He was also summoned to attend Court Tuesday, to see what further action should be had. The Mayor did not order the property to be confiscated, but directed the Clerk to dispose of it and hold the proceeds subject to his order.
Peter Reagan, charged with trespassing on Margaret Ryan, was required to give security for his good behavior.
Daniel Summers was arraigned and required to answer for stealing a gold watch, and $100 in C. S. Treasury notes from Fanny Burns and Louisa White.
The alleged robbery took place while the two females were drunk and taking an airing in a public hack in the city.
It was stated in Court that the witnesses had their property restored to them, and had gone to Charleston, S. C. The Mayor said he had been asked after the arrest of Summers to discharge him, because the case had been settled.
He said no one had a right to compromise a felony.
It was his duty to inquire into the circumstances attending the affair, and see if he could not