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H. Winder, Capt. Philip Cashmeyer, Dr. Erasmus Powell, Rev. Moses D. Hoge and lady, James P. Duval,--Flegenhelmer, and Wm. Burns; all of whom were present except Mrs. Hoge and Wm. Burns. P. H. Alylett, Esq., Confederate States prosecutor, then annoWm. Burns. P. H. Alylett, Esq., Confederate States prosecutor, then announced that, as Burns was a most important witness in the case, it would be almost impossible to proceed without him, and he desired to know whether the proper steps had been taken to have him present. The Marshal replied that he had been summoned, Burns was a most important witness in the case, it would be almost impossible to proceed without him, and he desired to know whether the proper steps had been taken to have him present. The Marshal replied that he had been summoned, and was expected every minute; but Capt. Cashmeyer had heard that Burns had left the city since the writ was served upon him, and so informed the Court. As it was not probable, therefore, that the absent witness could be found in time to go into a Burns had left the city since the writ was served upon him, and so informed the Court. As it was not probable, therefore, that the absent witness could be found in time to go into a trial of the case then, at the suggestion of both the counsel for the accused and the prosecutor, the Commissioner adjourned the examination until Thursday morning at 12 o'clock. Mrs. Allen was then committed to the custody of Col. J. F. Wily, the M