17 MARCH 1866, Page 2

It is stated that Stephens has escaped to America, recommend-

ing the Brotherhood to avoid collision with the authorities. That is possible, and it is also.possible, and more likely, that the story has been set afloat to deceive the vigilance of the police. There must be great good in a people whose lowest class are not.tempted to inform on one they think a patriot by such an offer as 2,0001.