tchmen reached the spot, they found the accused near by. It was on this account that they were arrested.
The Mayor was unable to detect anything very grave against them, and therefore thought it best to forward them to their commands.
Benjamin Lancaster, John W. Steel, Peter Lilly and James Smith, while under the influence of liquor on Monday night, at the Theatre, created such disorder as to necessitate their arrest and commitment to the cage.
During their removal thereto, Lancaster usedLancaster used the butt end of a heavy pistol very severely over Philip Vaughn's head, (a Theatre policeman,) injuring him so severely as to prevent him from appearing to testify.
On this account the matter was continued till this morning.
Eliza, slave of Mrs. Maynard, arrested as a supposed runaway while in the Second Market selling apples believed to have been stolen, was committed to jail till such time as her mistress can be heard from.
The charge of using threatening and insulting language to