--Francis P. Blair, Jr.
, son of F. P. Blair
, of Miscomi, appeared before the Mayor
yesterday to answer the charge of stealing sundry articles of wearing apparel
from Capt. John
, but as the Captain
failed to answer as a witness the prisoner was discharged.
, as we are informed, was Lieutenant
in the Federal
army and was taken prisoner at Chancellorsville
When about being forwarded here for exchange he declined going North, took the earth of allegiance to the Southern Confederacy, and has since joined a cavalry coipt.