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boxes of tin. The explanation of the accused not being sufficiently satisfactory, he took him in custody, and lodged him in the lock-up for examination. Capt. W. N. Smith, Superintendent of the C. S. Laboratory, gave Berile an excellent character. He had been employed for the last three years as shipping clerk of that establi exhibiting at the same time an order from the proper authority, which had been approved by Lt.-Col. Brown. Seeing that the papers had been properly made out, he (Smith) did not hesitate to make the exchange, and therefore agreed he should have it. Berile took a part of it, promising to deliver an equal number of boxes as soon as it reached the city; it was then on its way to this city from Wilmington, but owing to the difficulties of transportation its arrival had been delayed. Capt. Smith further testified that a few days ago, finding that the tine expected from Wilmington had not yet arrived, he told one of the clerks to make a bill out against the accu