--About half-past 7 o'clock Thursday night, Mr. Patrick H. Hoy, a well-known citizen of this place, was assaulted bh conduct, feigned drunkenness, staggered around a corner, Mr. Hoy then passed on, but was again met at the next corner by Graham, who struck at him; whereupon Mr. Hoy knocked him down, and was about administering further chastisement, when the felloround and continued his journey home at a quickened pace.
Mr. Hoy had hardly gone two squares further on before be was againking it was the purpose of these fellows to take his life, Mr. Hoy called loudly for help, and a couple of horsemen happening afterwards, having procured the assistance of a watchman, Mr. Hoy started back in the direction of the place where he was lawhich turned out to be Graham, and he was arrested.
While Mr. Hoy was. on the ground his watch and chain was taken from his ut out. It was saturated with blood; but how it got there, Mr. Hoy is at a loss to account for.
Graham was brought befor