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Suicide. --Acting Coroner Sanxay was summoned yesterday morning to the house of Mr. Wm. H. Leech, on Madison, near Broad street, to investigate the circumstances attending the death of Miss Eliga Aun Nowlan, his housekeeper, who, soon after her breakfast, was found in her bed in an unconscious state, evidently produced by poison of some kind, and shortly thereafter expired, though everything was done that could be by Dr. Davis, who was summoned and soon in attendance. On examination, evidence of poison could plainly be discovered, showing that death was self- inflicted.--Deceased was about nineteen years of age, born of English parents in South America. Her disposition was represented as amiable and her temper cheerful. No evidence was produced to show the special kind of agent used by the unfortunate young woman in taking her own life and the only possible excuse offered and alleged for the act is found in the fact that a few days since she was mildly chided by Mr. Leech for
Hustings Court--yesterday. --Present Recorder Caskie, Senior Alderman Sanxay, and Messrs. Bray, Timberlake, Gwathmay, and Smith. Alfred Tappan was examined for selling in an unauthorized manner 17 bushels of oats belonging to John A. Lacy, worth $34. A. Judson Crane, Esq., appeared for the defence; R. T. Daniel for the Commonwealth. Admitted to bail in the sum of $300. --Frederick Miller, charged with stealing a horse valued at $300, belonging to John B. Davis, was sent on for trial.--Thomas Doyle, charged with feloniously assaulting J. M. Quinn and robbing him of six dollars and a half, was examined and acquitted on a nolle prosequi.--Beverly Morris, a free negro, charged with stealing a pistol, valued at $100, from Andrew Jackson, was remanded for further hearing, owing to the absence of Andrew Jackson, the plaintiff, against whom a rule was issued.--James Nicholas, charged with receiving the above mentioned pistol from Beverly Morris, was also remanded. Dillard McCormick, ch