ht made a descent on a house in Locust alley, between Main and Franklin sts., kept by Bell Jones, in search of persons having "no visible means of support," and there fore vagrants and candidates for the chain-gang.--The watchmen, during the raid, captured Belle Jones.
Madame du Maison, Laura Bella Roane, Mary Ann Godfrey, Emeline Rodgers, and Kate Mills, and their visitors, young men of various degrees of good and bad looks, giving the names of Wm B Freeman, J. J. Nicholas John Manning, Thos Carroll, Daniel Carroll, Thos. Murphy, Daniel Ryan, Benjamin G Page, B. M. Bear, and Jas. W. Finch.
All were committed in default of security for their good behavior.
Circuit Court of Chester field County, Monday, Nov. 6th.--Present: Hon. Thomas S. Gholson, Judge.
Edward Sears was set to the bar at the Court House in Manchester to day, for trial on the charge of murdering his wife by poison, administered several months since.
The evidence being given in, and the argument of counsel heard,