Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 26, 1856, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 26, 1856 Page 1
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THE NEW YORK HERALD. WHOLE NO. 7149. MORNING EDITION-WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 1856. PRICE TWO CENTS. ADVERTISEMENTS RENEWED EFERY DAT. NEW PUBLICATIONS. rrai PHILOSOPHY OF THE WCATHER. 1 D. APPLEION A CO., 546 and 318 Broadway, publish a*T'tnV PHILOSOPHY OF THE WKA.THER, AMD X GUUM TO lib CilAHOKB. By T. B. Botui(?. 1 vol. 12mo., with lHuatratons; 91. The author of this volume baa made it his study throughout 111? to observe the weather, atd he ha* deduced there! rorn a theory, which la detomliisted the 'Philosophy of the Wea ther." It ia illustrated with numerous engravings ol the sky and the clouds at the various periods of atmospheric changes before and afler a storm. Any one of ui can, with the uld of this book and by careful observation, become a faithful prog noeticator of the weather It is an Interesting and usetul study, and It ia somewhat remarkable that no book baa been WTitteu on the subject before. Just published. APPLKTON'B CYCLOPjEuI a. OF BIOGBAPBY. 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Material Aid Cmu*UIm Appointed? What the Km Stale Ami Old aid what (hey Wdn'tJ and what they Intend do Oo?Kir marks of General Schuyler, General Pome* ray, Mr. Owight and Others, <&c., dte., Ac. A meeting, tailed by the Kjuum Amet loan Settlement Company of thi* city, wan held last evening at the Broad way Tabernacle. It was expected that the building would be crowded, but when the hour appointed arrival It was not mere than two-third* fall at the very utmost, aai here and there umong the audience were a few ladies not mere than a doaen altogether. The meeting waa, in fact, an assemblage of nigger worshippers, and a tew others who were present metely to gratify their curiosity. Theodore D wight, the President of the "Settlement Com pany," wss in the chair. He opened the meeting wit li a lew remarks explanatory of the objects for whioh it Lad been convened. He said the meeting hal been called by the "American Settlement Company" ?f this city for the purpoee of presenting to a New York audience the representatives of the Free State Executive Committee of Kansas, and some of their members and associates, who bad been appointed to make known to their fellow citizens of the Eastern and Northern States the condition and prospects ot that new Territory. The Committee would have the pleasure of presenting during the evening General Schuyler, formerly ot this bta'.e; Judge Conway, formerly ot tee South, but now a resident of Kansas, and a Judg* under its present State o-ganization; General l'omeroy, or Massachusetts, like General Schuyler, bearing a worthy name ? (Ap plause)? a name which called up Revolutionary associa tions of the highest kind, it teemed necessary tnat a short sketch should be given of the operations which bad been carried on in this State during the last year and a half, la July, 1864, a meeting was held in this same building to devise ways and means for promoting the settlement of Kansas with the friends of freedom. The result of the meeting was, that !>n association was toimed, under the name of the New York Kansas Leag-.te. Some three or four thousand emigrants went to Kansas, under the auspices of the as sociation, although their expenses were not borne by the i.eigue. But the association rendered every aid in their power, and gave them all the necessary information in their power, so important to rettlera in a new Territory. He defied any man. whether friend or foe, to point to a single illegal act that had been performed by any man sent out by the association. Soon after the operations of the Kansas League had oeen commenced, it was deemed desirable that something more definite su ould be done, and that arrangements should be made for the union of men upon some particular place in Kansas; and, v the re fore, in Octocer, another society was formed, called the "American Settlement Society.'' A committee of seven explored the Territory, and selected a place for settlement upon the Sama Fe road, a short distance from Council Grove, to which the name ot Council City was given. Through the 'influence of the Kansas League there were assembled at this point some 600 or 8u0 settlers. He would now introence (>en. Schuyler, a resident of Kau nas at "present, but formerly of New York, who would give tie audience some details respecting the oondltion of the people cf Kansas and their prospects. Gin. Uaivruat thanked the audience for their kind re ception. He felt, while standing here, that he waa breathing a new element, entirely different from that which hao sorrounied him ot lae. He could recognise here a home; be was fully conscious that he was in the Empire State? a State that be could call hi* own, and any citizen of New York who had ever been far from home would teel that it was no small matter to say that he came from the Empire State. There was one charac teristic about the meeting to-night differing from the meetings that the friend h of Kansas had held in othei places, and that was, the sparse attendance of ladies. The ladiea generally turned out to attend Kansas meet lcgft, because their hearts were with the friends of free dom in Kansas. He could assure the audience that the present peace in Kansas was owing vary much to che conduct of the ladles of that Territory. Many of them had, no doubt, heard the anecdotes travelling the roun la ef the press with regard to the action of tne ladles of lawrenee, when that eity was threatened with an inva sion by the Missourians. At that perilous hour, wn?n the city was beleaguered by the enemies ot Kanaas, who were encamped by thousands around it, ready to burn it down, as they had declared they would do; and when the defenders of lawrenoe were learlul they should not have sufficient ammunition to sustain the expected tfiege, what stand did the women ot Larrenoe take'- Were they looking tor a Mieltv to which they mlgnt fleer No! Tney were the bravest of the brave, and they stood tide by side by their husbands, and th?y said if their husbands were doomed to death, they toe would share the same fate. About the middle of the siege they found that amunition had been forwarded for them, whichtbey could enly get throu?h the eveay's camp. The women came up and saia, "Give us the joo, and we will see it we cannot get it through." They accordingly laid their plans, and hiring a pleasure wagon ? a covered wagon, drawn by oxen? some of their number, who volunteered tor the purjiose, started for the camp of the enemy. They managed to pas* the sentinels up:n the other tide, reached the house where the free State powder was deposited, secured it safely, and again elud irg the vigilance of tne een'ineli, reaohed their friends in satety. The ladies also marshalled themselves into a military company, and bad their regular drills They were tniiy reeolvec, if necessary, to go out to the field ot battle and fight the enemy. He stood hstore them as a delegate of the fiee state man of Kansas. He came to tell them the story of their wrongs. There had been a thousand things said of the free i-tate i*ople of Kansas that were not true. He pro nounced all the statements ot acts of violence committed by the free State men upon other persons in the Tarn tory to be untrue. He found a great many persons who professed 10 he fiiends of freedom in Karuas asking them whether they bad not been committing' thise great wTot>gB. They came hereto pronounce the whole of the specifications contained in the Kansas message as /his-, with a aii gle ex:eptiou. and that waa the arrest of a free State man accidentally frcm the hands of the Sheriff of I Douglas county, and that was done on the impulse of the moment, by young men, who were prompted to re sist the Sheriff in consequence of what they deeu.ed to he a great act of injustice on his pari. The free State men of Kansas bad never bro ken the laws. The would bear in mind that there were two sets of laws in Kaunas? one the laws ot the I' nlted States government, the organij laws, and the other the laws ot the Legisla'ure, which was said to tie a Kansas legislature, but which was known to us as a Missouri Legislature. When he spoke of the laws of the Territory, be had refeience to Territoiial laws, and he defied the enemies of freedom in Kansas to point out whete, in any ins'ance, they (the free State men) had ?"'ken the laws. Hen. S. here recapitulated, at some length, the incidents attending the rescue of a free State i''an liom the hands of the Sheriff of Douglas county, and then continued by eaylug that the citizens of Kansas now present at that meeeilng went to that Terrify with a itcling that they were to make a home for themselves, that thev wire to mingle with Northern and Southern n-en, and that they were to plant Institutions like tm*e they bad left behind. There tney had labored for this last year. They bad been over "a large portion ot the Territory, and mingled freely with all toe classes of the people there. They were acquainted with their de sires and weie familiar with the state of things there, and they were now commanded by the people rf Kansas to come to you and say, "We have tried squatter sovereignty fully, and It has proved a failure. Gi\e us protection for thise rights which as American citizens we suppose we enjoy." They were all familiar with the state or things in Kansas, and t hey knew that the free State men had been disfranchised ?that ihey had been robbed of one of the dearest rigu s to man, the light of tho ballot box. Their enemies nad openly declared that they were determined to make Kan sas a slave State, and' tliey had very nearly succeeded in doing so. They had taken possession of the ballot box by violence, elected their own Legislature, and pnssed laws by which free ftate men were prevented from giving utter ance to their opinions upon the subject of shivery. Whe ther the enemies of freedom would succeed or not, he was unable to say, but he still ho|>ed tnat the prospects of Kansas becoming a fieo State would brighten and be crowned with ruccess. A Committee of Investigation had just been ordered by Congrets to proceed to Kansas , and make aa elimination into the his:ory of the alleged electkn frauds, He thinked C >ngresa for this act, and he ctull well Imagine the snouts of congratulation that wou d go up frota the frto State men of Kanaas when this news should reach them. There had been days of sorrow ant sadness on the part of the friends of freedom in Kansas, now the sun looked bright, and the prorpeot <>f a speedy and honorable settlement of this whole con troversy was encouraging indeed. General Schuyler then concluded hi* spee.'h by giving a description ot the Territory and the inducement* it holes out to settlers. Geoeial Povkroy, of l.awreuce, originally of Masu^hu* setts, was rext iutroduseL Be said he tea* a workfug and not a speaking mar, for it was of more importance with them In Kansas what a man did than what he said. It was time that something was done, as enough had already been said. What ho should say, however, would he In icgaid to the rights or the free State men and tbelr wants, ihey wete invited thoie, and they went, although by legislation msny millions of acres of Tree territory were thrown open to the entrance of slavery. They be can to look out for homes for themselves when they went there? homes in which they might happily terminate the evening of their existence. Wnoi they went there, the land appeared to te deserted by every one, and they deit-rtnined to wake ft into civilization and life. To tleni, In all Its wl'dte?s, It looked, however, like a Gar ocn of IMen in all its loveliness. But L. was not long before its as|?ct was changed, and before the signs of cultivation made their appearance Council City and Uwreuce had their foundations laid, and I suppose, said the speaker, you have hoard ofthea. (Applause.) Well, he continued, we organize 1 an Im migration, but not au invasion, an we have been accused of d< log. There wete three organizations in existenco be fore outs, and they were started in Missouri, for the pur pose of extendlrg the peculiar institutions of that State. Thty sought to procure protection tor slave property in esse they fail In overthrowing tho Missouri compromise. Well, on the Doth of March lust we wore to have an elec tion tor the legislature, bnt the Missouri man came over fo tnke i art In It, and they brought over their candidates with them, (lauahter ) They voted out the tree State n en, because, as their Hteaker said, they agreed to vote t' em out before they came. Afier this they remained till He Fourth of July, and mad* laws, and such law* too, that all the law* of Missouri would be applicable to Kansas. They also passed others, making it crininal to speak nuaisst slavery; and if anything written agwimt It got ii 10 the hand* ct slaves, It warf indictable as * grand !ar and punlsbaVe a,- a %l,vj r?.t -j.? to i?w, before allowing ?* to rote, to support the acts or 1793, I860, the Kansas Nebraska biU of 1864, and to pay a duller to the Sheriff. (Laughter.) No If, we wu*ld not ecjede to this, Imium it would be swearlug a??y oar independence m Americans. but we pledged ourselvee to support the constitution of the I'nitei Htafee, and t% act as became good law abiding citizens. Wtr could O't be alaves. We could not hay* tne (tripe uyou our btokN nor the brand nprn oar foreheads, tor we were freedom's men. ( Applanre.) We went to Kansas under the pro tection ot the previsions et' tbe bill panned by Congress, allowing the people of that Territory to frame their own lawn. New we want Congress to support us in the miiii tenanoe of our rights and t? carry out in gewd fatth te wards us the provisions of the Kansas bill. We did not go there to interfere with Missouri. It ha* been sail if we make Kan km a free State f I every won't bo worth an} - thing in Missouri, hut we have nothing to do with that. Haw v and freedom hare a bad a free race ; and although, at the first, the free State* were behind, they are n*w ahead of the Slave States. The speaker presented New York and Virginia an a proof of the effects of slavery add freedom. In the^latter S'ate, he Bald, the average va lu of ihe land per acre is estimate j at about eight f olltrn, while that oi New York la put down at twenty nine dollars. The same proportion wm (eon in the resources, the manufactures, the products and the commerce of both State*. It was in view of these facts that their preference was given iu Kaunas for fieecom over slavery; and while they did uotteek to Irvarie the rights ot any of their fellow citi zens in Kansas, they were determined to advance, as far as la them lay. the cause of freedom, and with it the prosperity of the Territory. Now what, he continued, we want is to be let alone; and if this is done, we will not in terfere with the institutions of Missouri; bat If we are not let alone, we cannot oentrol human passions, and the institutions of Missouri may go with the things that were. In regard to the wants ot that Territory, taey are ?hose which every settlement requires. We wane men ? population fast? and we need capital In advauoe of population, as it is always the great attraction to emigration. Without it nothing can be done. Make it tor the interest ol men to go there, and they will go. that, country is the heritage of freemen, and raubt be theirs. Where we had one thousand men going last year, we will have teu thousand this year. We have a young cradle of liberty in Kansas, and we will rock it. too, on the next Fourth of July. (Appliuse and laughier ) We must not give it ui; and If lean read anything in the signs of the limes at Washington, it will not be given up. I Mr. John A. Kim, presented the following resolution : ? Resolved, That a collection be now taken up (or the aid of Council Uity, Kansas, aud a committee ol live ue appointed to receive aid and disburse tho same. Mr. Simpson seconded tho resolution, with a few re marks. He was, he said, in favor of freedom. This was no cry for assistance trom a foreign country, bat from our brothers. He had opposed this Nebraska perfidy, brought out by a Douglas, and he was determined to oppose it to the last. He, for one, was in favor of af fording every protection to our tellow citizens in Kansas ogsiniit the attacks of ruffians. The tree settlers in Kansas had been called negro worshippers. They are branded, he continued, as being black republicans. I rejoice in the tame of r? publican, bat thu question is, not for the colored men, but for the white free men of tho whole country. Assistance had been fresly tendered to the Greeks over twenty yean ago, when they were struggling for their liberty. Here, however, was a Spartan banu In our own country whica deserved support, and with the help of heaven they would have it. Mr. Jou.v A. Ki.vo was the text speaker. He tMt, he mid, a deep Interest in the succeeiful establishment of our fellow-conntrymen in Kansas. Assistance had been dtmacdad, aid he felt eertain it would be liberally gtvan to sustain there sons of liberty as a free colony from the Slate ot New York. It was manifest tiniest they did not receive aid, and survived, it would be through I>eiil and suffering; bat if that a*>Utanoe is given at once, they will be enabled to go on prospering with a rapidity that enliveus and cheers. We have, be continued, received terrible accounts or their sufferings, but in the midst of ail their tnals aud troubles they never yielded, and were determined to hold out as long as they bad life, and to make a free land of that territory which they bad selected for their future home. We have a rig lit to contribute aid to build mills, hotels, school houses and churches. This we have a right to do, and shall do, asd they will do the rest themselves. (Ap plause. ) We see in that Territory the rights of free citi 10 ns attacked? even tbe voters driven from the polls, and from pouesskn of their land, against the principles of squatter sovereignty. Now the question is, whether it will be a ft ee or slave Territory, and what we have to do as teasonable solid men. We have to see whether this republic, which is built upon liberty, sbould fold its arms and let things Ulte their courie, or whether it will say let liberty or slavery pre vail. (Applause.) That's the talk? that's tbe ques tion: whether you will sustain the right* of the free men o: Kansas, or ieave them to their fate; and when the time comes, let the ballot decide tor liberty on your side, or slavery on theirs. (Apple use.) He concluded by eu Uehtlug them to do something in support of their fellow citizens. The Pkksidknt now pat the resolution, which was una nimously adopted. He appointed the following gentle n en en the cciumittee: ? Hen. John A King. Hod. Wm. Jay, Seth Runt, Simeon Draper, I'eter Ceoper. Jut'ge Cos way was the last speaker. He said he was a Southern man. As a Southern man, said he, 1 am in favor ol State rights, and of the integrity of the Territorial rights of Kansas. He would legist to the .'ast this daring and unscrupulous aet of usurpation. As a democrat, also ? one who had toted at tirst with the democratic party of the naiiou ? lie wou.d give his suptort to th?se who were defending tue gteat principle of popular sovereignty which the demcciatio party had Imperilled all its power and pros j et ity to est ablirh. ( Apple u ?e. ) When Judge Conway conduced, three cheers were liven " tor the Gree State of Kansas," after which a col lection was taken ap. The meeting adjourned as soon as the material aid was all banded in. Hoboken City Nem. W -4TBJt FOR Hobokev. ? There is now a pro?pe?t of an early supply of water for the city of Hoboken. Thm want had often been expressed by the ci tlzens, and the provi sions of charter being such that the prospect of a supply of water was remote. Mayor CUckenar proposed an amendment, ^which provided a speedier way of sup plying this want. He devoted considerable time to the subject at Trenton. Tfce amendment, with Home change, was adopter), and provides that the city may, by a two third vote, dccide to contract with any person or com pany (Or a supply of water. Application hart already bceu made to the Jertey City Water C impany, and the surveyor of that company is estimating the coat. The mains of the Jersey City works can bo tapper] a*, a point near Sobcken. Watei pipes, which cost auout SU 000, hare beietof ie been laid by the Hoooken l.and and Im provement Company la Washington, Hudson and Bt >om ftsid streets. which the Jersey City ('ninjiaoy will probably purchase. It it believed thattlie cost of Introducing the ?ater for use in Hobrken will cost not over $4 o, 1)00. Tee ates to consumers will not exceed those :>( Jeisey City. Ihe measuie will meet witn general favor in lloboken A la.-Re and enthusiastic meeting of the citizens of Ho btken was held at the Citv lull last evening, tor the pur pose of making in<|uliy as to what had been oone. and what further action was Lecessary to seaure the Intro- j ductlon of water. 'Ihe meeting was organ izeil by the j election of Mayor C. V. Cliokenei, Chairman, and Samuel | \V, Carey, Esrj,. Secretary. Mayor C'liokener, on taking I the chair, urged uptn the meeticg the importance of the spcecy accomplishment of the object which he thought was generally desired by the citizens of the city, after wbion he gave a c called history of the action that had alr?ady been taken in the matter, the substance of which is ere bo "led In the ab ve paragraph. He also "girt that he had yesterday afternoon called upon the Jersey City Water Commissioners in relation to the sub ject, and was by them informed that they would be ready with their proposition in time to submit it to the Council of Ilobcktn to morrow (Thursday) evening. In view of this, It appeared to bo the general opinion that any ac tion by the citizens before this repot t would be preina hire, and the meeting adjourned to Saturday evening next. The bust net* will probably be matured, so that tbe peop'e may vote upon the question at the coming charier election on the 8th oi Apiil. Police Intelligence. Cowinmxci An- air. ?- Considerable excitement was | eieated on Monday afterncon, in the neighborhood o 3 (irand and Es?ex streets, In coniequenoe of a severe at tack with a cowhide hat it g been made upon the person of .losiah W. Bowron, a druggist keeping a store at .180 Gisnd street, by a female named Elizabeth Be wen. The accused, it ic alleged, met the complainant in the street, i early opposite his own door, and, withont any notice, crmroenced an indiscriminate altaok upon his bee and Li-iher limbs with the cowbidc. Ihe reason assigned for ibis concuct on the part of Mrs. Bow en haa not yet been .'aliblactorily explained, although the neighbors say that tt all grew out of some idle words let {all by the druggist In re <reve* to the tair assailant's character. The com l^aiaan: went b< lore Justice Wood, at the Kssex Market I'ollce Ccurt, and picierred a charge of assault and bat toiy an'nst Mrs. Bowen. Yesterday, the accused was at rested by Sergeant Ihunly, end on being brought be icte the magistrate, was hold for examination. A hear iigwill take place in the case to-day, when tbe court room will, no aoabt, be crowded with the fair sex. Charge of Btouiajiv. ? Thomas McCormack was brought leloie .Itistice Klandrean, at the Second District follow Court, on charge of having burglariously entered tho dwe liing house of Frederick Stleger. 15 Kast Twenty-fifth ?tnet, and atealing thereltom a silver watch vaiued at $10. The accused was caught in the act of carrying off ihe ptoiper'y, by the complainant, and was handed over to the high ueu th ward police. MoCormack w.u com

mitted lor trial. AMft.snKtrK.? -Joseph Khiet, a (ierasn, was arrested by officer llintor, of the First ward police, on charge of having committed a rape upon the person o t Anne Boyle, a widow woman, tending at (Ul Washington street, fhe complainant statis that a* she was passing the grocery st< re, corner of Isector and Washington streets, yester ? ?y morning, sbu waa dragged into these prenii?es by the prisoner, and her perron was there violated. Khret was lield to bail In the sum of $2,000 to answer. Khancivation ok Slavks? Cupt. .1. II. Trrrll, who died in Charlottesville, Ve , on the 11th Inst,, ?? m cipated eighty or rdnn'y valuable, aim in ?,* wt l n#< e auif'e pr vUl. n? tor i b?t. . - :?*> v * . .?> i./wiia i vr "it 'A vlit Us* vi Anviiga* Highly IatMMIInK fram Ihr Mtnte Capital ? THB MAINE LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL ? 8MALI.P?>X AHONO THX HXHBBKS ? FAT OF BAILROA.D COJ4 MIB8I0KKR8 STRUCK OCT? THH CENTRAL FARE? COCNTBV HKHBBR8 APPOINTINO CITY 0PK1CRH8 ? WAS HA YOB WOOD A KNOW NOTHING? ? ATTEMPT TO BXHOVI.fU ALBANY' POST MASTER, B TO., KTC. Albany, Mar ch 25, 1866. At ten o'clock this morning the Court of Appeal* was opened, and a full bench of the eight Judges wet# pre Mat. About tli* ft rst business was the announcement of the t ecinion on tbe two cumi submitted to them m to tb* constitutionality of tbe Prohibitory Liquor law of tb?t last Manioc, In the Brooklyn mm of the People vs. Toynbee, the Supremo Coart decided that the search and shm? clause# were unconstitutional. This decision th i Court of Appeals affirmed. The other, tbe Buffalo case of the People vs. Wj nehamer, tbe Supreme Coart desldel tbe principle of prohibition constitutional; this tlieCour ot Appeals reversed. 80 that, in both cases the eourt or la ? report bare pronounced the law uasowtltutionai. Tbe Judges stood five to three; those dissenting ?re Messrs. T. A. Johnson, Wright and Mitchell. Tbe news ww first brought to the ears of ttov. Clark by Mr. Weed. His Excellensy took tbe decision quite philo sophically, as if he txpeeteu it, merely turning bis head towards a person with whom he had been conversing upon other matters, and said to him, "I suppose jrou are satisfied now." Yesurday the members of tbe court st<x d equally divided. Ibis shows the oorrestness of the s'nu'ttent made in the Herald ten days aince? thata pi oinbi.ity then existod of tbore being a tie vote. But since yesterday morning the mind of one of the Judges has nndeigoue a change ? hence the decision made this morning. Phe news spread through the city with elec tric speed, and the telegraph spread tbe news to every eectic u of tbe country with the quickest capaoity. What is to be done nowV A lieense law of some kind ma at be passed by the present I legislature. Is the one before the House a proper one, and will it be aoiohscel in? The smallpox subject was up in tbe House thin morn iug. The committee had under consideration a bill ap piopiiattog twenty-live thou>and dollars to the various hospitals of tbe State. Mr. Northrop movfcd to strike out the Albauv hospital, on account of refusing to re ceive and administer to the necessities of twj members of the House attacked with smallpox. As the mana gers hail refused any aid In iheeo cases, and the two per sons were (trangers in the city, the institution should, Inconsequence ot such oonduct, iezeire no petunUry assistance from the State. Mr. B. Billy sustained thw motion. He thought it was a hoapital, In tact, estab lished for tbe benefit of the unfortunate stranger. He learned now that this Albany institution exacts pay from its inmates, and that none were allowed admission, under certain byelaws, who wero affiliated with infections diseases. The question was laid on the table until to morrow, when the Committee of Investigation will re port. In the meanwhile, the two members of the legis lature remain in the poorhoune ! riln passing up on tbe items put to the Oeneral Appropria tion bill, tne House this morning, upon the motion of Mr. Noithrop, struck out tbe sum of thirteen thou-iand do'lars lor the Railroad Commissioners. Tne House hav ing by an almost unanimous vote, repealed the law, were peifrotly justifiable In striking oat that Item. Now, let 1 he Senate reloro to fepeal tbe law, and the Commisai >n trs will be compelled to wait for tneir pay until the rail road companies shall act. f he douse will not retract from its position, come what may. ? The city uin tbe hands of the country members again. A bill was btfore the Senate tbla morning, making pro vision for the opening, ko. of the new Central nark, or Manhattan park, as recently christeaed. A provUton in the bill authorized tbe Mayor and Common Council of the city of New York to appoint five cominUition ors, who should have the whole park matter in chaige. The committee were Retting along har moniously, when Mr. I'pham, of Ueuesee county, thinking he knew better than the city delegation or the Common Council who woulu be the best iuen for com missi oners, proposed the names of William Kent. Peter Cooper, Jamts V. i'xcoboru, J*mes Harper and James K. Cooley. Mr. Sickle* resisted this motion with zeal and ability, but he waa overborne ? both Know Nothings and lepubbcana voting in favor of those names, and they wero adopted. Alt good men, no doubt, but why not allow New York 10 make her own cht i;e 1 During this debate, Mr. Broom sta ed that Fernando W< od was a Know Nothing, and ptesi4ed over tke t x ecu lite committee which nominated James W. Barker for Mayrr, and then dmnrird tbe Know Nothings, went to Tammany Hall and was nominated hiaself oy the sett shells. Mr. Rckles replied by stating that large number:' who had been deceived have ever eioce, been leaving the dark lantern grntry. News has gone to Washington that a resolution de nouncing Post master Vosbuijih, of this city, was passed by a democratic city convention yesterday. I'ostinaiter General Campbell will be txius misinformed. A resolution cmsuiirg our 1'cttmanter, alleging that be employee Know Nothing", was offeied, but the convention would not listen to it. After the adjournment, a set of out fitter*, prompted by a disappointed office seeker, hurraed at tbe msointion, ard one of the morning papers an nounced that it was adopted by the convention. Nothing can be furthir from the truth. Tbe fact la that there is not a singie Know Nothing clerk employed in tho Post office. On the contrary, theie are as many as four, if not moie, Roman Catholics engaged in the Post office. Injustice waa dene in a letter that apixurod In your columns, a da.v or two since, to two New York members, Mr. Anthon and Mr. Itae. It was charged that taesc Itentlemen ww? purposely absent lrom tbe Hume tvtisn the motion to take up the liquor hilt was before the As semh'y, -and that the want ot their vut<a defeated the resolution. Mr. Anthcn was absent 011 a committee at tbe time in question. Mr. Rae was attending the death bed of his brother. The Hiraid h so extensively read, and its influence is so great, that tbe report, if uncor icc ed, may injure those gentlemen in their districts, l'bey will both vote in ftvor of tbe repeal bill at the pro(>er time, and neither has tbe slightest desire to ?hi k t nr responsibility in the matter. raw YORK liUMSUTURH. (cimH. Ai.hany March 26, lH.'xi. rtrmoss. By Mr. Sr*N< Kit? From I'eier Cooper, praying that the Inilitute founded by him may be tree from fixation. Mr. Brook* upcke in explanation, h la ting that the in gUtuticn wax on* of the uoblei.t glfi? er< r made in the taute of learning, cisticg $400.0011. Mr. Cooper'* desire wan that the institution should hear noma mime in whl-.h bin identity with it should be lout, bat be (Brooks) tiusted that tho name of the dewr would be given to the ins* i tute, in oidcr t > perpetuate the memory of Ijin noble silt. Ibe petition wit* granted. Mr. Brook* presented a petition slgnwl by a'l the pro rolcent shipowners and morobanta of New York, aaain^ that the proposed bill lelaiive to 1'ort Wardens may not lie pasted. By Mr. Pikniioi? Against widening Battery place. By Mr. Brook.*, from tho Chambt r of Commerce? .Against any itcrcase of the rates of wharta^u. RKTORTO. By Air. Noton, by bill ? Relative to records in New York, authoiiring the Surrogate and Hsgister to sign all records unsigned in their iffices; also, to amend the Code of 1'iooedure. By Sir. Brooks? To amend the charter of the Nassau Wa'er Company. By Mr. Pmihi? With amendments,) the Assembly bill fur the le'ief ot the ft. Kegi" Indians. By Mr. Bradford ? To enable the trustees of the lUm lin Cniversity ot Minnesota to settle land in New York. By Mr. Kti.i.T? To complete oiil amending the charter of Klushirg, J,. 1. by Mr. C. 1". fcjinH, from the select oommittec? The bill rela Ive to inietest on money. The Mil ia amended so as to repeal sections .? ix and seven of the law of 18:17, rhiipter 4:10, pasted May 16, 18117 , entitled an act to prevent nsui.y. TORWARDIM1 lllSl.HWS, ITC The follow leg special committee, to move forward bills, wan announced by the Chair: ? Messrs. Lee . nigger wor shipper), hpenter idem ), Madden (nigger womhljper), Pamsey (B'gyer wor-hlpper), A. M. smith (American), Hale (American;, and I'phaui (nigger worshipper). Mr. Kelly's bill in relation to hanks, us amended, was ordered to a tbiid itaoini; Tue bill in relation to the Board of .Supervisors, New York, was paseed. BtTJS INTRODVI'I?. By Mr. C. P. ?mith? l'roiloing that the City Judge, Po lice Jusltce at. I Justice* ot the Peace of Brooklyn shall Lereatler be elected upon a sepaiato ballot, endorsed "City Judicial?," and th* Mayor onja separate ballot, en i'.?.rs?l 11 Mayor '' By Mr. Brook? ? To arable Peter <>wper, Rsij., to found * sc.ient'llc Institute In the city of New York. By Mr. Iln iiaiii*?>n ? Providing that the Commissioners of 1 migration sball teiiufcuis* out of tbe commutation fund, to any city, town or county, any expense Incurred tor toe mpport of an emigrant lor any time within three years of tneir larding here. ? 1tl<iPUI. HfTATI.-TIIX. The h'ecrttaiy ol Mate sent In the criminal statistics of the f ate for the pas' ve?r. Tilt: M W ToPK (fc\TTIAl PARK Hill was then takin up. Mr. I imam intioduced an amendment, appointing Memrs. *m. Kent, 1'nter ( ooper, Jas. K. Freeborn. ,las. llnrp^r nnrt James K. Ccoler, commissioners nod?r the t ill, to hold office tat live years. Mr. here lOsc ami made a severe awl telling at tack upon Mr. 1 pham, for his anxiety to turn a matter I ortaining to the city ot New YoiW alone into a piece of machinery, by which to gratify the ambition and thirst icr place ot some of lila friends. Mr. Km iv oppci-d Mr. I'pbam's amendment. HVKMNO BMHION. Ti e ABnny V.tlctre hill was discussed, and Mr. W?w wiifwi aJuuwi n Is vor ot the bill, talii n the ground Mat 1 ii 1 oit?<i Half* Mipieme Oort lied oer.ldel in several , ?>e- ?h*' ? id(f s a'e not Vgal r.h?t'ustl rs to n??l 14 ft. ti ? ? ????!*? ?? th* ? r?et n . < ? . ? ? ? ? ? in fvu 1 1 f.t ?>'?(.?, 1 1 <g r? | J j i< ill. H . M lev Vfa AtwiMy. Albany, V?r?b2>, 1856. ths *wmor*L?Tioai bill. I ndar the general order* the entirs session waa spent Id debate on the appropriation bill. A motk n mi made by Mr. NottT.iair to strike oat the appropriation for tha Albany Hospital. He spoke Mttarly of the inhumanity of the Governors of the Hospital in re fuEiag at mix-ion to two members of th-j Asaembl' ?bo bad the smallpox, and obliging them to seek refuge 10 the Poor Bouse. Mr. Brxvoobt spoke in fa Tor of Mr. Northrup's motion, and ocademt ed the inhnmani' r of hotel keepers for driv ing Mef.xrc. Wells and 1'arker from their tloort. They had been at the Franklin House. Mr. JH . H. Bypk condemned severely the conduct of the Recorder of the city, who. be a?id. was applied to, and who should have procured some place more fitting for members to go than the l'oor H mse. Mr. Noaxaaor'a motion to evsept the Albany hocpltal from the Appropriation bill wan adopted; also an asnpud meet that no appropriation should be made to hospitals not having a department tor the reception ot person* af flicted with Udectloui disease*. The appropriation to the !(?? York Juvenile Asylum was increased to $'22 000. The question on wrriei lo? the Appropriation bill to a third reading waa laid on the tab's. Tint M!W YORK VOI.USTWW. In the Committee of the Whole, tne bill appropriating $'j:> BOO for the relief of the New York Taiunteent to the Utxican war was ordered to a third rea' tag. UKAWIIACK TO COmUACTOHH. The bill providing for the payment of 16 per cent draw back to contractors, under toe law of 1868. was strongly opposed. After debate, the commit'ee leported process. EVENING SESSION. Tho repeal of the Prohibitory law was deba\ed. Awards of SIOVO.OOO Canal Loan. [From the Aiosoy Journal, March 25.] The proposals for this loan were opened this 'lay, at 12 M. The following is the aggregate of the bids of the par tine respectively, viz.:? Warren Newton, Norwich .... $135 000 114 to 117.10 Rufas H. Kir g, Albany 600,000 110 31 117,15 H. P. Alexander, little Kills. . If., 000 1 3 07 114.50 B. V. Whfelilght, New York.. 100 000 112 20 lift 01 Mohawk Kan*, Shenectady. .. 60,000 116 50 118.01 Butchers' & Drovers' Bk, N.Y. 30 000 115 117 Tradesmen s Rack, New York. 60,000 110 05 118.05 F. Gorton, Rochester 07 000 114 1*6 110.70 1-1. H. Martin. Albany 600,000 110 27 117.11 State Bank, Troy 10,000 116.67 116 01 Wm. Allen, Auburn 125,000 116 07 11C.21 J. F. Batrhelder. Albany 30,000 115 "6 117.02 J. B. Blurub, Albany 250.000 115 80 116.41 Frontier Bark, Potsdam 15,000 115 110 Wm. Al'en. Auburn. 25 000 110 20 Commercial BaLk. Albany 170 000 115.77 117.33 E. E. Keudrick, Albany 120,000 115.13 117.23 John Sid, Albany 200, C0O 116 01 117 10 Catskill Back, t a'Slull *0,000 116 75 117.12 Thomas Olcott, Albany 20,000 116 30 117.60 J. 1>. Leonard, l.owrville 10.000 116 CO C. K. Richards, Troy 05.000 114. 7S 115.08 J. 'hompc.on, wbohs or none. . 1,000.000 117.05 J Thompson, whole or part. .1 000,000 116.05 The loliowiig are the awards:? Warren Newton $10 000 117.10 Do. 16,000 117.25 R. H. King 100.060 117.15 Do. 200,000 117 07 R F. Wheelw: ight 5, COO 118.01 Bo 5 000 117.26 Mohawk Bank 5 000 117 05 Do 5,000 117.20 Do 50P0 117.30 Do 5,000 117.40 Do 5,000 117. M) Do 5,000 117.76 Do. 5.000 118 01 Tiadesmen's Bank 10,000 117 05 Do 10000 117.65 Do. 10 000 118.05 H.H.Martin 160,000 117.11 Cc ramercial Bank of ilbauy 20 000 117.23 Do 10 000 117 A. E. F. Kendrick. Banc of Albany ... . 20,00*1 117.23 John Sill, Bank of Albany 50 000 117.10 CatskiURank 10 000 117 12 Tbcmas Olcott 6,000 117.30 Do, 6,000 117.60 C. R. Richards 5,000 117.07 Do 6,000 117.11 Do 5 000 117.18 |)o 6,000 117.20 Butchcis' snfl D cveis' Bank 10 000 117 Oo Commercial Bark 20,000 117 01 G. H. Men lie an 20 000 117.01 9. 1\ Batcheld or 6,000 117.02 Mohawk Bank 5,000 116.76 U. H. Mar in 100.000 110.81 Ccuiutrcial Hank, Albany 20 000 116 T3 Ho. -0,OOq 116.9o E. E. Kendric'x 20,000 116.8'.' John Sill '. ... . 5O.0?O 116.82 Catekill Bank 10,000 116.75 C. R Richards 6,000 ll? 90 C. H. Merrimin 5 000 118.71 Do. 10,000 110.91 J. F. Batchtldor 5,u00 116.77 R. Richards 5,000 110.85 The tnllre loaa is taken at an ag'te^te pr?tolutn of $i"0,"09. Tbe average bid as awarded Is $117.07 pei $100. The lowest but is $116.71. City Intelligence. Tiik I. ii ami Ball at Tin; Acahkmt.- The grand ball to take place to morrow night at the Acaanzny of Manic, tor tbe benefit of the Nnrsery of Institute Children, promises to be a brilliant affair and the great event of the reason. We nnders'and that the splendid band* of matte known hh Null'*, and also Hammerer's, hare both been engaged lor the occasion. The ohjact in a noble one, and we are glad to 8nd that this gieat ball la likely to prore re maikably sue sessful in its behalf. Muttino ok tiik Raiuioab Committo: of mi: Board or Coi'Ht iijmkm.? The Chairman ot the Railroad Committie of the Board of Counoilmon has called a meeting of the com mittee in the Council Chamber thin afternoon, at th-ee o'clock, for the purpose oi heating giieraac?s agiinst the S. condand lhird Avenue Railroads. Suddkn Death ix a Railroad Cak. ? Yesterday afternoon Mr. William L. Baxter, of I-ocg Is'and, while riling in cne of the Third Avenue Railroad cars, was taken sud eeoly ill and died before medical attendance could bo pro em cd. The hoc<y of the deceased was conveyed to the re ference of bis son, at No. 110 West Twenty- tinrt street, where an inquest will be hold to-day by Coroner (iambi*. The dtceat'-eo was 54 years of age, And was a nmoli res pected citi/.en. Death is iiupi'ised to have been caused uy tileedirg at the Inngs. Kikk i* A'Hvik A? A Mix BfRsio. ? Shortly lo'oie 0 c 'clock on Tuesday morniog, a Are occurred In tho back basement of the paint store kept by Mr. Louto U. Cobn, at Kb. SI avenue A. Tne tiieineu in the vicinity vety soon extinguished the fire before it extended beyond ihe ba^onient. But the moat melancholy part about this sfftir is the burning of Mr. I,e?i II. Cobn, brotber to the proprietoi of the Ktore. It appears thit the in jured man was in the employ of liis brother, and was a', wotk in the back basement, making a preparation of gum and oil to mix with paint. The mixture, it ?eeun, boiled over, or in some way took (ire outside cf the kettle, and ? i his endeavor to *xlingui<iti the Haines set his o#n CiCtbiLgon lire, aLd almost instantly th.i whole of the basement was in (lames. The p or una became^ o' r.fu -r d, but ultimately succeeded iu escaping Iron the room into the yard ; theie he threw hlmsel' op rnabankot ?now and tolled about endeavoring to ex tinguish the flames. One of the tenants procured a nail < i water and tbrtw it upon him, and with the aid of other* the fixe was extinguished. The unfortunate suf f< rer was conveycd to his residence, No. 178 Sesond .o roe'. Mcdiral assistance was procured and the usual irnicdie* apj> led, although hut little hope is entertained of his recoveiy. His brad, face, hands aal arms are burned in a terrible manner; the skin strips off upon i vety touch, and the parts are exUtudvely swollen. Mr. Cohn has sn insurance upon his property to the amount of <1,000, in the Rutgers Insurance C.impany. 1 lie less by (he will amount to $fiO, and the damage to tbe binldirg ab<.ut the same amount. The upper pint of the house is oecuped by some sixteen (aiiiibc.-, who be came extremely alarmed by tho oscurrence. NjwYohk I'nisox Asmx iatiox. ? The regular monthly meeting of the Kxecut.ive Committee of the above asrosia tlen was heM at " o'clock, on Moudsy ei enlng, in their committee room, Clinton Hall, Astor place ? Israel Rui sell, in the chair. Present ? The Hon. James H. lito?, Wm. C. Oilman, R. N. Haven*. Kleharil Re?d, b'epbeti Cutter, Honry A. Oakley, Solomon Jonnsr, .la*, i . lloiden, Salem H. Wale*. The Treasurer askuowledged tbe tcctipt of ?70 during the month? a sum inadequate to carry out their benevolent purpo*e*. The diaries of i he stents showed what had been done within the last lour weeks ? 4 ?0 persons have been visited in our olty jailp : 25 of these complaint* were abandoned on their ?dxice: 41 persons had been discharged from our respec tive oourts on their recommendation; 24 rtis jbarged con vict* were relieved with money; IV had been nuppiled with suitable clothing. ? men and hul* from our State snd county prisons had been provided with employment; bibles, Testaments, and other good and appropriate books were eheerluUy given. During the evening several Im portant questions were introduced and diiemsed with animation. clearly indicative of a thorough desire tj illustrate tbe benevolent designs of the association, and ef|i?ei*lly to labor for the elucidation of that dtfticalt ptobiem, " the best means to render prison discipline lefoi inatoiy."' '1 he new list of o Hirers and committees tleo'id ate a guarantee that the prlneiples of this char teted association will be more I'ully developed, and not only be numbered amorjj the C hristian and philanthropic iiisiitotiersof the day, but that its practical and salu tary influence* will became more widely diffused over tbe State. Dt nation* of clothing and money are earnestly solicited in behalf ot this very useful institution, and will be gratelully acknowledged by Hon. A. "akley, K*?|., No. Wall street. 8MUOVB lujfMB op Cot. Mi mi. ? Mayor Wool's private seeietaiy. Col. Ming, wa* taken sie* la*t Thursday, with iiifUmwiatory rheumatism, and oow lay* in a lander us conation. ltitelli?i n<e 1 R ?ir ?' Jarer'o in ?h* i Xvli we*. The Tobacco mnd Mnr TrMtc. OPPOSITION TO SINATOB JAMBS' N'KW TAJUPT HI?f? ? RESOLUTIONS AMD SPUECHES A meeting of those engaged >? 'he tobaooo and *eg*r trad* of tho city, fu OAlled yesterday Afternoon, At 3 o'clock, At tho m'taroomi of Mema. Glrorl <c Betta. corner of WaII and Front atreeta. XeArly twt> humhwd pereona mot, pursuant to the caII, embracing important, jobber*, mAnvifAQturor* And retAiier* eogagod in tbe to bacco trade. Tho meeting orgAiilaed by appointing Mr. JoUn T. Ag ue* chairman, anl Mr. Crawford aeoretary. Tho Chaiaman announced tho object of the mne ing to be to take houm action relative to the bill recently neb mitt ed to the United Stated Senate by Senator Jamee, o' Rhode Island, touohlns a obange of the praaent tariff upon imported sugars and imported tottasco. Mr. M. Kaukr made a lengthy speech, netting tjrth the points of Senator James' bi I, and the detriment its passege would have upon tbe general tobaeoo lntermta of the eoumry. This bill, he staled, con temple ed up >? raw importel material a duty of thirty per e?nt, and upon eegars a duty of fcrty per cent. They wished, cm the contiarv, no outy who ever on raw material, and A change la the duty upon imported ;?egars. The potato ? JJr Hader'a speeco were That the United States nroduoe but ? comparatively snaal quantity ot leal totiucoo auitanle far the menutaclure o ( segar* 'ibat to use that ijuatUij of leat tooacco oi domes'lo grww* kiiltable for the manufacture of segsrs, a a large a qatotity of leat tobacco has to be imported from foreign countries for tta purpose of crosring aud improving the nuallt} of the la'jrtc. ibat moro than SoOtW persona ana a very large emeu at of capital, are rnttaged U the trade in domestic and foreign leaf tobacco and (be nu nufuctcire and aaie ot solars made la Ude countrv theretrom. 'J hat under tbe present tarlfl; "lth a dll/or enllalduly ot ililry per cict on foreign leaf io-aoco. and fortr per otnt on segara manufac urer? are unable to oompele with t< reign .-okhts of lower ^rao..b, aiil only to a very alight da urea willi thase ot belter grv!es That the passage of tho olll in queitlu, ai it now siai d?, in respect to U. Is branch a t i ritle aud manufacture. would totally <li?aMe manufacturers tiom cmnpaticx with lorn to sugars A all ki *de?. give thai clibia perfect mouopol) and tbruw a large iudua'rioui alaae of mechanics ami traders oui of enapi > ment and Ivast tbe piospecta ot thousands ot taualiea. nod Until}, thai tbe pee cage of said Mil won d dlralnliih the iraporiatt'iu or foreign leaf tobacco tor rmme cot sumption In erok a degree as to sake it as ati item of revenue blinoelingUaiiicact, Mr. Bhvant moved the appointment ot a cotumi'.tee oa resolutions, when tbe Crair named Messrs. Hryant, Rader. Molt, Cohen And Katiu in. Chia c Mnmittee retired, ado subfeqtetnly prespvod to the o. noting a preamble And lesoluiiODfl *ol whi'jh the loiiowicg, after a disctusiaa a' two hour.i were at leuglh adopted: ?, The bill presented on the 2Udi of March, la ?? ? United Steves 8e; ate, t y rru*'or James, of Hbjde la'and. ? i titied "A bill to prevert frauds oa the reveuue, a ad foro' ?*' purposes " Is iiilem ed, by tbe t>uat?r's owq statem to relieve traanfaauirers, mechaiilea and aruaasa, (run the olenitis taxes ou the nuueriala neceisu-y for their bust, >-m, w Inch not Leii.i; produced lb Iris country to any coasiOr tJUm exieu.DDd ?on.e of tnem cot at ail, thev are compelled o im port from abrosid at d 'hat put h re lei would do mucn tn ? o tble u em to meet foreign oompetitlm in our market aa ii - nUA n.urh rsduce the cost of productioa: and whereas, the u.n -tag of leal tobacco, a raw material on the name footing aa atliJee uiunuf&i tortd Uereircw, would pruduce u sirlcd ?> re iuIi fiom the ^nticlples cotleuiplaleS by ,iald bll ? tnsiefore, beiolveo, 'Ibat the paci&xot leaf tobaceo aa a raw mate rial on liie free Hat , is a up ceaaary meaan re fnt the protecti as at a 'atRe number of deserviec citizens and heir dependent:-. Htxolved. Thai the rem t would be oinelicial to Uui griwar of d'imesUc tettar leaf, and would tend largely to increase tla cuiiuie. Kesolvd. That the free importation ot' foreign le*f to^acce aou'd not in any war interfere or oompete with the growth of leat tobacco of our own country. Ki solved, That tbe revenne on foreign aegars wou<d am be dimi> iihrd, ar.d that the commercial aul snipping lutereota ai tida couc try in g^ne/a.' would be more greatly heneUued by tbe paaasge of a bill lnoorpora'lDK the atove recommeaAAOom than by the utie now betote the Ctoate. A resolution to send a committee to WAshlngton t# lobby agAinat renator Jamas' oili, Appended to th? Ahero, was voted do en, eat not till after a ijag And aomawtiat ? idling debate. Finally, In it> place, a ino jaa proTAilod to Appoint a committee of seven to cArry out, *a ornmudi to them meat juctcioua. the spuit A&d tnunt ot tho resolutions adopud by tbe meeting. Idestrs. J. T. Agnew, J. H. ^ andewAfor, F. P Aimer, torn. Woodruff. J. Fatinan, B I.illte And R. W. Ackonbirgh were chosen as such committee, when tho meeting ad jrurned, aubjeot to the call o( the committee. Marine Court. MOKK OPEK ATIC DIFFICULTIES. Before Hon. Judge Thompson. Mllun 26 ?OU Ritll oyainit Javi.. Phalrn ? AWtt * jew *%o the i-ialntiff and defendant eirUred into mm agreement by which the plaintiff arrard to give twelve o^eias at the New York Ac^ixm/ of Music, commencing cn the evening of the 19th ot February, 1866 ? the pn ceeds of the fame to be e-jually divided between the par tie* to the contract. Under this arrangement, Pbalen collected from subscribers to tae entertainment*, t$?5u. to recover oie hal' of which, this tult U brought. U w not disputed that W76 .">0 of that mm belonged to the plaixitiil'. But it appears that at aoout tne period ot thU transaction Mr. l'haien loaned to 0!? Bull, MixMaie'rek and Mr. Birahoacli $4 000, to be la teat ed by tiiem in procuiiug artisiafor tlieatiieai representa tion in tht city of New Vol k. This amount waa to hare b?m paid on or about th.< tirsr of April Jatl; and wa? da? tiom tte par tie* jointly atd severally. Sometime after tbe $4,000 btc>mr du?, Mr. l'nalea received la *stt)enieat trereof fiom Mr. Scrokouac hid promissory n"te tor $1,300, pa>able about the lat of May, 1866, soma n uaic and several o' tier thing 1 'the note, Mower*, m not pain at n-atuiiiy, and ttiil remains in tbe posseaaiom if Mr. 1'hnlen, uncauo lied The deiendant, Cy Mr. Gal 'raitb, hi << counsel, claims to (oterpise thin nata of $1,100, or bo much as, bj the juri-uiaiion ot the Court tie ma> he allowed, as a Met < tf to tbe dsmand ct the pi? .n ill Mr* Hulk ley, countal for plaintiff, deman>la tn m li e defendant a rurreuaer ot Mr. ^irokonah'* not*, wlilcn Mr, iimbraith re uses to do. Thompson J ?{he only question In the case is, whether 1 can allow the novo ot Mr. btrakorch to be net off or counter claimed against tbe demand of tae plaintiff. The tote was gtvt n for ? pi to denv debt due by Strakoeah, Bull and ?iertt/.t.k , In iheir joint aod several capacitlse. It is a well established principle of law that the giving of a pnuiisaoiy note of a ceblir for a precedsnt ciaipta contract liemard will not operate an a payment, ao aa ta pit-elude a ci tailor <rom le-orting to ihe original coa iider&tian, tilber tor the purpose of com:nencifv or an aotiori. (1 Hill 616; 6 do., 448.) lhe giving ot the note, therefore, by Sirakoach, did ant Hinoiint as a pro payment of the original indebted uens to I'cnKn. What is there, then, that should pre vent Mr. l'nalen from in'erposing to ihe claim or Boll ><o much ot the (1 C(J0 note as mai l>e allowed by tie jurla Lietii n ot tte C.iurt. Course! for tbe plaintiff, oj de manding a tnripnder of the note on the trial, virtually loneejied the right of Mr. l'haien to the counterclaim, if li t demand h?d been complied with If Mr. l'haien ha l rem lie plaintiff in the action, and waa gtilng on It- - i feiruil claim against Mr. S'.rakosch, or either ot tbe 0 L. r parties to tbe contract, it would have been hw dutj to surrender the note ujion lhe tH*t. A? It U, haw tver, he mny retain tbe note and endorse thereon any sum lor which jii'!gen.ent may bt) given against the de Kudant. I thibk tha plain' Iff is entitled o recover of tuo ftorn the dolencant i.'iOO and coats. Before Hon Judge MaCarthy. SUIT 1'OR 1NJUKIE8 TO A HOHSK BY A RAIL OAR. LotjUt vr. Tht '771 iJ Arenu'. HailruaJ Ompan y ? Tbo plaintiff is a earmAn, atd sues for damages occasioned Of one of the defendants' cars running agaiut hU horse and cart. It appeare<l fiom the tvidenee. that io Feoruaif last lhe ptaintiir was receiving a toad of flour tron m store in thr<*tie streer, and while doing so. ibe oar jiesstd by, or at least < ne half of tbe car had paaned, when the shaft of plaintiff's cart struck the ear and threw tbe plaintiff'* horse r.own, severely injuring him ?..<! t'auitgirg the cart, ihe defendants proved that '.Vie was iiifticlent room on either nice ut the rails for parts and carriages to pats; that it plaintiff was attentive to hi? liiipiucia ?nd ktp ; hit horse aid cart in a proper position, tie arcllent count not have happened: that tba fwctof the car having passed more than half its feogth before the collision, had tbe bora* remained still, the eol l: Ii.n would have besn avoided, lhe Court hehl that the P'atntiff stiouid affirmatively show that he was not guilty of negligence, and that the defendants were^and further, hat if ooth part'es contributed, oy any act of omiasi m or ot m mission, towards the accident, the plaintlS cannot reeover. Judgment for defendant*. Sapienie I'onil-Nptclal Term. Betore Hon. Judge levies. Mari h 24 ? Ihnan l/oUi in v?. fAa/ha a Mrytr. ? Mitlon dtnled, wlthoutjcoets. l'laintilf's attorney to have ttb ? I av. to teive complaint. The same order fn the otlatr suit*. Before Hon. Judge Clerk*. McCavl'y an-i Jsurkrl vt. The TrvtUr.i or th* Unit** Prm b^t'iiav Church ? It i* not denied that Bright acted a? trustee lor the defendants before their o rgaalaatlea, Ma that although the property waa held in the nam* a t bright, acd the material* for the church promised tn bin, vet thiy were, tn fact, the real owners of tne land, and the receipts of the plaintiff's labor and material* la an ticlpatlou ot tbeir organization ax a Itral incorporation Judgment ler plaintiffs, with costi. l'tftir anil Knight rr. Pa num. ? Judgment for p'aia tiffs en demurrer' to the answers, nnless defendant put In an amended answers in twenty day* and pay eoeta of term. Siim'. ?r. Atom*. ? The like. W/iii'' rs. The Hank of Si nrj Sin$ ? Judgment tor de fendant oo Cemurrer, unless plaintiff amend oomplaint vtihin twenty ilays and pay the eoets of the term.| Mills Kktcukr* in. Mill*.? Judgment for plaintiff on the demurrer to answer. (Irratmmi w. Atker.? Motion granted, with cost*. Herbrrt Harris rt. Maiyarft fflrrw.? I fully ooaeur with the referee in his optalon on the invalidity of th n marTiage. Marriages celebrated under suoh olioun. s ttoces should never he sustained, both on aocount of th* absence ot free will on the part or one of the partiea, an., ou account of It* degrading effoet on the swsrei ?" social relations, and the certain misery which must tt sult to both partiea. Jadgment for plaintiff anaailin? ti arrla^e, without oosts Counsel for plaintiff, Mr. J. n l'lillli]>s ; for defendant, J. 8. Uarpentier. Hrtd n?. ./anettn ? Motion tn Injunction dei'^t. tests to abide event, lajunotlon to be m.stlfled ao restrain the defendant only In the city of f<ew York l IrKmztir*. horxrr and OIKers.? CV.mpla nt dl*ni*-i,' without coat*. Mormons Emigrating ? A compant of ii ^ hundred and fifty Mormon* reoently rear he i "a ? ?n d as we leam fio*o the Covtitr of tha c if. h ?/ w r+ 1 aiMf? - 'rv of th^tD in easy cireutn *ai> ? h * i< fit * ? ? -r. gr? ?n . l< m?i ? "o th