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Over Niagara falls. --The Toronto Leader relates that on the 27th ult. a Buffalo steam tug, with two scows in tow, got too far into the current of Niagara river, just above the falls, for the head of steam on, and the captain and crew of four men becoming alarmed leaped overboard and struck for the shore. The captain and three men succeeded in getting to land, out the fourth man sunk beneath the leaping and boiling waters, and was carried over the awful cataract. Some men in one of the scows were rescued by two boatmen who put off in a shift to their assistance. The tug and one of the scows went over the falls, but the other scow struck on a rock just before the brink, and remains there.
rk promises to exceed all precedent. On Monday, 1,044 landed at Castle Garden; on Tuesday, 1,793, making in the two days a total of 2,84 Sieges, in the Valley of Virginia, is represented as "working like a Trojan," though the rebels have as yet made no demonstration upon him. The U. S Supreme Court has fixed on the 1st proximo for its adjournment. Chief Justice Taney is again on the beach. Over $3,000,000 has been subscribed to build another international bridge over the Niagara river, at Buffalo, N Y. The white waiters at the Burnett House, Cincinnati, having "struck," their places have been supplied by negroes The Senate has adopted the joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution prohibiting slavery — yeas 37, nays 6. A Parrot gun, which had been discharged nearly 5,000 times, finally burst at Cummings's Point. The workmen at the gas works in Baltimore have struck for $15 a week. Before the war they got $7. Maj Gen Pleasanto
the steamer, threw overboard part of the freight, and robbed the clerk of the money in his charge, putting all on board under duress. Later in the evening he and his party took possession of another unarmed steamer,--the Island Queen,--scuttled her, set her adrift on the lake. These transactions occurred within the jurisdiction of the State of Ohio on the 19th days of September, 1864. On the 16th day of December, 1864, the accused was arrested near the suspension bridge, over the Niagara river, within the State of New York. The testimony shows that he and two officers of the insurgent States, Colonel Martin and Lieutenant Headley, with two other Confederates, had made an unsuccessful attempt, under the direction of the first named officer, to throw the passenger train coming from the West to Buffalo off the railroad track for the purpose of robbing the express company. It is further shown that this was the third at tempt in which the accused was concerned to accomplish the s
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