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Died from his Injuries. --We made mention yesterday of the fact that William D. Bowman had been brought before the Mayor on the previous day and held to bail to appear before, that functionary to day to answer the charge of having dangerously wounded Private George Balley, of the Davis Light Dragoons, by striking him on the side of the head with a brickbat. The injury turned out to be more serious than was at first imagined, Bailey, who was taken to the Medical College Hospital, dying yesterday from the effects of the blow. Coroner Sanxay held an inquest over the remains soon after being notified of the death of the party. The evidence before the jury was only as to the result of the blow given Bailey, which medical testimony established had fractured his skull and produced death. The verdict of the jury was in accordance with this fact. Other testimony may be introduced on the examination of the accused before the Mayor to day.
ow this will result remains to be seen. Frederick J. Miller was tried for stealing a horse from Mr. John B. Davis, in August last. Mr. A. J. Crane appeared as counsel for the accused, and the jury, after listening to the testimony and arguments of counsel, returned a verdict of guilty, with one year in the penitentiary, and a recommendation of the prisoner to the clemency of the Executive. William D. Bowman, who was found guilty, on Thursday, of the involuntary manslaughter of George Balley, a trooper, and fined one cent, was called to the bar for sentence. The Judge announced his term of imprisonment in the city jail at thirty days. Austin Conley is to be tried to-day on the charge of receiving stolen goods. Mayor's Court, Oct. 24th.--A mulatto boy, named Shakespeare, belonging to Thomas Phillips, was arraigned for mistaking the pavement of Broad street for his master's kitchen, about 2 o'clock on Thursday morning. The watchmen deemed him drunk, and his Honor co
ay night the two youths, Thomas Collier and Richard Morris, charged with entering the restaurant of John McPherson, near the Old Market, and stealing $2,200. Both the prisoners possess no enviable reputations as "bad boys," but the testimony in the case against them was not sufficient to ensure conviction and they were acquitted. Mr. D. Ratcliffe appeared for them. Yesterday Albert G. Short, a North Carolina soldier, was tried for the murder, near the Old Market, of a comrade named George Balley. Mr. D. B. Lucas appeared for the prisoner, who was found by the jury guilty of voluntary manslaughter, and his term of imprisonment in the Penitentiary was fixed at three years. The trial of Wm. Fitzgerald for murder was commenced at 5 o'clock. Before Commissioner Watson.--A man named J. G. Williams was carried before C. S. Commissioner Watson yesterday for examination on the charge of presenting a forged paper at the Quartermaster's Department, for the purpose of drawing his