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"ORTLUf?, Me., Jane 14,1964. liiM Potitiee?^he 7Vm Democratic State Con tentions mnt> their Action?The Nomination of Mr. JMorr*l, of Mr. Cory, of Mr. PurrU?Ptcu imritUt of the Three Factions?Courage of the Bo/Urs and Cotoardice of the Regulars?Motives br the Nomination of Mr. Parrit? Congressional Election*? Whig Convention?Free Soil Con tention, ft. low that the several convention* of our demo ttic party have it last been held, and have nomi led their several candidates for Governor, I re concluded to give jon some account of the idition of Maine politioe, which have been get I into a worse and worse state ever since the i-liquor-selling law was passed, though it is mora m probable that some other cause of offence or Idling-block would have been found if Provi ??e and the fate* had not bountifully provided with a brandy cask and a ram puncheon. There re difficulties in the democratic party of Maine so ?ly $s the year 1843, but they were eleverly got ir or under, without breeding any great troubles kt were visible. The leaders, to do them justice, careful to keep these troubles to themselves, I m they did the offices. However, the time at when nothing could prevent an outbreak, and ikows how deep-seated was the evil, that the t open movement, for almost ten years, was <Je in 1862, jutt on the eve of a Presidential ction, when there was every possible mo e for men to smother their wrath. To ?are, there were those who said at the ? that the Presidential election had mors to with the bolting movement at that time than r other cause. It was, they said, to get a party ftshould have a peculiar claim on the Presiden trie BpoiiH that the Chandler men drew off from ir old associates?but they certainly did not do ch by the operation, which turned out to be any ?g but a paying business. The moderates, or Is, got quite as much as the intractable*, or ds. Bome cf the latter were well provided for, as they considered themselves robbed to the amount as was given to their rivals, they t naturally took deep offence at such ingratitude ^1P? ,of^eJOWOT at Washington. Bome ?? that the President thought it a peculiar Ms good offices?literally good "offices"?thai ndef?*tmr8Ued * C0ur8e that mi?ht bftve ^d to ["bei intermediate facts you are acquainted with: ?Hhst the softa bolted in 1863, in imitation of > hards of 1862; how that the whigB triumphed tonsequence, and that Mr. Fessenden was chosen ?tor last winter, because of the renewal of the ?tion discussions growing out of the Nebraska istion. Since hopes were entertained by the aerate portion of the democratic party that, the tatorship having been disposed of, a new union rnt be formed, and victory once more be restored ?their banners. These hopes proved to be mere fcwons. The party is now split into three pieces, H ttiere is no saying how much more of it will be ten from the regular portion in consequence of I feeling created by the repeal of the Missouri ptpromise. ?be flret of these parties, taking them in the ?er of time in which their conventions have been Id, is the Morrill section, formerly known as ratn K from their stiff temperance principles, or lolly heads, from their sympathizing with aboli fusts and slaves. The membere of this faction r belonged to the Legislarure, had a meeting last I called a convention, which met here on 1June' nominated Mr. Morrill for Gover |. This convention was well attended, and struck toy observers of its proceedings as being more Kj temperance and free soil body than one of the I lashioned democratic character. The resolves lipted were decided in their views on temperance B Nebraska, and Mr. Morrill, who had been unan ?"?"*?6, was very emphatic, when ac ting the honor conferred upon him, in ng his pslavery views. He considered the Nebraska puon as the great question of the day, and as pa K3# t? aU otters. He was enthusiastically ap EiTrZS? ?e^us Bpoke' which shows how the Mis setting in this quarter. This section of the ! U?5*ST PerB?naUy speaking, the most respcct I vfjf a5 ?u?b?rs ? best informed men of I Kyl SS5 democrats, or most of them, as le got religion" belong to it; and few of its I ibers ever crook their elbows. It may be con. I ledl as slightly Puritanical. The more saline I b leaders reckon their followers at twenty thou I 22?2".^? the* rea,'ynumber 222 ^t?e" However, it will, most bo possible to say what will be the pre |s number of democrats *ho shall support Mr. not Without rea Ei;? ' j free Boilers, the more ilitionized whigs, and all the ultras on every sub I?. *ot? f?r him, and under such oiroumitaacwi would be found a difficult task Indeed to separate ? faction into various parts. Political analysis Ihese days, is the most d.fficult task which a man ? undertake. . ?"he sccond democratic convention met here on I.1''"1? Jane. It was composed of the repre ?tatives of the democratic opponents of the Maine I;. nkMrtv contains all the "go ahead " men, behold in the Maine law a flagrant attempt to ?p them and their rum apart. They are at anjrrv ?that account as were their great-grandfathers ?ut the tea tax. The invasion of the right ot R to get drunk involved in the existing law is to ?n intolerable. They are resolved upon opposing ?Mrties that do not oppose the ram law; and how fcusfal they have been, thus far, ip weakening ?Jaw, best appears from the fact that that statute ?wlce as bad and twice as strong as when it was It passed. The nomination of this rum conven e?the bo called wild cat convention?was eon ted upon Bhepard Carey, and the regular con P??,wafl notified that it too might nominate MM, f h,s friends would not forsake ?. This was very kind. Ihe convention said nothing fc fwSftCu^' Japan- the Philip f ? a Central America, or any other nor l of tne globe that is now in that nebular state ?>o*atory to becoming an American star ; and in ? abstaining they showed their sense, tfhey con ?d their action to local affairs?to the worm (that Betimes dies) of the still, and to the barrooms, ?y stick to their liquor like foundering sailors to |spint room. Their motto evidently is? " Man, bning reasonable, must get drunk ; The best of life U but Intoxication." third or regular Democratic Convention, ag itated here on the 21st of June. It was very na [oncly attended, and I should be inclined to ca'I mass convention, for I think that almost one the supporters of the administration in Maine i present. It was a regular officeholders' affair; . afi<many of the national offices Eft re have been wred on the most contemptible of mankind, can judge what its character must have been, action of ttls convention waB cowardly In the te. The desperate condition of the adminia i'Ii well known; yet not one word of en ement did this packed body of officeholders and clients?the fed creatures of the national gov ent?utter for the support of their principals, or Jr principles. The grave itself could not have been t silent than were these unheroioal people, i their proceedings no one could be led to infer i the country is now in a most excited state on a kt national question, in the rapport of which [President and Cabinet, and the majority of ess are completely Identified. Not a syllable sped to show our unhappy President that his kda in Maine are mindful of him in the midst of p&raaka agony. Equally silent waa the con on en Btate affairs. They were passed over j a coolness that was quite charming, as cvi p.ing the contempt which the delegates feel for '?r intelligence. The whig* say that the de were silent, because they had nothing to r, but it is more Just to say that they were so ugh cowardice. The ancient democratic spirit liahed from amongst the regulars, whom de land officeholdlng have converted into so many ' eunuchs. regular nomination for Governor is not a bad | but very respectable, if we consider the matter from a personal point of view. The mass of 1 regulars?it is not a very large mass?had ppowd that Mr. Pitlsbury was to be put up again, d were satisfied that he should be nominated, was no reason for superceding him. Ho a very good run last year, and was not lajly unpopular. He had given as little offence i two other braachos of the party as any man 'the Btate. Tou can, therefore, form an idea of | j astonishment that was felt by the rank and file (hen Mr. Pillsbury was deposed of by the conven i in a very different way from nominating him. I whole matter waa arranged here before the con met by the officeholders, who were deter ned to have a new candidate. The convention ely ratified the action of the officeholders, in Jag Mr. Parris before people as a candidate for overnor, who, In one respeot, may bo oonsi ?d aS worthy of the especial ravor of officehold he has himself lie Id office almost his entire llfe Not to mention minor places he has been overnoif United States Senator, Judge of the 8u cae Court, and Mayor of Portland. His very |i0ie is significant of fat things in the official line, was selected with express reference to the t usl of '^catching" or koeplng voters la various 1 ways. He is a supporter of tbc adminUtra aiirf therefore acceptable to duch deiun?rata aa interest in the fortunes of Pre.iident Pierce. ? to be a Nebrasiuito, and thcre [ls fciot prf^itively oil. ttsive to those He f?? 1?ho huL kyUi ? tUMUU Ml 4l. IbOl. He dcfwksj >"o*l Dow U) a contest for the mayoralty ?t Portland, sad therefore ought to be popular with the ram men. He maintained and enforced the Maine law, beeaoae It was the law, and therefore he muat be satisfectory to the temperance partv, and to conservatives gene rally. He nas bad notning whatever to do with re cent State politic*, and ao cannot be objectionable to either faction of the democracy. Finally, he ia a moet respectable old gentleman, who used to be at the head of aflkira when the preaent race of wild cata were but very small kittens, and woolly beads were undreamed of; ao that the organ of veneration la to be appealed to in behalf of the self-styled pro gressives of the age?certainly not the least re markable fact in our political oondition. All tbeae considerations would be of some account in ordinary times, but I do not believe that they will have any weight in the present state of aflkira. The anti slavery sentiment of the State ia atrong, and it is demonstrative in ita character, and the want of courage on the part of the regular democrats, who dare not say a single word on the other aide, will give as mach encouragement to the Morrill men as disgust to men of conservative opinions. The slavery question cannot be kept out of toe contest, because Congressional elections take place at the same time with our local elections, and the repeal of the Ne braska bill, or some other equally potent anti-slavery test, will be applied in all the districts. Unaided, the regular democracy have not the slightest chance of electing a solitary member of Congress. Demo crats who voted against the Nebraska bill will pro bably be reelected, but they can hardly be looked upon as friends of the administration, or their re election as administration triumphs. The whigs are to hold their State Convention here on the 29tn, and the free soilers will hold theirs at Lewiston, a ^eek later, July 6. I had intended to say something about the condition of the whigs, and concerning the probabilities of a new party being formed in Maine, but the length of my letter admonishes me to stop for the present. 1 will write you as soon after the other conventions have been neld as possible. Sbbaoo. Ow Kew Hampshire Oorrespondcaee. Concord, N. H., Jane 24, 1854. Lull in the Senatorial Contest?Political Intrigues ?ftnik Finding?Opinions on the Senatorial Elections?The IVhig State Convention? Remi niscences?The Country Ministers. The suspension of action on the Senatorial ques tion by our legislature?it will not be taken up un til the 29th?has afforded an amount of time for the action of political intriguers to operate in, that such men, on both sides, are far from disposed to neglect. This placc has been a perfect hothouse for forcing the growth of slow politicians since the meeting of the Legislature, and some of the workers on the ad ministration side complain, with no little bitterness, that they were not summoned to the field at a suffi ciently early day to render their exertions certainly UFeftd. Relying upon the Concord Patriot's cla morous assertion that there was a democratic majo rity of twenty in the House?which, it was thought, would be found numerous enough to effect every thing, after allowing for as much bolting as it was thought New Hampshire men were capable of? nothing of an effective character was dqne until after the Legislature had organized, when the elec tion of Mr. Chase to the Speakership, by pre cisely the number necessary to choose him ^nai>vt0 Wai? Up the dlx)WBy wirepullers'. All that had been done was the President's lending Nebraska speeches to gentlemen on whom he had turned his back ever since the 2d of Novem ber, 1862, and assuring them, under his own frank, that he was their "most affectionate friend"?an assurance which they thought it took a rood deal of assurance on his part to m&e, and theVrS cLt ? T? 80 "editions as to doubt. This sort of rubbing down the back did not pay, for it caused men to despise the person who resorted to it wm w J? j88 411 evi?en?5 of the weakness to which folly and arrogance had reduced him. At any rate, no one was converted by the President's sign manual?not even his "affectionate friends" responding to his pathetic call. trS? i y m J* blamed whenever there is w 5 paLty' and acc?rdingly the edi tor of the New Hampshire Patriot is censured as t^Vhu ?? overra.te<? the democratic strength Mrt nf tl warranted no interference on the part of the national administration. Had he r? "?; C v5t8 woald have been made at an f? ,y. dfty to bring over ^ lavish nse of those means which are at the com mand of the President, while the "cham K??t BDt ,cbio?n" Wment would tve been brought forcibly to bear upon men at the very ^eir arrival in this agreeable town. As ave either beea promised in other ??!? ? ' there are none even to promise; and the champagne has been expended in getting up a ?turefafl evanescent as its own spray and bub Thus far. nothing but defeat has awaited the democrats on every test question, in spite of their twetity_majority: but still I think the oeusure of Mr. unjust. His errors consisted in under hn in ^n/ , oflhc ?PP03ition to the Nebraska bill , in underrating the number of disaffected demo crats amongst those chosen to the House, and in overrating the power of party discipline. He judged of tliat power by a Btandaid that belonged to an Pities, and forgot, too, that some of the most accomplished martinets of the party?Mr Burke and Mr. Barton, for examples?were chiefs of fiJoiM ""P0^1 flee'ion of the disaffected?a section small in numbers, perhaps, but of great skill and ""f of iron energy in the conduct of affairs. Any man might have m.ule the same mistake for it tw'A i *? co"vlnc? the drill sergeants of '? "* """yow.K eiZ?il^pi?ni04? PrevaUfl here on the Senatorial / no 1)0 thJs session chosen, iiie dissenters from this view are democrat* win* 1855 thill th?.el?cti0D8, Bh.ould go over until June, lbo6, there will be such abundant means such a Bnpplyof^htfod oemenWa.t0 render a ooalition the various anti-administration parties easy of formation and certain of succ?n. No efforts will be ?et matters straight by the 20th when thelfonse ft to decide en the question of the choice ^n v the 8ttemPt to elect them fail, the business will be over for this year aid the wrfih0^ W?P g0 ,be'or? the people next March ?T * very heavv load on their already well bur whigs expect their party to win many victories before that time, and so give IS 0/ moral aid in New Hampshire. The opposition, of all sorts, hues, shades and strinea ?w*T Hothinj? better than a postponement of^^' elections, and the making of them a distinct issue w?n??inext C0^t- ?? success of their ideas would leave us with but one Senator, as soon as the ^ rise, Mr. Norris's termTo? Perhaps we should not hSve ,?i1855, 14 i8 Quite certain that if the ooalition should carry the next Legislature g?ntlemea wonld liavc ranch chaaw) i&ifstesx iwBrSsSsa* ?? Shaft thcf/ii a * should get a majority of the popular votes it d<m may be chosen by the Legialatare. The keenins <Iae8tlon would greatly f tate the ends of the coalition, bv leaving th a? capital upon which to trade; but rtSlitZ "^*? ^e Senatorships being filled asLlssirm u",n' Representatives on the Missouri question in 1820 ?gS3SSBB?artj 197 munbn? 1M of,l,en ""tolled Ihe Nfbn,?k"ilT w,, " "Sb reTO,'M lu f"?' " n? T?!" troiyi?? Jmm Orne, ft?w. Wm. T. Cutter. ?By the Court?Roosevelt, J.?The defendant* were guarantor* The/ loaned their names aa in ducement*, in behalf of their Meade, to invite cre dit* which would otherwise h?ve been withheld. Under the plea of alleged want of dae diligence in prosecuting the primary debtors, they now seek to escape from the consequences of their engagement At the time the goods whose payment tbev gu&r&n teed were sold, the purchasers resided and did busi ness in Michigan, when the purchasers failed to H, the creditors who had trusted them brought an on in the United States Circuit Coort in Michi gan; bnt the Sheriff or Marshal to whom the pro cess was intrusted, returned one of the defendants as not found. Although, therefore, the suit was against both, the judgment was against one. And this judgment, it Is said, merged the Joint demand and converted it into a claim against one only, thus, to the prejudice of the sureties, discharging the other debtor ; whereas, had the creditors brought their suit, as they might have done, In the State Court, the judgment, in virtue of a special State law, would nave been, it is said, against both, aud both would have been held to their joint obligation. The argument, it will be perceived, assumes that, by the proceeding in the United States Court, one or the debtors was discharged, and that that pro ceeding was the voluntary and improvident act of the creditors. And is it true, in point of law, that a judgment against one of his two joint debtors, in all cases and under all circumstances, discharges the other, and that the othtr, if afterwards sued upon the joint demand, may plead the previous unsatisfied judgment against his associate, as an absolute bar ? Is it no reply to such a plea to say that the creditor did not elect, but was compelled, to take judgment, as he did, against the one alone, because the other had absconded ? The doctrine or merger is founded upon convenience?convenience to the Court and convenience to the parties?upon the consideration that two suits should not be permitted where oue was sufficient. Does this reason apply in favor of a tuan who had rendered a ?Joint, and of consequence a single, suit impossible? What right has he, or rafner what right could he have, to complain of dou ble vexation ? Is it possible in such a case for the creditor to obtain a full remedy except by two suits Even with the aid of a .special statute, the Court, having no jurisdiction over an absent pirty, can ren der no binding personal judgment agalnBt him; 8 that, although in four against two, the recovery in ef fect, if pursued in that mode, would be only against one. Wherein, as a remedial proceeding, then, would such a judgment, in the State court, have been more advantageous than the judgment which was reco vered in the federal oourt? In either case the record would have shown that the course of action was a joint demand, and that if an effectual recovery was not had against both, it was no fault of thcplain tiffs. They sued both, but both were not found. Besides, a federal judgment in some respects may be preferable to a State judgment. Stay laws and appraisement laws are powerless over it; and the Supreme Court of the United States had decided a decision, which in subsequent cases brought within their jurisdiction they were likely to follow, that a separate judgment against one partner, even where taken without necessity, was no bar to a subsequent suit against the other. It may be that that adjudi cation has sincc been partially qualified; yet the reasoning on which it rests, in all cases of necessi ty, still remains. At all events, there oannot be a doubt, I think, that a court of equity in Buch a cise would enjoin the defendant from availing himself of such a technical bar?in analogy to the practice which allows a bill in equity against the represen tatives of a deceased partner after an unsatis fied judgment against the survivor, notwith standing that it involves the difficulty of merger and double litigation. Double litigation is an evil; but like other evils, if necessary to the at tainment of justice, it must be submitted to, espe cially by those whose acts or omissions have created the necessity. I assume, therefore, that whether the judgment in Michigan were in form against two, but in tact against one, or both in form aud in fact against only one, it would in neither case deprive the parties of an efficient remedy subsequently, in some form, against the other. At all events, the enit brought m the federal court, being a bona fide exercise of a sound discretion, and especially as no actual loss from that election is either proved o? pretended, there u no ground for charging the cre ditors with a want of " dee and legal diligenoe." The effort made by them to recover of the principal debtors was a legal effort, and a proper eiiort, and the only one, as it appears to me, which they were boned to make. Its frnitlessness is no answer to the argument. That very fruitlessncss, anticipated as possible by all the parties, was the reason for ten dering the guarantee and the motive for requiring it. It seems to be aesumed?and some judicial dicta have at times given countenance to the idea?that in actions against guarantors all sorts of technicali ties, whether equitable or inequitable, rational or iirational, arc to be invoked by counsel and enoour sged by the Court, to prevent a recovery. For my self I do not believe that the common law, which in its genera', scope professes to be founded od oommon . hcnfcc and common honesty, is so inconsistent aj to lose sight ot these attributes the moment it ap proaches the boundaries of suretyship. What differ ence Is there In principle between soliciting credit for one's Felf or soliciting it for one's brother? The consideration is the creditor's parting with his cods on the faith of the engagement, and the bene t the surety receives, or expccts to receive, from obliging his friend. It is not only a good, but a valuable consideration?as much so, in every just sense, as if the surety had himself become the pur chaser. Judgment for plaintiff. Superior Court?Special Term. Before lion. Judge llotfman. DKCIHION. June 28.? The People of the State of New York against the Alliance Mutual Insurance Vonijtany and Thos A. Emmet, receiver.?The defendants, the Alliance Company, were incorporated on the 10th of April, 1843, by a special aot paused that day. It continued to do business an a Fire, Marine and Inenrance Company until about the 15th of July, 1847, and is stated to have accumulated a large sum of money, which was liable to taxation either as capital or as personal property. On the 16th of Jnly, 1847, by a decree of the Chancellor, the company was declared dissolved, and the de fendant, Emmet, appointed receiver. The super visors at the city of New York taxed the property of the company in the year 1845, at a sum which, with interest, amounted to (2.839 OS, on the 1st of July, 1861. The company refused to pay the tax, and it was, according to law, returned b - the Chamberlain of the city to the Comptroller of the Sate, and was credited on the books of taxes in the office of the Comptroller to the city and county of New York, whereby an action accrued to the plaintiff for such amount of taxes. The com plainant then states a demand and refosal to pay the amount, prays judgment for it, and that snch part of the property of the company be seques trated as shall be necessary to discharge the same with interest and costs. * * * * The injunc tion granted, but not so as to prevent the receiver from collecting the funds of the company, and only to prevent his parting with any moneys on hand until the judgment in this action. District Court. JIRST JUDICIAL DIPTBICT. Before Judge Creen. June 28.?Aaron Close vs. Stephen Kelly*? This action is brought to recover for a bill of clothing amounting to $19 62, sold and delivered by D. Lockwood & Co., to one Everett, and which the defendant agreed to pay for, if the said Everett did not; and also for sale and delivery of the same goods to defendant, the claim thereof having been assigned by Lockwood to the plaintiff, his partner. The plaintiff proved by Daniel Lockwood that he was one of the firm of D. Lockwood & Co.; that a man by the name of Everett called at their store and wanted to purchase some clothing, stating that he bad not money enough to pay for the same, but that the defendant would become his surety. Wit ness then sold Everett clothing to the amount of $19 62; that he put the same i p in a bundle, and they then went to the defendant's place of busi ness. Witness asked defendant if he was willin to go Everett's security for the bill. Defendant an swered by saying he was. Everett then took the goods away with nim. Everett has never paid for them. He also moved the assignment of his in terest in the claim to plaintiff, so that he might be come a witness. The defendant swore that he had no recollection of seeing the witness until he calk d to collect the bill. The Judge decided that the plaintiff could not recover. His own testimony was not enough to make defendant liAble. That all the defendant did was to become security for the payment of the claim, in case Everett made de fault. That the agreement not being in writing, expressing the consideration, was void by the statute of frauds; aod therefore gave judgment for the defendant, with costs. Diptrbfsiko Accident.?A middle-aged man, namtd Andrew McGuire, was instantly Killed yes terday morning, about 10 o'clock, by falling from the roof of the Ave story building, occupied as a wholesale store by Messrs. Wadsworth, Turner k Co., on Pearl street, between Main and Caiy streets. Workmen were engaged in putting a new compo sition roof on the building, and the deceased, at the time he fell, was standing near the edge of the roof, in tl>e rear, tcceiving buckets of tar, as they were drawn up by meins of a rope and a derrick. The cause of his falling is not, we believe, precisely known, but it is supposed that the derrick (a tem porary structure on the roof,) gave way while he wnn standing by it, perhaps holding on to the rope. He Sella distance of about sixty feet, on a brt k raviiEciit, striking, af he came down, a few feet r >ni the ground, tin- edge of a s late roof of a ware houFe about five fet t from the building on which he iVbuut ttoik. iiu km uorrioiv cut and mangled, and died instantly. We understand be had no ia BiilJ-?ifecAffuma Euyuutr, J ion TIm Walkw OhrwM 9mm, COMMON rbUa-TABT IL liimn f. ?. walub, ww bbb mut fbibnd, ?HMMT1JJI B. 0LOANB, VS. WILMS F. WALUUk Before Boa. Judge kpthta. tutth DAT. Jim 20?fh? stem sunt justice of Rath Ann htaa, witness for the defence, ?u resumed this moraine by Mr. Btudford. Witness deposed?I think Mr*. Walker returned to Bath the iame da; that the came wfth Mm. Waldron; it vu previous to her retorn to Bath that I a? her walk ing with Heartwell with his arm roand her waist; it waa about the time of the arrival of the party of fifteen that 1 uw her standing in the doorway with Heart well; I can not tell whether I aaw them standing in the doorway be fore or after I eaw them walking aa I have stated; I ob served them standing in the door between half-paat 12 and half past 1 o'clock: we were clearing away the dining table then; I law them standing at the front door, opposite the dining room door; can't say where the other guests were at that time; I waa is the dining room; a number of domestic* were with me; Harriet Baron waa not there; Sophy Johnson was there, but she is dead; I was passing the door, and stopped and looked for about a moment at Dr. Heart well ana Mrs. Walker; their backs were towards me ? can't say how many days this was af ter the party arrived; I presume they dined in the din ing room that dav: 1 was not there at the dinner mvself; the doors of the sitting room and the parlor openea into the entry of the doorway where they stood; there might have been fifty or Hlxty guests in the bouse at the time; Harpswell is a watering place; from the piazza in front of the wooden house, persons oould not see into the door where thev stood; tho brick and the wooden bouses ran parallel, the former receding a little; there was no enclo sure between either of the bouses and the street; the guests, when going from the wooden house to the street, passed the door wheee Mrs. Walker and Dr. Heartwell were standing; the front doors of both the wooden and brick housea face the east; the crookery room from which I saw Mrs. Walker and I)r. Heartwell leave in a carriage, adjoins the din Lug room; the point of the grove is about a mile from our house; it is not . h?tf a mile to the commencement of the prove- between the rrove and our house there wasthen a house about half way:Mr. Isaac Douglass oc cupied that house; be had a fan.At ; we had ? vie'from the Mansion House to the grove: there was nothing to i.iwMnt the view of the road from our house to the ?o^win I,aw Mr.Walker and Dr. Heartwell walk fnn from the grove, as I have stated, I was in the family dining room; Harriet Baron was there; don t know what psit of the room she was in; don t know how long: she remained in the room: don't know what she did; . know the did not look out at the window. . O How do you know that she did cot look out of window, when you bay you do not know what she was doing? . . A I hare no answer to male. Witness?1 did not look, out of the window all the time I 1 wss there; Harriet Baron did not remain there a terI left- she went into the cook room; Mm. W. and Dr. Heartwell were coming up the road when 1firat aaw them they passed near the houso, right by the dining r<Z which is nearly on a level with the road; the room tn ?hich 1 was was next the crockery room In the wooden houae; the crockery room was between the two dining rooms; the road I* on the west front of the bouse; when I first saw these parties they were nearly opposite the house; tbey were not two rods from the house, the road ran close by the house; I was sitting at the window of the family dining room nearest the cook room when l saw them; I was resting my arm on the window: I saw no change In their position when, tbey were passingme; the windows in the public dining room, I think, are higher than the one at which I was sitting: there waa <?nawin dow in the public dining room at tne end: Mrs. Walker and I>r. Heartwell passed that window, did not notice Mrs Walker's dress then; she had a bonnet on; it was a char and a warm day; I only saw her face; aid not no tice whether ehe had a son shade or a parasol, he had not an umbrella: I don't know that I had ?wn will's siiter at all at this time; don't know whether Mr. Fuller was there at that time; don't recollect of his being tbeM more than once; 1 'don't recoU^t .Utlng to any one that I knew anything against Mrs. Walker s character; I know Mr. Lawson; I h*re 'totedto him that I knew nothing personally to if_. Wnlk#>r* can't tell the time ?f day whon mv husband refused to board Mrs. Walker; her children came with her then; I am under the impression that she ?taidall night on that occasion; can't name any one who was staying there then; don't recollect Mra. htone oom ing witJ Mm. Walker on that occasion; I think, however, "q! Did you not feel unkindly towards Mm. Walker? A. After the first occasion ef my acquaintance with her I never had any reason to feel kindly towards her, I don't recollect raying to Mr. Frederick Bewell or to James F Patten that Ve d'd ?nt take Mrs. Walkerbecause the house was too full ; I tol t Mr. Se well that we dld not want to take her: recollect Mrs. Walker coiningvnto the kitchen to order a chowder made her own way; it was not done. To Mr Busteed?There were no shade tree* about the house- Mr. Adams, Mr. F.aton and my daughter were pre sent when I toU Mr Lawson that I knew nothing person ally to criminate Mrs. Walker; I am sure that the person whom I saw walltng with Dr. Heartwell from the grove, was Mm. Walkier; it could not have been Dr. Heartwell a sifter; it was customary to return both ways Irom the grove I saw the fa-e of the lady who walked up with liinr I have no wcollectlon when this happened; I think it was beiore Mrs. Walker rode to Hath with Dr. Heart *CAnn Maria Eaton?I reside at Dixfleld, Maine; I wai twenty-three last March; sm daughter of Mr. Eaton, wit oe?s examined in t^is cauie; know Mr ??d Mm. Walker, and 1'r Heartwell, end tirst know th. m at Harpswell, at my tether's houee; 1 have soen Mrs. Walker Heartwell riding, walking, and sitting together at table Dr Heartwell wan here more tliun ono season ; 1 l>now tbat Mrs. Walker's wants wero made known through him at <abU, and at other times; I havo seen Dr. Heartwell ?tan< inc in the door with bis aj-m around her waist; I know tbat at the time Mrs. Walker w?a board there was room lor her in the house; I flrst communi cated these facts to Mr. Walker fast May. Cross examined by Mr. Blunt?I never spoke of Mica) facts tonny one before Wt May, tomv rejollectiMOidoni reecllect in what year it was that I saw Dr. Heartwt with bie ariu round Mrs. Walker a waist: can t say whether it was the first year she was there; don I know whether Mrs. Wilker camo there two seasons running; remember the fact of a revenue cutter party coming, but cannot say whether it was before or after this party came that Mrs. Walker and Dr. "cartwe ilstood together in the position I have mentioned, they stoo- ln the front door of the wooden house; don t recollect whether it was in the morning or evening; I cannot state how long Mrs. Walker rcmr.ined at onr house In 1845; recolleci her being there with her husUand Dr. Heartwell was not there then , I never *aiv Dr. HeartwoU or Mrs. Waiker before tbat year; know Mm. Walker by sight, and remember seein- W there <^;"n J"? 'whetiicr It was before or . s. Waldron that I saw Mm. Walker ard . r.rtwell standing toge ther' Mm. Walker has been ins*.. of our bouse between the 8th of August, 1845, and 1848; cannot name the dates or times when. , , A juror here rose and said that he had noticed a lady In the crowd making signs to the witness, and felt it his duty to inform the Court of the fact. Ihe Court said that any communications with the Wit nesses while on the stand, were highly Improper and "witness?Certainly think side of our house in the yeara 1846 ??d 1847: she waa tl ere in 1848 with her children; 1 cannot say how long t.he remained; don't know tbat Dr. Heartwell was there hi 1848; I heve seen Mrs. Walker ride with Dr. Heartwell frequently; I don't know that I averse w him ride with her mere than twice; I don't know whether I have seen bim walk with her more than twice; 1 have seen them once walk from the point of ?be grove, and I have seen them walking in front of the house; I waa Ipthe houae when I taw them; don't know what time of day it wm when I saw them standing in the door; I was conOr? down stairs at the time; neither of them, I think, had any covering on their heads; we have spoken of Mrs. Walker at home; I never expressed any fj'^ng about Mm. Walker, except aa to her improper conduct. Q. Did you not state to Frederick B. Sewell that you al wave disliked Mm. W.??that Mm. W. did not treat you well, waa not kind to you, and had not thanked you for all yon had done for her? A. I nreeume I may have said so. Q. Did you not state to Mr. Sewell that you were pre judiced against Mrs. Walker, because Mrs. Walker had taid things affecting the character of your father * A. I don't remember saying so; I always heard that she said things against the houae when she waa in the habit of Miming there. .* To Mr. Buateed?1 know Mr. Lawson; waa present at the converratlon between him and my mother, my wtr ther said she knew the circumstances perfectly weU,?bd was williriii to tell them, but fhe knew nothing to crimi . ate Mr. Wslker; I brieve Mr. Sewell U a lawyer, he was employed by the Pattens, SeweU showed me a writ ten fctatement which waa brought thereby him and Mr. Jnn.es Fatten; there ia a copy of the jrDlni b"en now; I s'gnert no writing for him; I told Mr.. Pattm then thr.t I considered Mrs. Walker's conduct with Dr. Heart * q! Lid jou or*did you not state to Mr. Sewell Hiat all vou .'aid was for the purpose of making pence, but that neverthel.se vou believe,1 Mrs. Walker gu??y? A I i.on't know; 1 think this conversation tookplace In Msy last: I don't know whether the paper Mr. Patten ahowed me was drawn up by a jnitlce of the peace in rey preser.ee; my conversation with Mr. Sewell took plate after I bad few Walker. Willis m 8. Pest examined by Mr. Chu" . nesB is teaching, preaching occasionally, and ?J""'onary %cik in general; 1 knew a Mlsa Lima; aha Maided at the Five l'ointa Misalon House of Industry, and at 388 Brcome street; she was a teacher in the ?eh^l . the R, v Mr Pease was connected with that house; don t know of my ew^per'onal knowledge where H?? Uman U now, but she married Mr. Rice, a dentiet, and they went to C.teat Bairinaton, Mass., as I undeMtooa. Cross examined by Mr. Blunt?I have resided in Broome ?treet nearly a year; Mlsa liman came there about a year sgo; I was connected with the mission befoM; there sre males and females, women and children, in that ""caioliue Tebbetts examined by Mr. Busteed?T am mar ried, and reside at Boston; 1 am the sister ofWulker,the defendant; 1 know the plaintiff and have bwn intimate with her since her marriage; have been at Harps weU, fthe witness here asked permission to apeak to Mr. Bub teed, which waa granted by the Court;) I have seen Mm. Walker write; 1 know her handwriting, and have m eeived letters from her; I have seen her wrUe veryoften the letter now shown to me la in Mm. Walker a hand WTo?'Ur. Blnnt ? I don't think that the superscription on t).e letter is in the handwriting of the defendant, : don't think it Is in Mm Walker's handwrlt ng. Mr. Blunt said that although on no rule of Uw coma this letter be received in evidence, vet in ?cc?rtance with (be wishes of Mm Walker, h# withdrew his objec tion to having it read. ?,?nsel for Q. by Mr Blunt.?When you spoke to the f^junsei r th( defence during your examination, offer he^h. P certain question to JOU, did yon not snv Hlftt rr i called upon the atnnd for that purposed Mr. 1 Ulteed then trad the following loiter -t Kay, dear Cusa. no seotdinif?I have delayel wr' T this in.f eot from negllgenee, but that all importaotar UUke,t w?f? ?uiet, and MI|Mt too the particular pith of this Utter, or an it would hin boon era the transcript arrived at jrorr domicit, I know that la truating to yomr nod attue I can hope a full forgiveness for Bins of omission aa well a* commission, M the book sayeth. Firet and foremost,that all-Important Item fashion, mult take Ita plaoe. Bad 1 seen or heard of anything new ere thia, believe me you should have been the wiser for my knowledge. Until laat week 1 knew nothing, and can now say that I am governed more by my figure than Dame Fashion's decree. Two flounce* are worn when made of m. delaine?plain Thibet, embroiderrd with gulp braid,and plain waist, I think beautiful, with a trimming of velvet, if you oan't afford the embroid, aa U the caae with your humble aervant. Trimming up the front and flounces too, are the go. Aa for sleeves I have aeen nothing differing from the old ?tyle of tight?I ima gine 'tia aa one faneiee about that. Trust me, dear (til, had there been anything materially different from ?bat you knew, not ao long would I have kept you by Ou eyelids And now let me to aomething Once more, dear Ooaa, do attempt to scribble a few word*?a parentheaia, occasioned by a whiat party, pre vented further talk with you laat eve, and low 1 cau only aay come to me. Ouaa. if yon love me, oom?come now, while that voice is still ringing in my eare, aweeter than music of the spheres?while that sweetly, winning smile lives in my memory fre?h,and'aa holy aa?oh, heaven 1?aa the deep feeling brtathed forth from the heart, and only tin to give it utterance. How shall I write? Not aa / wish 1 could? I dare not. Shall I t?U you of the bright star, atar that still sheds ltnray of light upon my path??of the soothing and holy influence it sheds down into my inmost heart? Were it not for that bright, the present would ba aa the future, a dark path upon the sullen sea. Away, cold caution; 'tie too late. 11? "the man my reaaon bids me hate;" bold, original, brilliant, talented?why enume rate? I never did care to analyse the being 1 fancied. I could not. Aa soon aa reaaon waa called to give hia all powerful decision?so soon it becamo not lore, but nru dcntlal, cold preference. I know not if I make myself intelligible; in either sense of the word, I want the apirlt of Guss Waldron here to answer to the feelings of my own soul. Shall I not have It? Say, dearest Gusa, how soon may I look for the light of your countenance to ihine upon me? Bodily ana epiritually sick, I cannot write more. Plain matter of fact I never oould endure. Far better had I only looked at the truth, not the poetry of the world. I must stop this pen of mine, which moves on, on, on, giving you, if nothing more, some idea of eternity?neither beginning nor end. Sunday morting.?Again am I before thee, dear Gnss. and have atfen.p'ed to roau what 1 wrote laat evening need I say that the effort was unsuccesaful, and IJho^e you may be equally puzzled, for 'tis ever thus with me, a en ature of impulse?my feelings seem to get the better of my reason. It rains in torrents, so that I cannot attend church to day or walk from Hannah's at five o'elock thit afternoon a sad disappointment to me, a* you may imagine when ? When shall I see you? There are very many things which I am anxious to talk with you about?question* of morality, religion, and other themes, which, if you can answer, will quiet my conscience; that is, answer to suit my way of reasoning?such aa how near may one ap proach to guilt without being guilty, fee. 1 am sick, Guss, in mind and body, but I blush to say that lam infinitely kss solicitous about my moral than my phyMcal state. Let me have dear Guss with mconce more, to listen to the totes of that voice which lias ao often whispered words of peace and comfort to my wea ried spirit. What can I offer m an inlucementf Boa ton is gay now?concerts, theatres, and leotures are in abundance. Come and go with me, for I am mat this urin ter; but with you here, could be more so oraxiY. Now to breathe the very air that ? is happiness enough; but to he near, read in the clear depth* of those eyes truth, is what I must wait your arrival for before I dare venture to gsoe upon tlioir brightness. What a fool! A\e, think so, (>uss. I'll not deny it; but for Heaven's Mike, if not for mine, give this letter to the "devouring element." 1 would not care to let the goggled eyel world light upon auch a document. Guess they would have more "food for talk or thought" than ever they received on a similar occasion. 1 shall now look tor you daily, and believe me honest and true when I aay that it will give me hearty pleasure to have you puis aa many days with me as you can make it agreeable to yourself. Should jou prefer going to Chelsea flrat, do not forget to make me an early call; aad if you find uie " out," re main until I am "in." This I ask, and shall hope to seo you ere many days at the corner of Beach and Oxford, when we will talk over the past and present, both alike of no little interest to rs. Be sure that you come over as soon as you arrive. I heard through ? that you were in town; accordingly called at Mount Vernon street, hut found that your mother only left that day. And now good bje, Nearest. I must see you boos. I long for s< me one else to speak my thoughts to. What other ono dearer than you f In haste, aff., KATE. Mr. Blunt then said that he desired the jury to look at the letter, and tee that the parte Italicised were in differ ent ink. Ellas P. Pierce, examined by Mr. Bug teed, deponed?I live in New York, and ft hall liave Hred here two ysars nest December; I keep a restaurant; am a cousin of Mr. Walker; wan formerly acquainted with Mm. Walker and a visiter of her house: she lived at the corner of Oxford and Beach street*, Boston; I know the Hon. George Evans, who has been Senator from Maine: I have travelled in a steamboat from Bath to Boston with Mr. Evans and Mrs. Walker; it was in the .Tear 1848 or 1840; cannot tell which year; think tbat the Charter Oak was the name of the boat; I saw George Equina and Mrs. Walker iu com pa ny together on board the boat on that occasion; I saw Mr. Evans attentive to her, and in conversation with her on tbc deck; I raw them enter the stateroom together; I did not see either of them come oat; they entered the stateroom together between 0 and 11 o'clock a', night, I saw them on the wliart in Boston the next mr.rniug at about ball'-1 att 4 o'clock; he handed her to a car ri: go; be entered the smne carriage; 1 first com municated these facts to Walker this year, since tbe suit cimroencei!; I did not tell them before, beo.iu-e le and 1 were not on good terms; even now wo are baidly jo; 1 would not vouch for hb* love for m >; altirlsaw Mr. Evans and Mrs. Walker enter th? state rcom 1 wait ed up and down, smoking a segar, for about i-ii hour; 1 did not puss the stateroom, but could see It from where 1 was; 1 did not sec Senator Evans come out of tbe stateroom while I was there, but bo might hnve ciine out; tbe weather that night was mild and clear. To a Juror?1 wai continent that tbe woman who en tered the stateroom with Senator Evaus was Mm. Walker; I did not speak to licr. Crrsk-cxsmined by Mr. Blun'?My restaurant it 84 Nassau strert; I have be?n there with tbe man 1 am with now lictween seven or eight months; I am a laborer there; I do the buying and attend to thu bar; before I went there I v.as out of business; I was sick wi'li fever and ague; piiorto the tcven months 1 was iu 8i Nassau street I attended a clothing store at 189Ji Sixth avenue; I whs also at tbe corner of Canal and Varlck strocts, keeping a bar, for three months; I was then out of busi ness, tnd stayed in New York; I was at work lo*t night till a quarter past eleven at 84 Nassau street; I did not see Walker last night; I saw Mr. Walker either the even ing bet'ote last or the evening before that at my house; I was subpoenaeS for this triai more than live days ago; never was here before to-day; I was a clerk to Wm B. Dye just before I left Boston; I am married and am liv ing with my wife; 1 have been married three times. Q. Have two of your wives sued for and obtained di vorces f Objs:t*d to by Mr. Busteed, and objection sustaiuoJ by the Court. Witners?I saw Mr. Evans and Mrs Walker on board the boat early in the summer; cannot name th- month; I told Mr. Walke r of this within a month; I am sure of this; I never itated it before to any person; I think I made tbe communication to Walker in tbe street; it may have been at my house; it was in tho ilay time; can't tell when I saw Mr. Walker before I made the communication to him; taw Walker in the street, for tbe Erit time after I came to New York, last October: since then and the time I communicated this alleged fact to htm I cannot tell how often I saw him; have seen him at least a doten times this year, and when I have met him 1 hsve usita ly spoken to him; have seen Walker at my place at least three times ; there was a Sromenade deck to the Charter Oak ; the la ics' 'staterooms were on the upper deck; the promenade deck on the item of the boat had no stave rtoms; saw no doors dividing that part of the promenade (leek where there were staterooms from the part where there were none; tbe stateroom into which I saw Mr. Evans and Mrs. Walker go was on the left hand side look ing forward; this stateroom might have been the second or third from the end;,don't know how often I had travel ed in the Charter Oak; cannot stateTiow many staterooms there were on each side of tbe promenade deck; think abont six; Mr Evans and Mrs. Walker came from the stern; there was no awning at that time covering the ?tern; there were other persons on the deck then; don't know who commanded the Charter Oak; don't know wLether there were any persons in the saloon; think there was no saloon on the upper deck: there might have been settees there; there was a space between the state rooms on either side; doo't know whether there wete any persons there; that space might have been Bve or six feet wide, more or less; I doo't meau to say that I was tmoking a segar there; I was smoking a segar about twenty odd feet from the opening leading to the state rooms; tbe ktalrcase was abont midships; that stair case 1 think was aft of the stateroom into which I t-aw them go; I was about twenty feet from them when I taw them eater; I cannot say that I entered the passage with a segar in my mouth; I walked towards the stern and back to the passage; I cannot tell the distance from the passage to the atem of tbe boat; I stood still a little while; I was- then about twenty feet fr.im the pas sage going in to the staterooms; the stateroom door was not open when thry reached it; I saw him open it; it it swung out I could see tt; cannot toll whether it opened outwards or inwards; Mr. Evans opened tbe door; can't tell whether the door was then unlocked; 1 was standing nearer tbe left than the right hand side of the boat; don't know how far from the rail I was; there was nothing to obstruet my vision between where I stood and the door of the ntatoroom; only saw Mr. Evans and Mrs. Walker on board a steamboat together once; saw no one sea sick on thst passage; boat left Bath about six o'clock: saw Mr. Evans first on board when I was paying my fare; believe it is twelve miles from Bath to tbe mouth of the river; think I paid my fate before we got out of the river: saw Mrs. Walker fiist talking with Mr Evans before we left the rivet; do not know how long it wss after we left the river that I saw Mr. Evanssnd Mrs. Walker enter tbe stateroom; I think we were then on the Atlantic; I think we were In Casco Ray, we were then in sight of land; In good we*. ther 1 think that if tbe boat was properly steered we would not bave been out of sight of land in the day tlms; there is a light called Poad Island light at Seguln Island; tbc next light visible sfter leaving Seguln, is, (think Cape Elisabeth Light; cannot ssy if we had pns?ed that light. but think we were about there; cannot tell where I lilt my segar: cannot te)l how many segar* 1 ssaokel tiien; (hero wss no light at the stern of the boat where I could light a segar; the segar did not last an hour; the rest of the time I remained there I was alone; do not re collect when I received the subpoena In this cause; found it in 84 Nassau strict; I was a clork for Walker in 1H4?, but I was not a clerk of his at the time when I saw the occurrence to whioh I have testified. To X.T. Busteed.?I am not positive thst the steamboat wss the Charter Oak. John Oner, Sheriff <J New York, examined by Mr. Busteed?Eldrige Street prison is under mv charge: k?ow Wildes P. Walker; he wss In jail when I On am Into tflko on 1st of January, 18C.?, he r-'inulued in in;, cus. tnly until the lt'tn of I-ccetnber, 1653; he jot out of mv cusltx!) hj an outer of court. J-rnnllin H. ( huichlll, examined by Mr. Bustred, de r?.fCf'?I rw> n lawyc. ore of tbe ? for <b i'e t*i.o*nt In this aeilon; 1 know when Wstker we* dis charged from Jail; this suit for a dlvoreo was eommei.ee,i on the 8th of February, 1M4, tbat la, I then received the jsjert; out suit Ut a dimes Lctwws the *U"0 jarti. wu nosniaannsii ob the 8d or ftth of November, I that waa dlNott nued on xcoutt of en laloraaalrtyl the proceeding* . the next w*j commenced oo the im| day that the uat wu diacoatinaed; it aieo m diwoa tinned. Croea examined by Mr. B'unt. The anaNT to tbe pr? tool rait wu put in on the 10th of April, ISM. Br. Butoed here read the following not fee:? New Ton Conum Pt*as ?Catharine F P. Walker to CKrutian 8. fliiiir, Ktr nail friend, again* WU4m P Walker?Ikke notice that yon are hereby required to produce on the trial if thU action a oertain toner writ ten by the defendant in this action and idJiiml to the plaintiff and deliveied to her by one Henry J Wtk, to ted on or about December 14, 1863, In which the MM ant informed the plaint? that he waa out of jnLand was then ready to eupport her, and take her to Now Brunswick, New Jersey, and where ho wtobed her to go and re?i<le with him. or that in defaalt thereof, good proof will he given of Ita content*. Yours, Jce., WOODBURY A CHURCHILL, Attorney! for Defendant. To Martin Rtronir and A. k. Smith, Esqe., Plff. Atif J. Mr. Bluntaaid that he acknowledged hawing reeilred thia notice, but if any inch paper had ever bee* la hie possession ne would object to ita production. Mr. Busteed asked for permisaion to be alio wad to pro duce a witness hereafter, to prove the content* of the document in question. KKBCTTTNO EVIDKNOC. George Evans, examined by Mr. Blunt, deposed:?I re side at Gardiner, in the Btate of Maine, ana have tired there for several jeers; I am counsellor and attorney at law, and was formerly U S Senator for the State of Maine; I luow Wildes P. Walker, 1 am not an intimate aequain tr oce of hto; \ have aome slight acquaintance with Mrs. Walker I first saw Mr. and Mrs. Walker in 1844, in the eitv of Washington; I cpake to Mrs. Walker then, but only answered one question then, which ahe pnt to dm in regard to a relation of here in Washington; the nest time! saw Mrs. Walker waa on board the steamer Ken nebec. lying at the wharf in Boston, in 1847 and 1148, when 1 saw her hasbaud with her; I don't think I should tiare recognized h?r if har husband had not been with her: Mr W. then aaked me if I was going down la tha boat: I said I was: vaid he, 'my wife la in ill health; she is going down; will you take charge of her ?" I answer ed, "yes;" be then introduced me to his wife, aad sfcid to her, "I place you under Mr. Evans' care;" Walker went ashore, and the buat shortly after left; I had some CLbverf aiion with Mm. Walker on board, and it waa the first time 1 bad ever entered into any lengthened con versation with her; the promenade deek waa crowded with people, i>o that I waa often obliged to stand, unable to procure a teat; she became sea sick towards evening, and I offered hec my arm to take her to her stateroom; I don't recollect whe'her 1 opened the door with a key or not; I remember that the lamp which wan hanging in side of the stateroom waa suddenly put out by the wind or some other cause; I re lit it, and than immediately wihhed ber good night; thut lathe only time when I ever rnw Mrs. Wnlker on hoard any steamboat; there never was nny illicit intercourse, or any improper familiarity, the most renin-e, between me and Mrs. Walker. Cross examined by Mr. Rusteed.?I am now Attorney General of Msine; I know Mr Patten; I have been inti mate with him since 8epteaib?r or October, 1848; I have been at i'atten's ho<ire six or seven times since 1846;' never staid there all night; I have been employed pro fessionally by tbe railroad company in which Mr. Pa'tea is a director'; the case is brought iu the name of Pattea; except in thin one suit, 1 have never been employed pro fessionally by Patten; to my recolleotlon I waa ne'er employed professionally by any of hto family; I have no professional connection with thto suit; I hare been once at Mra Walker's hunse, at Bath, in Maine; I cannot stale precisely when thU waa, but I think it waa in 1860, 185) or 185'!; 1 waa once in the ears, for abeet an hour, with Mra. Walker; I was going to Portland: I : observed her first, on that ocoa?ion, between Brunswick ! and Portland , did not see ber get nut; don't remember I taking a ?vat beside her; she acd her three children oc cupied tbe ?eat; irom 1844 to 18*7 l reside! atOardioer; was a member of the t"enaie from 1841 to 1847; in 1844, when Walker came to Washington his card waa seat in to me br a messenger: don't recollect Mr, or Mra. Walter then asking me lo call and see them; did not call aad sew him; m<'t Walker two or three times between that time and when I saw him on the wharf; don't know where Walker lived in Boston; was at his house onoe; went with him then to his bouse; have no recollection of see ing Mrs. Walker then: have been in the habit of going from Bath to lioatoit in the steamer, between '44 ana '47, two or three time* a year; between '47 and '491 may have been twice a month; have no recollection of seeing Mrs. Walker on board tbe steamboat more than once; It was the occasion of which I have spoken; I am very posi the that I never aaw her on board a steamboat, except on the occasion adverted to; don't know that Mra. Walk er was in the habit of travelling in these boats from Path to Boston; my wife has lieen several tiaaee with m* on these trips from Boston to Bath. Here the Court adjourned. Dnpcrltr Court?General Term* Before CLief Justice Oakley, and Hon- Ju lgea Duer, Campbell ana Hoffman. EVIDENCE?WHAT ADMISSIBLE TO PROVE POB0EBT. J ink 28?Van Wyck ag.\t. Mcintosh.?TOia was , an action brought against the defendant aa endor ser of a promissory note, and the defence was that the defendant's name was forged. Upon the trial | tbe plaintiff offered to prove that the defendant had | been accustomed to give his son blank cheeks, j allowing him to 811 them up. The defendant ob je;ted to the introduction of this testimony: tbe objection wn?overruled,and an exception taken. Tbo defendant then offered to prove on the croe+ examination of or.e Blake, that the defendant's son had committed other forgeries, but this testimony was excluded. The defendant then offered to provii tbe defendantV signature to checks drawn in the regular coui^e of but-mesa about tbe time ot tbe suit. Tie plaintill objected; the objection wa: ?UHtaiaod, and an exception taken. Judgment was renderad for tbe plaiutift, and the defendant appealed. Camujull, J.?Ti.e evideuce that the defendant hod given tohis son blnnk endorsements,wuspropcriy admitted. It was found that the note in question waa filled up by tbe defendant's ton, and delivered, and the plaintiff V name wits written on the back of such note. Evidence that tlie defendant had given blank endorsements to his son, we think was very properly admitted, as it tended to show that the endorsement in question mi^ht have lien one of snch hlank en dorfements. The evidence offered on tbe eroes examination of James Blake was properly e~ataded. The impression of the witness was that defend ant's son bad written the name of the witness to a note shown to him. Tbe examination of tl e witness in relation to that note might terd to show tbe skill of the son in imitating other people's signatures, but we think would not be relevant to show the signature of the defendant to be forged on the note in suit. The testimony of fered by the defendant in regard to his checks drawn on the Greenwich Bank w.i? properly rejected, be cause the object wan to allow the jury to institute a comparison of the handwriting of the defendaat on tbe chcckB Kith the endorsement on the note in suit. Kuril comparison is never allowed except in casen where the documents are necessarily before the jury. When tbey are necessary exhibits in the cause, and are produced, then tbe Court will enter with the jury upon the comparison. But it is done in such cases oh matter of necessity, and when from the course of the trial it becomes unavoidable.? Perry vs. Newton, 6; A. L. Kills, 619. This objec tion did not apply to the notes of Berry styled in the case A 1 ana B 1. Tbey were exhibited to the defendant's witnesses on cross-examination to test tbeir knowledge of defendant's handwriting, and not for comparison by the jury. It was competent to prove by Berry the genuineness of those signa tures. His evidence aid not fully come up to the point of satisfactory proof, and 60 the Judge in structed the jury. He also instructed them that it ought to be clearly established that they were J purine. And the Judge further instructed tba ury that tbey must be perfectly convinced that tht defendant admitted them to be gennine before they eould admit them as oontradicting this witness We see no reason growing out of any of defendant's objections why the verdict of the Jury should be disturbed. Nor do we think it is against tbe weight of evidence. The motion for a new trial is denied, and judgment ordered upon the verdict. Another Survivor of the Rivonmo*.?We Lave been favored by a friend with tbe information that there resides in Pleasant Mount Borough, this county, a Mrs. Benjamin, at the very advanced age of one hundred and ten years, with proepeets of living many years longer equally fair before her. She occasionally spins stocking yarn of the flneet quality, not excelled by that of her younger neigh bors. Khe is quite intelligent, and seems to retain ber memory remarkably well and evinoes a clearness of judgment of tbe present and a mind yet distinct ly impressed with tiie scenes of the past. She has been married three times; her first Wo husbands were killed in the Revolution, and her last one, named Benjamin, died about thirty years ago. At tbe time she was employed at West Point cooking for the army, and was present at one of the battles with Burgoyne,and assisted in distributing ammu nition to those of the soldiers who were nearest dee* titnte. 8ho was also with the army when it wan disbanded at Newburg, by General Washington; and on which occasion the General asked her 9 she was not afraid of tbe bullets, when she replied; " Oh ! the sword never robe the halter."?fVaynt County (Pa.) Herald. Riotous Assault.?Between 10 and 11 o'clock on Saturday evening, while a young man named Tuttle was closing the store of Horton k Douglass, on the corner of St. John and Hamilton streets, a party of excited Irishmen came running past, ap parently in pursuit of some person. When near the store, one of them cried out, " Where is the d?d Yankee V" to which another responded, " Here is a Yankee, at any rate." " Ye-." said Mr. Tottle, " I am a Yankee," whereupon tbey attacked him, and after he had knocked down one or two, they soe ceeded in giving him a severe beating, dWoeatinc several of hi* riba, and otherwise injuring him. Mr. Douglass assisted to defend his clerk, and was also somewhat bruised in tbe rencontre. Others cane to their assistance and tbe assailants were driven off. though not until after a sharp battle, the marks w which were evident about the premises yesterday. Tbe police arrested Joseph Mnrray, Jame< Gabon, Dennis Desmon and .Ismes Crowley, on suspicion of having participated In the fttone^ and other missiles were round In their pockets, going to prove their culpability.?Ifttc Haven Courier, June 26. Tt ~ Vcw Ynk t:cj>, lravr;ita tbe ncwerj'Qi fl.W*ll, of tbe K<>w Tork Centra) Railm*4, ns from .Sytnevfe to Uo<h?n*sr, * riu'srcsnf * gbtj ?(* ??Im, itv ninety sis ntuntea. r.u I ric ?T This ?? tbe uitMtlvt> ti'.ttg ob record, lw m greet a uUUnca,