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Arrests. --John T. Scott was arrested yesterday evening for "stealing" a three dollar shirt from A. Moses. An examination before Alderman Sanxay revealed the fact that he did nothing of the kind, and the magistrate released him. John Delaney, a native of Pennsylvania, arrested at Manassas Junction as a suspicious character, was brought down on the Central Railroad and lodged in the cage. Delaney was caught loitering around the Confederate camp, with, as it was thought, no good motive. Hhn T. Scott was arrested yesterday evening for "stealing" a three dollar shirt from A. Moses. An examination before Alderman Sanxay revealed the fact that he did nothing of the kind, and the magistrate released him. John Delaney, a native of Pennsylvania, arrested at Manassas Junction as a suspicious character, was brought down on the Central Railroad and lodged in the cage. Delaney was caught loitering around the Confederate camp, with, as it was thought, no good motive. Hence his arrest.
To be sent back. --John Delaney, the Pennsylvania Lincolnite, arrested near Manassas Junction by order of Gen. Beauregard and sent to Richmond, was carried before the Mayor yesterday, who, after an examination, directed that he should be sent back this morning. He will accordingly be dispatched towards the Junction, in charge of an officer, at an early hour to-day.
John Delaney was yesterday arrested and confined in prison on the charge of "being a person of evil fame, name, and reputation." We shall probably learn something more concerning him at the Mayor's court this morning.
xamination before the Hustings Court next Monday. The case of Michael Buckton, for felonious cutting and stabbing John Delaney, was continued until Wednesday. The accused admitted the fact; the evidence showed that he had slapped Delaney's wifeDelaney's wife's face in his presence and was struck by Delaney twice on the head with a stick, and then stabbed him — the cut disembowelling him. Delaney was supposed to be dying and an officer was sent to obtain his dying declarations. The case of John MurDelaney twice on the head with a stick, and then stabbed him — the cut disembowelling him. Delaney was supposed to be dying and an officer was sent to obtain his dying declarations. The case of John Murray, for feloniously cutting and stabbing Michael Leary, (who has since died,) and James McCormick, was further continued until Saturday. Lott Green, a negro who says he is free, but has no papers, was arrested for smoking a cigar in the streetDelaney was supposed to be dying and an officer was sent to obtain his dying declarations. The case of John Murray, for feloniously cutting and stabbing Michael Leary, (who has since died,) and James McCormick, was further continued until Saturday. Lott Green, a negro who says he is free, but has no papers, was arrested for smoking a cigar in the street and ordered to be whipped. William Hudson, another free boy, was ordered 15 lashes for disorderly conduct in the street. Julia, slave of J. P. Ballard, charged with stealing $800 from a guest at the Ballard House, was discharged. Jos
Inquest. --Coroner Sanxay was called upon yesterday to hold an inquest on the body of a man named John Delaney, who was found dead in his own house, in Adams's Valley, near the upper workshops of the Central Railroad Company. Delaney died yesterday morning from the effects of a stab across the abdomen, inflicted by one MichDelaney died yesterday morning from the effects of a stab across the abdomen, inflicted by one Michael Buckton. The stab or cut was of such extent that a good portion of the bowels protruded through the wound. It appears that Buckton, on Friday night, went to Delaney's house, and while there, further reason, became angry with his wife's sister, and slapped her. This Delaney resented as all affront to himself, and strunk. Buck of the bowels protruded through the wound. It appears that Buckton, on Friday night, went to Delaney's house, and while there, further reason, became angry with his wife's sister, and slapped her. This Delaney resented as all affront to himself, and strunk. Buckton with a small stick. He immediately cut him, and was arrested.
Mayor's Court. --The following cases were before the Mayor yesterday: Thomas Hunt, charged with being drunk and following ladies in the street, kissing his hand to them, &c., was required to give security to be of good behavior. John Holmes, charged with picking the pocket of James B. Pleasants of a bunch of keys. The prisoner found Mr. Pleasants in a reclining posture, and placed his hand on his pocket and shook him, saying, "Is that you, Mike?" Receiving no reply, he put his hand in Pleasants's pocket and took his keys. Holmes was sent to the Provost Marshal. Joseph J. Home, for being drunk and lying in the street, was fined $1. Michael Buckton, charged with the murder of John Delaney, was committed. Patrick Shee, charged will stealing a small quantity of whiskey from the Confederate Government, was bailed to appear before the Grand Jury.