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Court Proceedings. Mayor's Court, Thursday, January 8th. --Mary Bradley, free mulatto, arrested on Wednesday, for stealing two cooking stoves from Dr. O. A. Strecker, was arraigned for the offence in question. The witness testified that an old woman, who occupied his rear promises, on Main street, and of whom Mary Bradley was a niece, had died a short time since, bequ thing all her effects to Bradley. The letter had been informed that she might move everything from the room but two cooking stoves, which were his own. She moved everything, including the stoves, which she had neglected to replace, though often solicited so to do. Finally the Doctor was advised by an Alderman that the best way to rec m his property was to get out a warrant against. Bradley for stealing them. The stoves were carried to the cage. It was intimated by counsel of defendant that she laid claim to the stoves as owner, and that that was the reason she had not delivered them up. The Mayor thought n
Later from the North. Fredericksburg, Jan. 8. --The New York Herald and Philadelphia Inquirer, of the 6th, were received to-day by flag of truce. Rosecrans's official dispatch to the War Department gives an accounted the fight at Murfreesboro', which, he says, ended on Saturday in a total defeat of the rebel army, and their disorderly flight to Tullahoma. The fight was continuous from Tuesday to Saturday. He says that the Medical Director estimates the number of wounded in the hospitals at 5,500, and the killed at 1,000. The Cumberland and other rivers were rising rapidly. The Memphis Bulletin says that Vicksburg surrendered to Gen. Sherman after five days fighting. He was reinforced Sunday night by 9,000 men from Grant's army. The whole Union force at Vicksburg is estimated at 40,000. [No dates are given in the above. We have good reason to believe that it is not true.] Banks and Farragut were hourly expected. The Herald has additional part
From North Carolina--immense preparations of the enemy. Charleston, Jan. 8. --The following has just been received from Kinston, North Carolina, dated to-day: The enemy beyond doubt is making immense preparations for an advance. Reinforcements are daily arriving from Suffolk. The Yankees at Morehead City and Newbern are 50,000 strong, under command of Foster, Beast Butler is not there. They will probably attack Charleston, Wilmington, Weldon, and Goldsboro', simultaneously, to prevent reinforcements leaving either place. It is reported that they are now cooking marching rations. The Passaic (iron-clad) was towed into harbor at Beaufort, N. C., disabled, having lest her turret and guns, and leaking so badly that her pumps were kept going constantly. The steamer which towed the Monitor has not been heard from. The consternation at the loss of vessels is great.
From our army in Tennessee. Chattanooga, Jan. 8. --It is believed that our army will defend the line of Duck river. Murfreesboro' is said to be unoccupied by either force. Morgan and Forrest have returned. They captured and paroled three thousand prisoners, and killed and wounded a large number. [Another Dispatch.] Augusta, January 8. --A special dispatch to the Charleston papers, dated Chattanooga, 7th, says: "General Bragg addressed the citizens of Decherd and WinchestJanuary 8. --A special dispatch to the Charleston papers, dated Chattanooga, 7th, says: "General Bragg addressed the citizens of Decherd and Winchester, Tennessee, on Monday, assuring them that he would not leave them to the enemy, but would make a stand between Alliance and Tullahoma. He had fallen back to give his brave men repose after a battle in which they had exhausted their energy. He stated our loss at 1,000 killed and wounded, and that of the enemy at 15,000 or 20,000." The Yankees have advanced six miles from Murfreesboro', and are committing worse than usual depredations.