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i., HANNIBAL JOURNAL, MAY. 12, 1853. HANNIHAI. JOURNAL.' SV.onoi fci iAitiKir;TOa MOMJAY EViSMM), MAY , 1853. ITT We re authorized to announce Cnpt. S. A. DOWEX, as a candidate for Clerk of the Court of Common Put i Election next August. wtd tO We fire authorized to announce CtlAULES 1). BOURM; as a candidate for the office of Clerk op ma Hannibal Coi rt of Common Pixas, at the uext Au- cuti election, : . i !1' fO3" We are authorized to announce Mr. 'THOS. E. THOMPSON, as a candidate Tor re-election to the office of C Luna or tiiv Cikcht Coit, (or Marion County.. - Wtd ... rrr ...t.-.:..J i.. nn..nn. TIT- Ml CT O II U II llll I ecu W IlllllVUULO il I TI10S. E. HATCHER, ns a candidate for reelection to the oflice ot Ci.ekk or tub Cocnty Court, of Marlon County, wtd Ths Eaaalbal and Nrsr London Plunkroad aal Bridg . r, . Finished. ' ' The Hannibal and New London flank Road and linage are now fully completed, and under , full headway, and paying at the rate of Jijlttn . per cenf. per annum. ' . . " ; The Bridge i pronounced by competent judges, the best bridge' west of the Mississippi i river. .,' .,..,.- , ., The quality of the Road i not surpassed by - any plunk rogd in !ie United State. Owing to the instruct ion given to the Engineer, le run the road n a very low grade, he waa compelled to make tome uiclv crooki. to avoid heavv exca- , rations, but ae a general thing, the road ha a ' handsome appearance, end is very creditable to ' Hannibal, because the work has been accoin l plished almost exclusively by our own resident . citizens, with one exception, Mr. George Har rison, who had the contract at the commence ' ment. " ' ;" ' ; ' f . 5; ' We think, now, with the experience we have had, that a plunk road is everything that was expected it comes fully up (o our expectations; 'and r.o road, that we arc acquainted with, i so well adapted, on account of it a economy, dura bility, and practical usefulness, for the farmsr, .and for trade generally.': For a distance of fifty , miles, in a new country, where capital is scarce, and where we want a great deal of the useful for a very little money, it is superior, even to the railroad. J : t . , ,. We hope to see Plank Roads leading out from Hannibal to all the neighboring interior towns to ' Frank ord, Lick Creek, Paris, Palmyra, .wXluladelpJiVb. helbyyillef and, in conclusion, we would ray" to our mend or tne Bioommgion 'Republican4 Walk up here, AWr, and put your shoulders to the wheel, and we will have l U ..'...1 .11 ll,. s lllin.lnn koFntJ. jrou, con turn on your heel twice!. If you are ofy half as good af working as ybu are at colding, we Can buld a plank road from Han ' tubal to BloomingtonJ about as fast as an .ordi nary man can walk particularly if your spicy friends in Shelby ville are disposed to work a little tool" ' v ' i" Brady Horns. 1 . i i : .,This fine hotel changed hands this morning, Mr.. Win. Shoot takes posession to-day, and Capt. Robi.rds re' ires. " , t ' : The River has fallen considerably within the pa t few days. - l .'- Drl D. , T. Moatoa, who .returned -last Wednesday, from Kentucky, has kindly furnish ed us the following interesting extract from hi Journal:' , , 7At your request i hand you the iollowing es tract from the journal of my recent trip to Kci lucky: - '3, v'! "On ourvrcturn, we ybsifed the 'Ipave Mill, on the Nashville Turn Pike, about three mile ecti'.h of Ttowlinir (Jreeu a very auigular and interesting natural phenomenon. , 3 ' In the cente of a beautifutrieh, and almost level plain, an abrupt depreisfon or excavation occurs, in form somewhat resembling the half of an egg shell which has been divided from . end to end. - - -i : - ; At the top the diameter is about one hun dred mi fdty yards by eighty at the upper extremity of the depression, and about fifty feet below the surface of the plain, rises an immense body of water, which swiftly runs off in smooth sheet about forty feet broad. After runaing the space of one hundred yards, l e stream suddenly re-enters the. earth . at the foot of ehuee precipice about sixty feeU high j from the summit of which a broad and heavy shelf o!' limestone projects, which serves as a natural roof for a fine flouring mill, and 'wl Carding tnaohine, that have been erected theft.- - There seems to be sufficient fail and volume of water, to drive muoh more machinery, and tbe shelving rock would roof twice as much. What is most astonishing is that such a stream should appear and disappear so suddenly, without giving any clue to its origin or destina tion afford such facilities fur propelling ma chinery, and yet keep in sight only about one k i j i. The above described curiosity is in Warren ounty, Kentucky, and ahout fitly miles (ronj the city of Nashville. ' Respectfully, " ' DAVID T. MORTON. " First District CoartTriat for Xnrdsr. Cornelius Buyle was ycnterday tried in this Cour', for the murder of Climlr McUride. The particulars of the case must be famtlisr to al ours render, as we published them in full, but a few weeks ago. On the 5th ult., Mcllride went to a grocery at No. 5, Nw Levee street, to purchase some provisions.' After making the purchase, he gave them to his partner and left. Subsequently he returned to get a glass of mineral water, and while he was leaning on the counter, speaking to the bar-keeper, Boyle walked in and sat down. After noticing Me Bride, he went up to him, and without sayir t a word, struck him two er three times. The proprietor or the grocery ran between them and pushed lloyle around the counter. Boyle said, "don't think that Tin drunk O'Dunnell. I know what I'm about." Another person who was standing by, saw Boyle at this time shut a large knife behind his back, and pWe it in his pock et. No one caw the kr.iTe in his hand when he struck McBride. but O'Denncll in laving his hand on MoB. found that It waa wet with blood Buyle made his escape but was arrested the same night, at the Willow Grove above the city, while endeavoring to escape. McBride, after being stabbed, went out of the grocery ran a few paces, met a man and told, him thut Cornelius Bovle had stabbed him with a knife He was then led into a nouse where he former ly boarded, and he died there in the Course of a few minutes. lie had two knife wounds, one cf which, on the left side, was the futal one. It was large and deep. The facts were all cs triblished bv the various witnesses examined in the case. There was not the slightest orovoca tion established, though it is suidthat some ten months before the murder, Boyle and deceased quarrelled, and struck each other on the Levee I lie prosecution waa ably conducted uy me Attorney General and. the District 'Attorney, and the defence by Messrs. field and Abel. At two o'clock the case was submitted without argument to the jury, and in less than five min utes an unqualified verdict of Gciltt' waa re turned. This verdict carries ' with it a death penalty.' ' The prisoner, who manifested the utmost indifference during the trial, heard the verdict announced with a terrible smile en his hardened features. N. O. Delta A IIoRRiDte Mcnata. The Fall River (Mas.,) News, publishes the following account of tlu murder of Ellen Murphy,' by her husband, John Murphy, by pouring sulphuric acid dawn her throat. In Ilend-hke barbarity, it exceeds unything of the kind that we ever heard of. Both parties were addicted to habits of intem perance. Last Saturday, it appears, the wife being abroad on one of her drunken rambles, the hus band went in pursuit of her, to bring her home, having a rape in his hand. Before setting out, however, he had procured half a pint of gin from a woman in the neighborhood, and drank it. Having got his wife home, about one o'clock, he threw her upon her bed; and, compelling the oldest daughter to hold her mother, lie tied the hands and feet of the latter together with cords, then tied her to the hack bed post with cords proceeding from the h ;.ls and the feet. He al so passeu a rope tmunu net uuyj , u.u ti.cur;;., her more firmly. Meanwhile lie quieted her by telling her that if she would let him tie her, he would give her some liquor. Having made her fast, he went out into the shed, and returned, bringing in some vessel a quantity of some li quid, telling his wife that he would now give her a sup or nquor. , lie then attempted to get the oldest daughter to administer the liquor to her mother, but she, mistrusting wrong, firmly refused. Having stripped the woman of all . her clothes, except her chemise, and having pulled that off from her neck and shoulders, and torn it open in front, he proceeded to turn the liquid which he had brought from the shed down her throat. It ap pppears as though he was aware that this li- quid would stain and discolor any article of clothing, but was ignorant of the fact that it would stain the skin. The liquid given the woman appears and is supposed to have been sulphuric acid. ' Ou having this stuff turned down. her throat, the poor woman struggled and showed signs ot nausea, one was too strongly confined with the cords, however, to free herself, or to do -anything for her reliet. 1 he five children went to bed In another bed-room, while the savage hus band staid about the coach of U agonized dying wife.v'The latter, by wordsor signs, called for water, telling her daughter that she was burning up itiaide. Some - water was given tier py . one, oi; the daughters. The daughters, it appears. Jay in bed the most or all the lime, but the eldest two kept .note of their father's operations About twelve o'clock, according to the ac count of the girls, he gave hU wife another quantity of liquid in the cup. This he called tea. It is judged to have been quantity of the acid diluted. ; The dving woman continued to moan until about 3 o'clock on Saturday morniiitr, when, as the daughters state, the noise of her plaints ceased. It h probable that death occurred at this point of time. " The husband Unbound his wife, stripped the che mise olT and put on a clean one. He then fled. The daughters went to the house of B. b. Wmslow, Eq., and told him that their mother lay dead in the house, .having been murdered by their father. This was early on Sunday morning. Mr. Winslow, on going to the house, lound the woman dead and in the position already described. 1 he spectscle presented was a horrid one. There was a, column of Troth from the mouth about an inch high ; and the sides of the chin, neck and breast were furrowed with rills of the liquid, which had marked is course over those parts with crooked Mack lines. The St. Louis county court has subscribed $500,000 in the stock of the North Missouri " BuUdors wasted In Bt Leula. We hear frequent complaints msds of the lack of journeymen carpenters, bricklayer and oth er building hands, that is now experienced. in this city. The wages generally are high-higher than they art in other places, and work plen ty, leaving us no way to account for the scarcity. In order that journeymen, in overstocked cities, may see the excellent opportunity for employ ment that St. Louis affords, we will quote the rate cf charges which are asked and given. Journeymen carpenters generally receive $2 per dar. but a first rate hand will command $2 23, while an inferior workman may readily ob tain $1 75. Journeymen bricklayers receive generally from $2 50 to $3 per day. A first rate press brick, or tine stock layer, will receive from $4 to 8-5. These we should eensider tempting rates. Besides, raaMaataor of em ployment will be secured to all who will come here to take it. ' In every quarter or this city large building and costly cues are being con structed which assure work duri.-.g the whole building season for a host more of journeymen than we now have. Intel. . , . Said the of mock The Democrat asserts that the Intettigin- cer "was never known to approve oi a sen timent uttered .by Col. Denton." . Jf by such a declaration the Democrat means it to be understood that we have declined to crawl on our bellies at Col. Benton's feet, and to lick the dust from his shoes an a basement which seems to be relished by two apparently opposed classes of papers in Missouri we own the impeachment The assertion Is quite true. Col. Denton has in Missouri two sorts of organs. The one are Democratic and the other his Whig organs. Through the pipes of those organs can be nnd almost daily aie blown all that windy applause lor everything done or said by, turn, which he can desire. bt Louis Intelligencer. Although the St. Louis Intelligencer some time ago declared its purpose to make no future allusion to the Evening Jcws, we are quite willing to believe it has forgotten its promise, and means, in the above para graph, to class the News among the "Whig orcans" of Col. Denton. Ever since we refused to be dragooned, at the late Munici r al election, into the support of a set of Anli-Denton Democrats for City Offices, it has been the habit of sma.l brains to indulge . . . . f . nil in like severity ot criticism, Ihey, poor cieatures, don t know any parties in Mis soun but "tienton" ana Anti-iJenton ' and think tn force us to be one or the oth er while we, in fait, claim to be Whig, and refuse to be either. j Dut let that pass. It is the idle wind to us. We can scalp and tomahawk all such grannies in politics whenever we choose. But the mass of the people in the country, who do not know the true character of the InUlligencer, may be surprised at the above paragraph; and we call the attention of I..Z country vv p" rr to it. Are there. as the Intelligencer charges, "Whig organs" in Missouri that "crawl on then bellies at Benton's feel" and "lick the dust from his shoes?" Granting that the editor of that poor, bloated, bankrupt concern means that the News .i one of those "organs" which, we ask, are the others? Is the Palmyra Whig one i That paper lately contained a very complimentary notice of Col. Ben ton. , Is the Missouri Ata'csman one f The Hanwbil Messenger or the Journal! The Louuima Record T All these papers have lately he'd the same tone and language to wards Gol. Uentnn. All of them have spoken as respectfully of him as ever did the livening ISems. ro come -out, Vuu weak-kneed, fale tongut d slanderer of "the TH MI OF LOVK. "For charity's sake take me in," velv little Mrs. Grer. with a look istress, as she peeped her bright ace into my room. "It you it credit n, my nusuanu nasn i poken five consecutive words since tea time; ndPrnqTilte undecided Whether to request to ave the roof raised, so that 1 can oreatne ireer, i go into a violent fit of hysteria. ' Many, ' she, with a ludicrously solemn air, "I houldn't be surprised if I had married the wrong man P ' ' i !'i ! , "Now, Edward is one of the best creature in the world that's just HI" said she. jumping ud. "he's too good. I can't think of a fault he hu:he' awlully correct a living reproof to me. Do companionate me, Malty; 1 have what old ladies call a 'model husband Now, isn t it a pi'y that goodness nnd stupidity generally go together?" said she, laughing. "Ned is o mat er of Tact- JNw, itlm reading a dook, ana come across a passage thai aeiigiits me, i al ways want to put mv arms round the author s neck ai.d kiss him. Well, I read it to Ned, and he savs, quietly, (without looking up from his newspaper,) "Yes, it is pretty good." Oh, dear, he never get up enthusiasm about any thing." He lack feeling. It's really pitiable, Matty, (throwing herself on a sofa with a sup pressed yawn.) .;. "All is not gold that glitters, Miry; and there are gems, too, of whose value the possess or is sometime ignorant. The butterflies that dazzle in society are mostly mere moths at home. Abroad, they are elegant, rehned, polished. brilliant and graceful, full of repartee and wit; but by their own hearth-stone silent, moody, selfish, exacting and uninteresting. You'd nev er recognize llieml It on remember Vivian t Well, that's his mental dsguerreotype. In pri vate he's the most unloveable of mortals," "Well, this world's a humbug, then," said Mary, "or I'm one of its restless, dissatisfied ones, and by the way, Matty, how came you to be an old mudi' "Simply because you appropriated the on ly man I ever wanted," was Matty's quiet re ply. - The blood rushed to Mary's tamples; she was at Matty' side in an instant, urging her to a "full confession.' "Ah, I see, my little lady, your heart is in the right place, after all, else you wouldn't be jealous. I've great hopes of you I 'Blessings often brighten when we imagine they are 'about to take flight 1 Your husband never spoke B & - '" Of! TUESDAY EVEMNO, MAY 1, 1853. ' It ; Thi Kailso. We uderina uiui . Kem tarl to-day to comrasnce operations. - He, in company with Mr. Brtwington, have the gra ding of ix'mile beyond Palmyra.. ' , '' Somehow they got hold of some bad liquor on the Ferry Boat last Sunday. It is very nice to take a lug of whisky to the head of the any on Sunday, when the "critter" can't be bought in the cily. But last Sunday somebody put some physio in the jug. Before starting, one of the nrpw hrruin vrv much indisoosed, and went home. The other took the epidemic, except the Captain, who, in the emergency, constituted himself tJivsician. and administered for their relief, nearly the entire contents of the jug, when, finding that after every dose the patients grew worse, he fell into despair, and pitched the jug in the river. Next tune, no doubt, tney will be careful to tee that there is no tartar- emetic in the jug. We must apologize to " A Strong-Minded Woman," about the communication entitled "Fanny Fern." It was received in the office du.-ing our absence, and ha just now, for the first time, been placed in our hands, "tanny Fern" will be j ublishad soon. Five miles of the Hannibal, RalN County and Paris Tlaiik Road will be ready to receive toll so soon as the toll gate shall have been erected which will be done immediately. The balance of the road is progressing towards completion rapidly. People of Monroe, wako up, and be ready to meet us at the line. 1 ou are deeply interested n having good roads, as well as we. We understand that this moridng there Were two or three skirmishes about a point of honor covering the payment of a board bill, some cred it, or some money, or something else, we didn' exactly understand what but it seem fully established that there was " the very deul t pay!" Fatal EoiToas i Lcca.Th people of this town ship ere the most sensible or any we have com across lately they appreciate merit and en deavor to rewardit, too, . Last Monday week; tbe editor of the "Ledger," A. K. FuUon, was chosen to fill the stalion of Township Clerk and on Monday last, 'we sorerboday hold our head were chasen to fill the honorable office of how our head swims CITY RECORDER there, now don't ask any more questions, we are about to put On our orriau dignKy, and don't wish to be bovired with tx.mmon talk. I lei, d- --1, bring ua our bat. FajrfielJ geotind, April 11th. . .. : Railroad Company. Thi secure the organize tion of the Company. ' ,XlIarrtri", . On the 1st, mst., by Rev. Mr. Green. S. M. Mabobavs and Mis b. J, Nalley, all of Louisiana. , , 2 Mr. Margrave is one of the editor of the Louisiana Record. We recommend that th bachelor editors all wear crape for thirty days, as a mark of respect for a "departed brother,"' ff" If eight mtn dg twelve days and find nothing, how long must twenty-two men dig to unajum uouuie this amonntr Answers eon taining remittances will be received till the mail tloses. ' " word of love to me in his life-t-I only wish he had! I shan't enjoin secrecy upon you as to my preference, because 1 know very well you wouldn t have him know it for a kingdom I so I'm safe I But, seriously, Mary, you don't know how to value Edward. A few more years over your sunny head, and a litl'e more experience of the world, and you'd not barter him for the most brilliant idol your imagination ever set up for your heart to worship. That day was nearer than Matty prophesied ! Mary shortly after was taken dangerously ill. For weeks she balanced between life and death. Whose supplicating eye sought the physician's with such tearful anxiety? whose hand, with more than a woman's tenderness, smoothed her pillow and shaded liie light ft uiu hei au'ting u balls? who, with uplifted finger, crept softly about the house, hushing every noisy footfall, who surrounded her with every comfort and luxury that affection could think of or money Lnaruiy earned j could procurer ho, wheni wearied with business cares, still kept untiring vigil until the stars faded away, at the bedside of the poor sufferer? Who grasped the physician's hand, saying, "Save her I It is life or death with mt, as well as Mary?" Who, but the "matter-of-fact" Ed ward? One day, after M.iry was convalescent, I called to see "jer. She was looking very love ly, though p-.de and wasted. "Tliank God ynti are spared to us," said I, toucliina my lip to her forehead. "Alter him, thank my husband, said Mary, Accident. We understand that little boy some eleven er twelve years old, named John Ross, fell from a wagon, loaded will brick a wheel passed over his body, injaring him so much as to cause his death to take place last night. It is said that two men were drowned Louisiana, yesterday, while trying to cross th river in a skiff. Whig press ot Missouri, and let the public with eyes liquid with feeling. "In this sick know what "Whig papers" of this State ' room I have learned a lesson 1 shall never Tor ero crawling on their bellies at Col. Ben- Ket- Uh Matty! there may be deep, strong ton s feet" and "licking the dust from his ,ove ln 1,18 neart, where deeds, not words, are - ! ll.. ' A - Til 1 a I P QU1NCY. . hat has become of that "one horse tow with stern wheel prospects," and it Captain John Wood? We have heard nothing from mat quarter, tor loroo lime. Hannibal Jour, Come up, Clemens, and see for yourself We'll show you the "town" with tears in your eyesi e will even condescend to introduce you to "Capt. Wood." So come on board before the lust bell rings, and the plank is hauled in. Quincy Whig. Wait a rainutej We like you Quincy people first rate, when you are civil and quiet, and don't try to "gouge" your neighbor but we want to know what port you are bound for, be fore we get aboard. The Herald says that the "discovery" of Pike county, by "Capt. Wood," i i j. ,.i is an unparuonaoie sin, lor wtucli every one of you will be driven into thrse regions where there is "weeping and wailing, and gnashin? of teeth." We don't want to risk too much ; but will accept the invitation, and, some of these fine days, will venture aboard and look around a little. shoes." St. Louis News. Btainlcg Outsids Wood writ. ' We are indebted, for the following recipe for staining outside wood-work and the coar-er por tions of internal work, te Gervase Wheeler, Esq,, an English architect of experience, who has recently settled in this country. - Take best rosin tar, or pitch, in ihe propor tion of one gallon to every four gallons of the following: . Turpentine, one and a half gllon, seedlae dissolved in alcohol (in the proportion of one pound to one quart,) two quarts; cold linseed oil, one-half gallon; boiled oil one-half gallon; oceswax, six pounds; ox gall, one pound. - Mix all these together and add the rosin tar first named.' Lay it on with a large flat brush. ' This is a very beautiful and richly colored stain, and I have een it frequently used in the timber-work of the simple country churches in England. Some persons use a larger propor tion of the tar, and for work much exposed to the weather it woufJ perhaps be better to do so. Downing' Country Houses. rjuuuro. Emigration has increased and is still increas ing to so vast an extent that it is not improbable that the bulk of her population will be trans ferred, at some future time, to the United Slates and to Australia, leaving no more than the soil can support. The Baltimore American gives some statistics which show that the emigration or 1852 was two hundred and fifty-five times larger than that of 1825, and that the total emi gration from the United Kingdom in twenty year ha been 3,29o',674, or more than the whole population of the United States at the time oi the Revolution. Ihe emigration of 1S52 was 31,000 greater than that of 1851. and hat of the present year will doubtless be far greater still. 1 he American adds : In many parts of Ireland the desolation caused by the departure of the people is as painful as ii is amazing, the most active have come to America to prepare the way for their families, and ri remain except the young and (he very old. The traveler May ride twenty miles and more over me nnest soil, without seeing a farm house; or a human creature who is note Dauner. Remittances are flowing from America and Aus lnlia"to hasten the departure of relatives whp nave neen leu ai home. Such Is the complete drain of population in certain rural and manu faoturing districts, that enterprising proprietors will be obliged to abandon tbeir wnrks lo somi extent, in consequenoe of the inability to pro cure laborers. ,Mr. Clark Owens, lining in this vicinity, re quired h ome frciu California, yesterday, the interpreters I Please God to spare my life, my poor love ahalj be his reward for this V Mary kept her word. . . Fawsy Firs. Olive Branch. Keokik, May 7th, 1853. Mr. Editor: Being unavoidably detained at this place, near a half day, I while away a moment, o mention what 1 see and hear. The firt object which attracts the atten tion of the traveler, on his anival here, bv hooch not pertaining to city government; Ihe Mormon vamp, jui uu vi w corporation. 1 tie signt jusuues in excur , sion Ihrougn tna mua. ua m hiii wh of the high grounds. of the city, all Ml once you re astonished at' the city" of tents, WhlCn pops iniu wii " ment of California, our only acco'unts of such assemblages and encampments ware I the lsriciiie oi oiu. . ins lansncum oi i that rjeoDle. either in obedience to th cotnmands,-or devotion to their-religltfus notions Is forcibly brought to rnind, at Ihe iew of this Mormon Encampment. - Int erne 500 lo G00 white tents, interspersed occasionolly by brown, black or smoked dinces, of the same shope tin habitation f the poor or le.i thnlty tenants ranged n rows nnd circles, and covering , many acres, all in one view, and containing over 2000 souls (if they have such things); and then imnuine that all these are actuated by one mind, in pursuit of tho aame objects. whatever they be) and your, pluloiophr will be troubled to solve it. It will not do to say it is tha pursuit of egnlized vice : nor that it is devotion to rue and undented religion. It cannot be the former, for, besides la- ant's and those too young, a vast majority of the adults are past middle life, and that realization would not compensate tha rouble. Now could it be imagined that the older seek thus to train and induce heir own young. Equally absurd, is the idea that it is devotion to a pure and unde- filed religion, saw or old. I heir habiW, as we see and read of them, show that wo consider n very different course from that which leads lo the ends and objects of all religions. But this is deep water! and others may seek for their objects, if they desire to find them. They have erected a tall liberty pole, on which is suspended the "Flag .of Inde pendence," as it is called by some. By some this is interpreted as an ensign of In dependence ; an independent people, who acknowledge no allegiance to tha State or country, nor a dependence upon it." ' Their place of encampment is in Iowa, in sight cf Nauvoo, the place so late their "New Jerusalem;" yet, not the nearest point ot departure for their second, third or fourth "Eternal City," is significant. May it be, for one long last and solemn fare well of that promised and annotated City the City of faith and the City of destruction I A very interesting trial has been going en, during several days past, before Recorder. Holt. At the last meeting ef the City Council, a Mr. Gayart applied for a tavern licence, with a view of selling liquor under it. This was re fused, and he proceeded to sell under his State .... ... . .. .. aim vouiiiv in.ciic, r. '.vr.r.cu; s Z'.'.v lizzzzt. He was arretted, a jury empannelled, and law yers M. P. Green and L. L. Hawkins,' far tha city, and R. F. Richmond and Wm. P.'Harri son, for the defendant, argued the ease on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Monday. The case was finally decided by a jury of 12, in favor of the city. Gayart was fined one hun dred dollars and coat. The costs will'be pretty heavy. We have not been able to attend the trial, out understand it was protracted by the discussion of two questions which the counsel for tke defendant insisted on arguing before the jury. On was, whether the Legislature had delegated the power claimed in the ordinanee. The other was, whether the Legislature could constitu lionally delegate uch a power. The case will probably be carried up. Irswicp, Conn., May 6, r. m. The morning train from New Haven ran off bout, is the spacious depot for the St. Louis and Keokuk packet line. Una is a arce the drawbridge at this place; three cars were demolished and fifty persons killed or drown ed. Boo4 Despatch. Only two baggage cars and the smoking cars name building, nl the car were drowned. The loss is probably greauy exaggerated. ; Third Despatch. About forty dead dodies have been recovered up to three o clock. All the employees of the company escaped with slight bruises. The train was running fifteen miles an hour. The blame, as usual, resta with the engineer, as signals were displayed by the bridge tender. There are many conflicting statements, however; more will be known soon. Nrw York, May 7. Fifty-four bodies have been recovered from the ruin at Norwalk, nearly all recognized and mostly from the East; none from the West or South a yet, except the one previously men tioned. Warren S. Newell, of Georgia, had an ankle broken. The coroner's inquest is still go ing on; the evidence appear to establish the fact that the bridge lender promptly gave the iguul that the draw was open, but instead of holding up, the engineer appeared not to take any noiice and dashed on at full speed. Efforts are now making to recover all the bodies from the ruin by drags, firing of cannon, Sic. The Connecticut Legislature this moridng ap pointed a special committee to investigate the facts; a bill was also introduced imposing a fine of $10,000 on every company for each person killed on the road, and a heavy penalty for all accident. . i me water s ease, some 200 by 100 feet, on the ground. The first nnd entrance floor, is partly planked and partly earth, with . large doors, through " v J: .i . " .. r, : .1. . : . ji I i i- j . , w ere suumergeu; omy me persons smoKing in 1 "-;" eigui isucum ncu uoin, aim reCCIVCa into the boats. J he doors are large enough for drays to enter, and tuih round and all being under a good roof and dry, renders it vei v convenient. The second story is well furnished, wifh good floors, nnd several rooms are pro vided with desks, chairs and counters, and are used tor the company's clerks and hands with sleeping rooms. The who is comfortable in co'd weather or hot, and very convenient for landing and shipping, night or day, m goad or bad weather. The building is so close to the deep water, (the uank being lined out,) mat boats lie up to it as close and convenient as to a wharf- boat. I do not know whether other than the company's boats ara permitted to land at it ; but certain it is, that if the company chose to do so, thev could engross the (commission nnd shipment, or all t'.e goods I : i . - . i - i nuu piiiiiucc uuiiMgueu lo mis place. I, however, hear no complaint of this; but the reason may be iound in tha next object, which at times, very forcibly strikes the attention of the traveler. This is the muddv and impassable conditioned ihe wharf, nnd all the streets. The city is much in the condition of an other, which wo know. Iheir spirit of enterprize has induced them to cut out mom work than their means will enable them to finish. Ihty have cut down, dug up, and pracucaiiy mien up tneir streets, all over the city, and many of them, where a drav, much less a maiket wagon, never had been and never will necessarily go; forgetting the cost o paving, graveling or planking- mini ii ini-y me uimuiB 10 uo to render. as good as they were before they were thu improv d. The excavation and inconveni ence of peregrenation, by riding or walk ing through the mud-holes and swamps, or hill sides, far outweighs their prospective conveniences. Tin next remarkable thing. Pittsbuboh, May 7, l M. Rim 6 feet 6 inches, falling. Cincikxatti, May 7, r. x. A movement is being made toconsiruol a ca nal ou the Indiana tide of the Full of Ohio by private (tupitulists, all hopes of the government removing Ihe present obstruction being pretty much abandoned. Judge Tliom i, an cU and respectable citizen or Mount Vernon, Ohio, committed tuioide last Monday, while laboring under mental excite ment. He was the first Senator from Indiana, and author of the celebrated compromise law which Hanry Clay carried tlireugh Congrts. .. , For the Journal. SUNDAY AMUSEMENTS. Since the enaotment, by our City Coifc the ordinance prohibiting the sale of liqdv.r'' Sunday, several ef the b'hoys, eld and youag, have been in the habit, in the place of attending church, of taking a pleasure trip on the ferry boat, to the head of the Sny, and making them aelves generally useful, in helping to wood, Stc, in consideration of the privilege of taking a jug of the "cretitr along. On last Sunday, some poraoudded a little tartar to the contents of the jug, and tho way it produced symp toms of cholera, cramp cholic, dec.,' was a cauiion. The first feeling were "a little grumbling at the stomach, and the boys would take a little more to settle .it, and soon it would need still a little mora' to set. tie, until, finally, the Captain, finding he was about to lose crew and passengers, as a means of saving them, threw the jug overboard; but the consequence did not ccake here they presented a picture of a vessel going to sea with a crowd of lands, men on board, all laboring with sea-sicki ness at once, and between the groans of the suffering could be heard throatenings loud and deep against their self-appolnteu doctor, could they find him. One of the party thought it was all up with him j de clared he never had such an attack of cramp cclic before in his life ; sent for two physicians, and hnully prepaied to giva-" the ghost. Another mada an onslaugh; t a pile of raw potatoes, as a means ofj tling his stomach, but he could not get j one potatoe down before U would 4 roaring back again, with a sound like I on hallooing ".New York P "New Yo; N Now, we think that if this is the effe( stringent temperance laws; if the health, 4 fort and happiness of free people ara to bi structed, aid their right trampled, upon hA manner, then I say, for one, that this is no let) a free country; and that eur eonatittttien) ' .bused, and we had best tot have nay at allV 'A correiuondent iKai whix tk. a. hecap'tmarrr his eraiidnaolhar. wife's mother, it makes an ass of itself, f a man marriti noy-adayi, bs mimes tha fsinilv. l i I