Charge of assault.
was arraigned before the Mayor
yesterday morning, charged with an assault upon a policeman, at the house of T. B. Fletcher
, where he was employed, between 3 and 4 o'clock yesterday morning.
had an ugly gash upon his head; which rather gave the impression that he was the party assaulted.
The whole affair grew out of the controversy between Fletcher
about the ownership of the house.
testified that Saddler
said that Fletcher
had no business in the house, and that he intended to put him out. This man and two others came out, endeavored to jostle witness, and tried to get his club out of his hand.
In the melee, Saddler
got his head injured, but witness denied having struck, him. The Mayor
required the accused to give security in the sum of two hundred dollars for his good behavior.
was also charged with drawing a pistol upon policeman Mack
, and held to bail in the same amount to keep the peace.