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r r H A. i VOL. VII.-No. 30. PHILA.IjELPniA, "WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1867. DOUBLE SHEETTHREE CENTS. TISILE(&IIPIHIo JOHN H. ithl patches rJ( Commander W.W. Jeffries, Wriift?r "wtara, were received by Kecre- IlrrL Ji this morning. Commander Jeffries, mv M ,hftt he left ViUa Franca, France, on ho o- of January, and arrived at Madeira on w- V 15 'ck Place he lett the same day, alter ftlin. Very rough weather was experienced during the passage, but no damage was sus tained by the vesl. The prisoner will be delivered to Marshal tloodlr.g to-day or to-morrow, and be safely lodged in jail. Prior to the arrival of the 8 va lara, the Navy Department Issued instructions to UomToodore Hadtord, at the Navy Yard, directing him, on the arrival of the Mwatara, to r"ave her anchored in Vac stream, and allow no .'0tnunt?:ition with her. Admiral (Jolds torouph did not come on the swatara, but re mained on the flagship at Lisbou. A hcncii warrant was this morning issued from the Crimi nal Conrtby Judge Fiher. and is as follows: Pwht or Columbia, To Wit: The United stales ol America to the Marshal ot the District of t olimibia, Greeting: We command you Hint you tune John U. siirraU, lute of WaahiiiKtuu couoty, II' he thall be found within Ui county of Washington, In yourSHid District, and him salely keep, so tlml yon Jiave hiH body before U. 'rlinlnal 'ourt of the District ofCoumhta.utliiecltv of WushliiKton, Immediate) v, to mnwiTunw the United Blams ot and concerning a rertaln felony by him commuted, as It Is presented, and io forth. Hereof" full not, at your peril, uud have you then unci there Mils writ. Witness, lion. George P. Fisher. Judge of our said Dotirt. at tho .y ot "WashiiiKton, tlie Will day of February, Anno iKimliil one thousand eight hundred unit sixty-seven. issued the i'Jlh duy ot February, 1WI7. K. J. it FIGS, Clerk. On thebncK of . hloh Is the following Indorsement: "AO. 4781, United (states vs. John it. Hurrutt. Bench Warrant. Murder." Marshal Oondlng is ready to take charge of the prisoner as soon as he Is notided by the De partment of their readiness to deliver him to the civil authorities. He will then proceed to the Navy Yard with the above warrant, and tako the prisoner in his custody, escorting him to the iail, where he will be placed in the custody of Warden Brown for safe keeping. Mr. Brown lias lately had tit ted up in the jail three Iron clad cells, one on each floor, which arc us"d for the confinement ot murderers and desperate characters. Surratt will be placed in one of these cells, Irom which there is no possible chance tor escape, and there is no doubt about his safe keeping. No one will bo allowed to see him except bis counsel and the otlicers of the prvon. The Swatara lies in the stream, about fiftv yards from the wharves of the Nuvy Yard, ani up to noon to-day, no communication whatever had been had with her, or irotu her, except that Commander Jeffries last evening reported to Admiral Kudfurd a short time after her arrival, jind lett his despatches lor the Department. The mail this. morning was taken on board by a rope from the boac. The prisoner, Surratt, is confined below decks, 6trongly guarded, and is in excellent health. He speuks but very little, -and positively denies that ne is John Surratr. ne is now ciotncu in earmeuts furnished trom the ship's stores, his Zouave unl orm being much worn. It is .rumored that the subject was discussed in the Caoinet to-day, end it was decided to ' deliver the prisoner to the custody of Marshal Gooding to-morrow. Washington Star of last fvening. General Thomas Gives the Rebellion One Mora Blow, THE TONE OP SOUTHERN SE-.'TIMENT. IlEanQUaRTERS DEPARTMENT OF TENNESSEE, ' Louisville, Ky.. February i), 1867. Cbirles II. fcmiih. Major ot the city of Rome, Ga., and others. (ientlemen: The Major-General com- ..i .ll .1, .Mnfrwnrt .lir.. ..I.. A , ,,1-. . . , junuuiui i lie uc)jtu luieub mici.13 111c iu ui&uu f- ledce the receipt of jour communication of the 25th ult., addressed to Brevet Major-:3eneral Davis Tlilson, cotumandiu,r the sub-district of Georgia, giving statement of facts and circum stances which caused the arrest ot certain citi zens of .Rome, Ga., tor being concerned In the display of the flag of the late Southern Contede- rnrv tn that, oit.v nnd nWinir that. liTit.iei mnv be done and the prisoners released. In jour letier yon state do disrespect wa3 in tended to the United States Government by the exhibition ot the Confederate flae, and that the parties who displayed it have accepted in good faith the present status of a Quits, and do ac knowledge the jurisdiction of the United States Government, etc. If that is the caeit can onlv be supposed. presumiug that they possess ordinary intelli gence, that they misunderftood the present status ot affairs which is thai the IietHlion has been decided to be a huge crime, embody ine all the crimes of the decalogue, and that it has been conquered and disarmed, and that its very name and emblems are hateful to the people of the United S'.ater-; and he must be in deed obtuse who expects, without ofleuse, to parade before the eyes of loial people that which they execrate, and their abhorrence of which they have expressed iu the mo't em phatic language in which it is possible for a great nation to ut'.er its sentiments. It is pretended by certain newspapers that because no order had been issued from these headquarters that the flag of the Confedeiacy was not to see the lieht, the citizens were not warned that it would be a treasonable act. This excuse la too puerile to answer, and un worthy ot even a scaoolboy. The young men arrested, as well as other citizens of' the South, know well enough what is ri lit and what is wrong in such manners, without waiting to be tiuided by orders especially naming and pro hibiting displays honoring treason, and of course contemning loyalty. Were they so stupid as not to possess such inrate seuse of pro priety, the order from these headquarters for bidding a Rebel glorification over the remains of the Rebel Brigadier-Central Hanson should have been a sufficient wani ng that such per formances would not be tolerutd. The sole cause ot this and similar offeusea lies in the fact that certain citizens of Rome, and a portion ofpthe people ot the States lately In lebellion, do not and have not accepted "the situation, and that is. that the late civil war was a Rebellion, and history will so record it. Those enengod in it are and wPl be pronounced Rebels. Rebellion implies treason, and treason is a crime, and a beiuous one, too, and deserv ing of punishment; and that traitors liave not been punished Is owing to the maguauiiui'.y of the conqueiors. With too manv people of the .South the late civil war Is called a Revolution, Rebels are called Confederates, loyalists to the whole country are called damned Yankees and traitors, and over the whole great crime, with its accursed record of slaughtered heroes, patriots murdered because of their true-hearted love of country, widowed wives and orphaned children, and prisoners of war slain amid such horrors as find, u(j parallel in the history of the worljf thy sre' tryiiigtp throw the gloss of lespeetabij'ify,' fthd thrusting with contumely and derision from their society uv.m.Vn au1 W0lu,(m would not join hands v. Kb them in the work of ruining thJr country ' rrirj.wro ,n tDue, s,ute8 ltttel in rebellion ,h ? reflectable Hnd loyalty odious. This llliffli8 of Jthe VliUed States, who ended the mn. "udave'l the country, will not per ZWU m att mP' t3 maintain this unnatural provaK K" wiU be n'.tt b dPciiod di8uP- by the friends of m not to kna- ih ! .iu were 80 Innocent L?"ow tlat it was wrons for nnrolnH k 1 A . . '- in the lace of the coun rv theim heir.ort,S from confinement, with Vh'e n?'1 be,feleaed no act of treason wll I be p "h Vhat de tected; and may they and n.h Dn?t'?ed Tbe,n kc them profit tf IreyttMajoi-General .1',. imi TRftGEDY IN WISSQURK A. Man Mnrderi hit Wife, Mnrders his Two Boys, and Murders Himself Other Mnrdtre Attributed to Hint. The correspondent of the St. Louis Dcmocr.tt, writing from Brookfield, Mo., has the folio wng relative to the late awful tragedy at that pi ice. We copy: On Sunday noon, the 10th lostant, Linn county was made the scene of one of the most deliberate and cold-blooned atrocities that ever cccuired In this or any other county. jij Abnnt eve miles northwestjor this town uvea one Sidney 8. Nichols, a native of Kentucky, iged fjfty-foiir years; Jensny Nichols, his third wile, auea aoout ony years; tt.irnn jane hicuois, daughter ot Sidney S. by a former murriaee, need sixteen years; and two boys, Nicholas loung and Thomas Young, sons of Jensey Nichols by a former marriage, aged respectively twelve years and nine years. Sidney S. Nichols was the owner of a fine farm, with a good dwelling-house upon it, where the parties were livitie, and is estimated to have been worth from ten to Cftteen thousand dollars. He seems to have been poseped of a most wicked and vindictive dispusitt-w; was quarrel some with his neighbors, and has, in fact, tor a long time been a perfect terror to all the neigh boring farmers. He hail so maltreated his last wife, Jensey Nichols, that until within a month past they had not lived together lor a loug time: but a compromise had been effected, and 6ha had gone back to his house, taking with her her two sons, Nicholas and Thomas Young. In a neithboring cabin lived James Sichols, aged twenty-s'x years, a son ol Sidney S., and on Sunday morning he went to his lather's lor the purpose of getting Nicholas and Thomas Young to assist him in moving into another cabin on the same farm. Jensey Nichols, their mother, objected to their going, giving as a reason her dislike of James' wile, which brought about an altercation between the old couple; but the two boys finally went with James, leaving the old couple (still quar relling) and his daughter Sarah Jane alone In the house. Their quarrel of words finally embraced In its scope questions touching the ownership of cer tuin real estate, of which sho accui-ed him of trying to defraud her. Upon this he told her he would not stand such talk any longer, and, rising from his chair, went to a bureau drawer, and took therefrom a navy revolver. His daughter begged him not to shoot, but was told to get out of the way or he would shoot her. She rushed out of doors, aud immediately heard the report of a pistol, when, looking into the door or window, she saw her stepmother lying on the floor. She at once ran to her brother James' house, aud told him what had happened, when they started back together towaids the house, and soon met their father. He told his son what he had done, and called for the two boys, Nicho las and Thomas, to come with him if they wanted to see their mother again. They went with him, followed by Sarah Jane, James re turning to his own house. When the daughter reached the house, she looked in, and saw them all sitting in chairs around the fire-place, the old woman having risen from the floor. Sarah Jane being afraid to go iu, went behind the house, when she was still further terrind by hearing three more shots, when she started again to run to James, but was stopped by her father, who came out of the house with a tin box in bis hand, which he told her contained his deeds and papers, aud he told her he had shot his wife and the two boys, and was pom? to shoot himself. He then kissed his daughter and bade her good-by, he returning to his house, and she running to find her brother. After she left the house the monster Jrauzod the bodies of his wife and two boys out into the yard, laying them side by side on the grass; and just as James, with some neighbors, came hurrying to the scene, they saw him stand erect by the tide ot the prostrate bodies, place the muzzle of the revolver to his own head, fire, and tail by the side of his victims. When they were reached lite was extinct in the ol t man, in his wi'e, and in the youngest bov. The oldest boy, Nicholas, still lingers, but the physicians sav there is no hope of his recovery. this would seem to form a chapter of horrors that would satisfy the rao-t insatiable lover of such tales of cruelty and blood, but since this event has occurred additional stories are told of him, which appear eniirely credible and in per fect keeping with the character of this fiend. His rJrst wife, when one day on her way to a neighbor's house, was attacked on the road D.y some oue in woman's garb, who came sud denly from the brush by the roadside, and was s" terribly beaten by a hickory pole, that she lived but a short time afterwards, and it has always been supposed that ic wa-. her husband who administered the beatimr. His second wife had beeL dangeroutly ill of a lever, and, while lying very low, he oue day took her from her bed, bolstered ber up In a chiiir, which he placed close before the fire place, and then, kindling tip a roaring hot rite, went away aud left her. Sue was fo md in this I position aeaa oy some neignoor wuo cuancea to come in. His old father was one day taken violently 111 with a congestive chill. Some of -the family or neighbois went for a physician, and, as It hap pened to be during a time of high water, when i the creek near his house was impassable except oy tue use ot a lauen tree across toe Drauch, ne went with his axe aud chopped off one end of the tree, dropping it into the stream, so that the doctor failed to reach bis house until the next day, when the old mau was found dead. There arc still other rumors afloat, apparently well founded, of the throwing of oue of his sous on the fire, and burning him to deaih; of cruel mistreatment to a little girl that lived in his family uutil flual!y taken away by order of the court, of an unsuccessful attempt to poUon his third wife but a short time ago. MURDER AT STEWARTSVILLE N. J. A Woman Murdered In the Absence of Her Husband Her Body Found, M'ith the ifead Terribly Mangled, In a Cel lar of the House The Murderer at Large, Etc. On Saturday last, a Mrs Kaze. residing at btewartsville, near Belvidere, was brutally murdered by a mau supposed to be Lamed Hab cock. The particulars a:o a lollows: i'he husband of the uuforlunate woman, a respecta ble working man, returned from his work at noon and louud u's wife abn-nt, although his ineal was prepared for him. Supposing she had gone on a vi-it to one of the neighbors he made no search for her, and again resll"''- work. Returning in t" - Tira still Ac-sent, M' C" V C0l.nf sulety, ft-ori IniihiW. i.: tf lorher colored clilhad " "e-?vtainea iuai a T.Twr.T !ll,ted h house during the an aud hreat- 1 the tor a clue to hi wi'is whereabouts. Upon cellar, he rii"" aescei.aing nto a sub- wpv.uux a irup-uoor a position, ihV ie h; ead body m an erect crushed Ti il A horribly mutilated and was intense UD cltement in the neighborhood and immcdiat" jn tue facts becoming known, oftheiuurdr j8teP?,wre1J'ak?? forthe arreat ,rer. A'. Y, tterald. leraiu e' rolu 'l PaP1,'s record an act of into wlio lir jn tne lurt ot 'ie Maywr ot .l0111'''". inter " uit caHKfiu a l'rotestant child to be for' ,wi in ine jhmvuhhii uie ceiueii jr inmini .I'imiiialrt anl suicides. ii,t.i, -1" J" v ooor oy tne ai rr;,:!!' vw"u:u nu. kll0 her 16 enter. uiuvc ut irom l ie Tireni'fa hv I eninirfn L-iii i. . prtwincs oy i ovTu7Q.r""V" ' , iur- rvB then procured n uuiuiiLC ui iiPian rinrj - THE HEW YORK TRAGEDY. Additional Partlculare-Statemente of the Murderer, Bin, LauRheleer and Young Henry Condition of the In jured Parties, Etc. The facis publlshe I yesterday in relation to the dreadful tragedy which was enacted on Monday 'night at tha promises No. 220 We it 1hirty-eihih street, were as complete as tho latencs of the hour would admit of. From in quiries made yesterday some additional par ticulars were obiained; but until the Cor.meTS Investigation Is held it is not likely that the ex ict circumstances will transpire. The aliened murderer, Schnobel. U now con fined In a cell at the Twentieth Precinct St Uion House, In West Thirty-fifth street, availing the result of the inquest. The prisoner is appa rently a well built, medium-sized man, lorty. two years of age, and with partially grey hair. Ho is by no means an evil-looking person: but at the time when seen his gaiments aud face were spotted with the blood of his victims, which had not yet oven removed. He was laboring under considerable mental excitement, but conversed willingly with thoe sround him. though an occasional indescribable look of terror indicative of the Inward feelings of the man crossed his countenance, and his voice frequently trembled. In regard to the antecedent and details of the tragedy Schnobel was not tin willing to speak, and with the ser vices of Officer Teichman ai Interpreter, made substantially the following statement SCHNOBEL'8 STATE HBNT. My name is William Schnobel: I am anativo of Ludwigslust, near Hamburg, Germany; forty two years of age, and a shoemaker by occupa tion; 1 have been In this country since June, 18C5; reside at No. 225 Wet Tnirly-etahth street, and work at Manhattanville; I know Langhclsher (Heise, as reported yesterday), and supported his wife and child for twelve weeks; he was paralyzed in both arms, and went to the hospital the day before New Year; I have lived with Mrs. Langbeiser since the 1st of January with the consent of the huBband, who was una ble to support her and the child, as ho was In the hospital; I generally go to Manhattanville on Monday morniner, and returning on Saturday nieht pass Sunday In West Thirty-tilth street; last night, as I was lying in the bed, this Henry family, father, mother and son, (the latter about twentv-Bvc years ot ago), came into my rcom, and thoutcd "Out with them!" They Suited me out of bed, and during the scuffle I id the stabbing with a recently sharpened shoe knife which I hnd in the room; the dclendauts then left the loom, and subsequently some per-f-on broke in a panel of the door; the police enme in soon afterwards, and I was arrested; I did the stabbing in self-defense, and was not drunk at the time; I never was married. This statement differs in many respects from the nccounts given by young Nicholas Henry, one of the surviving victims of the tragedy. STATEMENTS 0P YOUNG HENRY ANH MRS. LANd BEISER. Nicholas, who is now confined to his bed at his residence, No. 208 West Thirty-eighth street, suffering under three wounds in the abdomen, states 'hut the tragedy occurred in the yard, 'just off the apartment occupied by Schnobel. The latter has been threatening to kill some one, and was standing In the doorway just be fore the occurrence. Jacob Henry, the father, was first stabbed in the leit side, and fell to the ground a. corpse. The mother and son were next attacked, and being unable to defend them selves, were badly wounded before they could escape. Jacob Henry (the deceased) was about fl'ty-Hve jears of ace, and is said to have been the' ow ner of the premises where be was mur dered; he therefore objected to any part of it being occupied by Schnobel and Mrs. Lang heieer w bile in the enioyment of their illicit love. Mrs. Lanfclieuer, w hb is a native of Bavaria, twenty-four years ot age, and by no means a good-looking woman, states that she was absent at the time the murder was committed, and consequently knows nothing of the affair itself, save what she has been told. She did not deny living w ith Schnobel as his wife, but stated that it was a necessity, as her husband had been unable to support her and the child. Mrs. Laneheiser, however, is more reticent tbsn her paramour on the subject, a fact per haps partially owing to uer connnerueni in tne Station House, where she awaits the Coroner's investigation. Her husband, Wcudel Lang beiser, some years her senior, teturned from the hospital on Monday, the 12th instant, and although he was missing last nieht, lie turned up this morning. He stated that he did not Know Schnobel when he went to the hospital, aud on his return was unable to prevent his wife from iiving with him. From tho fore going statements it will be seen that there is falsehood somewhere, and it will probably be in possible to arrive at the truth until the inquest is concluded. CONDITION OP THE INJURED PARTIES POST MORTEM INQUEST, ETC. Yesterday alternoon Mrs. Henry and her son were in about the same condition as on the preceding night, and it was deemed probable that they would ultimately recover. The former is wounded in the breast and wrist, the latter in the abdomen. Coroner. Gamble empanelled a jury and an nounced tl at the inquest would be commenced at ten o'clock this morning, at the Station House on West Thirty-fifth street. From the post mortem examination ot tre body of the deceased, made by Deputy Coroner 8haw, It appears that the murderer's knife entered be tween the third and fourth ribs on the left side, and that hemoirhage was the immediate cause of death. All day yesterday the vicinity of the house was thronged by cuiious people endeavoring to catch a glimpse of the scene of the murder or of the deceased, but every avenue leading to the yard was guarded by the police, who retused admission to all those who had no busiuess there. X. Y, Herald, Testimonial to Mr. Garrmox. Tho amount subscriled for a money testimonial to Vm. Lloyd Garrison, in honor of his "long and un selfish consecration to freedom,' reaches over twenty thousand dollars, The sukscriptions of ifiiO to 8100 are very numerous, and include Con gressinen ilson, Cunuier, Ames, Alley, Governor Bullock, Andrew and Claflin, Hon. Win. 'Whitney, and many other distinguished citizens of Miiachusetts. Mr. Hooper, J. L. Bowditcli, Tlcknof & ricids. .J. ?even other jinnies gave each sons contributed 500 P.. ...l.o v v . u. fh fulfill jf.- "ILu Gerrit Smith, ."i '.. rtnmel May, Ksq., Ikistnn; AYUHnvo Coffin, Ronton; John M. Forbes, Boston; William V. Wold, Boston; Kllen D. Drnjier, Milford; John Bertram, Salem; Thos. Mott and William Sellers & Co., Philadelphia Francis U. Shaw, and li. Warren Weston. -Ntw York.' . The February number of Wrrft & Hough ton's republication of Lomkk Society is tho most attractive of tho sorte so fur issued here. One writer gives gomtt pleasant gossip tfbout ''Breakfast;" another has something now to say about "Clubs;" "Sketches of the English Bench and Bar" are continued, as also "Visits In Country Houses" and ."Before the Foot lights," while a good deal of information is contained in a' "Winter in St. Petersburg." The illustrations are numerous: and eenerally very pood. Two "Valentine" articles will Lave esjeoial iatercst now. THIRD EDITION A FEARFUL TRAGEDY A MURDER n OrET COURT. The Antecedents of the Parlies, ami the lnccntftc3 to the Deed. Etc., Etc., Etc., Etc.. Etc. Etc. About 10 o'clock this morning the court room of the Quarter Sessions was the scene of a tragedy which is quite unparalleled In tho history of crime. As a man by the name of George Eller, was being brought into the court room, to be placed on trial for the alleged com mission ofan outrage upon tho person of ayoung girl, the father of tho latter, Thomas Leis, placed a pistol at his heart and fired, the, ball entering the body of Eller just above the left nipjile, and causing almost instant death. The circumstances attending tho commission of this terrible act, together with tho jvist rela tions of the two parties to each other, were as follows: Themurdered man was a tailor by trade, aud resided at No. 870 orehurd strict, below Poplar. He was about thirty yenrs of two, was of the ordinary height, of slight build, with dark hair, and sllglit beard upon ine emu ana upper up, nnd when lie met his summary lute was neatly attired in a plain blnck suit. Thomas l,elx, the avenger of bis daughter's sbnme, and, ns it is also supposed, of his own Imagined personal wrongs, wms n near neigh bor of li is victim, as bis residence wus at N'o. S.V Orchard street. During the war ho was a member of tho Twelfth Ke jlinpiit of Pennsyl vania Cavalry, commanded by Colonel William l-'rishnintli. ol this city. Ills reputation with his companions iu arms was none of the best, all efforts made by the olticers to get efficient service out of him huvin tailed. Iu ISttf, while the regiment wus iu camp at or near Georgetown, D. C, Leis deserted, but lie was afterwards taken, and kept for some time in confinement. From this restraint he' mennged to escape, whether through the conni vance of others or by his own uualdud exertions was never discovered, and he was not retatea. KesldiDir no closely to eucli other, it was I natural that the families of the two men should j be on terms of Intimacy, but about u year ago their friendly relations towards each other were disturbed by some financial transactions, i considerable enmity helng the result. In eomo ' manner Leis became Indebted to Eller In tha sum or tiico, lor uio paymeui ot wnieti tlie latler made Irequeut demand, olTer ine finally to settle the indebtedness for 8150. Mrs. Lets then-made an erfort to pay tlie debt oil", and, with this cud in view, she etuU-n-vored to dispose of some certificates of stoelt lu a land association. Hhe was unable to And a purchaser. Her husband finally heard of her operations, and become much incensed at Eller on account of his importunity. On the lGth ol April, lstil, Eller attempted to commit an outrage upon the person of a daush ter of Leis, about twelve yeurs of age, and named Louisa. There are various rumors utlout concerning the circumstances attending the commission ot llils ode-use. which we re frain from making public on account of their conlUcling nature. For this aliened offense Eller was arrested and held lu il'AM bail, Mr. Ueorce Y. Kankiu becoming his security. ):i the :)d of May, 1SG0, lie was indicted for the oilense, but shortly afterwards lie left the city, going to llurrisburg, it is said. His bail was forfeited, and suit brought, judgment being ob tained and execution Issued some mouths since. On the 19th of December last, Eller was azaln arrested, on a ball process issued by the Court of Quarter Sessions, and committed to await bis trial. For this purpose he was brought into Court on several occasions during the recent term of the Court, but for some reusou the trial wnR postponed from time to time. I This morning the prisouer was again brought i from the County Prion, to be placed on trial, j Just as lie was passing into the Court- j room oy me prisoners' eutrauce, tipstuve Krotzer being immediately behind him. Leis, who was in waiting just within tne room, stepped up and drew a pistol from his side pocket, which he placed at the breast of Eller, and tired at once. On receiving tne coutentsof the pistol, Eller Jumped up. gave a scream, nnd fell back lu the arms of the tip. stave. Tlie shot proved fatal in a few minutes, and the bod v wus removed to the Clerk's office of the Quarter Sessions, and from there to the Coroner' office. About an hour afterwards the wife of the decease I visited the Coroner's office, exhibiting a great deul of emotion on nccouut of the calamity which had fallen so suddenly upon her. As soon as the crime was committed, Leis was taken before Judge Ludlow, who hud just entered the Couit-room. The report of the pistol bad caused a great commotion in the Court-room, several of the lad ir s who were lu attendance as witnesses fainting away. . Judge Ludlow having secured the renewal of good order, listened to the testimony of several officers and others who hud witnessed the affair. The Judge was remarkably cool and collected, notwithstanding tlie contusion pre vailina; and having heard tho testimony, he addressed the prisoner as follows: "This is not the proper occasion for com ments upon the occurrence of this morning, but I must say, upon whatever provocation, it was oue of the most audacious, bold-faced deeds upon record. I order that you be taken to the County Prison, and tnere be kept lu custodv to await tiiol at the next termot the court for'the murder Of George Eller," The prisoner was then removed by the officers and taken at once to the County Prison. He is a stout and kouare-built mun, about five feet seven inches lu height, his eyes dark, as well as his hnir nnd whiskers, the latter worn only upou the chin and upper lip. Ho is, apparently, about forty-ftvd years of nge, and exhibited greut composure front first to last. Thus far all expressions of public sym pathy have been entirely with the prisoner, but the ellcitalion of all tho facts in the ease may cuuso a change In this respect. The inquest on tho body of Eller will be held to-morrow nlteruoon at 3 o'clock. Aiiesi ot a Murderer. Cincinnati. February 20. Georga A. Ells worth, who acted as a telegraph operator during jciin Morgan's raids, and who shot aud killed James Siuuthers, at Khurpsburg. ltath county, Kentucky, on Saturday last, wus nrresteJ near Lexington, ivemuuuy. yesieruay General Sheridan at Cincinnati. Cincinnati, February 20. Geueral Sheridan arrived lu this city last night. Markets by Telegraph. Nr.W York, February 20,-Stocks strong. Chi cago and Rock, Islund, B.1 Reading, 10! $ Cunton Company, 40; Erie Railroad, Cleveland aud Toledo, 117'; Cleveland and Pittsburg, HO; Pittsburg aadVort Wayne, OjW; Michigan Southern, 72U,: New York Central, W; Illinois Central. llS; Cumberland pre ferred, B3; Virginia 6s, 61; Missouri 6s, W4; Hud son River, 13 United States Five-twenties, lhti2, Ul'4 do. 1M01, jiim do, 186.,, 10IH now issue, 106 k; Ten-forties, 101; Seveu-thlrttes, flrst Issue, 106; all others, loV'i; HterlltiK F.xohauge, K7 ; sight do., UJi Gold closed at iMX. Mouey cent. An Inters lw with General Grant What II Bays ot the Sooth. fijirctal Cwrcsjwmlfncc of the Troy Daily Time). Wahthnoton, February 18. We paid our respects to Grant at his headquarters on Satur day. We found him hard at work, bnt eordial ns usual In receiving friends. We had last met him at City Point, lust before the Brand and deolsive movement that crushed out the Rebel lion. Then he appeared careworn And almost prostrated by his great labors. Now he Rives evidence. of an easier life and less exacting duties. He is, however, tho same calm, modest, emi nently sensible nnd well-poised man, whose military combinations broke the back of rebel linn and broiiKht the traitors to a surrender. He conversed freely npon the condition of the country, nnd there is no attempt at conceal ment of his views. The questions put to him nnd his answers were substantially as fol lows: ti. The Rebellion was put down by the strong arm of military power under your direction, and surely the work was well done. Now the question is, what policy shall be pursued for the reorganization of the late Rebel States? A. No, the work Is not all done. The fighting is finished, but the very Important matter of reconstruction Is yet to be completed. I think If the Bouthem States had accepted the amend ment Instead of rejecting It ho hastily, they would have been admitted by Congress in De cember, but nowl think they will bava to take the amendment, and manhood suOTrase besides. Congress will Insist upou this. Q. How are affairs at the South. Generil? Is it true that In Texas, nnd many other (tedious, no adequate protection is given to Union m in? A. It is true that In a largo proportion of Texas a Union man is not safe if beyond tlie limits ot military protection. In aud about Galveston a better stale of tilings exists, nnd a majority of the people, I have no doubt, would be glad to have the laws enforced. In many other sections of the Mouth loyal men have no proper seourity for life and property unless thoy are so located ns to be taken care of by the military. The Civtl Courts fall to punish offenses against Union citizens, white and black. And ns for that matter they were always remiss. I nm told ttiat no murderer who had held what is called a resnectable position before he com mitted the crime was ever hung or otherwise punished in the State of Virginia, nnd I believe t he same is true of most, if uct all, the late slave States. Q. Yon sny. General, the Civil Courts have fai;ed to protect Unionists nt the South. Well, are not the so-called .Slate Governments there the greatest of till failures? A. That Is a political question for Congress to deckle. I only give facts, and others may con strue them as thev please. I believe that large numbers at the South would be giud to have ti e laws enforced impartially; In some parts tliis Is the sentiment of the majority. Hut the trouble is they are overcome by the lawless clement, and cannot enforce justice. (.j. Well, in any event, there cun b2 no more figntini;? A. Ob, no, unless Hrooks and Wood, nnd that Copperhead set, got up their threatened war, and there it some doubt, I think, whether they will undertake to carry out their threats. One of our parly, Mr. C. O. Greene, of Troy, who is on ills way to AiiKUStn, a., here made the Inquiry whether n Union man is perfectly safe in travelling South ? A. Oh, yes, perfectly safe. There Is no dancer nt nil on the regular lines of travel, liut then If you should stop and net Into angry politicl discussions, there would be danger In some places, no doubt. In that case nhootiuK would probably be pnssed off" as Justifiable homicide, if the murderer wns arrested at all. After passing compliments, etc., we bade tna General good day, all our party being highly pleased with tho Interview, nnd feeling strengthened In the conviction that U. S. Orunt is not only tit to he Oeueral, but eminently til to hold the more exalted position of President of the United States, to which a loyal people will call him. J. M. V. LEGAL INTELLIGENCE. District Court Judge Stroud. Glassy vs. Ilestonville nnd Pairmount Passougor Railway Company. An action to recover damages fo'r Injury received by a child of plaintilfin being run over by one of the cars of the defendants. Verdict for plaintiff. W0. John O'Brien vs. John O'Uyrne. An notion on n book account. Verdict for plaintiff, los-50. John Gallagher vs. City of Philadelphia. An action to recover for work and labor done upon a public school-house In the Second Ward. Ver dict lor plaintiff, tlliV44. Tlie National Hank of Germantown'vs. Charles S. Johnson. An action to recover for u balauee overdrawn by defendant. Verdict for plaintiff $30.- Samuel Lafeter vs. Fran It ford and Southwark City Passenger Railway Company. An nctlou to recover damages for injuries sustained by plaintiff, in being thrown from his wagon and crippled by being run into by the cars of de fendants. Ou trial. District Court Judge Hare. Martin vs. Hurst. Before reported. Verdict for plain tiff, t75. Isaac li. Loch man vs. Van Court, appellant. An action to recover for money borrowed. Ver dict for plaintiff. JhW-20, Orphans' Court Judges Pierce and Brews ter. i'he Orphans' Court argument list is before Uls Court. t utted States District Court Judge Cad -wnlader. J. R. Valentine, Assistant Uultei States Attorney. The United States vs. Frede rick Sweeney. The defendant in this cise vass charged with keeping a distillery, and carrying on the distilling business without license und bond. The allegation of the United States was that, on the 2tilh of December last, M. if. Brooks and William Kneass went Into abasement iu South. Tenth street, aud there discovered mash, bar rels, aud other apparatus for distilling liquor; that the defendant was in the place, and him self said, "We are fixing up for something of tlie kind," when reference was made of the dis tilling of whisky; and also that he had no bond or license. The deleuse attacked the credibility of the United Slates witnesses, especially of Kneass, who, upon his first examination, did not say that the defendant had said he was preparing for anything, nnd did so testify until called to the stand the second time, when his memory had been refreshed, as he said. It was also argued that the United States had not proved that defendant owned this basement, or this apparatus, us several families were living iu the house, nor that auybody actually was or had been engaged In distilling liquor. On trial. J. P. o'Xeil for defendant. Supreme Court Chief Justloe Woodward, nud Judges ThompsonaudStroug. Tho follow ing case was argued: Baumgarduer ts. The Improvement Company. Court of Uuarter Sessions Judge Ludlovr Prison cases are still before the Court. After the exeitetnent and confusion consequent upon the shooting of the prisoner George Liter, by Ti"8, Lcis.in open Court, before the eyes of the Judlie 'Ud Jury, had been quieted down and order li'ad been rpstored, which Judge Ludlow, In his determined wav, very soon succeeded In doing, the regular busiuess of the Court was. rrtr am a. ..1 ' .jiiiiiciiet-u. i . . . . The casf of Conrad urannon, chuikou wiiu keeping a ferocious dog, was then called. 1 he defendant resides In tue neighborhood of Fif teenth and Monroe sts.. and has been keeping doijs for somo lime, which have been biting and annoving the people of that vicinity. The defense set up was that the prosecution was not brouaht for the purpose ot ridding the neigh borhood of the alleged nuisance, but with the Intention of gratilylng spite and malice against Biannon, who had a lawsuit ugelnst the prose-elisors-and also that I he dog is a "poodle," aud not one of the biting kind, on trial. Philadelphia Trade Report. WEDNKsnAV, February 20. There is no Im provement to notice In the Flour Market, there being no demand except from the home con sumers, who operate with extreme caution, as they have no confidence In the permunoncy of present prices. Sales of a few hundred barrels, chiefly Northwestern extra family.'at IllCJlS SO; including Pennsylvania and Ohio do. do. at Ijp7u;ia-M); funcy brunds at 14-60(ild-o0; extras at iK4lO'W; and superfine at J8-75 V barrel. Rye Flour is dull, Btuuil sales at t7(D7 2j. Prices of Corn Meal are nominal. priiue Wheat aluacts eoiafclderable attention and holders are firm In their views, but in con- ...juruT) .no iiiiiitw-u K'l'tMpm mm aionKS ma trnt.snci Ions arc small. Sales of Pennsylvania, red at 8 We quote Roothern do. at floi 3-s, aud white at t i-2iif.i.;f3o. 700 bushels Penn sylvania Rye sold at 8i :i"i In Corn there is more activity, nnd sales or lo.ooo bushels were made at 8Sc.(vl for new yellow and 11 for white. Oats remain Wll hout quotable cliaugo. Sales of 30oU bushels nt 5Wg:57 cents. In Cloversoed ho new features to present. Sales of 400 bushels on private terms; ana some nt fs3.s75. ll-" bushels Timothy sold at, lt)i a decline. Flaxseed Is selllug nt W'lDiSS-Hl Whisky The illicit article sella at l-2o(g)180. FINANCE AND COMMERCE. Officii of th Evsnino Ti.KorH, I Wednesday, February 20, 1867. f The Slock Market was very dull this morning, aim i icen woie iiusciueu buu uroupiui. Government bonds, as we have noticed for some time past, continue in good demand for invest ment. July, 1HC5, 6-20s sold at 107 lor small, and 106 j for large, an advance of , and August 7M0s at 105J, no change. 101 J was bid lor 10-40s: 110 for G of 1881; Uli lor old 5-20s; and 10 jj lor July T'30e. Ciy loans wre dull; the new issue sold at 101, and old do. at no change. Railroad shares wet e iuactiv. Reading sold at eiSGCfilS, a flight decline; Pennsylvania Rail road at a decline of 4: Mmehill at 67, no change; Lebigh Valley at 62, no change; aud Norrlstown at 61$, no change; 129 was bid for Camden and Am boy. City Passenger Usilroad shares were dull. Union sold at 40j; and Thirteenth and Fifteenth at 2)(s20, nn advance of i; 31 was bid .for Spruce aud Pine; 474 for Chesnut and Walnut; 72 for West Philadelphia: 14 for Hestonvilte; 2Gi for Girard College; and 13 for Ridue Avenue. Bank shares were in good demand for invest ment. Girard told at M'4 ; 163 was bid for Phi- i ladelphia; 66 tor Commercial; 100 for Northern Liberties j 9.r for Western; 31 j for Manufactu rers'; 100 for Tradesmen's; 69 for City: 60 for Commonwealth, and 124 for Central National. In Canal shares there was very little move ment. Lehigh Navigation sold at 544, a slight decline; 2'2 itasbidfor Schuylkill Navigation common: 821 for preferred do.; 121 for Morris Canal preferred; 13 for Susquehanna Canal; and 634 fr Wyoming Valley Canal. Quotations of Gold MJ A. M., 1363; 11 A. M., 136J; 12 M..137: 1 P.M., 137. an advance off on the closing price lat evening. Jay Cooke A Co., Drexe! A Co.. De Haven A Bro., announce thetr readim-ss to make conver sions mto the consolidated Five-twenties of 1S65 of all three istues ot the Sjven-thirties, on term? highly advantageous to the holders of these Treasury No'es, the Brst series of which will mature In the coming mouth of August, while the second and third issues will not mature before the repcctive months of Jtme an J J uly, 18ti8. The consolidated Five-t wenties bear Interest in coin at the rate of 6 perceaU- ........ m WW. Klnh ... 1 t. nnl.l AT .111111. I ( . 1 H equal to 8 1-10 per cent, iu lawful money, while the currency rate ot interest on the Seven-thirty notes is 7 3-10 per cent, per aunum. ' , : Profits on tue Exchange. The principal business done on Third stieet is the conversion of the Seven-thirties into Five-twenties. At E resent rates a goon pront is maue oy mose oldire the Seven-thirties issued in August; lot instance, a bond of ,'. $lU60of 7 30s sell for . . $1058-75 Four davn' interest - 80 lOSD'RS $1000 6 20 of July cost . $100000 Interest in pold . 8 33 Premium on gold . 2-G9 1048-98 $10-67 The New Yoik Tribune this morning says: 'Money is quoted at G7 per cent., and the latter has been paid by good houses ou best collaterals., Exceptional loans are made at 6, but these cases are netting less frequent. In commercial paper the rates are 7 per cent, for best names, and quite hih prices for paper not in best credit. There is a large counter busi ness in 7 30s and 6-30s, the public being dis posed to sell the former and buy the latter, to get the profit made in the exchange. For the moment the advantage is equal to 60 days' accu mulated interest in gold, on the 5-20s, minus two commissions, or I per cent." Messrs. De Haven A Brother, No. 40 Sontb Third street, report the following rates of ex change to-day at 1 P. M.: American g?'d, 136J 137; Silver is and Js, 131; Compound Interest Notes, June, 18G4, 17; do., July, 1(964, 17: do August, 1864, 16 J; do.. October, 1864, 151; do., December, 1864, 14i; do., May, 1865, 12; do., Aueust, 1865,. 11: do., September, 1865, 10 ; do. October, 1865. 10. Messrs. William Painter A Co., bankers, No. 30 South Third street, report the following rates of exchange to-day at 12 o'clock: U.S. 6s, 1881, coupon, llOi&llOil ; U. 8. 6-20, coupon, 1862, UKR11U; do., 1864, 1083;l08i: do., 1865, 1081 100 ; do. new, 106f(l06J; l)-40s, coupou. 101 101$: U. S. 7-30s. 1st series, 105106: do., 2d series, 105J10ri; 3d series, 105J'105. Compounds. December. 1864. 14W,14 LATEST SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE, PORT OF rHII.ADF.LPHt A FEBRUARY 0. for additional Marine lVews see Seventh rage. CLEARED THIS MORNING. Slilp Island Home, Llewell. Antwerp, Workman itC'o. hi'lir M. lieluliurt, Hand, Cliurlestou, !S. C, D. sj, blut so u & Co. Wclir Kallle (5. Oodtrey, (lodtrey, Boston, via New C'nsile, V. Cooper & Co. ARRIVED THIS MORNINO. 81iip Lancaster, Collin, from Liverpool, via Queens, town Dec. (having put la lor re palm, an betore re ported), with radse. to Johu K. Penrose. Experienced heuvy westerly sales, split sails, and wus 2S days up to the lisiiks; between the iiasaud (ieorKes had heavy westerly gules all Hie time; between Nantucket anil (.poigcs was struck with a heavy squull from the touthw est, carried uway the ioretoptnust And every yard forward, likewise blew ull the head sails way, uud carried away the bead ol the main and mizzeu K I'ltiillnut musts at the sume tune: February 3, lat. i'l 07, ion. OS W., pusaed alongside the barque Alice, ol London, found her deal loaded and water-lotnred, hutches burst open, main and nnzzeu masts foue by the deck, foremast standing, nnd ubandoneil. Ship John L. JH m mock, Hurwood, 3 days from Liverpool, with nidae. to Peter Wright it Sons. I'.nni. barque Minna. Stuukel. froui Nework, In hnllust to ti. W. Kerdadou dt Hro. . , , llurque A. M. Lovett, Lovett. Iroru J.ew 1 ork, In ballusl to L. Wenterguurd A Co. iliirone Imnerador. Christian, 2 ta.v from p"Mn bneo, in bullnit in A. K. Damon. ' chrNor Wesler, Foster. li.m Fortune Bay, Via Gloucester, llus., with Bsh to order. HI-.I.OW. Rarque Onnl. from London. ,,. lirig Lllen V. sstewart, trom Orieuns. MFMOHANDA. Kehr Camilla. Ifnrlburl. from Portland for Philadel phia, at lluliuw' Ho!el'l" ll'Sl.."u reiuaiaeu iota, NKW Yokk. February is -Arrived. steamship Mis souri, Hudson. " 1, victor, wales, i.om ie " from Savunnab. harieslou. wbern. ortollc. lloslon. wall Ir .. ll'ltl.i... ,...,,, A imluf lilnln. ( leared, steunnbips Leo. Dearborn. bavaiinrtli: Joint Oil'son. fuller. Washington: Nepluue. BuUer. to oij, si "a City of Liverpool. Wblteford. Liverpool; Elsl no.i " Clark, Antwerp: K O. Hrr.iUton. W.l laws, do.; barque New York, lilbbs. Huenos Ayresj brigs elm i bos, Bwun Island: Hurrv S Aubrey. ""'"'""'"J Barbados; Pcotluud. Crowell. do.; " J 0!??"' Hi.Kua: Mlna. Holden. St. Johu. N. 1.: A. "owell, t nh.g. Uoslon; sehrs Julie. Laprelle, kklltav.uuoh I'axson, New Orleans: J. A. Rider, Rider, Iudlaaoia and Lavaoea. . , , . . T . nurbour. lion'oN. February m. Arrive". . kJruiiva Palermo; Husse. from Mutaiifius: Marin ... "R uwl fuewoK lUiiiloldi,froinHlveton;chr J. n. Iv g um I once. AIL- 1W s r s O" 'kerl ity. Wist. Irom C eH" ? . 1. 1 ( id. Hoburt. Irom Newt s Ma nl Flambeau. Lverson, from N S.1' ? ? .. Nm.imie. Baker, from Boslo Cm?, si r It. Peel, irrabee. from London Dc. 8 T,".P..Vi i,.,urleaii Ettiile. Hurlord. from Aspia Brlii Eastern star. 1 osier, from Barbados. lr W. If. Townsend, Lilly, from Cardeuas. ir d i.nv-fiiM. its.li. uuiii nun iumi from London; J. 11. Stetson, from Liver ... , Edgar Cecil, from I'olona. via Monlevldw. u: Irom CronHladl; Janet, from l V." imniiKh. rom w i. lt. trom New York: brigs J. IL1 ' '(M,.n.