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Shocking accident. Boston, Feb. 1. --An accident of a shocking character occurred at Brookline, N. H., on Wednesday night, by the roof of the dwelling of a Mr. Gibson being crushed in by the weight of snow, killing Mr. Gibson, his wife and two daughters.
Fires. Alton, Ill., Jan. 31. --A fire this evening destroyed the building occupied by Wm. M. Hart, dry goods dealer, and the grain warehouse of L. J. Cawson & Co. Loss $25,000 Fully insured. Chicago, Feb. 1.--A fire last night in the hardware store of Rubel Brothers damaged the stock to the amount of $15,000. Fully insured.
Military. St. Louis, Feb. 1. --Major Bell, commander of the arsenal at this city, has been superceded by Captain Joyce, who enters upon his duties Monday next.
Death of Chief Justice Hall, of Nebraska. Omaha, Feb. 1. --Chief Justice Hall, of this Territory, died at his residence in Bellevue, at 10 o'clock this morning.
New Hampshire Commissioners. Concord, Feb. 1. --The Governor has appointed Amos Tuck, Asa Fowler and Levi Chamberlain, Commissioners to Washington.
s of 1,000 bushels at a decline of 1 White $1.40. Corn is depressed; sales of 10,000 bushels; mixed at 68 cents. Provisions dull; prices unchanged. Whiskey is held at 18 ½c. Buyers offer 18 Baltimore, Feb. 2. --Flour steady; Howard st., Ohio and City Mills $5.25. Wheat dull; red $1.30@$1.83; white $1.40@1.50. Corn steady; yellow 62@67 Provisions active: Mess Pork $18@18.25. Lard 10 ½cts. Coffee steady at 12@13 Whiskey nominal at 18 Baltimore Cattle Market. Baltimore, Feb. 1 --The offerings at the scales yesterday were 1,000 head, being 200 head less than last market day. Of the above 350 were driven to Philadelphia, 150 were left over unsold, and the balance (500 head) were taken up by Baltimore butchers at prices ranging from $2.75 to $4.25, and averaging $3.25 per 100 lbs., being the same as last Thursday's rate. There were few however, that brought outside rates. There was a fair supply of live hogs offered, and sales were made to butchers of fair to
Reported fighting at Pensacola, &c. New Orleans, Feb. 1. --There are flying reports that fighting has commenced at Pensacola, in consequence of the Brooklyn attempting to land troops there. They need confirmation. New Orleans, Feb. 2.--In the Convention to-day, a resolution to establish a standing army, was made the order for Tuesday. A resolution relative to citizenship was referred.
rable. The new Indian loan had been introduced at London. It is for £3,000,000, at 5 per cent., redeemable after the year 1870. At a meeting of the Royal Geographical Society, papers were read by Sir Leopold McClintock, Sir Charles Bright, and by Colonel Schaffer, relative to the survey and the route of the projected North Atlantic Telegraph. The important case of Patterson vs. Bonaparte, after being argued before the French Tribune on the 25th, had been adjourned to the 1st of February. The decision was expected to be given in a few days thereafter. It was reported in Paris, but denied in Berlin, that France had demanded explanations of the recent warlike speeches made by the King of Prussia. The Paris Bourse closed animated. Rentes 68 fr. 5 It is asserted that Prince Metternich had notified Count Thuvenel that Austria will consider an attack by Garibaldi on any part of the Austrian territory a casus belli against Piedmont. The negotiations between
Still Later from Europe. New York,Feb. 17. --The Africa from Liverpool on the 1st inst., has arrived. The Italian troops had entered the Roman States in pursuit of the Reactionists. Sardinia had demanded the restoration of the soldiers made prisoners by the Papal Zouaves. She has seized the Bishop's palace as hostage. It is reported that the firing continued vigorously Friday at Geata. It is stated Napoleon has written to Emperor Francis, counselling to cease resistance. Also, that the great powers will request Denmark to grant concessions to Schlesswig. The Africa brings only $13,000 in specie. Commercial. Liverpool,Feb. 1 --Cotton partially advanced 1-16@Ê. Breadstuffs steady. Provisions dull. Consols 92@92Ê
rk, Feb. 18.--Cleared, schr. Yorktown, Alexandria. Arrived, schr. Geo. Glover, Norfolk. Mobile, Feb. 11.--Arrived, schr. Ann S. Cannon. Richmond. Providence, Feb. 18.--Arrived, schr. Maggie Bell, Norfolk. Disasters. Whitehaven, Feb. 1.--Put in, barque Globe, (of Richmond, Va.,) Hoyt, from Fleetwood for Savannah. in ballast, in a very dangerous state when towed into this harbor. Left Fleetwood on Monday, 28th ult., for Savannah, struck on the bar in leaving the former place, barque Globe, (of Richmond, Va.,) Hoyt, from Fleetwood for Savannah. in ballast, in a very dangerous state when towed into this harbor. Left Fleetwood on Monday, 28th ult., for Savannah, struck on the bar in leaving the former place, and put in here with the pumps choked and 6 feet of water in her. She now lies dry and scuttled, and appears strained. Breme, Feb. 1.--The Gandela, Hamburg bark, from Richmond, Va., has been cut through by the ice and sunk in the lower Weser —— crew save
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