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branch of the Richmond and Petersburg Railroad, which, though they do not throw much light upon the affair, may yet be read with interest. A man by the name of Ferguson, the fireman of the train on which Jewett ran, was arrested on suspicion of committing the deed, and after a preliminary examination was sent to the Chesterfield, to have rendered him useless through life, if they has not killed him. While he lay upon the ground, Mr. Morris, then at Clover Hill, came up. He observed that Ferguson showed evident signs of uneasiness, besides begging permission for a short leave of absence, which without having his suspicious aroused. Morris refused, tellind. Morris refused, telling him that his presence was then needed. We understand that even after other persons had arrived on the spot, Ferguson continued his requests for a short absence. It was then, we believe, that he was suspected. On about, a half of shoes were round which ways which made by the persons was short ...