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Flight — of time. --A man by the name of Patrick Jacobs got himself in considerable of a difficulty yesterday by stealing a silver watch worth $29, from Lewis H. Strom. Messrs. Gentry and Blankinship, of the police force, being informed of the unauthorized use attempted to be made by Jacobs with Strom's time-piece, hunted him up, and laid him by the heels in the cage to ruminate on the truth of the old adage that doubtful things are very uncertain. Flight — of time. --A man by the name of Patrick Jacobs got himself in considerable of a difficulty yesterday by stealing a silver watch worth $29, from Lewis H. Strom. Messrs. Gentry and Blankinship, of the police force, being informed of the unauthorized use attempted to be made by Jacobs with Strom's time-piece, hunted him up, and laid him by the heels in the cage to ruminate on the truth of the old adage that doubtful things are very uncertai
The Daily Dispatch: February 21, 1862., [Electronic resource], The Conservative influence of tobacco. (search)
Mayor's Court, yesterday. --William Blankinship, charged with maliciously shooting and killing George Crowe, in Sidney, was examined by the Mayor and sent to be examined before the Husting Court. Jim, slave of Mrs. Munday, charged with stealing five dollars from Wm. K. Sledd, at the New Market, having confessed the offence was ordered 25 stripes with a cow-skin. The hearing of Patrick Jacobs, charged with stealing a silver watch worth $29 from Davis H. Strom, was continued on account of the absence of a material witness. Mary Driscoll, summoned up for keeping a disorderly house on Cary, between 17th and 18th streets, did not respond when her name was called. The police stated that on Wednesday night, after eleven o'clock, parties came out of the door of Mrs. Driscoll's house and fired pistols in the street. The case was continued. Wm. McCaw, proprietor of a private boarding-house, was fined $5 for allowing some person to fire off pistols from the door of his residence. Def
Alleged highway robbery. --Patrick Jacobs is to be examined before the Mayor to-day, for an alleged highway robbery, (stealing David H. Strom's watch, on 17th street,) for which he has heretofore been brought before his Honor. The case was laid over until to-day, Jacobs desiring to summon a witness deemed material in his defence. Alleged highway robbery. --Patrick Jacobs is to be examined before the Mayor to-day, for an alleged highway robbery, (stealing David H. Strom's watch, on 17th street,) for which he has heretofore been brought before his Honor. The case was laid over until to-day, Jacobs desiring to summon a witness deemed material in his defence.
Mayor's Court — yesterday. --Patrick Jacobs was brought before the Mayor yesterday and remanded for examination before the Hustings Court for robbing Lewis H. Strom, by force and violence, of a silver watch, worth $29.--William Gray, free negro, was arraigned for exuberant manifestations in connection with a spree indulged in by him on Saturday, also for living in Richmond with Amelia papers — ordered to be punished and turned loose.--Henry, slave of the Danville Railroad Company, was committed for further examination on the charge of stealing $19.75 from Lewis H. Jones, while traveling on said road — Jacob Dickman and Thomas Kearney, brought up for stealing a pistol from Jas. M. Johns, were acquitted of the larceny, but fined $20 for selling liquors without a license.--Several slaves, belonging to Mr. J. L Carrington, having been found in Mr. H. L. Brooke's kitchen, were deemed to be in an unlawful assembly and ordered to be punished-- James H Beazley, charged with being drunk a<
Hustings Court. --The regular monthly term of the Hustings Court commenced yesterday. The following parties charged with felony were examined and sent on to be tried before Judge Lyons: Jno. Foley, charged with the larceny of $29 in bank notes; John and James Berry, boys, charged with malicious stabbing; Patrick Jacobs, stealing a watch; John Fritz Kreibel and John E. Lehmone, murder, and Austin Connolly, for receiving stolen goods. The Court sets again to-day, when another batch of criminals will be temporarily disposed of.
Mayor's Court. --The cases before this Court yesterday, though many, were of a trifling character. The case of Patrick Jacobs, for stealing Simon Fleisher's gold watch, was continued until the 30th. Alexander Muilony was committed as a suspicious character for falling to give security to be of good behavior. John Field, slave of J. W. Jones, was punished for going into Joseph May's store and using insolent and provoking language to his wife, John Thornton was required to give security for committing an assault and battery on Charles J. Miller. The examination of Andrew J. Hawking, charged with being engaged in a riot on the 20th of April, was continued on account of the absence of witnesses, as was also the case of John Logan, for breaking into Fred. Weidemyer's smoke house and stealing 300 pounds of bacon. Sundry members of the colored fraternity were punished for petty infractions of law. such as smoking cigars in the street, going without passes, &c.
Mayor's Court, Saturday, May 2nd. --Patrick Jacobs was examined on the charge of stealing Simon Fleisher's watch from John N. Williams's store, where it had been left for repair. He was sent to the Hustings Court. Albert, slave of Mary Crenshaw, was awarded 30 lashes for entering Judge Halyburton's hen coop and stealing 5 hens. The summons against Lucy Timmons for selling ardent spirits without a tavern license, was heard and dismissed. Ann Shay was fined $5 for allowing her stove pipe to get out of order and become dangerous to people residing in an adjoining house. George Farrell, arrested as a suspicious character, was committed in default of $300 surety to keep the peace, and be of good behavior. Bill Washington, slave of Steward Lomax, of Prince George county, was examined for stealing a gold watch from Hartman Jones, colored fisherman from Charles City county, and sent before the Hustings Court for final trial. The examination of John Murphy,
worth $100, from John Whitehurst, was continued until the 14th. Also, the case of Wm Sparry, for committing an assault on officer Morris while performing his lawful duty. Pat Mulligan, for assaulting R. H. Shumate and resisting officer Morris, was committed to await the action of the grand jury. Philip Harner was required to give security for assaulting and beating Wm. McCummack with a rock. The examination of Robert Martin for receiving four pieces of gold stolen from Jacobs, knowing the same to have been stolen, was dismissed. Charles Amey was examined and sent on to be tried before Judge Lyons for stealing two boxes of tobacco from Kent & Wilson, at their factory, in Rose alley. Defendant sold the tobacco to a man named Heckler, who testified to the fact. James A. Perdue and Harrison Balley were remanded for final trial, on the charge of stealing four hats from Powhatan Weisiger. John Doyle was sent on to be tried before Judge Lyons for stealin
The Daily Dispatch: May 14, 1863., [Electronic resource], List of Casualties in the battle near Fredericksburg. (search)
g from him one pistol, valued at $50, and $25 in C. S. notes; Henry Chadwell, for stealing a horse, valued at $100, on the 2d of May, from William S. Kemper; Edward Murphy, for entering, in the night time of the 21st of April, the storehouse of Walter D. Blair & Co., and stealing a lot of groceries, including 15 lbs. of tea, valued at $80. Frances Hueston was examined for receiving, on the 25th of April, several pieces of jewelry, stolen from James P. Tyler, and was acquitted; also, Patrick Jacobs, for having on the 11th December stolen from Morris Levy a gold watch, valued at $80, and Cornelius McNemara, for having on the 12th of March received certain stolen articles from some person unknown. In this case, the acquittal of the prisoner resulted from an exception taken by his counsel to the certificate of the Mayor sending on the case, which the Court quashed, and discharged the accused. The case of John W. Sartain and Gideon B. Thompson, for robbing Wm. Rouse of $40, in De