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mplicity in the affair. Col Smith, of the Quartermaster's Department, mentioned Tormey as the person who introduced "Col Miller" to him, when the latter made an application for his pay. C. W. Pursell, exchange broker, produced a pay account which he received from a person who represented himself to be Col. Miller, but he could not say whether the prisoner was or was not the man. He (Mr. Purcell) told him that if he could get Col Smith's endorsement he would cash the account. Whereupon he wentd to make the endorsement on the back of the paper, but presented a certificate from that officer, as follows: "Pay of Col. Miller for August, September, and October, 1861. These accounts will be paid by Captain Barksdale when he is in frauds." Thee of his, and nothing further transpired.-- A. J. Ford had seen the prisoners at his house together. After the arrest of Miller; Tormey said that he was sorry he had ever made his acquaintance, for it had got him into difficulty. At the request of
Stolen cow. --John Miller, who was arrested on Thursday for receiving a cow valued at $10, the property of Jeremiah M. Smith, knowing the same to have been stolen, was arraigned before the Mayor yesterday. Mr. Smith, who resides in Hanover, lost the cow some weeks ago, and knew nothing of her whereabouts until he found her in Miller's possession, two or three days since. Testimony was introduced to show that the latter purchased the property innocently; but, without concluding the investy of Jeremiah M. Smith, knowing the same to have been stolen, was arraigned before the Mayor yesterday. Mr. Smith, who resides in Hanover, lost the cow some weeks ago, and knew nothing of her whereabouts until he found her in Miller's possession, two or three days since. Testimony was introduced to show that the latter purchased the property innocently; but, without concluding the investigation, the Mayor adjourned it over to Wednesday next, admitting the accused to hail in the sum of $300.