and Daniel W. Lee
, charged with breaking into Robert England's house, assaulting Mrs. Elizabeth England
, and stabbing John Burns
, on Sunday night last, were arraigned for examination yesterday.
Hon. John S. Caskie
appeared as counsel for Lee
. The testimony went to show that the accused were on a spree, and went to England's house, but with what intent does not appear.
, a neighbor, heard the screams of Miss Anna Myers
, a daughter of Mrs. England
, and went to see what was the matter; as he was entering the yard, he was attacked by Brannan
, and while they were struggling together on the ground, Lee
was seen to make a sweep at Burns
, who afterwards ascertained that he had received a slight stab in the back, under the right shoulder.
afterwards met Brannan
, both of whom were intoxicated, and heard Lee
say that he had stabbed three men; that he had stabbed Bob England
to the heart, and would have done more if he had not lost his knife.
A knife was ubsequently found on England
's premises, lying in a pool of blood.
Several respectable persons gave Lee
an excellent character; they had never known him to be engaged in any difficulty previous to this occurrence.
sent the parties on, to be examined before a called Court on the 6th of February.
Robert Flower, charged with stealing a coat from Robert Harvey
's servant, and a cheese from Charles Floyd
, was remanded for trial before the Hustings Court.
, for allowing negroes to assemble unlawfully at his house, was find $10.
The vagrant population was pretty strongly represented at Court yesterday.
and Jacob Yaglefitz
were committed to jail, and the others were discharged.