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no longer to play tho spy upon his. honor, and wasdjut on Tuesday last, (so swift and fearful
determined to .confront his wife directly with his a dlfeam docs the whole seem,) that, on visiting
terrible suspicions. At first Mrs. Sickles strong- Mrs .Sickle,1, Ttesday being her day of recep
ly denied her guilt, but on her husband asking tion,!l found Mr. Key there, his horse waiting
her whether on the Wednesday previous she had , lor ljim at the door. The rooms were filled
not entered the house on Fifteenth street in a with a pleasant company; the
The Closing1 Hours of Congress. -
Great confusion prevailed, during .the, Jart
hours of the session, 'the House and Senate
disagreeing upon every important' lneasurej
Several appropriation bills came very near
soft sunlight pour-
certain particular dress and concealed by a ed in at tho open windows; and Mrs. Sickles i being defeated, and were only got through up
hood, she cried out: herself, in all her almost girlish beauty, wearing on the strength of a message from the' Prcsi
The Late Washington Tragedy.
"1 am betrayed and lost," and swooned aboouet of crocuses, the firstlings of the year.
away, Mr. Sickles calmly said he would not seemed the very incarnation ot spring and
injure her, since he believed her the "victim of youth, and the beautiful promise of life,
i a scoundrel, but that he had a full right to a I Mr. Sickles, Congressman for the Third Dis
i confession. triet of New York, is a native of this city, and
Two ladies in the house were sent for as wit- was originally a printer by occupation, lie is
' nesses, and in their presence Mrs. Sickles made , a man of nearly forty years of age, of good pres
I a full full statement in writing, stating that her ence and graceful manners. As a member of
connection with Mr. Key had commenced in 1 the btate benate, as well as in the House ot
I ho Eastern papers are filled with details . April last, under Mr Sickles own roof, but that Representatives, he had made himself remarked
of the Key and Sickles tragedy. Public jour-1 Mr Key had since hired the house in Fifteenth I by a quite unusual coolness and self-posseseion,
aala take sides upon to subject and pour forth street in which they had constantly met. ! which gave him great advantages in debate,
their oninions with their usual freedom. All I , . ' ,i ..... .... 1 . , , r v
things considered, the high social condition of
all parties, and tho prominent political posi- back her wedding ring, and desired her to write
;. f i,r,n, tn it nirn .,:, ,, o to her mother to come and take her from his
, . ... ' T. , , , i house forever.
ue P -'t?iucancn. it is a natural, unu almost
in citable outgrowth of Washington society
the most corrupt and licentious in tho Union.
Oar only wonder is, that this case, with half a.
dozen others of a similar character, did not
midst of the bitterest contrition and misery. utaion as a risiug young leader of the Demo
Her husband simply asked her to give him , cratic party.
In lourt Mr. Sickles was married to his wife,
a daughter of Mr. Bagioli. the celebrated mu
sic teacher in New York, now ruined and heart-
Mr. Butterworth states as follows, relative to
broken, then a young girl fresh from her school
j... fa:u i i it cv I life, and remarkable then, as now, for some-
. . .J, thins? esneciallv soft, lovelv n
come to an exposure, in Washington, a year
ago. This is not the first case of the kind (all
but the murder,) that has beeu hushed up in the
"polite circles" of Washington. Humor has
be in busy with the fant3 of Mrs. Sickles ever
sine" she was married before, even, while the
clurwjtor oflur husbanl ha3 long been of the
inoal de.;ic'ible sort. Lavatcr says that women
have no abstract character of their own, but
partake of-the nature of thou man with whom
they are mostintlmatuly usiOidatsd. If this be
true, M;m. bieklos only acted out the pattern
she rfl-uived from her nearest friend. Hut
rvpre. married women true, virtuous, artd Ji!;e
1 advised him to send his wife to her mother
at New York that, as it was now near the
thing especially soft, lovely and youthful, in
tho type of htir very peculiar beauty. She is of
Tfnlinn nrirrin nnil nrniomnns fill llin Tfnlinli
close ot the session it would excite no remark; j lust.0 and depth of eye unitcd vith a ainguiur
that during the time intervening between the lelit?iiey of feature,
close of this session and the commencement of j iL ,, ,TJ.
tin next, ho could go to Europe for a few months ! llIE MuBDCR oy Iu:Y AT Washington.
and in the meantime a separation could be ar- j The Evening Post is very severe upon Sick
ranged between himself and wife; that I pre- les jr the murder of Key in Washington. It
sumed the alTair was known only to two persons j saysthe character of the husband too often
beyond mere surmise, and .that for the honor of. corrupts that of the wife, particularly at tho
his little daughter, an 1 his wife's friends, this j impressive period of early youth. Curses, it is
course should be pursued, said.in the oli proverb, come home to roost,
To this Mr. Sickles replied, " Mv friend, I and 'so it may be said with equal truth do adul-
deut, appealing to Congress to preserve th;
credit of the country. It was the last day oi"
the session and no appropriation had been
made to pay the outstanding Treasury notes.'
From information furnished the Secretary ..of
Uhe Treasury, it is manifest that the present re
ceipts will scarcely meet the ordinary expenses
of Government. By tho end of the fiscal
year there will be nearly eighteen millions of
dollars due, for the payment of whieh no meant
were provided. Thus the American republic
would be dishonored before the world. It was
impossible to avert Such a catastrophe unless
provision be made by Congress within the few
remaining hours. If it were the first, instead
of the last session, Congress might be immedi
ately called togftther, but if it be at once assem
bled' thirteen States would be unreprescnte'd",
and it will be impossible to assemble all before
the Treasury must stop payment. The urgen
cy of the case not only required but demanded
I a sepapate bill, to save the credit of the coun
try. ; ,
Thus appealed fo by the Chief Magistrate,
and feeling the responsibility of' the occasion, a
compromise was effected, and the Treasury
Note Bill, with other essential appropriation
bills, allowed t6 go through. ' v ' 1
would gladly pursue this course, but so aban
doned, so reckless, have Key and my wife been,
that all tho negroes in the neighborhood, and I
dare not say how many other persons, know all
about the cirvjum nances!
I then left Mr. S. in his bod room, and on
,i..;. ct.,;.-, i w ;A t.;u,..,..,r r...
ueorge u. wooiarme, n jiet. ot ttur uou.se
war .? wire, ncyymi suspicion, tnese tern-1 0f Representatives. 1 said to him this is a tor
ble Hlb-trageJisJ would seldom occur. There j able nifair! He then handed me the written
is something in the air and manner of a mire statement made by Mrs. Sickles ol he
and -truly vtrtuous woman, which repels
of a mire statement made by Airs, btclues ot iier gui
4 ' ...r i. i t r n.....
which was written ana signeu, as i was men
a thought against her honor, and she may tw0 nu ailu" witnessed by them. 1 read
rn)vu mucithed among tha most corrupt soci- the statement, laid it down on tho table, and
cty, said "I will go down for awhile, and return
Public onrnion has preatlr chanod. anrl ! '1(?re aS,n. uu.i rcquestea .ur. vooianugu to
i o j o
Tery much for tho better, in regard to these
''seduction cases." T!i-re is less disposition to
make an interesting martyr out of the "injured
female" who so far forget; her early love, her
faith, her honor, and huv marriage vow.s, as to
say so to Mr. S. if ho should enquire for me.
I saw Mr. Sickles lor the lirat time since
leaving the house, coining rapidly down Six
teenth street on the sido next the square, and
then near the corner.
I had walked about thirty feet on my way to
the Uluo, when i heard iur. &. exclaim, in a
bring eternal shame upon her head, and blast' loud voice, "Key, you scoundrel, you have dis
tho raauly heart she has promised before God t honored my house you must die !"
to love and cherish forever I
We subjoin a few particular.1 of the tragedy,
and the causes that led to it :
Tun Washington Tu.ujepy.
New York, February 28. The Washington
correspondent of the Times gives the following
account of the domestic difficulties of Mr. Sick
les, which led to the killing of Key:
On Friday, Mr. Sickles received an anony
mous letter, stating with precision so minute,
as to make suspicion, imporitive, that Mr. Key
had rented a house on fiat-en th street, above Iv.
street, from ,a negro woman, and that he was
1 tiiriifiil immiv.liatelv. and saw Kov thrust his
hand in his vest or side-coat pocket,- and take i
a step towards Air. biuklcs, and simultaneously
I heard the discharge of a pistol. Key then
rapidly advanced on Sickles, seized him with
hi. left hand by the collar of his coat, and
seemed to make an effort to to strike with some
thing in his right hand, which I thou supposed
to be a weapon. Mr. S. succeeded in extrica
ting himself from Key's grasp, drew a pistol
froih his overcoat pocket, and presented it at
Key, who retreated backward up Sixteenth
street, toward the Club, and threw something
at Sickles. Sickles followed, and, when within
terie3. Sickles was excluded from decent so
ciety in this city loii ago, and it would be al-
! mof a miracle if in the school to winch he took
nisTOung wue wmi net enaraeier yci un ormci',
shejishould have preserved her inngc nee.
There are states of social existence in which
mutfiil toleration is the rule of conduct; and
'SreKfSflh'aeqtiiriifg- .so perfete'fh'Wi?v)ii"
should also have acquired the philosophy or tli
class to which he belonged. It ill became him
who is so careless of his own condu :t, to uet i
on foot investigations into the morab of others,
and to avengo a false step with death.
Measajo of a Soaora GtovcraQr.
We have lately seen sundry extract? from a
message of Gen. Pesqueira, who claim s to be
the lawful Governor of Sonora. From the po
cimen before us, it must be a rich do .'um-jnt.
He charges bad faith on our overn.aen., in
not preventing the incursions ot the Apu dir i
into Sonora from our territory, and rcc iium-.-ndi
a demand be made on the United State.1 for
the damage they have don. The G n-ernor
oilers 2,000 Sonoriuns to punish thesu Indians,
tor which the united btates are to pay. i..ni
message proposes that we pay a premium for
every Apache captured. He says it, rih eo:u
no more to support 2,000 S morians than to
feed tho3e gigantic horses of the dragoons,
It is difficult to perceive how there can be
bad faith on the part of the United Suites, when
Mexico sold her right to protection, along with
the Territory of Arizona, for ten millions of
dollars! The. idea of the United State3 em-
v ...... r , T i ir
in th hahit of mi-ntim, Mm. Si(!kh.S thorfl two i 1U l,re": 1 M"y. u X was avouuuuu.
or three times a week or ofteuer, The person ! 'f towards the sidewalk, -saying
and dress of Mrs. Sickles, were accurately des-. '.onMliOOt me I wHo leaned for a moment
(rmed and the iisuallimn of t lie interview suet;- . : t . . . . . .. :
ilicd. Aquoinpanicd by a friond, Mr. bicklos
went to the house designated, and found every
thing as the writer stated. Mr, Key find rented
him, exploded a cap, and then fired a third
The correspondent of the New York. Times,
the house, and he had constantly met there a writes : -lady
resembling very closely the description of! "Mr. Key was a particularly noticeable, man
Mrs Sickles. Mr. Sickles still clung to the hope ' in point of personal appearance; tall, well form
that the person who had stooped to tho business ed, a much more athletic man than Mr. Sick
of making such charges under tho veil of so-1 les, and especially fond of dxorcise on horse-
crpcy, might have thoroughly deceived, him, ; back,
and that Mrs, Sickles was not the lady in oues-! Iv a day has passed since the return of Mr Sick
tion. les to tho capitol on which his tall figure, liis
He accordingly requested his friend, Mr. white ridinji-cap, his woll trimmed moustache,
George Wooldridgo of New York, to watsh the : and iron-grey horse might not have been seen
ploying "two thousand Snnoriana" to defend tlr
frontiers of their own country, is daeidediy
place from the window of a house just opposite.
On Saturday no meeting took place, and the
TTOmnn in charge seems to have stated that
none had occurred since last Wednesday.
On Saturday trening Mr. Sickles rcsolvtd
novel, and no doubt will receive from our
government tho consideration to which it is
entitled. The impudence of the proposition is
actually sublime ! With "two .iVr-isaml 3j.ii
rians" on our frontier, it would b;s ajmo.st im
possible to keep anything in th shape of a
horse or mule better by far suffor from Indi
ans than Moxicans, although it is di'djult to
I say jwhich are the most troublesome thieves.
He rode an iron-grov horse; And scarce- Gov..Pesquoira's countrymen have sinh a high
appreciation of those same "gigantic horses
of the dragoons," that they steal them whenev
er occasion offcrj, and such horses, known to be
stolen, are actually driven around the streets of
Hermoaillo, by wealthy Mexicans. Such an
essentially Mexican document a Govfirnor Pe-
queira's messngt, ought' to b T'jry popular
at homo, ana. no doubt u.
two or three times in the course of the morning
on the circuit of President's square, or at the
door of Mr. Sickles' house which stands quite
alone on tho north side of the square, and is a
Try eongpicuoui building of white stucco. It
TIl2 li 3W State. .
Oregon is an immense re.ifioii. It contain
IRo'OOO square miles, which L- as much a.-' four
or live of the Eastern States put together, and
larger-thau all New England and New Vork.
So distant will its capitol be from its border,
ultimme'y, whn emigration has settled il.
throughout, that ii will j r L - bly need to be de
v.Jcd oni-! or twice more. 4
TherMire Uirr natural divisions of-tho ecu -Hr.-Htho-.ii
puvetji&irtoWZWtA Vf liUttf-iafctfW-UOclcy
Mouiihiinp; iho middle region, exccn.,
ing from the Blue to the Cascade Mountains;
and the lower region, on the sea coast. Ea!h
of these1 would make a large State by itself.
'In respect to uatural :ivant.ages no Kaitern
.-"tato is so highly favored, It ha.s a hnld r.nd
healthy climuse, adapted to produee u-.l tha
ri'in-' cumvateu in tue Linou. irs sea cxit
is three hundred miles in length, with ntimeroKs
ia.rbor.1. It?! fisheries, of salmon, &e., are ap
parently ii xharihtible. It is already prolific of
thrs and lumber. Its whole soil, except im
mountain peaks, is adapted to cultivation "ari'd
grazing, (probibly no country is better adaptwi
for wool, llax? hemp and fruit.) Its mountainr)
.vra covered with abundant .and excellent timber,
and Avill furnish large supplies of iron and coal.
Nor i.s it unlilkely that it will prove a gold pro
ducing region, for the same ranges ofrOcka
that are filled with gold in California and .Bitish
Columbia pass through Oregon. The smaller
streams furnish an abundance of water power,
and the larger ones inland navigation through
out the btate. Take it ail an an. no region m
she United State is better adapted for the sup
port of dense population.
Ixtfrestino FuoifMi'xico. The StcarHship
Fennos8eeu with dates from Vera Cruz 'to tho
22nd inat., arrived here this evening. Mira
non was still at Orizaba with four thousand men,
Mid w.s collecting forced loans everywhere.
U: had formed a Cabinet, wtth L'arranVar as
'Ii nistor of Foreign Relations, Z.ignte'ca as
Minister of Finance, and Castillo as Minister
of War. Four thousand Liberals were at.Zac
atecas, and another body at Morolia.
The Progresso of the llHh inst. states that
the French and English notified the Captain of
tho United States Sloop of War Saratoga-, that
I hey should board the Tcnnes3oe(,fo see if any
lillibustcr were on board. Tho Captain of ih,e
Saratoga intimate 1 that such a thing should
not be done while the Saratoga was near enougV
tj prey mt it. Tho f -reign ministers at the
capital had not recognized Miration. Tho Hia
glish and French squadrons wer6 in hortile at
titude before Vera Cruz, and were farorihg
Miramoa. The Chur -h party will attack ' tho
city from the sea, while iLramon RiUnksifrorA
lilO i.md iuj. -(l
Th English and .ench uif ri:h,nnts hd re-
nouTiceil the protection ot their own Uair. ami
themVjYftf under tho 'AtnVrietjV'fla'f.
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