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A Garroting case.

--On Saturday night last, between 11 and 12 o'clock, as Mr. James J. Wingfield, a clerk in the Treasury Department, was returning to his residence, he was set upon, on Broad street, between Third and Fourth, by a couple of assassins, who knocked him down and robbed him of a gold watch and chain. The cries of Mr. Wingfield for assistance soon brought to his aid a couple of watchmen, upon seeing whom the fellows scampered off. They were about making further search of their victim's pockets when the alarm was given.

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