New York Times, April 15, 1865

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April 15, 1865

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New York Times, The (Newspaper) - April 15, 1865, New York, New York VOL. XIV......NO. 4280. AWFUL SATURDAY, APRIL is, ises. _, I i )_______________ I___________V President Linco] Shot by an Assassin. The Deed Done at Ford's] Theatre Last Night. THE ACT OP ft DESPERATE REBEL [box, waving a long dagger in his rlghtj and exclaiming Sic temper ad immediately leaned from the box, wt Iwas in the second tier, to the atage beneatbJ iad ran acroBi to the opposite aide, escape amid the bewilderment ol indience from the rear1 of the theatre, andj tantlng a horse, fled. The rwreams of Mrs. LJXCOLX first discV fact to the audience that the President had been shot, when all present rose to their I Ifeet, rushing toward the stage, many ex-] (claiming "Hang him! hang him I" The excitement was of the wildest posalbh description, and of course there was an ab-l pt termination of ihe theatrical per form- [Department and two male nurses, dlsabl [them all, be then rushed ojbn lying In bed and 'Inflicted severing, It arteries, thovj ecretary, who [the same room, atabs In the but ight and hoped, BO lie bled profusely. The assassin then rushed down ataJisJ lonnted Us horse at the and rode i i an alarm could be and In i manner as tbe assassin of the Prei lent. It is believed that tbe injuries of tbe are not fatal, Tbere was a rash toward tbe President's! when cries were heard: Stand backj 3d give him air." Has any one stimulants." [On a hasty examination, It was found that the aldent had been shot through the re and back of the temporal bone, and that of the brain was oozing out He aoved to a private honse opposite to tht [theatre, and the Surgeon-General of the other surgeons sent for to attend to his condition. On an examination of the private be [blood was discovered on the baek ef thi [cushioned rocking chair on which the Preal DETAILS OF THE DREADFUL TRAGEDY.Idem had been .King, also on the partition! [and on the floor. A common single-bar-] The Freiident Still Alive at] Last Accounts. Nw Hopes Entertained of Bis] nor those of either of the others, although both tbe Secretary and Laslatant Sec re tar r are very seriously in-] Attempted Assassination Secretary Seward. of] Secretaries STANTOJT and, and] [oiber prominent officers of the Ie3 at Secretary SIWARD'B bonse to Inquire! late bra condition, I and there heard of ithel I aaaasination of the President. They then proceeded to the house where lying, exhibiting of course Int nxlety and solicitude. An Immense crowc i gathered In froat of tbe President1) bouse, and a atrong guard was also i ttere, many persons evidently [would be brought to his home. The entire cfy to-night presents a scene [orviciii.] Waa Apnl to 1 A. M. This evealog at about 9 30 P. M., at Ford s, the President, while sitting ta hi box with Mrs. LjBOoik Mrs. aad Major rUrawair, shot by an as sin, who suddenly entered the box and BJ preached behind Ue President. The aasassin then leaped upon the brandishing a large dagger or kslfe, and madi hie escape in the rear of the theatre. Tbe pistol bail entered the baek of the Pre-1 eident's head and penetrated nearly thron, the head. The wousd Is mortal. The Pn deat has been insensible ever since U was ii flirted, and is now dying. Aboul the same hour an assassin, whethei the same or not, entered Mr. a; merits, and under the pretence of having prescription, was shown to the Secretary aiek chamber. The aaaaaain immefliatel: rushed to the bed, and Inflicted two or 1bn afabe on the throat and two on the face, I IB hoped the wounds msy not'be mortal. My] apprebenaioo Is that they will prore fatal. The nurse alarmed Mr. FABDCBICK who waa in an adjoining room, and hastened' to the door of hifc father's room, when he mei d i the aaaaain, who inflicted upon him one o mure dangerous wounds. The recovery ol FKIDIRICK SIWABD Is doubtful. It ia not probable that the President will] Live throughout night. Geu. GRANT snd wile were advertised to be] at ibe theatre this evening, hut he ataited to] Builioglon at G o'clock- this evening. At a Cabinet meeting at which Gen. GBAXT' waa present, the subject of the atale of thi country and the prospect of a speedy peaci was discussed. The President was cheerful and hopeful, and a poke very kindly] af light coatj dark! slonch hat, called and -asked ioj i )WB. TIIJC 8IBOR OJT MOBILB. i i [Mr. SIWABD, and was shown to (room. He delivered to Major Siw. ju> [who Bat near his rather, what j ported to be a physician's prescript [turned, and with one stroke cut [throat as be lay OHO his bed, inflicting a [ble wound, but not severing the jugular] [and not producing a mortal wound.' In the straggle that fallowed, Major i tke Bpaaleh Afeblie the Capiatr horrl- or [was also badly, but not seriously, wounded [several places. The assassin rushed Naw OBLBAVI, Batardav. April a, I via CAIBO, Pridar, April Ii. j A epeclal diapatch to the New Orloane Timtt} [from Ihe Spsnls'h Fort, dated April 9, sajs: I A Inrtpui fire waa opened on Ike rebel forts last' Irota oai eqtlre IIae. Oarlajr the bonbsrd-1 [meal a small micettne to tlie Spaalii Fort exploded. yfhe damage Ii unknown FOA. fieieitera report irot laatf abool Habile. Including The' Ik Instant Ihe Bl Tae rebel losesx 1 laerosi the Atlantic, at tea of laylac ike AUaatle (cable, and U la kope4 tkat the Valieo ItaUt Gar- [erameai will do state. FRANCE. Weekly returns from the Bank of Franca show] [eefaereaseof cash on hand of over lea aad a half] iDlioai fraaci. Is frtaeh Chaaibere of the Xnh. -M. Jvuai] pAvaa spoke epoa the aeooedtv for peitileaj [bat was tBterrapted by tbe Preeideat deolli leisB kla apeeok. aaMwdsMBt was rejeef asaeBdaMBt la ravwr of the osarty ef ___. [prese was debated, rejeeied by a larn BMjorityJ I It la staled that NAPOLBOB- will leave Pans earivl [la May. act uattl Hie pavel-i [elaas have rocoaameaded sevea aaoaiaj' abeeaeela) I the eonatry air. it VJM. BPAIN. Tbe elates that Ibe Minlotar of War ten-I Idered kle rnaisaaUoa. aad taat Oea. re-1 Ifnsed plaoe alaa. A later dispatch sari MlsiaUr of War i [ireaj Ul fejealttX Gas. HJVBBA laeceeded to tke office. DENMARK. The Kinf relieved M. UKU.BKB, Minister of Js tf his raeetloM. BBUBBB lUMtiMary loraticlparttes. II to that aU PRICE FOUR CfilT loaatxe, Set BjelBtaU posltlOB of ABBtria u greet Power. INDIA- private Calcutta of March 97 re- coaoierolal la aawak i Uia. BtlthtlApraveairal had HALIFAX, Friday, AptU 14. eteamehip from Liverpool on at, via Qaeeaalowa oa tae Id lasL, arrived i o'clock this asoTBlBB> kaa 4) paaaeateri to hla port, aad SO for Bostoa. Her dales are two days iar than thoae already received. steamship troaa New-York, arrived i [Liverpool at the 1st laaL TBS BTOJrrWALL AFTAIB. dispatch, of the list of Marck.aavsl i ABMrlean Mlatster at Llaoea kas deaiaaded aatls etloa of the Portninese Oovaraaieat i by tke lie also requests Ike dlamlaaal of the Cos sr of Fort Belaa, aad of Iwaat to Ihe AaMTlcaa flaa> as yet haa beea decided la retard A PaoraiCT BICBBOBD. The eorreipoadeal of the Ttxui, writli {froaa WchaioadoB 4U ef Hares, aaya I ssa dally more that U JUcbmo [falls and Laa and are drlvea froea the [it Is But the list of UOi colossal revolnt rklek will theo, be eompleted. There will eaaoe wkea every laiportaat Iowa a.' the f oath [rsqalre to be be id by a Taakee (sirlsoa, wkea exal-] [tauoa in New-York will be axcitaated fer eooeraeei] rlfht and when II wUl be reaused taat i eloelair of UU mlahdeet revolatloaarrl ]drana will not be played eot, save In tae of ot chlldrea." GREAT BRITAIN.. Parlismentsry on the JOth nit ware aalatportsni. Ia tke Honse ol Coamoas. ike 31st, Lord C. said that the Adsalialty had recelvea ao pro for aaneUoalas or rappoiilnf aav fresh atUmp to reach North Pole. He therefore, say what course the rorernmeat weuld Uke eh a proposal'were made. Mf. NavnaaAra pot sosae questions as to the ideal of the taktnt np his reiideace In Enflaad. aa ladleatexi la some foi elf n joaraala. Lord PAUnaaTox replied that the tovernaienl re-' speeted the Pope persoeally verv aiacb, bet lor him' to oosae Keilaad would be both aa aaacaionUoi a solaolsm. revsaae retaraa for the aaaaclal year, eadl March 11. show a net laerease of over JCI04.000 the rear. ihe treat redeetioas by aearlr half a lloe ateritof ibeeiUaiateiof Mr. Mesari. KAjtue'e circular eeye that large bvata been done In 5-30 boads. end Uai a rices eod early la week lo bat have relapsed to demand beler ohUdy from [the eoairaeat. Oe Friday, Ue telecrami per Ihe received, end 520eafala advanced lo LOBMB. teaAar. April ft. The Brmiltian mail hai Ltoboo, brlng- follow lac dates: v. Rio BB JABBOS, aaturtay, Matek 1L. Kxehaaf e __. Corru.-8aies of anta at nUBBjIji ItM.OSQ Stock, 1BOSSO 1 BABIA, Bstaroay, Mareb JL. Kxchaofe Cotloa noaUnaL PimsABivoo, Setardmy, Karea IL Xtehaata Moauvedeo has sarreadsred to Oea. rtaaas. Braxuiaav sow oeeapf OM octy. LATEST VIA LIVERPOOL. April 1. Issa. The to-day has -an editorial oa Or sraded tariff law oi Uattad Ii Is laipoeetblo to lad aa for H. of reason by rwalta ef aniailasiaa M la alike It Irowloally sredlts tke fraaere of sskssss [with pecallai wMosa la selectiat tke 1st of AprO [for Us iaaataradoa. Tke Anur 4 JVevy Gazatu says work be C filed Stales Navy has now beea aeoosapilawtA, hsaastoeeoaresewl tkat la amadjefFAa- letrr and Poana the hlf> renatatloB watak sad aeaaiea of thai Fewer eetskriiked Ike aatloaaj ezlaieaoe of ItaeU. kas LATEST VIA QUEENBTOWK. LOIPOI. Satarday, April 1. Tbere la DO news of Importance tils momlnf. PAAIS. Prldey. March at The Bourse Is Tke JLeaUe rlnus at Me. COMHKBC1AL. LlTlJtrOOL VABXBT. LivsarooL. April SI The Market report waa received per atock el Oof toe ID port ta SOS hales hv 00001, beioc IXOaSbaite UM VUch ajnount 4k.SOS beJee arc Ameneejt. rajkOi aaroar. Tbe Manchester market ru flmaer with an upward lamer i I easier market Ii kcfin Co.. and fioar doll WbMl and qaoiaUoM banlr Corn I, market Ii downward. Co i ana othera, report Beef aai a dovavard Pork beaTj afid dfcJloed ed Bacon demand an t.ard doll and at Batter aca deellalDf. (award Paoccci at 3Ai M. for FoU. 3am. Iter Peirli. Bacar. flat aalM and Iqalet and tUady. Clcrw Weed, fir mur. Jute, Ut Cod trlf, qnlMatMl Spem OIL, noiaJea, Lin- Oil. ittidr Hnln. doll. BplriU Tarpeadce, Iqelel M I Boun. EIOLIII ft repvl Itroliam flrn, lld.tflr. tor rcflucd DO 1> (market. LOVDOIT MA Kim. Flora flra, WBIIT Iioi adraaeUf land raiU. %tt Bcotch lloarilTi ni a decline of U Tn [ttotdj at lOMd. for ronmoo Confou. Rici eteady. TciriHTim inn at at IB for erode, tor rvflned Srnm OIL nominal at in. doVDward. at 40a Liaiiin OIL Hat. LATEST COMMERCIAL. fiafgrdaj. April 1 to laciadioc XMO bain Flo fpoeolaton Tae market u ma trm [bat qalet and nncbaafed BUADITI Tbe Barket u qolet and itead; Tbe market ii dull. Tbe manet Ii and tttadr [leDB firm at for LoaDOK. Satonlar. April ComoLi eloacd at for mooer Brocxi-Illtnoii Ceotral Railroad W Brte Rellroad DnlMi tMalei Fir. Itvantle RtekMead-Tke Oatk mt AMav BAJ-TUIOJU, PrJdav, April 14. The Richmond WAtf of of tmpoidnee. It innooacei the irrlTal ol ea. Lu en the elf bl prerioui. irttf pnblUkei oath of aJleilaoee. wbieh lit be rrquiied lo iwear and rotv to. The rioToat-Manbtl'i office It crowded people to Uke It, oely quexiow, lamoai eltttme to be wbo (ball bf d tit tbelr leltv ce ml llaelaaeil. CIILIIXATI. Frldir, AprU Ii. Buelneee waa rntlrcl) laiprndrd to dir WAI derorited wlih flift. asd freal irahaslajra prevailed. The oroceitlon aa afAlr. comprlilOf the enllre police force, [Oena. Hooiia and Wiiuca. wltk their eufe, fear iflaaeeu of Nalloeal Gaardi. dbobaried veurata, [ward oriaalialloni. the Fenlaa BrolBeibood, Uir [Fire Departatrtil, aad a Jaife aaoiber of colored [eltlMas. All thi belli in the dty were rvag. aad itee wire fired at o.clock Ibta evenlac. To- illhttha ctlf Ii brUliaatly Illnmlnatoa. aad there U teaerallr a dliplir ol nreworka. Vlrr. tooianxa. M. T.. Friday. April 14. Tbe cabinet vvarehoose of JAMBS B. of tali cltv. JTBJ pantaBy ae moved ky Ire Uk> torsiBf. Thw atosfts of Soaaraaar I. ROBT, saddlery kthaWan waakra, aae Ike of tts AMrte Mstp. ware daw, of O.B. T. A. Saaytk. Wnjniwiwi. DaU, Friday, Aprtt Tba remains of Brig .-Own. t A. SBTTJI arrived kare to day at i aad win W laterred oa wttk appropriate oerei Bl-l late CibiBCt wtll retara to fkelr peats. ITALY. dnw, stain, mounted ths fleet horse on wh ch [came, drove Ms. spurs Intn him, and di [away befoie, any one could stop him. Reports have prevailed that an attempt [was also made on the life of Mr. STAXYOB. ILL. mesMBger of ibe The President Is reported dead. Cavalry] [and Infantry are scouring the i direction for the murderous assassins city Is overwhelmed with excitement [Who the assassins were ao ene Adjt.-Gea.TaonAS srrlved at New-Orleui on the] aornlof ol tbe Tin. MoDlle papers of the 4lh last, announce tke BBS-] ol aalma. Alabams. with 23 places of artfllorj.] [aad e large amoual ol Governmeat property. Fart Sonatar la Brtday, AprO 14. The reatoration of IhfOld Flaf to Part Bumtar] i csUbrated to-day by a sstttaat L all lass os pvklle aadpri.1 MUkUsfs, aad by tko ralklsg Btara tkonaasw fMt above eity by msaai of i neaster kite kewlsf saaie of U, 8, OaurL PBU88IA. of Chambers, Wsur Bus Attar Ihm- ftatM tJBRBa SvATia SraAaaa Mpecoott, Ta., j Tbla vassal has rein rood to this port, lawtk Bttearpt to aaake a to the Pa- te. Oaaach ooeuloti she kas proved Icraaffta the IB will a, Mat of her ofioen awhOeh. AJ1TBUR BDRTI8, Jr, Paymaster List af aaloeEs to the D. S, toae, OesamaaweTOsa. M. RABSOV. Lleat TMa. 8. 8) ravataster Ankar Bank. Jr., Aast daravaa rMekTartrle. AOI'K Master Gee. H. av at [Clerk- r. Aut Bafiaeen H war. Weet- A 1. BplIUMy. S Oeo. a. Paraisewri IBM assnd aaaeBL MUlrU HelM eaya If Papa shovM leave Spala woald ooafer upoa ktat tkeJMesrioJ a at AU8TBU. Count MSBBDOUV had made nalnlateAs [nplaaaUoB la Loww Bel SB OBMUM of] la tke April. witk Italy, he Ike BUSMBS kai Ikal rials har J siutsxte Ike SSaiisd i Arrivals la ike City. OCT. A. Oilmore. Concord. N. H., is atop nl Flflk-aveaae s. O W.' iasaaoa. Cladwaafl; r. Ifellow, Atohlaoa; Dr. Oreeee, .___ JTav D. Ortswold, Terre ttaau, an at Hotel. staaotship ftvertu. while fretaralasT froes a trial trip sad pasataf the [surer, awlttded wtth Catbadas .____-. SOT dOlalC Itt tasM (by away a scntas Ike Mhta, I was ;