The press. (Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1857-1880, August 06, 1857, Image 2

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seems. so, have gone for the
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S?oRk*ll OP;'JA«qC» C. DOBBIN. • ■ ■ !
Navy,' JauesC.
DUttiti-taipiradathla reßidenecj Fayetteville,
las't.J; Hr. Dobbin-
attjm.thne of his
dAKfc ; tiiost popular
aaonjmuofcofipuliliolifeV, JEte was a inember
ofJ'ftMjSßtiortal - House of Kepresentatives
ba|*qnC: : qQngrc»Si;;>nd|;was called into the,
NaVyii, Department by,. President Pikbck in
I|s|> rare accomplish-*'
iiiehts -dmostThy He hod bcen , n
long’tirhetn (feeble health, so much so that ho
.thd’inost of the last year
hfepublloduties with great efficiency and jus-
ahd met it lilfe a
brave manj:: It cannot be regardedas invidious
to'saytKtt'Hk'/poßure.waa asinuch beloved as
any’rnamwhp ever occupied the'gpstof Secre-
Ujy»f &e Navy.‘ *His gentle manners, spot-
firm, regard for the" public
’wejfire* madejfiim/e model, for imitation.
very erode no
tions eMhb; subject of money and its represen-
that banknotes; are
on the Constitution
States,' declare that gold and sil-
'Su<t>singular incident
hUe'aiefceKtlyi bCen . broughti to our notice,
ii '•‘wp<!h' , timber acted upon * the
eis[rofsify&ry L ; idea; 'thatl gold was
ney, /eni that bank • notes were l He re-
interior 'df: 'this State,. and
p.osapssion several ! thousand
<WMS i dn*>gold '•Cota- 1 of’, the. United 1 States,
the of hiit father' and'himself,
Stps of tnenj ivere struck 1 inX7oB,and they
were of nearly every year’s'coinage since the
(btablittimOnt' of the’Mintll - He had long re-
aa-preciouß rtreftSUre, and a safe
bbSHltobenaed in caseofnecessity. Butlup-
ln:the papers the state
«ie»ts; ationnt oifgohf which
p,rbdtlced, he Vp inie .to,. the .conblu-,
aion.-tbatigoidwouldeo( n bewortb nothing;
ididjigf v ’fiord their 1 hiding
pjtie s ]behind’ the chiinns y, carried them to a
bank-yandasid with great gravity andconcern,
“T have 5 brought' this " gold 1 to you aind wish
slriidutkstgoldwlll 'be Worthless, because so
much of it is produced ,ftom the mings, and I
sge^ojnanyigohipiecesipbircuMoni’’. The
oli map. thusg&ve Up thesubstaheo and took
‘ . J(i •= * - • i . * ‘I
.'.This anecdote led us ti> consider tbe-ques
- tlOn Whethcr thure was jiuy danger ofun un
dne quantity ’of gold being, produced. The
ijanneri'was 'certainly mistaken in ' supposing
tiut’ ahroraiso to' pay gold is better than gold
ourselves, may dot gold
beeome'too plentifu]—too conimon ? We da
pwn/ippply of the article,
. for tthat ilSj ljeaven' knoe|B, Uttle enough; t?e
tfOqlliidVirith'aplethora bit
parse. iii, like, ; we
tssphjnf, however,’his, remedy.■ Wo are only
- .Ifwonid bb too tedious to set fcurth'onr real
soninga onthis question, 'but we-will content]
;. ' the donclnsion we ar.
.X tlud. Providence had evi
dentiyiso ordcred the' matter - that gold and i
]ages, be thenibney of the
of value for all civilized!
igbeple; l.jS 'large 'prpditction of these metals]
• thb.pricesof all commodi- ]
;|ies and qi: tabor ; hut no over Bnpply will ever ]
•inaterfere with thom as the circulating medium j
’ofiniworld;‘"A"'remark has,, however, hero]
to he made, namelyx that as gold,' since 1848,
ihas hbei mefe iargely priiduccd than'silver, as !
preyious periods, gold. Is now,;
(at.nations,-the only mosey, and silver 1
««,a4^j|, : , clearly, thOcgbe in!
, ]«W(Swbife4lSibtes and in Great Britain. ... j
roportiohal value of the two metalsj
jfgWly effected, by tho; supply, ]fromi
s, aud it ,is convenient,-for; obvious!
■reasons/tohiflke the most valuable of the,two]
metals of the country; bat nosup-j
ply will evcrbb;se> large as=tb:nikke any.mate-i
.from. belngj
; ttnd,as;“cba»ge,’? ~ ; |
' gvißutsincegold Is now so plentifully produced j
°we should adopt- better raeaßuresto secure its
-'ctrc'atatSbb. • Thdlhdependent Treaaury law bias
ij*; .ttwtj.direcftoJS, but tfl
especially of the dcno|
-ininatWns belo w twenty dollars', interferes with'
. * #Wb6lb&lne; cjreutatibn; and uhdubes ft to be
es-te]htere];npedeal On thii
‘U ThßiKcw;York .papers, or rather some of
' th«m,hayeanumber of communications cbm)
*'plijsli!jg'6f thb -delay ahd'troiiblo they expel
examined, and
ApprfUe'rs’, stores. • Host
■}<>{ bo traced to a
-ten W, i.cCnstom-Hotise Brokers,” wbo sigd
btein!seWs ;l “ & Co.” Now, we havll
_ nb'jjonb't 'tiuiC .Unusualdolays and dlfßcnltiej
,by ( ibe unexampled heavy
Ysifjoptit /Of; goods' imported into Ne- Yorl
immediately prevlousdo the Ist of July, and
(if consequence of the redaction of the
j-lteff, and thathave that day been under)
'tMMs psaminatfob and' appraisementj - tut we
believe .that l the. new regulations tjjajl
-dteftlbeen. adopted; have had-anything to db
cwith;it,.whatevef'j on'the contrary, we have
tobelioyo they have gfeatly aided tb
and delivery, Of
.. . , .J
fif'vWiWe ara'-aotmistalcenj thia Cabtkb & Col
Kwentto WashingtbULbefore any new regular
thejireseht'. effects at
: of- statement of‘gTievatces then which thef
inqjVdfpuld; induce the publlc to .believe werfc
short;tin* sfbce'wearij
$ (ibljireteln this
Leityebosayoring to stir np. the-Philadelphia
d ! 'foil ljlsjn of Cnstovn House plcvi.
■■> apcei’lahtfpiition ihe Cfdvernmentfor
mind .till some marvelous tales of the corruption
'5 f '<tf 'tfe ; ifew Yorli; Custom House officers ; j
»s,s@oiSepretsry,.of the Jimmy, -Mr.
htfcovbdi ei ,?fouwl{-the ■ New -Orleans Custom
ho, sent, some
to’nt officers there to bring
refprm,'tban some, of the
odlW|'''Orleans merchania. began-to-complain
U P .indigii
.otfiepts wbp. Bad the
wlmattfefriw charge wentohind- Completed their
*‘ik°s£u V ete ‘ satiafled that it was",
‘ * great improvement.; -i- , ..a. - v
«»: of.tbp. charges
and others,
fitte ; AdniiiHstfatloh):a«d,. such yvUl
be that which his; fifed inaugurated id New
i-i;5 it.-Va
Ichow, : ifdetermined
wlU -be afforded to mep
etbfSb»etir»nd: SurVey or. Hast-h
enteiy unfit for
. td be done. Indeed, the
New _rYork Cnstoln
: : ;: j3rpnie.ltsei/; -..Jti*not tmly too small, but ar-
chitecturally unfit for th|ferfcl§jui||!pF‘filli
the business that is
port. The first and ''^reate^3)re<Situ
therefore, we think, is the building or procu
ring of a suitable Custom House and Apprais
'or’s Office and Stores—with these, most or all
of the ■ roal causes of complaint would cease.
i , BIIHBEI* MVSTERY. . . . >
The Bnrdclt case, in all it? incidents and
mysteries, is likely to ’become as interesting
to the lovers of the horrible os to. the . annals
■of our Courts of law. 1 There has already been
enough in the reality of the affair to con
stitute' the . basis of twenty ordinary .ro
mances. The awital murder Itself, the pre
parations to hide all traces of the assassin
or assassins, toe hour when the bloody
deed . was executed,. thg marriage,
the clergyman’s confirmation’of the woman’s
statement,, the war about debt between the
victim and his tenant s toe persistent
swearing of the parties, even to the disinter
ested preacher, and the innocent boarder, all
tending to confound toe courts, and the
jury, and‘to acquit the prisoner., These
were, the -main' details; but there
were not wanting accessory circumstan
ces to Increase the interest and tho doubt
at toe same time.' The presence of two young
gies, both rather handsome; of a -second
er of the mother, and the assertod wife;
and of a young admirer of the daughters,
ihemselves; from., these sources ho guilty
mnfessions and tow ’criminal admissions
;ould be extracted. 1 They swore one
Straight ‘story, with indifferent exceptions;
;ore themselves with brazen contempt, or
;lse in indigent innocence, and appealed'less
to' sympathy than to justice. The law ,was
baffled; the of evidence protected the
accused, if not the crime itself; and toe par
iies universally believed to be guilty, were set
reel because the proof was not sufficient to
onvict them.
There never was a more apparently impene
trable mystery. But God sees all. From his
lawful gaze nothing, peat or'small, can escape,
He works by slow degrees; some
prnesas suddenly as a bolt, discharged from
the electric skies. In the present case, it ap
pears as if the murder was already on tho eve
jof «coming out.” Hardly had the woman
pUNHiNOiUH escaped the doom which many
believed she ■ deserved, before a new fact
reveals her in a now light; a fact which may
jprove her to be the murderess, and must prove
her to be a perjurer.
| How strangely this wonderful case reminds
ns of toe dream of Ecozhe Aram, by Hood.
•Let the murderer of Bubdeld read them.
j . And how the sprites of injured men
; Shriek upward from the sod—
i Ay, how the’ghostly hand will point
I To show the burial clod;
i . And unknown ,facts of guilty sots
, , Are seen in dreams from God!
j He told how murderers walked the earth
i Beneath the,curse of Gain—
i With orimson clouds bofore their eyes,
. And flames about their brain:
! For blood has left upon their souls
■ Its everlasting’stain!
t •#'"*, * *
! And peaoe went with tijem one and all,
1. And oaob calm pillow spread;
, But Guilt was my grim chamberlain
; • That lighted me to bed,
j . And drew my midnight curtains round
I With fingers bloody rod!
j • “ All night I lay in agony,'
| •In anguish dark and deep;
j My fevered eyes I dared not close,
; Ant stared aghast at sleep;
i For sin find rendered unto her
i The key of holt to keep!
1 thA lesson of our experience.
. > The last quarter of the eighteenth century is
a period in the world’s hiitory distinguished by
the American revolution, and in toe inangura
:tion of our present form' of .Government.
1 Whatever change betide us—whatever of honor
o'r disgrace is in the. far-off or approaching
iuturo—these two great facts will stand out in
honor of that epoch. . . ,
The actors in those scenes havo written
their names upon tablets ineffaceable, and their
deeds' will gather increasing glory as"years
roll onward.. The men and toe measures to
whojh we refer,’ are,too heritage of toe World.
They asserted rights springing from humanity.
They established a government in which jus
tice, so long nnhonoyod and unsought on
earth, was “ established.” We boast of them as
toe fathers of the Republic, but wo cannot, if ■
we would, confine the influence of their deeds
or names tobuf narrow limits, As well might
wo attempt to claim for ourselves the beam
ing constellations of the evening. . Citizens of
the world—no nation can olalm their paternity.
Legates from heaven, they published truths far
all kindred’ and tongues,’a fitting legacy to
mankind, and while we enjoy the blessings of
their wisdom, let us rojoico that they are a
light« to lighten the world;”
In giving date and beginning,to us as a Na
tion, they are toe iUtoers of the Bepublie, but
while they redeem us from a fabulous origin,
our growth and advancement “ as frepand inde
pendent States,” under tho benign influence of
their wisdom, finds its parallel only in fabulous
relations. .
It seems us though tbo history of the Chris
tian era has been converging to thi£ one point.
The mariner’s compass, the Deformation, the
printing press, the railroad, and telegraph,
agoricies'suited to the developments of the
individual, are steps or advancements to this
grand , consummation!. . Tbo intolerance of
the Old World, which drove its manhood off,
blessed the Hew by an emigration unknown be
, fore, in .’the changing:,tides of men! The ex
perience,- hardships and oppressions of colo
nlal life,’like tho wanderings of Israel in the
wilderness,, were preparatory to entering the
land of promise.
Students ofhistory, say, if there is a divinity
who shapes our ends, where is his hand more
plain/ dr-leadings more direct, in the affairs of
mon, than on these shores ?
Yesterday Philadelphia was 1 subjected to
another of tbo vexatious delays of her foreign
mails, The Persia reached her dock in Jersey
City about 1 7 A. M., bnt up to this hour
(9 P. M.)i hot a line of the correspondence
which she brings for this city has reached out
people. There must be some remedy for this,
and,whatever . it is, or whatever it costs, it
should be at once enforced. Upon applica
tion at the'Postofflce, we’ are told that the
cause of the delay is,- that the Philadelphia
-bags have to be transported across the Hudson
to the New York office, there to bo recorded,
itc.i Why done at Jersey City 1
Surely, with the ample ’notice that is always
given by ‘telegraph ’of the approach of a
steamer, somebody could be sent over the
.river,to receipt for the Philadelphia bags, no
that-they can be.sent right, on. Yery fre
quently the loss of a few minutes by this
“ circumlocution office” operation costs the
citizens of, Philadelphia not only a day, but
iajjt of delay, as happened upon the last arri
val of TIiIb 'evil,.should he
formed altogether.” Despatch!is of more
consequence than routine.
' -Madame JodAnnsen and Signor Aaonio
hiving concluded their engagement here, have
beeii succeeded by two vory accomplished
Singers,’Mademoiselle Scuf.ller and Signor
Viebi.; The lady, who ia a young and pretty
blonde, .with beautiful hair, has a pnro soprano
voice, under ndmirablo management, and with
a goodatyle: ' She arrived from Europe’only
a few weeks ngd.' Many of ,our, readers may
?^oUect)tad an(o -^r E nsB’S:troupe of,Viennese
children, who.performed at the Walnut Street
Theatre In lato. Mademoisolle Sobeelek
wm one of. thla ,clever juvenile company,
and • having given l early indication of con-
musical .genius, ■ - her • voice • has
been cultivated under .jhe best instrnctibh,
, add. now, certainly hit. more than twenty
,years of-age, she is entitled to’;take rank
os, a vocalist of .considerate promise. She
■was - , evidently alarmed at tg - ' bojl]( ,
•her first appearance before an-Ain«ri can nndi
edefef-but she gained courage as she prooeoded
'andliad bccomo quite self-possessed hefoi-o
.she- concluded.',. She.wiis Very Well teeiived,
and both encored. , ,
. i Signor Vieei arrived here from Havana two
months ago, and may at once be accepted as &
decided acquisition to-the lyrie drama. Ho is
yiUDg audwell-ioOkiilg,' (wo mention this for
’ the informatiOn of the ladies,) and has a good
less involume thin
Sigppr nexible and
expressive, fie,! BMiuejl; very >riervoHfl, es>a
.stranger,i.bnt.tho.,,satisfied, attention, with
which he Was -hestrd, soon- put him.'at 1 ease.
;He--J-fi)St ; ahy ;afr »froini DoaizEtti,
'H« echd.He der’
‘tyMs ft® khdaflother BOhg
-r <
few songs could do it, la a’single evening.
Signor Vieki, though young, is not without ex
perience on the operatic stage. While noticing
pew, we must not forget former and deserving
singers. Miss G. Hiobxxos, who is rapidly ad
vancing to her profession, gave a difficult air
\ • !«i' ? .v. i~
from A'tJßEß’sj'tAp Domino Noir,” with great j
succefe; ■ Her iS|>cutitm is very good, and Bhe ,
Is wjpy affectation. She has lately |
takon'to Binging Scotch ballads, toe simplicity i
of which is in curious contrast with tho Italian t
music, which she alßo illustrates SO happily, i
She was encored in her two songs. Mr. Fba- '
zeh, who is in very good voice, gave a ballad by
Panofka, (English words to a German air,)
with fine effect, and also tho flunillar English
.!baj!ad, .“ Tfie., Bay. of Biscay,” to which ho.
renders frill justice, and which was encored,,’..
: We n’otlfce tUtjjq- tfajs. instrumental
,these Promenade Concerts, Stbadss is very
largely ..drawn upon., As Jijmien actually
made Concerts in England, 1 and wrote ’
his best pieces for them, it would be only fair
to gratify his admirers here by performing
some of his popular compositions.
(ComJapondtiiceofThePreM.) ’ '
Washington, August 3d, 1857.
. The Southern opposition to the Administration
on tKe Kansas question, or rather on Governor
Walker’s present attitude, will not bo powerful in
tho nejet Congress. Tho expectation that Jefforson
Davis would lead ’ this opposition is likely to
be disappointed. Even allowing tho “allegation
that’ Governor Walker has intervened, M surely,
that basis is quite too narrow upon which
to found a political or party revolution. The
prinoiplo that tho majority shall rule, and that
tho constitutions of States and Territories shall bo
submitted to the people for ratifloatibn —theso are
just, as' sacred to extreme Southern politicians,
and have just as ofton beon advocated and acted
'out, as thfiy are to publio men in tho North. Rest
assured that siioh statesmen ns Col. Orr, andF.
W* Pickens, of South Carolina, John S Phelps,
Traston Polk and James S. Green of Missouri, H.
A. Wise and Chas. J. Faulkner, of Virginia, John
Slidell, of Louisiana, will Dot bo found ready
to-join any movement, instigated by hostility to
such doctrines as those.
The late Southorn, Congressional elections show
large Democratic gains. The majority of that
party in tho noxt Houso cannot be less than ton.
The.death of General Rusk may make a material
difference in tho future politics of Texas. Ben
McCulloch, tho prostat Marshal of the State, a
quiot rising man, 1 will probably bo advanced to the
vacancy in tho Senate.
l The statemont that Hon. A. H. Stephens, of
Georgia, is opposed to the Administration, on ac
count of its Kansas policy, is not truo.
■ Tho Now Orloans Delta , by far tho ablest Seces
sion paper in tho South, is violently opposed to
Governor Walker, of Kansas.
It is uncortain what will bo done about tho
French mission. A number of distinguished names
arc mentioned in connection with it; bnt which
will be tho luokyone, after Judgo Mason agrees
to retire, is conjectural. No donkt John Slidoll
could go, if he wished, but ho is much moro de
voted to tho Sonate than ambitious to shine at St.
Mr. Dallas is so highly esteemed at London, and
is so unexceptionable a minister, and it would bo
so difficult to find as competent a successor, that I
believe and hope he may not bo recoiled.
'Judge Douglas was'in Chicago at Inst accounts.
He is paying attention to the North Wc9t, and will
doubtless do all in his power to strengthen his
party in that quarter, I preparatory to the future.
That portion of liis j/ito Springfield speech, in
which he discussed the Kansas question in its
prosent phase, has been > .censured because of its
silonco on tho principle of giving the Constitution
to a vote of the people. Ido not think the cen
sure was just. Judge Douglas is ,too bold and
thorough a statesman to mince matters on any
subject. We shall no doubt hear from him again.
Intelligence received hero shows that a wonderful
change has taken place in the politics of Now Eng
land. The day of delusions is nearly over there,
and everywhere else.
Quite a contest is kept up for the sloop-of-war, to
be built by contract by the Navy Department.
The 24th of August is the day fixed fordociding
tho matter. Parties from New York, Boston, Phila-
delphia, Norfolk, do., are urging their claims with
great pertinacity. ‘ Solitaire.
Heath of Ex-Secretary Dobbin.
Richmond, Aug. s.—Hon. James 0. Dobbin, late Sec
retary of the Navy, died at Fayetteville yesterday.
From Washington.
Washington, August s.—Great Britain has not yet
replied to the communication of the State Department,
written'}?everat month 3 ago, relative to Central American
Affairs, in connection with the rejected treaty.
the claims for consequential damages will not be en
forced by our Government against Now Granada, which,
however, through its Miolster, has expressed its willing
ness to allow such as were actually sustained by our
citizens, owing to tho Panama riots. No difficulty Is
apprehended as to agreeing upon a basis of settlement of
the pending questions betweon the two Governments.
General Herran wan to have had another interview
with General Cass to-day.
Iu nq event will the Administration permit Costa
JUcaj or any other Central American State, to diminish
the boundriea of Nicaragua, or divide or absorb the Ter
ritory. And of this fact, thoy are probably liy this time
■ There is no question between this aud any other
country, that does not promise a quiet aud j .tisfactory
The Kentucky Election.
Looisvillk, August 6.—For Congress—Tho Ameri
cans have certainly elected Humphrey Marshall for tho
7th District, and probably Warner I*. Underwood from
the 3d District. The Democrats claim as certain tho
election of Messrs. Henry C. Burnett, Bamuel 0. Pey
ton, Joshua H. Jevett, Joseph M. Elliott, J. W. Sfoven
son, from the Ist, 2d, 6th, Oth, and 10th Districts, re
spectively; and. as probable, aUo, tho election of Al
bert G. Talbott, from the 4tli District.
The Democrats had elected their candidate for State
Governor, James H. Garrard, by ten thousand majority;
and they have also a largo minority in the lower House,
aud in jplnt ballot.
Disastrous Gale—Great Loss of Life among
BOSTON, A disastrous gale on the 22d of
July caused a great loss of life among fishermen on the
north shore of the province of Bt. John.
Sixty boats are supposed to have been lost, and fifty
dead bodies have beon picked up.
It is calculated that two hundred boats were out fish
ing at the time.
Many more disasters, It is feared, have occurred.
An hundred and fifty American fishermen put in port
at Prince Edward Island for shelter, and a number of
fishing boats floated ashore.
The Alabama Election.
Augusta, Auk. 6.—Mr. Dowdell, democrat, lias been
re-elected to Congress from Alabama. ©Montgomery!
District gave him a majority of 100 votes.
A. 3. Mooro, Democrat, has been olocted Governor or
that Btate, there being no opposition.
The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.
WiSBINGTOX, Aug. 6.—The breaks In the Chesapeake
and Ohio Conal above Georgetown, are not as serious as
at first supposed. They can be repaired in a few days.
No damage is reported on the upper sections.
Steamboat Collision
- Hoxtrxai.j August 6.—A collision occurred yesterday
on Lake Saint Peter, betwoen the steamers Quebec and
Montmorency. The latter boat, which was laden with
flour, wm sunk,
Ohio American State Convention.
Cixcixsati, August fi.—At an American State Con
vention held at Dayton to-day, Col. P. Van Trump was
nominated os candidate for Governor, N. T. Ash for
Lieutenant Governor,Jonathan Uarshman for Treasurer,
John B. Arthur, for member of the Hoard of Public
Works, John Davenport for Supreme Judge, nnd C. 0.
Allen for Secretary of State.
Attempted Child Murder by nu Insane Mother.
KocnssTKß, Aug. s.—ln Clarkson, yesterday Mrs.
Marshall, for some time past deranged, attempted to
murder her three children by pouring hot water into
their ears. One of the children will die from the effects
of its injuries. The woman committed suicido subse
quently by banging herself.
Nicaragua.—Gonefal Walker has written
to tho National Intelligencer, in which ho accuses
General Wool of a want of “ fairness nnd frank
ness,” because the General denounced his fili
bustering schemes. Nothing like pulling wool
over the eyes of the public if you cannot do it
without leaving the ends stick out.
Testimony of the Fathers.
Tho following important authorities are given
by a correspondent of the Albany ' Jltla* and
drgus: >
It is glory enough for Democrats to refer to
tho imposing fact that the principles of tho
Democratic Republican party are not only pre
cisely tliosb of Us collossal founder, Thomas
Jefl’crsori, and of Andrew Jackson, of glorious
memory, but also of tho “assombly of demi
gods,the Convention that adopted our
Federal Constitution. In this soul-stirring
connection, I desire upon this occasion to
refer to two points First, the position ot
the, Democracy in relation to the subject of
Sumptuary Laws, in favor of which our Re
publican opponents have committed them
selves, and, Second, to that of the rights of
foreign emigrants to this country, against
which our Know Nothing enemiesare warring
with tho feelings peculiar to their intolerant
principles. ‘
From Volume 8, pages 1809-70 of the Madi
son papers, I quote as follows:
- Mr: Mason moves to enable Congress to enact Sump
tuary Laws.
- *Mr. Bllovortb said; The best remedy is to enforce
twsnnd debts.' Aa for As the regulating of eating and
dnhfcfag reasonable, it is provided for in tho
w tax&ti on.
Morris agreed that' Sumptuary Laws tended to
jreate * lonaed fiobllity, by fixing on the great land*-
holders And their posterity tnelr present possessions,
! Uw of necessity post Suraptua
, On thartotlimot Mr. jfiMfl as to Sumptuary Lawn,
MW States) Hoe, 8 . -
,Asw the rights ot foreign emigrants, I
.quote from vol. 2,.p..i209, of, tho Madison
■papers; Although the motion to reduce tho
term' to four years did not prevail, it' will ho
, peicelved.thatthq. fqreign.influenqo elided to,
was not that of the poor emigrant whose labor
makes the wealth or the nation. It was tho
influence of "foreign powers,” (governments)
and "wealthy emigrants,” that was feared.
So Blight a qualification lor eligibility to Con
gress as seven years’ citizenship, is a standing
THURSDAY, AUGUST'.-6,- 1857.
rebuke to the edvocatps'for total exclusion
from all office of the class referred to. 4
Mr. Wllbou and Mr. Randolph moved to strike nut
“seven years” and insert “four years,** as the term of
citizenship to qualify for tho House of Representatives.
Mr. Gerry wished that In future the eligibility might
be confined to natives. Foreign poxoers will inter
meddle in our affairs, and sparo no expense to influence
Mr. Williamson moved nine years instead of seven.
Wealthy emigrants do more harm luxurious
examples,', than good by tha money they bring with
them. . >* .
MivMaUpon wished to invite foreigners of merit and
Principles among us. America was indebted
:4c.M9mtimufeS‘heraet%moiitand prosperity. That
pfiSF'ttf-Ahmrlci vfhlch had eucouisgcd them most had
advanced most rapidly in population, agriculture, and
the arts.
Mr. Wilson cited Pennsylvania as aproofoftho advan
tages of encouraging emigration. It was perhaps tho
youngest settlement (except Georgia) on tho Atlantic;
yet it was at least among the foremost in population
and prosperity. Ho remarked that almost all the offi
cers of tho Pennsylvania lino of the late army 'wore
foreigners; and no complaint had ever been made against
their fidelity or merit. Three of her. Deputies to the
Oonvoution /Mr. 11. Morris, Mr. Fitzsimmoua and him
self,) were also not natives.
Yesterday morning tho sto&mship Persia ar
rived at New York, with Liverpool dates to Satur
day, the 26th ult.
In the House of Commons, on Monday, Mr. V.
Smith, on behalf of the Government, denied the
truth of a report whioh hod found its way into
print, that the army in Bombay bad also broken
out into mutiny, and stated that the latest official
advioes from India pointed to tho very reverse of
The vote of half a million sterling on account of
the Persian war, and four hundred thousand for tho
Chinese hostilities, was agreed to.
During the debate on the latter question. Sir C.
Wood stated that the arrival of the gun-boats in
Canton river would on&blo the British admiral to
destroy tho war junks, and beyond that no hostili
ties would be entered upon until the, arrival of
Lord Elgin at Pekin and tno result of his mission to
the Emperor was ascertained. After that, if any
further hostilities took place, they wpuld probably
be'Confined to Canton, which was tho wisu of tho
British - Government, and seemed to bo tho wish of
the people of China as well.
The resignation of Baron. Rothschild was an
nounced, and a new writ was ordered for an election
in tho city of London, to fill tho vacancy. A
public mooting was hold by tho electors of London
upon tho subjeot, and a pledge was given to again
roturn Rothschild as one of their representatives
in Parliament. A resolution was also adopted
calling on tho Government to use its ontiro in
fluence for tho imuiodiato settlement of tho Jewish
On Friday tho Houso of Lords debuted a propo
sition to erect a monument to Lord Raglan, but
nothing definitowas arrived at.
'ln tho Commons a test voto upon tho now divorce
bill showed a majority of 87 iu favor of tho mea
Tho parliamentary elcotion for Oxford city re
sulted in the defeat of Mr. Thookcray, tho vote
being, for Cardwell 1085, Thackeray 1018.
On Tuesday, July 21, Lord John Russell ro
nowed Ilia motion for leave to bring in & bill for
admission of Jows into Parliumont; and, after an
animated debate, tho motion was agroed to by a
voto of 240 to 154.
On tho samo ovening, in the House of Lords, tho
subject of Jewish disabilities was alludod to by
Lord Campbell, who gave it us his opinion’that, if
the Commons ucted independently of the Lords in
the matter, by omitting from their form of oath tho
objeotionablo sentence, a revolution would be the
On Thursday, in the House of Lords, tho Quocn’s
answer to tho address upon the subjeot of emigra
tion of free negroes from Western Africa was re
ceived. It merely gives an assurance of an earnest
desire to discourage all sohemesfor the emigration
of negroes, that arc calculated to promote slavory.
In tho Commons, Mr. Labouekero said it had
beon determined to separate the district of Moreton
Bay, from the , colony of Now South Wales, and.
form it into a new colony.
The proceedings in regard to the Atlantio tele
graph cable continued to inoroaso in interest. The
shareholders of tho company at Liverpool had
givon a grand banquet to tno officers of tho Niagara
and Susquehanna, and the completion of the ship
ment of the cablo on the Agamemnon had been
celebrated by a grand fete in the park of Sir- Cul
ling Eardloy, noar Eritb, on the Thames. Nearly
a thousand persons were present at the latter
entertainment, including Professor Morse, Mr.
Cyrus IV. Field, Hon. Henry J. Raymond, Capt.
Sands of the Snsquohanna and others. Mr. Field,
in returning thanks for u toast, read a letter
from President Buchanan stating that he should
feel much honored if tho first message across the
Atlantio should be one from Queen Victoria to the
President of the United States, and that he should
endeavor to answer it in a spirit and manner be
coming the great occasion.
The Agamemnon left Grocnwich on tho 24th :for
Sheerness to havo her compasses adjusted, after
whioh sho will proceed direct to Cork.
An important alteration in the arrangements for
laying tno has been determined upon, and
the plan now is instead of commencing in mid
ocean to submorgo tho whole oablo in a continuous
line from Valontia Bay in Ireland to Newfound
land- Tho Niagara will lay tho first half from
Ireland to the middle of the Atlautlo; tho end
will then be joined to tho other half on board tho
Agaroomuon, whioh takes it ou to tho coast of New
foundland. During tho wholo process tho four
vessels will remain together and glvo whatever
assistance is required. Constant communication
is to bo kept up with thopoart of Ireland during
tha progress of tho work, and the wires are lose
at once carried from Kill&rney to V&lontia Bay, so
as to connect with tho British and Irish lines.
At the dinner of tho R*val Agricultural Society
of England, which had been holding Its annual
show at Salisbury, Lord Portumn introduced aft a
guest, Mr. French, the Vice President of the Ag
ricultural Society of tho United States. Mr.
French was warmly received, and addros&ed the
audience at some length.’
The suspension of Honry Sohwnbbo A Co., Liv
erpool, is announced. Liabilities £60,000. A
composition of 6s. Sd. in tho pound is said to have
been offored.
Tho Amorican horses Prior and PrioroPs, whioh
hnd boen outored to run ft r tho Goodwood Cup,
had attracted attention in betting circles and wore
backed at short odds.
Considerable rioting, resulting from tho ill-feel
ing ongondcrod by tho twelfth oT July colobralion,
had taken place between tho Orangemen find Rib
bonmen, at Belfast, and on one occasion a serious
collision with tho military was tho result, but with
out loss of life.
On the 2lst July there was great rejoicing at tho
town of Boston, Lincolnshire, consequent on tho
ro-oponing of the Southwest Chapol of the Church
in that town, which has boen restored by tho oiti
sons of Boston, Massachusetts, ns a memorial to
Johu Cotton. Mr. Dallas, tho Amorican Minister,’
tho Bishop of Kentucky, and ex-Mayor Bigelow,
of Boston, Maas , were among those who took part
in tho proceedings. An address was presented to
Mr. Dallas on the occasion, and two speeches were
inudo by that gentleman in tho course of tho pro
There is a rumor of tho appearance of the potato
blight in tho provinco of Munstor, Ireland, out it
was not regarded as very serious.
Tho Louden Globe “ aoes not believe that the
Queen will visit Franco this autumn.” Her In
tention to do so, however, was officially announoed
in Paris.
Tho public attention is centered on tho r?coht
Italian plot against tho life of tho Emporor.
Ono of tho arrested Italians is said to have mado
a full confession of tho dotails of tho recent con
Tho Pays says that tho British Govornmont has
alroady communicated to Mazziui that, although
England would continue to afford ,un asylum to po
litioul refugees, ho could not any longer bo allowed
to prepare expeditions against Foreign States on
British soil. It is also stated from other sources
that tho British Cabinot has promised to subject
Mazzini to a strict surveillanco.
Tho Monitenr alludes to tho discovery of the
Italian plot to assassinate tho Emperor Napoleon,
and says it was concortcd in London, and places
Mazzini and Ledru Rollin among tho accomplices.
The Moniteur says that tho rumor that French
troops aro to bo sent to China is entirely without
After somo tiuio spent in taking counsol and de
liberating among friends and colleagues, it scow*
to be Bottled that three out of tho five Democratic
Deputies for Paris refuse to take tho oaths to tho
Imperial Government. Thcso three aro General
Cavaignao, M. Goudchaux, and M- Carnot, hi.
Darimon and M vllivior persist in their determi
nation to accent tho condition rejected by, their
colleague", unu, us it would be unfair to presuinb
they do so with mental reservation, wo may takje
it for granted that they rally to tho Imperial
The Paris correspondent of tho Independence
Beige says thut the sending out some French and
English vessels of war to Tunis is spokon of.
Tho portruitof Berangorwill be placed In tho
Musoum of Versailles, in the gailory with thoso Of
Molierc, Corneille, and Lnfentnine, nnd tho street
in which ho died is to bo called the Rue de Beranger
instead of the Rue do Vendoiuo. ,
Tho Paris coriespondcnt of tho Times, writing
on Tuesday, tho 21st, saysA demand has been
presented to the Council of State for the payment of
a sum of 1,700,000 francs on account of tbo mission
ofM. de Alorny to Rus3ia.
A despatoh from tho French charge d’affaires at
St. Petersburg, announces thnt tho difficulty which
had arisen between tbo Russian authorities and
sume French subjeots who remained at Sebastopol
ond Kumiesh, after tbo ovaountioa by tbo nlliep,
has been completely nrranged. Tho Director-
General of naval constructions in Oronstadt Ims
nrrived in Paris, and tho Russian minister of ma
rine is sulu to bo at Havre, engnged in completing
tho investigations commenced by the Grand Duke
Constantino. The councils-generol of tho depart
ments urc convoked for tho 24th August.
An oxtrnordinary decline from tho recent high
prices of whoat in Spain is ronorted.
The Captain General and tno Civil Governor ot
tbo province of Seville, woie to bo brought before
u council of war on account of tho Into troubles.
Tho London Times publishes a despatch froni
Paris, dated July 24, stating that the Spanish
Government, after somo hesitation, has accepted
tho offer of mediation in tho Mexican ouostiou
mode by Lord Howden ami the Marquis do Turgot*
in the name of the English and Ficnoh Govern
Orders hns been font to Cadiz to despatch two
steamers, the Uiloa and tho Pisuirro, with troops
and ammunition to Cuba, and it was said thnt an
expedition against Mexico was being fitted out in
the island. /
Tho Spanish authorities, after cxcouting. ninety
eight. insurgents, yielded to tho petitions that fun
therenptial punishments might bo stopped.
Advices from Lisbon, of tho 14th instant, stato
that the CorteH word closed on the 18th inst.. by
Hint, Pedro V. After complying with the uftuat
formalities, his Majesty read hla apddeh, and speci
fied oa tho roost important, and as oierolaing the
moat diroot influence in developing public
porlty, tho project of uniting Oporto with Lisbon
by means of railway communication. Ho lamented
that shortness of timo prevented their adopting!
any plan of public instruction,■ and thanked them
for tho liberal allowance granted to his future
Accounts from Berlin, eUto- that, ths .'reply jof'
Prussia to tho la to Banish no to has been written,
and contains a promise to remain passive until after
the mooting of the states of Holstein.
Tho answer of Austria is said to bo to tho same
The propositions of Prussia, to augment by twen
ty per cent, the doty on boot root sugar, is said to
havfl every chance of being adopted by the Zoll
The Emperor Alexander was to oinbark at Stet
tin for St. Petersburg on the 28th July.
The arrival of tho Emperor of Russia at Berlin
was fixed for the 25th ult. The grand fiold-day
of tho Prussian Corps de Garde and tho 3d Corps
d’Armoe, to ho hold September 15th, at Lichten
berg, is tho ocoasion which has been chosen ns the
most fitting for the Erapororg Alexander and Na
poleon. qn3 'tho latter has coHninly received an
invitation to be present at if.* His answer, whe
ther accepting or declining th<i Invitation, has not
been received; and is understood to depend on tho
result of the correspondence row being carried on #
very diligently betweon the diplomatic represen
tatives on both sides, with reference to a futuro
further approximation of France and Russia.
Tho sudden departure of the Empross Eugonie
for PlombiereB. is understood,, to have beon actu
ated by her desire to bo of the party when the
two Emperors moot in tho presence of the King of
; Prussia.
The Second Chamber of Holland has voted the
principal elauses of tho billon primary instruc
tion. In spite of the opposition of the exciuriro
Protestants, this bill ratines the prinoiplo of tole
rance, and the independence of the state establish
rtmuts as regards the chnrch. The revision of the
jadioial organizations will probably be postponed.
It is reported that the late attempts to produce
a reconciliation between Russia and Austria have
failed, although tho latter Power is declared to
havo shown the utmost anxiety to harmonize her
diplomacy with that of St. Peterabuig. The Czar
personally is opposod to any intimaov with a Power
whioh he has openly deolared is of bad faith and
not to be trusted, ft is nevertheless believed in
diplomatic circles, both at Vifinna and St. Peters
burg, that Russia and Austria will assuredly ap
proach each other the moment any political events
of importance call into aotion a policy which
should bo suggested by tho despotio interests of
both empires. ‘
The Queen of Greece, who is said to be tho real
sovereign of that country, loft Athens in a Russian
frigate on tho 9th for Trieste. It is generally be
lieved that her Majesty will-occupy herself with
the question of tho succession to tno throne, and
seek to obtain from the Bavarian family a refusal
to accept the Crown at tho death of King Otho. It
is then supposed, should her Majesty succeed, that
her brother will bo brought forward and proposed
as heir to the throne of Greece, whioh proposition
would of course receive the support of Russia.
The official journal announces that tho King,
desirous of compensating‘the inhabitants of tho
Island of Ponza for tho sufferings inflicted on it
during the recent insurrection, has ordered 2000
ducats to bo annually appropriated to tho execu
tion of publio works in tho island. A similar sum
is to be distributed amongst those who lost most by
tho insurrection.
It is said that a convention is to bo signed be
tween tho Sovereigns of tho Italian states, with
the exception of the King of Sardinia, to guurantco
each other agaiust revolutionary attacks.
On tho 7th, the foreign ambassadors dined with
tho Sultan at tho paluco of Dolma Bnktacho. Tho
American residents in Constantinople, on the 4th
of July, celebrated tho annivorsary of their inde
pendence with a banquet at Sultanioh, at whioh
appropriate speeches were delivered.
The Sultan has iust authorized the formation of
a high road from Boyrout to Damascus. At a ban
quet, at whioh tho corps diplomatiquo was present,
tuo Sultan replied to a speech by Lord Stratford
de RedoUffe. After tho affronts that the English
.have undergone, Lord Stratford do Rodcliffo on
'this occasion obtained a public reprimand of tho
guilty persons. Gon. Outram has passed through
Hagdau on his return from Bushire to India. Mo
tbammorah has beon evacuated by tho English,
but tho Sepoys will hold Bushire till November,
the period at whioh Herat is to bo restored by tho
In tho Chamber of Representatives recently, a
statement having been made that a movement was
on foot to make Corfu a British colony, an animated
.debato took place in denunciation of suck a
ssohomo, and a stVong demonstration was made in
favor of a union witn Greece.
■ . ' INDIA.
There is nothing later from India. Intelligence
was hourly expected when tho Persia sailed. All
sorts of rumors were continually started, but it
was supposed thoy had rofcronco to stock jobbing
operations, and obtained but little credence. A
mass of papers hod been laid bofore Parliament,
but they added nothing of importance to tho pub
lished accounts.
Tub Mutiny.— From papors laid before Parlia
ment rolative to the Indian mutinios, it appears
that the Sepoys did mnko serious objections and
remonstraueos against being required to bite off
tho ends of cartridges greased with the fat of pigs
and cows, and that tho commander-in-chief nad
instituted experiments to asoertnin whether bees
wax oould not be substituted for tallow. In the
meantime orders had been givon that the biting
off of the cartridge ends shall Bo abolished in pla
toon exercises.
Advices from Molbourne to the 30th of May had
boon received in England., Qold was selling in
Melbourne at £3 17s. od. a£3 19s. Gd. Flour (£32
per ton. A brisk business was being done in im
ports, and confidence was re-established.
The steamer Great Britain left Molbourne for
Liverpool on tho 21st of May, with 101,000 ounces
of gold.
A duty of 10a. per lb. had been levied on opium.
A now ministry, with Mr. Haines as chief secro
tary, had boen organised.
At Sydney tho tallow market was firm, and wool
hod advanced, selling at la. sd. a 2s. Gd. per lb.
Flour and freights are unchanged.
The Atlantic Telegraph.—Tho ‘London
Ttmes saysAVhile looking at tho ponderous mass
on tfeird tho Agamemnon, one cannot fail to be
struck by tho heatof tho place in which it is stowed
away, a heat which might excito well founded fours
as to its influence on the gutta porcha. If wo are
not misinformed, tho bout of thosun destroyed many
miles of tho wiro by molting out the gutta percha
while the cable was lying in Glasse A Elliott's yard.
Proper precautions should be taken to avert risk
from this point.
We have already oxplained to our readers how
tho cable is coated with closely woven spiral wire 3,
to prevent damage to tbo core in paying out; but.
in consoquonce or the two halves having been made
at different places—one at Birkenhead, by Messrs.
Nowell, and tho other at Groonwich, by Glasse &
Elliot, a most egregious blunder has been commit
ted. It will scarcely be credited, but it is never
theless true, that tho twist of tho spiral wires of
tho Birkenhead half is in exactly tho opposite
direction to tho twist of the wires in tho hair mado
at Greenwich. Thus, whon joined in tho centre
of the Atlantic they will form a right hand and
a left hand screw, and tho tendency of each will be
to assist the other to untwist, and oxposo tho core.
By attaching a solid woight to the contro joining it
is hoped this difficulty and danger may bo over*
come, but none attempt to conceal that tho mistake
is much to be regretted.' Wo are informed that
Messrs. Glasse A Elliot had neatly 100 miios of
their portion of tho cablo completod beforo Messrs.
Newall commenced theirs, and that thoreforo tho
fault rests with tho firm which began last.
Tho apparatus to bo used in paying out tho cable
is also looked upon by engineers ns Tory ill adapted
to its purpose. With a cablo of such extremo
lightness and no great strength, and attached to a
vessol like tho Agamemnon, the slightest possible
check or hitch occurring would part it like a
thread. The friction drums should therefore have
boon of theslightest kind consistent with proventing
a “ rush,” and, infant, ouly sufficient to ease itover
gently. Yet, it is no exaggeration to say that the
machinery to bo üßcd is tho very rovorse of all
this, and its massive aspoct strikes dismay into
every well wisher to tlio scheme. Somo of tho
first engineors of tho day consider it too heavy,
and havo expressed most unfavorable opinions con
cerning it and itaprobablo effects upon tho cable;
and oven those nitimatoly connected with tho
plan and its details do not disguiso their regret
that such a niachinory should bo resorted to.
The Emperor of Japan is to despatch to the vari
ous European Powers, as an ambassador, the Go
vernor or Siraoda, with full powers to conclude
treaties of Commoroowith all tho European States!
What follows is the lutest news, telegraphed from
London to Liverpool immediately before tho sailing
of tho steamer.
The lonian Islands.—Corfu, July.—Tho de
nunciation and rejection of the foreigners by our
Assembly has boon received in Lantz and Cefalonia
with hurrahs by the clubs and with smiles by the
Berlin, Friday.—The Bank of St. Petersburg
lias reduced its rate of discount to 3 per cent.
(From tho City Article of tho London Times.)
London, Saturday, July 25.—Tho conviction that
up to this afternoon no news had been received from
India, and consequently that all the recent reports
have thus far been totally without foundation, has
been followed by a diminution of esoiletnont in the
Stock Markets. Prioos, however, have not expe
rienced any permanent Tally, although tho first
transactions wore nt an advance of j.
Tho absence of animation throughout tho day
was mainly attributable to tho anxioty regarding
Inilia and an inorensed demand in tho discount
market, where there was pressure coupled with
Blight withdrawals of bullion from tho Bank; aud
the unfavorable appohranoo of fofoign exchanges
contributed to the general dullness. About £30,-
000 in gold bars was taken from bank for the pur
chase of silver on tho eoutincut.
These withdrawals are thought likoly to con
tinue, unless some Australian or Californian Arri
vals soon take place. Notwithstanding the'recent
further reduction in their stook of bullion, the
Bank of Franco have lowered their rate for ad
vances on stockß nnd shares from G to 5J per cent.
The latter was fixed as tho discount rate a month
back, but the Bourse were excluded from the bene
fit of tho alteration.
Tho steamers and clippers engaged by tho India
house for tho eonvoyanco of troops, nio to forfeit
£3O per day for ovory day beyond 70, occupied »»
their passago to Calcutta, wliilo they aro to receive
£6O for ovory day saved from that time.
The sailing clippora Jumes Buldr, aud Champion
of tho Seas, will ouch take a regiment. Somo per
sons aro disposed to anticipate that the perfor
mance of these vessels will equal that of the
steamers. The terms paid for sleamers rnngo
£39 to £49 per man; for tho James Baines, and
Champion of tho Seas the rate is £26 perman, and
for tho smallor sailing vessels Is £lB.
The Golden Flocco, and Lady Jocolyu ordered
to ho ready at Portsmouth ou Wednesday next.
Thero is a penalty of £lO for each day’s delay.
The VeMis, with tho mails, would probably
reach Malta from Alexandria yesterday. The
distnneo from Malta to Cagliari is 3IQ miles So
that a steamer despatched Immediately would
reach tho Intter place this aftornoon, and tho go
vernment may bo in possession of telc-graphio uews
in tho couyso of tho ovening. Should tho steamer
from Calcutta have made an early arrival at Suez,
a telegraphic despatch may be hourly looked for in
[From tho City Article of the Dally News]
The Times continues very sensitive pending tho
receipt of advices from the East. Throughout the
day tno stock exchange business was greatly re
stricted. In the general discount market tho de
mand for monoy was again good. As the end of
the month and the 4th of August draws near, the
commoroial demand may bcoome more active.
During tho week the. necessity of paying for the
Silver imported from the Continent has hot only
led to tho absorption of All the available supplies
of newly arrived gold, but has oaused somo with
drawals of gold from bank.
The Bank of St.' Petersburg has reduced its rate
of di/*count to B per cent.
, Mrs. Stowo, whose bust (representingher as
particularly young and beautiful) is in tho
Royal Academy exhibition, at London, is said
to be writing a new work of fiction. Her last
was not so successful, one would have thought,
to encourage another experiment. She killed
« Uncle Toro,” and he killed her in return.
Going West,— The Eldorado towards the
setting sun is losing its oharms for residents of the
Bust, who would better thoir condition by emigra
tion. Experience has shown that the visions of
plentiful profusion are difficult to realise, when the
denizen of tho city pitches his tent in tho wilder
ness. Of late years, numbers of young men of this
city, who havo tried it, have returned to their
homes dispirited and disappointed, and poorer by
the amount expended in the journey, and required
by their efforts in tbo new locality. About two
years shoe a Philadelphian settled up his affairs
here, and, with $OOOO in cash, started with his
small family for the West. He fixed his residence
in a promising region, and for two years labored
with might and main to improve his lot. At the
end of the period ho fonnd all his funds exhausted,
and his energies overtasked; and he has since re
turned to this city to commence anew the straggle
of life. To those who would engage in agricultu
ral pursuits a long journey is not necessary. Our
own State has fields inviting culture, which can
he attained at prices more reasodable than tho
same quality of land in most portions of the West
ern States.
Amended Democratic Rules . —The following
rules were adopted July 22d, 1857. The Delegate
Elections take place on the first Monday of Sep
The City shall be divided into four Senatorial
Ist District shall be composed of the First, Se
cond, Third, Fourth, Seventh and Twenty-fourth
Wards, and shall be entitled to a candidate for
2nd District shall be composed of thd Fifth,
Sixth, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth and Thirteenth
Wards, and shall be entitled to a candidate for
3d District shall bo composed of the Eleventh,
Twelfth, Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth and
Nineteenth Wards, and shall bo entitled to a can
didate for Senator.
4th District shall he composed of the Fourteenth,
Fifteenth, Twentieth, Twenty-first. Twenty-second
and Twenty-third Words, shall be entitled to a
candidate for Senator.
Ihe candidate for tho Benate to be voted for in
the year 1857, to fill tho placo of tho Senator
whose term of service will expire, shall be se
lected from tho First District; the candidate for
tho Sonato to bo voted for in the same year, to
supply a vacancy, occasioned by tho death of a
Senator, shall bu Bolected from tbo Socond District;
tho candidate for tho Sonato to be voted for in tho
year 1858, shall ho selected from'the Third Dis
trict ; and tho candidate for tho Senate to bo voted
for in tho yoar 1859, shall bo selected from tho
: Fourth District.
Tho City shall also bo divided into soventoen
Representative Districts, each of whioh shall he
ontitlod to a candidate, to wit:
Ist District shall be composed of the First Ward,
and the Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Election Di
visions of tho Third Ward.
2nd Distriot, of the Second Word.
3d District, of the Fourth Ward, First, Second,
Third, Fourth and Fifth Election Divisions of the
Third Ward.
4th District, of the Fifth Ward, First, Second,
Third, Fourth and Fifth Divisions of the Sixth
sth Distriot—Tenth Ward; Gth. 7th, Bth aud 9th
divisions of tho 6th Ward.
Gth Distriot—9th Ward; Ist, 4th and Gth divi
sions of tho Bth Ward.
7th District—7th Ward; 2d, 3d and sth divi
sions of the Bth Ward.
Bth District—llth Ward; Ist, 3d, sth and 7th
divisions of the 12th Ward.
9th District—of the 13th Ward; 2d, 4th and 6th
divisions of the 12th Ward.-
10th District—of thel4th Ward; Ist, 3d, 3d and
4th divisions of tho 10th Ward.
11th District of the 20th Ward; sth, Gth, 7th
and Bth divisions of the 15th' Ward.
12th Distriot—of the 16th Ward; Ist, 2d. sth
and Gth divisions of tho 18th Ward.
13th Distriot—of the 17th Ward; 3d, 4th and
7th divisions of the 18th Ward.
14th District—of the 19th Ward.
15tb District—of tho 24th Ward; Ist and 2d di
visions of the 21st Ward.
10th District—of tho 23d Ward; 3d, 4th, 6th
and Gth divisions of the 21st Ward.
17tb Distriot—of the 23d Ward.
Only other amendment proposed and recomended
by tbo Committee, is in Rule 14th, by substituting
“ July” for “ April.”
A motion was mado and agreed to, that the 13th
Ward bo excluded from, and the 7th AVard be in
cluded in, the 2d District, only, to fill the vacancy
caused by tho death of Charles P. Penrose, late
Senator. Adopted.
A motion to substitute u July” and strike out
“ April,” in the 23d Rule. Agreed to.
Resolved, That tho Legislative Delegatee oleeted
in the several divisions of the City of Philadel
phia, shall meet nt the County Court House, at 10
o’clock, A. M., on the Thursday next succeeding
thoir eleotion, and shall organize and proceed as
provided in Rules IY. and vl. to nominate one or
more Senators, whonever tho same may be ntiees
s&ry, by death, resignation cr otherwise. Agreed
American and Republican Union County Con
ventioJi.—Tho American and Republican Dele
gates selected at the Waril “ Union” meetings on
Tuesday evening, met in County Convention yes
terday afternoon, at 3 o’clock, at tho County Court
House, corner of Sixth and Chestnut streets. The
attendance was quite slim. The Convention was
organized by calling George R. Smith to tho Chair,
and appointing James Freeborn Secretary, pro tem*
On motion of Mr George H. Moore, aCommitteo
of fivo on credentials was appointed, and Messrs.
Moore, W. H. ICemblo, Alex. Freeman, Frederick
Emhardt and William Linkard were appointed on
the Committee. .
Messrs. William M. Bull, Georg© F. Keyser,
John S. Paintor and George It. Smith were placed
iu nomination for the Presidency of the Conve'n-,
lion. All tho candidates "declined tho honor”
oxooptMr Smith, and on motion of Mr. Painter,
ho was deolarod elected permanent President. On
taking the Chair, Mr. Smith said:
Gentlemen : I fool that you have conferred
on me a distinguished honor in selecting mo to'
presido over tho deliborations'of 'this body, which!
1 believe and hopo will result in triumphant success
iu the coming oampaigu. It was unsought'for, as
you kuow; as far as lam concerned, it was un
locked for. I ehnll try to preside over the deliber
ations of this body with impartiality and fairness.’
I hopo tho result of the deliberations of this Con
vention will go down to the honor and credit of
tho party to which we belong—r moan tho “ Union
Party” agaiust all “ Locofoeoism. u I thank you
again for tho choico you liuvo made; I rely upon
your indulgence for any orrorlmaycommitduring
tho administration of my presiding over this body.
Theso remarks, of courso, were received with ap
plause. Mr. Smith wus somewhat confused in hii
delivery, and by way of apology, he said to the
reporters jestingly : “Please rnako u docent speech
out of that. Wo wilt have to oxeludo tho repor
ters if they don’t.”
Considerable difficulty was experienced in the
election of Vico Presidents and Secretaries. A
number of gontlemcu wore nominated, but they
immediately declined. After the loss of much timp
and somo confusion, Messrs. John 8. Painter, J. S.
Reed, George F. Keyser, J. T. Williams, and Win,
11. Kemble, were selected as Vice Presidents, and
Messrs. John Finletter and A. M. Walkinshow as
Secretaries. Mr. Englobert Mintser was elected
Treasurer, and Androw McDowell, Door-keeper.
The Committee on Credentials made a report of
the names of tho delegates legally elected. These
were read, but not one-half of them were present.
There wero no delegates elected from tho Eighth
and Eloventh Wards.
Mr. Moore moved that tho officers of the Conven
tion be authorized to call meetings for tho election
of delegates in tho Eighth und Eleventh Wards,
which motion was not agreed to.
Considerable discussion followed as to tho proper
course to be pursued in order to havo these Wards
represented in tho Convention.
Mr. John S. Paintor said that mootings had boen
called in these Wards, but that tho “straight out”
Americans had been too strong for the Union men,
and had refused to allow the wards to be represented
in Convention. He thought it was not worth while
to make any more efforts in these wards.
Ollier gentlemen who were acquainted with the
proceedings of the primary meetings in those wards
agreed with him, but a Committee was finally ap
pointed to superintend the uintter und bring things
Tho Convention then proceeded to make general
nominations fur candidates to bo supported at tho
fall municipal eloctiou The President stated that
tno Senators wero to bo elected, one for tho old
city proper and the other for the county at large.
It was tho province of this Convention to nominate
tho latter only. Tho following gentlemen were
then placed in nomination :
For Judge of the Court of Common Pleas.—
Robert T. Conrad, Alexander Ilenry, Edward T.
Olmstetid, John 11. Campbell, Dennis W. O'Brien,
James Cooper, John W. Titus, and Edward E.
For Recordtr of Deeds —Robert D. Wilkinson,
John S. Warner, Charles W. Carroll, John H.
Bringhurst, Samuel Spunk, Samuel Floyd, Samuel
F. Fox, C D. Colladay, A G. Rowland, Joseph T.
Hears, Joseph M Cowell, Matthias Myers, T. Jef
fries, and J. S. Roberts.
For Prothonoiary of the District Court,—
Edwin T. Chase, William B. R. Selby, Jacob H.
Hill, Israel Springer, and William Elliott.
For Clerk of Qiuirter, Session —John S. Keyser
and Lewis G. Ball.
For Coroner— Daniel JB. Baitler, Nathaniel T.
Bareoux, S. G. Hamilton, P. R. Schuyler, W.
W. Gregg, and B. R. Mean.
For Scnntor —George T. Thorn, James Cooper,
James Vorree, Edward Grhtz, Samuel Lloyd, Peter
Fritz, W. F. Hughes, Alexander Henry, and John
The nominations having closed, a motion was
made to adjourn until Mohday aftornoon next,
which led to a prolonged scene of excitement and
confusion. One delegate said that the motion was
made for the purpose of “logrolling,” and de
nounced it iu severe towns. The president oalled
him fo order, and skid that he would allow no
dolegato to impugn the motives of any gentleman
present/- A motion iris theipa&de to adjourn until
th>3 afternoon week,'which only served to increase
the confusion. A number delegates claimed
the floor; and all of them endeavored to speak at
once. The president, after using his gavel for
some time, said that all business would bo sus
pended until order was entirely restored. After a
brief delay, the excitement subsided. The motion
to adjourn until Monday, after further digeusaion,
was finally agreed to,* and the convmtidnf ad
journed. .
Kicked by a florae.—-Shortly before noon,
yesterday, a*fad, ‘named 'Patrick- Kelley, -was
kicked by a horse, at the corner of Twenty-third
and Market streets, in the Ninth AVard, and very
scvcrely injured. The injured lad was conveyed
to his residence.
Final Hearing . —A final hearing was had,
yesterday afternoon, before Alderman Eneu, at
the Central Police Station, in the case of Police
Officer Fury, who is charged with having struck a
young man, named Myers, over the head with a
“billy” several times, and assaulting him in an.
outrageous manner. The prosecution was con
ducted by D. S. Soby, Esq. A number of wit
nesses were examined, after whioh the accused was
held in $lOOO ball for his appearance at court. The
star of this furious officer has been taken from
Drowning Cases.—-The body of a man sup
posed to bo named William McDermott, was found
drowned at the Falls of the Schuylkill, last eve
ning. The body of an unknown man was found in
the Delaware, last evening, at Race street wharf.
Coroner Delavau was notified to hold inquests in
both of these cases.
Slabbing Case. —Lost evening, about six o’clock,
a difficulty occurred at Coleman’s bolt and nut
factory, in Arch street, near Twenty.second, which
resulted in the stabbing of a man named John
Brady in the breast by another person named
Frank Dougherty. The weapon used was on ordi
nary pocket knife, and the wound is not considered
serious. Dougherty has not yet boen arrested.
Independent Order of Red Men.—The In
dependent Order of Red Men intend having a
grand parade in Lancaster City, on the 22d day of
October next. The United States Grand Council
will be present, with the various tribes of Red
Men from this city and State, New Jersey, Mary
land, and 'Other parts of the Union. Triumphal
arches are to be creoted in several of the streets
through which the procession will pass. Bands of
music, and several hundred singers havo been en
War on■ the Dogs. —The feeble efforts to
dog nuisance continue, and Captain Jim
Francis, Chief of the Dog Detectives, is doing the
host ho can with tho small force at his command.
Lust week ho captured 197 in tho Nineteenth
Ward. There are two or throe thousand unmuz
zled canines yet left in this Ward, and the Seven
teenth AVard has equally as many, if not more, to
Statement of Property under the Charge of
the Department of City Property. —We give
below a schedule of City Property, rents of dwell
ings, halls and ground rents, under the charge of
the Committee on City Property, of Councils. It
was submitted to both branches of the City govern
ment, iu a very able report by the Chairman of
that Committee, Mr. Theodore Cuyler,, of the
Eighth Ward.
Dwelling, at Station House, Cherry st., $l2O 00 !
Dwelling, corner of Front and Noble sts., 125 00 !
Store, No. 1 Front and Dock streets, . . 350 00
Dwelling, No. 77 North Fifth street, . 300 00
Dwelling, Third above Tammany street,
next door to N. L. Hall, . . HO 00
Dwelling, No. 2 Crown street, . . 250 00
Stores, Nos. 2,3, 4,5, Front and Spruce
streets, ....... 1350 00
Dwelling, No. 2 Richardson’s coart,. . 100 00.
“ No. 3 “ “ . 100 00
“ No. 4 ' “ .100 00
“ No. 1 Crown street, . ’. 260 00
No. 1 Richardson’s court, 60 00
Old Chnroh edifice. Crown street, . 400 00
Front basement or Law Buildings, Fifth
street, below Walnut, . . ... ,'lOO 00
Dwelling, Carpenter, above Fifth street, 100 00
Dwelling, 161 Raco street, above Crown, \250 00
Stable, cornor of Noble and Oak streets, . 30 00
Dwelling, Brook st., back of N. L. Hall, 4 80 00
Dwelling, Front above Noble street, . 100 09
Dwelling, corner of Race and Crown sts., 500 00
Dwelling, No. 3 Crown street, . . .275 00
Dwelling, No. 4 “ 14 . .... 200 00
Room in West Philadelphia “Hall,
Room in Spring Garden Hall,
Office in West Philadelphia Hall,
Rooms in N. L. Hall, W. P. Hall, and
Church, Crown street, . . 775 00
N. Liberty Hall, Thirdabove T&many st., 750 00
No. 3 third story Germantown H&U, . 80 00
No.' 2 south side, lower floor, Germantown
Hall, . ,
Room Ho. 10 West Philadelphia Hall, .
Second story rooms Kensington Hall, ;
Room lower floor, Wi PhiladelphiaHalL '
Room Ho.‘9 Wist Philadelphia Hall,
•l No. 1 »
Rooms third story Germantown Hall,
Room No. 5 lower floor ‘ “
Rooms over offices at Kensington Hall,
Lot of ground on Lombard; above Tenth st., 56 00
Lot on Spring Garden street, 156 feet west
of Thirteenth Street, 235 C(i
Lot on south side of Lombard street, 158
feet west of Tenth street ...
Lot on south side of Lombard street, 110
feet west of'Eleventh Btreefc, : 56
Lot on Lombard street, between Ninth and
Two lots on Lombard Eleventh,
$56 each, . . . . . ■ - ... 112 00
Lot on Tenth fit., 19. feet south of Lombard, 81 00
Lot on south aide of Lombard street, 190
feet east of Eleventh,
Two lots on Union street, between Third
and Fourth, 32 00
Lot on Lombard-st, 126 ft east of Eleventh, 56 00
Lots on north side of Lombard-st, west of
Sixth street, 236 25
Lot north side of Spring Garden street, 112
feet west of Thirteenth, .... ' 225 GO
Lot on Lombard-st., bet; Ninth and Tenth, 45 00
Lot on Spring Garden street, nor. aide, west
of Thirteenth street, . . . . . 225 00
Lot on Lombard-st.,' 142 feet west of Tenth; 56 00
Part of a lot in the late borough of Frank
ford, ,
Part of the above described property,
Traot of land in West Philadelphia,
Portion of Lemon Hill Estate,
(( (C
“ “ .... 200 00
For use of City Burial Grduiid, ... 60 00
Mortgage on lot corner of Front and Dook
streets, . . 303 00
Mortgage on property in Haddington, West
Haverford, 36 00
Sundry lota on Schuylkill, and room
Spring Garden Hall, .... 3.225 00
State Teachers 9 Association. — The State
Teachers' Association will hold their annual meet
ing in this city on Wednesday, the 21st of August,
at the Board of Controllers' Rooms, corner of Sixth
and Adolphi streets. The object of this Conven
tion is to elevate the standard of education
throughout tho State, to devise rales and regula
tions for the same, and to promote harmony and
good fellowship between thoso engaged in the
vocation of teachers.
The'Northern Home for Friendless Children .
—During last year, the following children were
roceivod into this institution, which is located at
tho corner of Brown and Twenty-Third streets: —
Released by parents and guardians, 58 boys and
2G girls; sent by judges, 12 boys and 4 girls; re
ceived temporarily, 14 boys and 3 girls, returned
by masters, 8 boys and 8 girls. There were dis
charged 107 children as follows: Placed out 29
boys and 27 girls; adopted, 3 boys and 6 girls; re
turned to frieuds, 26 boys and 9 girls; died, 4 boys
and 1 girl; stolon and abducted, 1 boy and 1 girl.
The Columbia Engine Company. —We un
derstand that this spirited and efficient-Fire
Organization is engaged in making the most exten
sive arrangements for the goneral parade of the
Fire Department in this city in October next. We
learn that tho members will shortly be presented
with a very valuable and handsome silver fire
horn by a number of their friends.
A Sign of the Times.— Yesterday, notwith
standing the wet weather, a good many persons
collected on the footpath by the North American
Bank, Chestnut street, to watch the erection of a
mammoth sign, twenty-seven feet in length, ou the
house opposite, (next to T. B. Peterson’s hand
some bookstore,) the upper part of which is now
occupied by Francis P. Dnboeq A Bon, wholesale
manufacturers of jewelry. Messrs. Dubosq for
merly occupied the premises next the office of
Tue Press, but (as their sign denotes) have
moved a little lower 'down in the street. Some
twcuty or thirty gentlemen assembled nt Messrs.
Dubosq's, yesterday afternoon, after their large
sign was completely fixed, partook of their hospi
tality, and drank success to the firm in exec))?*)*
champaigne. Messrs. Dubosq have the establish
The Coal Wharves at JHchmond are begin
ning to present a scene of more than usual activity.
For some time post business was extremely dull at
this port, but we are gratified to observe that the
prospect at the present time is encouraging.
High Price of Charcoal . —This article, of
which there appears to bo an abundance, is now
selling at what is considered by many as an exor
bitant price. Many of the barrels carried by the
venders are quite small, and the coal is too fre
quently placed in a very loose manner.
The Weather.— To say that it has rained
heavily and almost continuously during the last
thirty-six hours, will not be news to our own. citi
zens. Many outsiders, however, may like to know
the fact. As our harvest U almost wholly got in,
all over the State, thi? fall of rain, if general, will
be grateful to the farmers
License Statistics.— The following table ex
hibits the number of licenses for hotels and restau
rants which havo . been granted by the Board of
Licensers for the different Wards of the oity:
Wards. Ifotels. Rest’s. Wards. Hotels. Rest's.
Ist, .23 .7 14th, 20 .6
2d, 33 • T ' 13th, J 3 8
•3d, 18 4 16th, 28 12
4th, 31 13 17th, 40 10
3th, 71 10 18th, 24 6
fltb ‘7l '35 19th, 43, 7•
7 b .25. 3 50th, 28 t 7
fiSr 23 ‘lO 21st, '22" '7
9th 37 15 22d, 22 0
10 th, 17 5 23d, 33 2
11th, 39 25 24tb, 37 5
12th, 26 11
13th, 22 0 777 230
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Ptiaitylimia Sl'att AgricalHral ’SocUty.—
It fa rtiteS thst tie Uelt erhibiUon of the
aylycnia State AgriunUnral Society, will be one of
the most interesting that we have yet had. The
time chosen fa the two lest days of September
and the first two days of October. The anneal ad
dress will be delirered by Gen. Edwin C. WlJson,
of Venango county*
Casz of Alleged Infanticide. —At an early
hour yesterday morning,,a bundle was picked up
by a man in an alley, in the vicinity of John and
Front streets, Second Ward, and on making an
inspection, it was found to be the remains of an
infant wrapped up, and in so shocking a state of ;
decomposition that the effluvium arising therefrom
forced the discoverer to hold his breath. It was
carried to the Southwark Ball, and Coroner Bela
vuu was sent for to hold an inquest. It appears
that the child was full grown, and wrapped up i%j
lime, which had so completely eaten up the flesksj
and its tender sinews that it fell to pieces.. £
number of women who reside in the neighborhoro
were examined as witnesses, and a female, sup
posed to be the mother of the child, was arrested
on snspicion of having killed It The affair is
somewhat wrapped in a veil of mystery, and ex
tremely shocking. The jury empannelled by the
Coroner were unable to elicit any evidence whleh
could with any degree of certainty implicate the
| woman who was arrested.
Another Prize Fight. —Yesterday afternoon
the professors of the “manly art” were again in
a state of excitement, on account of another toft
of scientific strength between two pugilists named
Augustus Flynn and P. Gormley, of this city. The
prize in this instance was only $2), yet it was eon
tended for in a fight of as much ability as the re
cent encounter between Bradley and Rankea
The fight took place near the Market street bridge,
and was witnessed by a large number of persons.
After a lengthy “bruising” match, Gonaley was;
declared the victor. No arrests were made. !
Accident to a Ferry Boat . —Yesterday after
noon the ferry-boat “ Mary” was withdrawn from
the line, in consequence of breaking that portion
of her maohineiy known as the roek-shafb
Rattle-Snake Killed . —A large rattle-snake,
having twelve rattles, was killed near Long-a-
Coming, on Tuesday last, by a son of Mr. Sylvester
Sharp, residing at the place above named.
Warrant hsued. —We are informed that a
warrant has been issued for the arrest of Mr.
Charles D. Hineline, on the charge of assaulting
Mr. Belize, with intent to kill.
[From the New York papers of last evening.)
Evidence of KUs Helen Craoilikta.
A crowd of people were gathered about the doors
of the Police Court at Jefferson Market this morn
ing, bat the examination waa conducted la Jastice
Davidson’s private office, into which no spectators
were admitted.
At half-past ten o'clock Miss Helen Cunningham
was brought over by an officer. She w&3 deeply
veiled and appeared much agitated. She was ex
amined by Mr. Murray) the clerk, and testified as
I reside at No. 31 Bond street; am daughter of Ml*.
Emma Augusta Cunningham, otherwise called Buriell;
having been living at the house sinoe the murder of fir.-'
Burdell; my sister Augusta is in the city, but not at
home; she was at home oa Monday evening; left
that afternoon; I think after four o’clock; aha has not
been back at the house since that time; she is staying*
in Lexington avenue, between Twenty-fifth and Twenty-*'
sixth streets, with Mrs. Simonson, my aunt; my mother
ordered a carriage Monday afternoon to he at tee house',
at 3 o’clock; she was going with Augusta to Xr. Laid’fl..
No. 63 Water street; he attends to my mother’s bosi- -
ness j mother had not been well for the past week: ahe k
was just eating her dinner when she was taken with vio
lent painK X ran up stairs brought her some beaniy
and peppermint, and she took it; then she said she &&
much better; and I went np stain to prepare to go riding.
She then waited for the carriage until 4 o’clock;
said, as it had got so late she would not find Mr- tmaa
is his office; then my sister Augusta had to go for* pair
of shoes in Grand street, at the shop of a "w**.
Butcher; I don't know the number; she said she would
ride there and thea ride up to toy aunt's; mother dfch
sot go with her. she asked mother if she might remain,
orer sight, and' mother said she had better sot, m aha
had been ill; she then said Dr. Smith had. told her a
change of air would do her good; mother then mid if &•
found it pleasant «h» could stay, asd if the waa ttium
sick she must send directly for her; thea Avista got
into the carriage and drove away.
I regained in the bouse with mother. tfimwaß*
I was in and out of the room on til the Doctor eaaS.
anther was tick when Augusta left; she tlmujghtiiwiw
a bilious attack which would soon go off, bxtiaakict
ta hour or an hour and a half she had to go to bed;
Bames staid in the room and helped he? turiree*; I was
sot in the room; had gone down stain; Mw final*
was the only person with her; when I'mrna up I net
intotherocm; whenlleft the room mother had her
skirt and bosom, off; I went down to **** kitchen nf
brought up some clothe*—no infant's clothing; m
younger sister was ironing in the kitchen; I had mmd
towels, which 1 pat in the closet; the eloset has two
door*, one from the front and one from the backroom;
I took «uns flannel from the drawer, wot it with hot
water, and gave it to Mrs. Barnes, who spoiled it to mx
mother; I woe in tho zoom then; I tti sbnrr
slXo’eWb. •
Q. Had your mother before this tpoltn to tot .feet
the confinement ? * -jy. yinf fcii rd libel I
remember; nevm had said to me at whsTtizue she as>
pectad to be confined, other persons had said shUWto
to be confined, and asked me about it; had bard her
complain of being sick, and from her appe waste took It
aa a matter of course.
, IOfrUO
-. 100 00
. 130 00
. 30 00
. 40 60
[At this time there w*3 a great distvbanei out
side, where a. man was dressed spin women's
ciothea, personating Mrs. Cunningham. An
cer was sent out to arrest him ferdia*rderly rent
About two weeks ago I went to the rife sad trek
some infant's clothes from a bag which! gar* to jay
mother; I ashed her then, if the wanted them to-day;
she said no, but perhaps pretty soon, and told me to pox
them on a chair; did not aid in altering « hi iss
any of these clothes.
The first person who celled at the door Monday night
was Ur. Kimms, who wanted to know what tune>4f
would be agreeable for him and his wife fee spend the
evening; mis was before dark; he cans brio theh*&
only; I went op to see mother, who sal, “Tell if?
Kimms that I am not very well; that I hare the hßiena
colic, and he had better all on Thursday.’’
After that I w«r» into the front rooWwith mother,
while Mrs. Banes west down to tea* I don’t know
whether the next person was Dr. Uhl or Mr. gutitfc I
forgot to state that Sfo.wat came ijohe aftetaseß
early, before any ohe else: I sent Mrs. harass* Uttlfr
boy after her; she fid not sfoy witt wufter oewr ten
minutes; I rn in the room part of the tfce* she add
the was going away out of town and eeaMsat stay wife
mother; I hare attended on mother since loader fight;
I was called to her room about four o’tock Tuesday
morning, and told by Mrs. Barao that otters had tabu
away Jane Bell, and I must tale care of her;
the officers would net let me go sp stairs; he is my Hi,
indeed, at this time, suffering math paiu, ; ‘
Q. Has your mother said any thing to rou about the
baby* A. I asked her about the baby, and she said
she was not well enough to talk to me .and that they
had taken the baby away; *he fid noTay who had
taken it away; Mrs. Burst* said I must >e very quiet
and ask her no questions; Mrs. B. said this when she
called me os Tuesday morning, and hid me of the
officers coming; I was in attendance mmy mother
yesterday until Jana Bell and Mrs. «»»lames ease In
the evening; I was alone with her, exeed my youMcet
sister and Dr. Smith.
24 00
26 00
O 08
5,700 00
200 00
200 00
20,250 50
Q. During that sime what has your nother said to
you? [Hurriedly.] She has not said aif thing (date,
and I have not asked her any question; ahe is sot
able to speak above a whisper; Dr, BmitJ called four or
five times, and left medicine. ‘
1 was In attendance on mother on Hcdav evenisg,
when Dr. Uhl came ; I let him In and ttd frfm toother
had the billots colic; I mot Dr. Catlia at toe stas»
after Dr. Uhl left the fint time; I uhd Dr. Diffln if
mother was dangerously ill; he nJA, * Oh, so; no
thing but cramp or eotie} you had betfer go to bed; 11
after that, Mrs. Barnes called tim la room, ana-1
went in after him; mother was groanhk with pain r I
ashed if I could do anything for her; die safcL“lfo,
daughter;” 1 asked Dr. Catlinif he could stay all
nigat: he said. “ I’ll see whether I wll. or not;** I
then left the room and went down t 4 tow kitehea;
called tar sister. Seorgiana and Isa be 11 Barnes to to
down with me to the kitchen; we preared refresh
ments, and placed them on the centre tajto Jq the hack
room up stairs: Mrs. Barnes's son, Jama, came in with
something in his hands; I don»t know wiat; then went
into mother’s room and told mother t was going to
bed, and if they wanted me, or abe wa| any worse, to
call me; Dr. Cattin was then standing bythe bed; I
went up stairs then, and went to bed.
Q. About what time was it you went to-bed? A.'l
am not positive about the time. 3 thin! it was about
9 o’clock. *
Q. Had your mother at any time this fcecw
absent from her room ? A. No, sir, she had it
might have been later; it might have .bean ten; \h»
gas was burning in mother's room, bat to tight la the
bock room.
Q. Did you see Mr.-'WQt that evening? A. 1 don't
remember of seeing him la the evratag f 1 taw him la
the afternoon; he is in. the habit ofeontaf to the house
generally every day; he would do erraais, order a car
riage, or other things.
Q. Did you see him bring a tin pal to the house
.within a day pr two ? A. No, rir, Idi( not: now-any
other person. I thick I have stated all I know iifre
lation to the matter, excel t after the (fleers came to
toe boose.
I hare seen my mother this noroing; the is very low
indeed: seems to be raftering pa. a, ana'll very faint; Dr.
Smith had visited her this morning, and I cent for him
agein, but Kj was not in; then the offices came for me;
she did not say anything to me about hex condition'this
morning, only that she thought she wouß not get over
it. . . :
James Carroll, conductor on the Fourth arena* rail,
road, testified as follows:—On Monday evening.'August
3d, about 9 o’clock, as I was pasting Bohd ftreeV o »
the down trip the car stopped for paasengtn and u la.ii
stepped ou whose muffled or disguised appearance 'nt
tracted my attention. From the fact of thtlocaiiir, to
gather with the disguise. I at once got the impzwctio
that it was Mr. Cuuningham; while looting threagl
the car, I noticed Captain Speight on the front plat
form ; I took him by the arm, and asked Mm, “la Uc
that Mrs. Cunningham f” he took me by the hand
and said “Say not a word j” I then returned and cs
going to the back platform, took the lidv's far*; a>'
curiosity being somewhat excited, I tried to see her Act
but from the manner in which she wore her r*il, I rout
After passing .a few blocks, tb> eaptoiu came to to
back platform and asked me the time of night; I tod
out my watch and it was just five minute* past bib
o’clock, at the comer of Centre and Broome streets, whes
I felt something at my back, like a person behind me. cn
turning around I saw the lady standing at the door, u *
thought, about to get off without stopping the car:
took ner by the arm, palled toe bell, and said.«tf**”
you must not get offuntil the ear stope ” Theolrato*
ped Immediately, and the lady got off. She did sot tor.
her head until she reached the sidewalk; she then torn*
her head and appeared to scrutinise Speight and me an
paased down towards Kim street. The captain tiaido
the platform until the car turned into Centre ztm*
where he got off, mod, I supposed, followed the vans.'
District Attorney Hall ben stated that he hi
just sent Barker, Professor of Obstetrics In tl
New York Medical College, with officer 'Waljj
over to the bouse, to sake the necessary
1 tion of Mrs. Cunningham, and give him directior
to write out bis statement, which was imt w
wanted, in the form of an affidavit. He stated
bis impression was that she would refuse tbeexaoi
nation, and it would bo as woR abaft she dtouScS
that would change the onus of proof: maki&fctt
necessary for her to show her eeiwftjoa. j*
Mia August* Cunningham waa now broßni f»
took a seat In & chair sad commenced soitoS A*
the Court was not quite ready to hear her ovSen**
she was sent home In eharge of an efleer. tobTre!
turned at three o’clock, to which hear the Court
adjourned. . . ‘ *
There Is a report that the health of Joehi.
L. Qidaings is so feeble thst he will smkahly
b« able to tsh« Uj K*t ta the nut Cwgms, ™