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nce being given in, and the argument of counsel heard, the case was given to the jury, who, after a brief retirement, returned into Court, and reported through their foreman that they had agreed upon a verdict finding the prisoner guilty of murder in the second degree, and ascertaining his term of imprisonment at 18 years in the Penitentiary. Sentence was passed by the Judge in accordance with the above finding. J. B Ferguson was then arraigned for the murder, seven months since, of John Jewett, engineer of the Coalfield Railroad, by shooting him to death with a shot-gun while standing on his engine. Recorder's Court.--Simon, slave of Mrs Matilda F. Denny, was brought before Recorder James K. Caskie, yesterday, at the City Hall, to undergo examination on the charge of having, on the 1st of November, on Byrd street, dangerously wounded Mary Haley and Margaret Keneday, two children, aged respectively nine years, by discharging at them the contents of a loaded gun. The examina