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VOL. I—NO. 120.
Committee of Arbitration for the month of July.
ihift;irn iu\is (Commercial
BALTIMORE, July 10,1858.
Tin* market was tolerably active to-day for Baltimore
City 6's and Baltimore and Ohio Railroad shares, but in
oilier descriptions of stocks there was but little done. The
sties of Baltimore and Ohio comprised 592 shares at ss7#
c&h and short time contracts, ss7#@ss7# bu.\er 60
d*ys. It closed at ss7# bid, ss7# asked regular way;
sl7# bid, SSB :isked buyer 60 days, # advance since yes
day. In Northern Central there was nothing doing;
*l7# was bid regular way, $lB asked same as yester
Baltimore 6's, 1890, advanced # since the previous day,
410,400 selling from 99 up to 99#, and SI,OOO 1886's at
99#. The only sale of Railroad bonds was SI,OOO Balti
ninre and Ohio 1886*s at 82#, an ixi pro Yemen tof #. We
ilso note a sale of SI,OOO Patapsco Company bonds at 63#,
# better than last sales. Bank stocks continue quiet and
firm, with sales to-day of 12 shares Bank of Baltimore at
The total transactions at the Board to-day amounted to
about $48,000.
Stocks at New York were more buoyant to-day, prices
f all kinds having advanced. Both Virginia and Mis
souri State Stocks improved #; Erie #; New York Cen
tral #; Panama #; Cleveland and Toledo #; and Michi
gan Southern #.
The New York Commercial Advertiser of Saturday af
ternoon, says:
With a moderate business at the board this morning
Borne advance was realised in prices. New York Central,
which went up from 83# yesterday morning to 84 in the
afternoon, began to-day at 84#, and advanced to 84# at
the close. Erie, with more activity than it has shown for
several days past, opened at 18# and closed at 18#,
against 17# and 18 at the two boards yesterday. Reading
with a moderate business only, commenced at 46#,
but finally receded to 46#, yesterday's final price. One
hundred shares of Brooklyn City Rail Road was taken at
par—the first sale at the board for some time. Delaware
and Hudson brought 98#.
In the Western Roads the feature was quite an active
market in Michigan Central. It advanced from 57 at the
first board yesterday to 59 at the second. To-day it opened
at 60, but finally receded to 59#, with sales of about eight
hundred shares. Michigan Southern old stock began at
22# and fell to 22#, against 22 at both hoards yesterday.
The guaranteed advanced ,#. Panama Rail Road ad
vanced 1; Chicago and Rock Island #; Cleveland and
Toledo #; Galena and Chicago #, and La Crosse and Mil
waukee #.
There was a large business in state stocks. Of Missouri
sixes alone more than two hundred thousand dollars were
sold opening at 84#', and closing at 85. an advance of #.
Of Virginia sixes nearly seventy thousand dollars were
sold closing at 93, # higher than yesterday. Michigan
sixes of 1878 closed at 104, yesterday's price; Tennessee at
91#; North Carolina at 96, and California bonds at 86 for
both old and new.
In Rail Road bonds there were large sales of La Crosse
Land Grant, closing at 33 regular, yesterday's price,
and 31# seller sixty. Erie bonds of 1875 were sold at 35;
Hudson River first mortgage at 102, and Illinois Central at
87#, # decline.
There is little of interest to notice in money matters this
week. General business, as is usual at this season is very
dull, though there appears to he a little more activity and
firmness in stocks than during the preceding week, yet
nothing that approaches to a speculative spirit. It is *al
most impossible to place money in the market, at even the
present low rates, anil large amounts are lying idle in the
hands of capitalists, without bringing in any return what
ever. The market rate on call is nominally four per cent.,
hut there are negotiations at one per cent, lower, and some
of the commission houses are refusing loans at even that,
finding it impossible to use their means to advantage.—
Prime paper remains very scarce, and goes freely at four
to five per cent, as offered, and some considerable trans
actions arc reported oil bank account at about the medium
between the two. Good names, hut not so well known,
range at from five to seven per cent.
The exchanges at the bank clearing house to-dav were
$14,765,246.93, and the balances $1,349,217.65. The Me
tropolitan certificates are $28,000, a decrease of SIB,OOO
since Saturday last.
The business in foreign exchange has not been very large
for the steamer of to-day, but the market was firmly sus
tained throughout, and closes with a disposition to bold
for the outside rates. On London we quote at 109#@109#
for hank anil bankers, and 109 a 109#; for prime commer
cial signatures. On Paris [email protected]#; Hamburg 36#@
30#; Amsterdam 41 #@4l#; Bremen [email protected]#. The Ariel
takes out $53,000 in specie to-day.
THE DRY Goons TRADE. —The following is a comparative
statement of the imports of foreign dry goods at New York
for the week and since January 1;
For the Week. 1856. 1857. 1858.
Entered at the p0rt...52,701,919 $4,443,000 $736,221
Thrown on market.... 2,487,921 5,921,545 802,185
Since Jan. 1.
Entered at the port.. 49,182.436 50.219,712 23,306,540
Thrown on market... 48,844.102 4-1,990,550 28.824.126
As compared with the corresponding week of 1857, this
shows a decrease of $5,119,360 in the amount thrown on
the market this year. The new reduced tariff having gone
into operation ou the Ist of July, 1857, a large amount of
merchandise which had been permitted to accumulate to
afford an entry at the lower rates, was taken from the
warehouse during the week.
The Tribune says:
A meeting of the First Mortgage Bondholders of the
Steubcnville and Indiana Railroad was held on Friday in
the office of CummingSj Alexander & Greene. The First
Mortgage Bondholders agreed to fund $210,000, being two
years interest on their bonds, amounting to $1,500,000, re
ceiving therefor new income bonds bearing 7 per cent, in
terest, over half payable in five years from the Ist of Jan
uary next, and the balance in 10 years from the same
date; the interest on them to be paid semi-annually the
same as the other bonds, provided the remainder of all the
floating debts oj the Company can be funded by similar
bonds payaHe in 10 years from the Ist of January next.
The interest due on the First Mortgage Bonds coupons
up to the Ist of January next, is to be paid in money on
that day. The accruing interest on other floating debt up
to that time, will also probably liave to be paid then in
money. This will clear the Company of all debts up to
that date, except the Second Mortgage Bonds, amounting
to $500,000 indorsed by the Pennsylvania Central Railroad
Company, which will have to wait until the First Mort
gage claims and the present floating debt of $250,000 are
wiped out. A Committee was .appointed to co-operate with
the Trustees; with powers to act with them in effecting
this arrangement. It is believed that If this plan is car
ried out the Company will he able to go on prosperously
and meet all of its liabilities.
SATURDAY, July 10, 1858.
S2OOO Bait. 6's '90..99 75slis. 8.&0.RR. b60..57# j
300 44 44 '90..99# 50 44 44 ..57#
81(H) 44 44 '90..99# 245 44 44 M0..57# !
1000 44 44 '86..98# 25 44 44 520..57#
1000 8.&0.RR.bd5.'85..82# 147 44 44 ..57#
1000 PatapscoCo. bd5...63# 50 4 4 44 1)60..57\
12shs. b'k of Bait. ..98#
Prices and Sales of Stocks in Aew York.
Through WM. FISHER & Sox, Stock and Bill Brokers,
Ist Board. 2d Board.
Virginia 6's 93 00
Missouri 6's 85 00
Illinois bonds 00 00
Canton Company 00 00
Erie Railroad 18# 00
' New York Central Railroad..B4# 00
Reading Railroad 46.# 00
Panama Railroad 104# 00
Cleveland & Toledo RK 34# 00
Rock Island 00 00
Michigan Southern KK 22# 00
Cumberland Coal Co 00 00
Harlem 00 00
Hudson 00 00
LaCrosse & Milwaukee RR...00 00
Milwaukee Ac Miss 00 00
Market Firm. Firm.
There was no Second Board held at New York to-day.
SATURDAY, July 10. I
COFFEE.—There was a good inquiry to-dav, and the
sales show a fair degree of activity at full rates. We had
reported sales of 230 bags fair Rio at 10# cts.; 1,400 bags
do., ex Sophia, at 10# cts.; 600 bags do. at 10#@10# cts.; )
1,700 hags ilo.; a resale of the Applegarth's cargo, at 10# j
cts.: 260 bags Laguayra at 11# cts., and 100 hags Java at j
15 cts. For further and full particulars of the market
we refer to the following weekly report of Messrs. Whit e i
& Elder, Coffee Brokers :
Stock of Rio Coffee July 3, 1858 8,000 bags
Received siuce, per Bark Sophia 4,800 44 j
44 Brig Applegarth 2,500 44
15,300 44 '
Taken for consumption 2,700 44
Stock of Rio this day 12.600 44
• 4 Laguayra and Java 5,000 44
Total 17,600 44
500 bags Rio, at 10# to 11c.
1,700 44 10# c.
*OO 44 10 to 10#c.
The market continues firm with an increased demand
for consumption—esjwcially for the better grades of Rio—
but the small stock and stiff rates demanded, restrict ope
rations. The Applegarth's cargo of 2.500 hags Rio, and
2,200 bags Java, per Mississippi, have been taken on pri
vate terms.
We quote prime Rio at 11 #e.; good 11 to ll#c.; fair i
10# to 10 #c.; Laguayra, in lots, at ll#c.; Java 15 to 16
Baltimore, July 10, 1858. Coffee Brokers.
FLOUR.—We have nothing new to note in the Flour
market. The market continues very dull, the sales to-day ,
including only 350 bbls. Howard Street Super at $4 37#; j
150 bbls. Ohio at the same figure; 100 bbls. Ohio Extra at
$4.75, and 400 bbls. choice Ohio Super and Extra on pri
vate terms. City Mills is unchanged, and is quoted at
$4.25, with a very light stock. Extra is in very moderate
demand at $4.62# ,r $5 for Ohio. $4 [email protected] for Howard
Street, and >."> ■< v:> :.<> t'.r City Mills, nominally. Baltimore
ground Family'is selling at [email protected], and Extra at [email protected]
$6 50. Rye Flour is quiet at $3.37#@53.50: and Corn
Meal at $3.37# for Country, and $3.75 for Baltimore
GRAIN.—The receipts continue verv light, and are
eagerly taken upon arrival at very full rates. There were
only 2,700 hush. Wheat at market to-day, and the samples
were nearly all of new crop. White sold at [email protected] cts.
for good to prime, and [email protected] for choice lots. Red sold
at 90 a 100 cts. for inferior to fair; we quote prime and
choice red at 108n 115 to 125cts. Corn continues in steady i
demand, and meets with r*ady sale. The offerings to-dav
were 6000 hush, white and about 600 bush yellow, all of
which sold at [email protected] for ordinary to prime white anil
82cts. for yellow. Ito 2ets. advance upon yesterday's sales.
Oats are in rather better request and steady, with offerings
of 1500 bush. We note sales of 1000 bush. Maryland at
37cts., and 500 bush. Pennsylvania at4octs. InferiorVir- I
giniasold at 29cts., and we quote prime do. at [email protected] 1
There were 800 bush. Rye at market, none of which was
sold. We quote it nominally at 75cts. for Pennsylvania \
and 68cts. for Maryland.
MOLASSES.—We have no transactions to note to-day. |
The market is steady hut inactive at former rates, via : |
27 029 cts. for Cuba Muscovado; [email protected] for clayed;
[email protected] cts. for English Island; [email protected] for New Orleans; ,
and [email protected] cts. for Porto Rico.
PROVISIONS.—The tone of the market has improved
slightly, and the feeling is better, but there is no decided
change to be noted. The sales to-day include 100,000 lbs. -
Bulk Hams at 7# cts , and 10 hhds. Bulk Shoulders at
5# cts. Sides arc held at 7# cts. nominally. In Bacon |
we note a fair jobbing trade demand, the sales embracing i
25 hhds. Shoulders s#@6cts.; 70 hhds. do. at [email protected]# cts.; I
60 hhds. Sides at 7#/j Bcts.; and 1,100 pieces plain can
vassed Hams at 10(ajl0# cts.; we quote plain uneanvassed
Rams at 99# cts. and fancy do. at 12# cts Sales yes
terday of 200 hbls. Mess Pork at $16.25, and to-day of
♦ *?l B iu? 0 lots * at s l6 $16.75. Prime we quote
at [email protected] and Rump at $12.50. Beef is steady and
quiet at sl6 for Baltimore Mess and sl3 for do. No. 1,
Western Mess at sl4 and do. No. lat sl2. Lard is firmer
and held at 11 cts. for Western and [email protected]# cts. for City.
I RICE—Is steady, witli a fair inquiry. Sales to-day of j
1 80 tierces fair to good at 3%(5>3% cts.
! SUGAR.—The market was inactive today, with sales j
of only 33 hhds. Porto Rico at $7vu7.12%. We note a
I sale of 30 hhds. Cuba made late yesterday at $7. Hold
ers are firm at $6(5>56.75 for refining grades Ciba, Porto I
j Rico and English Island; $7.25(7/ 7 75 for fair to.good Por j
i to Rico and New Orleans. $7.75 a 8.25 f<r prime and choice
I do., s7<i 7.25 for fair to good Cuba, and $7.5U(//7.75 for
prime do.
SALT.—Sales are making from store to a fair extent at
80</85 cts. for Ground Alum; 130 cts. for Marshall's and
Jelfry A; Darcy's Fine; 140 cts. per sack for Ashton'sdo.,
and Turk's Island at 20cts. per bushel.
WHISKEY.—We have no sales of moment to
-1 day. Holders are v at 24(0 24%
Country, and 25 cts. for Ohio. The stoHPof City and
Country is nominal, most of the distillers having stopped
operations. The stock >f <>hi<. i about I,soobbls.,and
very little of this is on the market at present prices.
There has been a better demand for Roots and Shoes,
but the business of the week has been comparatively light,
the celebration of the sth instant have interfered with the
course of trade. The buyers now here feel disposed to act
very cautiously, as they consider the market in rather an
unsettled state. The advices they receive from homo are
not of the most satisfactory kind, as collections are still
very poor in all sections of the country. The present in
, dications are that buyers vill purchase sparingly for the
| present and trust to future purchases to keep up*their as
j sortment.
I The stock has not been particularly increased the past
: week, and as the season is now at hand for active opera
j tion, prices are firm. We look for a more active market
j next v|c'ek. In the Hide and Leather trade there is no
change. Stock of all kinds keep well up and the compat
j ative cost of goods are not likely to he reduced from any
j decline in the price of stock at present.
I Among the exports of the week we notice 1,458 cases
j from this port to San Francisco, per Zephyr From New
York the shipments reported by two vessels are only 84
July 10.
No change in Quercitron Bark. No. 1 is scarce and
wanted at S3O per ton.
The Flour market is dull. Standard brands arc offered
at $4.25 per lbl.. without finding buyers The only sale
reported is 150 bbls. single extra, at $4.62% per bid.; 500
bbls. Western extra selected and better brands sold to the
trade at $5 per bbl. The retailers and bakers are pur
chasing only to supply present wants, at $4 25 to $5.50(5)
6 for common to extra fancy, as in quality. Rye Flour
is quiet. Small receipts, and sales at s3.3l*'. Corn Meal
is steady, and firm at $3.37% per barrel, hut we hear of
no sales.
GRAIN—Not much Wheat offering and the market is ex
tremely dull Few small sales of old Southern were
made at cts. for fair Red, and $1.13 for good White.
Some small lots of new crop were sold SI.OB for prime
Red. and $1.25 for White. Rye is dull and lower—sales of
2,000 busli. at 68 cts. Corn is scarce and in request;
1,200 bushels yellow sold last evening at 80 cts. tosl afloat,
I the former for an inferior lot. Oats continue in demand—
sales of 4.000 bushels Penna. at 41 cts. afloat.
WHIBKEY is scarce and firm. Small sales of barrels at
25(526 cts.. the latter for prison—hhds. at 25cts. uml
Drudge at 24 cts
July 9.
FLOUR.—There is an improved demand for Flour, partly
speculative, and the sales to-day reached 2,600 bbls., in
cluding So and IK) bbls. extra at $4; 127 do. do. at $4.10, 50
do. do. at $4.25; 160 do. do. at $4.30; 50 do. white Wheat
at $4.35; 50 do. do. at $4.40. and 2,000 do. superfine, deliv
erable in September, at $3 85. Received during the last
twenty-four hours, 737 bbls.
PROVlSlONS.—Transactions were again light t*wlay,
owing to the firmness of holders. The only sales heard of
were 400 bbls. Mess Pork at $15.25; 20 hhds. Bulk Hams at
7%c., pkd.; 20 do. common Bacon Hams at B%c.,pkd..
and a small lot of Bacon Shoulders at 5%c. pkd. Sides
are Yield firmly at Bc. for smoked. Nothing transpired in
WHISKEY. —Prices have farther advanced, with sales of
900 bbls. at 21(5)21 %c.
GROCERIES.—The market is very firm, and holders gene
rally are not disposed to sell. A sale of 20 hhds. good fair
Sugar at 7%' cts. Molasses are mostly held at 36 cts.
WHEAT. —The market remains firm, without any essen
tial change in prices. Sales 500 bush, fair White at 84
cts.; 700 do. do. do. at 86 cts., and 250 hush, new Ky. white
at 97 cts.
CORN.—Sales 1,200 bush. Ear at 48 cts., and 1,500 do.
Shelled at 50 cts., and 500 do. do. do. at 51 cts. The mar
ket is firm, with a demand fully equal to the receipts.—
Received during the past twenty-four hours. 1.342 bush.
OATS.—An active speculative demand, and the market
is considerably excited, and prices have further advanced,
closing buoyant at 39%(a40. Sales 1.000 bushels at 39% ,
and 2.000 do. at 40c. Received during the past twenty
four hours, 3,149 bushels.
RYE.—The market is steady, and prices firm at 54c.
CIIEESE.—A fair demand, and the market is firm at 6%
@7 for prime W. R.
BUTTER.—The market remains unchanged, and prices
steady at 10(5j12c. for prime.
July 10.
TURPENTINE.—SaIes yesterday of 276 bbls. at $3.25 for
Virgin, $2.70 for Yellow dip, and $1.35 for Hard, per 280
SPIRITS. —There was more animation in the market for
this article yesterday and we note sales of 3.000 bids, at
39(5>40c. per gallo-. part to arrive. To day 200 barrels
changed hands at 40c.
ROSIN.—We likewise note considerable animation in this
article, with sales yesterday of 2.900 bbls. Common at
$1.15 for large bbls., and of 5.000 do. at $1.20 per 310 lbs.,
and of 1,000 bbls. low grade No. 1 at $1.500/.2.12%. To
day we note sales of 1,000 bbls at $1.12% medium and
$1.15 for large bbls.
July 9.
COTTON.—The sales this morning amounted to 800
bales at the following particulars; 42 hales at 9 cents: 17
at 10; 13 at 10%: 46 at 11: 58 at 11%: 78 at 12; 43 at 12*
192 at 12%; 118 at 12 %; 27 at 12% ; 78 at 12%; and 50 bales
at 12Jg cents.
July 9.
The offerings of beef cattle at the drove yards to-day,
amounted to about 250 head; all of which were purchased
by District butchers at $3.37(5)4.25 on the hoof, equal to
net. Sheep and Jambs $2.75(5)3.25 per head;
very scarce.
NEW YORK, July 10.—Flour is quiet, with sales of 9,-
000 bbls. at yesterday's rates. Wheat is heavy, with sales
of 25,000 bushels at 102(5)103c. for Western red. Corn is
firm, with the exception of mixed, which has declined
considerably. Mixed ranges from 65 to 76c.; white 81c.;
red 70(5)75c. Lard has closed buoyant, with sales at 11(5)
II %c. Whiskey is dull and nominal at 24 cts.
NEW ORLEANS, July 9. —Cotton dull and inactive, with
a downward tendency in the lower grades, but no quota
ble change in prices. Sales to-day 1,800 hales. Sales of j
; the week 7,000 bales. Receipt ditto 4.100. Increased re
ceipts at this port 106,500. Ditto at all Southern ports |
i 134,000. Stock at this port 65.000. Freights stiffening.—
i Sugars have advanced an eighth. Flour is selling at $4. •
: Wheat 87% cts. Pork improving, and commands sl6. — j
i Prime Rio Coffee is quoted at 10% ets. Sales of the week ;
| 6.500 hags. Stock in port 23,000 bags. Receipts less than
| last year's at this date 82,000.
BOSTON— Bark Aashua.
25 kegs lead—Sherlcy & Co.; 100 do. do.—Baker & Bro.;
. 100 hags pepper—Whittington & Mop tell; 50 bbls. herrings I
j —Curtis & Post; 500 pkgs. mdse.—order.
HALIFAX, N. S.—loo bids, wheat flour; 150 bbls. rye :
: flour; 100 bbls. corn meal; 1150 bushels wheat.
HARBOR GRACE, N. F.—1,218 bbls. flour; 100 bbls. pork,
j 50 half bbls, do.; 30 bbls. beef; 50 kegs butter; 20 boxes to
i bacco; 4 piec s oak.
I MONTEVIDEO.—I.2SObbIs. flour; 127 kegs nails; 200 bbls. j
neutral spirits; 160 bbls. rosin; 10 bales ravens; 114 bolts j
cotton duck; SO bags twine; 300 tins crackers; 11 boxes to- j
i bacco; 8 bbls. starch; 12,450 ft. lumber; 300 oars.
ELUTHERA, Bahamas.—ll bbls. Hon ; 20 bushels corn; 1
1 bbl. cakes; 2 bbls. pork; 1 bbl. beef; 12 hams; 100 lbs.
bacon; 2 kegs butter; 4 boxes cheese; 3 bbls. mackerel; 2
bids, ale; 2 boxes tobacco; 2 tierces rice; 4 drums figs; 1
box candy; nest of trunks: 1 tub; 30 lbs. soda.
pipping snMligmct.
Bark Nashua, Lewis, from Boston—mdse. to T. Whit
ridge & Co.
Schr. Everglade, Osgood, from Bluehill, Me.—stone for j
| Fort Carroll.
Schr. Python, Frank, from Bluehill, Me.—stone for Fort
! Carroll.
1 Steamer William Jenkins, Hallett, Boston—Henry D. j
i Mears.
j Steamer George Peabody, Pritchard, City Point—J.
Brandt, Jr.
Steamship George's Creek, Morley, Charleston—A. C.
| Hall.
Bark Clintonia Wright. White, Montevideo and Buenos
Ay res—Wm. Howell & Son.
j Brig Rover's Bride, (Br.) Gerrior, Harbor Grace, N. I'.
— R. kH. R. Tucker.
Brig Viator, Ellis, Boston—Dobbin k Warfield.
Schr. Planet, (Br.) Kenney, Halifax—James Corner k
Schr. Belle, Webb. Eleuthera—Butts k Ricketts.
Schr. Elizabeth, Latchum, Newbern, N. C.—Muster.
Schr. John R. Griffith, James, Alexandria—W. Apple
; garth & Son.
, Schr. R. H. Huntley, Hammond, New York—E. Pratt
k Bro. 1
Schr. Albert Fields, Phillips. Taunton—E. Pratt k Bro. 1
Schr. W. F. Burden, Ferris, Troy—E. Pratt k Bro.
Schr. Chas. T. Strong, Liscum, New York—Morrell k
Schr. F. Merwin, Avery, New York—Morrell A Ran
j dull.
1 Schr. John Roe, Hammond, New York—Morrell & Ran ,
Schr. G. W. Snow, Richardson, Boston—Dobbin k War
| field.
j Bark Bay State, Sparrow, Boston.
! Schr. James Madison, Benson, West Indies, in tow of
I steamtug J. Murray.
Steamer Belvidere, Keene, Richmond, 9th inst.
j Steamship City of Norfolk, Green, Savannah, 6th inst.
I Steamship Potomac, Powell, Charleston, 7th inst.
Ship Ann E. Hooper, Simson, Liverpool, 26th ult.
Bark A1 bers, Gregory. Boston, Btli inst.
Brig Atlantic, Sims. Nassau, N. P., 25th ult.
i Schr. Golden Gate, Hammond, Boston, Bth inst.
Schr. Caspian, Megathlin, Boston, Bth inst.
Schr. Lucy Ames, Ames, Boston, Bth inst.
Schr. Martha, Baxter, Boston, Bth inst.
Schr. Nathaniel Doane, Doane, Boston. Bth inst.
! Schr. Adriana. Sargent, Salem, 7th inst.
! Schr. Globe, Small, Salem. 7th inst.
! Schr. R. A. Wood, Cranmer, Salem, 7th inst.
Ship Leila, Coffin, from Rotterdam for New York, was
spoken, 18th ult., lat. 50.58. lon. 16 32.
; Ship Banshee, Wingate, from Baltimore, was discharg- I
i ing at Rio Janeiro. May 28th.
Brigs Wm. R. Kibbey, Booze, from Barbadocs, arrived
at St. Thomas. 17th ult.; Argyle. Warren, from Surinam,*!
at do. 13th and remained 17th—chartered to load at j
1 Ponce.
Brig Forest, (Br.) Douglass, from Baltimore for St. I
i Johns, N. F., was spoken, 29th ult., lat. 42.40, lon. 60.47.
| Schr. Ino, Cranmer, for Philadelphia or Baltimore,
' sailed from Providence, 7th inst.
i NEW YORK, July 9. —Arr. ship Eliza Matilda. Bre
men: schr. Freemason. Virginia. Cl'd steamship Ariel, j
; Southampton; ships Hermine, do.: Daylight, Sidney, N.
S. W.; barks Clarissa, Trinidad; Caroni, A spin wall; Avon.
; Belfast; schrs. E. C. Howard, Curacoa; S. J. Waring, Sa- i
I BDSTON, July B.—Arr. ship S. E. Smith, Liverpool;
bark D. Kimball, Newport, Eng.; schr. J. Nickcrson, Wil
mington, N. C. Cl'jl barks Philena, Capetown, C. G. H.; I
Mary Elizabeth. Savannah; Neapolitan, Smyrna; Edisto, '
i St. Petersburg; brig Suwannee, Port Praya; schrs. S. R.
i Allen, Richmond; W. R. Darling, Norfolk
ALEXANDRIA, July B.—Arr. brig Ada, Windsor.
RICHMOND, July B.—Arr. schr. Jos. Fish, Rockport.
Cl'd schr. Orianna, New York.
WILMINGTON, July 7.—Arr. brig Vermont, New Lon
don; schrs. Marine. R. W. Brown and B. Flanner, New
CHARLESTON, July 8 Arr. lark Leroy, Boston; )>ri*
i Emily, New York; schr. Caroline Grant, Boston.
| SAVANNAH, July 7—Arr. steamship State of Georgia, !
Philadelphia; schrs. Judge Tenney, Or land, Me.; Entire, I
Elizahethport. X. J.
I MOBILE, July 3.—CPd ships J. L. Bogart, Liverpool; j
!S. Hyde, Trieste; hark Isnardon, New York; sclir. R.
Bull winkle. Philadelphia.
NEW ORLEANS, July 3.—Cl'dsteamship Philadelphia,
New York; ship Silas Holmes, do.; Magdalene, Liverpool;
harks Benj. Hallett, Bordeaux; Nineveh, Boston.
Ships Leave For Date
Arabia Boston Liverpool July 14
City of Wash'n.-Xew York Liverpool fuly 15
Borussia New York Hamburg July 15
Star oLthe West.New York Aspinwall luly 20 '
New York Liverpool luly 21
FIILMRTF New Yoik Havre luly 24
Canada Boston Liver'lviaHaPx.July 28
Kangaroo New York Liverpool July 29
North Star New York Havre July 31
Fulton Southampton...New York June 30 :
North America .Liverpool Quebec... June 30 '
Canada Liverpool Boston via Ha 1 x.July 3
Austria Southampton...New York July 4
Asia Liverpool New York July 10
Glasgow Glasgow New York Inly 10
Indian Liverpool Quebec.. July 14
Europa Livcri>ool Boston via HaPx.July 17
Hudson Bremen New York July 17
Hammonin .Southampton...New York July IS
Vanderhilt Southampton...New York July 21
Persia Liverpool New York July 24
Arul>ia Liverpool Boston luly 31
ST. JOHN'S, N. F., July 10.—The United States Mail
steamship Fulton, Captain Wotton, from Havre and
Southampton 30th ult., passed Cape Race at 8 o'clock yes
terday morning.
She was intercepted by the news yacht of the New York
Associated Press, and the following summary of her news
The news yacht reached this port shortly after noon
The Fulton lias 140 passengers for New York. She had
strong westerly winds to the Banks, but reports having
seen no ice.
The Fulton saw nothing of the telegraph fleet.
The principal feature of the advices !>y this arrival is
the important news from India.
Important news from India had been received in Eng
land via telegraph from Malta.
Sir Hugh Rose had captured Calpee, after having been
twice ineffectually attacked by the rebels. 'Rapid pur
suit was made of the enemy, resulting in the capture of a
large amount of stores of guns, gunpowder, elephants and
Serious disturbances had occurred in the Bombay Presi
dency, where a political agent, with his escort, hud been
murdered by a hand of eight hundred rebels.
Fort Copal had been taken by assault.
New Goond had also been stormed and taken.
The fs'ezam's country was much disturJied by Arabs ami
Rob i lias.
Sir Colin Campbell had driven the rebels hack from Shah
jeh an pore and captured Mohundee. Oude was still in a
state of rebellion.
The rebels were approaching Lucknow, but the city was
fully defended and garrisoned, and no alarm was felt for
its safety.
Sir E. Lugard had defeated the rebels at Jugdespoe,
killing great numbers of them.
Gwalior had been attacked and plundered by the rebels.
The Queen had paid a visit to the Leviathan.
More steamers are to be put on the route between Gal
way and America.
Dr. Livingston's arrival at the Cape of Good Hope is re
A proposition hail been made to send clergy men to Par
Mr. Rarey, the horse tamer, had exhibited his wonder
fill exploits before the Queen.
A calamitous lire had occurred in the London Docks, do
ing damage to the extent of one hundred and fifty thou
sand pounds.
It was rumored that Admiral llamelin will resign the
Marine Department, which devolves on Prince Napoleon,
Minister of Algiers and the Colonies.
The transformation of sailing ships Into steamers was
going on with much activity in France.
The Prince Royal of Sicily had been married to the
Duchess Maria of Bavaria.
Piedmont |ersists in demanding indemnity in the affair
ofthe Cagliari.
Spain is much incensed against England on the slave
A Russian column was advancing into the Caucasus.
I The Austrians are hastening the construction of ten new
! LIVERPOOL COTTON MARKET. —Cotton has been more ac
! tive, with an advance of fully \d. on all grades since the
i America's advices. The sales for the three days amount
I to 37.000 hales, of which speculators took 10.000 and expor
| ters 4,000. The market closed buoyant and active,
Manchester are inore favorable, all kinds of goods having
tinued favorable for the crops. Flour was steady.
Wheat firm, with an advance of Id. on red, which is quo-
I ted at ss. [email protected],and white [email protected] Corn dull—yellow
i nominally 345.; white 325. 6d.(a 335.
j steady. Bacon very dull. Lard inactive, and quotations
nominally [email protected] 6d.
' LIVERPOOL PRODUCE MARKET. —Turpentine dull nnd
i sales unimportant. Rosin dull at 4s. for common. Ash
i es dull for l>oth Pots and Pearls. Sugar steady. Coffee
I dull. Rice steady.
LONDON MONEY M ARKET. —No change had taken place
i in the London Money market. Consols closed at 95'
! 95}$ for money, and for the August account.
LONDON MARKETS. —FIour and Wheat slightly dearer.
Tea firm. Sugar dull. Coffee inactive. Rice linn. Tal i
low unaltered. Iron heavy.
.Moveinrnts of Troo|*s.
j ST. LOUIS, July 9. —We have dispatches from Leaven
worth to the 6tli inst.. l>y the United States express to j
Booneviile. They say the special messenger named in a !
I previous dispatch reached the fort yesterday with the ofli j
j cial orders for Gen. Harney, which went forward this mor
ning per Capt. Simpson. The orders direct the following
| movements: Eight companies of the 2d Dragoons, with
Majors Phelps and Reynold's batteries and artillery, and ;
the sth, 10th, and prohaldy the 7th Regiments of Infan
try, to remain in Utah. The 4th Artillery and two com
panies of the 2d Dragoons to occupy the District of the
| The Ist Cavalry is directed to remain on the plains as
late as practicable and make excursions among the In
' dians and keeji them in subjection. The 6th or7th infan
try proceeds to Oregon in view of the recent intelligence
from the Pacific of Indian hostilities. Majors Harris and
Hunt's Batteries are ordered to return to Fort Leaven
worth. The corps of engineers now with the battalion of
the Cth Infantry are to return to West Point after com
pleting the work of opening a road to Camp Scott via the
Cheyenne Pass. The troops which accompanied Capt.
Marcy from Noy Mexico are to return to that department.
Brig. Gen. Harney is ordered to return to St. Louis and
assume the command of the Department of the West, un-
I less he may have received intelligence of the forcible oppo.
i sition ofthe Mormons to the army now in Utah, in which
j case he is emjiowered to send forward the whole of the re
, inforcements and continue with them to Utah, or return
i to take command of his department, as he may prefer.
Lieut. Col. Grossman and Capts. Turnley and Paige are
I assigned to duty in Utah.
Capt. Hancock is ordered to proceed with the regiment
of infantry to the Pacific.
The officers of the Topographical Engineers, hitherto as
signed to duty with the troops in Utah, are ordered to re
port to Gen. Johnston.
The recruits and officers destined for the corps now in
Utah are to proceed to that department,
j Assistant Adjutant Gen. Buell remains attached to the
1 staff of Gen. Harney.
| The Paymaster furthest in advance will go through with
; his funds to Utah. The other remains on duty in the De
partment of the Platte.
The force assigned to this department is expected to
keep communication open between the Missouri and Utah,
j and is under the orders of General Johnston.
| An express arrived from Utah yesterday, but the dates
are old, and contain nothing additional.
! General Harney was at Fort Kearney cn the 29th of
i June.
Naval intelligence.
! NEW YORK, July 11. —Thestoreship Relief arrived this
| afternoon from Aspinwall. via Key West, with invalids
from the Pacific squadron.
' The dei>arture of the Relief left not a single vessel of
! war at Aspinwall. The inhabitants were in constant fear
of an outbreak among the negroes.
The Wabash, Colorado, Macedonian and Dolphin were at
Key West. On the 3d the Colorado broke her main crank
and will come north for repairs. The Jamestown was off
( Havana, with eighteen cases of yellow fever. The Ply
mouth auil Arctic were cruising about Cuba.
Accident In Buffalo.
BUFFALO, July 10.— II. C. Gilbert, commercial editor of
■ the Buffalo Commercial Advertiser, and commercial re
porter of the New York Associated Press, was instantly
kilh.il this morning by the falling of a scaffold at No. 14
Central Wharf.
Detention of tlie City of Baltimore.
HALIFAX, July 9.—The steamship City of Baltimore has
not yet completed her repairs, and probably will not leave
! here till to-morrow evening.
Return of the few York Ht iit~Kntlui
ftlastlc Reception.
j NEW YORK, July 11. —The Seventh Regiment arrived >
from their visit to Virginia at half-past 2 o'clock this I
| morning, all well. They were received and escorted to
1 their Armory by the Seventy-first Regiment and the
. Light Guard.
j The Battery and Broadway were filled with eager
crowds from half-past four o'clock in the afternoon until
■ their arrival at half past 2 o'clock in the morning.
The demonstration was the most enthusiastic ever
, known here on a similar occasion. Their march through
j Broadway was greeted on all sides with fireworks and
( cheers. The Astor House was in a Maze of light from
! rockets, Roman candles and other fireworks. The streets
were full of men, and the windows crowded with women
i and children. The fire companies turned out, and had
bon fires on the corners of all the streets abutting Broad
way. The regiment, together with the escort, made a
splendid military appearance. They reached their arm
: ory at half past 3 o'clock, fatigued, but enthusiastic at
1 the attentions everywhere paid them.
Execution of a Murderer.
GENESEE. X. Y., July 9. —At three o'clock this afternoon
Isaac L. Wood, convicted of the murder of his sister-in
law. Rhoda Wood, by poisoning, at Danville, this
was executid. The execution took place in the inclosure
attached to the jail. A military guard, composed of a com*
pany from Dansville and one from this village, was pres
ent, and about five hundred spectators were about the
premises. The execution was witnessed by about sixty
persons. The prisoner was brought in, attended by the j
Deputy Sheriff and a clergyman, lie addressed those pres.
ent protesting his innocence, and charging his conviction
to prejudice and persecution. He said he died in the hope j
of a blessed immortality. At the conclusion of his remarks !
he appeared to he in considerable agony The death war- '
rant was then read, the drop fell, and Isaac L. Wood was
launched into eternity, llis remains will he taken to Avon
for interment until his friends take charge of them. He
continued his protestations of innocence up to the latest
moment of his existence.
Ha in Storm
NEW YORK, July 11.—This has been the hottest day of
the season all north and east of this place. A very severe
rain storm prevailed in Albany, in consequence of which
the streets were impassable in the course of half an hour.
Many trees were uprooted, chimneys shattered, and awn
ings torn. The country for several miles off experienced
a terrific hail storm, and did considerable damage.
Arrival of the Ericsson.
NEW York. July 11.—The steamer Ericsson which got
aground in tiie Potomac with the Seventh Regiment on
board, arrived here at an early hour this morning. After
being lighted of her human freight and their baggage, she
floated off with the returning tide, and arrived here a few
hours after the Regiment reached their armory.
Arrest of Counterfeiters.
LONDON, C. W., July 10. —Extensive counterfeiting
arrangements were discovered here yesterday, and two
i brothers named Soper and a man named Smith were ar
| rested for being engaged in the business. Papers were j
I found implicating the parties in New York and elsewhere.
! Their examination is still going on.
Tlie Steamer Styx at Halifax.
HALIFAX, July 10. —The British war-steamer Styx,
from Havana on the Ist instant, arrived at this port on
1 Thursday night. She reports the yellow fever raging
badly there. Her oflicers appear to he highly amused
with the American version of their proceedings in the
Gulf of Mexico.
Eire in Hoxlmry, Mass.
BOSTON, July 9. —Late last night a fire broke out at the
corner of Washington and Huuneman streets, in Roxbury,
destroying John McElroy's stable, with four horses; Mr-
McCoy's dry goods store, Mr. Baker's shoe store, Mr. Down
ing's grocery, and two dwelling houses. The loss is stated
at about $30,000.
THIS CITY. —The announcement was made in our issue of
Saturday, that the Seventh Regiment of New York Volun
teers would pass through this city on their way homeward.
Arrangements had been made for leaving Washington in
a special train at quarter past five o'clock Saturday morn
ing, hut for some reason they did not leave that city until
seven o'clock, ami in consequence of the delay arrived at
the Camden Station at nine o'clock instead of quarter
past seven, as was anticipated.
The Regiment numbers 1,090 men at roll call—five hun
dred and ten of whom left the city of New York as the es"
cort to the remains of President Monroe, from that place
to Richmond on the steamer Ericcson. They were accoui
panied by their celebrated hand, consisting of fifty-six in
strumcnts, including eighteen drums. It was not the uri
nal intention Jto pass home this way, the change in the
route being produced in consequence of the grounding of
the steamer in the Potomac river, and no time was allowed
the military of this city to make preparation for their pro
per reception and entertainment.
As it was, however, the company of United States Ely
ing Artillery from Fort McHenry, under command of Ma
jor French, and the Battalion of Baltimore City Guards,
under command of Major Joseph P. Warner, were at the
station ready t<> receive and escort theiu to the President
street depot. The escort was formed, the Light Artillery
taking the right, followed by the City Guards, and then
came the Seventh Regiment, preceded by their hand, di
vided into sixteen platoons. The procession moved up
Eutuw street to Baltimore, down Baltimore to High street,
and thence to the Philadelphia depot. Their appearance
was very imposing, and attracted the attention of thou
sands of our citizens who had congregated along the line
of the route. Arriving at the depot, the cars were soon
in readiness for them, and a few minutes past ten o'clock
they took their departure for New York.
(in the arrival or the Regiment at the Camden station
an invition was extended them to remain in Baltimore
during the day, hut this was declined as arrangements
had been effected for a through trip to New York. The
accident to the steamer Ericcson broke up the arrangements
and entirely destroy til the pleasure of the excursion, and
the fatigue endured by the Regiment, in consequence of the
heat of the weather and want of proper accommodation,
made all anxious to seek once more the comforts and en
joyment of home.
there arrived by the Northern Central Railway, a steam
fire engine called the Island Queen, which had been for
warded by the manufacturers, from Seneca Falls, New
York, for inspection and trial by the Committee of the
Mechanical Fire Company. This engine is built unde r
HoUeifs Patent , all its parts being constructed on the
principle of the rotary steam engine, which is entirely
different from that one now used by the First Baltimore
Company. Its weight is 6,000 pounds, being considerably
'ess than the one now in use here; the price asked for it
is five thousand dollars. There are two engines
built on this principle, now in use in the city of Chicago,
one of them somewhat larger than that sent the Mechani
cal throws a stream of water two inches in diameter, the
distance of 230 feet, the other, similar to the one now here,
throws an inch and a half stream 200 feet. This engine
was built by Messrs Silsby, Myndersc k Co.. Island Works,
Seneca Falls, New York, who are also the builders of
those now in use in Chicago. It will he tried in the pres
ence or the committee either to morrow or Wednesday
morning, when her capacities will be fairly tested; if
adopted it will doubtless prove an important auxiliary to
the Fire Department.
On its arrival at the Bolton Depot, twenty-seven of the
Mechanical members, in company with eight from the
Monumental, making in all thirty-five men, proceeded to
the Station, and dragged it to the Mechanical quarters,
where it is now housed.
FOR BOSTON. —The fine steamship William Jenkins?
Captain Wm. A. Hallett, left her wharf punctually at 3
o'clock on Saturday afternoon, with the following state
room passengers—Win. Cricliton, lady, child and servant;
W. C. R. Coleman and lady; Wm. Woodward, lady and
daughter; Mr. James H. Wilson, three children and ser
vant; Mrs. Marriott; Miss Fuller and servant; two Misses
McKim; Mr. R. C. Caldwell; Mrs. 11. B. Ridgway; P. C
Martin, son anil daughter; Capt. Asa Needham; Miss Belle
Needliam; Miss 11. Tollman; Lieut. G. 11. Bier and lady;
MissCondy: Miss Anna llolden; Miss Mary Ilunna; Miss
BetticT. If anna; Master Geo. Taylor; James Fulton: Jes
se Hunt; John Cushing; Thoinas Lester; James W. Lee;
James Webb; John I'. Thomas; .John Small; W. Wilhelm;
Enian'l Kett; George Carlton; W.H.Jones; Talbot Den
mead; Charles F. Neilson; all of Baltimore. Charles R.
Fosdick and lady, Cincinnati, O.; Capt. J. W. Hall and
lady, Major Dickerson and two ladies, Harris burg. Pa.;
E. Toulman and lady. Dr. Denney, Ellicotts' Mills; ('apt.
Crowell. West Dennis, Mass.; Mrs. W. Irving and two
children; L. B. Foster, U. S. X.; Lt. Shermerhorn, l". S.
N.; C. McHenry; A. Bigelow; Washington, D. C.
LAUNCH.— There was launched on Saturday afternoon
about 5# o'clock from the ship-yard of Messrs. Abrahams
& Son, foot of Caroline street, a beautiful barque of 420
tons, built for Messrs. B: Buck k Son, of this city. She
has been constructed in the most substantial manner, of
the very best materials, her length is 135 feet, beam
feet, and hold 12 feet. She has a ioop deck cabin, con
taining seven state-rooms, fitted with all modern con
veniences, and fini-died with rosewood and mahogany in
a beautiful style. She was launched with her spar's all
standing, and glided splendidly into the water, amid the
cheers of a large crowd of spectators, not the slightest
accident occurring to mar the pleasures of the occasion.
Saturday afternoon the steamer George Weems made a
short trip down the river for the purpose of trying her
engine. She had on board a goodly number of mechanics
engaged in the various departments of steamboat building,
and every thing worked admirably and to the entire satis
faction of her owners.
DEATH OF A ClTlZEN.— Freeborn Garrison Waters, a well
known and highly esteemed citizen of tin's community?
died at his residence on Saturday morning, in the sixty
third year of his age. Mr. W. came to this city in 1H26,
and was for many years connected with the Baltimore
Water Company as collector.
EXPERIMENTS To NIGHT.— The interesting series of ex
periments, by Dr. BOYNTON, come off to-night at the Mary
land Institute Hall. It will doubtless he an instructive
i entertainment, and one well worth witnessing. A view of
the magnificent painting of the Court of Death closes the
Police Intelligence.
On Saturday afternoon two men hy the names of John
Bangs and James Bishop, had a difficulty in the Hanover
! market house,but before anything seriously resulted there
from the parties were separated and left the market. Sub
I sequently they got together in the restaurant kept by
j John W. Glanville, on the corner of Camden and Howard
streets, when the difficulty was renewed and the parties
made an attack upon each other. A pistol was fired hy
Bangs, when Bishop took hold of him and prostrated him
upon the floor. Whilst the parties were in this position,
Oliver Coulson struck Bishop over the head with a pitch
er, and immediately thereafter Bangs drew his revolver
and fired at Bishop, the contents of the weapon taking
effect iu the back of the head. Bishop was removed to his
residence on Barre street near Warner, where he was at
tended by a physician, who pronounced that the wound
j was not of a dangerous character. The police of the Southern
District immediately apprehended Bungs and Coulson and
| arraigned them before Justice Boyd. Tiny were both
committed to jail for Court, the former on the charge of
j assaulting with intent to kill Bishop, and the latter as
' being accessory thereto.
John Broderick and James Forrister were arrested on
Saturday by officer Miller and constable Davis charged
with assaulting with intent to kill, and also with robbing
William U. Davidson. This affair originated at Frisby's
Woods on Monday. July sth, and is said to have been of
1 the most dis re my. < ..%• character. The accused were taken
before Justicef. Owens, who committed the parties to
the Baltimore County jail at Towsontown.
George Coons and Elizabeth Coons were arrested on Sat
unlay by officers Freehurger and Hutton, on the charge of
assaulting Freehurger while in the discharge of his duty.
It appears the officer went to the residence of Coons to
serve a notice upon him from the Board of M-ulth, when
Coons became excited and committed the assault. They
were released on bail further hearing by Justice
' Audoiin.
Maria Boston, negro, was arrested on Saturday by offi
ccr *'• Vsiine charged with stealing a breast pin valued at
$3.50. She was committed for Court by Justice Welch.
Between three'and four o'clock yesterday morning fire
was discovered in the feed store of Mr. George Dfppel, No J
105 Franklin street, between Eutaw and Howard streets.
; The flames gained rapid headway before the arrival of the
I fire department, and extended to the grocery and liquor
i store of Messrs. James Power & Son, adjoining on the
1 east, anil both buildings with their contents were entirely
destroyed. The buildings were owned by Benjamin C.
Howard, Esq., whose loss is estimated at about SSOOO, which
is fully covered by insurance in the Firemen's office. Mr.
Dippel*s loss is estimated at about SI,OOO, and is covered by
insurance. The loss of the Messrs. Power is estimated at
about $5,000; they have $4,000 insurance in the Howard
office and $6,000 in the Firemen's. The buildings adjoin
iug the above on either side, and their contents, were also
injured to a limited extent. The one on the west No. 107,
is owned by Mr. Win. Frusli, and occupied by E. M. Gard
ner, as a grocery and liquor store; it was injured to the
extent of about S2OO. and the damage to the stock will
probably amount to $500; the loss is fully covered by in
suranee. The building No. 101. adjoining on the east, is
occupied as a grocery and liquor store by Mr. J. C. Conn;
damage to stock about SSOO. and building about S2OO. —
The building, jras formerly owned by Mr. Henry Shirk,
and has recently changed hands; the loss on both build
ing and stock is covered by insurance. The fire was the
result of incendiarism.
About nine o'clock on Saturday evening an unoccupied
three story brick house, situated on Bolton street, near
Dolphin, owned by a Mr. Stewart, was tired in three
places. The flames were subdued by the citizens and
officers before any serious damage was done to the build
ing. About twelve o'clock the fire re-kindled, and was
again subdued by the officers. The loss will not exceed
The alarm of fire between six and seven o'clock yester
day afternoon was occasioned by the burning of a chimney
on Baltimore street, west of Green street.
CRIMINAL COURT.— Hon. Henry Stump, Judge. Fred
erick Pinckney, Esq., Deputy State's Attorney, prosecut
ing. The following business was transacted on Satur
i day:
I Michael Bull, for assaulting and beating Ann Smith,
I and resisting policeman Plumraer, was adjudged guilty,
| fined one dollar and costs, and ordered to be imprisoned
I twenty days. George Tracy, for assaulting and beating
I Jane Tracy, was adjudged not guilty. Daniel Van Leil,
for rioting at the lager beer saloon of William Rullnian,
was adjudged guilty, fined five dollars and costs and or
dered to be imprisoned ten days. The accused, in com
pany with a number of persons, visited the premises of
Uullmnii and made an attack upon the house with stones
and pistols, demolishing the windows and otherwise de
facing the property. He was arrested by policeman
Brown whilst in the act of throwing a missile.
The cases of Joseph Job, for assaulting and beating
James A. Brown; Rose Lamates, for assaulting and beat
ing Joseph Dougherty; James Lamates, for assaulting
and heating Joseph Dougherty; George Potsinger, for as
saulting and beating Lewis Moltz; and Martini Potsinger,
for assaulting and heating Lewis Moltz, were compro
mised by the payment of costs.
Application was made for bail in the case of William
Foreman, indicted foi breaking into the store house of
Henry Yale with intent to steal. Bail was fixed at SBOO.
A woman qualified to that amount, but the Court refused
to take her unless the assent of her husband was first ob
In the case of Susan Toll, for assaulting and beating
William Quinn, bail was fixed at S2OO. A man by the
I name of Nelson qualified as bail, by testifying that he
was wortli a house, a wife and three children.
! The recognizances were forfeited in the cases of Eman
uel Morrison and John Robinson, the parties not answer
! ing when the cases against them weie called,
j The Court adjourned until next Saturday morning at 11
COURT OF COMMON PLEAS. —Hon. Robert N. Martin,
Special Judge. The following business was transacted
on Saturday:
John Sanders vs. John B. Plummer—an appeal from
Justice Audoun. Judgment affirmed.
Christopher Illumine vs. William If. Tarr—an appeal
from Justice Webl>. Under curia.
The trial of the case of William Otter vs. Jno. 11. Thomas,
before reported, will be resumed this morning.
[Correspondence of the Daily Exchange.]
♦ TOWSONTOWN, July 11, 1858.
The Equity term of the Circuit Court for Baltimore coun
ty will be called to-morrow at 10 A. M.
A scene enacted in the Court of General Sessions, yes
terday, was, as the old women say. l4 as good as a play."
William Mulligan was placed at the Bar, for an "assault
and battery*' on Mr. Webb, of the San Francisco Vigi
lance Committee, at the Metropolitan Hotel. His counsel
mov.ed to postpone the trial till September. Judge Rus
sell refused the motion, and the Recorder was about to try
Mulligan while Judge Russell tried the petty cases iii
another room, when Mulligan placed Aladdin's magical
ring on his finger and became invisible. He had modest
ly withdrawn himself from the crowded Court, where he
was "the observed of all observers." Everybody was
surprised, except Judge Russell, who remained as cool as
the temperature (Fahrenheit at 86 in the shade) would
permit. Mulligan's bail was forfeited, and the Recorder
issued a bench warrant for his re-arrest.
Thomas W. Bond, recently a clerk in a tailor store up
town was, yesterday, brought to the city, to answer a
charge of embezzling money belonging to his employer.—
He was arrested in Norwalk, Conn. He had joined an
itinerant theatrical company, and under an assumed name
was astonishing the Connecticut people by the wonderful
versatility of his genius.
The tug-boat, Sarah Brown, while proceeding up the
North River, about 6 o'clock yesterday afternoon, was run
into by the tug-boat McDonald, which had just left one of
the slips near the Battery, about 6 o'clock yesterday after
noon, and so seriously damaged that she almost immedi
ately sank. Those on hoard, including the Captain (Mar
tin Denning,) were rescued and the boat towed on to the
flats, between lloboken and Jersey City.
Mary Vanderbogart, a native of England, sixty-five
years of age, committed suicide on Thursday night,
by jumping into the dock foot of Sixteenth street, North
river. She was a resident of Nyack, but of late years was
on a visit to her daughter in this city.
During last month 362 children were restored to their
friends through the instrumentality of the municipal tele
graph, and twenty four horses, nine wagons, and eleven
head of cattle recovered. The Coroner was notified to
liol l fifty-three inquests; the Chief of Police was notified
to be at the Central station, and. under his supervision,
the wires have aided materially in quelling disturbances
of the public peace. The total number of messages sent
and received, during the month of June, was 2,531.
The packet ship Stalwart. Captain A. If. Lucas, for Liv
erpool, left Vine street wharf, at half-past 12 o'clock. P.
M., yesterday afternoon. The following items comprise
her carg016.220 bushels corn, in hulk; 3712 bushels
corn, in bags; 7395 bushels wheat, in hags; 2572 barrels
flour; 1100 barrels rosin; 75 tierces beef; 24barrels pork; 113
hhds. bark; 90 casks chrome ore; 119 boxes cheese; 27 casks
tallow; 7 casks yellow metal, and 9 bids, super phos. lime;
and 2 cabin passengers.
The body of an unknown white man was found drowned
at 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon at Callowhill street
A number of gentlemen assembled together on Thursday
for the purpose of forming a veterinary college.
Mathias Wagner fell off a canal boat at Willow street
wharf on Thursday night, and was drowned.
Yesterday was a very sultry day, with an air like a
sirocco, and a sun that so poured down upon the sidewalks
that they were almost warped. The thermometer at noon
indicated 91°.
The affair of Muruaga and Corcoran bus created deep in
terest. The White House, even yesterday, was the scene
of an interesting conversation with the President, Mr.
Corcoran, the Attorney General, Secretary of State, and
others, on the subject, it is rumored that Mr. Corcoran's
influence was sufficient to induce the government to no
tice the affair, but it is doing the President injustice to
suppose he would take up invidiously the difficulties of
any individual citizen, however resectable or wealthy,
while the laws are sufficient for the purpose. Tke matter
has been brought to the notice of Mr. Goddard, Justice of
the Peace, and probably Senor Muruaga will be brought
before him under a warrant issued upon the oath of Mr.
Corcoran, and held to keep the peace.
The late Indian war of Oregon and Washington proves
to be a canker upon the public Treasury. The Secretary
reports that upwards of six thousam/ dollars were paid to
J. Ross Brown alone, for salary and travel, during the
year 1857, while examining into these 44 War debts."
The Government is awaiting, anxiously, further news
from Mexico. It is rumored that George Saunders and
Robert J. Walker are largely interested with Mr. Isham
in his extensive Surveying contracts in Sonora, Cuihua
hua, and other Mexican, States, and that efforts art? being
made to get our Government to guarantee the faithful per
formance of these contracts, on the part of Mexico, or in
other words, to demand their performance.
An interesting report has been received by the Treasury
Department from Professor Alexander, who is now in
England, engaged in securing a uniform currency for the
two countries, as authorized by the last Congress. He
pays the decimal currency will be easily agreed upon by
the Commissioners. It will lie recollected that the Act of
Congress requires that there be no departure from the de
cimal system. Additional instructions will be forwarded
to Prof. A. in a few days.
Rev. George 1). Cummins, D. I)., pastor of Trinity
church in this city, has accepted a call to the rectorship of
St. Peter's church in Baltimore, and is expected to enter
u)>on the duties of that office about the first of September
The partial subsidence of the waters of the west
ern rivers begins to reveal the extent of the dama
ges which the great floods of the spring and sum
mer have effected. The American Bottom, below
Alton, Illinois, it is stated presents an unwonted ap
pearance. The bridges are wrecks, the plank roads
washed away and the embankments gone. Acres
and acres of crops are destroyed, peach trees ru
ined, wood floated away, corn and potatoes inundat
ed to death.
The Charleston tS. C.) Mercury of the 3d inst.,
says:—On the night of the recent tire in Queen
street, a negro fireboy, while in the upper story of
Messrs. Havne & Yates' warehouse, accidentally
fell out of one of the rear windows, a distance of
thirty feet to the ground, and brought his head,
fortunately for his life, in contact with the head
of a whiskey barrel. The result was the barrel
The Washington (Pa.) Tribune , says:—On Fri
day last about noon, while a number of persons were
congregated under a locust treet in Cross Creek
Village, in this county, a thunder storm suddenly
arose, and the lightning passing down the tree, one
of the number, Charles Jerome, was struck and iu
stantl3' killed.
A young German named Henry Kurtz, of Lancas
ter, JVnnvslvania, was drowned on Sunday near
; The War Department has just issued a list <.f promo- I
tions anil appointments 111 the Army. We make the sub- !
I joined extracts :
Alexander W. Reynolds, lately Assistant Quartermaster
! in the Army of the United States, to be Assistant Quarter I
i master, with the rank of Uaptain, to date from August f>
j 1847, vice Brent deceased, and to resume his former place I
I on the Army Register, next below Captain Stewart Van
| Joseph C. Bailey, of Pennsylvania, to he Assistant
I Surgeon, October 27,1857, vice Byrne, resigned.
The following-named Cadets, graduates of the Military j
Academy, are attached to the army with the Brevet of )
Second Lieutenant, in conformity with the fourth section |
of the act approved April 29, 1812, to rank from July 1, j
1858 :
CpHPS OF ENGINEERS.—I. Cadet William C. Paine. i
Dixon. 4. Cadet William H. Echols.
ORDINANCE DEPARTMENT. —2. Cadet Moses J. AN hite. J
DRAGOON ARM.—IO. Cadet Leroy Napier. Jr.. Ist. Reg't. .
11. Cadet Solomon Williams, 2d. Reg't. 12. Cadet Rich- J
ard 11 Brewer, Ist Reg't. |
J CAVALRY ARM.—IS. Cadet Andrew Jackson, Jr., Ist
Reg't. , I
McKee. 19. Cadet Edward I'. Cressey.
ARTILLERY ARM.—S. Cadet John S. Saunders, 2d Reg't.
6. Cadet James H. llallonquist, 3d Keg't. 7. Cadet Thom
! as R. Tanuatt, 3d lteg't. 8. Cadet Marcus I*. Miller, 4tli
I Ue b r,t -
INFANTRY ARM. —I 4. Cadet James J. Aan Horn. Ist
1 Reg't. 16. Cadet Charles G. liarker, 2d Reg't. 17. Cadet j
j Sardine P. Reed, 3d Reg't. 18. Cadet RoyalT. Frank, sth j
Reg't. 20. Cadet Asa B. Carey, oth Reg't. 21. Cadet
' William H. Bell, 3d Reg't. 22. Cadet Bryan M. Thomas, |
Bth Reg't. 23. Cadet Win. J. L. Xicodemus, sth Reg't. ■
24. Cadet Oliver P. Gooding, 4th Reg't. 25. Cadet Win. i
(J. Robinson, 7th Reg't. 26. Cadet George N. Bascom. 9th <
Reg't. 27. Cadet Charles E. Jesup, 10th Reg't. .
The resignations during the year were 13. The deaths I
during the year were 16, as follows:
Brevet Major-General Persifer F. Smith, Brigadier-Gen
eral, at Fort Leavenworth, K. T., May 17, 1838.
Col. Ichahod B. Crane, Ist Artillery, at Port Richmond,
Staten Island, N. Y., October 5, 1857.
Brevet Colonel William Turnhull, Major Corps of Topo
graphical Engineers, at Wilmington N. C., December 9,
Brevet Major Jefferson Van Home, Captain 3d In
fantry, at Alburqueniue, New Mexico, September, 28,
Captain Thomas L. Brent, Assistant Quartermaster, at
Fort Leavenworth, K. T.. January 13, 185 X.
Captain Charles 11. Humber, 7th Infantry, at Fort Smith,
Arkansas, January 2, 1858.
Captain Patrick Calhoun, 2d Dragoons, at Pendleton, S. j
C., June 4. 1858.
Captain PreslyN. Guthrie, 9th Infantry, at New Port,
Ky., Dec. 29, 1857.
Captain John 11. Greland, 4th Artillery, at Fort Myers, ■
Fla., August 17, 1857.
First Lieutenant Thomas Wright, 2d Infantry, at Fort j
Randall, N. T., October 12.1857.
Second Lieutenant John Nugen, 4th Infantry, at Fort
Steilaciton, W. T., October 22, 1857.
Second Lieutenant James Wright, Regiment of Mounted
Riflemen, at Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 26,1857.
Second Lieutenant Brayton C. Ives, Ist Infantry, at
Fort Clarke, Texas, June 27.1557.
Paymaster Benjamin Walker, at St. Louis, Mo., May
Military Storekeeper Edward Lucas, Jr., Ordinance De
partment. at Harper's Ferry, Va . March 5, 1858.
Military Storekeeper Chester B. While. Quartermaster's
Department, Benicia Barracks, CaL, January 12, 1858. j
[ Front the Washington Union.]
District of Columbia, County of I Vaahinyton, ** : i
On the sth day of July, 1858, at or about lialf-
I past • o'clock in the afternoon, deponent was pas- ,
| sing the corner of Connecticut avenue at the inter
| section of II street: that, passing from said corner
to the south side of H street, opposite the residence
of W. W. Corcoran, Esq , his attention was attract
ed towards the front door of said Corcoran's resi
dence, where deponent saw said Corcoran stand
ing on his steps at said door, and at the same
| time deponent also saw E. de Muruaga, of the
j Spanish legation, on the pavement near the
front of the steps with a drawn and presented
pistol, the pistol being presented towards said
Corcoran, at the same time using violent lan
guage, leading this deponent to believe that said
assault was committed with the intention of pro
voking an assault in return by said Corcoran, by
drawing a pistol or otherwise, with the purpose
then of immediately killing said Corcoran, and
that, after said presentation of said pistol, the said
Muruaga slowly retreated backwards, along the
pavement, still using violent language; that this
deponent's attention was particularly drawn to the
parties from the commencement of the assault to
I its termination, with nothing to obstruct his view;
| that this deponent saw no pistol or wther weapon
j drawn by the said Corcoran, or in his possession,
during the whole time; neither did said Corcoran
advance towards said Muruaga, or make any de
monstration of an assault whatever, with the ex
ception of threatening him with the penitentiary.
District of Columbia, County of Washington, HS:
On the eight day of July, A. I), eighteen hundred
and fifty-eight, before me, Anthony Hyde, a justice
of the peace in and for said county, personally came
the above-named James J. Dick ins, to me well
known, and made oath on the Holy Evangelyof
I Almighty God that the foregoing statement, to
j which he has allixed his name, is correct and true,
to the best of his knowledge and belief. Witness
I my hand and seal the same dav.
Justice of the Peace.
f From the. St. Joseph (Mo.) Journal, June 28 th.]
i A few weeks since we published some of the par
| ticulars of the killing of a constable named Tim
lnons, in Gentry county, by a man named Kesler,
I and the excitement attending the tragedy. Kesler
I was threatened with lynch law unless he had his
| trial immediately by civil authorities, whereupon a
; runner was sent to Platte City to inform Judge Nor
| ton of this declaration. The .1 udge appointed a spe
! cial term of the court immediately, and on Tuesday
I last, 22d inst., Judge Norton, Circuit Judge of this
District, and Gen. Bassett, State Attorney, in com
i panv with counsel for the defence, left this city for
I Albany to attend the trial. On arriving, the Judge
j proceeded to impannel a grand jury. A large crowd
of orderly men gathered from all quarters and tilled
the court room to overflowing, to witness the pro
| ceedings.
' The trial progressed until Friday, when it was
found that the two most important witnesses, on
the part of the defence, had been driven off, and
nothing could be heard of them. This being the
J case, the counsel for the defence requested that the
| trial should be continued until the regular term,
! which request Judge Norton, of course, granted,
j Up to this time, the utmost order prevailed among
: the throng; not a murmur was heard, not adissent
; ing voice was given. The Judge, mistrusting a
storm brewing from the calm, ordered the sheriff
to summon a posse of twentv-five men, to guard the
prisoner to jail. The guard had no sooner taken
their position, before a rush was made on the pris
oner by the mob, when the excitement became gen
| The guard was shoved aside, and the prisoner
J seized and dragged towards a skirt of timber, about
a hundred yards off, the sheriff all the time doing
j his utmost to protect the prisoner, assisted bv vol
i unteers of the friends of law and order, but all to
■ no avail. The mob rushed on towards the wood
j with the prisoner. On arriving at a suitable
j place, religious service was held by a gentleman
who volunteered his services, and the prisoner also
I prayed. The rope was then put around his neck,
j and thrown over a limb. Previous to execution,
the prisoner begged piteouslv for permission to see
his wile and four interesting little girls once more
before he died. Strange to say, this request was
not granted by the infuriated und fiendisli mob.
j He was then-swung up; the rope breaking was
j speedily tied again, and the spiritof the unfortunate
| man was launched into eternity.
[ From the Cincinnati Cazttte.]
j The destruction of the steamer Galena, at lied
Wing, on the Upper Mississippi, on the morning of
the Ist instant, the loss of five valuable lives, and
seventy-five thousand dollars worth of property,
could all have been prevented, had one single buck
j et of water been at hand and used when the fire
was first discovered; but before it could he obtained
the fire had spread over the entire right-hand side
of the boat, thus cutting off the use of the stair
way. The alarm was speedily given, all the passen
gers having retired for the night, and from all sides,
without regard to quality or quantity of dress,
men, women and children rushed to the forward
part of the boat., as the only place of rescue.
The order was given to follow the Captain, but
little attention was paid to it—each individual seem
ing intent upon his own safety. Hut a few minutes
elapsed after the alarm was given until the boat
struck the shore, toward which she was directed by
the pilot on the discovery of the fire; yet so tierce
were the flames that only one plank could be run to
the shore, and over this crowded all not intercepted
by the fire. Some hack of the flames jumped into
the water and swam ashore.
A large quantity of cattle were on hoard, des
tined for the city; they were all lost. The passen
gers saved had just been gotten safely oil" when the
hurricane deck fell in. though the boat continued
burning during th<v balance of the night, until
charred to the water's edge, when she broke in the
middle and sunk.
The scene on shore was beyond description.—
Most of the passengers, roused from a sound sleep,
found themselves out of danger with nothing save
their night clothes to wear.
[ From tlic Chicago Tribune of the 3d]
A most bloody and brutal murder was discovered
this morning in the North Division, which must
have been committed on the day previous. The
murdered person is a woman, named Jane Mc-
The first intelligence of the murder was commu
nicated by MeNamee himself, who entered the sta
ble of Mr. Wright, his employer, about J o'clock in
the morning, and with both hands raised, hurriedly
exclaimed to the watchman on the premises, Palmer,
my wife is dead!
Palmer asked how it took place.
"I don't know; I woke up, and found her dead in
bed this morning."
Palmer immediately went to the rooms occupied
by MeNamee, and the appearances caused him at
oiiee to leave information at the North Police Sta
tion opposite, upon which MeNamee was taken into
The Coroner was immediately summoned, who
took charge ol the rooms.
After listening to the testimony, the jury, with a
very few moment's consultation, returned a verdict
that the yroman came to her death from blows in
flicted by her husband, and he was accordingly
committed to stand his trial for the awful crime.
The vacht Wanderer, recently seized in New
York oh suspicion of being a slaver, uiade the pas
sage from that city to Charleston, S. C., in seven
days, beating against head winds.
The following is a succint account of tie Riviere's
introduction to the family of Col. Blount, which
the New York Express has gleaned from authentic
Some time in the earlv part of March,
"Capt. do Riviere" made his appearance in Mobile
as a Crimean hero. He was introduced to the fami
ly of Col. Rlount at the house of a lady friend in
Mobile, and shortly afterwards Col. Rlount, who is
a lawyer, went to attend the sitting of the Supreme
Court sit Montgomery. During his absence, do
Riviere's difficulty with Capt. Maury occurred, and
the duel was fought at live o'clock on a Sunday
n Sunday morning, the same day, Mr. Rlount
Doing absent, and on his wav at the time from
Montgomery to Mobile, de Riviere called at his
house and asked to see Mrs. Rlount. Fie was shown
into the parlor, where Mrs. Rlount soon met him.
He then told her that he was going to light a duel
with ('apt. Maury at five o'clock (hat afternoon,
nnd he had a request to prefer to her, which was,
that it lie should be killed in the duel, she would
see that his body was interred according to the
rites of the Roman Catholic Church.
He added:—lt may seem strange that 1 should
prefer such a request to you, a perfect stranger,
and it is necessary that 1 should explain it. 1 am
not what I s< "ir '"'apt. dc Riviere, hut the*
Count dc Riviet . doorman of France. I have •
large estates and-revenues; but I have heard within
a few days that toy steward has collected all the
revenues due me, besides coercing six months rent
in advance from mv tenants, under threat of ejec
tion; that he liaa destroyed the title deeds to my
property, and absconded from France. In conse
quence iam without money. I have had the good
fortune to save the life of the Emperor three several
times from secret assassination, but mv services in
so saving him are known only to myself, the Empe
ror and three of his ministers.
I have distinguished myself in the Crimea, as one
of the leaders of a forlorn hope, and you have seen
the medals, orders and decorations that have been
conferred on me therefor. 1 have earned the gra
titude of the Emperor. In consequence of mv in
firm health, caused by injuries and exposures in the
Crimea, the Emperor regards me as his friend and
protege, and lias granted me three years leave of
absence to travel in the United States. He tn|4
me, before 1 left Paris, that if I would marry an
American lady, he would place her near the person
of the Empress, and create me Due de Riviere, giv
ing me estates sufficient to support the title with
proper dignity.
He designated the estates which he intended
should accompany the title, and from them I should
he able to allow my wife from sixty to eighty thou
sand dollars a year to spend as she pleased. The
Emperor's object in bidding me to marry an Ameri
can ladv was that she might form a nucleus around
which he could collect the young provincial nobili
ty of France, and thus reform his court. He is dis
gusted with the impurity, immorality and vice pre
vailing at. his court among its ladies, and desires
that the Court of France should equal in purity,
morality and virtue, that of Queen Victoria in
He insisted that I should marrv an American
and not an English lady, because the French would
not tolerate the influence of an English woman in
thi; Emperor's household. Now. Madam, ever since
I have seen you, I have felt the greatest respect and
veneration for you, and an attachment lor your
daughter, which I cannot explain. lam standing
in a very solemn position. Before the sun sets 1
may be numbered with those who are no more in
this world. Occupying such a position, with all its
solemn consequences, you must see that 1 have no
object in misrepresenting facts, or stating anything
false to you.
I ask you now solemnly, as though the request
came from the lips of a dying man, never to di
vulge to your husband or children the communica
i tion which I have made to you. If 1 should sur
vive, and succeed in winning the affections of your
daughter, I wish them to be founded on esteem for
: me alone, and do not desire her imagination to be
dazzled by the brilliant prospect that awaits her as
my wife.
In reply to this extraordinary address, Mrs.
Blount gave the required assurance, and the gal
lant "Zouave" departed to fight his duel. It will
be easily seen how he gained his influence over the
mind of Mrs. Rlount, when this romantic storv is
taken intcT account; and it is hardly to be wondered
at that such protestations, made under such circum
stances, should eonvince the good lady that she was
taking the surest course to make her daughter a
j peeress of France.
i The dud with Capt. Maury was fought the same
evening, when the parties fired twice. At the first
' fire, Capt. Maury's ball bit Capt. de Riviere in the
I side and turned liim half round, lb- claimed that
' the ball struck a half dollar in his waistcoat pocket,
thus saving bis life. A half dollar and a bullet,
said to be the identical ones that figured in this
| affair, have been shown us. The coin bears no
i mark of having been shot at. The ball, however,
I bears the distinct impression on one side of the
j meshes of a coot of mail. It is stated that Capt.
! Maury's second suspected that the brave Crimean
I wore armor, and therefore advised his principal to
! fire at his head; the result was that the second shot
i struck de Riviere in the cheek. After the duel
he was brought in a carriage to Col. Blount's house,
I and while he remained there had ample opportu
nity to prosecute his suit, with what success, the
sequel has abundantly shown.
The New York Commercial Advertiser , JuncKth,
! says:
One of the morning papers publishes a statement
going to show that dc Riviere lived at a hotel in
Williamsburgh in the summer of 1857, with a wo
man whom lie represented to be his wife, and that
when doubts of his marriage with this woman were
hinted, to silence the scandal he came over to New
York, and had the marriage ceremony repeated
Canal street, and that this was the marriage al
luded to in Captain de Riviere's letter to the pub
lic. The next question will be, where is Jane
j Bouche?
P. S.—Captain de Riviere, whose ease was to
, come on in the Supreme Court at Bergen, N. .1., this
, morning, was among the missing. The case was
' adjourned till Monday.
The New York Herald of Saturday, thus specu
lates upon
The sudden disappearance of de Riviere created
quite a stir around. His departure must have taken
place after one o'clock on Friday morning, as be
was seen in his room but a short time previous by
j some parties who were passing the hotel at that
| time. The cause of his sudden departure is not at-
I tributed to the fear of being served with the writ;
| but the arrival of two officers —one, James R. Dunn
• —with a requisition from the Governor to take him
to the State of Louisiana, to answer to forfeiting
bis bail in New Orleans, was no doubt the reason.
He has had great fear of being taken on this mat
ter, and on several occasions inquired if there was
any attempt being made to procure a requisition.
It seems that he ny some means got wind of the in
tended visit of officer Dunn, and accordingly left
no doubt in company with officer McDonough, as
the latter gentleman cannot bo found, be having
disappeared also. There can be no doubt but he
Riviere will shortly be arrested, as McDonough
has no idea of paying out one thousand dollars just
about now. He will hold on to him in all probabili
ty as long as he possibly can, but if all does not
work right, Mr. de Riviere will be compelled to
make his appearance.
THE MUTINY OF THE JUNIOR. —The following is
an extract from a letter dated Sydney, N. S. W. :
"The ship Junior is fitting up to receive the muti
neersand their 'guard,' under the superintendence
of the United States Consul, and we hope to des
patch her in the course of ten days. It has been
deemed unsafe by the consul to continue the survi
ving officers in their positions as first and second
officers of the ship, the remainder of the crew abso
j lutely refusing to do duty under them. The ship
I will go home under the command of Capt. Alfred
F. Gardner, of Nantucket. Mr. Provost sailed for
home in the India, of New London, on the Ist April.
Mr. Lord, 2d officer, takes passage in the Junior.
The eight mutineers who have been taken, have been
formally delivered to the United States Couusul. and
i only await the completion of the arrangement for
their reception on shipboard. Every care will be
| taken that they shall be safely conveyed."
THE MURDER OK PROP. BAEHR. —The trial of .las.
McKee for the murder of Prof. Baehr occupied our
criminal court on Wednesday and went to the jury
at noon of Thursday. The commonwealth made
out a strong ease, and the defence of an alibi was
rather weak—the witnesses, with one exception, not
accounting for the prisoner's whereabouts to with
in an hour of the commission of the murder. His
friends, however, allege they would have been able
to prove his absence from the scene <1 murder by
other witnesses than the boatman Jackson, had
they attended—one of whom, residing in an adjoin
ing county, bad promised, as late as tin; morning of
Thursday, to attend. The jury have not yet re
turned a verdict. — Pittsbury Dispatch, July 7.
the American ship Tornado mutinied on the passage
from Liverpool to Melbourne, when three of the
men were shot by the second officer, one of whom
died of his u'ounds. The U. S. Consul at Melbourne,
James M. Tarleton, investigated the matter, and
caused the arrest of eight of the sailors previous to
their deportation to the United States. The Legis
lature of Melbourne took the subject into considera
tion, and members were disposed to question Mr.
Tarleton's jurisdiction, inasmuch as the ship was
chartered by the British government when alleged
offences were committed, and that the men were
British subjects and could not be arrested on Brit
ish territory by a foreign official.
REV, JOSEPH A. SEISS. —An invitation having
been extended to the Rev. Joseph A. Seiss, of Bal
timore, to come to this city and preach before the
congregation of the late Dr. Meyer, worshipping
• in the Lutheran Church, Race street, above filth,
i the latter were so much pleased with the discourse,
; that they at once save its author a unanimous call,
i which we learn from a member of the congregation
: ha, been accepted. Mr. Seiss is a man about thirty
I five vtaH-s of age: he is expected to preach l.is first
I sermon and formally assume the pastorship of liis
| new charge, on the first Sabbath in September.—
PhilaMpkiu Pram.
j Captain Robert K. I.aunitz, of the New York "tli
| regiment, is by birth a Russian, and said to he the
first and only one whom the Emperop of all the
Kussias allowed by special ukase to become an Ame
rican citizen. As a sculptor and monument design
er I.aunitz ranks lirst class in America. His monu
ment to Pulaski, in Savannah, Georgia, has made
him famous.
The Philadelphia Pratt says:—The report copied
from a California paper, that Mr. Keller, of the ta
mous Keller troupe, had been divorced in San Fra
ncisco, is wholly without foundation. We are
assured that their marital relations are o! the hap
piest kind.

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