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koe Ship. The prisoner was remanded to be examined before the Hustings Court, at the February term, for grand larceny. James P. Neagle, charged with shooting at James. M. Jarrell and hitting a little girl named Mary Mason, child of James B. Mason. This affair occurred on Thursday afternoon, at Neagle's grocery, corner 24th and Main streets. James M. Jerrell (a soldier belonging to the 14th Alabama regiment, and employed as guard at the Government prisons,) deposed that he walked he wasn't satisfied, he could satisfy him. We then went out and he (the prisoner) came to the door and fired a pistol — then went in and slammed the door. Jerrell seemed to be sober. (The cross-examination elicited nothing important.) James B. Mason, (father of the wounded child,) testified in regard to the circumstance. He was in his house near Neagle's, and heard the report of a pistol. Soon afterwards his child came in crying "Mamma, a soldier shoot me." Found a deep wound in her ba
Called Court. --A man named James P. Neagle was examined by Aldermen Caskie, Sanxay, Timberlake, Bray, and Anderson, sitting as a court of examination (in the Sergeant's office) in the City Hall, at 11 o'clock yesterday. The accused was charged with feloniously shooting at James M. Jerrell, a Confederate soldier, on the 16th day of January, with a loaded pistol, in one of the public streets of this city, with intent to main, disfigure, disable and kill, and did then and there by the said shooting feloniously and maliciously shoot Mary Mason, infant child of James B. Mason, with intent to main, disable, disfigure and kill her. The court having heard the evidence were unanimously of opinion that the accused should be tried before Judge Lyons for the offence with which he stood charged. The defendant was admitted to bail in $500 for his appearance, Jas. P. Cavido becoming his surety.
ry to pursue such a course were it at war with a neighbor. The arrival of Mason and Slidell. An English paper says: It appears from the statement of a gentleman who has accompanied them home that Messrs. Mason and Slidell left Fort Warren, at Boston, where they had been, confined, on the 1st of January, the firste proceeds to Paris, where Mrs. Slidell and family are awaiting his arrival. Mr. Mason followed by the 2 o'clock train, a telegram having been received from Captain mail steamer, and the number was undoubtedly increased as the news spread that Mason and Slidell were on board — curiosity to see the four men whose case has figure ordinary passengers. Some of the officers of the Nashville waited upon Messrs Mason and Slidell to pay their respects, immediately on the arrival of the Plata. cturers are ready to come down on the Government with an overwhelming force. Mr. Mason has nothing to do but stand by with his jocund face, and see the fun go on. H
udge, presiding.--Sundry accounts of executors and others were referred to commissioners for settlement. Jacob B. Keesee qualified as administrator of James W. Goff, deceased. The will of Julia A. Peyton was proved, and W. Goddin qualified as administrator. The trial of Harvey Wash, indicted for felony, was, on his motion, laid over until the next term, whereupon he entered into a bond of $3,000, with John P. Sledd, surety, conditioned for his appearance. The trial of the same party, in two other cases pending against him, was postponed by order of the court. In the matter of the writ of habeas corpus, awarded on the petition of Edward S. Gentry, ordered by the Judge that further proceedings on the said writ be postponed until the next term of the court. Gentry gave bail for his appearance at that time. An attachment was issued against James B. Mason, a witness for the State in the case against James. P. Neagle, charged with felony. He did not answer when called.