Clasky, Chas-C. Travis, and Mike Sullivan, all of whom are from New Orleans, and belonged to Whest's battalion.
On their persons when arrested were found bowie knives buttons, handkerchiefs, small articles which Mr. Clements recognized as his by his private mark.
The parties lodged in the cellar of a boarding-house, kept by a men named Murphy, which was searched and quantities of tobacco, calico, cotton cloth, boots and shoes were found.
In the stable of an Italian, near the same place, were found several boxes of tobacco and some other of the articles.
On Sunday night Matthew Wilson was garroted and robbed of $150, Wm. P. Brady, Martin Conaway, and Jno. Lipscomb — the last a desperado about Lynchburg, the other two strangers — were arrested for this time.
Upon his arrest by the guard, Lipscomb remarked--"there are forty odd of us here, and If you don't look out you'll have a lively time," at the same time making a peculiar kind of hallo, as if to summon the band to the rescu