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hing. Mr. Kieger stated before His Honor that, between 9 and 10 o'clock at night, his attention was attracted by an unusual noise, and upon going down stairs to ascertain the cause, he found the prisoner in his house, having under his arm a bundle of bed clothing, which he had stolen. As soon as he confronted Harrison, the fellow dropped his stolen plunder and seized him by the throat, when a struggle ensued, which would, doubtless, have resulted in Mr. Kieger's being overpowered had not Mr. Gaines, his neighbor, who heard the screams of the females, come to his assistance. The value of the articles being less than twenty dollars, the offence could not be considered a grand larceny, and the prisoner was, therefore, remanded for indictment by the Grand Jury of the Hustings Court. Mrs. Fannie H. Ferguson, charged with obtaining salt twice from Spotts, Harvey & Co. under false pretences, and assaulting and beating a negro in said Spotts, Harvey & Co.'s store, was required to give