Unprotected Belligerent female.
was carried before the Mayor
yesterday for abusing Georgianna Brown
by calling her ugly names, and scarring her by throwing rocks at her person.
Georgianna told a ‘ "fair, unvarnished tale,"’ and put Mrs. Eagan
in a bad fix. Officer Bibb
testified that Mrs. Eagan
was arrested early on Tuesday morning for the above offence, and that his Honor visited the the cage shortly thereafter, and, induced by her forlorn appearance and sundry children she had carried to the cage with her, had ordered her discharge till next morning, and that Mrs. Eagan
so well improved the time that she was arrested again the evening of the same day, for raising a devil of ‘"a rumpus and rioting."’ Another witness testified that Mrs. Eagan
was addicted to the use of alcoholic potations, and that incited thereby she was not an agreeable female--i.e.,
The accused alleged that her ‘"old man"’ misused her, did not give the children anything to eat and wear, and she had to console herself the best way she could.
She was constantly troubled as to where she would get something to eat. The Mayor
eased the burthen off her mind by sending her to the Poor-House.