Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 26, 1857, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 26, 1857 Page 1
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TH % WHOLE KO. 7604. Oirfi MCTCffAL TROUBLES. ^ WV? ".WW/.V/vV>,A/^ INTERESTING PROCEEDINGS IN COURT. | THE WAR DRAWING TO A CLONE. The Mayor Discharged from (he Alleged CouteKfpt of Court* i WWW. THE HABEAS CORPUS CANE. THIj. MC18I0N IN FAVOR OF MAYOR WOOD, THFj STREET COMMISSIONER CASfc* If ,y?r Wood, Comptroller Flagg, Sheriff Wdtot, Deputy Commissioner Turner and Captain Bennett on tho Stand. ' TIK BUM! UD DOi!K li?m? IN CMIT, fto., Jba, la. THE STREET COMMISSIONER CASE. in AFi'lJCATlON f OH A MsNDAMDH AttAIVST - rHftHT COMMIBMOKHR DiaiM. scraiart POIRT? rhkul Tram. Before Bon. Judge Peabody. 3mm ii ? in (?* nutter qf A* application of Iktniel D. Wtmtmr to oompd Charla Daiin to deliver to Mm the books mtd papers of he Street Commissioner i office.?Precisely Melevan o'clock Mayor Wood entored court and took tho elMMt. The Judge was already on the bench, and the raael entering In a fow momenta the Court opened, there BsMg a large attoadanco of spectators. The examination ef Mayor Wood waa continued by Mr. Field. Q. Waa Mr- Oonover ejected from the Street Commiamaner's aflV-e by your order? A. No, air. Mr. Brady?1 objoot; that la the question that was irgued. Mr. Busteed?We will suppose tbe question net answered ft* the purpose of argument. Mr. Brady?What La the question? Mr. Field?In relation to the same mailer? Mr. Brady?What U the question? Q. Did Mr. Bennett anl ender your orders? Mr. Brady?How oan that affect thin proceeding? This M net a proceeding to restore a party to a raom from which ha ha* been elected, It .t to get poteeaaion of tho hooka and papers belonging to a public office. Why abould we go Mo a trial aa to what the Mayor baa done? Mr. Field?This ooeelion aruae out of the affidavit of Mr. Devahn that Oonover waa ejected by tho Shorlfl and hii |Mh Mr Brady?I think it is unfair to ask the witness any oesuon which A not ncoeasary in this procedlng Tho rUnman well knows that If there Is anything disclosed this proceeding ho can use It In the suits now pending agaain the Mayor. If he wishes to bow that Oonover Sack possesion of the franchise, books and papers, ho mtmrt "?ow it, beenuse Conovrr was never In possession. We claim lhat It Is ant of any earthly consequence who dimied the ejection Mr Field?If Wood put Owxrvor out of the office they ha "e put In an affidavit ?hlch has nothing to do with the eaat-. and should be left out. I wish to show that the afMdarlt was Incorrect in saying that Oonover waa pot cut fey tho coerur. hut by U o Mayor or his potto" men. If this srmvmoay is to be excluded you most exclude tho aihU. S*n l. 11.. It .I.... ..... Mr. Hold? Now don't argue it any farther. Mr. Brady? There m no use of yoar pathotij uppouls to toHfan. inexorable. If an nnnecemary affidavit wae pot to,? waa In anaaror to one that the other Ride pat In. If toe Mayor bad put Oonorer out by force, and pat us in by tone, K would be the beat erttenoe that we were legally to pewosalon, having boon put in by the very boad of the aararailon. am Court?If m will do ywt ao much good why do yea TT?dy?It ie enUrely aside from the ease: we did not Mfett Ihe Court?Why object If It will be advaatagaoaa to you? Mr. Brady?1 have ao doebt that It will be advantageous to ea, bat I do not think It u art try. Mr. Held?-Do you admit it? Mr Bewh?We admit nothing: It la aaay to prove that CMowrerwaa turned out of the office. Whytatho Mayor toewgbt hero rxccpt to satisfy a morbid curiosity. Tfco art?Mr. Held yon ean prove that Mr. C"mover was ejected, and by other fbroe than the Sberi.T. kwae Captain Rennet acting under your order*!. . Rusleed?That baa the same objected. Mr. Meld? la not that eetiledt Mr Busted?We will roe. ITe proposes to disprove the WBdartt of Charles Devlin by examining Mayor Wood, and asking him (be question whether he gave Caputs Bennott any instructions in reepeet to fbroe. is thai the beet way to do lb I rV He cut beet prove It by tbo perron who ie alleged to bare made the etectloc. The Court?Any other per eon Is at competent Mr. Bm teed?It la adm'.ttod that the May or wat at present. The aiVgailoo Is that tbo RhertOjrare the orders; Why not examine tbo sherl '. or the RherlfTa posse" IV Oonrt?There Ie an objection to have the Mayor testify is (hie matter, If be dcatrea to be air. wed on p. rron.il pnaili A* to the matter that th<> -e are other wltoeseee net will answer, It may be ground for bis not testifying I Mr. Held?If the Mayor will sty thai be deal re* to be xensed fTom answering booarne It wfl tub cot him to Criminal praer, Hon I will ent press the qucwtloB. Tbe On art-He will avail himself of thai privilege when he shoos as. My lie* wan that you hare a right to show * thai the ejection waa mvte by other force than the Sheriff. Mr. ttoid?I think I am entitled to prove by Mr. Wood whether be gnvo orders to HonuetL Voestion repeated by Mr. Held?Did Oapt. Tienootl, of the Cso force, act onrtor ymir directions? A. So fir as Mr. art! acted for pro ectlng Mr Tomer In the discharge of tide duties as Street Com d.Isr tone r and the pie*or ration of the |r? v In that office b? did act under my directions. Q. Di I he ev er eject Mr. Oooovrr, or any pereme, by ' weor i' reckons' A. I neror gave him any order-to eiert Mr. Uatover. because I aeror considered Mr. Conerur la toe otHoe fo be elected. Q. Lrtd you give him any order* to eject Mr Cor over Worn that room'' A. Certainly not, because be war not in too mom I never knew that be attempted to perlbrm tbo datv-s ni treat fommiselouer Q I*d he i led ttr Cotover from bis east in the ofl~.ee by poor direction? A. Not en long an he believed himself. Q. Md he behave himself? A. I have heard In Ibe newspapers ibat be oame there ?Hb bullies to lake pneenwioe, ami the Sh?rl0" resisted him. Q. Wao that msbtancc by your dlroctleef A. I haw aa ew?J' 1 that question, sir. <) Were any of your policemen art rq nader direction* ef the She-mr Mr ffurtoed?The Ahrrll himsslfl* the witness aa to toak Mr. Ib-afy?I object to the wttneta statlag under nfor towtteB* The question wae ruled oat by the court. Q. Wh-D did you (list know of too execution agwott the ctty by the Aberifi? A. I think one at the deputy sheriffs ami* into my nfllce aa>i told mo that the ofltoo wat in poe em tow of IV Shrrin. Q. V bat day? A. On Monday, sir; 1 'peak from recol Q. Af what Hmo of the day' A. I do aot recollect. W Had you not previously had aa Inte-vter with the ttoc .traboutthe matter? A I'cuitively I never board of toe existence of It. Q. hot about #?ndlng a force there to keep Mr. Oooover toil? A. No, sir; tny reco'loctton of thai la II J I suggest ed to llie Sberill the propriety of d*pu*1slug some person*, as tbeie *we n rontrorcrsy abrut the legality of aonso m toe t?rt wavtyu swtvk* eorvuei r? tuir* newer Q. Was imS the levy of this execution arranred h"1-v*eo ywu ard the MtrriffTer the pur; J?e of keeping Mr Conorer w.rt. A. No, sir- that Intimation le entirety unneensaary; I may a bo stair further that t V question Involves an im pesttwencc on the part of counsel Mr Men?to oil, I will say that H lose net. Mr. Bo?teed?Well, thore you are at tome; now go m. 0 Had you agy arraagemont with tho BberlA that Mr. Oororer should not ge. nto iha office* A. No, sir?Bonn. No, *lr: nor <1o I tellers the e iu any ? *-h y The ?i*r itina wee made lo the regular course of borkoena? A. At far M I know. Q ?or ?he? purpose km a large police f.w# assembled wear Ui? Hall of Record*'- A. To keep bullies and rowels* from toterierlnir with Mr. Turner to the discharge of Urn duties oi too Ofnco y Had you my Irdormalloti that lbora wore bullies ud fowdtne wmiikil, and likely to come Utero lo make any alr.rbence? A. I hoard a ponnral rumor y ? T?m whom? A. Well, elr, I caaaot recollect the lo tfletd'-ala. y Who communicited Um fact to you? A I cannot y Had >ou anytnoBimnnlraUro with Mr Oooorer la re fbreaen lo the assemblage at the Hall of Record*? A. Mo, Mr y Ptd yo" glee the police that wore aaoemblod about he lull of Rrcorda on the lfch of June any ordorev A. Mo, air, none dln-ctly. 9. Any Indirectl>f A Tee, etr. What were its direction* I A To prererre the peace, Jfr. Turner e rk-bt*. M- '"extta'a rights y Are you willing to tell what wee your hnelncan with wrtfctef of Poll ?o on Rat rday? Tor Wcoj_| deeire the Court to nnferetend thai I here expre^*<t no onwillinfoeee to answer to, questions, *" ' * ready to answer tha?. y. w ill you answer that) A. I w II, Mr; |b# rile of the "?oc le that the Chief of Polios reports to him twine neery day?at 10 o'clock In the morn in* an<1 t H; It was la irauia t*i,w the regular police bne'nese of the city; I hace_.0 rnoollr .?i ,n ,, (w>|f rnm *B"W fhat thorn were any pnr?n- * known a* gating men employed under the direction of your potion ? , A- There were nose tuch. Hew do ytn knew ? a. Well, i know that there were E NE Q. Wfi you there ? A. Me. j.r; bit It was my dnty to I know wto wm tbwe. I g. well, air, then will yoa y.suo to state who was | iu.li Mr Brad??You tad bouoi put in ibo Olty Directory. Mr. Field? Ho says ho knows, and I wish to have him Mr. Brady? !X> yea wish the name* of ail tho dlr.unguiab ed clilzrra who were preterit? Mr. Field?My iu??tloa involves his knowledge as to who was la tho vicmity or the Hall of Rooorda. q In rtie City Rail, were there any fighting men there > A. Not re far as 1 know. <J. Yon were inside? A. Yes. sir. q. Yoa saw uece and believe there were none? A. Yes, air. <J Were there any bat policemen? A. NoDe but the or dinary t laltere to the City Hall. Q Yoa do not consider lighting men ordinary visiter* A 1 rnnft nay, Mr. Field, that I war In my office from 9 o'clock until nitfbt; who ??? la the vtoinliy of tho Hall of Record a 1 do not know; I may have seen you tbero. Mr Ftoid? I was there In the vicinity, in tho company of au officer who was looking for you. Mr. Brady?Well, he did not sucoced In fluffing him. Mr. Bustecd?This la alffirrelevaut Mr. Field?We will put the Mayor's Irrelevancy and mine together and call them quits. These two impertlnenoes will balance each oihor. q Now, air, I understand that so far aa to Mr. Cunovei 'a election from tho office or rooms In tho Hall of Records you gave no orders or directions in tho matter? A. I gave no dlrsot orders for his election Q. lid you give any Indirect orders? A. I dclro to say to tho court, that there may be uo misunderstanding, that 1 told Mr. Turner that he was Deputy Street Oonmi->k>ner, that be should be protected In the discharge of his duties until there was a person appointed In theplaco if Mr. Taylor; Mr. Tamer desired to be soprotectod and callat upon me, and officers were plaoed there for that purpose, that there should be no obstruction to the discharge of his duties; what occurred there 1 do not know; I am ml that Mr. Ounover was ejected, bat I do not know that ho wai there to be ejected. TESTIMONY Or IWIRnr WTUJTT Mr. Wiliet was sworn and examined by Mr. Field, q. You are tbo Sheriff of the city and county of New York? A. Yes, sir. Q. Was Mr. Conover ejected from the room of tlio Street Commissioner's ofllae by your orders? A. Not at all, sir. q. Was ho ejected by any person under your direction? A. No sir. y Did you deputise u y of tho Maj or's policemen? A. I did not, sir. Q. Did y ou deputize any- persona at the request of the Mayor ? A. I pave him some twenty blank deputations upon his requisition as a magistrate, which be made upon me in writing. Q When did he inako them 7 A I think it war on Monday. Q. About what hour ? A. About ten o'olork y. These were glren by you In blank 7 A Yes, Mr. y. For what purpose 7 A To preserve th<. jieace. The requisition upon me stated that purpose. y. lud these continue In force until Mr. Oonover was tkoHd. A. I think they did, sir?that is, until! beard that he wee ejected ; when I board that I Immediately west over to (he Street Commissioner a office and met Cap- ! ta'.n Bennett. Q. When wan that ? A. On Tuesday, I think, in the i forenoon, about ten o'clock. Q What took place 7 A. I asked Captain Bennett by wboee authority any person war elected from the fltroet Commissioner's office. He said by the Mayor (. 1 askod him if heMr. Brady?I object to the conversations, y. What did you say to Mr Bennett? A. 1 asked bins if he had a special deputation from mo; he replied he had, and alter a brief conversation I told him that I should re voke that warrant: I asked him for It; he said he had left it at borne; he tad nothing to do with It, aa he waa acting | as Captain ot Police. Q. bid you levy upon that office? \. No, sir. Q. Did you levy upoa the books and papers? A. No, sir. Q Have yen lent it to Mr. Devlin? A. No, air. y. Ilavo you <\ er bad possession ef n A. No, air; the only control I had waa of the furniture of the office. y. When did you levy on elocution? A. I think it was on Monday; the Deputy informed me that he thought It was necessary. I Q. Previous to that time had yoti seen the Mayor? A. i Yea, rir. Q. He asked you for deputation-? A. Yes, sir. I y. Waa anything said between ynuand the Mayer about I the execution*' A Not stall, sir. I Q. Did he at any time during that day know that you I had executions? A. I think not, sir. y The conversation between yuu and the Mayor ralated , merely to the deputations? A. Yes, sir; he atked me for ; them and I told htm that with a written requisition 1 would I give them. y By what deputy did you levy? A. ByYultee. i Q Do you know bow It happened that ho levied upon furniture la the threat t^nnmiuioner's office rather than any other? A. lie lo . tod upon the furniture in the threat Commissioner's office because ho had not property enough In the othea offices to meet the executions 1 told him to take charge of all the office furnlturo of the departments. y. Had be tbo mine charge of the ofloe furniture la the other public offios? A. There wax no necessity for 1L y. You do not know any particular reason why be levied aa this particular furmUiror A Thai Is the Deputy's business. y. Ara these executions still o .(standing? A. They are air. Q. How it It that the furniture baa b"#u (Iron Into Perbn'a poaseaaion? A 1 do Dot know that It baa. air. Q Has be ovrr v. I possession of that otlice? A. I Lave mine to do with that, dr. Q. Who la tb? Peputy? A. Mr. Vu'tee Q. Have you taken any atope to aell/ A. No, air. that'a the deputy V b unloose. g. Waa the private offloe In tho Street Oommlaaioaer'a rooms kept shut by ) our directions? A. No, air. g. Do you know who put up tho words "Private offlre" on the door' A No, air; tbero were |?ome pereaai trying to go lb there, and I stopped them. g. Ptd yon atop Conover? A. There waa a rrowd, but i do not know whether be waa In It; we pot deputies ibere, wUh posit ve directions nut In Interfere with anybody clog oat of tho otl.ee, but merely to preserve the for nl tore. Q. Ptd you at ass line deelre to keep Ooaover out* A. No, air. g. Pld you interfere to keep bim out of the Street Com nuhaiooer f oflice during Iheec three daya? A. Not at all, air. Cross examined by Mr. Hrady?Q Were you prooent when Mr. Vultee lutde the lory? A. No, air. g. You koow only from hia slalom nt? A. Yas.slr. g. When did you dm present yoirsotf in the Street Commissioner m r .,u, at all? A. 1 think It waa on Moiday morning. g. About what timet A. Ten o'clock, g. Whom did you aee there ? A. Mr. Turner and a large crowd; 1 aaw Mr t'omivr there g. The room waa quite full -aa fall as thta le, comparatively t A. Yea, air g. What was Turner doing t A. Be waa aMcn ling te the duties ef the <>tt:e writing, Ac. Q What was Mr. Conover doing? A. lie sat alongside of the railing la oat if the rooms. j Q. How long lid you remain t A. About three minutes, g. Pld you do anything In yon official capacity ? A. No, air, except m keeping the crowd out of the door. g. When did you neat go there? A. I think the next morning Q Whom did you then eee ? A. Captain ItenaeU and ten or Bftcen poboemen g. Was Turner there f A Ves, air. Q. And Ooaorar f A. ! think ao. g. Ptd you ever sec Conovrr there but once* A. I did are him eating dinner whan I called on Monday q. What was Turner doing t A. Hi waa behind the deak. q. Pld you ever, after, tee Conover m thai building ? A. 1 thtak not. air Q. ltd you see Perlia there at any timer A. since hie ape ointment, q. Not before? A. I hare no recollection q. What occurrence* were ln?ide that huiMIng you know only by report A Oolv by report. Three! resumed by Mr. 1 ,o?d.? q. You do not remember being la the o<IV? at any other time since Conover a apCatment than the t?o days when yon taw hia there* A. , air. q. Pld be not *bow rev he Governor's commission? A. 1 o?. air q. Ho was Inside of the rading? A. I think not; be might bare be n. I think it waa outside, by tho private door. Q. Ihd Conover attempt to c*> into the |w?vato door* A. 1 think not, sir. q. What did yen tell him? A. I told him I had aothlag to do with it; I did not recognise any Coinmiaatooera. it waa none of my i naloean. mmtKUtv or umn 1 pmri, Captain Prune* was awira and examined by Mr. Field q. You were raptala In the late Municipal polios? A. I am a captain in the Municipal police q. You are now acting ie the same body f A. lam.sir. O. W>ro rrxi Ml I ho Hill r?f KMMinli mi Uk3 Iftth lAfth iBtl 17th of .Inne ? A. IwM.alr. Q In command of a pnttoe ftrrm ! A. 1 waa, air. V Cniler wb<?r ordere t A fader my own order* Q. Old y no rcoeire any order* from ibe Mayor t A. Mo, air. g. Net at a!! ! A. No, atr. g. No order* from anybody! A. No, air ; I waa Iboro of my own free will. g. Did you of y onr owa fVer wilt lake poitoemen Ihore! A. I did not take polteeMn there g. Wer? there oo police there! A. Yoa, air g. Mow many f A. I oaanof eay, air. g. About how many! A. A boot a do/an. Q. Pld they enme to eou f A. I do act know r, I did not bring Ibetn there they were there when I name. Q How happened yon to go* A. Booaur# I thought pro per, elr. Q. md you r*relre eay Information from anybody'. A. I (tare you the aitrwer joet ww I tell you no, atr, again. Q. What waa the matter or object of your going* A. Pie ohjoot wee thet I eew e orawd grand. and a Bomber of odioera, and ae I found no one aa high in authority an my elf I took command. g. Well, air, then I am to nnderatand that you rooetrcd no ordere from the Mayor at all? A. I have (Iron you that newer, air g. And none from the sheriff! A. No, air; although I held tko Werrant of the ^tariff. g Wera ytn la Inert when the Sheriff man eram'ne-l. A. 1 war, atr. g. Do you recollect u>e oonrereatlon with him! A No, air. (re the capteir waa naderetood to bay.) Q. (V, Murder' A. t told htm that T waa not art lag under hie warrant in the rjertloa of Mr Doe or or g I dd yon on the praftaaa day eject Mr Oonorer? A. 1 4 At 4 oVItnk! A. I do not know what Ume t waa. q. you vmel force A. did. atr: alter remonetraung wtu? tM? I told k m the beat way would be to go out <jui. mr- - i"! 1 i tf ft> ryC it 111 h?rr* t? h-'ll? ylw<> -fT eh I S4 I* X* I HQhfltiA i W YO MO'RNING EDITION?FR Q. You forcibly put hltn o< V A. Yw, rtr. Q, Did anybody coma to your a-svuunc.)? A. Vofl, two or tlnoe Mtso; but I toh! inmt>> keep off <J. Thfie wore no Oghtluc men tn the building} A. I do not knew: perhaps you kooir aa woll ai I. Mr. fluid?I am no) In tfec habit of associating with aucb laen. Captain R DDott? I told you, sir, that I am not in the bab t of knowing *ooh men. y. Did you see any there at that time? A. Mote to my knowledge Q. Did yuu en Uio next day} A. None to my knowledge, sir. t). On Ttieiday morning dkl you olao eject Mr. Conover? A. I did, dr. Q. P 1 you Jo that by the Mayor's orders? A. No, sir. >?. P'd E 't Conover auk joj by whose orders you acted' A Yes, sir. si- Did not yon say i*y the Mayor's orders? A. No, sir; I raid as a police cap'aiti. t). Was that all you said? A. Yes, sir. Q. Did not you tell tfr. Oonover that you bad orders W ejcot blm, ai.u that if necessary you could get MO men to do 1'.? A. I do not remember. Q You will uA bo posltlre that you did not? Cross exam'ned by Mr. Brady?Q. What was the mode or ejection of Conover?how was It done? A. Well, It was simply this, Mr. Turner?1 do not remember whether It was the llrst or the second time?I rome nber I went to Oonover and told blm that Turner wished him to leave as bo was obstructing the Deputy (Street Commissioner; that 1 as captain or police, would request fern to ieave; harefused to comply with my request, and I ook upon myself to eject him from the office. ij Who did you get your deputation from? A. I hare It in ray pocket. Q. Did you get It trom the Sheriff? A. No, sir, I hare hau it since last year. Q Did you get It from the Mayor? No, sir. Q. Did you know that the Mayor had twenty deputy's warranto/ A. 1 know nothing about It. Q. Did you see Turner do anything pertaining to the oflice business? A. Yes, sir, some persons went to him In reference to some orders?I do not understand the prociso business. Mr. Brady?For permits? A. Yes, sir, be gave them to perties. Q. Did not you see Conovor doing that? A. 1 did not, sir; be had no cbargo in aifairs of that description In my presence; Turner took n book to till them np In my presence. Q. That was on Monday or Tuesday? A. I could not say, sir. Q Was it net after Mr. Conover was turned out? A. It was In Mr. Cooover's presence. Q. When Mr. Conover was there In which room was he? jCounsel and witness here occupied some time In explaining in which room Mr. Oonover was, wbicb was understood to bo tho tuidJlo room, between the door aud the private office, from wbicb Mr. Bennett took him out.) it wives or nra rrr strxkt oommissionxh chariks tirxsr. Mr. Tin nor was sworn, and examined by Mr. Field. Q. Wire yon in tho Street Com mtsatonor's oD.ceou the 13th and 15th of Juno? A. Yes, sir. Q. Yon have been deputy Street Co mm! alienor tindor Ihylor? A. Yes, sir. Q. D!d you see Mr. ODover ejected from the o:Hoe on Monday? A I did, sir. g. By whom was it done, sir? A. dept. Bennett was one of the officers, g, Who was the other? A. 1 don't know. U Did you hear Mr. Coaover aak by whose authority It was doac? A. lie may have aaked that. Q. Did you Lev him? A. I do not U>lnk I did, sir. g. Did you hear Bennett tell htm by whoee authority It was dene? A 1 do not think I did. Q. Did you hear Bennett at any time during the day tell Conovor that be had the Mayor'* authority to do what he did? A. He rail no waa acting under the Mayor's orders and order* of the .Sheriff. Q. When did be tell bim so? A, Sometime on Monday morning. g. What lime? A. About half peat ten. Q. Did Bennett stay there all day? A. No, sir; not all day. g. He waa In and out during tho course of the day? A. Yes, sir. Q. Was this statement ot Bennett made to Oonorer in answer to a question )>y Conover? A. Incidentally. Q. lie raid be was nl'.ag under tho Mayor's orders and Sheriff's? A. Yea. sir. Q. Did you soe tho Shorlfl give him any directions at all, sir? A. lie told him to keep the peace. g. Were you present whon Deputy Sheriff Yd toe gave orders? A. I heard none. g. Were there any flgblmg men Uiero that 'lay? A. I do noi know of any, sir. I g. On Tuesday. or after? A. I do not know any lighting men, sir. Q. Were you present on Tuesday when Conover woe ejected? A. 1 waa there, sir. g. Who did that? A. Well, 1 do not know?Mr. Dennett and two or three others; he walked very quietly out; 1 'bought he had no business there, and bo I ordered b in out Q. Did yon hear Um ask Bennett by whoee orders he acted? A. No. sir g Did you near Bennett say be bad a fbrae of Ova bundrad men if an pessary/ A. No, sir; I was not within dfteen foot of him. Q. rod yon bear Bannest stele that be had orders to qjerl Mr. umorer. and would no nr^ tutd to mat Ore bundred men? A. No, air, not on that JaST Q. ltd you on any day? A. I told him I wished Mr. Co I nover put out of the ofiioe; If there were any orders, 1 gave them. 4 Too do not know that anybody alee gave orders? A. No, sir. Q You did not bear that tho Mayor gave orders? A. I Not one word, sir. g Nor the sheriff? A. No, sir. g lid you communicate to the Mayor on the Saturday that Conover had been appointed by the "ere re or' A. I did, sir. g. Where? A. At my voce, g. Ho eame by your request? A. Yet, s.r. g Yon sent for him? A. Tee, sir. g At what Ume A. About 13K o'clock, g. You sent for tho Mayor? A. 1 did, sir. g la what words/ A. 1 aaked him to come and e e me. Q What did you tell him? Ho said he had beard that there had been an appointment made by the troveraur A. Yea. air. . Q. Ytu bad heard the same thing? A. Yes, air. g. What did he tell you to do? A. That 1 was Sire* O mmissioner, and should bold on until there was an *p poiutment made by tbo Mayor and Board of Aldermoo. y. Wm lb ere anything raid about force? A. No.i'.r. not until I lent lor Until, whan I found my oitire filled with men. Q. Md yon rceclre a mraaag ) ("rem the Mayor? A Tae Aldermen r?mo acroae In a body. q. What wm the roe pome to your nrviaae 1 to the Mayor? A I cannot any. q. Did Alderman Wueoo act aa ipokceman< A. They tr.net all apnbn. q. Did Aluorman W.leon gtra any dlrwbonef A. lie merely directed me to bold on to toe ortVce unUl there oooll be aro her eppoiatmeet. q. Anything aaid about fbroa? A. He told me to take rare of the orive and they would ta?o care of me. q. What did he d. to protect your A. He nroifht the policemen to me. q. Hew many? A. I cannot nay; there were not more then a dozen. Ooaa rianilB?d by Mr. Brady?Q. When w<to yon ap pointed Deputy Pupertntenrfcnt, Hr Turner? A On the M or 4th of January, 1M4 y flow loog have you bean Deputy Superintendent? A. light yean in January; I waa employed In the otuoe hefor that?altogether n.ne yeare the Oral of Aug-at q. Krotn the nth to the I tin of June you discharged the dntka Of Htreet Oemmiaatooer? A. 1 did, rtr. q flrlualrely? A I did. air. y In tb" uaual and regular way? A. I performed the dut ?> of the oft tee from the nth of June. q And continued to do ao unUl what l r! A. Cuttl M* Dryltn dime. q. Waa thrre any offic al act done by any dber perian than you nau t>erhn ante? A. Not at all. O. Who had peaaeraktii of the bo. k* aad Jar im-nte op to the Ume that Deella took poaaeaaton ? A I had. Mr. Bcatec''?< f the keya? A. They ware in my p-w I Mntovi, y. You r?mamed with Mr. Dtrl'a? A. I did. a'r y. You are null deputy? A. lam.tlr y When rfid 0>n<rrer llret prenent himaelf at the office? A dome time after 10 o'clock on 'Hturday. Uth Inet Q. Did he come alone ? A. No, air; there wore fltVvm or aixtern perron wtth him. q. How many bed >o i? t Two, and a'terwarda thr w Q. lid you know tome of thote t.fVon or alxteon ? A. Yea, air. Mr Dor ley, a Owiadlman down italr*,and la ran or four more. y Did ibey nil coma in a bony? A. Yea, air they marched In two by two, It appeared to me. q. How long aid they remain' A. When they found they oca Id nog get a, acme remain d, ntnera went o*T, Uiera war much conrertaUon between Mr. Draper and Mr. Hawea and itbera?they probably alatd uaul i or AH o'clock. q. W oett did heoome aftun? A. On Uie neat morning; a Uttto after 9 o'clock. y. Alooe then* A. No, air there were eomo of the No trupohtan Police. q. How maay? A. I anmt tell; I knew oome of them by atvbt. q. Ha>t there been any of the MayWr pol'oe there before? A Yea, air. about ao hour or an hour and a half q. What do you mean by "a)noted" ? A. On the Monday allot noon he wie onrrled out by the police; there waa no yielenoa?no blown "truck q on ibe 1 leeday be walked out? A. Yen, n r. q. Did h" attem;4 to |?erform any official act? A. None, rlr, that I know of. By Mr Kle'd?Di.l he not grant a permit fbr bull ling a ?null? A. He had no rtglil In do that?that ia coutrarj to law. (Inngbter) q. You raid he oould not, becanao he had no power* A. He couM not, becauae It would be contrary to law; It la none of c.ir bualneea A. Not that i tnow of; not in my prwonoo. g, Von do not bno??ho might hot* d<*nt no without Clf Imow.ag ttf A. Nm in my offloo, tdr; b? may b ?vo n in Ihr Awmnr't room g. H birh ? yonr nomf A. The aoconJ room g. WhothT he tignod ouch porm t you Jo not itnoof A i No. otr. 0. M.I you tr.?uoi*t hnrlnoon artor bo came' A. Van, fir, pfeoty of It. g. Whalf A. 1 fiat tod tot.otto parmlto, rotoMed i nttor< nrom goattomon. MtworoH *hom. dirootod tho -ti+ot Inoptotoi to imntHrt hnotnooo, *1. g lbo diot'irboooro did not nffMt you? A. Not on IBal g. Mr Cotioror -Jn.m" 1 toboPtroo^ConaauM.oMrt A. Von, ? r. ho tboirod mo bm commiorton g. Bo ?bo?od th u on Toandof t A. Yoo. air. g. f?d bo wonH to* gopwtd < ih oon.atf, BB) ?MM i oift N linC <o itoitB d 'ITOI o <*' r+rr 9n*4 hao' dot '01 i?oW IK?l n| ,f liMl 4,1) ho ) %* t-'I'l ad ? boaoo oAl at M.tH \:lrtPtoa W oi?1-?*?tli, im-mtnt no** ? >,) ? wA ?v-?w.*r k* v?n i?f RK B IDAY, JUNE 20, 1857. Q. On the Monday morning ho rla. mod to b? Street Com ' mittioporf A. Yrg.mr. _ | v- worn io*.to uiy perisor.'i to )r :7 A. *ea, ?-r, U" BbcriU'g otll ktv. y How many? 1 twentr. Q. Were any of them poUccmoni A. y All? A Not all. y How man-; wore not poliocmou? A. I thittk lh?ro wero twelve or til'teen citizens. Q. Who wore tibcrltf'? depulloo < A. No. sir. Q Wa* there any ?no Ihe.ra tn the ompw/mont of the P.bei 1(1' except polu omen when Ounovor came on Tueedey morning ? A. No, sir. <1 I)ij Conover bring policemen vdth him f A. Tboro

wero three on Saturday. y. Did be bring an/ poll .-men wtih him on Toe-tdsy morning? A I cannot gay. Q Who did be bring? A. I cannot gay; there were Mr, hileox and half a dozen other*. W How many of the Metropolitan pollie camo there? A. I cannot ray. y w lu n h? camo on Saturday, did he oonae with ilfteen or twenty ? A. I abouid *ay Oftnon or twenty. Q ^oro any of thorn omp oyei In the building ? A. Th'-y m'ght bo. Q. Don't you know It? A. I raw there were e greet many from the Beglstor'a office. y rbey did not cosno to make a row, did they ? A. Not that 1 know of. y. Where *u Dooley employed ? A. In the Ik* 0cmmn-r loner s ollloo y. Up lo tho (let of May be wu >n y >t:r o(B.-.e? A Yen. sir. Q. I* attll Ibere ? A. He baa got an offloe, bet deee not do much. Crorr examined by Mr. Brady?Q. The Draper spoken of waa Simoon Draper r A. Yea, sir. y. Who wu the Mr. Hail? A. It wet Mr. Hawea. thitixo?y ov pki-it* *h*n:n vnna Examined by Mr. Held? y Were you tn the Street Commissioner's office on Salur lay, the 13th of Jane ? A. ?<*, air. Q On Monday, the lbtfcf A. Yoo. sir. Q. By what authority ? A. By virtue of my offl;e, to protect property I bad !e*led upon lut year. Q. b (bo oxeoullon tlial you levied, Uai lev *>1 ia-.t year? A. Yce, elr. y. What time? A I furntnhed memoranda to Mr. Burteed of all these executions. Mr. Bosk od? It is set forth ia M? affidavit. Witness?Thero m a levy for a f mall sum of forty ono ' dot am ei^hti one eeuta, issued on Hatnrdey. By Mr Field?y. Do yen my these exeDuOone were levied laet yoar ? A. Yea air. y Havo you bad other executions wnlcb bare been pa'd? A. Yen, air, a great many of them Q. Levied on ibo same property ? A. Yes, air, that was paid. y You bavo never advertised for aale oa these eiocu tlons? Jr. No, air. Q. lUd jou rrcol?od dtrcetloaa to wait? A. No, air. y llow happened yeu to go on Monday to levy on this propel tj? A. 1 bad two orrtcre lo may my pr icoedtinrs, and therefore 1 ' ad nothing ebo but to obey tho order* of tho Court: the reason that 1 went od Monday was UiiU ( had beor<: that there was a very large number of people about the Htrset Commissioner's oill.-o, and I went to pr<> feet the property, and deputed a special person to take charge of the ) roperty. y IV Lor A. Mr. Masterson. y. Had you been requested to do so by anybody? A. No, Mr. Q. Was Oonover ejected by your order? A. No, sir. Q. Ily any prrscu under your llrcotion? A No, sir. Q. Did you endeavor lo Interfere with hll possession of thi" ofliro? A No, sir. Q. Did anybody under your direct on? A. No, sir. y. Did you levy upon Ute books, papers, Ac .- A. No, air. y. Bad you any posaesriou of the books, papers and document- A. No, sir Q. Did you loan tt om to Devlin? A. No, sir. y. Dhryou know anything about the deputations gtvra by the Bhurlfl A 1 knew that they were In ealiteece. y Did any of the policemen nave these deputations'! A. I think they did. y. Did you are Mastcnon havo one? A. Yes, sir. y. Was he a policeman? A I bel.ero he was. y. Did you not uniUmtandthat he oasoneot the Mayor's policemen wfcon you put him In mare? A. No, sir. y Did Wiliet tell yon to put him In there? A. Yes, sir, y. When did jeu tears that ho was a policeman? A. Afterwards y. When you put blrn In possession had ho a star? A. No, sir. y. Was Merbersen there? A. 1 do not know b.m. y. These executions have not boen paid yet? A. They are ctald by order cf the Court. Q. Tbcy woic staid on Monday? A. Yes. sir y. Were you In tho rooms much on Monday or Tuesday? A. l rmn about It A. M. to 'd)g I*- M. y Did you hear Bennett toll Coeover by whose authority be was there? A. I cant say, air. Mr. Field announced that these were all the witnesses he would ra,i. Be would read deixwltiona, and if the counsel wished to cross-examine witnesses they might do so. lie then road a RAanrton nam's dtosiiiov. f'Uy and County of New Tori, t* ? F. Harrlacn Reed,being ?worn. ?ahh that tie was present on Saturday, ibo 13th day or June, when Us said Daniel D. Csnover went In the Mayor's ? ? w*K hjm oasis ot oSSoo and o?utal < Wo"4! ?* * Uu antd uub m oJUut Wtm U *ii Sm ad law, j city or new York; that the sai d book was tn <tu Hum of low, ud wm eitculed by the said Hanlol I) Guoovor and by two suretine, each ??f whom wm In ovary respect Ft f u lent, thai oa arriving at tbo Mayor'* otto, which ra about nooo, Mr Oonovor found the Mayor c <*eted lu bis private loom, bo tben a*ked to aeo the Mayor, aud was refused; hn -cut a meaaagn to the Mayor atabng that be wished to ree blm on official hu*!nr.n; Ihe mewvc.njp-r went lain the May or'i nffloe, and returned with the answer that the Mayor *m engaged and wookl not see Mr. Cooo vr, the m?>*my < at toe umc t me ctatiug that bo bal '.ai'ormed the Mnyor thai Mr. Onnover ? nrrinee* with him , v. a* official, in) thai hn lil official \iapers to grbm'.l to him: and Mr Oonover,after watting Uil about two J clock, thru eft with bin bond aod proceeded to the Comptroller a uihon, where b<t thro Sled it, aod that lmmrd.aie./after ro Cling It he went into the Street Ottt. f1-nor* M 'ben and there toeh poesesslon of the sa d oi lr*, mat dui.ag the time depooont and aatd Gonovor wore wa ' og in ihe Mayor * t fl'.ee,although admlaaiou to the Mayor ? it re. used Mr Conuver, oihcr pemuni were admitted to him Ihrmigh both loom loading to said private office Oh errwa examination Mr. F.rld I - . lot that be had known recover eevoial years hat nothing to do with pro o tltg him the ap|wliilmoiii from the (Jovi rnor; went to llin Mayor * affile to are Cunovor flle btS paper* with Iho Mayer; Mr ,'onrs went with him; they ware the only two; Mtrvin H. lfiowor drew tho oath bea.d the bond road; the amount war IIO.OOO, It en oined faithful performance of the dutlea of llin < Illco waw Conover sign It; wm oue of tbeeurtbes tbeij wore severs! w.tnettM. Mr Aiguatua Oocorer war the other surety; did not ace blm sign; aaw tho Mayor sitting la bis private ?!Uoe; wca. Ui the patsage, thinking he might come out; now b.m poke bis note tbio.gb the ciack of ihe door, cailel Coo var, and ruted that he had b <t>er come out. b'mitli or Conorer d'l not f|m* . to lbs Mayor at all. law a young policeman stailjaod at the door of the private office of the Mayor; aaisd to ?ee the Maynr; bo w-mt and told iho Mayor- said be bad told ihe Mayer that Cooorer bod official paper* to serve. Mr Held then read iho affidavit of John W. UrKley, *e follows i? J bo W Grid ley bo log sworn, tallh?That on Saturday, the tsib June .net.. he v m at the Mayor a office, hoi ween the hours of It ami t o'clock; thai ho mw Daaie! Ouco war M the general uffi.-e of ihe Mayor, trying to got ad art rion to the prtvateoffix of the Mayor, that he could not g<t ?'ieb adm'.w'on that lepooer t then weul into ltd pan ?s*o ontside the oo?r of tbo office, in wb:;h there la a <!our leading Ui tin-Mayor's private office- that wh.lo do poernt waa a an.iing m Mid passage ths Mar ir ctme to the tald door, loosed out. and tm nod late It el s.ad the door, that thereupon Mr. Maieml cum up uid wcot nfo :bo Mnjn-'r "tl.co; that I anm?<l iu !p after Matecll'* er.tr nooe two otticr pereotn came noJ were admitted; that tbrn Matreil cami out, ea<t ttaaliug at mid door a police man, whom be dlrentod ant to admit a 1'rtn* eoul to l<ie Major'* oflcv nnkiP be waa oeli' I for, that tepnaert re , rui ned Id the i?e***o cut, i Mr. Conorn l-tfl tbo unite, and then went with him to the Comptroller a oflee, whore Mr. , f'oaoter told hiia that he had been refueed almltiaoee to th.> Major'* ofhro, ubiMtr I to him hie oomminalKi and filed with htm hla b-.n l. Mia' Mr Coaovcr then repaired to lb* street Cimm', nloner'a ohWe, ear. mooed' bit *p polntment a* tocb t"mai'?r'oner c*h,bttod hid com.n ' a! jo ajjd took p<m on*loo o ' the ofi?ie. u joe\ v, qmaJBc. Fworn to oof ire me. Juae 28, 1?7. W. S- X'milt, Commlmlooer Da<-'> fto rmoe et^jilr ... j Mr. Crldlep Uwli'Vt-i. ar rJlea*-* , TTa.t knot u Of-. ver?? r jeer' '7? a their SdiWr hjrfrr ta. , The bo lei ne e' hla l<wt noof^r**" wtrrolial re ol the pm loaa wittier- tb?mt t?it't Mr Field oe*t read the affidavit of John OdviB. an fi , Iowa? t-i'p>" - <( cvv ml r I.nfy of ,v,-w PbHfc?rehao>Fr<n (wit* efrera, f r ralili that h< i. a rJarh In VtF <mm?nf thd Ft,-net comma inner that thi? rtepooro*aailiWk i mfnerFait- f ufljwntv the deak of the threat oaatmMneawr that tiiwffwwiiht waa at hte deak no the mm'Moo df aumrdup, the MM thai; Utat 'her let Turner, eM w*e Ml" ih-.etir Ftre*t Viftnih , ?l"ttir wm at the derk nauallr -?vwrpem hp MM fhr.a-t ! OnmaaMlnoer that ae taker paw *i* a are pe*e? aa ta tie 1 ro< tn *o occupied bp tn? daparmtii and the ahM firmer. at i about the hear of n evtare a M aa the "aid dap; ?t*t i Feratado Wood, Matmrof that titp, ttatamd Ueeroom at ' that hour or ilieraMhoarv aaeee i MMn itr?pe.in?4'a dntdi totk- t deeh oernp ed t p the MlA Ttrratr *t afo*eaatd. aadeeteri t } opno a whtapera** l aMa^aj with tba *aM tamer, * a-, en 1 upon thu depoaemt waa rioruwaart ar the -aM Tamer t > t leave the rorm; thai um (Wpnnetit intawtMoiy left thj I rrom, cketng the draw j*w hiai. and rawiMned la 'be I outer rn?>m atari; hatrflhm, (ftiiu* a Midi M nan no pgr | on entered the ma ^MNtpMI bp the aatd Woml aid I Turner; thai ak the avjpBno of theHiae MMHMM. n- i thnreabobk tberaM Wend ewiaenairrf ton aaM rOowi, iihd t directly wtat oat of the buii'Unp, w her napoo mm dtpnr.o-.il I returned ta Ma dneh aeatoreaard. that at Ilia Mate w.m Mount thin itepeaeM waa aware el the appetatawai of Ihar iul 11 Cum>ree at Arwl (oaMMhotr: that, the did 1 Woo* waa hater before, m Uu* deponent'* fcaewledpo, lit 1 he < B? Of the Men. iCn-niwitttaoer during IM* depon*rd'a , term ofaarvb-n there*. frem Jt nutty, lei/i to that dM^; i that thte depoaent farther tap* dial the appolntnttai of Mia na I t>wnri nr waa bam*a ta other rwerteym < > tfm dir? I Cnrnmientaaera oflloe ?t the um alttwmti. oa the rt t Utli Met., ead the tMl of Hot Mfc! Werni waa *>..dlf I ' aawcttd upon at retrp nantaal aa) er'rao-tll. aary bp the rlerh' la ifao Mid oih<ta. Ttlr <e- ) peaeal far her rgH that <4 or abeut taw o'aioeic of , mm ran*# ?i%y, the iiJ> una tat, aa aforaaatJ. tha ^klM i lta*i?l J - Uaai.ver npfetatl'U/obm abere MeitUoaed a? | "Ot'vpted ?> tble duoarnt aaJ.tha -an! Xucapr, pateed thia , t'eiwaant'e detk to thu derk ufcd M the rai t TWtfr. noil tall>iliI hid ooniBi ?sl?p fri'MtleVacaor K up, tku M d.m.'b'i Uta *.i '-oiuuUm an, and Bcdn-t ?rr?oa the leaf or th -> !h?fe andiho tfpu??ur? nr John A. Ik(; Via' lite aal I f ait vr- praelaioicd aloud thai he Ma4 ht en dulp rworn, vpl ^ipptfTk-'al bo?<U, an i <loaa hU | w.oF *it*f aernedl >*> V .Mwatrt a?*tj I ?d? ' H If M|r , lawt djef < ? ne tit1 larfi el Nit, ue> I *di iMT'tnt ?iU and* .hear teat* in, d edr e l-odaeo eeou [ Iti* hadteMdalM M* ' ERA ttlnap mommii lo outo' upon the diaebtrr* of hta I duties, ana that he demanded of tbe ia>l r rr?er til tbo bookn, papers, aap? and documents peru.n.og to his s.Vd offlco of Street Commissioner; that the sal I Purner denied tbe authority of the Governor to insko ?u.:h appointment, end refused to deliver op tbe books, v.. so demanded This deponent fntiLer taitb thai tbe said Cooore- remained in tbe offlco, in peaceable noeseesion, until about four o'clock, ibc . iu.il boor Tor cioa'Bg, when ho ins. Thle >1oI'onenl fc lb?r ?a.ih tbat on Monday, tbe ltih uetaul, the M.d Cniovcr demo into the said Street Vnuoilse'-oners offlco, at about 9 o'clock 4. N , and remained there in peaceable poaet-Mloa unUI the hour of oIoiIhr about 4 o clock <*. M , whuu bo was I ore oy e.eoto.l bv uho W Bennett and others, In tbe garb of pollcomeo, who a^te I ouder the raid Bennett's o?.l? rs Tbie depouou*. further tatlb that on Tuowdaj, the 1'K.b iMUnt, the ea J v.ooovc Spain entered ibe offlco at about tbo usual hour of J o'clock- that ho romauivl tboro ;^?a oihiy until alvmt 10 or 11 o'clock, wocn bo **s \ olently put out by John A Besnett ano others acting und-r b.s direction; Jiattbi said Bennett preek.1 ned in*- ho wart acting by the orders I of tbe Ma) or, thai a' tr he ? as ejected tbe said i;nn?eu look tbo raid Uibu - by tl.o hand and said, ' Cooover, you must not blam- i t, lor I am only acting by the or lore of tbe Mayor " JDRN GQLV1V Sworn June- ?8&7, before bd,Wii. i', Dir. auv, Couimiihsir.uer of Deeds. Ifr. Colvtn'e croai-eum.tudl:n 1'.<1 o x oil : ar yti. of of great importance. rssTiv.iNT or asR. r. mm, litis witness was called by Mr Field, ao l tea.'.tlod to bavirg drawn tbe official bond for Mr. Oonovcr, which ho denuded; be anew tbe sureties ee men of means, mrmrarr or ;irw rv-kimm. Mr Field read neat tbe deposition or James Feck bam, as follows-? City and County of iVvtc James Peckham, being duly sworn, saiib?That be 1s a clerk a tbe oliloc or tbo sipbbt r/tmim<abl/tna?> that on ih/t 1'lth :net t a mas In tha sa!d office; lbs* Mr Co Dover vu there to the private office; that about four o'clock Alderman Clancy, A.derman Wil eon and others came to the office and went Into the private room; that deponent hetrd Aldorman Clancy say that lo the name of the Mayor an? Common Counr'i of New York he Instructed Turner to keo > possesion of the office until the Mayor aod Aldermen directed biin oth -r ?i?e; Mr. Tumor nodded ascent, and that Mr. Conovcr asserted hie right to the office, that on Monday morning Mr. Conover came In and wan denied admittance Into the p? vate onlce by offi. era, wboaald at in possession of the Slier :fl": ? . Conovcr then took a do?k in lb < room adjalokig; that deponent acted ae hla clerk during the day, tn conjunction w-th J<* B. Pollock; at four o'clock Mr. Turner resetted Mr. uonover to leavo; Mr. Conover refused; Mr. Turner gave orders to officers to have the offi.ej cloared; he alao ordered deponent to leave, and upon deponent's retusal Mr. Turner directed him to be put out: tnat deponent ataiod to tho officer that he was a clerk >n the office and had a right there, whereupon tho aald Turner stated th*t deponent was no toager a clerk and ordered the officers to put deponent out, which they did; that wb'.lo depouent waft iu the ball, outiido the door, lie aaw tho officers put >lr. Conover forcibly out of the office; that on Tuesday morning deponent wont to tho office vth Mr. Conovcr, who was denied admittance intide the raffing hy a Deputy ttbcrlffi, or a porton outing as such Mr. Oonover then tuuk auerk in the Map Clerk's room; that deponent acted by hta oroere, and drew up a document for Mr. Conover, which be signed as Street Commissioner- that while Mr. Coaover w as performing his duties as Street Commissioner, Captain Bunnell stepped forward and sold that It was tho order of the Mayor that Mr. Conovcr should leave the office?pcacralily If he would, but that if ho would not .'>00 men could be bed to eject him; that the raid Bennett tbun.bv physical force, put Mr. Oooover out ot Ibo office into tie main ball of the building, and deponent was also r. i ml ply putoui. J aMKS PECK 8 AM. Sworn to beloro W. ?. DiVMimi, Comraisatouer of Deeds. On croas examination Mr. Teckham testffied that he had a cot-v of the permit given by M.*. Conover fur the sand to ismaln In the street. tho examination was suspended to enable hm to produce it. Mr. Kie'd rem! nest tho lopoe.'tlon of Jesse M tchell. ' On cross esnminntion nothing of great lienor lame woe elicited. Mr. I'eckbani returned nt this point, and produced the copy of the permit granted by Mr. Conover; did not know the party to whom it was granted; saw a persou repro cDtiogntm, La corta.n it *h given on Saturday: mvlo the copy brfnro tho original wm deliver*J; baa been a clerk nnco Mr. Taylor's election; did not know of hia own knowledge Utat thcro wan a permit oook of blank* ac'od Ibr Mr. looover aa hie c'rrk; copied for b:m and delivered messages; cannot nam* the p*r?on* to whom he dolvered lb* messages; thorn waa no message connected w,tb Uie dutio* ot the Hired Oominm'oncrt otHoc; Mr. Turner directed lilmeeU and Oooover to he put out; told the officer that he waa a cl*rktn the oi'ioo; bo would not llaten; don't remember that tho otiloor saul ho waa acting under order*; did not kn >* that he bad anybody's orders bit Mr. Turner's to put him out; previous to tha. Turner re iuested Conov*r to leare, and when be would not, Turner told the of,-.or* to pit him out; when be was put out they sai l, "pot i?t the d??d hlaok republican s? o of ab h " can't romomher whotber anybody said th*y were acting nndor the order* of the Mayor. The bilaaeeof the testimony wee unlmpo-tanl. I Mr. VMM here read the (aiiowtng aflUaiU. which elated Mr ease;? Cituvul Oiuntg Y .Tne r>rt ? Jl.wwln W. Joaa*. of Mid ct'y, being sworn, aaith?That on tho 13th day of Juno In tant he accompanied Hantsl 0. Oorovor to tho Mayer's office, In tho City >1*11, In order to procur < ."rum toe said !ia> or I bo approval of the oflVdaJ card of raid Cooovor aa Mircct foium'mlnncr; tha'. on their arrival at the aald office tb* laid OnoTcr lent In bla namo to the Mayor, by the m'-serger at the dcor of tho Mayer's private offico; that tho intwcmer ihortiy after returned aith tho anewor that the Mayor waa much tug-aged and eouid not seo Mr. Cioo<> vrrorany cue rise; that tberoo|ion dopeooat and Mid i Concrer waited about half an hour, during which tlmo a* veral persons cutcrcd the Mayor's private ronaa through the door wbtch Mr Uunovot's mcaragc had lwen sent, but ' tb* drpoa-nt and recover could not prtcure entrance thrnugli th* nmo that tho deponent then went Into the pa M,~r ou'iide the main door of the tUyor'a g< noral vftice, whew he discovered that overs! pora-ma wore gotng in and cwnlug out of the Mayor's private r nin, through a private door opening from said partoge; said Ooonver then sent in a <"eond mevsage to said Mayor, vaytnr that h? bad rt.odbl bus.new* sill, tho Major, that h* had Important pvpera to anbmit to htm, and when the me*?*Lcer rcturneil Mt Ceinovor anhod him tf thn Mayor Intended to admit him, to which the ineucufer replied i Y,t hla order* were peremptory, and l .at he could | pnt admit the said Conover. Mr. Cmover then remained i ?otr* time at the door eommunluallng with the inner office, u'urlug wLlch timo deponent hirur: tho door In th - peers v open ami?hut n post idly, and saw several ncr*ori? o tn and come out or the Ma-.or's private rmm; thut isi I Cuoov< r then applied for adru. -ion b/ tho door tnth i parsage wa;. , whirl. uliBlailor.ua. denlc 1 to hia. theogh oiht r* w re a ibe rami l.tnc v mlttod tbrocgb the vamo dcor, Mr. Comover the* **i 1 to the Joorkoe,>*. ' I toualecu the M.jor, and will go la.'* At that i.wment Mr. ilatm ll, lai* t hief of K'lioe eame out and ipoko to >ae or two , person*, letmingly officers, and the guard at the door waa then Increased by Hona two or three men. That dopooo.it bfi.l Mffilfi (V.tmtar ihatt wmlc I e? Iha aaM .mln* ... *?.? 1 pa-eat", rv *rly id boor; thai dcoowont and Mid (?mcr ib' returned lo tio Ma>or goat-rat offlje, a' b*? Mr. MIdr, Jm Mayor' < cl< rk, wm mjmiI, wbei vnp n Mr. Co. Borer iai<l lo him. "Mr. Via#, I haro Item (to Wrcet n>niBiix?l<in?r hr lha Co.' ioor of Ih.i i.?C , I Will) leM". Ui'' Mayor ?" file say oath rf of. o, and aubntil toy official bond for afpiora:, I Bin iianle1 admit f?BOB in him, hare been walling hero aeer!/ tao hotjra tiK. I wm Aral refute-l adaa iunr?, sad X la aw I deal lb4 bo dm't lolend loner ma ^ iU thwa axUbded bla coin mUftoo to Mr. liinr. kA Idn oatb of otlre. and raid. "I will flk> tb!? oe?b of oltiee with too ' \f nt|re.,..e<i, "You ran duo, 1 au? tb? Ma>or avblaf r.crk.^ bar. loacrer tberenpoa exhibited bla official hood, and aatd, "1 wUh to *c!>?a.t thlr lolbv Ma, or tor bla approval. '> M.oy crtmlaed the hmd, rating al the aame iioao, ' Ibo Mayor i aa> ( fed, and blf briefs ara ?UXX lo alwlt no 4a'' Co norrr lb-a raid. '1 ?b?U Ilia thla hand with ibo Oomp Ifcllir. wh.rb you a I vlato to UmM?)or.'' That thorn '.(><>? deponent no 1 raid Cotcror repaired to the Cvu?j>Ire! "r f r ;tioe and there CXc l ihoaaUl h ,jJ And thia dopromt farther tal'.b. thai H wn, ev'-leal (row U>t: ooareo wflna and reftia. ka <a 1L0 duicreul p. roue n wgatrd about tbr door uf tba Xa/af V offiae. thai Ibo nataro of bin bnrtociP w.ib tho a a, or woe wndcratioJ, an.I that >m Uilrnlii jal. MJUITB N. .10X13. . * Ore, J6a# 24, JOdT, tcfora mo, C W. IUwr-, C?m mi jiober of I ocJ# n ?* rob iwrW Mr. WUlard fern am m tba fdiowieg kumeroMi far Mr* Mraa aw nan xrf .-ormraniu Or JI diaaeeee pre* Idiag that hrlero tba Htrret Cawintiaalotir oaa ewwr apt" lb' ?l iMaa uf btf aOca MR boad nauat ba apaawrad by M* Mar or, tb' iwtiai'iaaf Ian dinar d af A Mermen nf Jane id, ap 4 wring ti e tMtnwaattMa by tf? May r td Char Ma Mrvkta m flirr. t fr-m a*Mtee? r. Mr. fwrbr "w 'ataaf Uxr and .anUi band a^prared by Uia Mayor ap 0caat Cvuo'nar nar ino in?lrnPi.nnp 10 Mr Turner to admit Mr Dcvlla as Pi.t Cm ui.tMOBT: rr s N.?- b^^Jd^atfiMUne'T,HSi'' ' rv^fMI^ a*jw? l A rHiw*d?bwi if Mr TWtO. a* Otimtal'Ptorer, ny e\ 1 id c.inraraiirr Me fr.adb t?. fa favn of TemcoTar ley. IdetffliKI br Mf Tor?rr tSo <*elbifa?lnn wMlaahmf of 1??S rm orwaa oTawmaiiria hf Wf. Mr Tirttor todanal Mai bo #1 ba< troew (MT Mr P%yf. tM Odmplroller, pro frbwd a?dlt??amwm?e my Hr.^Pi OHmwWabwap; Mibcb diimrtmrnr of Ibo rwnnipmaa owM bo debwmtned by tb rt imw.Urwt i|??lf -ltd i.o( Irana Ihtl lb* Ivwontailop ha r**?*wr?.i Mr fararr ay any art .mat* tMa The taf#i>aa fcrra mwiiirai UtiM ttory tad r.-atad ttatr rat#. ' I Wi' W'V ? rrr rr>- r? <i r?a ?1 in* * Onuytiwtar rtafr w?a on aM motoM ta Mr. nr*u 9 Han ffn iwoneltad Mr. Hirta wMiMI One taiaaait a. t wimx ?*/ itai | raeotalaa MTboIr latrty. (lAoahtrr ) lir frt?That win 4a, *tr. tat nm maimi: will yo-i Ixplalo IM flrcojn.amm of Mh roq-ilaitwa- A. arlrjr u a rontraew* i ka rantr ft Me am! ??r.'?a<t M wl- j wiMi'WWl aa* la Uw uaaattiait atarr4th\an aakta wtaMkr M ratal ta <faa*; I W><* l?hn Uu* to ? *Wp at* to pa? wMtaail aaj aMiUoaal taaiWef ffW* ?f q art" I waal l aat r?< <<** aa? ?rm uaamitaoorr, mfwrirr aat to lilrvfrra with anr quart >na t>?Mw? IM (. art" i i ?aM I waaki pay If to caar" aoaW taitijr itat taa wot M waa *aa?. y. Taa raqattwiaa af tta ttmt Urwiinrttar an* do* p?aaaaary tar/aar aolka i A. Vs *>' . , _ q r?4 Mr. Coaotar iio a boa* wt* raafc A.Tta,aut 4 Ktataaaaaaap-knawrataptakf A. \j?, rtr . iw Hr. nrtaa--U. t?4 ynt tt* ? ? aa aa oilatai fcta-IT i I'M notrtral aaythrtf war# lAaa if I?a *ta?t i npta ??i t?3f> aa ? U? oaa* dij ,i war U*J to ta *>? total. In u .)(** ? jl v . i ' f| V n "? r i I | | rawtatwoataa rtfn ,vwtaw mI>>h| *MI ai"t tiM j aa*I load *?t oa i in <4 M* ytlaataw a a "aa ( ??' Mtmal.uanlT *aV^? ?H.*ia<h?* ? V j a< LP. PRICE TWO CENTS. Q What as to tbo bond ha\ ln? Iwru rejeetedf A. 1 did ooi pr< tend to drctde that question By Mr. Hold? You tiled Mr. Devlin's bood la the into way* A Yt?, tlr. tbo court boro adjocrnod to this (Friday) morning at 11 o'clock. the mayor discha1k.kd prom the alleged contempt of court. BcrivioR oonitT? ^PBCiaL tkam. Before Hon. Jn 1ge llottinaa. lun 2#.? Darnel D. Comer v*. Jtmando WrA?TJpott rtiur* ?/ art order to ihoui awe why the de'-ndant ihoUd 6e pvnisfud u for a avte-np'. IIo .has, J?Upon the roturn of an order to ibom cause wby tbo defcmlast should not be punished *>r rorbting tbo prooewi of tbo Court, an application la made on the part of tbo plaintiff for a reference to ascertain the facts by cxatnU. u tho |?uUea and liking teetlmony. Tho order to show cause won made under the let article of tillo 11,chap. Ill of tho Hevbed Sututae, (p H76), an J nndor tho 4th subdivision of tho lOia section. The Coroner had certified to tho Court the uaince of the resistors, their alders and abettors, to the end that they might be proceeded against for their their contempt par huam to section let (llO) of 2 It H.,441. A uiatiiiotirn la inado between proceedings In such a ease and tho** under the tillo proceedings or for contempts t?eoforco ctvtl remedies, (2 K. 8., 624.) The 14tb aeotloa of the Statute Pist referred to (d It. k, 278), provides that nothing In the preceding sections shall be construed to extend to any proceeding against parties or officers. an for a contempt, tor the put pore of enforcing any otvtl right or remedy, I and in proeeodinga under tbo Idler act It is esaenttal t> iho liilllnboii of punwbmetit tbat tho Court shall adtodge tho act to bavo Impaired, defca ed or prejudice*! tho rights or remedies of a party * Tbls dlatlnciion Is referred to t> llr. .fustce boa worth In .bo note of the People vs. Compter*, (2 Duer. 678;, and the case of Adams vs. Dan or, J Brod. and Blng., 24. Is an example of it A sherin o offVer sorted the defendant with a 00,17 of a oojuiar, showed him tho original and explained tho objoet. Tho dcl'endan rullarcd htm and ordered him 10 quit hia pro scneo. < >n moving for an attachment for a contempt of tho process, tho cocntel was lesirod to obtain an affidavit, poltiling out moro fully in what reaped aid to what do greo >b< art of violence ob-trnctod the due exectiuoa of tho process o" tho Court. l>u another day, nothing belug added, the Camt wnd "they would lay down aa rale * whether every collaring ami -liakiog an utlkier or would nut bo deemel a contempt of the OmM; but It aullioed to a ay, that uo ewe wa< here inado wbieh lib cloned any !u:h obet. action of their procoaa aa to require thin aninmary mode of puniabmont" The l'Jtn section of tbeatatule (Si K 8. S'<7,) J1 recta that In ooaea where the ecnlempt la not committed In the pre aenco of the Court, the party charged elta.ll be onUded or the accusation, and have a reasonable time to make hie defence. ThU waa given by the order to show canae. Tho counsel for tho defendant instils that the oaae in not within the provision or the statute; that the ^ order or process moat be served before the caae of NlMMi f*n artae. I think not. In my optaloa, when a party knows of the szUtence of an order >0 the bands of an officer to be sorvei upon him, and wOfallr prevents that service by np?n force, mate or direoted, U.e resistance ta as fully within the statute as If he bad received and contemned It. In the Commonwealth vs. tMy, (d Vlrg. cases 1,) Keoly was punUhod as for a contempt, tor using means to prevent one Wright fr >m uttenifng aa a witness tc prove a deed executed by him, leely, altar a aubro un biyl been served upon Wright: and the Practical Register aeflnos a ixiDteu.pt to be "a dlzobeilonce lottM Court, or an opp' Ing or desidslng the authority, justice and dignity thereof. Pomutnnes It arises from om or more opposing and distirbtng the execution orservioaof the process ot the Court, or using force to the party that serves It '' (I'ract. Keg. W 100 ) Hoe al?o 1 Libert'a History of the Common l'leaa, 'JO-'Jl, for an account of tho ongin of the power, and tho reacuns why a trial by jury In such cases is not a right. Tho aOldavlui on the (art of the defendant have r a<! 1' out a case exonerating him from either the act or resistan:e or the Intention to resist. CUs own . oath ta corroborated bv Uml of Dutcher, that no com munication of the Tact that the Coroner bad process to serve upon him waa made to him. lhe inquiry, aud tin only pcrtlnont Inquiry, la whether tho defendant know of the Coroner having an order to aerve upon hiin, or whether there arc facts enough deputed to to make him chargeable with such knowledge. In Ihta view I hatcher Is contradicted by 1'orry as to the announcement of his p-eseealng a writ, and his intention to serve It. But Duteher cannot be contradicted by Pewy as to tho cmlacinu to apprise the defendant of that fact. It might lend to render his statement doubtful aa to the one foot, 11 he was not to bo believed as to the other, and with oath Igainai Utio & roi|Ut wiurwmu tu UUUKI| m luin^ IU julry. But still tbe quort on wimld remuin upnu lb* d* fendant'a nit.davit, not contradicted, and apparently not capable ut being contradicted. That la also oolla'^^Jr sustained by Iho proof or hi' sending for tits Gorunnr.ln order to submit to the tor Tire, after tome infoemahoa euh sniecutly reaching him, tbat tbe Coronur bad a wrtt. I hare come to iho conclvstoii tbat In tupb a caao?wbeo tbe Court la l adslted thai no roolumpcx cf Ue order tack j.'are, and tbe papers boioro it wako .till ant frge Uern deoSpt, a farther utrestigaUoa Is sot silownsla. Ueery Court la tbe Judge wbriber a ivntamnt baa beats aem mltird trains! It or not (4 Cowed OQt 1$ ,furfU, fcte, Crnwfrrd s case, 13 Pacta's Urnrn flejt Wo.J In lb* Vmo pie re. Tow.4 Jobn. Krp., Sbpj so order to*U)?s w?w why au sisrhmrot should ho4? teste bad beon.,.rooted It wits for Improper and dlirrsjsectM pubB^apiw duefbe a sell. I f< n affidavit* tlie Court ;el|jed tbe raid. "Tbe issuing of an attar bm out l? always a HJtllar of dwgV>5i?o In tbe Court, and under .the eucuuttnnaea, bf tbo c?*aw publicJustice dors set require our into/jknuion, ll^liso may rnmli watlir) ntilln film In luietjijil " In/aokayttTS. Pmlih, 5 Jobui. Itcp. 117. lb; court siy tbat if the ana stars to intrrrc^aiorle" sboa Mat no Cuolcfttpl U-m bre* adgi milled, il.e pjuty is r nlil'r J lo his duciiargu; bufif U bo at u.'Ut d the Court wiff proceed to protor^tco such J.ulgir.eat a* tfe rtrettmstbnccs or the cute may r??lira. Tbe leadljig < asa oi iho lYopfa vs. Freer, tXue e reports, 18 -, all, K tu > sample ahu uf the J.?l< rrolt at on of |i.a lyiwllun ujion affidavits. Tip tbo lilto cStct arc tefcral rasos, ac well under itu other nslotewben thr preceding I* to protect civil, ruwodlw, u In Fig'snd under tbe general power of b Court (Albany CUy lank TS Scherntviborn, 0 Paige ttl. Miliar of. Too dcilift, 4 John etc 57 Hiike ts. D'.trcy 2, BoUiy 3#2, and m veral rase* rlpal in Ic.Umere Cbarltua'a case, ii BjUie * (Jr.alg, MO) The rule <) Juciofo treat iho authorities ta this. That In a proceeding like Urn pr<*rnt, It 13 the saMnlV. flou of Iho offended dtgnlty of llie law, and rtodtea tlen of the remicct due lo tribunals of ynstt-e, wtitob call for Ibferporltiot) ami punishment. Tlie (*?ert wb'cb la alleged to hare bten fnrulUd, Is Uto Judge of whet I* due in iueb, and lo tar cans? of public Justice, If, rtpon tbe i ate presented, U cannot lir*IUte?Ifrhereh ran ruebi, Judicially speaking, for denbt upen tbe fbcta?tf open that r.r e, Jury ruuM aome bat to one coooiaxkm. than tbero !* nidhi r precedent tKr InsWe In protracting (be InqWbry, tlpul the ruggeatioh that a i-evere examtnailoa may ewtb diet what la now e'.tabt!so< d, or rmrter dtmMrul what * cow clear. My conclusion is that the order ta tbe * c me mi rt be dUcbargcl. II . not a ease for ooste. The rulloanog form of ibo order wan Iben agreed opoo by centre! ? In order bartnf hern heretofore granted rerptrtai Bui CcfroUant. rernMite Wood, to ?hcr ran?e berve Wnrray lie'iMao, 6?o of the Jnettrea 01 uua Oonrt, on the VH day of J me Intlaat. nl>y be thOnld not be ruotebed a* for a contempt, ft r harm; wilful!/ restated the trrrton apan Win of n towffcl order or porem of this Court, tn tbteec Con *nJ tho mil iiefrn?'mt hiring ar rware-i cm mM erd-r to ehow e?ujo, and made. rtd and filed hie otm atndnoit, and tih'. ng rend ahd .lira the ettlurrH of ItnieeC. WRh-t ?n<T twenty thrro oth??, wl af??r b?amig Mr twi, of ccwl tor the plaintiff, tad Mr. Peaa for the infiw >t( it U oru'TC J that aahl order to show canoe he, and the nam.) hereby U, dbcharrcd. Mt'BltAT HOrmaw. Corn."-! ftr the Mayor remarked that he wool 1 not ask ftrftati tn*r. the phltitlf. ve be woo Id bare <oeaga to par >>eft?rc ihetr -utm at* railed. f fanebter I Mr new artmtrc'l the modesty of b.eTeamed Mead iTirnisT taoM uvkoneb rnar. We bare r?*ire* a reaemiraloatioe from M?MB r,rry, detailing the clfejtDttaiK** of the aflalr of tM Mill laaL a', tho Cbajr Hall. U reiterate* the atatemeat mate by tde> m bm atodarh nei'iubed c v ->r*, dm unoe. Mr Per rr'er.f-j et toth bImw that Be hoarwtly 4>d hie duty, without aer taiWau HhM>M. aart t* withag that him andnea theold i ndteWi the hit eel luveaOanlten. Uf deem aol rate that thHfatoyar eodi naaod that* teeeeer had Mao 11 .* the arrtn, b?r th ?t ha fOornnamP. > Mated hid bi.rtdeaa to thdbe oattxia the MwWi pMrata ttea.-i 11ABFA8 CmtPT'8 AOMIfW TH* MAYOR ? I IK IK t>l*cBAl!GEP FUOM CWJ5WT. The bearing of MebhMoa eerpoo agtoool Mayor Woed, atidb wan j*elj*ined tTP the 2SM, too* fdaee at/edgd M k'MV ehatohea |toirJ?j ^ "toee after Ml wbtaok Mr/ M#aifck. the MatMaaUhe. Uift JKlrtno/, aAttedv ctt'wid Ikftt ? funw*?am*+ leaheadr Me. I. elijad vL*t ihc Pt-rtrier Attorney arte of ike epatM that the raetn m law aero the mm, aod Um relation of alT ihe jtarttee to lb* tromowtum mm the rame aa were auLmtUed oa fl* prrrVJui argument Jedfr RooneUeeMhee rfwwrd there wae aoaew petal 1i the fade. n?OM tiro chw<<' at aajtatenaaeaa tpM lha Acordrt *' _ ? Hr T??r h* t?f mr. or iwm to (NMrtv that r.harfe. N> wdr'y* ?" "? *? * . ....'ivj * wiM <** en?rt? bow ft fftbff* mM go be htid ?* ""T* ' ? '* ?ba broad. T?V ttrwil ftbairwW that ib? ?r u*o people '7J my T*o<r?lna and Vwtellye awl Beetltb aeMort -., tii?n?ir I Mm ? Um ermieo thai be took. Um fecti whieh m&rt n pre ad n pa* the Iftoord tftawLa* the MIMorM Br (bat fTmo* between Ik* Wnw dor a*1 the Mayor. If n,rrf.n?<i tan ??ill (Mto? HUMM-, be WMfkweleeaeim mat >< ?rmiM <* rbtihlyr hare met Mnee tmmm back to Ih* Fr?w*.l?r fh? M rtimtiin: ?>ot br omiM Ml MM hie Mfl t< Hi# that thftt Ibftrft waa ftol pwMt ?T Ofttftr af jeMrdtrttoft hi Um .Turtle* alto ImiM tbe wmt rn n Hi mii i i* a i mil Majn - tm mmoj? mr tn? vrroa. fnth* JTiT/at/'bd JMMMMMI af flnwwuirbwl? Tttr prMtorer, mwtiHto WaoO, ft* haewer to tew rater* if Jw r vrifM, ?be* if the mty er Mow Vwk,im Ibftl the rftht I m>rfr W W?>"Of ? * but, aa paMbMftr b#b<we?, an fffieer <rtbe m?i eitr eabbtyer MbtrTork. rtaty aetberlH to ebenatft * -I mjnftl |Wn*MM M Me UlUt lay of .Troe. l*-r>7,and that U.?>warrant umillbl tMMiiel ot ?al<t 4?t)t.oner. aa ifTOTfnl W iutaawl. wboUr tm?m riret i*Vuart?* iMr IrNlt ?.??*& t>* *1*4 mm prutioeer fu?tb?* rape Um* bo bpH*w?Mablbe bM^w cliiViabland fiaa'l breaat>'r,an<1 o-dthor of tb.?i? ninr tr?r? Man of Ua eti# uA ceebtpet JteaVwfc aotbort**! f fa.w-iiri a *1 ? wrV to V?? ?R A mo ai. adto w~ :u?ie Maaerto " " ta?ae m?j b J ft ' > .-tto -ts , Meeeweo ' ue .raw UmtMe Hto 4 but *?? Wto