ed to its utmost tension, in listening to a number of female witnesses testifying for and against two parties, named Bridget Parsons, and Theresa Kinney, who, it seems, for the past year have entertained no very friendly feelings for each other.
The warrant was procured by Mrs. Theresa Kinney against Mrs. Bridget Parsons, who was charged with using abusive and indecent language to Mrs. K., and threatening to assault and beat her. The complainant and her party asserted that the accused had on ss. P.'s friends in an emphatic manner accused Mrs. K. of being a great nuisance to the neighbors, and in particular to Mrs. Parsons, who, as testified to by one of the witnesses, had been assaulted by her with a large knife, with the avowed intention of ripping her (Mrs. P.) open if she said anything about her again.
The Mayor held Mrs. Parsons to bail in the sum of $150 to keep the peace for twelve months. This decision aroused the indignation of Mrs. P.'s better half, when he stepped up to th