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, and but few of them are able to purchase the necessary articles of clothing, the negroes dress better and have more money than was ever known before. Yesterday morning a negro fellow, named Van Amburg, for some years past in the employ of Mark Downey, was arraigned before the Mayor on the charge of having in his possession ten pairs of pantaloons, eight vests, five frock coats, one blue cloth military jacket, two military caps, one blue satin scarf, a gold button, and fifteen linen collars, supposed to have been stolen. Officer Wm. S. Jenkins, while searching Van Amburg's room, on Thursday night, for a lot of bacon which was stolen the night before from Mr. Downey's store, found the articles above enumerated, and not believing that they were honestly obtained, he took them in charge and carried the negro to the watch-house. Jenkins also found upon the person of Van Amburg a sliver watch, with a magnificent gold chain appended thereto, a sum of money, and a large bowie-knife and ho