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W ET)NESDAYMORNINU, JULY 20, 1859. The Steamship Indian Las arrived bringing two days later news than that published by us yester day, but the details are uninteresting. There had been no moire fighting, but preparations were go ing on actively and more bloody work is expected and harrowing accounts may be looked tor by every arrival. Markets unchanged. "A Carolinian," To whose communication we give place to-day, speaks his own sentiments and not ours, but still wo assure him that we agree with him in much that he says. Being a native we feel au interest in the whole of North Carolina ; every locality possesses alike a sacred interest, but to our " adopt ed town" we owe the first and greatest allegiance, said-wc would here say to our friend, "A Caroli i:ian,""that in the future as in the past he may ever look for us where Newborn and her interest i:io.st needs a defender. And it matters not to us v. hat the vicious, intriguing and depraved may say cf us so we have the. approval of our fellow titizons the "well done good and faithful ser vant" from our own people. Quickest Trip os Record. The steamer Wesser which arrived at New York on Saturday brings intelligence that the ship Dreadnaught was oii' Capo Clear in nih'o days after leaving New York. The North C'nroiii'iu. liailroad. Some friend has favored us with a pamphlet containing the report of the Directors and of the President of the North Carolina liailroad to the Stockholders at their annual meeting just held at t.rcc nsLoro'. These Reports and the Statistics which accompany them show a steady increase in the business of the Road and speak well for the management during the year just closed. Prom the President's report we copy the RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES. The Earning of the Road from the transporta tion of passengers, freights and mails, and its re ceipt; iVcm incidental sources, have been as fol lows : Ilcc -ints from Thro Passengers . Pee. from Way Pass. " from Freight, " from Mails, " from In'al SourccB: 05 '2 54,31 fi J00,K!S 18G,(:K) 71 20,411 63 . 5,193 CG The Expense Account for the year has been as follows : $ 5,580 57 72,21)5 92 31,702 85 51,554 76 Pureau Department, Transportation, Machinery, Road, Total Expense Accout, In the above Expense Account ia included For the building in Company's Shops of new work one passenger, two 2d class, and nine box cars, For new work in extraordinary re pairs of Road, $5,100 4,000 $9,100 00 Total amount, This Statement shows the actual cost of icork ing the Road, including new works on the Road bed and Tracks, rebuilding engines and cars building new ones, and all reconstruction of whatever kind. The Treasurer's Statement besides this, shows ail payments of the year not chargable to the current operating cost. The following extract from the Report of the Directors to the Stockholders sets forth facts which must not only prove satisfactory to the Stockholders, but gratifying to the people of the State at large : " The financial condition of the Company is shown by too Koporb 'i A. i3 iiiilltjcj, raid tho Treasurer's abstract. The Receipts in detail from various sources, are fully set forth in the lanles ot the Irasportation Department, as given in the Keport ot the .President to the Board, n:id also the condition of the Road and its equip ment. In order to determine this highly impor tant question satisfactorily, the Board have deem ed it advisable and prope as well as their duty, to cause an examination to be made by a commit tee, whoso Report of the same has been made to the Board, and is very satisfactory. The Board refers with pleasure, to the steady increase in our Road Receipts, showing a marked prosperity, which ought to be highly gratifying to the atock holders. During the fiscal year jnst closed, the State has been paid one instalment of 3 per cent, on the million of preferred Stock, by a declara tion of a dividend for January, and the same a mount, 3 per ccr.t., has been declared, and order ed to be paid as the remainder, due for the fiscal year, of G per cent. Total, up to June 1st, 1859. Resides this a second instalment of $25,000 has been set aside for the sinking fund of 8 per cent. Pond debt of the Company upon which, the semi-annual interest is regularly paid when due, in March and September. These payments for tho last year, amounted to the sum total of $112, 000. That is : For fi per cent div. to the State f GO 000 For interest on 8 per ct. Bonds, ?7 000 For Sinking Fund, 25 00 $112 000 The Board have also declared a dividend of 2 per cent, to tho Stockholders, payable on and af ter August 1st, 1859. Dining the last year the flbMihg debt of the xCoad has been so nearly paid on as to leave scarcely any balance due of outstanding liabili ties except small amounts on current accounts for material and supplies which are' very large ly overbalanced by the amount of "material on hand." Of the condition and prospects of the Road the President, Mr. Fisher, in closing his Report, says : The Table of receipts show a regular and nota bl e increase of our business in each month of every year, although we have had no good gen eral crop-year, since the opening of the Line. The effect of the work on the country, and the people, has been marvellous ; life, energy and thrift, have taken the place of a general stagna tion, and a grateful return comes to the ag-ent of this change, in the resuit or production, stiil m creasing. Every season will swell this increase : for the work of improving, instead of exhausting, one of the most variously productive regions to be found, is only begun. Every season too, will in crease tile number, as well as the quantity ot pro ductions. During the cominff vear. we mav expect confi dently, a large increase to our business, both to ana trom the Western North Carolina Rail Road, now in operation to the fine Talley of the Cataw- wa, nearly 4U miles, and soon to be opened 20 miles farther. Our connections with this road at Salisbury are well- arranged and convenient, as was highly important for the point of junction for the two Roads, destined in the future to make a chief part of the greatest Through Line, as it is unquestionably the nearest, and the most direct, between the valley of the Mississippi and the At lantic Ports, both of our own State and the Ches apeake. I think, so far as it is possible to judge of the future of our work, by its history so- far, we have every reason to be satisfied and hopeful. The road is now clear of floating debt, and has a de posite of over $50,000 to pay on the Bonded debt of $350,000. So that in fact, we owe less than $300,000, of the Bond debt at this day. We have paid, the State G per cent, on her preferred stock, have some means on hand, and the road can most certainly, unless some calamity befals, from this time forth, begin to divide some amount of profits among the Stockholders. No Road in this coun try has ever done better at an earlier age. FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS. Fi'eui n l'lyius; C'orejoiilfut. Niagara Palls, N. Y., ? July 10th, 1859. $ Dear Progress : According to programme, I loft Saratoga on the morning of the 8th inst, en route for Niagara per the Nc w York Central Railroad which runs along the "Valley of the Mohawk," in company with Mr. P. and lady of Macon, Geor gia, Mr. S. and ladv ol Providence, R. I. Also Mr. J. and family of Boston, numbered among which was the charming Miss Augusta J. w hose interesting conversation did much to relieve cue of the weariness of Railroad travel. This route also, as was the one from Boston to Saratoga, of which I gave you a meagre account in my last, is one of interest and beauty sufficient to satisty tho eye of the most enthusiastic admirer of nature and art. Perhaps, there is no country where so continu ous a line of splendid farms can be seen as lies in the "Valley of the Mohawk." You will agree with me when I tell you that this line of farms reach es a distance of 1G5 miles on both sides of the river, with scarce even tho smallest skirt of woods to be seen, save the woodlands on the hills that border the valley. Nature has done much to fa cilitate the work of man here, especially the farm er, whose fields are covered with grain, chiefly wheat, now ripening for the harvest. And there is scarce a habitation that is not beautified by grass plots, shade trees, flowers and vines togeth er with fancy arbours, trillises, &c, to say noth ing of the immense orchards seen on every farm. On the southern side of the river is the great Erie Canal, a work projected by Gov. DeWitt Clinton, of N. Y., upon which canal floats down millions worth of the products of the " Empire State," finding its way to the "Empire City," whence it is scattered as it were by " the four winds df Heaven," j ill over the world. With regard to the Mohawk river, however, I cannot say, (as I believe Tom Moore did) that, " From rise of morn, till sot of sun, I've seen the mighty Mohawk run." as the river itself is a narrow shallow stream wan dering on quietly till it reaches "Little Falls," where the rocks seem, (as at "Harpers Ferry," Virginia) to have been cleft by an earthquake's pow er, to let the pent up waters pass. But sure ly so far as it's Agriculture is concerned, there is but one "Mohawk Valley" in the world. With no incident woith recording, we passed on to the various stopping places on the line of the Road ; Utica, Syracuse, Cannondgua, Roches ter, &c, on to Niagara, which, latter place we reached about half past 9, P. M. And as the train stopped at the depot, a rumbling sound was heard like distant thunder, all eyes were turned to the side, of tho mm. wlifiiio.fi tho sound seemed to $356,734 30 come, and in the distance was seen by tho Moon's rays, a white cloud rising and rolling away. At this moment a lady sitting two seats in front of me, sprang up and shouted oli ! oh!! tho Falls! the Falls ! ! This shout passed like an electric shock, from whose influence none escaped 1 as sure you. Soon we were transferred, bag and baggage, to " the Cataract House" Omnibus, and $164,194 12 in ten nvnutcs found ourselves nicely roomed, and in halt an hour we met at the table, and en joyed our tea, being glad to find refreshments and a resting place after having ridden 335 miles in one day in Railroad cars. The village of Niagara, aside from its connec tion with the " Falls," is quite pretty, having nice dwellings and stores, besides many bazars cover ed with paintings of " buffalo hunts," and other Indian scenes. Also signs offering the greatest variety of articles of Indian manufacture, for sale, besides many handsome articles made of the Transparent Rock, found in this region. There are here quite a number of hotels, the most prominent of which is the " Cataract House," and " International." I will here add that the former is the, house of Niagara, being equal to any hotel in New York, go up Broadway as far as you may. The latter house has an imposing appear- j ance, and I understand, is kept by one Mr. Cole man, late of " the Astor House," but more lately of " the St. Nicholas ;" and who, if I am credi bly informed, belonge'd to " the Bleeding Kansas " clique ot Horace Ureely, ihurlow Weed, kUo, Of the sublime spectacle, the mighty " Falls of Niagara," there are many grand views, one call eel "til Amflricnn Vnll,". -.y.:.K i..Loa Triat?,- 1 and 163 feet high, rushing between " Goat Island ' and the main land; one on the other side of the Island, between it and Canada, called " the Horse Shoe," or "Crescent Fall," two thousand feet wide and an hundred and fifty-eight high ; one view from " Terapin Tower," one from " Table Rock," and one from the Balcony of " the Mu seum," on the Canada side, the grandest of all, taking all others in its circle. This view, so sub lime, bewilders the mind with its grandeur, and we involuntarily are led to exclaim, "Mighty are thy works, oh Lord !" For the benefit of some of your readers, I'll mention that the Falls are caused bv the waters of Lake Erie, forming a river about 3b' miles lono-, and at tome places,, one and a half miles wide, and emptying into Lake Ontario. Just oppo site this place and about midway the river's length, there is a rocky island, containing about 70 acres of surface, called Lunar or Goat Island, which divides the waters ot the river, as they come roaring down the rocky bottom, causing what is termed the Kappids :" and also causing the American Falls on one side and the " Horse Shoe" on the other. And. sir, the view of these Ran pids alone, is worth a visit here, although I heard a lady say at Saratoga, that she was greatly dis appointed in the i alls, which idea now seems to me the very climax of affectation. Of the various places for visitation bv the ad venturer connected with tho "mighty Cataract," is the " Cave of the Winds," and another, is the maiung a trip on board the little steamer, " Maid of the Mist," which takes you very near to the mass of waters, as they come tumbling in mad tumult down an hundred and sixty-three feet. roaring, the like ot which is not heard elsewhere. To take either of these trips, it's necessary to be Well encased in spray robes, which are provided to guard against a thorough wetting, as the mist in rainbow-tinges completely envelops you. But either of these adventures, I assure you, try the nerves to their utmost extent. For when the mist will let you look up, and see the vast volume of water rushing from such a height, so very near you, with such an overwhelming fury, it's one of the most trying, apparent dangers, I have ever ex perienced. There are a great many objects of interest in this neighborhood aside from the Falls, some of which, in my next, I may speak of. But the idea ot describing Niagara the mighty cataract the wonder of the world, is vain, and none but an in spired pen could do it. Writers may fill volumes but they can't toll vou reallv of Niagara. Poets may lift themselves upon imagination's sublimest wing ; they can't show you Niagara. Painters, the best the world has, or ever will produce, can't give you a view of Niagara stupendous work of (jod, whose view nils the rnmd with bewildering amazement ! Go stand upon some rocky cliff that hangs o'er the sea, when the tempest in its wild est howling fury dashes the ocean in madness against it, and the grandeur that fills the mind at Niagara is not felt then ' Go stand upon the mountain's top when the storm clouds are black est arM thickest, and the lightnings flash and blaze, blinding the eyes, and the deafening thun der of heaven's artillery roars continually, and the sublimity that fills the mind at Niagara is not felt then! 'Tis vain, 'tis vain! Nothing but seeing with one's eyes and hearing with one's own ears, can give to the mind an idea of the sublimity and grandeur of this work of Him whom 'tis said, " holds the waters of the mighty deep in the hollow of his hand." JViagara! Flow on forever in thy robe Of glorious teiror and of beauty ! Yea, flow on ! Unfatbomcd and resistless ! . God has set His rainbow on thy brow, and" the cloud Mantleth thy feet ! He hath given thee thy voice Of thunder, of Him to speak eternally Bidding man, "a worm of the dust," be silent. MANHATTAN. party, neither do I think that party should be the governing principle in anything to the detriment of other higher and more noble interests, but at this dav office seekers are so thick that I suppose it a hard matter to put an end to the principle. Tt'thfi A rlantic and North Carolina Railroad 5 to be gov. rned by party, then I would ask what party ought, in justice, to govern n " certainly would bo the whig party, for the very existonce of the Road is owing mainly to a few whigs wh0 manfully stepped forward, and through that very honorable and worthy gentleman (who not long since was defeated in an election for an office on the Road) H. V. Richardson, Esq., secure! the charter to the Road. Yes, sir, I think the charter was secured by whigs and whigs of that town that seems to be so much in the way of cc-rlaiu land speculators and imaginary cities downcast Newbern; yes that good old w hig town o" yew. berp, may her light never go out. But, sir, I must say I do not think the opposition to Mr. Whit ford arose entirely from his political affini ties, though, no doubt," that was a prominent fea ture in the opposition. I think a good part of the opposition to him was from the fact that ho Tvas a citizen of Newbern. Some of his opposers think bp. will do too much for Newbern will regulnfc the Road so as to advance the interest of Newborn and not those would be great cities below v.h many of them have invested a few dollars Some time ago you know there was a grea do about the freight trains not running t. often enough or in time to take away those shipments that had been made there by son our western merchants. wnv, sir, me do not believe one train in fifty that goes there now gets enough freight to pay thee of running. Nearly every western merchant ships hi to Newbern and in all probability will c the end of time, and such being the case I see anything to go down there for unless few ovsters. or clams, or sand fiddlers. Mr." Whitlbrd has been connected with the THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 21, 1859. from its berinninr and with his -experience- practical knowledge of the wn think he was better qualifii r mi 1 m m J P V m z 1 lb any one they could have sclecletl his election, under tho cireurusq plote triumph over his enemies. Hoping you will continue to sus, of vour adopted town. I remain, as ever, A CA 'X'ltc Drrnas :i n 1 C'nrler LouisiscitG, N. C, 14th Dear Progress : The trial between Bl and Dr. Carter is now progressing in this as you are aware ; and as the public mind rccted in this way and anxious to know what going on, I will trouble you with matters a things as they are. This is the cicrhth day of the trial. Much In been done, 'tis true, but the trial seems to nio-v; on slowly. No new developments of any impo tance. The evidence has taken the direction o. the part of the defence as in the case of Smith r.. Deems, in Pittsboro' and Petersburg, and fron the number of. documents not j'et reached, th. presumption is, that the end of this trial is no: yet. The parties are very respectful to each ether The utmost good order prevails, and a degiee o pleasantness pervades the body. Occasionally, for a moment, there is a clashing of steel between Dr. Deems and Mr. Archer i wLc is Dr. Carter's counsel) enough to prove that al though tho arena is an ecclesiastical one, yet the spirit of Roderick Dow and Fitsjames still lives. " Come one, come all this rock shall fly," fcc. l ie hospitality oi ti e citizens oi jou sou.-, These th- f th test importance. to this date, will long be remembered by us all. & 2 ' Dnuit'l and Teresa. Hon. Daniel E. Sickles and his wife Teresa are together again and are represented as being the most loving pair imaginable. The press of the country is down on Daniel, not so much because he is a murderer but because he has forgiven and become reconciled to his wife. Had Daniel with all his sins upon him have held out against Teresa all would have been right his friends would have adhered to him and he would have been a marvel ous proper man, but he forgives one who, what ever her sins may have been, is by no means as debased as her husband, and the virtuous public drop him. They sympathise with the assassina tor of an unarmed man and cast him off iorfor gicing a woman. "Let him that is guiltless," &c. Now all this may be very proper and very christain-like but it is certainly queer. We con fess we never had much opinion of the pair. Teresa is certainly fast and by the term fast ap plied to her we mean a good deal and Daniel we have looked on simply as a sJiouider Strieker of a higher grade, who, everybody will admit, we sup pose, owes his elevation, politically, to the muscle f tho fancy and not his own fitness ; but is Dan- 1 any better, is he as good as his wife? Teresa , knowledges her criminality with poor Key, but ! she really guilty ? or was the "confession" e (.cut and dried ; only to give uaniei a pre- "t for a cowai-dly assassination ? We confess lat the "reconciliation" between Daniel and Ter- sa strengthens our confidence in her chastity f.ot that we believe her as pure as Caisar's wife, ut the reconciliation weakens our confidence in he "confession;" and further, it seems to us that ad this criminal intimacy been going on Sickles ould and should have stopped it at an earlier day o not the facts now tend to show that a blind ctim was led by a. fast woman, acting under in ductions ? nit that Teresa was guilty as she "confess- s she more to be despised than Daniel? He ?vs her off for one offence had she cast him for each similar offence he would doubtless lave been cast off fifty times. Those who know im best say he is a corrupt man, that he has not nd never had any respect for the marriago vow. iThy then, we ask, all this virtuous indignation 'at Sickles having taken back to himself a woman vho, though corrupt, is ten times better than he is ! is it that uie virtuous, tne very pious world intend that, from Eve down to Teresa, all the sins of hnmanity shall fall upon the head of woman, or is it because our best society can sympathise with assassinators, provided they drive fast hor ses, flatter fast women, associate with the "fancy" and hold a seat in Congress? 9 Believing Teresa to have sinned we pity her believing that Daniel had it in his power to have prevented her fall and refused to do it, we des pise him. Goxe to the Springs. "Old Buck," Miss Lane and "a few friends" left Washington for the Bedford Springs on Monday. Hope the press will keep the public posted as to the number of times Old Buck blows his nose and how often Miss Lane changes dresses during their absence. .Dead. We learn from the Charlotte Bulletin How Ions they will suffer tho regular onslaught Af mi fliolv cmriL- oil nil cpe rrnrdon VAfr. etables. and the feathered tribe in particular, this the wife of tte scnior Editor of that paper deponent saith not. More anon. LOWELL. id in that place on Saturday last. j Watch House Reports. Not a single case before iiis honor vesterday mominsr, though we learn that Large Osioxs asd Fi sk Cabbage. "We have been 'here is business on hand for this morning's sitting, shown two onions raised by Mr. Pirn, and sent to a : Uis. There was an excellent rain night before gentleman in this town by Dr. Singleton, of Ports- jla&.and another yesterday. We think our farming mouth, N. C, that weighed 15 ounces each. The fiends can have no right to complain of the seasons, heads of cabbage uIko gent were polid and lni-.ge-r fy4? - - - ' very large ior in e season. e expect to see .Forts mouth well represented at our Union Fair at New bern next fall in vegetables and other productions. Destruction of an Austrian Steamboat and Two Hundred Men The following is an extract from the letter of the Daily News' cor respondent, dated June 21: "The day before yesterday one of the Austrian steamboats which ran on the Lake of Garda had started from the opposite bank with the object of reconnoitering Garibaldi's forces at Sale. As after'the action of Virle it was thought prudent to strengthen the Uacciatori delle Alpi, a 1'ied montese battery was sent there with two battalions of Fanti's division. They had just arrived when the Francis Joseph steamboat was ordered to steer to the Brescian side ot the Garda. She therefore steamed in that direction ; but at the moment she vas entering the harbor of Sale, the Piedmontese battery opened its fire upon her. Our guns had been so well directed that two of their round shot soon destroyed her elegant stern. Of Course this was a signal for a hasty retreat, but as she was about to turn her helm, a well directed grenade fell on the middle of her deck. Two seconds af terwards a tremendious explosion was heard ; the grenade had made its way into the magazine, and in less than five minutes the Francis Joseph was in flames. A distress signal was hoisted, but before the Bcncdek could be sent from Peschiera to help her crew, sank in the midst of the lake. Not one of the two hundred men she had on board was saved ; all of them perished, either burned to death by the' flames or drowned in the waters of the classic Benacus. ARRIVAL OF THE CITY OF WASHINGTON. ONE DAY I.ATI2K. The Ijateat front tbe Seat of War. Jew York, July 18. The Steamer City of Wishington from Ltverpool via Cork with dates todie 7th inst., (one day later,) arrived here this coning. THE LATEST FROM ITALY. A. battle was daily expected on the Adize at la t' accounts. A.ncona has been declared in a state of siege. Per telegraph from London to Queenstown we hve tne following : London, July 7. The Paris correspondent of tie London limes says, the Minister ot ar and Marshall elissier have had another conterence,lor tie purpose of concerting measures to complete tie organization ot the army ot the Ji.ast. , Kossuth has issued a proclamation calling the Hungarian nation to arms to struggle tor liberty and ho announces that he win soon be among them. COMMERCIAL. Liverpool, July 7. Cotton Sales of Wednes day estimated at 15,000 bales nearly all of which is to the trade. All qualities have slightly ad vanced. The market to-day, Thursday, closed firm but quotations are nominal. Corn is Very dull with an increased demand for yellow. Provisions closed dull but the market is generally unchanged The details ot the news lurtner than given above are uninteresting. Homicide. We learn that about nine o'clock last night, says the Wilmington Journal of Satur day, as two youths named D.Orrell and F. A. Wil son were going along, not tar trom the new Enis i nt i. i .i 1 copui viiuicn, Liie-y uiei. some colored DOVS.amnn tne rest a boy named red. Some of the otb colored boys said "there was some of the r-i .rred replied, " hell ot a patrol." Viisi.Ke4l --nj. it t a i ., Jjea vren lurueu oacis to w nere tne negroes w.-sg.i about the time they cot there a vouth n the V. Runciman came up and asked what the mj matter. VV llson replied that t red wantedad rap a muss. Runciman asked if Fred wanted ; THE AMERICANS AND THE ENGLISH. In a Jpeech delivered by Mr. Richard Colden, M. P. at Liverpool, on his return from his recent visit t( this country, he said : " The Americans and English seem tome to the same relation to each other which it is Goldsmith did toward Doctor Johnson, the. Id doctor liked to scold Goldsmith himself, vould never allow anybody else to scold tnout- taiting nis oart, laugnier anu ap- ') And I have no doubt in the world, trom ave seen in my travels in tne united states, were it possible that England should find ' . . . elf in a position where she was hard pressed enemies in Europe, give her but a good cause give her tne necessity tor nelp, Watch House Ekpohts. Mayor Lane had rather an easy time yesterday morning, the only case before him being that of a white man named P. Leppcr charged with shooting a gun in the streets. 1'iucd one dollar. Bear Progress : I was verymuch please! with your remains ot the lJth inst., in reply to the Wilmington Journal relative to the Directory of the Atlanticand North Carolina Railroad. I think they have the endorsement of a large majority of your fellow-citizens of all parties. I do not think that internal imnrbvements should be managed exclusively by any particular him (Ivunciman,) and gave him a push. Td rnvs her the npcfissitv far hdn. and T havp. struck Ivunciman a blow nnder the chin aTld then I bit the least doubt in the world, from all I heard run oft, but very soon returned, and R remarked that ha was not done -with b;m jJISvd prevent, in a case ot emergency, the popu- At that time Fred called Runciman a J! d d son l-&on of the United States the great bulk of of a b h," and again rari off and Runciman pur- sftis population of the United States from hurry- suea nim, .r rea caning to tumciman to come on, he (Fred) would get him. Fred ran some square and a nan, pursued oy tiunciman, when he stop ped, approaching very slowly. 1 red again cursed-pfWh t0 hold her own and tbat is the opinion I if t0 rescue ot the mother country, (applause.) fon't say this from any idea that we are likely -4meed that hem I think Enerland is stroner Runciman and told him he had got him," at til the same time striking with a brick and butting Jf vbii uia 11CU.U. atuiiciiiictii bliucji mm auu mey soon got apart. During this first encounter, or at its close, ired said something about Kunciman's wanting to cut him. After they had been a little while apart Fred made at Runctman again, and several blows passed repeatedly when Fred ran ofl", crying for help, saying he was cut. He died very soon. This we believe is the substance of the testimo ny given this morning before Justice Vann. by the youths Orell and Wilson, who were the only witnesses of the affair. Runciman is quite a youth, not more than fifteen years of age. Fred was about seventeen and belonged to the estate of R. H. Cowan Esq , deceased. The prisoner was bound over in the sum of $1,500 to answer. Fred's wound is on the neck and calculated to result in speedy death. Austrian Cruelty. It is said that the Aus trians, while on the Sardinian side of the Ticino, caused all the chickens with tri-colored feathers to be slaughtered and eaten. Count Cavour is expected to embody the harrowing details in a circular to the ministers' of Sardinia at all the courts of the civilized world. Mob Law in Kentucky A man named Jas per Rouzy wasjhung by a mob, near Standford, Lincoln county, Ky., on Saturday morning last. In May last he had shot ad. killed James Oldham of Lincoln county. Linerica as well as here, in any just cause lust her enemies : but I mention it as a fact ch has come under my notice from all quarters. Sale of the Collins Steamships. The Steamships Adriatic, Baltic and Atlantic, of the Collins line, have been purchased by the Pacific Mail Ship Company and the Panama Railroad Company for about $800,000. The New York Ex press says : In October the contract with the United States Jlail Ship Company ceases, and two of the ships will be put on the Atlantic side, and the Adriatic sent to the Pacific, thus forming a line, which for comfort and costly boats has never been equalled in the history of steam navigation. The terms are part cash, and the issue of stock by the Pacific Company. This purchase has been deemed indispensable to protect the interest of thp buvers, but it will require the Pacific Com pany to go without the autumn dividend, and per haps more, as there will be a second Pacific route at once in the field and a long contest for the trade. Tove is a complaint of the heart growing out of an inordinate longing for something that is diffi cult to obtain. It generally attacks persons be tween the ages of fifteen and sixty. MARRIED In Tartsville, on Sunday evening the 17th instant, Mr. Stanton Taylor to Miss Winmfred Nobles, all of Tartsville, N. C. From a Firing Correspondent. Niagara Falls, N. Y., ? July 11th, 1S59. Dear Progress : In my letter of day before yes terday, I believe, I made you an indirect promise to write to you again, and give you an additional account of the interesting objects and localities round about here. First, you are aware that 1 miles below the Falls is the great wire Suspen sion Bridge, which is 800 feet long, and hangs 250 feet above the river, one end resting upon the soil of America, th other upon that of Canada. This bridge has two floors. Over the upper one the Railroad train passess back and forth daily, Cthis being the route to Toronto, &c.;) and over the lower floor, which is level with the earth, carriages, &c, pass. Inis bridge is said to be the greatest mechanical, or I may say artistical, construction in America, or perhaps, in the world. Yesterday our party hired carriages and a guide, and we crossed over this bridge into Cana da, the dominion of Queen Victoria ; and I will here mention that we were not long in finding out that we had left our blessed America, Land of the free, and home of the brave,' for we Lad not gone very far when we were stop ped at a sort of Custom House, and our carriages did not proceed until we had payed tribute to her Majesty for the privilege of passing a gate which opened upon a common road. We then proceed ed on our way up the river road, a distance of two miles ; halted awhile, and then walked down a steep bank to the Burning Spring. This spring is certainly one of the most curious wonders of nature, the waters of which, 'tis said, are highly charged with sulphurated hydrogen gas; and as soon as onr guide applied a lighted match a blue ish flame flashed up from the tube, and burned some time; after which he removed the gas re ceiver, lighted a paper and held it down to the water, which was bubbling up, and immediately the whole surface was in a blaze. The guide proving beyond the shadow of doubt " that he could set a spring on fire, if not a river. The battle of Chippewa was fought near this spring, July 5th, 1814. And two miles above here is the Canadian village of Chippewa. From the Burning Spring our guide drove to Luudy's Lane battle ground. This is about one and a half miles from the Falls, on the Canada side. On this field was fought the great battle on the 25th July, 1814, twenty days after the battle of Chip pewa, Col. now Gen. Scott commanding the Amer ican, and Gen. Drummond commanding the Brit ish forces. History tells of its being a fierce contest, tbe story of which is too familiar to need a detailed account here. There is an observatory here from which can be seen the whole battle field, and, in fact, the country round about for many miles, the tower being several hundred feet high. Here we met an old Canadian soldier, who gave us a graph ical account ot the battle, he himself being en gaged in it. He showed us several sculls, part of an old musket, cannon balls, bombshells, and an old copper sword scabbard, which he said were found by ploughmen years after the battle. He showed us also, the very spot where bayonets were crossed :n fiercest fight, on that eventful night, adding that the dead and dying lay there next morning in heaps and piles. He acknowl edged that the British were whipped in a fair fight. It's very likely, however, he knew or be lieved us to be Americans. Hence this version. From Lundy's Lane we journeyed down to Queenston Heights, and visited Brock's Monu ment which was erected to commemorate the memory of the British Gen. Brock, who fell in an action fought on the 13th of October, 1812. The height of this column, (which iafif freestone and fluted,) is 185 feet, and is thirty feet in circum ference, (the base being 40 feet square,) tapering to the top, upon which stands a statue of Brock with his arm extended pointing towards Lake Ontario. The view from this monument is very fine. The eye is filled with the most gorgeous scenery of woodland and water imaginable, which is terminated by a magnificent view of Lake On tario, which stretches away like a flood of light to the horizon, and upon which is seen the white wings of numerous vessels, and the foamy track of passing steamers. From Queenston we returned, paid our tribute money to Victoria at several places, and finally re-crossed the Suspension Bridge, and drove down on the American side (glad once more to breath its free air) to Lewiston, which is a pretty village seven miles below the Falls, and at which place the Lake steamers and trading vessels are often seen. Three miles from Lewiston, is a village or settlement of Tuscarora Indians, and it being the day for visitation by their Missionary, who was to preach to them at 12, M., we turned our course thither, and arrived at the Chapel just in time to hear the singing of the first hymn, which was sung by some ten or twelve indians, both male and female, who made as fine music as ever heard. The hymns are printed in both the English and the Tuscarora tongue, on alternate pages. There were assembled here some 80 In dians, men, women, and children. After a pray er, the pulpit being occupied by the Rev. Mr Rockwood, congregationalist, and tho Indian in terpreter, the missionary read his text in English handed the Bible to the Indian who read it in his mother tongue. Then the sermon which was a fine one, holding up " Christ as the chief corner stone," was preached in short sentences, and each sentence immediately interpreted by the In dian, who at times became quite animated, mak ing fine gestures, seeming to understand perfect- ly, and showing a great anxiety for his red breth ren to understand also. After the benediction I was Introduced to the Missionary, Interpreter, and the Chief of the Tribe, who speaks English, and who told me that his Tribe numbered 331. The most of those present were dressed in the garb of civilization, save some few women, among whom were some fine belles with dresses made of alter nate stripes (a la Byadcrc) of red, blue, green, and yellow oiled calico, the stripes being about an eighth of a yard wide. They wore large ear-rings and dark colored flats ornamented with beads and bunches of wild flowers. To gratify the ladies of our party, I took from the arms of a young squaw an infant which was cleanly dress ed. This little papoose had seven light fancy colored handkerchiefs (bordered with bead-work) spread over it, and upon inquiry we learned that it had an additional handkerchief until the ninth moon after its birth. So the seven indicated that it was then seven months old. The Old Chief Uuna-Wacca-Stcha Big Red Fox, invited us to go to his home with him, and eat meat. After consulting our party (having the honor of being its.sokesman)'we declined the in vitation, as it was possible that the old man's re past of meat might not have been enough for the party, which numbered seventeen. We returned to the Cataract House, at 4 P. M., for dinner, de lighted with our day's adventures. There are many stories and legends of acci dents, hermits, &c, cornected with Niagara, enough to fill a volume ; and I believe in my form er letter I made some allusion to the Cave of the I'll narrate the story as I heard it, of " a very mel ancholy accident" which 'tis aaid occurred at tho northern extremity of the American Falls, in the year 1849. The family of Mr. Deforest, of Buffa lo, Tisited the Falls on tho 21st of June- of that year. With them was a young man named Chas. Addington. They were about to leave when he playfully took in his arms Mr. Deforest's little daughter, Annette, a child 7 or 8 years old, and holding her near the bank said, " I am going to throw you in." A sudden impulse Of fear caused the child to spring fro in his grasp, kn& she fell into the stream as it rushed madly byy. With a loud cry of horror the young man sprang in to save her, and the stricken parents saw them both dashed over the falls. In the afternoon the man gled remains of the little girl were found in the Cave of the Winds, but the young man's body was not found until several days after. . The visit to the Cave is made by desc6nding what is called Biddies' stairs, which 'tis said were built by N. Biddle of U. S. Bank Hotoriety, and who was known at one time as M Old. IfW H? built it to enable persons (whose nerves would; permit them,) to visit the cave. The distance down the stairway, which is enclosed in an octa gon tower, or case, with small auger holes for light, is 80 feet, but from the top of the bank to the bottom is 185 feet. After reaching these with your spray robe on, which is procured at a hrrt, not far from the foot of the stairs, tbe guide leads you on step by step, over the slippery rocks, (cov ered with a green slimy moss,) and soon you find yourself trembling behind the mighty sheet of water, that leaps over you from above, and dash ing quite near you witb tbe sound of deafening thunder. You pass on into the Cave which, 'tis said is 30 feet deep, an an hundred feet wide, and is 130 feet high. This cavern is continually filled with the spray or mist that rises from the dash of waters in front, whose fall is so near as to cause a strong current of air to whirl the mist in fantastic eddies round and round the Cave, hence the name "Cave of the Winds." But let me tell you, Mr. Progress, when one leaves this Cave, and again finds himself breathing the tip per air, out side, there is felt a reliet from a terri ble pressure like sensation, that is indescribable. And I am ot the opinion that very few make a second visit to the Cave of the Winds. I send with this a sprig of a species of arbor ritiv to Mrs. P. that I plucked from a branch that hangs so near the Palls .is to be continually wet with the mist. And as I feel that 1 have over stepped the bounds of reason by the length of this epistle, for which I owe you and your readers an apology, I now close. Yours, truly, MANHATTANA. P. S. I expect to be off at 7 a. m. to-morrow, for West Point ria Albany. M. ORIGINAL POETRY. Winds, which, before I tell you of my visit to it, To a Friend in Virginia. May thy life be e'er as bright As this sunny summer's day; May the nun of happiness Shed on thee its cheering ray. . May thy life-sky be ns cloudless As yon heavenly one to-day, And no cloud of sorrow darkly Cast shadows o'er thy wuy. But may guardian angels ever Hover o'er thy earthly way, To guard thy nightly slumbers, And protect thee through the day. And oh ! may thy epirit ready, When from earth thou'rt called away, Wing its happy flight to Heaven Is the prayer of Eva Mav. Daisy Dell, July 18, 18fi9. . -XJie two C'radloi. BY TA?5T AHA BOGUS. " Won't you make my doll a cradle V Said a little girl of six ; " My cousin Tommy made me one, But that is out of fix, And I want to have a nice one, Made of little willow sticks.'' No mechanic's heart e'er fluttered With a more exultant throb, Tlian mine did at this order; And time can never rob My heart of its strange ecstacy, On taking home the job. That " cousin Tom" I know not why I never could abide ; I felt a strange uneasiness To see liiin by her side ; And to win her undivided smiles Unremittingly I tried. Since then a dozen flowery Springs, In time's unceasing roll, Have laid their hand on Mary's brow Their impress on her soul ; And I've another cradle made, But 'tis not for her doll. I cannot tell you how it was I'm sure I never thought, When but a boy of ten years old That first rude job I wrought, That tre should need another one, But so it has turned out. Of the two cradles I and she Have oftentimes conversed, And she declares the last one mado Is clumsiest and worst. But I believe she likes it better Than she did the first. Written for the Daily Progress. To Tantarabogns. BY EVA MAV. Thy faith-inspiring verses, So beautifully true, Were as welcome to my heart As to flowers the evening dew. They came when I was weary With restless care and grief, But breathing peace in every line, They sweetly gave relief. And may some soothing spirit, When sorow bows thy heart, Return to thee the lesson' Which thy lovely lines impart. Oh ! may some loved one whisper That thy Father's will is best, And heeding thy oicn teachings. May thy aching heart fiud rest. Daisy Dell, July 20. Madame Bonaparte of Baltimore. The Cleveland Herald makes the following extract from a private letter, written by a lady in Balti more some time since: ' ' . . ; Among the sights to be seen from my window is Mad. Bonaporte, who still retains the marks of beauty in her fair skin and arched eyebrows. She wears the everlasting ornament on her fore head that has been there alt her life. She has a peculiar way ot catching up ier dress (which in summer is usually a brown berege over white,) thereby -descovering to the world a pair of little feet and ankles that has been her pride. She has not spoken to her son for 20 years, and is insulted- should any of her fellow boarders mention his name. But the grandson, who is now home on a visit, and is a splendid looking fellow, she is de-; lighted to talk of. f.nd one makes friends with her,: at once, but woe to the unintiated stranger that: speaks of the son. The son (Jerome) ia known. by the strangers by nis "wendertul likeness to - the General." No two in this world could be much more alike as he drives in his" high-seated carriage, with his tiger behind on a much lower seat.