made his appearance before the Mayor
, yesterday, to answer the charge of assaulting John D. Perrin
The evidence showed that Gilman
, and a man named Wm. Willis
, went to Perrin
's residence, on Monday--the former to demand an explanation from Perrin
for an alleged slander; the latter to ‘"back him."’ Perrin
found them in his porch as he was going in to dinner.
He was stopped by Gilman
who demanded to know whether or not he had reported that he (G.) had deserted from the army.
replied ‘"I shall not reply to any question; go away, and let me pass in."’ After a few more words, Gilman
struck at Perrin
walking stick; but Perrin
warded off the blows, and tapped Gilman
with his police stick on the side of the head, causing ‘"the claret"’ to flow freely.
's stick, and prevented him from repeating the blow.
One or two citizens residing in the vicinity then went to Perrin
's assistance, and aided him in arresting both Gilman
, after hearing the statements of witnesses, required both Gilman
to give security to keep the peace, and be of good behavior for twelve months.
was arraigned on the charge of shooting Norman Green
, near the Central
depot, Monday afternoon, This affair was noticed in yesterday's paper.
The difficulty between the parties seems to have originated in the recent disclosure by Green
, of an alleged robbery committed near the Columbian Hotel
, in this city, about three months ago, by a man named Blake
, a member of the company styled ‘"the McCulloch Rangers
, hearing of the disclosure, assaulted Green
, on Monday, at the Monument Hotel
, where he is employed as porter.
In the scuffle which ensued, Green
drew a pistol from one of his pockets, and , in attempting to return it, one of the barrels was discharged, the ball entering the floor.
The parties were then separated.
Between four and five o'clock, they met again near the Central
, and called upon Wagner
, who is a member of the same company, to shoot, him. Wagner
accordingly drew his revolver, and ‘"popped away"’ at Green
, the ball entering the neck, and grazing the jugular vein.
In the mean time, Green
had disengaged himself from Blake
's grasp, and drew a small bowie-knife, with which he stabbed Blake
Mr. J. D. Williams
promptly arrested Wagner
, and turned him over to officer Blankenship
The other belligerents were not arrested.
for examination before the Hustings Court.
was charged with assaulting James Stevenson
, and breaking his right leg near the ankle.
The parties live on Grace street, in the vicinity of the hay scales.
, it seems, went to the house of one Shanahan on Monday night, and called Stevenson
to the door.
He then gave S. a blow with his fist which knocked him down and caused the fracture of the leg. Stevenson
was removed to the Globe Hospital
postponed the investigation until the 31st inst.