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First Market, was arrested for making an unprovoked assault upon a lad named Emmit Taylor. The boy told a straightforward story; after which, the Mayor asked Greenberry if he had anything to say. "Yesh," he replied; "dem boy come dere every time, to me trouble. I old man. I say leetle boy, you go home; vat you vant from me? Den I smack him some leetle, and he throw at me dese rock." Simon here exhibited a small pebble; but another witness proved that he was clearly the aggressor, and the Mayor chalked down a fine of $10 for disorderly behavior in the market. The decision affected Mr. Greenberry deeply — almost to tears — and he withdrew from the scene, absorbed in his own reflections. William Pardue, charged with assaulting and beating Morris Johnson, was committed in default of security to keep the peace. A fine of $1 was imposed upon Wright & Hudnall for permitting a quantity of straw to be deposited on Main street, thereby creating what the law calls an obstructio
his expulsion. In the House, Mr. Thomas offered the following resolution: "Resolved by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the thanks of this General Assembly are hereby tendered to the loyal and brave men of Kentucky who have volunteered to aid and assist the Government of the United States in expelling the invaders from our soil." This resolution was adopted — yeas 69, nays 11--Messrs. Ash, Burns, Bush, Chambers, Edmunds, Gardner, Garrett, Hampton, Johnson, Lindsey, and Murphy voting in the negative. These gentlemen have steadily voted upon every proposition as if they were the representatives of the Southern Confederacy. This evidence of sympathy for treason created astonishment and indignation. Richard T. Jacob, the bold and fearless member from Oldham county, offered the following resolution, which, under the rules of the House, was referred to the appropriate committee: "Resolved, That a select committee be instructed to inquire
positively that he had had the barrel itself for twelve months. Frederick Detrick testified that he saw McKinley be gaining for the whiskey with one John McCabe, and afterwards saw McCabe deliver it to McKinley. Pat Jacobs corroborated this statement. The case was sent on. John McCabe, charged with selling the barrel of whiskey knowing it to be stolen, was also sent on for examination. Isaac Jacobs was charged with receiving one pair of blankets valued at $15, the property of Morris Johnson, from whom stolen, who stated that on Tuesday last he found blankets in the prisoner's store, and upon returning with two other members of his corps, the City Battalion they also identified blankets which belonged to them and like his, had been stolen from quarters. Upon returning afterwards with an officer the blankets were gone. The witness of the prisoner testified that he had bought the blankets in a lot from another merchant, who was present, and when the young men came in and cl
Interesting from the Southwest--Grant's army Retreating. After our force had gone to press Wednesday night a telegram from Mobile came to hand stating that Gen. Van. Dorn, with a large cavalry force, and capture. Holly Springs with fifteen hundred pickets and large quantity of small arms, and had also destroyed a millions of dollars worth of Yankee Gen. J. H. Margin was acting in order with Gen. Van Dorn. He reached Jackson at about the same time and Dorn got to Holly Spring. Yankee communication with Grant's army were entirely cutoff and at last accounts Grant was as fast as possible. Another dispatched says that the enemy's gunboats assented the Yazte river on the 22d instant, and finally destroyed the residence and negro quarters in Johnson's place.
The Daily Dispatch: June 5, 1863., [Electronic resource], A night fight-surprise of our troops. (search)
and beating them to the place of our camp; and before the camp guard could give the alarm, the camp of the first Alabama was completely surrounded and filled with the Yankee hirelings, yelling "halt!" "halt! "--Bang — bang — rent the heavy morning air in every direction. It was not get well light.--A scene almost indescribable how followed.--All were sound asleep, but the officers and men, roused by the unusual sound, sprang with an electric leap from their earthy couches. The gallant Major Johnson attempted to form his started, half-awake, confused men, but was intercepted before he could reach them by a hundred Yankees, and narrowly escaped being captured, only saving himself by hiding. The several captains and lieutenants were crying "form, men!" "form on foot!" and "fire !" but alas, it was too late. Our camp grounds were now literally covered with Yankees, firing upon it from every direction. Everything confusion horses breaking loose and scampering about, guns out of plac
The Daily Dispatch: June 5, 1863., [Electronic resource], A night fight-surprise of our troops. (search)
Garroting. --Morris Johnson, charged with participating in the robbery of Philip L. Gregory, on Saturday night last, has been captured by the police, and will have a hearing before the Mayor this morning.