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The Daily Dispatch: April 16, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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Mayor's Court. --The Mayor disposed of the following cases on yesterday: John T. Ferneyhough, arrested for fighting in the street on Saturday, case continued, and party committed to jail to await an examination for stabbing two men (one of them named Kelly.) on 2nd street, twelve months since last Christmas, in company with Robert Burch. Both Ferneyhough and Burch went off at the time, and have but lately returned — Thomas Dobson was required to give security for using obscene language and threatening to shoot Jas. Henry Franklin, one of the city watchmen:--George and Eva Kline, for abusing and threatening to kill Wm. Kahle, held to bail — James Turner was committed in default of surety for being one of the party who beat John L. Cusry at Solitude, on Cary street.--Ann O'Shay, who had abused and threatened the life of Roland Williams, gave $150 surety to conduct herself in a law-abiding and proper manner in futur
t his throat, it becomes a quality not much to be reverenced. There has been but one man in the present century who has equalled Abraham Lincoln in the combined secretiveness, hypocrisy, and diabolism of his character.--The name of this man was Williams, and he flourished in London about the year 1808. --Whoever will read "Three Remarkable Murders," by De Quincey, will find the most mysterious and remorseless murderer of the nineteenth century the exact counterpart of Abraham Lincoln. This man untary exclamation was wrung from her lips, "Lord God, have mercy on me." But it is doing great injustice to this eminent "artist," as De Quincey calls him, to liken the murderer of a few families to Abraham Lincoln, or any of his Cabinet. Williams may have had the genius of Lincoln, and possibly the thirst for blood; but he never had the opportunity. Here is this man, professing for months to desire a peaceful solution of existing difficulties, deliberately, persistently, with malice afo