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The Daily Dispatch: July 21, 1862., [Electronic resource], Yankee foray on the Central Railroad. (search)
city. The alarm spreading, the frightened denizens sped their way to the domicil of Mrs. Hannah Schriver, wife of Valentine Schriver, proprietress of a small confectionery store, near the locality above described, who was found to be the unhappy vi, the bed was disarranged and covered with human gere.--The remains presented a ghastly spectacle.--From appearances, Mrs. Schriver had been deprived of life by a blunt instrument, but one wielded with the full intent of completing its fell mission.ds the bed. In the front room there was a lot of cakes and pies, and materials prepared for making them, showing that Mrs. Schriver had been at work late on Friday night. The bolt on the back window shutter was broken, and the front door open when Oge, it was attained; if plunder, it failed. The deed, and the motives, therefore, seem to be shrouded in mystery. Valentine Schriver, husband of the dead woman, who was in jail for some petty offence at the time of her decease, was let out on Satur
alued at $50 each, one chain valued at $15, four silver watches valued at $25 each, and $55 in money, the property of Simon Brown. The robbery was effected at the Columbian Hotel, where Brown was boarding. The proof being satisfactory, the prisoner was sent on for trial before Judge Lyons--D. Murphy was examined for stealing a mule worth $200 from the city, and sent on for trial. --James Brown, for stealing a wagon worth $50 from John M. Pullen, was also examined and sent on — Robert Burch, for stealing a pistol worth $50 from Valentine Schriver, was also sent on.--Caspar McCormick, charged with forging a paper for the purpose of procuring a marriage license, also underwent an examination and was committed for trial before Judge Lyons-- slave of Mrs. M. E. Hill was tried for attempting to down her mistress a house, and being found guilty, was sentenced to sale and transportation beyond the limits of the Southern Confederacy. The Court adjourned until 11 o'clock this morning.