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orce of violence, of the deed alleged to have been committed.--For the defence, a lady, whose store is under Vance's residence, stated that, although in her store at the time, she heard no evidence of a noise or struggle overhead when the affair is said to have been perpetrated.--There being no evidence that Allen was implicated, he was discharged. His Honor remanded Mervin for examination before the Hustings Court. John a. Jeter was charged with ejecting, by force and violence, Mrs. Nathalie Dowell from her lodging-room in the Exchange Hotel building. The case was continued on account of the absence of witnesses. William Gracy and Mrs. L. Henser were separately charged with purchasing five barrels of apples to sell again. The case being fully made out against them, they were each fined fifty dollars, and compelled to turn over the fruit as confiscated property. Jordan Miller was fined fifty dollars for purchasing wood from the city wood yard and offering it for sale
rity for his good behavior and fined ten dollars. The case of John Dunnavant, charged with having a lot of rope in his possession, supposed to have been stolen, was continued. John W. Leathers and John Kenney, charged with being persons of evil fame, and stealing $2,500 from Major Wade H. Gibbes, were recommitted to jail in default of security to keep the peace and be of good behavior. Sarah Leathers, also charged with being of idle, dissolute character, and with receiving $400, which she knew to have been stolen from Major W. H. Gibbes, was also committed for failure to give bail for her good behavior. The following cases were continued till this morning: John Jeter, charged with violently ejecting Mrs. Nathalie Dowell from her lodgings at the Exchange Hotel. Elihu, slave of William J. McDowell, charged with stealing a pair of boots, two vests, a coat, two pairs of pants, etc.; and Frank, slave of James H. Grant, charged with stealing a bag of coffee.
Charged with Disloyalty. --Upon complaint lodged by John A. Jeter, Mrs. Nathalie Dowell was arraigned before Commissioner William F. Watson yesterday on the charge of trafficking in greenbacks and uttering disloyal language towards the Confederacy. The case was partly heard, and then postponed till this morning, the Commissioner, in the meantime, admitting Mrs. Dowell to bail in the sum of one thousand dollars for her appearance. Charged with Disloyalty. --Upon complaint lodged by John A. Jeter, Mrs. Nathalie Dowell was arraigned before Commissioner William F. Watson yesterday on the charge of trafficking in greenbacks and uttering disloyal language towards the Confederacy. The case was partly heard, and then postponed till this morning, the Commissioner, in the meantime, admitting Mrs. Dowell to bail in the sum of one thousand dollars for her appearance.
s remanded for examination before the Hustings Court. John Kenney, accused of stealing two thousand and five hundred dollars from Major Wade H. Gibbes, and being a person of evil fame, name and reputation, was discharged, there being no evidence to convict him of said offence. John Dunnavant, arrested upon the charge of stealing a large lot of rope, was also discharged. The following cases were continued: John A. Jeter, charged with ejecting, by force and violence, Mrs. Nathalie Dowell from her lodging-rooms at the Exchange Hotel. Edward S. Gentry, charged with assaulting and beating Margaret, a slave; and Elihu, slave of William J. McDowell, charged with going at large and stealing a pair of boots, two vests, one coat, two pairs of pants, and a comfort, valued at five hundred dollars, the property of Isaiah Sleet. Joe, slave of Edmund Swift, charged with stealing a trunk and contents, valued at five hundred dollars, the property of William G. Cazenove, wa
Local Matters.charged with Buying greenbacks. --Before Commissioner William F. Watson the case of Mrs. Nathalie Dowell was again taken up yesterday. It will be remembered that she was charged with trading in greenbacks. Mrs. Dowell appeared, Mrs. Dowell appeared, closely veiled, and at times during the examination seemed deeply humiliated at the position in which she was placed, several times weeping bitterly, and at others indignantly denying certain allegations against her. The only witness examined was Maac, she having first procured the requisite papers entitling her to said passports. After he had given the passports, Mrs. Dowell inquired of him where she could obtain some greenbacks, as she would need such money in order to get through. Major Che point, and remarked that he thought the case an exceedingly trifling one; but, nevertheless, it had been shown that Mrs. Dowell had obtained these funds, and the statutes of Congress, therefore, left him no other alternative than to refer the set
Mayor's Court, yesterday. --The case of Mrs. Nathalie Dowell against John A. Jeter, wherein the latter was arraigned on the charge of violently dispossessing the former of her lodging-rooms at the Exchange Hotel, was first called, when Mr. Jeter announced that, since the matter had been continued from last Monday, the difficulty between himself and Mrs. Dowell had been settled, and he did not desire to prosecute it further. The Mayor expressed his willingness thereto, and the case was theMrs. Dowell had been settled, and he did not desire to prosecute it further. The Mayor expressed his willingness thereto, and the case was thereupon dismissed. Peter K. Morgan, Jr., and Marion J. Yates, were up on the charge of keeping and exhibiting faro. Officer Kelly testified that he went to the alleged gaming-house, situated on Main street, between Eleventh and Twelfth, about 11 o'clock on Wednesday night, with officer Granger. Upon ringing the bell, a negro came to the door, but refused them admittance; whereupon they burst the door open and went into the house. A dozen or more persons were found in there, some of w