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200; five gallons of rye whiskey, held at $300; and one bag of coffee, valued at $1,500 was called to the stand; but owing to the absence of witnesses, both for the accused and the Commonwealth, the case was adjourned over till this morning. James, slave of Wm. F. Adcock, arrested on the charge of being a suspicious person and having a pass in his possession with the signature of B. F. Jordan attached to it, was called up. The evidence proved that during the raid made on Tuesday afternoon last in the upper part of the house over Mahoney & McGchee's office, on Main street, between 9th and 10th, by Major Turner's guard, in search of Yankee officers, James, taking the alarm which the other occupants of the house did, jumped out of a back window on to the shed next door, and breaking through a skylight landed into the chamber of Mrs. Reese, who was absent at the time. On being asked permission by the officer to search her room Mrs. R. readily gave up the key, that the door to it mi