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THE BEDIM HH?T IN CIKCUfflATI* IXCITEAEM l\ NEW ORLEANS, ic., ?to., Ac. Kxumlnntlon of Jo?1k? IVIIllam la- Hj-?oner, Cnpt. Tlio* ?? 1-uU.ii- MIX LJ?al?iiaiita ?II<1 One Hundred and Pour Policemen, on I'hujflkr of nlot ???? l'hrliCm?? Bwnlng? f ijfH M W*!* 'WW1 ' "f "?* *e* THIRD DiV ? M lAl NO SBfif I ON. * A-fPr'jm tile Ciocluuaii linette, Jan. J 0 ikTI ?T^c attendance on thia Interesting and pro iracred examination this morning was not bo large as on th? two days previous, bu' tbo?e who were pwen( rnanl much interest a< tti- trial progressed. Daring the ay a cumber of edi'.- r*. >i,i'icg oar city, were pr<u?ut, ltn*'(it>4 the examination. Tax court sanvtnsd at nin? fcl ok lhe fl -?t witnens called w%s Hen ry > ;?tcher, swort? I leaned and hired pistol* an biietaias night to watch net by order of the oaptain, <K_ut 13 or 1 o'clock at night; had not loaned on any day feu it ?; bad iold >'me lfa? week* before to stran^sr*; tailed uluih Hit alx barrelled pistol xu* eight single bar relied pi-tols, they were r?tuij?a tu tao loaded as I gave iLeui . the/ were no'. ired nil' CharUsStrauriiuaUter affirmed? When we started first there were at leant one hutd-td ladies; I want up aad down the prooesslbn <eve al times; tome left Before we Arrived at Caial Ma ket, and torn* continued wl:h ui to the oorner of Ninth and I'lum- when we arrived on the oorner I mi tn conversation; I di 1 not R*e anything; and the first woids. arre.-t the-e d u h? ? of b ? a, kill, -hoot, *a ; au^aiunJ^jLp|fl|g?rouiid they rushed upon us like ? tiger wooTa spn-g upon a deer; saw threj or four wa'obmra take holt of Mr Clerlous; law one stiik# his with hit l.Ai 1 eaid that is not the way, and the same moment I reoeived a blow on the back ofthen^ok and fell Into the gutter over the transparency ; If they wanted to arreet let them doit, but not in tbat way; I fell dowa; my head wan near the transparent!) ; triad to get up, and MseiaJ persons lell over me, and fell a?ilu at lac' I got up an ! went back on to the sidewalk on Pluai air**' eeeeide ?'ghib, about tens>p?; there I saw t j< wait jo. m eon e all around, and, from my own expe rUuco, I would raUier tight with a tiger than with a ?a'. hnian, and then went otl ; can't tell who itruck me; there were three or f> ir wa'cbmen with I'm struck tile (law saw pistol* (Wd it was Cap'ain I.uken, or one wlio ?to. 0 noar bv; heard him say 'arrest." never saw him be,', re. dca't kno* wbo said "kill,'' Ate.; saw three watchmen and one man have a man in the gutter, beat, ing biui be was blecdiag and . Tying murJer, and begging to let hau up, Christian dhaiter waa cne ef the men who ba.l hold cf the uin; I auk vl a man to go over and tell then cot to kill the man in the street: I thought they would kill him he returned and said "there la no meroy, I'm afraid they w.U arreat myself after this I returned to the hall, ant! we held a meeting and appointed a om? mltteetonee after our wounded men; the committee went down, and while we were waiting for them to retarn we beard that tbey were also arrested aui locked ap in the cells and used rough lj the ei mmittee was oomposed of old cif.tens; there were about thirty shots flred. the first sho: came from the right side near where Oapt I., was standing, there were no shots fired (that 1 saw) from the firoceasion, but mu4 lay that everybody ran as quick as hey could; several of those arrested said they would go along peaoeabh ; did aa'.icipate tbat some loafers might run in and interfere with the procesoion; there was no trimog for <igh:. W.i am Beck, sworn? All the prisoners were abusel; he was roughly nut ii-to a cell with s?ven others; we were pan ec like deac heriit ??; some were struck in the cells, and mob: e remarks 1 that it was inhuman to beat them lik? brutes; It siielt pietty bad ia the cells; saw a good deal of rnietry there; dpun'<er was bleeding and groaning; M- asked for water, and they refused to (five it to him; canuot recollect who were the officers wtio abused the pri< .iiers; saw two < Itljars drurk one if them, (pointing to (jflicer ShoUman ) ?ct?d like a fool; also recognized watchman Solomon; he was rejoicing about it; "yon J re, :u9D are t' eatfd ri^ht, you (i? d d ? ? n fellows, you art- treated righ'.; jou will be the better ye*;" it was ppekee in ( ertiian; tion't know wliat become of the lady; Ii>t omld wa.- ao^ut six years oM: wi- snrpti-?' at ti.e C(RC? ? acting lite ro:. be ormurdu'ers. a rn t.tou* s&aio.v nl0Ur, !? aullli m?n. fcwo;n? Aru>r re:a*i>ulat lag lie lir e of the proreeslon, hes'atPd that he s:o>i on ^,r' C."r??f ^.Ni.nUl *"d '''am 8-reet?, ami between Hum ?kru^' tirriVVv""" 1 T V P?tjrofm? started oa ? rau iwar^s ttsi proaessun Use wild desr; they met tie F--of*H8iuD oe tae eut gutter; then I nvtro mdn fail, aud the trarspareneies fell Into the iii'ter- at the I instant, that was don. a .hot was fired: then I w? sYued an, . tnrnlag ?, haad ? round. a man stood befo "m, ani ! ??tAh i . I then ??w a star; he was a watchman, I went along the sidewalk to the oontre of the ?i i 'i WkLi M ?-VU *" 1 couldi ln tb* o est re of Plum ?treat I a-kix! "What haTe I done?" the answer was *t.o on you d n s? n of a b h," and I reoeived a "ith,a ,mlc* on the ri?ht tide of the head: the shots teu*it-n!!b i f- T.i-tt0. *"tof the proceaalon; when I * t- uck cam. >1 Jt t . od'e pake don't strike an oil, in i?*?'. ? g0. *,6r8 wilh yon willing]* and ?? U'm ' >trik# m'' " *? arrived at the watchhoiu*. and turned down the it?ps as fast as I could; I was in the room, within two or three feet of th* door, and received another 'd n s? n of a ?> h, accompanied by a b ow over the head, an 1 a pretty t evers blow on the baik; I then found I was J."'?0' roflinu; I made toy way to the .1 ior lead og t. the room where the cell, were; there were three mac standing there who puihed me through, and ?gau 1 waa atrnck over the head and oo the bask aa I luratd round the c?lli, I was struck acain thev we-e bard blows; I don't wi>h the same again, and aa I was being p<ub*e Into the call I was struck again over the bead and bark, and told to "Get in taere, yoa U? d d d ?? . ~ "? 1 WM th? Mcooa-man put into the o?ll and in two secon is the call wai orowJed Eaah one *?" *lx,c^ lw? in to b? ont cf the way of the olhoers; .1 .i* 2 ^ fo; I climbed upon the ban?> iha; l!iey ebon Id oot prets me; I tried to get orer the dwr but oonll not; 1 raid I knew tb* cffiserj; wanted to ut rn? lit" Ifc". i"' N J",11" o'ice", and they woo id let me oat, I ba<. to climb along the rail, high over i hem. ^7 ? Joe firet man I raw was Christian Shafer, and U.I J him that I was in there; at that moment one of Uiemeo in the watehhoaije raieod a billy and struik at me and said, ' toot up, yon d?d a-n of a b-h " 1 am a storekeeper, and have lived in *.hij eltv twentr four rears middle of N'ovember; I was C uncllmw two year. ? j am not a member of the Fresiuen'a Society, but am a' free man I thought It wax oiH jer Snow field that struok we but am not certain; received nil the slows from be hind, hurr.ed t? the wa'cit oui-e, and thought that there [hevDwer^h'i : ".T 'ncb * "as awful; they w*re bntg.Dg them in crovdf, and the w.tahmen wara striking them with b lliae, and it went craok, Brack The Cjart adjourned. .???!?. F?r,TH PAV-MORNIN(J session. ?,11^?. .'!p'?*p*:t' are DO* that the examination V "ontinue the entire week, and probably two or three aa?? As the investigation progre<?ts, the bfTarl^ t atWn !acce still continues to oe ia.^e The first witness was i M^wj580!.1 wil0 rs""n*<l tes*imoey-U*t night I to.d tt? who;e story until I got out of the cell 1 then saw ^wUt t(i L??Dld te" &n'r of the wstokman; I saw Chafer; I called him and told him 1 was In here, and lielp ma out; his reply wai, " 1 can do nothing for you;" S ^tV"*r,,H h<> e*m* and some one told him "John Stolr it inhere;'' he said, "1 can'. h'.nPr^?rt hi '.^w <n,5,r X"''r Kramw, and oallad bin,, aad ha aaid the same, "I can't do anything for tou in a minute or two I saw o(H:er Feiek. and called bim by ntme, and told h ac 1 wae m the eell. aaid, "very SffieL. IJ? , 10 g,t oat< tjld hlm to -?? thi ; '?? tractor, and oiler them tlk !??k? *m?u,nt' be went away, and soon came f tk. ^?1So'T i-'rtaJ, Kramer, and Captain rjseni they ca Ud me by name and I aaswered, ?? I aa .P. Otmrtlh* door and 1 got oat; I tried to get Int of the watehhouea, and at the door aaw Julie TTX'-rr: ?".? ,told V'm " j3h? i* In Una; he fiijilied John StoV in here ? where la he " 1 was let fclrd ahoto did DOt *f*wh0 ?hot the pistol, but Saatd ahoU flrad sncceee valy tha first ahot waa (rail >om tne polio* towaida tha eaet; don t know how many ibat J '#Terlkl flr'J 1 WM thinking what won H b? the cense. (aenee the next dav if 1 was MrV5?"!r: . I1!?1 ,h8 on Walnut, near Thir teen t.i a treat there waa laughing and talking and as It ' ouU>ct"' 01 those marching on ^ thi ?.0,t DOil*; th,r? wa" 03 breach woa w?Tpeacaab?e.W,r* ^ ',r"K,r" ,0 th' trrna examined? Th* ontaidere were laughicg aad sav inghunab: tbere wae not very ranch noi?? or cheering ?unD* onteidere; the win.' wae blowln, very cold that ni?bt; It prevailed ea-t np Ninth street (The cross ei of the testimorfy f J , Had u no' b*D for ,l18 newspapers and lie** th?v'rtoBMW^Ch ' C*"T iB m? hat, I be 11 ? ?oejr would h&r? ipllt aa? betd* i' th#r w mr* pofthtd. it iM with thtlr h#*U nc* ttitir ' flit*- th?r* ar? "-??? i^-^o have long Ugs "Ua an Arne^n wo^Uha? 'n; 'f '* h*'' b"? a (ierman 1 a I ^ . ? wiit I afty if tht trqth. > Aieiand*r |ebmit' anirmed-uo Christmas afUraoon t? so^'nr?ff heard there *1 burning Mr Bellnl in efflgv, CO I-I.th ?iiwtt DiArktt ip4?#t an J m b? had oth#r huit rr- =?"?! ?et be there, b. was pre^at ibe. t*. pHo ****'**.*** poll'*: ??w a man witn four ?r wi.fhuwn a round him, and th# mt d said to them 1 wV.on1t5* r,f ht aide oa flum street and *heothe. man on the left elite; <a* a man in the mM4le of the atreet, who eaM, "Kill them, piteh la, (J-d d-m ?L SaJtr* . fhoU ww* flT?6 immediately: that man ZZ kfUr tlr"t ,hot w" tire'! there oil the ttf ?h0^, flr#d' h* ko#w on* *hol 21 to xlis? ?5ta,oW M' to Jan.* ?; ,rmaa. an to the latUr af 513 '.?!**. wi j 0B? ** ,ur?' ^ *ot 9*rt*in at mat la the fo^Jth ? ^"1 "hot WM flr*d he beard a wtuie the front raak of tbi'S?^? ' I am shot;" ?ras poshed oa?k on to thi P?C'"t2n "tr^ting he frwnad, who was .n the act M "b?kT" ,l/ia' 00 th# groaad; whao the man go* onTf * himftlf up from tha Joeitioa: he mad* aT?? ot t.P, V ,0 ? h*lf 'alined ipietol, aad waeoertain ^t^.^ ? L' PkiUif" man s body, it waa theool^oae ahot atT^ the aeoond time, there were otbsT^h,. h# ni<??ent; fell Ihe man waa ahot the aeeoad time he"* w.^ ?UJ,; *fUr earned bim to the pavement aad foZS .1? hl? ?nd U was not a ae^ad af^er UhM tja; toard F^r'lin? ohh'o?b RE.7J JiK*1 *l Phillips stood In \l. t^Ur1' T ,0 th* "orthside; was po,, |!?tol wa? dlrwaied towards Mr K,geriink. taalmb^Lm anP?hT? ?nl qaiet; he l?mo.t ^ ti 'm#' WM ,D ,b* foarth division v "?*rr m*d# 00 aidewalka, bnt -raa not ^2 tSl T^'i.'yTr1 His.1 "v'?ht: **w mnr* p*r SSmthwI Uut nl?ht Aft* mZrth auL Um#' ^ W*"t t? ? >n the mttn I,,, . wmtehm.'** a*d Mk#! 'l'm t" come and a?l?t porsuiag the crowd strlkiag ? ^alo?b^e^^/r,,g*i** ,'uahM "take the d-n f-esofb-e, tbeca karcU t?e nnu down liavug ib. ?w *""r'' . T> -Tcer With ?'* 0,J''- "J !lr'D? W1 11 and ?trt*? ine_ <)0boyi( fc.ll them, plUtt in, 4? n oSShJ^JT' ? ?"?<> ?" ?,u',U "ord"i 11 WM u. * 100,1 ton? nf .oie? ?t tbe flmt attaok the oatiry oame fr >m a ?reat n anv of' the rx>'iic?, anl afterward* from * taw, their ooi e ecolu be heard abmt hal' a square <*T, saw a great msnyarresti ma-'e, and about fifteen or t?eaty mal treated. The polioe hit theiu with alung shots, kicked them 'ulied them by tte hair end b??t thera over the back with p slola; identifies Samuel Bloom ax hating a low pole belonging to tl e tran-par. noj or from the jal low. he was linking other* over the head and orylag oat " come along boy*." trwa-examined? Have been a wnnber of the frte nen's aoeUtj about two month* ; if certain thattijrnian fired a pUtol; Fbllli ps stood in'abou the sentre of Ninth and Plum itreet*, but more to tbe north, w jen he fir* I the pistol; is certain le 1* the mau; saw him abcut four or five v eeks before at the watobhouse; saw Captaio L in the watchbcute and on the e'reets; saw him ten or twelve days before, and fit told that he was the chief of pol ce; knew l'billii* by bin drew, long face and beard ??* him about ten or twelve seconds after the ulTray oommene?J; l'hihlpn stool about four feet from Kjterling when he w i, tact; the first atUck was made from the went side o. l iuni street; the procession turned to the lef dowa I'luin str'et, and tbe watchmen stood some to ihs right and seme to the left when ihey came upon It; there was waur in the gutter, no toe, but it ?a?a pretty eill night Direct reiumed? When I got my feet into the wa'er the proceeeton was already returning; it was near ttie P*Te ment; 1 ggerlmg was in the fourth or fifth reek; tj?* Mad of tie procession was turning <tewn Plum street; 1 ullipi was on tl ? we?t of the east gutter when be fired; the pro c.seion was already retnrelr.g, Kggerllng fell on th<? weet side of the gutter: when he got up first he made a aiove ment to make the corner of tbe street ; th?re was a itrong cold air that nigh*, but no astual wind; saw two watcbimn arrest a niae on the corner of Kiw and Ninth streets, and tieat him very badly. He pointed out William Header and William Freeman as the tws watchmen Hi described the dress of the watchmen, and rali that F .eeman looked etnpld. , , lap tain 0. Rggle-ton-I reside on Ninth street, soeond house froui Mum street; I saw no procession that time, but saw when the arrests were going on; heard firing of pistols, and raising my window -u a crowd brewing to wards Elm street, and watchmen breaking the other way; cue on each side of a man; was aroused from sleep t j the iiringr c f pistols; saw no one shot; heard a great many ?bots; haw rnary pifftols ttred, and thought the offl car* were tbe party who fired ooutd oot ba; that pintail were i red from tbe east to the west, but am sure that shots were flr*d frcm the west to the east; saw one man, who appeared to be a prisoner, kicked, and was being taken to tbe watcbhouie; an officer same along and .struck him a hard blow, and then went on and said, Corns on. boys; don't know wbai it wai done with; woull hare knocked him donn had he not been held op; the prls >ner appeared to be talking alorg, makiug no resistance; saw a dozen or fi'teen taken to the wstchhouie; saw no retiatanu on tbe part of the prisoners; saw a man lying on the sidewalk, who 1 supposed tras dead; did not ge to the we'ehbouse. . , Ctofs eaam'ned ? 3a w but one man streok and only one man down; think there was no shooting from the prooes sion; it was not the straw man. Col. Chambers (side r?maik)-The watchmen beat the straw man as much aa they could. Samuel Burnston, afflrtnel? On the morniog of the 25th I wan In the freemen's Hall at a mans meeting, and a mo tion was made not to let lledini leare the oity unobeerTed; that they Cid not wish him to traTerae the United St.ites without au expression of Ul feeling by the republicans of Cinciinati; It was agreed to gi*e htm some cat music, and after marching through the prlnolpal streets, were to burn the efllgy of Bedinl on Fifth street market space, after the reading aloud the record at his ernelty, and the wrongs he was guilty of dutlng the Italian rerdutlon; the Secretary oflrred the resolution, and it pasted without debate; it was agreed to meet at 3 o'alook and let other societies know of their action by committees; I went there abomt 3 o'clock; it was stated that we were going to do what wo had undertakes, not riotously, but man fu.ly. like Herman republicans; 1 being once a member of tbe Ameriaan Liberal*, I was a?k?d to circulate the rumor of ths demonstration aBung them; I met a party of Americans and asked then; to jo^n in the demonstration; one of thsm Kaid, ?? Take my hat If you will bura Bedinl himself;'' the meeting was public; I took my brother, a little iad. to?ee the procession; I was walking along with my brother, aid saw on tho comer of Niuth and P.um streets t'lerious fall, and many lyirg on the street bleeding aud wounded, wett on to Hum, all was nulet thsre. the coif ?; was ail behind me; tbe officers were runnlog the crowd; tuv brother, afirlgbted, ran Into the crowd; 1 followed (to fecure him) down tbe paTement to ware's Elm ktnet. I caught Dim, audio hastening back to the corner a watchman asked me, ' A"e you a ir#? msnf I did not thick it was neaesea-y to answer hi but told him 1 had nothing to do with the procession odIv walking alonj; it io mj duty to arrest you; I iaid r ili go al >ng with you but you must not lay violent hau ui mme, you must treat u:?l indly; he tor>k me alor to the watchhouse; 1 asked uim if Mr Stutzmaa waeheis j ke would do something for i he answered, i(go to | h? 1; ' 1 thought 1 was already n there; ai I went In ' 1 heard piteous groans? "oh. mercy, ' & e., and saw blue j eyis, bunged noses, bruised heacs, Ate ; the officer who I had nil, took me to the southern corner of tie watch house, wheie there were some slaughtering scenes; aa he took me alorg the gang way 1 saw a watchman (Fred erick l>;eKiell) using a wooden mace pretty freely orer a prisoner's head; he strusk wholesale prisoners who were being put into the cells; none of theae resisted; saw other! abused in a way indescribable: law a watchme* take a m?i> by the back of his fanta, atd after beating threw him on bis head into a c irner like a dog; his face looked piteously; walked up and down the cells several tium; 1 recelvtd a klow on the back of the hea\ and heard the remark "walk in you Dutch rascal;" the rest received blows on tbe back of their heads; don't know who etruek tbe blows: when the arreita were made the noite of the p dice founded more like a fireman's fight ; heard watchman Freeman lay that night that he wai not tbe man whi maltreated, bnt, liasnuoh aa the Freemen denied a God, he conld see the in cut in pieces; watchman Freeman ar retted me and treated me well. Crces exaa lned? An nineteen years of age and am a member of the Freemen's Society Freeman said that hi could see the Freemen ent to pieces b cause they repudi a'ed trodern religion and did not believe in a U^d; many of tbe Freemen are athei'ta and some are deiste: Sat we consi'er aoy Freemen who favor repnblicaniem and op posed to priestcraft; do not eare what else he bellevea; by priestcraft 1 mean such eondnst as Bedinl committed wten he caused ["go Hassi to be scalped, because he did not believe that tbe tjranta and priest* of Knrone were of the grace o! God. (Tremendous cheering ) The pro eeesirn wae quite peaceful Henry Snow sworn--Heard Jndge .-'pooner speak of the riot, met him on the corxer of Ninth and Vine street*; 1 said Judge you will have your hande full; he replied yee but we bad them fuller last night: I said I beard the tumult, but did aot know the cause until that morning; he taid, we had notice of it and were ready for them; iaid that when he came home from church he found a message to come over te .the watoh home, and eimply threw on hie cloak and went over to eee wtat was wanted; the Mayor went away and the whole responsibility seemed to devolve upon him. Ke turned immediately home and put eight balls into hla re velrer: told his wife that he would not he baek for some time, atd then went to the watchhouse, and said that he capluted his man without firing; 1 aaid I underatooa that one man was killed and several wounded; be replied that if the truth was anown there were more killed; witness eaid pretty well done, to which tbe Judge replied yes, pretty well done, anC we partea from what I had heard I lia4 come to the conclusion that the object was to do vlo lence to property and persons tha* is the reason I spoke as 1 did ... ... , .. Croe* examined? Judge Spocnersatd be entertained the idea that 1 dil: that the intention of the Freemen was to do violence. Mr. ltirtlett ?woro ? > aw the piosession on Chria'mai tight from my window on Ninth, between Race and Kim; the ptoeeesion was peaceable, ard quiet, and orderly; saw no tumult: there was some talking on thesilewala The co urt tcok a recc :? until two .im.RNooB -oataiox. Beery Snow refumadthe ttanJ to make an explanation that in hi* conversation with Judge Spxner, hs, Judge 8., .a ! r? i:ikrk? to him that h? had notice of their Inten tion to commit violence on the persons ef Beiini and the Bishop; 1 am sstisfied that Ju !ge Sp.oner had acted otlj In the discharge of hie duty; did sot wlfh in my testimo ny, to place Judges in a wrong paeltion; he aaid that the ilk j or wm kbstnt, and the reepcnfibility reited upon him ; he exulted over it only ae If he had don* a merltori ous action. Thomkk likrria sworn? Reside on Usee street, No. 129; raw k prcceiftlon pa?s my hone* on Christmas night be tween 11 and 13; 1 was in bed. my (on in-law came into the roem knd said to me that a great crowd of people were on the street: I locked ont and taw a great many men, women and children, and wai surprised to be wkked up to cee a procession at that hour of nijjht; loft the window for a moment, knd when 1 returae : I foanl them in con fu-Un, nun n| ia all dlrectie^s? t'.r.ng from Plum street, and the people were dispensing ia ail direction* to get out ol the w*y. 1 ?u asuniihej. I was afraid 1 m'ght re reive a shot myself, and put the window down, and went down to my family and to!d tiem what had happened; they startsd forthedcor. and I prevented them. Alexsnder Schultz recalled !cr explanation? tiaid that in hi* description of a watchnnn L* referred to Mr. Header and cut to M ? freemen . be wn rare that Goriai fir' '1 a p-fttol, but was not positive as to Starr. ( roes Kikmined? Identified Meaifer a* the officer whJ arretted a man a*d abused Him. knd I* certain mat G)r man was one of the four who sh-t; waa about fire steps from h m at toe time, saw (Seer ire?man hare a pistol in his band end str.ke a msn over tie back, would know btir ten jear? from thi* time William (J Nei'eon, iworn- Ke*ide ,n thil city; ooca fat. on tobacconist, am a member cf Council; had son. variation with ion * of the deVov'auts sine* the affray: just as I was retiring to bed at my house, on Seventh street I beard repoits of pistils. and 1 remark* I to my wife that it wk? Ch-istmae nigh*, kol that noil* should be put a stop to hearing of a riot next day I accounted for ft and bearitg of men ksicg killed, JM , I was anxious t) hear tt* particulars, knew tt* Uayor, bit ? ?> Mkyur was to k* seen I th"0 met Jutge Spo. oer and aikedhimfor tkt> particulars, tt bio at the corner of th* city build int., asked biai where the Mayor was; h* said the Mayor was not to b' found; taken* failing to find th* M*yor sect for him; Jutfg* Spooner made torn* statements tha?. he can;* down to tse watchhou**, and h* and Certain Lukens consul*! a* to th* nrrangemea j of Capt. Lukens, whiih wae that th* men w*r* to be paraded, ore part on the north (id* of Ninth, and acothar part on lb* sou'b lid#, and that he sab i* quentlj m*t the poll** a* they were coming out of the watohhouse; 1km sure ks to this conversation. Judge Sp- on*r then stated tbat they walked with Capt. Lukens np th* centre of Ninth uatil tbey nrrivtd at Plum.ihe proceiiH n had arrived near Tlam ?tre*t, coming down Ninth he remarked ti Capt. L, "Go yoa ahead and ra>ry out your contemplated design, and *eti* these men ? *<? the natter is to be tried before my court, I will slep on* side," which h* did; I said to him, " You must have seen the whole affair, and what you say must b* correct " Oa, yes, I waa merely acting aa General, overseeing the war, about ibat time some one came up. aad Judge Ppc >ner 'aid " Home of the watchmen bkd skulk* 1 from tbtir duty, knd we have the naaes of about a dnsea of them ' 1 was interested to kaow whether the oflljers In my ward had done their duty, and 1 aek*d him "IfB-n nas. t h and Alas Psntiery had done their duty;" the Jodgs l*p. they had, Ju'geS had said that theme orlty ofthe police were true grit; that Cap4. Lukens "wa* one of them ? lo back out to him ? Wks a rood c. Slier, altheugh a yo-.ag man I ?.,d to bim, "Taat I had nn'lsrstot ?? from ko ?ve*itn*esto th- whole affilr. thkt Sfc* tttok W*s aad* b( tat ;Mt?? Jvir ?* n Alo Wr tn's *1? m *r- ~ t T h\a?;-r4'Ol;*i? ?aid tt vu nothing ra ore thau *.hey de??vr?1, forth") bad con.e down for '.he avowed purpose of doing violen i? I aequlasoed, an4 said I thought It til right, too, it iu re jireseeted that they had orae down with arms, Jo., and were going ti bang people ami break windows, I th< ogbt they ought to be handle! pretty ronzhlr I asked if there wa? much resistance he replied there was and some had to be marchel into the watohhanse with re volvers at the back of their head. IMd not deseribe the rialatance, ha did aav he assisted In thrusting six men into the house, and three fell down. Had a conv? rsation with Capt. Lnkens; it agreed with the statements of Judge S ' told him, hewevr-r that I supposed the Germain did not like him; he said he did not d?re io leng a* he did hi. duty eaid that he walked along b?tind a man with i revolver io hia haod; in arresting those rien he thought h< was doirg bis duty as a Judge; thought the arrange 1 mints of Capt I.uken* were well planned and he oncur red in them; tai l that the orders of Capt Luk#na were wtty imperative that each policeman should bring ia hia man or die; I said it n u?t hare been a great sUmpfde; Judge S replied y??? had bat* enough to All a bog* head. Crosc-eiamli ed? Said that he bad better b> oat of the way, as he would bare enough to do to try the case; aabedJadge S if he really though*, these men would aitaok the BUhop's house, or lojure B?dlni; Le said it would make no diilarence, but would oolleet a crowd around the Cathedral, and if one little bor would per chance break a window It might create a riot. Samuel Stokee sworn? Am in Was tern Railway office; reeide on Ninth street, east cf Plum: was at home on Chrlitmai nijtt; saw the attack of the polite on the pro cession; when 1 attired at the door the greater part of the procession had paste' ; the frost of the procession had reached Mem atreet, and I heard a roioe, "pitch into them, boya;" the prooesiion turned anl a number fell down;' previous to this a pistol was fired by a man on the Intersection near the South aide; he had a star on his breast; and fifteen or twenty shots were fired sncoeaaiTely; some wa uhmeu patseti ana caught an old man who was walking along peaoeably. as tar as I could see; he aaked what he had done; watchman replied, roughly, oome along, and struck him a hard blow over the head with a maoe and knocked Utn down, the procession waa very orderly and quiet; saw several struck In th? street; don't Know who gave the blows; the pistols were fired nearly all to gether; as soon aa the prooeasion was assailed they re treated without hesitation, and some tied down an alley near my bouse; there was a general yell and hurrah came from the party who attacked the prooeasion. Cross examined? Am not positive as to the language u?ed; it was " pitch into, "or* ssise them bays;" the advance was made before the pistols were fired. Krneat Kameler, affirmed ? was with his lady aadohild at the Freemen's Hall, and was on the south sidewalk with the same when the attaok was made; they were near Plum on Ninth; heard the firing; was then struck and arrested: watchman Lewis Orager struck me in the eye aad arrested me; 1 kaow him; after I was arrested 1 waa talen to the watchhouse; my wife was lying ia insensible on the pavement when I was arrested; ay child ten years old, laid down with her mother; she was trampled down by the crowd; saw a watchman with a mitre on his head and abusing the prisoners; saw Drager and talked with him, and Drager said tell it juai aa it was; at the time of the trial before the police eourt Drager sail I am sorry 1 was among them. Dr. Bauler, swern? Saw the procession corner of Ninth and Walnut; there was no particular noise; walked along with it to Plum heard a pistol shot, aad then a succession ; after the front was attacked heard a shout, then a voll'y of shots came from the north side of Ninth btreet, and then there was a rush backward*; saw people knocked down on ooroer of Ninth and Plum, and moat shockingly abused; saw two men have hold of a man. and one other came np behind the prisoner and pushed him along with bis fist; the blows coull be heard; am sorry 1 cannot Identify the watshiran; the conduct of the watchmen in the ceils was disguatitg; tbev aoted like maniacs; they jumped and halloed, and seemed to be iu great joy over their victory; cid not go into the watch house; thought it bfst to be nr. it was a quiet proces slon exoept tbat nrcessarilv made by a body of men; not half as noisy as tbat which marched about the streets to serenade JuigeSpconer after the last election. Benjamin Myers, nv orn ? Waa arrested before the riot, and wai intbe watchhouse when these men were brought in: they were bea t very bad ; saw a wachman strike at some oie don't know whether he t track any one or not; bis came is Patrick Galigker. Edward K. Cross, srcorn- Hsard several of the police spepk of the aftiay that nirht; Mr. Carrol], It Smith, and Mr. I vans spoke of it; 8y>ith ?ai 1 be was there and did his duty. Kvana said 1j?- was tlere, had a pistol, aud tired it during the bt : said they ware or red there Cross i-xar.ir > i? Carroll waa shot in the affray in the leg i 'ist a> e ' ' e knee. V> i Ham Botley sworn ? Converged with officer Alfred Scbyler in regard to tin aifray ; s tid he did not know what - wan t do until u? ~?w the procession; he had arrested bis mar, and took kin. to the watchhouse; hia prisoner drew a Unite u him, and be knocked it cut of his han>'. John 1'eter Fish affirmed? Was airested on Christmas night, He waa selected as the leador of the proces sion which n oved from the Freemen's IUli to Turners' Hall and thence to Ninth street Wis selected as a committee Irom the Freemen to go to the watchhouse, to pee the wounded men, and make some prepa rations for their relief, and was arrested on the steps; come tbere in company with four others, atd ! saw twelve watchmen standing at the doors; he was about to tell them what he came for, and ote took him by the neck and one by the fact anil dragged him into the watchkou3e, and another > truck bim in the back whioh took hi< breath? snd heard Ibe words, '' The door keeper of the Freeman's Hall," raw a tali, long, slim man atamlicg in front of him, in the inner room; he said something and then he was pushsd into one of the oelis. He poin'ed te.Cap'ain Lukes s as the tall, ilim man. Was for some time Insensible on account of net being able to get his breatb. As the Brst transparency fe?l, saw a man holding a pistol and fire; Captain l.ukets fired the pistol. (Tiemendous cheering, and cries of " Put him down ") The ball did not take eneet; In a moment after the flrit shot, tbere were so many shots tired tbat he could not see the stars of the police for the smoke and powder; I an 4o jeaia of age; aaw Clericus fal\ but did not know who (truck bim; cannot rect llect what poll jemen were there that n'ght. Croea examined? Had a belt cn and a plate I in it. Direct resumed? Pistol was n"t loaded bad left it to get it repaired, aud got it from Mr. Strauinuner; did not bear any threat of viollnci against Beliui. or to do any violence' upon any prooerty; bad seen Captain Lukens several tines before. Court adjourned. The Bedini Excitement 1b New Orleans. FRBPABATIONfl FOB A RIOT AND BLOODS HID. [ From the New Orlean* Crescent, Jan. 9. ] We little dreamt when we wrote our notice of tbe Bedlol riot* in Cincinnati, to awake la the morning and And the fence* and blank walla of thla fay and good heat ted city plastered with fiery red placard*, exhorting, in four dif ferent language*, our people to give Cardinal Bedini, when ha eball next week arrive bere, the same sort of welcome which the brewer* of I, Won give to Hayaau. The Engllih portion (If English it can be called) of thii lawlen document la literally a* follow! : ? F1GNOR BEDINI, TBI BUTCBBR OF BOLOGNA! Ii ocming to this city next week. We Lara received here General Lafayette, Kosanth, RinkM, and other heroei for freedom with unequalled enthntiaeme- th<- escar* of Fr. Meagher, O'Brien, Smith and O'Connor, thes) patriot* of green Ireland from a tyrannic priion has been gTeetsd vriab the ntnieat j >ji es: Bedini, the tine, who 11 cmltj of thtmur d?r of hundred! ot rattloti, their wifea and rblldren in Ittlia, who ordered, thatUgo Baasi tl.e patriotic Kathollo prieat be scalped before be vai executed, wlU thii abominable ser vant ef dcepoty receive the mice honors. ai the hero** of freedrm, or will be followed the action cf the Brewer* of London against Bajnaur Then come*. In Frezch, the subjoined appeal to ti? pa* ?ion* of that nation:? SIGN. BBDINI, HORBOK ' nORROR ! Arrival of the monster Bedini !? ol the aisatiin of Bologna! - of the hangman of Ugo Baiel ' What has this Bedini dono; What hai be done ; He aoalr edligoBaaii: lie skinned bit hands : After that peniih mem be *au>ed him to le strangled, lie asiaislnated women and children ' This Is the monster who Is walking in triumph through our towns, as if to brave us.. as if to say to ne, "Lo I 'tis thus the frienla of liberty s\cold be treated. " Men who I ave heart*, friend* ef hnmrinity, freemen, will yon *affer this insulter "f the people, this audacious wretch, to profane onrioil; No' Ton will treat him aa men treat a wild boast The people ef London chas?i??d llaynau, the people of New Orlean* will chastise Bedini. Next com**, in Italian, the following ? ITALIANS ! 1 he renegade, my lord Bedini, th* assassin ot tgo Ba?ii, the betrayer of tbe libert'e* ot Italy, is abont to arrive la New Orlean*. Italians, receive him as is lit. Doyturduty. Then follow* a like inflammatory exhortation io the language of Germany, and adiresaeJ to her muaily good and UirnMy people, in the hope of stirring them up to trample upon our law* and the li . eg oi all anch good citi zen as will defend those law* to the death ? LORD CARDINAL K1DINI, THE BUTCB KK OP BOLOGNA. This wi d b-aat, who aa Papal Lrgate In Bjlogna, auterad to be murdered with crudest tor'.are*. hundreda of men. wo men. and oliildren of the republican patty, who allowad the head and handa of tbe patriot Ceo Basel to be skinned before he was beheaded, ia travelling abont ia the United States, and will, ia the oenrse of the coming week, exhibit tlmself la New Orlean*. Tbe tat* of the Irewir* ol London gave to Master Baynau, the hyena of Braaohia, a proper token of th'ir ajmpathy; ehall not the aamc honcra be awarded here t> Naeter Bedini '' let it bow be remarked tkat that the leveral originals ?f thi* extraordinary polyglot t betray plaialy the faot tbat the French and Germaa only have been compowd by tboee wh > under*tand those tingnea; that the Italian 1* cot bv an Italian; tbat the Eng i>.h is by a Frenchman groeily naaequalnted with our t>ngue. Whoever they be that have laid their heads together for tbl* sweet piece of authorship, it la clear tbat they cannot, even by general contribution, ralie English enough to convey oth erwise than moat ludicrously their bloody parpo*** Men, thea, who have not leatnt evea our language, are ab< ut to eet them'elvea op to overturn our laws ! And aow, citiien* of Uulsiana, all yon tbat are C.jd fearlng or law ioving, what say you to thla extraordinary documext? Are you prepared to eee such movement* a* thla let loose aacoag you, from Heaven know* whom or where, and your etty given up to riot, certain to end la blocdabed, at the pleaeur* of any man who hate* and want* te persecute another* Are mob*, directed by unseen atranger*, to umrp the supreme authority her* and tread upon your intuited societj? Who shall be ?afe when *edltlens once begin'' Where ?ball they atop? Bethink you of those to wbom, If yon suffer theee thing*, the spirit of sedition nay descend. Heretofore, you have been famed for yaur pollteneae, jour kindly, your hospitable, your generous spirit: shall we at tbe bidding of any unknown ineendlary, oast aaide all that ia good in ua, m! icnounce Tor ouraeWee ali the benefit* ct the law,, in orler to let men? certainly aa cruel ?* those they aecuse? *elae at their <> !eaau re a perhaps in n cent victim, and drag throrgb the iust of yourforever di'graceil town, greyheaded men an.l prleete, of whom y?u really know nothing but that their age and calling, nr t less thaa the *aerednees of your law*, claim that they should be a* aafe amongst us, as i! they were clinging to Ue horn* of all th* altars tbat piety and mercy ever con le crated as refugea for the distressed? Bat at least tbese wl>e rio'ei* have g!v*n yr u a week'* tot'ee. Pr >it by It; and do not let your city be in any manner endangered or dl /traced TBI rAFAL NUNCIO. Krtm the New Orlean* Pleayuae, Jan. 10 J A di -graceful placard wae found, yesterday morning, p s'.ed In many puSlio plaoee. designed to Influence popu la ? paaaioc* against (be I'apal Nnocio, Be Jim, anil iaclte a pericnal attack upon him oa hi* arrival bere which ia e- peated looa. Tbe inflammatory appeal I* addreaead lu various language*, specially to foreigners and tbeobvloa* p-.rpoae is lo get up hire suoh a riot ai has ju*t filled the ei reets ofClrclnnat" with di?T**r, and caueed a lamen t*M? tffoab !> cf bl?o3 BfMai ij e??f*rtd t Uh tie Aui '?ian ^-srehal Hsvdvi. la* oj',v.a TTuugartan patriot*, ttid the treatment wbhh tfca; o>on<ter me' in L-jn'.oa ii invoked ?pon tie Nando in thin country Trie mob spirit if summoned to take tiimriEca upon tini. f<y pal'.ttsal ofTonces ht is charged with having committed in Italy. It ia a provocation to Hot ? a oootercp' of law ? & definnce of t lie publio authorities charged with tbe preservation of ( rde;, ltd a temptation to marker If carriet oat in tie ?nuper whiob suggests it, we ?baU bare shocking ?wui la this city, end it become every iran wbo ia a lover of (.(ace. at J wbo decree to preserve New Orleans from the ?I'imf aad injury of rush un ootbreak to dlscocnteuaoce fi:iDly every movement toward* vfoUnee ? to caution and remonstrate with all these wbo may be aff?c ed by the iinpn'tn to lns.diously appealed to, on the folly acd dan ij?-r o? tbe acts to which they are urge J, ani to Rapport sad areist the public aa'horities in all precautionary meafure* to prevent the meditated violence. Tier* is not probably any organization yet for the pur p (.ft-, indicated, bat there U undoub'edly rraterial among i'ur Urge mixed population which might be incited into exhibitions of feellrg leading to breaches of the p?ace, to be necessary interference of the police, eoafliote with thfBi, and in the straggles, to mangled 1 tube, bereaved 'ai litee, tbe killirg of innocents, and tbe disgrace of the CitT. it to the political offenoe s of Sfgnor Bedlni. which art ciltd ai the ground' why he should be assailed here, we l.now now nothing that t? definite. We know that he hu b*en oharged by the Italian lecturer, Gavaxzi, with hav ing been prominent In Italy, during the revolutionary era of 1H48, in the pereecutlons of the revolutionists, ana as sisted or connived at the execution of aome of tbe patriot*. We know, toe, tbat it haa been denied that he exer cised any direct influence in theae matter*, ant it haa keen aald In bia behalf that be had no power whatever, bie functions being explosively ecclesiastical, while they were condemned exclusively by the civil power. We do not ear*, for any purpose oonceatel with bla prorpr treatment here, to inqalre hoar far the charge ia food, or the defenoe well founded. The horror which night be felt againet hia political offenaes In Italy may jaatly aiTect the estimate each man may farm of tbe degree of attention aad respect he weald pay la bia own penon to the odious stranger. He may properly mark his repugnance by abstalnlnf from all intercourse, and ajesk with all freedom of the wlckelnees of the Im puted aots. But the right go en not farther than the regulation of bla own ochdnct. It dees net include the ri| ht to break the law or create public ditturbanoee, in order to punish or diegrao* a moral offender, whether It i>e Gavanl or Bedlni, each of whom la held ap by a very large mass of persona aa an objest of detestation. The aci ef tbe London brewers against tbe tyrant, Haynau, i ad in It some feataree which take it out of the character or a premeditated act of violence by a mob. The brewers were in some sense part of the establlahment through whieh the detected stranger was conducted with particu lar courtesy, es a personal compliment, and the audden outbreak againet him sprang from tbe impulslre feelings of tbe moment, stimulated by the presence of the hateful object, under clicumatances of special honor, whioh seemed to Include tbemielves in the honors to the man they abhorred. The popular defenders of the act apologlsee for Its vlo lence, by the suddennest and the generous eharaoter of tbe impulse It would never have been applauded as a premeditated violence, nor waa it ever treated exoept aa an exeeptional ease, to be excused but not defended. In this oountry we hare so complete a free Jom in the ex press ion of evet y individual opinion, and so much abso lute independence of crntiol In the regulation of eaih man's deportment towards others by his own standard of merit, that there can never be a r?oeesity for the vlndi cation of any great popular truth or popular sentiment, by mob turbulence, or by putting violent hands upon In dividuals of unpopular opinions. To treat sucb exoessee as proofs of real for republicanism, or useful lor any spread of republican doctrines, or as a manifestation of cur own love of them, discredits the whole theory of re publican institutions, and rather manlfeeta a lurkif g and unworthy .'car or a want of inherent strength in them. We waste time, however, in enlarging on the useless tie ss and weakness of mobs, and the criminality of those ? ho incite them. We have had some experience in this city of their destructive powers, and, too, of the height to which they may grow, when the community is taken by surprise, and wants energelio counsels with which to ir.eet ami put down the disorderly action of a few badly disposed perm os. It in to this point we wonld more particularly invite tbe care or our citizens, and tcoee who ar* eppecially charged with pie f-t nation of tbe peace. The number ia exceed ugly sn ail in any community of persons wbo are bold imI wicked enough to plan ri .ts, and deliberately Incite mobs to acts of v:olence. It is the thoughtless wbo are led away by sudden excitements, or misled by a specious pi j ular cry of the momeit, who are drawn into tne evil companionship. Some words < f caution may serve to &uard this clam against tbe attempts which may be made to involve them in this matter. Let there be no listeaing to appeals that begin with mosktn? the law, and invite to acts which destroy every pnnoipln of individual liberty, which the law hae designed to protect; and create a col - filet in which they must be defeated and punished, or l?w itself muit perish and liber'y lose lti only safeguards, l et the authorities too be vigilant, and, draliag gently with public lights of free opinion and free speech, be prepared to protect with unfailing promptness and energy the persons of every individual from every hostile as aault. With this reasonable degree of eautlon, and the certainty of perfect preparedness, it would be impossible to get up a riot? if the iletign were more seriously enter tained than we believe it to be. The Incendiary handbill points out a point to be guarled more than any danger which is to be apprehended. It shows that there are persons among us who couid wililrgly do a a great wrong, and kindle up a great strife. It ia a hint, at leait, which should keep the eyes of all good citizens open te discover, and their real alive to repress and punish, every move | ment towards the disaster thus ambiguously threatened A Minister Arrested for Seduction [Fr<m the Spritffield, (Mw.,) Republican, Ju 10 ] Deputy Sheriff fykes treated in Pelhaas, oa Bstarday night, ht< B. W. Wright, the pastor of the M*thodi*t church a that town, on a chart* of "educ'.ion and adai tei v, and committed him tojail in this city. A?we get the story, Mr. Wright wrote to Wdbraham, to a young lady at reboot there, requesting her to meet bim at Palmer de pot. Tkia Tt'UEg lady waa the daughter of a deacon of hia own church, and tad previously, on th* occasion of bii wife'a illness, resided in his family. At Palmer, he pur chased two tickets for New York, by the New London rail road and nigbt So.urd toat, with atate room bertha. the young lady waa on the spot, and they prooeeded to New York together. A day or two after, they returned, he ornanented with * pair cf falie whiakera, and she alt ting be Tore him. On arriving at Palmer, the whiakera were taken c IT and be proceeced home, while the girl went back te school, and reported that she had been home. Suspicion, hoverer, waa on the isent, and the girl at lait confessed the whole terrible atory. The result la aa we have stated. The Palmar Journal states that the rumerof the clergy nan'a crime preceded bia arrival home, an! that when be cane back to Palmer, he told the conductor, who aaw him remove hi* whitkera, that he wore them to improve bia looks, that he did not know the lady who aat in front of hln, and with whem be waa aeen to convene, and that everything connected with bia journey to New York waa all right, Ac. We hop* that the matter ia all right, but fear that it ia not, and if it is as we apprehend It, It is one of the most sickening and shameful cases of crime that haa occurred in this region for many a day. What makes it still worse is that the principal culprit is a husband and tbe father of an innocent family. Mr. Wright has preached nearly six years In this vlcln itj? two year* in West Springfield, two at S:>uth Hadley Falls, and about eighteen months at Pelham. Be Is from thirty Ave to fortv years of age. We learn that since hla incarceration he declares that be has done nothing sinful, though he itsr have teen guilty of some indiscretions. The reverend gentleman was arraigned before a Justice on the 16th inst.,on a charge of "enticing away Miss Gray for the purpose of prostitution." Be pleaded that he did not 1o it, and the examination was ac journed. In default of ball he was committed. Legal Intelligence. SvraiMl Cot'RT 01- 1IIB I'MTil) fcTATO, Jan. 13.? No. 153, G. W. Sizer et al., plaintiffs in error, th. William V Many. The motion to dismiss this case waa argued by Mr. Curtia la support thereof, and by Mr. Robb in opposition thereto. No. 48, V. Carter, plaintiff in error, vs. A. T. Burnett. The motion to dismua this case was argued by Mr. Davis ia support thereof, and by Mr. Keverdy Johnson in oppo sition thereto. Adjourned. J ax. 1C? John T BofTman, E>q , of New York, waa ad mitted an attorney and counsellor of this coujt No. 48. i,e*s Winans, plaintiff in error, vs. Adam Edward and T. inmead. The argument of tnls cause ws- commenced 3 i Mr. I-atrobe for the plaiofifTln error, aid continued by r. J. M. Campbell for the deieadants in error, and con cluded by Mr. Latrobe for the plaintiff (in error. Ad journed. Cofrt of ArrtMM, Ja?. 13 ?Evening Session.? No. 7, Concluded. No. 66, reserved till Jan. 18. No. 88, re served till Jan. ?0 No 38, Koo agt. Crook'. On argu ment L. Tremalae, eouniel for appellant; N. Hill, Jr., c our eel for respondent. Ja?. 14 ? Morning Seesion ? Nos. 41, 60 and 47. re served for 18th. No. 38, concluded. No*. 78 and 231, submitted. Ncs 47 and 37, struck ofT. No. 48, Lewis > gt Smith. J M. Parker, counsel for appellant; H. B Burlcek, counsel for respondeat N j. 4$, passed. Ps fault entered in 61. No 63, Staples agt . Geuld. Onargu ment. S Beardsley, counsel for appellant: J. I.troc jue, eouniel for respondent. Concluded. No. 64, Cothsal agt. Tslmadge. On argument. N. Bill, Jr., conasel for sp pel'att; A. Thompson, counsel for respondent. Jan. 10.? No. 64, coneiu led Psfault la 40: opened and csuie submitted No*. 14, C6. 83, 134. struck off No f4, reserved generally. Kecea* at 3); o'clock P. M. Tirbibm Stiamboat Disaster and Loss or Ij ft ?The Memphis A'ngutrer has been furaUted with the detail* of th* loss cf tb* steamer 0*n B*m, by an *ye wilt ess. They are nn*t painful. The Bern was bound from Conoianati for Arkaua* liver About 9 o'clock oa tb* night of the 3d. whea in the Grand Cut off, afe* miles abtT* Walnut Bend, ia th* Mississippi, and de cend lag th* liver with a full head of steam, -he atrock a snag near the M'silssipyl shore, upon which ska polled herself for a moment, when she commenced swinging, ia which operation ah* waa tom int 3 a thousand atoms. Within fir* minutes the boat had sunk to th* hurricane deck, when the wkole cabin floated off, leaving the hull with about fifteen deck passengers below the surface. The passengers and crew, when th* b at suak, hurried on the upper deck. Pome four or fire of th* former were threwa off, and were found itruggllDg la th* war**, with frag ment* of th* boat supportipg them. Fortuaately for the st flerers the Saranac came to thalr reieu* The cries and supplications of th* poor ruffereia for h*lp, says th* wt iter, each begging in th* moat pi cons terms far the yawl, were heartrending. The mate of th* Serenac went out la the vawl and relieved them. When the mate reached the deck of the Rem it was discovered that there waa a mas utder tte deck yet struggllcg for life, his oris* scare* It audible. The mate proem ed an axe, with which he perforated tbe deck, and drew forth th* coffering vie. tin, who almost instantaneous with hi* delivery became insensible, aad *c remained for severe* hoars. About twenty five snfT?r*r* vere saved from a watery grave. None of tbe eat in pasrengcrt, c (Beers or crew were lott. About fifteen deek paarengers were drowred. Pjttsbcro Statistics ? There are in Pittabarg and it* Tioiai'.y, it is said, seventeen iarg* roiling ssills; twelve prtnsipal or large fouaderies; twenty glees menu fee tor tea; about twenty engine and machine shops: fire la'ge rotten factories: four large fl-mrlng milN, b**id*e com* smaller one*, and It ia *stimated that there are more than oc* honored steam engines in oparaboo in th* It j a&? rtclslt; be sUc? '.h it atore natr* 1. C Mr Washington Corr spondence. Wsbuuiutos, J?u is, is5) HonopdUtl foreCongrttt?LoU') J fit) vnih thtr OtiJti Baxlt?Tkt Union and lit Couth RrlcUiutn Oolt'i Patent? The Adminutraii m' l as to Jt'mopoliei thai may bt LoNted through Qmgrtts?G'tdidm i Arrival with a Trtaty, <tc., ti:. The editor of the Niw York Bhkai n hu done hU coan try, its arts and sciences, its mechanical iuiaatry, ani tbe true men of genius among it* people, a most sub sUn'.iil seivloe, in exposing promptly end efficiently the Bcbijte which tie lcbby ueuU are attempting, with the aid of champagne, oasvai back*. pistols and ootlea for many more than two, to hurry through Congress the ex tension ef Colt'a patent for firearms, thai securing to a private interest a stupendous monopoly worth millions of dollars if passed by Congress and approved Jby the Executive. The exposure by the IIsxald of the ooarse of tbe Washington Union, the organ ef the aduluis .ra tion, in covertly advtaating the passage of the Calt mo nopoly, renders another service to the oountry, besides havirg the effect to draw from the Union a declaration te this purport: "That the Union can, under no olrcuin stances, be made the channel for schemes of pri vate interest!, involving the violation of great prinai pie* of public policy essential to the purity of the de mocratic administration." Notwithstanding this dis clainer of the Union, and ite declaration, aleo, that no thing more en the subject should appear in its columns. It vet has permitted Mr. Edward Dickinson, the agent ana attorney for Mr. Colt, to use its oolumcs, under his own signature, in advocating the Colt moutpoly. But the atpoM which the Hkrald Mae made of the sobeme for the establishment by Congress of the Colt monopoly, and of the weak and shallow argument In the repcrt on the subject of '.he House Committee on Patents, has greatly alarmed the fears ef the advocates of the scheme, and pat them lneead quandary. Laet Friday was the day they had fixed upen to pass their Colt mono poly bill through the House. They had previously got telegraphic detpatehes to etate positively tbat General Davis was to leave the War Department an 1 go into tbe Senile. and that Colonel Jure. Clemens was to be ap pointed Secretary of War. They were oontralioted by other despatches; but they never ceaeed firing. (Jj ! they had first a telegraphic despatoh from Jackson, Mm sithij pi, that General Davis had been nominated by the Legislative caucus for the Senate, and next, another despatch that he bad been elected. It was known here generally that Colonel Clemens was a very warm advo cate of Uie Colt monopoly. General Davis was also repre imted to be in favor of it. And tbe President, who was the srdeot friend of both Davie and Clemens, and ap proved of the change about to be made in their poeltions, wsh, of course, in favor ef the Colt monopoly. And, be suits, tbe Union new* paper had taken ground is its favor. A 1 was going on swimmingly, for all who wanted to please the President, the official organ, the new Senator from Mississippi, and the new Secretary or War from Alabama, wonld, or courre, unite in passing the Celt monopoly bill, (which had been placed first, or nearly so, on the private calendar.) so soon as tbe House should go into commit tee to take up private bills. Friday oame, big with the fate of the stupendous Colt monopoly and others to follow! Tbe lobby agents, and the members known to be secured, could be teen in one part of tbe hall at one time, whispering together in a most earnest manner, and then meet'sg each other la other places te give the word of acticn, the countersign, Finally, all being ready, the motion to go into committee on the private calender was made. Mr. Geo. W. Jones, of Tennessee ? a wachful, honest men, a jewel of a legislator, an upright end faith lul guardian ot the people's treasury? sprang te bis feet and opposed the motion, upon the ground that there were but few private bills yet on the Speaker's table, and of tbat few there were some involving large amounts of money, which ought not to be hastily or prematurely acted on. He, therefoie, moved to go into committee of the whole on the Btate of tbe Union, and take up puolic questions for action. This motion was stoutly (opposed. Even honest Hike Walsh called for tellers. Befog a new member, he nest Mike probably did sot see so clearly as the experien' eil Tennw seean what was really going on. Mike no doubt thought that the claims of honest men were to be acttd en. He knew it was private bill day, and be wanted the business of the day to be a .tended to. But the watchful Tennesvcetn saw there wu a cat in the ttfal-tub, and be resolved to ?' scotch" if he did not " kill" it. His motion prevailed, and the Colt monopoly ffifD were covered with d'umay. Tfce monopolists were thus frustrate 1 in the first of the reries of measures of private interests against the publie wesl which they are planning and manauvring to oarry eut. It is far from being certr>in that they will be wholly successful even if they nhoukl get their stupendous (flumes, er seme of them, through Congress, for I have it fr;m a reliable source that President Pierce is resolved to veto any bill of Congress which grant* a monopoly in land, in money, or in government scrip, to individuals or stock companies. Tbe telegraphie news from the South, of the arrival of General Gadsden at "New Orleans with just such a treaty as the Ekjuid had given the outline* cf ten days since, aad which hnd been daily dec led, most positively and ab solutely, by the Washington Unun, the Journal of Com nurce, snd sundry Washington correspondents ot the Bal tlmore .S'un, Philadelphia Ledger, New York Tribune , Timv, Ct urirr, Exprea, C< mmercial, lie., Ac., will not set the Hik>ij> back any as a reliable pnblie journal, nor its en vious rivals forward any in the same race tor merit. justi:u. J G. Ei.\.\tn, E.--4 ?A friend of mine, whom the spoiU men bere failed to entangle, has furnished me the above 1 tier My own pertonal observation con firms its substan* Hal truths. The publication of it will, in my judgment, do gccd. Moet respectfully, HORACE H. DAY. Brooklyn City Intelligence. QrAKmar Rvobt of th* Chi lp ok Poijc*. ? The Chief of Polio* submitted hU report of the transactions of the department for the quarter btginning October 1, 1363, and ending Decembei 81 of the Mine year, to the Common Council laxt ttening. Thi* statement show* that the whole number of arret. U for felonies, misdemeanor!, a>4 other offences, amounts to 1,637, being a decrease of 420 from the previous corresponding period; 808 persons were accommodated with lodgings at the several station houses; ST lost children were reitored to their parent*; 4 persons were rescued from diownirg; 9 persona were found drowned ; 11 fire* were extinguished by the polio*, and |0C 6 39 was taken from lodgers and drunken persons and returned to them. During the quarter 188 days were lost by members of the department by reason or rickne** and disability, being an average loss of two men per day. Complaints were preferred against Are members of th* d*i*rtm*nt, whieh, open investigation, resulted In th* ditmissal of the complaint against four, and the charges eg aii it the other were withdrawn In ocnnection with the quarterly report the annual statement of the condition and transactions of the de partment was also submitted, from this document it appears the", frt m the 31st day of Deoember, 1862, to the 31?t day of I>ecember 18S3, the whole number of arrests amounted to 6,t>74, being an Increase of 498 over the number of the year previous; 8,492 persons were accom modated with ' edgings ; 631 lost children were restored to their parent*; 3b Ore* were extinguished; 32 persons were rescued from drowning; 29 persons were found drowned: and 92,1(2 07 was taken frem lodger* and drunken persons and returned to them. I'mirg the year 1,047 days were loet by members of the department by reapon of sickness and disability, b*irg an average of three m*n per day. Complaint* have been preferred against 22 members of the department whieh, apoo investigation, resulted as follows I>ttmii*ed frem office 8 Suspended from duty 20 days 1 " " 16 days 4 complaints dismissed 8 " withdrawn 1 The report was ordered to be placed on Sit. Court or General Seen lone. liefer ? Judge Beebe. .'#d IT ? Tha court iMomed ita iltting to day at the uiual hoar, and proceeded to dlapoae of some half doten cum tn varieuj offence*, after which It adjourned until the next day at the tuual hoar. SENTENCED. Pdit Larc>ny.? Catherine Stoddart, Unlisted for gran 1 larceny in having stolen a quantity of jewelry and gold coin, rained at $40, from Cecily Johnun, plea led guilty to petit laroeny. and wan aentenoed to *ix monUu con ? cement on the If land. Grand larceny ? Henry Ires and Jotepb Barrltt were convicted of ateailng a box of kil gloves, rained at >47, from the fancy |ooua etor* of Henry Brue, in Cortlaadt ? reet, and were lentenced eaeh to two ye art and ilz month* confinement In the State prison. C'orrjiwp a Slut ip SM ?Michael Uarney, who wai con victed laet week of having In hii posseaiion a slung (hot, contrary to the statute* ef thu State, wax sentenced to one year Imprisonment in the State pruon Attempt to CYmimif J Im ?Then. Newman, who tu con victed yetterday cf attempting to commit a rape on the I-ernn of Mary Haneeen wai then brought up for een Uncs. Hlii Honor Judge Beebe sal J that tnere were many extenuating clreumataaeta in tie cane, and. on aieount of thai, he would tot i end bin to the State prison but woo id Bie blm I1C0. The fine waa then paid, and the de fendant liberated from cus'ody. ri.Kk or ortLTT. A,. <aii !! a*d Battery ?Samuel Uorman, indicted for robfety m the 8r*t degree, pleaded guilty to assault and battery. The court accepted to plea, and the defendant km r?ttaedi>l for icntence. CONVICTJD. Grand Larcrny.? Anne Brady aad Bridget Boyle were convicted of stealing 9100 from Paul Henry, and were re manded for sentence until Friday. Woma* Mcbdmf.d in Tolido.? Two women of bad repute, temporarily living at a home of ill fame near the diitillery oi Howe & Krann, came down town yeeter i ay foienoon and became intoxicated In a saloon in the upper part of the city. Their name*, aa given on the ei ami nation, are Biddy 1 ury. the murderess, a native of Ciacinsati, and Catharine Oilner, the murdered woman, who faid the fcelorged to Cleveland. They arrived In town on Saturday and nut np at the honm above men tioned. When th?y left the ?aloon and anived at the ?'dsn,-' about two o'clock in the afternoon, a quarrel aroke between them, about a pair of glove*. The merit* of the quarrel we did tot learn, but it appear* that Silner waattaadleg in the kitohen, when i ury came up to her and altercated about the g'ovea, and on (illner's saving ? lie knew nothing about who had itolen them, Kary drew a large dirk knife from under her shawl and (tabbed her tear the left breaat, penetrating through the ttomaek ard liver, end causing death almoit insUatly She waa arretted by I>eputy Man ha I Mahon, taken before the Maj or for ezaminatien, and by aim committed to jail, to stand trial at the next term of the Oourt of Common Plea*.? TiltiiP (Okie) Slid', Jan 12. Death or Litot. J don A. Davis, U. 8. N.? The Washington Sentinel, of the liih inat., lays:? It ia with much pain that we announce the daath of I.teateaant J jha A. Davla, of the United Statea Navy. Last Toeeday evening he wai threwn from a vehicle, aad although it was not thou cht that ha would enrvlve many heure, he lingered, in the full poaeeeslee of hie senses, until yester day moroleg, then ha became uacon clous, aad died ab.ct four c clccl laUie eretu^j Politic*! Intelligence. EDITORIAL OPINION* Or TBK NATIONAL ADWINiS FKATIOHt The Petersburg V*., lnieUijtn.fr, whig, bu ecier*l the field in l*fens* of tii* national deniocrajy, and in a long article is iu las** of the 10th inat. has th? following n marks ? We feel an intereat in thl* struma between t'ae two ntatii* wiuga of tha democracy. We honor the ponti ?? andaarvlce* rendered to our oomuon country by the gal lant standard -bearer ? of Nuithern democratic c >n*erva ln onr ""ttmaii. n, " good democrat* " v v .1 ,m g??d ln * diffetent n*u;e from thai J JS* ?V T ?dlnarUy give i . They mean by it loyal and zealous Ltvotees to the faith, without reference to any pol'cy which the caang- and force of circumateacae H?y render proper and expedient to be pursued for the benefit of the na'lon an .cintradieUnjuuhed from par'.y. We mean by the phrase " good democrat*" hontaf pat riotic democrat* ? men who will la great palttioal exuen cie*. when tbe ceuntry Is endangered by faotioua tad traitoroui organiiations, throw oil' the trammels of party, aid without fear of comequences, per?onalto themselrea, atilke for tie pr?- Miration of our institutions, an defined in, and eMab!i/ib*d by, tbe federal compact, the strong foundation upon which rests our rlzhta onr itbertiee our safety, onr prosperity and our welfare as a nation Now, thin is pteoifely what D.okinaon and his followers in New York have done. They have preferred a national to a party policy? they hare chosen to inenr the frowns and rebukes of a oiuc cratio President and bit Cabinet rather than coalesce with a turbulent, fanatical and dangerous Mo tion of their own party ? they bate made war upon the free noil and abolition demooraoy, because they perceived that tbe ends aimed at by these anti-slavery agitator* were not their ooontry's, bat in deadly hostility with its true interests and happiness. The Norfolk A'noi, a journal allied to th* national de moeracy, speaks of th* alministration in plain language, aa follows:? We exerted all th* energies and talent* with whlih God has gif'ed us to elevate to the Presidency the present chief magistrate, not for the hip* of reward or the spoil* of office, out because he professed our faith, and we ?>n ai dared him pre eminently sound and conaervative upon th* reserved right* of th* States. He wa* no sooner ?eated in the ohair of Stat* than he wu baaieged by the peek of wolUah patriot* who had anutfad th* Hash nuts in th* tainted gal*. The fetid o tors of eorruption that arias from th* poli tical ticks in Washington have for some time kept at a distance moat gentlemen of aenaitlv* honor. Th* hound - ithSMB for oflio*, especially undor this administration, has difgusttd and nat Mated every high minded gentle man and patriot ln the country. And the drat fata* step of the administration originated and sprang from thl* ?oarce. Geterel I'ierc* attempted to hold th* pre* en t coloisal democratic party together, not so much by a Arm relianoe upon the principles of the party, as by the "cohetive power of the public plunder." The attempt has felled, as it ever must and aver will and ought to do. The party that ha* to be held together by the loavei and fishes, th* sooner It la disbanded the better. In a scramble for oQice the political sooundret or bankrupt politician ever overreaohea the modest patriot and high toned gentleman. Unfortunately for th* inweii of Gen. Pierce's administration, he has la hit Cabinet some a* Erelesa knaves as *v*r figured ln th* political arena, ey at* not statesman, but msan, intriguing politician*, whose lives have been spent among the cesspools of coe mption and intrigue, and among whom office and pa triotism are synoBymoua terms With each men to mis lead hia upright ana patriotic jodgment, no wonder great and awful blunders have been oommitted iu ap pointment* t* (flioe. By the cunning intluenoe of^euch oounael, the unholy ana infamous ooalition wa* formed by whtoa a truce to the warfare on freesoilUm was struck, and the political pirates and cutthroats of New York, un der tbe lead ef 1'rlnc* John, have become thetreclpienta of federal patronage, while aucb patriots ai Disk naon and Bromon have bean threatened with exoommunication by the Washington L'num, the self constituted guardian of democracy. Tbe Scuth bide Democrat, a national democratic paper in Petersburg, Va., siys: ? The first error of the administration dated to soon at th? tupture at Syracuse Uok place; so soon as It became palpable that all attempts at harmo-.y a&d reunion ware uiavailing, the proper, dignified and judicious oourse for the adniiuistration to have pursued was to have kept aloof from the broil? to hava car?f . illy aecided giving a natioral aspect to a local quarrel. Hie President might have t aid in subitance, " 1 have applied my policy of ap poittmentalo the State of Near York with the hope of re uniting the democratic tarty, by be-ttowing a tangible m&ik of confident upon all democrttH, without reaped to past decitioni, who adopted in good faith thu Bilt'more platform. It appears to have failed, so far ai New York is concerned, to have attained that ei d. TAS l'ailure and blame, if any ought to attach, cannot rest upon my ad ministration.'' ilad he pursued this course the country wou'd have rung with approbation a', hia conduct, and hu administration would have been preaerted from an ?ti tuce which, though taken with good intent, afforded color for capital to bis enemies, and set a precedent which It would have been dangerous to sacotion. The Albany State lltgiitcr, a national whig journal, says ? Tbe democratic party of the great State of New York la divided right through the ceatre, the one half in open op position, and th* other half not caring two figs for thl* sane 'preMnt administration," and yielding it a faint half acd half 101 1 of rapport, only for th* aake of the apolla of ? ffloe. Aa It la In New York, eo it ia In a degree in every State In the Union: and If this " pre lent admi nistration" should be up for a re-election, th* vot*? it would reoeive would be *o few and far between that they would find a place in the official returns only ln the e> lumn of th* scattering. The Newark Mercury, whig, speaking of the new mak which it U proposed to confer upon Geaeral Scott, says ? If there be any one thing more than antther calculated to engender a mean opinion of General Pierce and hi* Ca binet, it ia the opposition which th*y manifeat to beatow tag a merited honor on Ganeral Soott. A man of magna nimity would gl. dly embrace the opportunity offered of doing honor to a rival candidate for tbe Preaideney; but General PI*ro* belong* to the New Htmpahire school of men and no rash thing ean be expected from bim. Of one thing Wlnfleld Scot', may rest assured, and that la that he will be remembered long after the pigmy men of this administration shall hav* been forgotten. The Prwllmt'* organ la New Hampihlre, the Concord l'alrvi, uaea the following strong language Inspeaklag of a oo temporary who accused the J'atrint of repudiating the compromiM measurea We do not consider it important to notic* th* atata m?nta of such a notorious falsifier ordinarily, but our readers know that nothing of the kind has ever appeared in the Patriot; not a line nor a word that bears the least resemblance to or can be tortured Into such a sentiment. It ia a bate, deliberate, malicious lie, characteristic of the vile and sordid villain who manufactured and ut tered it. TBI MAINI LI3I8LATU&X. The Boston Atlas of tbe 14th hut. give* the following history and present position of the Mudi Legislature: The Willcat branch of the democracy of this State bars resrrud to a desperate, bat probably unavailing eipe dient, to retain their power In their State Senate. As oar readeri are aware, the Legislature met at Augusta en the 4th init. Only thirteen of the thirty one Senator* had b*en chosen. There was, therefore, no quorum eleoted, and onlr a ttmporary organisation was piactioable. Of these thirteen Senator* elected, seven were "Wildcat drniocrate," and tlx whig* and " M >rrell democrats." A* the House oontists of eighty *?ven whig*, Morrell democrats, and free aciler*, to tlity four of the wildcat family, and a* the former made common cause, it was apparent that if the regainment* of the constitution were complied with, the vacancies in the Senate would not be Glled with wildcats, rxsept only in a few instances, where they were the only constitutional caid dates. These Instances were three only out of the eighteen va cancies. Accordingly, the Senate repirtedto the Haaie these vacancie* enly, and proposed to fill'them, ignoring the ottir fifteen tarance*. If complied with, this would hare given them the permanent control of the Seeate; and irem the sampU cf their factious spirit already evinced, could only re*nlt In even morn iespeiate endeavors to prevent the election of a Governor aad of a I'nltad States Senator. Of course the Hease was not quite to verdant as to comply with so modeit a re quest, especially as It would be in palpable violation |cf tee corsiitutioD itself. The factious majority In the Seiats threaten that they will not report any other va cancies until these are filled, and that there shall ba neither an organised Senate, Governor, U 8. Sua tor, nor anything else, until their demand* are complied with. In the mssnwhlle, the Iloase have pasted A" order, ask Isg the Secretary of State to lay before the Hoose an ab ttract of the record of the Governor and Oouaoil, includ ing the persons elected to the afenste, the sumbtrof vacancies, and the districts in whirb they occur, together with the nsmes of tbe constitutional candidates. This I lainly foreshadows their intention to prooead to fill all he vacancies, glting the Sanators eWot sst)i)isnt notice f the time for the holding tha convention, pa' tag no heec to tbe threat of tht recusant Senators, that they will not reeoffaiie those thus elected as members of the Senate. At the last accounts, no progress toeards an organisation cf the Senate had besn made. On Wednes day, the Senate majoilty proposed to mset the House for flllirgthtse three vacancies. The latter responded that ttey were ready to join In filling all the vaeaicles, but non concurred to fi'l tb*m in part. The eevtn reuusaatl prefssstd to feel insulted by thli prop ?al, and adjourned. Mlfl8IMIFri 3INATOR. Tbe I/glslature of Mississippi, on the 7th Instant met in joint convention and* proceeded to vote for United States Senator, to fill the vacancy in the senatorial ra pruentation from tb at State Tha folliwiag is Um re sult of the first ballot A G. Brown rccei red... 76 A K McCiung J H. 9. Foots 23 F. M. R 3 W. 1. Sharkey 7 J. A. Unltmaa 1 W. A Lake 8 J. D. Freeman 1 Whole number of votes cast, 114; neet-ssary to a ahoiee, 58. The Boa. Alberto. Krown bavin* ?ma jority of all the vote* cast, was deelsred by tbe President of tbe Senate to be duly and constitutionally elected 1'nlte* States Senator form tha 4th of March, 1863, for the term prtsoribed by the eonstitation of tha United States, Tbs Hoose of Representatives of Ohio have passed ? re .o niton to go Into an election for Uiited States Senator on tbe 24th inst. The Senator to be oboe* a is to fill tha place of Salmon 1'. Cluae, wboea term expiree in 1855. Excitmunt at Fall Rivcr, Mass ? The officers end a number of citfaene of Fall river, vlilUri, on tha 1 Oth last., all the places la that town where 1 qaor was supposed to be sold. About two hundred barrel* were seised and deposited la the basement story of tha Town Hoase A few dealers having got wind cf the move neat raved their stock. One man, named Collins, resists! tha sxeoutloa of tbe law, aed knocked down several persona with an iron bar. by whioh one man Dad a leg aad another an aim brrken He aad his liquor* were flnsllj secured, but considerable excitement prevallel at lart accounts. " Ohio Rivbr ?Tbe Ohio river is now in gooi n&T igahle ord#r, with asven feet water in tbe nnsaaal at I'lttebarg Navigation hs - fairly ormm?ne? l and tha large das-. boat < at last accounts, were leaving I'itt'bug with fnii iwght alai.it hourly.