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The shooting of Clarke. --James Slater, charged with shooting William Clarke, and Francis Sheridan, charged with aiding and abetting Slater, were arraigned befoWilliam Clarke, and Francis Sheridan, charged with aiding and abetting Slater, were arraigned before the Mayor yesterday, and the testimony partly heard. The facts in the case are that Slater and Sheridan went into Clarke's store, on 17th street, last Monday, andClarke's store, on 17th street, last Monday, and while Sheridan was engaged in conversation with the proprietor, Slater fell asleep. Soon afterwards the two went to awake him and help him up, which seemed to irrite things" in his pocket, which might prove dangerous if he was trifled with. Mr. Clarke, however, had no suspicion (according to his own statement subsequently) of awas purely accidental, and that, so far from having had any ill-feeling towards Clarke, he was his friend. There was nothing elicited yesterday to show that there wa implicate Sheridan, farther than that he was in Slater's company at the time. Clarke was represented to be in a dangerous condition yesterday, and it was thought he
Well Peppered. --A man named Wm. Clarke has been arrested on the serious charge of stealing fifty pounds of pepper, gained at $125, and a coat and pair of pence valued at $25 from Bernard Gottlice, a manufacturer of sausages. The prisoner has the creore of doing one very good thing since the commencement of the war, and it is to be regretted that he should allow his reputation to be aimed with the crime of larceny. Shortly before the battle of Bethel, he detected from the Federates at Foo be regretted that he should allow his reputation to be aimed with the crime of larceny. Shortly before the battle of Bethel, he detected from the Federates at Fortress Monroe, and came over to General Magrader slines, bringing some information which was at the time deemed valuable and though he was for a while held as a prisoner, his area of freedom has of late been enlarged. The Mayor heard the testimony yesterday, and determined to remand Clarke for examination before the Hustings Court.