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any right to threaten the life of another, whether he wears arms or not. He would, therefore, require John Hagan again to give security to keep the peace. After some conversational debate upon the points involved, the Mayor fixed the amount of bail at $700, and Mr. Hagan gave Henry Easly as his surety. The Mayor then said — Hagan is not discharged from here. He is charged, upon the information of Edward A. Pollard and others, with extortion, and unlawfully obtaining money from James Evans, a free negro.--There were reasons which rendered it improper for him (the Mayor) to sit in this case. It had been a theme of discussion in the public journals, and he had heard, besides, that Hagan said be dare not imprison him for any cause. The record of the Court would vindicate him from any charge of partiality in the administration of justice, but there were reasons which forbade him to sit in the case now pending. He then called upon the Recorder, James K. Caskie, who, after