Ex-Senator Jacob M. Howard had a stroke of apoplexy on Friday afternoon of last week, at his residence in Detroit, lingered in a state of unconsciousness until an early hour Sunday morning, when he died. Mr. Howard was born in Vermont in 1805, and would havo completed his 66th year on tho lOth of next July. He graduated at Williams' College in 1830, carne to.Michigtra.in 18.'!2, and h.is ever since resided in Detroit. In 1840 he v.;is olccted to Congress over our fellow citizen, Gov. Felch, serving one term; in 1864 ho wns elected Attomcy Goneral, and again in 1856 and 1858; in 18G2 ho was elected to the Scnato in placo of Gor. BlNGiiAir, deceased, and in 1865 ro-elected for tlio term which expired on the 4th of March last. Ilis carecr in tho Benats, as in other official positions, is too well known to noed rohearsing. Ho has becn a leader in his party, was onu of its founders under that "oíd oak at Jackson," and s i'rved it faithfully, and sometimos when the beat interesta of tho country would have dictáted eutting looso from its trammeb. But of this notnow. Let tho turf cover his errors as well as his faults, or let them be discussed only when it shall be necessary to accoinpüsh somo good purpose. - The funeral of Mr. Howard is to tike place to-day.