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Garroters sent on for trial --A special session of the Hustings Court assembled yesterday at the City Hall, at 11 o'clock, to examine Michael Sullivan, Henry P. Harper, Robert Clarke, Edward Sullivan, Jerry Dunnavant, and Robert Lotrey, mostly lads, who were charged with having, on Tuesday night, December 30th, garroted and robbed Niel Ivey, on Franklin street, opposite the Varieties Theatre, of a sliver watch and eighty-three dollars in money. It appeared that Ivey who was on a visit to the Theatre, had left the building and gone over to a grocery opposite. While there he was accosted by the above gang of juvenile ragamuffins, the largest one of whom threw his arm around his neck and bore him to the ground. The others immediately surrounded and relieved him of his valuables. John E. Brooke, special officer at the Theatre saw Harper running off and arrested him, and afterwards, on information furnished by Ivey, took Edward Sullivan in custody and recovered the watch. Afterw