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Police arrests. --The following arrests were made yesterday afternoon by the Mayor's police: Horace Hovan and John Turpin, youths, charged with assaulting and beating a negro in the First Market-house, and stealing soap from Frank Dominicle and James A. Powell. Martha, a slave, charged with stealing meat from William Cullingsworth, a butcher in the First Market. Martha was whipped for the offence, by order of Justice Chandler, and afterwards discharged.
The Daily Dispatch: December 9, 1865., [Electronic resource],
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The Kirby murder case. --Argument upon the Prisoner's Insanity — Motion for Postponement--Mrs. Anne E. Kirby, charged with the murder of her husband, Robert F. Kirby, by shooting him with a pistol, at the Second Market, on the 21st of November last, was again arraigned before the Hustings Court yesterday morning. The Court was composed of the following Magistrates: Aldermen John F. Regnault. John M. Higgins, W. W. Timberlake, Thomas M. Jones and James T. McCarthy. Recorder Chandler left the bench in consequence of having presided at the preliminary examination, and his place was occupied by Senior Alderman Regnault. All the witnesses for the Commonwealth responded except Ambrose Carlton, who was detained at home by sickness. Some time was consumed in sending for the witnesses on the part of the defence, the counsel for the prisoner having insisted upon their presence before the commencement of proceedings. The witnesses afterwards made their appearance, and the
The Daily Dispatch: December 14, 1865., [Electronic resource], Southern Representation — the latest news from
Fighting. --A scrimmage took place yesterday in an auction store between Moses E. Davis and B. Jacobs, citizens, and both were arrested. They were subsequently bailed by Recorder Chandler to appear at court.