s before the Mayor yesterday on the charge of obtaining $500 from David Parr in January last.
About the first of the year Mr. Parr advertised for a substitute for the war, and was soon after approached by the prisoner, who introduced to him William McKinncy, a very proper man, as W. said, and one that would perform his obligations with marked promptness.
Whalan said McKinncy had a wife and two children, and Parr thereupon agreed to pay him $500 as soon as he was mustered into service, and $500McKinncy had a wife and two children, and Parr thereupon agreed to pay him $500 as soon as he was mustered into service, and $500 to his wife as soon as McK. was in the field.
McKinney was accepted on the 3d of January and mustered into service, and on the 8th of that month, five days after, Whalan took his own wife to Parr, represented her as Mary McKinney, the wife of the substitute, and demanded and received for her $500, the balance of the money.
Mr. Parr has since learned that McKinney had no wife, and that he had deserted.
Mrs. Whalan admitted the receipt of the $500, but says she was then entitled to it as M