gar Bottom, south of the Easin, on the line of 9th st. The defendants, while Owens was at the Petersburg Depot, Friday night, undertook to show him the way to a feed store owned by the Government, and on the way attempted to get even by robbery.
In doing this they stabbed him in the face with a knife, under the left eye, and on his crying out ran off. He identified Clarke as one of the assailants, who was sent on for trial, Murphy proved an alibi and was let off.
Jerry, slave of Riltabeth Richardson, was arraigned for entering the house of Joseph M Thompson, on Mars hall street, Friday, and stealing $31 in specie, $150 in notes, and several articles of jewelry.
Thompson deposed that his house had been entered and robbed Friday evening, between three and four o'clock. Suspicion rested upon Jerry, because he was known as a "trader," and lived on an adjoining lot. The house of prisoner's wife being searched, a considerable amount of money and also of jewelry were discovered.