--The smokehouse of William H. Macfarland
, on the corner of Grace and 6th streets, was forcibly entered on Tuesday night and robbed of twenty-one pieces of bacon, valued at over two thousand dollars. The thieves obtained access to the meat by cutting a hole through the brick walls of the building, backing on Dr. Watson
's lot, cut of which it was passed to parties in waiting, and then taken through his alley into the street.
The residence of Mrs. Elizabeth White
, in Rocketts
old field, was broken into on the same evening and robbed of several articles of household furniture
. Constable Robinson
, of Henrico
, yesterday arrested a white man named Thomas Hite
, charged with the burglary.
Subsequent to his arrest some of the stolen articles were found at George W. Willis
's auction rooms, where they had been left for sale by the accused.
On the morning preceding the night of the robbery Hite
. H. with his intention to break into her house, and, true to his word, while she was out seeking an officer to execute the warrant which she had gotten out against him, he did break in and carry off her things.
The furniture store of Smith
, on Franklin street, was robbed of over five thousand dollars' worth of goods last Tuesday night. The thieves forced the hinges from the rear door, and thereby were enabled to carry on their operations.