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The Daily Dispatch: January 27, 1865., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 28, 1865., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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t of military talent almost, if not quite, equal to that of the Yankee general, a threat from his lips was not calculated to make Englishmen laugh. Nevertheless, even he never carried through that little enterprise; no hostile footstep profaned the soil of perfidious Albion, and Napoleon never reached any portion of her territories except St. Helena. And does Sherman think, because he has run through the State of Georgia, retreating in good order from Atlanta to Savannah, with not even "Major Jones" to dispute his progress, nor "Simon Suggs" to harass his rear, that he is going to pitch his tent in Hyde Park? We are no great admirers of English policy, but English power is another and different matter. We may not admire the rapacity and sanguinary appetites of the King of Beasts, but, for all that, should not be anxious to provoke him to a trial of muscle. An empire which confronted Europe half a century ago with a fleet of a thousand ships (not old merchantmen converted into
Police Arrests. --George W. Allen, a white man, found drunk and helpless in the street, was arrested yesterday afternoon and lodged in the lower station house. As he appeared when arrested, to call him white would be a misnomer, for no Ethiopian delineator we have ever seen was blacked blacker than he was. Allen was too drunk to give any account of how he came to be in the fix he was when found. Three negroes, named Ellick, slave of Aaron Jeffrey; Day, slave of Holt Wilson; and Charles, slave of Philip Jones, were also locked up in the cage on the charge of stealing sundry articles of provisions.
ilarly disposed of. James Golden, William Sedgwick, Lewis Benedick and Harriet Powers were summoned to show cause why they should not be fined for permitting water to escape from their hydrants.--Some of the parties were fined and others were dismissed. The following negroes were ordered to be whipped: Ellick, slave of Aaron Jeffries, charged with trespassing upon the premises of Peter Reynolds and stealing therefrom one pair of shoes and one pair of stockings; Charles, slave of Philip Jones, charged with felony; Jessie, slave of William H. Jones, arrested with a parcel of meat in his possession supposed to be stolen; and Henry Byrd, free negro, for assaulting and beating Minerva Byrd, his wife. The cases of John, slave of Bentley Wicker; Peter, slave of — Tyler; Aaron, slave of Neil McCurdy; George, slave of Mrs, Goodwin; Edwin, slave of Alfred Dickinson; Peter, slave of Mrs. Tomlin; William, slave of Mrs. Gouldin, and Emma, slave of Mrs. Susan Brady, charged with atte