e most interesting case was that of John E. Hicks, David J. Childress and William St. George Gunn (three youths) and Mrs. Anne Perrin, who were charged with aiding a negro woman to run off from Mrs. Gamble.
It appeared that Gunn and Childress, hn days ago. When arrested, these two boys told that young Hicks, who lived at his father's farm, near Fair Oaks, and Mrs. Anne Perrin, who lived on Thirty-first and Franklin streets, were in collusion with them in running off the negro; that Mrs. PerMrs. Perrin had bargained with the negro, and given her to them, who were to deliver her to Hicks, who would put her into the Yankee lines; that Mrs. Perrin had taken as her pay from the negro half-a-dozen silver spoons, and given them — Gunn, Childress andMrs. Perrin had taken as her pay from the negro half-a-dozen silver spoons, and given them — Gunn, Childress and Hicks--one hundred dollars in Confederate money.
Hicks, on being arrested, corroborated the statements of Childress and Gunn.
George W. Berry, white, was charged with stealing a silver watch from Francis M. Rea.
The accused had been arrested