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terday, charged with forcing his way in the house situated on 17th street, opposite the First Market, occupied by Brown, Peasley & Co., and stealing therefrom one pistol and a large sturgeon knife. Wm. Peasley, one of the firm, stated that on yesteWm. Peasley, one of the firm, stated that on yesterday morning, about 2½ o'clock, he was awakened by a negro man who had been stationed in his house to keep watch, and informed that three men had forced their way in and had threatened to kill him if he interfered with them. He (P.) immediately gotg in his house at that hour of the night," had his own pistol, which one of them had taken, cocked and presented at him. Peasley halted at a respectable distance, until he could get hold of a billet of wood, with which he succeeded in knocking one of them down. Then commenced a foot race, which was participated in by Brown, Peasley & Jones as the pursuers, and the three housebreakers as the fleers.--On coming up with them in the neighborhood of the beef market, each man brought down his game,