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The Daily Dispatch: April 21, 1863., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 29, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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Arrested. --Officer William S. Jenkins arrested yesterday afternoon, two negroes, named George, slave to Mrs. Timberlake, and Joe, the property of Mrs. Dimmock, charged with robbing Mr. A. B. Small of $892 in money, one pair of pants and two pairs of shoes. Mr. Small was asleep Tuesday night in the Transportation office, on the corner of Ninth and Broad streets, and as George and Joe were on the premises during the night, suspicion pointed to them as the thieves. They will have a hearing before the Mayor this morning. Morris Kaufman, holding foreign protection papers, was arrested yesterday afternoon by officer Crone with a roll of leather in his possession, valued at five hundred dollars, stolen from George W. Bluford. He was committed to the lower watch-house.
Mayor's Court. --The Mayor disposed of the following cases yesterday, in addition to a number of others not worth mentioning: John O. Herring was charged with stealing a silver watch, the property of W. G. Blanton. When arrested by officer Crone, the watch was found upon the prisoner's person. The case was continued. Mary and Harriet, slaves of James M. Talbott, and Richard, slave of Mary Redmond, were charged with felony; but the witnesses not appearing, the case was continued until Thursday. Ellick, slave of Perry Pennybacker, charged with stealing a lot of unfinished shoe work and a half-side of calfskin, valued at $300, the property of J. F. Lowry, was discharged. The same disposition was made of the case of Rachel, slave of Rial Palmer, charged with stealing a gold watch and chain, valued at five hundred dollars, and seven hundred and twenty dollars in gold and silver coin, the property of Eliza C. Williams. Edmund Hudson, charged with being drunk
he arrived at the top just as the negro door keeper was in the act of letting some one out. He rushed in, followed by officer Crone, but had some difficulty in gaining the second-story room in consequence of the negro throwing himself between him. A-boxes in; while in the water-tank the dealing-box was found. Descending from the third story to the second, I found officer Crone still disputing about the one thousand dollars which the gentleman claimed as his property. Told him he must surrendg into the yard, I found two "lay-outs," which I also took possession of. [The articles were exhibited in court] Officer Crone made a statement varying but little from that of Mr. Kelly's. The gentleman from whom the one thousand dollars were taken by Officers Kelly and Crone denied that any faro game was going on in the room in which he was found; nor did he think there was any being played about the building. He was simply playing "poker" when the police entered, and the thousand
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