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The Daily Dispatch: January 1, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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entitled "The Last Enemy," in his pocket, which he could not have read to much purpose, or he would have kept an enemy from getting in his mouth to steal away his brains. The Mayor yesterday required him to give security to keep the peace. Edward W. Kelly, the man charged with drawing a pistol upon B. Catogni and demanding his money, was to have been examined yesterday, but the Mayor further continued the case to give him a chance to procure witnesses. Maria S. Turpin charges James H. and Caroline Phillips and Ann Overty, white persons, and Patsy and China, slaves, with assaulting and beating her; but with a view to ascertaining all the facts of such a remarkable case, the Mayor postponed the investigation until to-day. A fine of $5 was imposed upon Edward Walls for keeping his bar-room open on Sunday. James, slave of Francis Price, was convicted of stealing a comfort, a pair of boots and a pair of shoes from J. H. Walker, and sent down for the usual punishment.
Mayor's Court. --The most prominent case brought to the notice of the Mayor yesterday was that of James H. Phillips, Caroline Phillips, and Ann Overby, and two negro women named Patsy and China, arraigned for an assault upon Maria S. Turpin. It illustrated the difficulties and perils which beset a multiplied number of families dwelling together beneath the same roof. The matter in controversy was a door, which Mrs. Turpin was accused of having broken open. The rencontre took place on Sunday, and notwithstanding the disparity of numbers, Mrs. T. stood her ground manfully. The Mayor, after a long and patient investigation, held the parties to bail in $150 for their appearance at the Hustings Court. Simon Greenberry, a withered Israelite, who peddles small wares in the First Market, was arrested for making an unprovoked assault upon a lad named Emmit Taylor. The boy told a straightforward story; after which, the Mayor asked Greenberry if he had anything to say. "Yesh," he