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ry M Myers, who claims to hall from Maryland but really came from Louisiana, was required to answer for stealing a pair of gaiters, worth $15, from the store of J. B. Owens, 13th street, between Main and Cary. In proof it was said that Myers came into the store inquiring for a pair of boots, and said he was willing to pay any price for them. While he retired to the rear of the store, anxiously looking out for the desired article, a number of suspicious characters, who Mr. Owens testified were his daily companions, entered the front part of the store, and one of them soon letting his instinct get the better of his judgment, "snatched" a pair of gaiters and made tracks. Owens, a cute tradesman, deemed the affair one of agreement between the parties and caused Myers to be arrested. Of course Myers, according to his own account, did not know anybody who followed him in the store. He exhibited a pass signed Walker Lucas, aid to General Winder, entitling him to walk the city, which the