e of a gang of men who had been in the house.
Leaving the house with the assurance that they only came to find out the particulars of the affair, the police proceeded to the Mayor's private residence, who, late at night, issued a warrant for the arrest of all the parties found in the house.
About 2 o'clock it was surrounded by the police and armed guard, and the inmates, male and female, marched off to the cage, as persons of evil name, fame, and reputation.
The men gave the names of Wilson Williams, George Grase, Benedict Howard, John F. Peregey, Edward Lightfoot, John Harrison, and Frank Gillian.
The women registered as A. E. Thomas, Mary Jones, Lissy Hodges, Maggie Clark, Lucretia Bywaters, (alias Sue Price,) Sarah Smith, Mary Davis, Emma Marsh, Nellie Porter, and Jenny Barnes.
Early Sunday morning the cage being too crowded, most of the prisoners were sent to the city jail.
The unfortunate man who was shot was known as Capt. J. O. Withmell, and hailed from Louisville, Ky. Af
ntermeddler in affairs of other people?
Who was it that made a mountain of this molehill?
It was done by one little Mr. John J. Green, of New Kent; and who is John J. Green?"
Mr. Hill stated that Mr. Green was the son of S. P. Green, of King William county, who was a Justice of the Peace in the county for years, and whose eldest son is now the presiding Justice in that county.
He had married a Miss.
Williams, of New Kent, whose father is a refugee here, and who has two uncles — Wilson Williams and Jas. Williams — who are both worthy and respectable citizens of Richmond.
As to his being a spy or informer, or intermeddler in other people's matters, he was only doing his duty as policeman to report to the Mayor all violations of law and ordinances.
The head and front of his offence was a concientious discharge of his duty.
"The came man, who was recommended about a year ago by the Mayor as a fit person for day policeman, but who did not receive a vote, he believes, in thi