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as arraigned for stealing a pocketbook containing $25 and papers worth $6,000, belonging to Josiah H. Harris, on Wednesday evening. The robbery occurred in an upper room of the little brick house nexte 1st Market, on 17th street, kept as a saloon by James Smith. The circumstances, as related by Harris, were as follows: He and another young man, whose name he did not know, were in the upper room ps for money. They got into a dispute, when the unknown said he would take the stakes, whereupon Harris took off his coat and laid it on a chair, preparatory to a passage at arms with the unknown. The muss did not rise to the dignity of a fight, and Harris, on looking for his coat, found it at the bottom of the stairs below, minus the pocket-book. A witness, who was in the room, testified that immediately on Harris pulling off his coat J. P. Smith seized it and left. Messrs. Causey and others of the Eastern District Detective Corps, testified to visiting rooms occupied by Smith, at the Fran