ensive; he addressed them in business intercourse as if they were negroes.
Charles E. Day, in behalf of the prosecution, also testified as to the abrupt order given the men to leave the shop, and the subsequent shooting at McManus.
Doyle had for some time shown a great dislike towards the workmen.
He supposed it was in consequence of a court-martial which had recently been held upon the charge preferred against him of working up Government tin for private use.
For the defence, Philip Davis.--Grace, and John Flaherty, testified that the weapon used by Doyle did not go off; they distinctly heard the explosion of one or two caps, but were positive that in neither case were the pistol loads discharged.
Doyle had always been a good officer and a perfect gentleman; performing his duty faithfully, and awarding kind, courteous treatment to every one.--Mr. Flaherty, the storekeeper at the Laboratory, justified Doyle in desiring the tin shops to be closed during the dinner hour; it