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Stabbing. --An affray occurred yesterday, on Shockoe Hill, in which George Anaker was dangerously stabbed with a cane sword John N. Eubank, charged with committing the offence, was arrested last evening by officer Chalkley.
Stabbing. --John N. Eubank was arraigned before the Mayor on a charge of stabbing Jno. George Anaker, with intent to kill. From the testimony it appears that on Sunday last Anaker was conversing with some acquaintances near the corner of 7th and Broad streets, when Eubank passed along, and Anaker exclaimed "there goes a man now who owes me $1.50 or work done twelve months ago." He then, on the suggestion of some one, approached Eubank and asked him for the amount, when the latter replied,Eubank and asked him for the amount, when the latter replied, with an offensive epithet, that he would pay when he got ready. Blows then passed between them, Eubank striking first with his cane, and they clinched and fell, when the sword somehow got out of the cane, and Anaker received seven cuts, none of theEubank striking first with his cane, and they clinched and fell, when the sword somehow got out of the cane, and Anaker received seven cuts, none of them dangerous. After hearing the testimony, the Mayor admitted the accused to bad in $300 for his appearance before the Hustings Court.
Hustings Court. --A fine of ten dollars and costs was yesterday imposed, upon Cosby & Anderson, for permitting their slave Albert to go at large, and hire himself contrary to law. John N. Eubank, charged with stabbing John George Aniker, was called, but came not; whereupon a nolle prosequi was entered by the Attorney for the Commonwealth. A Cassatti, charged with stealing a gold chain from Stefano Livero, was arraigned, and the Court. having heard the evidence, ordered his discharge. James A. McCann was tried for exhibiting a gaming table, commonly called faro bank, and the jury returned a verdict of not guilty; whereupon he was discharged from custody. William Watkins and Tazewell Corr, who have been sent on the be tried for felony, were allowed to give bail in the sum of $300 each.