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"MHKRTY ANU UNION. HOW AN!) FOR BV Ilk O.VK AM) IS-VW Vil R..I..11....J.tiii!Ho.
vot. I'm: xi.it. iv u n i: u ua. Slit iiutlautt TQcralfc. rt'uiict rniiT Trr.ituT. W ILL! A M ws rforined itli alaeiitv, the whM silvan ig rapidly la line and through tn ojn prairie, with out any protection whatever for our men. The , at uti.io, vr. bt artillery advanced, and look station within two 1' A V. I hundred yards ofthe enemy btrestwortc, and com- , i mene ed tu effective tire with grape ml canister. Texan Wnr. I Col. Sherman with his regiment having common- y T J ced llio action upon our lofl wing, tlio v bole line, OFFICIAL ACCOUNT OF TIIK IIAITLli OF , ' ccntre.nnd 1..1 the right, advancing in double- i W J iCINTO quick time, rung th wsr cry, "Iltmember te .i'ii- ... t , r i retrivinl the enemy fire, and advancing within We 4fn al lenclh nauld lo lay UToro nur rod- 1 .n . i i : i j r 1 point blalii shot before a piece was discharged from era the official account oftlmi extraordinary con- .,r iIIM.s. 0aT Ho Jvanccd without a halt, until flic', from the pen of Gen. Iloutun himself. It they were in po.fioti of the woodland and the adi'icr, in every coufirma the previous particular, important , Piirnij'n btrsstwork; the right wing of Ilurlcsoii . .. i . i. .. t -a r .n -.i . .l.i ...i e i... Wc also putI..h the address .f Gen. . V "" ,c " K ' Houston to his aiiny, on leaving Texas for .New i p Ja,di of ltic t.nrmvs cannon, Orleans. Ill wound, we trarn, was revere, but j when it wss tsken by our troop. The conflict not tuvh ai, wild proper treatment, to endanger j lasted about eighteen minute from tho time of clotc hi life. m J (ltnrler$ oflr .17m v. San Jjcinlo, 1 APriri:ih, h:io To lin KxeclUuey, I) (' llumetl. l'riihtr nt of the He public of Tex. Kir I regret extremely that my situation since the hitlto of the lt has been such ns to piovciil my sending you any official report uf the satno.prc vtous to this time. ! hate the honor lo inform you that on the oven nig uf tlm lHtli int. after a forced march of 55 mile, which vva clTected in two dayk and half, tho army nrrlu'd opp-uile Harriitlmrg; that evcu inj h courier ofihe enemy nn takrn, from whom I learned that (Sen, Santa Amu, ultli one div'iMon of hi choice troop hail inarched in the direction of Lynch' ferry on tho Kin Jacinto, burning llarria bur a he piicd doun. The army wan ordered to lie in ri'adlui'iii lo march early on the next morn ing. Tho main body cfTe.lcd a coining over llof falo Jlayon, brlmv llarriithur, on tho morning of the 10th, hatioc left the brii'eaL'e, tho Kick, and a miflicicnl camo guard in the rear. We continued our march through tho night, maVinjj but one halt in the prairio for a abort tiinp, and without refrckhincnl. At daylishl wc resum ed the line of tnnrrh, and in a rhorl dictar.c-c our teouta encounirred thoen of the enemy, and wo rcccttcd information that Ocu. ShiiIh Anna wai at New Vahinyton, and would tlut day tale up hi lino of march for Ainhuac, crutu nt l.ynchV. The Tcxlau army halted within half a mile of the ferry in aume timber, and were engaged in slaugh tering beevct, when tho army of Santa Anna wm dircotered lobe approaching in battle array, having hreii encampud at Olnppcr' point, eight iniloo be low. D'wpoeition ua immediately made of our force, and pieparntiuu for his reception. Ho timli poinlioii with hi. infantry, nil arillcry in Ihe centre, occupying an inland of timber, bin cmalry enicrim! the left flanl. The nrtillery, roimisting of one double fortified medium bras twelve poun '! I Miprn in frro'-ti; : action, until wi were in pti4icrloii of the rncmtV oncninpniciil, taking one pirce of ratiilon, (loadtMl) four atand of color?, all their camp erjuipage, nturcc ! and biggnge. Our cavalry had chnigi-il and rotil- ud that uf the enemy o.i the ii'lit, and gi cn purnt to tin- foiliie, which did iit ceno until they ar rive J at the bridge which I have mentioned brfore, Capt . Karnes, alnayn among the foremoit in dan ger, cominanihng the pursuor. The conflict in the breastwork lusted hut n few tiititiicntr; ninny of the t roups encouiilied hand to hand, Mid nut Imving llit! adtnntngu of Lnyiincta on our tide, our riflemen UM-d their piece as war rluli, breaking many of them oil' at the hricch. The route commenced at half past four, and the pursuit by tho nam army continued until twilight. A guard was then lul in charge oflho einmiy". encampment, and our army returned with their killed and wounded. In the battle, our Ins was two killed and twenty three wounded, six of whom mortally. Tho enemy' loss wax 030 killed, ninong whic h ivns 1 general olHccr, -1 colonel;1, 2 lieuten ant jciliint-u, 5 captain?, 1- lieutenants. Woun ded 'iOS, of which were f colonels, ') lieutenant colonels, - fecund lieutenant colonels, 7 captains, 1 cadet. Prisoners 730 President Gen. Snnta Anna, (icn. Cos, -1 colonel', olds to Gen. Santa Anna, 0 licut. colonels, the private secretary of Gen. Santa Anna, and the colonel of tho Guerrero battalion, arc in the number. Gen. Santa Anna wus not token until the 22d, and Gen. Cos on yes terday, very few having escaped. About COO mus kets, 300 sabres, an J 200 pistol;, have been col looted since the action; tuveral hundred mules and horccs were taken, and near 12,000 dollurs in specie. For several ilnys previous to the action, our troops were engaged in forced marches, expo sed lo excessive rains, end tho additional inconve nience of extremely bad loads, illy suppliud with der then opened on our encampment. I he infan try in column advanced with the design ofcharging our lines, but were repulreil by ilitrhargc of grape . j. engacul in their duties. and csniiiter from our artillery, consisting of two . B8bUreJ that ihev demeaned ! bore up with cheerfulness and fortitudcd, and per formed their niarchei. with sp'iritund alacrity there ! was no murmuring. ! Previous to ond during the aclion.tny stafTevinc ed every disposition to be uitoful. and wen) active- In tlie cumlict 1 am themselves in such u eu pounders. The enemy had occupiod a oiecc of ratiner as proved them worthy members of tho limber within nflo shot of the left wing of our army, arlI)y ui an Jacinto. Col. Tv J. Uusk, secretary from m Inch an occasional interchange id small arms 0fwar, was on the field. For weeks his services took placo between tho troops, until the enemy ia, i,cull highly lici.cficial to the orrnyj in battle withdrew to a position on tho bank of the San Ja- ,n Was on the left wiiig.whoro Col. Sheiman's com cinto, about three quarters of a imlo from our on-j ln3r,j jMt encountered and drove the cr.ciny; ho cnuipmcnt. and commenced fortification. bore himself gallantly, and continued his efforts A hort time before sunset, our mounted men, i and ncliiity, remiining with the pursuers until re- aboul 80 in numlier under llio special commanu oi Stance ceased. Col. Sherouu, marched out for tho purpotc of r connorleriuir the enemy. While odvaiicing, .they received a volley from the left of the enemy's infan try, in which ours acted cxtremloy well.siid perfor med some feats of dating chivalry, they retired in good order.having two men severely wounded, anu several horses killed. In the meantime tho infan try under the command of Lieut. Col. Millard, and Col. Uurleson's regiment, with the artillery, had marched out for tho purpose of covering tho retieat of (he cavalry if nece.nry. All then fell buck in good order to our encampment about sunset, and remained without any ostensible action until the 2 1st at half pit3 o'clotk, taking the first rcfrei-h incut which thev had enjoyed far two dove. The enemy in the meantime extended the right flank ol tber infantry so as to occupy tho oxtreme point of a skirt of timber on the hank ofthe San Jacinto, and secured their left by a fortification about five feet high contrucfed of pcks and baggage, leaving an opening in the contte of the breastwork in wh'ch their artillery was placed, their cavaliy upon their lell iving- About 0 o'clock cn the morning ofthe 21st the enemy were reinforced jy 1500 choice troops, under the coalman I of Gen. Cos, increasing their effec tive force to upwards of 1500 men, while our ag gregate forco for tho field numbered 733. At half jat 3 o'clock in the evening, 1 ordered the officer of UieTexun army lo parad; their respective coin tiund, hiving in the meantime ordered tho bridge . t. nHtw m .1 ...k. .fill. flu. ?!rll..kf.d I have tho honor of transmiltin" herewith a list of all the ctficcra and men ivho were engaged in the action, .vhich I respcclfully rcruc8t may be pub lulled, as an act of justice to the individunls. For the commanding General to attempt discrimination as to the conduct of thoso who commanded in the action, or those who were commanded, would be impossible. Our success in the action is conclu sive puof of their daring intrepidity and courage; every officer and man proved himself worthy oflho causo in which he battled, while the triumph re ceived a lustre from the humanity which eharuner iod their conduct after victory. richly entitle" tfwoi to the admiration and gratitude of '.heir General. Nor should wo uithholu tho tribute of our grate ful thauks from that lleiug who rules the doslini'M of nations, an J has iu the time of greatest need en abled us loaneit a powerful iuvader while devas tating our country. I havo the honor to be, with coneidoration, your obvii'icul servant, SAM. HOUSTON, Commaudor-in-Chief. ) i.' 'I f r.ithridltl the trihole re.rv am! prteiil t rail out the military. j riainiriatin, tho wi'nesf md she hsd Ulkrd with .i ) a! (.''itiide fbr the ! This wa? ahsndoned, however, and thirty additi- . .Mis. Tuwnornd about tho murder this thr. and pr.vnpiiicis wit'i who h n.jr order were executed, onal cotistabh ulltinedvlthoiit which nothing like , on tho morning ofthe oecuirenre. She would not aod union maintained throngh'thi army. Al part-1 order could have been restored. The court was swear to the cloak, but think she could lis to I rleared and the tril ni-ndcd for a time. Tlie tho tarsrl, although there was nothing peculiar lit j sheriff Micceceed in ohtaining pence, after whieh fit, Wilner was 10 last day of April, and lived the trial prm reded, Mr. l'hitnix calling open .Mr. ' with Ifrmothrr previous lo living with Mrr. Town ' k . t . .1 . . .... . , .. .... I . , . . I . I..-I. . . . . . . . . cuureman, i nu vuronur, wi.o siaicu iiia ni mi r'-uu, nuicu v ncniij mo vesr. I lie oinrr ealy hour ho was called tu the house of KuMiia I Townsend, and while Ihrrr, nnrJ befur' the Jury i was etn anticlled, one ofthe olTe er or walehiran foui.d the clonk in the adjoining yatil.and the ImIcIi et in the yardof Mr Townsen'l. In conieip'eiiee of aoine reviouseonversKtinii mi the subject, he as induced tu examine tlie tassel ol the clonk, and there was a siting sitae hod t it,' hut he dne not recollect seeing a picto uf tw mo nround the hatch et there did mil appear lo bo blood upon the hatchet, it was wet and covered with dew and something like rust. The cloak stul hatchet were locked up in a room to he submitted to the Corner's j Jury. The croi-oxatiinmtii)ii ofthe coroner vvrs j rinse rm (Very point, nnd headini'ted that the liatnli et might have been lied to tho Iwiuu ofthe cloak in placing them both for safe keeping, and that fie hatchet might have been sevciud in producing tho same before the Coroner1: Jury. (Smrfff If. .VbWr. assistant Csplnin of llio Watch, and was called to Thomas street early in thu morning. lie repaired there before day, nnd about daylight one of the wolch found the cloak in tho adjoining yard and the hatehel in Mrs. Towiieond's yard. There was n closo examina tion of this witness in lelution to thu twine un the cloak anl hatchet. About seven o'clock, this officer and ilrink tho marshal, went down in a carriago to Doy street, to tho house whoro Kobin son boarded, and on knocking at his door, he was found in bed with " young man, and on being awakened and requested to get up and dress him self, ha inide no objection, mid did so with prompt ness, When dressed, somo conversation ensued respecting ii clink, Rubinion staled thai ho own ed mi other clonk than nil old ciimblet one. Ill friend accompanied him in llio carriage to Thomas street. This witness testified ihst both mJim of his paiifaloonn were marked with whitewash or something .vhile, but could not say whether it wus lime or not. Dennis Ilrink, tho marshal, was then sworn. wLo stated that ho was very enrly in I homas t., mill rf'tiili-i I tlie oarticulurs of fin Jmir tho clonk and litchet as tho preceding vvilnesses testified, j hut distinctly declared thai there was a piece of twine on tho hatchet when ho first ow it.aml al so a corresponding piece on thu tiissel of thu cloak j which seemed to huvo been cut asunder. This witness related tho circuinslaneo id going down to Doy street after Robinson, the manner of his being awakened, and much tho same us detail ed by Noble, the preceding Minus, in relation lo the cloak. Drink told him he wished him to go lo the police oflico with linn, nriil to dress himrell or finish dressing himself for ih.it pui,oo he also said hu discovered something vvhilo on his piinlulouiis, which ul that limo did not occupy hi attention. lie Miked whether bis mom male could go with him, whieh was assented to, ond they all got into tho carriago und proceeded up ilruadwiiy to " i riii .. ......... ,n ,1... I,. .,. n.,,l . i it i iil 1 Human nii-i-i. w 1 1 iint.iii inv tiwuaw I leti oucucd the door and Robinson was seen in bed . ,, . y , . , t . , ' ", v . ' .. ., ,Pl . ,, . t seem!' the fence whitewashed, he lookod ul hii pau- wiiii ms neau iqiou e.u. i ... w.u , ,.' MIll, .,,.,, .,, ,... ,., tho white K!Xi spoken of before. Wl'ness saw a small curpentcor'b bench in tho yard, which might h.ive (insisted any person to havo gut over the fence. Thowiiiieed said he obtained thu prisoner' trunk and bureau, und u mhiilurc, but fount! mi Utters. On crojs-cxuuiinalion Ilrmk ndiiiilti.d that hu was sent for by .Mrs. Townsend whenever there was rioters thero and visited the houso on official duties; knows nothing of Mrs. Towiuend's circiiimitancee. Ho was closely crose-rwnmiucd in relation to his conversation with Rohinsou ut h:s lodgings, rolaliva to the cloak, and some email dis crepancies nppeaied in Ins testimony. Charlfs Tjrelt sworn ; was n acquaintance with the piUmicr at thu bar, and boardod with him in IJoy-lreot, und (ciuembers lo have walked with linn mi the Suturday night previous to the murder nti Hrond.wiy a fur IJeckuiau-streel : liu wore u dirk colurt'd elonl.. and hu thinks a cup, and he mg. tny heirt eitibraee yon vsitti gratitude and il ferliini. SjvMUf.u IIiiusto.'", Comonridcr-in-Chitf. I'nn Iht.S'. '. Yuf Mtn'i ,1Jtvtte. Trial of It. I. Rofjhihoii, FOR TIIF. MURDER OF IXLCN JUWCTT. During the nst week our sity has ben, tindrr tho influence uf great excltuvnt. Kvcry one seems tn have taken gtest inlereit in the proceed ings relative to the uufortimaio young man whose 'uitm stands at the head uf this irticle. We ex ited our country fiiCnds drtirc t ho put in pos session of a sumtiiury oflho trial as soon as poi ble, and we have deferred tho publication of our heet, that we might lo able to pvscnl them with a summary ofthe trial which cntiirt'cncud otr Thurs day Lu the 2.1 of June. Thu doorj tf the Urge court rooi wete ooen cd at 10 o'clock precisely, w hen the im'titude who were anxiously waiting vvilhuut rofl.eft in, nnd in n fovv ii.iimtea the place was literally picked. Soon aflcr tho cut ranee of the Judges, Ihu prison er accompanied by Mr. Lyons came forwtrV, fol lowed by Messrs. Hoffman, Price and Max-.vell, counsels for the prinoner. The court was ojen od in I ho usual form, und nrruiigoineiil made hu- tween the prisoner's couusil and Mr. I'liiuuix, the eounel for tho proscculiun, (hut the trial kIiouII now proceed. Thure was somo ( ifiiculty in em paniielluig a jury, and several were fined $2.'j for non-attendance. However, i.ficr some delay, a jury 'vns formed, whoso names it is not necessary to mention. Tho clerk then read the indictment, charging the prisoner, Richard P. Robiiunu. with the wilful and deliberate murder of Lllen Jewell, on tho 10th of April lost, ihu particulars uf which were given in our column al the time. At this stage of the proceedings thu court took a rcces ; when the business resumed, anduriicr teas restored the district attorney opened the canu in a very im pressive address tu the jury, dwelliugly briefly und emphatically upon the enormity of the orl'cncc, and tho aggravated circumstance connected with it. Ho said the evidence he had tu adduco vvn chiefly circuiiiotnutial, yet it was so strong, and clear, and conclusive as to render tho Hiliiutiou of tho prisoner perilous and awful. The first witness he would call was, Ilosina Tuwntend, who stated sho know Fllnn Jcwutt. Thu last time she saw her alive was on Saturday night tho 9th of April, about 11 o'clock. Ullen Jcvvctt had resided nnd boarded with her I .. !..... , I... l Am.11 I .-lit ration nnd clothing yet amid every difficulty Uey I L,. ... knowuio nnsoncr. mid r rank Hirers vtsiieu ner nlio; tlicy havo coins loitiiiher; both, at different limes, have worn ehink and Dostoti wrspper. Miss Jewell had wati b and rtMiii and three rings; Ml. Town semi had tliMn ell tho morning of the murder. It. ah Frank River vt.iled Miss Jewell, Shu had heard that, on SalmUav tiiuhl, n persiin, not tlm piisoner, was in tho hntut of visiting F.llen Jw ett. She never mw a thin part or bald plsrn on Kobiiisou bead, as teslitlrd by Mis. Town-aoni1. J,imt$ 'Wt, a porter at Mr. Ho.xie's store, vva then avvorn he testified that Ihere vvn n hstchet he used tu the store to split up wood, whlch'ho saw, hn think, the Inst time on the Wednesday previous to tho murder, Rnhiiirun was in Mr. Iliisie' employ nt the lime. On being shown llm hatchet, he lay it is tho mine, nnd had no doubt id it. AtiuiK five o'clock, on Saturday he vva nt the store; probably slnid Inter. He spoke in high terms of hi amiability nnd good temper. He never saw a bald place on Ills lirnd. He painted Mr. Movie's sloro whituon the preceding Ftiday which w us easily brushed oil' on tho clothes. It being now 0 o'clock, the jndifo ordered thu court to be niljmirnr.il until 10 o'clock thu next day; uud it was ndjoiirned accordingly. Tho jury were plncnd, in llio meantime, under tho care ufeight police officers nnd constables. Tlllltll im r SUUHIUT. Oh Ibe tlilrd dny llm Cmrt mi' nililo.l williuiit ililficul ty, in iwiiiti quciiee of Hie (uiliemuiarraiirilicnts ill l.sep ini nrdlT ill slid out Ibe Clly Tlm firt Willie e x h in i not w'ssn eolmel cirl UHintil urh Duniciiiiiti, who wm I'liiployrd in drri v Kllen Jewell slid Uei m lirr rmmi rlfun. ytie tsilifird Hint tlie fw n tuitiMure nf lliiliiiiion in Kllen'i iiisrriioii mi lbs I'ruU) l ofi r tier lenlli. On (lie tiim-i xuimiiuluiii nf tlir wit ..rises, Hinn win nil rvidi nt iti,rti'purv III tlie ti'ttiiiiiuiy given t the I'uliie nnd m Court. In Hu' I'idicn sbrswure pniilitrly Hist Ibe yoniis iiihii ibe ,.w in Kllio's room on Slonlny ulliT'iiuni nlmiit five u'elixk, win Itiiliili'uu, mill in ITnuit tlie dniibled who it vvss,Hiid iiudeaviiretl t.s lecnrnils tbn il.U'e'ully liviaymzihc win frUli'i-ne.! mn dijnnt kunsr wlml lm mid. 'I'liere m m fcl nnllimg nislrrinl iu tba tettuiiiiiiv iiflhii wituifs, Tbonrxt wiliitai was JoiOli HeX'e. juu. ii c!tik in Hi" iluie of Je.eii ynxle, wbo war railed tn identify lUliics'in'i lian.l w ritinr, ond niter think I have seen him at my house six or seven limes. I hnvo noticed him particularly, I taw tho prisoner at tho bar on the night ofthe murder. I admitted him into my house it nine o'clock on that ninht. it minht ho half past nine." Thin wit ness said sho had no doubt of thu ideuily of the j prisoner was quilo positive llio prisoner was the : man she let iu ul that time. Ellen " Jowett, about 11 o'clock, ordered u buttle of cliampiigno which i Mr. Townsend took wilh two wtitu ghomes. IJ- Fl.is was tho last time Mrs. T. saw Robinson, sho noticed his head particularly : his hair was particularly thin on the back part. Mrs. Towritcnd bays she went to bed on tho night of tho murder about 12 o'clock; went to sleep, but was awoko by aoinu one wanting tn go out, but she reuainud iu bed arid aguiu full asleep, but wan awoke again ubout three o'clock by some one knocking ut tho street door, whom she lot in, fctiJ discovered a light in her parlor, which wad unusual, found llio back door open, said "who's there!" and received no answer, shut the dour, uud woul up stairs, found Klleu Jowotl'e door on the latch, ilioved il upon, and the smoke ruehed out iu lurrmits. .Mrs. T, wenl to the next run " add rx)ueriod its imnaiit to gel up, staling Hiiro' room was on fire. This nlnrmed iho iviiola houe, and ail the girls rauio on llie Unuiiivf uf the iitsircase. Mi. Sloven first iCHciiod tii liCd, thu oiuitiea i uu.:ii wc; con- ellRied. : Sow.) Uatllil'.l.ll C..l III. -Kid it os- Cerihlnwl Klten Jawen vyn u.o bueutjd, siul lijj I lijfl him ut tho piling of tho I'rizk Church.and he liiiuks hu went tuvvjrd the I'ark; I'm cloak wu a largo gash un the weffaer head, anu was quite vwth uud ral:mt;il. 10 ea,d Giix. Huuston to in Rr. Annexed is tho address ofGeu. Houston U the army of Texas, pre paratory to his leaving for New Orlvons. Head lyaritr$ uf the Army, ? Sjh JuriatO) Miiy Tj, 1633. Comrad ! Circumstance connected with the battle of the 21st, render our separation for the prccont unavoidable. I need not express tu you distant 6 link from our encamprm nt, to be del- I the many painful sensations w hich that necessity troyed, thus cutting otfall possibility of escape.- I inflicts upon me; I am iidaced, however, by the Ojr troop paraded with alacrity and spirit, and ! hopu that we will soon be rc-unitod iu tlm great were anxious for the contest. Tt.etr conscious dis- cause uf liberty. llngadier-General Rusk is ap parity iu liumbers seemed only to mciease thoir M,inted to the command of tho army for the pros canSdcncc atvd enthusiasm, and heightened their cot. I confide in his valor, hit patriotism and hi anxiety far '.he conflict. Our situation afforded viiom. His conduct in the battle of San Jscmlo me an opportunity of iruling the arrangwft.t pie- were sufficient to insure your confidence and regard, paralory to the attack without exposing our de- ( The enemy, thougb retreating, are still within the tigns to the enemy. The lit Reginiont.eominaud-1 hunt, of Tex. Their situation being known lo cd by Col. llarlcton, was assigned, for the centre, you. you cannot be taken by surpw. Ditciplinc The 2d Regiment, under the command of Cul. . an! suburdmitivn will render you invincible. Your Sherman, formed the left win? ofthe army, the i vslur sud heroism have proved vou uiirtvahM. Artillery, under tne special couimaud of Col. Geo. W. Hacklcy, Inspector general, was plscedonthe right ofthe 1st Regiment; cod four companies of inficlry, under the command ef l.teou Col. Henry Millard.suUained the irtiliery upon the right. Our Cualrv. sixty-one in number, eotomanded by Col. Mtrh"u I). Utnar, (whose gallant and d ring con duct oo the previous day had attracted, the admi and railed him to that U- Let nut cjotempt for the eoooiy thro you your guard. .Vigilsnce is the flrel dutvofa dior, and glory the prooJost reward of his tods! Vou have patienily endured privaltoni, hardships sud dSculues uuparallot); you hive tuicouuttred odds of t o to oe of tj-a enemy against jou, and borne yourselves in the onset and conflict of the Lsttle in a liisDutr unknown in the annals of mod ern warfare ! While an enemy lo your indriieu- doad Nothing special wos elicited from this witness on her cross-examination by Mr Maxwell, except that thero were two persons visited her housu who were known by the nam -f Frank Rivers, u name whieh wan assumed by R.diinsjn, though ho is positive Frank Rivers, alia Robinson, w tho person she admitted into her house on tho nicht of the murder, nnd whom she saw in bod. The nest witness called was Dr. Daeid L. lingers, who nioroly deposed that tho death of Kllen Jewclfwa caused by a fracture iu the skull, compressing the bones upon the brain, and thai tho budy bore every appear anceof having made no movement after tho fulul blow, coii.ejonily death was lurtant. A fcalcb et was shown to tin witness, and he Mid it was such a weapon as, hu had supposed had bfon mod by the murderer, anil that be doubled not that had been the uistrutnont of death. The next witness called was a watchmen, llitkard iildrUgr, who went into Mrs. Towns end's about four o'clock on Sunday morning, April 10th. Had some conversation with Mrs. T. af ter which this witness went into th adjuuiing yard, sud fwiud a hilchet and cloek, the hslcl.el a-ihsd bo blood upon it, the clk had a stein. Thay i ... . i..., -i. ol wore locked up in a room, but not m such a situs Hun thai I could see wttetbor any porsou wo"! in there wrlh another key. "When J fjr,t touk up the axe or hcfoMt it was wet anil covurod with duo and moisture, as if it had laid thero somo Usee In addition to the wot on tho hatchet, thero u some oarth on tho blade, and some on tho handle." At tun o'clock I lie coort adjourned until tea ho was noiiiL' to Clinton Hotel, bul he did not go in Ho and the boarders used tojokeosrh othor about o "irl celled Kl "on, bul he never heard her surname, IIu was in the boarding house when Rubuison took llm cloak either frvn hu bed or his trunk, knows not which; hut saw him put it oil, and had there been h hatchet attached to It, ho would huvo seen it. Ho ngaiu opened the clu.ik at thu head of Dey trcet: and seam at UockuiJii-street, hut thero wa no hatchet atUohmJ to it. Ru'ain.on appeared lo be in a .'nlm, cheerful stale of mind at the time; and .iid hu was 10 years old that very ovening.aud poke of ii with ploa.urc. W.tt.c. has fruriuvntly soon prisoner wear a dark colured eloak in the evening, aud'has not seen a cloak of that' descrip tion since that evening in hi roon. FMiuhtlh till! being sworn, said, sho knew Mr. Robimoii boforo tho Uih of April, probably oven woo', and had teen him at Mrs. Tov n M nit' ajd he cshvc to se lier and no nthcr porson that sho know of 'ie did not sou htm on tho Oih of April, the night of tho murder. He passed by iho name of Frank Rivors, and gonerally woioa cloak daik cloth lloak with black silk cord slid taisels, ono of which had boen br...ori off and scv- I ed on again. She w at Mr. ' iwiuemi noose nt tho limo tho cloak was Iouiki on ni ouuuay rtsliu vvliut Im siluolii'ii mill riiiiliiymrrit wnl, mid now innny i lerki were riiiiloyrd, iiikI vvlicllicr be knew Iti.b- limn r li.iml-wriurir, wm ilinwn mine ii uerr vvliicli Im llmiijilit rceinhleil lt"liiimin'ihnnd-wriliiii;,l.ii licr-uil.l nut iwi-ar In it. Willmin Villi Netl,n iuliiu purler, was then rulleil, wlm Irrtified thxt linvln letter on re to de liver tu llnliimi'ii, he met hitn nt Mrllnxm'i dour, sud tntd ti i in of It, and lie rrqilettei! him to go tliriitlh the ilnrc nml li .ive tho lull' r on n In sin in the hack hiillilitc which he did nnl ijn, lull kepi il, nnd uicriinj lluhliiroo .iflxrwsrd, gnve liiin tho letter nr.il rieeived two tiillii. U'ltiKtu lived nl CII Tliumus tlnrt, mid hvm; heard of llio murder, mu( tn ire llm empir, slid rceunlienl it at the iertnu who 1 1 : 1 1 1 v i ii bun Ihn lelti r In ill liver to yuiiiU Ilnl'lnsuu. Mr I rice, i l 1 1. 1 1 . t llm pruoner, uhjei leil In uuy ti -liini.iiv rliuwin - Unit the Iiruoncr had been in llie huhit ef wnliue letters. Tlio Court rulej m fsvur nf the nlijtetlnii. jvnrd Sirens, h ynoiip man, iiviirn, tiijs lie iliil mil Know llniiminii, out Knew l.lleii Jowett. und went (o ree tier mi tho Salurduy olternonil prii.r lo her death, und w iu her ruuiii lu lwien Hen ami ix n'eliK'k, unit win the person icon by tho colored arirl, when she entered with a piltlnri I water. Hanioel Van Nest, n purler, knew llh psrlui.Hiul luul rsriivd Inter from llohimon lo Kll-ii,hul Could ut iihutify anyuuhe hi,' ihuwii 'evnr.il. Mr Juillr." t.'iwieti Irrlified Ihst he v ir it'll the hu)l'e ! 1 I'hnmal irei I, ami it, rerihe'l III sit ii.itiiui, femes ai d hiunidiirlcf, llm ilillclilly ufiitapint; and Iho me ner 10 w hieh an r h ape inljjht pruhahly h uiaile hodceeribo-l purl uf the fence I'.mliu fruru Ruii im 'rowiiirnd't yiird lo the vnrd uf tlie lludmu itrest homer as ihlupulaled and hn ken down so much as lo bo rrurt'il ranly. He w.n in the puhee nffice when Rnbiu- i.li'r Ir'luH h ml I ul res U ie exulioixil, F.liznbelh Salter wsrtrlldd, who raid Ihst she wst In Iho n.uin nf Kllen Jewell ihurlly afler I lie discovery of tho murder, und fuind helwe'ri tlm I-.m.,I ami pillows a U hail Iksrrhief, which the iliould knew sjaln, (Sho was rhnwii u hstidkcrcliirf which the idciitlfieil si His rains.) Slie raid the nlher Krai.' Itivi r llm raw nt Mrs Towii.eml'r nu the hturdny vi nins l i l ween nine sod ten ': ', an I .puke to him, I lo did not tluy lorjr;, and llie in it lour rbc raw him wai un Sunday iiiornlugiu eninpmiy with the pruoner, wli'ii I he ndici.r llrinlr and Nuhln Im'I hr uxht hun to "lr 'I'owiiieint's. Here it younij man by the name uf IVn nilml tn rtaml up, 4if Mi" '-allerr mid that war llio uthrr I 'rank Rnir,. Viiry (lalhghtr, on bemj rvsnrii, (eifie.l that ihn wrottu llurina Tuwnitmri huu un the HniiJjy. and h're raw the prirniier. and Hiked huu in the kindrit maiiniT vvlial rouM have iudui cl him to commit un sr.t mi cruel and bsrbernuii to whieh ho sntwered, "do you think I would bluit my hrillisnt piorpecti lv lo ridicu. lout an act. I nm a yuiin; mull, only iiiuetei n rt slardsy, vnth nut brilliant pr-npxls. T" vhich witititr replied, "My dear Isiy, (:at grant thnt ynu may prove lumwebt." "Vliy,"rai. lle priintur, "there is another oiait's hand. krchief under the pillow, with hu name In full mi It." lie Ihen uilileif,"! sin not afraid lul Hull shall lx so fiuille.." Pnrrie other fouverlatioo coiued, whltll wl iiiterrnpled hy Ilrink, the olfii tr. neurit II .Vutifan. on Uiur sworn, sJrnl'lf'I that ho wsi llm person ka 'Wo hy the nirrie ef Dill Kary. IJo knew r.llin Jewell, and was in the habit ul visduz her, p.rluiolsfly no .-alur.ljy, hut riot thu eon the hst upy previous lo tho murder, llo kusw the bandker elnef It ws tils, oJ UMlkeJ hy Kllen. film hal frs fjuwillf meiaUd Ihiofs for him vt oUmg tht y. e.leiihl her j wtli, rln's, tmekki, &o., hsr uuroar oui rih dresirs. anl r.in.. ie-1 her i tho nioit richly ifierst'l wornsii in Ih theatre, t rfreat uuuihfrof per. sous vsrile.1 Mrs'' iiwnrsieJi i It w CalUd th City Ho tel. He was not in the. huuwi uo the Bunds; wheu ill murder war discMVtrod. Juliit, limit wss rvsi rii, lo pre llm bawl writing c( ltol.iu.on, n-l arw a lore; xsmlriatioo Klsiit.fied surno r;e in Journal at Im haiid-wrilin;, hut could oat i Untify vrior ltli.tht were sIkivso to h.m, porport in; he from hi" t I3len Jwlt. I'ud'fuk It' Cturrvnt snorn is nterk to I)r C'h brt, Om l"ir Kisrgi knew the prisoner, but riot by tho dame of li 'lnns'Mi.lMil of Il .ur.n-i; lisdsren him sevrral tisiei tn ll store, d alioul 10 Weeki ItUic th U)UI Hr had sed him f'-r ins sue In sill rstt, bul lliey .. m . . - ..... 11. .1,1... .. . .1 . . . . . . . , V. . lUOrmng, ami uoSulH luuini, " '("""' ,j duos o llieslnre. eoe.n, nowver, ser i ......i i.... i.r,.Lsni off and sow eel on tffain.niid ' JkIimh of this witue ,) iursri.le.iit srt of muiry, I MyVlhat .1 is the cluak that River, wore tu tho ' b. th. C-.l duecloj vhs Jury lo d.s-rJ 1... ."t.roooy I ..rl.t..l.l and bslief. There Were two ... . il. M...U'. bst ofhrrkiiowllg helief. There were two person, called Frank River who visited the house. She know K.len Jctt; but never knew hr to have any quarrel with the girls of the house. Tho porson w!o knocked al the door al II AI-ii no iho raorriitr of the tri'jrJer. camo to e her, & .. a. mt .4 ... i . 'i" i 1 1. ii..iv l at itirummniA -' r.o....wn.yr,.....1:?..te..i i.uL.,wrf, t,.,. ..,.j.,n...i' .v.,.tc...H.5! iWwJ" JTiillS, tad displiring Irora toil point, agrecaoiy to ibc , estJOM mpprcii im cipirsm i mi (ii.uo ei- , r j uvui, a Sii .- . . vtt uoot design vf the troops. Erery erolatlon , I ,o justly feci, lo hatrfi had ttc bouor to coo- j aprt Lccjee so n.iect, that it wtf d.eraed ct , tui th.t tu. uJcr hid scwa it oo. us a ,V(i(n OUUrl wiinrwn-isr.Uimau iu Mr lloxi' sWr kuus th rw.i l.4J-s,riuu, sou wetn'riw vsr.il psxsttlitj Mrl seisrral UrtteM. wlnth l. Uhercd wtreJni ; has slo 'etc IUUumji wtrdrk cloth eW aV lUitaUlh Slimwl wskfwMD. with tho viw of proiio rhal tlw p'lsxuer ha lineal toh.ro s room from Mr in lUej-.tresl. toi tho ( ur sT 'O'4 tM allow hr to pro csext MrMnrri', oodsr tho Jir ellel of iho Distrust AW or pitelrj to r trie iHtti of t ,.rMorlo U KsJovWtt, bu lWrs.J wa. j.t.s-J bf Mr JleJItnsa, oo lW rrojwJ t.st s ivu, , itt tvoUibn outom; . cro. j trul,yl lhy wor oietoy .U.ood U-s tto pfut - s