, formerly a resident of Lynchburg
, who has been in confinement in the city jail for the last ten days, charged with aiding two other men to despoil Francis J. Gardner
of certain articles of personal property, was before the Mayor
yesterday, and being confronted with Mr. Gardner
, the latter said positively he was not one of the party.
John T. Smith
is in jail and awaiting trial for being one of the three men who assaulted and robbed Gardner
on the occasion referred to.