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their appearance. The officers were directed to summon the parties to appear. Maggie Mitchell, a resident of Exchange Alley, who, as officer Morris testified, was not Maggie Mitchell, was brought up charged with threatening violence to Alice Hawkins. The latter, together with Molly Brown, Betty Valentine and Maria Gary, appeared as witnesses. It was in proof that when a point in social ethics had been given against her by. Hawkins, her landlady, the prisoner, being drunk, had declared Hawkins, her landlady, the prisoner, being drunk, had declared her bloody intentions, and proceeded to execute them by throwing a cup and pepper box at Miss H., and then sizing a knife chased her around the table and into the street, from which locality Miss H. adjourned to an Alderman's office and got out a warrant. The Mayor at first determined to commit the whole party, but finally let off all save Maggie Mitchell. The case of Wm. W. Bingham, charged with unlawfully taking Lizzie, a slave, belonging to Martha A. Gorman, of Georgia, was called and
and having no visible means of support." The party were arrested in the small wooden tenement in Exchange Alley, rear of the Varieties, and consisted of a promiscuous jumble of men and women. The former may be dismissed with the remark that, in looks, at least, they were dubious and uncertain; the women's charms, if they ever had any, had long since faded. These pariahs of society had played out evidently in the more aristocratic haunts of vice. They gave the names of Maggie Mitchell, Alice Hawkins, Maria Gary, Elizabeth Valentine, Wm. Conly, Jno. Kelly, and Wm. Connaway. The latter was also charged with being the abductor of a horse belonging to Mr."Boze, worth $200. The Mayor said the city of Richmond had become the resort of all the vagabonds and outcasts in the Confederacy, and he should use civil and military power to expel them. The parties were committed to jail until Thursday, (to- morrow.) A person calling himself Henry M. Myers, lately in the hands of the police fo
s, Maria Gary, Elizabeth Valentine, and Abigale Mitchell, the women arrested a few nights since in a house, rear of the Varsities, were called up and examined, and the three last named sent to jail in default of haft for their good behavior. Alice Hawkins, who has an infant a few months old to take care of, was let off by the Mayor on that account, though he enjoined on Hawkins the necessity of leaving her present place of residence, if she wished in future to avoid molestation. A number Hawkins the necessity of leaving her present place of residence, if she wished in future to avoid molestation. A number of men appeared to answer the charge of being persons of evil name, fame, and character, and suspicious persons having no visible means of supports. From the boarding house of James Sexton, on 17th street, between Broad and Marshall, the police brought up, besides the proprietor, John Quinn, Jos Knight, John Dresden, Jeff. Flannagan, Wm. Gordon, Francis McMahon, Rowland Corbin, Wm. Jones, Wm. Conway, Wm. Wathins, Wm. Riley, John McDonald, and Dennis O'Brien; and from the house of Jas. J. Cox,