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Vol. XI., No. ?08-Whol? No. 4170.
Prleo TwoConta.
Circulation?Forty Thousand.
DAILY HERALD?Every day. Price 2 ceuta per copy?$7
"per annum?payable in advance
WEKLY HERALD?Every Saturday? Price 6.M cents per
e?PV?$3 I2M cents in-r annum?payable in advance.
ADVERTISEMENTS at ihe usual prices?alw
prices?alweyi cxsh in
''HINTING of all kindeexecuted with beauty and despatch
It"/"All letter, or cemmuuioitlioua, by mail, addreased to
'he establishment. inuat he poat |?id, or the postage Will be
ducted from the aubicriptiou money remitted.
Proprietor of the
Nkw Yon* Hkeu.ii Estsblishmkxt,
MnrthwMt raw., of li'altoi Nissan itra.i*
Commencing on Monday, September 15th, 1845.
Leave Brooklyn?At 7 o'clock, A. M., Boaton Train for
Oreenport, uaily, Sundays excepted, stopping
it Farmiugdalr and St. George's Manor.
" at 9X A. M , lor Farminglule and intermedi
ate place*, daily Sunday* excepted, and on
Taeadaya, Thursday* and Saturday!, through
to Greenport and intermediate place*.
" at 4 P. M., for Farmiugdale and intermediate
places, daily, Sundays excepted.
Leave Oreenport?Boston Train, at lo'clo<k, P. M , or on
the arrival of the steamer from Norwich,
daily, Sunday* excepted, stopping at St.
George's Manor and Farmiugdale.
at 8 o clock, A.M.; Accommodation Train,
on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Leave Kariiiiiigdalc?For Brooklyn, at EM o'clock, A. M., and
I P. M., daily, Sundays excepted.
Leave Jamaica?For Brooklyu, at 8 o'clock, A. M and 2.M P.
M., daily. Sunday* excepted.. Fare to
Bedford 8 cents: (Cast New York 12M; Race Course 18M;
1 rotting Course 18M;, Jamaica 25; Brnsnville SIM: Hyde Park
17 miles 37K; 'llowsville, (during session Couit,) 17M;
Ktverhead 1 62kt Jamesport 1 62M; Mattetuclc 1 62X; Cut
c bog lie l S2X; Southold I b2Xi Greenport, Acc'n. train, 1 75;
Greenport by Boston Train 2 08.
Stages are in readiness on the arrival of Trains at the several
Statious, to take passengers at very low Fares, to all parts of the
Baggage Crates will be in readiness at the foot of Whitehall
street, to receive Baggage for the leveral Trains, 30 miuutes be
fore the hour of starting from the Brooklyn side.
The Steamer Statesman leaves (Jrreupert for Sag Harbor
t . . ... ~- - - Brooklyn.
twice each day on the arrival of the Trains from
nil rc
mail line for Boston.
At 7 o'clock in the Al?ming, from the Foot of Whitehall
iteet, South Kerry?Sundays excepted.
Way Crates are in readiness to receive baggage for New
London, Norwich and Worcester. Baggage for Boston g< es
th.ongh under lock. jul6 tfrc
JOHN ALLEN wishes to inform his old and tried friends,
that he is afloat once more, under a new organization, ilia
present liue consists of twenty lirst class Canal Boats, fitted up
eut liue const: ts of twenty first class Canal Boats, fitted up
iperior style, lor the comfort of passengers and the safety of
;(it. Each boat of this line is commanded by her owner,
f auu for the public safety, is felly insured,) and placed entire
ly under his management and control. This line is conuected
as formerly, with the Eckfnrd Line of Taw Boats on the Hud
son River, and C. M. Reed's Steamboats on the Lakes, am! he
can with confidence say to his friends, that at no time has he
ever been placed in a bettor situation to serve the public more
effectually than with the present organizat on,and would there
fere respectfully solicit a continuance of patronage.
Hugh Allen, 19 South street, New York.
Robert Allen,Quay, Albany.
John Allen, Exchange street, Rochester.
George Davis, Reed a Whan, Buffalo.
K. N. Parks fit Co.,Cleveland.
Ludlow, BabcockSt Brownlsss, Toledo.
J. A. Armstrong, Detroit.
>iig, Ui
J. E. McClnre, Milwaukie.
Bristol k Porter, Chicago.
Of Rochester, General Agent.
O" Merchants shipping iu New York, will please mark
Packages, "John Ailen's < Union Liue,'' and ship by Ecklord
Tow Boat, which leave Tier 4, foot Broad street, daily, at 5
o'clock, P. M. *26 lrn'rc
.1st of Decemix*?The splendid packer ship PRINCE
jALBERT, Wm S Sehor, master, will s lit as above,
le r regular day.
Having superior accommodations for cabin, second cabin and
steerage passengers, persons wishing 10 embark should make
? d.
immediate application on hoard, foot of Maiden lane, or
to the subscriber, JOSEPH McMURRAY.
Corner of Pine and South streets, New York
The Packet Ship ST. JAMES, F K Myer, master, will suc
ceed the PRINCE ALBERT, and sail ou the first of January,
Iter regular day.
P. S.?Persons wishing to send for friends, ean have them
brought ontto this country by the above splendid ship, or any
of the line, sailing from London on the 7th, 17th and 27th of
each mouth by applying as above nlSic
FOR LIVERPOOL?Regular Tasketof Eth Il.rc,
The splendid packet ship ASHBURTON, Win
SBhBm How laud, master,will sail as above, being her rrgu
lar day.
Having very superior accommodations for cabin, stcond ca
bin and steeraga passengers, persons wishing to embark
should make early application on board, foot of Maiden Lane,
Corner of Pine and South streeis, N. Y.
The new and elegaut packet ship Henry Clay, Ezra Nye,
master, will succeed the Ashbur on, and sail the 6th of Jai ua
ry. her regular day.
~ ? Pe
P. S? Persons wishing to send for their friends, can h tve
them brought out 011 the moat reasnable terms, by the almve
splendid packets, by applying as above, n!5rc
OWEN PRE8COTT, Pilot between the port of N
.York,and all the Eastern ports to Boston, Sag Harbor,
iNew Loudon, Stouingtou, Newport,Providence.New
ut-uioiu,Nantucket Shonls.andall parts as far KastasthrKeni e
Iwc Hiver. Orders left at It. L. Shaw's Nautical Store, corner
ot Berkman and Water street, or to Adams'Express, Boslou,
three days before wanted.
N.B.?Takes charier as Master, if required. Satisfactory re
ference, lie., Ike. nil 2w*mc
WANTED TO CHARTER-A Ship Iroin 410 to
500 tons burthen.for New Orleans, which will h.n e
monediate despatch. Apply to
J. H EH DM AN It TO St South si
second cab
KOR LONDON?The splendid picket slop ISA VC
? ALLEKTON, Capt. Torry, will positively sail on
[Tuesday. IBth November. Can accommodate a few
second cabin passengers in a house on deck, at steeraye rates
For passage in cabin or the above place, apply on hoard, or to
nl5rc 61 South st., near Wall st.
FOR LIVERPOOL.?Th sjiiendM packet shi~p
HENRY PRATT, Captain Hartley, of 101,0 tons
_ burthen, will positively sail on Tuesday, ihe 18:h
roreinber, her regular day. She has two splendid large
and commodious houses on deck, lor second cahin passengers,
which will be taken at steerage rates.
For passage in cabin, or the above places, please apply on
board, at Judd's Wharf, foot of Catherine Market, or to
nlS 61 South St., near Wall st
FOR LIVERPOOL?The New Line-Regular
Packet of list November.?The superior fast sailing
?packet ship HOTTINOUER, 1050 tons burthen
raH u rale v, master, will ssil as above; her regulnr day.
Fof freight or passage, having splendid, large and comfortable
state rooms and cabin, appL on board, west side Burlingslip.
87 South street
Price of Passage $100.
The packet snip Liverpool, 1150 tons, Capt. John Eldridge,
will succeed the Hottingner, and sail on her regular day. Hit
December o29m e
WCTHVvery last sailing packet ship LOUISVILLE, 31$ tons,
?flpMpEneorries 1500 bales New Orleans Cotton; was built in
thin city, with live oak and locust top; newly coppered and
intent felted. Haa handsome accommodations for 24 passen
gers. Apply to E. K COLLINS k CO.
_ o30 56 South street.
? FOR SALE?The bark DUC D'ORLEANS, bur
then per register 310 tons, and carries 4600 bbls; she
was hnilt at Uristow, Maine, of w hite oak. in 1831;
waa new ceiled, coppered aud thoroughly overhauled about 18
months since; is double decked, length III feet, breadth 27 feet,
between decks 5 feet 6 inches, hold 12 feet 6 inches. Apply.tu
Capt. Hoodlrss, on hoard, at Judd's wharf, E R, or to
BOVU k HIM KEN, ? Toiitin- Buildings,
eJOIwre 88 Wall street
PACKETS FOR HAVirE?Second-T,.d7?
The packetship BALTIMORE, Capt John Johnson
ijr. will sail on the 1st of December. For freight or
passage apply to BOYD k I1INCKEN,
wllre No. 0 Tontine Bn lding, 88 Wallst.
FOR NEW ORLEANS?Louisiana and New
WHCTVYork Line?Regular Packet?To sail Friday, 21st
jMifllminat?The elegant, fast sailing packet ship JANE E.
WILLIaM$, Parker, master, will positively sail ss above.
Iter regular day.
For freight or passage, having handsome fnrnisht d ace cm
morialiona, arply on hoard, at Orleans wharf, foot of Wall ?t.,
or to , E. k. COLLINS k CO., 56 South st.
Positively no goods received eg board aftbrThuradayevening,
70th insl.
Agent in New Orleans James E. Woodruff,who will prompt
ly forward allgoods to his address.
The ship LOUISVILLE, ('apt. Moses Hunt, will succeed
the Jane E Willistns, and sail fat Dec., her regular day.
Line of Liverpool Packeu, consisting of the al ips
iHoacma, Bullions. Sheridan and Oarrick. Tl ey were
Foiit ill ttua city by Brown k Bell, wilh uniiaual care; lor mo
dels, materiala (a very large proportion of their fiamea beiug
livroakland workmanaliip, they are unsurpassed, if not nut"
,ii illed. Salted on the atocka and re-salted every vear since
1'heir accommodations for passengers are very extensive aud
hautUoflMly fnrniahed. Apply to
, II E. K. COLLIN'S k CO., 56 H. mi list.
FOR LIVERPOOL?New Line-Regula^Parket
JMVuf the 26th Nov.?The elegnut fast aailmg^aeket
jBQIaShip ROSCH'S, A. Eldridge, master, Vf 1 IOC
ten* wl" *? above, her regular day.
Km freight or passage, having accommodations nneqiialledfor
?nirbdor of comfort, apply on board, at Orletma wharf, fool
?l Wall atreet, or to
E K. COLLINS k CO , 56 Sonth atreet
Price of passage $106
The elegant last sailing packet ship Stddons, E. B. Cobb,
mailer, of 1100 torn, will succeed the Rosciua and sail 96th
l>ee . her regular day ? in
KOR LONDON?To sail outhe20th November,
till packet ship HENDRIK HI DSON. ( nptain
ilMoore, w'll sail aa above. For Liverpool, to sail on
toe Dili of November, the new packet ship FIDELIA, I pt
llarkstaff, will tail aa above, her regular day.
Kor passage by either of the above ships, bsving snperior ac
commodations in cabin snd ateersge. "only to
JOHN HERIWaV k CO., (I South at.
Very Important from Mexico ? Negotiation
for Peace.
The arrival of the Creole at New Orleans, from
Vera Cruz, has placed us in |K*taession of intelli
gence from that city to the 24th, and from the city of
Mexico to the 25th ult.
This intelligence is confirmatory of that received
at Washington a few days ago. There is an evi
dent desire on the part of Mexico to negotiate for a
l>eace with the United States.
|From the New Orleans Picayune, Nov. 9 ]
Among the passengers by the Creole are the wife aiul
daughter of the brave but unfortunate (Jen. Mejia. It
may be lecollected that lieu. M. wat shot near Puebla by
order of Santa Anna.
The general impression at YTera Cruz was, that all
(lilticulUes between the United States and Mexico were
in a lair way to be amioably settled. It may be that
Mexico may vet desire the interference of our govern
ment to help her eut of her difficulties with Krance, uud
perhaps with England : stranger things have occurred.
Ui Voz del Pueblo (an opposition journal of the city of
Mexico,) furnishes the foundation of the report that ne
gotiations were likely to be resumed between the Uni
ted States and Mexico. It states that in a secret session
of the two Chambers of Congress, on the 14th of October,
the Minister of Foreign Affairs communicated to them
that the Consul ot the t inted States, resident at Mexico,
had transmitted to him despatches from the Cabinet at
Washington, tho tenor of which was as follows: That, de
siring to avoid hostilities between two Republics which
ought to be firmly united by sympathy and a thousand
ties of mutual interest, the government at Washington
was disposed to submit the affair of Tezas to negotiation
? and that, in order to arrive at a determination of the
matter at once reasonable and honorable to both parties,
it would send an Envoy extraordinary, should the Mexi
can government lie disposed to receive him. The go- I
vernment of Mexico replied, that the relations between
the two countries being broken, it could not receive the
Knvoy in a public character, but would admit him as the
simple private bearer of the message in question, upon
the condition that, first of all, the United States govern- '
ment should withdraw its squadron from the waters of
Vera Cruz. The Minister added, that without prejudice
to these informal communications, the Mexican govern- I
ment would continue to take measures to protect the 1
(nation from a coupdt-main on the part of the United
Although these communications were declared rigor
ously secret, and to be kept perfectly inviolate, the edi- |
tor of /.? Voz assures us that he has obtained the fore
going from an excellent source (!) and adds?"Can we
not discover in this a hypocritical conspiracy ? Mexi
cans ! To what point are you content to endure 7" or,
as a school boy would say ?Queasyue tandem, ab-i
tere, <pc.
The master of the Creole reports that when he sailed
from Vera Cruz, the U. S. (squadron had taken its depar
ture. This may be deemed of significance, if the above
report be correct. That report, however, militates alto
gether with the repeated declarations made in the Union
as to the intentions of our government. It is not to he
denied, however, that the general impression here, since
the Mississippi arrived (and in Vera Cruz at last ac
counts) has neen, that an informal understanding exists
between the two governments that diplomatic relations
should^ be resumed.
El Siglo of the 16th confirms generally (he report of
its contemporary, and leaves hardly a doubt that some
one has obtained an expression of opinion from the Mex
ican Cabinet as to re-opening negotiations, whether he
was authorised to do so by tne cabinet at Washington,or
proceeded upon his own responsibility.
The Zemiwalteca of Jalapa announces the arrival there
on the evening of the 10th ult., ol the llaron Allevo de
Cyprey, the ex Minister of Krance, with his lamily, ac
companied by a strong escort. His Excellency, accord- !
ing to this authority, had been treated with the greatest j
respect, and without the slightest insult. We have no
accounts of the arrival of the Baron at Vera Cruz, (our 1
papers thence not being so late as from the capital,) but ;
as we learn verbally that the French vessels lying at Ve
ra Cruz had sailed before the Creole lelt, we presume
that his Excelleucy has taken his Anal leave of the He
public of Mexico.
D. San Juan Bautista, the Governor of Tabasco, in an
address to the inhabitants, dated the 2Ath of Septembor,
congratulates them upon the restoration of the empire of
the laws and constitutional order, which had been sus
pended since the 14th of June. This pacification was not
effected without shedding a good deal of blood. Gen
Bruno, in command of the garrison, resisted the Govern
or to the last; but having received an accession of volun
teers, the forces of the Governor, under Gen. Felai:z
attacked the insurgents, defeated them with some loss
and took Bruno ana all his stall' prisoners.
A letter has been received in Mexico from Havana,
which mentions that a young Spaniard named Gomez
had been arrested by the police, who had just arris ed
there from Mexico, commissioned by one whose name
is purposely omitted, with the intention of assassinating
Gen. Santa Anna. His case had already been trie i,
and, according to the letter, the criminal would be sen
tenced to the fortress of Ceuta, in Africa. Gen. Santa
Anna had expressed his perfect satisfaction with the ac
tivity, zeal and efficiency of the police.
There was a while ago a great to-do in Vera Cruz and
Mexico, because the commandant ol San Juan de Ulua
had sold two pieces of bronze artillery from the fortre-s.
The affair underwent an investigation,and it turned cut
that the commandant having found two guns mounted
which were not serviceable and were dangerous, and
there being no nationnl foundry wherein to make use of
the metal, he disposed of them in the best way he could,
and applied the proceeds to mounting other guns.
El Senor Couto, the Minister of Public instruction,
Justice, Sic., has been compelled by ill health to resign
his post, which has been filled by the appointment of L).
Demetrio Montes de Oca, delegate from Guanajuato.
The Mexican Congress was engaged on the '21st ult.,
with a law proposed by the Government?that the en
listment of "the defenders of independence and the laws"
should be enforced upon every citizen, from the day of
attaining his majority until the age of fifty. The same
day a proposition was introduced by several deputies,
that the prohibitory laws in regard to the admission ol
goods which come in com|>etition with any branch of
national industry should not be suspended before hear
ing the opinion of at least two-thirds of the Assemblies
ol the Departments.
The Minister of War had introduced a measure pro
viding for the free introduction of fire-arms and side-ai mi
into the Republic, in order that every citizen may pio
viile himself at the cheapest rate wilh the means of "de
fending the country and the national independence."
The attention of Congress appeared to be very much
occupied with the details of the tariff", the friends of
protection, as we should call it here, resisting an imme
diate alteration of the rates of duties promulgated upon
several specified articles.
Among the members elected to the next Senate of
Mexico, we note the names of Generals Buatamente, I
Almonte, 1'edraza, Cuevas, and others whose names era
familiar in the Uuited States.
The papers of Vera Cruz are clamorous for the Gov
eminent to proceed in the matter of the projected rail
road between that port and the capital. The tear is, that
unless the present opportunity of constructing the road
he embraced, foreign capitalists will not again he found
ready to embark in so extensive a project This rail
road is a thoroughly English design, and should be
watched in its progress.
Great complaints are made that the troops in San Jo in
de Ulua, and in the vicinity of Vera Cruz, ure greaily
suffering for want of clothing. The Government is
culled upon loudly to supply mouey, at least for the ne
cessaries of existence for the troops.
El Siglo XIX. and others, are sharply reminding the
Government, that the expedition against the California!,
which was authoaized six months ago, has not yet set
forth. When will it proceed ! they ask derisively.
The ravages ol the Indians in the Departments of l?u
rango, Zucatccas, and elsewhere, wore continued with
their wonted atrocities. A large number of people have
been murdered, and an immense amount of booty hue
been carried off' by them. The people, in their extremi
ty, call upon the General Government for aid, and it is
suggested and urged upon it that the militia of the De
partments should be organized to meet this particular
uml ever-recurring emergency. In the engagements
which have taken place, between the savages and tne
peoplo assembled to resist them, the former have been
uniformly successful. The people were in the last ex
tremity from fear. At last accounts the Indians were
witnin four leagues of Fresnillo (one of tho richest
mining towns in Mexico) and in tweoty of the capital of
Zacatecas. In Durango, two hundred Indians had pene
latcd in fifteen days to tho very heart of the Depait-,
tmrnt. More than five hundred persons had been killed,
thousands of horses and radio had hern driven off', anu
they were marching within fifteen leagues of lb# cupi- j
tal, laying waste, pluudoiing and murdering at their
No soon as Gen. Parades, at San Luis Totosi, heard of
these atrocities, he detached from bis forces a regiment
of cavalry to the aid of tho inhabitanta, and it ii supposed
thai the horrible icenes of carnage and plunder would i
thereby be atayed.
We nolo that President llerrera has been exercising
his pardoning power very liberally towards diTera un
important individuals, condemned to death by court mar
There is still grant trouble in relation to the Custom
llousc at Ma/atlan Tho Government is determined to
suppress the contraband liado there carried on; (he
smugglers are loth to yield. The Government is acting
with unusual enmgy jn the matter, and will probably
cairy the day lor a while.
Five of the Deputies of the Department of Yucatan,
having deemed themselves outraged by a publication in
one ot the papers, addressed to the Chambers a lettei. in
which they beg to be excused from any further exeri ise
of their functions. The Chamber unanimously votod not
to accede to their requeet.
There hare been serious difficulties io relation to the
election* in the Department ot Jalisco. The Govern
ment was thought to have interfered most injuriously to
prevent freedom of action. The t Jovernmont organ pub
lished an official vindication ol its course in the matter.
El Siglo XFX. comes out boldly and attacks the high
handed conduct of Col. Facio.in Ma/atlan, in preventing,
by his military authority, Mener Canedo Ironi pronoun
cing An address, in which he dosigned to celebrate the
praises of the Federal system. Tho pretext of Col Facto,
lor interfering. wn? ?i..< . i.? -...hii- * -..tin.. ?i?i., v..
interfering, was, that the public tranquility might he
endangered by such an addross.
? \n attack has been made upon the President, toi on
order granted by him lor the payment ot arrears due two
voting orphan daughters of some deceased officer, the
ladies being allied to his lamily. The defence ol the I re
sident is conclusive, and his disinterestedness is shown
in the tact, that since entering upon office, he has not
drawn over one half of bia own salary, while other -Ifi
car* have received their tu|l emoluments
Nkw York Stat* Census?Kki'Rkskntativk
I opi/cation.?We have been lurnished by the Secre
tary of State, with the following official result, of tbs
( ensus of this Stats, taken the pre.ent year-the returns
from all the Counties (except the city andcounty of New
fork-the_ results for which are taken from the Com
me, cat Jldrertiser,) having heen made and filed in the
Secretary . office, from these it appears :
T hat the whole populatioa of the State is 3 604 374
Do. do. " excluding aliens, paupers and per.ons '
of color not taxed," .j
Representative imputation required for each ' '
member of Assembly, at the 128th part of the
population, fkc., is 740
The following Counties have Jess than the required
population, but will be entitled to a member of Assem
bly, under the constitution, viz Franklin, Putnam,
Richmond, Rockland, Schenectady, Hulivan and War
^?'nonn7n?!l^VIf!rJlh-e",C>""ti" 1*. and
the population of these Counties from the whole* agirre
w*? Ond'.T0;4^' a'"J divid?> lhe rescue, 3,396, 768 by 131,
we hnd that the representative population required lor
il W,WI Assembly in the remaining Counties,
Fulton and Hamilton voting together in electing a
Hit"!1).' m' trhe',e Counti*l< h""? "lore than the requir
nnmh ?"? m<,mb?r, Br? ??>' brought into the
ZtX'r. S;W," '??mir.S
ofTh/fsthin'.r 8 I>0Fti0n of 'be results given in the Argus
?r the,PurP???. at this time, of show
ng the total population of the State and Counties, and
hl?! i. l?r'l With the l,0Pu'?t'on or, which
by tSe'cSn'^uUoV:- 8*n"te Bnd A"",blJr " b<"?d.
.. Pop. tl\rduct
No. persons ing aliens
entitled to paupers and
t i rote for all colored per
Coon,;** total po- Ojfirrs elee'e sons not
Albany >"lla,'ln- ^ '"?l'lr **td.
am 77 288 15,878 68 ',82
Allegany 40,08|
Broome M8 jg,!
Cattaraugus 341,169 6.588 Mw
663 ,| HO ? 338
Chaunqne 46fM# ? ??*?
Chemung 2J ]m 'J"
30,900 9 393 39'm
Clinton 31 278 5 X,'.
Columbia ; 4 I>976 9,'m 5*786
Delaware" gffl
Dumh.tt?SS ,5;!S SWS
tr?kl,n 11,692 3 356 16 596
J."'''* 18 579 4 Joi
aZ'oe":: *'?% 28,'mo
Hamilton.*.*l'.Stt 6 ?8 "jJJ
Hrrkuner 37.424 , 8,552 'Hi 366
Kings"0" "'TO Ml?
1J*?- 78,691 12,896 61 6(1
20,218 4,287 19 125
MaVd,,,.'nilOU 33,193 7 Si sl m
mSSE." J?'** 9?'4 40,021
monroe 70,899 14,231 67 586
Mont^omary 29,6U 6^1 212
N?agar?.,.* .* .* 7,''!S <"?? 295 612
Oueida os'2JS 6,781 31,445
it 1 *???????#? ess ? ? a 84,776 17,435 78
Onoidaga 70,175 15 812 67 419
8?,r?? 9,405 40.717
Oawego... ' ?'!!?{ .J-?*
ouegj... ;; iSUi ??!? 41801
Putnam....*. . .. .!"?.76,
Queens 31 84Q i'VS i?'!!?
Ke.ii.eUer sim n5$ *'8F
aS::~ S ?
?b?eftady.v.*IsieS !?!
SsSTf'v:.:: M if P5
St Lawrence 62,'351 11 885 '8 626
faff::::;: f!$J V$ B
I'fc" 4,019 ROM
Tompkins... 38.'l68 8,668 V 512
\Uster 48 907 10,516 45 629
Wamn 14,908 3,372 j!,'7.,
w"ne.Bn<?$ ?.??
Westchester 47*572 9',858 ?j'?|
glT"" w S:Mi
" * WW 4.822 20,466
r?Ul 2,604,371 539,673 2,399,198
The above is from the Albany Argus of yester
day. There is one point in these figures that is
worth a notice. It appears that there are 539,673
legal voters in this State, and, yet, the highest vote
ever polled never reached 500,000 ; the highest, we
believe, was in 1W4, when 485,882 ballots were
thrown. It thus seems that, notwithstanding the
twaddle of politicians of frauds in elections, when
ever a large vote happens to be polled to the defeat
of either party, especially the whigs, there is very
little of any such thing. That there is a small
amount of corruption, and a few illegal votes given
at every election, there is no doubt. There is fraud
in this line, all over the world, wherever a suirrsge
exists, but it has never reached that extent that
many u politician would fain make the public be
lieve. We have always maintained lhat the full
vote in this country has never been thrown, and ull
census returns have confirmed this opinion of ours.
And it is verified lo an astonishing degree by the
returns of this State.
now four female hoarding schools
amongkthe Choctaws, sustained mainly from the fund* of
the nation ; but under the immediate instruction and di
rection of the missionaries. In these and other schools
connected;with the mission, there are about two hun
dred and fifty pupils, about one hundred of whom are
hoarded in the mission families. There ore also many
schools taught oi. Saturday and the Sabbath, chiefly by
Indian teachers, embracing six or seven hundred scho
lara, adults and children.
G.Cntzer and D Hunter were, on Friday, arrest
ed and held to bail in Rochester, for assaulting J. Keller
by throwing a large stone at him, which hit him on the
cheek, and inflicteda (rightful wound. It appears that
the Parties were milkmen, residing on Charlotte street,
and had accused each other of selling watered milk-sin
accusation which some people think may be true ; but it
was certainly unkind in them to twit each other of it. ?
The Court o. Common Pleaa in Philadeinhm ..n
Saturday last, dismissed the petitions to contest the elec
tion ol Recorder of Deeds, Register of Wills, County
1 reasurer, and Prothonotary of the District Court.
The Minister of War, in Prussia, has addressed a
circular to all Generals holding command, statiug that
? hnt i"|. er t0 ""courage sobriety, has ordered
that every soldier in cantonment, in camp, or bivouac
Iha?l?ecy? v?7h g. t0 give Up h'?allowance of brandy,'
shall receive the value in money.
?olle??. a' St. Louis, and the farm at
tached to it, have been sold by the Sherifffor $ I :300 sub
^ 0,j;0rt^ of.about *10,000. The origiul'cost
id the sherdf. sale ,n th# 'U,t wa< the P??*.<er
lhe removal ol the Rapids in the Mississippi has
nnieh>*Plrn0U??!? ea,ihl#, aod determined upon by the
aniiarliVr* The reason for this novel and
?.nn? ?nijr.il,npra.ct,c*ble 8teP' u,o devastation occa
.Ze^t. ?ecinHygOftheWa,er,t0t^ Cr0pa in ,hnlr
Several friends of the Hon. W. C. Preston are en
S?h cKn^Coui^ ,0 aCCeptPre"dency 01 th"
ionV'lr!!Urt?'Jer.0'.uatt'e 'n Great Britain and Ire
in*! wnrlh i'g .? "cent returns, is-horses, 2,3.50,
000--worth about A.-67,000,0000; U,000,000 black cattle
worth about ?916,000,000 : 60,000 (I4HI sheei>?worth
about^OT'OOO.OOO; 18,000,(W.wine-'worth abiut AIH,
The whole amount of subscription!* received by
the relist committee, at Quebec, up to the 3rd instant,
was, . $'350,766 75
Pay menU up to that date 1 16,h7I 65
Balance on hand $131,604 10
Miss Swartz, formerly of this city, was so serious
ly injured by the entangling ot her dreai among some
machinery, at a mill in which the waa walking at
Woodstock, Vt., that her recovery is considered doubt
A leui of the Rhubarb plant was recently exhibit
ed in a market in Kngland, measuring Hteet 4 inches in
length, 4 leet across, and weighing 6 lbs. 3 oi. Wine
may he made Irom this leal, which is said to bo a very
cooling and pleasant drink.
Forty young men ol Hush, N. H., have prosecuted
the militia officers and collector of that town lor collect
ing hues illegally imposed. Their example wiii lie fol
Mr. Calhoun's toast at the entertainment recently
Siven to liitn in St. bonis, was as follows : New Orleans:
s Paris is to tho Seine, as London i* to the Thames, so
may New Orleans be to the mighty Kather ol Rivers.
The death of ex-Mayor Davis, ol Boston, is daily
Astonishing inckkask in thx Canai. Tradk?A
glance at the figures will show the astonishing y
large extent ol the business transacted at the canal office,
luring the past week, and the heavy amount ol property
jiassing towards the Hudson, for farther distribution. In
the past six days 360 canai boats, fully freighted, have
:akon their departure, and the amount of tolls accruing
herefrom reached the large sum of $43,161. 63,600 bar
rels oi Hour, and nearly 103,000 bushels of wheat, consti
:ute the leading items shipped, together with nearly 330
;ons of butter, cheese and lanf It is altogether the
ir.itir -i week's business ever transacted at BulLilo.
Hujfalo Jidn., Nov. 16.
Saitc and Fox Indians.?These tribes have
mused through our town in the last week, on their
way to Ibeir new home, which we understand is near, or
ipon the Marie do Hygne live hundred passed through
it one time, and about a hundred at another, making al
together about six hundrad They have some line
looking wartiom amongst them, and appeared, lor In
iians, to be tolerably well provided with horses, and
such things as they value most highly. IV, stain (Ho.)
Urmoerat, Nov. I.
Brooklyn City Intelligence.
rilrh^hJ ?"""- P'ocicr.din?.?The Common Coun
fhif munv ," WlU aKaul '? densely crowded last evening
persons were unable to obtain admission. We
? *"ow what was ?be exciting cause of this large
i un}ea* W0B occasioned bjr questions of a
distuVhL^^m6'' ar"""g out of rereut d'mculUes and
After tl^e r!? ?,Mjn*aCe "?COm^OMieg in the city
readlnK und approval of the minutes of the last
meeting, several|>etitiODs, communications bills re
??"*'rair'. kc. were presented, and refeWd to tb.
appropriate committees Among the most important
were.the following Petitions of Seymour Hoyt and
other. fnr agg'UR '?,w,llow street; ot D. P. Parker and
oUiers for Magging sidewalks of Atlantic street; of Den
\Zle*:rr: \r<rH t0 httv? '^cilic street paved from
Hicks street to the river; ol Thomas Mulligan and others
lf w,]iian iin1''1' ?? Atlantic ttreet, near Hicks street;
of William Wilson, Daniel McDonald, and Samuel 8
My ers, to be appointed lamp lighters; of Chailcs Kisbeck
\lJI't"",,'ro wurden; ol the butchers of Kulron
oi i !k be ,am? of John K. Butter worth
and others, praying that tne contract for paving and
grading Sackett street be given to Kdward Dougherty
lor the sum of two dollars and seventy three centa i>tr
runriog foot; of Aaron C. Underfill" L correction ol^er
roneous tax, of 1 euuis T. Coweuhoven asking lor re
lief m the matter of sale of two lots in the Seventh ward
of oinelius ileaney and others for the remission of
taxes upon property belonging to the Brooklyn Bene
voleut Association; and of Thomas Collins tor remission
cans'1* Poi? upon him fer selling liquors without li
Iteinonstrances were presented from Mary Powers
SZLUS: M*"* *? ?J?nin* 0f F,8tb??b ?venae; and
horn street against opening Hchermer
Communications were received from Asbury W. Kirk
*lrIner, omptroller of the city, asking for an allowance
of five hundred dollars in addition to the salary which
had been paid to him;from Stephen L. Swift a.UoUier,
relative to the deposit of maiiiira oil the City Park; from
Samuel Oarretson in reference to filling sidewalks of
D.rgenstreetjiromT.j.'feynola., city lnsi>ector, in
from,? v ,IWn" re,I"ir?d on Her"T and Hicks streets;
Let ? au" uy"e; a?1""? for Hanging near the mar
ket, from Aldermen of Jurat and Sixth Wards asking for
assessment maps for said wards; and|lrom thel managers
fnJiM .i? .d at th? Brook'yn Harden next w?ek
KiiugJ member' .of the Common Council to attend.'
! i ' presented irom John J. Manning, S. C. Kelt
John Cunningham, John Storms, Phillip Schmidt, R.
oombs, R. Bennett, Thomas Brady, John H McCor
emdhkv ,DhavidHay???. a"<> John Bird,Lor service, render
B Bar ,e!m(orTh y' " .8u?d"7 Mar8hals ! 'com James
B Barnes, lor the removal of a horse ; Irom R Graves
7e/1' ,leveU; m?P8> ko., for ?ewers : from John
h razier, for stoves for the city buildings, ami for repairs
KlecHnn' "Ithe Watch"h0,ue ' fron> *?veral Inspector' ^'
Klection, lor services rendered by them at the noils ?
LrtfrU? ? i k*?? and Jame*Smith,for work done ami
articles furnished to engine-houses ; and from A W
men"8.0"! ?eorK? k Bircb' 8" T" Roberts, John Hege
man, and Samuel Terry, Ward Assessors, for payment of
m'k af,th? rate o{ two dollars per day.
1 he Comptroller returnod the following assessment
"V? " b?'"g.unpaidFor Washington atwt crow
walks, from High to Johnson streets ; lor cross walks on
Jerolomon slreet, on east side of Court street; for cross
nla? "r" '?t8te street' at th? intersection of Sydney
th? w nrt *!?p P?IU and laml"' on Clinton avenue from
the Wallabout to the Jamaica road : for Baltic street well
and pump corner of Columbia street; and for ?*?mdi?
and re-paving Willow street from Cranberry to Orange
street. The Counsellor of the Board, on the petitioner
Thomas and Wm. Oascoigne, for conveyances of proper
y purchased at the tax sales, reported in tavor o arant
?ng the same Alderman Bokee WedTo rescind'Ba o
rolution adop ed on tho first of September last appoil.t
mg Truman B. Brown and Terry Brady, to apportion the
expense o regulating iand paving Charles SFreet from
and Mr?Trunuuf B?,oeet' Th? rosolution was carried,
JS^d aaTSenf" " was aPP?int?d
mRI. mo,ion ?r Alderman MsIxtirk, his Honor the
ni.np.f Wa- au,horwsd to otter a reward of $H for tho
KEI ^ ?"i 8 conviction of certain vandals who
JlnhM. i7 committed several disgraceful acts at the
th? s1cbo?1 bo,,8e 01 the Kighth Ward, by smashing
doorathereof. tr?,lr'g tbe 8Mhfis' and breaking th!
.A'dern,an HuMrnaBV, from the minority of the Spe
finn. i 0n the City Ilall, presented the lesiglm
. ? ? ,of himself and Aldermen Lea, and Crist, us u por
oTsueh Committee, and their reasons for adopting
placed ensile n? M?6 li^e u,ki"B that the latter bf
placed cn hie. On this subject a very long excitiiur
5a?!5! highly discreditable debate tooL place; ?
wa L g' bocause at the hour of eleven o'clock (when
we were compelled to leave for New Fork), it had not
8>wirt 'of five 'Z? haV1U? the" be?n feforethe BoaH
ajiwards of live hours;?exciting, on account ofthe im
m?nia"? <,ue.st'on which was involved in the apparently
modest and proper request of tha gentlemen w-hose ro
?carcefvL Tinlrl t?nd?red;-angry, for the reason that
?ycey a ,ln?le member could govern his temper or
trelne from .'.""P^twositv; and discreditable in tie e.v
and evii "R hi ?! H10?1 vil?' "buaive, insulting,
o fed from on A^gale epltheU beinK constantly ap
Siia., Z? ??! Alderman to another during the entire
discussion. The terms "blackguard." " Oar " naltv
"'bufl'nnn"? ge"tleTv"' aPoloKy for a man,"'" clown,"
?T0#I1! mountebank," and other phrases equally
on?i?^hmin{f ian ,lnPolit?. were freely passed roumf
srmiL i it wao1? ,cen? became one that would have dis
tendom Th*' common bar room or pot house in Chjis
wo ds " m^irPmfVa8'i n?ver'hcless, amid this " war of
tae li.'rnTd t and eloquence displayed by some of
ofBrooLU n 1 6 representatives of the people
or Brookly n, whose names it would, perhaps, in con
circum'stam e. b* bnmiliatinf a"d unnlea.ant
recor?of?n?Vniia?> pr0p?r?.? "tat? rhu? ?n???th the
m??r.kfla,tnlrht? proceedings ofthe Board of Alder
men ofthe second city ol the Kmpire State.
,,;?i!7\OL.Aa.I Al!' Attksivt at Arsox.?On Saturday
Mmra ChJdhoSf" a"a?hed t0 tbo large store house ef
Meaars. Chadbourn and Lambier, near the South Kerry
the vLrv . "r?V.el\ noth!nK was stolen therefrom, for
l?n ?xc?',ent r?aion that no articles of value were
with^he estaidtali T'ie "0?k"' ',aP?M' kc, connectad
witn the establishment were strewn about, as wore al
andSn2tnteemnt?h"|trU,?^ b?,onginff to Mr. John Shields,
fhAhS! had evidently been made to set fire to
v e* y " eri oifi ' ?.?0 08 * ? "c e 8 of which might have been
Mr S th? e*t?nsive provision warehouses of
ilnoii^bompiion, immediately adjoining, would in
I ,har? >bared in tbe conflagration. The most
I fh?J feature of this affair, however, is the fact
mfres-?,n"lW i? WM ?ni 7"a,Ch in th? vicinity of the pie
| mises and who, in addition to being well armed ? a.
taWZV' T0- furocioU8 do(?8?was a quiet spec
tatorof the burglarious entry, and, according to his
own statement, did not interfere, because he was not
cau?0,he t0 ,)ro,eCu that Part'cular building, and be
apPr?h?n8i,r? fbat he would no? be com
^?r any tro,,bfe he might he subjected to in at
tempting to arrest the offenders.
Lhaxccs roR SracukATioivs.-The Common Counc 1
two"nRst ?l?ih?0klyn hM been cr?wded for a day or
P , :. W,H1 P?**?ns anxious to make great bar
nili k ? 0f Pr?P?rty for unpaid taxes and as
sessmants, which are still progressing.
J nr. Coal Dealkrs of Brookltx.?Notwithstanding
have""Fr "r 88reeabl? weather which we now
Brnn'ui.V m,ddlf of November, the coal merchants of
?XMhitaSt ?rTf ?aJ?rlty of them.conUnue to demand
exorbitant prices for their merchandize, sustaining them
leMwe'al.h f011"? bY a combination, which among a
ran. ?n i h7 i ?f .c,t,zcn8-comj)oged of humble art!
deemed! working mechanics-would perhaps be
deemed a disgraceful conspiracy, and a gross violation
of the common and statute laws
vestal. \K;~A ??,"f,?man of Brooklyn, who saile d
wlfh k" 7 Liverpool in the packet ship Kidelia, took
oninn. T a8 a. P01^1011 of h'8 venture, thirty tons of
Ficle wifl from Fhe" a",,,r8d that b'8 Profits on thst ar
ticle will, from the prices obtained in Kngland, neccs
sarily be immenie.
Kerrv Accident?Ingratitude.?A few evening*
ago, a man who was somewhat inebriated, fell into the
river from the ferry boat Olive Branch, while attempt
ing to leap on shore on tho Brooklyn side, before the
boat was moored. One of the deck hands very speedi
ly rescued tho poor fellow, whose only expression of
gratitude and thanks was as lollows:?" D?n you for a
scoundrel and blackguard-, 1 didn't care about] your
picking me up, but you ought to have saved mv hat.''
That genius ought to hare beon allowed the privilege of
swimming after his floating and worthless head gear.
Sunday Ktssisa Amusements.?Ate tavern in Myr
tle avenue, on Sunday evening last, some individuals
who claim to be respectable tradesmen, got into a
wrestling match, during which one of them had his leg
so seriously fractured, as almost certainly to cripple
him for life. In the same neighborhood, a swarm of
boys, whose parents culpably permit them to roam about
the streets, instead of sending them to Sabbath schools
or church, were smoking, yelling and acting otherwise
improperly, to the greats annoyance of the peaceable
" ' ol this portion of the city. Nothing
and orderly residents
but a rigid determination on the part of the Mayor to
suppress these nuisances, and an unflinching perform
ance of duty by the police, will correct this fast aug
menting and intolerable evil.
Chains on rur Kcaitr Boats.?On board the Olive
Brench.the chains intended to guard,passengers against
accident are so loosely and indiscreetly arranged that,
instead of being any protection to the careless ami un
wary, they will only serve to increase the number of
accidents, lor which this ferry is distinguished. They
are, in fact, man traps, over which the most cautious per
sons may, after dusli, stumble and be precipitated head
long into the river.
The Seduction Case.?The complaint against William
Stack, reported in yesterday's Herald, was investigated
yesterday before one of the Police Justices, who ordered
the ile fendant to enter into sureties in the sum of live
hundred dollars,-for the support of the child of which he
is the putative father ; at the same time requiring him
to pay fourteen dollars costs, and twenty dollars for the
expenses ol the anticipated accouchement of the unfortu
nate young girl who (had "loved not wisely, but too
well." The person who"
the defendant at court
o became bail for the appearance of
t, yesterday signed tne necessary
ief the payment of twelve shillings
hoiids,which will compel the payment of twelve shillings
f the illici "
per week for the support of the illicit offspring until it
shell arrive at the ago of seven years.
Kncoi ntee with a Rat. ?Last evening, while a so
cial patty were assembled at the tavern of wm. M'Oulre,
corner ot Pulton end Roemm streets, a very large rat,
pursued by a dog, made iti way into the bar room, and
not Amling n proper place wherein to secrete itself, crept
up the pantaloons legs of Mr. Collins, painter, of Kulton
street, who succeeded, after being much and painfully
lacerated, in killing it. The rat was afterwards taken
to Mr. John Simonson's butcher ihup, when it was
found to woigh'two pounds and Ave oanoes.
foi.ii i. Items?Two of the men who committed the
assault upon officer Kelt, mentioned in yesterday's pub
lication, wara arrested yesterday, and committed to pri
?on, in default of findiDg luretiea for their appearance
at court, in the sum of $600. They rave their namea a*
Andrew McGlinn and Thomas McGfitf. A fellow named
f'eter tjum, wai taken into cuitody at a late hour on
Munday night, by watchman Van Voorhie, for commit
ting a areuch of the peace at the Franklin Home, near
the Kulton Kerry. He wan required to enter into bail
for hi* future good behaviour.
A poor young girl, not yet leventeen yean of age,
who, a few montns since, made a complaint against a
man who had (educed her, and placed her in a situation
by which she was likely to become a mother, consented
to marry the fellow at the Police office, for the double
purpose of rescuing the villain from jail, and avoiding
the disgrace of being the parent of a bastard. Hince
then, the scoundrel has aboudoned her and her infant,
and a warrant was yesterday issued for his arrest.
Officer Clayton yesterday arrested Mr. J. P. O'Hagan,
on a bench warrant issued against him at the last term
of the General Session* for king's County, lor a libel al
leged to have been written and published by him, of and
concerning Owen Colgan, Esq., of Brooklyn. The ac
cused gave bail before the Hon. JohnVandeibilt.and was
Sudden Death.?Vesterday morning, Andrew Oakea,
Ksq., coroner of Brooklyn, held an inquest upon the bo
dy of a man, named William Edwards, thirty-eight years
of age, a native of England, late in the employ of Mr.
Franklin, manufacturer of iron railing, who died sud
denly in a garret occupied by him at No. 3 Bridge street.
Mr. John Everett, at whose house the deceased had for
a short time lodged, testified that the poor fellow com
plained of sicknesi only a short time prior to hi* decease,
and expressed a desire to be sent to the hospital. But,
alas ! there was no such institution in Brooklyn, and
Mr. F,., therefore, sent for Dr. Garrison, who promptly
attended, and pronounced the patient to be beyond the
reach of medical aid. This prediction turned out to be
correct, for ho died shortly afterwards?as the jury de
cided?of inflammation of the bowels.
Caae of Polly Bodlne.
Circuit Court.
Before Judge Kdmonds.
Not. 17.?The work of getting aside juror* went on
this day at the rate of a " forty parson power," a* Byron
would aay, after the following fashion: ? In the case of
John W. Hili.
Ulebk?You shall true answers make to all question*
touching your competency as a juror.
Counsel for Defence.?Mr. Hill, have you formed or
expressed an opinion as to the guilt or innocence of the
prisoner 7
Juror.?I have both.
Court.?Very well, go aside.
Caleb Wildlv.?Do. do. do.
John McCav.?Do. do. do.
The greater part of the day was consumed in this mode
of examination, thejuror* leaving the stand in quick sue
Thomas Oilmour sworn ?I have no personal know
ledge of any of the facta of the case; 1 did not read the
reports in the newspapers; I cant remember that I have
expressed an opinion; I think I did Irom what people said
1 would not form my opinion on any cause unless I hud
heard the evidence; I expressed an opinion from hearing
people talk. 6
Challenged on part of the defence, to the favor. Chal
lenge withdrawn.
To District Attornet? I would found my belief of
the guilt or innocence on the testimony.
challenged hereupon peremptorily, onlpart of the de
lence. Set aside.
John Van Waoonan challenged peremptorily.
Lp to the hour of recess, this day, there appeared to
have been examined 800 ; set aside 79i ; summoned 17 Jl ?
challenged prremptorily 10 ; sworn 8.
Evening Session.
The < ourt sat at five o'clock, and a large crowd of per
sons were collected about the court room, from the fact
of its having been announced in one of evening papers,
that Judge Kdmonds had determined to discontinue the
trial. On entering the court, accompanied by General
Coombs, who took his seat upon the bench, his Honor re
marked to the reporters?with one of whom he had a
communication in the early part of day?that on recon
sideration he had changed his mind. The examination, in
the same form referred to above, was hereupon proceed
ed with, when, * v
Joseph Jackson, cab-maker, of No 53d Pearl street
was sworn as an impartial juror.
Peremptorily challenged, Samuel Wright.
Of the large array upon the jury panel, a large amount
could not qualify, as they do not |>ossess the propeity
qualification. Several, in the course of the day, were
excused on the ground of not being obliged to serve mi
derthe provisions ol the exemption law. Some few, also
were set aside on the ground of entertaining conscien
tious scruples as to finding a verdict ot " guilty," where
death would be the penalty, in cases of muider.
John C. Donohue, sworn-I would not convict upon
circumstantial evidence, in consequence of the puni.-h
?Jtent; I cannot conceive a case from circumstantial evi
dence upon which I would convict; my scruples would
operate against me. [Sot aside.]
0. C. Bohek, sworn?I formed an impression from
newspaper reports, on the subject of her guilt or inno
cence: mv impression was that she was guilty, from
what I had read; 1 believed it, from the circumstance of
pawning the watch
Crott-examintd.?There is now an impression upon
my mind, as to her connexion with this case; but I have
not formed an opinion as to her guilt or innocence; some
portions of the testimony, that I have read, established
some connexion between the prisoner and the murder,
and I believed that a murder was committed, and thit
aha had some connexion with it.
Counsel.?This come* exactly within the rule of law
Juror set aside.
Up to the hour of eight o'clock, some eighty-four w-re
set aside in rapid succession, upon the ground as to "for
mation of opinion, Jkc.," when there appeared to be b w
more then in attendance.
I The Court, hereupon, suggested the propriety of
withdrawing the record, in consequence of the difficulty
which; existed in relation to the procurement of an im
par.ial jury. Already had eight days been consumed,
and they were as yet but able to procure nine juror*.
The expense to the County was *135 per day, and it was
a fair question to consider, ought they to continue the
case in the County, when by withdrawing the record
and changing the venue, the trial could he procured be
fore an impartial jury, at a cost of about $100. before nor1
hadVead?? "0t mad? Up their from what they
Counsel for Defence said-No doubt, any on*
would form an opinion that has seen such an inlamous
paper as that which published an article such as appenr
ed in its columns on Saturday. We mean to appeal to
the court hereafter about it.
I nJUZl"JxTfonsiJere 11 there were many in the
county who had not formed an opinion upon grounds
such as would exclude them lrom the jury box
Court.?There were many to be found in other conn
ties who lormed no opinion upon the trial in this case
?l. ^uiting remarked that many could be iound in
the 1.th ward of the city, who were persons that minded
their own business, and did not belong to the reading
public. Such persons would be found fully competent
Court?I have to go to Kings and Richmond, and
elsewhere, in order to perform my duties. There is a
heavy arrear of business on tho calendars on my out cir- I
cuit, and prisoners are suffering in many cases for w?nt '
of a trial, and next week commences my circuit of Kim;*
Now, the question is, how much of my time is tone
wasted in this tort of way, at the expense and sacrifice of
I ail my other business. I think the prosecution ought to
withdraw the record and change the venue to another
Mr. Whiting.-Wa are only eight days here, your
Honor, and I underetand that you were occupied four
teen days in trying to procure a jury in the case of "big
Thunder. We have only, as yet, gone on with that
c'?" of persons in the county who have time and m;.ke
it their business to read; but there are many who never
read, ner have time to read newspapers : and I think
your Honor is mistaken in saying that in the event
cured vent>e. ? jury could be so easily j ro
Counskl for delance also objected.
I remarked, that there would be much diffi
culty in going through some 50,000 jurors.
I Honor WHITI!"''~We h#Ve alread>r Rot niuoi ycur
Court?Ws havs got but eight; for in the case of .Mr.
I /??*^'. ? n,u,t unquestionably be discharged, lrom
facts that have come to my knowledge.
Mr. Whiting having further insisted on the trial being
continued, 0
if both parties insist on my going on I
shall direct the Sheriff to summon 500 more for to-mor
row. I would, however, suggest to the prisoner mid
her coueiel, the danger of proceeding in relation to
those prejudices that have exhibited themselves hero in
as tar as we have yet gone.
The Court hereupon ordered the Sheriff to summon
an additional 500, and the Court was adjourned to Id
o'clock this (Tuesday) noon.
(treat Meeti.no ok the Manchester Operatives.
?Trie male and female operatives connected with
our different corporations held a.meeting at Tempi*
Hall last eveuiug, to take in consideration the slamier
I ous attacks make upon them in some of the public
prints of the day. The large hall was crowded and
much excitement seemed to pervade tho meeting. The
immediate occasion of this assemblage, as far as we
could learn, seemed to be this The organ of the ad
ministration at the seat of Government, the H'aihintton
Union, recently contained a violent and calumnious
article, having reference to the condition of the Man
chester operatives, charging them with being no better
than Southern slaves ; that they were confined in "elave
pens," with a " driver in each pen," and were tied to a
?slave bell, fcc. 1 here was much animated speaking
during the evening, and a determination was evinced to
put down these slander*. Nearly half of the meeting
were girls, lwo resolutions ware adopted, and the
meeting adjourned to Friday evening.-- MancKttitr
?'inter., 13M.
A Bible presented to Oi.e Bull.?A? a reatinio"
nmi of tlie appreciation of the kindness of O/e Bui'
in giving a gratuitous Concert to the poor, in Philadel
phia, last week, the Home Missionary Society of that
city, on Saturday presented him with a magnificent Bi
hie. The copy of the sacred volume was gotten up by
the Messrs. Lippincott. The print is perlection itself,
and the binding and mounting of the richest description.
A blank ieai contains Hie following appropriate inscrip
tion, written^iy H. 1.. Dickson, teacher ot penmanahip,
which is pronounced n most masterly, beautiful and ad
mirable specimen of chirography
As a Token of Gratitude ler his Valuable Aid in
Bchall of the Poor.
Presented by the Manegera of the Home Missionary So
ciety, Philadelphia, Nov. 14th, 1845.
General Sessions?Before the Recorder and two Al
dermen. M C. I'aterion, Lsq. DUtrict Attorney.
Ner. 17?Trial for Grand Larceny?Robert Anderson,
impleaded with Andw. Baker, was placed on trial at the
opening of the Court this morning, on an indictment for
s grancYlarceny, in stealing some watches, silver ware,
Sic. worth upwards of $300, on the 30th June last, from
the dwelling of Mr. Day, at Turtle Bay, foot of 47th
The evidence adduced failing te show that Anderson
had been concerned with Baker in the robbery, he was
acquitted by the jury.
Another Trial for Grand Larceny- Andrew Baker, im
pleaded with Anderson for the before named otfence,
was then put on trial On the part of the prosecution,
Anderson testified that Baker handed him a gold watch,
and asked him to obtain a loan of $30 ugon it, and that
subsequent to the arrest of himself and Baker,the watch
was restored.
The testimony not being deemed sufficient te esta
blish the guilt of the accused, he was also acquitted by
the jury.
Caee of the Robbery of the Barft Clinton.?The trial
of James Honey man alias Smith, James Miller alias Cu
pid, William Parkinson, and James Davis alias Collard,
on an indictment for grand larceny, in stealing $34,000
lrom the barge Clinton, on the 7th of April last. In thia
case, Oaden Hodman, James R. Whiting, and Wm. M
Price, hsqs., are associated with the District Attorney
on the part of the people, and Messrs. Griffin, James T.
Brady, Thos Warner, J. Benedict and James M. Smith,
Jr. Ksqs., for defendants.
In aecordance with a motion made by Mr. Benedict, it
was arranged for each of the accused to be tried sepa
rately, and that William Parkinson should first be placed
on trial.
Alter considerable delay in obtaining a jury, owing
to the great number of jurors being challenged by
counsel for defence, Mr. Prick proceeded to open tho
case on the part of tbe.'prosecution, describing the pro
perty stolen from the safe of the barge, a portion of
which property belonged to the Bank of Poughkeepsie,
a part to the Manufacturers Bank of Poughkeepsie, and
the remainder to different banks in this city. The pri
soner on trial, said Mr. Price, was a brother-in-law of
Honey mau, and had lived in a house in 51st street, and
that all the accused individuals enjoyed the privilege*
of the tenement, in which a portion of the property was
found. Also, that another portion of the money waa
found at another house occupied by Parkinson in Wood
bridge, N. J., and a third portion was likewise recovered
from a shop situated in William street, amounting in all
to about $4,000. In conclusion, Mr. Price remarked,
that previous to the robbery of the barge, the accused
parties were all very poor, and suddenly became
The case will be resumed in the morning, until when
the court adjourned
V. S. District Court.
Nov. 17.?The Grand Jury will attend before Judge
Betts this forenoon, and wiU send in some additional
Common Pleas.
Nov. 17.?Several Jurors were fined in this Court yes
terday. No cases were called on.
A Jury was sworn, when tho Court adjourned over.
Court Calendar?This Day.
Nov 17.?Common Pleas.?Nos. 2, 8, 9, 10,12, 15, 16,
17, 18, 19.
Bituminous Coal, Iron, Gold and Coppkk.
? Virginia is rich and lazy, and will not develope
her natural resources to the necessary extent. She em
ploys a negro to hoe tobacco and corn, to do each day
one half the labor that a white man does in New York.
If New England owned Virginia she would turn the
whole State bottom upwards to discover its contents.
Bituminous coal occurs at intervals over the tract of 35
miles from South Anna river, near its mouth, to the Ap
pomattox In some places the coal seam is forty-one feet
thick. It is found in abundance within fifteen miles of
Richmond, Henrico, in Chesterfield, in Goochland, in
Powhattan, on James river and on the Tuckahoe. At
Midlothian pit, in Chesterfield county, a shaft has been
sunk seven hundred and twenty feet below the surface
and a seam of fine coal has been penetrated eleven feet.
Iron is found in abundance in various parts of the State.
There are seven mines of it in Spottsylvania, near the
junction of the Rappahannock and Kapidan rivers. Of
gold mines, generally less valuable than iron, there are
twelve in Goochland, fifteen in Orange, eleven in Cul
pepper, twenty-six in Spottsylvania, ten in Stafford and
six in Kauquier. Total gold mines, eighty. There are
also five copper mines in Fauquier. The mineral re
sources of Virginia are truly extensive and valuable
But cut bono There is none willing to work them. Let
Virginia give up politics, call in the army of her sons in
the public service, and put a hoe and mining delver in
their hands; turn out the coal, build railroads with her
own iron, look out for copper, and Virginia lands will
not be sold for 25 cents per acre.
Hon. J. C. Calhoun.?The time of this distin
guished statesman was completely occupied, from
an early hour yesterday morning up to the period of his
departure for Memphis, on board the steamboat Maria.
During the fore part of the day Mr. Calhoun's reception
room at the St. Louis was crowded with gentlemen,
anxious for the pleasure of an introduction. From this
he went to the at Charles Hotel, where, at half past 3
o'clock, a splendid collation was given, and where the
honorable gentleman was introduced to hundreds of
our citizens Two of the sons of Mr. Calhoun, who ac
company him to Memphis, were present, and were hard
ly less lionized than their distinguished sire. Imme
diately after the banquet the honorable guest, previous
to some Well-timed remarks, gave the following toast,
which was received with with the loudest manifesta
tions of applause :?
The Valley of the Mississippi.?The greatest in the
world, take it all in all. Situated as it is, between the
two oceans, it will yet command the commerce of the
world, and that commerce may be centred in New Or
At |a few minutes before 6 o'clock, Mr. Calhoun, ac
companied by a large party of friends, and the delegates
of the Memphis Convention, proceeded to the steamboat.
We regret that we have not room for the many spirited
toasts drank at the St. Charles?sentiments apt and to
the point, and which drew forth the heartiest applause.?
AT. O. Pic. 9th inet.
Maonetic Telegraph?BUFFALO and Lockport
Line?The f ollowing tariff of charges has been es
tablished for the use of the Telegraph between Buffalo
and Lockport, to be continued until the drat of January
next, when the rates will probably be reduced:?
For a communication of twenty-five words or
utiler, ? - . - . *0 96
For answer of twelve words or under, - 0 13^
For air answer of over twelve words up to twenty
five, ? - ? o 36
For every word over twenty-five up to fifty, per
word .... . 0 00i
For every word over fifty, per word ? - 0 OOf
For printing a single name, ? - - 8$
An answer may be paid for at the office where the ori
ginal communication is made.
Messages delivered, by paying the Messenger a small
fee for delivering.
We regret to learn that the wire of this Telegraph
has already been broken no less than three times : and
yesterday, we understand, a new species of depredation
developed itaelf, in the sawing down two or three posts
that support the wire. This last outrage was near Wil
liamsville, and the others, we believe, were all between
there and Lockpojt. What motive, says the Pilot, can
govern the actors in these deeds of destruction, we are at
a loss to determine; but such measures have been taken,
in'regard to them, as will materially endanger tho safety
of any future operation.?Buffalo Jldv., Nov. id.
The Great Land Case Decided.? In the case of
Jonathan M Reed vs. The Locks and Canal Com
pany, which has been on trial for some days, before the
United States Courts, Boston, Judge Woodbury, pre
siding, the verdict of the Jury was rendered Saturday
evening. The charge of Judge Woodbury occupied
about an hour in delivery, and all who heard it, speak of
its eminent ability and impartiality in the highest terms.
The counsel, who addressed the Court on Saturday,
were Mr. Webster for the defendants and Mr. Rogers lor
the plaintiff, and it is scarcely necessary to say, that
they performed their duty with their usual consummate
ability. The matter in uuestion, it will be remembered,
is a piece of land in the city of Lowell, which both
parties claimed under the same originals grantors, and
which the Locks and Canal Company have occupied foe
about SO years. The result turned principally npon the
point, that if the defendants did not have in fact a good
title to the land in question, by deed, yet they had by
continued occupancy and possession for some thirty
years. Consequently, tho verdict of the Jury, under the
charge, was in favor of the defendants. J. P. Rogers, P
i boats,aud (J. Parker were for the plaintiff. D. Webster,
8. Hoar and J. P. Robinson for the defendants.
Very Rich.?At a recent meeting of the Council
of Cincinnati, a Mr. Moeee.from the 1st Ward, inci
dentally remarkad that he had been into the loth Ward
with a Watchman to a house not of the best repute. Mr.
Inskip, a very serioua old gentleman, rose and remarked,
" that he wished Councilman would keep within their
own beats, and not viait houses where tht re are Indies
in other Wards ! I have heard," said Mr. Inslup, ' that
the gentlemen over there Mr. Moses, has been visiting a
certain house " " Ves : yes . said Mr M., I did
visit a certain bouse in the 10th Ward, to prevent you
Irom cheating a poor woman out ol *13 that you owed
her I*
WILEY k PUTNAM, ICI Broadway, have for sale, "Hints
on the Re-organization of the Navy," and an eiamana
t,?n of a "Reply to HiuUonthe reorganisation of the Navy."
Two nestlv printed pamphlets ends?*re
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