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JAIII GOB DO M IIII1TT, rEOPmirro* and bditoe. ?mc> B. w. COUD OF MAMAU AMD FVLTON BTS u AWMOin THIS KVKJTING. IjMlSVlT THKATBE, Broadway? Kins Cbabhmo? Mu or lc*. E1B1XV8 OAK DEN, Broadway? 6choolma9kk-Tiih'? -Eia Ka. ? I IT THEATBE, Bowery? 0 ib irrr*?Oum Sal-Th* ' Hon. NnOMV THBATBK, Cbaabcri aliaa* HiaamiBi *?? Una*? Tub Toodlxs. WALLACE'S THBATKK, Broadway? Pa* or m Public -kitiiu? Awivud Akkltal. UVKA KKrXXf VARIBTIB8, Broadway? Motit? tkanrnoi. _____ ?NB*I mWTMU, 444 Broadway? Btwioruji Paa ?? i?iM Milium i ra Ball. mrcruert buklesqce opxea house, am Broad Wig MM Vnmiui-BudTT a. no tub Bitn. ??w Tart, Friday, Janaary 95, ISM. *feo News. By the arrival of the Baltic at this port yesterday wt have three days' later advices from Europe than Asm received by the Africa. The news which she Mags is interesting. Count Stackelberg, who is the bearer of the Russian reply to the proposals of the Allies, had left St. Petersburg, and was expected to arrive at Vienna about the 13th or 14th instant. The nature of this document is stated not to be de cidedly unfavorable; but of course nothing is as yet accurately known on the subject. A general im. prewrion seems to prevail that Austria is this time in earnest, and that the withdrawal of her ambassador from St. Petersburg will be the result of a negative ?ilium i tn tin nil i niacin Prussia, too, is aaid to IB at last making up her mind to take a determined course; and if the harmonious action of the other German States can be secured, it is not improbable that a pressure will be brought to bear on Russia from that quarter. This is no doubt the result of the extensive preparations which are being made by the Allies for next year's campaign in the Baltic, which will bring the war home to the frontiers mf Prussia , and compel her to take part on cither side. It is not likely that the Allies will allow her any longer to frustrate the objects of the blockade, by making her territory the channel of the foreign commerce of Russia. From the Crimea there is scarcely an item of news. A small advantage had been gained by the French on the night of the 26th ult. against an out poet of the enemy, in which eighteen Russians were killed , and eighteen others were taken prisoners. In Asia Minor no fresh operations arc reported. OmerPat-ha had fallen back on Redout Kaleh. and his troops were suffering greatly from the inclemen cy of the weather and the harras.-ing attacks of the Russians. The Sound dues conference met on the 4th under the Presidency of M. Tegoboekie, the Russian com missioner. Mr. English and French envoys were present, but the conference adjourned without doing anything. Denmark has abandoned all hopes of a compromise for the present, and it is said that the government is in great embarrassment as to the coarse to be pursued towards the flag of the United States on its first attempting to pass the Belts duty free. The plan of keeping a score against us, and presenting ns the bill when the question is adjusted, I has, we understand, been resolved upon. We should not like to endorse the draft. The explanation of the readiness with which Swe den entered into the viewB of the Allies in regard to the recent treaty, is to be found in the fact that she had good reasons for believing that it was the in tention of Russia to overrun and occnpy part of her territory. The Danish cabinet has issued a circular to the various European States exculpating herself from any participation in the Swedish treaty, it be iag her intention to adhere to a strict system of neutrality. It has, il is said, been decided at tbe Coaoci] of War held at St. Petersburg to abandon tbe Crimea altoge ther, and to reinforce with the troops at pre khh there the corps of General Mouravieff in the Caucasus, and the grand army of the centre under litneral Haunitive. This coincides with the views we lately expressed as to the probable plan of cam paign that would be resolved upon. A late arrival from Persia brings no confirmation ?f the fall of Herat. The foreign news by the Baltic prodaeed no ad ditional impression upon the market yesterday. The aales embraced about 609 bales cotton, with a conces sion in some cases of abrat i c. since the arrival of the Africa, though the market as a general thing could > not be said to lie well established. Flour improved about 124c. per barrel, though the market was not active. Pri me wheat was scarce and firm. Sales of inferior to good Tennessee red were made at $1 00 a <1 W?, arid a smaJI lot of prime white do. sold at 12 16. Corn was inactive, without change of moment in prices. Pork was heavy: new mess sold at $1(5 37] a $1(5 50, and 500 bbls. old mess at #10. Sugars were firm, without change in prices. The stock was light. being estimated at about 3,500 hhds., 3,500 I boxes and 20 0 bags Brazil. The sales yesterday embraced a boat 400 hbds. Cuba and New Orleans at steady prices. Coffee was rather stifffer, with sales of about 1,400 lags Rio at ll}c., with a small tot of prime at l'ijc. Freights to Liverpool and London were firm, with light engagements. To the Continent they were dnll and unchanged. By way of China we have the important news that a tiect of American whalers, on being refused provisions at Nagasaki, (Japan,) had helped them selves by force, leaving, however, an equivalent in cash. This transaction led to a rencontre between the crews of the whalers and the inhabitants, in which a number of the latter were shot. From South America we have advisee dated at Buenos A yres, 2d; Rio Janeiro. 15th; Bahia, 10th, and Pernambnco, 21st of December. Sanguinary partisan strife had taken place in the streets of Montevideo between the adherents of Flores and Oribe, in which pome hundred lives had been saori lieed aud many prions wonnded. Oribe 's expulsion was looked on as the only means of obtaining a peace. A few i ases of aholera had appeared at Pernambnco. but Rio was t ree from the disease. The entries of sugai at Pernambnco were large, and hides sold well. At Rio Janeiro the coffee trade was active, and sugar dearer. English manufactures were in demand at Bahia, but prices were not remunerative. Freights were wanted. In that market sugar was 24s. Gd. per cwt., and coffee :!!>*. Id. Exchange 3s. id. The proceedings of the naval court martial upon Com. Kitchie, at Philadelphia yesterday ? a report of which may be found under tbe telegraphic head will be read with interest Capt. Dnpont wa- ex amined as a witness, and denied in the most em phatic manner that tbe epithets upon which the charge against the defendant is based, were ever ap plied to him. His official letter to the Department, calling attention to the alleged assertions of Com. Ritchie, was read. The evidence for the prose< ution was closed, and that for the defence commences to day. Tbe steamship Northern Light left this port yes teiday afternoon for San Juan. A posse of tlie United States Marshal 's deputies were on hand for the filibusters, bat those enterprising gentry either ? laid low and kept dark," or had postponed their ex cursion to the rich placers of Nicaragua for the pre sent. An absconding juvenile adventurer was the only capture made. The Board of Aldermen met last evening. Their proceedings- a tall report of which we give else where? are very interesting. Several amendment* to the tax law were suggested by the Finance Com ?Mltee, of which the following were adopted : ? $76XWO for paving streets ; *30,000 tor building the Third district police court, and prison : $ 30,000 for mi iron railing a round Tompkins sip.are ; 150,000 Vt ^ wtU ?W?U ?' f ??? ? ' ? ?W? ft , monument to the memory of (he late M^jor Ototnl Worth. An amendment appropriating $6,000 for the contingent expenses of the Mayor's office was struck oat by a vote of eleven to eight. Several ap pointments of the heads of departments were con firmed.' The nomination of Mr. James Irving as ! Superintendent of Public Buildings, was rejected by a rote of twelve to eight. The Congressional proceedings yesterday are im portant. In the Senate Mr. Clayton presented a communication from the President, covering a letter dated Jan. 19, 1863, from Lord John Russell to Mr. Cramp ton, on Central American aflairs. It declares that the British government intends strictly to carry out the Clayton- Bui wer treaty, and to assume no sovereignty, directly or indirectly, in Central Amer ica. Mr. Clayton criticised this letter, and the po licy of Great Britain, in terms of great severity; and Mr. Cass announced that on Monday next ho bhould address the Senate on the subject. An important debate, in which the whole subject of our rcl&tious with England will be disensse 1, will commence on that d?y. A message on Kauris affairs wan alao communicated by the President. He attribute * the unhappy condition of things In the Territory partly to the maladministration of Gov. Reeder, partly to the " border ruffians,'11 and partly to the abolition propagandists. He hints that the erection of Kansas into a State would put an end to the trouble*. The subiect was inferred to the Committee on Ter ritories. In the House, lfc. Fuller, the Know No thing candidate for Splriker, withdrew from the contest. Subsequently, upon balloting, the Know Nothings divided their strength between Mr. Fuller and Mr. Ricand, of Maryland. A coalition betwe? the Southern Know Nothings and democrats upon Mr. Orr is regarded as entirely out of the question. A terrible excitement was raised when the Presi dent's message upon Kansas was announced, the black republicans being desirous of rejecting it alto gether. They were voted down, however, and the document was received. The proceedings of tne Legislature yesterday were unimportant. In the Assembly the bill repealing the Prohibitory Liquor law was referred to a select committee of seven. A resolution calling upon the Manhattan Gas Company to report its amount of stock, its surplns and past dividends, was adopted. Hon. Robert Toombs, United States Senator from Georgia, lectured in Boston on the slavery question last evening. We give an account of his reception and a sketch of his discourse, under the telegraphic head. The Senator made a favorable impression upon his audience. Tlie Spfakcrtihip-A New Deal with tlie Old Cards. j The withdrawal of Col. Richardson by the democrats, and nominating Col. Orr, followed by the re-enactment of the old platform as a measure of compromise, is the last piece of ab surdity we have heard of. If the principles ol the democratic party are such as to require reasserting once a month ? if the fidelity of democratic membere is so questionable and doubtful that when one is to be trusted he must be tied hand and foot totheold platform, the proceedings of the caucus nominating Col. Orr were strictly proper. But we must remember in connection with this new fehuftle of the old cards? every one of which is marked? that Congress has been at wotK two months or thereabouts in fruitless ef forts to elect a Speaker. During all this time I it has been divided into three parties, neither of which has a controlling majority vote. Two of these parties, it has been supposed, have a little affinity for each other? there is one plank at least upon which they can stand. They are professed friends of the constitution they declare it their purpose to make that compact the basis of their respective organiza tions. In this, if in nothing else, there is a point ol' affinity between the democracy and the national Know Nothings. At length Col. Richardson is induced to resign the candidacy of the democracy. He did bo, and forthwith another caucus is called, and CoL Orr, a gen* tlemanly and competent man. is placed in no mination lor Speaker. There is a presumption arising from this movement, of course, that i the democrats, in withdrawing Richardson, in tended to effect, if possible, an organization of the House. The country heard of the movement, and re joiced. Parties had long enough usurped the place of patriotism, and long enough stood in the way of the discharge of public duties. The presentation of Col. Orr, too, was in ma?y respects fortunate. He is an unexceptional national man. Unencumbered by the platform which in itself is well enough, he could be elected Speaker; tied down to that platform, from which Col. Richardson bad just been re leased, he is no better than the latter. Be sides, under the circumstaaces, the reasaertion of the platform was in the last degree disre spectful to Orr, and utterly menacing to the national Know Nothings. The latter force, for a small party, has chosen, it occurs to us, to make blunders enough in this whole busi ness, without imposing upon them this new Tlie nouBe wants a Speaker. The country demands the defeat of Banks. He is an aboli tionist, and has so declared himself. There is no misfortune involved in our future history equal to that which shall call to the Speaker ship of the American House of Representatives an avowed disunionist. W e trust the virtue of our system of government will never be put to such a test. An abolition member of the House, an abolition Senator, may be endured; but the 1 Speaker of the popular branch of the Legisla ture, a contingent heir to the Presidency of the federal Union, should not be adisuniouist, even in theory. In this condition of things the proceedings of the democratic caucus nominating Colonel Orr, it strikes us. were most unjustifiable. , I They not only close the door to the national Know Nothings, but defiantly insult that in terest. There was no more necessity for a n'-.v platform than there is now for a new constitu- j tion. It was not demanded even by the in terests of party. It bears the impress alone of menace and of an intention, deliberately form ed, of postponing the organization of the House. Granting that the Know Nothings hold a position utterly antagonistic to the demo cracy, so far as the legislative policy of the government is concerned, that is a point that should be overlooked in the present con dition of the House. The object now is two fold?to defeat Banks and cloct a national man. It is manifest that in order to secure these ends there must be a compromise? and in initiating this compromise, by one party or another, it will be understood to have been the result of necessity. The re-enactment of th Richardson platform, then, as a basis of union, was playing the old game of " heads I win, tails you lose." The Know Nothings were thus driven back to Fuller, and literally compelled by the folly of the democrats to protract the contest for Speaker. It would have been easier and less offensive, Indeed, to unite on Richardson than on his successor, in this state of things. So long as the voting iiic tltfu hnviiig ?vort- | ?d hla sentiments, the Know Nothings, being the fewest in number, could hardly find justifi cation for refusing to go over to the democra tic nominee; but the withdrawal of that nomi nee after seven and a half weeks' balloting, and the reassertion ot the old platform, have gone far to justify the Fuller men in voting for him. The democratic platform at the commence ment of the session was natural enough; but a democratic platform as a basis of compro mise was a poor bait with which to catoh the Know Nothings. It was a most offensive no tice to all who did not concur in its provisions; and as it had been demonstrated that there was not a majority of the Rouse in its favor it was an act of supreme weakness and folly to revive it. Again we say to the House of Representa tive, the country expects you to organize and proceed to tusiness ; it expects you will elect a Speaker? a true, patriotic, national man ; it expects you will give a final quietus to the abo litionists headed by Mr. Banks ; it expects you to do this in spite of the interests of parties, and on the principles of honesty and good faith to the Union. If your integrity requires brac ing up by repeated pledges? if your patriotism is of that evanescent material that you cannct trust it for more than a month without, renewed covenants ? if your adhesion to party knows no relief ? let us have the election of Banks t once, and let the country prepare for the co f sequences of your f-bameless neglect of the public interests and honor. Meanwhile, the responsibility for this state of things must rest upon those who are instrumental in placing us where we are. The Wak Question? The Administration Setting Itself Right. ? Our administration at Washington has actually discovered that even the agitation of the question of a war with England is calculated to disturb our commt | cial interests, notwithstanding such agitation may be all for Buncombe. The Washington Union authoritatively makes the following statement to set the 1'reBident right: ? MISCHEVIOUS misrepresentations. It ought not to be expected that wo should give a for mal contradiction to the various rumors which are ori ginated here and transmitted by telegraph, either with the view ot affecting the administration or ot promoting the pecuniary interests of the papers to which they are sent. Occasionally, however, these rumors assume a character er are repeat el with a degree of persistency which renders a contradiciion necessary. Of this kind are tbe iate reports as to the withdrawal of Mr. Buchanan from Ingland. and as to the intention of tbe I 'resident to send to the Senale a special message in regard to pending difficulties with that government. Kor example, a cor respondent of tbe Journal of Commerce says, on the 18th instant, tbat "tbe 1'reBident will, as he stated yesterday, send a special message to the Senate in its executive character next Monday, or some day soon, in relation to our controversy with Great Britain." And again, the same correspondent, on the next day, said: "The Presi dent has assured several Senators that he wiU, after some further consultation with the Cabinet, send to tbat bod.v a message informing them concerning tbs condition ot our . difficulties with England, ana sub mitting the same for their advice and consideration." The etlect, if not the design, of all rumors of this kind, is to excite apprehensions as to a ruptnre between our government and that of Great llritain. To avoid any such consequences, it is only necessary tor us to say "hat the whole batch of reports of the oharacter alluded to are entirely without foundation, and deserve no sort of attention from the readers of the journals to wbish they are sent. They not only do gross injustice to the Presi dent, but they ate calculated to aff?ct the interest of commercial men, who are kept in a ktate of suspense by the repetition ot these mischievous inventions. And so there is to be no war, after all. The alarm in the Message was a false alarm; or the President, under the influence of Marcy, has incontinently hauled down his red flag. Our adopted citizens, therefore, who have been counting upon an opening for an early invasion of Ireland, will have to wait a little longer. Mr. Buchanan is to be relieved at Loudon upon his own request; Mr. Crampton's case is anything but belligerent: the affairs of Central America are "in quo ante bellum," and there is to be no special message to the Senate upon the subject, unless Gen. Walker, perchance, should interfere with Col. Kinney at Gre$ town. Our administration is altogether in an amiable mood, and Wall street is as calm as a summer's morning. VHB LATSIT 2VSWS. BY MAGNETIC AND PRINTING TELEGRAPHS. Senator Toombs In Boston. GBF.AT ANXIETY TO HEAR THE LECTURE OK THE GEM tlkman from gdohoia? his keceptio.n? sketch OF HIS REMARKS, ETC., ETC. Hokton, Jan. 24, 186ti. f-incc tlie ariivai of the Hon. Kobert Toombs, ol Geor gia, in thiscity yestert'ay, and his becoming thegaeat of Hon. William Appleton, as mifbt naturally be suppised there has b<f n considerable conversational ??rcitem .it among that claps who attend features, in regard to his propo ed diseertalion upon sUvery, or, as the title ii pro perly. the consistency cf African slavery with the consti tution of the l.'nittd btates and republican constitutions, and the ?ffect* ol the American Revolution upon the Alrl can race. There have teen speculations of all sorts : some a* to how he would be received on his lirst appearance on the platfoim ; some as to the manner in which he would treat the subject ? whether lie would prove plucky to the Southern, cr plastery to the Not hero, predictions ; and a great many as to which portion ol the community would be most largely represented at the lect ire, at the rate of titty cents per head? the pro-slavery, the aboli Uonist, or those who don't rare a snap either side, an i merely wi-h to see the Hon. Senator. All, however, were agreed that the advent of Mr. Toombs, coming as it were to beard to lion in hi* den, and 'hat too at the said lion's special invitation, was, to use a homely but appropiiate word, "funny;" aud a" there are enough In Boston who like to have fun. no mat ter of what kind, whether it be in leligion, politics or prize t ghtlng. 7he result was ok might have been ex pected, the Tremont Temple was crowded to excess this evening. Those, however, who went with expectation of seeing a disturbance were disappointed, for with but very slight exception" tbe dissent Irotn the opinion* ex pressed wa? manlfr'ted by a respectful ailence; while throughout the lecture the e were many parages which received hi arty applause. At hall past seven Mr. Tonrnbs appeared upon the plat, form, accompanied by Hon. William Appleion, Nathaniel Appleton, Ef'|.) and some of the committee who have beeii inatmmental in getting up the course of lecture?. He was greeted wllh applause on bin entrance, an] with out auy introduction took the stand for the purpose of commenting his remarks. On doing so a single hiss was beard fi>,m 'he centre of the bull, which was om U?d imincdAlely by (heers from all parts. But upon tie subsiding of the latter, the name soaky demonstration continued. This, however, w?? soon silenoed by Mr. Toombs himself, who, perfectly at home, remarked that it made uo cifTerence with him. People might c hoose tbelrown means to exprees their feelings. Good humor prevailed, and the -i>eaker proceded. It in probable (Mid he) that the majority of the senti ments advanced on this occasion would be oppotmd to the lion< st convictions of most of the -# present, but he trusted that what might be said would tend In a manner to modify tho asperity that now prevails between the North and South. What he had to say would be termed with sli respect and deference to the opinions of others, but with firmness and slnceiity. The first portion of his lcetute was occupied entirely with the history of the constitution Of the Lnited BUtes, and the consicerttion of the elements which led to Its formation, and the opinions of the men who contributed to Its con struction. He maintained tbat this instrument doe* not oontain one single article tbat tended to pro hibit slavery, but that, on the contrary, the Institution wat. protected by it, though ol eeurse noi prompted e*pe cinlly. The right to hold siavns is left to the people of eaeh Slate by Its proTUIons, and no one Htate could dic tate to the other what they should do in the matter. His tory teils nstliat tbe constitution was formed by tbe oon ?ent ef thirteen slavehoiding colonies and st ? time : I when the slave trade ?w practised m ? hnuwfc of l*wf?l i Urn mnhMmwjm tnthoee flays m well as bow. Vim, of Virginia, IkiMi Jefferson, and others equally great, had advocated tbe abolition of ?Itnry; bmt It eould not be done. It had boon lowed upon them by England, and emancipation waa morally impossible; and under axil tine circumstance* It 1* M) at the present day. I am not responsible for tbe constitu tion a* it standi now protecting slavery. The South U sot responsible. It U your fathers ? my tethers? the foun ders of this glorious republic, that are responsible. They made tbe constitution as it Is, allovfag each State to have its own institutions, to hold slaves or not as they saw fit. And I think they did wisely. If the constitu tion i? wrong, endeavor by all means to change it. If it conflicts wi'h your viewi as to religion, politics, justice or morality, u>e jour energies towards making it conform to your e'abdard. Tbe speaker asserted that in tact the for ma tic n of tbe const itutien increased the number of slaves, and that, too, by the consent of Massachusetts and every voter in New Esgland. This was proved by the pro vision that th?> -Uve trade should exist twenty y* ars iron, the time of its adoption, until 1801, and that there was an txieoMon to 1808. During the time larm num bers of slaveH were imported, and a rapid increase was the ecnh?qu'.noe; and all this, too, brought about by Mawachuststts votes, and against the protestations of many Southern anti-slavery advocates. Laws made inoe then by wise statesmen alao sustained the views of Mr. Toombs, and an allusion was made to the Fugitive Fla\e law. Here there was an interruption by hisses from various parts of the hall, which were taken by the Bon. Senator with the utmost self-possession and coolness. (Jen tie men, said be, in an impreesive manner, you may his* your constitution if yon wish, but yon do not now hi?s me. Go and put ycur curses where they belong, if you choose ? upon the tethers of your country, we come here to speak of the constitution, and there are tnougii here and in the country to protect it. (Lend applause.) The Breaker then alluded to the condition of the Souta in reference to slavery; the influence, for good or ba. I. which that institution has upon it, arul the easy control whhh their g vernment exei ted over all clauses, summing up wl<h he remark, that since 1789 no Southern State evei bad occasion to call upon an extraordinary power to suppr<ss insurrection. Some Northern States couiu not ?ay ni much. Allusions were then made to t!ie Mis scut compromise. This law had been allowed to exist f*>r yean, but the legislation of 1854 was the step by which the constitution wax brought back to its true btarings ? the recognition of the rights of all y'ates to legislate for themselves in regard to their own institu tions. Throughout, all the South had acted upon this principle ? the true piinciple of that document, to which every State in tbe Union Is in good faith bound; and it is to be trusted all would soon agree to it. In commencing on the second portion cf h's licture. Senator Toombs remarked that the topic tone tied upon would be one which there would be leas probabili ties of himself and auoieice agreeingupon than the flrit, but he could not help that. This was the oil so', of tha Revolution, and the present system of Southern slavery uprn the African race. He, without hesitation, pro nonnced it beneficial. The people of the North draw In direct comparisons in regard to the condition of the ne gro in the two sections ot the country, both as to tbe action of the individual to himself and to the whites, comparisons which, when drawn, have never been sanc tioned by reason or justice. You say that all the slaves should be emancipated immediately, and that no harm can be done by the act, to prove which you cite the condi tion of ycur free colored population. But how woulditbe if the million of inhabitants of Maseachusettts consisted of 600,0000 free blacks and 600.000 whites V Would your boasted prosperity be as it is now, kand Jwould not there be some disposition to look after the interest of the African in a different direction from that at present 1 Your piosperity as a fiee State, is not that you are ex empt trom slavery ; it is owing to the absence of the race trcm your midst. When our country first started, the slaves were not fitted for self government. They might be or might not in the future, 'lTiere are no lnsiances in history that will prove that the African race ever took the fiist step towards se f civilization, but thereare multi tudes of cases to prove that when onoe elevated in the hu man scale ? being left to themselves ? their tendency was to fall back into barbarism. Tbe principles of our govern mtnt are based upon the axiom that democracy is a gc vermient of men; republicanism a government of laws. Massachusetts adopted this sentiment at the outset, and bo uid Georgia. The laws therefore must be the govern ing principle; and as negroes were unfit to make laws for themselves, as experience has shown, the Southern whites, having them with them, must make laws for them. The slavery of tbe African race hAs been existent with their creation. Other races may have for a time been compelled to bear the yoke, but thev only are tbe ones that have alwajs been subject to masters. So far as the South is concerned, the slavery institution has made them happy. So far as tbe freedom of the North is con cerned, it has made them degraded. The foimer and present condition of Hayti nnd Janmiia were alluded to in kupport of the position of the speaker, and in remarking upon the freedom of the negro in the Northern States he said : ? It is time that he is lord of himself and lis heritage. But is it not a heritage of wee, excluded from all civil rights, with but few excep tions, and looked upon with contempt almost univer sally r His history ts written upon the records of the jail* and penitentiaries. Mr. Toombs contended that the South was rfght in tbe belief that equality in the two races is imp< ssible, and therefore lestraint waa neces sary. The laws of the South gave to the slaves great privileges. 1 do not pretend, laid he, that all are grant td that should be. but earnestly hope that soon all that ? re proper should be allowed to them. I sav this in Bos ton? I will say it in Georgia. The most enthusiastic ap plause greeted this remark. The conclusion of the address of Mr. Toimbs was mainly a consideration of the condition of the South in a commercial point of view, and he drew a far more favor able picture of its coniition than many who pretend that ihe peculiar institution of that section of the United fc tates is dragging It down to destruction. The substance was that the; would be perfectly satisfied to be let alone, ?s far as that matter was concerned. At the conclusion ? f the lecture three cheers ? qualified of course? were ^iven for the Senator; and as lar as could be judged from the expressions heard in the crowd while leaving the hall, there was a general expression of approbation towards the lecturer, not ot his opin ions, but of his candor aud bearing. The audience dispersed quietly, although one man sang out, before Mr. Toombi left the stand, ''How long before Charles Sumner can sneak In Tallahassee?" Another ex cited individual in the crowd cried, "Three cheers for Charles Sumner!" But the response was like those do monstrations by the scholars at Di-the-Boys Hall, on the return ol Mr. Squeers? "Sighs with the chill on." A moment alter we saw a rank abolitionist lecturing the caller, telling him to treat a man decently when thu in vited nere to express his honest opinions. We noticed a large number of colored persons present, and their be haiiour was such as might have been well copied by ??an or two of another comnlexion, who were less interested in the subject under discussion. NEW YORK LEGISLATURE. Senate . ALBANY, ,1*0. 21, 1R58. Mr. Brook* introduced the bill of last year incorpo rating the Honduras Inter Oceanic Steam Navigation Company; also a bill to prevent prize fighting and fight ing of animals. Mr. Spf.ni kr introduced a resolution re^ue^ting Sena tot* and member* of Congreii* to procure an approprin tion for the repair of the Quarantine building i. The bill relative to the adoption of children, and de fining the relation*bip which the parties to ndoption null sustain towards cacli other, Was adopted. Adjourned. Antmblj. Albany, Jan. 24, 1866. The bill repealing the act of last year exempting incor porated ermpanie* from taxation whan the profit* tall be low fire per cent, waa reported favorably. He bill to amend the act for the prevention of fire* in New York was reported favorably.] The reports oi the Inspector and Commissary Ueneral were received. The fallowing notices of bills were made Mr. MnsnAN ? For the relief of the small bontnrvn o' New Yoik. Mr. H.oford ? For the protection of gait consumer* Bill* were introduced as follow*: ? Mr. WiHRKN? Kelative to the right* of married women. Also, for the erection ol the counties of Cinlsto, Highland and Irwin. Mr. Breyoort ? To allow the Census MarftiaU of New York additional compensation. Mr. Anthoh? To regulate the com]>ea*ation of the A? se-sors of the Street llepartment of New York city; also to enable the executive officer* of the city of New Yerk to obtain evidence in discbarge of their duties. The Governor's message wan discu*sed in Comnr.tt'-e <>l the Whole. Mr. B. Baily moved to give no reference to the por'Jon of tlie message relating to the l'roliibitory Liquor law becacee the Governor had theroin impeached the official Integiity of magistral* o f New York without proof or just cause. A waim debate en?ued, and at a quarter pa t 2 o'clock the committee rose and reported progTeaa, without taking action. TWK MAR1VK rot-RT MUX. Mr. B. Bau.y introduced a bill in relation to the limine Court of New York, the main provisions of whijta are as follows : ? Sec. 1. Changes title to the " City Cjurt of the City of New York," and raise* the nntnber or Jndges to six ? tne present Judges holding office until the expiration of their term. . Sec. 2. The three extra Judges to be appointed by the Govercor, and to hold office until the next election, when three are to be elected. Those elected are to lo. Id office for the respective termt of two, four and six years, to te decided by ballot, and Cfereafter the Judgse all to be elected to serve six years. Sec. S. The Judges so appointed and elected to perform like duties, bave like power*, and receive like aalaries with 'b<* Judges of the Marine Court. Sec. 4. Fxtends the jurisdiction of the Court to c.isee of ae^iult. libel, seduction, crim. con , and the like, where the damages claimed arc not more than $1,000. If not over that smownt of damage* be given when the action is brought in any other court, tbe defendant shall be entitled to full cost*, and the plaintiff to none. Sec. 6. Gives the court equal powers with the Court of ( ommon Pleas, over all matter* within its jurlidictlon. Sec. fl. Defines the course of proceeding* in the ootn mencement of an action in said Court. Sec. 7. The pleadings to be in writing, and veriBed on e?tb, as in courta of superior jurisdiction. Sec. 8. Provide* for plaintiff taking judgment by de fanlt, as in the Hupreme Court, when the summons is not answered. Sec. 0. When issue shall be joined, tbe cauie* shal' be put rn general calendar for trial. Tbe remaining sections designate the costs, settles as to what amount tbe parties to the action shall be entitled; piLvWca 'J? I the pr??.nt fieri shall bo'd office until Um expijaUoa of t*rm, ?t?tfK>ruw the holding of an* general terns; nrovMea In appeal* from special to geaeral Unas. And to the Superior Oourt, transfers all appeals tram the Mario* Oourt nrw pending In the Com mon Plena to the City Court, and repe*l* all acta incon sistent with the provisions herein oontained. iiJourMd. Laleit From the Itato Capitol. OLD CLAIMS REVIVED- PAT OP THE CINMU9 MAR SHALS- WASTEFUL EXTRAVAGANCE IN PRINTING MANHATTAN OAS OOMFANT? NEW TOU VO BLIO INSTITUTIONS ? THE PROHIBITORY LAW, ETC., JITC. Auumt, Jan. 24, ISM. Many of the old Veteran*, whoae claims against the State have been rejected again and again, arc hero, im portuning the member!!. Mr. Lee, of the Senate, has al ready reported aereral of these bills. Should those be hind find equal sucoess, and their claims be lobbied through, the Legislature would be compelled to levy an additional mill tax to meet these demand*. If the Census Marshals had performed twenty per cent of their legitimate duty, there might be aoue propriety in giving them an advance for their labors ; but when it is considered that the last whig Legislature to altered the law as to provide for marshals of the whig stamp only, who were required to sell the '-life of Wil liam II. Seward," it is doubtful whether, in view of this fact, the democrats and Americans of the Legislature will ao far stultify themselves as to double the pay of those distributors of Seward's book. Still there is a bill introduced in the Senate having this object in view. Mr. Brooks stated In the Senate this morning that he had seen in some shop in this city several tons of public documents printed by authority of the last Legislature, sold *< r wrapping paper, which had never been delivered to ettlior branch of the Legislature. Whose fault is it? The Bouse adopted Mr. Rud's resolution appointing a "imunitu-e to investigate the affairs oflhe public institu tione of Ihe city of New York. Is this . intended for the especl al benefit of Doctor Peel's DeaTnad Dumb .Asylum f Ihe i #gi&i?ture contributed heavily towards the erection o i the uew institution. Let Prosper M. Wetmore make out a balance sheet. What's the dlillculty with the Manhattan Gas Compa ny? Mr Muhen, mpresenting the first New York Ah semoly dUuict, wauis to know the condition of their ledger account. Set the clerks posting up the books, as the hontnable gentlemen will be down upon them before they are aware of it. Mr. Glover introduced bis biff, repealing the Prohibi tory law. A motion was made to refer it to a select com mittee of five, whioh twenty-eight of the ultras opposed; still it was so ordered. We witnessed a refreshing discussion in the Home on the fronibltory law. A motion was made that so much of the 6o\ernoi'B message as relates to that law be refer ied to a jomininec of seven. Mr. B. lUily objected, on the ground ihat the message contained language improperly rtflec-ing uir n the judiciary and magistrates of the city offlra Ycrk. He (juoted thus:? "In the city of Me* York and o'hers of our larger towns, it (the law) h*9, through the connivance of magistrates and executive officers sworn to sustain the law, been flagrantly disre garded," be., &c. Mr. B. said this language was an impeachment of those officers? a wholesale charge of dereliction of duty. It is a charge that the judiciary of the city were guilty of conniving, under their official oaths, and disregarded the law. It is the duty of the I>eg!slature to rebuke such language by refusing to send the subject to a committee. His Excellency had two defenders on the floor? Mr. Wakeman, of Genesee, and Judge Foot, of Ontario. The Know Nothings did not show their nand up"n the question. The matter was postponed for renewal to-morrcw. Naval Court Martial at Philadelphia. Philadelphia, Jan. 24, 1866. Tlie session of the Board to-day was attended by a nu merous auditory 01' naval officers, -it being known that the next witness would be Captain Dupont, to whom the epithets are raid to have been applied. The usual preliminary business having been gone through with, Captain J. S. Ihipont was called to testify for the prosecution. Previous to the swearing of the witness, the accuse! put in a cautionary objection ; be objected to Captain Dupont as a witness, so far as he might be called on to teslify to anything said by Com. Kitchle in Washington between the 1st and 15th December ? inasmuch an Capt. D. could not hive heard the accused say anythibg what ever in relation to the matter. The counsel for the ac cused explained that, of course, tne accused could not tell what the witness might testify, but ttionght proper to introduce the objection at the outset. Capt. Samuel F. Dupont was then sworn, and gave in the following testimony:? I consider it not irrelevant to commence by stating that for many years, since we sailed together as midship men, Commander Ritchie and myself had been on most friendly terms. The counsel for the accused here stated that the ac cused would prefer that the witness would commeuce with the testimony relating to the present affair. The Court, however, requested the witness to prooeed, and it would judge of the relevancyjof the testimony. Wittiest ? Nothing had ever occurred to interrupt this cordiality; In the month of June, 1856 ? the date ldo not remember? after I had been appointed|a member of the board to carry out tbe law to promote the efficiency of the navy, 1 paid a short visit of a fe? hours to Philadel phia; soon after arriving I met Com. Ritchie in the street ? he joined me, and we walked together; he almost immediately introduced tbe subject of the Naval Board and its probable action; I soon discovered that he seemed apprehensive and low spirited. The counsel for accused here interrupted the witness, as "this testimony was certainly irrelevant." Com. Ritchie? 1 never was low spirited or apprehensive at all. Counsel for the accused ? If the Court will allow us, we will retire and return in a few minutes with a statement of our objections to this testimony. Permission was granted, and the acsused retired with the counsel ; whereupon quite a stir endued among the members of the court. The counsel and accused having returned, the counsel read a paper containing his objecti ins to the testimony. Ihe paper states that tbe testimony is irrelevant be cause tne charge is not that Com. Ritchie used certain insulting language to Captain Dupont. at the 1a Pierre Howe, m Philadelphia, but that in Washington City, between Dec. 1 and Dec. 10, Com. R. openly and pub lic. y declared that he had used such language to Captain Dupont. The distinction is important. That the using met language is an offence against naval discipline is t?t denied; but it has not been thought proper to try the acused upon *ucli a charge, and all civil and mili taiy authorities agree that an individual cannot be tried for two ollences in the same count or specification. He canoet bo brought up to be tiied for one offence, and then be calleu on to defend himself against another charge for whith he has not prepared himself. The paper then gees on to speek of the consequences of the ecmiscien of ii relevant testimony? giving military authorities lor every assertion. Ihe paper govs on to nay that if the testimony of Capt. Dupont te at mitted, and the accused be convicted lie cause of It, the anomaly will be presented of a person biought up lor trial for one offence, then convisted of that offence by testimony relevant to another, and after wards b?- liable to be convicted a second time for the saae offence. The paper further says that any aot in violation of public opinion never operates beneficially; tbe most solemn laws which violate public sentiment be ing generally dead letters on the statute book and serv ing do useful purpose. Ihe Judge Advocate objected to this part of the paper, as it seemed like holding over the Court a threat of pub lic disapprobation. The Court did not sustain the ex ception, not regarding the portion ef tbe paper objected to disrespectful. The eounsel then proceeded with the reading. After completirg the traiu of argument alluded to above, the pafier says: ? Kven HUp|K>se, in the absence of the rules ot evidence, how could words spoken at the La Pierre House, in Philadelphia, addressed to Capt. D., as a mem ber of the Retiring Board, explain language used subse quently at Washington City? ihe pa|>er was quite long, and occupied considerable time; after ic was concluded the Coait was cleared, and at a quarter to one o'clock, | the paper was taken into consideration. ( The court being reopened, the accused was informed I that his objeetiens had been sustained. Ihe witness then resumed:? I wish to pretnife that Com. Ritchie never, nnder any circumstances of time or place, nor In any connection, applied to me the epi>het< of Par, coward and scoundrel; I do not know that 1 can speak to anything contained between these dates and this specification, except tbat the whole conversation alluded to in the specification, turned entirely ujmu the i I action of the Naval Board in Com. Ritchie's case, aid my supposed share in that action. The accused again raised an objection, and the witness not being permitted to proceed, claimed the right ot plac ing npon the, record a copy ot the official letter written by himself to the Secretary of the Navy. This was ob jected to by tbe accused, but the objection was with drawn with tbe understanding that Com. Ritchie would also have the right of submitting his letter in reply, also addressed to the secretary of the Navy. The letter was then read, as follows:? Washim. ros, Dec. 11, 1.H55. HiR? I am cmpc'leil by * sense of duty to submit to the de. partmcnt tor Us e-tion, rbe conduct of tVimmindcr Rooert Ritchie towards me, Involving. as 1 conceive, the immunity ot mj position an a member ot ttie late Hoard ot Naval Reform. iiu reaching Washington, a tew days since, I learned tn h more detlnite form what I had before heard through various rumors, that Commander Hitchle had been repeating certain nsultiog and contemptuous words relative to my eondaot in wards him on the Naval Hoard, which he stated lie had ad dressed to me In a eonversaUon between u* In Philadelphia, touching the conduct of that Hoard. i reoiiested a friend to a certain trom Commander Ritchie the truth and certain tv ot such rumors, and having soasoertained tbem. 1 desired Capt. Ooldaborough, who was on trlen lly terms with Com'r Ritchie, to call upon him and give him the opportuni ty of making such repara'lon as would satisfy the violated pro prteties of the service, at>d relieve blmsell trom the era ve con sequences ot the official Interposition of the Department? thus evincing, I hope, the fullest degree of forboaranoe. The peremptory refusal of Commander Ritchie leaves me no other alternative but to submit tbe case to Ihe Depart ment. I Lave, therefore, to report Commander Ritchie for having at various places and on several occasions within the last two months, and finally herein Washington, asserted that In a eon versatlon with me In Philadelphia he had, relative to my con duct towards him in the Naval Hoard, called me a liar ami a coward, ana when repeating this In one of the oittcesol' your Derailment, superseded the word scoundrel. t < romander RiUshle's assertion, that he had In that eonversa lion used these epltbets towards me. Is of itself a grave military o fierce, whether he did or did not so use them; but when these opprobrious words are applied to me In my semi judicial char acier ot member of the Naval Board, "barged by In i and your anpotn'ment with carrying out a great measure of naval re term, by an officer who has been found to come wlihlo the ope ration of tbat law, It is, If I am not mistaken, an unheard of .ind unprecedented invasion of that Inviolability liilhertn Insured lo every officer of every board or ootirt, whether of the navy or simy and so essential to their independence of anion, arid I respectfully submit, il nnvlslted bv the summary Interposition of tie executive authority, totally destructive o( every guaran tee of ibe firm and efficient admlniat ratios of tbe service. As it made aware o? the gravity of his offence In stylng he bad used such terms of reproach towards a member of the H ard, Commander Ritchie, I learn, Is endeavoring to make it appesr that be approached me as a man, and not a> sn officer, ror ip reference to any official position on the board? \ irnns p* rei i and vam ?ue?u?A A4 iMfftttf Of P?>rw*ati?9 gxdudfl tnterwetatten. We had tor many years been on the mart trlendly lerour, do personal dtfferrnce of any kind had existed between on. The whole oarthen of bin complaint lo me la Philadelphia, wee that I had not saved him beiore that Board. I tin own version, however, of this part of hie conduct. would ?till bold him amenable to the Department tor tea violation oC the Alteentb article of the law for the better government of the navy. But I repel inch a construction ; he did approach me aa a member of the Board; bu whole uonversati n referred to lie action In hie race, and to mr supposed share In that action. The Department will readily conceive with what reluctanoa this subject has been ureeaad upon Its attention. Korbearanea no my part was exhausted every mode calculated to make this appeu unnecessary w*? attempted and failed. I am. therefore, constraired by a tense of duty to the navy, to the Independence "I Its 'egal tribunal*, and to the Department li nen. to adopt this course, I have tbo honor to be, sir, with great respect, your obe dient set van', 18. F. DCPONT. Bon. J. 0. Dobbin. Secretary el the Navy. No farther questions were put to the witneee by the Judge Advocate or accused, unci hit further attendant on the Qmrt wan dispensed with- The Judge Advocate announced that the examination of witnesses tor the prosecution was closed, and the Court adjourned. The connsel lor the accused will commence the defence this morning. Appointment* by the Canal Board. ALBANY, Jan. 24, 1846. The Canal Board made the following additional appoint ments this alterno< n: ? JCriffintfri ? J. PUtt Good pell. Division Engineer for the Eastern Division; Charles F. Smith, First Assistant En gineer. . CMectore. ? J. Thomas Davis, West Troy; Nathan Baker, Horse Beads; Nathaniel 8. I'ettengill, Dresden; Edward J. Galentine. Scottsville; John S. Skadden, Jr., Higgins; and W. W. Perkins, Ua'dwinhville. Weighmaittri. ? Israel Sbadholt, West Troy; Benjamin L. Biggins, Syracuse; and l,ewis 1'ond, Utica. Iiuptctors. ? Benjamin P. MMdleton, Strunton Pendle ton and Walter Bane, Brooklyn; Charles W. Chase, Luther Caldwell. Edward C. CI me and John Fowler, New Yerk ; Joshua Munroe. David Ferry, (Jr., Charles W? Whitney and biram Holden. Albany; Joseph P. Tulty" Stephen J. Lewis, Charles Mead and Eraetus Hnow, Troy J. Scherniet horn, Schenectady ; Hiram Van .Slyck and Leonard lloore, Utica ; George H Pliny, Rome ; James L. Delvmater. Syracuse ; Gideon Hurlburt, Tonawanda ; John E. Wadkius; Whitehall ; Chester Penfield, John B. Ball and Charles C. Mattin, Onwego. The work on the sections one hundred and ninety-nix and one hundred and ninety seven was ordered to be suspended until the question pending as to the plan, it , be rettltd. The Board then adjourned til! the 20th instant. The appointments for the eleventh sec'ion of the Erie canal have not yet been mp.ile. Criminal Katteiy In Boston. TRIAL OF MESSRS. COBURN AND DALTON? THE GREAT KXPRKS8 KOHBI BB, ETC. Boston, Jan. 24, 1860. In the Municipal Court, to-day, Judge Nash presiding, Eoward 0. Cobarn and Benjamin J. Dal ton were put on trial for manslaughter in causing the death of William Sumner. Twenty- two witnesses were sworn for the proaesution; but the testimony has developed no new fact additional to what was shown at the preliminary examination be fore the Police Court. Samuel C. White, alleged to be implicated in the fifty thousand dollars express robbery, was to-day discharged by the Court, and|immediatelyatterwaids was re-arreeted on a requisition from the Governor of New York. He will be taken to Buffalo, where, it is said, all the parties arrested for the robbery are to be tried. Pennsylvania Legislature. A SCHEME OF TUB ABOLITIONISTS THROWN OVKR- - BOARD. Hakribbcrg, Jan. 24, 1866. A resolution was offered In the House, to-day, direct ing the Judiciary Committee to inquire if further legisla tion was not necessary to protect the personal liberties of citizens from the arbitrary proceedings of Judges of the United States, exercising jurisdiction in this State. Rejected by 64 to 81. A bill was then introduced to change the venue, in the Kane and Williamson case, from Delaware county to Philadelphia. New Jersey Affaire. Trenton, Jan. 24, 1866. The Air line Rai'raad bill whs introduced into our Le gislative Assembly to-day, with a strong speech by Mr. Pairy. The State Temperance Convention was held here to-day. The resolutions adopted declaie stroagly in favor of a Prohibitory Liquor law. Destructive Fire at Rome? Loss of Life. Rome, N. Y.. Jan. 24, 1866. A large block of wooden buUdiog* in this village, owned by Wliedon, Hawley 4 Co., was destroyed by fire this moraiag, and a man named John Miller, employed by a grocer in the building, was burned to death, being in the building when the roof fell in. The building was occupied in part by the owners as as storehouse, and was insured tor $6,000. The other occu pants are aa follows : ? John Pollard, shoe dealer? loan >1,600; insured for $1,000. Northrup & Etheridge, gro cers ? loss $20,000; insured for $11,000. Shepbard k El mer, butter dealers ? loss $20,000; insured for $16,000. G. W. Tali, grocer ? lots $1,600; insured for $1,200. The adjacent blocks were much injured. The total loss is about $60,000. The Southern Mall. Baltimore, Jan. 24, 1866. New Orleans papers of the 16th and 17 th Inst, are received, but they contain no news worth telegraphing. Railroad Accident. Philadelphia, Jan. 24, 1866. The four o'clock train from New York encountered, near Metuchin, a vehicle crossing the track. Both horses attached to the venicle were killed, and the driver was (lightly it jured. The train was delayed an hour. Markets. BALTIMORE CATTLE MARKKT. Baltimore, Jan. 24, 1866. Thirteen hundred head of beeves were offered to day, of which 520 were driven Eastward, 200 left over, and the remainder sold at $6 a $8 76 net. Hogs in demand. Salts at $7 50 a $7 76 per 100 lbs. The Connolly Com. EXAMINATION OF THE ACCUSED. Yesterday morning, William Connolly, alias Cosgrove, and his wife, Margaret Dura), alias Connolly, were brought before Joatloe Osborne, to be more fully committed pre vious to being conveyed to Boston for trial, on the charge of larceny and robbery there preferred against them by the Vermont merchant, Mr. J. Johnson. Officer Eatonj. of the Boston police, appeared against them, and made an affidavit against them, containing substantially the same facts as published exclusively in the Herald. Wednesday, Com ally had his beard and whiskers, which were very heavy when arrested, shaved off, and looked quite youthful lor ooe of his years and experience. THE EXAMINATION OK TUB PIU80MRS reads as tor own: ? Oily and Cwirdy of New York, us. ? William Connolly being duly examined before the un dersigned, according to law, on the annexed charge, and Wing informed thai, he watt at liberty to answer or not, all or any questions put to him, states as follows, vil Q. What is your name? A. William Connolly. Q. How old are you? A. About 40. Q. Where were you born? A. Dublin, Ireland. Q. Where do you liver A. Corner of Sixth avenue and Twenty-ninth street, New York. Q. What is your occupation? A. Butcher. Q. Have you anything to say, and if so, what, relative to the charge here preferred against yon? A. I know nothing of it whatever. Wll .T.IAM CONNOLLY. Taken before me this 24th dav of January, 18(6. B. W. OSBORNE, Police Justice. City and CimiUy of New York, ss. ? Margaret M. Con nolly being duly examined before the undersigned, ac cording to law, on the annexed charge, and being inform ed that the was at liberty to answer or not, all or any questions put ta her, states as follows, viz.* ? Q. What is your nameV A. Margaret M. Conn illy. Q. How old are you? A. 36 years. Q. W here were you born? A. State of New York. Q. Where do j on live? A. Corner of Sixth avenue and Twenty-ninth street, New York. q. What is your occupation? A, 1 keep house. (}. Have you anything to say. and if so, what, relative to the charge heie preferred against you? A. I know no thing of it; 1 bad nothing to do with it. M. M. CONNOLLY. Taken before me this 24th day of January, 1856. B. W. OSBORNli, I'olice Justice. The prisoners were then conveyed to the Tombs, to await the arrival of a requisition from <?ov. Clark, pre vious to being conveyed to Boston for trial. Tbe oflicer states that the robbery took place on the 11th of September last, Immediately after which the ac cused left the city and came on to New York. The male prisoner, on being asked by Captain I/tonard why ho had his beard shaved off, said that he thought he knew the> party who had committed the robbery, and as he was not unlike him in appearance and wore a heavy beard, he thought it only proper, in justice to himself to divest himself of the immense amount of hair whicn covered his face. Blank contracts. a counterpart of the one which Johnson was compelled to sign, was found in the house where the occurrence took place. It will be re membered that the woman (Connolly) when examined on the stand in tlio case of Judge Stuart, refused to tell where she livW in Boston, on the ground that it would injure her reputation among her acquaintance if they knew her real character and name. The prosumption now is that she was afraid tbe authorities in Boston would get some clue to the robbery which had taken place at her dwelling if she said she resided in the very house where the offeuce was committed a few month.* revioasly. An Alleged Fraudulent Banking Hauee. ARREST OF THE PARTIES AND EXAMINATION BE FORE JUSTICE OBBORfifT Yesterday morning, officer Wallace, of the Kmigrant Squad, arrested a person named Michael O'Beirne, keeping. banking house at No. 36 Fulton street, under the name of Roche, O'Beirne k Co., on charge or fraud while act ing in the capacity of banker. The accused, It 1st charged, has dctrauded hundreds of poor peeple out of their hard earnings by getting advanoe* from tliem fur their friends in Ireland and sending then worthless hills of exchange upon the Royal Bank of Dublin, Ireland. The complainant in the present case. Alice Connery charges them with having defrauded her out of $10 by giving her a worthless bill ol exchange on tho above bank In return for tbe advance. The following receipt from Roche, O'Beirne k Co. shows the extent of the transaction : f f/eeei/i-ierj , - .. Kkki? this. . i No. 30 Kitton St., New York, Oct. lflth, 1866. $ $ RecfMyed, from Minn Alicp Country, ten dollar*, tor? i a draft issued on the Royal Rank ot Ireland, for two ? 5 pounds s'erling, in favor of John Conmry, No. J * 21,973, for payment ot which we hold ourseite* re > X sponsible. < * ?2. $10. RO< HE. O'BEIRNE A CO. t Betides ttte above receipt, Alice received a draft, wtUc^