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Meeting of German Sovereigns.

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AMERICA. NEW YORK, AUGUST It is semi-officially reported that President Jhojisofi has determined that Mr. Davis shall be tried by fu:t.Y in a civil court for high treason, and habeas cor" IS lS to be restored, and military oourts abolished. It is denied that any difference exists between Prei sident Johnson and his cabinet upon the subjec' 0 reconstruction. It is ascertained that E. B. Ketchum, of the bankij^ firm of Ketchum, Son, and (Jo., nas forged gefr cheques, estimated to amount to upwards of 2,000,00^ dols. He has also fraudulently abstracted 2,500,006 dols. worth of securities from the safe of his firm. The total alleged swindling by himself and other parties implicated is estimated at 5,000,000 dols. The Inr porters and Traders' Bank, Fourth National Bank, ant. several private firms lose heavily. P. R. Mumford, a stock gold operator, has been arrested, charged withl fraud. The excitement in Wall-street to-day was in tense. -1 A magazine in Richmond, containing 2,000 rounc, of shell and other ammunition, exploded on Tuesday destroying property valued at 100,060 dols. Only tw< lives reported lost. The Times Washington dispatch says Statistic; show that during the rebellion the Federal arinio captured over 300,000 pris(mers" besides patrollmj about 160,000 more of the final surrender." A frightful collision occurred yesterday on the Hon? sitonac Railroad, near Bridgeport, Connecticut, "S which six ladies, one man, and two boys were kilJ and fifteen severely wounded.

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DISORDERS AT SANDHURST.!

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