, a member of the 5th company New Orleans Zouaves, charged with feloniously cutting Wm. Douglas
, another Louisiana
soldier, was carried before the Mayor
yesterday, for examination.
The stabbing took place Monday evening, at the drinking saloon of Maurice Dennis
, near the depot of the Central railroad.
, a witness, deposed that he entered the saloon to get a drink; that shortly afterwards he saw a scuffle between the parties, and that McGuire
then drew a knife and stabbed Douglas
Another witness, who carried D. to the Louisiana Hospital
, west end of Broad street, testified that his bowels came out of the cut; and still another that he was in a very bad condition.
No cause (save whiskey) was assigned for the summary use of the knife.
McGaire was committed to stand an examination before a called Court of Hustings, on the second Monday in the present month.