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**??,. NEW YORK. FRIDAY MORNING. JULY 12, 1844. rrt~T"
To Clio Public.
THE NEW YOKK HERALD?daily newspaper?pub
Iliiisd every day o! the year except New Year a day and
fourth ol July. Price 3 cent* per copy?or %1 Sf per an
*uui?poataata paid?ca?h ill advance.
THE WEEKLY HERALD?published every Saturday
morning?price 61 cents per copy, or f3 13 per annum?
?jx.aaes paid, cash ualvance.
ADVERTISERS are informed that the circulation ol
lha Herald is over THIRTY THOUSAND, and increasing
fa?l. It hat the largett circulation of any paper in this city%
pr'\t world, i-nj it, therefore, the betl enmuul fur tuiaoi
m. ? in the city tr country. Price* moderate?cash in ad
"'pRlNTlNO of all kinds executed at tho mo?t moderate
price, and in the most elegant style.
Northwest corner of Fulton and Nassau streets
The Rov at Mail Staamr.hips BRI ' ANNIA
and HI BERN I A, will Wve Btston for
ill# abort y rts. u follows ;
BRITANNIA. J. H*??tt, Esq-. Cora.. Tuesday.July W.
HI8ERNI A, A Kyie. E*q , Commaular, Thunday. Am I.
i'aua.e for Liverpool *
? I ?? Hillllal ? * ? eee eee eee eee ? ? ? eeeeo Ztf
Amdv to D. BR1UHAM. Jr . Agent. 3 Wail ?t.
j U? 611-c
The StaMeho..t SOU I H AMERICA,
i Capt M. H. 'J ru sdell. with a view -f pha
?I ? ? unt'y and saf-ly acccnroiodvtirg i mi'M
wnh their hildrrn. oo short Excursion* to tl e Cower Bsy,
f.rthe purpose ot viewiag Die Haruw, Foftitioatinue, Laad
and Iicean Scenery will m?kee D*t V 1 rip (Sundays '"'1^
ed) id lair wt*lb*T. dowu to? JS*V. landiug. StiLf a?d return
'"dTT" 'wi'lMeave Bat'eley >wr (N R ) at 3K o'elork P-M .
Catherine st'eei (a. R 1 >t 3jf. Fi? No 11 (N it JI at 4. '?{ICJJ'
inv at dare ?y sttw t at 4* Amos street end '?nr?' ?"e
to Una the iweiei f r? ?' Seven o clock-, commencing IMtmduv
J jlv till. 1144. hiio contiuur until lu?h?r notice rare I wu.tr
live c-nrs Child,en und.r Twelve years of Me .ball-pr'Ce
(T^- The no >t perfect Older will bemaiulaiuel on'board,
an 'very effort willbe mate to render ihe excursion entirely
l> einnt. The Trip will be o jutted in stormy weather.
jy8 tf ere ??
sew ??!<>HT..N.kroK;rwS'oKKfKKhil!"
mm ?? * M..1L Uiuse fil.it 0^ Rnftl^fV PIfCfl.
aMA dM Thu Steamboat CIaN UfclijsldidA, win run
follows, daily, from May 30th to October
?!II2SElLut, l?4t :-lreaves New York, at ? and 11
? LwiveaPort''kftr.hinoudjit 30 minuteu to 3. and 10 minutes to
10Leaves New'Bnghton. at? and 10 A. M.; at IX. 5 and 7X P.
MOn fun day?Leaven New York, at? and 11 A. M.s at?,? and
* P. Vl Leaves Port Richmond, at 20 minutes to ?,and 10 A-M.l j
at 1. S end Tig P M _ .,
\.w v ...f Vji.r It. lib myll ?m?rc
a?EE3a3Ctwe?n Courtlandt and Liberty streets.
The steamboat KNICKERBOCKER. Captain A. P. St.
John ,1oudaF vVednesnay and Friday evemngs.at 7.
The Steamboat ROCHESTER. Captain A. Houghton. os
Tnesdev Thursday and Saturday Evenings, at 7.
At Fiveo'clock, r. M.?Landing at Inteimediate Places.?
fThe S^mboat COLUMBIA. CtPtam Wa.,11. l'ack.
lTnmday. rhnisdayw: l tmturday^tS P. M. n a
The Steam boa: NrrRt'H AMERICA, capxaui ?. ?.
Cruuendeu, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, at .
notations are unr. raLaA ou tli? Huuiub. Behnltuui
for passage or fie yht, apply on board, or to P. C. Behultxat
Ihe ntTce oo th- srharl. Jy
regular opposition.
evening LINE aT SEVEN OCU1
'?FOP ALBANY, without Landing.?Cabin
Ir'PUp aLUA '1i ? i >
5 %\t !>.' H 5ti cn'i; B?rlhi fiw.
-fuesie-mb at enKi oA.oUU Capuin O. House, will
lea ve the r'," ffa Ntw ft Monday, Wednesday and
Hex-.ar d.n7s ^Urs/aV and ?u?/ay.
Tin \or,t %iA% b fit <'?>iifid Ml* up iu ft coin
J;"Vu ..vU vriJi ue * oeil !i. g v d fumhure throaxliout.
us. She will not be detameo on ?V oUh.^r.^^ ^
.lil, Uiithh 'FOOT OF WHITEHALL.
I 8 9. 10, 11. A M.. 1? 2, 3)4. 5. 6,7, P. M.
' ' "VAvfe staten islands
On 8undayi' evenr liour. frora'j X-'m". to 7M.-'iaM.exf
s ,??
cLinUS ?p<7^hM
jto re ('?ud?Uvi tt )
at?o n CSKgpV
3m foot of (^.artlant street, daily rSuH^e!^
sd 1 it 8 o'clock, A M.. bv Railroad from Jersey City to .Mor
riv v?u ?rect! without change of Car-from thence by P.?
C ?nenm through Mendnaai. truestar, Schuoley s Mouotaiu
I'n" ('olden, VVashington to K.eston At Wnsmngton a dail)
Uc iJ^rsrctt" and from Belvidere For aeau applyJ? J.
HILL, at Jolui Patten's Comsaercial Hotel, 73 CourUanJ'
""-T' n -F .trns famished at the shortest notice, by applym,
to N U LURK. Morr'i'iiwr. an26 2rs?rc
CAVTA1N .(OH' i'.si V ,
^? tin ard nOei v. ?.?may, II. v ill run as
follows.?Leave i??rk. i?Hi of Outre st, al
St3fib3t7H A. M. and Wf ??!. Leave New > ork,
foot oi Bare ley et, at 10 JL M. and 4 P. M.
On Sandaya?Leave Newark at 8 A. M. and I r. M. aid
N-w York at 10 A. M. and 4 P. M.
Freiyn. earriod at very reasonable rates.
Mav 10th. IS44. lt>4rl_
?? [M?. ^rn The new steamer Pr.NOBSCOT, > -antsin
M.?:15W.:^5s N. Kimball, leaves the end of 1 wha'f Bostor
?UEiliiCK-every Tuesday and F ndav evenmas, at <
o'cieck. ftagea will be in read nese on her.arrival at the above
pine's to convev passengers to ?he neighboring towns.
B.^UU'ENTeR"4' co^une for newburoh
en-i *n Landing at Caldwail'.. West Point, Cold
d^_^5*-?3eH|.r-ng. Curuweil nd Fiski'l lanilidg
W?mHf Thesttamboat JAMES MADISON, Capt
(, 6a, .ea i ai?uad. w II leave ihe Wanan street pier_.ev?T>
Mi'uoav afternoon at 2 o'clo. k, and avery fuvaday and Fnd y
*'Returning wiR leava Newburgh every Tuesday mornirg at
ha'f pwt 6 o'clock, and avery Wedneaday and Saturday at
4 AUbMPi'^biuKXrbUBdles or parcels put on board this
bo it. must M at the r.kof the reap-ctive owners the eol, uolcs
catered uJX>a the book of the tost, or a bill of lading or receipt
l? given lortha same. J* lw **
J'OK LIVERPOOL?Tha Now Linv-Ueguiy
-J-SJWK. Packet 31sl Julv.?1 he splendid New York boill
HOT&lpacket ship HOTTINGUER. Ira Bursley, master
lo'fl o?s 'Tonlien, will sail as above her ragnlar day.
k oi f eight or passage, havrna very superior sccoiomodatioas
nasnrpasied by MytbiP la port, apply on board, west side
Butimi slip. ?y^or?HULL 8t MINTURNS. 87 South ?L
Tl* ftncTew'pscXat ship Liverpool. John Eldridge, matter,
S9 tons, will snccee-' - Hottmguer and salt
a aiet A ey at J
FOR LO vi)ON?Pscket of ?hr 20lh inly-The
ntplendid. fast sailing packet ship HENpRII K
JmUDs'IN. Capt George .vioore.will ml punctually
1 n'l't so per 10? pac'rei has very One accommodations for cabin
aacoud en's and steerage pas-enveri, who will be uk?.u ai
v.ry r.jou.b'e rates, il ^,rl yk*f t"t\ p'sC OTtI
10 7S S uthstriet. corner Maiden Lane.
('arsons wishing to land for their irieods to c?iue ont in tii'S
shioTiiy cltheBli,.,or who are about to wm.l mpaey,^can
make l-vouble arraugemenU by applying as above.
OppotUt the New Auizt Court# and Railway
turn, corner oj
fAMES MORGAN, Proprietor of ?he above new and com
.1 in,aliens establishment, respectfully Ulerms his
and the poo ic that it is uow opm for the reception of Private
*M?ith*be IIoteHv < omhined and elegant and estensite Coffee
Ne vs Room, md several private Si meg Rooms, filled
npiu o siyle suitable for he rccjpuon of kamilies . nd Visi'
i.rs.o im r >raccommodation i f parnea requiting early break
fa rs lunehswts dinuirs, 8m. .
T e Sleepi a department will b" nnder the personal tnperin.
tendmiC' of M.s M .rgtu, and visitors mayisly withconh
d nee. .hat.-this essvst. I m-ticular contort, ueatuess and
cim>eoi?nce liave b?eo ?''""J? ,u. cv,0i.
The ' o'iuaiy and Cellar der*.r?meois will rmnrnee tne cnoi
. \/.,r.l. Wmre h. whi'h can be obtained, and J M.
trusts that iii? uwn rxertions, aided hv tlw aasiatanc* of rtpe
trus sinat nia , t|,? ,.i,i,iohal on of Iravellrrs genr
raHy, at tlve same lime the scale ol chaiges will be strictly uio
'^Prirate Rooms for large ot small Dinner J*rti*a
Ho',, Cold, and Shower Baths alnays WadT . .
p.vi ry intorrastion respecting the artwjW'J' "sLKSFV"'
?V\n iBrinai KaiIwat 1 mm, S'oiin ftnii Dailing r?c*?t?. Re
To rttftnrmiiitiOK LtTArpojl, it may ^ nJe****rr 10
serve that^ The lmpenal** i.' .mitnlly ..tuned wlAm tirw
of, v id one minute's walk from the Liverpool and Ma chester,
and Grand Junction Railway Sta.ions. an di m i nr ? I la tl y o i po
site ihe New AssiM Court# -, it is alio contiguous to tha pnn
cum I Tliwt ws, asd ether places of public resiirt.
N B .Vs T avellers are irena'ntlv mulsd. plea?e desi'e the
driver to proceed direct to the Imperial. jJO laMBt
P'aCKE'FsUIF OCMULGEF. fromi New Orleans, is dis
ch.rgiug at I home's store, Brooklyn Coisigneei Will
please attend to the receipt ol their goods immediately.
jll 3trc
LAJU) O1L-U0 bhls No. I a very superior article,
:o " . No 8
For .ale in lot. to suit P>KhMtf? 0IjL|N8 k ro ,
jll jtrc r* ?tr"''
rpIT mPA Icvll I.ANuUAGk? A i?rrou w II gualifi'j}
1 to gir# a thorough coursa ol mstructioo in ilm Spanwh
Lmgnaga miy hear of aevei.l young uie,. djyl'Ak# ?*???
lentous iu um? mMi by *d4inMiui H. A* W? M
Jio ??W
We have received Borne important information
from Philadelphia relative to the recent riots. Ii
appears by private letters thut Governor Porter in
tends to keep what military force he has already
concentrated in Philadelphia, and order several
more country corps into the city. When this lorce
is sufliciently large, he then contemplates taking
possession of the whole of Soutliwark, seize every
cannon in the hands of the mob, and to arrest the
ring leaders. Us is now determined to strike a
decisive blow and put a stop to all luture rioting.
This information is not only mentioned in private
letters, but is foreshadowed in the Philadelphia
newspapers of yesterday, extracts from which we i
annex. We may, therefore, expect warm work
before peace is fully restored to the city of brother
ly love.
[From Philadelphia Inquirer, July lt.1
We learn that an important demonstration is about
(?be made by ourci izeus, without regard to part}
feelings or distinctions, and in support ot die law
and the authorities. An able declaration lias been
drawn up by one of our purest and most distinguish
ed citizens, in which are embodied views, feelings
and pnnciplessuited to the cisis This has already
been signed by a large number of our citizens, and
it is probable that in the course of the day thou
' ' L added
sands of additional signatures will be added A
demonstration of this kind cannot but be produc
tive of the bent results. Itis the duty of every good
citizen to rally to the support of tne laws, and to |
the maintenance of public order. Let the morai
feeling?the manly patriotism of the communit)
be manifested in the most unequivocal manner in
aid ot the authorities, and ull will soon be well
The eagerntss with which this movement has al
ready been responded to speaks well for the correct
leelings of the citizens. The supremacy ot the
j laws must be maintained?the constituted authori
ties must be supported.
In case of riot, ought not some course to be adopt
ed by which the military shall be protected Irom
an Indian warfare1! Why station naked soldier)
in the streets to be fired at, by the hour, from wiu
; dows and alleys! Could not possession be taken at
once ol all the houses in the riotous vicinity! We
pit these questions without professing military
knowledge. But we are confident in saying thut it
is too much to ask ot our brave military men thai
they shall stand unprotected, and receive skulking
shots which they cannot return.
[From Philadelphia Chronicle, July 11 1
We understand, upon what we know to be com
petent anthority, thut the military force now in the
city is amply adequate to any emergency that can,
under any possible state ot circumstances, arise
The country troops are among the finest specimens
of citizen soldiery that have ever been witnessed in
this city, or perhaps in the country, it is a striking
tact, that almost every company muBtrrs a large,
number than at its most successful parade lor drill,
and all are full of ardor. We have reason to know
that the present large force will be increased, and
that ihey will remain under arms so long as the
slightest necessity continues. It is understood that
the Governor intends, before leaving the city, tt
ascertain, viet arrn.it, whether or not the Native*
have cannon secreted in the lower sections ol
Southwark, and to arrest all and carry oil' such
arms, should any be found.
HEAD QcJARTF.RI, Firit DlVlllOW, P. M. |
Philadelphia, 10th Julv, 1344.
Order No. 38.?The troops stationed at Fifth and Green
| streets, under Gen. Roumfort; at the Arsenal, under Maj
Krim ; the Cavalry, at their Quarters, and the troops at
He-id Quarters, will be put upon drill at least four Ume*
each day.
Hereafter morning reports of tho strength end condi
tion of each corps will be made at or before nine o'clock,
A. M.
The Major General returns his cordial thanks to the
| Volun sers of Montgomery and Berks counties, and to
Capt. Archambault's troops irom Bucks county, lsrthe
generous and soldier like spirit which induced them to
resfiond so promptly to bis call for aid.
The otticer* and men are earnestly desired to avoid all
| discussion of political, religious or other subjects calcu
luted to produce irritation. There must be no discussion
between the troops and tho citizens. The soldier knows
I no sect or party, it being his duty simply to assist in main
| taining the laws and supporting the Government.
By command of Major General Patterson.
J. MILES, A. I). C.
This order alone indicates the dotermination.of
the authorities in the matter.
[From the Philadelphia Papers, July 11 ]
The Rioters are boasting, it seems, of their force
and immense preparations to destroy the Military.
[ should they dare to venture into the District of
Southwark. It is said that they have '22 field pie
1 oea buried, ready to be taken up and used, tmd
Have sloop loads of ammunition in the Delaware
waiting their call. It is also said that, havinir tri
umphed so far, over the laws and the civil govern
ment, they are anxious for another opportunity to
exhibit their prowess, and contemplate some act of
violence shortly, in order to draw ilie troops with
in the line of their field of preparations. This it
really too daring, and our citizens are ashamed ol
ihia bullying ot the authorities. The wish is uni
versally expressed that Gov. Porter will send tin
whole military force into the distracted district, ar
rest every person found in arms against the author
ities, seize ull the ammunition and cannonore
| pared by the rioters, and put in this way an effect
ual end to the rebellion. Until this be done no
man will feel secuie in his life or property.
The Mayor, the Select and Common Councils,
and other city officers, yesterday, waited upon Go
vernor Porter in a buoy, and Ilia Honor the Mayor
niude a very handsome speech, highly complimen
tary to the Governor?thanking htin in the nam.
ol the city, for his promptness and energy in re
pairing to Philadelphia to aid in putting down the
ruthless insurgents who have broken down all law*
and forfeited all claim to respect and confidence
The Governor replied, briefly thanking the Mayot
I lor the compliment paid, and assured them no act
of hissbouldbe wanting, at any time, to preserve the
lawBunbrokcn;theConstitutioiiinviolate. The May
or and Councils did but express the feeling of every
good c tizen in the community. We know that Phil
adelphians will ever stand up for the laws, and that
they will preserve them if it costs streams of blood
to accomplish it. We know that there are bad men
in all communities, and that we have them here.?
We know, too, that many of the principal actor.
tn the bloody scenes of Sou'hwark are not citizens.
properly, of either Philadelphia, or any; other place ;
rn who h
men who have nothing at stake, and who would
plunder a bunk or a dwelling as soon as burn u
church. The wicked spirit? who stimulate these
men to riot and bloo shed, are more censurable, il
thut can be, than the lawless perpetrators of the
acts themselves.
What tuky cam. tobm.?As a matter of simple
justice and imparti ility we hive called the persons
who were engaged in the rebellious war on the ci
vil authorities in Southwark, the Rioters. The
" Sun" (Native) calls ikrm the People ! The "Na
tive American calls liem the Citizens! The
Chronicle (Native) calls them the Natives! The
Ledger (Native) calls theni " persons opposed to
the Native Americans," in order to deceive distant
readers into the belief that they were Catholics.
We make no comment.
The Southwark riot differed from that of Ken
sington in a most important feature. For the for
mer there was?not exactly an excuse, for no ex
cuse can justify a party or a faction in taking the
law in its own hands, and executing suiiimury ven
geance upon supposed offenders, their friends or
relatives?but there was a tangible pretext for vio
lent offence. In the latter there was nothing but
the base spirit of sell-willed, unreasonable religion*
proscription. There was nothing but a fell deter
mination to exhibit the authority of the mob.wheu
sustained by misguided public opinion, in tramp
ling upon every right of those who from their weak
ness have been selected for persecution.
In Kensington, it was charged that certain men
fired upon a meeting of peaceable citizens. Tins
wns infamous, of course; and it was held by aonte
presses as a very proper spectesol justice, and emi
nently American, not only to shoot instead of ar
resting the culprits, but also to shoot all in the neigh
borhood who happened to worship in the sam-e
faith: while the conflagration of a church or two
in addition was nut into the simple category of re
taliation." In southwark, it was only charged
that State muskets had been placed, by permission
ol the civil authorities, in a church lor its defence,
and that a sight of those muskets were offensive to
certain individuals because they indicated a will
to preserve at least one Christian Sanctuary from
the fate of those of St. Michael and St. Augustine
The difference is obvious We said before, that
anning the church at such a time, however legal?
for its legality cannot be questioned?however
i right?and its righteousness is beyond all reasonable
Clivil?was imprudent, impolitic, indiscreet, ?-ttll,
this indisctetion gave uo authority to the dissatis
fied to coerce in a lawless manner their removal.
They could have been removed by due process ol
law, and it the neighbors indulged in apprehensions
at their presence, the nearest magistrate 99ul(i
readily have put them in the way ol getting rid ot
the evil. They had no right to arrogate to them
selves the prerogatives of the law, and assume the
power to violate the law, to mollity their tears or
gratify their sectarian inclinations.
The military in our city at present arc very nu
merous indeed, and increasing con-tantly by rein
forceinents. They nre sufficiently strong, we think,
for almost any emergency, and are determined, we
are assured, to remain oa ihe ground until tranquil
lity is perfectly restored. We are pleased to see
that the public feeling, loo has, within the past
twenty-lour hours, completely changed in tone to
wards our brave defenders. But lew voice? are
now heard declaiming against them (out of South
ward, and even the press, with two incendiary
exceptions, speak loud-mouthed in their tavor.
The mob immediately afier ihe first nre of the
military in Southward on Sunday evening, broke
into the basement of the Commissioners Hall, and
succeeded in getting possession of a portioni of the
arms that were taken out ot St. 1 tulips Church
The Junior Artillerists, under the. command ol
Captain Drayton, sent to seize the arms and ammu
nition, were quickly upon the rioters, and took, the
loaded muskets and a keg of powder.
Dr. Bunting, surgeon to the City Iroops, left the
command, when the soldiers weie wounded with
brickbats, to go to the Commissioners Hall to pro
cure some adhesive plaster. Having his unilorm
on, and bearing a resemblance in the dark 10 Gen
Cadwallader, he was violently seized by some of
ihe exasperated mob, and but for his being recog
mzed by a number ot the rioters, would have bee.
torn to pieces. A despeiaie nimn struck nun iu tne
tace twice, and drew his sword from the scabbard
which the Doctor has never since seen.
Iu the great buttle on Sunday niglu, Gen. Cad
wallader wanted a company to volunteer to re.
move some obstructions that had been thrown
across the street by the mob, and which prevented
the cavalry from charging upon a piece ot cannon
ihe rioters had stationed at Fifth and Queen streets
Captain Fairlamb, of the Wayne Artillery, prompt
ly offered to execute the order, and did it, marching
hi8 gallant corps op the fctrect with a full
while the gun of the enemy was pointed at him
only a few rods in advance.
The riot in Southwaik is over, \esierday aft"
noon the magistrates of the district delivered the
keys of Ihe Church of St. Philip into the hands of
the congregation, the peace police were discharged,
ind a day and a night watchman selected to lake
care of the building. About #200 wtU cover the
d.imuge done to ihe Church by ihe inoh.
On Sunday evening, about seven o clock, tne
trooiw having arrived on the ground, the Cadwal
lader Gfeys, under Captain Scott, were detailed to
clear Queen street, between the church and se
cond street. The citizens who had charge ot the
church, had marched arm in ami down Queen,
and turning to the right, had passed down &? cond
street till the last row was fairly off the scene of
tiot, when a numberof men, principally underage,
armed with bludgeons and stones, pressed forward
on the military. Gen. Cadwallader, seeing the op
position at the corner, ordered Captain lull a com
pany of City Guards to the assistance of the Cad
wallader Greys, and the two companies, alter
great difficulty, succeeded in clearing out the
street to the Second street line. 'Ihe mob grow
ing more violent, no longer contented ltsdt with
abusive and insulting language, but managed to
prevent the companies front throwing out their
sentinels. Missiles ot all kinds were pitched or
ward on the ranks, taunts given, till soldier alter
soldier, when struck, or when personally threaten
ed and insulted,turned round.to the officers and ask
ed, "must we bear ell tins I"
The orders being, however, to stand with
grounded arms, the rnob increased in insolence and
rushed up to snatch the muskets trom the soldiers,
and several personal snuggles followed between
the rioters attempting to arr- st the arms and the
military to keep them. Captain Hill, when en
deavoring to clear the way, was seized by one of
ihe crowd, struck on the hack of the head with a
eluh, and flung to the ground. Volhes of stones
were thrown, a number of ihe volunteers injured,
and a sergeant of the Cadwallader Greys was car
ried seriously wounded lrom the grouud. It was
then that orders to fire were given, and his com
pany, together with the Cadwalladers Greys,
obeyed the command.
Such was the beginning cf the Htniggle, and at
it progressed, and the night grew datk, the "?"??
ness and malinnity of the rioters increased, ihe
Junior Artillerists, under Captain Drayton, wert
detailed to seize a large stand of arms and a keg ol
powder, at the Commissioners' Hall, and were sur
rounded when there by a swarm who had disco
vered their positiou, and who threatened to shoot
them down one by one as they emerged from un
der cover. The arrival of the Cadwallader Grays
dispersed the besiegers, but only temporarily, and
in a short time the military who had collected in
front of the church, became aware of the charac
ter of the adversary with whom they had to deal
Men were lurking about every corner, who, wheu
.hey felt secure in their ambush, would spring out
for a moment, tire on the soldiers, and then retreat
Cannon, stufled with old iron in every shape, were
wheeled down the little alleys below the church,
discharged suddenly, and then wheeled back
.Such an attack was it?secret, covert, murderous,
ungoverned by any ot the rules of civilized war
fare, and equalled only in brutality and cowardice
-?v Indian tactics, that the volunteers sustained till
midnight. For twenty-four hours at the lowest,
some of them for much longer, they had been kepi
on the ground without any thing but chance and im
perfect refreshment, and without sleep.
It has been asserted in various quarters that the
military were not warranted by any neccseity in
taking possession of St. Philip's church on Sunday
?that the civil force which had been in the church
until Sunday afternoon, were competent to protect
he building and willing to do so. We are inform
ed that so far from this being ihe fact, coininitleec
waited upon the Major General, begging that the
military might be sent to take possession of the
church, as the force ot Natives then in it could nor
Hold out against the mob halt an hour longer. Ji
was only after two or three requests ot this nature
that the military were ordered to the spot. Their
?reaence was therefore not only justified, hut de
manded, and the commander or thetnse'ves had
no choice between the course adopted and a gro-s
neglect of duty. We believe that what is h- re
stated enn .?e fully substantiated. It is of little im
port whether the committees were authorised or
not to state what they did. The duty ol the mili
tary was to notice and act upon the summons. It
was not a moment for prolonged and formal nego
ciations. , ,. , .
A vast amount of oratory has been displayed in
our streets within three or four days At everv
cornermen have been "laying it down" to each
other, with emphasis and gesture, sometimes in
heated controversy, sometimes in narration, some
limes in sage comments and explanations, some
times in stirring up the mind to mutiny, and some
times, we would fain believe, in pleading for kind
neiw and peace. It has been amusing to pass along
our streets and notice the attitude, manner, and
obvious excitement of the colloquiats gathered
here and there, fillerp, who live in the atreeta,
feeding on the gossip of the day. have enjoyed it ?
Some who have been telieved from occupation,
and have been running to and fro, in a fever of
curiosity, w ill l>e reluctant to g* back to the prose
of hard work. Hut the humane, the reflecting, the
industrious, will hail the return of quietness.
yesterday wc took a survey of the late scene of
riot in Poutltwark. For the benefit of distant rea
ders, it may lie well to describe it The streets
mentioned in the accounts, Front, Second and
Third streets, run north and south, parallel with
aiH near to the river Delaware. Queen street in
tersects these streets at right angles. The Church
of St Phillip is on the south side of Queen street,
between Second and Third streets, it is n good
sized building, and requires to be rough cast betare
us exterior will he finished. When the troops
fired, tliey were by Second and Queen streets
There are contradictory accounts as to the extent of
provocation and resistance given them before the
firing took place, brom what we could gather on
the spot, it appears tbnt a good many hard names
were hcstowi d on the soldiers, and afterwards
brickbats and bottles were thrown at them, and
finally an attempt was made to stab Captain Hill
writh his own sword, by a person who had him
down The impression therefore must have been
strong that the troops would not venture to fire
During the riots of May last they were taunted and
leered to fire, and did not fire. The firing between
the troops and mob wns principally up and down
Queen street, between Second and Front. The
toia.-es, trees, posts, tec., of the square hear ample
evidence of the scattering grape and canister shot.
At the tune when we write, attention has been
called ofl lrom the church. The issue lies between
the civil power and its military lorce an ft the in
siirgt nts Third street, between Chesnut ami W ill
nut, gives a lively idea ?f military display. Mount
ed troops and foot soldiers line the street, and tin
Girard Bank building, situated there, is ?h<: h'jd
quarters of the Major Generul, and is i?Uo conver
ted into a hospital for the wounded soldiery. The
rioters wish to have the affair in their own hands.
Death is threatened for any obnoxious soldier to
show himself on their ground. One who was re
cognised there since the military left the place,
was pursued by infuriated men, and barely escaped
w ith his lite. The district is quiet, but it is not the
quite of the supremacy of the law, while people
take the law into their own hands. A subordinate
soldier, who is bcur.d to obey orders eninnating in
the first instance from the civil uuthortty, is hardly
an object for vengeance.
It is said that peifect quiet has been restored
throughout the district of Southwark, and the
authorities of the district, deeming all danger at
an end, have surrendered the custody of Si. Philip's
Church to such persons es the Roman Catholic
Bishop has directed to take it in charge. The
Priest heretofore officiating there, lias left the city
tor a parish in ihe west, so that some other person
will, in due time, be placed over the affairs of the
During the whole of yesterday the Natives were
collected in ihe lower part of the district of Houth
wark, in the neighborhood of the Wharton Market
house, mid in the neck. I hey talked of being
ready for action. It should be stated that these
are but few, and composed mostly of men who
have little or nothing to care for. There were u
number ot persons in the district yesterday, ex
amiiiing the indentations ot musket halls, etc., on
the windows, doors, trees, icc., but there was no
evidence of not. The lending Natives are opposed
to any infringement of the law, and their influence
u such, that the muss will hardly dare to d-pari
front the arrangements entered into. Should nn>
open manifestation be made, there will be dreai fill
havoc The military force is very strong?never
before was there such a force in the city.
[Correspondence o( the Ilerald.f
Buffalo, July 9, 184
State of Trade?Ilarvrtls, Lostm, tfc.
The arrivals of produce from the west continue
to be fully equal to the thipmenta by the canal
The weather continues favorable for the new crop
I am infotmed by a Rochester gentleman, that th>
wheat harvest has already been commenced on tit*
sandy lands in Monroe county. Our accuuuta from
ihe west ure of the most favorable kind. You
will, probably, be in the receipt of Hour, from new
wheat, on or before the tirst day of August.
Our " shipping brokers" begin to seek an ave
rage of their business for (he season, which is quilt
common for the m to do when they are about t<
realize a loss. Various estimates have been madt
as to the probable amount of loss thai will be sus
tained by the dealers lor the last six month's busi
ness?they range Irotu three to four hundred thou
-and dollars, and some say five hundred thousand
will not make up the loss, so that what the farmers
gain by these gentlemen is not so bad tor the
country after all, if thut was the end ot it; but the
story is not halt told?they are like a band of lo
cusis, continually devouting the product of the
mud, without ever bv ing the means of producing
any thing but want. They consume that which
the laboring man produces, and in return they
Scotland sneer at him, because he is not so lug a
rascal; with the cry, that they only uct as the guar
dians of the people. When will the democracy
of this country learn who their friends ure 1
Yours truly, Junius.
P. S.?Our 4th of July went off pretty well with
us, Yankees ; but some of our Canadian neighbors,
who are not quite so well versed in the business,
got most gloriously " how come you su," and
found quarters, for a short time, in our lock-em-up
Cei.ebration ofthk Fourth ok July in Canada !
?Under the head of our Facts and tjcraps, (given
hbiow) we have given a si,glit account of the Kingston
expedition* to Yarkee Land yesterday, the day of Inde
pendence. We did not choose to destroy the iro
pendencu. We did not choose to destroy the ironical
vein tu which the " fact" was written, by un exposition
of our reul opinion ; but hero we do not hikltnte to aa?.*rt
that all parties concerned in these exclusions, on a day
so memoiable lor the success of treason anil rebellion, are
giuity ol tho greatest disrespect which subjects cart pay
n> the (Jrown lo whom is due their allegiance The pro
prietori of the steamboats, the gettera up of tliu expedi
tions, and the people who formed the seviral panics, are
? rpially culpable, and their conduct has reflected a dis
grace upon the good and loyal town of Kingston, thai
will not apeodily he obliterated.
Yesterday, the birth day of American independence
the day on which the people of the United States lormally
separated themselves Irom tho l.rown ol (treat Britain,
was duly honored and celebrated by a large portion of the
inhabitants of good and loyal old Kingston. The Ameri
can flag was not hoisted, neither w s u salute flrwl in
honor of the day ; hut these omissions of respect were
probably canaeil by tbe presence of an armed garrison ;
the will, however, should be taken lor the deed. At an
early hour three steamboats, lully laden with fashion and
respectability of both sexes, started for the land i f liberty,
to enjoy a sight of" tbe glorious Htari and Stripes," and
to participate ru the omuw/ncnts and enjoy merits of un
emancipated nation--a nation emanclpatid from the
tyranny ol the British Crown by open and direct truasoi.
and rebellion The first ol these vessels was the Trincess
?loyal, loaned for the occasion by the proprietors of the
Royal Mail Line to tbe Kingston Mechanics'Institution
au institution under the. immediate patronage of Ilia Kx
c.ellsncy the Onvernor OerioraL Under such pationage,
th? boat wax literally crammed. Tho second vessel was
the Prince Edward, a Bay of Quinte steam boat. This
exiwdition seamed to be more on the general s|>*oulaiion
ticket, inasmuch as a vast many patriot c ladies
and gentlemen of Belleville came on hoard nt
Belleville on the preceding evening, and were
joined by an equal number ol loyal and good subjects in
Kingston. The third steamer, the Albion, was chartered
by a Kingston merchant of tKe highest standing, a gen
if wealth.
tleman of wealth, respectability and influence, who in
vited his numerous and fashionable friends ax guests, and
who personally delrayed the expenses of the day ? in or
drrto manifest a proper devotion to the sacred cause ot
Liberty. These vessels departed amid the cheers of the
nupulace, and returned at night?the visitors to Yankee
Land being in the highest state of excitement and delight,
and all hoping that the present goneration may not pass
away without the necessity of leaving their homes on
-uch an occasion being done away with?or in plain
English, that two additional stars andstripis may soon
be. added to the American flag I
The anniversary of American Independence was cele
bra'ed by the Kingston Mechanics Institution in themos'
becoming and praiseworthy manner The memtars ol
'he Association, wiih their President at their l ead, leb
- his port about 6 o'clock for the Yankee village of flack
-tts liaibor. and altar stopping there long enough to give
a slight expressi n to their leadings, stau.il for Cape vin
cent and Uarletnn Island. By some unaccountable means
'hey ascertained that they could not it -p at three place,
on the American coast in succession, and. after enduring
all the horrors of sea sickness and di?nppointment, they
had to return hnme. running a long distance (round tin
foot ol Wolfe Island) out of their course. An excursion
also went to the some American village, from Tic ton. on
the Bay of Quinto, stopping at Kingston on the way. W?
begin to fancy that John Arthur Roebuck was moro thou
half right when he spoke of "the Democrat* of Upper
Canada." As a private individual, evvry man Is perfect),
justified in going on any excursion ha pleases ; hut lor
an Institution anil one too that makes some pretentions to
loyalty, to get up such expeditions to tho American
on the to
shore on thc7ourth of Jnlv, is, to say the least of it, high
ly reprehensible, and will do more injur y to the Associa
tion even in a pecuniary point of view, ttlian the mini
gem at present anticipate.?ifingiiun (Canada) fVhii;
July 5.
Louisiana Election.?We have not yet received
returns enough to hang an opinion upon. In New
Orleans the whigs have elected seven, and the de.
mocrats three, members of the Legislature, as he
fore stated.
[From N O. Rnlte'in, Jo'y 3 J
For Congress in tha First District, Mt. fllidell (dem)
had no opposition. In thn fleennd Municipality, which
poses a part of the Second District, Mr. Thibodaux
run poses a part I
(whig) ha" a majority of near 'too vote*?the returns sub
ject to toe same contingency* as above staled. In tbe a.l
joiniffg parish of J. fftrson. (also a part of ihe Second Dis
trict) the
trict) thii voting continues three days. Mr. Labranclia,
it is admitted, will obtain n majority in that parish.
The whole election Is an anomaly and a pnv.xlo, and
ns a large part ol thn permanent population of the
city?enter* of undoubted legality?were virtually
disfranchised by the premature closing of several ol
ihe polls, it nttbrd* but a doubtful index to tha public
senliment. The diflicnlties, however, we think, nr.
mainly to bo traced to ImprilVctiona in thn election
lasvs, though aggravated by the bitterness of party ?
While, therufore, they are greatly to be regretted, we
console ourselves with the hope that by proper le
gislation they mny he avoided in future it is also
pleasurable to reflect, that notwithstanding the ex
citement winch ?*turHlly grew out ot the curious
and unhappy state of things exhibited during the
progress ol the election, the i>ol a were not disturb
ed by any of those scenes of violence which too
often disgrace political contests in other cities.
Important to Farmers ?The Transcript ol
Saturday evening says?"The Right Rev Bishop
F.astburu, sensible of the importance ol rain at this *<?*?
<op for vegetation and thecomfoit of man, read the praj er
for it lust Sunday, nccordtug te the provision ot the r.pix
copal church. Should the drought continue, wn hope
the example of the Prelate will bo followed in other
churches.'' If we dont have rain liefore next Sunday,
probably the rralata will take more efficient measures to
produce it. Pity he was not applied to before.?ilm.'en
Caurier, July lb.
From Turks I t.and?The hug Ariel, 10 days
front Turk's Island, arrived this forenoon. When
?he sailed, the inhabitants ol thut Island wi re in grrtt
distress, owing to the want of water, no rain boring
klleu there for savers! months.?/'AR (Jut, July IU.
[From the ButfdU liazittu.j
Eitnordlnary Case of Clerical Tyraimjr.
St. Louis Church?Petition to tub Pom?
Wo mentioned home da>*tmiee thsla large meet
ing ot the members of the congregation worship
ping at the St. Louis Church, had been held, to hear
and consider a report made by Wm. B. Le Couteulx, i
Lh| , who had just returned Iroin Europe, in rela
tion to the matters of difference between the con
gregation and Bisli 'p Hughes. On Sunday last
another large meeting was held, and a petition,
written in German and French, was adopted with
out a dissenting voice. There wubperiect unanimi
ty of feeling w ith nil, anil a deteimtnation to con
tinue in the position which they had assumed, ol
opposition to the demands ol Bishop llughee, lor
the control and iiiauugeint iit ol iheiempoiul all,urn
ol the Church The petition is already signed by
four hundred names, all legal men and heads ot
families, and will be kept onen eight days longer,
during which time its tuends expect su addition ol
a large numu-r, winch shows that there is a large
and respectable party opposed to the Bishop, and
imt some five or six individuals, us he hail been in
duced to believe, and stated in one ot his published
As there is much anxiety to hear the side of the
question of those o, posed to the Bisnop, we give
below a translation of the (trillion to the Pope,
which contains a recapitulation ot lite grievances
of which they complain.
To on Holt Fames, thk Torn at ItoMt
The undersigned Unman < atl.olics ot the St. Louis
Church. Buffalo, N. Y. all of legal age anil hea is of litmi
lies, recently took the hhirty tu semi your Holiness a pe
diion and divers documents in order to sxplaiu to yuur
Holiness the spiritual grievances whit h tiny enduie at
the hands of Julm Itugnes, Bishop cf the Diocese 01 New
York, because ibey have not ht-eu w illing to consent to
?ihtndon into hi* hands the administration of tha temporal
? rt'ii rs of their church Said put moo and documents buy
ing been sent from Paris about the fir-t of May last, the
undersigned would have awaited, with Q lespectlul resig
nation, the decision which it nnglit haw pleased join
Holiness to make in this affair, it now circumstances had
not occui r* d to aggravate their position und that ol th> ir
nun trous families. Notwiihstanding that the said me
morial fully explains the grievances and thecau-e* which
nave given lise 'o them, the undesigned take the liberty
10 here rei:< ru'e to your Holiness the princl|>al tarts.
M Le Cnnteulx de Cuumont, a native ol France, hav
ing tieeu Constiaiuod at the timo of the French revolti
?inn to enpgrute to tlie United States, and havn g become
ihe pisseSsor ol ulHrge landed property at Bull'do, desir
ed to see u templu raised to tile lellgiun he prow* t il, and
which had been thai ol his ta'hers, profiting by the arrival
ot a Urge iittmtier of Latholics fiom Europe put his laud
able project into execution With this view lie ins le a
Joiidiion in perpetuity, ol a laige lot ol land situated on
the principal stteet of said city of Buffalo, on the consider
aliun that he t. all olies should tiect upon it a temple tu
ilieir religion And in otder to receive a tich revenue
ne gave other lots, upon which were to be erected dwel
lings to be leased, and the rents inure to the benefit ot tilt
Church. Things In ing thus uirunged, each (hitholm
contributed according to his n eaus, tow arils carrying the
project into elfect, and in a short time, a small church
was erected and consecrated by Bishnp Dubois, in which
ilia fuithtul hud at lest the hn| piners to he able to pray to
their common Saviour, ard to attend Divine Service
Things continued thus until the Catholic population, dai
ly arriving Irom France and other puns i t Europe, could
no longer lie accommodated in tue little church. Thanks
to the generosity of Mr. Lu Coutenlx, who had also given
a lot to the Irish Catholics, on which to liulld a church,
a separation was had between them and the undersigned,
French and (lotmans. But the emigration of Catholics
still continuing, rt the end of a lew y ears it became ur
gently necessary to erect a new church w hich could ac
commodate the increased number. Alter several prej ar
ifory Meetings, at which each Catholic subscribed ac
cording to Lis means, the largest church on this continent
was en C'.ed, enclosing the old one within i's walls, in
order not to interrupt tha sol vices. What is worthy ol
remark, notwithstanding that the members of the St
Louis church were mostly poor, and burdf nod with large
families, their money and labor alone contributed to tin
errc'ion of the church, and no debt whatever was con
Iracted 1
((Wore the erection of this new church, it wan agreed
with the consent of Mr. Le Uouteulx and Bishop Dubois
partly with a view to avoid the payment ol heavy taxes
and partly to gratify the w ishes ol a portion of the mem
bers of lb" church, that it should bo incorporated arr.ur
ding to tho Jaws of the Slnto of N?r/ York.?
This was accordingly done, and a Board of Trustees was
elected by the congregation to administer the tnmpotal
aifsirs of Hie church. ud never was the affairs ol u
churc'u mere wis- ly conducted, never in a manner mart
worthy of prose, than were Hie affairs ol .'it IsaUU
t'hurch, until the decease of our much regretted Bishop
Dubois. Hm was succeeded by the present Hi bop John
Hughes, who was pleased in a pastoral letter dated
di pt S, 1BW, to clHim the church for himself and our pas
tor. 'The congregation being ncctistomsd to the adminis
'ration ot the trustees, and imbued moreover with tin
ideas of this republican country, refused to yield to his de
mauds. Meetings weie held, and respectful resolutions
adopted and tram-mitted to the Bishop, who refused their
the leas' consideration, this psstuial letter was succeed
?v! by others addressed to one ol tho trustees. Mr. W'm
B Le ('onteulK, son of the heretofore men'iot.ed benehic
'or, and to our (oistor. Some ol thent were very Dittos
and threatening to deprive us of a pastor and of all reli
gious succor?threats which were unhappily too prompt
ly * xectited. tiiir pa. tor, under a frivolous p
i pretext ot lT
health, wi. authorised 'o return to France, and when w.
sol cited Knottier, he replied to tis that we should have
none, until we submitted lo what he exacttd in his pas'o
ral letter heretofore referred to Much exasperation re
suited Irum this. To mildness and respectful applications
succeeded u hitter correspondence ami publications in tin
public journals, which was rotcalculated to promote tie
gooffill our holy religion : but upon the contrary n le
[durable scandal or every thing connected wi'h it. Moreo
ver, the Bishop lias pushed his blindness to the interdicting
the pastoi s of the vit inity trout otiinating in our church, ot
to give us the least of tl.o.-a religious consolation* wind
cause the foundation of ell our happiness. And thai con
grogalion, formerly so united, and iorming hut one Iron!
when our Holy religion was in question, found itself <u
vided. And that line church of which they ware si
proud, which they had erected at so many sacrifices ai.ri
with so much labor and real, was totally abandoned by
the Clergy and devoted to infamy, as il belonging to re
bell. 'Hie greater pro|iortiou of our children have not
been able to take their first communion, and those among
them who have been able to enjoy that happiness havi
been constrained to go and solicit it, accompanied bj
their parents, several miles fiom tho city, and oiten at hi
expense beyond their pecuniary circumstances. Thi
same has been the case in the administration of the Holy
Sacraments. When one of us was in danger of dv ing ui
lor the interment of the dea I, it wss necessary to go se
varal miles to conduct the only pastor who was vvillinp
to have pity on our spiritual grievances. Sir.ee the le
turn of Bishop Hughes fiom Europe, several Mission*
tie*, speaking French and (h inntn, hftve come under his
tuthority to preach in the Irish Catholic Church 1h.
object ot their sermons has been to launch anathemas a'
ill who resist the will of the Bishop, and who continue It
meet in 8t. Louis Church, to prsv together, ?nd implnn
the mercy ol their Divine Havinur that he will put an en
10 their grievauccs. They havn succeeded in making
?mme proselytes e.d have caused divisions in several fan
iliea, which had never before taken place, and whoie ei
foots rue deplorable in a country where tho majority n
'he inhabbantk are Protestant*, and where the Catholir
religion is olten outraged In order to favor this division
a rumor has been circulated that ibe property of Ht Lou
i* Church did not belong to the congregation, hut that i'
had reverted to the heirs of the donor It was then
agreed to purchase another lot on which to build a now
church. Aud in order lo hring this about, these mission
arics. in the name of t >? Bishop, agreed to mhscrilu' fiv<
thousand francs to aid in its construction This church
ias just been finished and two pastors attached to it, who
with the Hrihop, have the entire control of It. None btir
those who submit lo the will of the Bishop are admrtte.
into it II any member ol the congregation of St Lout
church, are sirk and in daog.-r ol dy ing, and wish for tin
Holy Sacraments. H.ey are li ?t required to ackttowledg
'In ir wrongs towards th'- Bishop, in order to obtain thai
which i* so .leur to them ?otherwiie they are abandoned
A large number oi the um'-raignad, not having beer
willing to send our children to the publ.c schools for
fear that their religious principle* m cht heroine contami
nst.d; we decided upon new sacrifices, in establishing
two schools, aud providing them with Catholic teaches*
entirely at our own expense. The children who attend
these schools, are under one pretext o another, denied
the Confession ami the Communion, if ih"ir parents dr
not ?uh-nit to the will of the Bishop, and cease to offer it j
their piayers in the 8t. Louis Church. Out of n popula
tion of about g.i 000 which Buffalo now contains, then
-ire about '?OflO to IQ.OiMl who are Catholics, including
(hose in a circle of some throe miles in the surrounding
country. Buffalo contains nineteen churches, of wh'Cl
three are Catholic, nnd of that number, Ht. Lout* find,
herself interdicted. .Most ol the Catholic children, 'rotr
the pecuniary circumstances of their parent*, are oblige,'
to earn their livelihood by h ring out a* servants, or olhet
wise, in American families, who being all Protestants
there is great d -nger. tha' through continued solicitations
they will hecotno attached to one or other of their sect*
-evetal among tltern have already become so. Of this
fact the bishop has been informed, and his written nnswet
now in our hands says that he saw nothing in 'he le'te.
which conveyed this information to him. that could
chaiigt hit detriurination in regard to us so cruel a re
spouse a* this, coming from one ol the heeds of our chinch |
Notwithstanding the astonishment which it caused, will
not bu able to create any liad ?fleets upon our sentiments
because wo aro men hiving experience; but on our rbil
lren, necessarily absent irom it*, and away Irom our p?
ternal care, and placed in Protestant families, itr.nnnoi
fail lo operate very Injuriously on their religious princi
pies. Should tho ssme rigor be adopted by all of tlis
Bishops in this Hf publican rstthfry, w>- cannot doubt hul
that a very few yiwrs would sew a total loss of the f atho
lie religion among the rising generation.
Wo ?7i?ll not a ernpt in this Petition to establhh fit*
right of our opposition to the will ot the Bishop, nor l?
make snv d< fonee as to our course ; for we are only con
tend,ng for the privileges and immunities which *ve en
joyed under his venerable predecessor, Bishop Dubois
However, weennnot refrain from tho reflection, that it
France, where a large portion of us went horn, and ii
! other countrie-a of Kuronn, tho temporal affairs of fin
< Lurches are administered by trustees, chosen from thi
Inity, and thnt them every thing goes smoothly on, sn
without the dilHculiies we have experienced here Wi
i Could conceive, without hewever appmvlngtsf the Jnstlci
| of it, that any new congregation, which may in future tx
farmed, will wot haaht* to obtain tfis consecration of lot
new Church which they may build, without flrtt havit g
contented to abandon it* ivmpoial administration to Uih
Clergy. But wo could never conceive, at u conduit u,
tin* yua nun, that those already incorporated alter the
law a ut the couutrv, should make the ?amu concessions,
in order to obtain religious aid and tuccor. It would be
CtlliDg into question all that exists and to oveitbiow ail.
A single member opposed to the will oflhtt Buhop would
ititilro te annul in such case, an act oi incoipartition.
This our Biihup has never been willing to compithrnd.
No one but Your Holiness. Iming at<le to heal tba tlid'ei.
ences w hicli exist between us and oui bishop, we submit
them to your derision, humbly supplicating Your Holi
ness to sund us a I'astor, wise and impartial, to take cogi i*
tunco of our afflictions, ai d to lay them be'oro Your Holi
ness. We have the honor to be.
With the most profound respect for
Your Holiness,
The very humble and obadi* nt aervan's in Jesus Christ.
[8'gned by over 4bl? ]
City Intelligence.
I'ollt e.?Ji-lv 11. ? Rt movai. or Msro**s Msbshsls.?
Therepwat much i xcituneot among the Mg) oi's .Marvt.ala
a* Inched to the Police oftici s yesteiday w ho are u clinical
ly known as "old ulheeis," lioiu the tact id intoiu.atiou
having been recnv d that almost a grreial removal
would t<e made to day. V\ e tiuit. that in the ?zeroise of
Ibis judgment the Muyorhas had iiifoiniMiion and know
ledge snlhciently presented to him to make jndiriona die
elimination in thi- movement. The telltale sterns and
nnsiepresentatiuns of jealous and envious nunda. or p-oli
ticsl op|>oni nts. sbLiiid 1 ? nieive.d with gnat caie and
cautiou h> his honor in this hiis.uess. as ev>ry active and
efflcient effl-er I as cm mies of ihi< character, t ither in tho
police depot tment or out ol it. W e really hofie, lor the
interest ol the community that due diseration ai rt deljtie
ration have tieen exercised on this subject If not, let the
May or delay until he is fully informed from sources that
ure III questionable.
Braci-ssv or a St oar. sen Hecltizsn. On the night
ol the 39th ult Jacob Dieienhai ker, ot 05 W'ashii g on
strei t, perceived a man known at John Hit w art. eut*. i hia
premises, by lurcmg op. 11 a rear window, and proceed da
uhi rately to a hogshead that had be en tills d with dry
goods for removal. and knocking in ihe hi ad. took out a
piece ol blue cloth worth (64- a niece ol blar k valued at
$6, and several pairsnt boots worth (15. and then made
lus I'scape. Ilieienbscker had previously missed articles
from the premises, and auspi cled H'ewjit to h.ive her n
ihe rogue, hut we? so liightein d wbeu he saw mm, that
lie mother gave ? he alarm nor arrssted him t i nstable
Jo.eph secured Stewart )esteiday, ui.d be was lull) com
muted to answer.
Hin in iin; Hxli.sk ?About 10 o'clock on Wedi.ciJay
night, John U (lotsberger, of 16 Chambers street, dircu
vered a fellow, who sa)S his name is Joseph I'hillips,
in his cellar, and presuming that he hr.il conceal* <1 han
sel! there to steal, arrested him and called the watch.?
The logue stands committed to answer.
Circuit Court.
Ib-iore Judge Kent.
Jl'l.r 11 ?Henry Cau Itr e? William F Dutchrr, rt at ?
This was an action ol iissunipsit to recover the amount of
an order for limber (f5M>). which it ? as alleged ? as
drawn in 8ct.ten.ber, 1813, by parti* meil MoAd*,
Co in Incur of plaint iff, and nccepi* the rian udai t ?
\fter the examination ot a witness plaintiff contu -
?id to a nonsuit.
Joints F. if. lileaUty ri. Mayor .? Cotporatiau ? This
was uu action of assumpsit to reo, ver nu omit of salary
as clerk of police. I'lumtill was in office previous to thu
iooofoco party getting into power, in the spring ol 1H I3 ?
On their untuning the leins of government they fun 1
out the plaintiff, who was not since paid TI.edelei
nut in was, that the plaintiff was appointed to fill the
lice prev.oiia to its creation liy the Board. The ol
was that of assistant poli.-e clerk. Verdict for plaint*!!
$566 37, subject to the opinion of the Supreme Court
Ft ah, Hall und Pond va llanirl MathAn action of a ru
."levin to recover the price ot a I'iuuo taken under a land
lord's warrruiit. The defendant seized the property,w hich
belonged lo plaintiffs, under the warrant, against a Mrs.
Kidner, who keens a boarding house. The Piano w as
hired from plaintifl's. It appeared that the husband of tho
lady had sepirutr t from her somr- twelve years ago, and it
wus ]iu' in tit ,.o could not make a contract an law .
The jury h* ?...*? u verdict for i luiititf's, 6 cents dai;tngi?
and 6 costs, v, hich glvi s tho full value ol the Piano.
marine Court.
Before Judges Sherman and Smith.
Jt'LV 11.? CenfsMpf of Court?Dignity nj the Par.? F II.
B Bars*. an attoruey, appeared and suit* d he had Ise*n
summoned to show cause why he abould not be convicted
of n criminal contempt of conrt, asking to know the
charge against him.
Tho Court.?You are cburged with having used thri at
oning and personal violence towards Justice Hmith, hav
ing elevated your arm in a threatening manner to itiik*
hint in couit, and used other indignities
Mr. IIhyxn hereu|?n apologize*?, open which the court
remarked, that as tins was the first odenreof the kin I, his
?|*oU>gy would be accepted ; hut hereafter, the court
would iuvanably punish, with fine and impiiscumi n?.
my person guilty of such imjiroper snd disorderly con
duct towards thi Bench.
Before Judge Hmith.
Ji'i.v 11 ?Jtttt I) F'int and Elitha JCirhy vs. William
J1 Gwrt --The following caie involves u question of con
-iderahle importance to meichunta in general. 1 he
plaiulilTs are country merchants, who i-ought a bill of
-oods ol tlie defenda'*!, who is a whole-ale <h al* r ir do
mestic goods, at N? 78 Ct dar street. Having settled their
'?ill. they stated that they would send a cartroan lor them
on the ensuing day. On the day follow ing, a c* ttmaii
"ailed for the goods ond took them away, since which
>mu nothing has been hoard of either goods or cart man.
The present action is in form, for the nou delivery of the
gnods Tho question involved in the case i?. u bet her
the goods, having been paid lor, and ordered to l<e deliver
ed to a rartman, w ho would call lor them, wi re at the
risk ol the vender or of the pnrcharor. The Court havj; g
taken time to consider.decidtd thut though goods told and
'oft with tho,seller are at Uie risk of the purchaser, and if
they are lost or det* norntr without lilt (the seller's) laulr,
he is not responsible; yet that every merchant wsa
bound to take, oidinary care, (or such caie aa every pru
dent man takes of his own concerns) of goods rold and
left with hun to be called for, and see that they he proper
ly delivered 'o those anthonaed to receive them, and that
>n this case the defendant, not having nquired the r art
man to produce the usual receipt or otdtr book, or other
ruthority. to get the goods, had not r zeroised that oidina
?y care which the liw enjoined, ami he should therefore
give judgment against hun for the amount of the hill.
For plaintiffs, Mr A. It- l.ockwood ; for defendant, Mr.
Daniel K.gan.
Court Calendar This Day.
Common Pr.r?s -Nos (W, S3 35, 11, 17, 54, 37,(13, 39,
71, 80 6, 13 57, 38, 1. 9 53. 39 66, 4. 15 50
CKCOIT Coi i*t ? Noa I OH. 117, 3d, 70, III), 130, 558,
158, 159, 130, 131, 135, 133, 134, 133. 133, 137, 188, 169,
140, 141, 148, 144,
Thr Ft.oon at ihk Wss-r? The river Rt Srint
Louie on ih<* 2i inst. hud fallen thirty-two in< beg
n ce it was at its highest. It is leaving a heavy deposit
?lr mud and sand at ilie foot ol the cross streets.
The Saint Louis Reveiiegives the following;
The follow ing touching iosianctsol childish suffering
jusk most lliril.ingly ol the desiilution and sorrow mu
ni by the present flood They are mention*d in the Fe
pub iran ol yesteiday. Ileniy Bucksath, No 17 Locust
?treet, took up in the street, on Thursday, a Intle girl,
ibout two y i ai s old, very poorly dressed nu shoes or bon
oet on The l?.tie thing w as unable to gns her name, or
where she is from Another, a boy, about three years old,
ight hair, with strip) *1 clothes, speaking very little--all
lie sh>s is that his mother it in the water-came lo tl a
House ol U. fasin, on Hecond, between Pine oiidOllru
itreets, on k'ri lay evening, a few hours before sundown.
On the ether side of the titer the scene presents truly a
most memorable admixture of the terrible and beautiiul.
When the mind can forget tb" floating tenements, the
"him neys peeping from the water, men standing on tho
roofs, with guns in than hands, warning stesu*l*osts not
?o run over thoir dwellings fcc tic , and then glide, on a
o won boat deck, over praties commonly travelled on
?orsi back, through villus ot trees, springing'any like
Ynm blue waves - beauty cannot fail to entrance tho eye,
ind till the spirit with admiration and wcndi r
One odd incident occurred yesterday, a* the New Ha
ven tin rounding ulioiit ameng the trees oi 'he bottom,
"Captain!" saidnn anxious passenger, 'thole is a suf
ferer on that mound, making signals of distress."
' Put thr boat round," roared La plain llopprr, "tha wo
men and children we will save, at hast "
"What do you want I" bellowed rartain Hopper, after
hall an hour spent in getting near to too spot.
"Niitln ii," replied a solitary r.igro, nothing else being
tow to be seen upon the whole island but a cow, Whisk
iug a white tall about
? Nothing?what did you hail us for?"
"I didn't null you, maisa; guess it muat n lieen de ole
The laughther on Ixrard the New Haven was mrrty
nnough lei several seconds. This pleasant bout makes
mother excursion to-day, and we advlae ail to avail them
s- Ives of the circumstance.
(?MT!Tt?T>it.?\Wt i?t the New York papers have
recorded tin* loan of the American eeiiooner "Wil
innia, uf MtitlileliearJ," und the enviug ul aiz of her
?rew ant! tw o of lier iniFaengera, by Captain P< i
ii- r, ot the French i>ng ?? .Teune Lutfovic," bound
t*i ijiivre, Fr.ince. The aequel may be interesting
to some ot your reader*
When (Jaidiiin l'oiner firwt ?aw the boat of the
" Williams," it wuh blowing a gnlc; he bore down
'o the ho*?r, and nt the imminent risk of hi-) own
life, he atmcerded in getting all hando on board.
They were in a starving condition and almost
naked; their wan'a were all an; plied, food and rai
ment provided. The two paw>ciN,ere, Mewr* C
tfclston nnd (inv Reed, wealthy citi/eim of IT
neighborhood ol Boaton, were iHken by Captain I
into his own ctibin and boarded at his own table ;
from this time the wcBther for 20 days continued
tempest none, und Captain P. fearing that hiaslorea
would not hold out fill he reached Havre, deler
nined to make for New \ork, landed his (hip
?vrerked Iriends at Quarantine on the flth in(tan?.
when, to bis as-ionp-liment these " gentlemen,'
is well an the crew, left him without offering him
ven their thanks The above is a true statement,
is mndo by Cartatn Poiner, he saying at the eeim
time that lie wished the public should know how
,ii? services to these resectable citizens were re
qinteil by the III. It is h?T?ed that his wish will ba
trntifieif, ittnl tlmt tho?- editots who notieed tha
shipwreck will also pub!i?!i the aequel ffat.ua

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