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Inn ir try of the Latest Intelligence.
After continuing a few additional nomination1'
yctte/day, the United Statts Senate adjourned
nnr du.
Our venerable contemporary, Father Ritchie,
has, as we arc informed by our Washington cor
respondent, sold out the Washington L'm<m to j
Mr. Andrew Jackson D >nelaon, the adopted son
?f the late General Jackson. We are not informed
whether Mr. Ritchie will re-assume the mtnag-.'
?ei,t of the Richmond En/airer, of which he was
the principal editor for forty years previous to the
establishment of the L'nion. We think it pro
bable, however, ihit he will retire into private life.
The Legislature had a busy day yesterday, hav
tag been occupied with a miss of imporant busi
ness connect* d with the interests of the State.
The Senate ordered to a third reading a bill 1
for the payment of uniform companies, and j
to dispense with militia training, it i3 full j
time that these trainings were dispensed with; for i
they ? re not only unpopular, but have been attend
ed with 1.0 good results for a great number of year*
past. The bystem has become so odious that it i
was found necessary to tinker and amend it troin
hire to time, until at length a sort ol a compromise
was framed, by which our citizens might avoid all ,
training by the payment of seventy-five cent* a
year, which was nothicg more or less thin a di- |
lect tax to that amount. We have not he^rd how
it is proposed to pay the uniformed militia; but i'
the intent'on ia to make them anything like a
paid stand ng army, we do not think the project
will meet with much favor.
In the Assembly, the bill reported by the commit
tee tor incorporating Willvanwburgh as a city, was
agreed to, after a good deal t t'debate; and the ? :hooi
matter was made the special order tor to-morro v. A
bill has been reported establishinz a bank depart
?en: of the State government, with a Superintend
eat at the head of it. It was disc issed at great
Jeagth whether that cffictr thould be appomte 1 by
the Governor or elected by the people. Tiie power
?f appointing was given to the governmen', con
trary , we thmk. io tie spirit of the eg- The
people of the State have succeeded, to a great extent,
ib c .mailing the Governor's powec of di??>ensing
patrossge; and we hardly think they are willing to
repudiate the jnncijle cf retaining it to thern
?enes as much as possible. If such a depaitm?-nt
a?- organised, the Superintendent, hk? our Cuul
Commission* rs, should t>e elected. It wul be a
?ery important < ff.ee, and it is no more than righ
that the people should select its head.
The third tnal of ex -Governor Hend-r?on, tor
beicg connected with Lopez's ridicuio >s iuvasioo
?f Cuba, hss ? nded,? ele.en of the jurors ' e
|Dg m f?vor of acquittal, aud one for convictioa
The IHstri-t Attorney a jcoMingly, seeing no pros
pect of a conviction of any of the p irtt s, *nt._r d
a noUt p'oityvi .a all the cites. Thus Li-> eaded
the farce.
>?!wi!>Wt > at 'on of Juflre In J'W York ?
The l,??t lirlcal ??f llie Stool Plumn Gang.
Our cnir.iual couru bavr of IMF, t*?*n o;iu,ied
? the trial r.f very een ma acd im,>orUn: cia?Mb
Ike retulta o which hav* be>n th- vindication ol
the law nod ike triurrj h of /jatfle Mr. N. J>
Blunt, the i'lrrd Attorney, by Imp ability, his in
tegrity, i-tern ao?i iaipari.il sei;ae of /istfc* ?
??ju?tice temptfed with n.?rcy' ? .ies , -oved h'm
?elf worthy of th* reeponnble t* ?ttn n ta which he
kw been } la?e<l by U.? votes of h.- frllu w-cituan
We cotgrausltite the people of thin citf upon h*
Ting t* cured the ?er\ tees ol tach a mr.n ; and we
Akewite crrgratalate th<m on the d^.n?er they ei<
cajed i* the luccetsf jl return of Mr Bl' a* as [>??
irtel Attorney On Wedn?aday evening Mr li'iiat
eanoucced to the court of??ter and Terminer,
that ?ft< r a careful ibverigatioa of the chargea
?on:amed ia two mdictniente agtiaat the Drurya',
he had c< me to the determination of abandoning
?he proaeeufii n t I tl e younger I ? ury, on th- charsre
having aent the torpedo to Warner'a house, aad
afcat of the el <l? r Itrury, tor the ah g?d iwmdi
?f counterfeit rr.onry Ye.terday he pursued the
Mice course in r^gurd to all the oth?r?. The
?vidence before Mr ttlun: in :heae catea, w?? the
?ante aa Cut which waa in the poaaeatioa 01 rut
predereMcr, Mr. McKenn, who, though a well
meaning man, became no entangled with the aiool
pigeon gang of New Y<>rit, that he had n >? the
moral courage toahik* il the iocuhua that th'i
aurrounded lum ?nl which, with deep cunning,
led him on to tfe? prosecution of peraobs eatra; pad
fcy a< arioua deajcoa Now t ,at thee*- ch&rg** j
arain?t the Draffs* have been acattered to the
?riad-a -fMilt which me day after day predicted? 1
aad that by a firm and uabiaaa^d officer, who
m unawa.ed by atool pigeon inHuence, a deal of
anaeceaaary timeund ?*pcoae have heen apared, in
the trial of cautea where the evid?ace did not war
?a?t the accuaed being pot upon their defence
We truat ihat we may have aome devdopemeat*
that will aatoond the ??t>Uc and prove, the correct
ness of the position w?- assumed, with regard to th*
accusers aad accused.
Mr. Drury and Mr Jaaiee Arlington B*an"towe
It to the public and the maei tea, to b'uig the cmapira*
low againat Uuur livea and liberty to astiee. Some
*4 them, to be aure, have lied j oUiera have been Bent
?atlte State priaon , othera have gone to 'Heir drnad
aecount; but a remnant aiill rTntine, composed of
tV heterogeneoua maaa of poUaemaa, lawyer a,
edl or?, aad reporter!. We deem th a dua to Mr
Vnrf. whoee iaaocence ia now made rertaia an 1
pMitive; aad we gladly announae the u ;t of hia
eiooerauon from all iliaae oharg^a, he- auae the
JknaM a'M U)f fire* paptr to ?pre*d befof; the
world the accasations of hia criminality in the tor*
pedo conspiracy This vu accomplished in our
absence through the agency of one of the ?tool
pigeon gang, who afterward* seemed eo deeply in
tereated ia procuring hi* conviction.
Ought not these recent re?ulta prove matters of
congratulation to all who desire that guilt should
fail only on those who have merited it. Ought not
all good men glory in the vindication of our laws;
and ought they not to rejoice that their election has
tallea upon a public officer who has judgment to I
discriminate, temper to control his actions, legal
knowledge to judge between guilt and innocence(
and guide him in the proper and impartial adminis
tration of justice.
Contested Skat in tiie Ustted States Senate.?
It will be seen, by the reports of the proceedings in
the United States Senate, that the Hon. Mr. Yulee
has addressed a letter to the Senate, claiming to be
the Senator elect from the State of Florida, for
four years from the fourth of March, 1851. The
circumstances of the case ere, we learn, that the
coaetituiioa ?? the State of Florida requires that
the votes of the members of the Legislature shall
be viva voce ? On the election of ofllcpra by the
Legislature no ballots are allowed under the con
stitution of the State.
At the recent election of Senato. for Florida, a
majority of the Legislature, and likew se a majori
ty ol those present at the joint meeting, were op
posed to the re-election ot Mr. Yulee. On several
of the first ballots a majority voted, on their names
being call' d, f>;r "blar.k." Contequently, Mr. Yu
lee received all the votes given in the joint meeting
for any named person. On no occasion, however,
did he receive a majority of the votes of the mem
bers present, composing the joint meeting. His
highest vote was one less than such majority,
which, it was decided, was necessary to elect. He
contends that the votes given for " blank" were
not to be counted, and that he was duly elected, as
having received the votes of a majority
cf the members voting, and that no others
are to be considered as present. After the
votes stated several ballots were had, an
Mr. Mallory received a majority of all the members
elected to the Lejialatare ; Mr. Yolee'i friend*,
with one or two exceptions, still adhering to hi:n
audviting loi him. Mr. Yulee claims that when
the vote, by which he had the majority, excluding
the blauks, wa* taUr-n, the power of election had
been executed : that it waaa delegated power, and
once executed could not again be exercised or re
considered? in fine, that the Legislature |>ossessas
much (>ower to revoke a Senator's commission ub
to reconsider and revoke his election.
We are informed. that some years since, in New
Jersey, a very similar case occurred, which re
ceived a judicial decision by the Supreme Court of
thit State. A Mr. M. received two or three succes
sive votes by a joint meeting, which entitled him to
a lucrative office. But the joint meeting, by the
votes of several who had supported him, forth
with decided that he must receive a majority
of the votes of all the members of the Legisla
ture, instead of the votes of a majority of
those preterit, which he did get. This de
cision was, under the laws of New Jersey, clear
ly erroneous; but the joint meeting decided
to vote again, and, after two or three ballots, a Mr.
F. received the votes of a majority of all the
members elected. Mr. M. brought a quo warranto
and the Supreme Court decided, that, though the
decision of the joint meeting may nave been er
roneous, yet that very deliberative body, at the
same session that it did any act, or give any
vote, or made any decision of an election, or legis
lative characur, had a right to re-consider, undo,
or modify such act, vote, or decision, ani that
consequently Mr F. w is entitled to the office. The
case is reported in Ilalctead's reports. It would
seem, therefore, that in this case of Mr. Yulee, the
question arises, whether the Senate of the United
States can revise the act of the joint meeting of the
Legislature cf Florida, or the decision of that body,
'hat it would not regurdthe votes given for "blank"
as void.
TbiB i|urtlion aiiufs in limim , and it must b? de
cide d that the Senate of the United Scales has such
power, to ?nible Mr. \ ulee to present the o lier
joints raided. How far it is competent for a legis
lative I ody to which is delegated the power of
t lection to office, either in joint-meeting or by
separate ?o?ei of the two houses, to adopt rules as
to the recorsideration of their votes or acts, or as
t? the t fleet 'o be given to the blank votes, is the
second point ot the case.
That legislative bcd.es do make tuch rules as
the rt contnieration ot measures, and those not
merely inchoate, but perfected so far as re*
specta the legislature, is certain ; and we are in
ch nei to the 0( i?i< n, that the joint meeting at the
t sir.e sertion when any vcte is given, and before
the electa, n of an officer by them u declared and
certified to the Executive of the State, has full
light to reccc-ider the vote, hud choose a difier-nt
l*rion \V> l.ave heard it contended th<- vote
could be rtcontiderrd at any time before the Sena
tor was eWBNilMinttd ; but we do not agree to this,
if any adjournment of the joint meeting had taken
l>la< e ia the interim. In Mr. Vulee's case, we
learn, no adjournment of the joiat meeting was
ba'l.hutthe votes vvsre continued without inter
ruption tnl Mr. Mallory wai declared elected.
No claim of Mr. 'i iile? being elect-d was
made by bis irie ds, while the joint meeting
was m ?f?-ioo The t:.ird point in the case .s the
jrct nety of reckoning th ? votes given f<r "blink,"
in estui.aUug the majority aecemry to elect. Iiu',
as we have ofaerved, m oar ju lement it w.ts en
tirely competent for the majority of the mt-mWrs
of the Legisli-jire, or of the me i bets present at
the joint meetioe during the time sesuon, and be
fore Mr. Y ulee was declared and certified to the
Governor to be the Senator elect, to recoasifler
and undo what bid heen done, and elect anottier
p rscn Until h> was declared to he ? lecte.1 S?-n?
t r by a mi onty of the joint uiee'ibg in du? for n<
the natter was im 'ioiI ?, and open to reconsiu r>
tioo; and ? - are f uthtr inclnr 1 to believe that toe
tiMl actio* of the joint n ttiag is conclusive; and
(bat the Sen.te of the t aited States cannot right*
fully revise its m'es, or its actions under those
fuhs. The Senate can oaly look at the ultimi'.e
result, as declared according to those rules.
' re fear r- of the cr.se in eatremely uafortunate
for Mr. Vulre He is clucimg the seat agaiust
the de<-tde?1 and eapreised opposition of aa une
quivocal ma.ority of the L-^ialature of I lorida
This thould ixit b*. The elevate! and proud posi
tion of (Senator for the .'sited State* should aover
be sot), ht under such circumstances There h ive
beien instances, aad they des* rve. commendaiu-u,
of .Senators re-icning when it was ascertained a
msjortty of the Legislature ot their '"late was of -
po#?d to them, or bot satisfies aa to their course u
the Senate. A Sen a 'or in tlw Congress of the
U sited Mates is the a.-ntassador of his btate to the
Council of the Confeder icy, acd should represent
her interest*. ?i?h?s and frelmgi; aad a hi.*h
toned delirocy bhould p-ompt him at oaar* to re
liD<iiiish bis important trust whenever the I^gitla
ture of bis State exhibits evidence of dietr*** in
bim, or ft {reference for another citixea T?ua
esse is in tr.sny respects interest ng and importaat .
sad the more so as the val dity of the seat of Geo
James, the Senator elect from Rhode Island, we
lesrn, depends on th" rejection of votes given
tor "blank," bung precisely in this respect the
coit verse of Mr. Vulee's ca?e Both Mr Mai lory
snd Gen James can retain their seats, it the Senate
decides thst it has no power to revise tl,e rules oj
th< joist meeting, and that the joint meetmr had a
right to reconsider and undo any vote, act, or de
cision, at the same session, according to the .Vew
Jersey decision
r.l. Commissioner's Court.
tutor* J W KelS'is Kf't
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with St ?alios h'nd* of ths Reading railway
I he 4?r?s4*fit ?alv*d as ?samtastlos. ant tbs C im
?Iwioaar <t??l<l#d .ipos fliisg the saioaat *t ball f'T
bis kf|>saiaact at IffrtC. I I
Tub Condition aid Pborpicts of Masazini
LinsATrmB and op Boos Ptbunono? A Re
volution in Peocfict.? The appearance, on the
tint of every month in every town and city, in
railroad can and on the steamboat*, and at every
place where the travelling public reaort, of a variety
of periodicals, some of small and some of consid
erable impoitaace, show* that a very great change
has taken place in the character ot this branch of
the publishing trade. Fifteen or twenty years ago,
the periodical works of Philadelphia, designed for
ladiea and the family circle, and made up, as they
now are, of original contributions, were highly
successful; and one or two enterprises in this city,
also, for a number of years, had a fair share of
success. Some of these publications have perished
entirely, and others still exist, some nourishing
passably well, while the remainder drag on from
month to month, without much of their original
spirit or vitality.
Various causes have tended to make many of
these woiks exert less influence, and to be less ex
tensively circulated than formerly. Generally,
those of Philadelphia, Bstton and New York hive
lasted longest; though the Boston magazines of a
general character, and not supported by sects,
have ceased to exist altogether. Even the Boston
reviews are very badly supported, though written
entirely by authors who have gained considerable
credit for intellect, scholarship, and accomplish
ments. In this city, the best class of original ma
gazines have met with a very limited circulation,
the most successful being those devoted to merely
imsginative writing, such as tales, sketches, poe
try, and the like. In Philadelphia, all the maga
zines of large circulation have been of a similar
character, and the monthly history of these enter
prises has shown, that each enterprise has
required great activity in the way of embellish
ments and engravings, to make the works palatable
to the readers, as well as profitable to the publish
ers. Several years ago, one engrav ng in each
number was sufficient to keep up the pictorial ex
citement from month to month ; but now, with the
increase of competition, from six to ten engravings
are iitroduced inte a single number, to sustain the
works, besides a list of contributors of fearful
length, the sums paid to whom cannot be very
small, their ntmes, if not the quality of their ar
ticles, being essential. The progress of publishing,
however, has atlected, and must continue to affect,
the circulation of some of these works very ma
terially. The improved character of the daily jour
nals? the rapid publication of low-priced book*,
both of American and European origin, and some
other cautep, are constantly at work to affect all
such pericdicals, and the general consequence has
been that the o'd magazines are now declining in
circulation, while new one*, made known and cir
culated by the beet means of reaching the public,
are swelling their editions beyond all precedent, and
are found in every hamlet throughout the country.
During the last twelve or eighteen months there 1
have been started in this city, ia the midst of an
abundance of literary works of all kinds, two or
three magazines, which in a short time have met
with an unexampled prosperity with the public, i
Harptrt ' Monthly Magazine, and Siringer and '
Towntend's International Magazine, and The
Dollar Magazine, iublithed by the Brothers
Dnyckink, have been running rapidly into favor, j
The circulation of the former is about forty thou
sand copies every month, that of Siringer and 1
Towns* nd over twenty-five thousand, and rapidly j
advancing, while the latter, since its removal
from Philadelphia, where it was originally is- J
sued, has gained several thousands by the new
and improved meats adopted of making its
merits known in every part of the country. These
magazines are not better than many other*, but ;
they are directed welt towards popular taste, and ;
are ii ade known everywhere. Two of these I
are made up chiefly of articles, selected with care
frcm European periodicals and books, and are i
edited with considerable tact, the literary, scienti
tic, political, and domestic intelligence of the |
month being condensed and presented to the read- '
er in a very acceptable shape Hirper's Magazine
has the advantage over that of Stringer and Towns 1
| end, m the ability of the publishers to draw from
; their large stock of book materiala, embellishments,
( and other features of interest, while The Inter
national Magazine has the benefit of close editor
ship, and of a more direct purpose in all that j*r
tains to taste. Bath works are excellent in their
way ? aad equal each other; but they are wholly
diflerent. Taken together they cover a very wide
field. The I)UUr Magazine is sold for one shil*
ling at retail, and is made up of good selection? ?nd
we'! written original articles, with a brief review of
the events of the month; and is well (uited to meet
the taste of those who are disposed to have a good
monthly visiter for so small a tax as one dollar a
year. Thus, it majr be seen that New York has
begun to show itself as the cntre from whish will
emanate nearly all of the successful periodical
lit* ruture of the country, as it is, also, the nucleus
of all that is important in science, in politics, in
philosophy, in religion, commerce and civilization.
The growth of these comparatively smull publish
ing enterprises is almost incredible, and thows tha,
ihrew <1 intellects are taking the place of the old
,gnorance that has sunk so much money in the
light literature of the last generation
Tbi irquisitive reader may well inquire why
scch extraordinary results should ink* pUce in so
ibort a space of time. It certainly is a pertinent
qutstion; but the clote observer of events Will
eesily hud the answer. All business depends upon
publicity. This is well known to all truly shre'.v<l
men, who look beyond their prejudice? into hon
orable means of adding to their success Hence
we find, the English publiehtrt, Tallisdt Co , and
Balliere, cf Oxford stre-t, Lo..d< n, who have no
prejudices or |>redilection?, rniVins their works
known throughout the country m those public
journals w hich reach the hemes aa J firesides, as
well as the counting houses of the land. They
place i heir works before the country, on the same
principle at the pretty and in luatrious Irish cham
bermaid, with an eye to the ?tnctest economy, and
the least waste of time, mikes her wants kno*n.
The results are the same in both cases. The want
reaches the source whence springs the demand
It is cow only a few monihs since these two Eng
lish houses established branches of their l.ondon
homes here, and by judiciously making themselves
known through journal'- of g neral and compre
hensive circulation, have overturned ih? old prem
dices in favor of acre-like stupidity and slow cir
culation, till a perfect revolution has broken out in
the book-trade. Advertising is l*com n; now the,
means to an end, and not the reverse. K very dollar
given to a journal of the proi er circulation and in
fluence brings back tenfold The American pub*
lishers have caught the idea. They can no longer
afford to have their English rivals occupying the
best advertising journals, and the/ have rushed
ieta the competition for publicity The eff-ct has
been already noticed throughout the w hole l* ok
trade. Those who once permitted their capital to
ha^K dead, in the shape of unknown books, upon
due?" shelves, in the thousand book stop's of the
country, are now seeking that publicity wbich
gives Itlf to the trade, by ny-tna of a rap d distri
bution. caused wholly by ? little shrewdness untr&rr
meied by ..'ri volous prejudice and erroneous ootioee
t<f what ooftfMutes the custom of the trsde This
re volution will go on, till the whole publishing
tr??.> present a flowing activity m con'rast to the
dow and dangerous practices of the p iM
One fit ???* first benefits w hich will ar'se to lite,
rature fro 01 the system, will be the criticism^
cf the pres^ by the ;?depen1ent journals Hereto- |
lore, the yearly advertisers under the aid system I
hsve used th^ prets for their own purposrr, sleva
ting trash and nons?nae at the expense of triili,
Recency and real .merit. Through the ignorance
of publishers the cowntry has teen delu jed with
workt of the west n isc.Sievous character, charged
wnh error an<l misrepres? station, and destroying
every vestige ?f iiuraii fvelwg We tfc'k it may
be trvljr said, that the publishers of Boston, Phila
delphia and New York have done more to promote
disorganization throughout the country? to give
blows to the constitution? and slyly to extend the
anti-slavery sentiment, than has ever been accom
plished by the entire combination of persons, edi
tors, members of Parliament, and all the other
public machinery for keeping up the agitation. The
time has come when this system, which hss been
worked to a great extent through th? agency of
publishers, must be exposed, and we shall not long
delay in making such exposures of abolition,
socialism, anil infidelity, as will startle the com
Mi kskrs and Depredations. ? The murders,
outrages, and depredation*, which are so fre
quently committed by the Comanche Indians
1 on the people of Texas who live near the
Mexican f ontier, have been frequently brought to
the attention of the government, at Washington,
and the necessity of organizing a mounted force to
punish the savages, and check their enormities
clearly and distinctly pointed out; but, as yet, the
government has not moved in the matte \ The
consequence is, that the Indians have become em
boldened by impunity, and commit more murders
and outrages than ever. Their incursions are
more requent; and they evidently act on the be
lief that the government of the United States is
unable to protect the frontier against them.
We had a conversation, yesterday, with Colonel
Henry Clay Davis, of llio Granle City, Texas, a
gentleman who is entitled to every confidence,
and whose statements, moreover, are confirmed
by those of others in that region in respect to the
incursions by the Indians. The accounts which
he gave us of the murders ot the Texans, and the
outrages to which their wives and little ones are
subjected to, were perfectly hirrowing. The people
hereabouts can have no conception of the insecuri
j ty of the lives of our people on that frontier, or of
! the daring of the savages. It was only about a
month ego that a Texan was killed by a poisoned
arrow, which Colonel Davis exhibited to us This
weapon is pointed with steel, dipped in a poison
which is so powerful that if a scratch even is in
Dieted, death is sure to follow No reliance cm
be pluced in the faith of these savages. They
make treaties and receive presents from the go
vernment agents one wtek, and dash across the
frontier the next, kill the whites, carry mto capti
vity the women and childrtn, using the former for
the basest purposes, and tearing the little ones
for slaves. We are assured that during the
year 1850, upwards of eighty women and chil
dren were carried off in this manner, and
their parents slain by these ruthless depreda
tors. No account was taken of the number of
, murders this year, but it is great. Indeed, eo little
! prottction have the Texans, that many of them
I are compelled to seek for safety across the border,
i ar.d return, when the Indians disappear, to find
their cattle taken away, their crops destroyed, and
their houses and buildings smouldering ruins.
These facts have been laid before the govern
ment time and agiin ; but, from some utknown
cause or other, the Indians are allowed to pursue
their ccreer of murder, arson, and ou rage, w.th
impunity. No movement has been made towards
increasing the military power of the United 3t.i*.es;
and the unfortunate people, deserted by their go
! vernment, are left at the mercy of their sivage
foes, to remain to be killed, or to flee to a foreign
country. We cannot account for this criminal
neglect on the part of the government. The ad
ministration should bs arouse j from its lethargy,
and made to act promptly in the matter Bat there
will be bo use in seuding infantry or mounted in
fantry against the Indians. A regiment of mounted
Texan rai gers, at least a thousand strong, should
be immediately organized to go against the Induns,
to purtue tiem into their fastnesses, and punish
them as they deserve. The white c&puves wnom
they have in their possession should be released, and
the Indians taught a lesson they would never forget.
This is the kind of force that should be s?*nt
against them? comi>osed of men who are funiliar
with Indian warfare, and with their haunts and
fastnesses in the Texan wilds. Such a body of
troops, posted on the frontier from Red Kiver to
Brownsville, would, in one year, reduce thos^ sa
vages to submission, and put an end to the murders
and conflngraiions which are so frequent on the
Texan frontier. It is to be hoped that the govern
ment will not wait for eighty or a hundred mor*
Indian murders, before they will take measure* to
protect our frontier.
Steam Lines to California? Jrwciors Aa
r.A50EMENT ? Ilowland vV Aupinwall and George
Law Company have come to an understanding,
which will tend to regularity and dcii|>atch in the
conveyance of pssaenge rs, au<t the maila tni
freight, from New York to California, and rux
versa, across the Isthmus of 1' in. ma. Holland
?V Asjinwall traatfr to George Law Ac Co. all
their a:eamets on the Atlantic aide, and George
Law & Co. transfer to Howund <V Aapinwall all
their steam< ra on the Pacific aide. The Georgu,
Ohio, Falcon, Cherokee, Empire City, Creaoent
City, Philadelphia nod Caribbean, will run from
Chagrer, via Havana, to New Orb-ana and New
York; p.nd the California, Pnumt, Oregon, Uni
corn, Carolina, Nortlurner, Teuaea??-e, Republic,
Columbus, le'hinu.H, Antelope, Columbia, and
Fremont, will ply between Fan ima and Cilifornia
and Oregon. The government ol Cuba ought to
make aom*.' aati^fictury arrange uent with George
, l.aw Co , by w lucli theae ateamera could be
allowed to enter and depnrt from Havana free of
one roua tonnage dutlea, and alao to c<trry freight
i to and from the United States; and the irovern
[ ir.ent of New Grannda ahould alter the convention
' with the United States relative to the tran*por a
tu n of the nuila acroaa the leihmus, or fulfil that
now exieting with more dilligence and fidelity.
' We do not believe th* Isthmus railroad will t?e
finished for two or three yeu* hence; and il M ?i
| co was lesa perverse as to Teh imtepec, in less
than that time the route would b* changed to the
latter point. The scheme for a line from New Or
leans to Vera Cruz failed at the last session Of
Congress, but iu friends are sanguine of success at
the next tension. The intelligent Certain General
of Cuba < annot hut perceive thit the location of
I Key West rendera it sn elligible point at
which the Chagre?, New Orleans and New York
steamers can meet, instead of at Havana; and with
the prospects in relation to the Tehuaatepec aad
'? era Cru/ routes, he should, consultigg th** in
tet' sta of hisgoverkment, be liberal with respect to
the American steamers.
Mki/.v n t.v Affair? I?v? amd Probaiuji 8n
1 ( ids ?There a larg* crowd gathered at the
elbow c?l llie Miami canal, at the head of I'lum
?trtet, on Friday ii'^ht, about right o'clock, t?
watch the rakirt? < t the cauai for the body of
a )? ung ki.lv. who was supposed to have drowned
herselfT It seems that Johnson Motte. nf Term
Haute. I no , h.td written to hia l*<iy love,
Llizabeth M)re, living in the dieinc we have
Dsrr,?d, that he would e.rrive here on 'J hursday,
and marry her on Thursday evening The ap
roibted hour come, th? company was assembled,
but there wan a bridegroom wanting, and of course
1 the martlag'' cer?mony Cf-uld not take place The
1 dircrpoint'd g'ie?ts deprted et a late hour, leaving
tl.e (>r.de in ex; ? ctaiicr, more dead than alive, so
drep was her grief On the following morning the
Uild a female friend that xhe had reasoa to believe
that Mr Mo?te h?d dere.ved and betrayed her, and
she did not wish to live any long-r, threatening at
the ssrne time to either take laudanum or drowa
| he**)* Friday n sed, and still Mr. M did uot
ai&k- kit sppetirsr.ee, sod fvr friends think that
she th is fci? rrnlnt d to put her reao!\e in execu
tion. Although partially waleJied, she contrived
I ;o < trcm the hoj-e a liUle after dark, or
? hile he ? family were at sapper; And when it waa
diaeovesed 'hot she had flMie, it wax presumed at
eir.ee that she hid put her threat in execution.
Messengers *rV sent to all the plaice she had
heen in the habit of visiting, bit no ia.'elligence
cow' 1 he zaiaed of her wIm rr alx>uta. A (borough
search was made tl.M night in the canal, bm with
out suifeis, and up t?? yesterday morning ah* waa
still miMtDf. What K>a?es the mat rer still more
distressing i?. that Mr MoJte arrived yest'-rday
morning to t-ilfil hi# ">c'rtct^? Vi*'tnna'i |
fuirtrt M*rik 9 I
C?ort mt Oyer and Tualucr.
Before Chief J ustlce Kdmonds and Alderman Franklin
and Miller
Miicn 18.? The jury la the ease of Thorns Pritoh
?fl, otarged with the murder of Dominlck Lambrlont
not being able to agree were locked up all night. It
wm understood that when they ratlred laet evening,
they were, on their first ballet, els for a verdict of
guilty of muider. and six for a verdict of guilty of
manslaughter ; at a late tour, they were eleven for a
conviction tor murder, and one lor manslaughter aud
thus they stood up to thin morning.
The Judge did not seem disposed to discharge the
jury until tbsy had come to an agreement, in 1 at
hall- past ten o clock they came into court with their
The prisoner was placed at the bar
Mr. Vandervcort, the Clerk of the Court. having call
ed over the names of the jury, ahkeithum ii th?y bad
The Foreman answered, " Yes."
The Clerk then said. ?' J urore look upon the prisoner;
prisoner look upon the jurors. Gentlemen, ho* par
jou. is Thomas Prlohard guilty of tha uiurder, or cot .' '
Foreman ? Guilty of manslaughter in tha tlrst de
The Judge I do not know what to do with such a
verdiot, gentlemen I don't fee hoar it oau pjoslbly
be manslaughter^ the flmt degree There Is uo see
Mon ot manslaughter in the flret degree, that cou'.d
Includn this case.
Mr. B 1> Clinton, on behalf of the prisoner, sail that
j bis associate counsel, tar il V Clark, had conten ted
that the jury might find the prisoner guilty ot auy ol
the four degrees ot manslaughter. if th>-y believed liim
guilty at all ;and he, Mr. Clinton, thought that, though
manslaughter in the second degree would have an*wr
ed the circumstances of the case yet he was of opinion
that the verdict rendered could be received by the
The District Attorney said that their honors were
aware that he had the misfortune to diller from tha
piesiaing Judge, with regard to the construction of
that ttotien ot the statute.
The Judge? 1 Instructed the jury th?; they should
End a verdict of guilty ot murdwr, or manslaughter in
the second or third degree. They might as well have
found the prisoner guilty of horsn stealing as mm
slaughter in the tlrst degiee. They were hound to
take the law from the Court, and they (the jury) ???
to decide upon the taots.
The Dirtrict Attorney referred to the second seotion.
'Xhe following is what oonstltoes manslaughter in th? ti st
degree The killing of a human teinfc. without .? Jmkh : .
?fleet doath by the act, procurement or oitlpable negligent**
of any < ther, v hi le such other in engaged.
1. In the perpetration of any crime or misdemeanor not
amonntirg to a felony ; or,
' 2. la aa attempt to perpetuate any su )h crime or uiale
In eases where such killing would be murder at ooinmon
;aw, it shall be deemed manslaughter in the ttrst degree.
The Judge? The tact ls.the jury have compromised
their verdict; they have gone into matter that ha) not
beeu eubmitttd to them
The District Attorney and Mr. Cllnten considered
that the jury had a light to reader the verdict as they
had given it.
The Jed?* then said? The counsel for tha prosecu
tion and tir the prisoner having agreed to take the
veri'iot. 1 will not allow my own impressions on th ?
subjtct to inter tere. but i am fully convinced that it
Is against the law of the laud. The Clerk will, how
ever. record the verdict.
The verdict was then recorded, that Thomas Prich
ard was not guilty of murder, but was guilty of ui*3>
slaughter In the tir.-t degree.
[ The penalty tor this degree is not less than seven
years' imprisonment. It may be extended to the
term ot natural lilt, according to the discretion of the
Court J
Tbt prisoner was removed, and ordersd to be brought
up fir sentence to-morrow (Friday) momlug at 10
? clock, to which time the csurt was adjourned.
For the information ef our lay reader*, we give the
following sections frt>m the itatutes
MsnrlaugMcrtn the sacoud degree is: ?The killing of ahu
Dian being, without a iie?jgn to effect death, in a heat of pas
sion, tut in a cruel and ubmsusI wanner, it liters ii be o<>m
aiit'.ed under tuch cireumatanccs as to constitute rxeuuMe
or juititablt knmlcKc, shall be deemed u ansiauahter i.i the
itccrd degrie. [ Th? puListiment for tills otljnc# ii imprison*
meet f?r n< t la.-s thin tour and not ni'? thuu seven yoars.j
Xat-klangMer in the third ?!'??' is:? The killing of aa-tlier
in the best of passion, without ?- desisn ts effect deuth, by a
darit> rcni vap.r., in ar.y cane, except such whoreia'he
k 1 1 1 icg ot an, ther is herein d< olsred to be justifiable or excu
sable. stall be deemed n.ar r lauphter in the tt.lrd deg-e*.
[ Tt e pusnhoent tor th,s otf. nee is not more than four >ears
li*pii.vtin cut, and aot lets th?u two years ]
Court of Gcuerai fceaalona.
Before Judge Bebee and Aid. Oakley and Chapman.
M*hi m13? In the caae of the indictment against
the Imnys father and sod, charging them with an
atti-mpt to b-.ior Judge Kdmon Is the l)i?trict Attor
ney, with the consent of the court, thia morning,
entered a uoltr prmt^vi .
Xul 1'rut in the Lute oj ilf C. Stanley, chargi i with
Rttticing Stolen Good t - The District Attorney also en
tered a ualte protevui In the cane of Marcus Oicero
Itllkj who was indicts. 1 in 1815, for receivina ntol?n
goods The property stolen consisted of jewelry and
fancy articles, taken from the stores ef Messrs. Tit
!kbj" \ our ft k Kills, and alleged U> h ive been obtained
by S'aolej from a negro.
The l.mt vj the Ph hdtipluo Counterfeit Money Paners
? Jat.r H'liun I'h ait i Guilty. ? We have already noticed
the pitas of guilty and the snnt> n of the sevaral
? w? m n who came on here trom Philadelphia, rmt
i two b.i nths since with a l,*tch ot counterteit m^ney,
for tlie purpose ot circulating it here before the couu
| terfeit tbtaiueil publicity. Fortunately, they had
MIWl but a snisll part of thsir spuriius si >c. wh-a
' tbey ware attested. With th? sagacity which most
< lte.jueuHy accota pai.i? s roguery, they have pleadad
guilty in Mtler to srrure the smallest possible punleh
| m* nt Jane Wilson, who was pla-ed at the bar. this
?ottln is the last ot tbatemale hand ahe is small,
. lather good looking and beating an appear*nr? of the
possession of considerable Intellect or slirewdnase.
lier rouBMl stated that sbe had lniormed him tnat
I b?r husband gave her the money, ?a i that sbe was at
I the time, enttiely ignarant ot tha fact that the bills
were had. but. said ccun el as we have It not in our
pewer to prove thva tacts, 1 have, uuder the cl.-rum
stances, adslsed the defendant to plead guilty to t!in
| charge. Tte court accepted the pleit, aud Seiiteu -ed
the prisoner to tha Htata prison lor five jars and one
i month
Police Intf lliiccnce.
In ihr Cau aj (At .ihuouktr M-mJt.? Th* p?rtln? Bit:
yaaUrtiay tlit-moon ut 4 o'clock, a ^cording to ?1
jout iiinrnt. in ordrr to proc?c J wltb tb* lnrea.ii(?tina
t* Lilian ?(i?lnct John I', < ryd- r aul Jinx McKay
o fortbtr ?Yld?ne? ??? tfjrri-d by Mr. Cultlo* who
rr(r?r? nt? tha prr arcotkon. a> d t?- thereupon r??ie d hi*
Mr I'otri-.lne. counerl forth* d>t-ud*nta. r?.
qu<-M*4 ? po>;pon< m?nt . *? hit naao.'iata c?ub*?1. Mr.
\anhur?ti ? ?? out of t<? nan J wifbed that tha can*
b* a<Jjcort.?d uctH Monday n?*t. fb* ma* ?
trata e< natiit*d to the jo? pot? m'ut and an; farthar
prr e*'d>i>(( in the uiattrr goa* i ff until tb*: day In
ord?r that tbe dclruitanta rnld not lw d*taiu?d In
tba city pri'r ii any ior*.r than al.?..lut-ly nwcaaa-y,
a cot* ??? dint t? d to Mr. Ednnt>4i> kaaipef of tha elty
prl-ca, by Mr Hull tba t??i>*ant di^tr.ct .attnrna?.
? i' h a rrqBi <1 that Jaiu? M ?'< ny an<1 .1 \bn P r> i?r
b? plMad In I ? illat'i 1 1 1 . flloar* t'ra??nn? Bid llnw
llr ? until V ai itay Mast Thl? nqMIt ? n'inr'i'd by
.Inallrr Oiborn. and tha paril?a wi>ra accordingly
placed in tba ca*tniiy of tba ab >? < u*mr'< off! *ra
(h:i?U,hii Vaalarduy ("apt, I'up-iitu'. of
tb* Hub and irrMlid i fprrtlor gatiiiia e?U*<i Mar
T?y Young ' 0 a cbat;? o wiu< log Hi frxuia Couu-r
tlrof t coi 9 rall'l J< i l.h Prc??buri(. at a garu? of '?araa
rulKd ? (?rn Th"?'e*J? l party ?a? conr> J?d ha
fere Joatlr* Lotkiop who held blm t" ball in V?00 to
antwr tfca charge
. I Ifuhui i ' S<r tint ?Tba polleo '? f the Ftlta-ntb ward
arrr<trd i>'t rday. ? youon woman by tb? nana ot Kl
lai < nrr? n ?? rvotit In the family of Mr 8t*T*n*?o ra
a'dtn^ at No. 2 i'llnt<-n pla a whowa* charted ?i h
rtaaiiPK a quar tlty of labia linen and arUol** of war
In* npjare, ralu*U In all at J lid. A portion of tba
atr.|?D p" f?rty r?o"??'?d an < lb- ac-!ii??d <a<
r,r bib ltl*d to pritcn by Juatlet MrUrath fri lurtb-r
?oTrmrnta Of Dial I ?|(al?hr<l Propif.
Capt MadJox U H Nary. <? -o. II llutlar. fordbatn.
Major Caiid>? Nrwllarao, C.lJwarJa l.aatar. bro ik
lyn 0 Po<"iy?Br N'w lUr-n ??r.' amon?tb? arrif?l?
yaatarday at tb* I nlon l la-a Ifotal
b JamlMB, Vaw Hr,?ac? L. (V.tln Btn f rnnrlaoo;
F.P.Uncdand lad? do lloa II. II Slblay Minn
acta; II O Tb' tea' I ? Nary; Capt. Ilnrton 8rtil?B
Atmy, Dr I)?l?oo. L' 8 Armi J M Coopar, Pitta
burgr< Lt. Col Loekyar. i?Ttb R^glmant <;nnada
wra tnopg th* antral* yratarday at tba Irvine
T. W Mck???on Wa*hlBvtn?; T. W Beaton;
J Murray, do J KwlBg Trantnn B Wli??n I'hlia
d*;pM?. itrliM yvttarday at tba Am?rl-an
ti l.Hi*. Trnnrr?*a j Aimairnnat do; T M'al?> n.
da . K i?an,pball I'lttaburgb <> J Kaaraa. Ohio; J
Aaglrr llcrtoa atrl??d yfrtarday at th? A?'or
tirn f'aaa w?a annnuc ad to l*<-t?r? In rblta'talphi*
laat nlgbt . Inat*ad of lion Mr. McDowell ot V* . who
waa pr*t*ated by l?4l<po itlon
Tiik Mi?*ot*Ki Fask Cot >tkr r* t M :.r. Di -
cov k?kii~|'200.( OU m riu.a i ot ?n ? Yfatrrdav,
C?| i Joi n E. 1). Co/./ent. of thr police, rnnrti' ii
from JrfTrrton couaty in thia ttMtt, harmg in hi*
l-oa^aaton tha c -oiinfrfri! hank bill pnoting pr<>aa,
rnt ta*mg toola, iVc., of John S Moon, and ovrr
? 5(1.000 in i^mriou* pap?r. Oijrt Ot?x/?ni htvin'?
bvainra* In thf nrighot rhrod of Moorf'a lite re?i
derc^, brthoueht futn that he would ejnmin* the
f-rrmirr*. winch he Hid thoroughly. Ilia aearcii
?it in^(!rctu?l, until he enme to an outhou?e, un
der th? lloor of which he fnun I two Inrfe ho*< a.
coolaining the preta ami prin'inf mtermla, and in
a ng. in cue of the k?ei, the counterfeit piper
The hoxra were well recurrd ngaioat m> taiure,
bemf tarred over, la were nl?o th?- maferlala, an I
< mhetJHed in rhfitciRl The juper aerured tva? of
the following deacription : ? Miasoun 50'? filled U|>,
(25.000; Tr' tsury ncilea (|300) partly tilled up,
f IO.ik.O ; Tffactiry noteg (fl'Kl) par'ly hiled up,
#12 100. A larp" qiiant'ty of Hamilton Co., < ihio,
fill and 1'i'a rnutil.Med A larife amount of \ftn
cheater 13'g ; do do. (rerrgrtown (S (} ) |20'a ;
do do >V>uth Carolina flOO'aand |V)0'a; aev^ral
OeorgetowB ( S O.l ? I.OOOV AugMi?((H.) flO'a;
Indiana Ftate Uank f*0> : lx>unri||e (ky.)fTa;
Keataeky State l'.atl< and |.Vi*a; L?fa>ett?
(Ciatmnati) flO'g; North Carolina |V)V M?r
rhtnta' and Merhani"?' Itank of Michigan ? ?t
fawa (Mon(reaJ) f I $2'aHtidf:i'a; a larg>- amount
( f Te*a? ||(i0 and f."0ii acrip; Montreal (French)
?>'?'? ; and nutnemua d^nonil nation* of hills on the
rirmera'. Merchant*' and Manufacturer'* H.tnk of
Chillicnihe.? A'/ f/wtj (Mo ) Timet, March 4. i
Coart CalMiar far Priday.
Oowmo* Pi.r?a - Bo* M0X. :iH0. HI. 2?1. 419,
421, ?2r> 4*1 4V,, 42:. 4? ?al, 4?3. 4M. 4H, 4J7. ?M,
441. 441. 44f> 4?rt
? rr*ioa Ctt-at. ? 0m M. 9h, 19ft ft2. 4. ft. 1ft M,
ftT I.tfl 14ft Iftl. ill 1ft. *1, 5ft, US. l?fl, li?, 121, 7ft, ;
3t ai. 44 111 to 1T1.
f. 0, JlM. 17, II, *< U) 39,
Political laUUI|?M.
Mx. Hi rim, or South Carolina, too the Uhioi.?
The Washington correspondent ol the Philadelphia
1 Jgtr speaking of Mr. Butter, of South Carolina, say?
h? return* to hte State a Unian man, and will holat the
Union Standard Here te tha extract, it maj be takea
fcr what it ia worth:?
Th? members and senator* from that Stat* left
Washington evidently in better spirits than they earn*
! here Senator Butler I understand, returns home t?
hoiat the ttandard of tha Union. Ua ia the noblest
I South Carolinian we bare seen for many a year; and
though obeying the instructions of his State, ha* never
been at heart a dltubioulst.
Another Preiidkntmi. Tic*kt.? The following ticket
1 for the Presidei>oy> in 186'i, has bean nominated oak
i W.it
J AN K (i 8W18JHELM.
1 u( I'll II J rut
Anti-Rkit Oo*vchtion at Albany.? The State con
| rent Ion ot the sutiier. ters ia announoed to take piaoo
I at Albany, on the 10th inat. There will probably bo
j aii srruDct mint effected between the land reform and
| antl rent parties, the following are the delegates
i chofm. aa thr aa received: ?
A lhaoy ? Lawrence Kennar David Van Aukeu, Pater
1 fhnkli', Aichilna 8 jcebtt-;Jr , William Murphy, John
1 McK wen
j Columbia- O 1. Flukle. Adam D. Palti. John 8. Au
able. Thorn aa Duntz Samuel llaUtead, P II Miller.
? 1: i ophelot-r- 8 Coi'ue lldmund Cole, J. P. Uline,
8mit'n A BrugMon. William Gregory, Adam Mott.
Sulllrau? Siral Beiinon. Kdward II art on. Matthew
M?ii??nr?fv Jacob Montange, Rowland Bell, Gar
! Itt i .1 kuf irg, Gamaliel liowdish.
SuhriiectaUy? Alexander l.iddle, Jr , James Reave**
i Johannes iiougbtDtlinK.
Otsego- E. 0. Wright, David Uuaokeaboes. L. B.
' Taibox.
Oneida- J. Tylar. M. II Terent, L D. Perkins, Heis
; kiah Itejnold"
Schoharie? Jeremiah Krnm, W. Conover, J. Berth ?
The call provides for lour delegates from Ulster,
| Greene Dutchess. Steuben. Schenectady. Chautau<|u? ,
, Genesee Saratoga, Westoheater, Putnam, and Rook
Hon. Henry S Geyer and tiie Slavi-ry Qces
I tion ?The follawiug letter from the Hon. Henry*
! S. Geyer, Senator elect from Missouri, was written
? to deity p. rumor that he had presented a acw test
of orthodoxy in the whig party : ?
St. Lor is, Feb. 7,1851.
I learn, with some surprise, that I am represented)
as having presented a new teat ot orthodoxy in tha
whig party, by the expression of my opinion as to the
constitutional power of Congress, on the subject ot
slavery, i know ot nothing from whioh such an in
lrrence could rea-ooably bn drawn-seeing that I enter
tained the fame opinion ever since 1819, knowing that
Mr. Clay did not concur with me; and yet I believe L
was the first public man to nominate him for the Pre- *
I sidency in a pubHo body, and that I have uniformly
\ snvpanti him aver Hssi ladeed I never ask th>
I question of any wl ig candidate, and b-lleve I hart
vottd for a great number who oonoeded tha power.
I This everybody knows, who know* anything of ay
course Aud. during last summer, I took some pains
to pronounce againtt the proposed test. 1 voted tor
Mr. Darby without asking or knowing his opinion on
J ttat eubjrct. of which I am Ignorant to this day. L
1 voted for evtry whig elected from this county, Tgno
rant ot the opinions of auy except about feur of them,
two of whom 1 know differed from me on the question
; of power. I should have pursued the same course If
| I tad been In the *tcond er third dlstriots, by voting
I for the whig candidates against the field, as I have
aiw8ys done for Mr. Clay, who is whig enough for me.
I have never regarded an opinion either way on thf
1 constitutional question referred to, as the test of
| orthodoxy in either party.
Mr. Crockett is and has been, in possession of my
: ' lews on that cubject. I have restated them to him
in a lett?r this evening, to which I refer you
Very respectfully yours, II. 8. GEYER.
Marine Affairs*
For Chacris.? The steamship Empire City, Captain
Wilson, sailed yesterday for Chagres. The names of
her passengers will be found under th* proper heaS.
Steamfison thk Pacific. ? There are now twelve
steam-hips running between Panama and San Fraa
cisce, two between San Franelsee and Oregon, threa
between San Franoisco and Trinidad, two between
San Francisco and 8an Diego, eight between Ban
Franclseo and Sacramento City seven beteeen Baa
Fracolsco snd 8tcrkton, three between San Franeisao,
San Jo-e and Bar ta t-'Ura three between r*acrameuU
Clt* and Maryevllle and seven transleat steamer* p!j
on th* coast.
Btooklyn City Intelligence.
Cm Cot BT-tfi m?ci- This court, though ths pre
sent 1* a cirilterni. wa* canrsaed on faesday u a court
of criminal juricdiotion to hear a motion in the matter
of John Hailing, ooavlcted of a nuisance ia making
creostte ko (om? time vine*, and then sentenced U>
B i f and imprisonment The former baring beea paid
and the factory aa alleged no altarad aa to abate the
auitance he now mo ??a that the latter part of the
niUum be revoked II A. Moore, Kr<{., Assistant
I>tatr it t Attorney. produced affldaeit* to (how that the
nut'stce wa* to*, abatkd or not tufflcleatly so, and
the court thought tb* balance of teetimonj was ad
?*r*e to defendant Motion refused. and time enlarged
for effectual alteration or the premlaae till first day of
nest criminal term, (7th April next), when, la default
ot Mich alteration, the defendant will be strictly
dealt with.
Ni* 8t?k*t Oi'iiir llutsu* ?Alderman Murhmr.r*
moved in the Common Council, on Monday night, that
the Ctaimittee ot t*uppiirs and Kepatri obtain es
timates ot the ripen*** of new gaide boards, to be
Used at the corner* of streets. lanee and araaae* of
the let. 7th 10th and 11th ward* ThM 1* aaim
ptonm.nt much r><tulred: the whole city being ex
tremely diflclent In thin particular.
Niw Foi n k tnu Fiat grano*. - A pieoo of groand
tan bt ?n obtained at the ccra?rof Myrtle and \ ander
bl' srtnue*. on wbirh a new etatton house |fl to be
forthwith elected lor the Fourth diatrict polio*, eotn
bn.ih* one for No. 9 Klre Kngiae Company. The
buildlog in to be et brick thirty feet fronting Myrtle
avenue. fifty bee fret Ceep. and three *teriee hlqh.
The Arit flooi.to he appropriated to police and f re
? tation. the lanmrnt tor cell* and lodging ro?a??;
tte ircend and tMrd atorie* te lodging* and utorage.
Th?r* la al-o to be a bell tower, and an alaim bell at
the top.
Cot.* ?iai? ai ??ar anaiw ? Ji?. Cochran ???. on Tj*?
day.it a'geu before Mr Truman Smith, teho ha* so
lei lecne.-ed a. tc re? utne hi* duty), with ama'iltlng
< ffiret* MtCofBtrk end Tcole of the Thiid dirtri-*.,
eini tkrest> nit g to kill officer Pate of the *ame TbUi
charge ?rof Oct oi a traca* at the corner of President
and Cclumbia street*. tb* neighborhood in which ? c
bin j y ?.ietU'oaa< ? ? bar* lately ariaea. aau beea aotieed
in tkl?|aper 1'fc- pil-nter w*? eentencel to 30 day#
imptia i m?nt in the oonnty jail, and held la fiSo
la l to keep the p>eoe lor ai* tuonth*.
It i*m Mt nday ia?t the hous* No. 140 Ful
ton str. ?t wssmtrred and lb* room a f a M Panna
broken into i t< oi the inc? of Mr*. Csrley.a hoard*!
in the hf i ?e * go|>] watch and 186 ??? stolen Thia
too,; place in the utlldleof th* day and we need not
add in tb- nut fi><ju*nt ?d street In th* olty of L'.-ook
Fiai - 0*i?t 'i?i . Htra or K?tS ? Wa diep Jay after
Boon at t? ur o clock a flie broke cit In a a'.iaie upoc
a lot oppe*H* to Pmith itre-t Thar* being a large
lUanMtj tt bat in and about tbe stalle. th- flam ?*
thread wi'h ?o great rapidity tbat one of two hcreee
in lb rlatd*- nearly p>ri*hed. Tbe animal r?!u?*l tc
b-' led out and wa* bajiy burned J"h? other bor*r
we* tared kr.gln** 18. t and 0. and a hook an I lad
d>r crmianT w*at to work rlgorou*ly. and by !h* ail
of a M o| of water aejeci r uTeeded In a *hort tlm ?,
la <ltrngci*bing tbe flames ^otaotny 13 broke tbelr
engine Tbl* >ta l* literally ewarmed with rate,
? Lkli tan rut halt burred and half drowned ia hun
dred* and ? an* d gteat amueemeat to the *peetato<e,
? ?raping (i? Mideea death to meet another from th<
n.ultitad* Tbf re ??? * icw at tbl* fire and two bay*
w?ie ai r*>t*d by 'h* pdlce and brought, to the ?tatlc?
bou?e Th? loeals about which I* ?i?#r?4 by !?
raiacce. Th* owners are Robert and William Cook.
|?? * t i*r. rrfiiitix - It wa' etated in a r anagraph
n Hie tine *mee ? that the *ehoolmi*tre?* at the \.m*
liiu>e *t d Nwrnetl** at Fiatha*h tfolftd liM fi r
th* jeer l^fiO ** bir 'alary lint w* now l-ara that
even tbat email run l* ft paid A-uordiag to out
ia'ffrsiatioB the mo*t that ha* ever been paid I* *".00.
tint of 'hie we beiler* tb* t<sbooliat*lre*s ha* to pay
all her ml*e*llaa?oa? *ip*n*e*. which the autboridea
oaght to pay.
Pnmtibli g wnrih four ???!<< . T ntlloe. at
Niwan > it>', Br ti*a> iteHlti rk Irtit'ut
f*|.. ?t ?*.'*< li. i'*aally ?> U at ?* . nnt-NH 'aattin
airht f*i?. 1*. rd ; I *?<> W"fk eol'ara, fr^m U. to ?? . ? me
?t tk* ehe?r*?t ?? ?f tlfretd. A'?p, a epltalit ?? ??k of .*.0
? ** tieSrni |?r?g thu'lin na 1 r ?|re?-?; Bnii.'n titan, las*,
?eil*. Iae??. a ' I'
1 ha Hat Flntahera Union nra ever ready t>'
m the r ree air t men *?*tt to th* aa < er a?a. ei'l) th <tr
highly |k p ar tn* truly ei*gai>i hat*, which re a ? ??<ia let
*? tn a?Md ?h *** reditu ?* as'r *)?a t.f fail.c a, wMta thar
ir???r?* all ef 'h a* l?*tar-? ehleh *!?? tn kariaasy wi .a
trae raita ant feflae?*Bt. The i;*i?n t < ? irr* " 4 cf aa*'.<r
?>tkn. n all I att rt| a"*r is *ha ra'ulta ai i|< kirinwr,
at <t "an *? II ib't?i a* icle at tbt ?>&? nil* than aay <<tl ar
rrac* a la t?e ritT. ttet* Ni. II i'ark Bee. npp<>(ltr t) ?
#?rer ?<????. > B.? Thu i* u? oaly bona fl4* a**eeiati a
*r tl a kn.4 ia th* cltf
Pratert jour Head*? The handaomraf:
*t)l* of hat. ai fm ta i>> ?iil? hj gea-ral a*n-ea% ia that
tn l>* ha i at that i>I4 e?ta^llah*4 r'ae* ff ?. 4i6 Broalway.
tr HaLIO I* on* ?( 11* oj.t**t and beat batt*r* ia
I rk. II jta aaet B*t>, Capa. or tne Preaeb Umtr. 11**.
*? th* *h'*t**t ra** *a4 *f th* l>**t |<iaMly g* t* l.isa Ho
i* t* b? foua4 n*>- 4> or t> tlir(>tap*t el tk* N*w Ha*?a ant
Kaw T?rk haiir. *4.
kprlKff Faafelana, |?!i|.W. f. Oai l??
(?aei**??i t* An ? 1,) > I R war. Bear Duana air?*t,
ba? B>ad* a *? *i**d hit with hit tfp le* ?tyl<!< ot ta ?tUmtn *
II i". lattboa'Wiio a** a*T?t (prirg Uataaa.l
and rxaQiir* before pnt'ha'iaa elaaehsr*.
Maichlosa Hate almaat ||lwen auay.-Tbe
Pat* 1 1 Ik N<>\ tk* Biaaafaeterar. No. lUt Palten atree%
p?i *.? e'er* a -ra.'ti** 'inal.ti to r*?ornBi*al tt*m to nr. -a
?f ta? a aa I dUe?ratae .t ; aiadi' *f the flaait sitVrial* t* aa
ar- i* i< and wo hiaaalik* aiaar *r, and )*? ar* aold at the
low prio* of t>eaeb. ta h* wi a a star atbabiy Bat.
Of *11 the Tartna* atyla* now In vagne wa
knew if a.i?? that rv ? I tl,oi* la'rolu. -d br tii w*w rtar.
Coapaay. IM aad I4e B aa>an ?t|**t. Thiy ha?.- f - ? r 41 fT?
? Bt ??yle*,*(. li st no t'*at|, man .? cnmnl le ! ?? e. nform to
their noil n* aa :sta**.bni,s *aii>le4 te ao! .?t a hat a s?
CordiBg to hi* own faary.
Tl?e Oideal of t oniparlaon^Tlie heanly
aa* ealaanf ail aa'.trial ?t.:Sir? ?*b nalr be a'e?r'ain?d Ky
com pari*' a. Oat ta r aair * that bl? Iprlaa flat* r*e IDl way
beaahaltud t* itii (l*.d <a*V Be kaoea that ia w .ra
atatahip .a the a'arle? ?at ef wklah ih*r art wMa<hi, a 4
la th* 4? ll*ae) aa4 krililaafy of tt.nr tlBlah, tb*? ha?* *e? t
e??e 1*4. if e.|nalle?, Th* airlea he |*a?** ih' pnt to
ae d*rl4* afK*. ?*r?l]r iraarkieg ihattfae ?tra r4i?ar?
sad altngcthrr *B??*?inl?* namaa4 i* aa* a.li*r at* n4.'e
bf tleyhBT deetdag The iaipmvra?*r* iat'*dne*'t la 'be
"" " 'it of th* tiasia Hat iaraie* aa ?a?is* inn fra?
IIS fc ar 4dl*r atannard -t pi in*
I'M IN, tl< ?r*edw*y, *yt**,t* It. fu. s.

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