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positively that he had had the barrel itself for twelve months. Frederick Detrick testified that he saw McKinley be gaining for the whiskey with one John McCabe, and afterwards saw McCabe deliver it to McKinley. Pat Jacobs corroborated this statement. The case was sent on. John McCabe, charged with selling the barrel of whiskey knowing it to be stolen, was also sent on for examination. Isaac Jacobs was charged with receiving one pair of blankets valued at $15, the property of Morris Johnson, from whom stolen, who stated that on Tuesday last he found blankets in the prisoner's store, and upon returning with two other members of his corps, the City Battalion they also identified blankets which belonged to them and like his, had been stolen from quarters. Upon returning afterwards with an officer the blankets were gone. The witness of the prisoner testified that he had bought the blankets in a lot from another merchant, who was present, and when the young men came in and cl
Interesting from the Southwest--Grant's army Retreating. After our force had gone to press Wednesday night a telegram from Mobile came to hand stating that Gen. Van. Dorn, with a large cavalry force, and capture. Holly Springs with fifteen hundred pickets and large quantity of small arms, and had also destroyed a millions of dollars worth of Yankee Gen. J. H. Margin was acting in order with Gen. Van Dorn. He reached Jackson at about the same time and Dorn got to Holly Spring. Yankee communication with Grant's army were entirely cutoff and at last accounts Grant was as fast as possible. Another dispatched says that the enemy's gunboats assented the Yazte river on the 22d instant, and finally destroyed the residence and negro quarters in Johnson's place.