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The Daily Dispatch: November 11, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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d use of their egos. The houses visited were John A. Worsham's, on Fourteenth street, Edward Monteiro's, in a building owned by James H. Grant, adjoining the Spotswood House, and Murphy & McCann's, rear of Exchange Hotel. The parties arrested were John A. Worsham, charged with keeping and exhibiting the game of faro; William Burnes, similar charge; James, slave of Edward Monteiro; James McCann, for keeping and exhibiting faro; Benj. Deyrout, employed for that purpose by James McCann and Jesse Murphy; and Matt, a slave, who seems to have been doorkeeper of the bank last named. The news spread rapidly to other similar institutions, and lights were extinguished in such haste that it is doubtful if the cash accounts were squared in every instance. A large amount of moveable property was captured, and the procession of policemen on the way to the station-house is said to have been grand and imposing. It was indeed a sight to see our sturdy officers, during the small hours of Sunday mor
Hustings Court. --In the case of the Commonwealth against Jesse Murphy, E. H. Montiero, and E, P. Goode, presentments for exhibiting faro bank, a capias was yesterday awarded against the defendant in each, returnable to the next term of the Court. Commonwealth against John A. Worsham, two presentments for permitting faro bank to be exhibited on his premises, and Commonwealth against William Burnes, presentment for exhibiting faro bank. The defendant in each case recognized in the sum of $3,000 to appear at the next term to answer for the offence. Commonwealth against James Eddins-- and indictment for a misdemeanor. The defendant was recognized in the sum of $100 for his appearance at the next term. The cases of Dillon McCormack and Cosamore Castiglione, indictments for misdemeanor, were continued to the next term, each defendant giving security for his appearance. George Nelson and Joseph Calvin Henry were tried for stealing four dozen sora, found guilty, an