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lave of Wm. Brown, was ordered to be licked for going about with a dirk knife instead of his pass. Peter C. King, James Hundley, Wm. H. Comstock, and Charles Suras, arrested by officers Kelley and Quarles as being concerned in the robbery of Chiles & Chenery's store, on Broad street, were partially examined, and committed to be sent back to Petersburg, where they were arrested. James H. Goodist was fined $1 for getting drunk in the Theatre, where he behaved disorderly. Wm. M. Almond, arrested by the watch Friday night for being drunk and wandering about the streets without any place to stay, was admonished and let off. Carolina Lezace and Myer Myera, charged with receiving a lot of dry goods stolen from Chiles & Chanery, were examined and sent on to the Husting; Court on the second Monday in March. Mrs. Mary Connors, her daughter, and Fanny Houston, were held for further inquiry to be made on a similar charge against them. Hustings Court, Saturday, Feb, 28
The Daily Dispatch: March 11, 1863., [Electronic resource], The second advance of the enemy in North Carolina. (search)
or of Steinlein's, on Broad street. The Mayor said he should rigidly enforce the law against all parties selling liquor contrary to law. Edward Hays, who had been sent on to the Hustings Court on suspicion of being concerned in breaking open Chiles & Chenery's store and who was discharged from that accusation and sent back before the Mayor to be examined for attempting to break into the jewelry store of C. C. Walter for the purpose of committing a larceny, was committed to appear before the Chenery's store and who was discharged from that accusation and sent back before the Mayor to be examined for attempting to break into the jewelry store of C. C. Walter for the purpose of committing a larceny, was committed to appear before the Hustings Court on the latter charge. When the watchmen took Hays in custody on the night of the robbery of Chiles & Chenery he was coming out of the alley leading to Walters store, and had on his person a jimmy and sugar, such as are used by burglars.
Admitted to bail. --Caroline Isaacs, the woman sent before Judge Lyons for tried by the examining Court for receiving a portion of the goods stolen from Chiles & Chenery, has been admitted to ball by the judge for her appearance at the next term of the Hustings Court for the trial of criminal causes.
25th, Judge Wm. H. Lyons, presiding. --The Grand Jury of this Court reassembled to-day, to take cognizance of the cases not heretofore acted on, John Parcell, Esq., acting as foreman. After examining a number of witnesses, the following parties were indicted: James Williams, stealing a pair of blankets and a coat from Aun Turney, and a number of articles of wearing apparel from Thomas Kelley, on the 15th of January; Mary Conners, receiving on the 7th of March a lot of goods stolen from Chiles & Chenery; Caroline Isaacs, receiving on the 27th of February a large quantity of dry goods stolen from the same firm; Ann Murphy, stealing on the 16th of March $30 in C. S. notes of John White; Thomas Samanni, (a free white person, in conjunction with others,) on the 2d of April, feloniously destroying the property of Minna Schweitzer; Thomas Samanni, robbing Schweitzer's store of $200 in dry goods on the 2d day of April; Sarah Clampion, for stealing, on the 2d day of April, a lot of shoes
Guilty --Thomas Alexander, indicted for steading a shawl, was found guilty of petty larceny and sentenced to jail, by Judge Meredith, for sixty days. Mary Conners, indicted for receiving goods stolen from Chiles & Chenery, was tried before Judge Meredith, found guilty, and sent to the penitentiary for one year.
Hustings Court --Mrs. Caroline Isaacs, indicted for receiving $7,000 worth of goods stolen from Chiles & Chenary, knowing the same to have been stolen, was put on trial and the case given to the jury, but no verdict had been rendered up to the hour of recess.
Hustings Court. --Mrs. Caroline Isaacs, charged with receiving $7,000 worth of goods stolen from Chiles & Chenery, knowing the same to have been stolen, was tried and acquitted. John Jones, indicted for feloniously stealing goods at the riot on the 2d of April, was tried and acquitted. Judge Lyons then remanded him to the Mayor to be examined for participating in the riot. The trial of Jesse White, indicted for murder, was postponed till September.
Ion of gas. --Yesterday afternoon Messrs. Chiles and Melton went to the basement of Mr. Woodhouse's bookstore for the purpose of repairing the gas pipe, which was reported to be leaking, Passing a light along the calling they found a wire attached to the pipe attaching across and fastened on the opposite side of the apartment. The door, in opening swung against this wire, and by this means the pipe had become loosened allowing an escape of the gas. They had scarcely made this discovery, when a lend explosion took place between the calling and the floor above, shattering the plastering in the store, and burning them slightly, but the gas was immediately turned off and further damage prevented.
The Daily Dispatch: July 12, 1862., [Electronic resource], A Yankee letter found amongst the Spoils. (search)
Twenty-five dollars reward. --Ranaway on the 6th day of July, inst., my blacksmith, James Patterson. He is about five feet eight inches high, with a large month, very thick lips, very broad, flat nose, and uses the hammer when at work with his left hand. I purchased him at Louisa Court-House in February, 1861, before which time he had been hired by Mr. James H. Harding, near the Fairfield Race-Course, and at one time by Messrs. Clark & Hatcher, of Richmond. He has a wife at Mr. John Thomas's Henrico county, near the tavern of Wm, Chiles, Esq., on the Chickahominy river, about whose premises he may be lurking, or he may have gone to Richmond, where he will attempt to obtain employment. I will give the above reward for his delivery to me or Mr. Francis T. Isbell, Richmond. M. A. Hope. jy 12--6td&w Jackson P. O. Louisa co., Va.
For Hire --A House Servant or Norse, without encumbrance. Apply to John O Chiles. oc 3--2t*
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