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Another Instalment of the Leathers family made their appearance before the Mayor yesterday, having been arrested by the police as vagrants. George, Emily and Eliza Leathers comprised the section alluded to, to which may be added John Knight and Susan Wright. elderly parties living next door. Two harder looking old nuts could not well be scraped up, even with a revolving horse-rake, than Mr. K. and Mrs. W. They looked as if they had just escaped from some lager house, for the odor of defunct whiskey and other perfumes scented the ambient air around and above them, to the damage of the olfactory and extinguishment of appetite. The fact that they were nuisances, had been in the poor-house and looked as if nearly ready for another election thereto, in addition to the fact that they were dwelling "together in unity," contrary to law, determined the Mayor to detain them until he could provide suitable quarters. The Leathers family was detained, and old Leathers, the father, was informed that he could get them in quantities to suit whenever he wanted to send them back to Orange county. He showed somewhat of a disposition to leave the rest of his family if the Mayor would let the old woman go, but the Mayor would not.

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