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A , VOL. VII.No 40. PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1867. DOUBLE SHEETTHREE CENTS. ., . . AN ENGLISH ROWRNCE. Tht TlcHborn Baronetcy Cs Ai Im menit Fortune and K t raorrllnar y f Family IMator jr Al veutnres of the Heir Apparent, and Unuaual Excite t mtnt In the World of Fashion, Ktc. k 1 London, February 2. While the political world ot EDtilaml In engaeed in the discussion ot reform, ana British statesmen are at their wits' ends to discover a scheme by which to silence the voice of public opinion, and satisfy the people, the lashionable cncles ol Btl(?ravia, and the "upper ton" generally, are eagerly dis cussing the merits of a case shortly io be brotipst before the courts, In which ts involved a baronctaje and half a million of dollars per annum. The English prci9 has been occu- pitd tor some time with voluminous corres pondence on the subject, and great interest in the fate is felt by all who make the history of aristocratic families their particular study. Although n aay versions of this extraordinary story have been given to the public, I have not Keen as yet anything like a trite and correct narrative in the English press. As I happen to be acquainted wito the principal character, and know all the Incidents in the drama, 1 am enabled to atlord your readers one more illus tration of the maxim that truth Is stranger than fiction. Before proceeding with the story, however, It is necessary to clear the ground by a short sketch lamily history. Ti e family of Tichborne, of ,as it was formerly called, i)e ltchenborne, is one of the oldest in England. In the county of Hants the bearer ot ' the title and the possessor ot tue estate of that name was resperted for centuries. The family was notable In Hampshire belore the Conquest, and ever since, in spite ot revolutions and in- . trieacs, has Inherited the same land. Similar ' possessions In thcr parts of the country in cluding property In Galwar, Ireland have been. added to the original estates from time to time; but these changes took place so long ago that the latest ot them Is old in history. From the time of Henry II till 1620 the principal representatives of the family were simple - knights. But when Queen Elizabeth died. Sir John de Tichborne, Knight, who was at the time Sheriff ot Southampton, ac'ing on his own re sponsibility, went directly to Winchester, and . there proclaime 1 James VI of Scotland her suc cessor, as King James I of EDgland. Alter the monarch had been settled on bis throne, one of his first acts was to reward his Hampnolre champion, and Mr Join de Tichborne was created a baronet, and his four sons were knighted. He was also made custodian of the Castle of Winchester, which was settled on him Wi tee form. This baronetcy has come ('own to life decend ants in the present dav, and Sir Alfred Doughty , Tichborne, iiaronet.who died a short time since, was the last bearer of the hereditary dignity. , The career of this gentleman was a wild aud reckless one, and the English public recollect peeing bis name in the Court of Bankruptcy. His net income 75,000 pr annum was not inflictent, and in fact Sir Alfred was terribly embarrassed. One of bis first acts on succeed ing to the title and estates was to purchase a yacht at a cost ot $70,000 and five hundred stand of the best breach loadiDg rifles for his own private ehootmir. The estates bcoame heavily mortgaged; but the Jews who lent the money felt perfectly secure. On Christmas day last, however, there landed in England, from the steamship Ccl!a, from New Yor' to London, a gentleman whose presence appears to have had the effect of a falling bombshell among Jews and Gentiles who lentT money on the Tich borne estates no other, In fact, than the right ful owner to the estate, Sir Roger Charles Tich borne, Baronet. Never beioie in the family history has so strange an Incident been known. The otlicial books record that Sir-James Francis Doughty Ticbborne, Baronet, of Tich borne, Hants, born in 1784, succeeded his brother as tenth Baronet in 1853. He had at this time two sous, via.. Roger Charles, born in 1829, and Alfred Joseph, born 4th 8cpteinor, 1830, who mamcd In 1801 Teresa Mary, eldest daughter of Lord Arundel. There were ol this f mily also two daughters who died. Thus the eldest son and heiK Koser Charles, was, when his lather became baron t In 1853, twenty-four years of age, and his younger brother, Alfred Joseph, was lourteon years old. In 1862 the father died, but in the meantime the heir, who had been subject from childhood to nervous attacks, took his departure from England, with the intention of visiting America and the colo nies at the antipodes. Some time before the death of Sir James news came to this country thai the ship in which Roger Charles took his departure to Australia was ost off Cape Horn, with all on board. The sad Intelligence was confirmed by the fact that nothing was after wards heard of the lo't Loir. So the younger brother took the title aud estates. - However, he had no son to succeed bliu, and when he died, a tew tnoutbs ago. it was thought by xnauy that the title would be extinguished in that branch. But h:s lady bore a posthumous child, and great rejoicing was made ' when the infant was tor um I v declared heir ot the line But now comes the extraordiuaiy purl of the story. Although the ship (the Edinburgh, I believe) in which Roger Chiirlts sailed was lost. with nearly all on board, lie himself, with four others, managed to scramble into a boat, and among the icebergs of the Cape, for four dreary days and uiglits held on to existence. . Picked up by a vessel bound to Valparaiso, Roger Charles landed in South America, his sole pro perty being a suit of clothe and a borrowed hat. A good Samaritan, named Thomas de Castro, a Spaniard, took compnssion on the castaway, and lent him such aid that he was enabled to live comfortably, and at the same time acquire a knowledge ot the people among whom be was so strangely thrown. He wan dered among the different State for two years; but when at Cullao be made the acquaintance of a sea captain iu the Australian trade, he ac cepted a berth as ship's t-teward, and in that capacity landed iu Melbourne, Australia. In graceful remrmbrauce ot his Spanish friend he assumed the name of Thomas de Cas tro ; and leaving the ship at Melbourne, sought work as a shepherd in the interior of the colony. He readily obtained employment, and by attention to hi, duties verv soon secured the contidenoe of his employers and the settlors g-'ucrallv. About this time- he learnt, through the English papers, that bis father, Sir Jaoies. was dead, and that the title and estate? bad been assumed by his brother Alfred Joseph, to whom he was very much attached. Thinking that as be was considered (lend it would be better to let his brother enjoy the title tor a time at leas', and besides the roving wild life ol an Australian tettler was suited to bis taste, while he enjoyed better health under the south ern sun than he ever did in Eugland, he made up his tnind to maintain bis iucipnito, and settle down in the country. Years rolled by, and Thomas de Castro, aliat Sir Roger Charles Tichborne, Baronet, became the manager and owner of a butchering es'abllshment iu .Walla Walla, near Sydney. He prosperel in business, aud Mr. de Castro became known in the settle ment as an excellent butcher aud an honest man. But the romance would not be complete with out the usual tale of love, ending with a happy marriage. Thomas de CuBtro. the butcher, fell violently In love with Mary B rne, a daughter - ot a plasterer. Indue t' me the marriage took J dace, and theie were high times in the ranche or a week before and a month after the event. Mrs. de Castro, however, was utterly ignorant ox tne previous History or her nusoauo uuni eome few months since, when Sir Roger de clared himself the rightful ownerof the Tich borne estates. He whs moved to this course when his lady presented him with a daughter, and at the same time he heard that hi brother had died, leaving the estate heavily mortgaged. Accordingly (six Roger departed from Australia, t nd with Lady Tichborne and child and four servants, arrived in London on Curistmas day. He has been recognized by his mother, the dowagt r Lady Tichborne, and by his tenantry: vet his rights will be dl-p ited by the trustees of the late Sir Allied and the host of people to who-n the late barouct owed money. The case will probably come no In the courts in a tew dajs, but there can bo no doubt that Sir Roger ( Vatl s Tichborne, baronet, will be admitted to his full rights. It will, however, be a ulce point for the lawyer to decide how far the real biro nct is responsible lor debts incurred by his brother. Sir Alfred. It is proper to say, In conclusion, that Sir Roger Is every Inch a gentleman, a perfect tyue or a good, frank, honefet Britisher. Ol Lady Tiehborne, suffice It 1o say that, although she might feel herself ill at ease in Belgravian circles, she Is a mot amiable lady, a eood wife, and, 11 1 may ludge ol her character from what I have already seen of ber, she will prove a Messing to the poor in the neighborhood of Tichborne Hall. JV. Y. Herald. THE CELESTIAL EMPIRE. Mr. purllngame'a Arrival In China The Trouble in the Corea Barbaroul Con duct of the Native Kxcnriloni Into the Interior Interesting Researches. Tikmsin, (hlna, November 22. The threat en (I extermination of forePrnors nllurind to in my letter ot September 1 did not tnke place, bo your correspondent is apnred to write you iirfin from tbo Flowery Land. liThe Americnu Minister, Hon. Mr. Builln game, and liimily passed through this city No vi ml er 3, en route for I'eklu. He was expocted for weeks before he arrive;'. His progress since I e left California bus been slow, and in some respects quite Ulfngreeo-ble. The voyage over the I'nelflo to Jitpmi was tedtous and unplea sant. Between Japan and Shanghai lie encoun tered a very dangerous typhoon. The safely of the steamer was for some time despaired of. and the passengers and crew, with few If any exceptions, gavo up hope of escaping a watery Brave. The French are creating a sensation In Corea. Lust spring, orarly In tne summer, some Ho man Catholic French missionaries, laboring in Coiea, 'were brutally murdered, it is believed lit the Instigation of tne authorities. One or more escaped in a Chinese Junk to Chefoo, the Hear ts! Consular poit in China, and reported the facts to the French otlicials at Chefoo and at Shnngniii. It was soon decided that the French Admiral in Chinese waters should visit Corea, und demnrd satisfaction. In tho meantime, before extra French war v ssels and soldiers had arrived in Northern China, which hud been ordered up from Saigon, iu Cochin China, one qr two private individuals or films sent vessels to Corea with arms, am munition, etc., with lulent to sell clundesllm ly or without the protection of treaty. In other words, attempts were made to smuggle or carry on a contra) and tratllc with Corea, although the hostility of the Government to trade with foreigners was well known, the Coreau Govern ment having entered into no treaty with West ern nations. One of these attempts, made by an American schooner, tne General Sherman, commanded by nu American, fitted out by an English mer chant living here, was not successful, fcilie left Chefoo August 0, and indue time entered the mouth of the river on which the capital ol Corea is situated. W"hl!o ascending lue river she grounded on a snnd-banlc. According to information received by one of the refugee French missionaries, who went buck In Sep tember on one of the French vessels to Corea, "the Governor at once sent to the King's father for Instructions, whether he should put to death those en board, or should burn them and the vessel together. "The King's fatneO'epllcd, to burn the vessel and all bauds. Tnls barbarous order was executed." Another account states that the death of the crew of the General (Sherman was ordered by the KIuk himself. According to au account contained In the China Mail, published at Hong Kong: "Those on board the vessel were tied down below iu their berths, nad the ship was tl en fired, the unhappy victims being literally roasted slowly to death. The cause alleged by Coreans wus that the vessel wus a ill in 1 1 iih Kba lincl arms on board." It remains to be seen what will be done by the American and the English Ministers located ut l'ekiu, in regard to the burning of the General Sherman and tlio murder of the crew and pas sengers. That schooner was professedly ou a smuggling or unlawful expedition, and its con fiscation or destruction by the Coreau Govern ment, in any civilized manner, would have been justified by the laws of nations. But the brutal metnod of putting to death Its crew and passen gers cannot by any means be Justified by the laws of nations. The Coreans need to be taught that BUCh n de struction of life cannot be tolerated by the na tions concerned in commerce in China and Japan. In all probability t'.iey will be obliged, by force of arms, if necessary, to enter into trea ties with the principal countries engaged in commerce in the East, which shall prevent, as far as treaties can prevent, the recurrence of such a fate to auy other foreign vessel as that which the American schooner General Sherman met in August last. Lengthy expeditions or excursions into the interior of the empire are much more frequeut and safe now than formerly. Travellers must have pussporls Issued by their national Consul. Kev. Messrs. A. Williamson, of Cheefoo, and J. Lei s, of this city, have within u few days re turned from a trip of ten weeks. They started from Ft kin in Boptember, taking along with them a largo quontity of Christian tracts and books, Tliey proceeded to the southwest as far as Hlngnn-fu, in the progince of Sihensl. There they spent several days. They obtained several copies and fac similes of the inscription, In Chinese and Bvriac. eneraven on the cele brated Nestorian Tablet, commemorating the labors of Nestorian missionaries who are be lieved to have entered China as early as A. 1). fiO.1. The tablet was erected A. L). 781. It was discovered in 1025, by some ltomuu Catholio missionaries. Our travellers obtnlnedactmifc of other rare ana uuiciuoiucriptious ou marble, relating io tmuiuctaoi inteiem. Our travellers were treated with uniform kindness by the Chinese. They sold ubout 20,000 tructs and books, some of them for nearly the cost price, receiving in copper coin the value of ubout 8200, or about 170,000 cash, the only legul coin in universal use iu China. Ve are looking with interest to the com mencement of tho ruuniug of the American line of mail steamers between China and Hau Francisco. We hope those steamers will con nect this empire more closely than now with the United Htates, affording luereasod facilities for travelling, correspondence, and trade, resulting in great good to t lie world. Home complaint is nitide in China Unit the charges for passengers me not considerably lower Ihau thoy are adver tised to be via the 1'uciflcC impuny of steumc-rs. REBEL OUTRAGES IN KENTUCKY- Prominent Unionists of Boyle County Ordered to Leave ou Pcualty of Death Frankfort, Ky., February 20. The Rebels in Bo5le county have recently sent letters to Gene ral Speed 8. Fry, Captain Coodlae, a relative of Joseph F. Bell, Wcllineton Harlan, and the oili cers of the Freedmen's Bureau, to leave the county under penalty of death. Application to Central Thomas has been made for protection of Union men acainst these Rebel regulators. Cenerul Fry is the otbeer who is popularly be lieved to have killed Zolllootfer at Mills Springs, in January, 16G2, and Wellington Harlan re cruited the first company of Union troops raised on Kentucky soil during the war. Neither of them are extreme radicals politically, and their most probable offense, is their record during the war. The senior wrangler at Cambridge Univer sity this ypiT is Mr. C. Niven, a native of I'eteihead, who was educated at the Univer sity of Aberdeen. . He id a distinguished scholar. It is not the Prinee98 de Leuchtenlierg, but the daughter of the Grand Duke Constan tine, that King Ooorgo of Greece ia going to marry. LETTER FROM BALTIMORE. THHAGTtF.EABT.K WEATHER OCBKTlNATORt W INAtJUUKATlOH OOVKRNOK HWANN'8 Al 1 OIHTMKNTS DOtrilTS OF THKIU CONFIRMA TION A SNARL, IN POLITICAL AFFAIRS OOV KHNOR COX O HAND FASH ION A BI.K PA RTV A Ml I.IONAIKK 11F.1.I.E UNION PAHTT CONSOM DATING TRIAL OF H. HIVES I'UI-LAHB. KVKNINO TKLKOHAI'H SI'KCIAt. mnRKSPONDKNCE. Baltimore, February 2). This is one of the peculiar days that would pr baidy cause a misanthrope to thluk ab nit cutting his throat. It was warm and balmy yesterday. Kain fell In torreuls until about Vi or 1 o'clock last night. It then commenced snowing, and this morning the ground was covered tothedep'hof three Indies with that li gredlent. To day we have had rain and snow, and snow and rain alternately, with a raw, cold atmosphcro, aud any quantity of mud aud slush underneath. No ono goes out uuless to attend to some very pressing business. Tne heavens are still hung in black, with rain, sleet, mist, rg, slush, chilly atmosphere, and other things equally disagreeable, A niHtter of decided Interest to very many will be the Inauguration of Governor Cox, our present Lieutenaut-Governor, which talies place at Annapolis ou Tuesday next, on whtcn day Governor Hwann will resign preparatory to taking his seat in the United (Stales Seuule. The Inaugural address of Governor Cox will be looked for with more than usual Interest, as It is believed ho will assume a somewhat different pi sitlon, politically, than thut of his prede-cesf-or. The substantial Union citizens, at least, have at present more confidence in hint. 'J beie ure extreme doubts whether or not any ol the appointments made and sent in to the (Senate by Governor Hwanu will be confirmed by ihat body. Those who made him United bliites Senator say they paid the pound of Mesh, and are under no more obligations; and further, lis he has deeeiveel them in the nominations, they are not bound to confirm them. Thoy would rather take their chauces with the in coming Executive. Fermitme to say, though I have dlllered somewhat with Governor Cox politically, knowing him intimately, as I have for thirty yeurs, I leel confident that lie will do what he believes to be right in the great cause of our country's good, lie was a soldier In the army during the war, taking a decided position against treason and traitors. One who hits done this, und held out fuithful, is more likely to have the ti tie essence of patriotism In his heart than a mere clvio politician who kept in the background. There la nothing to be lost by the experiment. One ot the most elegant and fashionable par ties of the season takes place lo-niyht. it is given by a young and beautiful millionaire belle. 8he lias hired au Immense hall on How ard street, where the grand fete comes oil'. It will cost, probably, not less than four thousand dollars. There are el;;lit huudred invitations out, iiicltidiiiK many guests from Washinglou, l'hiladelphia. New York, and elsewtiere. From the waul of harmony now existing anionust the members of our Legislature u. quarrel between the conservatives, Democrats, und .radicals it is possible many of the mea sures or reforms contemplated In Maryland will bo thwurted. Among these is the effort to reconstruct Baltimore city by giving her a new charter, and the movement towards providing a new Mtale Constitution. Things are all in u muddle. The straight-out Union party appears deter mined to consolidate agafu. For this purpose the State Central Union Committee meets here ou the 27 tti Instant, which will be very largely attended, and, no doubt, bring forth Important results. The trial of II. Rives Pollard, former editor of Ihe Klchmoud Kraminer, charged Willi assault lug with attempt to kill Frederick K. llipklns, was to have been com menced iu the Criminal (Judge Bond's) Court here yesterday. Pollard's couusel produced a certificate from bis physician stating be was confined to bis room from sickness, aud wus unable to attend at present. It has, therefore, been postponed to await Ills arrival, lie is under bail of soOOO. R.nlth and Wills aid the Btule in thiscause. Milton Whitney and .John H. Jug, Esqs., are Pollurd's counsel. It excites much interest. Jllpkins Is sitli lu a duugerous condition, and may lose his life. THE SHERMAN-CAMPBELL MISSION. No (luarrel Between These Gentlemen The Secret of Campbell's Failure to Join Juarez He was to Have Accom panied Kscobedo "Too Late for the Train" Ills Probable Karly Return to Mexico. New Oblkans, February 15. Sp many ex tremely absurd reports have circulated regard ing the joint mission of Lew Campbell and Lieutenant-General Sherman to Mexico, that I am induced to give you some semi otlicial state ments on the subject, upon the correctness of which you may rely. There never w as any quarrel between Sher man and Campbell during the entire trip trom New York to Mexico find back to New Orleans. The ouly foundaiion for the story is this: On arriving oil. Vera Cruz the question of en tering the but bor and landing was raised. Gene ral bbermau was mlavorof anchoring lu the haroor and landing Minister Campbell ob jected, on the ground that if the Susquehanna entered the harbor aud accepted of anchorage in Mexican waters, courtesy would render it mcessary lor the Commodore to salute the flg ol the French and the Hag floating over the for tifications. The day before General Escobedo left for the interior, it was arranaed that Mr. Campbell Fhould accompany him to join Juarez. While Mr. Campbell was making preparations for the journey, General Kscobedo suddenly found it nccest-ary to take up the line of march at once, and sent word to Mr. Campbell that he must loin him Immediately if he iuteuded to receive his escort. It was impossible for Mr. Campbeil to get ready and join Escobedo before he maiched; besides, it was not at all certalu that Kscobedo would succeed in opening commuui cation with the head of the L'beraUGovernaien Inasmuch as his government did not recognize the imperial flag, be could not consent to 'com promise the government, and declined to enter and land. General Sherman argued that he could land without compromising himself or the government. Minister Campbell offered no objections to General Sherman doing to; but in'lsted that he, as a Minister to Juarez, con veyed in a government versel, could not con sistently comply with General Sherman's plan. The result was that General Sherman saw the force of Mr. Campbell's position, and did not land. No personal difficulty grew out ot this difference of opinion, nor coolness between those two gentlemen ensued. On the contrary, 1 know that Minister Campbell was one of the last gentlemen visited by Mr. Sherman before bis departure for, St. Louis, and that they are now in friendly communication by letter. Gi?n. Sherman, as well as Mr. Campbell, feels an noyed at the reports of a quiiTel. So much lor that. Now for the reason that Minister Camp bell did not join Juarez. The Susquehanna, as you already know, re turned to New Orleans with its diplomatic fieiirht. Since then, until last week, Mr. Camp bell has been living very quietly at the St. Charles, awaiting the shifting of events In Mexico to eup.ble him to ooen communication with Juarez without an uncertain journey of rive or six hundred miles unon a mule. Mr. CamDbell is now at his home In Ohio for a few days at the bedside ot a sick child. His headquarters are still at tha St. Charles, how ever, to which he will rctuin in a few days. Ills mission is by no means at an end. neither has he tendered his resignation or been re moved. It is expected that early in March, when the French have left, Juarez will open communication with the coast, when Campoell will return to Mexico and execute his mission, should the Government not in the meantime change hlB orders. N, Y, Herald, The wife of Dr. Russell, the correspon dent of the London Times, died recently. THIRD EDITION FROM EUROPE THIS P.M. By Atlantic Submarine Telegraph Cables Writ of Habeas Corpus Sus pended in Ireland. Liitcnt ITiinmelail unci Com mei;iul -A.lvijeH. Wreck of the Ship Southampton. Etc., Ktc., Etc., Etc., Etc., Etc. The Fenians. London, February 21 Noon. The suspen sion of the writ of habeas corpus in Ireland has been prolonged. Marine Disaster. Liv.Rrooi., February 21 Noon. Tho ship Southampton, Captain Sonthwick, which sailed from this port a few days since for New York, went on tl'ie rocks on the Irish coast, near Belfast, last.eveniiig. Latest Commercial and Financial News. 'LoKPOff, February 21 Noon. Consols for money, fl; Erie Railroad shares, 37J; United States Five-twenties, 74; Illinois Central, ex dividend, 78;. LivF.itrooi.. Felirnary 21 Noon. Cotton very dull, with a decline of Sales to-day 70(H) les: middling uplands, J.id.; miauiim ur- leans, 14jd. FROM EUROPE BY STEAMER. Arrival of the Alemannla. Nkw Yohk, February 21. Tlio steamer Ale- mama, from Southampton on tne utn, lias arrived. The material' portion of her news lias been anticipated by cable despatches. Belgium. In an encounter between the miners and the troops in Belgium, three workmen were killed and fifteen Belgian soldiers wounded. The rioters were advancing upon Roux and Junietz, and the troops were massing in that direction. Sweden. A motion has been introduced into tho Chambers of Sweden proposing a general lia bility to military service. Pruula, The .Upper House of tho Prussian Parlia. ment has approved of the bill for a loan of twenty-four million thnlers for tho construc tion of railroads. from Baltimore to-day. The Storm Political News Governor Swann'a Appointments A Fashionable Party, Etc. SPECIAL DESPATCH TO THE EVENING TELEGRAPH 15altiioke, rebruary 21. We had snow jisain last mght, and rain to-day. 1 be straight-out Unionists are rejoicing over the action of Congress yesterday regarding the Reconstruction bill, as the best measure for the present exigencies. Reverdy Johnson's course relieves him from previous condemnation. ' The Union party here is rapidly reuniting, and coming back to its original loyal status. It is extremely doubtful now if authority will lie granted for a new State Constitution. There is more faith in Governor Cox than in Governor Swann, whoso late appointments probably will be all rejected. It is said that $200,000 are available to defeat the Democrats and conservatives in their attempts to over throw the loyal party in Maryland. Miss Patterson's party last night was the most brilliant ever given in Baltimore. Accidents. Boston, February 21. Edward Welsh fell from tho fourth story of a lionded warehouse to-day, and was instantly killed. M. B. Baily and Henry if. Gibson died sud denly of heart disease to-day, Portland, February 21. Dana Brigham, of Stnrwnrnrnia. was killed bv f:illinr imnn n niv. - i i i r - f ' - v. ... cular saw, which split his head in twain. ALLEGED DEFALCATION. Sudden Disappearance of the Paymaster of the Harlem Railroad Large Deficits Shown toy Ills Books Stock Specula tionsTouching Letter from the De faulter, Etc. A good deal of jexcitement has been occa pioued duiing the pabt week by the sudden dls tippcarance of Mr. Jobu Adams, the paymaster ot the Harlem Railroad, from the duties of his office. AUbouph a itrict silence has been main tained by the "controlling powers," for obvious reafon?, the following facts have, notwlthstaud iop. coe to light: , For some tune paft, it appears, the usually quiet habits of Mr. Adams underwent several charees, not however oi guflicint importance to occasion any remark among his friends and associates, witn wnotn he bore a repulMlon for probity and upriebtne.-s of a most enviable character until Thursday last, when he ab sented himself from business, At first this cir cumstance did not cause any alarm; but when in four or five days he still failed to put in an appearance, the ;very gravest suspicion were aroused, and an effort at ouce set on foot to uu ravel the mystery, According to the established ruleof the compuny employes are paid the 1st and 15th of each month, returns of which are required to be inade by the paymaster at fur thest within five days thereafter. -Several men, whose names were, returned ou the roll as having been paid, called at the Company's offices and asked for their wages. This, ot course, caused much Burfjtrtse and led to a further examination of the books, upon wbicb ii was ascertained that a large amouut ol cash was unaccounted for tome $20,000 or $30,000. It now transpires that Mr. Adams has, it is alleged, made investments in stocks from time to time with money belonging to the Com pany, which he hoped (o replace at an early day. Unfortunately for Mm these speculations I the burden ol his losses, he gave way to a fit of causeless frenzy. In the meantime, hiying heard ol tbo denouement which had taken place, he wrote to Ihe President, conlesslj)? bis RUilt, and assurinir him that he would rctuin and mnke repnration as far as be wat able. Falling in Ihls, detectives were placed on bis track yes terday. He was Inst seen on Tuesday forenoon in the neighborhood of the depot at Twonty iixth street. He la supposed to be ti!l In the city. He is about forty years of age, and rest led with his sister in Fordbatn, wber.' be owns some considerable property. A. Y. Uera'd. The I.atk Mi'Rdkr. Additional Facts in rela tion to Ycstrrttny's Terrible IrarjediiTlie Otro ntr't Inqiient Todity Interesting Facts in, licla tinn to the J'rrvious History of the Murderer ayid his Victim, hie. Hta. The nubile have beeu thrilled with the graphic dexcrl pilous of the terrible tragedy lhal transpired yesterday. As usual, the detalln have beeu pretty full And grnphle. even to the perxoual appearance of the actors themselves. However, a mistake has been committed in giving the account of the life of the deceased, roller, during tho war, en tered the Bei vleeof tils country, nnd served with credit during his I rm of enllKiment. He first enlisted In Colonel liallier's Regiment (the til si), and nfterwards served under colonel Peter V. Kllmaker. He whh not a bounty Jumper, as fins been asserted, but wm lu Kood repute whllo connected with tho nrtnv. The Coroner proceeded to hold an inquest upon Hie body at 12 o'clock, nouu, to day. There were a number of witnesses, who were present to testify to the fncts of the occurrence. Owing to the terrible cirenmstanecsof the murder, and totbe wide-spread excitement through the city, there was a great crowd around the Coroner's oflice. where the Inquest was held, still, owing to the efficient nieiiwmes adopte l by tlio polio i authorities, the most admirable order was preserved. Tho first witness cniled win (iooiga V. Taylor, who wan sworn, mid testified as 'ollows: J live t Mo. 8- Krunt utreet, above I'arrl ili; was rireont ut the lime, brintfiiix in a prHouer, a Hdy; I left her at the flock and nttmled to turn round; us I did this the prisoner pulled out a revolver, aud belore 1 could interfere he tlrod; I jumped up to rutch lilio, while another man wrenched the pistol from I,oI; the prisoner was a small man: I thought when LelH diew the pistol ha Intended to change It irom one poeKei io anoiner. Jobn Al. HilverHtroiig sworn I was Id the Court at the time ot the murder, us a wiliiess; I turned around to see who was coiiiIiik In us prisoners; Kllor win being brought In; 1 suw Lets put the pistol down: I saw the pistol tired; the room wus crowded; I Jumped over the railing, anil took the pistol out of his IikiiiI; from the manner lu which be held tbe pistol, I Ihniiqht he was going to shoot again: be said he wished he had killed the mun; Taylor then came up. The pistol was shown und identified by the witness as the one ued. Jiavld Hunks, who brought the prisoner Ellnr to the Court, owoi li I should Juclue that tlio parties at the time of the murder were about live feet apart: when J. el" fired the iniizzlcot the pistol was nhoiii forty-six inches from Kller's breast; I heaid Kller hollow, nno he fell niralusi me; I stepped aside, and let him down to the floor; I then looked nhend, as thesmoke waited away, mid I saw that man (l.eis) with a pistol In his hand, pointed towards Kller and ni.vKell; I started to ca'ch hold of him, but Silver stinng and Taylor bad arrested hlni; Lels was on his feet, und said, "I am glad 1 did it, aud I wish ;" I did not bear the rest. Ueorire Nichols (colored), sworn: I was sitting next Leis when he shot Kller; after two women prisoners bad passed then came Kller, when I.eisdrew a re volver and pointed right at his breast, and the pri soner fell und bellowed three times; then the police man, Taylor, asked for the revolver. William Mullln sworn l res'de at the corner nf Mubleuud fjermutilown streets; I wus sitting at the end of the second bench when Kller came in; I saw I.eis draw a pistol from tinder his coat, and after he fired he pluci d the pistol on bis knee, aud said some thing; he look good aim and tired; It was "doue In an instant. Jacob Kreltzer, sworn. I live In Fortieth street, above llulton: yesterday morning, while stepping in at the northern door with a prisoner. 1 heard the report of a pistol, aud stepping inside, heard a man exclaim. "Out my God;" he then fell into my arms: 1 took charge of the body, and, with the assistance ol two others, took it Into an office; we un buttoned tbe coat, vest, and shirt; and saw the marks where the ball went through; Kllor died in ubout rive minutes. Ollicer Charles Mathers sworn I saw Lels sitting on the end of a bench, with his hands up towards bis brettst: I saw him draw a revolver aud fire: I then, and Ollieer isllverlborue. i unmed towurds Leis. aud fSilvcrthoriie seized the pistol, while 1 seized l.eis by leitsnouiuer. ana suiu. -inis is tne mun." L,eis men BUfke. snyliit, "I did it." William Kller. a brother of the deceased. Ilvlnir at No. S-1H Orchard street, sworn: I Identified the body in the office as that of my brother. Dr. ISliupIeiKli. Coroner's surgeon, sworn: I made a postmortem examinntionof t lie deceased In the otllcez. and found a; gunshot wound In the left breast; the bull entered through the upper edge of tliec iniluga of the filth rib: it passed through ttie cdtre of thehini; and entirely through the left auricle of the heurl; I did not obtain it: the deceased came to bis dumb by tuts gunshot wound. At the conclusion of the testimony the Jury retired for a short time, and on returning presented the fol lowing verdict: Tliat the said Ueoree Ellercameto his death from a fcunshol wound at the hands of Tiiomus Leis, In the Comt-room of the Uuartcr Sessions, on the mornlug of February '10, 1SB7." The prisoner, Thomas Leis, was in attendance, and though appealing very pale, yet his demeanor was calm and collected. On the cone lusiou of the tuque t be w us remanded bacK to prUou. Around the World In Fifty Days. A cable teleerHm. received by the Pacific Mail Steamship Company from Hong-Kong yja (jalle, Suez and London, reports the arrival of the Pacific Company's steamship Colorado at Yoko hama, Japan, on the 23d, and Hong-Kong on the 30th of January, thu delivering tue ibrotieh mails from New York within fifty days, Includ ing detentions at San Francisco and Yokohama, and in spite of unusually heavy weather en countered between San Francisco and Japan. The usual time between this port and Houg Konrr, by the British Overland Mail via London and Suez, is fiom fifty to sixty days, according to the season; the shortest lime evermtdeby that route under tbe best circumstances, with close connections and favorable weather the entire distance, being fifty-three days. Thus, even by a comparison the least favorable to the new American route via San Francisco, the pro blem of the shortest time between Kew York and China is conclusively decided in its favor, and it Is demonstrated that, on the completion of the Pacific Railroad, tbe best time between Knglnnd and Eastern Asia will be across this coutinent. . Race Between American Ships. Tbe Interesting race between tho two Ameri can clipper ships, the Luis Walsh and the Char lotte VV. White, both of Belfast, Maine, from Caliao to Algesiras, attracts attention in Europe. These two vessels r-ailcd on the 26th of Septem ber, at tbe same hour, aud kept company for fittv-four days, passing Cape Horn on the 26th day. They parted iu latitude 20 south, longi tude 24 wei-t, crossing the line in slxty-tive days, losine the northeast trades in latitude 28 longitude 36 west, after which time they had light eatt winds for seveuteen days, and came in company again on the 30th of December, but parted the ramc evenine. On th'i 9th of Janu ary they met again off fiibralrar, when the Luis Walsh won the race by twenty-five minutes, after a passage of one hundred and lour days. New Jersey Newspapers. Tlereare in this State sixty-nine newspaper establishments, publishing in all eighty papers. Ol these sixty-five are Issned weekly, twelve dally one semi-monthly, and two monthly. Twenty-eight of tbe weeklies are Republican in politics, twenty-four Democratic, twelve Inde pendent, the semi-monthly and monthlies de voted to agricultural matters. Seven of the dailies are Republican and five Democratic. There are two daily and three weekly papers published In tho German language, the balance in English. Nine new weekly, one new dally, ono new semi-montbly, and four new monthly papers have been started, aud two weekly papers have been discontinued during the past year. A'twark Advertiser. The Princess Royal (Princess of Prussia) and Princess Alice (Princess of Hesse-Darmstadt) are expected to arrive at Windsor Cas tle, oil a visit to their mother, Queen Victoria, at the ead of February. Pfath of a Centenarian. The Yorkvillo (fonth Carolina) Enquirer announces the death of Mr. Francis Henry, of that district, who had attained tho unusual age of 101 years. Some incidents of his boyhood and youth are full of interest, as belonging to the historio period of the Revolution. When about four teen years old, ho was frequently employed by the Whigs in the capacity of a messenger to convey information from one settlement to another, concerning the movements of the Tories. On the day after the battle of King's Mountain, near which locality he was then living, he, in company with othors of the neighborhood, visited the battle ground, and assisted in attending to the wants of the wounded. During his whole life Mr. Henry enjoyed remarkably good health, having never been confined to his bed by sickness until within ten days of his death, and having never taken a dose of medicine in his life. The Paris Libi rte", which piques itself on exclusive news, announces that the Marechale Ihichesse de Dalmatie is seriously ill. The lady died fifteen years ago. Cardinal Antotielli, the Pope's Prime Min ister, is ill; he -has the gout in his feet and bands, nnd for some days ho has been unable to sign any document. FINANCE AND COMMERCE. Officb of thh Evknimo Telboraph, I Thursday, February 21, 1867. f The Stock Market was inactive this morning, but prices were steady. Government bonds were firmly held. July T'30s sold at 1054, no change; 1111 was bid lor old 5-20-s 110J for 6s of 1881; and 105 tor August 7'30s. City loans were unchanged; the new issue sold at 1011, and old do. at Ui. Railroad shares were tbe most active on the list. Reading sold at 51i52, no change; Cam den and Amboy at 1294, no change; Pennsyl vania Railroad at 6Gi, no change; Lehigh. Valley at 6i, no change; aua jNorinern central at 46, no cnange. Cily Passenoer Railroad shares were In fair demand. Ridge Avenue sold at 13; Ilestonville at 11; and Thirteenth and Fifteenth at 20 i, no change; 65 was bid for Tenth and Eleventh; 31 for pruceand Pine; 48 for Chesnutand Walnut; 72 for West Philadelphia; and 40 J for Union. iiank snares were nrmty ncta at tun prices. Manufacturers' fold at 32. 107 was bid for Fourth National; 106 for Sixth National ; 103 j for Seventh National; 153 for Philadelphia; 136 tor Farmers' and Mechanics': 56 tor Commer cial; 101 for Northern Liberties; 32 for Me chanics': loo for nensiueton; 3 lor western; 100 for Tradesmen's; 69 lor City; and 60 for Commonwealth. In Canal shares there was nothing doing. 22f was bid for .Schuylkill Navigation common; 32 J for preferred do. ; 121 for Morris Canal prefer red ; 13 for Susquehanna Canal; 55 for Dela ware Divhion; and 634 fr Wyoming Valley Canal. Quotations of Gold 10 J A. M., 1371 ; 11 A. M.r 138: 12 M., 138 J: 1 P. M., 1372, au advance of J on the closing price last evening, rElLADRlFHT.V STOCK EXCHANGE 'SALES TO-DAY Ueporled by Dehaven & Bro., Mo. 40 B. Third street FIRST BOARD. 700 TT 8 7-30.. .Jy 105 , luO 111 Read U. 52 (ikhi City 6s, Jsew...ls..lul ff:tuoo do lul1; ri)Lell Vul bs...ls- li.Vl. t fKHI A I CO Cp S3 13.. 76 i'JiKXU'aRamfis 97 20 Bh Mniuif Nt Ilk... HI 41 Hh Kllte Av it 13 24 sb Cum fc Am...l..ra' 2sh Pen nail bii!. loo do ......,8i)0. - i7 .51(4 8"0 do S3U.: 10 so ieh V. 61 6i) sli Cent. 4ft SO do 46 ' 200 ah N Y & Mid 4 loosli Heat'vle....n30. 14 50 8b Uth&lutb C 2uii Messrs. De Haven & Brother, No. 40 South Third street, report the following rates of ex change to-day at 1 P. M.: American ga'd, 1374 138; Silver js and io, 132; Compound Interest Notes, June, 18G4, 17; do., July, 1864, 17: do., August, 1804, 161; do., October, 1864, 15J; da, December, 1864, 144; do., May, 1865, 12; do., Auenst, 1865, 11: do., September, 1865, 104: do. October, 1865, 104. 1 Messrs. William Painter & Co., bankers, No. 36 8outh Third street, report the following rates of exchange to-day at 12 o'clock: U.S. 6s, 1881, coupon, 110S(5.110j ; U. 8. 6-20s, coupon, 1862, 11U1114; do., 1864, 1081084; do., 1865, 1081 5?109: do. new, 106?1064; 10-40s, coupon. 101$ 101: U. 8. 730s, 1st series, 10540106; do., 2d series, 1054(3105$: 3d series, 105J Jie5J. Compounds, December, 1864, 14J14j. , Philadelphia Trade Report. PiiiLAnELi'iiiA, February 21. There is a limited home consumptive inquiry for Flour at yesterday's quotations, but a 'total absence of any demand for shipment. Bales of 600 bushels, Including superfine at JSQSS, extras at I9 1050. Northwestern extra family at tll12-50, Pennsylvania and Ohio do. at SlWoVlS'SO, and fancy brands at $14-501050, according to quality; also 300 barrels of Quaker City Mills on secret terms. Hye Flour is dull, but we con tinue to quote at 77-25 per barrel. 500 barrel Pennsylvania Corn Meal sold at ti-75. There Is no demand except for prime Wheat.' which Is scarce aud in fair request. Sales of 400 bushels Pennsylvania red at ti'iH), and 600 bushels California on private terms. Hye moves slowly, 'with small sales at $1-20 for Southern, and 8P3'J(3 P36 for Western and Penn sylvania. Corn is In steady demand, and J000 bushels new yellow sold from the elevator at 81-03, and 8000 bushels from store and in tbe cars at 81. Oats are not much Inquired after: small sales at 50&7I. 15,0(10 bushels liarley Malt sold at I1-50. The last sale of No. 1 Quercitron Burk was at $35 per ton. Nothing doing in Whisky, and prices are nominal. LATEST SHIPPING I INTELLIGENCE. . PORT OF miLADELPniA FEBRUARY 81.' Fur additional Marine News see 7ird Page. CLEARED TJ11S MORNING. Sclir Marietta tsteeluiuu, btveluiuu, iioaton, United bliites Qui.rlvrmuster. ARRIVED THIS MORNING. Schr MobON l'ation, Hardline, in iluys from Charles ton, K C, with lumber to UaHkul & (iulvin. tschr Ellen A. UaU:ock. Uiibcoclc. from New York, Willi indue, to Merchant A Co. Hchr Typhoon. Williams, from New York, with iikIkc'. to Merchant fc Co. Hclir It. II. fcihaiiuou. Dllkes, 4 days from New York, Willi in d be. to captain. MEMORANDA. Pchr Isaac Raker, l'urvere, from Boston for Phila delphia, at Holme' Hole istU lust. bciir buruli Wauon, Hmitli. fruin Portland forPulla drlhiu. at Holniei' Hole lath InM. h hr Kredoula, Thompson, from St. John. N. B., for . PhllaUelpliiu, at Ilolinoo' llule loth lust. Hen in or Hunter, Rogers, for Philadelphia, sailed from Providence lBlh luat. ., I)OMFfTiJ PORTS. NkwYork. Februury 20. Arrived, Bteamnhlp City Of l'ort-su-1'riiice, Jacknon, from Apalachluula. fttraiiiHlilp Kung blniey, Crow ell, noin New Orleans. HtfauiBhlti Yazoo, Hodgea, from Norfolk. Karuue JS. T. Jiell, HulchtiiK". from Mobile. RrlK C Gulliver, Gulliver, from Tenerllle. lirlg Charlotte Ruck. Gott. from Demerara. ItriK Udola, Wuiltemore, Irom Cleuftiegoa. Cleared, neumHliinii VlrKiiilu, Prowse, Liverpool; Ocean Oueen, Harris, Aspluwall; Kantiaico de Cuba, ' Hmitli, Greytown; Raltlo, Jones, Bremeu; Gulf OV. S.lewait,Oalveeton: Vlrglula, Wolf, do.; Albemarle. Bourne. Richmond; Ruralog, KIiik, do.; Diriso, '!" wood, Portland; barques ancho Pan.. U""n;,r?r deiiaa; Kllen Dyer, Claim, Malanias: bri Blue wary, Carroll, Ht. Lot-la; Beaver, Crocker, Monturf" ',11 Gilbert, Hill, bl,John. N.&: Excelaior, ?'l iJV niuda; Crocus. Oolburn, Fernaiullna: C,,,A. iIr. Underbill. Hi, Pierre; Koret, Brown, Crd". lour" Talbot. Neuvltaa; O. Kennla, llalleck. b- f r" Ti. Boa ton, February IM.-A rrlv.d. barque AJ Celeste, Londouj brlu Lady Frauklln. ri'. A.