be played for the lest time this evening, with the tame oast. On ihuisday evening the La Grange troupa will give a grsnd coteert, the musical seleeiiona for which ere excellent, and on Frtoay evening "Norma" will be given, being toe lest appearance of the com pany. Nihlo'8 Garden.? The Pjne opeia troupe are playing with great euccefs. Their singing ia greatly admired. Mr. Hstriscn is In better voice than usual, and Miss L. Pyue in nightly called before the curtain to recti re the plaudits of >b? audience. Tbe opera selected for tBie evening is tbe "Daughter of the Regiment," Miss L. Pyne as Marie. Bowxrt ? The benefit of MaodonalJ Macgregov takes ; p)sce to-night, when the French an 1 Spanish dancra win appear >? a grand divertissement The drama of the ??avenger" will commerce the amua*m?nts The faroo of "Our Ga'," with Miss Charles as Caroline Morton, will follow the divertissement, softer which the "Widow's Vict m," and all will close with the "Hungarian Ban dits." Lafarck's MiTRorojjTAj:. ? This evening is announced as ihe last bnt three or the season, the piese selected is Sbskepeie's '-Merry Wives of Windsor," *r Hackett as Faletsfl, and Mr. Barnttt aa Dr. Cutis, a French poy sician. Mr. Walcott and Mr. and Mrs. 41oan will also ap pear. Ihe new Irish faroe, 'Mesmerism, or Irish Sym pathy," wMl clo?e the amutements. Bckton'h Thratrf.? The receipts of thin evening are for the benefit of Mr B G. Hann, who o'lers for the ? nuiement of his friends and patrons a bill of very at tractive features- Mr. H. C. Jordan, Mr G. Hollind, and Mr. J. Dnnn have volunteered their services. The first piece is "All tbe World's a Stage," in wtiien Messrs. Msrcbant, Jordan. Miss Ingersoll, and Mits Annie l*e will appear. Tli? Infant Sisters will dance a Pas 8tjrien, Mr. Gardiner will sing a favorite bulled, Mr. B. Yatee will dance, and Miss Adelaide Priee will appear in a Pas SeuL Ihe faree of "Tbat Rascal Jaca" will folio w, Mr. John Dnnn as Rssnal Jtck, snd the borletta of '?A Day after the Fair," with the celebrated George Hol land aa Jeny, will conclude the amusements. It will thus be perceived tbat Mr. Hann h?s catered well for the fitquenftra of Burton's, and it is hoped that he wJl re ceive a substantial proof that he is esteemed by the dra matic public. Amkricak Mcbktm.? The dramatic selection for this aftenoon and evening is "the Lonely Man of the Ocesa," C. W. Clarke, Hadaway and Miss Mestayer as principals. Ihe Baby Show, in addition to the dramttlc performances will likely be tbe means of crowding the house every dsy this wesk. Wood's Min?tiikl8. ? The unnal negro minstrelsy, a concert a la Julllen and the "Wandering Minstrel" con tinue to draw large houses every ni(ht. Bracutr's Skriw.ad*rs ? The "Two Pompeys," with R. B Buckley, Percival and Miss Eleanor in tne princi pal characters, to night. Besides, there will be a great variety of melodies and instrumental pieces. We are requested to state tbat the company now performing in Washington, under the title of "Buckley's Serenacere, from New York," bave no connection whatever with the firm of "Buckley and Hens," of this city, Pkrham'8 Min.ktrklh ? Ihe programme of amusements frr this evening is composed of a variety of songs, in. s'fusental piece* and the laugh.-ibl* nurlesque Babr MiOW. The Liquor q,nc?tion. private houses not CaHTLES. The following article appeared in tne Portland SUUt of Mains, of the 'JA last , and confirms the view tiken by the Eattern Arrjut , that the course pursued by Seal I.'ow has dot e much to irritate and excite hoatile feelings in Portland against him andhisoffioers:? As a Mr. Dakia and his wife, who live on York street, were absent at ehnrch on Thursday, and a little girl only left at home, the house was visited by tbe police in search of liquors. The bona* waa searched from top to bottom, trunks wtre opened, and all tbe premises thoroughly overhaul ed. Wbat was found we do not know, but te are in formed that Mrs Dak in is very sensible of what was lost, for. on returning and seeing what had been going on, she loolf'd into the pocket of her dress, left hanging in the boose, and fonnd that twenty-sis dollars (one twenty dollsr gold piece) abe had put there, ha 1 been abstracted in her abseence. Where it bad gone of course no on* knows. Ia a man's house his cat tie ia these daya ? We charge no one with this robbery ? but If private houses are to be visited in this manner, and ia the abaancs of tbe oceupants, whoever they may be, wbat aafety ia there for any one of ua in our honaes and our homes '< It becomes us to protect them at least from thieves and robbers, under whatever guise they may appoar. On tbe 12th inst. the Prohibitory Lljuor law ?f In diana, passed at the laat aession of tbe Legislators, will go into effect, according to ita own provisions. There teems to be diffcrent opinions in the eommnnity as to whether it will be enforced or not. Rude Boreas on a Frolic.-- Many ?onde-fnl doings of the late hnrrieaae which has swept over the Westtrn country bave been recorded, bnt the following, in Osra county, Missouri, beata them alL The Cass tonnty Gazrtte saya:? "The door of the houae first blaw open, then waa unroofed ? then almoit every log, even to tbe sills and sleepers, were tora from their plaoea.and fell, and were piled np fa great profusion around and over Mr. Young and wife, who remained ia the houae, and, straage to tay, wore neither of them, we are happy to learn, seriously injursd, though considerably bruised and hurt. The step soa of Mr. Young, a young man, when the door blew open, raa out, aad finding be could not stand, throw himself on the gronad at tbe foot ot a .ocust two, clinging to It with his arms, aad the wind lais'ng him from tne graaad and threshing him all the while, bruised blm considerably, bnt not dangerously In ita course, after peaainf the bouse, ft tora down all tho fences on the farm, and destroyed a fine lot of timber. ?r. Young had a two horse wagon, which was earned sa be haa every reason to believo, and lodged in the top of a lnrge tree, which waa afterwarda uprooted. The wagon bed baa not yet been found, the tornado then s'ruek tbe adjoining farm of Mr Master, oa which waa a )<ng line of stone fence, which It threw down, and seat Uied the rocks In avary direction ; and large rooks weigh U g more tbsn a ton, embedded ia the earth, were V noved. Great numbers of birds, rabbits, Ac., war* found torn to pleies in its course; asd we are inform-'d U at the poultry of Mr. Young which were not killed were stripped ?s naked as if they had been seal-led and picked for tbe frying pan." Tbe H? wsvllle, B, C. , Herald learna that in conse quence of the prefer t and prospective scarcity < f bre vl ?tuffs in that State, a large eotton planter has sowed all bis lano <n corn, and will raise no cotton crop tbia sea son. This course is recommended to eotton plaavrr* generally. Halted Mate* Circuit Coart, Before Han. Jadfe Nelson. CHARGE TO TBB OKaHD JUBY? THE SLAV* Jew* 6. ? The following gen tl omen wsre thie day | ?? the Grand inqaeet:? Fireman, William Gala; i Allan, Samuel B JllkMM, Edward Bill, John E. Philomen H Froat, Char leu 8. Franca*, Henry Grl Jabn W. Howe, Richard D. Lathrop, Jum D. < John Pendleton, B*b*rt L. Taylor, Banjamia 1 ? right, JehmT. Adam*, Henry K. Bull, John W. Klanthon WOaon, Garratt Van Cleeve. Judge Nelson said Gentlemen of the Jury: 11 n>y hand a Hit, furnished me by the District Alt of the p*rsons accused of Tarious offences United Stales, tba evidence In reepett to which Uid before yau in the course of your session, fo Inquiry and examination. There are eome thre^ gone charged with tbe crime of larceny; ona of John H. Gale, le charged with larceny on an American bark on the high seas ' named Nell Nugent, and another, named I nines, for a 11* e offence. Thl? offence in puni^ under the 10th section of the act of passed 20th April 1790? that la, the larceny on tha blgh sea*. That act pioridee any person within any place under the ex jurisdiction of the federal government of the States, shall take and carry away the goods of a with intent to steal them, he shell he guilty of which is punishab'e by fine and imprisonment, are stolen on an Amu loan veatel on the high sea is an offenee within toe mean ng of the a-.t. 3a of| offence committed wlilim the limits of tie p?rt, i place ceoeo to the United ttates and over whia have exclusive juriadl tion. The next clas? ot offences is a charge o. assault dangerous weauon upon a person on the h gh se board en A?a*rc?n veiael there is the case oft Walsh and two other persons, who are charged wttj oflenc, which Is proscribed and punished under t section ot the act of lid March. 1826. A dangerou pon la one a blow reo> ivec from which would ree| a7i probability, in deatu er in great bodily harm pon pncncii-f such results is considered i a dangerous weapon aod an asseatt such a weapon on the high seas would the party mtniu the meaning of the ait. The class of oQencoi la mating and passing I terlelt n>cney, th-re are threepersons charged that offence, wh ch is proscribed by the -1st sec^ tha act ot 1826, and is punuhad t?y fine and lmj ment Tbe Judge read the section of the act, ? plained the nature of tbe off-nce. ihere are also ral persons who aie chaiged w.th the oUes tndcavcrleg tj make a revolt on the high offence is protenbed by tha 2d section of the "naeirs casss, also, according to the memiri submitted to me, which may be presented lory? termination, arising un-er the 18th secuon of act < which mates the counterfeiting of an invoice i Custom House a misdemeanor punishable By n? imprisonment; this offence is where parties, in?t present ng 'he original invoice made up at tba ] exportation, and winch is the proper one to be l td. Instead ot mating use ol that, It is Uid aaun an invoice forgea with a view to defraud the revenl It la also suggested that cases may be prsaeol jou during your deliberations respecting the prej and fitting out of vessels at tms port to become ? in the Blave trade. This equipment, preparation, out of a vessel or ves> els at any port within the 8 ates, is made an offence under the third section < act of April iO, 1818 The second tection declares "that no citizen ? tens of the United States, or any other person sons, shall, after the penning of this act, for h themselves or any other perron, or persons whatap either as master, tactor or owner, build, fit, eqmpJ or otherwise prepare any ship or vessel to any pi place within tbe jurisdiction of tbe United S*ate| caustanv such ship or vessel to sail from _any _ place whatsoever, witnintbe jureiiction of the sea the pnrpoea of proeuring any negro, malatto, or of color, from anj foreign kingdom, plase or conn be transported to any port or pl*ce> ?* J? otherwise dlspossd of as slaves, or to be held to i or labor: snd if any sblp or vessel shall be so hpifl ted out equipped, ladtn or otherwise prepared ! purpose aforesaid, every such ship or vessel, her 1 furniture and laoing shall be forfeited, one mok the use of tbe United Strtes and the other to the tbe person cr perjonB who shall ?ut for *aid forfe| and prosecute the same to effect; and B?ch ?b.p< sel shall be liable to be united, prosecuted and coo* ed in anj couit of the United States having eonj ^Tbethlrd section subjects all parties guilty of 1 fence charged? fitting out, and so forth, to foi| sum not exseeling $6,0<>0, and to Imprisonment I btate prison, not exc-eomg seven years. The fa |n the course ct a ixial In this Court within til jsar, that persors have been engaged in the violatJ this act and it Is quite clear from tbe develop*! made on tbat trial tbat It wa? a business not aev that It hud been carried on for a series of years this port, and oftentimes carr.ed on with very peal eees; persons befog enga ed in preparing, equlpjMI tittiuBout vessels lor the speaial purpose of MM pioje.l la that In'amous trade. I b??h1 ??- ???? tbe Grand Jury tbat if tbe violatloo of tli's act?? pored to have been carried on within this P<fl will be their duty, and I have no do ibt it i their feeling to ioveatigate it thoroughly? to tbe bottom of it? to break it up. It is t tbe Uw, it is due to justice and to character of our c tv that this trade shout be b up. ano It Is within' the power of your bo*y to do following up these inv^stlgationa, with a view to the crime- to develops tbese transactions ?ni to to light tbe inclvi lualB, if there have been ??y, cerned to thistr<os*ctlon. It is in vour power, m invest gations, to brea* it up and destroy euch a r as well as to bring tbe offenders to punish sent, ?re all the cases that have be?n submitted ?? me, course vour duties sre not confined to tbem; youj a right, and It is your duty, to make an examtaat: anj olTenec that may come to your kn0",'edB*'? linowntoany iretrber ef A? course of jour examination, It is tbe law tbaj are to kave cvid?n .? only on toe I art i pov?r?ment. It Is an ? parte examtoalion.^ tbat respect <Mff?r?nt from trial by a petty Hence, no doubt, jou will be quite satisd?d eefor? arrive at a conclusion that the off'nee is estabH s gainst the accused. The general rule and the sa? Is. i bat if there is sufficient evidence pro3U"?d T government to satisfy you of tbe *mH of tb*P,1 such evidence us you would be Incline! to find him| ly on, as petty jnror' ? then that evidence would wa jou in finding an indictment. , The Judge then instructed the Grand Jury as '1 general law respecting tbe number ? sixteen cosstiluted a quorum, and the necessity o. ** them agreeing m an indictment before the bill cou found against any party He also ramto Wthem< secresy of their d?liberatfc)Be, and cautionel them a^ permitting any person to approach the men tbe sa of their duties. The Grand Jury then retired. Superior Court? rtntrml Term* Before Chief Justice Oakley and Jud^ss i)uar Bos worth. TBI FORBJ8T DIVOKCB CASE. Jcne 5. ? In the ewe of Catharine N. Fo rett ag Edwin Forrest, in which a default was taW?o on Ma by Mr Cbase, one of Mm. Forrest's counsel, a a *m made this morninj by Mr Chase, whoexpU.asL circumstances usfler which he movnd for toe t!e| sod he now begged Ue Court to permit biu to open default. J he Court granted the notion, and we oolerita^ argument will be beard aome time during the pr| terra. Mr. J Van Buren was in court, on Debah < Forrest, but tlie motion to opttn toe default was by the plaintiff's counsel. Conrt of (Jerieiai Sessions. Before Judge Stuart. This court assembled yesterday morning at 11 o'i and the followinf genklenen were sworn as a I Jury for June Daniel A. Archer, James Barton, William Baulch, Theolors B#tch. l.ouia J. Belloni, Thorn u H Gllhoolei Jobn 8. Bussing, Theodore Martin*, 1 Thomas Cummlngs, Jr., Tbeodor* i. M?yer, I Daniel French, Jobn t. B UaxwellJ Henry A. 8?amsn, John H Mersereaa,! Luther Baldwin, M. M Btcaas, Fores The above forming a quorum of the Grand Jury, I others were sworn, and the tilling up of the jurjl postponed till to flay. 1 Judge Stuart briefly charged the jury, stating h(| the law that ruled them in the discharge of toetr The jury retired then to deliberate. A petty jury was then empannelled, an ? tsro or I cases of petty lareeny were brought before I hem. I other business of importance waa transacted durlaj A Fait hi. >88 Wife.?1 There was qatte an t_ m?nt created at ore of our hotela a day or two sini tonsequence of a gentleman from Reading. 1'eun i ia, finding his wife in company with another ma_ appears tbat tbe husband had oeen from home for | time on a business tour, and had written to bis . meet kim in this city, woere he would be at a ceL time. He reached Baltimore a day or two before hi I tried to do so, and the wife, anticipating a day or t>f pleasure before bis arrival, left her home la the) pauy of a friend, who was to ait aa a protector ontl arrival of tbe husband. Both arrive! at the same ] without tbe knowledge of each othar, aud the wife loilginrs under aDOt keyname. There w*s another I tleman from Reading stopping at the same bouse, [ saw tbe truant wife, and mieting the husband ioql after the health of Mrs F, when he was tol 1 bl bukband that he was there awaiting her arrival.] was then surprised to learn for the iU>t time thai was then In tbe city aad stopping at tne same fal with himself. A a laqulry waa at once made, and .fl discovered that abs was in the house, and that! was in the same room with her pretended pro>| He immediately went to tbe owaer. and gaining i sion, found tbat they were there aa m\n and wife stead of irBtcting merited punishment upon tbe wd who bad robbed blm of his happiness, lie mntented I self with seeing them turned oat of the house, unfl linquisblng all claims to her. We understand :hvf injured buaband is a man of abundant mians audi devoted in hia attentions to the false creatare who| trifled with his honor andfcffections. Hlis is said 1 a young woman of prepossessing appearance good family, and that tbe feet of her infidelity has I made known to her aged parents. They had been ried but a short time, and the husband an*icipn> himself a life of unalloyed bsppinoss ffa'lfusig tra?, Jmu 4,| * Dr. Stone, a homeopethic nbyslc'lan in Medford, sommHted ujictCe on tbe 3d last., by stabbing bin