Assassination in Troy.
--Horace B. Sargent
, book-keeper for the Rensselaer and Saratoga Railroad, was murdered and robbed in Troy, N. Y.
, about ten o'clock Tuesday evening. The assassin was seen standing over the body by a young man named Burns
, but fled on his approach.
The utmost excitement exists in reference to the murder, and a special meeting of the Common Council has been called.
The city authorities offer a reward of $500 for the arrest of the murderer.