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of a Soldier. --About 12 o'clock yesterday two members of Capt. Whitingham's artillery battery, encamped in the vicinity of the Central Fair Grounds, named Patrick Fagan and James Morrissey, while slightly under the influence of liquor, began a dispute, which ended in Fagan, who is a strong and hearty man, striking Morrissey, wFagan, who is a strong and hearty man, striking Morrissey, who was a feeble old man, a violent blow on the side of the neck with his fist. Morrissey instantly fell dead. This astounding result of a single blow with the fist seemed to overcome Fagan with horror, who stood in stupefied amazement until taken into custody by some of his comrades, who conveyed him to Castle Thunder, where he i man, a violent blow on the side of the neck with his fist. Morrissey instantly fell dead. This astounding result of a single blow with the fist seemed to overcome Fagan with horror, who stood in stupefied amazement until taken into custody by some of his comrades, who conveyed him to Castle Thunder, where he is now a prisoner.
er reprimand, the free negroes were sent out to work on the batteries, and the slaves returned to their masters. Sarah Denzler, wife of John Denzier, appeared before the Mayor yesterday morning to answer the charge of receiving coffee stolen from Wm. W. Snead. Watchman Cousins searched the house and found concealed in a pile of wood in the basement a small bag of coffee, and in an upper chamber, under a bed, two boxes of manufactured and one bag of smoking tobacco, and a bag of wool. The investigation was adjourned until to day. Patrick Fagan and John Counel, arrested for fighting and disturbing the public peace, were held to bail for their better behavior. John Lane, the keeper of a restaurant, was fined $20 for keeping open house on Sunday. S. L. Arnold was fined $5 for permitting a vicious dog to go at large, and the dog was ordered to be killed for biting Andrew Bell, a lad, in the street. Mary Jackson, for instigating a riot, is to be examined to-day.
was continued until Friday morning at eleven o'clock in consequence of the absence of Captain James B. Pleasants, who was shot a few nights ago while endeavoring to arrest Mack and his comrades. Nicholas Fox, charged with drunkenness. Case continued until to-day. J. J. Horne, charged with attempting to violate the person of a little girl named Minnie Donovan, was admitted to bail in the sum of five hundred dollars for his appearance before the Hustings Court. A. G. Babcock, charged with threatening to assault E. V. Menzel. Charge withdrawn and case dismissed. William V. Barker, charged with threatening to kill his father, George Barker, was sent before a county magistrate. John Traverse, for abusing and threatening Patrick Fagan and wife, was required to give security in the sum of three hundred dollars to keep the peace. Mary Ann Brooks, arrested for disturbing the peace, was committed in default of one hundred dollars security for her good behavior.