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Whipping another man's Negro. --Richard H. Barnes appeared before the Mayor yesterday to answer a charge of making an assault on a negro named Jacob, slave of Jos. Adams. The affair originated in a controversy about some shinplasters purporting to have been issued by the People's Saving Bank, which the negro offered in pay for a bag of shot. Contradictory testimony was introduced, and the Mayor thought proper to continue the case with a view to procure the attendance of other witnesses. Shinplasters may be said to be the root of all evil.
Assaults. --The case of Richard H. Barnes, charged with making an assault upon Jacob, slave of Joseph Adams, was yesterday sent to the Grand Jury by the Mayor. A similar disposition was made of the case of James Eddins, charged with assaulting Lewis Daill. Eddins said that he was provoked to the assault by a gross insult to his wife, but this having occurred in the county of Henrico, no evidence of the fact was produced.
, and Dresser, had their horses shot from under them; Captain Challenor, of the twenty-second regiment, company K, and seven of his men were killed instantly. I can only learn the names of five at present, as the official reports are not made: P. Fogan, T. Bowles, H. Straul, J. McCauley, and P. Welch, and eighteen missing, including Captain Challenor, Col. H. Dougherty, badly wounded, and Capt. Abbott, company C, and Lieut. Fraleck, supposed to be killed; B. Phillips, Sergeant Welch, Joseph Adams, and M. Hartnor, wounded. There is at least seventy-five wounded now in the hospital, and one named Zimmerman died this morning on the boat. Major McClurken, of the 21st, was badly wounded, and fell from his horse while gallantly encouraging his men, and missing.--Capt. Markle, of company B, 20th regiment, was instantly killed while receiving an order from Col. Fouke, his last words, "Colonel, I am killed," and died instantly, being shot in the head. Lieut. Fouke, seeing him fall,
of John Thacker, was tried for nearly severing the hand of Wm. A. Barnett from his arm, in the 2d Market, on the 6th of February. The negro had committed a th- and had been delivered to Barnett for safe keeping until he could be conveyed to the cage. While holding him, prisoner slyly drew a knife and inflicted the injuries complained of. He was found guilty, and ordered to receive 39 lashes to-day, 39 lashes on the 20th, and 39 lashes on the 27th. Wm. Barnes, charged with assaulting Jos. Adams, slave, gave $300 bail for his appearance at the next term of the Court. In the case of George White, indicted for misdemeanor, a nolle prosequi was entered. Arthur Ferguson gave $200 bail for his appearance at the next term of the Court for trial for misdemeanor; Henry Holman, $300 for ditto. William Wayne, Sr., was tried for firing a pistol at John Finn, in the Second Market-house, the latter having thrown a pack of lighted pop-crackers into his stall. The jury fined defe
The drying room of the Vancluse Factory, Graniteville, S. C., was destroyed by fire on Sunday morning. The fire caught from the stove.--Loss about $20,600. Mrs. Dr. T. Diliard, of Burke county, Ga., 1(s) making a substitute for gunny bagging. It consists of the inner bark of the poplar, our of which the filling is made, and of cotton warps. Joseph Adams, of Petersburg, of company K. 12th Virginia regiment, was executed in General Lee's army on the 10th for misbehavior before the enemy. Major-Gen. Pickett and his wife were overturned in a carriage near Petersburg, Va., on Friday, the lady being slightly injured. A deserter named Samuel Webb, was shot and killed a few days since in Franklin county, Va., by one of the Provost Guard of the county. An arresian well near Cahaba, Ala., yields eight hundred gallons of water per minute. It once yielded seventeen hundred gallons per minute. The grand jury of Muscogee county, Ga., have assessed $60,000 this
Stealing money. --A white boy named Joseph Adams was yesterday arrested, charged with stealing $163 in Confederate States Treasury notes from Catherine Ochse. The theft was committed in the First Market yesterday morning, and after a chase of several squares he was captured near the Central Depot, and the money found on his person.
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