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Daring Robbery. --On Sunday night last, about eight o'clock, the residence of Mr. Alexander Craig, living on the plank road, about two miles from this city, was entered by two white men, who drew their pistols and forced him to unlock his bureau drawers and surrender to them everything of value which he had, consisting of $27gold watches, valued at $2,000 each; two watch chains, valued at $300, and several other articles of value. The thieves, after pocketing these valuables, locked Mr. Craig up in his house and took their departure.--As soon as he could do so, he proceeded to the city and lodged complaint at the watch house, when the police immediatewere the guilty parties. On yesterday officer Ferguson succeeded in arresting George Bunker and John Colner, two paroled Yankee prisoners, and, carrying them in Mr. Craig's presence, they were immediately identified by him as the guilty parties. There was found in the possession of these fellows the two watches, and some of the m
laint. Quarles and Miller were required to give security for their good behavior, and Kaufman was sent to the enrolling officer. Henry Temple, charged with feloniously cutting and stabbing a white man, whose name is unknown, appeared to answer the complaint. Put off till this morning. Vriginia Wilkinson, a white woman, charged with feloniously receiving $120 40 in silver, two $50 Confederate bills, two watch seals, one watch key, and other articles, the money and property of Alexander Craig, knowing the same to have been stolen, was called to the stand. Owing to the absence of witnesses the case was continued. A negro boy, named Henry, slave of Geo. Gibson, charged with throwing stones in the street, was ordered to be whipped. A similar charge was preferred against Robert and Jim, the property of Thomas J. Evans. They were also ordered to be whipped. A negro man named James, belonging to Daniel Trueheart's estate, charged with being drunk, insulting in his lan