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THE NEW
WHOLE NO. 6772.
morning
YORK HERALD.
EDITION-MONDAY, MARCH 12, 1855. PRICE TWO C^NTS.
THE BURIAL OF WILLIAM POOLE.
IMMENSE DEMONSTRATION.
HHP nnuTiRT as d cmc pbocessioi.
first Appearance of the K. N.'t in the
Pnblic Streets.
Addressee by Rev. i. B. Wakely and Mr. Htlme.
k Harrowing Scene at the Cemetery.
SCENES AND INCIDENTS.
| Ac., <te., <fco.
Our citisena yeeterday witnessed one of the moat ex
traordinary demonstrations ever mad* in a Christian
country. Public honors on a moat magnificent ecale
were paid to tbe memory of a pugilist ? a man whoae paat
life baa in It much to condemn and very little to com
mend. One of the moat interesting feature! of the de
monstration wu tbe appearance for tbe first time in
public, of tbe mysterious Know Nothing*, who turned
out in great numbers, their only mark of distinction
being narrow strips of red, white and blue ribbon tied
with black crape in their button hole*. Their appear
nnre created great curiosity ; but as no one knew any
thing about them, and as they were themsslves any"
thing but communicative, very little was elicited with
regard to them, their objects, numbers, or why they
seleeted this occasion to make their llrst appearance la
public. The weather was everything that could be de
aired ? warm, sunny and pleasant ? with rery little wind
stirring, and every circumstance seemed to favor the
friends of the deceased in their endeavors to pay fitting
honors to their departed associate. This is the first time
the " fancy" have ever held a procession excluiively
their own, although they have formed no Inconsiderable
portion ol others that have been oelebrated ; and they
can felicitate themeelves on the handsome turn out they
anade.
They were not, however, all In the procession, as over
thirty of them were arrested for picking the pockets of
the crowd ; and in the very house of the deceased, It is
reported a gentleman had his purse, containing $30,
?batracted from his pocket, in the hall, while tbe reli
gious servioes were being held in the parlor.
A number of persona arrived from Philadelphia, Bos
ton, and other places, to participate In the proceedings,
ftlaay of them turned out in the procession, and helped
to swell the ranks of the O. U. A.
.The coup d'ccil, of tbe city, during the progress of
the obeequeis, was most magnificent. The splendor of
tbe day? the gaily dressed crowd that thronged the
sidewalks, and filled the roofs and windows of the
house* on the route? the solemn music and the rich,
though sombre, adornments of the various associations
?s they filed passed, made the scene one not often wit
nessed nor soon forgotten, the whole make up of the
procession proved that a strong national feeling was at
the bottom of th* whole proceeding.
This is proved by the great turnout of the native
Americana and Know Nothings. Added to this was the
feeling that 1'oole had been most foully murdered?
killed by a conspiracy, and that, too, under circum
stances that placed hin conduct in a favorable light, he
?vidently being tbe offended party.
We underatand that Messrs. fowler k Wells desired to
obtain a cast of Mr. l'ooie's bead to add to their cabinet,
and for that purpose applied to Mrs. Poole for facilities
to obtain it Hhe, however, declined giving the cast, a*
ahesald her late husband's hea<l would soon garnish ths
walla of every porter house in the city, and this contin
gency she desired to avoid.
THE SCENE AT POOLE'S HOUSE.
I on* before tbe time announced, th? house of the de
ceased. No. 194 Christopher street, ?u thronged by a
dense orowd, many of whom war* th? female frieodi tad
relatives of POole. The coffin, uncovered, ft* place! in
the middle of the room, and a passage way formed from
the front to the back door*, the crowd pasting through
to gnw at the feature! of tbe deoeated. The widow eat
at the aide of the coffin, weeping hysterically, in a man
ner to mure even the stern, rough men, and eecure the
warm sjmnathy and copiaus team of the female* who
were present. Tom Hyer itood at the head of the coffin,
crying and gobbing like a ehild. Poole's little boy, hi*
brother*, sisters, and mother in-law, were a Lao in the
' room. The dictated was dressed according to hi* dying
teqneat, in a plain lult of black, coat and panta, tllk
? cravat, and patent leather boot*, with the icarf of the
T'nited Order of American* laid aero** hit body. He wai
I < aa excellent state of preservation, only alight indica
tion* of deoompoeition being risible on hi* forehead.
Poole wai a (light built and rather tmall man; hi*
feature* were regular, and by tome would mo b* con
sidered handsome.
Cndcubtedly hi* great success a* a pugtlUt depended
on hi* alertness and agility rather than on hi* personal
^ atrength, which wat not Tory great. He never fought
a ring fight, but eat famou* for hit success la what
-1* termed a "rough and tambla," what* the com
batant* are privileged to take every advantage their
agility, strength or endurance given them. In tbeae
affray* Poole never met hi* equal, hi* great celerity of
irorement enabling him to throw hi* antagonist to the
ground, and when once down he could eaaily keep hica
there until he cried "enough."
The coffin was of rosewood, and the plate bore the
following inscription ?
0000000000000000000*9000900
? WILUAM POOLE. O
o DIJQ) o
o March 8th, 1S6A, o
O AQD) O
o 38 years and 8 month*. o
o o
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We understand that the age given above U incorrect,
Poole being bat a little over 31 yeart of ag>\
THE RELIGIOUS SERVICER
The Rev. J. B. Wakely, of the Jane street MethedUt
church, commenced the Mrvioea by reading the 90th
Psalm, as follows ? ?
Ixjrd, thou bast been eur refuge from one fen* ration
to another.
Hefore the mountains were brought fsrth, or ever tne
rarth and the world were made, thou art God (rom ever
la?ting, and world without end.
Ihou taraeet ma* to destruction, again thou sayeel,
Come again, ye children of mea.
Kor a thou land year* In thy light are but a* yester
day ; teeing that is peat aa a watch in the night.
Aa toon as tboa scatterest them they are ere* as a
sleep, and fad* away suddsoljnlihe ths grata.
la the moraiag it la green, aad gTuwetn up . but in the
evening it is cat down, dried up, eul withered
>'or we consume away la thy displeasure, aad are
afraid at thy wrathful indignation.
1 hou hast set our misdeed* before thee; aad oar secret
e n* in the light of thy countenance.
Par when thou art angry all our days are gooe we
.bring our years la aa sad, aa it ware a tale that Is told.
The dsys of our age are threescore yeart an 1 ten , and
(though me* be to strong tnat they com* to fourscore
years, jet Is their atrength then but labor and sorrow ,
so toon pasteth it away, and we are gone.
Hut who regardeth the power of ;the wrath ? for area
thereafter as a man (?*r?tb, so la thy Utpleasurw
Ho teach ua to number oar days, that we may apply
oar hearts uato wisdom
Tbe Reverend gentleman then proceeded to del rev the
following addreet
What meaaa this wonderful gather ng '?this rast
throng ?these anxious and terloua countenances' Hat
aoroe awful tragedy been performed ' What ttrange
calamity hat occurred' In yonder coffin tee that manlj
form, arrayed ta the habiliments of the grave Sad and
painful are the circumt'aac*a that have tammoned ut
together. Thit is a house of mourning Heath hat
been here, aad left sad traces of hie looteteps Tbe
rigid limb, the pallid Hp, the silent pulse. the cold and
oJtmm; brew, declare that William hmle twella tbe liat
? of death's pale realm. He has yielded to the conqueror
u? eonquirors, and fritnds havs nailed ua together to
bnr y their d*nd. We art about to fellow hit mangled body
to the citj of the dead, aad depot it It in th* grave' a eoid
boeom, where it wiU tleep until the re*arr*cti*a At
aav time the death of a human Ming is aa event of In
ternet, but thie is one involving a conalderat oa of great
magnitude. When a man diee a natural death, by die
?we, there are thrilling Interact* that duster areund
him? but whan he die* by the band of riolence? when
i he Is aaea In inn ted? murdered in cold blood? then the
| interest is Increased a thousand fold? become* in tease,
thrilling, overwhelming This is the case here to day. ,
Thla crowd in tbe hensa? the rast raultitad* in the
, stree ts? all atteet the deep and awful interest felt In
regard to the demise of the man whoae untimely depar
ture we mourn. The moet intense ageitew>ent ex lata I
would not increate it? I wonM not fan tbe flame hat I
wouid. by the bla?t<ng of bee van, give it the rign> direc
tion, aad wisely I an prove thla mournful calamity to the
nptritaal and eternal welfare of thoa* that hear I do
1*4 WMh to any one woid that, lying, I should wish to i
I trail. The work of the assassin is done The work of
tbo anrgton ia done One ball la extracted from hla
limb? another from hi* Meading heart Tha work of the
physician u done, and bia akill exhausted. The work of
the nuree ia done. The work of friend* la done.
Tiny bave done dressing hla wounda, wetting hia
pari Lea bps, smoothing hi* pillow of agon/,
bkth.ojj hia thtobbiof temples The work of the under
tsktr is about cone; he haa placed upon him hia laat
drets. Mine baa juat commenced; full well 1 appreciate
tie position I occupy , full well lam aware 01 my re
apcnsibiMv. If I ever had a deaire for the wiadon that
la piofliable to direct, It la now. If I im longed for
I>ivine aid, thla ia the occaaion. We coma now to speak
of the deceased, whoae cbaequiea are being per
futmtd. Mai k Antony said, "I couie to bury Cieaar, not
to piame him " I come to bury William I'oole, not to
praise him. He baa gone where pralae and censure af
fect him not If I uoaM eulogise him he would not
bear it ? it 1 ahould stand orrr hia cold corpse and ceo
Nur>- him, te ?ould be insensible to it. Ha waa born in
Sussex, hew Jersey, and at the age of eighteen month*
met with an iriapaiahle loaa? a lues that oould not be
replaced. Heloit hla earliest, beat friend? be loat hi a
u.otber. At any time the loea of a raoth-r ia great, and
there ia no Iriend like a mother? no eye like a mother'*
? do voice like a mother a? no heart like a mother'*;
but to lose one in infancy la a groat disaster. Who
know* what be mlxht have been tf abe had livod and
?temped her own image upon biin? If ehe had II rod to
mould hia character, to train him, hia mind might hare
bad another biaa ? hia heart might hare early boon
given to the Saviour? ha might have been a bright and
shining light in the church ? a bold aoldier in the army
< I Emmanuel. Thin might all have come to paaa, if ha,
like 1in.-e'hy, had liad a piou* mother to have taught
biui the Scripture* that were able to mitke bim wiae unto
?alvation At the age of nine hla father died with the
cholera? in 1832. Than be waa doubly an orphan? a
mother's amile never to enjoy ? a mother'a kiaa never to
experience. Fatherless and motherless ? no one to call
by the endearing name of father, or mother, or pa
rent I Poor orphan? lonely orphan? friendleaa orphan I
He lived with an elder aiater and brother-in-law, and
wes an apprentice to the butcher buaineaa. We aee hew
be commenced life ? without a patron ? without a guide?
h* began to navigaU Ute'a dangerous ocean without a
pilot. Mr. Poole died young, only thirty three yeara of
age. It waa not evening with him, but morning. Tuna
had not whitened hia lock*, nor wrinkled hi* cheek,
nor palaled hi* band, nor chilled hia heart. Oh, it 1*
aad t<> aee youth fall, beauty fade. What were hla char
acter Utica ? He waa a man of great muscular atrength ,
he waa a man of uncommon courage; he did not tear
the face of clay; be never knew what fear meant, unleaa
he read It In the dictionary, and be forgot It then aa
eoon aa he clo*ed the book He wa* a lover of hi*
country? a patriot. The love of country waa enahrined
in hia heart'* core. He would have poured out hia
heart'* blood for hia native land. He wa* generoua to
tbe needy: hia purae wa* open to their wanta. But
there were alio striking delects in hia character; not
mere blemishes, but radical defect*. Hia pugilistic pro
pensities, ana otliera, on which I need not dwell, and
which I not only diaapprove o'. but would condemn in tlie
strongest language, and have done, from the pol
pit and from tbe platform. It ia (aid he
never gave an insult. n>r never took one.
Let ua notice hia death ana it* causes. I need not dwell
upon the acene* at Btanwix Hall on the 34th of February.
He waa insulted, epit upon, hla country ridiculed, Urea
at by several? one ball entering hia leg, another hi*
heart "My God!" h? exclaimed, "lo you maan to mur
der maf" It wai the moat cool blooded, diabolical,
cowardly murder that ever took place in thi* city. 'Tta
singular he never (truck a blow. He'never ilred hi*
pistol, though he carr ed one to defend himaelf with.
Art auch scenes to be re enacted v Who ia to be the
next victim Y In the name of patriotism? in the name
of humanity? in the name of outragea law? in the
name of trampled under foot juatice ? in the name of
the sew made widdto ? ia the name of the lonely orphan,
we answer no! Tlie law-loving, law-abiding citizens will
anawer no in the moat emphatic language He waa
brought home and lingered twelve day* ? tul Thursday
rootling at live o'clock. Many supposed he would re
cover, and the heart of the community waa ahocked
when tbe announcement waa made that William I'oole
waa dead. His Bufferings were great. For many days,
he, with others, suf posed he would recover; but on
Sunday night he waa taken worse. When he found he
must din, he gave direction* concerning hla funeral, and
began to aet bis houae in order. Tie regretted moat
deeply the life he had lived, and aaid, "If I waa to live
my life over, 1 would live very differently." He wished
hia mother-in-law to read the Bible. He aaid he waa
going to die, and hoped he would not go on the left han't
of (iod? he wanted to go on the right hand. "I want,"
?aid ha, "to go to the good place. Do you think there ia
any hope for me ?" All men want to die right, even
tfcoae who have not lived right Men want to be on the
right band. There was no minuter there to reaaon
ol rightaouKneaa ? nane to alarm. Conscience ipoke.
Memory called up the acene* of the paat life.
1 he Holy Spirit moved; and he felt that it wa* a fear
ful thing to go up and meet tbe Judge. He felt it " waa
not tbe whole of life to live, nor all of death to die."
He eaid to hia friend Cyrua Shea, who had remained by
him, " You have been wicksd aa well as me; I have
been praying for you, for you need forgiveneas aa well
aa I do." Ha aaid while they thought be waa aaleep he
wa* praying for forgivrneea. Ha aaid, "I die a true
American," ast regretted that ha had been murderad
by auch a *et . but he aaid be waa forgiven, and he for
gave those who murderad him, even aa he also had beea
torglven. Thua died William I'oole. There ware melior
sting circumstances in hia death; he died at home.
Sujpoee be had died immediately at Stanwix Hall, and
hi* corpse had bean brought home inatea'l/if b is wounded
body. But space waa given him to reflect, to pray for
mercy, to repent, to set his houae loonier; to hs did
not die arooug strangers; he died among his frieads;
they bad the privilege of smoothing hi* pillow, wetting
hi* lips, watching by him day and night; hi* laat fou l
look waa caat on thoae he loved; he died at home.
There was much In the Oriental benediction, " May you
die among your kindred." He dlad penitent. Suppose
he bad died 'hardeued, with ao prayer for mercy. Ha
died in poseession of hla reaaon; be died forgiving and
praying for hla eaemieH. There la a bow of hope arch
ing tills dark blowl To hia widow and orphan boy we
tender our elnrere aad heart-felt condolence forever.
If be had died from disease, no tears like the widow's,
na aigbs like bar's to mourn his loss. To bia brothers anil
alatera we tender our aincere and heart telt sympathiaa.
What improvement can we make of thla aad cataa
trophe V I trust it will have an influence in checking
sporting gentleman ? pugilists? and preventing rowdy
Ism ; that we shall get rid of this fearful, withering
cur-e, that his de*th will give to this a death blow,
and that men wlU caaae to (estroy each other. It
ahows os the danger of carrying weapons of death. It
abowa us the evil of keeping open aaloona, if they muat
be kept open at all, till a late hour In tbs night. Why
is it necasaary J M ? at of the murder* that have taken
place In our city for the laat year, have occurred in
auch establishments, and at thosa lata hours. This
took plaae at midnight, between Pi and 1 o'clock on
Sabbath morning. We aee the danger of being out at a
lata hour In toe night. Home' home' is the place of
? loess ? the plae? of safety. Had tbe departed be>-n
one with his beloved wiffr. and lovely child, his
funersl would not have been attended to day, aad he
would not have been arrayed ia his grave elotbea. Tbe
roaaa would bave beea upon hla cheek; hia heart woald
now have been ebbing and flowing with the bloo-l of
lifa. We see the folly and tba danger of national praju
dice. We cannot blame any man for loving his country,
Rreataes tbere a man frith soul ao '.end.
Who to himself hath nsver laui,
Thin in mi own my native Unit
A man cannot help oeing born in thla place or that.
We wonder out that the Irianmati tores hla Kraertld
l>lt, tli* Kngllahman tbe whiU cliffs of Albion, tba
Frenchman bia beautiful France nor that tha American
Iotcb the home of his Mi birth. If It in a crime -o loreour
country, there are many criminal* If they are in 'lan
ser of belt* a hot for It, than ara many thua in danger
If a man u liabla to asaaaaination be<-.au?e he firat
breathed American air, firat trod American aoil, it U
tlma to know It, fur Heaven only can tell who will be
tbe next victim The* *111 find that Amerieana hare
Intelligence enough to know their rights. and couragi
enough to maintain thrm. Wa learn that however
rart-leea man m*v live, th?y want to die right, hook at
William 1'oole regretting hla peat life, praying for for
givanass. Aak If there wa* any hope for him, witti bo
disposition to be found ou the left band or God? W
Marine, if he recovered, tb.it be would load a difTeraot
life. (?na, ya (porting ones, ye ploaeure aeekera,' ya
ambitious ouea, and learn a leaaon. What would he say
lo hla old associate* You tee me a pale corpse; you
and 1 hate sported together, (port na mora, war no
more ? prepare to meet thy ?'0d. Yon aee I hare been
wicked. If I had my Ufa to lira over I would lire dlf
f?rentlr. Prepare to die ! What wuuld ha aay to thoae
of bia Order Let t lie re be nc violence In avenging my
death. If you lovs me, maintain the dignity of th?
law. Idle a true American, abow your love by pro
moting Its Interests I He apaaka to bis enemies? hit
murderer* : Yon maaglad my body; you spit in my
fac?, yon derided my country, you cripple-! my limb,
you aont a slog Into my liMrt. you maoa my wife a
widow; you ma<Le my bov an orphan; you brought me
to ao untimely death. 1 forgive you, seek forgiven*" of
God My dear friend*, let ua learn a lesson by what
we see before us. Kemember that death muat some an 1
we all turn to cold clay. Let us hope that we may live
right, die light, and Anally find on r peace in Qod. I<et
ua f ray.
At the conclusion of the addreae, the Reverend gentle
man delivered an impreaaive prayer, In whl h be called
on Almighty God to protect tbe widow and tbe fatberlea*
Mrs f'oole, during tbe conttnunnoe of tba servioee, had
a (It of hysterics, In one of which she cried oat : " O
why dU they murder him ' If ho had only died a nalu
ral death, I would not cam, but to be shot like a log !
Oh ! oh!" It wa* with the utmost dUBcnlty she could
be calmed sufficiently to allow the services to proceed
The coffin was then aailei down and horns to the street.
THE PROCB88ION.
Tbe eicitamont out doors wa* interna. TV atraet
waa literally blocked up with the denae nana of humtn
being* and it waa with the utmost difficulty that tha
different orders and socletiee could file paa* tha boose,
and ao great wa* tbe anxiety to witness tha rest4snc*
of tha deceased, that tbe root* of tha neighboring
buildings were thickly covered with people, and tba
window* crowded to excoea with a enrlous multitude.
Cetera! accidents ooeurrol ; one little boy fell toons the
roof of a house in Christopher street, hut waa cough'
by a gentleman, and hia fall broken before ha ran* ho
.hoyan?int bofrw. The itmW, aloaf IhaiouU U U*
prooe**icn, were filled to eioe**, ami It WM UteraUy i?
poaalMe to walk orve ? block, while the <ua*ral cortege
wii filing pant. It 1* estimated that the."* could aot
have been lea* than 80,000 pemon* in Bro*. ??d
Bleecker street to witMM the proceaaion On "*? ,or"
mar occasion haa the atraeta of oar city pre?en<.^ *
?ct-ue ao animated. In the procaaaloa itself, there ?oa'U
not bare been leu than 4.000 peraoM. The route wa*
ttuough Christopher to Bleecker (treat, and down Broad
way to the South ferry.
The diOerent association* met pursuant to annouaoe
ment in yesterday'* Ukrald, and marched to the ren
dt itouii in Hudson afreet. Here they formed, and pro
ceeded in the following order through the route desig
nated, Captain Jamea M Turner acting ai Grand
Marahal, amilatwi by Christian W. SehalTer and VKUiam
Janeway, aaapeclal aida
flaw diyuioh.
K. W. Brush, r. id to Grand Maribal
Samuel A. ^utdam, Special Aid.
Reserved Corps at Police.
Dodworth'i. band, lead by Allan Dodwortfc, (62 piece*.)
I'ooie Guard. Captain Jamea Banner, (300 In number.)
William l'ocle Aaaoclatlon, Tbonu* Ronton, President
pro tem., wearing the following badge:?
\o 000000000000000000000000*0
o Tho' lrxt to aiglit,
o To memory dear.
o WM POOLE ASSOCIATION.
o CRN.
o
o Thoee who knew him can beet appreciate hU
? worth and our loea.
o
ooooooooooooooo ooooooooooo
Howard Engine Company No. 34, C. L. Miller, Foreman,
lure Oak tngine Company No. 44.
Monroe Guard.
Alert Guard.
RKCOBD DIVSS10SI.
Special Aidit? Samuel Brevort and Lewi* Parker.
Citizen* of the Ninth Ward, wearing red, white and bine
ribbon*, Ruppo ed to be Know Nothing*, about
600 in number.
Ryndtra Grenadier*, Major G. B. Hall, Commandant,
200 in number.
TH1E0 MMHION.
Hancock Chapter. O. U. A., No. 14, J. J. Braden, Sai-hem,
l,i)00 in number, wearing a asarf of red, white
and blue, laced with atari and draped
in black.
Hearxe, drawn by four white horne*, with black accou
trement*, containing tlie body.
On either aide of tba hearae were tha word*?
ooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
o I DIE A TRUE AMERICA f?T o
o o
ooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
The following gentlemen acted aa pall bearers ?
Thorn** Hyer, A. Une,
Cyru* Shea, Daniel William*,
f-amuel l ong, Cha*. Falmor,
Wm. Kent, Alderman Drake.
Mr. Henry Wilson had charge of the burial arrange
ment*.
THE PROCKS8ION IN BROOKLYN.
CI.O.HK or TUB OBHBQCIM AT QHBWtOOD CKMITIKY.
On tb* arrival of the prtceasicn at the South ferry,
the various association* and benevolent aocietiee which
had followed the remains of the deceaaed from his lata
residence In Christopher *tr**t, formed in line* on both
aide* of the street, and waited till the hearse and the
carriage* containing the relative* and friend* were placed
on board the ferry boat. About half an hoar e Lapsed
before they were Unded at Brooklyn, where a Urge
force of police were detailed to preaerve order. There
wa* al*o a conniderable number of carriage* drawn up
on Hamilton av/nue, and which accompanied th* pro
ctoslon to Greenwood. Th* whole number of vehidea#
including light wagon*, >c , could not hare been le*?
than a hundred. The ?treet? in Brooklyn were not *o
crowded a* In New York, probably because it wa* known
that the majority of tho**> who compared th* proceaalon
would diiband after its arrival at th* ferry Htlll th*r#
wa* a large number of peraon* out, and the window*
and the doors were crowded with spectator*.
It wa* six o'clock before tb* procession commence'!
moving Iron tha ferry elation, and in about half an
hour after it arrived at the Cemetery. In crosamg th?
bridge at Gowanua, a carriage waa up*et, and on* of It
paneenger*. a member of the Poole Guard*, wa* throwa
out and tefioudy injured One ol his arms waa braksn
n.'^ilhis body wss severely bruised
(m th* arrival of the hearaa in front of the first
receiving vault, the raUtivna and friend* o
tha decea*e<l left their carriagae and aasemhUd
to hear th* Ust luneral atrvicea. Captain Jame?
M. Turner, Grand Marshal, stated that tb*
triendu ol Mr. l'oole bad assignrd to Hancock Chapter
the duty ol performing the Bnal funeral services ov?r
hi* remnin*, and that lie now, as Grand Marshal on tha
occasion, consigned them to that Association.
Iht- coffin was then taken out ol the hearse and placed
in a wooden box. after which the chaplain of Hankie*
Chapter. Mr. Helme*. read the funeral muvic** o! th*
Order of t oiled Americans, as follow* ?
Bkutmkkh oii KnikJi* ? Th* oscaaion which convene*
u* here, i* one ol deep suiemaity ; we hav* com* to p*r
form a mournful duty, and pay the last tribute of reaped
to oue beloved ? to oon*ign to earth all that wa* of *?rth
in tha pernon of our lata a-aocista and brother. tiod,
who-e providence i* mysterious, snd whose wisdom i?
inttnita, ha* ramoved a fallow memlier from our mid*t, j
de*th b?* laid hi* ruthl*** band upon th* form of him
with whom wa have so often held fellowship? hi* life ia
past, hi* carfr on earth I* tin. abed, and tha grave l?
now opened for his reception. It is a melancholy spec
taele, and yet one full of instruction, for w* are all of us
travelling the same road, and will soon terminate our i
wanderings in th* lam* narrow bona*, appointed for all
th* living. let us from tbia afflictive dispensation learn
wisdom, and in time of health b* prepared for daath for
here emeu the nolemn warning from the grave ? " He ye
aUo ready, for la such a day and such an hour a* ye
know not, the Hob of man cometh." Here th* tower
ing KhrtBM of ambition are forgotten, the burlhen of
*fc* oppte.ead i* laid a*ida, tha gay laugh i* huabed to
?ilence, and the mighty and the mean tha favorite of
thousands, and the forsaken of the world? the young,
the beautiful, the happy, together enter upon that
sleep which, to mortal, know* no waking Already m*y
tb? ?uinnioDi) of our own (Up?rtur? bo ncor'Ud in th**
book of I1rav#>n . th? *?**! of tooth may oow t ? on hii
way to execute hi* dread commisalon, ha may hav*
already marked u* for hi* victims; bnt, wheth*r
sooner or later, the event will be equally awful, an t
demand* from u* th* same preparation, l^t It, then,
be tha hifheet, tha holleat. th* unceasing crnwrn
of each one of ui, io to live that when the awful
summons . ha II come, w* may to prepared to receive i
it with humble submission and holy confidence I#t
our lives be an example to the living worthy of emu
lation May we so live that our memory shalJ be
cherished in tb* re.*.lUction of our aaeociate* and hi*
tory shall testify our virtna* to those who may com*
after us In the brother wbaae mortal remains are bar*
before ua, and whoa* body wa are now about to commit
to tha grave, the prlneipl** of our Ord?r? principl*"
fc unded on the ennobling virtue* of patriotism, charity
and harmony ? found ev*r a ready and a faithful advo
cat* a* ha in life was faithful unto na, *v*n ?? in daath
should this Order be faithful unto him. and through u?,
it* instrument*, ought It to comfort m b*r*ov*rn?ol
and shield fiom ?istre?* tho** who have looked to him
as tfeeir > tav and dafenc*. We now commit to th* ear'.h
all tkat wan mortal of our beloved brother truitmg
through the grace of Ood, and the red*emiog iaBuence of
tha bio ad of the Heviour, that our myatic band, a*var?l
bara by th* rude hand of death, will re unite upon th*
?hadowy borders of th* spirit lan l. Until than, my bro
t4i?s? Amen and sin* a!
As the cofflo wa? transferred to tha vault, tha grief of
tiie wife, tha mother, and tba female relative" of the de
cease* was heartrending. Hii little boy, a remarkably
band sc ma child, shout nine year* of ag*. *tood at th*
bead of the roBIn during tha caratnoales, after which It
wa* depoaited in the vault by severe! of the members of
Ha* oak Chapter This terminated the obee^aie*, aad
th* *s**mbly soon after disperaed, aad returned to taetr
lamui home*.
Next Thursday th* friends of tha decaaaad will hold a
meetint, to tale into consideration the erection of s
monument aver hi* grave, and also to raiaa a fend. If
nec***ary. fir th* fupport of hi* widow and child.
1 1 n th* following funday a foaaral aermnn will b*
preached n the Jane street M. E. <"hurch, by the Kev
Mr Wakely
THi: FEELING IN BROOKLYN.
? .real tnV>re?t waa manifested in Brooklyn je?tev.Uy
to w.tn*** It* funeral cortege of th* late William l'oole
It n ? (r ' i.arelly anii?r?t">.| that tha pr>c?sei?n wouM
cro*? over by th* Houth Ferry, snd cone* jutntly Urge
crowd* of persent of both **x*? and any number of
children, mad* 1 1. *i r appeamn'* in Atlantic street itn
mediately after noon. By three o'clock that thorough
fare ?a* throogad with a dense mas* of human beings,
from tk* farry to Court *tr**t, and along tha Utter
street th* erowd ?aa nearly as deua, f>r a diaUaea *<
lar a* the *j* could reach. It ia setimatod tl^t ip
ward* of 60,00 p*r?on* bad colU'to) together to wit
?tea* th* pro *?? n The pclice had been ordered wit
and, tinker dlre'Jton of Uie < luof, Mr. Folk, mar bed ie
the I- oath r?rry, in tha following oedar -
Firet dUtriet ? Captain Hmi'.h and A**istant Cep'ain
Br-, ?n. with th rty n?i.
Htroed dlfttlcWapUln King and Asaistant Captain
Bennett with twenty m*a.
Third diatrict? < aptaln Vsn lerveer and AaaiaUot Cap
tarn htig*r, with thirty i ea.
rcerUi diftri' t ? ' aptain Call anl A**i*t*nt CapU.a
Stewart, wltJi thirty ?o?a.
>ilth Oairtet?Caatnin Gme-bard aad A*a< etna t Cap
? ? n 1'er.oett, ?ith twtnty ewht
. h .lialn-t - Capta.n InbUe and As?."Uat Cap'.* a
? >-uh twenty e^fet men
I ,i.r vree, tltot mO. <?< Ue tmtf, ?n (V^t4 4
parallel 01m oa eath ? id* of the (treat reaching from the '
gate* to th* railroad tunnel. Th* carriage track >u by
thla sicaaa be|t clear of all obstruction* for the fr** pw
cage of vehiolee.
Alter atanding ber? foraeveral houra, information waa '
received that the pruceeaion would croaa by th* Uanil |
ton friry. and th* |>oliee were marched in that dlrec'ion 1
down Columbia ?rtre?t. The crowd mailed mfub, aod I
kicked up a trem?o<tou? dn*t, large number*, wot being
able to Mvanm with the apeed they deal red, ran down
the (treat* parallel thereto, ami noon Hamilton avenue
V*?a tilled aa cen?#lv a? Atlantic utiwet had been The
Sjre arrived at the Hamilton arenue ferry, and bad
r formed in fllca when the Brat boat load of carriage*
del. with the bearae. Al tar the neee?d boat load bad
arrived, the cortege moved toward* ?reenweod Omsk
tery. eacwrted by the police to the Po*?y Bridge. The 1
carriage* returned between 7 and H o'otoih, and paaaed '
ov*r to New Terk, everything hiring pwiwed off in d r
cenry and in order. There were no mairifeatationa o> i
diaoidet whatever, aetwitbatandiag the imaenae maaa '
of all *orta of yeopl* which had a*?nnble<l witnea* the ?
spectacle.
THE 8YMPATHI8KRH IN WIP.LIAMSMJRG.
Th* untimely en.) of WlUlam I'oota, and th* egrite
nnt attendant thereupon, drew oat mi immense num
b?r of citlcens ysatsrdsy from W 111 iaoaa burg, who pro
ceeded to New York to witness the procession. 14 wan
estimated that between At* and eight thousand pirxiu
crotiH the ftrrln ier that purpoee. Among them
were pacaona of all classes, Including a large nuol?r ef
temaJco. Aldermen, ei AltMrmen, and city official!,
of the lute city. A sqaao of polio*, from the Fifth ami
Blsth districts, utdti Captain* (juischatd and IMbbls,
i uMted*! to the Western dietrlct, by direction of tbe
Chief of Wlce, to j*ua In the escort of th* fnaeml pro
oeeeion to Ore* a wood. ,
THE WOUNDED PUGILI8T3.
W* understand that Jam** Turner, th* wound*<l pngll.
1st, has been removed fron Bbtokwell'a I aland, by th*
order* of th* lhatriot Attorney, who f*ar*<l th* hospital
at that place waa sot well aoough secured to allow hi*
remaining thera lie I* now pronounced oat of danger,
and it la auppened hi* arm will be aar*d. lie waa
brooght to the Teaib* yeatemay , by tha warden of tha
l'eniteatiary, Mr keen, who, together with Mr. (ieorge
Mount jot, acted a* hi* eeoort
We understand that Charlea Ixniar, I'oole's brother In
law, who waa ahot en the night of the fearful oncuunter
in Htanwix Hall, is cenaiderwl in a dangerous condition,
his physician* not expecting h* will liv*.
Our Washlngtoa Correapwaidenrc.
WaaiiiKfjTOH, March 10, 1HN>.
Semi Official Announcement of th* Abandonment of (Ad
I'rojtet of Acquiring Cuba?The Jmbeniiiy of tKe /'re
tident, 4c , <#c.
To day's Union oflUially announces that the admlnis
tratlon haa given up all idea of acquiring Cu^e, either
by purchase or otherwise. Say s the Union of this morn -
'??- ,
Whilst there was a hop* of success by the negotiations
Cm. lag, ha (the Prwaideat) deemed it mo*t prudeat to
I low the usual course as to diplomatic see re ay In the
present condition of our relatious with Spain, th* uecaa
aity for such r*?er*e no longer esists, and in obedience
to tbat spirit of our people which demands the utmost
publicity in official conduct, and with a lull conviction
that the pubhe interest would be beat promoted in the
future proMcutlon of his policy, by an outspoken and
' nnreeerved avowal of his purpose* and objects, h* sub
mit* 1. a past proceedings to th* people, and obeertully
abidee their Judgment.
After thus abandoning Cuba, tha fouth, Buchanan,
Mason, wndhouli-, the article In the Union (which was
evidently revised by General l*ierce himselfj oontlnuee
If the Ost*nd documents do wot furnish onnclustv*
?vidence that all th* akiU, energy, and power of the ei
ecuthre branch of the government bare been exerted la
the effort to effect the great object In view, we cealexs
oar insbi'itv to oeaceivs what further proof* ootild be
daeired. Whetln-i the result would have been more for
tunate if th* efforts of tho haecutlve had been m*r*
effectually secg?ded ar.d *u*talne<l by the action of Coa
greaa la a urav* question which we need not undertake
to aolve It may be that eltber the atubbomneas or the
pride of Hpain,*or the InSueuc* of other foreign govern
ments, rendered the peaceabH acquisition of Cuba an
Impracticable and impossible thing from toe beginning
We confee*, how*ver, that wbilat recent events have
made this hypotheais | lauaible, we abould be bvttar net
isflsd of ita truth If thrae events had occurred with a
knowledge on the part ol Spain that our Congress had
reeponded favorably to tha "provisional measure*" aug
geaUd by the I'reaidant In March last, and repeated
with empBaala in August after war Ja.
This la a capital way of uhlrklog the responsibility
' ftom his own leeble head to the heads of his Ministers
abroad and to Congress It 'hows the utter moannea*
tf (icneral I'lerco and his! Chblnst, and th* despoabls
vannar la which oar foreign relation* have thus far
bee l msasgstl. The little man In the White House, 1 a
one of Ma opium dr* atn* when hi* brains and hi* fancy
were stretched far beyond th*lr natural proportiona,
bad resolved upon buliyiug Hp?in, yet in a manner oot
to Incur tse riak of war H i object waa (imply to
frighten her. an as to induce her to sell, hut if she
were oot frightened, an 1 refu ed to sell, (hen ilerc*
wanted to bave nothing to do with her, an- 1 protect
bis own imbecility by an appeal to our national
honor Kn gland and wane* wer* to be equally
threatened and bullied, but always In a way
not t* incur any direct re.pi.naihillty for while
the tone of the organa and the conversations of
the President and hi* Cabinet were warlike, great rare
wa< bad not to five any direct offen * to either of theee
IOTernmente. The I num of the i?th May, 1?54, gave
old KJgin's prufeaaiona the lie, sad lnsiste<l on the pre
meditated attempt, on the part of Knglaod, to "Afrl
caaneCuba," but th* l'rendent wa* anxious to b* per
eonally civil to hi* Lordship, and invited his I'trdahip to
dine with blm on the same lay on which that black
guard article appeared in the oOc al organ.
1/ird H*ln, with the tatt of a diplomat, at once per
ceived the discrepancy between Pierce'a public profea
nons and hi* private con tact, an I, without givir,g the
foimertheamaltoatconahlarationa, ilgnedtbe iteciproclty
Treaty at the State Iieparf meu' on th* very day th* dis
creditable flllbuater article appear^i In the I num
Central fierce may a* well pobi sb hla p> arefui incll
natlona to the world He can play l'rin<*- Henry with
lalstaff. Hardolpb, Ptstnl, I'oina an) i'eto, and perhaps
with lloetes* Quickly or Iioll Tear sheet, but ne is no
match for Hoaglaa or Hntapur. Ibis is now so well
known by the foreign diplomatists her* in Washington
aa<l in 1 urope. thai tha fnlen might contain a le:lara
tion of war, and nobody would believe general l"ier:e in
earnett
fiat ihr attempt t? ? add la the impossibility for tl>*
loa* of Cnba <m I ongrea* is a step aurpaasing even th*
tiaual meat ueas sai stupidity of General fierce Cray,
why did the lT**i<i*nt try to ehtft the reaponslblhty ef
the ( ubaa ijueation from his own shouldara to thoee of
f oagteae Vi Ry did t.e not send a war me-eage
to I onrreas, fnatead of a mere report of facta, on which
Coagrtas wa* U> reoomaiend a particular policy^ f'?a
greai may declare war r.ut it canaot wage it. That I*
the basinea* of the Kie utlv*. Congreee is net n direct
communion with fore gn powers; hence the Kterutive
alone I* the pr'.|>?r ju .g* wheth*r our foreign rwiatlona
re-julre th* ioter^KMition of arm* Th* me*sag? sent at
th* time by General Pierce to Congreea contained a*
thing but vag i* generalities, and abstain*! carefully
from making say sj c He recommendat on. Srm that
(.ongreaa very properly declined to tak* the initiative In
a matter which beionga *?--lu*ively t* the sphere of the
liecotiva, or refused to ple<-e any conaiderabie amoaat
of nM>u?y at th* dispoaition of a rnwMsat who** sie-r*
tion tb' y bad all been taught to distrast, U*n fi*r e
turn* round *nd imi ign* their rondact.
Nobody knows wb*rs to And ilern* on any sobiaet
fr. reign or dome*tic . no on* believae In hM w<ic I, or
In hia pniniaee, verbal or wrlttea few, I beheve, of
thoae who kaow him politically would believe him oa
oath. Cass, Shields, Idaaey, M lionald. and a hoe*, of
otbers, whom ha ha* deceived and belied, eay they do
oot know what to make of him yet tbe /'eten affects to
constrna the doubt of ? '.ngrees as to the true meaning
aad nteaCons of Ueneral Pierce iato a want of Irntm
aa regards oar foreign lelattens. There are tbr>*e wl.o
are r>a'.r to aasist a gallant fellow, but will wit back up
| a coward whoa* courage, Ilka tbat of tbe elepbaat, ia
th" mere phyatcal result of what he swallowe <#*?*? a I
1'ierce may ba a hero to his diaaer companions hat ke
| did oot a; peer as each t* the optics of tbe Thirty third
Congress HHuX X
? nprrlor ( oart.
Ht'LSfl or com.
Auk 5 ? N< n anamara'ad motion' ?tfl ba hoarl by
no* < f th? JoatiCM ?t tha Ppaoial tar? room wl U.?
cbamh*r?, it 10 ,A M , throughout l:,? ya?r. *i
rtpt <m Naw Yaar'i i?ay, <?ocl Frt-Uf, tha fourth of
Jalf, th? -lay of tha Annul EWrt.ia. T>uta?*fl tinf
!>?_?, *?<! < hi ?lm?? For aa?h mtnUnf ?nl fur l(w
parpr>M of maklBf oil tMNiir; wlm ?o t fir ?r j> V|
irMBt* Is <-aaaaa, ?a4*r ' haptar Bret of till* ?.?ht of tin
d ! port yot lb* Co?te. a Ppw *1 T-rm will ba hold
?v?ty C?) dtriDf tha vacation* %?. 10 o'cky ? A M,
Tha JtKtl'M >WlffD*Wt to boM tb? ?*narW
T'rn* wtU attend at Ch*(i. 6-m dolly. tr n( thxr r??pO'
tio Urn* ff.m too to ?1?i?d a V . to dkapnaa of
frj+rl* ?f j ?i>'1 of frtn ?n irwr?t?1 nv>t. n?
la a> tefc all U?o part* a ?r? ; r?a?at n r r?p'?o?nt?1 All
tpa.'-alnai for 'ryaart* ofVor ? ?i| for ^(paoota mpr,
faiJnra to inrwtr <1i.rtnf thaUaaaraJ Tarn, aw?t ba
m?*? bafwt ?la??n o,(W?h, a M
jiduwnal Aata.? Ordered, That ?h?a a "?*aa i?
pla^?! on the -!?y '?'* ? !u for trial, 'ho plaiat fT m*f, at
th? ?poml>( of Ik -irt aaeh (ay, ta?? at taqaaat
th*i?*n In a>y r* ? < *i rt will '.naeat V try e.th
? at the laUrrratlo* of a J try th' ifh aa kfliarlt of
m?r t# atay harr >.?ea *1*1, aalea* lh? lefea'.atl ah*B
appear at J ?U'.? that a ?fa?ce U tat? to ba iaa>fca
Ai ?Kr'.['M't? ll i?i-|l a /? ba B Ma?y, W ?- *
(1b h * ti > Natl* Ifkliai, Ilea J ?' l>v?-' "< 1 ,
fi w k> iu>i f r Ditaa i * s . i ?i ?? w
v?ial"'r I* ? HaralsaJ f?? A II aaa ?aa Wm'. m
t ? Jm M IMI'.rl T < ?i?m Wii, C I.
CarUM, 11 *?>?, Mr VmIm Clettlaa*
I ? is < r arlMtaa 1a iiwa.hii fcaahrtUa? B W HmVW.
J M k*a*?4y. * Jabaaea * JikaM, lw i II ?*14. O
hie . II k R*at*r V ? Vitan. W H*??u
Prraonal lnl?lll|r?it*,
AjUUTiLX.
I J W nr*4lt Mala lw*a. T J t-m
'ill ?r, I Waa<. 1 JaWa, OTijW
(all ? II ?*?< I m ?'fk. a i II Traay,
ii ? n i*?ii mt ??'????# ?? i rwmwt
KBiU*. Mia ?> Caa??? fc t MlS??
? Irf ataiak. A
|*t W Ml iVfHW,
?*>ram*tlr and jrituriral lUltork
Th* Arabian or Mi Mic wtU bo opened tbU er*aia# for
th* benefit &f th? art lata aad pereoaa The
opera U " I.ucia di lamnermoor, " wftli W#a?r BrifnoUi
the new tenor, u K?!gardi?, and Mm*. Itertweca Mantuk
a* I.ucia
At thi Rroapwat Ttik<i7?k MUa Makei tfi hnj pUyed
Partbenia, Margartt Elmore, Juliaaa, JuIM ("T)m
Hunchback"), 1'aulm*. and Mr*. Ilallar. The kouw liw
been tbinly attended. Hefor* Mi>? M*k**h cm take the
position of a " at*r," and ba aupportej by public pa
troaage, ah* mux bar* mora kuow ledge of tb* drtaiia of
the profaaalon Tb* leading mala part* at the ItroaAway i '
during tbia w**k bar* b**n Tory wall played by Mr. V
Conway. Tb* tna*? aretrultlul in tmtarUfj.
Tbia *Tfaiag, at tb* Rroadway, w? ara to bar* tb*
third aapirant for dramatic Uarel*. MUa Hoin* llridgca,
of Hrooklya, wbo lia* gl?*n public reading* of Hbakap*a*a
aa Mr*. T. IT. Johaeoa, will makr har Brat appearance on
any atage.aad *aact tb* part of Martaaa* io"Th* Wlfa."
We Irani that great intereat U eicited by tbia < ttbut, and
that naarly all tti* **ata In th* houae were takan on Sa
turday. Thi' piece la well caat? Mr. Conway aa Ht.
I'lrrra, Mr. 1 anergaa a* Leonardo, and Mr. Ilaarhett aa
Kerrardo.
At UtSTOii'B Tiirvrn* tb* ouly norelty of th* waek baa
been "Aggravating Saai," which ha? been played tour
time*, and ia aaaouaeed ta ba played aplo thi* *T*aiu*c,
together with "Th* Hack Hwaa" aad "The Waadertug
Minntrel." Burton ainga " VUliklaa an. I hla IHaab" ta
th* laat pi*e*. It ia wartb a walk of half a doaan mil**
to h*ar It.
At WalLaca'H TlllUTM fa tot It* pi*c*a bar* b**u
piay*d to good audlrncee. Mr. Vincent'* benefit on Fri
day drew one of tb* fullnat bounce of the maon, a wall
drMrred teatimonial to a aierttoriona young actor. To
nlgbt the comedy "John Hull," and th* fare* "The
Teacher Taught " Meatra. Hlak*. Bruagbaai, iMinao l
other favorite* artlala will appear
Attbe Rowntv Tnuri.< Mr. Robert Johnatoo haabe*a
playhg "Jack Cade" with auccaaa. Mr. H. W <;ienn baa
alao been warmly received la Putcb and Yankee faroea.
Mr. Job a K. i-'cott rmnaaeucea an engagement to night a*
"Kob Roy," Mr* Tyrrall, a very good trading octree*,
playing Helen Macgregor. On Wedaeeday the friend*
of John K. Iturivage, author and actor, intend giving
biut a complimentary benefit. Mr. Ihirivage la about
departing tor California,
At the Mrttrta fur thl* afternoon and atoning a new
drama ? " lloneaty la th* Rail Policy," and th* local
drama, " Hot Cora," ara announced.
At Woob'a Mixktmkiji, 47 '1 llroa<lway, an excellent pro
granite ta anaouaced, Including the " Mactietb" bur
leaque.
At ilrcKLrr'H,'630 llroadway, th* principal attraction
la ' Lucia di lammarmoor," colored. No dlaappolat
ment about tbia opera,
IttKiu* will r* open bla Hurleaque Opera Houa* at
ft&J llroadwiy thla errning. The bUl ia a good ona
Mr. McIntthk antionne*a "A Night with Itorna," at
llo(.e Chapel, on Wedacaday. The programme IncludM
aoma ol " Wluaom* Kobia'a" b**t annga
MWIC AND TIJK DRAMA RI.NXWItBKK.
Iluooit r* ?The lilaek Hwan announce* coocart* at lb*
Athena-urn Hall on Tueeda y and Wf.lna.dar evening, ?f
thia weak.
PatLAbci mu.? Tka l'yne Opera troupe ha* eloaad IU
engagement at tbe Wala.it and dlaaolvad. Mr Haven
port am] M-a Y . Vlain* appear thia evening. Tha ( boat
nut baa not rloee.1, though tbrr. have been aome chaag.a
In tha company. Mr aad Mr.. ITtor, anl Mr. Uogard
ha?a left the tbaatra and returned to Now York.
Ik/tmx.,? Mr and Mra. Florence -.on' ludrd Ihelr ?n
fragemrnt at the Nntlooal on Friday. They now go to
the ft. CUarlaa, New Or lean a. The altalra of tha or*
thaatra appear to b* highly proeparoua. My the report
of tha director*, Bade at tba annual meeting of the cor
poratlon laat Monday, It a|.paar?d that the e.pendlture*
have been $40',i,0<j0, Including the real aatate, llnV.OOU
building", ?1M,000, furnlablng theatre. ?^,000, *<?Mry '
?fl.OW), wardrobe, 94 0")0. The r-al aetata include* the
MaJodooa (formerly tha old I Job Ih?tim) and tba block
of atorea on Waat.loglon a treat. Mr. Harry, the manager
banded o?er to the traa -u rer 114 <)00, of which tio.uo#
la far the rent of the theatre, aa<: tt.uOO tba a bar- of
proBt. belonging to tba aWkboldere The director,
hare borrowed iM.tKO Mr Kddy baa produoed ' rh?
Connor of I.yona" at the Howard A thee tun, with auc
ceaa. Mr. I'roetor commence* an engagement at tha
National to-night.
?J,IT"wi &>**.? Mr Wyatt baa opened the u?ir.
here, with Juha Turnbull aa the atar
Hai.ni.ow -Mr. Murdoch la pUylng at the Mieeim
An Kngliah opera company haa been organ ?ad at the
Holiday itreet theatre Kraier ia the tenor
Arot'eTa, Ua. ? Mr*. I har.ee Howard la playing hare
Satajmaii ?The Hateman Children have oon. lu led a
profitable engagement
N*w Otiun ?Mra Julia llayne (Dean) haa laft here
for the North. Meyerbeer a grand opera, JEtotla la
Nord, " hia laat production, waa to l>a presented at the
trench opera houea on Monday evening laat, Bar tha
Brat time in America. It had been under atoe* ly
and rebearaal for aeeeral week*. Placet., Vartetiea la
to ba rebuilt. Mr- Heraard had a bonrflt at tbe Ht
cbarlea theatre, on the evening of tba 'id Inat The
Naa opera troupe, Mra C. Mar ton Hill, Mra < < leiaao
1'opa, Saorge Holland and Mr HuAeld voluatoered for
tha ocraaloa. I
I I'rmai ao, Pa ? (>n Toeelay laat Poater'i theatre waa
opened for tbe eprlng eeaeoa Mr T. II. Johaatoa elate
of iJurtoa'i) waa tba atar Mra Na?U la there, under
bar maiden nan a. if Mlea Kaany < ram** Mra. Jlrala
ford ta aleo a member of thle company
CaurriMia.? Mr. and Mra. Heraey William* are on
their way home Miaa T M I/eveoport a HI appm r at
tbe American oa her arrival. Mra. M. Joaea will ahortly
| vlait lalifornta, on a profeeaional to-ir. (Pn Puaday, tha
4th of 1'eliroary, the grand opera of "K?.b*rt la irtable ?
waa lo ba preaeatod la > rea?h at M.-e Hiaclalr a Metro
pohtaa Theatre, In -an rraaelac? ' l ucre ne waa per
formed the pr?"...ag r.enlDg with Ma<iem Anna M..h?p
In tbe pi*' a of liarilU Thorn- aa I icrada At Neafte a
theatre ca the M nit., lUchard Third waa to ba per
formed, with Bva repreeeaUUona of the fia raster of
Hlebard? ftotley, fteaBe, Haaa Thomaa, aa !
lelgb The Moapialaira wer? to have a beneflt at
fie a theatre '?% the ith of tebraary A new theatre baa
been flt'ed up at Nevada, (aof.rrola aad .? adver'.ee.!
for leaee Tha combine^ tro?|?e -,f lliraly i
Hack u a a Miaatrela era d. ag a vr ry f,ta r^aiaeee la -.a
rraaciaao
Urea In New l urk.
Piai :? tw? IViwni. lietweMi U aad I , >1 , k </a
co. .'lay moraiag, a ire waa d e overed la tba l>-aiag
glaaa and picture frame at/, re Ne IV.wery, r^ape I
r.y Albert I label the f. r?v>ea i w-r- umaikal \) a'
tbe irewueee aad eatiagulabed the Bra before It ha-l tiaae
to winB'ia 'aU t/. aay other part of tbe ban : ^g Mr
? .hei ba* aa laearaa'a of |c ?n , , ,v,,
dlv.ded la the Metropob'aa. New Vora (aty aad tba <ara
alto laeuraa'e (a>mpaa.-a The loae by ire aal water
will probably amrmat to aoane M '?? <m eaaaaia.ag the
?t"f* after tha Br* waa oat It waa UnmA to lata on?ta
a l??1 la th? rear part of tha rtore but I oa ne la what
net ear coald not be aecwruiaed The I re Maraha'
will, la all probe Mllty, by h.* .aaeetigate.n, give wawae
fact* a bo tit tb? oilffia
fra* i* l'*a?i rraawt ? *ho*tlv aftov 4 a 'Ucb -m
day moraiag, a Bra broke ./at ia the cabiawt elaop of 111
ram l*a?ka, r?ar of No. t?a paaal atrowt aJaat tbe ak .pe
of Mr iteraeer gae RtUr, No 4M aad No 4*1, a *ar
jeatera ah?p oc/epiad by Htf v M^/a.re kiaa tha rear
ef No bT fart *trawt. Tha baildiag ta wfc*?li Uaeam ebopa
were b^eud waa foraaevly a charrb, -la* Hag ia the
rear o# Na. 4M faarl ?treat TV bare r?g of tha kalH
t.g c?,ae.-l*raH/ aiarmed the .amevee of tha
Boaa* oa the fivo I'ekaia, a* the raac par'e of the two
I Vol. r.g. aearl; toacWt. TW toe* i* *eUaava<^1 at aW/at
(1 Kfl The baralag apart* aal ptaeaa of WOO-! wave
/arr *4 ta tfc* atr to < Vathaa U/?-t . whet* they -at Br.
U -1* ,*,rWl*r* *** *4 CWtham aad l earl
a'reeaa ale<. daaaafed aeveral M*!ag. The ??. were
eva aatkagat*|aa4
rna i? Tawra 4r?*k-il ) o>M oa "aaday ?-ra
| iaf . a Bra too* p.a/e la tha grocery rtore or lhma*J
i Qu<mrt, fa, (11 Tooth eeeaae feet wee* lerty ea-<a4
aad r?.rty third rtraat* It wa* a foer aiery brM balM
.ag. the apf?* part aa?op4*d by aeveral fa*a .Jee Tha
; rvaMeae were ceaat4er*bly <>ai?g*1 by the Ira The
fa rait a re wa* mewt part aeved Mr (iardaer had a* >a
aaraaca of thC/ aa hi* ?vo?* aad l?r oa hi* hoaeek eet
ferwitara, .a the (iraaawiah ;aea/a*'? 'kampaay Tha
bauitag I* owaad by Me U mgi II Mao. o < fifty
HIGHLY IMPORTANT MOW NOTHING WCVURJIT
Tbe Platform and Principles of ttie
New American Party.
Tho following Important ilocuiaant, <l???loping tbe
prtaclpla* tail platform of tho oaw Asaricaa partf
(Know Nothing!,) baa bwn prapar*! lath* Tvolftfc
Council (KiMcath lud) of Nov York, uJ la bow obr
?ulaliny and Mag adopted by erary know Nothiag
P-'raaell Id tba HUtx o< Nov York. H ma/ ba officially
I isatiilorod lb* flrat |raMleatl< ?i of tba aatt? a I politico'
platform of tho now Anincu j?rt; ?
COt: WOT* MO. XH.
flaaofrod, Ibat ? cnmaalttra of fourtaon bo i
to propofw on adrtnaao aad -"aaohitteao, nmliodjriaii tba
principle* and alma of tb* A ino>lraa party, ta bo aab
for tho oonaldoratten of tbio ona?M. Adapted.
1ha fallow teg namoaf foatlcmoi* ??i aypadntnd by tha
ywahtoot to tompooo tho commtttao ?
J. N. Kn aabla, Jama* IA ?!.?>?
Uon T. M Woodrufl, Job* V. Han*.
1. l> Rhm, HUpboa i . I'torio,
I. Ruaaall, K-lwm J. Ifrown;
H A. Walkmans, W J. A. fatter,
Chartao A Wluluoy, Jam.. liiUyar,
Janoa C. K or i later, Jaba Vaadigpoal.
Ibo addrooo aad rta<lalioa? having boa praaaoted br
tba comaalttaa, tbroagb tbalr > talrmaa, *"er?, artar ma<
tura coaaldaratlou, uaammoualy adoptad, imbjoct talka
artlno of tho (irand rilata and Nuttonal lionartla-, wteo?
It tu furthor
Kraolrad, Tba I tba oosnmitloc bo kaatruated tu bara
tbo aildraaa and ro?oli toaa printed in anoavoataot form,
? nd tbat tha/ bo furthor Inatruntad to tako ril propar
B?aiu to aoctra tba cordial eo-oparatloa and ?aaeUua af
tha otbar ooancila of tbo Htata, aa wait aa Vo baro tho*
addroaa aad raanlatlona, through tho propor chaaaaia,
forwardod for tho cooatdoratlon aad anaietloa of oar
brathraa la otbar Mtataa, ao tbat tha rlaw* of tho party
throughout tbo fatted Htatoa ma/ bo rataraod for lb*
final actioa of tbo noit (Irani! National Oouxrfl.
RoM>lrod, That tba dalogate to tha (irand Htat* Coaa
ell bo InatrurUd to proaoat tha a<ldroaa and raaalutioMA
fur tho eonaldaratloa and aanrtlon of tbat ho<l)r, aukjart
to tba approval of tho (irand National I'ouaoil. aad thai
all tha aubordlaate council* of tba Htata approving tba
aama bo, and tboy ara bxrobjr r??p?"*tfully rt( o*ato4 to
gtvo tholr raapac Ira dalrgataa almllar InaUuctioo*
Wa certify tba abova to b* a traa cop j from tho nal
Dutaa of tha Twalfth Council, Fifteenth ward, city oj
NVw York, Kabruarjr, lMt.
H. H. KIRJIY, I'raaMoat.
A. lit auttiBli., Hoc rotary.
rmMCirLM ami omict* o* tiib a.mimcan r*arrr.
Tha American farty of tha I nltad Htataa baring mom
ranjiltN IU orgaiiitaboii Mil, by Um largo naacurraaia
uf opiate n m tha country, l?fii| JtnumalnM lk*l Um
prlnciplaa which blad IU mambara I'tffvthir in la aaiaoa
with tha (iMril acntimant of iowrltu ptldoUiB, u4
lining h?J abundant proof that IU purpuaai hat* aoat
tha approbation of a graat popular JadgoM>al la favor at
the InUrtralloa of tha |*o|.la la lb" praaaat cnadltiaa
of public aSaiM, to diract tha faramniaot lato aoaaraa
of administration mora consonant with tha aallr* aaaU
mrnt uf tha <oai.tr), from which It haa baan dlrartad bp
raraat pari; laluaaraa, It la now iltiaal proper that tha
aaacxlatioua should aaauaa an adraucad pualtioa In Uta
pnAura of tha paopka and plara tbamaalraa mar*
distinctly In tha Bald of paltticai actio* by aa aulhaatia
dac'aralion of th* aad eenUmplalid, aul of tha BuUna
which hara lad to III ambodtmaat.
T ha American party, la abaUlakaf hitherto Ina thia
publte avowal, liaa baen Itlnoal by coaetderatioaa of
tlia fraaUat wnight la tha aucccaal ul pursuit ml IU oh
jeet, au<l which ara approved by lU deliberaU judgment
a* altogether proper aa<l }acl Coaariowa of tha mil
tada of ita parpoae, aad of lt? importaace ta tha waif ara
of tha couatry. It did not acrupla to lacur tha haeard mt
that ceaaura which it had rcaeoa to ei pact ham aoi aalaa.
to whoa IU aarraay might afford aa argaaaaat of Mt
malioa? aor that raproof whld it aaticipatad fi aw
maay whom It kaaw to ha friendly ta l la nbferla, bat
who kibM aot noaaur la U>a ea>Uacor to praavrta theaa
by a aecret organliatl?a
To thoaa who proparly *stlmate tha umwWIn lag
powar of tha old party anwiblaatlcina, la rraahiag Uaa
aarly growth of aa ?Um?ttt adrare* to thatr e*lala?oe ?
who uudaratanl tha Influeara of larateraU party dle?*
pliaa la parauadiag tha waah, la overawing Ua
timed, aad ta tlatUrlag an t coatrolllag a raa Um
moat raeoluto? It la aot aaraaaary to aay, that tha
American party, If It b?l aipnead IU Brat aflifla
at uaioa to tha aaaai. IU of nth a foraa, w?M aa?
hare become "an lapoaalbility Tha L?| auraad aaa
mitiaa of ' political laadrra oa all aides wa?U hara
baaa auapandad, la a temporary alliance In iafaal tha
?taw dUputeal of thalr alaiaa to lupreauaiy orer tha
public will It la aot iao| robebl* auch albaaoae map
yat ba formed.
We oak hoee who hara aot daly waigh?l Ibaaa aaa
aideralioaa to reflect that all party organisation. what
atar may ba |U < ? Wnalbie forai, la mora mt Uaa
aacrat la actl/a, aad alaaoat ailogathe* aacrat la Uaa
adore a from which it dartrea IU euaaael an! daoaga,
that ao poll! cal orgaalaaa which la laatiaad to aaaaa
a pro'ouad laapraa* on upon tha rogar-1 of llaa aaaalry,
by aouatera< ting aad diaappciaUng tha aiaaa mt paw
arftal aat 1 aalflah political aatagnn sU, can a a pact ta
paaa through IU prnceaa af formation withoaat aasawa
tariag aamitiaa that may ba toaad maapaitUa, or
hararda amouattag alatoat to cartaiatiae af eftlarUaa.
A naw pubNa opinion raaat atiaia IU fall capacity for
rratclaoce, bafora it aaa faaa tha oppoalUaaa af tha ail
a j llama aad IatareeU watch It la daslgaad ta aaaai I aad
c>o'i<iar Tha hiatory af inr aaaafal popalar orgaaiaa
tloaa, la all eoaatrtaa, damoaatrataa thia fact. 1 hair
faU haa, la groat dagraa, ganorally lapaolod apoa
tha pradaat raaarra with which, a thoar laalplaM
moramaaU. thay hara rra oaod thaaaaalraa frwm aa
aaalt.
Tha garaarmJ canaaat of tha lajyi maaaaa af tha
Aaaaricaa paopU ta tha purpxaaa aad actiaa of tha
Aaaari'aa party? tha alacrity with which IU raaha
hara baan lllod tha auccaaa wh-ch haa attaa M ita
t. rat aOorU ta tha path it IU proocrlbad duty ? tha bar
aaiy aad afltcacy with which IU wwaaaraa hara haaa
' oad u c tad by IU mambon. aa wall aa tha ca aparaUaa it
haa fo od .a malUtn '-aa of ropatahU atfiaoa, who, aaah
aaraliad la IU mamharahip hara aararthaUaa naatrt
bwtad a raakxia aid towardi tha pcoaaat'aa af Ita aada ,
all 1 haaa fac la, with acarcaiy a parallal la tha h alary a t
pop?iar cam haaa tloa. ara at oaaa rrtliain af tha aw
ration o # tha aaaatry oa tha oacaaatty far chaaga la
tha wiaiirt af parUa* aad ? larar.taaa fat tha latagitty
of tha iacri'ia parly ta tha airt it haa attaapM
Moth a# laaa I haa UUa broad raoogaltiaa af a giaat aa
aaaatly farcad apaa tha attaa Uoa af tha oauatry by ar
cam* la tad aad Mag "?at aaod abuaaa, witt fanMah a aa
Ittiaa of IU aaafalaf growth aad prnyraaa
Tha larga aad -ciaamaadiag m af lawlaaa
aft) aaa a- tha raraat aapyort aad dafaa^a af aar aa
paiMK, a haaa lara af aaaatry lr vataiatad by aaMah
aim, aad who, aaiaibtt n%? af | ->/?*cai prrfiraiial,
hara aa athat lataraat .a p?M^ maaa.roa thaa tha*
which rafarr ta tha pabiv walfar?~ha?a aaaa, with
ir.i.aoa aoacara, tha latraataUa tarn arc with whMh
parUaa hara, af hta, aaU'M far 'Mtaat la tha
actt Uag?a n n aartlaul ^aari.oaa tha tutad Ml
with which thaaa partiaa hara Irlraa tha aaaatry ha
tha rargo of Mr 1 mai'.a lha art with whMh
t hay haaa rtaaparatad thapaaaiaaa af am la Ida aaaa
giaaitaaa by appaala af lha yraaa aad tha foraa ta api
aiaaa aad prajhdiaaa paraHarly raacap^Ua of ate
ahiarwaa raanantK* aad, abort ail, lha rait tan ar
?ar With whlah thay hara a-.aght to array tha Xath
^atail tha Haath, aad lha Nawth agataat tha Rarlh ha
fcaaUla dinaaaa, lataa. ag lha aaaattira pnlaal aaah by
aagrr H liailna a?! a harp lalia aa latll thay haa*
U'igbl araa oar aar?wd t aaa rtaatf Ma )aa
y^Hy Thaaa ag 'a'?*r aar graraat aad baat at*,
raai haaa w ?aaaaad with *^aal atora aad laHfaadMa,
aad thay bar* foaad thaaaatrra Impaliad ta laraha Maa
patrVUaa af tha aatiaa t? aattata apaa Uba
rawly which Aall raatara p*aca ta tha Autra??a4
ai?l? '* lha tUpaUaU, aad aapfiy Mta | p ,,,
to captoy tha aaargy thai haa >aaa taaotad to
aahapyy dMard Ta aaMaapLah IhiJ, tha
MMMM? party baa a?>vtaaiy MM -a IrM)
af tha oaahlry It "mm la laiftiMi t a* aaa, aa
which to* ortg-aa! parpoaa af aaf L'a'aa atol ha ra
aaaartad, aad lha hapaa atoth ^4aa 'al tto aethers

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